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NBC News
Arrests Made in Case of Student Slashed in Face, Neckin crime against Asians. Some elected officials, including Assemblyman Ron Kim,
Arrests Made in Case of Student Slashed in Face, Neck
NBC News / Posted 4 days ago
in crime against Asians. Some elected officials, including Assemblyman Ron Kim, who raised funds for Liang, and U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY), sent letters to city officials voicing these concerns. No arrests have been made in the assault on... Read more
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Alaska Public
‘Eskimo’ and ‘Aleut’ scrubbed from 2 U.S. laws yet live onand “Aleut” from two federal programs. The Alaskan terms, though, live on in ot
‘Eskimo’ and ‘Aleut’ scrubbed from 2 U.S. laws yet live on
Alaska Public / Posted 5 days ago
and “Aleut” from two federal programs. The Alaskan terms, though, live on in other U.S. laws. The bill’s sponsor, Rep. Grace Meng, D-N.Y., says she wanted to erase from U.S. code the last two instances of the term “Oriental” because, she says,... Read more
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Alaska Public
Tuesday, May 24, 2016that removes the words “Oriental,” “Eskimo” and “Aleut” from two federal laws.
Tuesday, May 24, 2016
Alaska Public / Posted 6 days ago
that removes the words “Oriental,” “Eskimo” and “Aleut” from two federal laws. The bill’s sponsor, Democratic Congresswoman Grace Meng of New York, says she wanted to erase from U.S. code the last two instances of the term “Oriental” because, she... Read more
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Alaska Public
Two federal laws amended to remove racial epithets such as ‘Eskimo’that removes the words “Oriental,” “Eskimo” and “Aleut” from two federal laws.
Two federal laws amended to remove racial epithets such as ‘Eskimo’
Alaska Public / Posted 6 days ago
that removes the words “Oriental,” “Eskimo” and “Aleut” from two federal laws. The bill’s sponsor, Democratic Congresswoman Grace Meng of New York, says she wanted to erase from U.S. code the last two instances of the term “Oriental” because, she... Read more
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The Hindu
Asian-Americans in US not to be called ‘oriental’evokes unpleasant memories for the people of Asian origin, particularly those f
Asian-Americans in US not to be called ‘oriental’
The Hindu / Posted 7 days ago
evokes unpleasant memories for the people of Asian origin, particularly those from East Asia, in America.Offensive term Grace Meng, Democratic member of the U.S. House of Representatives who came across the existence of the word during her... Read more
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WREG-TV Memphis
U.S. government to stop using these words to refer to minorities‘Oriental’ has no place in federal law and at long last this insulting and outd
U.S. government to stop using these words to refer to minorities
WREG-TV Memphis / Posted 7 days ago
‘Oriental’ has no place in federal law and at long last this insulting and outdated term will be gone for good,” said Rep. Grace Meng of New York, who sponsored the bill. Meng, a Democrat from Queens, encountered the term while doing legislative... Read more
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The Huffington Post
Obama Signs Bill Removing 'Oriental' and 'Negro' From Federal Lawsand outdated descriptors, after the legislation passed unanimously in the House
Obama Signs Bill Removing 'Oriental' and 'Negro' From Federal Laws
The Huffington Post / Posted 7 days ago
and outdated descriptors, after the legislation passed unanimously in the House and Senate earlier this month. Rep. Grace Meng (D-N.Y.) sponsored the bill, which aimed to "modernize" two references to "Orientals" and "Negros" in the U.S.... Read more
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Quartz
Obama has signed a bill erasing the words “Oriental” and “Negro” from federal legislationof a trip to Vietnam and Japan. “At long last this insulting and outdated term
Obama has signed a bill erasing the words “Oriental” and “Negro” from federal legislation
Quartz / Posted 7 days ago
of a trip to Vietnam and Japan. “At long last this insulting and outdated term will be gone for good,” said Congresswoman Grace Meng, who sponsored the bill, in a press release. The bill affects two late-1970s laws, which had originally defined... Read more
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FOX 59 Indianapolis
U.S. government to stop using these words to refer to minorities‘Oriental’ has no place in federal law and at long last this insulting and outd
U.S. government to stop using these words to refer to minorities
FOX 59 Indianapolis / Posted 8 days ago
‘Oriental’ has no place in federal law and at long last this insulting and outdated term will be gone for good,” said Rep. Grace Meng of New York, who sponsored the bill. Meng, a Democrat from Queens, encountered the term while doing legislative... Read more
