02/10/2015 06:50 pm ET

Black Leaders Call On Steve Scalise To Apologize On The House Floor

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Two prominent black leaders made a personal plea to House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.) at the Capitol Tuesday: Give a speech on the House floor apologizing for speaking to a white supremacist group and repudiating “David Duke-type racist and divisive rhetoric and politics.”