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Cynthia Gordy

Washington Correspondent for Essence Magazine

Cynthia Gordy appears in the following:

Who is ALEC?

Thursday, April 19, 2012

A major conservative group says it will no longer advocate for Voter ID or "Stand Your Ground" legislation. Cynthia Gordy, senior political correspondent for The Root, discusses the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC), who they fund, and why they announced that they are changing their priorities.

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Jodi Kantor on Controversy Over 'The Obamas'

Thursday, January 12, 2012

Jodi Kantor, correspondent for The New York Times, has written a new book called "The Obamas," which gives an inside look into the first family. Specifically, she reports on Michelle Obama's role as First Lady and her interactions with the President and with his senior advisers. Though Mrs. Obama has not yet read the book, in a CBS This Morning interview she responded that people have tried to portray her as an "angry black woman" since the day her husband announced his bid for the presidency.

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The White House and The Root: Open for Questions

Thursday, October 20, 2011

Valerie Jarrett, a senior advisor and assistant to President Obama for Public Engagement and Intergovernment Affairs, talks about the American Jobs Act and a new report from the White House on Creating Pathways to Opportunity. Cynthia Gordy, Washington reporter for The Root, is moderating an event tonight and talks about the kinds of questions readers of The Root want the White House to answer about the Jobs Act. 

Event: Tonight at 5:30 p.m., White House officials Valerie Jarrett and Melody Barnes take questions at The Root!

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This week's agenda: Foreign policy, the economy and the globe-hopping President

Monday, April 06, 2009

It's Monday and that means its time for us to gaze into our crystal ball for a look at the week ahead. We’ve got predictions on some key foreign and domestic policy issues and the latest on President Obama’s globetrotting. And we’ll tell you which economic numbers you’ll need to keep your eyes on. The Takeaway is talking to Marcus Mabry, international business editor at our partner the New York Times, and Cynthia Gordy, Washington correspondent for Essence.

"If you anchor this Muslim nation into Europe that says, more than anything else, that we in the West are, in fact, as open to Muslim nations as we are to other nations."
—New York Times International Business Editor Marcus Mabry on President Obama's calling for Turkey's inclusion in the E.U.

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