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EuroNews
NAACP Taps New Leader Amid Time of 'Tremendous Challenge'from the South Texas College of Law in Houston. In later years, Johnson further
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from the South Texas College of Law in Houston. In later years, Johnson furthered his training through fellowships with the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, the George Washington University School of Political Management and the Massachusetts... Read more
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Slate
Without President George W. Bush, There’d Be No President Donald Trumpcame from restrictionists on the political right. Yet it also came from some on
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came from restrictionists on the political right. Yet it also came from some on the left, including several members of the Congressional Black Caucus, who feared Bush’s guest-worker program would create a class of laborers who’d be vulnerable to... Read more
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The News & Observer
Senate panel votes for nominee opposed by black lawmakerswould address. The Richmond, Virginia-based court said the law was enacted with
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would address. The Richmond, Virginia-based court said the law was enacted with intentional bias against black voters. The Congressional Black Caucus said, "We cannot state forcefully enough our opposition to the nomination of Thomas Farr." Sen.... Read more
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Roll Call
Contentious N.C. Judicial Nominee Advances to Senate Floorbut has not announced any change in the tradition. President Donald Trump’s pi
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but has not announced any change in the tradition. President Donald Trump’s pick of Farr has drawn the opposition of the Congressional Black Caucus and civil rights groups in part because of his past work defending the state’s congressional... Read more
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KTLA-TV Los Angeles
Senators Introduce Bill Requiring Disclosures for Online Political Ads as Response to Russia’s Election MeddlingSheryl Sandberg made the rounds on Capitol Hill last week, meeting with top Rep
KTLA-TV Los Angeles / Posted 2 days ago
Sheryl Sandberg made the rounds on Capitol Hill last week, meeting with top Republicans and Democrats as well as the Congressional Black Caucus and Congressional Hispanic Caucus. “We stand with lawmakers in their effort to achieve... Read more
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FOX News
Dem rep on Weinstein scandal: Women have ‘responsibility’ to watch their attire and behavioras such. That’s the responsibility, I think, of the female.” Johnson, a 13-ter
FOX News / Posted 2 days ago
as such. That’s the responsibility, I think, of the female.” Johnson, a 13-term congresswoman and former chairwoman of the Congressional Black Caucus, added that men have a “responsibility to be professional themselves.” “I think we also need to... Read more
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FOX News
Dem rep on Weinstein scandal: Women have ‘responsibility’ to watch their attire and behavioras such. That’s the responsibility, I think, of the female.” Johnson, a 13-ter
FOX News / Posted 2 days ago
as such. That’s the responsibility, I think, of the female.” Johnson, a 13-term congresswoman and former chairwoman of the Congressional Black Caucus, added that men have a “responsibility to be professional themselves.” “I think we also need to... Read more
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The Hill
Senate panel advances Trump court pick opposed by civil rights groupsand voting rights cases. ADVERTISEMENT Civil rights groups blasted Senate Rep
The Hill / Posted 2 days ago
and voting rights cases. ADVERTISEMENT Civil rights groups blasted Senate Republicans. She read aloud from a letter the Congressional Black Caucus sent the committee opposing his nomination. “It is no exaggeration to say that had the White House... Read more
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The Washington Times
Thomas Farr, judge nominee opposed by Congressional Black Caucus, heads toward confirmationstep closer to being a U.S. District judge for the Eastern District of North Ca
The Washington Times / Posted 2 days ago
step closer to being a U.S. District judge for the Eastern District of North Carolina on Thursday over protests from the Congressional Black Caucus and several progressive groups who say he has worked to defend discriminatory laws. The... Read more
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Newsmax
Maxine Waters Faces Challenge From Republican Movie Producersince 1986, Fox News reported. He announced his candidacy on “The Adam Corolla
Newsmax / Posted 2 days ago
since 1986, Fox News reported. He announced his candidacy on “The Adam Corolla Show.” Waters is the former chair of the Congressional Black Caucus and was one of 70 House Democrats who refused to attend the inauguration of President Donald Trump... Read more
