Tag: senate

The 2014 Elections: What’s at stake for African Americans

| October 30, 2014

By Norman Hill and Velma Murphy Hill The 2014 elections are almost here, and the focus is whether the Republicans can gain control of the U.S. Senate, a first since 2006. Thirty-six seats are being contested, and Republicans need only six gains to win a majority. The stakes are extraordinarily high for the nation. But […]

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Tight North Carolina race could determine control of U.S. Senate

Tight North Carolina race could determine control of U.S. Senate

| August 13, 2014

By Afrique I. Kilimanjaro Special to the NNPA from The Carolina Peacemaker RALEIGH, N.C. – U.S. Senator Kay Hagan has been reaching out to communities and constituents across North Carolina galvanizing support for her re-election campaign. The Democratic senator from North Carolina and her campaign are full steam ahead as they face Republican opponent, current […]

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Corey Booker: What a man!

Corey Booker: What a man!

| October 30, 2013

Corey Booker, the current United States Senator-elect from New Jersey, has given us “something good to talk about,” and that’s good news. That 44-year-old brother has shown America how a real politician should behave.

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Cory Booker wins Senate seat

Cory Booker wins Senate seat

| October 24, 2013

Click here to read Frost columnist Brenda Robinson’s article “Cory Booker: What a man! By Glenn Townes Special to the NNPA from The New York Amsterdam News NEWARK, N.J.—In what many expected, Newark Mayor Cory Booker nabbed the coveted U.S. Senate seat in a hotly contested race against Republican hopeful Steve Lonegan at a special […]

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