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Obama lauds Medal of Honor recipients

February 19, 2011

President Obama recognized a former president, a basketball legend and a civil rights hero last Tuesday among the 15 recipients of the Medal of Freedom. During a ceremony at the White House, Obama said the recipients represent, “the best of who we are and who we aspire to be.”

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Latinos criticize First Lady

February 19, 2011

The Latino Partnership for Conservative Principles, a leading voice for Latinos, today criticized First Lady Michelle Obama after she insisted that immigration reform remains “at the top” of President Obama’s agenda on Univision Sunday show…

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At Obama’s midpoint, an altered State of the Union

February 6, 2011

Nearly two years ago on a cold February day, President Barack Obama stood for the first time before a joint session of Congress and spoke of a national day of reckoning. It was time not just to stabilize the shaken economy, he declared, but to reach for lasting prosperity.

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Justice Thomas accused of possible ethics violations

February 6, 2011

Common Cause, a watchdog group that monitors government and industry, is raising questions about the ethics of Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas over his failure to disclose income data for his wife Virginia, over a six-year period from 2003-2009.

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Atlanta public school system put on probation

January 22, 2011

An educational standards agency said last Tuesday it has placed Atlanta Public Schools on probation and given the system nine months to make improvements or risk losing accreditation for its high schools. Losing that standing could diminish grant money and make it harder for graduates to get into college.

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