Jarrett Meets with CBC on Judges

By: April Ryan, aprildryan.com Congressional Black Caucus Chair, Marcia Fudge says the meeting with President Obama's Senior Advisor Valerie Jarrett, was "good".   The CBC has been upset over some of the federal judge appointments in Georgia and Alabama. At issue, the group is concerned about … [Read more...]

CBC Chair Marcia L. Fudge’s Statement on the November Jobs Report

WASHINGTON, DC (Link) - Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) Chair Marcia L. Fudge released the following statement today after the Department of Labor announced that the economy added 203,000 jobs and the unemployment rate dropped to 7 percent in November: “Today’s report shows our economy continues … [Read more...]

The Fight to Keep Diversity in Immigration Reform

By: April Ryan, aprildryan.com Hill sources involved in the negotiations over placement of the Diversity Visa Lottery in the Comprehensive Immigration Bill believe a resolution is close. Over the past few weeks, the issue of the lottery’s viability in the Immigration Bill has come into … [Read more...]

First Lady to Pinch Hit at CBC Awards Dinner

By: April Ryan First Lady Michelle Obama makes another major address just weeks after her much touted Democratic National Convention speech.  Mrs. Obama will pinch hit for her husband, President Barack Obama Saturday, September 22nd at the the Congressional Black Caucus Phoenix Awards Dinner at … [Read more...]