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Pigs Fly During Do-Nothing Congress: Chaka Fattah, Gillibrand + GOP Pass Urban Jobs Bill

Last week as everyone was paying attention to the crisis at the Mexican border, violence in Israel, and shootings in Chicago, Congress actually got something relevant done.  Although the 113th Congress is set to be the least p...
by Lauren Victoria Burke
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D.C. Council Set to Ban Expelling Pre-Schoolers From Publicly Funded Programs

You would think that suspending or expelling a 3 yearly who threw a tantrum from a program would be unthinkable right?  But in Washington, D.C. — just like in so many other cities — officials have to act to pass la...
by Lauren Victoria Burke
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#BorderCrisis: CHC Led By Rep. Luis Gutierrez Set to Press Obama to Take Action

Today, members of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus threw down the gauntlet on what their demands will be regarding the border crisis.  First on the list: They want the deportations of children to stop. The CHC is set to meet ...
by Lauren Victoria Burke
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Sens. Rand Paul and Cory Booker Talk Race, Criminal Justice and New Legislation

Senators Rand Paul and Cory Booker are joining a list of legislators that have made the long march to change the failed U.S. criminal justice system. With $63 billion in tax money spent on locking people up every year, the fail...
by Lauren Victoria Burke
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#1 in Bills Passed, #1 in Money: Why Rangel and Cochran Won

Money + Work = Winning. On March 27, the do-nothing GOP “led” gridlocked Congress with the lowest approval rating in history voted to send $1 billion in “loan guarantees” to Ukraine.  The vote was 399-...
by Lauren Victoria Burke
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Philadelphia Tribune Staff, Readers Mourn the Death of Daryl Gale

On Friday, friends, staff and reader of The Philadelphia Tribune mourn the passing of city editor and columnist Daryl Gale.  Gale was 55 and died of heart disease.   “This is a serious loss to the Philadelphia Tribune famil...
by Lauren Victoria Burke
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Chris McDaniel Tells Himself That Winning With Black Votes May Be Criminal

Mississippi State Senator and sore loser Chris McDaniel is telling anyone who will listen that there were “irregularities” last Tuesday night on primary election day.  It may just have to be investigated.  Sure, t...
by Lauren Victoria Burke
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Eric Cantor’s Buddies Move Party Money Away From Dave Brat

The Washington Post reported Friday that party players who were supporting soon-to-be-former Congressman Eric Cantor have pulled a fast one on the man who defeated him.   Last week during a 7th District Committee meeting in V...
by Lauren Victoria Burke
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