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The Congressional Black Caucus was established in 1971. Tweets document the work of the caucus chairman and 47 other members.
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Black Caucus Aug 16
The Queen of Soul was a legend not just because of her musical gifts but because of the blessings she bestowed on her community. We are all better because of what she has done and her legend will endure forever. Thank you Aretha. Rest in Power.
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Black Caucus Aug 15
HBD, ! Rep. Waters is the top democrat on and is a strong advocate for consumers, women, and people of color. She's also a strong advocate for impeaching . No one in Congress has taken on President Trump like Rep. Waters.
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Brianna Tucker Aug 7
The released 10 ‘must do’ policies for first 100 days should Democrats gain control of the House and Senate -- criminal justice reform, decriminalizing marijuana, educational equity, and more. CC:
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Black Caucus Aug 7
Happy Belated Birthday, Rep. Ellison (D-MN-05)! Rep. Ellison is a champion for working families, environmental sustainability and human rights. He serves on and is the co-chair of the Progressive Caucus. Before serving in Congress, he ran a criminal defense law practice.
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Black Caucus Aug 7
Happy Belated Birthday, (D-NY-08)! Rep. Jeffries is a co-chair of the . He is a strong advocate for social and economic justice. The proud Brooklyn native recently founded the Congressional Hip Hop Caucus.
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Black Caucus Aug 7
Today, on Day, we for Black women in the workforce who make $0.63 for every $1 a white man makes.
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Joyce Beatty Aug 4
Happy Birthday to the one and only ! Enjoy your special day!
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Don Lemon Aug 4
Who’s the real dummy? A man who puts kids in classrooms or one who puts kids in cages?
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Legal Defense Fund Aug 3
BREAKING: Just released documents that Maine Secretary of State Matthew Dunlap received after suing the President's now disbanded "so-called" voter fraud commission excluding him from its proceedings. Here is the letter to VP Pence and Kris Kobach:
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Black Caucus Jul 30
We mourn the loss of one of the Founders of the Congressional Black Caucus, Rep. Ron Dellums. His work for his community and his work for the Caucus will be missed. Thank you for your contributions and selfless service.
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Black Caucus Jul 27
HBD, (D-MO-1)! As a senior member of , he has authored bills that would strengthen the financial system and make homeownership more accessible for both minority and rural communities. His father William Lacy Clay, Sr., was a founding member of the CBC.
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Black Caucus Jul 26
. This is exactly why we wrote you back in May.
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Black Caucus Jul 24
Replying to @RepDwightEvans
In addition, spoke on the House floor about Trump's nominee . : “We need to be very conscious of this decision the Senate is about to make. This is extremely important to… the future in America."
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Black Caucus Jul 24
On Monday, CBC members spoke on the House floor about . Almost all are white & male & many are unqualified. : “The American people cannot trust Trump’s judicial nominees to put the law before politics. We must stop [his] attempt to stack the courts.”
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Black Caucus Jul 24
Replying to @EleanorNorton
. leads the CBC Judicial Nominations Task Force. “ is an extreme departure from established American constitutional and other law. We ask that every effort be made to keep off the court a man who would ignore established precedent."
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Black Caucus Jul 24
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Black Caucus Jul 23
CBC members will speak on the House floor tonight at 7:30 PM ET about 's efforts to stack the federal courts w/ conservative judges. Almost all of his nominees are white & male, and many of them are unqualified. Watch Live:
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Black Caucus Jul 21
HBD, Rep. (D-SC-06)! Clyburn is the Assistant Leader of the . One of the most important policies he’s passed is the 10-20-30 federal funding formula, which invests 10% of federal funding into communities with poverty rates of 20% over the past 30 years.
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Black Caucus Jul 20
The Trump Administration's decision to add a citizenship question to the is a dangerous & deeply political move opposed by experts, civil rights groups, six former Census Bureau Directors, 161+ Mayors, 19 State Attorneys General, & Members of Congress.
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Black Caucus Jul 20
The stakes are too high for Congress to allow our decennial to be sabotaged.
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