Daily Archives: April 10, 2013

Video| First Lady Michelle Obama Speaks on Youth Violence & Guns in Chicago

First lady Michelle Obama speaks about 15 year-old Hadiya Pendleton who was shot and killed on the south side of Chicago earlier this year, during a luncheon at the Chicago Hilton in Chicago, Wednesday, April 10, 2013. The first lady … Continue reading

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Video | President Obama Speaks on the Budget

Updated President Obama unveiled a 10-year budget blueprint Wednesday that calls for nearly $250 billion in new spending on jobs, public works and expanded pre-school education and nearly $800 billion in new taxes, including an extra 94 cents a pack … Continue reading

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Wednesday Open Thread | Luther Vandross Week

In the world of contemporary music, there are just a handful of superstars whose first name alone brings instant recognition. Check Aretha, Whitney, Mariah, Diana and Dionne. But when it comes to male vocalists, the list is far shorter.  One … Continue reading

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