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President Obama’s Campaign of Insult Fails to Deliver Votes in His Own Party

“They’re just wrong.” A month long campaign of insult on members of his own party failed to deliver 60 votes in the Senate that would have granted a vote on “fast track” authority for President Oba...
by Lauren Victoria Burke
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Clay + McCaskill Bill Would Tame Police Militarization

Missouri Congressman Lacy Clay (D-MO) and Missouri’s U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill (D-MO) have joined up to sponsor, the Protecting Communities and Police Act of 2015. The justice reform bill was introduced by McCaskil...
by Lauren Victoria Burke
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Candidate of the Past: Jeb Bush Doubles Down on the Iraq War Disaster

If you were the brother of a President of the Unites States who presided over a $3 trillion disaster war that got thousands killed, what would you do?  What would you say when asked if you support your brother’s foreign ...
by Lauren Victoria Burke
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President Obama Comments on Baltimore and Freddie Gray

President Obama spoke for fourteen minutes today on the situation in Baltimore after the death of Freddie Gray, 25.  Baltimore has been tense ever since as Mayor Stephanie Rawlings Blake and Police Commissioner Anthony Batts f...
by Lauren Victoria Burke
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Ferguson: Members of Congress, DOJ to Meet on Death in Custody Bill Tuesday

Even though the law was signed into law by President Obama in December 2014, the Death in Custody Reporting Act has not been put into effect. But tomorrow on Capitol Hill, at least five members of Congress who contacted the Dep...
by Lauren Victoria Burke
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Six Behind the Scenes Photos From Loretta Lynch’s Swearing-In

Loretta Lynch Becomes Attorney General. The 83rd Attorney General of the United State, and the first Black female AG, was sworn-in today at the Department of Justice in a packed conference room decorated with large portraits o...
by Lauren Victoria Burke
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Sen. Tim Scott Wants a Hearing on Police Body Cams

#WalterScott. Sen. Tim Scott (R-SC) is asking for a hearing on police body cameras.  This move could be a bi-partisan break on the issue that may lead to bi-partisan legislation.  On criminal justice reform there have been ma...
by Lauren Victoria Burke
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#BrothersforLorettaLynch March to Take Place Wed. April 22

#BrothersforLorettaLynch March to Take Place Wednesday Morning.  A march organized by Roland Martin, Pastor Jamal Bryant and Jeff Johnson in support of Loretta Lynch is scheduled to take place tomorrow morning. All participant...
by Lauren Victoria Burke
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