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CBC Chair Dem Rep Richmond: Trump ‘Irrelevant,’ ‘Not Wanted’ in the NFL

Congressional Black Caucus chairman Rep. Cedric Richmond (D-LA) spoke with TMZ Sports Monday about how neither Super Bowl  LII team had a National Anthem protester, calling President Donald Trump “irrelevant” and “bitter.” Trump has been outspoken against players kneeling for the

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CBC Chair Dem Rep Richmond: What’s Happening to Kaepernick Is ‘Unfair’

TMZ Sports spoke with Congressional Black Caucus chairman Rep. Cedric Richmond (D-LA) about free agent quarterback Colin Kaepernick’s status in the league. Richmond said the fact that Kaepernick is still unsigned is “unfair,” reasoning that he “still has talent” and is being

This an undated photo shows Rosa Parks riding on the Montgomery Area Transit System bus. Parks refused to give up her seat on a Montgomery bus on Dec. 1, 1955, and ignited the boycott that led to a federal court ruling against segregation in public transportation. In 1955, Montgomery's racially …

Black Democrat: Going Last at Sessions Hearing Like Being Sent to ‘Back of the Bus’

On Wednesday, Rep. Cedric Richmond (D-LA) — head of the Congressional Black Caucus — blasted the Senate Judiciary Committee’s decision to have three black members of Congress testify last at Sen. Jeff Sessions’ (R-AL) Tuesday confirmation hearing for attorney general, saying it was the equivalent of being sent to the “back of the bus.”

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Black Caucus Member Criticizes Nancy Pelosi over Leadership Slots

A member of the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) has issued a warning against leadership changes introduced by Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA), suggesting her proposals could decrease the group’s power while seemingly increasing her own.

Congressman: Reps. More Serious About Hill Baseball Game than Legislating

Congressman: Reps. More Serious About Hill Baseball Game than Legislating

The annual Congressional baseball game between Republicans and Democrats is so heated that Representatives apparently care more about practicing and preparing for the game than actually legislating. On Thursday, Democrats pummeled Republicans 22-0, but, a detailed report in the National

Dems Thrash GOP 22-0 in Annual Congressional Baseball Game

Dems Thrash GOP 22-0 in Annual Congressional Baseball Game

Congressional Democrats shellacked Republicans 22-0 in the 52nd annual CQ/Roll Call Congressional baseball game Thursday night at Nationals Park. Rep. Cedric Richmond (D-LA), a former collegiate baseball player, led the Democrats with his pitching and hitting. The event reportedly raised more