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Washington Report: Dems, GOP Continue Budget Talks; Rep. Ellison Gets Emotional at Homeland Security Hearings

The latest developments from the nation's capitol

The latest developments from the nation’s capitol

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Washington Report: Workers of the World Unite?

Local protesters prepare to hit the doorsteps of their state capitols to have their voices be heard

The battle over union rights will spread across the nation on Saturday when supporters gather…

By Joyce Jones

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Washington Report: Democrats & Republicans Sound Off on Temporary Budget Solution

With the deadline looming, politicians on both sides of the issue try to find a common ground

Congressional lawmakers have just a week to negotiate a deal to fund the federal government…

By Joyce Jones

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Washington Report: Congressional Black Caucus Opposes Obama Tax Plan

How will the plan impact the lives of African-Americans? The debate continues

The Congressional Black Caucus and the White House delivered dueling messages about how President Obama’s…

By Joyce Jones

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Washington Report: Black Farmers Settlement Bill Clears the House

Black farmers may soon be compensated, but some say the claims process will be a tough row to hoe

After decades of waiting, Black farmers may soon be compensated for acts of discrimination. But…

By Joyce Jones

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Washington Report: Congresswoman Maxine Waters Wants Her Day in Court

The ethics committee asks for more time to build its case against her

Rep. Maxine Waters is calling on the ethics committee to schedule her trial before the…

By Joyce Jones

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On Air Force One with President Obama

This is bigger than once in a lifetime. It's first in forever.

The pinnacle for a journalist with a passion for politics is to cover the White…

By Derek T. Dingle

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Obama’s 100 Days on Front, Home Pages

After 100 days in office, President Barack Obama is receiving worldwide attention.  (Click here for…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Ways and Means

Congressman Rangel discusses the Age of Obama

 
 
 
Rep. Charles Rangel

I enter Congressman Charles Rangel’s suite of offices, housed on the 7th floor…

By Derek T. Dingle

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Bernanke to Lecture at Morehouse College

Historic moment for HBCU

Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke will lecture and hold a forum with students at Atlanta’s…

By Deborah Creighton Skinner

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Economic History Lesson

Lawrence Summers, the president�s chief economist, wants to make current crisis a footnote

I have always been fascinated by political and economic history. No matter how painful the…

By Derek T. Dingle

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Obama’s World Tour

A presidential mission to bridge the global divide

After a week that included three international summits, a series of meetings with foreign leaders…

By Derek T. Dingle

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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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Wall Street Project Presents Plan to Fix the Economy

The Bush Administration’s $700 billion Wall Street bailout is under fire for misspending and not…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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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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The Final Debate

 
 
 
Sen. John McCain is on the ropes and is expected to come out swinging at…

By Deborah Creighton Skinner

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How To

Password Protect Your Flash Drive In Two Simple Steps

Flash drives, thumb drives, USB sticks: whatever you want to call them, they’re more than…

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Black Female Voice Actor on How to Break into the Lucrative Voice-Over Business

“The secret society [of the voice-over business] is due in part because it’s a career…

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