African-American Leaders Honor Rep. Donald Payne

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Rep. Emanuel Cleaver, Congressional Black Caucus Chairman (Missouri)

“Donald Payne was my friend and my inspiration because he struggled with this ailment for a long time and he handled it in what in my tradition is saintly. I will miss him. At a time when there is great rancor and much animosity in politics, he remained a statesman.”

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