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  1. OPINION: Rashida Tlaib Is Not Fit For CongressRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Daily Caller

    Future Democratic Rep. Rashida Tlaib, who recently won the primary race in Michigan to replace disgraced Rep. John Conyers and faces no Republican opponent, is best known as a progressive stalwart and a strong opponent of the Trump administration. It is becoming clear, however, that Tlaib also has deep connections with American Islamists, which may influence the policies she supports.

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  2. FERGUSON: Impose term limits on U.S. Representatives and SenatorsRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 13 | Cavalier Daily

    ... Leahy (D-Vt.) and Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) have held their offices since the . Before they retired in 2017, both John Conyers (D-Mich.) and Charles Rangel (D-N.Y.) were the longest serving congressmen, with their One of the most significant problems ...

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  3. Two Muslim women are headed for CongressRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 13 | The Economist

    ... district, which covers Detroit. As she is running unopposed in the mid-term elections for the seat John Conyers occupied for more than half a century (until he resigned, following allegations of sexual harassment), she is all but guaranteed to ...

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  4. Congress running out of time to act on #MeToo legislationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 12 | New York Post

    ... resigned in April . Nine members of Congress were forced out of office in the #metoo era , including Reps. John Conyers (D-Mich.), Trent Franks (R-Ariz.), Tim Murphy (R-Penn.) and Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.). Both the House and Senate bills would ...

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  5. What the 2018 primaries tell us about the changing face of...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 5 | Norwalk Citizen News

    ... member of the House. But a spate of announced retirements, the resignation of former Michigan representative John Conyers Jr. and the death of former New York representative Louise Slaughter means he'll be the oldest serving member of the House come ...

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  6. Talk: Rashida Tlaib Plans to Be Part of a New Era in the HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 5 | The New York Times

    When Representative John Conyers Jr., who represented Detroit, resigned following accusations of sexual harassment, was there a moment when you were like "Why not me for Congress?" When there was talk about him retiring, that's when the light bulb went off. It was not just that Trump was in office, but also the kind of injustice that I see right now in the 13th Congressional District, where we're handing out corporate tax breaks to billionaires to build hockey stadiums downtown and everybody keeps talking about this so-called "comeback" in this city, but then my neighborhood still hasn't gotten services it needs.

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  7. Congress must overhaul its harassment policiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 2 | Post Register

    ... past year because of allegations of inappropriate behavior, including former Reps. Blake Farenthold (R-Texas), John Conyers (D-Mich.), Trent Franks (R-Ariz.) and Pat Meehan (R-Pa.), and former senator Al Franken (D-Minn.). To date, the House of ...

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  8. Stars, friends and politicians bid farewell to Queen of SoulRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 31 | San Jose Mercury News

    ... 31, 2018 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by JEFF KOWALSKY / AFP)JEFF KOWALSKY/AFP/Getty Images Former U.S. Rep. John Conyers and his wife, Monica, leave the Greater Grace Temple funeral service for legendary singer Aretha Franklin's in Detroit, Friday, ...

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  9. Congress must overhaul its harassment policiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 29 | Newsday

    ... past year because of allegations of inappropriate behavior, including former Reps. Blake Farenthold (R-Texas), John Conyers (D-Mich.), Trent Franks (R-Ariz.) and Pat Meehan (R-Pa.), and former senator Al Franken (D-Minn.). To date, the House of ...

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  10. New progressive candidates aren't afraid to talk about the intersections of climate and injusticeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 27 | ThinkProgress

    ... Tlaib triumphed in a tight primary and will now run unopposed to fill the seat of disgraced outgoing Rep. John Conyers (D), who represents Detroit's 13th district. If elected, she will be the first Palestinian woman in Congress, and the first Muslim ...

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  11. Civil rights voice from Detroit could be first Muslim congresswomanRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 25 | Sydney Morning Herald

    ... though narrow, all but guarantees her election, as she is running unopposed in a very Democratic district that John Conyers jnr held for more than half a century. An attorney and single mother of two boys, Tlaib, who was a state representative in ...

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  12. Rashida Tlaib's Political Patron Is Jewish - And Insists She Supports Two-State SolutionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 23 | Forward

    ... him in the Michigan House, where she became the first Muslim elected to serve. Then, late last year, when Rep. John Conyers Jr. resigned amid sexual harassment allegations after more than 50 years in Congress, Tobocman enthusiastically encouraged ...

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  13. US Rep Duncan Hunter, wife, indicted on corruption chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 21 | The Beaumont Enterprise

    ... STATES - JANUARY 10: From left, Reps. Cedric Richmond, D-La., Alma Adams, D-N.C., William Lacy Clay, D-Mo., John Conyers, D-Mich., and Hank Johnson, D-Ga., speak in front of the painting by Missouri high school student David Pulphus after it was ...

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  14. 8/20/2018Read the original story

    Monday Aug 20 | Digby

    ... he was questioned by Starr and aides. [...] Before convening the committee Thursday, Hyde and ranking Democrat John Conyers Jr. (D-Mich.) had agreed to 155 deletions in the printed material, under guidelines aimed at protecting the privacy of ...

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  15. White Lines: Did A Pentagon Official Take Advantage Of Her Staff?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 20 | WCKX-FM Columbus

    ... credit cards. White must have known about Price and Pruitt - and I'm sure she was aware that former U.S. Rep. John Conyers of Michigan resigned in disgrace last year after being accused of sexual harassment, mistreatment of staffers and showing up ...

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  16. Three Antiwar Congress MembersRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 18, 2018 | The Free Press, Independent News Media

    Rashida Tlaib has nothing about war or peace on her website. And she's going to be elected to the seat held by Congressman John Conyers, famous for giving speeches for things like impeaching George W. Bush while telling reporters and colleagues that impeaching Bush needed to be avoided.

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  17. Left-Wing Israel Group Retracts Endorsement Of Female MuslimRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2018 | Forward

    ... identifying - or just .21% of the population. She is running unopposed in the general election to replace John Conyers, Jr., who resigned in December 2017 after facing sexual harassment allegations. Join thousands of readers and give today to help ...

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  18. Nixon had an enemies list. Now so does Trump.Read the original story

    Aug 17, 2018 | Norwalk Citizen News

    ... "daily hate Nixon articles." Some of the notes hinted at ways to target the people on the list. Next to Rep. John Conyers, D-Mich., was the note: "Coming on fast. Emerging as a leading black anti-Nixon spokesman. Has known weakness for white ...

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  19. Women of Color Are Making History Ahead of MidtermsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2018 | Common Dreams

    ... House. Both women are running in strongly Democratic districts, with Tlaib poised to win the seat vacated by John Conyers and Omar appearing likely to replace Rep. Keith Ellison (who has stepped down to run for another office). Together, they would ...

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  20. Keith Ellison and Al Franken, compare and contrastRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2018 | Power Line

    ... between Franken and Ellison is that Ellison is Black. Race matters big time to Democratic politicians. However, John Conyers' race didn't protect him when he was accused of sexual misconduct. Nancy Pelosi initially defended him but, under pressure, ...

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