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Clarence Thomas Makes Smug Remark About Pres. Obama

Clarence Thomas says he and Obama don't have much of a relationship

Black Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas calls Obama a media darling

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Man Arrested For Sending Ricin Laced Letter To President Obama

Suspect is a martial arts instructor from Tupelo, Mississippi

Former Republican candidate arrested for sending Ricin laced letter to president

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Black Mayor to be Named Obama’s Secretary of Transportation

Anthony Foxx is the mayor of Charlotte, North Carolina

Obama picks Charlotte Mayor Anthony Foxx for Secretary of Transportation

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Ex-French President Top Gifter to Obamas

The gifts included premium golf gear

Nick Sarkozy and wife Carla Bruni gave Obamas $41,000 in gifts in 2011

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Maureen Dowd Says Obama ‘Has Not Learned How to Govern.’

Do you think Obama is doing all he can to pass gun control?

NY Times Op-Ed columnist says Obama failed gun control

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Suspicious Substance Found in Letter to the President

Substance not confirmed by Secret Service

The Secret Service has found a suspicious substance in a letter to the President.

By Sasha King

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White House to Propose Market Interest Rates for Student Loan Debt

Policy makers show growing concern for economic effects of student debt.

White House proposes fixed student debt interest rates should not determined by Congress.

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Inappropriate? Pres. Obama Calls Kamala Harris ‘Best Looking Attorney General’

Some people thought the comment was inappropriate

Do you think Pres. Obama’s statement was over the top?

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Obama Returns Portion of Pay to Show Solidarity with Workers

Obama Returns 5% of His Salary to Show Solidarity With Workers

The President will write a check every month for the portion due.

More than 70,000 federal employees have received notices that their agencies intend to furlough them…

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President Obama Delivers Easter Message

POTUS celebrates Easter with his family.

President Barack Obama delivered his yearly Easter message, reminded all of the Passover holiday earlier…

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Religious Leaders Ask Pres. Obama to Stop Drone Strikes

Religious leaders challenge the Obama administration's concept of 'Just War'

For Easter,six rabbis, reverends, and priests create a short video sharing why they oppose drone…

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Sasha and Malia Obama’s Spring Break Trip Criticized by Republicans

GOP rips President Obama for sending daughters to Bahamas for Spring Break.

Rep. Steve King says Obama should show some ‘austerity’ amid America’s recovering economy.

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Joke Gone Wrong: Karl Roves Says ‘Donna Brazile Owes Me Some Fried Chicken’

Republican strategist's joke ends up on wrong side of the punch line.

While Brazile did not seem bothered by the joke, Twitter and liberal blogs ridiculed Rove.

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Harriet Tubman: A Black American Hero

Pres. Obama Signs Proclamation to Create a Harriet Tubman Monument

This year marks the 100th anniversary of Harriet Tubman's death

Abolitionist Harriet Tubman honored with national monument

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Obama Lays Stone from MLK Memorial on Israeli PM’s Grave

Obama reached out to ordinary Israelis during his visit

Pres. Obama honors an Israeli prime minister who wanted peace deal

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Republicans to Spend $10 Million to Reach Minority Voters

Republican National Committee vows to restructure party to attract minorities.

RNC Chairman says the party plans to make major changes for the 2016 election.

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Pres. Obama to Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with his Irish Cousin

Henry Healy from Ireland is Pres. Obama's eighth cousin

Pres. Obama embraces his Irish ancestry

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Pres. Obama to Dine with First Black Miss Israel

Yityish Aynaw won Israel's top beauty prize

The President will meet the first black woman to be crowned Miss Israel

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Congressional Black Caucus to Pres. Obama: “Where Are the Black Nominees?”

Obama has appointed one Latino, but no blacks to the Cabinet of his second administration

Congressional Black Caucus questions Obama’s commitment to diversity

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Susan Rice Reportedly Frontrunner to be National Security Adviser

Susan Rice may join the Obama administration in an advisory role after all

Susan Rice’s name surfaces as possible contender for national security adviser

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Pres. Obama Keeps Low Profile On Campaign For Gun Control

VP Joe Biden White House is the mouthpiece on gun control, for now.

