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Dec 18, 2008 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – “Today, I commend the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda for their conviction of Colonel Theoneste Bagosora, whose role in the 1994 genocide resulted in the death of over 800,000 Rwandans."

Dec 16, 2008 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – “Earlier today, President-elect Obama announced Arne Duncan, Chief Executive Officer of the Chicago Public Schools, as his nominee to become the next Secretary of Education.  Mr.

Dec 16, 2008 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – “This past weekend, amid recent reports that foreclosures have reached record levels, President-elect Barack Obama announced New York City Housing Commissioner Shaun Donovan as his nominee for Secretary of House and Urban Development.  As director of the nation’s largest municipal housing department, Mr.

Dec 11, 2008 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – “On December 10, 1948, the member states of the United Nations joined together to issue the first global statement on fundamental freedoms and human rights.  This Universal Declaration of Human Rights has permeated governments and inspired populations to denounce tyranny and promote peace.

Dec 5, 2008 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – “In the early morning hours of December 7, 1941, our nation experienced one of our darkest days in American history as the Imperial Japanese navy launched a surprise attack against the United States' naval base at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii.  This unwarranted and calamitous attack led to the deaths of over 2,400 Americans.

Dec 5, 2008 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – “With the U.S.

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