The Congressional Black Caucus PAC (CBCPAC) applauds Democratic National Committee (DNC) Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman-Schultz (D-FL) for her unprecedented appointment naming Congressional Black Caucus member U.S. Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-MD) as Chair of the DNC Platform Drafting Committee. Congressman Cummings is the first African American to serve as platform committee chairman. He will be joined by CBC members U.S. Reps. Keith Ellison (D-MN) and Barbara Lee (D-CA) on the 15-person committee responsible for developing and managing the process through which the Democratic Party’s National Platform is established.
- The Congressional Black Caucus PAC Applauds Democratic National Committee Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman-Schultz’s Historic Appointment of Rep. Elijah Cummings as Chair of the DNC Platform Drafting CommitteeTuesday, January 31, 2019
- Tuesday, January 31, 2019
The Democratic Party and our constituents need a nominee with a track record of long, deep and varied service to underserved communities; a Democrat who has embraced diversity, with a detailed understanding of today’s world, and experience working to heal the global system. We need a Democrat who has put forward thoughtful, realistic proposals on the fundamental challenges facing our nation ‒ including health care, affordable housing, education, day care, women’s rights, infrastructure, voting rights, gun violence, criminal justice reform, foreign affairs, and trade ‒ all of which he or she must turn into legislation that can garner bipartisan support upon taking office.
- Tuesday, January 31, 2019
In a statement today, the Congressional Black Caucus Political Action Committee Chair Congressman Gregory Meeks (NY - 5) announced that the CBC PAC unanimously endorsed Democrat Val Demings in Florida's 10th Congressional District.
- Aspire PAC, CBC PAC AND CHC BOLD PAC Announce the Joint Endorsement of Seven Democratic Congressional Candidates Who Will Help Tade Back the HouseMonday, August 31, 2018
- Friday, June 30, 2017
Today, the Congressional Black Caucus Political Action Committee announced the endorsement of candidate Joe Neguse in Colorado’s 2nd Congressional District.
- CBCPAC Chairman Rep Gregory Meeks announces endorsement of Jon Ossof In Georgia's 6th Congressional DistrictTuesday, June 30, 2017
Today, Chairman of the Congressional Black Caucus PAC, Gregory Meeks (NY-5), announced the unanimous endorsement of candidate Jon Ossoff in Georgia’s 6th Congressional District:
- The Congressional Black Caucus PAC Endorses Lisa Blunt Rochester (DE), Lynn Coleman (IN), DuWayne Gregory (NY), and Donald McEachin (VA) for CongressTuesday, May 31, 2017
The Congressional Black Caucus PAC also announces the official launch of the “Drive for 50”, a Campaign to Elect 50 Members of the Congressional Black Caucus to the 115th Congress
- Thursday, August 31, 2016
CBCPAC Chairman Gregory Meeks responds to Trump’s speech to African Americans:
After months of disparaging women, minorities, and immigrants Donald Trump did something astonishing. On Tuesday, during a speech in Wisconsin, he had the audacity to claim that he would be an advocate for African American families across our nation.
- Saturday, February 29, 2016
“We are facing a crossroads in the history of our country. The choices we make in this election will determine the very future of our nation. Will we go back or continue to more forward toward the building of a more perfect union? As we move through this competitive campaign season, we must respect each individual's sacred right to choose, whether we like a person's decision or not.
- Congressional Black Caucus PAC Chair Meeks Responds to Sanders Criticizing President Obama's LeadershipFriday, February 29, 2016
The Congressional Black Caucus PAC Chair Congressman Gregory Meeks released the following statement responding to Senator Bernie Sanders criticizing President Obama's leadership in a recent interview:
I condemn and strongly disagree with recent criticisms from Senator Sanders that call into question President Obama's leadership ability and insinuating that he has been "weak"