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Justice Department Subpoenaed In New Black Panther Voter Intimidation Case

The U.S. Civil Rights Commission recently subpoenaed the Justice Department in an effort to understand why they dropped charges in May against three members of the New Black Panther Party for Self-Defense in a voter intimidation case that was won by the government.

Firestorm Over Oklahoma Abortion Information Law Set To Continue

An Oklahoma district judge put off until Feb. 19 any decision about an anti-abortion law that would require doctors to submit information about women who have the procedure in the state. That information would then be published—with names omitted—on the website of the Oklahoma State Department of Health.

Poll Finds Palin Popularity Growing

According to a recent survey, Sarah Palin has managed to reverse the decline in popularity that followed her resignation last summer as Alaska’s governor.

Obama's Ambassadorial Nominee Receives Heavy Scrutiny

President Barack Obama has nominated Mari Carmen Aponte to become the next ambassador of El Salvador, a decade after she was forced to withdrawal her name from consideration for a similar post following concerns about alleged ties to Cuba, reports.

Nebraska One Of 33 States To Hike Unemployment Tax On Businesses

On the heels of a surprisingly positive national unemployment report, where the jobless rate fell for the first time in months, the state of Nebraska has announced that it will be increasing the tax levied on businesses to help replenish the dwindling unemployment insurance fund, the Associated Press (AP) reports.

Columbia Loses Battle To Take Over Private Land

A recent court decision, which says New York state cannot use eminent domain on behalf of Columbia University to help it acquire land for construction, marks a significant setback for the school’s plans to expand on the Upper West Side.

Freshman Democrat In The House Crossing The Aisle

First term Democratic congressman Parker Griffith of Alabama has said he will join the GOP effective immediately in a possible bid to increase his reelection chances in 2010.

Senators Strike Deals In Exchange For Healthcare Votes

The Senate’s version of the healthcare bill took a giant step toward passage after several deals were made with moderate Democratic Senators in exchange for key votes.

U.S. And China Broker Climate Deal In Copenhagen

The U.N. climate conference in Copenhagen has ended with a nonbinding accord that some commentators see as a symbol of "a new world order."

Envoy Delivers Obama's Letter To North Korean Dictator

President Obama sent a personal letter to North Korean leader Kim Jong II that was delivered by an envoy, according to media reports. The letter was allegedly delivered when Stephen Bosworth, U.S. special envoy for North Korea, paid a visit to the country in an effort to break an impasse in dialogue.


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