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Island Packet
Sen. Scott: Understand why football players use the national anthem to protestHouse to discuss matters of race with the president and vice president. Scott
Island Packet / Posted 3 days ago
House to discuss matters of race with the president and vice president. Scott was not, however, in full agreement with Congressional Black Caucus Chairman Cedric Richmond, D-La., who sent National Football League Commissioner Roger Goodell a... Read more
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FOX News
Frank DeMartini : Maxine Waters is 'prime example of what is wrong with Washington'79, has represented three districts in California since she was elected to the
FOX News / Posted 3 days ago
79, has represented three districts in California since she was elected to the House in 1990. As the former chair of the Congressional Black Caucus, she has been a liberal lighting rod against President Trump and was one of at least 70 Democratic... Read more
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FOX News
Frank DeMartini : Maxine Waters is 'prime example of what is wrong with Washington'79, has represented three districts in California since she was elected to the
FOX News / Posted 3 days ago
79, has represented three districts in California since she was elected to the House in 1990. As the former chair of the Congressional Black Caucus, she has been a liberal lighting rod against President Trump and was one of at least 70 Democratic... Read more
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The Hill
ACLU wants FBI records on activists labeled 'black identity extremists'on Capitol Hill have also expressed frustration over the leaked document. On T
The Hill / Posted 3 days ago
on Capitol Hill have also expressed frustration over the leaked document. On Thursday, following a Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) meeting with Facebook chief operating officer Sheryl Sandberg, CBC Chairman Cedric Richmond... Read more
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The Hill
Black lawmakers give tech sector low marks amid Silicon Valley tripwith responses received from companies they are considering proposing legislati
The Hill / Posted 4 days ago
with responses received from companies they are considering proposing legislative action. “When we get back with the Congressional Black Caucus, We’ve got to discuss what strategies we’re going to take,” Butterfield said in a phone interview... Read more
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Al.com
Whether NBA, NFL players kneel or not, sports protests are accomplishing Colin Kaepernick's goalabout the anthem. (They're not. Period.) And some venerable institutions are t
Al.com / Posted 4 days ago
about the anthem. (They're not. Period.) And some venerable institutions are taking real actions. On Monday morning, the Congressional Black Caucus sent an eloquent letter to NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell citing Rev. Martin Luther King's famous... Read more
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The Hill
Black Caucus chairman urges NFL to support athlete protestsThe chairman of the Congressional Black Caucus urged the National Football Leag
The Hill / Posted 5 days ago
The chairman of the Congressional Black Caucus urged the National Football League on Monday to support athletes who are kneeling during the national anthem to protest police brutality. In a 1,842-word letter to NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell and... Read more
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Louisiana Weekly
Residents weigh in on performances of D.A., police chiefNew Orleans from Louisiana’s Second Congressional District since 2011 and is cu
Louisiana Weekly / Posted 5 days ago
New Orleans from Louisiana’s Second Congressional District since 2011 and is currently serving as chairman of the Congressional Black Caucus, 59 percent of those polled approved of his job performance. Twenty-four percent... Read more
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Black Press USA
CBC Chairman Cedric Richmond Ethers President Trump in Open LetterBy Lauren Victoria Burke (NNPA Newswire Contributor) In a scathing open letter
Black Press USA / Posted 5 days ago
By Lauren Victoria Burke (NNPA Newswire Contributor) In a scathing open letter to President Donald Trump, Congressional Black Caucus Chairman Cedric Richmond (D-La.) criticized the commander-in-chief for his response to protests against racial... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Black caucus blasts Facebook, tech industry for lack of diversity at the topin Silicon Valley’s booming technology industry. Lee and Butterfield are spear
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 5 days ago
in Silicon Valley’s booming technology industry. Lee and Butterfield are spearheading the effort as co-chairs of the Congressional Black Caucus Diversity Taskforce. Members met with Facebook Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg last week,... Read more