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KQ2 St. Joseph
Government to stop using 'negro' and 'oriental''Oriental' has no place in federal law and at long last this insulting and outd
Government to stop using 'negro' and 'oriental'
KQ2 St. Joseph / Posted 8 days ago
'Oriental' has no place in federal law and at long last this insulting and outdated term will be gone for good," said Rep. Grace Meng of New York, who sponsored the bill. Meng, a Democrat from Queens, encountered the term while doing legislative... Read more
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KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene
Government to stop using 'negro' and 'oriental''Oriental' has no place in federal law and at long last this insulting and outd
Government to stop using 'negro' and 'oriental'
KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene / Posted 8 days ago
'Oriental' has no place in federal law and at long last this insulting and outdated term will be gone for good," said Rep. Grace Meng of New York, who sponsored the bill. Meng, a Democrat from Queens, encountered the term while doing legislative... Read more
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WJXT Jacksonville
Government to stop using 'negro' and 'oriental''Oriental' has no place in federal law and at long last this insulting and outd
Government to stop using 'negro' and 'oriental'
WJXT Jacksonville / Posted 8 days ago
'Oriental' has no place in federal law and at long last this insulting and outdated term will be gone for good," said Rep. Grace Meng of New York, who sponsored the bill. Meng, a Democrat from Queens, encountered the term while doing legislative... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
Government to stop using 'negro' and 'oriental''Oriental' has no place in federal law and at long last this insulting and outd
Government to stop using 'negro' and 'oriental'
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted 8 days ago
'Oriental' has no place in federal law and at long last this insulting and outdated term will be gone for good," said Rep. Grace Meng of New York, who sponsored the bill. Meng, a Democrat from Queens, encountered the term while doing legislative... Read more
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Local 10 Miami
Government to stop using 'negro' and 'oriental''Oriental' has no place in federal law and at long last this insulting and outd
Government to stop using 'negro' and 'oriental'
Local 10 Miami / Posted 8 days ago
'Oriental' has no place in federal law and at long last this insulting and outdated term will be gone for good," said Rep. Grace Meng of New York, who sponsored the bill. Meng, a Democrat from Queens, encountered the term while doing legislative... Read more
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My EastText
Government to stop using 'negro' and 'oriental''Oriental' has no place in federal law and at long last this insulting and outd
Government to stop using 'negro' and 'oriental'
My EastText / Posted 8 days ago
'Oriental' has no place in federal law and at long last this insulting and outdated term will be gone for good," said Rep. Grace Meng of New York, who sponsored the bill. Meng, a Democrat from Queens, encountered the term while doing legislative... Read more
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KTXS Abilene
Government to stop using 'negro' and 'oriental''Oriental' has no place in federal law and at long last this insulting and outd
Government to stop using 'negro' and 'oriental'
KTXS Abilene / Posted 8 days ago
'Oriental' has no place in federal law and at long last this insulting and outdated term will be gone for good," said Rep. Grace Meng of New York, who sponsored the bill. Meng, a Democrat from Queens, encountered the term while doing legislative... Read more
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KECI Missoula
Government to stop using 'negro' and 'oriental''Oriental' has no place in federal law and at long last this insulting and outd
Government to stop using 'negro' and 'oriental'
KECI Missoula / Posted 8 days ago
'Oriental' has no place in federal law and at long last this insulting and outdated term will be gone for good," said Rep. Grace Meng of New York, who sponsored the bill. Meng, a Democrat from Queens, encountered the term while doing legislative... Read more
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KCBA FOX 35 Salinas
Government to stop using 'negro' and 'oriental''Oriental' has no place in federal law and at long last this insulting and outd
Government to stop using 'negro' and 'oriental'
KCBA FOX 35 Salinas / Posted 8 days ago
