Richmond Considering Bid To Lead Congressional Black Caucus
Richmond Considering Bid to Lead Congressional Black Caucus
Louisiana Democratic Rep. Cedric Richmond said Thursday he is considering a bid to become chairman of the Congressional Black Caucus and that he’ll make a decision after he consults with his family over the Thanksgiving break.
“I would love to do it, but I haven’t announced that I would do it yet,” Richmond told reporters.
New York Rep. Yvette D. Clarke, the current first vice chairwoman, is also rumored to be interested. Her spokesman Patrick Rheaume declined to confirm whether Clarke was considering a bid, saying only, “There has not been any announcement as yet.”
The caucus elects …