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POSTED: May 10, 2013, 6:00 am

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Today in Black History: P.B.S. Pinchback, the first Black governor in the United States, was born on this date in Macon, Georgia in 1837.

The New York Times

Editorial: The Republicans’ Benghazi Obsession

Senate Bipartisanship on Display, Briefly, as Committee Focuses on Border Security

Lawmakers, at White House, Discuss Sex Abuse in Military

Bills Would Prevent Rise in Student Loan Rates

Steely Sentinels When Bullets Come Knocking

One-Year Prison Sentence for an Ex-State Senator Who Taped Her Colleagues

Grandson of Malcolm X Said to Have Died in Mexico


The Christian Science Monitor

In Texas, Obama lauds 'New Tech' high school. Model for the future? (+video)

A 'novel' idea for spreading literature in Africa: The cellphone


Boycott of Israel is small for now, but gets higher profile with Hawking


The Star Ledger

Sweeney, gun-control advocates reach compromise as N.J. Senate panel approve 6 bills

Rapper Jadakiss endorses candidate in Jersey City mayoral election, campaign says

Homeowners can start applying for $1.8B post-Sandy aid later this month


Buono wins support from Latino activists in governor's race



The Detroit Free Press

Bobby Ferguson expected to appeal public corruption conviction

State, not his wife, sued Ferguson for child support, lawyer says

Louis Farrakhan to visit Detroit, consider purchasing city properties

Auditor cites Detroit Fire Department for drug policy violations


The Washington Post

Wall St. access to political insiders under scrutiny

Gabriel Gomez holds GOP hopes of a Senate seat from Massachusetts


Heritage Foundation on defensive over immigration study

Obama names choice for public printer


Brown plans to run for Maryland governor

2014 mayoral politics and budget policy collide in D.C. Council


The Chicago Tribune

State Senate passes pension reform bill

Emanuel's push to curb crime gets split verdict in Chicago poll

Dolton police officer convicted of using excessive force


The Los Angeles Times


$43 million hidden in city fund through accounting error

NAACP demands Maldonado apologize for 'racial politics'

California sues JPMorgan Chase over debt-collection practices

O.C. supervisors deny $20,000 increase for grand jury


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