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Week In Review

Rangel steps down as Ways and Means chairman

March 4, 2010

New York Rep. Charles Rangel temporarily stepped aside as chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee last Wednesday as he struggled with mounting ethics woes that left his political future uncertain at best.

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Obama puts forward last-ditch health care plan

February 27, 2010

Making a last-ditch effort to save his health care overhaul, President Barack Obama on last Monday put forward a nearly $1 trillion, 10-year compromise that would allow the government to deny or roll back egregious insurance premium increases that infuriate consumers.

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Tavis Smiley, Al Sharpton spar over black agenda, Obama

February 27, 2010

“Tavis Smiley” on PBS, announced plans for a discussion in Chicago on March 20th entitled “We Count: The Black Agenda is the American Agenda.” As part of his comments, he opined that “a chorus of black leaders have started singing a new song,” saying that the president doesn’t need a black agenda.

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N.Y. Gov. David Paterson lashes back at rumors

February 18, 2010

New York Gov. David Paterson on last Monday lashed back at what he called a “callous and sleazy” assault on his character in statehouse rumors and media reports that include accusations about womanizing and drug use, allegations he flatly denied.

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Equity and opportunity threatened by growing national “excellence gap”

February 18, 2010

A new report from the Indiana University Center for Evaluation and Education Policy (CEEP) finds that achievement gaps among high ability students from different economic, racial and linguistic backgrounds in the U.S. are large and growing, and some of the top achieving groups aren’t performing as well as in the past.

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Black Miss Virginia becomes latest Miss America

February 6, 2010

A 22-year-old Virginia woman who said she once thought her only talent was singing is the nation’s newest Miss America, emerging from a field of 53 contestants picked for their beauty, compassion and interview savvy.

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Group’s arrest deepens Haiti adoption debate

February 6, 2010

The debate over international adoption, already a bitter one, has intensified in the aftermath of Haiti’s earthquake and the arrest of 10 Americans for trying to take children out of the devastated country without permission.

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