CBC Chairman Denounces GOP Vote Against Medicare

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emmanuel cleaver cbcCongressional Black Caucus Chairman Emanuel Cleaver is saying that the Senate Republican’s vote on the a “Leadership Budget” will end Medicare; ultimately effecting vulnerable communities during the recession.

“Our nation’s communities of color have been hit hardest by the effects of the recession. Even as our nation’s economy slowly rebounds, our communities experience disproportionately higher rates of unemployment, home foreclosure, educational disadvantages, and economic hardship. As a result, vulnerable communities increasingly rely on public programs like Medicare to meet their basic needs, but these are the programs the Republican Leadership eradicates with their budget proposal.

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