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Douglas Wilder Grandson of Slaves Becomes Governor

On this day in 1990 Douglas Wilder becomes the first-ever African American elected governor of a US state, and the first governor of color in…

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Scandal Schmandal

At a time when the GOP’s narrative of the intrusiveness of government and the fruitlessness of bureaucracy seemed most relevant, Obama’s approval rating ticked up…

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