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Obama Pick, Sri Srinivasan, Unanimously Confirmed by Senate

Could he be a potential Supreme Court nominee?

Obama’s pick, Srinivasan, breezes through confirmation hearings

By Makkada B. Selah

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Senate Panel Approves Immigration Overhaul Bill

Protection for same sex couples did not make the cut

Historic measure would create a path to citizen ship for 11 million undocumented immigrants.

By Aaron Morrison

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I.R.S. Scandal Hearings Kick Off in Congress

Some Republicans looking for ways to tie scandal to Obama's White House

Republicans are out for blood over reports that tax officials targeted tea party groups.

By Aaron Morrison

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Obama’s Budget Would Cut Deficit by $1.1 Trillion

Democrats and Republicans have not agreed to come to table about it

President’s budget proposal includes higher taxes on high-income families, millionaires and tobacco.

By Aaron Morrison

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Obama’s Scandals Mars 2nd Term Agenda

Benghazi, I.R.S., and Justice Department controversies are big distractions for White House

This has not been a good week for the Obama White House.
Intense focus on the…

By Aaron Morrison

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Acting Director of IRS Resigns

A head has rolled at the IRS over the Tea Party scandal

In wake of ‘scandal’ surrounding Tea Party, IRS Commissioner resigns

By Makkada B. Selah

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Why Wasn’t GOP Angry When IRS Audited NAACP in 2004?

The NAACP was audited in 2004 under George W. Bush

Former NAACP president Julian Bond says the GOP has a double standard

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Pres. Obama Chides IRS for Targeting Tea Party

GOP lawmakers calling for IRS Commissioner's head to roll

IRS allegedly gave conservative groups more scrutiny in 2012

By Makkada B. Selah

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Maxine Waters Steps Up as Leader of House Financial Services Committee

Waters has been a congresswoman for 22 years

Waters plays nice with bankers in her new role

By Makkada B. Selah

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Black Voters Really Showed Up In 2012: Census

More whites stayed home on election day, but so did the young

White voter turnout dropped below the black rate for the first time since 1996.

By Aaron Morrison

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Senate Bill Helps States Tax Internet Shopping

Tax-free online transactions in the U.S. could soon be a thing of the past

Where do you stand on this?

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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

By Makkada B. Selah

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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

By Makkada B. Selah

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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

By Makkada B. Selah

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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

By Makkada B. Selah

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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…

By C. Daniel Baker

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