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The Mercury News
On eve of Hillary Clinton's nomination, a historic moment is overshadowedmuch higher in the Bay Area, where a majority of local members of Congress -- f
On eve of Hillary Clinton's nomination, a historic moment is overshadowed
The Mercury News / Posted yesterday
much higher in the Bay Area, where a majority of local members of Congress -- five of nine -- are women: Pelosi and Reps. Jackie Speier, Anna Eshoo, Zoe Lofgren and Barbara Lee. But while the Bay Area is a welcoming place for female politicians,... Read more
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Aircraft Maintenance Technology
Palo Alto: Committee seeks answers to growing problems with airplane noiseto meet twice a month until it can make final recommendations in November to Co
Palo Alto: Committee seeks answers to growing problems with airplane noise
Aircraft Maintenance Technology / Posted 3 days ago
to meet twice a month until it can make final recommendations in November to Congress via Reps. Anna Eshoo, D-Menlo Park; Jackie Speier, D-Hillsborough; and Sam Farr, D-Carmel. The Select Committee, chaired by Santa Clara County Supervisor Joe... Read more
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The Mercury News
Committee seeks answers to growing problems with airplane noiseto meet twice a month until it can make final recommendations in November to Co
Committee seeks answers to growing problems with airplane noise
The Mercury News / Posted 3 days ago
to meet twice a month until it can make final recommendations in November to Congress via Reps. Anna Eshoo, D-Menlo Park; Jackie Speier, D-Hillsborough; and Sam Farr, D-Carmel. The Select Committee, chaired by Santa Clara County Supervisor Joe... Read more
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Slate
How Sexual Harassment Halts Science—and What’s Being Done About Itfor gender-based harassment, a move Science reported was the first in the unive
How Sexual Harassment Halts Science—and What’s Being Done About It
Slate / Posted 5 days ago
for gender-based harassment, a move Science reported was the first in the university’s history. Also in January, Rep. Jackie Speier, D-Calif., wrote a letter to the Department of Education questioning why it was not mandatory for people who... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
California storms RNC led by avocado-farming actressreport substantiated harassment cases involving professors who receive grant mo
California storms RNC led by avocado-farming actress
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 5 days ago
report substantiated harassment cases involving professors who receive grant money to their federal funding agencies, Rep. Jackie Speier, D-Hillsborough, will lead a panel discussion on sexual harassment in academia, 5 p.m. at the UC San Francisco... Read more
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NBC Bay Area
Congresswoman Urges an End to 'Gender Tax'U.S. Rep. Jackie Speier on Monday called for an end to pricing schemes that cau
Congresswoman Urges an End to 'Gender Tax'
NBC Bay Area / Posted 6 days ago
U.S. Rep. Jackie Speier on Monday called for an end to pricing schemes that cause women to pay more than men for similar products. Speaking in San Francisco, Speier, D-San Mateo, said women routinely pay higher prices for consumer goods that amount... Read more
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Inquirier.net
After sea ruling, US House Dems urge Senate to ratify UNCLOSDel. Madeleine Bordallo (D-Guam); Rep. Joe Courtney (D-Connecticut); Rep. John
After sea ruling, US House Dems urge Senate to ratify UNCLOS
Inquirier.net / Posted 6 days ago
Del. Madeleine Bordallo (D-Guam); Rep. Joe Courtney (D-Connecticut); Rep. John Garamendi (D-California); Rep. Jackie Speier (D-California); Rep. Brad Sherman (D-California); Rep. Gregory Meeks (D-New York); Rep. Jerry Connolly... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
It’s Republican party time for California delegatesRepublicans this week, followed by the Democratic convention in Philadelphia ne
It’s Republican party time for California delegates
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 6 days ago
Republicans this week, followed by the Democratic convention in Philadelphia next week. GIRL (PURCHASING) POWER: U.S. Rep. Jackie Speier, D-Hillsborough, will speak at San Francisco City Hall about H.R. 5686 –the Pink Tax Repeal Act – to make it... Read more
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Wired News
What Happens When a Harassment Whistleblower Goes on the Science Job Marketagain, to the Bay Area, this time to speak in a panel discussion—“Stop Sexual H
What Happens When a Harassment Whistleblower Goes on the Science Job Market
Wired News / Posted 7 days ago
again, to the Bay Area, this time to speak in a panel discussion—“Stop Sexual Harassment in Academia.” US Representative Jackie Speier organized the event, at which the head of the University of California President’s Task Force on Preventing and... Read more
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The Washington Times
