2012 Youth Voter Fact Sheet: Turnout was 66% for youth who have any college experience, 35% for others
Thursday, 15 November 2012 10:45
• Young people without college experience underrepresented • Non-college youth voters more ethnically diverse than those with college • 27% swayed by Obama's response to Sandy, vs. 10% of youth with college
Demonstrators want to end Bush tax cuts for richest 2%, to protect working families
Monday, 12 November 2012 00:00
A group of over forty Minnesotans representing the Americans for Tax Fairness coalition, and including representatives of SEIU, TakeAction Minnesota, Minnesotans for a Fair Economy, ISAIAH and CTUL, demonstrated in downtown Minneapolis this morning calling for an end to the Bush Tax Cuts and tax breaks for big corporations. The demonstration coincided with the first week of the congressional lame-duck session where a budget showdown looms.
Thursday, 08 November 2012 13:25
By George E. Curry NNPA Editor-in-Chief
WASHINGTON (NNPA) – After riding to victory in Ohio on the strength of his successful auto bailout plan and a come-from-behind victory in Virginia and possibly Florida, President Barack Obama was re-elected on Tuesday to a second term.
Justspeak: Presidential slam dunk—Obama wins electoral landslide re-election
Wednesday, 07 November 2012 11:53
Dr. Irma McClaurin, Culture and Education Editor
For the second time in this 21st century Barack Hussein Obama, the first Black President of the United States of America, has made history. He won his re-election by an electoral landslide. He beat the odds that predicted he would win the electoral vote but not the popular vote, and thereby further polarizing America.
Saint Paul voters "Say Yes" for Saint Paul Public School students
Wednesday, 07 November 2012 09:58
The voters of Saint Paul on Tuesday approved the Saint Paul Public School District's 2012 Strong Schools, Strong Communities excess property tax levy referendum. This property tax levy will replace a voter-approved property tax levy that expires at the end of 2012. The new property tax levy will provide $39 million each year for the next eight years for critical educational services provided by the largest school district in Minnesota.
Scott Leitz, MNsure CEO. Walter Griffin and Anthony Taylor, Major Taylor Bicycling Club of Minnesota. 50th anniversary of the Voting Rights Act and SPPS Freedom Schools: Rev. Dr. Darcel Hill, director of St. Paul Public Schools Freedom Schools Initiative. Jon Peterson, director of St. Paul Public Schools Office of College and Career Readiness.