Sen. Harry Reid's position as Majority Leader may be up for discussion at next week's Democratic caucus meeting.
Tuesday, Sen. Russ Feingold, one of the most liberal members of the Senate, called Reid's remarks "unacceptable."
Reid is dealing with fallout for saying President Obama was an appealing candidate because he is "light skinned" and has "no negro dialect."
The president has accepted Reid's apology.
Click play for more on this controversy. Also, CBN News reporter Charlene Israel spoke with megachurch leader Bishop Eddie Long about Reid's comments and the issues of race that have surfaced recently. Click here to watch.
Meanwhile, a top House Republican says the GOP needs to put a priority on reaching out to minorities.
"I believe that Americans in the African-American community or in the Hispanic community in this country believe in entrepreneurial capitalism [and] want to have the opportunity to build a business on their own," U.S. Representative Mike Pence said. "And I also believe that in the minority community, there is a deep commitment to traditional marriage and the sanctity of life."