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Ethics Committee Votes to Censure Charlie Rangel

See what other Black politicians have to say about the decision

After nearly a three hour deliberation period, the House ethics committee moves to censure Rep.…

By Joyce Jones

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Obama Endorses Task Force To Battle Deficits

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama has endorsed a bipartisan plan to name a special…

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CEOs To Hill: Quit Calling Us For Campaign Cash

WASHINGTON (AP) — Dozens of current and former corporate executives have a message for Congress:…

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Defiant Obama Urges Congress To Pass Jobs Bill

ELYRIA, Ohio (AP) — A combative President Barack Obama exhorted Congress Friday to pass a…

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Lawmakers Ask For Review Of AIG Bailout

WASHINGTON (AP) — Two House lawmakers asked Congress’ investigative arm on Thursday to review the…

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GOP’s 41st Senator Gets Movie Star’s Greeting

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Republican state senator who shook the political landscape from Massachusetts to…

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Businesses, Unions Freed To Spend Big On Elections

WASHINGTON (AP) — A bitterly divided Supreme Court vastly increased the power of big business…

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Obama on the Record: ‘Pay As You Go’

THE PRESIDENT: Thank you. Thank you all for joining us here in the…

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Obama Vows ‘We Will Rebuild’ America

President Barack Obama delivered his first speech to a joint session of Congress. While it…

By Joyce Jones

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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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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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Maryland's First Black Congresswoman Sets Agenda

Newly Elected Democrat Donna Edwards to take on key issues

As Congress decides its summer agenda, newcomer Donna Edwards (D-Md.) hasn’t wasted any time making…

By Ann Brown

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Looking Forward, Democrats Hope for November Trifecta

Party on top as Republicans feel the squeeze

There’s a theory prescribed to by political observers and operatives that when a party benefits…

By Joyce Jones

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“The only woman in the room” & how to change that by 2186

With passionate voices working every day to redefine the standard for gender equality, I believe…

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Ask Sheree: How to Manage an Overload of Work

It is very common for a busy professional to feel overwhelmed with their job commitments…

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