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  • CBC Statement on the Announcement of a Select Committee to investigate the January 6th Capitol Insurrection
    Posted in Press Releases on June 24, 2021 | Preview rr

    PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release June 24, 2021 Media Contact Airen Washington, Communications Director Airen.washington@mail.house.gov (c) 202.841.2777 CBC Statement on the Announcement of a Select Committee to investigate the January 6th Capitol Insurrection WASHINGTON – The Congressional Black Caucus applauds Speaker Pelosi’s announced plans to create a Select Committee to investigate the January 6th Capitol Insurrection. Our Members, many of whom were in the House Chamber and others who w... Read more

  • Democrats seek new ways to expand Medicaid in holdout states
    Posted in In the News on June 20, 2021 | Preview rr
    Tags: #CBC50

    Democrats seek new ways to expand Medicaid in holdout states BY PETER SULLIVAN - 06/20/21 01:00 PM EDT © Greg Nash Congressional Democrats are pushing legislation that would expand Medicaid in states that have so far refused to do so, seeking to fill one of the major remaining holes in the Affordable Care Act. There are currently 12 states where Republicans have refused to accept the expansion of Medicaid eligibility provided under ObamaCare, meaning 2.2 million low-income people are left witho... Read more

  • Congressional Tri-Caucus Leaders Call for Biden Administration to Address Medicaid Coverage Gap with American Families Plan
    Posted in Press Releases on June 17, 2021 | Preview rr

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 17, 2021 Contact: (Rep. Robin Kelly) Rachel Kingery, Rachel.Kingery@mail.house.gov (CBC Chair, Rep. Joyce Beatty), Airen Washington, Airen.Washington@mail.house.gov (Rep. Yvette Clarke) Remmington Belford, Remmington.Belford@mail.house.gov (CAPAC Chair, Rep. Judy Chu) Ben Suarato, Ben.Suarato@mail.house.gov (CHC Chair, Rep. Raul Ruiz) Clarissa Robles, Clarissa.Robles@mail.house.gov Congressional Tri-Caucus Leaders Call for Biden Administration to Address Medicaid Cove... Read more

  • CBC Statement in support of Congresswoman Ilhan Omar
    Posted in Press Releases on June 16, 2021 | Preview rr

    PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release June 16, 2021 Media Contact Airen Washington, Communications Director Airen.washington@mail.house.gov (c) 202.841.2777 CBC Statement in support of Congresswoman Ilhan Omar Congressional Black Caucus statement in support of Congresswoman Ilhan Omar representing Minnesota’s Fifth Congressional District WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Joyce Beatty, Chairwoman of the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC), issued the following statement on Congresswoman Ilhan Omar. “C... Read more

  • Congressional Black Caucus Hosts Briefing with David Beasley, Executive Director of The UN World Food Programme
    Posted in Press Releases on May 27, 2021 | Preview rr

    PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release May 27, 2021 Media Contact Airen Washington, Communications Director Airen.washington@mail.house.gov (c) 202.841.2777 Congressional Black Caucus Hosts Briefing with David Beasley, Executive Director of The UN World Food Programme CBC Members discuss with the Executive Director of the UN WFP on the effect of the COVID-19 pandemic on some African countries. WASHINGTON, D.C. — Congressman Steven Horsford, 1st Vice-Chair of the 57 Member Congressional Black Caucus... Read more

  • Congressional Black Caucus on the One Year Commemoration of the Murder of George Floyd
    Posted in In the News on May 27, 2021 | Preview rr

    Congressional Black Caucus on the One Year Commemoration of the Murder of George Floyd By Sentinel News Service Published May 27, 2021 CBC members offer words of reflection and action after the one-year commemoration of the murder of George Floyd at the hands of convicted law enforcement officer, Derek Chauvin. George Floyd, the man who was killed by police officers in Minneapolis on May 25, 2020. Credit: Selfie, no credit Tuesday, May 25, 2021, marks one year since the horrific murder of George... Read more

  • Congressional Black Caucus on the One Year Commemoration of the Murder of George Floyd
    Posted in Press Releases on May 25, 2021 | Preview rr

    PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release May 25, 2021 Media Contact Airen Washington, Communications Director Airen.washington@mail.house.gov (c) 202.841.2777 Congressional Black Caucus on the One Year Commemoration of the Murder of George Floyd CBC Members offer words of reflection and action after the one year commemoration of the murder of George Floyd at the hands of Convicted Law Enforcement Officer Derek Chauvin WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, Tuesday, May 25, 2021, marks one year since the horrific ... Read more

  • Otto Beatty, Jr. honored by Pelosi, Clyburn and more as 'legendary' advocate
    Posted in In the News on May 21, 2021 | Preview rr

    Otto Beatty, Jr. honored by Pelosi, Clyburn and more as 'legendary' advocate by Geoff Redick Friday, May 21st 2021 COLUMBUS, Ohio (WSYX) — Longtime state representative, civil rights, and racial equality advocate Otto Beatty, Jr. was laid to rest on Friday in a powerful remembrance attended by the Democrat leadership in the U.S. House of Representatives, including Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-San Francisco). The husband of Congresswoman Joyce Beatty (D-Columbus) was celebrated as a leader, servant a... Read more

  • Rep. Troy Carter is the Newest Member of Congress
    Posted in In the News on May 19, 2021 | Preview rr

    Rep. Troy Carter is the Newest Member of Congress NEW ORLEANS LAWMAKER FILLS SEAT FORMERLY HELD BY PRESIDENT BIDEN’S SENIOR ADVISOR, CEDRIC RICHMOND. PHOTO BY CAROLINE BREHMAN/CQ-ROLL CALL, INC VIA GETTY IMAGES BY DONNA M. OWENS · MAY 19, 2021 There’s a new member of Congress, one who adds to the ranks of Black Democratic lawmakers. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) presided over the ceremonial swearing-in of Congressman Troy Carter on May 11. Once he took that oath, he was sworn into the Congr... Read more

  • Congressional Black Caucus members Commemorate Tulsa Race Massacre centennial
    Posted in In the News on May 18, 2021 | Preview rr
    Tags: #OurPowerOurMessage , #CBC50

    POLITICS Congressional Black Caucus members Commemorate Tulsa Race Massacre centennial by The Black Wall Street Times May 18, 2021 House Subcommittee on Intelligence and Counterterrorism member Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee, D-Texas, speaks during a hearing on “meeting the challenge of white nationalist terrorism at home and abroad” on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2019. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta) TULSA, Okla.—Representatives Sheila Jackson Lee (TX-18), Hank Johnson (GA-04), Ba... Read more

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