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  1. Omarosa Manigault reportedly told Congressional Black Caucus members...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Silicon Alley Insider

    President Donald Trump's former adviser and close confidant, Omarosa Manigault Newman, sparked several workplace controversies before her dramatic departure from the White House this week. In one instance, Newman reportedly lashed out at prominent members of the Congressional Black Caucus following a March meeting, when they requested privacy in the West Wing to discuss what they would tell reporters.

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  2. Final week of campaigning was intense for Doug Jones, but questions remain on whether he can winRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 12 | USA Today

    Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Doug Jones speaks with the media at historic Brown Chapel AME Church in Selma, Ala. on Saturday December 9, 2017.

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  3. The count: Congress members who voted to advance impeachment...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 11 | Best of New Orleans

    LAST WEEK, TEXAS REP. AL GREEN defied Democratic party leaders, including House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, by introducing an impeachment resolution into the U.S. House of Representatives.

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  4. Turnout key in too-close-to-call Alabama Senate raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 11 | CBS News

    Democrat Doug Jones rallied his supporters, campaigning with New Jersey Senator Cory Booker. The politically deep-red state has not sent a Democrat to the U.S. Senate in 25 years.

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  5. Funding deal buys time, but Congress still needs answers on CHIP, disaster-recovery by holidaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 10 | The Advocate

    A short-term spending deal struck on Capitol Hill last week gives states more flexibility in cobbling together federal cash to keep the Children's Health Insurance Program running. But lawmakers will need to get back to work Monday on a deal to renew CHIP, which provides health coverage to roughly 9 million low- and moderate-income children nationally, including about 121,000 kids in Louisiana.

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  6. Rallies, leafleting and door knocking all part of effort to urge...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 10 | USA Today

    The NAACP and other civil rights groups are holding rallies and knocking on doors across the state in a last-ditch effort to urge blacks to vote Tuesday. Emily Allegrezza and her dad.

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  7. Stephanie Grace: Flood insurance debates transcend normal party linesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 9 | The Advocate

    That's what happened in 2014, when Democrats and Republicans from Louisiana and elsewhere joined forces to revisit a previous reform effort that was causing rates in flood-prone areas to rise beyond reason, creating the possibility that people would no longer be able to live in their homes, nor sell them. The main point of friction back then wasn't so much ideology but credit.

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  8. Alabama Senate readers' guide: What to watch for and whenRead the original story

    Saturday Dec 9 | WAAY

    The high-stakes Senate special election between Republican Roy Moore and Democrat Doug Jones ends when Alabama voters go to the polls Tuesday. The overarching question is whether allegations that the 70-year-old Moore pursued sexual relationships with teenage girls -- one of whom was 14 at the time -- while in his 30s will be enough for Alabama to elect a Democratic senator for the first time in 25 years.

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  9. CBC Members Met with FBI Director Christopher Wray about the FBI's...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 9 | Milwaukee Courier Online

    CBC Chairman Cedric Richmond and a group of CBC members met with FBI Director Christopher Wray about the "Black Identity Extremists" report. This photo was taken during a recent ceremonial swearing-in event for the 115th Congress in Washington, D.C. FBI Director Christopher A. Wray failed to explain why the agency he leads changed the name of a domestic terrorism designation from "Black Separatist Extremist" to "Black Identity Extremist," during a recent meeting with a group of Congressional Black Caucus members about a leaked FBI document.

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  10. Black Democratic leaders will visit Alabama to help Doug JonesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 8 | WEHT

    Several top-tier African-American Democratic lawmakers will descend on Alabama this weekend to rally supporters for Doug Jones ahead of the Senate special election Tuesday -- a rarity for a campaign that has sought to maintain a distinctly local flavor. The effort is being spearheaded by Rep. Terri Sewell, the sole Democrat among Alabama's congressional delegation.

