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Barbara Lee, Democrats Say Republican Spending Policy Unfairly Hurts Families of Color and Students

WASHINGTON -- House Democrats, including California Congresswoman Barbara Lee, came to Howard University last Tuesday to dramatize how, they say, Republican-initiated federal funding policies are disproportionately hurting black and Hispanic college students, black and Hispanic families and the educational opportunities for all public school students. Lee, whose 13th district includes Oakland, Berkeley and ...

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Michelle Obama, Biden, Praise Women for Service

Whether women are in uniform in places like Iraq and Afghanistan, or they are the wives of those in harm’s way or they are the sisters and caregivers back home, they are an integral part of keeping America safe, First Lady Michelle Obama said during a special Veterans Day luncheon to celebrate the contributions of U.S. women abroad and at home. The first lady and Jill Biden, wife of Vice President Joe Biden ...

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