Congressional Black Caucus

CBC Chairman and Missouri democrat Emanuel Cleaver said that if he was a Republican, it would be a night to party, in reference to the debt deal struck between President Obama and House Speaker John Boehner. Cleaver appeared on MSNBC to speak about the deal β€” and while he was glad a deal was done […]

Members of the Congressional Black Caucus on Thursday publicly accused the Obama administration of failing to sufficiently address African American unemployment. During the gathering, members debated the ability of a universal job creation strategy to address persistent and disproportionate African American unemployment. “Can you imagine a situation where any other group of workers, if 34 […]

WASHINGTON β€” After much setback in passing legislative measures to mitigate the unemployment rate among African-Americans, the Congressional Black Caucus will embark on a tour through distressed cities to lead a host of job fairs and town hall meetings. The tour is scheduled to commence this summer in Chicago, and will visit cities including Detroit, […]

WASHINGTON D.C.-Congressional Black Caucus Chairman Emanuel Cleaver of Missouri recently criticized the new proposed budget by President Barack Obama for its cuts of education and social services. Politico Reports: The most resounding statement came Monday from Congressional Black Caucus Chairman Emanuel Cleaver of Missouri, who said he is β€œstruggling to understand how this budget helps […]