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Did Trump Take Another Jab At John Lewis In His Inaugural Address?

The Huffington Post | Taryn Finley | Posted 01.20.2017 | Black Voices

Not even 20 minutes into his term, President Donald Trump may have taken another shot at Rep. John Lewis (D-Ga.), at least Rep. Emanuel Cleaver (D-Mo....

Dem: GOP Opposition To Lynch Is 'Sign' That Race Relations Have Not Improved

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 03.25.2015 | Politics

Rep. Emanuel Cleaver (D-Mo.) says Senate Republicans would signal that their opposition to President Barack Obama is rooted in racism if they fail to ...

Emanuel Cleaver Wins Re-Election In Missouri

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 11.04.2014 | Politics

Rep. Emanuel Cleaver (D-Mo.) was re-elected to Congress on Tuesday. Cleaver, who defeated Republican Jacob Turk, represents the state's 5th Distric...

Man Who Allegedly Threw Molotov Cocktails At Missouri Congressman's Office Arrested

The Huffington Post | Sam Levine | Posted 09.18.2014 | Politics

Authorities have filed criminal charges against the man they say threw two Molotov cocktails at the office of Rep. Emanuel Cleaver (D-Mo.) in Kansas C...

Arthur Delaney

Police Say Someone Threw A Molotov Cocktail At A Missouri Democrat's Office | Arthur Delaney | Posted 09.12.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Police in Kansas City, Missouri say someone threw a Molotov cocktail at Rep. Emanuel Cleaver's (D-Mo.) office there early Thursday morni...

Michael McAuliff

Boehner: No Plans Yet To Fix Voting Rights Act | Michael McAuliff | Posted 06.26.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Supreme Court left the fate of a key part of the Voting Rights Act in the hands of Congress on Tuesday, but GOP leaders on up to the...

Dem Congressman Blames 'Legislative Constipation' On Republicans

The Huffington Post | Braden Goyette | Posted 05.06.2013 | Politics

Rep. Emanuel Cleaver (D-Mo.) thinks Republicans are doing a number on the nation's body politic. "There's no question that Republicans, at least in...

Michael McAuliff

Congress Passes Bill To Ease Air Travel Delays | Michael McAuliff | Posted 04.26.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Lawmakers passed a bill Friday to ease air traffic delays before catching their own flights home for a week off, leaving unchanged other...

Education Is Hope

Rep. Emanuel Cleaver II | Posted 01.02.2013 | Education
Rep. Emanuel Cleaver II

We have a national crisis in education. Things must change and change quickly. I join Senator Harkin and my colleagues in the House in demanding better performance from the for-profit college industry that serves millions of students across this nation.

Leigh Owens

Congressional Black Caucus Unveils Plan To Combat Voter Suppression Laws | Leigh Owens | Posted 09.25.2012 | Black Voices

WASHINGTON -- The Congressional Black Caucus held a series of events throughout the country on Tuesday to educate communities on voter suppression law...

Amanda Terkel

WATCH: Fired Up Dem Speaker Brings Down The House | Amanda Terkel | Posted 09.06.2012 | Politics

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Rep. Emanuel Cleaver (D-Mo.), chairman of the Congressional Black Caucus, went off-script and fired up the crowd at the Democratic ...

Michael McAuliff

Mitt Gets Congressional Black Caucus Praise For Braving NAACP | Michael McAuliff | Posted 07.12.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Prominent members of the Congressional Black Caucus gave Mitt Romney points for speaking to the NAACP Wednesday -- but said he clearly d...

Nationalizing D.C.'s WWI Mem'l Could End In Stalemate

| Posted 02.01.2012 | DC

By Emma Dumain Roll Call Staff All Rep. Emanuel Cleaver wants is for his hometown's World War I memorial to have the status of a national monument...

Champions of the Green Movement

Phaedra Ellis-Lamkins | Posted 03.16.2012 | Green
Phaedra Ellis-Lamkins

When Dr. King was assassinated, it was 1968. President Obama was 7 and EPA Administrator Lisa P. Jackson was 6. Many of the African-American leaders who now carry the torch of justice that King lit were young when he died.

Obama Ally Changes Stance On Voter ID Law, Says There's No Evidence It Hurts Blacks

Posted 12.26.2011 | Black Voices

Artur Davis, a former congressperson from Alabama who ran for governor last fall, is raising eyebrows for an editorial he wrote supporting the voter I...

Jennifer Bendery

Longing For Rahm: Democrats Still Adjusting To Life With Bill Daley | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 11.15.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Ask a congressional Democrat about the job Bill Daley is doing as President Barack Obama's chief of staff, and chances are you'll be met...

Top 10 Ways the Congressional Black Caucus Should be More Like Allen West

Katie Halper | Posted 11.01.2011 | Comedy
Katie Halper

I doubt that any members of the Congressional Black Caucus got any sleep last night. I'm sure they were tossing and turning, sick with worry and regret, trembling in fear over Allen West's threat to leave the caucus.

Jennifer Bendery

Obama Ignites Partisan Firestorm | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 06.13.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama succeeded in uniting his party and reminding Republicans who lives in the White House with his first major fiscal...

Congressional Black Caucus Chairman: Reelecting Obama Will Be 'Enormous Challenge'

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Rep. Emanuel Cleaver (D-Mo.), the new chairman of the Congressional Black Caucus, emphasized Monday the difficult task that he believed Democrats have...

Sarah Palin's Flying Circus

Stu Kreisman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Stu Kreisman

As shown in the Python sketch, it's impossible to have an intellectual discussion with anyone whose sole purpose is to undermine and demonize your beliefs or position.

Roy Sekoff: Michele Bachmann Saying Idiotic Things Is like A Law of Nature (VIDEO)

Huff TV | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Huff TV

Huffington Post editor Roy Sekoff appeared on "The Ed Show" Wednesday to discuss recent comments from Rep. Michele Bachmann. This past weekend, the M...

Roy Sekoff: Michele Bachmann Saying Idiotic Things Is like A Law of Nature (VIDEO)

Huff TV | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Huff TV

Huffington Post editor Roy Sekoff appeared on "The Ed Show" Wednesday to discuss recent comments from Rep. Michele Bachmann. This past weekend, the M...

Trash Talking Mounts In Tea Party Debate (VIDEO)

HuffPost Citizen Reporting | Alex Brant-Zawadzki | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Produced by HuffPost's Citizen Reporting Team During a Tea Party protest in DC last weekend during the health care reform vote on Capitol Hill, Re...

Congressman Spit On By Tea Party Protester (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Last weekend, as the House of Representatives gathered to debate health care reform while Tea Partiers protested outside the Capitol, word emerged tha...

Congressional Black Caucus Vice Chair Contradicts Rush: Obama Seat Not A 'Black Seat'

CNN Political Ticker | Deirdre Walsh | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Rep. Emanuel Cleaver, the new vice chair of the Congressional Black Caucus, said Tuesday President-elect Barack Obama's vacant Senate seat should not ...