Congressional Black Caucus 2017 News and Events

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Rep. Kelly: Trump Press Secretary Wrong About Chicago Gun Laws

Rep. Kelly: Trump Press Secretary Wrong About Chicago Gun Laws

Members, Robin KellyOctober 21, 2017

Read more... Rep. Kelly: Trump press secretary wrong about Chicago gun laws When the chief White House spokeswoman again brought up Chicago having a high ... Read More

U.S. Rep. Kelly To Hold Annual Job Fair At South Suburban College

U.S. Rep. Kelly To Hold Annual Job Fair At South Suburban College

Members, Robin KellyOctober 21, 2017

Read more... U.S. Rep. Kelly to hold annual job fair at South Suburban College Against a backdrop of stubbornly high jobless rates in some areas ... Read More

Morning Spin: Illinois Democrats Talk Gun Control After Las Vegas Shooting; Trump’s Office Talks Chicago

Morning Spin: Illinois Democrats Talk Gun Control After Las Vegas Shooting; Trump’s Office Talks Chicago

Members, Robin KellyOctober 21, 2017

Read more... Morning Spin: Illinois Democrats talk gun control after Las Vegas shooting; Trump's office talks Chicago Welcome to Clout Street: Morning Spin, our weekday feature ... Read More

Congresswoman Robin Kelly Donates Books To Two Elementary Schools* – ENews Park Forest

Congresswoman Robin Kelly Donates Books To Two Elementary Schools* – ENews Park Forest

Members, Robin KellyOctober 21, 2017

Read more... Congresswoman Robin Kelly Donates Books to Two Elementary Schools* - eNews Park Forest Congresswoman Kelly and Chloe McKenzie of Black Fem, Inc., with ... Read More

Community News

Community News

Members, Robin KellyOctober 21, 2017

Read more... Community news GSU gets $20K grant for performing arts series The Center for Performing Arts at Governors State University was awarded a $20,000 ... Read More

Black Lawmaker Presses Facebook To Stop Racially Charged Russian Ads

Black Lawmaker Presses Facebook To Stop Racially Charged Russian Ads

Members, Robin KellyOctober 21, 2017

Read more... Black lawmaker presses Facebook to stop racially charged Russian ads A member of the Congressional Black Caucus is pushing Facebook to strengthen its ... Read More

CBC Members To Press Facebook’s Sandberg On Race Issues

CBC Members To Press Facebook’s Sandberg On Race Issues

Members, Robin KellyOctober 21, 2017

Read more... CBC members to press Facebook's Sandberg on race issues Some members of the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) have formed a coalition to press ... Read More

Bill To Allow Added Produce Planting On Base Acres Opposed

Bill To Allow Added Produce Planting On Base Acres Opposed

Members, Robin KellyOctober 21, 2017

Read more... Bill to allow added produce planting on base acres opposed A new bill that would allow growers of grain crops to grow fruits ... Read More

Reps. Val Demings & Darren Soto Host Disaster Assistance Workshop In Orlando

Reps. Val Demings & Darren Soto Host Disaster Assistance Workshop In Orlando

Members, Val DemingsOctober 21, 2017

Read more... Reps. Val Demings & Darren Soto Host Disaster Assistance Workshop in Orlando Central Florida U.S. Representatives Val Demings and Darren Soto will host ... Read More

House Speaker Paul Ryan, Lawmakers Tour Jacksonville Irma Damage | Jax Daily Record | Financial News & Daily Record – Jacksonville, Florida

House Speaker Paul Ryan, Lawmakers Tour Jacksonville Irma Damage | Jax Daily Record | Financial News & Daily Record – Jacksonville, Florida

Members, Val DemingsOctober 21, 2017

Read more... House Speaker Paul Ryan, lawmakers tour Jacksonville Irma damage | Jax Daily Record | Financial News & Daily Record - Jacksonville, Florida Speaker ... Read More

Dem House Members Seek Debris Removal Answers From Scott

Dem House Members Seek Debris Removal Answers From Scott

Members, Val DemingsOctober 21, 2017

Read more... Dem House Members Seek Debris Removal Answers From Scott Breezy, Sunny & Some Showers This WeekendSaturday high of 89 and low 79. Sunday ... Read More

