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Trump says no to presidential run

May 23, 2011

After months of flirting with politics, Donald Trump said last Monday he won’t run for president, choosing to stick with hosting “The Celebrity Apprentice” over a bid for the Republican nomination. The reality TV star and real estate mogul made his announcement…

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South Carolina passes controversial Voter ID Bill

May 23, 2011

South Carolina Department of Motor Vehicle statistics show that nearly 180,000 voters in South Carolina – most of whom are elderly, student, minority or low-income voters – will be disenfranchised as a result of this discriminatory bill.

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Senate blocks Obama choice for No. 2 at Justice

May 15, 2011

Senate Republicans on Monday blocked President Barack Obama’s choice for the No. 2 job in the Justice Department and dampened talk that Osama bin Laden’s death might usher in bipartisan cooperation on terrorism matters.

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Ethnic labels used in health cases may become obsolete

May 15, 2011

Researchers at Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New Yor, in collaboration with researchers at Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine, have made a critical discovery that may lead scientists to abandon the use of broad conventional ethnic labels…

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President Obama marks Freedom Riders Anniversary

May 8, 2011

Fifty years ago, America was struggling to implement the ideals of justice and equality set forth in our founding. The Freedom Rides, organized in the spring of 1961, were an interracial, nonviolent effort to protest the practice of segregation.

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Tribes forced into FEMA trailers

May 8, 2011

Lack of adequate housing on Native American tribal lands has become so critical that tribes have been acquiring mobile homes from the Federal Emergency Management Agency, America’s Wire is reporting.

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Costly gasoline clouds Obama re-election prospects

May 2, 2011

With gas prices climbing and little relief in sight, President Barack Obama is scrambling to get ahead of the latest potential obstacle to his re-election bid, even as Republicans are making plans to exploit the issue. No one seems more aware of the electoral peril than Obama himself.

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