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Written by Brian Carter (Staff Writer) 10 March 2011
Parks, LaMotte and Wesson dominated and decimated in the elections as majority of measures ruled the ballots.By Brian W. Carter, Sentinel Staff Writer"The 8th district is not for sale!" said the newly ... read more >>
Boxer, Casey Laud Senate Passage of Bill to Prevent Lawmakers from Being Paid During Government Shutdown
Written by Sentinel News Service 04 March 2011
Senators Urge Speaker Boehner to Swiftly Pass Companion Bill in the House Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senators Barbara Boxer (D-CA) and Bob Casey (D-PA) today lauded the Senate's unanimous vote to pass their ... read more >>
Feinstein and Bass Host Leadership Luncheon
Written by Sentinel News Service 03 March 2011
From left to right are: Rev. Dr. Marvis Davis, pastor of New Bethel M.B. Church and president of the Baptist Ministerial Conference of Los Angeles and Vicinity; Rev. Michael Eagle, pastor of St. Mark A.M.E. ... read more >>
Attorney General Kamala D. Harris Files Suit for $800,000 in Computer Kiosk Fraud Against African American Churches
Written by Sentinel News Service 03 March 2011
Attorney General Kamala D. Harris filed a lawsuit today seeking restitution and civil penalties totaling $803,100 in a scam that defrauded 33 African American churches in Southern California. Promoters ... read more >>
Wesson Grills City Officials on Obama Stimulus Spending
Written by Sentinel News Service 03 March 2011
Councilman Herb Wesson discussing the 10th district with President Barack Obama LOS ANGELES--Confronting an unemployment rate that has risen to13 percent, City Councilmember Herb Wesson grilled Los Angeles ... read more >>
Rahm Emanuel elected Mayor of Chicago
Written by Associated Press 25 February 2011
Mayor-elect Rahm Emanuel AP StoryCHICAGO--Former White House chief of staff Rahm Emanuel was elected mayor of Chicago on Tuesday, easily overwhelming five rivals to take the helm of the nation's third-largest ... read more >>
Fundraiser for Parks
Written by Sentinel News Service 10 February 2011
Rickey Ivie, Eloise Laws and Bernard C. Parks. Photo by Malcolm Ali The Committee to Re-elect Bernard C. Parks recently held a fundraiser for the 8th district councilman.The hosts were prominent attorney, ... read more >>
Councilman Herb Wesson Kicks Off His Re-election Campaign
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds & ED Johnson 10 February 2011
Wesson's Campaign headquarters (Photo by P.A. Edmead Jr.) Elected officials and the community came out to show their support for Councilman Herb Wesson and his work in the 10th district.By Yussuf J. ... read more >>

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The Swearing-in of Congresswoman Karen Bass
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 03 February 2011
Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi swearing in Karen Bass (PHOTO CREDIT: Studio International) By Yussuf J. SimmondsSentinel Managing EditorThe auditorium was full to capacity with standing room only for those ... read more >>
Bernard Parks Kicks Off Re-Election Campaign
Written by Jasmyne A. Cannick (Special to Sentinel) 03 February 2011
Photo credit: Malcom Samuel By Jasmyne A. CannickLEIMERT PARK - With little over a month until Angelino's head to the polls, Saturday, 8th District Councilmember Bernard Parks' kicked off campaign for ... read more >>
Person of the Year: Attorney General Kamala Harris
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 06 January 2011
Attorney General Kamala HarrisWe enter a new year with an attorney general,ready to be “smart on crime.”By Brian W. Carter, L.A. Sentinel Staff WriterLiving in California, it is imperative that the ... read more >>
House Republicans Reward Corporate Interests
Written by Sentinel News Service 06 January 2011
GOP's first serious leadership act ignores America's grave economic problemsWashington--House Republicans have announced that a vote on repealing the recently passed health care reform law will occur on ... read more >>
Democrats Take Charge
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 06 January 2011
