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Yesterday | American Thinker

The New Liberal Racism

Last week we witnessed repeated efforts by Democrats to polarize the country along racial lines.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, Eric Holder, US Politics, Nancy Pelosi, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Steve Israel

Sat Apr 12, 2014

The Washington Post

D.C.'s shadow delegation: It's not the money, it's the strategy

Last week, D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray released a budget for fiscal 2015 that contains $100,000 for the District's shadow delegation to Congress, the city's official statehood lobby.

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Related Topix: Vincent Gray, US Governors, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, South Carolina, African-American, Opinion

Fri Apr 11, 2014

American Thinker

Voter Fraud: The Left's Tool For Social Justice

Why did Democrats applaud the loathsome community organizer Melowese Richardson, a freshly released, unrepentant voter fraud felon, at a recent "voting rights" rally in Ohio? Because, like Richardson, they believe they are entitled to vote more than once against a system they see as unjust.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Prison, Elijah Cummings

Thu Apr 10, 2014

AlertNet

Obama wraps himself in civil rights legacy of President Lyndon Johnson

Barack Obama on Thursday praised the civil rights legacy of former President Lyndon B. Johnson, saying his 1960s pursuit of equality helped clear the way for an African-American to one day become U.S. president.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, John Lewis, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Georgia

Wed Apr 09, 2014

The Huffington Post

When Punishment Is Torture: An Open Letter to Former Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr.

Editor's note: Former U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. is serving a 30-month sentence in federal prison for misusing campaign funds.

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Related Topix: Prison, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Federal Prisons

Examiner.com

The tale of two parties

Rep. Vance McAllister is facing trouble after a local newspaper reported he can be seen kissing a female staffer in a surveillance video.

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Related Topix: US News, Louisiana, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, John Edwards

Tue Apr 08, 2014

News Max

Jesse Jackson Jr Moved to Alabama Prison Camp From North Carolina

Jesse Jackson Jr., the former Illinois congressman who pleaded guilty to illegally spending $750,000 in campaign funds on personal items, was transferred from a federal prison in North Carolina to a prison camp in Montgomery, Ala., to complete his 30-month sentence.

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Related Topix: US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Politics, Prison, Federal Prisons, Montgomery, AL, Maxwell Air Force Base, US Military, US Air Force

ThinkProgress

Inmates Sent To Solitary Confinement For Helping Other Inmates Assert Their Rights

Former US Representative Jesse Jackson Jr. was reportedly punished with solitary confinement for giving legal advice to his fellow inmates, according to the Chicago Sun-Times .

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Related Topix: Prison, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Senate, Senator Dick Durbin, Illinois, Liberal Political News

Mon Apr 07, 2014

Fox News

Black Chicago preacher backs GOP gubernatorial candidate

Jan. 22, 2001: The Rev. Jesse Jackson, center, stands in the background as he is applauded at an Operation Rainbow Push luncheon in Chicago.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Bobby Rush, African-American, Pat Quinn, US Governors

The Daily Record

Pensions pose latest challenge for Chicago mayor 15 minutes

Rahm Emanuel has been a force in politics -- the mastermind behind a Democratic takeover of Congress, dealmaker in two White Houses and now the hard-charging mayor intent on fixing what ails the nation's third-largest city, no matter whom he ticks off in the process.

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Related Topix: Pension, Personal Finance, Chicago, IL, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Rahm Emanuel, Retirement

Sun Apr 06, 2014

Examiner.com

And to think we elect these bozos

Harry Reida what can you say about Harry Reid? Has there ever been a Senate Majority L eader so out of touch with reality, or maybe I should aska more out of touch with sanity, tha n Harry Reid? My Jewish friends use a word, "schleper" to describe someone who is inept or stupid.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Harry Reid, US Senate, Democrat, US House of Representatives, Sheila Jackson-Lee

Switched

Jesse Jackson Jr. Transferred To Alabama Prison After Dispute, Stint In Solitary Confinement

AUGUST 14: Jesse L. Jackson Jr. was sentenced to 2 1 / 2 years in prison Wednesday for stealing hundreds of thousands of dollars in campaign money to fund an extravagant lifestyle over many years.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Prison, 9, The Washington Post Company

Sat Apr 05, 2014

KWQC-TV Davenport

News Minute: Here is the latest Illinois news from The Associated Press

Former Illinois Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. has been moved from the federal prison in North Carolina to a minimum-security prison camp in Montgomery, Ala.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Illinois, Prison, Federal Prisons, Centralia, IL

Tue Apr 01, 2014

The Huffington Post

Illinois Voters Believe Corruption Is Rampant In State, Chicago Politics: New Poll

Respondents to the poll are apparently even less confident in Illinois elected officials than they are in federal officials.

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Related Topix: us Travel, North America Travel, Chicago Travel, Travel, Illinois, Illinois Government, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Politics, Chicago, IL, Rod Blagojevich, US Governors

Mon Mar 31, 2014

National Journal

Meet the Man Who Helped Kill Hillarycare

In September 1993, first lady Hillary Clinton responds to applause from a joint session of Congress after President Bill Clinton saluted her as the "talented navigator" for his proposed national health plan.

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Related Topix: Bill Clinton, History in the News, Hillary Clinton, US Politics, US News, Health Insurance, Health, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Thu Mar 27, 2014

Monterey County Herald

Assemblyman Luis Alejo's home movie recalls Chavez, UFW struggles

Assemblyman Luis Alejo, who turned 40 on Thursday, wasn't around when Cesar Chavez first came to Watsonville in the early 1970s.

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Related Topix: Watsonville, CA, Salinas, CA, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, California, Castroville, CA, Agriculture, Science

Mon Mar 24, 2014

Free Republic

Sowell: Republicans and Blacks

Recently former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice added her voice to those who have long been urging the Republican Party to reach out to black voters.

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Related Topix: US News, Condoleezza Rice, African-American, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Barack Obama, Family, Kids

Thu Mar 20, 2014

US News & World Report

Edwin Edwards Isn't the First to Seek Congress After Crime

Former Louisiana Gov. Edwin Edwards announces his run for Congress on Monday in Baton Rouge, La.

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Related Topix: US News, Prison, US Politics, US House of Representatives, William Jefferson, Democrat, Sex Scandal

Wed Mar 19, 2014

AlertNet

Illinois voters say 'no' to candidates who were convicted, indicted

In Tuesday's Democratic primary, a Chicago candidate who served a prison term for bribery and another due to go on trial on similar charges this spring both lost their races, despite predictions of local political observers, according to results available Wednesday.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, US House of Representatives, Senator Dick Durbin, Democrat, Illinois, University of Illinois Chicago, Cook County, IL, Pat Quinn, US Governors

Tue Mar 18, 2014

WTHR-TV Indianapolis

Jesse Jackson to take on tech's lack of diversity

Lawyers for an Army general who admitted to emotionally harming a subordinate during an affair will argue Tuesday he shouldn't face jail time for a crime that civilians wouldn't be prosecuted for.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Violent Crime, State Prisons, Prison

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