'Oriental' has no place in federal law and at long last this insulting and outdated term will be gone for good," said Rep. Grace Meng of New York, who sponsored the bill. Meng, a Democrat from Queens, encountered the term while doing legislative... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Government to stop using 'negro' and 'oriental''Oriental' has no place in federal law and at long last this insulting and outd
Government to stop using 'negro' and 'oriental'
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 8 days ago
'Oriental' has no place in federal law and at long last this insulting and outdated term will be gone for good," said Rep. Grace Meng of New York, who sponsored the bill. Meng, a Democrat from Queens, encountered the term while doing legislative... Read more
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4029TV KHBS - KHOG Fort Smith - Fayetteville
Government to stop using 'negro' and 'oriental''Oriental' has no place in federal law and at long last this insulting and outd
Government to stop using 'negro' and 'oriental'
4029TV KHBS - KHOG Fort Smith - Fayetteville / Posted 8 days ago
'Oriental' has no place in federal law and at long last this insulting and outdated term will be gone for good," said Rep. Grace Meng of New York, who sponsored the bill. Meng, a Democrat from Queens, encountered the term while doing legislative... Read more
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KXLY-TV Spokane
Government to stop using 'negro' and 'oriental''Oriental' has no place in federal law and at long last this insulting and outd
Government to stop using 'negro' and 'oriental'
KXLY-TV Spokane / Posted 8 days ago
'Oriental' has no place in federal law and at long last this insulting and outdated term will be gone for good," said Rep. Grace Meng of New York, who sponsored the bill. Meng, a Democrat from Queens, encountered the term while doing legislative... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
Government to stop using 'negro' and 'oriental''Oriental' has no place in federal law and at long last this insulting and outd
Government to stop using 'negro' and 'oriental'
KTVZ Bend / Posted 8 days ago
'Oriental' has no place in federal law and at long last this insulting and outdated term will be gone for good," said Rep. Grace Meng of New York, who sponsored the bill. Meng, a Democrat from Queens, encountered the term while doing legislative... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
Government to stop using 'negro' and 'oriental''Oriental' has no place in federal law and at long last this insulting and outd
Government to stop using 'negro' and 'oriental'
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 8 days ago
'Oriental' has no place in federal law and at long last this insulting and outdated term will be gone for good," said Rep. Grace Meng of New York, who sponsored the bill. Meng, a Democrat from Queens, encountered the term while doing legislative... Read more
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KRDO Colorado Springs
Government to stop using 'negro' and 'oriental''Oriental' has no place in federal law and at long last this insulting and outd
Government to stop using 'negro' and 'oriental'
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted 8 days ago
'Oriental' has no place in federal law and at long last this insulting and outdated term will be gone for good," said Rep. Grace Meng of New York, who sponsored the bill. Meng, a Democrat from Queens, encountered the term while doing legislative... Read more
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KRCR TV Redding
Government to stop using 'negro' and 'oriental''Oriental' has no place in federal law and at long last this insulting and outd
Government to stop using 'negro' and 'oriental'
KRCR TV Redding / Posted 8 days ago
'Oriental' has no place in federal law and at long last this insulting and outdated term will be gone for good," said Rep. Grace Meng of New York, who sponsored the bill. Meng, a Democrat from Queens, encountered the term while doing legislative... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
Government to stop using 'negro' and 'oriental''Oriental' has no place in federal law and at long last this insulting and outd
Government to stop using 'negro' and 'oriental'
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 8 days ago
'Oriental' has no place in federal law and at long last this insulting and outdated term will be gone for good," said Rep. Grace Meng of New York, who sponsored the bill. Meng, a Democrat from Queens, encountered the term while doing legislative... Read more
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KMGH 7 Denver
'Oriental' and 'Negro' Will No Longer Appear In US Federal Lawand "Hispanic," and adds "Native Hawaiian" and "Pacific Islander." "Times chan
'Oriental' and 'Negro' Will No Longer Appear In US Federal Law
KMGH 7 Denver / Posted 9 days ago
