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Today in Black America - January 19

POSTED: January 19, 2012, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

Poll Shows Obama’s Vulnerability With Swing Voters


Obama Fights Back Against Koch Brothers in New Ad


Romney Riches Are Being Seen as New Hurdle


Gingrich Says His Tax Rate Was 31 Percent


The 1% and That 15%

The Caucus: Inside Debate Prep at Fox News, a Discussion Over Race Question

Coalition Spends Millions Pushing Cuomo’s Agenda


Cuomo Limits State Money for Salaries of Contractors


Inching Closer to Agreement on Evaluations for Teachers



The Christian Science Monitor


Polls show a Newt Gingrich comeback? Not so fast.


Can Mitt Romney stop Newt-mentum in South Carolina?


Cities brace for bad news in Obama's next federal budget, top mayor says (+video)


Occupy Wall Street? No, divest from it.


The Star Ledger


Montville resident admits to embezzling nearly $2.5M from investment firm

State employees' paid leave days can roll over from year to year indefinitely, court rules


N.J. revenue drops 3.2 percent during first half of 2011-12 fiscal year


Gov. Christie declines to sign bill that would deny state pensions to certain non-public sector workers

Former state Senate candidate from Jersey City is arrested for second time in a week


The Detroit Free Press


Poor face obstacles in finding safe, healthy food in Detroit


Rochelle Riley: Improving education has to be Snyder's Job One

Detroit Mayor Dave Bing appoints Free Press reporter as new press secretary


Tom Walsh: Snyder's a little short on specifics to solve state's problems



The Washington Post

Out of work, nearly out of money, S.C. man ‘not looking for handout’


Web blackouts appear to have desired effect as SOPA supporters back off


Obama decision on pipeline doesn’t rule out future Keystone project

Gingrich returns to his scrappy roots, closing the gap ahead of crucial S.C.

Poll: Voters sharply split over Obama

Romney’s poverty plan


The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Ga. jobless rate falls again


Consultant: Resistance common in CRCT probe

GOP state senators outline 2012 agenda

Pastor: Occupy saved church


The Chicago Tribune


Little protest from Council on mayor's rules

Axelrod to start political institute at U. of C.

Willowbrook High School pays tribute to slain teen


Inmate sentenced in killing that changed how prison system houses nonviolent offenders

County to hold hearing on jailed illegal immigrants

Woman fired for working during lunch wins court battle


The Los Angeles Times


Gov. Brown's speech puts focus on big projects


Alternative tuition plan attracts UC interest

No longer on national stage, Jerry Brown addresses California's needs


Death Valley students face loss of lifeline



USA Today

Fact check: Exploring Newt Gingrich's tax plan


Kodak files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy

Teacher resigns over slavery math lessons

Programs help foster youth achieve college success


The Cleveland Plain Dealer


University of Akron sets ambitious goals for 150th anniversary in 2020


Obama targets Ohio and five other battleground states in early re-election advertising push

Still no opening date for the Cleveland casino, but discussions are under way

Marcia Fudge says 25% of mortgage borrowers are underwater and 11% of all homes are vacant: PolitiFact Ohio

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