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July 28, 2014 | NPR · A new salvo has been fired in the fight over teacher tenure. A group led by former TV anchor Campbell Brown filed a complaint in New York state court, arguing that tenure laws are preventing the state from providing every child with the "sound, basic education" its constitution guarantees.
 
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Andrew Breitbart

Mar 1, 2012 — In his way, Breitbart was a hyperactive Web reinterpretation of the pre-Revolutionary pamphleteer Thomas Paine. Or of Philip Freneau, who, as a Philadelphia journalist during the early American republic, was an anti-Federalist propagandist for then-Secretary of State Thomas Jefferson.
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Mar 1, 2012 — With gas prices rising and Republicans blaming him, President Obama was expected to call for an end to oil company tax breaks. Meanwhile, Mitt Romney said he does indeed support a bill that would allow employers to not provide health insurance coverage for contraceptives.
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Mar 1, 2012 — He cultivated controversy and was a thorn in liberals' sides. Breitbart died of natural causes, according to his newssite.
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Jun 6, 2011 — The New York Democrat has been at the center of a media firestorm in recent days over sexually charged photos allegedly sent from his online social media accounts to several women. He will not resign from office, he says.
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Feb 14, 2011 — Sherrod says Breitbart defamed her. He says she's trying to divert attention away from other reporting he's doing.
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Sep 17, 2010 — Conservative blogger Andrew Breitbart exposed how money is raised in D.C. by posting to his website a voicemail from Washington Delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton.
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Jul 29, 2010 — Two points of view on conservative blogger Andrew Breitbart.  The view of Michael Steele of the RNC is positive; he's invited Breitbart to head up a GOP fundraiser next month.  The view of Shirley Sherrod is less positive; she's suing him.
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Jul 27, 2010 — Host Michel Martin explores the lessons that can be learned from the Shirley Sherrod story — by the president, by Fox News Channel and by all journalists — about race, politics and the power of the truth.
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Jul 22, 2010 — Shirley Sherrod made the rounds on the morning news shows in kind of a victory lap.
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Jul 20, 2010 — Andrew Breitbart told John King he wasn't after Shirley Sherrod but the NAACP.
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