by Jenée Desmond-Harris onApril 1, 2011
Emanuel Cleaver says the black community has yet to reap the benefits of private-sector job growth.
by Erin E. Evans onJanuary 5, 2011
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by Washington Post onNovember 20, 2010
The White House has an ally in the Congressional Black Caucus, leader says, but not a rubber stamp.
by Lauren Williams onOctober 9, 2010
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October 7, 2010
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Washington insider Nicole Venable gives us her personal look at some of the fun from the receptions at the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation's annual conference.
September 12, 2010
The Root asked veteran Washington insider Nicole Venable to help us compile a list of the movers and shakers at this week's conference. This is the result.
by Washington Post onSeptember 2, 2010
Despite clear rules that applicants cannot be related to or connected in any way to the CBC Foundation, the eight-term Dallas representative awarded $25,000 to members of her family and of a top aide's.
by G. Derek Musgrove onAugust 10, 2010
An anonymous member of the Congressional Black Caucus charged that black lawmakers are being targeted in ethics investigations. Some say the whistle-blower is playing the race card. But that nameless CBC member is right.
June 29, 2010
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