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  1. Is Zell Miller Unavailable?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 6 | Lawyers, Guns, and Money

    I warn you: you will need not merely fire resistant clothing but perhaps a hazmat suit before reading this take: Not that he asked me, but here's some advice for Rahm Emanuel: Run for the chairmanship of the Democratic National Committee. Ellison, who ten years ago became the first Muslim elected to Congress has denied having any anti-Semitic views, and he has the support of Senate minority leader Chuck Schumer, Bernie Sanders, Elizabeth Warren, and Harry Reid.


  2. What's fair to Donald Trump should be fair to Keith EllisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 5 | Newsday

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  3. Louisiana lawmaker tapped to head Congressional Black CaucusRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 30 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    The three-term lawmaker will take over for the current chairman, Rep. G.K. Butterfield, D-N.C., in January when a new Congress is sworn in. Butterfield says he is confident Richmond will provide strong leadership.


  4. House Dems: Trump's DC hotel 'clear' conflict of interestRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 30 | The Hill

    Four top lawmakers sent a letter to the General Services Administration asking how it will handle the relationship between Trump's future government and his D.C. Trump International Hotel. "Mr. Trump's lease contains a provision specifically barring any 'elected official of the government of the United States' from deriving 'any benefit' from the agreement," they said in the letter to GSA Administrator Denise Turner Roth.


  5. CAIR Urges Trump to Drop Anti-Islam Conspiracy Theorist Frank Gaffney from Transition TeamRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 16 | Common Dreams

    The Council on American-Islamic Relations , the nation's largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today called on President-Elect Donald Trump to drop anti-Islam conspiracy theorist Frank Gaffney as an adviser on national security for his transition team. The Southern Poverty Law Center has identified Gaffney as an anti-Muslim extremist and his Center for Security Policy as a hate group.


  6. A group of House Democrats look to delay leadership electionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 13 | The Washington Post

    House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi speaks at a news conference at the U.S. Capitol on Aug. 11. Also pictured, from left, are Reps. Andre Carson and Steve Israel .


  7. Democrats hit 'lowest point'Read the original story

    Saturday Nov 12 | Journal Gazette

    INDIANAPOLIS It was a parade of concession speeches Tuesday night as hundreds of Democrats gathered for what they thought would be an historic night of success.


  8. RVIA Congratulates Trump, RV Caucus MembersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 9 | RV Business

    The Recreation Vehicle Industry Association extended congratulations today to President-Elect Donald Trump and Vice President-Elect Mike Pence on their historic election to the White House in last night's elections. RVIA President Frank Hugelmeyer expressed confidence in the RV industry's ability to work with the Trump administration on key RV travel and outdoor recreation issues.


  9. Indiana's new congressional delegationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 9 |

    The number of Republicans vs. Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives will not change. Seven Republicans and Two Democrats will continue to speak for Hoosiers on Capital.


  10. Jordan McLinn picked for clinical trial as he continues fight for his lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2016 | WTHR-TV Indianapolis

    A seven-year-old boy in the fight of his life is about to have another dream come true, but it could come at a very high cost. It was just two years ago when Jordan McLinn, then five years old, had his dream come true.


  11. Fishers businessman charged in $16M fraud schemeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2016 | TheIndyChannel

    The owner of a Fishers-based landscaping company faces federal wire, mail and health care fraud charges alleging he participated for years in a scheme to defraud the federal health care system of millions of dollars. Dave Mazanowski, owner and CEO of Mainscape Inc., was charged Wednesday with one count of conspiracy to commit mail, wire and health care fraud in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana.


  12. Rep. Andr Carson, wife announce splitRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 5, 2016 | WTHR-TV Indianapolis

    The Democrat from Indianapolis released a statement Wednesday that he and his wife, Mariama, have separated and will be seeking a divorce. "It is a very amicable and truly mutual decision.


  13. VA calls public meeting to discuss Crown Hill North Woods tomorrow at War MemorialRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2016 |

    ... advertised prior to the fall 2015 purchase. Representative Susan Brooks spoke directly to and Representative Andre Carson tweeted live from a meeting with the VA on land use today. This AM: In a hearing to ensure the @DeptVetAffairs is managing its ...


  14. Lawmakers Probe Leases by Veterans AffairsRead the original story

    Sep 28, 2016 | Courthouse News Service

    While the Department of Veterans Affairs claims its recent move to lease more of its facilities gives it added flexibility, a government-accountability officer told Congress on Wednesday her agency would like to see evidence of that. Rebecca Shea, acting director of physical infrastructure at the Government Accountability Office, told members of Congress on Wednesday the while VA has improved its decision-making process for determining when to lease rather than own a building, it has not yet proven the benefits it claims to receive from the decision.


  15. 10 US Muslim leaders urge Hamas to release remains of Israeli soldiersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2016 | The Jewish Journal

    Simcha and Leah Goldin have embarked on a ceaseless campaign to retrieve the body of their son, Hadar, from Gaza. He was captured and killed in a clash at the southern end of the strip on Aug. 1, 2014.


  16. US Muslim leaders to Hamas: Release bodies of Israeli soldiersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2016 | The Times of Israel

    A slate of 10 American Muslim leaders, including two Muslim Congress members, have urged Hamas to return the remains of two IDF soldiers to Israel. "In the name of Almighty God the most merciful and compassionate, we appeal to you on the basis of humanity and charity to release the remains of Hadar Goldin and Oron Shaul, two Israeli soldiers killed in action, to their families," said the letter sent September 21 to Khaled Mashaal, one of the leaders of the terrorist group controlling the Gaza Strip.


  17. Ten U.S. Muslim leaders urge Hamas to release remains of Israeli soldiersRead the original story

    Sep 26, 2016 | United Jewish Federation of Tidewater

    A slate of ten U.S. Muslim leaders, including both Muslims in Congress, urged Hamas to return to Israel the remains of two soldiers. "In the name of Almighty God the most merciful and compassionate, we appeal to you on the basis of humanity and charity to release the remains of Hadar Goldin and Oron Shaul, two Israeli soldiers killed in action, to their families," said the letter sent Sept.


  18. Indiana Leaders Announce Federal Grant Supporting Indianapolis Economic InitiativesRead the original story

    Sep 22, 2016 | WBIW-AM Bedford

    This $355,000 grant will be used to better support the city's regional economic initiatives and fully develop the opportunities available through Indy's federal 'Promise Zone' designation. The three-year grant will help support the hiring of a Recovery Coordinator/ Promise Zone Liaison for the City of Indianapolis.


  19. Donald Trump Is Black America's 'What's Now' ProblemRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2016 | NewsOne

    Birthers "are trying to delegitimize 44 - 44 is the first Black president - the first time you really see difference, and that difference happens to look like us." - Angela Rye ip-hop music/culture and social activism go hand in hand and during this year's Congressional Black Caucus legislative conference, proponents of the musical genre and activists from the social justice movement came together to discuss how the hip-hop community can build a bridge between itself and law enforcement.


  20. In Pittsburgh, Muslims work to overcome perceptionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2016 |

    Being a Muslim in the U.S. has not been easy in this year of heated political rhetoric and deadly terrorism claimed by Islamic extremist groups. While those events dominate the news, American Muslims - especially those who advocate for greater public understanding - had a couple of recent cherishable moments but say more of those moments are needed to avoid stigmatization.