BET Political Wire: The Gloves Are Off

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  • In Case You Missed It
  • No Black Nominees?
  • Strike That
  • Never Say Never
  • Don't Be a Hater
  • Polarized and Politicized
  • Poll Tax 2013?
  • Mr. 47 Percent
  • A Family Affair
  • Traveling Foul
  • Send Him the Bill
  • Heard That
  • Freudian Slip
  • High Hopes

Strike That

Eight House Democrats, led by Rep. Barbara Lee, sent a letter to Obama on March 11 condemning secretive drone strikes. Other CBC co-signers included Reps. John Conyers, Donna Edwards and Keith Ellison. The letter accuses the administration of setting a "dangerous precedent" and an "increasing devolution of accountability, transparency, and Constitutional protections in U.S. counter-terrorism operations.” 

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