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What “Obamacare” Means For Women’s Health

Congresswoman Donna Christensen explains advantages of president's healthcare reform

Congresswoman Donna Christensen explains advantages of president’s healthcare reform

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5 Ways the Affordable Care Act Affects Your Wallet

We sift through the dense text to tell you what the ACA means for your family and your money

5 key points of show the historical Affordable Care Act upheld by the Supreme Court…

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Washington Report: January Jobs Numbers, Healthcare Reform and Obama on Egypt

A roundup of the latest news from the White House and Congress

BLACK ENTERPRISE Washington Correspondent Joyce Jones provides a roundup of the latest news from the…

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Coverage of Michael Jackson’s June 25, 2009 death was third on the list with 5.7% of coverage. Thousands of news items focused on the King of Pop's unexpected death, his legacy, his enormous fanbase, the fate of his three children, his estate, funeral, and many lawsuits.

Black News Coverage Leaves a Lot to Be Desired

Despite a black president, African Americans attracted little attention in the media

Despite having a black president, African Americans attracted little attention in the U.S. mainstream news…

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N.J. Attorney General Talks Balancing Law, Family

Paula Dow juggles politics, career, and motherhood with success

New Jersey Attorney General Paual Dow spoke with BlackEnterprise.com about the law, her career, and…

By Joyce Jones

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What Healthcare Reform Means for You

President Obama recently signed historic legislation to make healthcare available and affordable to millions of Americans. Here�s how the new law could affect you.

After more than a year of political wrangling, searing debate, and vitriolic protests, President…

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Washington Report: Updates from Capitol Hill

Panel explores ways to increase access to capital; Small business jobs bills; climate change; diversity on the Hill

The recession may be ebbing but minority-owned businesses are still caught in the grip of…

By Joyce Jones

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Washington Report: Updates from Capitol Hill

African American jobless rate; Making college affordable

Until this week, when President Barack Obama for a second time signed into law a…

By Joyce Jones

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Kweisi Mfume Takes Helm of National Medical Association

Former NAACP chairman to lead healthcare organization at critical time

Kweisi Mfume, former chairman and CEO of the NAACP, was named the executive director of…

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Transcript of the President’s Signing of the Health Reform Bill

'I�m signing this reform bill into law on behalf of my mother'

The official transcript of President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden’s remarks at the…

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President Barack Obama's signature on the health insurance reform bill at the White House, March 23.  (Source: White House)

Healthcare Reform in Pictures

Obama's historic journey to overhaul the health care system

Follow along with President Barack Obama on his historic fight to make health care reform…

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Washington Report: Updates From Capitol Hill

President Obama signs jobs bill

President Barack Obama signed the HIRE Act into law and sent Congress a blueprint for…

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Healthcare Reform in the Final Stretch

Obama urges Congress to send him a bill

In his third campaign-style speech in a little more than a week, President Barack Obama…

By Joyce Jones

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Countdown to Reform?

Small business owners continue to struggle with employee health benefits as the healthcare bill hangs in the balance.

While the rush continues for Congress to deliver a cohesive healthcare reform bill, small…

By Brittany Hutson

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Healthcare Reform Summit Yields Little Consensus

Obama challenges lawmakers to finalize legislation in six weeks or less

Thursday’s healthcare reform summit was, in many ways, a last-ditch opportunity for President Barack Obama…

By Joyce Jones

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Lawmakers Square Off on Healthcare Reform

Republicans dismiss summit as 'political theater'

Obama led a bipartisan group of lawmakers in what he hoped was a “frank and…

By Joyce Jones

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My Turn to Take the Stage

The magic of pow-wowing with like-minded women

At the Women of Power Summit, moderator Chana Garcia loved all the bold-faced names in…

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Obama Hunkers Down As Health Care Falters

WASHINGTON (AP) — Cool and confident, President Barack Obama basked in applause as he promised…

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Dems Mum On How To Keep Pushing Health Overhaul

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama and Democratic leaders insist they will push ahead with…

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Top Democrats: We Will Push Ahead With Health Care

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama and top congressional Democrats insist they will push ahead…

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Senate Chairman Suggests Breather On Health Care

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic Sen. Chris Dodd of Connecticut is suggesting that Democrats take a…

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Congressional Leaders Begin Reconciling Healthcare Bills

Daunting task ahead as lawmakers fight over provisions

When members of the U.S. House of Representatives return to Washington this week, they will…

By Joyce Jones

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Healthcare Reform Is Up to All of Us

Any plan I sign must include an insurance exchange: a one-stop shopping marketplace where you…

By Earl G. Graves, Sr.

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Obama Outlines Healthcare Goals Before Congress

President says public plan won't be deal breaker

Seeking to shift the vitriolic and partisan tenor of the debate over healthcare reform to…

By Joyce Jones

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How Healthcare Reform Affects You

Separating fact from fiction

The ongoing debate over healthcare reform is as intense as ever, but nothing has been…

By Joyce Jones

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Finding Compromise in a Tough Healthcare Reform Debate

How congressional proposals would impact small businesses

Here’s a look at how provisions in healthcare reform legislation and a bill from the…

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Insurance Lapse

Small business owners still find it difficult to offer healthcare packages

As the Congressional debate over healthcare reform persists, small business owners are left to fend…

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