Debbie Wasserman Schultz Again Questions Rick Scott On Debris Removal

Debbie Wasserman Schultz Again Questions Rick Scott On Debris Removal

Members, Val DemingsOctober 21, 2017

Read more... Debbie Wasserman Schultz again questions Rick Scott on debris removal (UPDATED) Debbie Wasserman Schultz is again pressing Gov. Rick Scott on his decisions about ... Read More

Frank DeMartini : Maxine Waters Is ‘prime Example Of What Is Wrong With Washington’

Frank DeMartini : Maxine Waters Is ‘prime Example Of What Is Wrong With Washington’

Maxine Waters, MembersOctober 21, 2017

Read more... Frank DeMartini : Maxine Waters is 'prime example of what is wrong with Washington' Frank DeMartini plans to challenge Maxine Waters.  (Handout) Movie ... Read More

Rep. Maxine Waters To Headline Annual Cook-off Oct. 26

Rep. Maxine Waters To Headline Annual Cook-off Oct. 26

Maxine Waters, MembersOctober 21, 2017

Read more... Rep. Maxine Waters to headline annual cook-off Oct. 26 U.S. Congresswoman Maxine Waters of California will headline next week’s Orangeburg County Democratic Party ... Read More

First A Funeral, Now An AIDS Walk–Impeachment Is Always On Aunty Maxine’s Mind

First A Funeral, Now An AIDS Walk–Impeachment Is Always On Aunty Maxine’s Mind

Maxine Waters, MembersOctober 21, 2017

Read more... First A Funeral, Now An AIDS Walk--Impeachment Is Always On Aunty Maxine's Mind Politics   Screen shot of Rep. Maxine Waters On MSNBC ... Read More

Maxine Waters’ Campaign Committee Wrote Off $10,000 Spent On ‘Hamilton’ Tickets As a Fundraiser Expense

Maxine Waters’ Campaign Committee Wrote Off $10,000 Spent On ‘Hamilton’ Tickets As a Fundraiser Expense

Maxine Waters, MembersOctober 21, 2017

Read more... Maxine Waters' campaign committee wrote off $10,000 spent on 'Hamilton' tickets as a fundraiser expense Rep. Maxine Waters' campaign committee reportedly paid $10,000 ... Read More

Maxine Waters: GOP Must Confront That Trump Is ‘unstable’

Maxine Waters: GOP Must Confront That Trump Is ‘unstable’

Maxine Waters, MembersOctober 21, 2017

Read more... Maxine Waters: GOP must confront that Trump is 'unstable' Rep. Maxine Waters (D-Calif.) this week called for Republicans to acknowledge that President Trump ... Read More

Maxine Waters Owes Her Daughter Tens Of Thousands Of Dollars

Maxine Waters Owes Her Daughter Tens Of Thousands Of Dollars

Maxine Waters, MembersOctober 21, 2017

Read more... Maxine Waters Owes Her Daughter Tens of Thousands of Dollars Rep. Maxine Waters / Getty Images BY: Joe Schoffstall Follow @JoeSchoffstallOctober 17, 2017 ... Read More

No Things Considered: Maxine Waters, a Traitor, And Jimmy Kimmel

No Things Considered: Maxine Waters, a Traitor, And Jimmy Kimmel

Maxine Waters, MembersOctober 21, 2017

Read more... No Things Considered: Maxine Waters, a traitor, and Jimmy Kimmel Conservative comedian Tim Young offers his irreverent take on the day's news and ... Read More

Word On The Hill: Scientist Turned Politician Takes The Stage

Word On The Hill: Scientist Turned Politician Takes The Stage

Marcia L. Fudge (OH-11), MembersOctober 21, 2017

Read more... Word on the Hill: Scientist Turned Politician Takes the Stage Rep. Jerry McNerney, D-Calif., wrapped up the week with some laughs in the service ... Read More

#KeithEllison @KeithEllison Speaks To Students About Life “Beyond #DACA”

#KeithEllison @KeithEllison Speaks To Students About Life “Beyond #DACA”

DACA / Dreamers, Keith Ellison (MN-05)

Read more... Keith Ellison speaks to students about life “Beyond DACA” Keith Ellison stopped to greet XLU club on his way out. Photo credit: Emily ... Read More

Prince George’s County Leaders Will Vote On Protecting #DACA And Temporary Status Programs

