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Looking at the pictures of the President Elect’s daughters being escorted to school by secret servicemen, I was reminded of other young black girls who had to be escorted to school by government agents. For years young boys and girls had to struggle with harassment segregation and racism so today Sasha and Malia could go […]

From Brian Stelter at The New York Times: With less than two weeks to go until a historic presidential <a title="Recent and archival news about presidential inaugurations." href="http://topics.nytimes.com/top/reference/timestopics/subjects/p/presidents_and_presidency_us/inaugurations/index.html?inline=nyt-classifier">inauguration</a>, the nation’s television networks are finalizing ambitious coverage plans, but the camera platforms will be more crowded than usual.

Senate Democrats plan to accept Roland Burris for Obama’s vacant seat, AP reports.

President-elect Barack Obama has approached CNN’s chief medical correspondent, Sanjay Gupta, to be the country’s next surgeon general, the cable news network said Tuesday.

From HuffingtonPost: Coulter appeared on CBS's The Early Show where she told anchor Harry Smith that he was her favorite for having her on this morning after The Today Show had canceled her. WATCH the video after the jump.

<p>From ThinkProgress:</p> <p>Today, the candidates <a href="http://thehill.com/leading-the-news/four-to-qualify-for-rnc-ballot-amid-busy-week-2009-01-04.html">debated the future of the Party</a> at the National Press Club and all agreed that the GOP needs to bring in more minorities. Michael Steele said Saltsman's comments were distracting from this goal.</p>

President George W. Bush will leave behind a legacy of Bushisms, the label stamped on the commander in chief’s original speaking style. Some of the president’s more notable malaprops and mangled statements:

The prominent conservative pundit flails about to find another way of blaming current social woes on anti-discrimination law.

An attorney hired by the family of a man slain by a transit agency police officer early New Year’s Day says the victim was shot in the back while lying on his stomach waiting to be handcuffed. Attorney John Burris says 22-year-old Oscar Grant posed no threat to Bay Area Rapid Transit officers when Grant […]

Police say an angry 4-year-old Ohio boy grabbed a gun from a closet and shot his baby sitter.

According to the Chicago Sun-Times, Governor Rod Blogojevich’s choice of Roland Burris to replace Barack Obama in the US Senate has been blocked by the Secretary of the Illinois Senate.

When Roland Burris decided to play the race card, he put his career on the chopping block.