House bill would criminalize ‘revenge porn,’ carry penalties for nonconsensual sharingdozens of states passed similar measures of their own. The Intimate Privacy Pr
House bill would criminalize ‘revenge porn,’ carry penalties for nonconsensual sharing
The Washington Times / Posted 9 days ago
dozens of states passed similar measures of their own. The Intimate Privacy Protection Act is the product of U.S. Rep. Jackie Speier, California Democrat, and has so far garnered bipartisan support from at least four other members of the House... Read more
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News.com.au
US bill aims to criminalise revenge pornaffects women. "These acts of bullying have ruined careers, families, and even
US bill aims to criminalise revenge porn
News.com.au / Posted 10 days ago
affects women. "These acts of bullying have ruined careers, families, and even led to suicide," Representative Jackie Speier, a California Democrat and lead author of the bill, said on Thursday. The legislation would incur fines and up... Read more
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Perth Now
US bill aims to criminalise revenge pornaffects women. "These acts of bullying have ruined careers, families, and even
US bill aims to criminalise revenge porn
Perth Now / Posted 10 days ago
affects women. "These acts of bullying have ruined careers, families, and even led to suicide," Representative Jackie Speier, a California Democrat and lead author of the bill, said on Thursday. The legislation would incur fines and up... Read more
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The Courier Mail
US bill aims to criminalise revenge pornaffects women. "These acts of bullying have ruined careers, families, and even
US bill aims to criminalise revenge porn
The Courier Mail / Posted 10 days ago
affects women. "These acts of bullying have ruined careers, families, and even led to suicide," Representative Jackie Speier, a California Democrat and lead author of the bill, said on Thursday. The legislation would incur fines and up... Read more
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Mashable
Congresswoman introduces bill to criminalize revenge porn across the U.S.— someone else took the photos, perhaps, so the victim of the violation doesn't
Congresswoman introduces bill to criminalize revenge porn across the U.S.
Mashable / Posted 10 days ago
— someone else took the photos, perhaps, so the victim of the violation doesn't own the copyright. But on Thursday, Rep. Jackie Speier (D-Calif.) introduced legislation that would, for the first time, offer a bevy of legal protections nationwide... Read more
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Raw Story
US lawmakers introduce bill to criminalize ‘revenge porn’affects women. “These acts of bullying have ruined careers, families, and even
US lawmakers introduce bill to criminalize ‘revenge porn’
Raw Story / Posted 10 days ago
affects women. “These acts of bullying have ruined careers, families, and even led to suicide,” Representative Jackie Speier, a California Democrat and lead author of the bill, said in a statement. The legislation would allow fines and... Read more
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Reuters
U.S. lawmakers introduce bill to criminalize ‘revenge porn’affects women. “These acts of bullying have ruined careers, families, and even
U.S. lawmakers introduce bill to criminalize ‘revenge porn’
Reuters / Posted 10 days ago
affects women. “These acts of bullying have ruined careers, families, and even led to suicide,” Representative Jackie Speier, a California Democrat and lead author of the bill, said in a statement. The legislation would allow fines and... Read more
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The Hill
Thune, Markey team up on robocalls | Social giants back revenge porn bill | Pai pushes back on House E&C Demsrevenge porn, which is when someone intentionally shares nude or explicit image
Thune, Markey team up on robocalls | Social giants back revenge porn bill | Pai pushes back on House E&C Dems
The Hill / Posted 10 days ago
revenge porn, which is when someone intentionally shares nude or explicit images of another person without consent. Rep. Jackie Speier (D-Calif.) said a safe harbor provision was added to the bill during negotiations with the industry. Twitter... Read more
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The Hill
Revenge porn bill unveiled after struggle to bring tech on boardlegislation to make it a federal crime to share sexually explicit pictures of p
Revenge porn bill unveiled after struggle to bring tech on board
The Hill / Posted 10 days ago
legislation to make it a federal crime to share sexually explicit pictures of people without their permission. Rep. Jackie Speier (D-Calif.) and a small group of Republicans and Democrats introduced their legislation to help crack down on... Read more
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Roll Call
Giffords Marks Fifth Anniversary of Safeway Shootingsitting member of Congress since Nov. 18, 1978, when Rep. Leo J. Ryan, D-Calif.
