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President Obama: “No More Excuses On Immigration Reform”

President continues to work on a campaign promise made to Latinos

Obama cites analysis of the Senate immigration reform bill, which shows it would cut deficits…

By Aaron Morrison

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Obama May Meet With Mandela During Upcoming Trip to Africa

Obama will be visiting South Africa, Senegal and Tanzania in upcoming trip

President Obama set to embark on trip to South Africa, Senegal

By Makkada B. Selah

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House Rejects Farm Bill Over Food Stamp Fights

Congress finds yet another thing not to come together on

Republicans wanted deeper cuts to the nation’s food stamp program, but Democrats rejected.

By Aaron Morrison

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For Youth Jobs, White House Pushes Involvement

Outlook of economy depends in large part to youth jobs

President Obama, White House push for youth jobs.

By Darren Sands

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Fredrick Douglass Statue Erected on Capitol Hill

Frederick Douglass was a runaway slave who went on to be the first African American nominated for Vice-President of the United States

7-foot bronze statue of black abolitionist erected in Emancipation Hall

By Makkada B. Selah

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G.O.P. Goes After Women’s Abortion Access, Again

Not all Republicans think it's a good idea to revive debate on rape and abortion

House Republicans will vote on the most restrictive abortion bill to come to the floor…

By Aaron Morrison

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NAACP Praises SCOTUS Ruling on National Voting Rights Act

Arizona wanted voters to show citizenship documentation before they even registered to vote

Supreme Court upholds National Voting Rights Act in Arizona v. ITCA Decision

By Makkada B. Selah

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U.S. Surgeon General Regina Benjamin to Step Down

As Surgeon General, Benjamin oversaw a report that documented how even an occasional cigarette or secondhand smoke can cause immediate damage to the human body

U.S. Surgeon General Regina Benjamin stepping down after four years

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ACLU Files Suit Against Obama Administration Over Phone Surveillance

The NSA forced Verizon to hand over phone records for its customers without due process of law

Do you think the government needs to spy on its citizens to keep us safe?

By Makkada B. Selah

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Cory Booker Has Early Lead in NJ Senate Race

Polls shows more than half of New Jersey voters support Newark mayor's race

Newark mayor is way ahead of his Democratic rivals to fill the late Sen. Frank…

By Aaron Morrison

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Obama Stops Opposing Morning After Pill for Girls

Girls as young as 12 will not need prescription or parental consent

Food and Drug Administration ordered to stop blocking pill maker’s application for no age and…

By Aaron Morrison

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Cory Booker Announces Run for U.S. Senate

Cory Booker would be New Jersey's first black U.S. Senator

Newark Mayor Cory Booker announces he will run for late Frank Lautenberg’s seat

By Makkada B. Selah

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Feds Recommend 4 Years in Prison for Jesse Jackson Jr.

Jesse Jackson Jr. and his wife Sandra are due to be sentenced July 3rd

Do you think the recommended sentence is too harsh?

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Obama Wants High Speed Internet for all Students

The administration wants students to use wireless devices at their desks

The average U.S. school has a slower internet connection than the typical American home, a…

By Aaron Morrison

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Michelle Obama Shuts Down Heckler at Fundraiser

"She came right down in my face,” the heckler said. “I was taken aback.”

First Lady gives crowd ultimatum: You can listen to her or me.

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Pres. Obama Appoints African American Judge to 2nd Highest Court

The appointment has served as a stepping stone to a Supreme Court nomination in the past

Judge Robert Leon Wilkins nominated to DC Court of Appeals

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Conservative Website Makes ‘HNIC’ Reference

HNIC stands for "Head [n-word] in charge"

The Daily Caller tweets, then deletes a shorthand for the N-word

By Makkada B. Selah

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Obama Hopeful For 2014 Dems House Takeover

President remains willing to work with Republicans on his stalled agenda

It will be an uphill battle to dismantle the Republican majority, Obama conceded at a…

By Aaron Morrison

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Obama Administration Launches One-Stop-Shop Website to Educate Business Owners About the Affordable Care Act

New Poll Says Most Americans Oppose Obamacare

Some say Obamacare is not liberal enough; others say it's too liberal

Obamacare gets mixed reviews among the American public says new poll

By Makkada B. Selah

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Eric Holder Allegedly Playing Key Role in ‘Criminalizing Journalism’

Justice Dept. claims they don't plan to file any charges against the reporter

Eric Holder personally signs off on warrant to search reporter’s personal email

By Makkada B. Selah

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