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Still reeling from the Tea Party’s party

Still reeling from the Tea Party’s party

| November 9, 2013

My barber shook his head as I sat down in his chair. He was deeply disturbed by the Tea Party shutdown of the government. Despite the fact that it was over, he was still unsettled. He told me about two tenants of a house that he owns who both work for the federal government.

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Republican antics discourage talented workers

Republican antics discourage talented workers

| October 23, 2013

By Bill Fletcher, Jr. NNPA Columnist I keep hoping that I can stop writing about the federal government shutdown/lockout. Hopefully, when you read this, it will all be over. But even when it’s over, it won’t be over. Case in point: I have a friend who works for the federal government. What she and many […]

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Republicans gearing up to compete for black vote

Republicans gearing up to compete for black vote

| September 12, 2013

Republican National Committee (RNC) Chairman Reince Priebus inherited a simple mission: stop inflaming racism and expand the voter base beyond white, male America. Like so many Republicans before him, Priebus repeatedly gets in his own way in his attempts to appeal to blacks and other minority groups.

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