and "Hispanic," and adds "Native Hawaiian" and "Pacific Islander." "Times change. What is acceptable changes," Rep. Grace Meng of New York said on the House floor Feb. 29, 2016. The bill was introduced by New York Congresswoman Grace Meng.... Read more
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ABC Action News Tampa Bay
'Oriental' and 'Negro' Will No Longer Appear In US Federal Lawand "Hispanic," and adds "Native Hawaiian" and "Pacific Islander." "Times chan
'Oriental' and 'Negro' Will No Longer Appear In US Federal Law
ABC Action News Tampa Bay / Posted 9 days ago
and "Hispanic," and adds "Native Hawaiian" and "Pacific Islander." "Times change. What is acceptable changes," Rep. Grace Meng of New York said on the House floor Feb. 29, 2016. The bill was introduced by New York Congresswoman Grace Meng.... Read more
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NBC26 Green Bay
'Oriental' and 'Negro' Will No Longer Appear In US Federal Lawand "Hispanic," and adds "Native Hawaiian" and "Pacific Islander." "Times chan
'Oriental' and 'Negro' Will No Longer Appear In US Federal Law
NBC26 Green Bay / Posted 9 days ago
and "Hispanic," and adds "Native Hawaiian" and "Pacific Islander." "Times change. What is acceptable changes," Rep. Grace Meng of New York said on the House floor Feb. 29, 2016. The bill was introduced by New York Congresswoman Grace Meng.... Read more
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KIVI Boise
'Oriental' and 'Negro' Will No Longer Appear In US Federal Lawand "Hispanic," and adds "Native Hawaiian" and "Pacific Islander." "Times chan
'Oriental' and 'Negro' Will No Longer Appear In US Federal Law
KIVI Boise / Posted 9 days ago
and "Hispanic," and adds "Native Hawaiian" and "Pacific Islander." "Times change. What is acceptable changes," Rep. Grace Meng of New York said on the House floor Feb. 29, 2016. The bill was introduced by New York Congresswoman Grace Meng.... Read more
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ABC News
Obama Signs Legislation to Remove 'Oriental' and 'Negro' From Federal Codeto minorities considered offensive -- such as "oriental" and "negro" from feder
Obama Signs Legislation to Remove 'Oriental' and 'Negro' From Federal Code
ABC News / Posted 10 days ago
to minorities considered offensive -- such as "oriental" and "negro" from federal law. The legislation, sponsored by Rep. Grace Meng, D-New York, is an effort to "modernize terms relating to minorities," replaces a slew of terms in a public health... Read more
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NBC News
President Obama Signs Bill Eliminating 'Oriental' From Federal Lawa bill eliminating all known uses of the term "oriental" from federal law. The
President Obama Signs Bill Eliminating 'Oriental' From Federal Law
NBC News / Posted 10 days ago
a bill eliminating all known uses of the term "oriental" from federal law. The bill, which was sponsored by Congresswoman Grace Meng (D-NY), was passed by the House of Representatives unanimously on Feb. 29 and again by the Senate on May 9. It was... Read more
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The Hill
Obama signs measure striking 'oriental' and 'negro' from federal lawplace in federal law and at long last this insulting and outdated term will be
Obama signs measure striking 'oriental' and 'negro' from federal law
The Hill / Posted 10 days ago
place in federal law and at long last this insulting and outdated term will be gone for good,” the author of the bill, Rep. Grace Meng (D-N.Y.), said in a statement Friday. Two sections in the U.S. Code written in the 1970s governing public health... Read more
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Roll Call
House Stands Down on Women in the Drafton the floor this week will include at least some discussion of gender in the m
House Stands Down on Women in the Draft
Roll Call / Posted 10 days ago
on the floor this week will include at least some discussion of gender in the military. An amendment proposed by Rep. Grace Meng , D-N.Y., and Rep. Martha McSally , R-Ariz. would require the Government Accountability Office to report on... Read more
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KERA North Texas
New York Aims To Become The Next State To Toss The Tampon Taxand the mayor has expressed support for the cause. New York lawmakers in Congr
New York Aims To Become The Next State To Toss The Tampon Tax
KERA North Texas / Posted 14 days ago
and the mayor has expressed support for the cause. New York lawmakers in Congress are working on the issue, too. Rep. Grace Meng, D-Queens, has introduced the Fund Essential Menstrual Products Act of 2015 (also known as the FEM Products Act).... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
New York Aims To Become The Next State To Toss The Tampon Taxand the mayor has expressed support for the cause. New York lawmakers in Congr
New York Aims To Become The Next State To Toss The Tampon Tax
