Friday, June 12, 2009

Congressional Black Caucus works with President Obama


WASHINGTON (NNPA) - A bi-annual report released last week by the Congressional Black Caucus may give a sneak peek at President Barack Obama’s agenda for Black America.
“We have a very forward-thinking, progressive, bold agenda and that’s what we’re working on in terms of the Congressional Black Caucus agenda - but also the president’s agenda - which 99 percent of the time is in sync,” says CBC Chair Barbara Lee (D-Calif.) in an interview with the NNPA News Service.
“So, I see us as being in partnership as we should be as members of Congress with the executive branch to try to make sure that we have an agenda that really speaks to – not only the Black community and communities of color - but to the whole country.”

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