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9:39 AM / Monday November 30, 2020

Week In Review

Key role for Bill Clinton at Democratic convention

August 8, 2012

Former President Bill Clinton will have a marquee role in this summer’s Democratic National Convention, where he will make a forceful case for President Barack Obama’s re-election and his economic vision for the country, several Obama campaign and Democratic party officials said Sunday.

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Jesse Jackson Jr. in Mayo Clinic for depression

August 8, 2012

Illinois Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr., whose whereabouts haven’t been disclosed since he quietly took a medical leave from Congress several weeks ago, is being treated for depression at the Mayo Clinic in Minnesota, according to a statement released by the hospital.

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Kofi Annan to step down as Syria envoy

August 8, 2012

Kofi Annan said Thursday he will step down from his high-profile role as special envoy for Syria at the end of the month, delivering blistering criticism of world powers’ failure to unite over the country’s escalating violence.

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Soul food queen Sylvia Woods remembered in NYC

July 31, 2012

Sylvia Woods, the founder of the famed Harlem soul food restaurant that bears her name, was remembered Tuesday by famous patrons, neighborhood locals and friends as a warm and welcoming trailblazer who turned her small eatery into a bustling city gem.

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All Around Town

July 31, 2012

Last weekend the city welcomed lots of celebrities for the annual Charlie Mack party for peace weekend. This year the weekend’s theme was “I will be great” and kicked off with a reception for some talented teens in South Philly.

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Obama says no apology to Romney over Bain attacks

July 23, 2012

Mitt Romney’s campaign said Sunday that President Barack Obama is willing to say anything to win a second term and should say he’s sorry for attacks on the Republican’s successful career at a private equity firm. “No, we will not apologize,” the president responded…

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Obama pushing extension of middle-class tax cuts

July 15, 2012

President Barack Obama, eager to shift election-year attention away from the nation’s lackluster jobs market, called on Congress Monday to extend tax cuts for only low and middle income earners while allowing taxes to increase for families that make more than $250,000 a year.

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Rep. Jesse Jackson treated for ‘mood disorder’

July 15, 2012

U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. is under intensive medical treatment for a “mood disorder,” his office announced in a brief statement Wednesday, more than a month after the Chicago Democrat quietly went on medical leave of absence.

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The Philadelphia Sunday Sun Staff