KPBS San Diego / Posted 14 days ago
and the mayor has expressed support for the cause. New York lawmakers in Congress are working on the issue, too. Rep. Grace Meng, D-Queens, has introduced the Fund Essential Menstrual Products Act of 2015 (also known as the FEM Products Act).... Read more
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Waxahachie Daily Light
Ellis County youth headlines state fish art winnersAngela Cheng, of Keller; and Mitschke took first, second and third place in the
Ellis County youth headlines state fish art winners
Waxahachie Daily Light / Posted 16 days ago
Angela Cheng, of Keller; and Mitschke took first, second and third place in the K-3 category. Rachel Maughan, of Keller; Grace Meng, of Irving; and Joseph Kim, of Carrollton, took claimed the top three positions in the grade four through six... Read more
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Boston Globe
The long history and slow death of a word once used to describe everyone from Egyptians to the Chinese to rugsThe bill now goes to the president for his signature. The bill was originally
The long history and slow death of a word once used to describe everyone from Egyptians to the Chinese to rugs
Boston Globe / Posted 16 days ago
The bill now goes to the president for his signature. The bill was originally introduced in the House by Representative Grace Meng, a New York Democrat who previously spearheaded a successful push to strike ‘‘Oriental’’ from government documents... Read more
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NBC News
DNC Launches Video Series Highlighting Asian-American Members of CongressTammy Duckworth, Mike Honda, Mark Takai, and Ami Bera. The first video, which w
DNC Launches Video Series Highlighting Asian-American Members of Congress
NBC News / Posted 17 days ago
Tammy Duckworth, Mike Honda, Mark Takai, and Ami Bera. The first video, which was released on May 2, featured New York Rep. Grace Meng. It was followed by another, released earlier this week, that features California Rep. Ted Lieu. "When the AAPI... Read more
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The Atlantic
U.S. Laws Will No Longer Sound Like a Vaguely Racist UncleAmerican, or Alaska Natives” in its place. The legislation now goes to Preside
U.S. Laws Will No Longer Sound Like a Vaguely Racist Uncle
The Atlantic / Posted 19 days ago
American, or Alaska Natives” in its place. The legislation now goes to President Obama for his signature. Representative Grace Meng, a Democrat from New York who proposed the changes, also previously led a successful initiative to ban the word... Read more
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KXXV Waco
Congress passes bill that would delete words like 'Oriental' from federal languageto sign into law. The U.S. Senate unanimously passed H.R. 4238 -- introduced b
Congress passes bill that would delete words like 'Oriental' from federal language
KXXV Waco / Posted 20 days ago
to sign into law. The U.S. Senate unanimously passed H.R. 4238 -- introduced by U.S. Sen. Mazie Hirono, D-Hawaii, and Rep. Grace Meng, D-NY – which removes all references to words such as “Oriental” and replaces them with terms like “Asian... Read more
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NBC News
Bill to Remove 'Oriental' from Federal Law Passes Senate, Heads to Obamaand outdated word and the Senate's passage of my bill will soon force the U.S.
Bill to Remove 'Oriental' from Federal Law Passes Senate, Heads to Obama
NBC News / Posted 20 days ago
and outdated word and the Senate's passage of my bill will soon force the U.S. government to finally stop using it," Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) said in a statement. Meng authored the original bill, H.R. 4238, which was sponsored in the Senate by Sen.... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
Congress passes bill that would delete words like 'Oriental' from federal languageto sign into law. The U.S. Senate unanimously passed H.R. 4238 -- introduced b
Congress passes bill that would delete words like 'Oriental' from federal language
Hawaii News Now / Posted 20 days ago
to sign into law. The U.S. Senate unanimously passed H.R. 4238 -- introduced by U.S. Sen. Mazie Hirono, D-Hawaii, and Rep. Grace Meng, D-NY – which removes all references to words such as “Oriental” and replaces them with terms like “Asian... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Who Needs Superdelegates?Clinton 492 Nita Lowey NY Rep. Clinton 493 Carolyn Maloney NY Rep. Clinton 4
Who Needs Superdelegates?
Op-Ed News / Posted 28 days ago
Clinton 492 Nita Lowey NY Rep. Clinton 493 Carolyn Maloney NY Rep. Clinton 494 Sean Patrick Maloney NY Rep. Clinton 495 Grace Meng NY Rep. Clinton 496 Jerrold Nadler NY Rep. Clinton 497 Charles Rangel NY Rep. Clinton 498 Kathleen Rice NY Rep.... Read more

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