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  1. Cambodian-Americans Lobby for Human Rights ResolutionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Voice of America

    A Cambodian woman takes a photo of riot police standing behind bard wire at Freedom Park in Phnom Penh, May 1, 2014. U.S.-based Cambodian community activists are campaigning for a congressional resolution calling for human rights, democracy and the rule of law in Cambodia.


  2. The Great DivideRead the original story

    Friday | WBEZ-FM Chicago

    Rep. Bobby Rush, D-Ill., speaks about his family's experience with gun violence as House Democrats rally on the House steps to urge gun legislation on Wednesday, June 8, 2016. Democrats in the House of Representatives staged a dramatic sit-in this week to protest inaction on gun legislation, but are they just preaching to the choir? This week, we look at bridging the gap over guns in America and how the media can better understand both sides.


  3. The Latest: Chicago OKs rules on short-term housing rentalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 22 | Newsday

    The Latest on measures passed by Chicago City Council to place some restrictions on short-term rental companies like Airbnb and ride-hailing services : Chicago's City Council has approved rules to address complaints that short-term rental companies like Airbnb are turning residential buildings into virtual hotels and party hotspots. Council members passed the measure Wednesday by a vote of 43-7 after weeks of debate and a compromise that failed to fully satisfy critics on either side.


  4. Here's why Clinton needs a Veep pick who looks like America: Tony MayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 9 |

    ... yet, there's still plenty of time for Trump to deliver it to her with a new round of misogynistic rants. And if any Democrat couldn't carry Massachusetts, the election is lost already. Cory Booker has a great deal of appeal but New Jersey is another ...


  5. Inside Israel, 3:24 PMNew Democratic platform pushes 'Palestinian rights'Read the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2016 | Arutz Sheva Israel News

    JTA Following efforts by representatives of Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders, the Democratic National Committee has altered the party's platform to reflect "Palestinian aspirations", but rejected language demanding Israel end its "occupation" of Judea and Samaria and halt construction in Jewish communities over the Green Line. According to an Associated Press report emailed to reporters late Saturday by the Sanders campaign, the platform calls for a two-state solution, but does not frame it purely as an outcome that benefits Israel, as previous platforms have.


  6. Social Democracy Is 100% AmericanRead the original story

    Jul 4, 2015 | UnCommon Sense TV Media

    My friend, the author and scholar Harvey J. Kaye , delivers this missive on for the 4th of July, reminding us that social democratic principles are, contrary to right wing rhetoric, not "leftist extremism," but at the very heart of the creation and evolution of America's political purpose. Social democracy is 100 percent American.


  7. Major battle over oil terminal unfolds in Pacific NorthwestRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2013 | Daily Herald

    Two companies proposing to build what would be the nation's largest oil-by-rail marine terminal along the Columbia River in Washington see it as an opportunity to link domestic crude oil from the Midwest to a West Coast port. Critics, however, see an environmental and safety catastrophe waiting to happen, especially after a train carrying volatile Bakken crude oil derailed and burned on June 3 in Mosier, Oregon, just 70 miles upriver from the project site in Vancouver, Washington.


  8. Clinton campaign offers chance to see Hamilton - at a costRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Valley Morning Star

    In this June 12, 2016 file photo, Lin-Manuel Miranda and the cast of "Hamilton" perform at the Tony Awards in New York.


  9. 'Hamilton' show will be Clinton fund-raiserRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Channel3000

    Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign is hosting a special performance of the Broadway smash hit "Hamilton: An American Musical" as part of a joint fund-raiser for the campaign and the Democratic National Committee. The campaign has rented every seat in the 1,300-seat Richard Rogers Theatre for the extra performance, according to a campaign aide.


  10. In governora s race, Bill Bryant trails Gov. Jay Inslee in fundraising a " by a lotRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | The Olympian

    ... raising the minimum wage, during a fundraiser for Inslee at the Washington State Convention Center. But Inslee, a Democrat, may not have needed the president's help when it comes to raising money. So far, Inslee has a commanding fundraising lead ...


  11. Stasi: Screw the economy, Trump says - Brexit is great for himRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | New York Daily News

    The Brits voted to pull out of the EU and immediately markets around the world fell like underwear in a Kardashian selfie. And right after the votes were counted, UK Prime Minister David Cameron, in a pique of pride, became Lord of the Dance, stepping down faster than Michael Flatley in a full step dance frenzy.


  12. Williams: America's gun debate is an excursion into the ridiculousRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area

    Our current gun debate is reminiscent of the old Miller Lite beer commercials that bitterly argued the merits of being less filling vs. tasting great. Needless to say, such debates are never resolved because they are futile.


  13. What Clinton and Trump need in their running matesRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

    Donald Trump needs gravitas. Hillary Clinton needs passion. But as they consider their vice presidential running mates, they first need to remember time-tested rules.


  14. Think tanks: La.a s future looks murkyRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | The Advocate

    After 19 weeks in session - the longest in the Louisiana Legislature's history - much was accomplished, but the future remains precarious, or so sums up the thoughts of the big three Baton Rouge-based good-government think tanks. Steven Procopio, policy director at Public Affairs Research Council of Louisiana, told the Leaders With Vision 22nd Reality Check luncheon that legislators did generate $1.5 billion of the $1.8 billion Gov. John Bel Edwards said he needed to bridge the budget shortfall.


  15. Florida's election season gets underwayRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | St. Augustine Record

    ... said she would not run so she could spend more time with her 10-month-old son. David Bruderly, a Jacksonville Democrat, qualified Friday. He will face the winner of the GOP primary in the general election. U.S. Rep. Corrine Brown will face former ...


  16. Murphy looking less like a winner in race for SenateRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | St. Petersburg Times

    ... to 38 percent in south Pinellas' Congressional District 13: 1. That Jolly would have a double-digit lead over Democrat Charlie Crist in a safe Democratic district is hard to believe. Yes, Republican Jack Latvala says other internal polls showed ...


  17. Brits say a FUa to the EU in Brexit: Doug McIntyreRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | The Daily Breeze

    First Minister Nicola Sturgeon, center left, and Deputy First Minister John Swinney chair an emergency cabinet meeting at Bute House in Edinburgh, Scotland, Saturday, June 25, 2016. Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon was meeting with her Cabinet in Edinburgh Saturday to discuss the implications of the referendum.


  18. Senate bid tests state's gun stanceRead the original story

    19 hrs ago | Texarkana Gazette

    During his re-election bid two years ago, Democratic Sen. Mark Pryor touted his opposition to legislation expanding background checks for firearms sales and wore the criticism he faced from gun control advocates as a badge of honor. His reward was being defeated by a Republican challenger who enjoyed an advertising blitz on his behalf by the National Rifle Association.


  19. TransCanada Files $15B NAFTA Claim on Keystone XL RejectionRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | News Max

    TransCanada Corp. is seeking to recoup $15 billion for the Obama administration's rejection of the Keystone XL oil pipeline, in a legal claim that highlights how foreign companies can use trade deals to challenge U.S. policy. The Calgary-based pipeline operator filed papers late Friday seeking arbitration under the North American Free Trade Agreement, arguing that TransCanada had every reason to believe it would win approval to build Keystone XL.


  20. Nation-Now 1 hour ago 5:59 p.m.Democrats demand action on voting rights billRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    Democrats and civil rights groups are calling on Congress to act on legislation to restore a key provision of the Voting Rights Act the Supreme Court eliminated three years ago. "We cannot allow our voices to be silenced and we must do whatever it takes to exercise our right to vote,'' Rep. Linda Sanchez, D-Calif., chairwoman of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus, said Saturday.