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Palm Beach Politics | Sun Sentinel blogsThe gay rights group Palm Beach County Human Rights Council said Tuesday it wants Gov.-elect Rick Scott's first order of business when he takes office to be issuing an executive order banning discrimination on the grounds of sexual orientation in......
Palm Beach Politics | Sun Sentinel blogsRand Hoch, founder of the gay rights group Palm Beach County Human Rights Council, is praising the West Palm Beach City Commission's decision to amend city policy to allow employees with domestic partners the right to use family and medical......
Palm Beach Politics | Sun Sentinel blogsTwo measures introduced by U.S. Rep. Ted Deutch, D-Boca Raton, are part of a new, bipartisan package of Iran sanctions proposed in Congress. The Deutch-supported Iran Transparency and Accountability Act of 2011 and Iran Human Rights and Democracy...
The Swampby Mark Silva "I know how difficult it can be to break this habit,'' President Barack Obama said today, as he signed a bill handing the federal government regulatory power over tobacco as a drug. Judging from various interviews and......
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The Swampby Mark Silva and updated From sole to soul: The American view of the Russian presidency has fabled moments in modern times: Ranging from Nikita Kruschev's fist- and shoe-pounding at the United Nations general assembly in 1960 to President George......
The SwampPresident Barack Obama, the first African-American president of the United States, founded with the slavery of Africans and perpetuating legalized racial discrimination well into the 20th Century, addressed the parliament of Ghana today in his first...
The Swampby Mark Silva and updated President Barack Obama, attempting to spotlight several "agents of change,'' today announced that he will bestow the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the country's highest civilian honor, on a cast of living and deceased figures...
The Swampby Tom Hamburger and Jennifer Martinez Following the breakdown of negotiations, the nation's leading gay rights organization said Monday that it will continue to protest Target Corp. over a donation used to support a Republican gubernatorial candidate...
The Swampby Greg Miller and Josh Meyer U.S. Atty. Gen. Eric H. Holder Jr. is poised to appoint a criminal prosecutor to investigate alleged CIA abuses committed during the interrogation of terrorism suspects, current and former U.S. government officials said. A......
The Swampby Christi Parsons He sat with his legs crossed in an armchair in the Oval Office, his brow furrowed. Aides clustered on the couches around him. They could see black scratch marks all over their proposal for the most sensitive......
The Swampby Mark Silva Sarah Palin is back. After a brief respite from Twritter and all the rest, the early-self-retired-resigned-withdrawn-bowed-out governor of Alaska has returned to Facebook. With fire: Calling President Barack Obama's healthcare reform...
The Swampby Mark Silva and updated at 9:40 pm EDT President Barack Obama's White House seder was a small affair for family and friends. Tonight's Ramadan dinner was a big one: Cabinet members -- Secretary of Defense Robert Gates, Attorney General......
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