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Obama touts $50 billion transportation proposal

October 17, 2010

President Barack Obama on Monday lobbied for Republican support from Capitol Hill for a burst of spending on transportation projects, calling his proposal a jobs creator for the middle class and an overdue investment in the country’s foundation.

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GOP makes gains in Jackson Jr.’s district

October 17, 2010

More revelations about Jackson’s links to the corruption case of former Gov. Rod Blagojevich and a relationship he had with a female “social acquaintance” have given Hayes an opening in the reliably Democratic and largely black district…

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Inmate voting ban upheld

October 17, 2010

The NAACP argued before an en banc panel of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals that Washington’s felon disfranchisement law violates Section 2 of the Voting Rights Act because it denies the right to vote to its Black, Latino and Native American citizens on a discriminatory basis.

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A diverse-one nation rally- descends on National Mall

October 11, 2010

An estimated 175,000 people descended upon the National Mall on Oct. 2 for the One Nation Working Together rally. It was the first major stand-alone rally for progressive groups who’ve seen Tea Party groups loudly take control of the national conversation about public policy.

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RFK-owned Emancipation Proclamation is for sale

October 11, 2010

A copy of the Emancipation Proclamation signed by Lincoln and bought by Robert F. Kennedy, who drew inspiration from the document as he enforced civil rights legislation in the 1960s, is going up for auction and could fetch as much as $1.5 million.

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Bishop Eddie Long: Another fallen apostle?

October 1, 2010

Bishop Eddie Long, the senior pastor of New Birth Missionary Baptist Church in Lithonia, Georgia, stood in the 10,000-seat sanctuary and defended his name saying, “I have never in my life portrayed myself as a perfect man, but I am not the man being portrayed on the television. That’s not me.”

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