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Bridgette Outten

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A Chicago native, Bridgette has been a journalist since she first wrote for her seventh grade newsletter. Today, that passion is just as strong. She has written for several newspapers, including the Houston Chronicle, the Houston Defender, the Marshall News-Messenger (Texas) and the Springfield News-Sun (Ohio).

Report: Vote on Settlement for Black Farmers Delayed

In yet another delay for black farmers waiting for $1.25 billion in settlement money to be awarded from the federal government, it appears the...

Poll: More Than Half of American Voters Say Finding New Sources...

A poll released Sunday found 65 percent of U.S. voters believe finding new sources of energy is currently more  important than reducing the amount...

Immigration Policy Targeting Military Families Outlined in Memo

An internal memo from Citizen and Immigration services outlined plans to ease the path to citizenship for illegal immigrants who are spouses and family...

AP Will Occupy Helen Thomas’ Old Seat in White House Briefing...

The June resignation of longtime White House Correspondent Helen Thomas literally left an emptiness -- that will now be filled by the Associated Press. Starting...

BREAKING: Senate Vote on Black Farmers Settlement Today

After years of stops and starts, tonight could be the night the U.S. Senate approves a $1.25 billion to fund a USDA discrimination settlement...

White House Offers Online Access to 500,000-plus Visitor Records

The White House has marked the release of more than half a million visitor access records that can be accessed on the Web, after...

Obama Attends Fundraisers, ‘The View’ Taping, Misses Boy Scout 100th Anniversary

President Barack Obama's historic appearance on ABC's "The View" didn't only have people buzzing because the president talked about race, pop culture and Shirley...

Deval Patrick Expected to Sign Bill to Bypass Electoral College

If it had been up to the popular vote, Al Gore would have been elected president in 2000 rather than George W. Bush. The Constitution's...

Diamond Ventures: SBA Discrimination Lawsuit to Go to Trial

A discrimination lawsuit brought against the Small Business Administration by venture capital firm Diamond Ventures, LLC will go to trial after mediation in the case...

Obama Will Host Young African Leaders at Three-day Forum

More than 100 African leaders will participate in a conference hosted by President Barack Obama in August, the White House announced this week. The conference...