CBC Chair Speaks on Her Fight in Congress

These are dicey times for Congressional Black Caucus Chair Barbara Lee. There are just three weeks left before Congress adjourns for summer recess, and she is laser-focused on two outstanding pieces of the CBC agenda: Youth jobs and a discrimination settlement for Black farmers. With both items attached to the unemployment benefits extension bill, which the Senate will put to a vote on Tuesday, she is "cautiously optimistic" about crossing them off her list soon...


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