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The Hill
Week ahead in tech: Black Caucus takes diversity push to Silicon ValleyMembers of the Congressional Black Caucus will be heading to Silicon Valley in
The Hill / Posted 5 days ago
Members of the Congressional Black Caucus will be heading to Silicon Valley in the coming week, where they will press tech companies to make their work forces and corporate board rooms more diverse. They will also meet with tech giants, including... Read more
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New York Post
These Obama appointees could cause another housing collapsethe past three years is similar to the degree of easing in the years preceding
New York Post / Posted 7 days ago
the past three years is similar to the degree of easing in the years preceding the 2008 financial crisis.” Watt, a former Congressional Black Caucus leader, has been demanding Fannie and Freddie ease credit standards — just as the feds did... Read more
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The Hill
Hispanic lawmakers press tech for details on representation in Silicon Valleyrepresentation among black and Hispanic individuals have decreased. The CHC’s
The Hill / Posted 8 days ago
representation among black and Hispanic individuals have decreased. The CHC’s letter comes one day after members of the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) met with Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg to press her on Facebook’s lack of diversity.... Read more
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asianage
Ads linked to Russia's meddling in US polls likely to be released by Facebookidea of Facebook's influence on the election "pretty crazy." Later Thursday, S
asianage / Posted 8 days ago
idea of Facebook's influence on the election "pretty crazy." Later Thursday, Sandberg met privately with members of the Congressional Black Caucus, where she was pressed on what the company is doing in response to its discovery that many of the... Read more
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asianage
Facebook’s Sandberg eyes release of Russia-linked adsidea of Facebook’s influence on the election “pretty crazy.” Later Thursday, S
asianage / Posted 8 days ago
idea of Facebook’s influence on the election “pretty crazy.” Later Thursday, Sandberg met privately with members of the Congressional Black Caucus, where she was pressed on what the company is doing in response to its discovery that many of the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Appreciating President Mugabe's Linguistic MasteryFriendship Association). His mail is [email protected] This explains why Presi
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
Friendship Association). His mail is [email protected] This explains why President Mugabe never raked President Obama, the Congressional Black Caucus and the now defunct Trans-Africa Forum through hot coals for openly working for a US-EU... Read more
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EuroNews
CBC Pleads for More Help for Virgin Islandssaid Thursday — a hopeful sign, perhaps, from Mother Nature. Plaskett joined R
EuroNews / Posted 9 days ago
said Thursday — a hopeful sign, perhaps, from Mother Nature. Plaskett joined Rep. Cedric Richmond, D-La., chairman of the Congressional Black Caucus, and caucus members Val Demings, D-Fla., Barbara Lee, D-Calif., Sheila Jackson Lee, D-Texas,... Read more
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Boston Globe
Sandberg says Facebook will hand over more data on Russia-linked adswith top lawmakers, including those involved in the House investigation. On Thu
Boston Globe / Posted 9 days ago
with top lawmakers, including those involved in the House investigation. On Thursday, she was to meet with members of the Congressional Black Caucus and Congressional Hispanic Caucus. Facebook has hired three crisis communications firms and has... Read more
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The Hill
Black lawmakers press Sandberg on diversity at Facebook | Dems want hearing on Trump tweets about media | Watchdog to probe alleged FCC cyberattackof racial tensions in the U.S. "For us, this a very fragile moment in time for
The Hill / Posted 9 days ago
of racial tensions in the U.S. "For us, this a very fragile moment in time for African-Americans across this country," Congressional Black Caucus Chairman Cedric Richmond (D-La.) said. "What we needed Facebook to understand is that they play a... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Facebook offers help in Russia probeHouse, an allegation the Kremlin has denied. Sandberg was in Washington for me
The Courier Mail / Posted 9 days ago
House, an allegation the Kremlin has denied. Sandberg was in Washington for meetings with US lawmakers. Sandberg told the Congressional Black Caucus on Thursday that Facebook planned to add an African-American to its board of directors, a source... Read more
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News.com.au
