Tag Archives: Congress

President Obama on Loretta Lynch Delay: ‘This is Embarrassing’

18 Apr

Barack Obama, Loretta Lynch, Eric Holder
President Obama got impatient as he expressed his disappointment with Senate Republicans’ delay of Attorney General nominee Loretta Lynch’s confirmation. Read more: http://www.africanamericanreports.com/2015/04/president-obama-on-loretta-lynch-delay.html

New Congress includes more women, minorities

4 Jan

New Congress includes more women, minorities

The 114th Congress that convenes Tuesday will count more African Americans, Hispanics, Asians and women than ever, although lawmakers remain overwhelmingly white and male – See more at: http://www.africanamericanreports.com/2015/01/new-congress-includes-more-women.html

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Darrell Issa apologizes to Elijah Cummins

7 Mar

After a day of criticism for the way he treated Rep. Cummings during a hearing from democrats and in which leadership at the National Black Caucus called for Rep. Issa to be removed from his Government Oversight chairmanship Issa apologized to Congressman Cummings. – See more at: http://aareports.com/2014/03/darrell-issa-apologizes-to-elijah.html#sthash.rkfeCViV.dpuf

Congressman Bobby Rush removed from House floor for wearing hoodie in protest

29 Mar

Congressman Bobby Rush removed from House floor for wearing hoodie in protest

Rep. Bobby Rush, D-Illinois was removed from the House floor Wednesday after giving a speech about Trayvon Martin while wearing a hoodie.

Watch that speech here: Bobby Rush protest death of Trayvon Martin during House sesion

Listen to Illinois Congressman Joe Walsh explains why he will not attend President Obama’s adress to Congress

3 Sep

Listen to Illinois Congressman Joe Walsh explains why he will not attend President Obama’s adress to Congress: http://aareports.com/2011/09/gop-congressman-explains-why-he-wont.html

President Obama: How we can put Americans to work right now 08/15/11

16 Aug

President Obama: How we can put Americans to work right now 08/15/11

During the first day of his mid west bus tour President Obama on spoke on ways that congress can help put Americans back to work right now. Listen to that part of his speech here: http://aareports.com/2011/08/president-obama-how-we-can-put.html

Read the full Stndard & Poor report: : United States of America Long-Term Rating Lowered To ‘AA+’

6 Aug

Read the full report: Full Report: United States of America Long-Term Rating Lowered To ‘AA+’

After Standard & Poor lowered the US credit rating from AAA to AA+ there seems to be some debate about what the reports actually states. Let’s all stop guessing or taking selected excerpts from blogs and web sites and read the full Standard & Poor Report. Read the full report here:  http://aareports.com/2011/08/read-full-report-full-report-united.html

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