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By Richard Simon
By Michael D. Shear and Perry Bacon Jr.
Washington Post Staff Writer
Wednesday, December 9, 2009 10:06 PM
Some black lawmakers sought this week to move past a dispute with the White House, saying they are satisfied that President Obama is seeking to provide greater economic assistance to African American communities.
But the members of the Congressional Black Caucus continued to insist that the administration's efforts do not go far enough, even as other African American leaders defended the nation's first black president.
By Brady Dennis and Renae Merle
Washington Post Staff Writers
Tuesday, December 8, 2009
House Democrats are seeking to tap the government's massive bailout fund to help homeowners who have lost their jobs and are struggling to make their mortgage payments.