@ White House: Virginia State U Drumline

Virginia State University drumline performs at The White House before President Obama signs and Executive Order regarding historically black colleges and universities.

Pres. Obama Announcement on HBCUs

White House video of President Obama’s announcement before signing an executive order on historically black colleges. CBCers in attendance: Barbara Lee, Eleanor Holmes Norton, Don Payne,...

CBC Haiti Report: #1 Issue is Housing

HOUSING IN HAITI. Every member I’ve spoken with who has been to Haiti says the same thing: That the most important issue facing Haiti right here right now is housing.  Several members of...

Charlie Watch: Miller Uninspired on Rangel

“Sometimes in politics you have to do difficult things…” Miller said when asked if Rangel should step down as Ways & Means Chair.  Let the record show that House Education...

Ed Towns: Toyota Hid Rollover Docs

From the Chairman of the House Oversight Committee: Ed Towns announced that a review of documents obtained under subpoena from a former senior lawyer at Toyota indicate Toyota deliberately...

Virginia’s Scott on Poverty and Haiti @ Hampton U

HAITI. A week before leading a CODEL to Haiti on Feb. 19, 2010, Rep. Bobby Scott was part of a panel at Hampton University addressing issues of global poverty and Haiti.

Charlie Watch 1

CHARLIE WATCH ONE. With 98 days left on the House legislative calendar, this endless Charlie Rangel investigation has to come to an end within three months time.  Incredibly, it took the House...

Cutie Kennedy May Actually Run

COME ON BABE FILE THOSE PAPERS… I have no problem sitting here making up a convienient reason to post more gratuitous photos of Joseph P. Kennedy 3, the son of Joseph P. Kenendy II...

Sharpton Meets w Meeks, Clarke, Rangel

DAVID PATTERSON MEETING. Rev. Al Sharpton, met with CBCers Charlie Rangel, Greg Meeks and Yvette Clarke at Sylvia’s Restaurant yum, see here in Harlem, New York.  The group met to discuss what...

Rangel at the Summit

HEALTH CARE SUMMIT. I think President Obama should have stood at the front of the room at a blackboard and listed the things both Republican and Democrats agreed on. He should have put everyone...

“Big Charlie Watch” Begins

There use to be an “Yvette Clarke watch,” but Yvette Clarke began showing up at hearings and coming up with great legislative ideas regarding immigration and Haiti so that became no...

Maxine Waters vs. Ben Bernanke

TEN CBC MEMBERS ON HOUSE FINANCIAL SERVICES. Rep. Maxine Waters has clearly had enough of Federal Reserve Board Chairman Ben Bernanke and Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner.  Here we have an...

flashback: Obama at the CBC Dinner

September 2009: This is video worth reviewing of President Obama speaking at the CBC Foundation Legislative Conference Gala.  You know the one everyone is talking about in the New York Times.

WH Details: Executive Order on Historically Black Colleges

Establishes the White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities to be housed in the Department of Education. Headed by Dr. John Wilson, the Initiative will lead the Obama...