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Journalist and author Ta-Nehisi Coates took a moment to verbally dismantle U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell. Speaking on Wednesday, June 19, 2019, at a U.S. House hearing on reparations, Coates blasted McConnell for his overt disapproval of slave reparations. One day earlier, the Kentucky Republican publicly shunned the idea. “I don’t think reparations for…

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John Legend is not pleased with President Donald Trump’s reaction to the Republicans’ failed attempt to pass their own version of a health care bill through the Senate. On Monday, the Senate announced that it did not have the votes to push through the highly unpopular GOP health care bill after two more Republicans announced that…

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The dramatic testimony of former FBI director James Comey in front of a Senate Intelligence Committee riveted the nation. His testimony revealed the duplicitous nature of President Donald Trump when it comes to exercising power and influence. Comey’s revelation that he was the source of leaked memos to a media outlet after he was fired…

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In a vote on Wednesday, Jan, 4 along mostly party lines, the U.S. Senate started proceedings to repeal the Affordable Care Act, popularly known as Obamacare. In the vote that passed 51-48 a pending budget resolution will start 50 hours of debate on the measure, which sets up a repeal of parts of Obamacare through…

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A battle of popular giants is underway in Baltimore. It has been announced that Pastor Jamal Bryant, well known for his advocacy and appearance on major news programs, is challenging Rep. Elijah Cummings for his congressional seat. Bryant is the pastor of Empowerment Temple in Baltimore and played a key role in calming the streets…

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Before she became the first lady of the United States, Michelle Obama was a well respected lawyer. Her intelligence and commitment to issues were further solidified when her husband became president of the United States. But major media is speculating that Michelle Obama could actually follow in the footsteps of former first lady, now Senator,…

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There is absolutely nothing funny about almost a million federal government employees being out of work or millions of military servicemen and women — people who are charged with “standing on the wall” and defending the sovereignty of America — however not being paid until the government decides to crank itself back up. But there…

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Some can’t take the rarified air that comes with being placed front and center on the political stage. Sadly, that seems to have been the case for Jesse Jackson Jr. recently plead guilty of campaign fund misuse totaling over $750,000. Jackson’s wife, Sandi, plead guilty to filing false tax returns. Trips to Build-a-Bear toy store, high-end electronics,…

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Each year, based on required financial statement and annual disclosure forms, the public has access to information about lawmakers’ assets and liabilities, including stock-market holdings, rental properties, checking accounts, credit card balances, student loans and other financial obligations. As a result, the political daily Roll Cal publishes a list of all the members of congress…

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