Congressional Black Caucus Foundation to Host the Swearing-in Ceremony for CBC

Contact: Shrita Sterlin-Hernandez,

The 114th Congress boasts the largest CBC in the history of the Congress.

WASHINGTON, Jan. 6, 2015—The Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, Incorporated (CBCF) will host the ceremonial swearing-in of the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) for current and newly-elected members of the 114th Congress. Forty-six members will take the oath of office—the largest in CBC history.

Because space will be limited, media credentials have been issued. However, the ceremony will be streamed live at

Rep. Chaka Fattah, CBCF board chairman, will honor incoming CBC Chairman, G.K. Butterfield of the 1st District of North Carolina and CBC members of the 114th Congress. The ceremony will include remarks from Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi, Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer and Rep. James E. Clyburn.

Tuesday, January 6, 2015 at 9 a.m.

The ceremony will take place in the Capitol Visitor Center Auditorium in the U.S. Capitol Building located at Independence Avenue and First Street in Washington, D.C. This event is closed to the public.

Visit and follow the CBCF @CBCFInc or for regular updates and information about the swearing-in ceremony. Join the online conversation using #CBC114.


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