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Congressional Support for D.C. Statehood Divided on Race, Gender Lines

Wednesday is Emancipation Day in Washington, D.C. — the anniversary of when slaves were freed in our nation’s capital, some 152 years ago. D.C. statehood activists are commemorating Emancipation Day by going to the Hill and asking Congress to support D.C. statehood legislation. If enacted, the D.C. statehood bill would finally grant full citizenship rights […]

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Health Law Poses a Test in N.H. Senate Race

New Hampshire’s rollout of the Affordable Care Act has been one of the rockiest in the nation, putting Democratic Sen. Jeanne Shaheen on the front lines of Republican efforts to make the 2014 elections a referendum on the health law. Full News here – WSJ.com: Politics And Policy

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Hardball: Eric Holder Sparks Debate About Race

Michael Tomasky and James Peterson join Hardball to discuss Attorney General Eric Holder's suggestion that he and President Obama have faced tougher opposition from the Republican right on account of their race. Full News here – RealClearPolitics Video Log

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Top Democrat Dings GOP on Race

Democratic Rep. Steve Israel said Sunday that “not all” of his Republican colleagues are racist, but he sees evidence of racism among GOP voters. Full News here – Washington Wire

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Hillary, Obama and the media: Reducing politics to sex and race

We’ve apparently settled on what the 2016 presidential campaign is going to be about. Sex. Full News here – FOXNews.com

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Big Car Makers in Race to Recall

Major car makers are accelerating recalls and ordering dealers to stop sales of vehicles with potentially dangerous defects amid a safety clampdown by auto regulators and others in the U.S., Japan and China. Full News here – WSJ.com: Politics And Policy

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Why Race to the Top Worked

In spring 2010, Delaware was one of two states to win the first of Race to the Top’s four-year grants, making this month’s anniversary an appropriate time to ask whether the multi-billion dollar project has been worth the taxpayers’ money. The results show that four years after the Obama Administration rolled out its signature education […]

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Brown to officially enter Senate race in New Hampshire on Thursday

Republican Scott Brown says that on Thursday he will officially enter the U.S. Senate race in New Hampshire. Full News here – FOXNews.com

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WashWire Daily Brief: Hillary Clinton Freezes Out Contenders, Pot Scrambles 2016 Race, Two-Dozen Democrats Vs. Obama

The Journal’s morning rundown of the biggest news stories and exclusive features from Washington on the 2016 race, legalization of pot, and more. Full News here – Washington Wire

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Geagea speaks at a news conference during his visit to Arbil

First candidate says to contest Lebanon’s presidential race

Lebanese Christian politician Samir Geagea announced on Friday he will run for president in an election due next month, the first candidate to formally enter a race overshadowed by growing violence and months of political paralysis. President Michel Suleiman's six-year term ends in late May. Parliament must approve his successor with a two-thirds majority. The […]

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