Congressional Black Caucus
Congressional Black Caucus Chairman Says Group Could Boycott Or "Hold Up Fists" During Trump's State Of The Union
"We could go, we could go and walk out, we could go and hold up fists ... or we could not go, or we could hold our own State of the Union," CBC Chair Cedric Richmond told BuzzFeed News' AM to DM Wednesday, adding, "We don't really care what [Trump] thinks about us."
Black Lawmakers And Their Staffers Split On Bernie Sanders
The generational divide in Democratic politics is exploding into public view these days. Last week, the Congressional Black Caucus PAC endorsed Hillary Clinton in a display of unity. Inside the CBC, there’s less unity — some young staffers like Bernie, or don’t like the attacks on him, or have questions about the Clintons.
Black Lawmakers Split On Whether Rahm Emanuel Should Resign
Members of the Congressional Black Caucus tell BuzzFeed News the question of whether Chicago mayor Rahm Emanuel should resign over the Laquan McDonald shooting is complicated by who would replace him and whether protesters can use his current vulnerability to their advantage.
GOP Congressman: CBC Should Attend Netanyahu Speech Because Blacks And Jews Share Common Bond Of Suffering
"It sends a poor message from a very good delegation of Americans that I'm embarrassed about and I would rather have them there to join me in solidifying our position on behalf of American-Israeli relations."