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    Democratic National Convention, Day 1 Afternoon, Part 1

    In the first part of the opening session of the Democratic National Convention in Boston, Democratic lawmakers and convention officials conducted convention business such as credentialing…

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    San Francisco Mayoral Debate

    Candidates took questions from a panel of three reporters and videotaped questions from citizens on issues such as crime, welfare and homelessness. The lesser known candidates also…

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    HUD Contracts and the Nation of Islam

    Committee members heard testimony on HUD security contracts and the Nation of Islam’s role in public housing. The panel is investigating whether the Nation of Islam is violating…

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    Hispanic Civil Rights

    Several federal officials charged with enforcing civil rights laws outlined the actions their departments are taking in response to the needs and concerns of the hispanic…

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    Homeowners Insurance Discrimination

    A congressional committee convened to hear testimony concerning discrimination by insurance companies. The Senate BankingCommittee met Wednesday to discuss allegations of insurance…

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    Housing Issues

    Assistant Secretary Achtenberg described HUD’s response to the California earthquake last month. She also talked about the integration of public housing developments around the…

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    Housing Issues

    Participants discussed the importance of the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). The presentation included a film and a song demonstrating the need for low income housing.

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    Free Housing Opportunity

    Assistant Secretary Achtenberg spoke about empowering minorities and low income Americans to secure fair housing. She also discussed Housing and Urban Development Department goals of…

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    The Rights of Disabled Americans

    The newly sworn-in Assistant Secretary for Fair Housing and Civil Rights Roberta Achtenberg gave the keynote address at the 16th annual meeting of the National Association of Protection and…

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