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The President will state that “the defining issue of our time” is keeping the American dream alive.  He will pledge to fight GOP obstruction.  His speech is being referred to as “recycled failed policies” by partisan Republicans.  Read More:

The U.S. Senate approved legislation this past Wednesday to award the Congressional Gold Medal to the Montford Point Marines, a long overdue recognition to the first Blacks to serve in the U.S. Marine Corps. Continue Story TheRoot.com

President Barack Obama talked with TJMS this week about the ongoing economic struggles America is currently experiencing, along with job industries that were hardest hit and how he plans to get the ball rolling. He also touched lightly on the criticism he has been receiving from African American leaders like Tavis Smiley and Cornell West. […]

The bankruptcy statistics in America are alarming. The past few decades have seen a dramatic rise in the number of people who are unable to pay off their debts, and Congress has addressed the issue with legislation that makes it (somewhat) harder to qualify for this status.  read more:

House passes health care reform, the most sweeping social legislation in more than four decades.

President Obama has been talking -- a lot -- about what Washington needs to do to help save small businesses. Over the past week, he's introduced a half-dozen different initiatives aimed at unlocking credit, creating jobs and expanding the Small Business Administration's loan programs.

The Battle Is On For The 18th Congressional Congress Seat!

Source: Newsone.com WASHINGTON — Senate Democrats said they had clinched the votes needed on Saturday to propel major health care legislation to the floor for weeks of full debate, as the majority party’s two last hold-outs said that they would not block consideration of President Obama’s top domestic initiative. Both senators, Mary L. Landrieu of Louisiana and Blanche […]