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CBC Members Push President
to Embrace Causes

Roll Call, by Daniel Newhauser & Jonathan Strong

Original Article

Posted By:Pluperfect, 2/18/2013 6:23:38 AM

About one month into her new position leading the Congressional Black Caucus, Rep. Marcia L. Fudge already has shown a willingness to push the nation’s first African-American president aggressively behind the scenes to embrace her group’s priorities. (Snip)There was some jealousy in Obama’s first term that a member of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus, then-Rep. Hilda L. Solis, D-Calif., was chosen to lead the Labor Department but that no member of the CBC was even vetted for a Cabinet slot. Rep. Sanford D. Bishop Jr. of Georgia was discussed for Agriculture secretary but not formally vetted.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: MickTurn, 2/18/2013 6:32:14 AM     (No. 9182420)

Translation; Gimme some Money!

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Spidey, 2/18/2013 6:34:22 AM     (No. 9182424)

Obama forget about the cabinet looking like America where white liberals are the main benefactors,from Wall St.to high ranking gov´t positions.Except for the secret email scandal,Lisa Jackson was a rising star because of her war on coal.Susan Rice thrown under the bus for Horseface.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Crosscut, 2/18/2013 7:23:15 AM     (No. 9182485)

Obama doesn´t care, chumps. Also, he is looking for the most qualified candidates when handing out appointments, and that must be very difficult looking at what he has to pick from.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: lifelonghuman, 2/18/2013 8:37:55 AM     (No. 9182572)

Obama isn´t looking for the most qualified candidates. He´s looking for candidates with the same worldview he has. He just doesn´t want a candidate who will embarrass him ... if he can help it.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Not your typical New Yorker, 2/18/2013 8:53:33 AM     (No. 9182610)

....because a "free" $T+ healthcare scam is just not enough.

They want mo´.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: InOhio, 2/18/2013 8:59:24 AM     (No. 9182618)

I have to laugh when I hear libs misunderstanding what their support for obama will get them - and laugh even more that they still support him.

He doesn´t even bother to talk face-top-face with his mortal supporters, just sends a minion (albeit the real POTUS) to BS them some more.

I´m sure Fudge and the rest have followed their orders and gotten back in line.

Does anyone think they will look back at their stupidity and perhaps be a little ashamed? Naaa

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Reply 7 - Posted by: udanja99, 2/18/2013 9:27:31 AM     (No. 9182672)

96% of "his people" gave him their votes. Now he no longer needs them so, in his mind, they cease to exist. Take that CBC. Now buy a clue.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: stonepony, 2/18/2013 10:19:53 AM     (No. 9182785)

#3 you are making an assumption that any members of the CBC are really qualified candidates for anything. THEY ARE NOT. If fact,most are not qaulified to hold the offices they currently hold. Their only qualification is they are black winning in minority majority districts.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Republic Can, 2/18/2013 10:44:53 AM     (No. 9182835)

These liberals, in their ignorance, believe any job can be performed adequately by anybody. With that false assumption, quota-based HR is quite logical.

The willing dismisal of skill and talent for whoever is ´next in line´ has and will make this demographic easy to manipulate...

American excellence spurned is an America in debt, and that doesn´t help blacks either.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Chuzzles, 2/18/2013 11:13:20 AM     (No. 9182909)

Note to the CBC: He´s just not into you anymore.

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