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Justice Dept to sue North Carolina over voter law

WASHINGTON (AP) – The Justice Department will sue the state of North Carolina for alleged racial discrimination over tough new voting rules, the latest effort by the Obama administration to fight back against a Supreme […]

09/30/2013

Jay Carney, White House Press Secretary (AP Photo)

White House: Obama committed to diverse cabinet

WASHINGTON (AP) — Responding to criticism from a fellow Democrat, the White House said Tuesday that anyone unhappy with the level of diversity in President Barack Obama’s second-term Cabinet should hold the criticism until he completes it.

03/12/2013

Former CA lawmaker, US Rep. Mervyn Dymally dies

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Mervyn Dymally, a one-time janitor who rose to become the first black to serve in the California Senate and as the state’s lieutenant governor, has died at the age of 86. […]

10/08/2012