Attorney General Kamala HarrisGovernor Jerry Brown Bucking the national trend and following their decisive victories in the last midterm elections, Governor Jerry Brown and Attorney General Kamala Harris, ... read more >>
Statement by Congresswoman-Elect Karen Bass on Repeal of Don't Ask Don't Tell, Senate Vote on DREAM Act
Written by Sentinel News Service 27 December 2010
Statement by Congresswoman-Elect Karen Bass on Repeal of Don't Ask Don't Tell, Senate Vote on DREAM Act  Karen Bass: "We have witnessed today the hope of equality and the failure of opportunity in the ... read more >>
MAYOR VILLARAIGOSA'S STATEMENT ON SENATE BLOCKING THE DREAM ACT
Written by Sentinel News Service 27 December 2010
MAYOR VILLARAIGOSA'S STATEMENT ON SENATE BLOCKING THE DREAM ACT LOS ANGELES -- Mayor Villaraigosa issued the following statement today after the United States Senate blocked the DREAM Act:  "I am disappointed ... read more >>
Boxer Statement on President Obama Signing Repeal of "Don't Ask, Don't Tell"
Written by Sentinel News Service 27 December 2010
BOXER STATEMENT ON PRESIDENT OBAMA SIGNING REPEAL OF “DON’T ASK, DON’T TELL” Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer (D-CA) released the following statement today after President Obama ... read more >>
Boxer Statement on Republicans Blocking Vote on California Judicial Nominees
Written by Super User 23 December 2010
Boxer Statement on Republicans Blocking Vote on California Judicial Nominees  Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer (D-CA) today expressed her disappointment about Senate Republicans blocking ... read more >>
Congresswoman Richardson Instrumental in Securing Federal Funding
Written by Sentinel News Service 16 December 2010
Congresswoman Richardson Instrumental in Securing an Additional $624 Million In Federal Funding for California High Speed RailCongresswoman Laura Richardson (D-CA37) expressed her gratification with the ... read more >>
President Obama’s Healthcare Reform Law takes a hit
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 16 December 2010
Thus far, it has been two "yeses" and one no; and the fight has only just began.  One federal judge ruled that portions of the President's healthcare package are unconstitutional; and two others dismissed ... read more >>
The “State” of the Union
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 16 December 2010
A divided Congress (David Brown and B. J. Samuels)President Obama reluctantly conceded to the rich in order to help the working class and the masses of unemployed.By Yussuf J. SimmondsSentinel Managing ... read more >>
Sen. Price and Assemblyman Davis to lead the CLBC
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 16 December 2010
Sen. Curren PriceAssemblyman Mike Davis As the chair and vice chair respectively, implementing new policies to help the Black community throughout the state will be high on their agendas.By Brian W. Carter, ... read more >>
Rep. Watson Holds Final Year End Legislative Event
Written by Sentinel News Service 13 December 2010
Rep. Watson Holds Final Year End Legislative Event  Los Angeles, CA- Congresswoman Diane E. Watson (D-33) held her final annual Year End Legislative  Review at the California African American Museum ... read more >>
Congresswoman Richardson Instrumental in Securing an Additional $624 Million
Written by Sentinel News Service 10 December 2010
Congresswoman Richardson Instrumental in Securing an Additional $624 Million In Federal Funding for California High Speed Rail WASHINGTON, D.C. —Today, Congresswoman Laura Richardson (D-CA37) expressed ... read more >>
Lee Statement On Taxes
Written by Sentinel News Service 10 December 2010
Lee Statement On Taxes WASHINGTON, D.C. – Rep. Barbara Lee (D-CA), Chairwoman of the Congressional Black Caucus, released the following statement today after the Democratic Caucus meeting with Vice President ... read more >>
Charles B. Rangel: A legacy of service
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 09 December 2010
Congressman Charles B. RangelLast August, this publication headlined a story, asking the question is there "Racial Profiling in Congress?" The events surrounding the censure of Congressman Rangel may have ... read more >>



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