Giffords Marks Fifth Anniversary of Safeway Shooting
Roll Call / Posted 10 days ago
sitting member of Congress since Nov. 18, 1978, when Rep. Leo J. Ryan, D-Calif., was killed in Guyana, South America . Rep. Jackie Speier, D-Calif., who was an aide for Ryan at the time, was shot also but survived. She later won his seat and serves... Read more
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The Mercury News
San Mateo County: Bolanos taps department veteran for new undersheriffTuesday, the San Mateo County Board of Supervisors voted 3-2 to appoint Bolanos
San Mateo County: Bolanos taps department veteran for new undersheriff
The Mercury News / Posted 10 days ago
Tuesday, the San Mateo County Board of Supervisors voted 3-2 to appoint Bolanos sheriff over the objections of Reps. Jackie Speier, D-Hillsborough, and Anna Eshoo, D-Menlo Park. The congresswomen said the board should conduct a search for... Read more
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The Hill
Dem presses Facebook on gun sales | Praise for new librarian of Congress | Fourth Amendment Caucus to push privacy concernsevery Pokémon adventure into a walk through the virtual version of a billboard-
Dem presses Facebook on gun sales | Praise for new librarian of Congress | Fourth Amendment Caucus to push privacy concerns
The Hill / Posted 11 days ago
every Pokémon adventure into a walk through the virtual version of a billboard-filled Times Square." At 11 a.m., Rep. Jackie Speier (D-Calif.) will unveil her bill to combat revenge porn. At 3 p.m., Comcast and HUD are announcing an expansion... Read more
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The Mercury News
Carlos Bolanos is named San Mateo County sheriff over objections of congresswomen Eshoo and Speierboss, Sheriff Greg Munks, who will retire at the end of the week for health rea
Carlos Bolanos is named San Mateo County sheriff over objections of congresswomen Eshoo and Speier
The Mercury News / Posted 12 days ago
boss, Sheriff Greg Munks, who will retire at the end of the week for health reasons. Citing a need for transparency, Reps. Jackie Speier, D-Hillsborough, and Anna Eshoo, D-Menlo Park, urged the board to hold a search for Munks' replacement. But a... Read more
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WXIA-TV Atlanta
Pentagon punts propaganda contractorHe was suspended for a time from doing business with the government but was sub
Pentagon punts propaganda contractor
WXIA-TV Atlanta / Posted 12 days ago
He was suspended for a time from doing business with the government but was subsequently reinstated. Congress, led by Rep. Jackie Speier, D-Calif., pushed for legislation banning contractors with federal tax debts from doing business with the... Read more
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WTSP-TV Tampa
Pentagon punts propaganda contractorHe was suspended for a time from doing business with the government but was sub
Pentagon punts propaganda contractor
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted 12 days ago
He was suspended for a time from doing business with the government but was subsequently reinstated. Congress, led by Rep. Jackie Speier, D-Calif., pushed for legislation banning contractors with federal tax debts from doing business with the... Read more
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WHAS TV11 Louisville
Pentagon punts propaganda contractorHe was suspended for a time from doing business with the government but was sub
Pentagon punts propaganda contractor
WHAS TV11 Louisville / Posted 12 days ago
He was suspended for a time from doing business with the government but was subsequently reinstated. Congress, led by Rep. Jackie Speier, D-Calif., pushed for legislation banning contractors with federal tax debts from doing business with the... Read more
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11 News Houston
Pentagon punts propaganda contractorHe was suspended for a time from doing business with the government but was sub
Pentagon punts propaganda contractor
11 News Houston / Posted 12 days ago
He was suspended for a time from doing business with the government but was subsequently reinstated. Congress, led by Rep. Jackie Speier, D-Calif., pushed for legislation banning contractors with federal tax debts from doing business with the... Read more
