Bill to Celebrate 400 Years of Black History Passes U.S. House
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Bill to Celebrate 400 Years of Black History Passes U.S. House

By Lauren Victoria Burke (NNPA Newswire Contributor) In a rare display of bipartisanship in Congress,…

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CBO: Deficit to Shrink to Lowest Level of Obama Presidency
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CBO: Deficit to Shrink to Lowest Level of Obama Presidency

STEPHEN OHLEMACHER, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Solid economic growth will help the federal budget…

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Just 13 percent of uninsured people will pay the Obamacare penalty, report predicts
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Just 13 percent of uninsured people will pay the Obamacare penalty, report predicts

[THE WASHINGTON POST] About 2 million people fewer than previously projected will pay Obamcare’s penalty…

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Child Watch: The Budget is Not Fair, Mr. Chair
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Child Watch: The Budget is Not Fair, Mr. Chair

By Marian Wright Edelman NNPA Columnist   “The budget is not fair, Mr. Chair, if…

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Forcing Poor People to Go Hungry
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Forcing Poor People to Go Hungry

By Lee A. Daniels NNPA Columnist   Just as the holiday season begins, when the…

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The Myth of a Federal Government Out of Control
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The Myth of a Federal Government Out of Control

By George E. Curry NNPA Columnist The Republican push to reduce the federal deficit solely…

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Congress Begins Talks on Food Stamps, Farm Aid
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Congress Begins Talks on Food Stamps, Farm Aid

MARY CLARE JALONICK, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — House and Senate negotiators have begun talks…

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Senate Bill Could Slash Illegal Immigration by 50 Percent: CBO
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Senate Bill Could Slash Illegal Immigration by 50 Percent: CBO

(Reuters) – A U.S. Senate-passed immigration bill would significantly reduce the flow of illegal immigrants,…

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U.S. Budget Deficit Shrinks Far Faster Than Expected
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U.S. Budget Deficit Shrinks Far Faster Than Expected

[THE NEW YORK TIMES] WASHINGTON — Since the recession ended four years ago, the federal budget deficit…

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Blackonomics: Falling Off the Fiscal Cliff
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Blackonomics: Falling Off the Fiscal Cliff

Blackonomics By James Clingman Falling Off the Fiscal Cliff Will we jump from the cliff? …

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