From The Huffington Post:

After a long, somewhat contentious summer, in which the Congressional Black Caucus seemed to fall out of love with President Barack Obama over the black unemployment issue, the CBC and the president seem to be hugging it out and coming together ahead of what will likely be a fierce fight for reelection in 2012.

CBC chairman Emanuel Cleaver recently told a reporter that “most CBC members are feeling better” about the direction the president is taking.

“The White House has, in my estimation as the chair, conscientiously worked to reduce the little dings and dents that happened to the relationship, and as a result, I think things have improved,” Cleaver, a Democrat from Missouri told “We still have little instances where maybe somebody is not notified a Cabinet secretary is coming to their district, but the White House has gone way out trying to change that.”

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