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Supreme Court Deads Trump Attempt to End Legal Protections for Dreamers

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On Thursday, the Supreme Court rejected President Donald Trump’s effort to end legal protections for 650,000 young immigrants. The act was a shocking rebuke in the midst of his reelection campaign. Given the anti-immigrant rhetoric of his first presidential run in 2016 and little assertion about a wall, he was looking for Supreme Court support. […]

Amid Unrest IBM Drops Facial Recognition Software Over Racial Profiling Concerns

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IBM is dropping facial recognition software from its portfolio amid concerns over racial profiling and surveillance. CEO Arvind Krishna informed Congress, saying IBM “firmly opposes and will not condone uses of any technology; including facial recognition technology offered by other vendors, for mass surveillance [and] racial profiling.” The technology giant made the announcement on Monday […]

Mitt Romney Proposes $1000 to Every American During Coronavirus Outbreak

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Channeling his inner Andrew Yang, Utah Senator Mitt Romney proposes writing checks of $1000 to every American as the coronavirus outbreak continues to take its toll on workers. Romney stated in a press release that Congress should move forward with the proposed legislation as a “short-term” easing of the financial obligations of people who due […]

Elijah Cummings’ Children Are Not Supporting Their Step-mom, His Wife, In Her Run to Fill His Seat in Congress

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It just looks messy. The late Elijah Cummings is probably one of the most heralded congressmen in modern-day politics. His recent passing was heart-breaking, leaving many mourning but also concern about his democratic seat in the US House of Representatives. Jennifer and Adia Cummings, according to theGrio.com, will back their dad’s long-time staffer, instead of […]

Unidentified Person Shouts “Go Back To Puerto Rico” At Congressman During Congressional Meeting

Media reports claims a racially charged outburst occurred yesterday in Congress, resulting in Congress adjourning for the week. An unidentified person shouted out an offensive outburst at Democratic Representative Tony Cardenas as he prepared to speak to Congress. “Go back to Puerto Rico!” the lawmaker shouted, ending in a continual buzz of Republican whooping and […]

‘Clueless’ Stacey Dash Plans on Running For Congress

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Actress turned FOX News commentator Stacey Dash has officially filed to run for U.S. Congress to represent California. On Monday (Feb 26), Dash filed documents with the Federal Election Commission declaring her candidacy for to represent the 44th district of California in the House of Representatives. The documents, available on the FEC website, also declare the […]

Abortion Bill Passed by House, On Its Way to Senate

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Words by Shurida Lundi Pro-choice or pro-life, which one are you? The topic of abortion is a delicate issue that men seem to  want to have an input in more than women these days. Well now the Republican-House with President Trump’s support has approved a bill that would ban all abortions after 20 weeks of […]

President Trump “Considering Terminating” Russia Special Counsel Robert Mueller

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A close friend of Donald Trump’s said the president “is considering perhaps terminating” special counsel Robert S. Mueller III, fueling speculation that has been building in Washington that Trump could intensify the struggle over the Russia investigation. “I think he’s weighing that option,” Christopher Ruddy, the chief executive of Newsmax, a conservative website, told PBS’ […]

DEA Says That Marijuana Will Remain Illegal As Schedule 1 Drug

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Yesterday, the Drug Enforcement Agency announced that it was not rescheduling marijuana, in effect, refusing to recognize marijuana’s medicinal benefits. But in what is viewed as a victory for the marijuana reform movement, the DEA said that it was ending its monopoly on marijuana research. “Keeping marijuana in Schedule I shows that the DEA continues […]

#NoBillNoBreak: Is This The Breaking Point of The Gun Control Debate?

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“If we’re breaking one rule, we might as well break a lot of them.” According to Representative Emanuel Cleaver, these were the words uttered by Congressman John Lewis just moments after House Speaker Paul Ryan adjourned the House of Representatives and shut down it’s live feed to C-Span, cutting the public off from the unusual […]

One Week Following Orlando Shooting, US Senate Rejects Four Gun Control Proposals

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It was just one week ago that people everywhere woke up to horrifying news of what is now deemed the worst mass shooting in modern American history, as a gunman entered an Orlando nightclub and proceeded to kill 49 victims while injuring countless more—only one day after rising singer-songwriter Christina Grimmie was gunned down in the […]

CDC: Zika Virus Is “Scarier Than We Initially Thought”

Monday [April 11, 2016], top U.S. health officials expressed their growing concerns with the outbreak of the Zika virus, an epidemic that began to dominate headlines late last year. It was at a White House briefing that they urged Congress to pass the nearly $2 billion in emergency funding for Zika combat that the Obama administration requested in back in […]

There Is Officially A Congressional Caucus For Black Women And Girls

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Steps towards Black women and girls getting the attention they deserve in the US Congress are being made. A congressional caucus is defined as a group of people with shared concerns within a political party or larger organization. Congressional caucuses were made to bring legislative awareness to issues worth paying close attention to. It’s no […]