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Obama Lends Cities A Helping Hand, Warns Against Waste

Mayors voice concern about funds distribution, federal-local relationships

In many ways, the nation’s mayors may feel the hardest hit by the current state…

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Day 34

The Obamas hosted their first black-tie dinner with the nation’s governors.
The first lady hosted…

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Day 33

In his weekly address, Obama told taxpayers that effective April 1, they would begin to…

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Weekly Address: Tax Cuts

Earlier this week, I signed into law the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act —…

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Day 32

Obama and Biden met with a group of mayors from across the country to discuss…

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Post Issues ‘Apology’ Over Racist Cartoon

The New York Post did something it rarely does. The paper apologized for running Sean…

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Day 31

President Obama made his first overseas trip, to Canada, where he met with Governor General…

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Day 30

Obama traveled to Phoenix, Arizona, to unveil his plan to help homeowners facing foreclosure. The…

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Day 29

Obama signed into law the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act during a ceremony at the…

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Obama Signs Stimulus Bill Into Law

Sweeping Package Aims to Jumpstart Economy

President Barack Obama is travelling to Denver, Colorado, today to sign the American Recovery and…

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Day 28

Obama decides not to appoint a car czar, instead he tapped Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner…

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Day 27

White House officials appeared to backtrack slightly on the administration’s promise to limit executive bonuses…

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Day 26

In his weekly address, Obama hailed Congress for passing the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act…

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Weekly Address: A Major Milestone

This week, I spent some time with Americans across the country who are hurting…

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Day 25

With no Republican yes votes, the House of Representatives passes a revised version of the…

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The Stimulus Plan Must Give Minority-Owned Businesses and Minorities a Fair Shake

Despite years of effort, minority-owned businesses are still drastically underrepresented in the U.S. economy.

By Ernesta G. Procope

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Day 24

Obama, lawmakers, and other dignitaries honored the 200th birthday of Abraham Lincoln during a ceremony…

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The $800 Billion Question: Will Foreign Creditors Continue to Finance U.S. Debt?

As stimulus plan gears up, will our creditworthiness dwindle?

I’ve been laying awake at night worrying about our credit status. I’m not talking about…

By John Simons

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Black Congressman to Run for Alabama Governor

Politician faces uphill battle in state with deep racial wounds

Let it never be said that Rep. Artur Davis isn’t up for a challenge. The…

By Joyce Jones

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Day 23

Before leaving for Virginia to meet with Gov. Tim Kaine as part of his hearts…

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