Prince George’s County Leaders Will Vote On Protecting #DACA And Temporary Status Programs

Anthony Brown, DACA / Dreamers

Read more... Prince George’s County leaders will vote on protecting DACA and temporary status programs Municipal leaders in Prince George's County will vote on a ... Read More

@KamalaHarris Spurs On Dreamers At UC Irvine, Calling For New Legal Protections

@KamalaHarris Spurs On Dreamers At UC Irvine, Calling For New Legal Protections

DACA / Dreamers, Kamala D Harris

Read more... Kamala Harris spurs on Dreamers at UC Irvine, calling for new legal protections At a UC Irvine rally for young undocumented immigrants known ... Read More

Trump Lists Immigration Demands That Could Derail ‘Dreamers’ Deal

Trump Lists Immigration Demands That Could Derail ‘Dreamers’ Deal

DACA / Dreamers, Donald Trump

Read more... President Donald Trump laid out his immigration principles for Capitol Hill on Sunday — a list of hardline policies that could seriously complicate ... Read More

CONGRESSMAN BISHOP STATEMENT ON ADMINISTRATION PLAN TO END DACA

CONGRESSMAN BISHOP STATEMENT ON ADMINISTRATION PLAN TO END DACA

DACA / Dreamers, Legislation

186 Read more... CONGRESSMAN BISHOP STATEMENT ON ADMINISTRATION PLAN TO END DACA Sep 5, 2017 Press Release WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, ... Read More

Gillibrand Medgar Evers Town Hall Addresses DACA, Titile IX, Climate Change & Education

Gillibrand Medgar Evers Town Hall Addresses DACA, Titile IX, Climate Change & Education

DACA / Dreamers, Education

Read more... Gillibrand Medgar Evers Town Hall Addresses DACA, Titile IX, Climate Change & Education Federal Policy By Kadia Goba Posted on September 11, 2017 ... Read More

DACA Deadline Leaves Young, Undocumented Immigrants In Limbo Again

DACA Deadline Leaves Young, Undocumented Immigrants In Limbo Again

DACA / Dreamers, Members

Read more... DACA deadline leaves young, undocumented immigrants in limbo again DACA deadline leaves young, undocumented immigrants in limbo again (Photo:KUTV) Salt Lake City —  ... Read More

Dream Act Not Enough For Some Immigration Activists—Including Dreamers

Dream Act Not Enough For Some Immigration Activists—Including Dreamers

CBC Foundation, DACA / Dreamers

Read more... Dream Act Not Enough for Some Immigration Activists—Including Dreamers Rep. Nancy Pelosi / Getty Images BY: Paul Crookston Follow @P_CrookstonOctober 2, 2017 2:45 ... Read More

Essential California: Deadly Shooting At a Las Vegas Concert – LA … – Los Angeles Times

Essential California: Deadly Shooting At a Las Vegas Concert – LA … – Los Angeles Times

DACA / Dreamers, Karen Bass (CA-37)

Read more... Essential California: Deadly shooting at a Las Vegas concert - LA ... - Los Angeles Times Los Angeles TimesEssential California: Deadly shooting at ... Read More

A Conversation With Congresswoman Lisa Blunt Rochester

A Conversation With Congresswoman Lisa Blunt Rochester

DACA / Dreamers, Lisa Blunt Rochester

Read more... A conversation with Congresswoman Lisa Blunt Rochester It was just over a year ago that Lisa Blunt Rochester won a competitive Democratic primary ... Read More

Medicare for All

Rep. Keith Ellison Defends Bernie Sanders’ Single-Payer Bill Rollout

Read more... Rep. Keith Ellison Defends Bernie Sanders' Single-Payer Bill Rollout Rep. Keith Ellison (D-Minn.) extolled Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) as an “awesome” health care ... Read More

Rep. Keith Ellison Defends Bernie Sanders’ Single-Payer Bill Rollout

Rep. Keith Ellison Defends Bernie Sanders’ Single-Payer Bill Rollout

Keith Ellison (MN-05), Medicare For All

Read more... Rep. Keith Ellison Defends Bernie Sanders' Single-Payer Bill Rollout Rep. Keith Ellison (D-Minn.) extolled Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) as an “awesome” health care ... Read More

Sen. Kamala Harris, Speaks In Support Of The Medicare For All Bill

Sen. Kamala Harris, Speaks In Support Of The Medicare For All Bill

Cory Booker, Medicare For All

Read more... U.S. budget priorities and healthcare Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., speaks in support of the Medicare for All bill. She was the first to ... Read More

Where Do Texas Democrats Stand On Single-Payer Health Care?

