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Saturday 16 December 2017
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Category: Hot News, Politics, State/National News

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House Dems Hold Sit-In and Protest Over Gun Control

By Staff   Democrats in the House of Representatives, including several members of the Congressional Black Caucus, staged a sit-in and...

Demonstrators camp outside White House in a 2011 protest against Keystone XL Pipeline

Keystone XL Bill Gets Quick Veto from President Obama

By Staff President Obama’s third veto in his six years in office came Tuesday when he quickly killed the Keystone XL pipeline legislation...

New Report Finds ‘Staggering Inequality’ of Incomes Once Decried by MLK

(TriceEdneyWire.com) – Income inequality, one of the issues that so troubled the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., is again front and...

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Why Don’t We Have the Politics of the Possible Anymore?

Op/ed by By William E. Spriggs In 1954, when the U.S. Supreme Court ruled on Brown v. Board of Education, the Gross Domestic Product...

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Obama says Economic Crisis is over in 2015 State of the Union Address

President Barack Obama delivered his sixth State of the Union address Wednesday, in a speech before Congress, stating there has been an end...

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Straight No Chaser: Marion Barry will be Mayor for Life

Editorial by Gloria Winston Al-Sarag Some columns have been harder to write than others. I have literally sat down more than once to write...

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Syracuse City Council approves “Ban the Box”

Syracuse City Council passed a Ban the Box ordinance Dec. 8 in an 8-1 vote. The legislation requires the city, and contractors working with...

Immigration Debate Reignites amongst Advocacy Groups and Conservative Organizations

While Republicans have strategized, and several states have planned to sue in order to stop President Obama’s executive order on...

State Attorney General Requests Authority to Investigate Police Involved in Civilian Deaths

New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has requested from Gov. Andrew Cuomo the authority to investigate and, if necessary,...