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House Bill Would Take 3.8 Million Off Food Stamps

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House Republicans on Thursday passed a controversial bill that would drop 3.8 million people from food stamp rolls next year by making it tougher for some families to qualify.
The bill would cut $40 billion from food stamps over the next decade, which would force about 14 million people from the program by 2023, according to the nonpartisan

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King family kids in need of rescue?

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It was only a couple of weeks ago that the celebration of the 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington for Jobs and Justice began with recognitions from Presidents Barack Obama, Bill Clinton, Jimmy Carter to political and civic leaders. 

And all throughout this year several organizations, institutions and individuals will be remembering the

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Rescuing The King Family

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Time for eminent persons group to mediate money battle

 

It was only two weeks ago that the celebration of the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington for Jobs and Justice began with tributes from Presidents Barack Obama, Bill Clinton and Jimmy Carter to political and civic leaders.

And throughout this year several organizations, institutions and

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As Supreme Court Looks At Flow Of Campaign Money, Detroit Mayoral Election In The Spotlight

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As McCutcheon v. Federal Election Commission (FEC), a case whose impact on our body politic could, critics say, be as damaging as Citizens United, is headed for the U.S. Supreme Court this fall, campaign finance issues and accusations of violations are surfacing in Detroit’s own mayoral race. 



Detroit Forward, a PAC that supports mayoral

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Are You Ready For Obamacare?

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The Affordable Care Act includes provisions intended to improve access to health insurance coverage and ensure that such coverage provides essential health benefits for adolescents and young adults. Several of these provisions are already in effect for most plans, including requirements to cover preventive services without cost-sharing, a

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