Featured, Politics Advocates Call On VA to Provide Federally Funded Abortions to Veterans Female veterans called for federally funded abortions through the VA on Wednesday, reviving a decades-long debate on the subject. During the House Veterans Affairs Committee meeting of the Health and Women Veterans Task Force, Chairwoman ... CONTINUE READING Featured, Politics Protesters injured by police before Trump photo-op testify: ‘It hurts’ When U.S. Park Police forcefully pushed peaceful protesters away from the White House and Lafayette Square on June 1, they performed a “violent and senseless operation,” said Raúl M. Grijalva, D-Ariz, Chairman of the Natural ... CONTINUE READING Featured, Politics Trump signs executive order to hire federal employees based on skills, not degrees President Donald Trump announced Friday that he will refocus hiring standards for the federal government on “merit" by assessing skills rather than college degrees so that more workers have a shot at the millions of ... CONTINUE READING Featured, Politics Congress moves to make monkey trading illegal across state borders Along with lions, tigers and bears, Congress may make monkey trading illegal across state borders. The Captive Primate Safety Act was introduced during the U.S. House Water, Oceans, and Wildlife hearing in Washington on Thursday morning. ... CONTINUE READING
Why a Sanders presidency has some people worried

Why a Sanders presidency has some people worried

Bernie Sanders’ presidency has some people worried. Four democratic party candidates – Pete Buttigieg, Amy Klobuchar, Mike Bloomberg, and Elizabeth Warren – have dropped out of the democratic race for president. Yet none of them have endorsed Bernie Sanders.

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Execution of Nathaniel Woods Resonates Nationwide

Execution of Nathaniel Woods Resonates Nationwide

https://vimeo.com/397505899 WASHINGTON—A small group of community activists sang, spoke, and grieved together on Monday night near the busy intersection of 14th Street and Park Road in Columbia Heights, four days after the controversial execution of Nathaniel Woods....

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NATIVE VOTE CAN SWING KEY STATES, SAYS CONGRESSWOMAN DAVIDS

LAS VEGAS – As Nevada caucuses end, Indigenous communities across the state say only three Democratic campaigns  have made substantial efforts to address the concerns of Native Americans. “I would like to see every candidate in 2020 put forward a comprehensive plan...

Supreme Court Hears Its First Abortion Case Under Trump Administration

WASHINGTON — Tensions were high at the steps of the Supreme Court today with the court’s first hearing on abortion under the Trump administration.

The administration replaced Justice Anthony Kennedy, who was considered a swing vote, with Justice Brett Kavanaugh and nominated Justice Neil Gorsuch, shifting the court’s ideological composition more to the right.

“We have high hopes that the five pro-life justices will come down on the pro-life side,” said Kristan Hawkins, president of Students for Life of America.

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Amid endorsements, Biden on track to win Virginia

ARLINGTON, VA - Super Tuesday voters had to rethink their vote after two major candidates, Sen. Amy Klobuchar and South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg, dropped out of the race to endorse former Vice President Joe Biden. Moderate voters in this Southern State say that the...

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