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  11. Doug Jones Tries to Make the Alabama Senate Race at Least Partly About HimRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 8 | New Yorker

    The election is Tuesday. "It's so unusual, this snow in December," he told me over the phone, laughing.

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  12. CBC chairman on Roy Moore slavery comments: 'Appalling'Yahoo ViewRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 8 | Yahoo!

    Rep. Cedric Richmond, D-La., Chairman of the Congressional Black Caucus talks to NBC's Andrea Mitchell about the White House and the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum and Roy Moore. Andrea Mitchell is the NBC News Chief Foreign Affairs Correspondent and regularly appears on "NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams", "Today", and "Meet the Press."

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  13. Democrat Cedric Richmond earns shout-out from GOP colleague in U.S. House: reportRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 8 | NOLA.com

    U.S. Rep. Cedric Richmond, D-New Orleans, earned a shout-out from a Republican congressman when Roll Call asked 17 House freshmen to identify their closest colleagues from across the aisle. U.S. Rep. Cedric Richmond , D-New Orleans, earned a shout-out from a Republican congressman when Roll Call asked 17 House freshmen to identify their closest colleagues from across the aisle.

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  14. What John Conyers's Resignation Means for the Congressional Black CaucusRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 6 | The New Yorker

    ... did for other officials accused of misbehavior. Politico reported that the caucus chairman, Representative Cedric Richmond, of Louisiana, concurred, saying, "I think the chorus of people that are calling for John to resign is noticeably larger than ...

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  15. Congressional Black Caucus chairman: 'This White House is not serious about civil rights'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 7 | Washington Examiner

    The chairman of the Congressional Black Caucus said the White House "is not serious about civil rights" after the Trump administration criticized the decision by Reps. John Lewis and Bennie Thompson to not attend the opening of a civil rights museum if President Trump attends.

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  16. Louisiana college leaders ask for changes in Republican tax reform billsRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 7 | Baton Rouge Business Report

    Louisiana higher education leaders are collectively asking the state's congressional delegation to take out several provisions in the GOP tax reform legislation that they argue would make college more expensive for students and place additional burdens on stressed school budgets. In a letter sent to lawmakers Wednesday, the state commissioner of higher education and the presidents of the state's four university systems warned against eight specific provisions in the House and Senate tax bills.

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  17. CBC Meets with FBI Director Over 'Black Identity Extremists'...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 7 | L.A. Watts Times

    FBI Director Christopher A. Wray failed to explain why the agency he leads changed the name of a domestic terrorism designation from "Black Separatist Extremist" to "Black Identity Extremist," during a recent meeting with a group of Congressional Black Caucus members about a leaked FBI document. Wray also refused to acknowledge that Black activists, including Black Lives Matter organizers, are being monitored by the FBI, according to CBC members present at the meeting.

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  18. Cory Booker, John Lewis to campaign for Doug Jones in AlabamaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 7 | Alabama Live

    In this Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2017 file photo, Democrat Doug Jones speaks at a campaign rally for the race to fill Attorney General Jeff Sessions' former Senate seat, in Birmingham, Ala. Jones is betting that his underdog bid for the U.S. Senate gets a boost, at home and nationally, from his role in convicting two Ku Klux Klansmen who killed four young black girls in the 1963 bombing of Birmingham's 16th Street Baptist Church.

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  19. Louisiana Children's Health Insurance Program will run out of...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 6 | NOLA.com

    The Louisiana Children's Health Insurance Program will run out of money in mid-January if the U.S. Congress doesn't vote to continue it. ( Louisiana will run out of money for the state's Children's Health Insurance Program in the middle of January if Congress does not continue federal funding for it .

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  20. Cedric Richmond says Conyers' downfall was painfulRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 6 | NOLA.com

    Congressional Black Caucus Chairman Rep. Cedric Richmond called the downfall of Rep. John Conyers one of the most difficult moments in Richmond's time leading the caucus. Conyers announced his resignation effective immediately on Tuesday amid reports he sexually harassed multiple women.

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