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Senate proposal to change visa program met with skepticism

WASHINGTON, April 19 (UPI) -- The U.S. Senate proposal to replace diversity visas with a merit-based program is being met with skepticism by some civil rights groups and black lawmakers.

Police prep for Election Day unrest

WASHINGTON, Oct. 22 (UPI) -- Police departments across the United States are beefing up plans to prepare for possible Election Day unrest after the historic presidential contest.

Uproar over imams' flight refusal

WASHINGTON, Nov. 22 (UPI) -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has begun a review of six Muslim imams who were removed from an aircraft in Minnesota after praying.

Liberal groups rally for more support

WASHINGTON, Sept. 2 (UPI) -- Liberal groups are rushing to rally support against the nomination of John G. Roberts to the Supreme Court with confirmation hearings set to start Tuesday.

Minorities at risk for abusive loans

WASHINGTON, Jan. 18 (UPI) -- Navigating home loans, mortgage payments and debt consolidation is difficult for many Americans, but for minorities, the financial risks appear to be greater than most.
CARRIE MOSKAL

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Moseley-Braun bid tenuous

WASHINGTON, Feb. 20 (UPI) -- Political analysts are watching former Illinois Sen. Carol Moseley-Braun impact on the Democratic presidential race as she joins seven other presidential contenders as the second black candidate and the only woman in the field.
KATHY A. GAMBRELL, UPI White House Reporter

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Citizens should vote, but only once

WASHINGTON, June 20 (UPI) -- A voter fraud bill currently in conference committee in Congress would guarantee that every citizen have the right to vote, but only once, in an election.
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UPI's Capital Comment for June 18, 2002

WASHINGTON, June 18 (UPI) -- Capital Comment -- Daily news notes, political rumors, and important events that shape politics and public policy in Washington and the world from United Press
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Hilary Shelton, Washington Director for the NAACP speaks to members of the press and those gathered at a press conference and discussion held by the Civil Rights Coalition on April 25, 2005 in Washington. The members of the coalition said President Bush's Social Security reform was bad for minorities and peoples of disability, and that the reform would primarily benefit investors and the health care industry...(UPI Photo/Michael Kleinfeld)
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