Tag: jeb bush

Can Hillary survive email controversy?

Can Hillary survive email controversy?

| September 4, 2015

By Julianne Malveaux NNPA Columnist If you had asked me just a year ago if former Secretary of State and Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton would be the Democratic nominee for president of the United States I’d have replied “no question.” I expected a near-coronation on the Democratic side, and a little rough-and-tumble on the Republican […]

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Republicans ignore anniversary of Voting Rights Act

Republicans ignore anniversary of Voting Rights Act

| August 18, 2015

By George E. Curry NNPA Columnist The 50th anniversary of the signing of the Voting Rights Act fell on the same day that Fox News hosted two Republican presidential debates (Aug. 6). But, the landmark legislation was never mentioned by the questioners nor the candidates. And, we know why. Under the headline, “What Media Need to […]

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How will 2016’s presidential candidates save our cities?

How will 2016’s presidential candidates save our cities?

| July 27, 2015

Marc Morial By Marc H. Morial NNPA Columnist “You must register. You must vote. You must learn, so your choice advances your interest and the interest of our beloved Nation. Your future, and your children’s future, depend upon it, and I don’t believe that you are going to let them down.”–President Lyndon B. Johnson on […]

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America breeding family political dynasties

America breeding family political dynasties

| April 24, 2014

Bush. Kennedy. Nothing personal and this is not to denigrate anyone’s ability but do you see a pattern here? Interesting that the so-called founding fathers claimed to abhor the idea of a monarchy or inherited government here but it seems that some families have been able to make their way to political office through coronation. […]

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Jeb Bush: Immigration is ‘not a felony’ but ‘an act of love’

Jeb Bush: Immigration is ‘not a felony’ but ‘an act of love’

| April 7, 2014

Uh oh. The younger Mr. Bush might be securing political support among Hispanic voters but the sentiment sounds sincere and sensical. Of course, this isn’t going to endear him to the extreme right wing of the Republican Party. Will “compassion” be an asset in future political contests? Jeb Bush: Immigration is ‘not a felony’ but […]

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