'History will be watching what happens tomorrow': King family demands Senate pass voting rights legislation
The family of Martin Luther King Jr. on Monday demanded the Senate pass voting rights legislation and said lawmakers who truly honor the late civil rights leader's legacy must stand on the right side of history.
Joint Chiefs Chairman Mark Milley tests positive for COVID-19: 'Very minor symptoms'
Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Mark Milley tested positive for COVID-19 over the weekend, but is continuing to work remotely as he experiences “very minor symptoms,” his spokesperson said Monday.
Rep. Burgess Owens: Biden agenda doesn't represent MLK's hopes, 'dreams'
Rep. Burgess Owens, R-Utah, remembered the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. as a leader who commanded respect and preached unity, and criticized the Biden Administration for invoking the late civil rights leader to pass "demeaning" voting laws.
Americans see Martin Luther King Jr. as a hero now, but that wasn't the case during his lifetime
The fact that King is now beloved and has a national holiday commemorating his birthday wasn't something that obviously was going to happen during his lifetime... During the 1960s, King was a very divisive figure.
Virginia Lt. Gov. Winsome Sears: 'Too many of our political leaders' use race 'to divide us'
Virginia Lt. Gov. Winsome Sears was sworn in as the first Black woman – and first woman, period – to hold her position, just days before Martin Luther King Jr. Day, and she urged Americans to have a positive outlook on where the country is in terms of race, instead of focusing on the negative.
Biden will mark inauguration anniversary still beset by crises
Early in his term, President Joe Biden told the country that he had been elected to solve problems. As he marks the anniversary of his inauguration this week, there are growing doubts over whether he can fulfill this theory of his own presidency.