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Lauren Victoria Burke

Lauren Victoria Burke
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Lauren Victoria Burke is a writer, comms strategist and political analyst. She created Crewof42, a blog focused on African American members of Congress, in 2009. Ms. Burke also writes for NBC BLK, The Root, NNPA and is the Managing Editor of Politic365. As part of a diverse career in politics and media, she has served as a congressional staffer for the U.S. Senate Democratic Policy Committee, Communications Director for U.S. Rep. Andre Carson (D-IN) and Director of Communications for Justin Fairfax for Lt. Governor of Virginia. From 2014 to 2017, Ms. Burke appeared each Monday on NewsOneNow with Roland Martin on TVOne. Ms. Burke holds a B.A. in History from The American University. She was born and raised in New York. Email: LBurke007@gmail.com. Twitter: @LVBurke. IG: @laurenvburke. Periscope: @LVBurke

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House Ethics Moves to Punish Second Black Lawmaker in Two Years

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Obama Campaign Launches iPhone Smartphone App

This morning, Obama for America launched a new smartphone app the campaign says will empower and inform supporters, volunteers, and voters.  The new app...

Pres. Obama Addresses Enthusiastic Crowd at Urban League Convention

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President Obama Says Lay Off Video Games and ‘Real Housewives’ at...

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Against the NRA and Silence, Four in Congress Introduce Gun Legislation

"After all these massacres that have happened all we hear from the NRA is that we're taking away Second Amendment rights, said Rep. Carolyn...

Grambling President Pogue: Penn State Case “Tragedy,” Proud of Eddie Robinson

With the announcement today by the NCAA of their punishment on Penn State in the wake of a child  sex scandal and coverup, legendary...

Morial: Black Voter Turnout Differential is the Key in 2012

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