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9 Black Political Power Players You Should Know for the Upcoming Election

See what black politicians are working to make history in the U.S. government

With the November 4th elections on the way, we’ve rounded up black political power players…

By Courtney Connley

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Cory Booker Announces Run for U.S. Senate

Cory Booker would be New Jersey's first black U.S. Senator

Newark Mayor Cory Booker announces he will run for late Frank Lautenberg’s seat

By Makkada B. Selah

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Gov. Nikki Haley Appoints Rep. Tim Scott to the U.S. Senate

Scott will become the only black U.S. Senator

South Carolina has made history by appointing its first black U.S. Senator since Reconstruction

By Makkada B. Selah

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Senate Passes Bill to Preserve Middle Class Tax Cuts

The Senate vote to extend the Bush era tax cuts finished 51 to 48.

The Senate vote to extend the Bush era tax cuts finished 51 to 48.

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Time’s Up: Extended Unemployment Benefits Expire

Federal extended unemployment benefits ended Nov. 30, threatening to leave the jobless without much needed resources

The Senate’s decision not to renew federal extended unemployment benefits became a reality when yesterday’s…

By Janel Martinez

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Meek Prevails in U.S. Senate Primary

Experts question whether he can pull out another win in November

With 99% of precincts reporting, Rep. Kendrick Meek [JJ1] (D-Florida) handily won his state’s Democratic…

By Joyce Jones

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