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  1. NAACP, Moral Movement groups to deliver demandsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Burlington Times News

    Social justice and civil rights activists will travel together to Congressman David Price's local office Monday to deliver a letter requesting his support for six "key demands." The Chapel Hill-Carrboro and Northern Orange branches of the NAACP, Forward Together Moral Movement supporters and coalition partners also plan to ask Price, a Chapel Hill Democrat, to hold a public Town Hall by the end of March.


  2. Congressman Walz Holds Town Hall, Considering Gubernatorial RunRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KAAL-TV Austin

    ... in the Presidential election and what's being done about it. "I ask you this: Whether you are republican green democrat or independent, what does it hurt to get answers to things? Why should we not try to find out what happened?" questioned Walz. ...


  3. White House adviser asked FBI to dispute Russia reportsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Gazette

    ... about a pending investigation of the president and his advisers," said Michigan Rep. John Conyers, the top Democrat on the House Judiciary Committee. A 2009 memo from then-Attorney General Eric Holder said the Justice Department is to advise the ... 28 comments

  4. Out of power, Democrats hope to harness Trump resistanceRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Madison Press

    Out of power and looking for a way forward, Democrats are hoping to harness the energy of an opposition movement that has flourished since President Donald Trump took office. The ideal for the party is to use a disparate network of liberal and progressive groups - like the Facebook sensation that led to worldwide women's marches the day after Trump's inauguration - to drive voters to the polls in gubernatorial and special House elections this year and congressional midterms next year.


  5. Tom Perez moves closer to clinching DNC race with Harrison's exitRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WOI

    Tom Perez moved closer to clinching the race to chair the Democratic Party after one of his competitors dropped out and endorsed the former labor secretary -- shaking up the contest two days before the election. South Carolina Democratic Party chairman Jaime Harrison emailed Democratic National Committee members Thursday to say he is dropping out and backing Perez.


  6. Giffords to lawmakers: a Have some couragea and meet votersRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WATE-TV Knoxville

    Former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, who survived an assassination attempt, urged members of Congress to "have some courage" and face their constituents. Her comments on Thursday were in response to Republican Rep. Louie Gohmert of Texas, who this week invoked her 2011 shooting in explaining why he's currently only holding telephone town halls.


  7. Giffords to GOP: 'Have some courage,' don't dodge town hallsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    ... after being overrun by a group intent on physical confrontation and disruption," Mr. Gohmert added. Ms. Giffords, a Democrat, did not seem to believe that the Jan. 8, 2011, shooting that killed six people and wounded 13, including herself and former ...


  8. Michigan House nixes income tax reductionRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Toledo Blade

    ... ome could pay $175 less than today if the measure was signed into law. Rep. Scott Dianda (D., Calumet) was the only Democrat to vote in favor of the measure. Mr. Sheppard was one of 11 Republicans who voted against it.


  9. Parents of Minn. transgender children find some hope in reassurance from Dayton, school officialsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Star Tribune

    Gov. Mark Dayton forcefully denounced Trump's withdrawal of a federal directive that allowed transgender students to use bathrooms corresponding with their gender identity. Minneapolis mom Alison Yocom, left, and her 13-year-old son, George, who is transgender, were wary after President Donald Trump this week rescinded federal protections for transgender students.


  10. FBI rejects White House request to dismiss Russia reportsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daily Mail

    ... him that the allegations of campaign contacts with Russia were 'not only grossly overstated, but also wrong.' Democrat Sen. Ron Wyden said Priebus' comments opened the door for FBI Director James Comey to discuss the bureau's investigation publicly. ...


  11. Senator meets with constituents, but tweets, photos barredRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Cherokee County Herald

    File-This May 8, 2012, file photo shows Sen. Jack Reed, D-R.I., pausing off the Senate floor on Capitol Hill in Washington, before a showdown on the Democratic proposal to keep federally subsidized loan interest rates from doubling for millions of college students. Democratic Sen. Jack Reed met with 100 people in the jury assembly room at the federal courthouse in Providence on Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017.


  12. Hearing on upcoming farm bill has large crowdRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Hutchinson News, Hutchinson Kansas

    Kansas farmers testified Thursday at the nation's first hearing for the 2018 farm bill, which took place in Manhattan, Kansas.


  13. Sen. Markey discusses Trump agenda concerns with Western Mass. constituentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Berkshire Eagle

    Senator Edward Markey wasted little time Thursday evening before taking President Trump to task on his perceived lack of constitutional acumen. "We are going to have to put Donald Trump into a remedial constitutional law course," Markey said. 1 comment

  14. Nicholas County schools to receive $2 million FEMA grantRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | West Virginia Metro

    U.S. Sens. Joe Manchin and Shelley Moore Capito announced Thursday new funding from FEMA that will go toward flood recovery efforts in Nicholas County. The funds will be used to pay for temporary facilities to replace those destroyed or damaged in the June 2016 flood.


  15. 99-year-old Colorado veteran to receive honors from PerlmutterRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Gazette

    Army veteran Buford Johnson will receive a host of medals he earned in World War II in a ceremony with U.S. Rep. Ed Perlmutter Friday. Buford Johnson never rose above the rank of Army private first class during World War II, but heroism for a veteran isn't measured in stripes.


  16. Maxine Waters Admits To LYING About Age To Get Social Security CardRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Gateway Pundit

    On Tuesday, crazy Rep. Maxine Waters admitted on The Real that she lied about her age so she could obtain a Social Security card in order to work at an "all-white" restaurant. "There was this restaurant called Thompson's Restaurant in St. Louis, Missouri.


  17. Enthusiastic crowd greets WydenRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Ashland Daily Tidings

    An enthusiastic crowd of 2,400 greeted U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., like a soldier taking a break from battle - shaking his hand, giving him standing ovations and sending him back into the fray on multiple fronts against Republican President Donald Trump's administration. The Ashland High School gymnasium was filled almost to capacity Thursday with residents in a fighting mood over Trump's actions so far.


  18. a Chicago needs help!a Trump fires off another tweet about citya s violenceRead the original story

    Yesterday | WGN-TV Chicago

    He wrote: "Seven people shot and killed yesterday in Chicago. What is going on there - totally out of control.


  19. That Time Kamala Harris Called New Homeland Security Secretary...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | SFGate

    ... requiring that refugees and immigrants who arrive at the border be allowed access to counsel as a legal right," the Democrat said. Asked what she thought of the Trump administration's first month, Harris said: "I'm referring to this as the post-11/8 ...


  20. NBC Nightly News Thinks Kicking Out One White Nationalist Absolves...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Media Matters for America

    NBC Nightly News ' White House correspondent Hallie Jackson whitewashed CPAC's promotion of "alt-right" nationalism by uncritically reporting that CPAC attempted to distance itself from white nationalist Richard Spencer, ignoring CPACs speaking invitations to "alt-right" provocateurs Steve Bannon and Milo Yiannopoulos. In a February 23 report, Jackson described Stephen Bannon as "the power behind the populist brand" promoted by President Trump and argued that CPAC was filled with "talk of economic nationalism" by Bannon and other CPAC speakers.