A ‘Black man’ dies-Muhammad Ali gone at age 74

PHOENIX, ARIZ – Muhammad Ali, the heavyweight boxer who transcended his sport and redefined what it means to be a hero during a turbulent...

Speculation increases about governor as VP choice

Scott’s name floating as Trump’s possible running mate BY BRANDON LARRABEE THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – Most of the speculation around Gov. Rick Scott’s political...

Black newspapers say ‘no’

Few making presidential endorsements BY ERICK JOHNSON THE CHICAGO CRUSADER VIA GEORGE CURRY MEDIA Forget it, Hillary. Sorry, Bernie. When the time came for the Florida Courier to endorse either candidate,...

Understanding the chase for delegates

Here’s a breakdown of the math and vocabulary of the presidential campaign. BY MELANIE MASON LOS ANGELES TIMES TRIBUNE NEWS SERVICE As the presidential primary race slogs on...

How the GOP candidates compare on health care

A glance at what Cruz, Kasich and Trump would do as president BY WILLIAM DOUGLAS AND MARIA RECIO TRIBUNE NEWS SERVICE WASHINGTON — Six years after the passage...

Hillsborough seats draw campaign cash

THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA Races to replace outgoing House Majority Leader Dana Young, R-Tampa, and Rep. Ed Narain, D-Tampa, drew more than $140,000 in...

Plenty of Black celebs prefer Republican Party

EURWEB When most folks think about Black celebrity Republicans, the name that comes without even thinking about it these days is Stacey Dash. But there...

Scott’s political committee hauls in $250,000 in March

THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA With chunks of cash coming from the business community, Gov. Rick Scott’s “Let’s Get to Work” political committee raised at...

How brokered convention would work still unclear

Presidential nominee decision could lead to plenty of drama in Cleveland BY DAVID LIGHTMAN TRIBUNE NEWS SERVICE WASHINGTON — The 2016 Republican National Convention is shaping up...

Obama commutes sentences, dines with ex-felons

BY TOLUSE OLORUNNIPA BLOOMBERG NEWS / TNS WASHINGTON – President Obama commuted the sentences of 61 federal prisoners Wednesday and went to lunch with seven former...

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