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COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — President Barack Obama is making his first trip to South Carolina as president, leaving him two states shy of visiting all 50 while in the White House. The remaining two states are South Dakota and Utah. Obama arrived Friday in Columbia for a town hall...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Even more money than expected has been committed to President Barack Obama's initiative aimed at helping young minority men of color. White House officials said Thursday more than $300 million in grants and in-kind resources have been independently committed to...
They only lasted minutes, but the images of the beatings of civil rights marchers in Selma, Alabama, on television permanently seared the inhumanity of Southern segregation onto the American conscience. Police tear-gassed kneeling protesters, clubbed them and attacked them on...
President Barack Obama and some surviving marchers are marking the 50th anniversary of the "Bloody Sunday" assault on civil rights marchers in Selma, Alabama, this weekend. The beatings lasted only minutes, but the televised images of the inhumanity of Southern segregation were...
CLEVELAND (AP) — The head of the Republican National Committee says its first primary debate for the next presidential election will be in Cleveland. The RNC previously announced plans to have nine primary debates, starting in Ohio in August. Chairman Reince Priebus (ryns PREE'-...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Even if Hillary Rodham Clinton's use of a private email server to conduct official business as secretary of state was not illegal, it violated Obama administration guidance and undermined the president's pledge of historic transparency. Clinton's reliance on...
Fifty-years ago, President Lyndon B. Johnson asked a joint session of Congress to respond to the brutal beatings of protesters in Selma, Alabama, by passing a federal Voting Rights Act that would "open the city of hope to all people of all races." While this week's...
Fifty-years ago this month, President Lyndon B. Johnson asked a joint session of Congress to respond to the brutal beatings of protesters in Selma, Alabama, by passing a federal Voting Rights Act. But little is said about Johnson's call to include Mexican-Americans in the...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Irish eyes will smile on the White House on St. Patrick's Day. President Barack Obama and Irish Prime Minister Enda Kenny will meet on March 17 to celebrate St. Patrick's Day and discuss what the White House says are "issues of mutual concern." Vice President...