BET Wire: President Obama Would Lose Re-Election Today
A Black Thing?
Some CBC members are wondering whether race is a factor in Republican senators' blockade of Judge Robert Wilkins and Rep. Mel Watt. “It’s not the controlling point but it’s a factor, no question about it,” Rep. G.K. Butterfield told Roll Call. Rep. Charles Rangel agrees: “It goes without saying,” he said.
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