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The Day Obama Moved the Market

Nomination of Geithner as Treasury Secretary inspires desperately needed investor confidence.

This week has been one of the most devastating in Wall Street’s history. Just Thursday,…

By Derek T. Dingle

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Likely Pick of Geithner for Treasury Sends Stocks Soaring

President-elect Barack Obama is moving markets.
At least that what it seems after word…

By Deborah Creighton Skinner

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Clinton Reportedly Accepts Cabinet Post

Sens. Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton pass each other before their February debate. (Source: GOP)…

By Deborah Creighton Skinner

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School Is in Session for Obama

An elementary school in Long Island, New York, has been renamed in honor…

By Deborah Creighton Skinner

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Broadening a View of the Possible

Robert F. Kennedy's legacy of inspiration and change

The late Robert F. Kennedy famously said the following: “There are those who look at…

By Earl G. Graves, Sr.

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Recession or Depression: Defining Economic Decline

Deep recession or depression? As a journalist, it’s hard to argue that words don’t matter.…

By John Simons

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Obama May Tap Daschle for Health Secretary

(Source: Center for American Progress)

Former Senate Majority Leader Tom Daschle, a stanch backer of…

By Deborah Creighton Skinner

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Minority Entrepreneurs Hope for a Stronger SBA

The Small Business Administration, which is charged with serving entrepreneurs needs, has experienced budget cuts…

By Joyce Jones

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For Those of You Who Will Be There … Ticket or No Ticket

If you’re coming up for the day from surrounding areas, already have dibs on your…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Eric Holder: Next Attorney General?

The Washington rumor mill is up to its old tricks again. This time,…

By Deborah Creighton Skinner

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Inauguration Housing: Getting that Extra Buck

One company seems to have found a way for Washington D.C. residents to bring in…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Lotteries, Luck, and the Inauguration

As has been reported by numerous blogs, newspapers, and TV stations, the hottest ticket, seemingly,…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Obama, McCain Meet

President-elect Barack Obama and Sen. JOhn McCain met face to face for the…

By Deborah Creighton Skinner

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The GOP Tries to Regroup

After a licking in the polls, the Republican Party seeks to find itself

The Republican Party is in a state of flux. Many call it an identity crisis;…

By Joyce Jones

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Obama Takes to Web to Discuss Economy

President-elect Barack Obama today urged Congress to pass an economic rescue plan that…

By Deborah Creighton Skinner

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Transition Team Announces Key Appointments

President-elect Barack Obama and Vice President-elect Biden Joe announced key White House appointments.
Valerie…

By Deborah Creighton Skinner

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Why Washington Must Help Save the Auto Industry

For close to a century, the automotive industry has been one of the engines…

By Earl "Butch" Graves Jr.

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Obama, McCain to Meet Monday

Obama and McCain at their final presidential debate. (Source: Getty Images)
President-elect Barack Obama will meet…

By Deborah Creighton Skinner

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Democrats Must Wield Power Carefully

Democrats must act wisely or risk returning to minority status in Congress

In politics as in life, great crises often create great opportunities. In electing a Democratic…

By Joyce Jones

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The Hustle and Bustle of Inauguration Prep

According to reports, President-elect Barack Obama’s inauguration is expected to draw more than 1 million…

By Janell Hazelwood

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