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Vietnamese-American Rep. To Black Caucus: Let Me In

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Republican Anh "Joseph" Cao waves as he holds his daughter Betsy Cao, 4, with his wife Kate Hieu Hoang, right, at his victory party after defeating Rep. William Jefferson, D-La., for the 4th Congressional District in New Orleans. Alex Brandon, AP Photo hide caption

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The first Vietnamese-American elected to Congress — Republican Anh "Joseph" Cao — wants to be the first Vietnamese-American to join the Congressional Black Caucus.

Cao defeated Democrat William Jefferson earlier this month. Though Cao represents a largely black district, the CBC has reportedly never admitted a non-black member.

You tell us: Should the CBC let Cao join? Take a listen to what our bloggers said on today's roundtable.

Related: Rep. Cao's Interest In CBC Could Spark Clash



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