Thursday, February 01, 2007

A Latina Leaves

The debate last week over whether a white U.S. Congressman who represents a largely African-American district could be admitted to the Congressional Black Caucus demonstrated that there is likely no longer a need for such race-based groups in Congress -- and that they certainly should not have taxpayer-funded staff and operations.

More evidence for this came today via Rep. Loretta Sanchez, D-California. has the story of her stormy exit from the Congressional Hispanic Caucus. (The Hispanic Republicans in Congress had already left the caucus.)

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