The confirmation of Rep. Price would not only be bad for Americans, but bad for state governments. Mr. Price has repeatedly voted for legislation that would turn Medicare into a block grant program. With block grant programs, states would only have a lump sum of funding to allocate to their residents. Without help from the federal government, states will not be able to properly fund Medicare...
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We cannot afford to allow someone who has been deemed the “Architect of the For-Profit Charter” in Detroit control how states will receive funding for our children’s education. She has consistently fought against public schools and continues to advocate for the implementation of a for-profit educational system.
We want to take a moment to celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King Day! Today we don't celebrate the dream, we celebrate the vision, hard work, sacrifice, courage and actions that it took to make the dream come true.

The CBC honors those deeds by the work we do every day as the conscience of the Congress.
President Obama has dedicated three new civil monuments in honor of #MLKDAY & our ongoing civil rights journey.
We will not stop fighting against the unqualified nominees President- Elect Trump has chosen for various cabinet positions. Yesterday, Rep. Cedric Richmond, Rep. John Lewis, and Sen. Cory Booker gave powerful testimonies against the nomination of Sen. Jeff Sessions for attorney general. Click the link below to read why the Congressional Black Caucus is opposed to the nomination of Sen. Jeff...
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The Negative Impact of President-Elect Trump’s Nomination Picks
ICYMI: Today, CBC Chairman Rep. Cedric Richmond and fellow CBC Members Rep. John Lewis and Sen. Cory Booker took a powerful stand against the nomination of Senator Jeff Sessions. Sen. Booker broke tradition by testifying against the nomination of one of his Senate colleagues.
Join the Congressional Black Caucus on the House floor for our Special Order Hour to speak out against President-Elect Trump's Cabinet Nominations. Watch here: [ Link ]

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Happy Holidays from CBC Chairman G. K. Butterfield and members of the Congressional Black Caucus. [ Link ]

Happy holidays from Congressional Black Caucus Chairman, Rep. G. K. Butterfield.

WATCH this week's CBC Message to America, “An Absolute Commitment to the Vital Issues Facing African Americans,” delivered by Rep. Wm. Lacy Clay (MO-01). [ Link ]

CBC Message to America, “An Absolute Commitment to the Vital Issues Facing African Americans.”

Delivered by Rep. Lacy Clay (MO-01).

One of the most iconic and influential politicians in the city, congressman Charlie Rangel, known as the Lion of Lenox Avenue, is retiring after almost half a century on Capitol Hill.

Facing Retirement Congressman Charlie Rangel, the Lion of Lenox Avenue, Reflects on a Five Decade Legacy in Washington
A thinly detailed tale of heroism tantalized the nation in the months after the Pearl Harbor attack.

Black sailor's Pearl Harbor heroics helped end racism in military
Today, as we pause to remember the 75th anniversary of Pearl Harbor, let's pay tribute to hero Dorie Miller and other WWII African-Americans who helped pave the way for today's integrated military. [ Link ]

Dorie Miller and the legacy of World War II's African-American heroes
On this day in history: the Montgomery Bus Boycott, in which African Americans refused to ride city buses in Montgomery, Alabama, to protest segregated seating, took place from December 5, 1955, to December 20, 1956, and is regarded as the first large-scale demonstration against segregation in the U.S. It was a moment in history that solidified the power of African Americans to organize and...
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CBC Message to America: “Ensuring equal access to the American Dream of prosperity and progress,” delivered by Rep. Gregory W. Meeks (NY-05) [ Link ] Wath

CBC Message to America: “Ensuring equal access to the American Dream of prosperity and progress."

Delivered by Rep. Gregory W. Meeks (NY-05)

Dozens of people were still missing after a fire broke out during an electronic music party in Oakland, Calif.

Rescue Workers Sift Through Charred Warehouse After Fire Kills at Least 9