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Black Colleges look to increase online Education presence

November 21, 2010

With such firsthand experience, Hill is now trying to start an online program at Lincoln. It’s one of many historically black colleges and universities that has yet to enter a booming cybereducation market that could be particularly lucrative for black colleges.

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GOP asserts new strength, targets Obama programs

November 14, 2010

Victorious at the polls, congressional Republicans asserted their newfound political strength on Thursday, vowing to seek a quick $100 billion in federal spending cuts and force repeated votes on the repeal of President Barack Obama’s prized health care overhaul.

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Black leaders tap Davis as pick for Chicago mayor

November 14, 2010

A coalition of Black leaders has selected U.S. Rep. Danny Davis as its preferred candidate for mayor of Chicago, but there are no guarantees that the choice will deliver the unity, or the votes, that the group was created to ensure.

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Jubilant GOP wins the House, falls short of Senate

November 8, 2010

Resurgent Republicans won control of the House and cut deeply into the Democrats’ majority in the Senate in momentous midterm elections shadowed by recession, ushering in a new era of divided government certain to complicate the final two years of President Barack Obama’s term.

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Minorities ride GOP wave to groundbreaking wins

November 8, 2010

The Republican wave produced groundbreaking results for minority candidates, from Latina and Indian-American governors to a pair of black congressmen from the Deep South. In New Mexico, Susana Martinez was elected as the nation’s first female Hispanic governor

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Richmond wins in Louisiana 2nd District

November 8, 2010

he New Orleans-based 2nd Congressional District has a new congressman. Democratic state Rep. Cedric Richmond defeated incumbent Republican Joseph Cao, in a rare race Tuesday night where Democrats were able to snatch a House seat from the GOP.

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Legalize-marijuana measure loses in California

November 8, 2010

California voters Tuesday rejected a measure that would have made their state the first to legalize the use and sale of marijuana. The spirited campaign over Proposition 19 had pitted the state’s political and law enforcement establishment against determined activists seeking to end the prohibition of pot.

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Scott may diversify GOP ranks in House

November 1, 2010

If Tim Scott succeeds in becoming the first black Republican from the Deep South elected to Congress since the 1800s, he would become a celebrity for a national party still struggling to attract diverse voters.

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