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Dem Rep Cleaver: Calling for Abolition of ICE Not a Winning Strategy

Saturday, Rep. Emanuel Cleaver (D-MO) warned his fellow Democrats that calling for the abolition of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) was not a winning strategy. “The one thing, I think, Democrats should be very, very careful about doing and saying

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Dem Rep Cleaver: Police Shootings Harming the Psyche of Young Black Men

Friday on CNN’s “The Lead,” while discussing the recent police shootings in North Carolina and Oklahoma, Rep. Emanuel Cleaver (D-MO) said, “When this happens with such frequency, hopefully people around the country can understand what it does to the psyche of

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Obama Administration Subtly Cries Racism over Loretta Lynch Vote Delay

The Obama administration, ever eager to inject race into a debate in order to call conservatives racists, is coyly denying charges that the GOP-controlled Senate is holding up Loretta Lynch’s nomination for the post of attorney general because she is black.

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Dem Rep Cleaver: GOP Needs To ‘Repent’

Congressman Emanuel Cleaver (D-MO) said that the Republican Party needs to “repent” for its criticisms of President Obama on Tuesday’s “PoliticsNation” on MSNBC. “My hope is that they [Republicans] will come out tomorrow and repent…they can’t help themselves. They need

Former BFC Worker Claims Rep. Cleaver Is Lying About Town Halls

Former BFC Worker Claims Rep. Cleaver Is Lying About Town Halls

Last August, when a radio host in Kansas City asked Congressman Emanuel Cleaver (MO-5) if he had any comments for sick federal workers “fighting the system,”  Cleaver responded “it’s not my job.”  Hundreds of federal workers with cancer, breathing conditions

Rep. Emanuel Cleaver A No-Show At Candidates Forum In Missouri

Rep. Emanuel Cleaver A No-Show At Candidates Forum In Missouri

Congressman Emanuel Cleaver (D-District 5) failed to show up for a candidates forum held Monday night in Lee’s Summit, Missouri.  The Lee’s Summit Chamber of Commerce had invited six area candidates to answer questions important to Missouri voters and five of the

The Alleged Leftwing Firebomber the Media Doesn't Want You to Know About

The Alleged Leftwing Firebomber the Media Doesn't Want You to Know About

Twenty-eight year-old Eric King was charged with attempting to firebomb U.S. Congressman’s Emanuel Cleaver’s Kansas City office on September 11. According to local media. law enforcement found a letter in his apartment that railed against capitalism and war. In other

Issa Rips CIA Over Feinstein Spying Allegations: 'Treason'

Issa Rips CIA Over Feinstein Spying Allegations: 'Treason'

House Oversight Committee Chairman Darrell Issa said he is incensed about allegations the CIA spied on the Senate Intelligence Committee, calling it “treason.” Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-CA), Chairman of the Senate Select Intelligence Committee, Tuesday accused the spy agency of

Holder To Brief Black Pastors On 2012 Campaign

Holder To Brief Black Pastors On 2012 Campaign

Rep. Emanuel Cleaver, D-Mo., told MSNBC today “We will have representatives from nine denominations who actually pastor somewhere in the neighborhood of about 10 million people, and we’re going to first of all equip them with the information they need

Dem Leader: Accusing GOP Of 'War On Women' Is Wrong

Dem Leader: Accusing GOP Of 'War On Women' Is Wrong

Representative Emanuel Cleaver believes the “war on women” being pushed by his fellow Democrats is just as disingenuous as the Republican rhetoric that President Obama is engaged in a “war on religion.”

Dem Rep Whines About Congressional Insider Trading Bill

Rep. Emanuel Cleaver (D-Mo) used his allotted time during the House Financial Services Committee on insider trading rules for congressmen to complain about how flawed the bill is and how Congress will probably vote for it anyway, “because that’s what

Democrats Continue To Embrace Troubling Occupy Movement

Just as Obama originally encouraged and has continued to be supportive of the increasingly troubling and destructive Occupy movement, many of his fellow Democrats are following suit. New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s (I) decision to evict Occupy Wall Street

West Hammers CBC Over Violent, Racial Rhetoric

Rep. Allen West (R-FL) hit back against Rep. Andre Carson (D-IN) and Rep. Maxine Waters (D-CA) for their incendiary and divisive remarks aimed at the Tea Party. Rep. West is a member of the Congressional Black Caucus and has complained

Black Caucus 'Furious' Over Rep. West's Email to Dem Party Chief

The head of the Congressional Black Caucus told Fox News on Wednesday that members are “furious” about the incendiary email Rep. Allen West sent to the Democratic party chairwoman, saying he’s going to speak with the Florida Republican about the

NAACP: Even When They Make it Up, They Get it Wrong

Want a laugh? Take a look at the press release issued by the NAACP announcing their resolution condemning the Tea Party movement for racism: In March, members of the Congressional Black Caucus were accosted by Tea Party demonstrators and called

About that 'N-Word' Story: High Time for McClatchy To Put Up or Shut Up

On March 20th, McClatchy (whose slogan is “Speak truth to power”) published an article called “Tea party protesters scream ‘nigger’ at black congressman.” There are a number of factual errors and unverifiable claims in the piece that ought to be