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6:28 AM / Wednesday October 23, 2019

Week In Review

Soledad O’Brien–Soledad at Ground Zero in Japan

March 20, 2011

Soledad is currently, where else in Japan, where she is covering the aftermath of the earthquake, tsunami and nuclear meltdown that has devastated the country. She was gracious enough to grant me an exclusive interview from the midst of the disaster, checking in by cell phone.

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Helping the people of Japan in the face of tragedy

March 20, 2011

On March 11, 2011, a huge earthquake and subsequent tsunami hit Japan, causing tremendous destruction and devastation to the country and its people. The earthquake, registering an 8.9 on the Richter scale, was the 5th largest earthquake ever recorded.

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Black Dem support for Obama still strong

March 13, 2011

Blacks in the Democratic Party remain enthusiastic about President Obama and his policies despite the ailing economy and a growing concern that the administration is not paying enough attention to the needs of African Americans.

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Reactions from the corbett 2011-2012 state budget

March 13, 2011

The Pennsylvania School Funding Campaign (PSFC) noted with alarm today Governor Tom Corbett’s $549.9 million cut in combined state and federal basic education funding, returning it to the 2008-09 funding level. The overall cut for schools in his 2011-12 budget is $589.8 million.

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Questions surround

March 7, 2011

Common Cause has challenged Thomas, Justice Antonin Scalia and the Federalist Society to provide answers to questions around the two justices’ attendance at political strategy and fundraising “seminars” hosted by Koch Industries.

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Emanuel faces big money woes as next Chicago mayor

February 28, 2011

Emanuel, who overwhelmed the race with truckloads of money and friends in high places from Washington to Hollywood, will take control of a city in deep financial trouble with problems ranging from an understaffed police department to underperforming schools.

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Minorities iffy on Obama housing plan

February 19, 2011

Civil rights organizations today issued the following statement on the Obama administration’s report on reforming the nation’s housing finance market. Organizations issuing the statement include…

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Drug war in NYC engulfs non-white youth

February 19, 2011

Just released figures by the New York Division of Criminal Justice Services show that in 2010, the New York City Police Department arrested 50,383 people for low-level marijuana offenses. Arrests for low-level marijuana possession offenses are the number one arrest in New York City…

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