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US Representative Donald Payne Dead at 77

Posted March 6th, 2012 at 5:10 pm (UTC-5)
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The eastern U.S. state of New Jersey’s first black congressman, Representative Donald Payne, has died after a battle with colon cancer. Sources close to the 77-year-old Payne say he died Tuesday at a New Jersey hospital. U.S. President Barack Obama Tuesday expressed his condolences to Payne’s family at the end of a news briefing. He […]

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US Representative Donald Payne Dead at 77

Posted March 6th, 2012 at 11:10 am (UTC-5)
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Representative Donald Payne, the U.S. state of New Jersey’s first black congressman, and a dedicated advocate for democracy in Africa, has died after a battle with colon cancer. Sources close to the 77-year-old Payne say he died Tuesday at a New Jersey hospital. Payne announced last month that he was undergoing cancer treatment. The Democratic […]

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US Representative Donald Payne Dead at 77

Posted March 6th, 2012 at 9:55 am (UTC-5)
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The U.S. state of New Jersey’s first black congressman, Representative Donald Payne, has died after a battle with colon cancer. Sources close to the 77-year-old Payne say he died Tuesday at a New Jersey hospital. Payne announced last month that he was undergoing cancer treatment, but said he would continue to represent his district. The […]

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US Congressman Arrested in Immigration Policy Protest

Posted July 26th, 2011 at 11:25 pm (UTC-5)
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Democratic U.S. Congressman Luis Gutierrez was arrested Tuesday in front of the White House while protesting U.S. immigration policies. A spokesman for the congressman said Representative Gutierrez and several others sat on the sidewalk near the White House and refused to leave when directed by police. U.S. Park Police charged the congressman with disobeying an […]

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US Representative to Resign Amid Scandal

Posted July 26th, 2011 at 3:55 pm (UTC-5)
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A U.S. lawmaker from Oregon has announced he is resigning, becoming the third House representative this year to step down after being embroiled in a scandal. Representative David Wu, a Democrat, issued a statement Tuesday saying he will resign after the debt ceiling issue is resolved. Lawmakers are in negotiations to reach an agreement on […]

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Chinese-American US Representative to Resign Amid Scandal

Posted July 26th, 2011 at 2:40 pm (UTC-5)
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A U.S. lawmaker from Oregon has announced he is resigning, becoming the second congressman in weeks to step down after being embroiled in a sex scandal. Representative David Wu, a Democrat, issued a statement saying he will resign after the debt ceiling issue is resolved. Lawmakers are in negotiations to reach an agreement on raising […]

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