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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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Making History: Republican Sen. Tim Scott’s Journey to Re-election

Scott first African-American senator to win election in the South since Reconstruction

South Carolina’s Tim Scott on Tuesday became the first African-American senator to win election in…

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G.O.P. Goes After Women’s Abortion Access, Again

Not all Republicans think it's a good idea to revive debate on rape and abortion

House Republicans will vote on the most restrictive abortion bill to come to the floor…

By Aaron Morrison

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Conservative Website Makes ‘HNIC’ Reference

HNIC stands for "Head [n-word] in charge"

The Daily Caller tweets, then deletes a shorthand for the N-word

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We Can’t Let Washington Wreck Our Businesses

Within the next few weeks, the federal government is expected to make spending cuts that will inevitably hurt legions of small businesses

African Americans will more than likely feel the most severe pain.

By Derek T. Dingle

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Smoothie Shop Owner Charges “Liberals” More in Store

What do you think of this store owner's pricing?

Owner points to a menu that lists 16 oz. juices and smoothies as $4.95 for…

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Small Business and The JOBS Act: One Year Later

8 Ways for Obama to Help Minority Businesses Create Jobs

According to minority leaders and advocates, Obama's promises from his first term were never met.

Raul Espinosa’s says he will push for President Obama to pay more attention to minority…

By C. Daniel Baker

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Poll Watcher Caught On Video Expressing Suspicions About Black Voters

Man: 'I saw "double or triple the amount" of people of color that I see at the mall.'

Did you see any poll watchers acting like this Colorado one did?

By Laurence Afums

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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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‘MLK Was a Republican’ Billboard Sparks Outrage

Are you offended by this billboard?

Are you offended by this billboard?

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Black CNN Camerawoman Talks About Peanut Throwing Incident

Patricia Carroll said there weren't many black people at the convention

Patricia Carroll said there weren’t many black people at the convention

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Rep. Darrell Issa To File Lawsuit Against Atty. General Eric Holder

The "Fast and Furious" saga has taken another wild turn

The “Fast and Furious” saga has taken another wild turn

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Conservative 6-Year-Old Gives Reasons Not To Vote For Obama

Isaac Anthony gives ten reasons why Obama doesn't deserve another term in office

Isaac Anthony gives ten reasons why Obama doesn’t deserve another term in office

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Opinion: What Republicans Could Learn From Being Gay

Commentator Raynard Jackson shares his views on the recent debate over Pres. Obama's stance on gay rights

Some argue that gay rights and civil rights are the same, while others, like Raynard…

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The Hypocrisy of Democracy: Discrimination by Any Means Necessary

Questioning whether or not there really is a difference between being Democrat or Republican

With the candidates for the 2012 presidential election in place some wonder whether true democracy…

By Raynard Jackson

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Perry Ends Bid for President, Endorses Gingrich

Texas Gov. Rick Perry abandons his presidential bid

Gov. Rick Perry dropped out of the Republican presidential race in North Charleston, South Carolina…

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WATCH: Herman Cain Video Goes Viral on Libya Question

The Republican candidate fumbles on a foreign policy question during a recent video interview

Herman Cain blunder on Libya goes viral on social media. Big mistake or simple misstep?

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Obama Pushes for Veterans Portion of Jobs Plan

Will it suffer the same fate as the president's other employment initiatives?

With the unemployment rate for Iraq and Afghanistan veterans in the double digits, President Obama…

By Joyce Jones

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In the News: Soledad O’Brien Returns to CNN Mornings; Senate Blocks Another Part of Obama Jobs Plan 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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Obama Tests New Jobs Message on the Road

The nation’s commander in chief travels to swing states with his piecemeal approach to the jobs bill

After Senate Republicans successfully blocked debate on the American Jobs Act, President Obama implemented a…

By Joyce Jones

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Obama Criticizes Capitol Hill Partisanship

The president asks voters to tell Congress they’ve had it with the infighting.

In a speech delivered at a Michigan battery plant Thursday afternoon, President Obama said he…

By Joyce Jones

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Put Pressure on Congress To Do The Right Thing

President Obama used his bully pulpit to address the nation and his opponents

One week before a possible, first-time default on our national debt, President Obama used his…

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Clock Ticking on Debt Limit; Small Business Lending Fund Progressing Slowly

Lawmakers on Capitol Hill struggle as the Treasury Department's Aug. 2 deadline nears, meanwhile the SBLF fails to meet anticipated production pace

Although President Barack Obama made it a priority to enter negotiations on the nation’s debt…

By Joyce Jones

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Washington Report: Obama Lays Out Budget Vision That Calls for Shared Responsibility

No more tax breaks for the rich

No more tax breaks for the rich

By Joyce Jones

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Democrats Stand Up Against ObamaCare Repeal

Sources say the repeal could be detrimental for African Americans who disproportionately suffer from pre-existing conditions

In a White House conference call with reporters, Garth Graham, M.D., HHS Deputy Secretary for…

By Joyce Jones

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Michael Steele Drops Out of RNC Chairman’s Race

The embattled and emotional now-former chairman steps aside after making political history

The outlook for Michael Steele’s bid for a second term as Republican National Committee chairman…

By Joyce Jones

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Dogfight Over Repeal of Healthcare Reform

GOP call it a job killer as jobs are added to the economy

House Republicans wasted no time during their first week in charge laying the groundwork for…

By Joyce Jones

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Obama Ends Year on a High, Surviving Midterm Shellacking

One expert predicts Republicans wont be so compromising next year

Looking toward the future
The media has been abuzz this week over President Obama’s conversation with…

By Joyce Jones

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1st Primary Of Year To Decide Showdown In Illinois

CHICAGO (AP) — Illinois voters groused their way to the polls Tuesday in the nation’s…

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Obama Rips GOP As ‘opportunists,’ Touts Loan Plan

NASHUA, N.H. (AP) — President Barack Obama branded Republicans on Tuesday as electoral opportunists more…

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Democrats Hope To Recover From A Lousy Week

WASHINGTON (AP) — A one-two punch of bad news suddenly has Democrats facing an election…

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Dems Kill Counter-gambling Proposal In Ky. Senate

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Senate Democrats killed legislation Thursday that would have allowed voters a…

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Politics Of Terrorism Emerge Anew In Election Year

WASHINGTON (AP) — Terrorism is creeping back to the forefront of the American mindset, creating…

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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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Obama Health Plan In Doubt As Dems Reject Fast Fix

WASHINGTON (AP) — Though reeling from a political body blow, House Democrats rejected the quickest…

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Sen. Arlen Specter Switching to Democratic Party

GOP lawmaker decision would boost Senate majority

Pennsylvania Sen. Arlen Specter announced he is switching political affiliation to the Democratic Party, a…

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