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Congressional Black Caucus: 'Dear Pope, Love Your Work'

Congressional Black Caucus: ‘Dear Pope, Love Your Work’

by Brentin Mock on December 13 2013, 2:22PM

Congressional Black Caucus sends shout out to the Pope.

Topics: Voting Rights, Economy, /NOW

Highlights From Congressional Black Caucus Legislative Conference

Highlights From Congressional Black Caucus Legislative Conference

by Brentin Mock on September 23 2013, 2:15PM

African-American Congress members gathered last week to tackle new policies concerning economic inequality, voting rights and criminal justice.

Topics: Criminal Justice, Economy, Environment, /NOW, Politics

Black Lawmakers Demand an End to Prison-to-Deportation Pipeline

Black Lawmakers Demand an End to Prison-to-Deportation Pipeline

by Seth Freed Wessler on March 13 2013, 10:09AM

Despite the alleged wall between African Americans and black immigrants, the CBC has made immigration reform a priority this year. The caucus has joined grassroots advocates in their demand for a new migration system and an end to the prison-to-deportation pipeline

Topics: Immigration Reform

Rep. Maxine Waters Officially Cleared of All Ethics Charges

Rep. Maxine Waters Officially Cleared of All Ethics Charges

by Jorge Rivas on September 25 2012, 12:11PM

The House Ethics Committee on Tuesday officially cleared Rep. Maxine Waters of all ethics charges after nearly three years of investigating the California Democrat.

Topics: /NOW, Politics

Where Will a Next Generation Emerge in Black Electoral Politics?

Where Will a Next Generation Emerge in Black Electoral Politics?

by Shani O. Hilton on April 2 2012, 9:39AM

Four years ago youth of color—and African Americans in particular—played a larger role than they had in generations. Will that generation continue to vote, organize and even find their way into key campaign roles in such significant numbers?

Topics: Politics

Maxine Waters Calls Obama's CBC Criticism 'Curious'

Maxine Waters Calls Obama’s CBC Criticism ‘Curious’

by Jorge Rivas on September 26 2011, 12:15PM

Waters says the president would never have told any other group of legislators to “stop complaining.”

Topics: Politics

Obama to Black Lawmakers: 'Stop Crying, We've Got Work to Do'

Obama to Black Lawmakers: ‘Stop Crying, We’ve Got Work to Do’

by Shani O. Hilton on September 26 2011, 9:30AM

The president’s remarks were just one of the more memorable moments from the annual Congressional Black Caucus’s legislative conference.

Topics: Politics

Leaked Memos Confirm Suspicions About Maxine Waters Ethics Probe

Leaked Memos Confirm Suspicions About Maxine Waters Ethics Probe

by Bryan Gerhart on July 19 2011, 4:23PM

Those in the Representative’s camp say the new information proves the case to be a bungled partisan affair.

Topics: Politics

Questions Remain in Ethics Committee Probe of Maxine Waters

Questions Remain in Ethics Committee Probe of Maxine Waters

by Bryan Gerhart on July 6 2011, 10:06AM

If there’s nothing wrong, why such hesitancy to let us know what’s going on?

Topics: Politics

CBC Drops Its Own Budget: $5.7 Trillion Deficit Cut Without Gutting Programs

CBC Drops Its Own Budget: $5.7 Trillion Deficit Cut Without Gutting Programs

by Shani O. Hilton on April 14 2011, 1:04PM

It’s been a tradition every year since 1981, but this year’s budget battle gives the proposal new significance.

Topics: Politics

CBC Marks 40th Anniversary With

CBC Marks 40th Anniversary With “Substantive” Talks With Obama

by Shani O. Hilton on March 31 2011, 6:29PM

But it’s not clear exactly what substance they hashed out.

Topics: Politics

Rep. Cleaver: GOP Manufactures Black-Brown Tensions

Rep. Cleaver: GOP Manufactures Black-Brown Tensions

by Julianne Hing on March 2 2011, 4:00PM

Members call the GOP’s tactics to divide communities of color on immigration as “abhorrent and repulsive.”

Topics: Immigration, Politics

Congressional Black Caucus

Congressional Black Caucus “Cannot Accept” Obama Budget Cuts

by Shani O. Hilton on February 16 2011, 12:45PM

Members say the real deficit trouble is December’s tax cut deal, not vital poverty and development programs.

Topics: Politics

Allen West and Tim Scott Don't Bring GOP Closer to Black Caucus

Allen West and Tim Scott Don’t Bring GOP Closer to Black Caucus

by Jamilah King on January 5 2011, 12:48PM

As black Republicans, both lawmakers force both parties to ask new questions.

Topics: Politics

Poll: Pelosi's

Poll: Pelosi’s “Ethical Swamp” is Flooding (with CBC Members)

by Jamilah King on October 7 2010, 1:26PM

Over half of likely voters in competitive districts think the house speaker has failed to clean up Washington.

Topics: 2010 Elections

Black and Latino Lawmakers Hold Up Student Loan Fixes!

Black and Latino Lawmakers Hold Up Student Loan Fixes!

by Julianne Hing on October 6 2010, 11:19AM

Sketchy for-profit schools have found allies in Washington.

Topics: Schools & Youth

Mr. President, I'm Exhausted of Defending You

Mr. President, I’m Exhausted of Defending You

by Jamilah King on September 20 2010, 4:27PM

One black voter tells Obama she’s tired of waiting for the change.

Topics: 2010 Elections

Predictably, Rangel Wins Democratic Primary

Predictably, Rangel Wins Democratic Primary

by Jamilah King on September 15 2010, 12:28PM

He may not be in danger, but his party is.

Topics: Politics

Rangel, Waters Ethics Trials Not Expected Till After Elections

Rangel, Waters Ethics Trials Not Expected Till After Elections

by Jamilah King on September 13 2010, 5:07PM

Either way, it’s more bad news for Democrats headed into November’s elections.

Topics: Politics

CBC Foundation Chair Orders Audit in Johnson Scholarship Scandal

CBC Foundation Chair Orders Audit in Johnson Scholarship Scandal

by Jamilah King on September 1 2010, 3:16PM

Are Pelosi’s efforts to drain the ethical swamp in Washington working?

Topics: Politics

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