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Liberty Bank Acquires United Bank Branches

Customers to have a larger banking network

After announcing its buyout this week of cross-town bank United Bank and Trust Co., Alden…

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Day 18

Obama establishes the Economic Recovery Advisory Board, which is headed by former Federal Reserve chief…

By Deborah Creighton Skinner

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Day 17

Obama attends the National Prayer Breakfast in Washington and later signs an executive order establishing…

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State-by-State: Obama’s Economic Plan

President Unveils Impact of Economic Plan on States

The White House released state-specific information of the impact of President Barack Obama’s American Recovery…

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Day 16

The Treasury Department issues new limits on executive pay for financial institutions that are receiving…

By Deborah Creighton Skinner

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Daschle Withdraws as HHS Nominee

Move Will Likely Affect Speed of Healthcare Reform

Tom Daschle withdrew Tuesday as President Barack Obama’s nominee for health and human services secretary…

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Day 15

Eric V. Holder is sworn in as the first African American attorney general of the…

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Holder Sworn In as Attorney General

Lawyer Is First African American to Hold Post

Eric Holder won Senate confirmation as attorney general late Monday night, making him the 82nd…

By Deborah Creighton Skinner

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African American History Month Proclamation

President Obama issues proclamation kicking off African American History Month

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Day 14

Middle East envoy George Mitchell met with French President Nicolas Sarkozy to discuss peace talks…

By Deborah Creighton Skinner

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Day 13

On Super Bowl Sunday, Obama had a bi-partisan party at the White House, inviting over…

By Deborah Creighton Skinner

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Day 12

In his weekly address, Obama urged lawmakers to pass the America Recovery and Reinvestment Plan…

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President’s Weekly Address: Obama Urges Prompt Passage of Economic Plan

n his weekly address, Obama highlighted recent statistics showing continuing deterioration in the economy and…

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Christina Norman Named CEO of Oprah Winfrey Network

Former MTV President to Oversee Cable Channel

Former MTV President Christina Norman has been named CEO of OWN: The Oprah Winfrey Network,…

By Deborah Creighton Skinner

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Michael Steele Elected RNC’s First Black Chairman

Michael Steele Brings Change to the GOP

Former Maryland Lieutenant Gov. Michael Steele won the Republican National Committee chairman’s race, becoming the…

By Joyce Jones

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RNC Chairman Michael Steele’s Acceptance Speech

RNC Chairman Michael Steele’s acceptance speech

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Day 11

Obama signed the Middle Class Working Families Task Force executive order and launched the Task…

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Day 10

Obama signs his first piece of legislation, the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act of 2009,…

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House Passes Obama’s Economic Plan

Republicans Vote Against Bill

President Barack Obama is one step closer to putting in place his plan to stimulate…

By Derek T. Dingle

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House Votes No on Digital Delay

Defeat Means Transition Will Take Place as Planned

The House voted against postponing the Feb 17. nationwide digital television switch today. The vote…

By Renita Burns

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