07 26 2014
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National Urban League Policy Chief Takes on 'Hateful' Talk Shows

By Pharoh Martin, NNPA National Correspondent

WASHINGTON (NNPA) - The gatekeepers of political opinion on cable are doing nothing to curb the increasingly incinerate and oft times blatantly false rhetoric coming from their political hosts and commentators against political figures of color ...


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To Critics' Surprise, Obama's School Speech Wasn't Partisan

WASHINGTON (AP) _ In a speech that drew fire even before he delivered it, President Barack Obama is telling the nation's schoolchildren he "expects great things from each of you." "At the end of the day, we can have the most dedicated teachers, the most supportive parents, and the best schools in the world," Obama said. "And none of it will matter unless all of you fulfill your responsibilities" ...


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Obama Prepares for Speech on Health Reform

WASHINGTON (AP) _ President Barack Obama is getting no shortage of advice on what to say in his health care speech to Congress, and much of it conflicts. Liberals want him to issue a call to action in his Wednesday address, clear and bold. Conservatives hope he'll back away from his push for sweeping changes this year and break health care legislation into smaller pieces ...


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