Roll Call | 2.21.23

Rep. Barbara Lee jumps into California Senate race

Rep. Barbara Lee officially entered the 2024 California Senate race Tuesday, joining two Democratic House colleagues in what will be a competitive election to replace retiring Sen. Dianne Feinstein. Keep Reading »

The Grio | 2.12.23

Rep. Barbara Lee to launch US Senate campaign during Black History Month, report says

Rep. Barbara Lee, a California Democrat serving her 12th term, is gearing up to be the state’s first Black woman to enter this cycle’s race for U.S. Senate. If elected, Lee, 76, would be the only Black woman in the Senate, and only the third in its history. Keep Reading »

The Washington Post | 2.10.23

Rep. Lee planning to launch Senate run in Calif. this month, as rivals ramp up

The Democrat is aiming to time her announcement to coincide with Black History Month, according to a person with knowledge of the plans Keep Reading »

AL DIA | 2.2.23

Latino Victory Project, other groups, urge DNC to approve 2024 Democratic presidential primary calendar

On Wednesday, Feb. 1, the Latino Victory Fund, the Collective PAC and AAPI Victory Fund sent a letter to the Democratic National Committee urging them to approve the new 2024 Democratic presidential primary calendar at the upcoming Winter meeting in Philadelphia. Keep Reading »

Essence | 12.21.22

Why Aren’t More Black Candidates Winning?

After tough losses for some Black candidates this midterm season, political experts weigh in on the unique challenges they face when running for office and what it takes for them to get elected. Keep Reading »