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Republicans May End Day Care Allowing Student Parents to Attend College

But now House Republicans are proposing the elimination of the Child Care Access Means Parents…

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Tim Scott, U.S. Senator

Black History Month: Tim Scott, U.S. Senator

29 days of modern black history makers

Tim Scott (R-S.C.) made history on Capitol Hill as the first African American to be…

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House Votes for Banking Access to Legal Marijuana Businesses

Latest amendment provides banking support for marijuana industry

The House of Representatives votes for banks to offer traditional banking services to legal marijuana…

By Courtney Connley

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5 Most Pressing National Issues For 2014

Will Congress come together to move beyond its “do nothing” label to pass key legislation this term

What’s the most pressing issue in your opinion?

By Carolyn M. Brown

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10 Reasons Why People of Color Should Care About Sequestration

Fiscal Crisis Ends, Decision Made by the House

Tax increases will not affect most Americans

Late yesterday evening the House of Representatives came to decision to pass legislation that would…

By Sasha King

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January Jobs Report Brings Unexpectedly Good News

The black unemployment rate slid to its lowest since 2009

The January jobs report has Democrats celebrating. The national unemployment rate dropped for the fifth…

By Joyce Jones

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In the News: ‘Guinness’ Names Samuel L. Jackson Highest-Grossing Film Actor; Black Farmers Settlement Approved and More

A few noteworthy headlines around the Web

See what’s going on in the world with today’s compilation of news around the Web

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In the News: Protestors Disrupt House Budget Talks; OWN Adds Additional Shows; Dennis Walcott Starts Off On the Right Foot

Headlines around the web

Headlines around the web

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Rangel Tangled: House Censures Disgraced Politician

Attempts to get a lesser sanction by the New York Democratic Rep are rebuked

A sad chapter in the political career of the legendary New York Rep. Charles Rangel…

By Joyce Jones

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Washington Report: Black Farmers Settlement Bill Clears the House

Black farmers may soon be compensated, but some say the claims process will be a tough row to hoe

After decades of waiting, Black farmers may soon be compensated for acts of discrimination. But…

By Joyce Jones

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House Approves Small Business Lending Fund

Obama will sign the bill into law this week

The House of Representatives today approved Senate amendments to the Small Business Lending Fund Act…

By Joyce Jones

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House Passes Greed Tax

The U.S. House of Representatives voted 328-93 today to approve a bill that taxes bonuses…

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After 143 Million Left Vulnerable by Equifax Hack, Here’s What You Can Do

The Equifax hack could be the largest data theft involving Social Security numbers, which is…

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How She Became a Full Stack JavaScript Developer In 5 Intensive Months

My biggest lesson learned was overcoming limitations I had put on myself regarding what I…

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