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Bernie Sanders Has Finally Endorsed Hillary Clinton

On Tuesday morning Bernie Sanders endorsed Hillary Clinton at a rally in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, signaling the start of a united Democratic push to get Clinton in the White House, and keep Trump out.

On Tuesday morning Bernie Sanders endorsed Hillary Clinton at a rally in Portsmouth, New Hampshire,…

By Hailey Wallace

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After #AltonSterling and #PhilandoCastile: Take Action

While words cannot effectively convey our horror at the killings of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile, here are a few things we can do to honor their memories

The past 48 hours have left us stunned, heartbroken, and justifiably fearful. While there are…

By Hailey Wallace

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Alton Sterling

Alton Sterling: What We Know So Far

On Tuesday morning, Alton Sterling, 37, was shot to death by Baton Rouge police officers, as shown in a 48-second cellphone video that has since gone viral.

On Tuesday morning, Alton Sterling, 37, was shot to death by Baton Rouge police officers,…

By Hailey Wallace

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Clinton Email Saga Is (Finally) Over

FBI Director James Comey announced the end of the investigation into Hillary Clinton’s use of email and her handling of classified information on unsanctioned private servers.

In an admittedly “unusual” press conference on Tuesday morning, FBI Director James Comey announced the…

By Hailey Wallace

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House Benghazi Committee Clears Clinton

On Tuesday, the House Benghazi Committee concluded the seemingly never-ending investigation of the 2012 attack on an American embassy that resulted in the deaths of four U.S. citizens

On Tuesday the House Benghazi Committee concluded the seemingly never-ending investigation of the 2012 attack…

By Hailey Wallace

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SCOTUS Abortion Ruling: What You Need to Know

In a stunning victory for women’s rights, the Supreme Court's ruling in Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt has deemed a number of Texas’ abortion restrictions unconstitutional

In a stunning victory for women’s rights, the Supreme Court’s ruling in Whole Woman’s Health…

By Hailey Wallace

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Gun Control Advocacy or Political Theatrics

Advancing the gun control debate or partisan political theater?

In the wake of the shooting rampage in Orlando, Florida, Democrats have sought to renew…

By John Burnett

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U.K. Leaves EU: What You Need to Know About Brexit

The U.K.'s decision has plunged the global economy into a tailspin, sending the pound plummeting while right-wing nationalists celebrate

The United Kingdom has voted to leave the European Union, with 52% voting Leave and…

By Hailey Wallace

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John Lewis

John Lewis Leads Congressional Sit-In To Address Gun Violence

The civil rights icon and Democratic legislators take over House Floor

Civil Rights icon John Lewis is the last living organizer of the historic 1963 March…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Obama Makes History Again: First Sitting President to Visit Hiroshima

President Obama will make history as the first sitting U.S. president to visit Hiroshima, the site of an American-inflicted nuclear attack that left an estimated 140,000 people dead

President Obama made history as the first sitting U.S. president to visit Hiroshima.

By Hailey Wallace

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State Department: Clinton Violated Email Policy

A report from the Office of the Inspector General concluded that Clinton did not comply with regulations set out in the Federal Records Act

A report from the Office of the Inspector General concluded that Clinton did not comply…

By Hailey Wallace

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Bernie Sanders

Bernie Sanders Picks Rep. Keith Ellison and Cornel West for DNC Platform Committee

Sanders' selection of Rep. Keith Ellison and Cornel West indicate his intention to push progressive policies at the Democratic convention

Sanders’ selection of Rep. Keith Ellison and Cornel West indicate his intention to push progressive…

By Hailey Wallace

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Elijah Cummings

Rep. Elijah Cummings Appointed Chair of Democratic Party’s Platform Drafting Committee

Rep. Elijah Cummings will play a lead role in drafting the policy platform of the Democratic Party, and will most likely serve as a mediator between Clinton and Sanders committee members

Rep. Elijah Cummings will play a lead role in drafting the policy platform of the…

By Hailey Wallace

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Eric Holder to Join Board of NAACP Legal Defense Fund

The NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund has announced that Eric Holder is set to join the organization's National Board of Directors

The NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund has announced that Eric Holder is set to…

By Hailey Wallace

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Obama Administration’s New War on Drugs

White House honors Americans leading efforts to stop the prescription opioid and heroin epidemic

Andre Johnson is founder, President and CEO of the Detroit Recovery Project (DRP), a recovery…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Attorney General Lorretta Lynch Seeks Death Penalty Against Charleston Shooter Dylann Roof

Lorretta Lynch announced the Justice Department will seek the death penalty against Dylann Roof for 2015 Charleston massacre

Lorretta Lynch announced the Justice Department will seek the death penalty again Dylann Roof for…

By Hailey Wallace

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Donald Trump Actually Wanted a Black vs. White Apprentice 

In 2005, Trump floated the idea of a race-driven season of The Apprentice

On Thursday Buzzfeed’s McKay Coppins reminded everyone about that time Donald Trump thought it would…

By Hailey Wallace

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[OP-ED] Dear Senator Bernie Sanders…Enough!

An open letter to Sen. Bernie Sanders

Sir, enough is enough. It’s time for the progressives to unite and prepare for possibly…

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Rep. Clyburn Accuses GOP of ‘Political Opportunism’

On a DNC press call, Rep. Clyburn criticized GOP attacks on Gov. Terry McAuliffe's executive order to restore voting rights to over 200,000 people with prior felony convictions

On a DNC press call, Rep. Clyburn criticized GOP attacks on Gov. Terry McAuliffe’s executive…

By Hailey Wallace

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Senate Hopeful, Kamala Harris, Releases First TV Ads

On Friday California Attorney General, Kamala Harris, released the first TV ads of her campaign to take California's open Senate seat.

On Friday California Attorney General, Kamala Harris, released the first TV ads of her…

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