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Vacation ends and the work continues

By: April Ryan, AURN | aprildryan.com President Obama is finishing up the last few days of his vacation in Martha's Vineyard. No matter where he is, he is President but, Martha's Vineyard was not much of a vacation spot for Obama. He dealt with the aftermath of the Michael Brown police involved … [Read More...]


Inside the White House with Valerie Jarrett

Source: NBC News NBC’s Cynthia McFadden profiles one of the president’s closest advisers during a day in the White House … [Read More...]


Is Joe Biden Getting the Respect He Deserves?

Source: MSNBC.com Vice President Joe Biden is the president’s go-to guy on foreign crises and reaching out to Congress, but is he getting the respect he deserves? … [Read More...]

A Closer Look

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MO Congressmen Speak on Militarization of Law Enforcement

“We are pleased to report that we had a productive, expansive and very encouraging meeting with Secretary Hagel this evening regarding our urgent … [Read More...]

James Foley

American Journalist Beheaded by Militants

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Obama is expected to make a public statement today about the beheading of kidnapped American journalist James Foley by … [Read More...]


Statement by Attorney General Eric Holder on Latest Developments in Ferguson, MO

WASHINGTON—Attorney General Eric Holder released the following statement Thursday following his meeting earlier today with President Obama to discuss … [Read More...]

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Obama and Clinton Together with No Signs of tension

By: April Ryan, aprildryan.com | AURN President Obama and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton were in the same room last night in Martha's … [Read More...]

In Depth


DNC Chair Rep. Wasserman Schultz on GOP’s New Shutdown Threat

Washington, DC – DNC Chair Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz released the following statement on the … [Read More...]


The President Speaks on Iraq and Ferguson, MO

President Obama discusses the latest developments with U.S. operations in Iraq, as well as the … [Read More...]


Holder Releases Statement on Ferguson, MO Developments

WASHINGTON—Attorney General Eric Holder released the following statement Monday following his … [Read More...]

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Jarrett Discusses Holder Update on Ferguson, MO Situation

By: April Ryan, aprildryan.com | AURN Federal, state and local agencies continue their work on … [Read More...]


Rep. John Lewis on Shooting of Michael Brown and Events in Ferguson, Missouri

August 14, 2014 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE "The death of Michael Brown is a grave tragedy the … [Read More...]

Fabric of America Originals


The Realities of the African Continent

By: April Ryan, aprildryan.com | AURN It is the last day of the historic gathering for the US Africa Summit. The meeting, the largest assemblage of … [Read More...]


A Profile of Secretary Jeh Johnson

By: April Ryan, aprildryan.com | AURN Immigration is under the bipartisan microscope for an immediate fix when it comes to the recent influx of children … [Read More...]

Homeland Security Nominee Jeh Johnson - Charles Dharapak/AP

60 Years After Brown V. Board

By: April Ryan, aprildryan.com | AURN It is the 60th Anniversary of Brown v. Board of Eduction and at the White House, President Obama is meeting with the … [Read More...]


I Remember Madiba

By: April Ryan, aprildryan.com The world is literally pausing, remembering this eras leader for justice, and equality. Nelson Mandela also known as Madiba, … [Read More...]


Remembering President Kennedy and His Civil Rights Legacy

By: April Ryan, aprildryan.com 50 years ago today in Dallas, Texas an assassin's bullet took the life of a young American President who only saw 3 years in … [Read More...]


The Fate of HBCUs

By: April Ryan, aprildryan.com The Department of Education was the venue Wednesday for a meeting with Education Secretary Arnie Duncan and the new Director … [Read More...]

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