Congresswoman to Appear at Tenth Dems Event

Suddenly, It’s Summer…

… or it will be soon. Save the date for the Tenth Congressional District Democrats (Tenth Dems) Candidate and Volunteer Appreciation Reception on Sunday, June 23rd, from 5-7 P.M!

We will be celebrating Democrats who stepped forward to run for office within the 10th Congressional District and the volunteers who supported them. 10th District residents


Gwen Moore sees link between military culture and sexual assaults in military

U.S. Rep. Gwen Moore, a sexual assault victim, says the military culture is partly to blame for the level of sexual assaults in the military.

“When you look at the mission of the military and military culture, which is about aggression and about war, it shouldn’t surprise us at all that sexual assault would emerge as a huge issue that


Biden loves 7-year-old’s ‘chocolate bullets’ idea

When second-grader Myles Nelson came up with his unique way to make the world safer by using chocolate bullets instead of real ones, he decided he needed to share it with people in a position to do something about it.

Little did the 7-year-old know that his handwritten letter would be answered by a handwritten response from Vice President


Better Know a District – Wisconsin’s 4th – Gwen Moore

Congresswoman Gwen Moore discusses big government, class warfare and Paul Ryan’s budget. {qtube vid:=C3pIBIx_7oI w:=580 h:=360 b:=1 c1:=0b8241 c2:=16cc68 ap:=0 rel:=0}


GOP candidate Janet Hinz to challenge Gwen Moore

U.S. Rep. Gwen Moore (D-Wis.) said Wednesday that she will be running for a sixth term in Congress, the announcement coming on the same day that a Republican, Janet Hinz, entered the race for the 4th Congressional District seat.

“Congresswoman Moore is definitely running for re-election,” said Minh Ta, Moore’s chief of staff.

Ta said Moore welcomed Hinz


ICBA voices support for bill to exempt community banks from registration requirement

The Independent Community Bankers of America expressed support on Friday for the Municipal Advisor Relief Act, which could reduce the regulatory burden for community banks through a registration exemption.

Under proposed regulations, community banks and their employees are required to register as municipal advisors, which were established in the Dodd-Frank Act as a new class of regulated entity that


Black Female Legislators Walk Out Of Florida House Debate On Race-Selective Abortion

Abortion opponents in Florida are currently trying to pass a ban through the House of Representatives that would criminalize abortion on the basis of race or gender. Despite a lack of evidence that race- and sex-selective abortions are a problem in the United States, it’s becoming a popular tactic of the anti-abortion movement to claim […]


House Democrats up pressure on Boehner to start budget conference

House Democrats on Wednesday increased their pressure on Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) to convene a formal House-Senate budget conference committee.

All 17 Democrats on the House Budget Committee sent a letter to Boehner calling for the committee to be created.

The letter, organized by Rep. Chris Van Hollen (Md.), the Budget panel’s ranking member, and David Cicilline (R.I.) comes a


Gwen Moore rips Paul Ryan’s “draconian” budget cuts, but says deal possible on reducing Medicare costs

U.S. Rep. Gwen Moore (D-Milwaukee) on Wednesday criticized the 2014 federal budget proposed by U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Janesville), but suggested there could be a compromise on reducing Medicare costs. Moore is a member of the House Budget Committee and Ryan is the chairman. “It sets up children, the elderly, the middle class, kids who […]


Congressional Black Caucus Spouses Scholarship Programs

This scholarship fund was established in response to federal cuts in spending for education programs and scholarships.  This is the foundation’s first educational program. The CBC Spouses Education scholarship is a national program thatawards scholarships to academically talented and highly motivated students who intend to pursue full-time  undergraduate, graduate, or doctoral degrees. Deadline: June 6, […]