Congressional Black Caucus News
President Obama's Approval Rating Hits Highest Point of 2nd Term
A new poll measuring President Barack Obama's approval rating shows just why Hillary Clinton 's campaign views him as a major asset going into the final month of the election. According to a CNN/ORC poll conducted between Sept. 28 and Oct. 2, 55 percent of Americans approve of the president's job
NC Congressman Says Charlotte Protesters 'Hate White People'
And a congressman's controversial comments about those protests in Charlotte first the sick a look at the city streets mostly quiet this morning after curfew went into effect this follows two nights of violence. Which led to more than forty arrests and one death. The family of that man shot dead by
Donald Trump Calls for Nationwide Stop-and-Frisk Policy, Then Rolls It Back
As Donald Trump appeared to try and court African-American voters in Cleveland Wednesday at a town hall taped by Fox News to air Thursday evening, he seemed to express support for establishing the policing policy of stop and frisk on a national level. When asked by an audience member how he would
Donald Trump Says African Americans Worst Off 'Ever, Ever, Ever' in Latest Push for Black Voters
Donald Trump 's continued outreach to African-American voters led to an unprecedented declaration about the state of life for those communities. "We are going to rebuild our inner cities because our African-American communities are absolutely in the worst shape that they’ve ever been in before,
The Note: From Birtherism to Bombings
NOTABLES --TRUMP REPEATS CALLS FOR POLICE PROFILING FOLLOWING NYC AREA EXPLOSIONS: One day after explosive devices were discovered in the Manhattan neighborhood of Chelsea, Seaside Park, New Jersey, and in the city of Elizabeth, New Jersey, Republican nominee Donald Trump repeated his calls to
Obama: Trump's Presidential Run is an 'Infomercial'
President Barack Obama characterized Donald Trump's presidential campaign as an "infomercial" during a fundraiser in Manhattan Sunday night.
Clinton Rips Trump for 'Golf Course Promotions' and 'Birther' Flip-Flop
Hillary Clinton on Saturday praised President Barack Obama for being a "great American" while again ripping into Donald Trump for leading the "birther" movement against him. "I know I speak for not just everyone in this room, but so many tens of millions of Americans," Clinton said during a pointed
Obama Jokes He's 'Relieved' Birther Rumors Have Been Put to Rest
President Obama joked tonight that he's "relieved" by the latest developments in the "birther" controversy long promoted by GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump . "I don't know about you guys, but I am so relieved the whole birther thing is over," Obama said to laughs at the Congressional Black
Hillary Clinton Gets a Boost From the First Lady
Michelle Obama urged people to work to get Clinton elected because the race is so tight.
Democratic Congressman: National Anthem Protests Shouldn't Occur on Sept. 11
Athletes who may be considering protesting the national anthem on the NFL 's opening Sunday, the 15th anniversary of 9/11, should reconsider the idea, according to a Democratic Congressman from New York. Hakeem Jeffries, who represents New York's 8th congressional district, said on the ESPN/ABC