Will Obama get something passed?

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Pres. Obama Expands Violence Against Women Act

Sexual assaults against women have decreased since the original Act was passed

Obama adds more protections for all women

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U.S. Unemployment Hits Four-Year Low, But Black Unemployment Remains Same

U.S. economy adds 236,000 jobs in February.

The black unemployment rate remained at 13.8 percent.

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Army Suspends Tuition Assistance for Soldiers Due to Sequester

Enlisted men and women had the advantage of receiving tuition assistance---not anymore.

The army announces that it will no longer provide tuition assistance to soldiers

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White House Says It’s Legal to Kill Citizens on American Soil

U.S. Attorney General confirms Obama's stance on American drone strikes.

In a letter, Eric Holder says American terrorists could be killed under “extraordinary circumstances.”

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President Obama’s Approval Rating Drops Seven Points

Americans blame the president for recent sequester in Washington.

Poll respondents agree that Obama and Democrats failed to come to agreement with Republicans.

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Mitt Romney: ‘It Kills Me Not to Be in the White House’

Mitt's takeaway from 2012 election: Do not underestimate the influence of low-income and minority voters

Mitt Romney laments losing his 2012 presidential bid

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Sequester Woes: Poor, Low-Income Families Most At Risk

The sequester will cause mandatory cuts to federal vouchers for poor Americans.

125,000 individuals and families will be put at risk of becoming homeless if the sequester…

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Supreme Court Hears Shelby County, Alabama On Voting Rights

Voting Rights Act to hit the floor of the Supreme Court.

The Supreme Court is voicing skepticism

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White House Honors African-American Leaders in Education

Obama administration honors ten leaders in education.

White House creates ‘Champions of Change’ initiative to honor African American achievement.

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Sonia Sotomayor Condemns Prosecutor’s Racially Charged Question

Sotomayor blames Obama administration for ignoring comment.

What do you think of Sotomayor’s comments?

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Pres. Obama Challenges Defense Of Marriage Act

The Obama administration asks the Supreme Court to step in and challenge DOMA.

DOMA is a federal law passed in 1996 that defines marriage as exclusively between a…

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First Lady Michelle Obama’s Official Portrait for 2nd Term Released

The first lady, reframed

What do you think of Michelle’s new look?

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Obama to Jimmy Carter’s Grandson: Thank you for ’47 Precent’ Tape

Obama 'ran across the room' to embrace Carter

Obama thanks former president Jimmy Carter’s grandson for finding ’47 percent’ video

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Jesse Jackson Jr. Pleads Guilty In Campaign Case

Former Illinois representative admits to stealing campaign funds.

Jackson faces 46 to 57 months in prison and up to $100,000 in fines.

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President Obama Approval Rating Reaches Three-Year High

Majority of Americans approve of the president's performance.

Poll respondents said they supported Obama’s proposal to increase government spending.

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Cornel West Calls President Obama a “War Criminal”

The outspoken leader says president's policy kills innocent children.

Drone policies are affecting the view many have of the president

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Obama Seeking to Boost Study of the Human Brain

The administration unveils 10-year technological project.

It is the administration’s hope that this technological voyage will do for the brain, what…

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Pres. Obama Goes Golfing With Tiger Woods in Florida

Obama has played over 100 rounds of golf since he became president

President Obama meets championship golfer Tiger Woods on the golf course for President’s Day weekend

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Pres. Obama Will Visit Chicago to Address Increasing Gun Violence

Obama responds to calls from gun-violence activists

Obama will address gun-violence in Chicago in upcoming visit

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Prominent Black Neurosurgeon Criticizes Obamacare

Dr. Carson says the "PC police are out in force everywhere"

Head of Pediatric Surgery at Johns Hopkins says Obamacare is a bureaucracy

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Skeet- Shooting Obama Action Figure Released

Action figure of the president released days after White House photo showing him skeet-shooting

President Obama made headlines recently when a photo was released of him skeet shooting at…

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Obama Administration Designing New Oval Office

The Oval Office is getting an upgrade

Obama will be moved into a replica Oval Office during renovations

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Jesse Jackson Urges Obama to Come to Chicago

Jackson says Obama visit necessary

Rev. Jesse Jackson thinks federal intervention is needed in Chicago to combat gang-violence.

