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The Swampby Frank James Two interesting polls this morning. The Washington Post has a presidential horse race poll this morning which gives Democrat Sen. Barack Obama a eight-point lead over Republican Sen. John McCain. Of course, all these race track polls......
Tags: Kansas, Social Issues, U.S. Elections, Polls, Racism
The Swampby Mark Silva Today, as a nation marks the birthday of the late Rev. Martin Luther King. Jr, -- who voiced "a dream that one day this nation will rise up and live out the true meaning of its creed:......
The Swampby Josh Meyer For the past eight years, the U.S. Justice Department and the Bush administration were relatively quiet on the issue of race and its place within the social fabric of America and the enforcement of civil rights and......
Palm Beach Politics - Sun-Sentinel BlogsDelray Beach is expected to award an $85,000-contract to former City Commissioner Alberta McCarthy to revive a race relations initiative. The plan is to promote community unity under the R.A.C.E. Relations Initiative. R.A.C.E. stands for Relations between...
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The Swampby Mark Silva Black Americans have told pollsters, for the first time in the history of CBS News polling, that they feel good about the overall state of race relations in the United States. This is among the findings of......
The Swampby Mark Silva Most Americans believe that a solution to the nation's problems in race-relations will eventually be resolved - a level of optimism that is essentially unchanged from a year ago, just before the election of the first African-American......
The Swampby Mark Silva With the election of Barack Obama, the first African American to serve as president, an overwhelming majority of Americans believed that race relations in the United States would improve. Most still do. But only 41 percent of......
Opinion L.A.Is "non-revocable parole" too dangerous a risk for California to take? That's the case state Sen. Ted Lieu (D-Torrance) makes in Friday’s pages, in which he argues that the parole program is too poorly run to work properly. Here's an......
Top of the TicketFull text of freshman senator Rubio's maiden West Coast speech at the Reagan Presidential Library....
Change of SubjectThe NYTPicker blog writes, "It's True: Spaghetti Tacos `Expert,' Prof. Robert Thompson, Has Now Been Interviewed By 78 Different NYT Reporters." But before there was Robert Thompson, there was Bernard Beck: Eureka! A man with the answers By Eric Zorn,.......
The Daily MirrorOne magazine, October 1954 In August 1954, a couple parking at a North Miami ‚Äúlovers lane‚ÄĚ found the body of a 27-year-old man in a pool of blood. About 500 yards away, police located a 1950 convertible with blood spatters......
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