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Congressman sued for sexual harassment

March 13, 2011

Judicial Watch has just announced that it filed a lawsuit against Florida Democrat Congressman Alcee Hastings on behalf of a female employee who was repeatedly subjected to “unwelcome sexual advances,” “unwelcome touching” and retaliation.

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Racial profiling alive and well

March 13, 2011

The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights today released “Restoring a National Consensus: The Need to End Racial Profiling in America.”The report is the latest effort by The Leadership Conference to address the “divisive” tactics being used by Rep. Peter King…

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Wis. governor to reveal full state budget proposal

March 7, 2011

After focusing for weeks on his proposal to strip public employees of collective bargaining rights, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker unveiled details of his two-year budget plan, Tuesday complete with painful cuts in education, Medicaid and aid for local governments.

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Controversial NYC billboard comes down

March 7, 2011

New York City Council Speaker Christine C. Quinn, Council Member Letitia James and Council Member Jessica Lappin issues the following statement regarding the removal of a controversial anti-abortion billboard in the SoHo section of New York City:

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Minority reps. hammer GOP

February 27, 2011

The Congressional Tri-Caucus—comprised of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus, the Congressional Black Caucus and the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus— are decrying the Republican Spending Bill as a reckless plan…

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Commentary

Black History Month and telling the (whole) story

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Diaspora

Ladysmith Black Mambazo founder Joseph Shabalala dies at 78

February 14, 2020

By Mogomotsi Magome ASSOCIATED PRESS  JOHANNESBURG  — The founder of the South African multi-Grammy-Award-winning music group Ladysmith...

Oasis

72% of U.S. pastors concerned about ‘watered-down gospel’

February 14, 2020

By Stephanie Martin  churchnews.com In a new study that kicks off its “State of the Church 2020”...

Entertainment

Director Tom McCarthy and lead actor Winslow Fegley discuss ‘Timmy Failure: Mistakes Were Made’

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Sun Report

A victory, a caution: Takeaways from New Hampshire’s primary

February 14, 2020

ABOVE PHOTO: Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., greets supporters at a primary night election rally...

Horoscopes

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