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President Obama Fires a Gun in Newly Released Photo

Obama says he engages in skeet shooting all the time

White House releases a photo of President Obama discharging a shotgun

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Rosa Parks Statue Planned for Capitol Hill

Parks will be the first African-American woman depicted in a statue on Capitol Hill

Congress to unveil a statue of the civil rights activist Rosa Parks

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Teach a Child How to Shoot, the Answer to School Shootings?

Is creating a gun safety course a good or bad idea?

The “South Carolina Gun Safety Program” is a proposed bill by Republican Senator Lee Bright.

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Former Secretary of State Condi Rice Moves to CBS News

Rice began her work on Face the Nation Sunday

CBS News hires former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice as a contributor

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Nation Celebrates MLK Day as Obama is Inaugurated

Do you think MLK would be proud?

What a coincidence that both are on the same day.

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President Obama’s Official Portrait for Second Term Released

In the first official portrait the president was straight-faced; In his second, he's smiling

The White House releases President Obama’s official portrait for his second term

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Allen West’s “Nuts” Letter for Sale on eBay

West's letter is described as "possibly the shortest letter from Congress in US History."

CAIR puts a letter Allen West wrote to them up for sale to raise funds

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Rangel Calls Obama’s Cabinet Picks ‘Embarrasing’

Three appointments in a row have been white men

Rep. Charlie Rangel from New York criticizes President Obama’s recent cabinet picks

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Obama Inaugural Souvenir Shop Now Open

One of the goodies in the store is a commemorative poster by Chuck Close

A souvenir store has been opened for Obama’s Inaugural celebration

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Fiscal Cliff Deal May Extend Tax Cuts

Is this the deal either side wanted?

Lawmakers are seeking to avert more than $600 billion in tax increases and spending cuts…

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President Obama and First Lady Release Kwanzaa Holiday Message

The President and First Lady send best wishes to those Americans celebrating Kwanzaa

The President and First Lady release a statement via the White House commemorating Kwanzaa

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Lisa Jackson, Head of the Environmental Protection Agency, to Resign

Lisa Jackson, a hero to many environmental groups, is stepping down

Head of the EPA has announced that she will be resigning soon after Obama embarks…

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News Outlets Say Romney Overcharged Them

Did the Romney campaign overcharge people?

Several news organizations are claiming that Romney overcharged them during his campaign

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Ursula Burns, Kenneth Chennault Approached About Cabinet Positions

Obama administration sources say both Ursula Burns and Ken Chennault are on the short list of possible additions to Obama's cabinet

Xerox CEO Ursula Burns and American Express CEO Kenneth Chennault are both in talks with…

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Gov. Nikki Haley Appoints Rep. Tim Scott to the U.S. Senate

Scott will become the only black U.S. Senator

South Carolina has made history by appointing its first black U.S. Senator since Reconstruction

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Susan Rice Withdraws Name From Consideration for Secretary of State

What do you think of her decision?

Rice said the process would be disruptive to the country.

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Landlord Threatens to Raise Rent on Obama Supporters

Landlord rages against Obama's 'continued assault on small business'

Do you think your landlord is an Obama hater?

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Could Republican Tim Scott Be Our Next Black U.S. Senator?

Scott is a Tea Party Caucus conservative

U.S. Representative Tim Scott is widely believed to be likely chosen to succeed Jim DeMint…

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Susan Rice’s Record in Africa Scrutinized

There is another way to think about the prospective nomination of Susan Rice for secretary of state.

In any discussion of Susan Rice’s career, there is no escaping Africa.

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President Obama, Mitt Romney Do Lunch at the White House

The two former rivals talk turkey over salad

Mitt Romney visited President Obama in the White House for lunch and the two talked…

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Council Says Black Women Must Stand up for Susan Rice

Do you think Ambassador Susan Rice is being treated unfairly?

