Jesse Jackson Newswire

Jesse Jackson Newswire

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  1. What they're saying about DeRay Mckesson's Baltimore mayoral announcementRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Baltimore Sun

    ... higher office, he follows in well-worn footsteps. John Lewis, Julian Bond, Andrew Young, Marion Barry, and Jesse Jackson are among the most prominent figures in the civil-rights movement in the 1950s and 1960s to win major elections, and countless ...

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  2. Soul mates CAIR, Jesse Jackson are narrow in their 'inclusiveness'Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2010 | Examiner.com

    ... of contention is the encomiastical tones used to describe the featured guests at the affair, particularly Jesse Jackson. "The Reverend Jesse Jackson served in the civil rights movement alongside the Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr. Reverend Jackson ...

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  3. ConstanceDEVILS Dancing on the GravesRead the original story

    Wednesday | American Reporter

    ... them. As the news was released, angry family members arrived to check on the gravesides of their loved ones. Jesse Jackson made an impromptu statement expressing his ire and saying, "there's a special place in hell" for those accused in this alleged ...

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  4. Will softer, gentler Bill Clinton help or hold back Hillary? -...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Fox News

    ... primary -- on the strength of the black vote -- the former president was criticized for noting that the Rev. Jesse Jackson won that primary in 1984 and 1988 but lost the party nomination. Hillary Clinton apologized months later, saying her husband's ...

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  5. I Can't Vote for HillaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 1 | The Huffington Post

    ... then she could not represent me. The racist undertones of her campaign were utterly appalling. When Rev. Jesse Jackson Sr. gave his support to Hillary that sealed the deal for me. Forget Obama's lack of experience on the federal level, he exhibited ...

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  6. Why I'm supporting Sanders over Clinton: This could be the...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 1 | Salon

    ... My personal history with left-wing dissident movements within the Democratic Party goes all the way back to Jesse Jackson's "Rainbow Coalition" campaign in 1984. There was a brief moment, right around this point in the year, when it seemed possible ...

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  7. The other side of the debateRead the original story

    Monday Feb 1 | The Capitol Fax Blog

    ... students who rely on state-funded aid to continue their education. Columbia students, along with the Rev. Jesse Jackson, President of the Illinois Senate John J. Cullerton, and Illinois State representatives Ken Dunkin and Mary Flowers, held a press ...

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  8. Cullerton sandbagged by Operation PUSHRead the original story

    Friday Jan 29 | The Capitol Fax Blog

    ... allow those there Cullerton may not be happy with get credibility off of Cullerton's own persona "why would Jesse Jackson align with Rep Dunkin"? Because that's where the cameras aremore cameras, more money. Always has been, always will be. Post ...

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  9. At historic black churches, freedom rings onRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 29 | USA Today

    ... the First Baptist Church of Williamsburg. It's a place where notable names from Rosa Parks to the Rev. Jesse Jackson are welcome, and it's a place where its members feel not only faith, but a civil duty. That's something that the church has in ...

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  10. So much for the political revolution. In 2016, everything old is new again.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 28 | Yahoo!

    ... new social program in almost 50 years - had never happened. It's like he's actually lifted his platform from Jesse Jackson or Jerry Brown (circa 1992) and isn't going to let himself be distracted by anything that's happened since. About the only ...

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  11. ConstanceDEVILS Dancing on the GravesRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 27 | American Reporter

    ... them. As the news was released, angry family members arrived to check on the gravesides of their loved ones. Jesse Jackson made an impromptu statement expressing his ire and saying, "there's a special place in hell" for those accused in this alleged ...

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  12. U.S. Senate candidate Zopp: Criminal justice reform a personala to meRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 27 | Chicago Sun-Times

    ... Zopp acknowledge she will need strong African-American voter support to succeed in the primary. The Rev. Jesse Jackson and others hope to energize the black vote for Zopp and Foxx. Zopp continued her call for more debates with Duckworth, who has ...

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  13. Snyder: Lead pipe replacement a long-term issueRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 27 | Battle Creek Enquirer

    ... news conference, which started 20 minutes late. Just inside a doorway near where Snyder was speaking, the Rev. Jesse Jackson stood, watching quietly. In August 2014, Baird repaid Clinton County $16,700 for back taxes and interest for the 2011, 2012 ...

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  14. Jesse Jackson not planning to endorse in Democratic primaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 27 | The Hill

    ... at Howard University, agreed, saying Jackson's endorsement "would be a net positive for any candidate." "Jesse Jackson has as much credibility with the Black Lives Matter movement as any older national black leader," Morris said Tuesday. Jackson ...

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  15. This is a dishonest campaign: 17 Hillary Clinton memes the media just ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 26 | Salon

    ... he equated the eventual victory of Mr. Obama in the South Carolina primary in January to that of the Rev. Jesse Jackson in the 1988 caucus, a parallel that many took as an effort to diminish Mr. Obama's success in the campaigna .In an interview with ...

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  16. Morning Digest: Democrats beware: The top-two primary may be coming to ArizonaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 26 | Swing State Project

    ... a good way for the Senate Banking Committee chair to find common ground with tea partiers. a- IL-Sen : Does Jesse Jackson, Sr. still have much pull in Democratic politics? I suppose we'll soon find out. Jackson, who twice ran for president in the ...

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  17. Rev. Jackson urges student activism on higher ed funding crisisRead the original story

    Monday Jan 25 | Chicago Sun-Times

    At Northeastern Illinois University on Monday, the Rev. Jesse Jackson urged students to use the one major weapon at their disposal - the ballot - to combat legislators in Springfield who are jeopardizing higher education funding by not passing a state budget.

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  18. Duncan: Three decades of campaign changeRead the original story

    Saturday Jan 23 | UnionLeader.com

    ... likes of Vice President George H.W. Bush, Massachusetts Gov. Michael Dukakis, then-Sen. Joe Biden, the Rev. Jesse Jackson and then-Sen. Al Gore, were running for President of the United States. They campaigned without cell phones and without the ...

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  19. Bile, Bullshit, and Bernie: 17 Notes on a Dismal CampaignRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 22 | Crooked Timber

    ... he equated the eventual victory of Mr. Obama in the South Carolina primary in January to that of the Rev. Jesse Jackson in the 1988 caucus, a parallel that many took as an effort to diminish Mr. Obama's success in the campaign.In an interview with ...

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  20. $28 million request for Flint water crisis 'a start,' Senate Democratic leader says prior to State of the StateRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 19 | MLive.com

    ... and Flint-native Michael Moore has also called for Snyder's arrest and resignation. Over the weekend the Rev. Jesse Jackson visited the impoverished city and said, "This is a disaster zone, not just an emergency. Maybe there should be (police) tape ...

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