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Ben Carson Kicking Off 2016 Presidential Run

Retired pediatric neurosurgeon to release 40-minute video campaign ad

Retired pediatric neurosurgeon set to release 40-minute video campaign ad for 2016 presidential election.

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Maryland Voters Walk Out On President Obama

"Steady stream" of people head for exit while President rallies for Anthony Brown

President Obama making a rare appearance to support Maryland democratic gubernatorial candidate Anthony Brown just…

By Richard Spiropoulos

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Obama Launches My Brother’s Keeper Community Challenge

President Obama challenges local communities to support My Brother's Keeper initiative

The Obama administration announces the My Brother’s Keeper Community Challenge in an effort to get…

By Courtney Connley

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Carla A. Harris to Inspire Female Leaders at Black Enterprise Women of Power Summit

Carla A. Harris prepares to empower Women of Power attendees

Obama’s Appointed Women’s Business Chair, Carla A. Harris, Prepares to Empower at the Women of…

By Raqiyah Mays

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(Exclusive) Spotlight On Africa: How African American Entrepreneurs Can Engage (Part 2)

Valerie Jarrett and African leaders weigh in on millennials investing in Africa

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The U.S.-Africa Summit, the largest ever contingent of African heads-of-State assembled in Washington, D.C., wrapped…

By Richard Spiropoulos

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First-Daughter Malia Attends Prom: Date “Classified”

Malia Obama comes of age, dresses in heels for Prom

Boy, time sure does fly. Why? Well, first daughter Malia recently attended her first prom.…

By Richard Spiropoulos

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West Virginia Senator Jay Rockefeller: Race Colors GOP view of Obama

Sen. Rockefeller: Race Clouds GOP View of President Obama

West Virginia Senator standing by Obama Race Remarks

West Virginia Senator Jay Rockefeller: Race Colors GOP view of Obama
Senator Jay Rockefeller is not…

By Richard Spiropoulos

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Will Obama Cabinet Shuffle Produce 2016 VP Pick?

Julian Castro to be nominated as HUD Secretary, called Political Rising Star

A small cabinet reshuffle within the Obama administration could have big implications for the next…

By Richard Spiropoulos

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President Obama Picks Michigan St. to Win it All

Obama says Spartans will win it all

Tom Izzo and the Spartans are in the spotlight

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Inside the Health and Fitness Regimen of President Barack Obama and The First Lady

The First Family's chef and personal trainer share tips on staying fit in this first installment of #DreamJobDreamBody

Here’s details on the health and fitness regimen of Barack and Michelle

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Why Obama’s Africa Trip Matters

Africa is developing by leaps and bounds, analysts say

Lola Adesioye says Africa can no longer be ignored by President Obama

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Woman Arrested for Mailing Poisonous Letters to Obama, Bloomberg

How dare she pass it off to someone else?

Texas woman allegedly sent ricin-laced letters to lawmakers

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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

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President Obama Delivers Easter Message

POTUS celebrates Easter with his family.

President Barack Obama delivered his yearly Easter message, reminded all of the Passover holiday earlier…

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Pres. Obama Expands Violence Against Women Act

Sexual assaults against women have decreased since the original Act was passed

Obama adds more protections for all women

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Ohio Woman Claims She Was Fired Because She Voted for Obama

The company claims she was fired for "economic reasons"

Woman says she was fired after her boss asked about her voting preferences

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Pres. Obama Will Visit Chicago to Address Increasing Gun Violence

Obama responds to calls from gun-violence activists

Obama will address gun-violence in Chicago in upcoming visit

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Prominent Black Neurosurgeon Criticizes Obamacare

Dr. Carson says the "PC police are out in force everywhere"

Head of Pediatric Surgery at Johns Hopkins says Obamacare is a bureaucracy

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Obama Administration Designing New Oval Office

The Oval Office is getting an upgrade

Obama will be moved into a replica Oval Office during renovations

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Kentucky Man Erects Watermelon-Eating Obama Effigy

Kentucky man says his effigy of Obama eating a watermelon is popular in his all-white neighborhood

A man in Kentucky is defending his Obama effigy as freedom of speech

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Landlord Threatens to Raise Rent on Obama Supporters

Landlord rages against Obama's 'continued assault on small business'

Do you think your landlord is an Obama hater?

By Makkada B. Selah

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Mayor Blames Chris Christie for Obama Skipping Atlantic City

The on-going beef between the two New Jersey politicians continues

Has Chris Christie been giving Atlantic City the short end of the stick when it…

By Makkada B. Selah

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Business Owner Kills Himself Over Obama Win?

