For those of you who don't know what the 25th chairman of the CBC is about, here is an introduction.

On Thursday, during a Judiciary Committee Hearing, CBC Chairman, Rep. Cedric Richmond, took Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa) to task for stereotyping predominately African-American cities as violent. King, who has a long history of racially insensitive remarks, compared News Orleans and other...
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Today, House Democrats, led by Congresswoman Terri A. Sewell and Congressman John Lewis, urged lawmakers to #RestoreTheVote by passing the Voting Rights Advancement Act (VRAA). The VRAA would restore protections for voters in states with a recent history of discrimination. Watch the video!
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Today CBC members voted to decline a White House invitation for a follow-up meeting with President Trump. Here's a letter from our Chairman Rep. Cedric Richmond explaining the decision: bit.ly/2rD72gY. We think you'll want to read it.
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CBC turns down follow-up meeting with Trump

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Our chairman and the 48 other members of the CBC received this White House invitation a few weeks ago. Go to @OfficialCBC on Twitter to read why we declined a follow-up meeting with President Trump. Our response letter can also be found here: bit.ly/2rD72gY.
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Today, 196 Democrats, including 44 CBC members, took a stand for our Constitution by announcing a lawsuit they’ve filed against President Trump for violating the emoluments clause of the Constitution which states the President of the United States cannot accept foreign gifts without approval from Congress. One of the lead plaintiffs in the lawsuit is CBC founding member Congressman John...
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44 of 196 Democrats suing President Trump for illegally accepting gifts from foreign countries are CBC members. Founding CBC member Rep. John Conyers, Jr. is 1 of 2 lead plaintiffs in the case. #TrumpForSale : @daja.henry, CBC Communications Intern
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Today we celebrate #Juneteenth. On this day in 1865, freedom rang "from every village and every hamlet, from every state and every city."
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We know we're not on @beyonce's level when it comes to Instagram followers, but we are still thankful for the ones we have. Thank you for all of your likes and comments. We truly appreciate it. Follow us on Instagram: @CongressionalBlackCaucus.
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From CBC Chairman Rep. Cedric Richmond:

“This verdict tells African Americans across the country that they can be killed by police officers with impunity, even when they are following the law, and that it is reasonable for any person interacting with an African American in any way to fear for his or her life.

“This verdict also tells African Americans that the second amendment does not...
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From CBC Chairman Rep Cedric Richmond This verdict tells African Americans across

Minnesota Officer Acquitted in Killing of Philando Castile

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Democrats and Republicans agree... Our chairman is one of the best pitchers ever to play in the Congressional Baseball Game. Watch him in action!
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When Rep. John Lewis is on your team, you always win. Go, CBC! Go, Democrats! #CongressionalBaseballGame #AllForScalise
When Rep John Lewis is on your team you always win Go
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Check out this story on the "Babe Ruth of Congress," our chairman Rep. Cedric Richmond. Despite the shooting yesterday that occurred at the Republican practice in Alexandria, Virginia, the Congressional Baseball Game will be played as scheduled. You can watch it live on C-SPAN starting at 7:05 PM..
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Shooting will not stop annual baseball game for charity

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Early this morning in Virginia, there was a shooting at the Republican practice for the Congressional Baseball Game which is scheduled for this Thursday. House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.) was shot. Our chairman, Rep. Cedric Richmond (D-La.), was at the Democratic practice in DC during the shooting and is at the hospital now with his Louisiana Congressional Delegation colleague. Below...
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Republican House whip Steve Scalise shot

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Happy Birthday, @congresswomannorton (D-DC)!
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Last night, Congressman Hakeem Jeffries (D-NY) spoke on the House floor about the rise in #HateCrimes since Inauguration Day. He asked, "Is this just a coincidence or could it possibly have something to do with the election of the 45th president of the United States of America?" Watch!
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Don't you just love "Auntie Maxine"? We know we do. We're proud to call her a member of the CBC. She can school you in the art of politics, as well as the art of slang. Watch!
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Our member Keith Ellison telling it like it is on ABC News This Week. He says former FBI Director James Comey is a whistleblower, not a leaker, for asking his friend to give his unclassified memos about President Trump to the press. Watch!
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All eyes were on ex-FBI Director James #Comey, as he testified before the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence about his interactions with President Trump. Comey was terminated by the Trump administration on May 9 while he was leading an investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 Presidential elections.

Before the hearing: A long line snaked through the hallways of the Hart...
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#ThrowbackThursday
Om December 11, over 150 Congressional staffers, including CBC members Representatives Mark Veasey (D-TX-33) and Elijah Cummings (D-MD-07), participated in a walk-out to protest the lack of indictments in the cases of both Michael Brown and Eric Garner.
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Senators grill witnesses who don’t fully answer their questions all the time. Why was U.S. Senator Kamala Harris treated differently by Senate Intelligence Committee Chairman Senator Richard Burr? She shouldn't have been silenced. #BlackWomenAtWork
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