Why a Record Breaking Unproductive Congress is Actually Productive
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Why a Record Breaking Unproductive Congress is Actually Productive

With Congress away for their month long summer recess, the news has been filled with information about what Congress has NOT done in this session. Facts like the House of Representatives have passed less than 30 bills all year and even that fact the unproductive bug has effected the Senate as well. While on paper … Continue reading

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Links of the Week 3 October 2008

Top Five “Black Woman Walking” By Tracey Rose This is an interesting video that discusses the plight of women who get hit on while simply walking down the street. The Dress Code This is an article about dress at HBCUs. Scout Tufankjian This person is a photographer who has taken pictures of the Obama campaign. … Continue reading

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Links of the Week 5 April 2008

Record Crowd of 22,00 greets Obama: http://www.centredaily.com/news/local/story/490893.html Patriotism Games: http://www.nypost.com/seven/03312008/postopinion/opedcolumnists/patriotism_games_104322.htm?page=0 An article that discusses comments by Secretary Rice and Michelle Obama and their patriotism. Minn. Sen. Klobuchar Endorces Obama: http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2008/03/30/AR2008033002514.html?wpisrc=newsletter&wpisrc=newsletter Excerpts From Saturday’s Clinton Interview: http://blog.washingtonpost.com/the-trail/2008/03/30/excerpts_audio_from_clinton_in.html Bare-knuckle politics: http://www.latimes.com/news/opinion/la-oe-nugumbel31mar31,0,343914.story This article discusses the Democrats options for the convention and looks at close democratic nomination races … Continue reading

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Links of the Week 15 March 2008

Lawsuit Takes Aim at College’s Billing Practices for Study Abroad: http://www.nytimes.com/2008/03/09/education/09studyabroad.html?ex=1205812800&en=524308ecf4d36ea4&ei=5070 I always thought that the practice they decribe in the article was unfair. At Spelman you paid the fee of the program plus a modest Study Abroad administrative fee. The World’s Growing Food Price Crisis: http://www.time.com/time/world/article/0,8599,1717572-1,00.html House Files Suit Against the Administration to Enforce … Continue reading

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Political Links of the Week-23.2.08

So interning on Capitol Hill has its advantages including access to a variety of news sources. In the spirit of sharing the wealth below are my political links of the week: Can Barack Obama be Stopped? http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/23258192/ I decided to post this article because it sites that Obama’s 17 point victory in Wisconsin was his … Continue reading