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Fellow Pennsylvania Democrat Rep. Bob Brady (D-PA) endorsed Rep. Chaka Fattah (D-PA) earlier this month. Brady is the Philadelphia Democratic Chairman along with being Fattah's colleague in the U.S. House. "I'm for Chaka, innocent until proven guilty... I don't switch...
Today three top aides to the presidential campaign of Dr. Ben Carson suddenly quit. Barry Bennett, Carson's campaign manager, and Doug Watts, Carson's chief spokesman, suddenly resigned.  Carson has recently dropped in the polls as Sen. Ted Cruz and Sen....
“He is engaging in politics, and as you know the first casualty of politics is usually the truth,” New York City Police Commissioner Bill Bratton said on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe.” Bratton was talking about former Commissioner Ray Kelly.  Kelly dared...
This week Twitter hired Apple's former diversity officer Jeffrey Siminoff.  Though Siminoff, a white male, is very well regarded, there has been criticism of twitter for their lack of company diversity.  That the company didn't see it as important to hire...
U.S. students are graduating from high school at a higher rate than ever before, according to data released today by the U.S. Department of Education this month.  This week, Secretary of Education Arne Duncan departed his position as one...
Justice Reform.  When you hear politicians talk more about how a bill is "bipartisan" or "historic" with few references to the details of the legislation, it's a red flag.  At his last press conference before going on Christmas vacation,...
Bombshell: Cosby Charged with "Aggravated Indecent Assault." "The release of a 2005 deposition that featured legendary entertainer and icon Bill Cosby under oath being questioned about allegations of sexual assault has proved to be a smoking gun.  The deposition's July...
Activists Move Forward for Justice in Tamir Rice Case. A coalition of community activists in Cleveland, Ohio are swiftly planning to remove Cuyahoga County prosecutor Tim McGinty from office. The community leaders spoke out at a press conference in Cleveland today...
After previously committing to add at least 400 megawatts of solar capacity to its operations in the Commonwealth of Virginia by 2020, Dominion Virginia Power and Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe have reached an agreement to deploy 110 megawatts of...
Days prior to the President’s arrival on November 22, 1963, thousands of posters and leaflets were distributed around Dallas by members of the John Birch Society. That morning, three local businessmen had taken out a full-page “Welcome Mr. Kennedy...