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Watch Mississippi lawmaker openly race-baiting at GOP rally to oppose black school funding:

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posted on Oct, 25 2015 @ 08:39 PM
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originally posted by: John_Rodger_Cornman
a reply to: Spider879

I don't know if that is a bad thing or a good thing.

Why can't they just be part of the normal congress?

No special names.


The idea is that they can band together to represent specific issues that they don't have the people to bring up to an individual member of congress. Creating voting blocks like this is how things get done. They have them for all types of things and not just racially. There's a lot of them, here's the list
en.wikipedia.org...




posted on Oct, 25 2015 @ 08:46 PM
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originally posted by: Aazadan

originally posted by: John_Rodger_Cornman
a reply to: Spider879

I don't know if that is a bad thing or a good thing.

Why can't they just be part of the normal congress?

No special names.


The idea is that they can band together to represent specific issues that they don't have the people to bring up to an individual member of congress. Creating voting blocks like this is how things get done. They have them for all types of things and not just racially. There's a lot of them, here's the list
en.wikipedia.org...

Thanks Aazadan, holy sh !there is a Caucus for damned near everything who knew?? klik the link guys.



posted on Oct, 25 2015 @ 09:15 PM
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originally posted by: Spider879
Thanks Aazadan, holy sh !there is a Caucus for damned near everything who knew?? klik the link guys.


Pretty much all members will be on a few, it's how you can build a voting block to actually get something passed. For example the House Freedom Caucus has had enormous impact on the selection of a new Speaker. They've all agreed to vote as one group, and won't vote for anyone they perceive as too moderate. To quote them, they "don't want a traitor who is going to turn around and make deals with the enemy" which is how they see Boehner and his attempts at working with Democrats.

Effectively they're a big enough group that no one is getting through the primary to be speaker without them, and without them one would need to carry every other republican plus 25ish Democrats.

Here's the link to them, they're one of the few with a wiki page.
en.wikipedia.org...



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