Nigerian Elections and Missing Girls

Civil-rights groups staging a protest against any proposed postponement of the Nigerian elections. (AP Photo / Olamikan Gbemiga)

(AURN) -- Nigerian elections are later this month and White House Correspondent April Ryan tells us Vice President Joe Biden placed phone calls to the candidates. LISTEN:  More news and information at … [Read more...]

Another Delay for Lynch Confirmation

Loretta Lynch and President Obama. (AP Photo)

(AURN) -- President Obama's nominee for U.S. Attorney General does not have a date set for her Senate confirmation hearings.  White House Correspondent April Ryan files this report:  More news and information at … [Read more...]

April Ryan on Race and the White House


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Selma 50 Years After Bloody Sunday

Photo: April Ryan

By: April Ryan, 50 years to the day, the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Alabama was the backdrop of a country racially divided.  For this historic anniversary, the bridge stands as a beacon of hope for the scores of people who waited to hear President Obama's reflections of the … [Read more...]

Rep. John Lewis on Prime Minister Netanyahu’s Address


Source: Immediate release from the office of John Lewis Rep. John Lewis along with several of his colleagues spoke at a press conference in Washington today following Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's address to both houses of the U.S. Congress. He made these remarks in response to the prime … [Read more...]

Politics and Prose


@AprilDRyan was a hit at her event! @Politics_Prose @RLPGBooks #books #whitehouse #presidents #SRO — Dave Smitherman (@DaveWritesBooks) March 1, 2015 … [Read more...]

Liberian President Sirleaf to Visit White House

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THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 20, 2015 Statement by the Press Secretary on the Visit of Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf On Friday, February 27, President Obama will welcome President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf of Liberia to the White House.  … [Read more...]

Clarence B. Jones, Advisor to Dr. Martin Luther King, Visits the White House


Source: President Obama welcomed Clarence B. Jones — Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s personal attorney and advisor — to the White House. Jones, now 84, has a storied career. In addition to being Dr. King's advisor and counsel, he was also his draft speech writer and played an … [Read more...]

The Conversation Begins


And the conversation begins with these two incredible women in the media! @KarenHolmesWard @AprilDRyan @BUHTC — Noelia Valero (@Noelia_Valero) February 3, 2015 … [Read more...]

Best in the Business


The best in the business! @AnnCompton @AprilDRyan following @BookTV interview. Airs this wknd! @cspan — Jonelle Henry (@JonelleHenry) January 28, 2015 … [Read more...]