Facebook offers help in Russia probeHouse, an allegation the Kremlin has denied. Sandberg was in Washington for me
News.com.au / Posted 9 days ago
House, an allegation the Kremlin has denied. Sandberg was in Washington for meetings with US lawmakers. Sandberg told the Congressional Black Caucus on Thursday that Facebook planned to add an African-American to its board of directors, a source... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Facebook’s Sandberg favors release of Russia-linked adsidea of Facebook’s influence on the election “pretty crazy.” Later Thursday, S
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 9 days ago
idea of Facebook’s influence on the election “pretty crazy.” Later Thursday, Sandberg met privately with members of the Congressional Black Caucus, where she was pressed on what the company is doing in response to its discovery that many of the... Read more
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The News & Observer
Black lawmakers press Facebook on Russia, diversityelections, a top Facebook officer vowed Thursday. Facebook Chief Operating Off
The News & Observer / Posted 9 days ago
elections, a top Facebook officer vowed Thursday. Facebook Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg told members of the Congressional Black Caucus in a closed-door meeting that the company will appoint an African American to itseight-member... Read more
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The Hill
Black lawmakers press Sandberg on Facebook’s lack of diversityof racial tensions in the U.S. “For us, this a very fragile moment in time for
The Hill / Posted 9 days ago
of racial tensions in the U.S. “For us, this a very fragile moment in time for African-Americans across this country,” Congressional Black Caucus Chairman Cedric Richmond (D-La.) said. “What we needed Facebook to understand is that they play a... Read more
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Island Packet
Black lawmakers press Facebook on Russia, diversityelections, a top Facebook officer vowed Thursday. Facebook Chief Operating Off
Island Packet / Posted 9 days ago
elections, a top Facebook officer vowed Thursday. Facebook Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg told members of the Congressional Black Caucus in a closed-door meeting that the company will appoint an African American to itseight-member... Read more
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CNET
Facebook reportedly plans to add African-American board directoris reportedly going to do something about it. Sheryl Sandberg, Facebook's high
CNET / Posted 9 days ago
is reportedly going to do something about it. Sheryl Sandberg, Facebook's high-profile CEO, reportedly told members of the Congressional Black Caucus Thursday that the company plans to add an African-American director to its board. Facebook didn't... Read more
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The Hill
Black lawmakers will travel to Silicon Valley to push diversityMembers of the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) will travel to Silicon Valley o
The Hill / Posted 9 days ago
Members of the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) will travel to Silicon Valley on Oct. 16 to press tech leaders to increase the diversity within their companies. Lee and Butterfield will kick off the meetings with a press conference at the... Read more
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Mashable
Thirteen years in, Facebook says it will appoint its first black board memberWhat's This?Sheryl Sandberg walking to a meeting with members of the Congressio
Mashable / Posted 9 days ago
What's This?Sheryl Sandberg walking to a meeting with members of the Congressional Black Caucus Image: Drew Angerer/Getty Images Facebook has committed to appointing a black person to its board of directors, signaling they are making moves to... Read more
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Reuters
Facebook will help investigators release Russia ads, Sandberg tells Axiosan allegation the Kremlin has denied. Sandberg was in Washington for meetings
Reuters / Posted 9 days ago
an allegation the Kremlin has denied. Sandberg was in Washington for meetings with U.S. lawmakers. Sandberg told the Congressional Black Caucus on Thursday that Facebook planned to add an African-American to its board of directors, a source... Read more
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Fast Company Magazine
Facebook will get its first black board member soon—we just don’t know whenmember in the “very near future.” We’re not quite sure what to make of that tim
Fast Company Magazine / Posted 9 days ago
member in the “very near future.” We’re not quite sure what to make of that timeline—”very near future” is fairly cryptic—but that was the message conveyed by Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg this morning, when she met with the Congressional Black Cauc... Read more
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The Hill