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WLTX-TV Columbia
Pentagon punts propaganda contractorHe was suspended for a time from doing business with the government but was sub
Pentagon punts propaganda contractor
WLTX-TV Columbia / Posted 12 days ago
He was suspended for a time from doing business with the government but was subsequently reinstated. Congress, led by Rep. Jackie Speier, D-Calif., pushed for legislation banning contractors with federal tax debts from doing business with the... Read more
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WLBZ Bangor
Pentagon punts propaganda contractorHe was suspended for a time from doing business with the government but was sub
Pentagon punts propaganda contractor
WLBZ Bangor / Posted 12 days ago
He was suspended for a time from doing business with the government but was subsequently reinstated. Congress, led by Rep. Jackie Speier, D-Calif., pushed for legislation banning contractors with federal tax debts from doing business with the... Read more
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WKYC Cleveland
Pentagon punts propaganda contractorHe was suspended for a time from doing business with the government but was sub
Pentagon punts propaganda contractor
WKYC Cleveland / Posted 12 days ago
He was suspended for a time from doing business with the government but was subsequently reinstated. Congress, led by Rep. Jackie Speier, D-Calif., pushed for legislation banning contractors with federal tax debts from doing business with the... Read more
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13 WMAZ Macon
Pentagon punts propaganda contractorHe was suspended for a time from doing business with the government but was sub
Pentagon punts propaganda contractor
13 WMAZ Macon / Posted 12 days ago
He was suspended for a time from doing business with the government but was subsequently reinstated. Congress, led by Rep. Jackie Speier, D-Calif., pushed for legislation banning contractors with federal tax debts from doing business with the... Read more
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KTHV Little Rock
Pentagon punts propaganda contractorwas suspended for a time from doing business with the government but was subseq
Pentagon punts propaganda contractor
KTHV Little Rock / Posted 12 days ago
was suspended for a time from doing business with the government but was subsequently re-instated. Congress, led by Rep. Jackie Speier, D-Calif., pushed for legislation banning contractors with federal tax debts from doing business with the... Read more
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First Coast News
Pentagon punts propaganda contractorwas suspended for a time from doing business with the government but was subseq
Pentagon punts propaganda contractor
First Coast News / Posted 12 days ago
was suspended for a time from doing business with the government but was subsequently re-instated. Congress, led by Rep. Jackie Speier, D-Calif., pushed for legislation banning contractors with federal tax debts from doing business with the... Read more
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KGW Channel 8 Portland
Pentagon punts propaganda contractorwas suspended for a time from doing business with the government but was subseq
Pentagon punts propaganda contractor
KGW Channel 8 Portland / Posted 12 days ago
was suspended for a time from doing business with the government but was subsequently re-instated. Congress, led by Rep. Jackie Speier, D-Calif., pushed for legislation banning contractors with federal tax debts from doing business with the... Read more
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KENS 5 San Antonio
Pentagon punts propaganda contractorwas suspended for a time from doing business with the government but was subseq
Pentagon punts propaganda contractor
KENS 5 San Antonio / Posted 12 days ago
was suspended for a time from doing business with the government but was subsequently re-instated. Congress, led by Rep. Jackie Speier, D-Calif., pushed for legislation banning contractors with federal tax debts from doing business with the... Read more
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The Mercury News
Redwood City: Supervisors tap Carlos Bolanos as sheriff over congresswomen's objectionsboss, Sheriff Greg Munks, who will retire at the end of the week for health rea