“Time to stand up for Susan!”

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Were Racial ‘Code Words’ Used to Insult Susan Rice?

Dems say Rice being used as a scapegoat

Rep. James Clyburn and other House Democrats think the recent criticisms of Ambassador Susan Rice…

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Black Leaders Seek More Attention From White House In Second Obama Term

Will Obama pay black voters back for their loyalty?

Black unemployment remains at over 14 percent.

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Jesse Jackson Jr. Tenders His Resignation from Congress

The Chicago Congressman has not yet settled his Federal investigation

Jesse Jackson Jr. resigns from Congress amid an investigation into his campaign finances and treatment…

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President Obama and Gymnast’s ‘Not Impressed’ Photo Goes Viral

It was the president's idea to take the photo

A photo of a scowling President Obama and Olympic Gold medalist McKayla Maroney is…

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Does Romney’s Bad Showing Show Why Businesses Need Diversity?

Might a more diverse campaign have helped?

Romney ran on his business acumen and his purported ability to find pragmatic solutions to…

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Obama Nominates Openly Gay Black Judge

Judge William L. Thomas is under consideration for U.S. District Court

President Obama has nominated his first openly gay black judge for the federal court

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Mayor Blames Chris Christie for Obama Skipping Atlantic City

The on-going beef between the two New Jersey politicians continues

Has Chris Christie been giving Atlantic City the short end of the stick when it…

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Romney Says Obama Won Because of ‘Gifts’ to Latinos, Blacks

Mitt Romney recently explained to his donors why he thinks he lost

He told his supporters that President Obama won because of the “the gifts.”

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Woman Who Initiated Petraeus Probe Hires ‘Scandal’ Muse

Jill Kelley of the Petraeus scandal hires the real-life 'Olivia Pope'

Judy Smith, a former Special Assistant and Deputy Press Secretary to George H. W. Bush,…

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Another Four Star General Linked to Petraeus Scandal

Gen. John Allen is under investigation for 20,000 to 30,000 pages of 'potentially inappropriate' emails

The FBI has uncovered more emails.

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After Obama’s Re-election, Where Did the Racist Tweets Come From?

Mississippi and Alabama were the biggest culprits, a study found

A study that looked at which regions produced the most racist tweets following President Obama’s…

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Rep. Jesse Jackson, Jr. May Resign from Congress

The Congressman could go to jail for misuse of campaign funds

Jesse Jackson Jr., is now in talks with the U.S. Department of Justice for a…

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Mitt Romney Losing Facebook Friends

He's losing an average of 847 friends per hour

The GOP candidate has had more than 55,025 users unlike him at a rate of…

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President Obama Wins Florida

He carries the coveted swing state for the second time

He carries the coveted swing state for the second time

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Petraeus Resigns as CIA Director

The four star general was having at least one affair

The four star general was having at least one affair

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‘White People Mourning Romney’ Shows Serious Racial Divides

A jokey tumblr spotlights some real racial divisions in our politics, one writer says

A jokey tumblr spotlights some real racial divisions in our politics, one writer says

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CEO Fires Workers Because of Obama’s Re-election

The business owner says Obamacare and looming extra payroll taxes have forced him to take action

The business owner says Obamacare and looming extra payroll taxes have forced him to take…

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Rep. Allen West Files Election Lawsuit, Won’t Concede Seat

The Tea Party Caucus member claims there were "disturbing irregularities" at the polls and demands recount

The Tea Party Caucus member claims there were “disturbing irregularities” at the polls

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President Obama Cries While Thanking Campaign Staffers

'You are going to do just amazing things,' he said

‘You are going to do just amazing things,’ he said

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Rush Limbaugh Vents About President’s Re-Election Win

Shock-jock claims "small things beat big things on Tuesday."

Shock-jock claims “small things beat big things on Tuesday.”

