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Congressional Candidate, Lisa Blunt Rochester, Releases Economic Agenda for Women and Families, a Plan to Put Delaware Families First

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Wilmington, DE – Lisa Blunt Rochester, a progressive Democrat running for Congress in Delaware, recently announced an “Economic Agenda for Women and Families,” an eight-point plan to level the playing field for women and make sure all Delaware families have the opportunity to succeed. “As I travel the state, I hear the same familiar stories […]

Nina Turner: Black support for Hillary is just ‘brand loyalty’

Clinton and Trump Hope N.Y. Primary Cements their Front-Runner Status

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New York, NY (Washington Post) — The most raucous nominating contest of an already acrimonious season drew to a close Monday with a flurry of retail politicking in New York that appeared likely to strengthen the trajectory of the two front- runners. Democrat Hillary Clinton spent the day reaching out to New Yorkers one handshake […]

Capital Offense – by Raynard Jackson

Nina Turner: Black support for Hillary is just ‘brand loyalty’

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Edrea Davis – Ms. Nina Turner just completely insulted Black people. I like her but this time she was way off. Saying Black support for Hillary Clinton is just brand loyalty is equivalent to saying Black people voted for President Obama because he is Black. I am an intelligent woman and can think beyond the […]

It’s Becoming Very Clear the Support of Black Voters, Especially Black Women is the Key to a Hillary Clinton Win

Ohio Unity Coalition Kicks-Off Voter Empowerment Tour with Hi-Tech Mobile Voter Registration Unit Traveling the State

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Multi-city “Stand Your Ground” tour aims to prepare voters in Cincinnati, Dayton, Columbus,Youngstown, Akron, Cleveland, Lorain and Toledo Ohio A coalition of faith, labor, civil and voter rights groups along with community activists launched the Stand Your Ground… Vote, 2012 Ohio Voter Empowerment Tour in Cincinnati this past weekend dispatching a mobile voter registration unit […]

Romney and the NAACP: A Missed Opportunity

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By Raynard Jackson (NNPA Columnist) – As anyone who has followed me knows, I have been extremely critical of President Obama’s non-engagement with the Black community. Obama has deliberately ignored the plight of the Black community while giving preferential treatment to the homosexual and Hispanic communities. But I can’t in good conscious criticize Obama and […]

Amos and Andy Advertising – By Lucius Gantt

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The Gantt Report – The Barack Obama campaign has finally released a “Black” political television ad. I say finally because a message to the President’s strongest supporters should have been released long ago. Many reporters and columnists have mixed feelings about the advertisement. Some say the ad was “dumbed down” compared to other political ads […]

New Report Documents Restrictions Designed to Suppress Voting Among Communities of Color

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A new report reveals direct connections between the trend of increasing, unprecedented African American and Latino voter turnout and an onslaught of restrictive measures across the country designed to stem electoral strength among communities of color, especially in regions where full political participation can reverse the tide of policies that undermine rights of racial and […]

Razing Cain – by Raynard Jackson

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Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain has been the talk of DC this week, but for all the wrong reasons. A political newspaper released a story about Cain being accused of sexually harassing two women while he was CEO of the National Restaurant Association (NRA) in the ‘90s. According to the newspaper, Cain reached an agreement […]

Why We Must Raise the Debt Ceiling

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By Dr. Julianne Malveaux – A recent Gallup poll found that 47 percent of all Americans oppose raising the debt ceiling. Only 19 percent support raising the ceiling past its current $12.1 trillion dollar limit. The remainder of us say we don’t know enough about the debt ceiling to have an opinion. That’s part of […]