Dark Money in Politics Threatens Black Interests
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Dark Money in Politics Threatens Black Interests

By Freddie Allen NNPA Senior Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) – The explosion of “dark money”…

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Clinton Linking Her Campaign with Fight for Middle Class
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Clinton Linking Her Campaign with Fight for Middle Class

LISA LERER, Associated Press KEN THOMAS, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton is…

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Middle-Class Families Shrink Their College Fund Contributions
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Middle-Class Families Shrink Their College Fund Contributions

(Bloomberg) – Fewer parents are finding the money to save for their kids’ college. And those…

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U.S. Recovering from Bush’s Failed Policies
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U.S. Recovering from Bush’s Failed Policies

By Wellington Webb NNPA Guest Columnist   I served as Mayor of Denver from 1991…

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GOP’s Middle Class Charade: Ronald Reagan, Rush Limbaugh and the Real Threat of the Christian Right
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GOP’s Middle Class Charade: Ronald Reagan, Rush Limbaugh and the Real Threat of the Christian Right

  (Salon) – Woe to the American president who says anything sensible on the subject…

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AP-GfK Poll: Most Americans Favor a Higher Minimum Wage
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AP-GfK Poll: Most Americans Favor a Higher Minimum Wage

EMILY SWANSON, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Most Americans support increasing the minimum wage, as…

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Middle Class Shrinks Further as More Fall Out Instead of Climbing Up
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Middle Class Shrinks Further as More Fall Out Instead of Climbing Up

Dionne Searcey and Robert Gebeloff, THE NEW YORK TIMES (The New York Times)—The middle class that…

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Obama: Most Black People Don’t Use Racism as an Excuse
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Obama: Most Black People Don’t Use Racism as an Excuse

Dave Boyer, THE WASHINGTON TIMES   WASHINGTON (The Washington Times)—Before flying off to Hawaii for…

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Typical American Worker Has Saved Just $20,000 for Retirement, Survey Finds
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Typical American Worker Has Saved Just $20,000 for Retirement, Survey Finds

(National Monitor) – Middle-class individuals throughout the United States have a median of just $20,000…

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Rental America: Why the Poor Pay $4,150 for a $1,500 Sofa
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Rental America: Why the Poor Pay $4,150 for a $1,500 Sofa

Chico Harlan, THE WASHINGTON POST   CULLMAN, Ala. (The Washington Post) — The love seat and sofa…

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