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Obama Calls for Unity to Meet 2nd Term Agenda

Obama's second term will determine his legacy

Obama’s second term will determine his legacy

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History on Hold! GOP Hopeful Mia Love Loses Utah

A rough end to what could have been history in the making

Republican Mia Love put up a good fight and faced plenty of adversity throughout her…

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Voting Machine Turns Obama Vote into Romney

A voter discovers the mechanical malfunction and caught it on video

A voter discovers the mechanical malfunction and caught it on video

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President Obama Re-Elected to Second Term

The president prevails in a close race

The president prevails in a close race

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Mitt Romney Rallies in Town Trayvon Martin Was Killed

Governor Scott ignores the voting mess in Florida to campaign with Romney

Governor Scott ignores the voting mess in Florida to campaign with Romney

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Why Are White Voters Siding With Mitt Romney?

Nine out of ten Romney supporters are white

Nine out of ten Romney supporters are white

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Rupert Murdoch Wants Chris Christie to Re-Endorse Romney

Murdoch tweets that it'll be Christie's fault if Obama wins

Murdoch tweets that it’ll be Christie’s fault if Obama wins

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Taking a Look at Voter Suppression Throughout History

From bans on "idiots and insane persons" to "voter caging"

From bans on “idiots and insane persons” to “voter caging”

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Obama Campaign Hits Back at Ad Linking Him to Castro

Romney leads Obama in a recent poll among Cuban voters in Miami-Dade County

Romney leads Obama in a recent poll among Cuban voters in Miami-Dade County

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Obama has Four-in-Five Chance of Re-Election on Tuesday

Romney has not been able to close the gap in several key states

Romney has not been able to close the gap in several key states

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O’Reilly: ‘Obama Doesn’t Like USA Because Blacks Have ‘Grievance Against Whites’

He says the president's supposed dislike of the country is rooted in a mistrust of "rich, white guys"

He says the president’s supposed dislike of the country is rooted in a mistrust of…

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This Week in Politics: Hurricane Sandy Halts Campaigns, Bloomberg Endorses Obama

A tragic week for many Americans on the east coast

A tragic week for many Americans on the east coast

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Mayor Bloomberg Endorses President Obama for Re-election

The billionaire cites climate change as key deciding factor

The billionaire cites climate change as key deciding factor

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Romney Backpedals on FEMA Statements

The flip-flopping continues as he now says he will fund FEMA

The flip-flopping continues as he now says he will fund FEMA

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Obama Visits Hurricane Sandy Victims With Republican Chris Christie

Christie says President 'deserves great credit'

Christie says President ‘deserves great credit’

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Cellphones Spammed With Anti-Obama Texts

Even kids and hardcore Democrats have received them

Even kids and hardcore Democrats have received them

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Could Hurricane Sandy Swing the Presidential Election?

5 ways Hurricane Sandy can change the election

5 ways Hurricane Sandy can change the election

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Black Churches in Florida Try to Keep Turnout High

African Americans were twice as likely as whites to cast early ballots

African Americans were twice as likely as whites to cast early ballots

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DC Delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton Fights for Statehood

Should the majority-black city have a vote in Congress?

Should the majority-black city have a vote in Congress?

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Love on Track to Become First Black Woman Republican in Congress

Polling shows Love with a slight lead over Dem. Jim Matheson

Polling shows Love with a slight lead over Dem. Jim Matheson

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This Week in Politics: Obama Wins Final Debate, Endorsed by Powell

We look at the final debate, Colin Powell's endorsement, and controversial comments from Senate candidate Richard Mourdock.

We look at the final debate, Colin Powell’s endorsement, and controversial comments from Senate candidate…

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Four Years After Obama Win, Few Blacks Running For Major Office

Few black candidates are going after statewide seats

Few black candidates are going after statewide seats

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Romney Surrogate: Powell Endorsed Obama Because He’s Black

Do you agree with Sununu's statement?

Do you agree with Sununu’s statement?

By Black Enterprise

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Secret Service Visits Man Who Hanged Obama Effigy By Noose

Man says it was all 'just a misunderstanding.'

Man says it was all ‘just a misunderstanding.’

