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Midterm election lies and consequences

Midterm election lies and consequences

| November 19, 2014

By Lee A. Daniels NNPA Columnist One source of the widespread losses the Democratic Party suffered this month in the midterm elections can be traced to the Ebola crisis that began claiming numerous victims across the U.S. last month—a crisis many attributed to the managerial incompetence of President Obama for not preventing the disease’s appearance […]

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Republicans dominate national, state, local midterm elections

Republicans dominate national, state, local midterm elections

| November 12, 2014

FORT WAYNE—The recent Nov. 4 election could be called historic, not because of any landmark, unexpected events but because history held true. Every two-term U.S. president since Dwight Eisenhower has finished the last two years of his second term having his party lose control of Congress during the mid-term election of his own last term […]

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Watching the elections from abroad

Watching the elections from abroad

| November 12, 2014

George E. Curry By George E. Curry NNPA Columnist JERUSALEM—On Election Night, I usually stay awake as long as my eyelids are willing to cooperate. But, this year was different. Instead of alternating between watching CNN and tracking results on the Internet, I was in the Holy Land, nearly 6,000 miles from my office in […]

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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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