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New twenty dollar bills at the Bureau of Engraving and Printing in Washington, DC(Photo credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Opinion: Obama Is Trying To Buy The Hispanic And Female Vote With Another Government Giveaway

Conveniently-timed for Obama’s reelection, the Hispanic and Women Farmers and Ranchers Claims Resolution program began September 24, 2012 – just a month-and-a-half before the election. Apparently the Obama administration did not care about this alleged injustice to females and Hispanics any time in the past three-and-a-half years. It just happened to be thought about and addressed now – just before voters pull the lever.

09/27/2012

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Blacks, Hispanics Still More Likely To Get Traffic Tickets In Illinois

If you’re black or brown, you’re still more likely to get a traffic ticket in Illinois than if you’re white.

CBS Chicago–08/09/2012

Rep. Joe Walsh

Rep. Walsh Defends His Comments About Minorities, Government Aid

U.S. Rep. Joe Walsh (R-Ill.) is taking heat for some comments he made at a recent town hall meeting in Schaumburg.

CBS Chicago–06/01/2012

City Hall

Latino Activists Pushing New Ward Map As Compromise

Mayor Rahm Emanuel is still publicly keeping clear of the fight among Chicago aldermen to redraw ward boundaries.

CBS Chicago–01/04/2012

Chicago City Council Chambers (CBS)

Competing Plans Brewing Fight For City Council Ward Remap Effort

Black and Latino aldermen are backing competing plans and heading for a floor fight in the Chicago ward remap effort.

WBBM Newsradio–12/16/2011