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  • Congressional Black Caucus--Road to Ruin: House Republicans Fail on the Budget


    A picture of Representative Hakeem S. Jeffries

    Representative Hakeem S. Jeffries

    From: NY District 8

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2016-04-18

    JEFFRIES. Madam Speaker, I ask unanimous consent that all Members be given 5 legislative days in which to revise and extend their remarks and to include any extraneous material on the subject of this...



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    Representative Joyce Beatty

    From: OH District 3

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2016-04-18

    BEATTY. I thank the gentleman. I always look forward to engaging in our Congressional Black Caucus' Special Order hour and, tonight, for our dialogue, for our debate, on the House Republicans' repeated...



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    Representative Sheila Jackson Lee

    From: TX District 18

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2016-04-18

    JACKSON LEE. I thank my colleagues for their eloquence but, more importantly, for the Congressional Black Caucus in its taking up the mantle of the moral compass of justice. One would argue that justice...



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    Representative Stacey E. Plaskett

    From: VI District 0

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2016-04-18

    PLASKETT. Mr. Speaker, I thank Congressman Jeffries and I thank the Congressional Black Caucus for giving us this opportunity to always be the conscience of this Congress. I want to thank the gentleman...



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    Representative Robert C. "Bobby" Scott

    From: VA District 3

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2016-04-18

    SCOTT of Virginia. Madam Speaker, I thank the gentleman for getting the title of our State correct. I thank the gentleman from New York and the gentlewoman from Ohio for yielding and organizing tonight's...



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    Representative Eddie Bernice Johnson

    From: TX District 30

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2016-04-18

    JOHNSON of Texas. Mr. Speaker, the Republican controlled House has once again missed a key deadline when it failed to pass a budget resolution before April 15. Despite promises to the contrary, House...