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What Obama can learn from Fenty’s fall…

September 15, 2010 by  
Filed under News, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( In September 2006 the headline of the Washington Post read “Fenty Prevails in Mayor’s Race.” The then-Ward 4 council member defeated council chair Linda Cropp in the Democratic primary 57 percent to 31 percent; winning all eight wards and every precinct in the District. A year later, Fenty, like former Congressman Harold Ford […]

Foul racial ‘humor’ can’t spoil Kanye comeback at VMAs…

September 14, 2010 by  
Filed under Entertainment, News, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( Kanye West’s closing performance at this year’s Video Music Awards actually lived up to MTV’s relentless hype. Kanye was indeed the best thing the show had going for it. Unless you’ve been on Mars, it’s been pretty impossible to miss hearing about how he stole the show at the VMAs last year. While […]

Florida’s Rainey arrested, charged with stalking…

September 14, 2010 by  
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Tweet ( Florida receiver Chris Rainey has been charged with aggravated stalking, a third-degree felony. Rainey was released from the Alachua County Jail on his own recognizance Tuesday and ordered to have no contact with the alleged victim. The alleged victim also was in court with her mother and sister. The woman told Judge Denise […]

Reggie Bush forfeits 2005 Heisman Trophy…

September 14, 2010 by  
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Tweet ( Reggie Bush says he is forfeiting his Heisman Trophy. The New Orleans Saints’ running back released a statement Tuesday saying he would give back the award that he won in 2005 while he was at Southern California. It’s the first time college football’s top award was returned by a recipient. “While this decision […]

Five reasons why Obama should raise taxes on the rich…

September 14, 2010 by  
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Tweet ( President Obama is in yet another political fight for his life. This time it’s over whether or not to dump the Bush tax cuts for the rich. GOP leaders are virtually unanimous on retaining the break, and many Democrats with a bad case of election jitters show terminal signs of caving on the […]

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