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CBS News | 6.1.21

Terry McAuliffe embraces Biden in bid for second term as Virginia governor

How McAuliffe fares in the June 8 primary, among a slate of progressive and diverse candidates, could give the party a window into the appeal of moderate candidates ahead of the 2022 midterm elections. Keep Reading »

Roll Call | 5.27.21

Push to elect Black women to Senate turns to North Carolina and Florida

Kamala Harris’ ascension to the vice presidency left the Senate without any Black women. To fill that void, activists are eyeing opportunities to elect Black female senators in North Carolina and Florida, two perennial battleground states. Keep Reading »

Essence | 5.19.21

No Black Woman Serves as a U.S. Senator. Congresswoman Val Demings Could Change That.

Rep. Val Demings (D-FL) is “seriously” contemplating a run for the U.S. Senate, one that could make her the first Black person and only second woman to represent Florida as a Senator. Keep Reading »

Essence | 5.19.21

Rep. Troy Carter is the Newest Member of Congress

There’s a new member of Congress, one who adds to the ranks of Black Democratic lawmakers. Keep Reading »

WUWF | 5.18.21

Val Demings On U.S. Senate Run: Stay Tuned

Congresswoman Val Demings, an Orlando Democrat whose national profile has surged the past few years, advised supporters to “stay tuned” Tuesday as she “seriously” considers a run for the U.S. Senate. Keep Reading »