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Here are the 4 brave Republicans who voted to condemn Trump’s racist tweets

Tuesday’s vote on the House Democratic effort to condemn President Donald Trump’s use of racist language ended up falling along party lines, with 240 Democrats in favor and 187 Republicans ...

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Democratic Sen. Chris Murphy announces book on gun violence

Sen. Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) announced Monday that he is writing a book about gun violence in the United States. “I’ve got a book coming out January 2020!” Murphy tweeted. “THE ...

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Beto O’Rourke says ancestor owned slaves

Beto O’Rourke said Sunday that he and his wife, Amy, are descended from people who owned slaves. In a post on the website Medium and in an email to supporters, ...

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Beto O’Rourke says ancestor owned slaves

Beto O’Rourke said Sunday that he and his wife, Amy, are descended from people who owned slaves. In a post on the website Medium and in an email to supporters, ...

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Trump’s most openly racist rhetoric yet is not at all surprising

The most shocking thing about Donald Trump’s racist tweets is that possibly the most fundamentally un-American outburst of modern presidential rhetoric did not come remotely as a surprise. The second ...

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Kamala Harris says she’s not to blame for Biden being not ready at debate

Kamala Harris on Friday fired back at a member of Joe Biden’s presidential campaign for referring to her as “slick and slippery,” suggesting that she’s not to blame for Biden’s ...

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House appropriators plan visit to Florida shelter for migrant kids

House appropriators on Monday will visit a federal shelter for unaccompanied immigrant children, ahead of a hearing on oversight of the Department of Health and Human Services program that handles ...

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Sanders to introduce measure to declare climate change an official emergency

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) are set to introduce on Tuesday a joint resolution with Rep. Earl Blumenauer (D-Ore.) declaring climate change an official emergency, The ...

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Justice Department shifting census case to new team of lawyers

The Justice Department (DOJ) is shifting matters involving efforts to include a citizenship question on the 2020 census to a new team of lawyers. “As will be reflected in filings ...

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Mexican detention centers are an absolute indignity

In the weeks since Mexico signed a pact with the United States to stop migration, conditions in detention centers and shelters have deteriorated dramatically, diplomats and human rights officials who ...

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