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CBC Members Reflect on JFK50

CBC Chair Marcia L. Fudge’s Statement on the 50th Anniversary of President John F. Kennedy’s Assassination

Election Protection Assists Voters Around the Country

WASHINGTON, D.C., November 5, 2013 Election Protection, the nation’s largest nonpartisan voter protection coalition, is in full swing helping voters across the country to cast meaningful ballots through a comprehensive voter protection program.  Volunteers are available throughout the day to assist voters with questions and to ensure that all voters know their rights.

President Obama Reacts to Supreme Court Decision on Voting Rights

I am deeply disappointed with the Supreme Court’s decision today.  For nearly 50 years, the Voting Rights Act – enacted and repeatedly renewed by wide bipartisan majorities in Congress – has helped secure the right to vote for millions of Americans.  Today’s decision invalidating one of its core provisions upsets decades of well-established practices that help make sure voting is fair, especially in places where voting discrimination has been historically prevalent.

Obama Recognizes Bush At Library Opening


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State of Union 2013: What Do You Want the President to Do?


President Barack Obama prepares to give his first State of the Union address in his second term.

The economy continues to creep along. Gun control has literally blown its way to the top of the nation’s conscience. Immigration reform is now a common goal for both Democrats and Republicans.

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