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2014/10/22 07:56
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... law. If they want to repeal their June law, fine. Clears up any non-ambiguity. • The council majority's talk is to make any minimum wage "reasonable" — for the Chamber of Commerce, of course,...
2014/10/22 07:56
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2014/10/22 05:06
2014/10/22 05:06
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... affect more than 500,000 voters who lack identification and are disproportionately black and Hispanic, according to a federal judge. In Ohio, lawmakers discontinued a week during which...
2014/10/21 13:51
2014/10/21 13:51
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Sims at an April campaign event. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call File Photo) The competitive open-seat Senate race in Georgia has become an unwanted liability for Republicans’ chances of winning a...
2014/10/20 18:28
2014/10/20 18:28
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The state's surging Latino population was not pleased. Two years later, Republicans lost their majority in Sacramento. Subsequent elections have only aggravated the problem. For years now,...
2014/10/20 15:31
2014/10/20 15:31
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... season this summer: The Obama 2012 model is coming to midterms and it’s going to save the Senate. The Obama model for re-electing a struggling incumbent requires holding down GOP base...
2014/10/20 13:27
2014/10/20 13:27
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... a midterm year, according to the nonpartisan Voter Participation Center. Campaigns to keep Hispanic voters excited about going to the polls this year for Democratic candidates suffered a...
2014/10/20 11:58
2014/10/20 11:58
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... falling behind in the vital I-4 corridor. The change is part of a broader shift in the Hispanic politics of the Sunshine State. Historically, Cubans in the Miami area have been the...
2014/10/19 14:18
2014/10/19 14:18
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Until now, Barack Obama has always had a Democratic Senate to block proposals passed by the House. If that buffer disappears, he will have to sign or veto every bill that a Republican Congress sends...
2014/10/18 17:34
2014/10/18 17:34
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... month's 2014 Oregon County Data Book. In addition to some familiar depressing statistics – a majority of Oregon schoolchildren now qualify for free or reduced-price school lunch, and 27 percent...
2014/10/17 21:45
2014/10/17 21:45
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Governor of New Hampshire (2013-Present) Other offices: Majority Leader of the New Hampshire Senate (2008-2010) State Senator (2005-2010) Governor of South Carolina (2011-Present) First woman to...
2014/10/17 21:10
2014/10/17 21:10
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... the computer glitches encountered by consumers along the way. Individuals of Hispanic American or Latino origin, one group of Americans at high risk of having no health...
2014/10/17 03:30
2014/10/17 03:30
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... he went on to win by just more than one percentage point thanks to an unexpected turnout by Hispanic voters and a 17-point margin of victory with women. “Even though in last election cycles,...
2014/10/16 18:11
2014/10/16 18:11
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... that in South Carolina, we have the unusual situation of having the governorship, both U.S. Senate seats, and all seven seats in the House of Representatives up for grabs. Unfortunately,...
2014/10/16 16:28
2014/10/16 16:28
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... trumpeting -- or occasionally making up -- genealogies. Take the inexact category of Latino or Hispanic -- an often constructed identity that increasingly no one quite knows how to define. Almost...
2014/10/15 23:07
2014/10/15 23:07
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... to contain Ebola but won’t do that for national security. We have a political hack in (U.S. Senate Majority Leader) Harry Reid.” Day said the Republican-majority House of Representatives...
2014/10/15 22:45
2014/10/15 22:45
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... out of their constitutional rights. "I remember in the 1960s when people of color were the majority in the small town of Tuskegee, Alabama. To insure that a black person would not be elected,...
2014/10/15 10:58
2014/10/15 10:58
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Is Cory Gardner’s nice-guy persona enough to win in Colorado? The Republican Senate candidate's conservative voting record could keep him from winning this purple state U.S. Rep. Cory Gardner,...
2014/10/15 10:12
2014/10/15 10:12
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... 90 percent or more of income for 49 percent of African American and 55 percent of Hispanic retirees, reports the Washington-based Center on Budget and Policy Priorities. The...
2014/10/14 13:05
2014/10/14 13:05
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Would a Republican takeover of the Senate improve the prospects that an immigration bill will get to President Barack Obama’s desk? That theory is making the rounds — and some of the people who oppose...
2014/10/13 17:45
2014/10/13 17:45
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Republican, was elected in 2010, becoming the first female governor of New Mexico and first female Hispanic governor in the United States. Her name was also floated as a potential running mate to...
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