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  • Jeb Bush Remarks on Education Reform
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    Jeb Bush Remarks on Education Reform

    Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush talked about education reform efforts at the state level.

  • Memorial Service for Dorothy Height
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    Memorial Service for Dorothy Height

    Celebration of Life Service for Dr. Dorothy Height’s life story was told through stories, videos, photos and readings shared by her many friends and colleagues.

  • Reclaim the Dream Rally
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    Reclaim the Dream Rally

    The National Action Network held a “Reclaim the Dream” rally at Dunbar High School in Washington, D.C. Speakers included Reverend Al Sharpton, Education Secretary Arne Duncan, Urban League…

  • Federal Oversight of Washington DC Government
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    Federal Oversight of Washington, D.C. Government

    A hearing was held on legislation intended to eliminate congressional review of newly-passed District of Columbia laws, and transfer provisions of the Home Rule Act pertaining to the city’s…

  • Rally for Education Equality
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    Rally for Education Equality

    The Close the Gap: Equality in Education Rally was held on the occasion of the 55th anniversary of the Brown v. Board of Education decision. Various civil rights leaders and education reformers…

  • US Conference of Mayors Plenary Session
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    U.S. Conference of Mayors Plenary Session

    United States mayors held their 77th winter meetings. The opening session focused on the Obama Administrations' priorities for America’s cities. Incoming White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanual was among the speakers.…

  • Reaction to Supreme Court Ruling on DC Gun Law
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    Reaction to Supreme Court Ruling on D.C. Gun Law

    Washington Mayor Adrian Mayor reacted to the Supreme Court ruling earlier in the day that struck down most provisions of Washington, D.C.'s gun ban. The city’s Attorney General, Chief of…

  • Gun Control
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    Gun Control

    At a national summit the bi-partisan coalition of mayors adopted their federal legislative agenda, heard from gun policy experts, and discussed common-sense policies to keep guns out of the…

  • Mortgage and Housing Market Rescue Legislation Day 2
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    Mortgage and Housing Market Rescue Legislation, Day 2

    The House Financial Services Committee held a hearing on draft legislation of the economic, mortgage and housing rescue plan announced the previous week. On the second day of the hearing, a…

  • emDistrict of Columbia v Hellerem Reactions
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    District of Columbia v. Heller Reactions

    Representatives of the District of Columbia and Mr. Heller and his attorneys spoke to reporters separately. They answered reporters' questions about details of the two sides of the Second…

  • Urban Issues
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    Urban Issues

    At the opening plenary session Trenton Mayor Douglas Palmer delivered his president’s address, “'08 Mayors 10-Point Plan: Strong Cities, Strong Families, for a Strong America.” The points included a energy…

  • Mayoral Accountability in Education
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    Mayoral Accountability in Education

    District of Columbia Mayor Adrian Fenty talked about his school reform legislation for bringing excellence and accountability into every classroom of the District of Columbia Public Schools.

  • Washington DC Voting Rights
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    Washington, DC Voting Rights

    Adrian Fenty talked about voting rights for the residents of Washington, DC. This week the U.S. House is expected to resume action on a bill that would give the District of Columbia a full…