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DNC Chair, Hoyer, Join 11 CBCers @ Voter ID/Suppression Huddle in Capitol

Yesterday in the Capitol there was another Democratic Voter ID/voter suppression powwow.   It was full of CBC members.  The participants were CBC Chair Emanuel Cleaver, Hispanic Caucus Chair Charlie Gonzalez, House Whip Steny Hoyer, Rep/DNC Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz, Reps. Keith Ellison, Mel Watt, Hank Johnson, John Conyers, Al Green, Lucille Roybal-Allard, Eddie Bernice Johnson, Mike Honda, Rush Holt, Steve Cohen, John Lewis, Bobby Scott, Cedric Richmond and Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton.  The focus of the discussion was to go over all the state laws, figure out strategy, talk on what the NAACP might do or not, discuss what DoJ might do or not and figure out what general grand action can be taken and how.  These meetings appear to be turning the corner in terms of talk vs action.  Today there will be a press conference led by Hoyer so let’s see what we learn with that…