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Self Proclaimed Republican Kelly Clarkson To Vote Obama 2012

Singer says Romney's stances on gay and women's rights have deterred her

Singer says Romney’s stances on gay and women’s rights have deterred her

By Sasha King

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Bayonet Company Rips Obama After Debate Quip

Bayonet Inc. says they're still relevant

Bayonet Inc. says they’re still relevant

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Group Runs Ads on BET Urging Blacks To Vote for Romney

A political action committee says Democrats take African Americans for granted.

A political action committee says Democrats take African Americans for granted.

By Black Enterprise

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Michelle Obama Pens Op-Ed: ‘Every Vote Must be Counted, Every Voice Must be Heard’

First Lady joins the fight as the election is now less than 2 weeks away

First Lady joins the fight as the election is now less than 2 weeks away

By Black Enterprise

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Top 5 Takeaways from the Final Presidential Debate

Who won the final debate?

Who won the final debate?

By Zerlina Maxwell

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Salt Lake City Tribune Endorses Obama

The Utah daily paper says Mormon Mitt Romney is a 'shape-shifter'

The Utah daily paper says Mormon Mitt Romney is a ‘shape-shifter’

By Makkada B. Selah

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Is Mitt Romney Conceding the Black Vote?

A political blogger says Romney is only doing the most perfunctory work to woo African-Americans

A political blogger says Romney is only doing the most perfunctory work to woo African-Americans

By Black Enterprise

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This Week in Politics: Obama Makes Comeback, Poll Shows Romney Leading

Did Obama do enough to close the gap in your opinion?

Did Obama do enough to close the gap in your opinion?

By Ashley Calloway

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Tagg Romney: ‘I Wanted to Swing on Pres. Obama’

Presidential debate inspires strong reactions

Presidential debate inspires strong reactions

By Sasha King

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Binders Full of Gaffes: 7 Best Mitt Romney Binder Memes

Romney's debate gaffe is the stuff of humorous Internet fodder

Romney’s debate gaffe the stuff of humorous Internet fodder

By Terrena Carriman

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First Lady Michelle Obama’s Mom Speaks Out on Presidential Election

"I admire how hard Barack works," said Marian Robinson

“I admire how hard Barack works,” said Marian Robinson

By Sasha King

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Top 5 Takeaways from the 2nd Presidential Debate

Binders full of women, Libya and pensions were among the most talked about things in this debate

Binders full of women, Libya and pensions were among the most talked about things in…

By Zerlina Maxwell

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The 5 Best President Obama and Mitt Romney Spoof Videos

Which of these is your favorite?

Which of these is your favorite?

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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Supreme Court Upholds Early Voting in Ohio

An emergency appeal from Repubs is turned down

An emergency appeal from Repubs is turned down

By Makkada B. Selah

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Join Our Presidential Debate Twitter Chat at 8 With Journalist Zerlina Maxwell

Join the conversation at our Twitter page @blackenterprise

Join the conversation at our Twitter page @blackenterprise

By Black Enterprise

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John Glenn Cites Obama’s ‘Character’ in New Ad

The former astronaut and U.S. Senator says Obama's got the right stuff

The former astronaut and U.S. Senator says Obama’s got the right stuff

By Makkada B. Selah

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Shopkeeper Stirs Controversy With Image of Obama as Witch Doctor

Do you buy the shopowner's argument?

Do you buy the shopowner’s argument?

By Black Enterprise

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Is Obama Catching his Second Wind in the Polls?

President Obama gets some good polling news

President Obama gets some good polling news

By Black Enterprise

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Romney Supporter Wears Racist T-Shirt To Rally

We continue to see racism rear its ugly head this election season

We continue to see racism rear its ugly head this election season

By Black Enterprise

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Poll: Obama Grabs Huge Lead Among Early Voters

The election is three weeks away, but some have already cast their votes.

From Reuters
Voting has already begun in at least 40 states for the 2012 presidential election.…

By Makkada B. Selah

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Morgan Freeman Voices New Obama Ad, ‘Challenges’

In new ad, Morgan Freeman says “The last thing we should do is turn back now”

In new ad, Morgan Freeman says “The last thing we should do is turn back…

By Makkada B. Selah

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This Week in Politics: Unemployment Down, Vice Presidential Debate a Draw

Record job numbers and the Biden-Ryan showdown were the focus this week

Record job numbers and the Biden-Ryan showdown were the focus this week

By Ashley Calloway

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Paul Ryan: Teach Inner City People ‘Good Character, Discipline’

What do you think of the potential VP's statements?

