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America’s Innovative Leaders: Mayor Shirley Franklin, Atlanta, GA

Here’s the big problem for Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders. He will either win outright or make a powerful second place showing in both the Iowa Caucuses and the New Hampshire primary on February 1. Why is that a problem? Simple: The wins will mean next to nothing. The two states are two of the whitest states in the country. Democratic voters in both states have a contrarian, quasi-populist streak. They have a history of thumbing their noses at traditional Democratic
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Moors in court 2…STATE OF NEW JERSEY vs. MURAKUSH SOCIETY

An artist from Sweden is going small to look at the bigger global picture. Camilla Hällgren places playful-looking miniature toy figures next to everyday items to create powerful photographs that throw the spotlight on pressing social issues. Inequality, power, immigration, democracy, gender and gun violence all come under the university researcher’s gaze in her “Little Sweden Art” project. “Who are we in this big world? What does it mean to be human?” she says are the underlying questions
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America’s Innovative Leaders: Mayor Shirley Franklin, Atlanta, GA

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America’s Innovative Leaders: Mayor Shirley Franklin, Atlanta, GA

Atlanta Mayor Shirley Franklin has brought about significant municipal court reform by effectively improving the services of the city’s judicial system and eliminating wasteful practices. She shares her successes with Stephen Goldsmith in this interview of the Americas Innovative Leaders Series. Read more in the Series article at http://www.governing.com/articles/mayors-sf.htm.
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Huckabee Claims Confederate Flag is not A Presidential Issue – Says He Won’t Be Baited

Huckabee won’t be ‘baited’ into Confederate flag debate, says it’s not a ‘presidential’ issue
Republican presidential candidate Mike Huckabee said on Sunday he wouldn’t be “baited” into the politically charged Confederate flag debate in South Carolina, joining a group of fellow GOP White House contenders that says the state must decide.
“Everyone’s being baited with this question as if somehow that has anything to do whatsoever with running for president,” Huckabee, a 2008 presidentialRead more…

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Finally – US Senate Confirms First African-American Women on Georgia’s Federal Courts

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) – Spokane NAACP leader Rachel Dolezal says she will speak about the furor over racial identity sparked after her parents said she has falsely portrayed herself as black for years, but she is actually white.
KHQ-TV in Spokane reported that Dolezal sent a message to NAACP members saying she would address the situation at a Monday night meeting of the group.
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