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Rep. G.K. Butterfield Becomes the 24th Chairman of the CBC
North Carolina lawmaker outlines his agenda for 2015....


Activism Is Part of the New Congressional Black Caucus Chairman's DNA
A look at the life of Rep. G.K. Butterfield....


Voting Rights Gets Capitol Hearings
The House and Senate begin considering how to update the Voting Rights Act of 1965....


Obama Rallies His Troops on Capitol Hill
President Obama and Congressional Democrats hold face-to-face meeting before August recess....


House Approves Lawsuit Against Obama
By 225-201, House votes to sue President Obama....


All Many Veterans Want for Christmas Is a J-O-B
Rep. G.K. Butterfield stresses the importance of helping Black veterans develop the skills they nee...


Obama Tries to Reconnect With Young Voters
Obama 2012 hopes to reignite the level of enthusiasm that young voters had in 2008....


North Carolina’s Redistricting Map is Unfair to Black Voters
North Carolina's new redistricting map packs Black voters into two districts and dilutes their poli...


Obama Voices Support for Gay Rights as Africa Trip Nears
President to head to Kenya and Ethiopia....


Son of Ex-Slave Who Fought in Union Army Dies at Age 97
Luke Martin Jr., the son of an ex-slave and Civil War Union soldier, has died — 179 years after his...


Jesse Jackson Jr. Is Now Inmate No. 32451-016
Former congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. began serving his 24-month prison sentence on Oct. 29....


Gabrielle Union Helps Obama Kick Off HBCU Re-Election Initiative
BET Honors host Gabrielle Union helps Obama's campaign team kick off its re-election campaign at HB...


Movin' On Up: CBC Members Snag Democratic Leadership Spots
Rep. Maxine Waters will serve as ranking Democrat on Financial Services Committee....


House Republicans Plan to Take on Welfare Reform
Black lawmakers vow to fight planned welfare reform legislation, saying the move will pull the safe...


What to Do: Unofficial CBC Events in D.C.
Get a list of events in D.C. during Black Caucus week....