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Congressional black caucus to go after Obama on nominees
« on: January 27, 2014, 06:50:25 AM »

Congressional Black Caucus to Go After Obama

26 January 2014 / 343 Comments




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Leaders of the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) plan to publicly rebuke President Obama over a lack of diversity in his federal judicial picks.

The lawmakers are organizing a Capitol Hill press conference as early as this week to decry what Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-D.C.) called “the appalling lack of African American representation” among Obama’s nominees, particularly in the 11th Circuit, which includes Georgia, Florida and Alabama.

The Democrats also contend several of Obama’s nominees have championed policies that either discriminate against minorities, or are just plain racist.

“We have very grave concerns [with certain nominees] given disparities that are particularly common in the South,” Norton said Thursday in a telephone interview.

The outcry is a rare public split between Obama and his staunchest allies.

Yet the president’s relationship with black lawmakers on Capitol Hill is more complicated that it sometimes appears.
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