[Christian Science Monitor] - Emanuel Cleaver (D) of Missouri, chairman of the Congressional Black Caucus, sees a long-term travesty for the whole nation if intervention is not redoubled to address the scourge of black unemployment. "The failure of this nation to address this
[Spiegel Online] - "Wenn ich ein Republikaner wäre, würde ich heute eine Party schmeißen", murrt der demokratische Kongressabgeordnete Emanuel Cleaver im Sender MSNBC. Sein Kollege Raul Grijalva will gar gegen die Einigung stimmen, die viel zu viel Rücksicht nehme auf
[The Seattle Times] - Emanuel Cleaver, D-Mo., called it "a sugarcoated Satan sandwich." Under the plan as described by officials briefed on its outline, the debt limit would be increased by $900 billion in the first installment, subject to a congressional vote that Obama
[Business Spectator] - Head of the Democratic Black Caucus Emanuel Cleaver called it a "sugar coated Satan sandwich". Tea Party Republicans are also not expected to support any deal. Freshmen Tea Party-aligned senators Rand Paul and Marco Rubio insist the US has enough
[Examiner.com] - Emanuel Cleaver dismissed the deal as “a sugar-coated Satan sandwich” and “a shady bill.” Raúl Grijalva (D-AZ.), co-chairman of the Congressional Progressive Caucus, said, “This deal trades people's livelihoods for the votes of a few unappeasable
[Daily Kos] - Emanuel Cleaver, chairman of the Congressional Black Caucus, who called the purported deal "a sugar-coated Satan sandwich" and a "shady bill." Yesterday, the CBC (minus Rep. Allen West, of course) urged the president to invoke the 14th Amendment: In a
[NPR] - Emanuel Cleaver, D-Mo., leader of the Congressional Black Caucus, speaking on Capitol Hill in Washington on Wednesday, July 20, Rep. Lucille Roybal-Allard, D-Calif., listens at left. Rep. Emanuel Cleaver, D-Mo., leader of the Congressional Black
[CNN (blog)] - "We are an anti-gang group," quipped Congressional Black Caucus Chairman Emanuel Cleaver, D-Missouri, at a news conference on Wednesday. "We are trying to suppress the growth of gangs. We think that it is not healthy for Washington.
[Milwaukee Courier Weekly Newspaper] - Chairman of the Black Congressional Congress, Emanuel Cleaver, II weighed in on the Republican leadership's budget plan that ends Medicare while protecting tax breaks for special interests and the wealthiest Americans: “As we approach the 200th day in
[BET] - We must reduce the deficit with a fair and balanced approach that includes both revenues and spending cuts,” said CBC Chairman Emanuel Cleaver in a statement. “Until we can achieve such a plan, we must raise the debt ceiling to give the markets
[Politic365] - Emanuel Cleaver, Chairman of the Congressional Black Caucus. “You would see congressional hearings and community gatherings. There would be rallies and protest marches. There is no way that this would be allowed to stand.” Despite the outrage from
[Missourinet.com] - Missouri Congressmen Emanuel Cleaver, Jo Ann Emerson, Todd Akin, Lacy Clay, Blaine Luetkemeyer, Russ Carnahan, Vicky Hartzler, Sam Graves and Billy Long — all of Missouri's congressional delegates — have signed on to join the group.
[ColorLines magazine] - Emanuel Cleaver, Judy Chu, Charles Gonzales, and Keith Ellison felt similarly. “Additional cuts to the Pell program or cost-saving constrictions in eligibility requirements or in school interest subsidies must be off the negotiating table,” urged the
[Hot Air] - What's it going to be like by tomorrow morning, when Pelosi meets with the caucus, when liberals like Emanuel Cleaver are already calling it a, er, “sugar-coated Satan sandwich”? Two congressional aides said Boehner is holding out to reduce roughly
[BET] - CBC Chairman Emanuel Cleaver (D-Missouri) said that the job numbers underscore the need for Black lawmakers to be even more vocal in making demands of both their Republican colleagues and the White House. “We want the president to be on notice that