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'They told us marriage equality is not an African-American issue' - Chicago Phoenix
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'They told us marriage equality is not an African-American issue'Chicago PhoenixSPRINGFIELD — Dozens of black LGBTs and their allies met with members of the Black Caucus in the Illinois House Wednesday, urging the lawmakers to vote in favor of a bill that would legalize same-sex marriage despite a barrage of intense pressure from ...
 
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Reps. Clay, Carnahan tout liberalism in Mo. debate - KVUE
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The two congressmen traded additional "whopper" barbs as they alleged the other had failed to support budget alternatives put forth in Congress by fellow Democrats or the Congressional Black Caucus. Clay went so far as to suggest that Carnahan's ...
 
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Democratic Reps. Laura Richardson, Janice Hahn battle over new 44th Congressional District - Long Beach Press-Telegram
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Richardson, a member of the Congressional Black Caucus, also claimed she was targeted because of her gender and race and has said she is innocent. However, Richardson noted that she was "completely exonerated" in 2010, when the House Ethics ...
 
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Across the Tracks - Paris Post-Intelligencer
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In spite of the of the racist rhetoric of Jesse Jackson, Al Sharpton, Louis Farrakhan, members of the Congressional Black Caucus and others, a jury will sooner or later be convened, a trial held and a decision by a jury of his peers will be ...
 
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Christie urged to put minority on top court - Philadelphia Daily News
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Christie to make the state Supreme Court more diverse. The Legislative Black Caucus sent a letter this month urging Christie to use his next appointment to nominate a member of a minority group. The NAACP, Latino Action Network, and others wrote ...
 
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Md. Senate approves US House redistricting bill - Deseret News
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Sen. Catherine Pugh, a Baltimore Democrat who chairs the Legislative Black Caucus, said the caucus initially set out to maintain two African-American districts, which the plan does. Pugh, who voted for the map, also noted that the black caucus ...
 
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Select Black Caucus Members Not Happy with Trade Agreements - Afro American Newspaper
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While President Barack Obama was praised by conservatives as Congress approved free trade agreements with South Korea, Panama and Colombia, a select group of the Congressional Black Caucus members cried foul, saying it won’t create the jobs ...
 
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BC-OH--Ohio News Digest 130 pm, OH - KGUN 9
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AL SHARPTON-BLACK CAUCUS COLUMBUS The Rev. Al Sharpton warned Ohio's black Democrats on Saturday that they were getting too complacent. Sharpton told the state's Legislative Black Caucus that they "got comfortable" and "too low down to stand up for (themselves).
 
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History 101 For Herman Cain - Black Star News
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If so, why is it there are only two newly minted Republican members of Congress and some 42 Democratic members of the Congressional Black Caucus? As such ... In this respect, Black Republicans are lulled into the false sense of security by ...
 
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Herman Cain Talks Latest Polls & Chris Christie - FOX News
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“That's not as insensitive as the president of the United States standing in front of a major black audience, the Congressional Black Caucus, and scolding them because his policies have failed the country, his policies have failed black people.
 
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