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The Release "A Climate Of Change" By Shadia Wood 
That’s right, the EJCC is back at it with Redefining Progress causing a stir all over the place. Whether it’s their report that they just released called “A Climate of Change,” or the new urban radio talk program they’ve got going on. Of course EJCC has a very warm place in my heart with all they do and are up against, and I am so pleased that things seem to be rolling on forward for them.

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USW: Maine Republicans Distort Michaud's Record on Paper Jobs
Reuters - 6 Hours ago
PR Newswire AUGUSTA, Maine, Aug. 21, 2014 AUGUSTA, Maine , Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --  The United Steelworkers (USW) released the following statement today from USW District 4 Director
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White House: No concessions to hostage takers
CNN - 5 Hours ago
Edgartown, Massachusetts (CNN) - National Security Council spokeswoman Caitlin Hayden tells CNN that U.S. policy on ransom for hostage takers is clear. She said Thursday that it "does not grant concessions
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Republican efforts to rein in Washington on pot, guns draw protests
Reuters UK - 80 Minutes ago
11:24pm BST By WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Efforts by congressional Republicans to block new laws in Washington, D.C., decriminalizing marijuana possession and tightening restrictions on guns have provoked
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Senate Democrats' campaign arm starts ads in Colo.
Miami Herald - 4 Hours ago
WASHINGTON -- Senate Democrats' campaign arm is spending $1 million on television ads criticizing the GOP nominee's opposition to abortion rights. The Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee on Thursday
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GOP: Don't rig the vote, rock it (Opinion)
CNN - 6 Hours ago
Editor's note: Eric Liu is the founder of Citizen University and the author of several books, including "A Chinaman's Chance" and "The Gardens of Democracy." He was a White House speechwriter and policy
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Republican groups attack Mark Begich, without mentioning Obama. Or Obamacare
Washington Post - 5 Hours ago
Two conservative groups just hit the airwaves in Alaska with TV ads attacking Sen. Mark Begich (D). Something you won't find in either commercial: Any mention of President Obama -- or Obamacare. The
Republican groups attack Mark Begich, without mentioning Obama. Or Obamacare. Ein News
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Dinesh D'Souza: Obama, Holder and Sharpton Thwart Fair Police Inquiry
NewsMax.com - 87 Minutes ago
Conservative filmmaker Dinesh D'Souza says the entrance of President Barack Obama, Attorney General Eric Holder and the Rev. Al Sharpton into case of the fatal shooting of a black teen by a white cop
D'Souza: Obama, Holder and Sharpton Thwart Fair Police Inquiry NewsMax.com
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Nunn, Perdue debate at Chamber's annual Congressional Luncheon
WTVM - 71 Minutes ago
(WTVM) - It's the first time both candidates for United States Senator from Georgia appeared together on the same stage. Democrat Michelle Nunn and Republican David Perdue are answering questions during
Nunn ramps up attacks on Perdue at Ga. Sen forum Macon Telegraph
Nunn, Perdue stay on message in first face to face Atlanta Journal And Constitution
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Oops! Dem accidentally cedes race to GOP front-runner
USA Today - 4 Hours ago
Talk about an “oops” moment. Democrat Rick Weiland accidentally declared Republican Mike Rounds the election winner in South Dakota’s first Senate debate and referred to him as “senator” before trying
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Florida Blue chief: GOP attacks on insurance 'bailout' unfair [The Palm Beach Post,
BusinessWeek - 51 Minutes ago
Aug. 22--The head of Florida's largest health insurer Thursday took on charges by Republicans including U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio that part of the Affordable Care Act amounts to a bailout for insurance companies.
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Safe standing backed by Lib Dems
BBC - 55 Minutes ago
The Liberal Democrat pledge promises to amend the law to allow safety authorities in England and Wales to issue guidance to clubs on how safe standing could be introduced. The FSF also claims safe standing
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Poll: Obama staffers sellouts?
MSNBC - 86 Minutes ago
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Gay Conservative: Pandering to Religious Right Costing GOP Votes
NewsMax.com - 87 Minutes ago
e who famously renounced his Republican affiliation this year told Newsmax TV on Thursday that the party will keep handing the White House to Democrats if it doesn't stop coddling religious-right voters.
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Farm Credit Mid-America holds grand opening for its new Lebanon office [The Lebanon
BusinessWeek - 96 Minutes ago
Aug. 21--Farm Credit Mid-America, an agricultural lending cooperative serving farmers, rural residents and agribusinesses throughout Indiana, Ohio, Kentucky and Tennessee, opened a new office in Lebanon
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Another outbreak of House GOP chaos?
Washington Post - 4 Hours ago
So Paul Ryan is vowing there won’t be any government shutdown this fall . He claims House Republicans will avoid the catastrophic mistake of last year, and will pass a clean continuing resolution funding
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This Democratic Senator Is Running on Obamacare
NBCNews.com - 4 Hours ago
Senator Mark Pryor (D-Ark.) is running in one of the tightest reelection races in the country, facing freshman Rep. Tom Cotton (R-Ark.), a U.S. Army veteran.
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Why Obama is constrained in talking about race on Ferguson
Washington Post - 4 Hours ago
By August 21 at 12:53 PM The latest poll about the events in Ferguson comes from CBS and the New York Times, and you will not be surprised to learn that evaluations of President Obama’s performance
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Ex-Defense Official: Obama Weak in Response to Journalist Killing
NewsMax.com - 4 Hours ago
Former Assistant Secretary of Defense Richard Perle says President Barack Obama's response to the execution of American journalist James Foley was "weak" and in keeping with his lackluster foreign policy.
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Why a Southern Democrat in a close race is running an Obamacare spot
Washington Post - 5 Hours ago
Sen. Mark Pryor (D-Ark.) has done something unexpected for a Southern politician enmeshed in a very tough reelection fight: doubled down on his support for the Affordable Care Act. In an ad released
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Obama alums accused of selling out
MSNBC - 5 Hours ago
When long-time Obama adviser David Plouffe announced this week that he had taken a job with Uber, the app-base car service, the groans were likely audible in the offices of major labor unions across Washington.
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Dems Smack Alaska GOP Senate Victor With Attack Ad Barrage
NewsMax.com - 5 Hours ago
Democrats, fearing losing control in the U.S. Senate, have quickly gone after a GOP candidate from Alaska on the heels of his primary win. Dan Sullivan is attacked in new ads from the Democratic Super
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Strategist Wikler: Obama in Ferguson Would Have 'Polarizing' Effect
NewsMax.com - 6 Hours ago
President Barack Obama has been criticized for sending Attorney General Eric Holder to Ferguson, Missouri in the wake of the shooting of Michael Brown instead of going himself, but Democratic strategist
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Obama 'third term' label concerns some with Clinton ties
CNN - 6 Hours ago
Washington (CNN) -- Very few confidants and former aides were frenzied when Hillary Clinton came under fire for questions about her age, health and wealth. Their view, for the most part, was Clinton
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What Obama did after remarks on ISIS
CNN - 6 Hours ago
Obama went from the Edgartown School to Vineyard Golf Club with Alonzo Mourning, Glenn Hutchins and Cy Walker. If your browser has Adobe Flash Player installed, click above to play. Otherwise, click
What Obama did after ISIS speech CNN
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GOP ad slams Pryor
USA Today - 6 Hours ago
An ad attacking Sen. Mark Pryor, D-Ark., says he "voted to give Social Security benefits to illegal immigrants." What Pryor voted for wouldn't have paid a penny to any immigrant while here illegally,
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