Where Do Texas Democrats Stand On Single-Payer Health Care?

Eddie Bernice Johnson, Medicare For All

Read more... Where do Texas Democrats Stand on Single-Payer Health Care? Half of the state’s congressional Dems have not signed on to Medicare for All ... Read More

Every Democratic Pennsylvania Congressman Supports Single-payer Health Care

Every Democratic Pennsylvania Congressman Supports Single-payer Health Care

Dwight Evans, Medicare For All

Read more... Every Democratic Pennsylvania Congressman supports single-payer health care click to enlarge CP photo by Ryan Deto Mike Doyle Republicans in the U.S. Senate ... Read More

What Cuba Can Teach Us About Health Care

What Cuba Can Teach Us About Health Care

Bennie Thompson, Medicare For All

Read more... What Cuba Can Teach Us About Health Care What Cuba Can Teach Us About Health Care It was a rare moment in the ... Read More

Representative John Conyers’ Thursday ALC Events 2017 At Walter E. Washington Convention Center On Thursday, September 21st, 2017

Representative John Conyers’ Thursday ALC Events 2017 At Walter E. Washington Convention Center On Thursday, September 21st, 2017

Medicare For All, Thursday, September 21st, 2017

Click Here For tickets to Representative John Conyers' Thursday ALC Events 2017  Keeping it Green: Our Earth, Economic Development and Justice for All Co-Hosting w/ ... Read More

House Democrats Probe Tom Price’s Private Jet Travel

House Democrats Probe Tom Price’s Private Jet Travel

Elijah E. Cummings (MD-07), Medicare For All

Read more... House Democrats probe Tom Price's private jet travel House Democrats plan to investigate Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price's use of an ... Read More

Booker Signs On To Sanders’s ‘Medicare-for-all’ Bill

Booker Signs On To Sanders’s ‘Medicare-for-all’ Bill

Cory Booker, Medicare For All

Read more... Booker signs on to Sanders's 'Medicare-for-all' bill Sen. Cory BookerCory Anthony BookerSenate Dems hold floor talk-a-thon against latest ObamaCare repeal bill Grassley: 'Good ... Read More

Kamala Harris Joins Bernie Sanders By Co-Sponsoring Single-Payer Bill

Kamala Harris Joins Bernie Sanders By Co-Sponsoring Single-Payer Bill

FEMA, Kamala D Harris

Read more... Kamala Harris Joins Bernie Sanders By Co-Sponsoring Single-Payer Bill Kamala Harris is everything the Democrats could want in a candidate. In addition to ... Read More

#2020Vision: Harris Backs Feinstein

#2020Vision: Harris Backs Feinstein

2020 Election, Annual Legislative Conference

Read more... #2020Vision: Harris backs Feinstein Story highlights Sen. Bernie Sanders rolled out his 'Medicare for all' plan earlier this week The Congressional Black Caucus ... Read More

Clinton Warns Harris, Warren Would Face ‘Double Standard’ In 2020

Clinton Warns Harris, Warren Would Face ‘Double Standard’ In 2020

2020 Election, Kamala D Harris

Read more... “There’s a particular level of vitriol, from both the right and the left, directed at women,’’ Hillary Clinton said. | Former presidential nominee ... Read More

California 2020 Presidential Primary Moved To Help Kamala Harris?

California 2020 Presidential Primary Moved To Help Kamala Harris?

2020 Election, Kamala D Harris

Read more... California 2020 Presidential Primary Moved to Help Kamala Harris? California will hold its 2020 presidential primary on Super Tuesday in March rather than ... Read More

#2020Vision: Bidens Approach 2020 a ‘day At a Time’

#2020Vision: Bidens Approach 2020 a ‘day At a Time’

2020 Election, Andre Carson

Read more... #2020Vision: Bidens approach 2020 a 'day at a time' Story highlights Massachusetts Rep. Seth Moulton said he's "been approached" about a 2020 run ... Read More

