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In 2015, 21 states will raise their minimum wage. Approximately 4.4 million people will see their pay go up for the new year. The increases across 21 states will put an extra $2.5 billion in workers’ pockets in 2015 even though a bill backed by President Obama, to raise the federal minimum to $10.10 an […]

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Rev. Jesse Jackson on Saturday called for the Department of Homeland Security to help patrol the streets of Chicago to deal with soaring gun violence in the city and for President Barack Obama to come and personally address the issue. Jackson was holding a rally and march in honor of Hadiya Pendleton, the sophomore honors […]

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WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama says gun-control advocates should be better listeners in the debate over firearms in America. In an interview with The New Republic, Obama says he has “a profound respect” for the tradition of hunting that dates back for generations. “And I think those who dismiss that out of hand make a […]

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Black Entertainment Television Chairman and CEO Debra Lee told The Daily Caller that she was asked by The White House to serve on President Barack Obama’s management advisory board, but has not made a decision yet. “The good news is I’ve been asked to serve again. I haven’t made a decision yet,” Lee told TheDC at […]

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