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Obama: Mistrust Of Police Corroding American Society

AP | DARLENE SUPERVILLE | Posted 09.29.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — The widespread mistrust of law enforcement that was exposed by the fatal police shooting of an unarmed black man in Missouri exist...

Jennifer Bendery

Obama Sparks All-Out Revolt Over Socially Conservative Judicial Nominee

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 02.13.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama has now infuriated abortion rights advocates, civil rights leaders and Democratic lawmakers in his push to confir...

The Congressional Black Caucus Is Not Happy With Obama

Daily Beast | Posted 01.28.2014 | Black Voices

A disagreement between the Congressional Black Caucus and the Obama administration over judicial nominees in Georgia is broadening into a standoff bet...

The Self-Destruction of the Obama Presidency

Miles Mogulescu | Posted 11.10.2013 | Politics
Miles Mogulescu

It is breathtaking, disheartening, and demoralizing to witness the Obama presidency self-destruct. Through a series of missteps and miscalculations it has reached the point where there are no good outcomes for Obama's presidency, the nation, or the world.

Black Caucus Has No Hard Feelings Towards Obama

AP | NEDRA PICKLER | Posted 09.08.2013 | Black Voices

WASHINGTON — The Congressional Black Caucus is expressing no hard feelings toward President Barack Obama despite a two-year gap in meetings with...

Obama To Huddle With Congressional Black Caucus

AP | JOSH LEDERMAN | Posted 09.07.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama will meet Tuesday with black members of Congress about the economy and other issues. The White House says O...

Obama To Blacks: Stop Complaining And Fight

AP | MARK S. SMITH | Posted 11.24.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — In a fiery summons to an important voting bloc, President Barack Obama told blacks on Saturday to quit crying and complaining and "...

President Obama's Black Jobs Dilemma

Earl Ofari Hutchinson | Posted 10.19.2011 | Black Voices
Earl Ofari Hutchinson

The Congressional Black Caucus will hector Obama to do more on jobs and poverty for blacks. But in 2012 they will be in full throttle on the circuit campaigning for the president. They have no choice.

Grading Obama on Progress on Black Agenda

washingtonpost.com | Krissah Thompson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A group probing whether President Obama is addressing matters of concern to blacks will discuss the issue Saturday at the annual conference of the Con...

Black Lawmakers Adjusting To Political Realities Of Obama Era

AP | BEN EVANS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The euphoria over President Barack Obama's inauguration is giving way to political reality for African-American lawmakers as Democr...

Obama Meets With Black Caucus To Discuss Priorities

AP | BEN EVANS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama reassured members of the Congressional Black Caucus that he's on their side and will do what he can to suppo...

Congressional Black Caucus Lobbies Obama For Black Commerce Secretary

The Hill | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Congressional Black Caucus is lobbying President Barack Obama to pick African-American technology executive John Thompson to be his commerce secre...

Obama: "I Bit My Tongue" Against Clinton "Many Times"

The Hill | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sen. Barack Obama (D-Ill.) said he bit his tongue "many times" during the fierce primary battle with Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton (D-N.Y.). Two source...