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Fellow Republicans Attack Florida Gov. Crist For Stimulus Support

St. Petersburg Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Charlie Crist: statesman or sellout? Democrats may be lavishing praise on Florida's Republican governor for enthusiastically supporting the Democrats...

Henrietta Hughes Given Home After Telling Obama She Was Homeless (VIDEO)

Katharine Zaleski | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

UPDATE 2/12: Henrietta Hughes and Chene Thompson talk about the new house Hughes is living in: Henrietta Hughes appeared on CNN's American Morning T...

Crist On Appearing With Obama: "I'm Trying To Be Practical"

The Hill | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Republican Gov. Charlie Crist (Fla.) said he is not trying to obscure congressional Republicans' complaints about a lack of cooperation on the stimulu...

Julio Osegueda, Florida College Student, Rules Obama Town Hall (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

College student Julio Osegueda stole the show at President Obama's Fort Myers town hall Tuesday afternoon, just one day after attempting to sell ticke...

Julio Osegueda On "Countdown," Talks Obama's Answer, Internship Offers

Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Keith Olbermann hosted Julio Osegueda on "Countdown" Tuesday night, where the college student discussed his reaction to President Obama's answer and t...

Henrietta Hughes: Obama Asked For Help At Town Hall (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Rachel Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

President Obama went to Fort Myers, Florida Tuesday to highlight the desperate need for an economic recovery package. Unemployment in the area is up t...

Who Will Help (people like) Henrietta Hughes?

Linda Bergthold | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Linda Bergthold

The problem of homelessness will not go away because we turn our heads. The Henrietta Hugheses of this country hopefully will keep asking us to pay attention. What will we as communities do about this?

Obama Florida Town Hall: Live Video

The Huffington Post/AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

While the Senate stands poised to pass an $838 billion economic stimulus bill, President Barack Obama is going to a region in Florida drowning in fore...