A Key West man is found dead with the words 'F**k Obama' written over his will

A Key West man is found dead with the words ‘F**k Obama’ written over his…

By Makkada B. Selah

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Rupert Murdoch Wants Chris Christie to Re-Endorse Romney

Murdoch tweets that it'll be Christie's fault if Obama wins

Murdoch tweets that it’ll be Christie’s fault if Obama wins

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Obama Visits Hurricane Sandy Victims With Republican Chris Christie

Christie says President 'deserves great credit'

Christie says President ‘deserves great credit’

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Cellphones Spammed With Anti-Obama Texts

Even kids and hardcore Democrats have received them

Even kids and hardcore Democrats have received them

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Will White Supremacist Groups Spark a Race War if Obama Wins?

Do you fear what may happen if Obama is re-elected?

Do you fear what may happen if Obama is re-elected?

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School officials believe new program to make college affordable to local students will bring hope to the city's youth.

Chicago Surpasses Last Year’s Murder Count

'Chiraq' reaches 436th homicide victim this year

‘Chiraq’ reaches 436th homicide victim this year

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Anti-Obama Filmmaker Sued by Business Partner for Stolen Profits

D'Sousa is accused of using profits for film toward new book project

D’Sousa is accused of using profits for film toward new book project

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Fans at New Orleans Concert Boo After Madonna Stumps For Obama

"I don't care who you vote for as long as you vote for Obama," she said.

“I don’t care who you vote for as long as you vote for Obama,” she…

By Makkada B. Selah

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Secret Service Visits Man Who Hanged Obama Effigy By Noose

Man says it was all 'just a misunderstanding.'

Man says it was all ‘just a misunderstanding.’

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Bayonet Company Rips Obama After Debate Quip

Bayonet Inc. says they're still relevant

Bayonet Inc. says they’re still relevant

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Louisiana Woman Set on Fire by KKK Over Supporting Obama?

Authorities are claiming the victim was not wearing an Obama t-shirt

Authorities are claiming the victim was not wearing an Obama t-shirt

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DJ Jon Quick: From Social Work to DJing For Obama

Entrepreneur DJ Jon Quick culls his skills for political gain

Entrepreneur DJ Jon Quick culls his skills for political gain

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Poll: Obama Grabs Huge Lead Among Early Voters

The election is three weeks away, but some have already cast their votes.

From Reuters
Voting has already begun in at least 40 states for the 2012 presidential election.…

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Shot Fired at Obama Field Office in Denver

A window was shattered in one of the president's Denver campaign offices

A window was shattered in one of the president’s Denver campaign offices

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President Obama’s Big Plan for Small Business

As President Obama goes into full campaign mode, he must cite such examples to make…

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Black Enterprise Editor-in-Chief Derek T. Dingle interviews President Barack Obama while Black Enterprise Chairman and Publisher Earl G. Graves Sr. looks on

About This Issue: Inside the Oval Office

It was the call I’ve been waiting for my entire career. “Derek, you have your…

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Obama Helps Small Businesses and Vets Win More Contracts

President issued executive orders to establish two task forces

President Obama issued executive orders Monday that establish two task forces to improve and increase…

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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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The Difference Is President Obama

The battle cry that swept Obama into the White House was not “Yes, He Can”, but “Yes, We Can.”

As 2009 draws to a close, it’s safe to say that the year will be…

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Is the NAACP Relevant? It’s Up to You

Vast legacy continues as organization tackles today's issues

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What President Obama’s Economic Agenda Means for You

In his first three months in office, President
Barack Obama has transformed government into an…

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Remarks by Obama After Meeting With Gen. Odierno in Iraq

President Barack Obama greets troops during a visit to Camp Victory in Iraq. (Source:…

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A New Day

The election of Barack Obama ushers in a new political era.

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Obama Fills Out Cabinet

President-elect completed his senior cabinet appointments Friday

President-elect completed his senior cabinet appointments today, a full month before he is to be…

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Obama and Bush Meet To Facilitate Transition of Power

President George W. Bush and President-elect Barack Obama will have their first face-to-face meeting at…

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“Let’s Do The Obama Dance!” No. Let’s Not.

“Throw your ‘O’s in the air!”

This is a line from a YouTube music video I…

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21st Century Problems Call for 21st Century Leadership. (Hint: That’s Not McCain)

One of my Facebook friends, someone I’ve known since our days as classmates at Gregory…

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Obama Makes a Cameo

Sen. Barack Obama made a surprise appearance at the Democratic National Convention this evening.

In a…

By Deborah Creighton Skinner

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I Don’t Know What To Say…What Would Pop-Pop Think?

Sen. Barack Obama is officially the Democratic Party nominee for the Presidency of the United States of America

Is this really happening? Did I just witness Sen. Hillary Clinton move to nominate Sen.…

By Alfred Edmond, Jr.

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Clinton Releases Delegates

Sen. Hillary Clinton released her delegates this afternoon, allowing them to cast their votes for…

By Deborah Creighton Skinner

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Obama-Mania with a Price Tag

As I entered the Colorado Convention Center, I could feel that Obama-mania was in the…

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McCain Takes Aim at Obama-Biden

The McCain is hitting hard at Obama’s choice for vice president, with its new Web…

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