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The MLK Memorial’s Complicated History

The National Mall, a wide expanse in the heart of the nation’s capital, is home to numerous monuments honoring U.S. presidents and military sacrifice. This week, the setting’s latest commemorative work opens to the public: the long-awaited Martin Luther King, … Continue reading

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Rick Perry Slams Food Stamps, Government Subsidies

  Texas Governor Rick Perry, the latest GOP candidate to enter the 2012 presidential race, looks to challenge former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney’s status as the frontrunner for the Republican presidential nomination. Perry entered the race on August 13th after … Continue reading

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Reports black voters have left President Obama are untrue

BY DWIGHT LEWIS  Shh! Pay very little attention to the noise you’re hearing about President Barack Obama being in deep trouble with his African-American voting base. It’s just not true. Consider the noise made last week by U.S. Rep. Allen West, … Continue reading

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Goal-Oriented Investing: 3 Tips for Market Newbies

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Is Rick Perry Just What Obama Needs?

A few weeks ago, President Obama’s most likely scenario for re-election was facing a moderate Republican who had made few controversial remarks in his years in public life and could easily cast himself as a business-focused technocrat. But that potential … Continue reading

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