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By Sabrina Eaton, The Plain Dealer
March 19, 2010, 4:35PM
Warrensville Democratic Rep. Marcia Fudge added her name today to the growing list of Ohio Democrats who plan to vote for the health care reform package under consideration in the House of Representatives.
Washington, D.C. -- Members of the Congressional
Black Caucus say passage of the Healthcare bill is
important not only for minorities but for all A
Representative Barbara Lee, who chair's the CBC,
tells reporters there are to many Americans who
have suffered because of a broken health system.
By Michael O'Brien - 03/19/10 09:59 AM ET
The leader of the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) said Friday that the vast majority of its members would vote for healthcare legislation this weekend.
By Lisa Vorderbrueggen
Contra Costa Times
Every East Bay member of Congress, except one, has pledged support for health care reform legislation set for a historic vote Sunday.
The National Black Leadership Commission on AIDS spent the day on Capitol Hill yesterday. Their purpose was to push for H.R. 1964 Elimination of HIV/AIDS Act of 2009 to be approved. This push comes during a time when President Obama is making a final pitch for health care reform.
by Kevin Chappell
At a Congressional Black Caucus hearing examining policy solutions that address the needs of the chronically unemployed, Chairwoman Barbara Lee (D-CA), delivered a passionate opening statement. Here are excerpts:
From CNN Associate Producer Martina Stewart
Democratic Del. Donna Christensen practiced medicine for 20 years before being elected to Congress.
Washington (CNN) – When you walk into Del. Donna Christensen's Capitol Hill office, it's hard to miss proof of her medical expertise.
Members of the Congressional Black Caucus met with President Obama on Thursday to discuss their legislative agenda to create jobs.
Yesterday, members of the Congressional Black Caucus met with President Obama at the White House to discuss jobs.
There has been a gathering concern among Black lawmakers that the president is not doing enough to respond to their grievances about the economy and jobs, and how the recession is particularly affecting African Americans.
By Josh Richman
Posted: 03/12/2010 08:30:19 PM PST
Updated: 03/14/2010 09:34:10 AM PDT