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  • Rep. Maxine Waters Cleared of Ethics Violations

    Sep 21, 12 by EURpublisher02 2 Comments

    *Politico is reporting that the House Ethics Committee has voted not charge Democratic Rep. Maxine Waters with any violations following a lengthy, contentious probe into whether she improperly aided a minority-owned bank in which her husband owned stock during the 2008 U.S. financial crisis. [SUBSCRIBE TO EURWEB’s RSS FEED] The decision clears the way for […]

  • Magic Johnson’s Cable Channel ‘Aspire’ Set for June Launch

    Feb 21, 12 by EURpublisher02 Leave a comment

    *NBA legend-turned-business mogul, Earvin Magic Johnson, is gearing up for the next phase of his expansive business portfolio – running his own network. According to the Los Angeles Times, the Hall of Famer is preparing for the summer launch of Aspire, a 24-hour channel with a focus on what Johnson called positive, uplifting images of […]

  • Fox News Guy to Rep. Waters: ‘Step Away From the Crack Pipe’

    Feb 16, 12 by EURpublisher02 5 Comments

    *Fox News commentator Eric Bolling insists he was kidding when saying Thursday that Rep. Maxine Waters should “step away from the crack pipe,” reports Politico.com. “What is going on in California? How’s this? Congresswoman, you saw what happened to Whitney Houston. Step away from the crack pipe, step away from the Xanax, step away from […]

  • Obama, Congressional Black Caucus Kiss and Make Up

    Nov 4, 11 by EURpublisher02 4 Comments

    *Seeking to overcome a rocky August recess, the country’s first black president and the Congressional Black Caucus have repaired relations recently as the administration has stepped up outreach to the group and the black community, reports Roll Call. From August to October, Members expressed frustration with the administration, and President Barack Obama, a former caucus […]

  • Rep. Maxine Waters Challenges Obama Aide to Say ‘Black’

    Aug 24, 11 by EURPublisher01 59 Comments

    *Rep. Maxine Waters and other black leaders pressed one of President Barack Obama’s top jobs advisers Monday to confirm the White House is focusing on creating jobs in struggling African-American communities — and to say the word “black,” reports Politico. Don Graves, the executive director of the President’s Council on Jobs and Competitiveness, said at […]

  • Video: Rep. West Compares CBC to ‘Plantation Overseers’; Waters Responds

    Aug 19, 11 by EURPublisher01 12 Comments

    *Democratic Rep. Maxine Waters is back in the headlines after responding to GOP Rep. Allen West’s assessment that she and other black leaders are “overseers” on a “21st-century plantation.” Speaking on Fox News Wednesday night, West called himself a “modern-day Harriet Tubman” trying to lead black voters off the “plantation” — his description of the […]