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Obamas pay $98,169 in taxes on income of $481,098 PDF Print E-mail
Written by DARLENE SUPERVILLE   
Monday, 14 April 2014
barack_obama_114.jpgWASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama and Michelle Obama paid $98,169 in taxes on $481,098 income last year, tax returns the White House released Friday show. They paid an effective federal income tax rate of 20.4 percent and donated significantly less to charity than they did the year before.
Last Updated ( Monday, 14 April 2014 )
 
Obama: Right to vote under threat in the United States PDF Print E-mail
Written by Associated Press   
Sunday, 13 April 2014

barack_obama_66.jpgNEW YORK (AP) - President Barack Obama said the Republican Party is threatening voting rights in America more than at any point since the passage of a historic 1965 law expanding rights at the ballot box to millions of black Americans and other minorities.

Last Updated ( Sunday, 13 April 2014 )
 
Obama to focus civil rights message on voting PDF Print E-mail
Written by JIM KUHNHENN   
Saturday, 12 April 2014

barack_obama_02_2012_web.jpgWASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama, a day after hailing the Civil Rights Act as a lasting legacy of Lyndon B. Johnson's presidency, is using another civil rights forum to issue an election-year warning against erosion of the Voting Rights Act, the landmark 1965 law that helped pave Obama's path in politics.

 
Inspector general: SC State diverted $6.5 million PDF Print E-mail
Written by SEANNA ADCOX   
Friday, 11 April 2014
thomas_elzey.jpgCOLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - South Carolina State University has diverted $6.5 million meant for agriculture research to cover debts since 2007, contributing to its cash flow crisis, the state inspector general said in a report released this week.
Last Updated ( Friday, 11 April 2014 )
 
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