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After Racist Comments Prompt Univision Slap, It’s Donald Trump Piñata Time

Univision has cancelled its airing of the Donald Trump owned Miss USA pageant in protest of Trump’s bigoted remarks about Mexicans last week.  Trump made his comments in New York as he announced a run for the White House...
by Lauren Victoria Burke
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Mitt Romney Makes Sure GOP Candidates are Asked Confederate Flag Question

With one tweet, Mitt Romney made sure the Republican field will have to answer the “flag question” over the next few days. “Many see the Confederate flag as a symbol of racial hatred,” Romney tweeted yes...
by Lauren Victoria Burke
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N-Word Judge Who Said Dylann Roof’s Family Were Victims Too is Replaced

I knew there was trouble when I heard the Judge say, “before I get into the hearing I’d like to make a statement please.” Make a statement for what? There’s no reason for a Judge to make a statement befo...
by Lauren Victoria Burke
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The Eshoo Letter

The Eshoo letter regarding changes in House seniority, party dues, secret ballots. Last week Rep. Anna Eshoo (D-CA), who lost a bitter battle to Rep. Frank Pallone (D-NJ) to be the senior Democrat of the Energy and Commerce ...
by Lauren Victoria Burke
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The 3 Big Fat Problems with Obama’s Congressional Lobbying Efforts

“We’ve known each other many years and this is the first time you’ve ever come to me for counsel or help. I can’t remember the last time you invited me to your house for a cup of coffee…” ...
by Lauren Victoria Burke
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What Did Obama Just Push Hardest For, What Made Obama and the GOP Agree?

What issue prompted President Obama to make a rare visit to Capitol Hill? What issue made him walk in lockstep with Republicans who usually hate him? (“I don’t trust the President” said Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) F...
by Lauren Victoria Burke
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Justice Reform: Youth Justice Act Focused on Prevention

Though so many believe Congress really doesn’t do much of anything, progress remains all but certain on justice reform over the next year and a half.  One of the few rare bi-partisan issues is criminal justice reform. Wi...
by Lauren Victoria Burke
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2016 Campaign: Let’s See If Martin O’Malley Can Explain Baltimore

At some point former Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley, who was also the Mayor of Baltimore, will have to explain Baltimore. And what I mean by “explain Baltimore” is: Explain exactly what policies he was push...
by Lauren Victoria Burke
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