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2015/02/27 19:56
2015/02/27 19:56
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Voting Rights Act. A legislator from Kirkland has introduced a companion bill in the State Senate. Moscoso said Thursday that the bill would provide a more simple and elegant solution to the...
2015/02/27 19:56
2015/02/27 19:56
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2015/02/27 17:26
2015/02/27 17:26
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... “She Would Not Be Moved.” Obama, the sole African-American member in the United States Senate, had also been invited to speak. As he sat in the pews awaiting his turn, he writes in his...
2015/02/27 17:19
2015/02/27 17:19
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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) is struggling to get a funding bill for the Department of Homeland Security passed before the deadline. (Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg) All week, Republicans...
2015/02/27 03:45
2015/02/27 03:45
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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,...
2015/02/26 20:43
2015/02/26 20:43
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... has served on the BOE since 1973. The bill has passed the House and is currently in the Senate Education committee. Radloff’s concern lies with young students in schools in her district...
2015/02/26 12:24
2015/02/26 12:24
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... least 30 percent of their AP exams taken by students who identify as African-American and/or Hispanic and 30 percent of all AP exam scores were 3 or higher. North Cobb High School was the only...
2015/02/25 23:45
2015/02/25 23:45
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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...
2015/02/24 23:08
2015/02/24 23:08
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... make the decision himself, rebuffing GOP lawmakers who will control both the House and Senate for the remainder of the president's term. "The presidential power to veto legislation is...
2015/02/22 01:19
2015/02/22 01:19
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An Urban Institute study found that 61 percent of those who receive federal subsidies are non-Hispanic whites, and 62 percent live in the South. More than 80 percent work full or...
2015/02/21 22:15
2015/02/21 22:15
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... DEFECT SIGNING In a political maneuver that had Democrats crying foul, Senate Republicans quickly pushed a bill limiting frivolous lawsuits aimed at construction defects...
2015/02/20 22:03
2015/02/20 22:03
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... are using Tea Party–style tactics to keep Democrats in line. The Republican Senate majority is due in part to the defeat of former North Carolina Democratic Sen. Kay Hagan. Her...
2015/02/20 21:53
2015/02/20 21:53
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... its coffers run dry. With the clock ticking, the operative word on Capitol Hill is “stuck.” Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., has been unable to move the bill, which would provide...
2015/02/18 22:45
2015/02/18 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,...
2015/02/18 00:27
2015/02/18 00:27
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... broadly. Obama said the Justice Department will appeal Hanen's preliminary injunction to the majority conservative 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in New Orleans. Hanen has previously issued...
2015/02/17 16:51
2015/02/17 16:51
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... with Astrid Silva of Las Vegas, a “DREAMer,” in his Capitol office before a vote on the Senate’s immigration bill in 2013. Silva’s parents brought her to the United States illegally from...
2015/02/16 22:48
2015/02/16 22:48
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The state Senate's Rules Committee has finally cleared the way for the full body of the upper legislative chamber to confirm Gov. Susana Martinez' education chief Hanna Skandera, who held the post for...
2015/02/13 17:51
2015/02/13 17:51
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... with Astrid Silva of Las Vegas, a “DREMer,” in his Capitol office before a vote on the Senate’s immigration bill in 2013. Silva’s parents brought her to the United States illegally from...
2015/02/12 20:14
2015/02/12 20:14
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... bait -- riders that would block President Barack Obama's executive actions on immigration. Senate Democrats (with support from one Republican, Dean Heller of Nevada) have filibustered, not...
2015/02/12 19:09
2015/02/12 19:09
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... of their own party but also undermining efforts to reach out to the growing number of Hispanic voters who will be key to successes in 2016 and beyond. On February 18, President Obama’s...
2015/02/11 23:03
2015/02/11 23:03
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... painful ones for anyone who believes in the scientific reality of man-made global warming. The Senate went on record last month that it doesn’t think humans are even contributing to climate...
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