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If you place a nominee on a ballot, can their race simultaneously be both an advantage and a disadvantage? WASHINGTON (CNN) — Sen. Hillary Clinton apologized to a gathering of black newspaper publishers Wednesday for a top fundraiser’s controversial comments that Sen. Barack Obama’s race has helped his candidacy. (CNN) — A Chicago minister who […]

When I was an undergraduate, one of the most popular classes was one taught by Professor Kenneth Jackson: The History of the City of New York. Some came because they heard good things about it; other because they were fascinated by the Burns documentary in which Professor Jackson appears. My personal fascination was a bit […]

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