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Pres. Obama 1st Dem Nominee in 36 Years to Skip NAACP in Election Year
First published at POLITIC365 By missing the NAACP Convention in Houston this week, President Obama became the first Democratic party nominee for president in at least 36 years not to attend the ...
laurenburke007 07/16/2012 22 2 - 177
Black Mayors: Mitt Romney Had “Reverse Sister Souljah Moment” at NAACP
First published at Politic365.com Mayors Reed and Nutter on Romney at the NAACP. Speaking on a DNC conference call in reaction to Mitt Romney’s speech to the NAACP in Houston, Atlanta Mayor Kasim ...
laurenburke007 07/15/2012 3 2 - 121
Dems Plan 1-2 Punch on Voter Suppression
READ ORIGINAL ARTICLE at POLITIC365.COM DCCC Chairman Steve Israel announced a major ...
laurenburke007 11/08/2011 6 16 - 125
Black Members 10% of Congress, 100% of the Ethics Cases
Original article in POLITIC365 Two years ago in November 2009, all the House Ethics investigations ...
laurenburke007 11/07/2011 50 18 1 151
Rising Tide Lifts Black Unemployment to 16.2%. Fourth Straight Month of Decline
Rising Tides? February 2011: 15.3% March 2011: 15.5% April 2011: 16.1% May 2011: 16.2% read CREWof42, the blog on the congressional black ...
laurenburke007 06/03/2011 6 9 - 49
Black Problems Persist as Black “Leaders” Bicker
read the blog on the black caucus CREW OF 42! For years now I have heard the word "Wait!" It rings in the ear of every Negro with a piercing familiarity. ...
laurenburke007 05/31/2011 25 9 1 184
Medicare: Two Black House GOPers Stand Firm
Black GOPers Allen West and Tim Scott Confident and Unwavering on Medicare. Democrats on the U.S. House are quite giddy after an upset win by Democrat Kathy Hocul in Republican ...
laurenburke007 05/26/2011 3 3 - 107
Bombing Libya Costs $100M a Week. Obama Community Block Grant Cut: $300M for FY2012
Read Crewof42, the blog on black members of the 112th Congress The cost of bombing Libya. The U.S. operation in Libya could cost the U.S. between $400 ...
laurenburke007 03/22/2011 10 5 1 70
Breaking News: Sheila Jackson Lee is a Bad Boss
Read CREWof42 - A blog on black members of the US Congress Hey everyone breaking news: Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee of Texas is a really bad boss. I’m so glad Jon ...
laurenburke007 03/04/2011 3 - - 40
Why Did the CBC Invite Allen West + Tim Scott? Let Me Tell You...
read the blog that covers the congressional black caucus: CREW of 42 Dear brooklynbadboy, Why did the Congressional Black Caucus invite Rep-elects Allen West ...
laurenburke007 12/30/2010 62 21 1 74
Khodorkovsky? We Have 7,225,800 in the System in the USA
read CREW of 42... the unofficial blog on the Congressional Black Caucus Mikhail Khodorkovsky? How about focusing on one of the 7,225,800 “in the system&...
laurenburke007 12/28/2010 17 11 - 59
Top 5 Congressional Black Caucus Victories of the 111th Congress
Read CREWof42 the unofficial blog on the Congressional Black Caucus http://twitter.com/#!/crewof42 111th: TOP FIVE CBC LEGISLATIVE VICTORIES. Something that ...
laurenburke007 12/23/2010 6 8 - 57
"99ers" Forgotten in Tax Bill
read more on the UNOFFICIAL blog on the Congressional Black Caucus Here's a group that were forgotten in the massive $900 billion tax bill.
laurenburke007 12/22/2010 11 9 1 53
5 Biggest Low Points for the CBC During the 111th Congress
read the unofficial blog on the CBC CREW of 42! The 5 BIGGEST LOW POINTS for the CBC of the 111th CONGRESS. When the New York Times via Eric ...
laurenburke007 12/21/2010 6 4 - 224
Bogus “48 Billion Earmark” Story a Study in Blog Misinformation
Read the UNOFFICIAL BLOG on the Congressional Black Caucus CREW OF 42 "I think it would be hilarious if thousands of people did ...
laurenburke007 12/20/2010 25 8 - 100
Will Obama Notice 11th Hr Unemployment "99er" Bill?
REAAD THE UNOFFICIAL blog on the Congressional Black Caucus CREW OF 42! H.R. 6556: Reps. Lee + Scott Offer 11th hour "99er" Bill - "To provide for the further ...
laurenburke007 12/19/2010 32 19 - 263
24 Black Caucus Members Say NO to Obama Tax Deal
“We are headed towards fiscal disaster.” — Rep. Bobby Scott, 12.17.10 “Obamanomics is more like Reaganomics.” — Rep. Jessee Jackson, Jr. 12.10....
laurenburke007 12/17/2010 267 23 - 138
Reflective Jim Clyburn Wants Seat at Table for Minorities
CLYBURN TO CARVE OUT POWER SEAT AT THE TABLE... Majority Whip Jim Clyburn of South Carolina is in his 18th year as a member of the U.S. House. As he enters the land of minority status in less than ...
