Former Rep. Mel Watt Disappeared Into New Job. Now He’s Back

WASHINGTON (McClatchy) – On a recent afternoon, the nation’s top housing overseer, former Rep. Mel Watt, looked out his office window at the U.S. Capitol in the distance. The majestic dome appears much smaller than it did from his old congressional office, where he could almost Read More


CBC, Others Slam GOP over Watt Snub

Congressman Vows Not to Withdraw by Stacy M. Brown Special to the NNPA from The Washington Informer Republican senators who blocked the confirmation of an African-American congressman to lead a key federal agency should brace themselves for a major fight with Democrats and numerous minority Read More