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Maybe Jim DeMint has never heard of the American Civil War. DeMint, the president of the conservative Heritage Foundation and former Republican senator from South Carolina, was a…

Via Foxbaltimore.com  Federal Agents went under cover to bring down a huge software piracy scheme. Xiang Li, a man from China, was caught selling stolen software. In Maryland, counterfeit merchandise has become a major issue. Read More.  $1 Million Donations Wanted For Obama’s Inauguration New York Woman Given 6 Months To Live Due To Hospital Mistake Family Sues NYPD After […]

Via Foxbaltimore.com  City Councilman Carl Stokes said he has enough of wasteful spending by the city of Baltimore. Stokes claims the wasteful spending has come from the convention center hotel, and city employee injury payouts that need a closer looking into. Is the city spending too much and how will it affect Baltimore. Read More. […]

Via Foxbaltimore.com Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown will join Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake and Rep. John Sarbanes at the ceremony on held today. The ceremony honor veterans in Baltimore. State and local officials  are expected to attend. Read More. Walmart Workers Cry Foul Over ‘Black Friday’ Hours Police: Stepfather Fatally Struck Boy, 3, While “Play Boxing” Victory […]

Via Fox Baltimore The general election is heating up after comments President Obama made about the government’s role in business. President Obama said successful business owners didn’t get there on their own.  Some local business owners say the president is out of touch. Watch full video here. 

WASHINGTON — In the ultimate cap to a year of last-minute, half-loaf legislation, the Senate voted overwhelmingly on Saturday to extend a payroll tax cut for a two months, with the chamber’s leaders and the White House proclaiming victory, even as they pushed the issue of how to extend the tax cut and unemployment benefits […]

Via: http://www.866ourvote.org Proposed legislation that would require voters to produce photo identification at the polls is popping up in roughly half of the states across the country. These bills create new hurdles to the ballot box that are especially high for low income and minority voters who may not have the resources to get a […]

With lawmakers in Washington battling over the budget, many programs including President Obama’s anti-poverty initiatives may soon face dire cuts. House Republicans zeroed out all three parts of the president’s Neighborhood Revitalization Initiatives: the school-centered Promise Neighborhoods, the housing-focused Choice Neighborhoods and the law enforcement-oriented Byrne Criminal Justice Initiative. City Limits Reports: All three programs […]

Concerned pastors are making a statement to Congress today: Don’t balance the federal budget on the backs of the poor. As Republicans and Democrats fight over cuts, taxes and debt limits, faith leaders are worried that the ultimate losers will be the programs relied on by the poorest Americans for food, education and health care. […]

Barbara Jordan, lawyer, educator, Congresswoman, and the first Black person to give the keynote address at a national political convention, was born in Houston, TX, February 21,1936.   TO LEARN MORE ABOUT THIS PERSON VISIT YOUR LOCAL LIBRARY.