What do you think of the potential VP’s statements?

By Black Enterprise

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Stacey Dash on Romney Endorsement: ‘It’s Not About Skin Color’

Actress quotes Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., when talking about Romney endorsement

Actress quotes Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., when talking about Romney endorsement

By Black Enterprise

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Anti-Obama Display Features Watermelons, ‘Go Back to Kenya’ Sign

The racist protests against the president continue across the country

The racist protests against the president continue across the country

By Black Enterprise

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Last Week in Politics: Obama Wins and Loses in the Same Week

Campaign cash and the presidential debate were last week's highlights

Campaign cash and the presidential debate were last week’s highlights

By Ashley Calloway

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He Caught Up! Romney Ties Obama in Polls After Debate Win

The next debate will determine a lot, according to experts

The next debate will determine a lot, according to experts

By Black Enterprise

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Where Was President Obama on Wednesday Night?

That wasn't the Obama I've seen in past debates

That wasn’t the Obama I’ve seen in past debates

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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Romney Plays Into Obama’s Hands, Loses Muppet Vote

Saying a candidate won the first debate of three is like saying your team won the first quarter of the Super Bowl. Even if it's true, it's meaningless.

You didn’t really expect GOP Nominee Mitt Romney or President Barack Obama to throw any…

By Alfred Edmond, Jr.

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Kitchen Aid Tweets Distasteful Comment During Debate About President’s Grandmother

Apologizes shortly after

Yesterday’s first presidential debate garnered much attention, and amassed over 10 million tweets on Twitter.…

By Sasha King

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Top 5 Takeaways from the First Presidential Debate

Who do you think won?

Who do you think won?

By Zerlina Maxwell

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Voter ID Laws: Know Your Facts And Your Rights

It's not too late to register!

It’s not too late to register!

By Black Enterprise

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The Obama’s Celebrate 20 Years of Wedded Bliss

The First Couple intend to celebrate this weekend

The First Couple intend to celebrate this weekend

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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Black Republican Mayor Mia Love Receives Hate Mail

Love says she is proud of her heritage

Love says she is proud of her heritage

By Sasha King

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Ann Romney: ‘I Love That we Have a Black President’

Wife of Republican presidential nominee says America has moved past its prejudices

Wife of Republican presidential nominee says America has moved past its prejudices

By Sasha King

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“Let’s Move” Slammed by Kansas High School Students

850 calorie lunches not enough for these growing Kansas high school students

850 calorie lunches not enough for these growing Kansas high school students

By Sasha King

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Pres. Obama Hits 50 Percent Mark in Polls

President increases lead over Republican presidential nominee

President increases lead over Republican presidential nominee

By Sasha King

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Obama Responds to Romney: Americans are not ‘Victims’

President responds to Romney's incendiary comments on American entitlement

President responds to Romney’s incendiary comments on American entitlement

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

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Michelle Obama Denied Speaking Engagement at Va. School

Who would deny the first lady a shot to talk to their students?

Who would deny the first lady a shot to talk to their students?

By Black Enterprise

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Unlikely Bundlers Mobilize Millions in Cash for Obama Campaign

Internal financial documents reveal some of Obama's biggest bundlers

Internal financial documents reveal some of Obama’s biggest bundlers

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

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Black Celebrities Who Have Supported the GOP

Who would have thought these celebrities supported Republicans?

Who would have thought these celebrities supported Republicans?

By Sasha King

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Women of Power

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Alfre Woodard Named Women of Power Legacy Award Recipient

Alfre Woodard will be honored with a Legacy Award at the 2016 Black Enterprise Women…

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Crack-Up with Comedian Capone at BE Women of Power Summit

Comedian Capone joins R&B sensation Johnny Gill as live entertainment for this highly-anticipated 2016 Women…

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