Congressional Black Caucus
May 23, 2013 — Rep. Marcia Fudge, the head of the Congressional Black Caucus, says any immigration overhaul significantly boosting the numbers of highly skilled immigrants could negatively affect African-Americans with similar skills.
Jun 18, 2012 — An interesting case of identity politics is playing out in New York's new 13th Congressional District. A Dominican-American state senator is threatening longtime Rep. Charles Rangel in the district, which is now majority Hispanic. Yet Rangel rarely discusses his Puerto Rican heritage.
Sep 26, 2011 — For a president whose approval ratings even among African Americans have dropped strikingly, it can't be anything but bad news that his speech's climax has upset part of his base.
Aug 2, 2011 — It'll take a while for House Democrats to get over the bitter taste of the "Satan sandwich," also known as the law passed Tuesday to raise the federal debt ceiling. They have spent much of Tuesday afternoon explaining why just as many of them voted against the bill as for it.
Jan 5, 2011 — Though Nancy Pelosi was warmly greeted, it was the GOP's Allen West who drew the most attention. The new congressman was the first black Republican in the caucus since 1997.
Aug 2, 2010 — Rep. Maxine Waters Faces Ethics Charges
Sep 23, 2009 — Today, the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) kicked off its 39th Annual Legislative Conference (ALC). The event has long been a staple in the life of Washington socialites and a destination point for politically-minded people of color from across t...
Feb 28, 2008 — While in the studio (and on the air) I saw a news wire story on my computer screen ...