Former Charlotte Mayor Faces Sentencing Today for Corruption
Former Charlotte Mayor Patrick Cannon is due to be sentenced on Tuesday, after admitting to using his public positions in North Carolina's largest city for personal financial gain, including taking at least $50,000 in bribes. Cannon, a Democrat who served on the Charlotte City Council before being elected mayor last November, pleaded guilty in June to a public corruption charge.
Ben Cohen Talks #BlackLivesMatter at Ben & Jerry's Franchisee Meeting
"There will probably always be injustice and we are outraged and saddened by it. But it is in the act of working to end injustice that we find our hearts, our souls and our joy." You can support Hands Up United by getting your own "Hands Up Don't Shoot!" T-shirt.
More than 100 black candidates will be on the ballot in statewide and congressional races next month, a post-Reconstruction record that some observers say is a byproduct of Barack Obama's historic presidency. At least 83 black Republicans and Democrats are running for the House, a modern era high, according to political scientist David Bositis, who has tracked black politicians for years.
Hillary Clinton Rallies for Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown, Has Surprise Encounter
First Bill, now Hillary. Both Clintons have made it to Maryland to rally support for Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown's bid for governor, but the former first lady and Secretary of State's visit didn't quite go as planned.
Montel Williams: Rep. Tom Coburn 'Disgraces' Veterans by Blocking Bill
Tom Coburn's final act as a U.S. senator hurts thousands of veterans by blocking a bill to help suicide prevention. Ed Schultz is joined by Montel Williams who gives an impassioned plea for the need for Congress to help our veterans.
Colin Powell: Cuba 'Still a Terrible Regime' but Restoring Diplomatic Relations Good
Former President George W. Bush supported the economic embargo on Cuba, as did his Secretary of State Colin Powell. The retired army general joins "CBS This Morning" from Washington to discuss Obama's plans to restore diplomatic relations with Cuba.
Katrina Pierson on Wendy Davis: 'The Democrat Party Sure Knows How To Pick 'Em'
Katrina Pierson (R-TX) Candidate for U.S. Congress, joins Fox & Friends Weekend to discuss her take over the blurred lines of detail reality on the Texas State Senator, Wendy Davis bio with FNC's Tucker Carlson.