Redwood City: Supervisors tap Carlos Bolanos as sheriff over congresswomen's objections
The Mercury News / Posted 12 days ago
boss, Sheriff Greg Munks, who will retire at the end of the week for health reasons. Citing a need for transparency, Reps. Jackie Speier, D-Hillsborough, and Anna Eshoo, D-Menlo Park, urged the board to hold a search for Munks' replacement. But a... Read more
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The Hill
FCC under the microscope at hearings | Revenge porn bill on its way | The privacy tradeoffs of chasing that Zubat down in Pokémon Goannounced include AT&T, Google and Microsoft. DELAYED REVENGE PORN BILL COMING
FCC under the microscope at hearings | Revenge porn bill on its way | The privacy tradeoffs of chasing that Zubat down in Pokémon Go
The Hill / Posted 13 days ago
announced include AT&T, Google and Microsoft. DELAYED REVENGE PORN BILL COMING SOON: After a year of delay, Rep. Jackie Speier (D-Calif.) later this week plans to introduce her privacy bill that would make it a crime to use the internet... Read more
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Rappler
#BalikBayan: Farewell to 'big sister'following Mass June 17 at the St. Veronica Parish Center here. Nagales, consti
#BalikBayan: Farewell to 'big sister'
Rappler / Posted 13 days ago
following Mass June 17 at the St. Veronica Parish Center here. Nagales, constituent services director for U.S Rep. Jackie Speier, presented the Tiongco - Galeon family a flag he said was flown over Capitol Hill in honor of the departed... Read more
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FOX News
Twitter rants against NRA, Kochs, Trump retweeted by top FEC Demlike civil rights leaders whose views were assailed in the 1950s. A second dre
Twitter rants against NRA, Kochs, Trump retweeted by top FEC Dem
FOX News / Posted 17 days ago
like civil rights leaders whose views were assailed in the 1950s. A second drew attention to a tweet from California Rep. Jackie Speier that read, "Standing with gun violence survivors to tell @SpeakerRyan: @NRA-sponsored bills are not the way to... Read more
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KCTV 5 Kansas City
Peanut allergy blamed for high-speed chasedebate heats up on July 4 in CAGun debate heats up on July 4 in CA To celebrat
Peanut allergy blamed for high-speed chase
KCTV 5 Kansas City / Posted 19 days ago
debate heats up on July 4 in CAGun debate heats up on July 4 in CA To celebrate Independence Day, Congresswoman Jackie Speier led a group in a sit-in similar to the one members of Congress held when they ran into GOP opposition to gun... Read more
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Eyewitness News 3 Hartford
Teen loses leg, may lose vision from fireworks accidentdebate heats up on July 4 in CAGun debate heats up on July 4 in CA To celebrat
Teen loses leg, may lose vision from fireworks accident
Eyewitness News 3 Hartford / Posted 19 days ago
debate heats up on July 4 in CAGun debate heats up on July 4 in CA To celebrate Independence Day, Congresswoman Jackie Speier led a group in a sit-in similar to the one members of Congress held when they ran into GOP opposition to gun... Read more
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KCTV 5 Kansas City
Gun purchase background checks soar after Orlando mass shootingdebate heats up on July 4 in CAGun debate heats up on July 4 in CA To celebrat
Gun purchase background checks soar after Orlando mass shooting
KCTV 5 Kansas City / Posted 19 days ago
debate heats up on July 4 in CAGun debate heats up on July 4 in CA To celebrate Independence Day, Congresswoman Jackie Speier led a group in a sit-in similar to the one members of Congress held when they ran into GOP opposition to gun... Read more
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Eyewitness News 3 Hartford
Peanut allergy blamed for high-speed chasedebate heats up on July 4 in CAGun debate heats up on July 4 in CA To celebrat
Peanut allergy blamed for high-speed chase
Eyewitness News 3 Hartford / Posted 19 days ago
debate heats up on July 4 in CAGun debate heats up on July 4 in CA To celebrate Independence Day, Congresswoman Jackie Speier led a group in a sit-in similar to the one members of Congress held when they ran into GOP opposition to gun... Read more
