Waters: Senate’s Block of Watt “Unprecedented”
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Waters: Senate’s Block of Watt “Unprecedented”

Congresswoman Maxine Waters Ranking Member of the House Financial Services Committee, offered the following statement…

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Food Stamps: 3.5 Million Poor in Texas Hit by Cuts
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Food Stamps: 3.5 Million Poor in Texas Hit by Cuts

From the office of Marc Veasey: Rep. Veasey Calls upon Colleagues to ‘Extend, Not Cut’…

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The Good News: Cory Booker is Sworn In
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The Good News: Cory Booker is Sworn In

On a day that witnessed a set of dubious historic firsts, including the filibuster of…

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Rangel to Hold Immigration Town Hall on Nov. 2
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GOP Minority Outreach: NC GOP Official’s Views Surprise Absolutely No One
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GOP Minority Outreach: NC GOP Official’s Views Surprise Absolutely No One

GOP Minority Outreach Continues. A GOP official said something racist about African Americans. Anyone shocked?…

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The Best Cute ‘Lil Video Explaining the Health Care Law Ever
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The Best Cute ‘Lil Video Explaining the Health Care Law Ever

There have been many attempts on the right to stop the Affordable Care Act.  There…

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Fudge, John Lewis, Pay Tribute to Major Owens
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Fudge, John Lewis, Pay Tribute to Major Owens

Congressional Black Caucus Chair Marcia Fudge released the following statement on the passing of CBC…

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Bass: It Took a Shutdown to Teach Tea Types What Gov’t Does
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Bass: It Took a Shutdown to Teach Tea Types What Gov’t Does

In an interview with Rev. Al Sharpton, Rep. Karen Bass (D-CA) mentions that it took…

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5 Banks, Including Black Owned Back in DC, Get $1M Investment from CBCF
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5 Banks, Including Black Owned Back in DC, Get $1M Investment from CBCF

“There were 54 African American-owned banks in 1994. Today there are 21, according to the…

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Obamacare: Medicaid Expansion Map Shows 24 States That Have Embraced ACA
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Obamacare: Medicaid Expansion Map Shows 24 States That Have Embraced ACA

The below infographic see http://familiesusa.org/infographics/ created three months ago by Families USA shows the states who…

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Profiting Off Prisoners: Infographic Part 1
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Profiting Off Prisoners: Infographic Part 1

$63 billion per year. An amazing infographic on prison profits was brought to our attention…

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As Overall Rate Improves, Black Unemployment Spikes Full Point: 12.5% to 13.5%
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As Overall Rate Improves, Black Unemployment Spikes Full Point: 12.5% to 13.5%

One point spike. After the Black unemployment number for July 2013 was the lowest during…

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Fattah Announces $1 Million Grant for DNA Backlog in Philadelphia
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Fattah Announces $1 Million Grant for DNA Backlog in Philadelphia

  Fattah Announces $1 Million Grant to Relieve DNA Backlog in Philadelphia  WASHINGTON—Congressman Chaka Fattah…

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Air Strikes, Inspectors and Assad: Rep. Greg Meeks on on Syria
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Air Strikes, Inspectors and Assad: Rep. Greg Meeks on on Syria

  As the drumbeat of a military strike on Syria gets louder, Rep. Greg Meeks…

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