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A senior adviser to President Obama inexplicably tweeted the N-word during a discussion of the government shutdown. How that could possibly happen by accident is beyond most of us. Dan Pfeiffer was responding to a Twitter discussion about political polarization and how the Internet and social media play a major factor. He then tweeted: “Also…

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Rolling out spoke with one of Detroit’s most fervent and effective civic leaders, the founder of Freedom Institute, Rev. Wendell Anthony at Freedom Weekend in Detroit, which concluded on Sat. Aug 20.  An impassioned orator, who is also internationally recognized for his accomplishments as president of the Detroit Branch NAACP, shared his thoughts  regarding Freedom…

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Rev. Jesse Jackson says that President Barack Obama should have been “tougher” with Republicans and less compromising in debt ceiling negotiations. “He has a propensity to be trusting, on the side of reconciliation,” Jackson told POLITICO July 29. “He kind of underestimates how ideological these guys are and how determined they are to destroy him.” The activist…

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President Obama tried to take the fight of the nation’s debt ceiling into cyberspace — and lost. More than 40,000 of Obama’s Twitter followers “un-followed” him after the ceaseless barrage of tweets. Many of Obama’s followers became extremely irked when his administration’s campaign staff used @BarackObama Twitter account to post the Twitter handles of Republican leaders and send them the…

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On Friday, July 22 House Speaker John Boehner,  R-Ohio, broke off talks with President Barack Obama concerning concessions surrounding raising the debt ceiling. Rep. Boehner stopped returning the White House’s calls on Thursday and informed the president Friday that he would not be returning to the negotiation table. In response, the president held a press…

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The fifth day of negotiations between congressional caucuses and the White House ended with no movement toward increasing the debt ceiling or reigning in the national deficit. The session on Wednesday, July 13, ended with President Barack Obama leaving the table after two hours of talks, led by House Majority Leader Eric Cantor who leads…

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