Tag Archives: CBC

Black Caucus Reels From Ethics, Election Setbacks

With Waters and Rangel under scrutiny, CBC's relationship with Obama has frayed

These were supposed to be heady days for African Americans in Congress, with President Barack…

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Rangel Welcomes Chance to Respond to Ethics Charges

Failure to report income is one of many accusations the New York lawmaker faces

A House investigative panel announced Thursday a finding that Rep. Charles Rangel has violated congressional…

By Joyce Jones

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CBC Launches Attack on GOP Over Unemployment Benefits

Senate's continued roadblock of jobless benefits extension hurts blacks

Millions of Americans are losing their unemployment benefits because of the Senate’s stalled efforts to…

By Joyce Jones

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Washington Report: Updates From the Capitol

African American jobless rate contracts slightly; White House AIDS summit

The nation’s unemployment rate, fell to 9.7% in May from 9.9% in April, due in…

By Joyce Jones

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Washington Report: Updates From the Capitol

Liberal Dems raise eyebrow on Kagan nomination; Fattah move puts seniority rule in question

Kagan Nomination Raising Concerns Among Liberal Democrats

From the moment Solicitor General Elena Kagan was nominated…

By Joyce Jones

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Washington Report: Updates from Capitol Hill

CBC lawmakers vote against jobs bill, saying it falls short

When the House votes on the $15 billion Senate jobs bill later today, it may…

By Joyce Jones

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Congressional Leaders Begin Reconciling Healthcare Bills

Daunting task ahead as lawmakers fight over provisions

When members of the U.S. House of Representatives return to Washington this week, they will…

By Joyce Jones

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Washington Report

Dispatches from Capitol Hill

Washington Report: Week of Dec. 7-11

By Joyce Jones

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Washington Report

House votes on student loans; CBCF Conference; Baucus presents health bill;SBA approves advocate

BlackEnterprise.com analyzes the week that was in Washington

By Joyce Jones

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What Took the CBC So Long?

Black lawmakers speak out in support of Obama's public health care option. It's about time.

Until recently, the Congressional Black Caucus has been strangely quiet about the president’s proposed government…

By Chana Garcia

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