The Congressional Black Caucus has decided to allow two new Republican members to join.
Caucus Chairwoman Barbara Lee said Tuesday that the group would do nothing to prevent Reps.-elect Tim Scott of South Carolina or Allen West of Florida from becoming members, even though the rest of the group are Democrats. Read More
How many times have you heard Barack Obama talk about "the fierce urgency of now"? The president has used the quote, from Martin Luther King Jr., to call for quick action on the war in Iraq, on global warming, on homelessness, on education -- you name it.
Now, Obama and his fellow Democrats are trying to convince the nation of the fiercely urgent need to enact national health care reform this very instant. Read More