Women Dissent Featured, Politics Women’s March protesters rally against Trump, Amy Coney Barrett nomination WASHINGTON – Nearly four years after millions of women flooded streets around the country – and world – in the first Women’s March, thousands gathered again on Saturday at Freedom Plaza for another protest of ... CONTINUE READING Joe Biden town hall Featured, Politics, Topics VIDEO: Biden holds a televised town hall in Philadelphia PHILADELPHIA - Tuesday's dueling TV town halls featured a combative President Donald Trump on NBC and a focused Joe Biden on ABC. A scheduled second presidential debate for Tuesday was canceled after Trump was diagnosed with ... CONTINUE READING Featured, Politics, Social Justice Illinoisans travel to Washington, D.C. in protest of Supreme Court confirmation hearings On Wednesday evening, five politically engaged Illinoisans traveled to Washington, D.C. ahead of Thursday’s final day of confirmation hearings in Judge Amy Coney Barrett’s Supreme Court nomination. They each said it was necessary – regardless ... CONTINUE READING Supreme Court hearings Barrett Featured, Politics VIDEO: Protesters and supporters clash on final day of Barrett hearings WASHINGTON — Outside witnesses testified on the fourth and final day of confirmation hearings for Judge Amy Coney Barrett, as Republicans rush to confirm President Trump’s pick before the November 3rd election. Groups in support, and ... CONTINUE READING
Use of physical force to seize suspects debated in Supreme Court

Use of physical force to seize suspects debated in Supreme Court

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court heard arguments Wednesday on whether law enforcement officers can be granted qualified immunity when using force to detain a suspect who has escaped or whether they can be charged under the Fourth Amendment with use of excessive force....

The Final Question – The Vice Presidential Debate

The Final Question – The Vice Presidential Debate

WASHINGTON - The final question at the vice presidential debate came from someone who can’t vote, Utah 8th grader Brecklynn Brown. It was a surprise to Brown when moderator Susan Page ended the debate with Brown’s question: “When I watch the news all I see is arguing...

The Final Question – The Vice Presidential Debate

WASHINGTON - The final question at the vice presidential debate came from someone who can’t vote, Utah 8th grader Brecklynn Brown. It was a surprise to Brown when moderator Susan Page ended the debate with Brown’s question: “When I watch the news all I see is arguing...

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Biden campaign woos ‘Trekkies’

Biden campaign woos ‘Trekkies’

WASHINGTON- Andrew Wang, Pete Buttigieg and Stacey Abrams are pushing supporters of Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden to live long and donate. The Democratic politicians teamed up with 19 former and current “Star Trek” actors, including Patrick Stewart and...

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VIDEO: A Recap of the Vice-Presidential Debate

The vice-presidential debate took place in Salt Lake City just a few days after President Trump and other White House officials tested positive for COVID-19. “The American people have witnessed what is the greatest failure of any presidential administration in the...

VIDEO: Trump Returns to The White House, Downplays Virus

President Trump is back at the White House after spending three nights in the hospital for COVID-19 treatment. Upon his return on Monday night he told Americans “not to worry” about the virus, which has killed over 210,000 people and infected more than 7.5 million in...

Do presidential debates actually influence voter opinion?

WASHINGTON -- Tuesday’s presidential debate between President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden had 73.1 million viewers across all platforms, according to Nielsen ratings. But some researchers say those viewers already had made up their minds on who...

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