November 8, 2010

RENAMING ITSELF THE BLACK DEMOCRATIC CAUCUS? The Hill: Black Caucus mum on Tea Party Republican who wants to join. “The CBC is currently made up of 41 House members and outgoing Sen. Roland Burris (Ill.) — all Democrats. West and Congressman-elect Tim Scott (R-S.C.) are the first black Republicans to win House seats since Rep. J.C. Watts (R-Okla.) retired in 2003.”