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I Like Ilhan Abdullahi Omar – The Gantt Report

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AFRICANGLOBE - Ilhan Abdullahi Omar is a Somali-American politician serving as the U.S. Representative for Minnesota's 5th congressional district since 2019. The district includes all of Minneapolis and some of its suburbs. US House of Representative Omar has been roundly criticized for comments deemed anti-Semitic and hateful of Jews. Well, if Omar truly hated Semites, she may be hating her own kind. You see, many people think Black Egyptians, or Sumerians, later called Semites, were the forefathers of Hebrews.

Black Power In Washington

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AFRICANGLOBE - “The Congressional Black Caucus is gone,” said one Democratic congressional aide, referring to its support for Israel under Netanyahu. The rancor between Black Democrats and Netanyahu has intensified. Some 57 Democrats—including most Black lawmakers—stayed away from the Israeli leader's March 3 speech in protest.

Americans Do Not Want Netanyahu To Speak To Congress, Says Poll

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AFRICANGLOBE- A large majority of Americans do not want Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to address Congress, according to a new poll released Tuesday. Sixty-three percent of Americans opposed House Speaker John Boehner's invitation to Netanyahu, without first consulting the White House,

Greater Israel: Netanyahu Seeks To Turn US Congress Against Obama

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AFRICANGLOBE - The current Congress follows the agenda of AIPAC – the American Israel Public Affairs Committee. AIPAC, in turn, is controlled and financed by pro-Israel supporters and they take their lead from the Likud policy agenda of Israel’s Prime Minister, Binyamin Netanyahu.

Obama To Visit Las Vegas As Immigration Announcement Nears

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AFRICANGLOBE - President Barack Obama will announce Thursday that he is shielding about 5 million illegal immigrants from deportation, circumventing Congress to provide the most sweeping changes to immigration policy in decades.

It’s A Rout: Democrats Lose Badly As Republican Extremists Consolidate Power...

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AFRICANGLOBE -The politics of anti-government rage, fueled by dark money negative ads emerged victorious on Tuesday, as the Republican Party won a U.S. Senate majority and re-elected right-wing governors despite Democrat and progressive organizations' determined efforts to turn out their base.

Republicans Vote To Sue President Obama

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AFRICANGLOBE - The House suit could be the first step toward impeachment, something that has become a staple of campaign messaging for the party and already generated millions in online donations.

Obama To Republicans: ‘Sue Me’

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AFRICANGLOBE - President Barack Obama dared Republicans to follow through on their threats to bring a lawsuit against his administration over his use of executive action.

CIA Accused Of Spying On Congress

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AFRICANGLOBE - The Central Intelligence Agency secretly removed classified documents from a computer system used by Congress, Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-California) said Tuesday morning, and may have violated the United States Constitution as a result.

Black Numbers Are Up In Congress, But Power Is Down

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AFRICANGLOBE - When Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his "I Have a Dream" speech 50 years ago this week, just five African-Americans held seats in Congress. There are 44 today. But those numbers mask a hard reality: Even with an African-American in the White House, Blacks arguably have less clout in Congress than they did in 1963.

House OKs Honoring Birmingham, Ala., Church Bombing Victims

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AFRICANGLOBE - Four young victims of a deadly Alabama church bombing that marked one of the darkest moments of the civil rights movement are one step closer to receiving Congress’ highest civilian honor.

Transforming the U.S.-Africa Trade Relationship

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AFRICANGLOBE - This 113th session of the U.S. Congress has an opportunity to transform U.S. trade and investment relations with Africa. A key issue is the extension of the African Growth and Opportunity Act

Former Reagan Attorney General, Raises Specter of Obama Impeachment

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AFRICANGLOBE - A former U.S. attorney general has warned that impeachment is an option for members of Congress who believe that President Obama is infringing on the Second Amendment. Edwin Meese, who served as attorney general during the Reagan administration, claims that Congress could consider impeachment if the President uses executive orders to impose stricter gun regulations.

Indian Politician Accused of Rape Is Stripped and Publicly Beaten

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AFRICANGLOBE - As the five men charged in the gang-rape of a 23-year-old woman on A New Delhi bus face murder charges, a politician in northeast India accused of rape was stripped and beaten by a crowd of women.

Buckle Up: U.S. Headed Over the Fiscal Cliff

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AFRICANGLOBE - The feared fiscal cliff was at hand Monday night, with nothing expected to pass Congress before a combination of tax increases and spending cuts starts to kick in at midnight.

Fiscal Cliff: Harder Fall for African Americans

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AFRICANGLOBE - It’s easy to ignore the current debate over the fiscal cliff as pundits and lawmakers throw around terms like sequestration, triggers, automatic tax increases...
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