Waters Blasts Trump’s Pick of #BenCarson for HUD
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Waters Blasts Trump’s Pick of #BenCarson for HUD

Rep. Maxine Waters (D-Calif.) mined no words on Donald Trump’s pick of Dr. Ben Carson…

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@TheRoot Black Caucus Elects 2nd Youngest Chair Ever As House Dems Pick Same Old Leaders
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@TheRoot Black Caucus Elects 2nd Youngest Chair Ever As House Dems Pick Same Old Leaders

READ IT IN TheROOT.com. On Wednesday, shortly after Democrats in the House of Representatives handed control…

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11.30.16 Was a Bad Day for Black Women and Progressives in Congress #NewsOneNow
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11.30.16 Was a Bad Day for Black Women and Progressives in Congress #NewsOneNow

November 30th was not a good day for African American women in power and progressives…

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CBC Has Marathon Meeting on Pelosi the Night Before Leadership Vote
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CBC Has Marathon Meeting on Pelosi the Night Before Leadership Vote

The meeting started at about 7:20 p.m. in a first floor conference room in the…

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Sens. Harris and Booker Set Tone on Jeff Sessions
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Sens. Harris and Booker Set Tone on Jeff Sessions

Last week, Sen.-Elect Kamala Harris (D-CA) and Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ) set the toneon the…

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Butterfield Urges Delusional McCrory to Stop Lying to Himself, Admit Loss
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Butterfield Urges Delusional McCrory to Stop Lying to Himself, Admit Loss

On election day, Republican Governor Pat McCrory lost. McCrory got fewer votes than Democratic challenger…

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Clyburn Leads Charge Against Fellow CBC Member Becoming DNC Chair with This E-mail
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Clyburn Leads Charge Against Fellow CBC Member Becoming DNC Chair with This E-mail

Progressives vs. Old School Dems. Perhaps the reasons are regional. Perhaps the reasons are personal.…

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52: Record Number of AfAms Will Serve in 115th Congress
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52: Record Number of AfAms Will Serve in 115th Congress

There will be a record number of African Americans in Congress during the time Donald…

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Marcia Fudge Backs Tim Ryan Over Nancy Pelosi for Dem Leader
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Marcia Fudge Backs Tim Ryan Over Nancy Pelosi for Dem Leader

Leadership fight! Former Congressional Black Caucus Chair Marcia Fudge is backing fellow Ohioan Rep. Tim…

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Dems Should Pick a Leader From Their Strongest Voting Block: Black Women
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Dems Should Pick a Leader From Their Strongest Voting Block: Black Women

The leadership of the Democratic party has included white women and Latino and white men.…

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NFL Players Meet with CBC Members on Justice Reform
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NFL Players Meet with CBC Members on Justice Reform

Five NFL players met with various members of Congress this week on issues of justice…

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@TheRoot Will Democrats Ever Listen to Black Elected Officials on Election Day Strategy?
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@TheRoot Will Democrats Ever Listen to Black Elected Officials on Election Day Strategy?

In the ROOT: The Black Caucus and the Democratic Party in the age of Trump.…

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Rep. Marcia Fudge Endorses Clyburn Protege for DNC Chair
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Rep. Marcia Fudge Endorses Clyburn Protege for DNC Chair

In a tweet from her political twitter account yesterday, Rep. Marcia Fudge endorses Jamie Harrison,…

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Rep. Keith Ellison Looks Set to Run for DNC Chair
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Rep. Keith Ellison Looks Set to Run for DNC Chair

He hasn’t made a formal announcement yet but the look of things appears clear: Progressive…

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