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Investigation Reveals Baltimore Paid Millions in Police Brutality Settlements

The City of Baltimore paid more than $11 million in court judgments, settlements and legal fees in police brutality and civil rights cases in the past four years, reveals an investigation by The Baltimore Sun.

09/28/2014

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MLK’s Dream Inspires a New March, and a President

President Barack Obama is claiming his place in Martin Luther King’s 50-year-old dream, holding himself up as a symbol of the change King envisioned.

08/28/2013

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Senate Control Hinges On Fate Of Southern Dems

The fate of Democratic incumbents in GOP-trending Arkansas, Louisiana and North Carolina, the ability of the 71-year-old GOP leader to hold his Kentucky seat and the eventual outcome of a Georgia primary will help decide whether Republicans gain the six seats necessary to grab power in the Senate for the final two years of Barack Obama’s presidency.

08/09/2013

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