Congressional Black Caucus

House Democrats Push Back On Obama Trade Deal, Compare To NAFTAPresident Barack Obama's make-or-break push for expanded trade is meeting stiff resistance from fellow Democrats in the House, the very lawmakers who helped him claim crucial wins on health care and other issues.
Congressional Black Caucus Members Line Up Against 'Disrespectful' Netanyahu SpeechSeveral members of the Congressional Black Caucus say they’re planning to skip Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s Mar. 3 speech to Congress, calling it a “disrespectful” political move made by Republicans.
Two Top Dems To Skip Netanyahu Speech: 'An Affront To The President'Two prominent House Democrats said Thursday they will skip Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's speech to Congress next month, saying they disapprove of House Speaker John Boehner's decision to invite the Israeli leader without consulting the White House.
Congressional Black Caucus Members Urging Obama Administration To Withhold Recognition Of Va. Indian TribeSeveral members of the Congressional Black Caucus are urging the Obama administration to withhold federal recognition of a Virginia Indian tribe because of its history of banning intermarriage with blacks.
Congressional Black Caucus Chair: We Lost Because White Southerners Wouldn't Vote Democratic Due To Obama's RaceThe chairwoman for the Congressional Black Caucus believes one of the reasons why Democrats got hammered at the polls during the midterm elections was due to President Barack Obama’s race.
Obama: Mistrust Of Police Corrodes America President Barack Obama says the mistrust of law enforcement that was exposed after the fatal police shooting in Ferguson, Missouri, has a corrosive effect on all of America, not just on black communities.
Hagel: 'Racially Biased' Military Hair Regulations Have Been AmendedAfter controversy erupted over new U.S. military grooming standards in April, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel says amendments have been made to the Army, Air Force and Navy regulations.
Soldier Sues Army For $100 Million Over Tattoo RulesIt’s been a busy week for the Department of Defense with calls for a review of new military regulations concerning appearance that one soldier is even suing over.
Secretary Hagel Will Review Army’s New ‘Racially Biased’ Hair RegulationsU.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel has agreed to review the U.S. Army’s new grooming standards, which went into effect March 31 and have been called "racially biased."
Ben Carson: Congressional Black Caucus Racist For Not Allowing WhitesIn a recently uploaded interview on YouTube, Dr. Ben Carson stated that the Congressional Black Caucus is acting in a racist fashion if it won't allow non-blacks to join the organization.
Government to Sue North Carolina Over New Voter Law The Justice Department will sue the state of North Carolina for alleged racial discrimination over tough new voting rules, the latest effort by the Obama administration to fight back against a Supreme Court decision that struck down the most powerful part of the landmark Voting Rights Act and freed southern states from strict federal oversight of their elections.
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