Rep. Marcia Fudge attends a service at Mt. Zion Congregational Church in Cleveland on a recent Sunday.
“I know they’ve hired some African-Americans lately, that’s the best I can tell you,” Fudge said. “It’s wonderful that they’ve engaged a lot of young people, a lot of young energetic people. But I think there has to be someone there who understands the soul of African-Americans.”
Vice President Joe Biden waits to conduct a mock swearing-in ceremony with Sen. Brian Schatz, D-Hawaii, in the Capitol's Old Senate Chamber, December 2, 2014. Schatz was sworn in to serve the remainder of his term since he was appointed to the seat after Sen. Daniel Inouye, D-Hawaii, passed away.