Obama To Fundraise In Economically-Strapped Calif.
By: Karen Grigsby Bates
June 5, 2012
The latest unemployment numbers were disappointing but especially dismal are the numbers of African-Americans out of work. On Wednesday, President Obama visits the predominately black, affluent neighborhood of View Park in Los Angeles. While that area is considered fairly well-off in terms of black earning power, it is surrounded by need.
Congress votes to override DC's 2013 ballot initiative on budget autonomy. Virginia governor faces a federal investigation over international finance and lobbying rules. And DC, Maryland and Virginia move to create a Metro safety oversight panel.
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