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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 ...
|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 ...
|Dems Plan 1-2 Punch on Voter Suppression
READ ORIGINAL ARTICLE at POLITIC365.COM DCCC Chairman Steve Israel announced a major ...
|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 ...
|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 ...
|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. ...
|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 ...
|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 ...
|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 ...
|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 ...
|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&...
|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 ...
|"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.
|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 ...
|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 ...
|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 ...
|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....
|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 ...
|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 ...
|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 ...
|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 ...
|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 ...
|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 ...
|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 ...
|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...
|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 ...
|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 ...
|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 ...
|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 ...
|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 ...
|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 ...
|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 ...
|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 ...
|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 ...
|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 ...
|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 ...
|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.&
|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, ...
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