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Rep. Allen West Threatens to Resign From Congressional Black Caucus

exF14RIO Wrote: Aug 13, 2012 11:14 AM
Which is a very competitive position, my friend. I stand by my comments.
The tea party, according to Rep. Andre Carson, D-Ind., a member of the Congressional Black Caucus, would "love to see us as second-class citizens" ... and "some of them in Congress right now with this tea party movement would love to see you and me ... hanging on a tree." Of the tea party's influence on Congress, Carson called it an "effort that we're seeing of Jim Crow." Another CBC member, Rep. Maxine Waters, D-Calif., said, "The tea party can go straight to hell."

This was too much for Rep. Allen West, R-Fla., the only Republican member of the CBC. Another...