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Eyewitness News 3 Hartford
Gun purchase background checks soar after Orlando mass shootingdebate heats up on July 4 in CAGun debate heats up on July 4 in CA To celebrat
Gun purchase background checks soar after Orlando mass shooting
Eyewitness News 3 Hartford / Posted 19 days ago
debate heats up on July 4 in CAGun debate heats up on July 4 in CA To celebrate Independence Day, Congresswoman Jackie Speier led a group in a sit-in similar to the one members of Congress held when they ran into GOP opposition to gun... Read more
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KFDA-TV Amarillo
Toddler dies in fall from 13th-floor windowdebate heats up on July 4 in CAGun debate heats up on July 4 in CA To celebrat
Toddler dies in fall from 13th-floor window
KFDA-TV Amarillo / Posted 19 days ago
debate heats up on July 4 in CAGun debate heats up on July 4 in CA To celebrate Independence Day, Congresswoman Jackie Speier led a group in a sit-in similar to the one members of Congress held when they ran into GOP opposition to gun... Read more
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NBC 12 Richmond
Toddler dies in fall from 13th-floor windowdebate heats up on July 4 in CAGun debate heats up on July 4 in CA To celebrat
Toddler dies in fall from 13th-floor window
NBC 12 Richmond / Posted 19 days ago
debate heats up on July 4 in CAGun debate heats up on July 4 in CA To celebrate Independence Day, Congresswoman Jackie Speier led a group in a sit-in similar to the one members of Congress held when they ran into GOP opposition to gun... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Woman killed in homemade cannon incidentdebate heats up on July 4 in CAGun debate heats up on July 4 in CA To celebrat
Woman killed in homemade cannon incident
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 19 days ago
debate heats up on July 4 in CAGun debate heats up on July 4 in CA To celebrate Independence Day, Congresswoman Jackie Speier led a group in a sit-in similar to the one members of Congress held when they ran into GOP opposition to gun... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
Rio's police hold 'Welcome to Hell' protestsdebate heats up on July 4 in CAGun debate heats up on July 4 in CA To celebrat
Rio's police hold 'Welcome to Hell' protests
WSMV Nashville / Posted 19 days ago
debate heats up on July 4 in CAGun debate heats up on July 4 in CA To celebrate Independence Day, Congresswoman Jackie Speier led a group in a sit-in similar to the one members of Congress held when they ran into GOP opposition to gun... Read more
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KFDA-TV Amarillo
Woman killed in homemade cannon incidentdebate heats up on July 4 in CAGun debate heats up on July 4 in CA To celebrat
Woman killed in homemade cannon incident
KFDA-TV Amarillo / Posted 19 days ago
debate heats up on July 4 in CAGun debate heats up on July 4 in CA To celebrate Independence Day, Congresswoman Jackie Speier led a group in a sit-in similar to the one members of Congress held when they ran into GOP opposition to gun... Read more
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WAVE 3 Louisville
Rio's police hold 'Welcome to Hell' protestsdebate heats up on July 4 in CAGun debate heats up on July 4 in CA To celebrat
Rio's police hold 'Welcome to Hell' protests
WAVE 3 Louisville / Posted 19 days ago
debate heats up on July 4 in CAGun debate heats up on July 4 in CA To celebrate Independence Day, Congresswoman Jackie Speier led a group in a sit-in similar to the one members of Congress held when they ran into GOP opposition to gun... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
Woman killed in homemade cannon incidentdebate heats up on July 4 in CAGun debate heats up on July 4 in CA To celebrat
Woman killed in homemade cannon incident
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 19 days ago
debate heats up on July 4 in CAGun debate heats up on July 4 in CA To celebrate Independence Day, Congresswoman Jackie Speier led a group in a sit-in similar to the one members of Congress held when they ran into GOP opposition to gun... Read more
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