Kamala Harris Favored At CBC Forum For 2020 Presidential Run

Kamala Harris Favored At CBC Forum For 2020 Presidential Run

2020 Election, CBC Foundation

Read more... Kamala Harris favored at CBC Forum for 2020 presidential run California Democrat Sen. Kamala Harris, a rising star in the progressive constellation, is ... Read More

Kamala Harris, Booker Are Early 2020 Favs Among Black Leaders

Kamala Harris, Booker Are Early 2020 Favs Among Black Leaders

2020 Election, Kamala D Harris

Read more... Kamala Harris, Booker are early 2020 favs among black leaders Congresswoman Barbara Lee speaks onstage during Global Citizen: Movement Makers at NYU Skirball ... Read More

Booker Dodges Question On Whether He’s Running For President: ‘That’s Three Years Away’

Booker Dodges Question On Whether He’s Running For President: ‘That’s Three Years Away’

2020 Election, Cory Booker

Read more... Booker Dodges Question on Whether He's Running for President: 'That's Three Years Away' Sen. Cory Booker (D., N.J.) dodged a question about his ... Read More

After CBC Sunday Brunch At Tony And Joe’s Seafood Place On Sunday, September 24th, 2017

After CBC Sunday Brunch At Tony And Joe’s Seafood Place On Sunday, September 24th, 2017

2020 Election, National Headlines

Click Here For tickets to After CBC Sunday Brunch   After a long week of receptions, workshops, parties, panels and meet and greets there are ... Read More

Early 2020 Presidential Favorites Among Black Leaders Revealed

Early 2020 Presidential Favorites Among Black Leaders Revealed

2020 Election, Hank Johnson

Read more... Early 2020 presidential favorites among black leaders revealed WASHINGTON — Sen. Kamala Harris is the potential 2020 Democratic presidential candidate generating the most ... Read More

THIRD ANNUAL ALL BLACK PARTY EUPHORIA SATURDAYS W/ DAY IN THE DISTRICT At Hard Rock Cafe On Saturday, September 23rd, 2017

THIRD ANNUAL ALL BLACK PARTY EUPHORIA SATURDAYS W/ DAY IN THE DISTRICT At Hard Rock Cafe On Saturday, September 23rd, 2017

2020 Election, Hard Rock Cafe

Click Here For tickets to THIRD ANNUAL ALL BLACK PARTY EUPHORIA SATURDAYS W/ DAY IN THE DISTRICT  EUPHORIA SATURDAYS RETURN FOR THE THIRD ANNUAL DAY ... Read More

Illinois Democrats In Congress Criticize GOP Health Care Plan, Republicans Mum Ahead Of Possible Vote

Illinois Democrats In Congress Criticize GOP Health Care Plan, Republicans Mum Ahead Of Possible Vote

2020 Election, Members

Read more... Illinois Democrats in Congress criticize GOP health care plan, Republicans mum ahead of possible vote Illinois Democrats in Congress expressed outrage over the ... Read More

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President Trump Releases Petition Requesting Support On Standing During The National Anthem
Donald Trump

President Trump Releases Petition Requesting Support On Standing During The National Anthem

Read more... President Trump releases petition requesting support on standing during the national anthem CLOSE SportsPulse: USA TODAY's Trysta Krick looks at how the political, ... Read More

Donald Trump Says Feuds With Lawmakers Can Help His Agenda
Donald Trump

Donald Trump Says Feuds With Lawmakers Can Help His Agenda

Read more... Donald Trump Says Feuds With Lawmakers Can Help His Agenda President Donald Trump may be using his public spats with Congress as a ... Read More

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Congressional Black Caucus 2017 News and Events

Congressional Black Caucus 2017 News and Events

Horizontal Dividing Line Transparent About the Congressional Black Caucus: (via Wikipedia) | “The caucus describes its goals as “positively influencing the course of events pertinent to African-Americans and others of similar experience and situation”, and “achieving greater equity for persons of African descent in the design and content of domestic and international programs and services. The CBC encapsulates these goals in the following priorities: closing the achievement and opportunity gaps in education, assuring quality health care for every American, focusing on employment and economic security, ensuring justice for all, retirement security for all Americans, increasing welfare funds, and increasing equity in foreign policy.” Horizontal Dividing Line Transparent Other CBC Sites: CBC Foundation | CBC Institute | CBC Members | CBC Pac Congressional Black Caucus 2017 News and Events
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