Facebook commits to hiring a black board memberFacebook COO Sheryl Sandberg told members of the Congressional Black Caucus tha
The Hill / Posted 9 days ago
Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg told members of the Congressional Black Caucus that the social media company is committing to hiring an African-American to its board of directors “within the foreseeable future.” Rep. Robin Kelly (D-Ill.) confirmed... Read more
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The Washington Times
Karen Bass: Facebook should release Russian-backed ads aimed at Black Lives MatterRep. Karen Bass said Thursday that she hopes Facebook will show members of the
The Washington Times / Posted 9 days ago
Rep. Karen Bass said Thursday that she hopes Facebook will show members of the Congressional Black Caucus the ads against Black Lives Matter during the company’s meeting with congressional leaders. “We would like to see them because here’s the... Read more
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The Register Citizen
Rockeymoore Cummings seeks to challenge Hogan for governorprivate sectors, including as chief of staff to New York Rep. Charles B. Rangel
The Register Citizen / Posted 9 days ago
private sectors, including as chief of staff to New York Rep. Charles B. Rangel, at the National Urban League and at the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation. She started Global Policy Solutions, a social change strategy firm, in 2005. This is... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
Maya Rockeymoore Cummings Announces Run for Md. Governorsectors, including as chief of staff to New York congressman Charles B. Rangel,
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 9 days ago
sectors, including as chief of staff to New York congressman Charles B. Rangel, at the National Urban League and at the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation. She started Global Policy Solutions, a social change strategy firm, in 2005. Her... Read more
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Roll Call
In a Culture War, American Values Losea mention by a White House preoccupied with football players. Texas Rep. Sheil
Roll Call / Posted 9 days ago
a mention by a White House preoccupied with football players. Texas Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee, as a senior member of the Congressional Black Caucus and a co-chairwoman of the Congressional Voting Rights Caucus, did remember, rising to recall the... Read more
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KERA North Texas
Investigators Chase Missing Pieces Of Facebook, Twitter Role In Russian Mischiefthis week: She met with the House Intelligence Committee on Wednesday and is ex
KERA North Texas / Posted 9 days ago
this week: She met with the House Intelligence Committee on Wednesday and is expected to meet Thursday with members of the Congressional Black Caucus to discuss some of the racially charged ads that have appeared on the social network, as first... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Investigators Chase Missing Pieces Of Facebook, Twitter Role In Russian Mischiefthis week: She met with the House Intelligence Committee on Wednesday and is ex
KPBS San Diego / Posted 9 days ago
this week: She met with the House Intelligence Committee on Wednesday and is expected to meet Thursday with members of the Congressional Black Caucus to discuss some of the racially charged ads that have appeared on the social network, as first... Read more
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asianage
Facebook's Sandberg meets lawmakers amid Russia probeand how we trust it, and whether we trust it," Conaway said. Sandberg also was
asianage / Posted 9 days ago
and how we trust it, and whether we trust it," Conaway said. Sandberg also was expected to meet Thursday with the Congressional Black Caucus. Some members of the caucus have been critical of Facebook over the ads, many of which had racial... Read more
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The Hill
House Intel to release Russian Facebook ads | Trump tweet on NBC draws backlash | Senators want answers from alleged robocall king | Twitter reverses on Blackburn adbelieve that the president would be able to follow through. BLACK CAUCUS WILL
The Hill / Posted 10 days ago
believe that the president would be able to follow through. BLACK CAUCUS WILL PRESS SANDBERG ON RACE: Some members of the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) have formed a coalition to press Facebook for action on racial issues, a congressional aide... Read more
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CTV News
Facebook exec meets with lawmakers amid Russia probeand how we trust it, and whether we trust it," Conaway said. Sandberg also was
CTV News / Posted 10 days ago
and how we trust it, and whether we trust it," Conaway said. Sandberg also was expected to meet Thursday with the Congressional Black Caucus. Some members of the caucus have been critical of Facebook over the ads, many of which had racial... Read more
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