laurenburke007 12/10/2010 4 4 - 52
Obama's Silence Stops at Charlie Rangel
SEE THE video of Pres. Obama re Rep. Charlie Rangel... click here "I think Charlie Rangel served a very long time ...
laurenburke007 08/02/2010 153 5 - 51
3 Reasons Artur Lost
62% to 38%??? Say What? Three reasons why Rep. Artur Davis lost (and lost BIG 62% to 38%!) in his effort to become the first black member of Alabama. For more ...
laurenburke007 06/05/2010 4 - - 31
Black Agenda? Congressional Black Caucus ZERO for 5 with 62 Days Left for this Congress
More at CREW of 42 - the unofficial blog on the CBC SIXTY-TWO DAYS LEFT IN THE 111th CONGRESS. CBC is ZERO for FIVE. Good thing health care ...
laurenburke007 05/14/2010 10 5 - 37
9 Black Agenda Items, 9 American Agenda Items
see the (unofficial...) blog on the congressional black caucus No black agenda? hehe... shhhh don’t tell anyone... come on y’all ...
laurenburke007 04/23/2010 8 8 - 27
AFL-CIO's Trumka: I heard N-word hurled @ John Lewis
more at the unofficial blog of the CBC CREW of 42 twitter : http://www.twitter.com/crewof42 This next post is ...
laurenburke007 04/09/2010 16 23 - 67
Wake Up: There IS a Black Agenda
for more read the unofficial blog on the congressional black caucus CREW OF 42 THE BLACK AGENDA IS RIGHT NOW. There was a meeting at the ...
laurenburke007 04/08/2010 189 5 - 45
Can Michele Bachmann Keep Her Mouth Shut? Nah
For more read the blog on the Congressional Black Caucus CREW OF 42 534 MEMBERS of CONGRESS HAVE MANAGED TO AVOID CALLING JOHN LEWIS A LIAR BUT ONE...
laurenburke007 03/31/2010 38 16 - 34
Birthers, Deniers, Teabaggers
for more read CREW of 42 — the unofficial blog on the Congressional Black Caucus "How curious that a mob fond of likening President Obama to Hitler ...
laurenburke007 03/29/2010 8 6 1 78
The Story That Will Never Die: Black Farmers
For more visit the unofficial blog on the Congressional Black Caucus CREW OF 42 Sure, we worked on health care for 100 years. But there is another issue that ...
laurenburke007 03/28/2010 13 22 - 35
It Wasn't About Health Care It Was About Obama
Read more at the blog on the blog on the Congressional Black Caucus Obamacare Take Back Our Country Restoring Values John Conyers: The whole health care ...
laurenburke007 03/27/2010 27 11 1 20
Lowest Moment of HC Debate? Diary of David Scott
From Crew of 42 blog on the Congressional Black Caucus Sadly, Rep. David Scott of Georgia may be the most threatened member of Congress. Sadder: He has ...
laurenburke007 03/26/2010 14 15 - 34
Finally: The Dropout Crisis
If ever there is an issue people talk endlessly about yet nothing changes this is it: the dropout crisis. I wish Pres. Obama and Arne Duncan would talk endlessly on it. The folks at the ...
laurenburke007 03/01/2010 28 7 - 17
Education Secretary Gets Rough Ride From Dems
For more on the Congressional Black Caucus see the blog CREW of 42 While everyone was focused on the health care summit Arne Duncan faced tough questions at ...
laurenburke007 02/26/2010 9 5 - 33
Black Caucus Chair on Jobs: "...We Were Ignored."
For the audio of this post go to CREW of 42 BLOG Congressional Black Caucus UNHAPPY WITH JOBS BILL. Yesterday the Senate passed a $15 ...
laurenburke007 02/25/2010 21 20 - 41
Felons for Life
PRISONERS FOR LIFE? When a nation does not view incarcerating 2.3 million people as productive the issue of how much time we spend attempting to rehabilitate ex-felons becomes huge. It is very ...
laurenburke007 02/21/2010 5 10 - 95
CBC NYT Talking Points
I got a hold of the talking points given to members of Congress and staff of the Congressional Black Caucus regarding the Feb. 14 story that appeared in ...
laurenburke007 02/20/2010 5 - - 78
The 5.3 million Who Can't Vote
Another jolting stat from Ohio State Law Prof. Michelle Alexander’s book The New Jim Crow: As of 2004, more African American men were disenfranchised due to felon ...
laurenburke007 02/17/2010 40 9 - 99
Only 103 Days Left for Obama
ONE HUNDRED AND THREE DAYS. The Obama Administration needs to get it together. There are only 103 legislative days left on the U.S. House calendar in 2010. To you and me that would ...
laurenburke007 02/16/2010 17 6 - 35
More Blacks in "system" Than as Slaves in 1850?
“There are more African Americans under correctional control today — in prison or jail, on probation or parole — than were enslaved in 1850, a decade before the Civil War began.&
laurenburke007 02/15/2010 127 33 3 58
Obama Met With the Wrong Blacks
[see more on the Congressional Black Caucus at crewof42.com ] I’m trying not to notice that, when it comes to White House visits, Reps. Elijah Cummings, ...
laurenburke007 02/14/2010 33 5 - 17
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