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NBC News
Op-Ed: The Right To Vote Needs to Be Defended After Shelby County v. Holderis one of the most precious rights we have in this country. Chinese Americans k
Op-Ed: The Right To Vote Needs to Be Defended After Shelby County v. Holder
NBC News / Posted 21 minutes ago
is one of the most precious rights we have in this country. Chinese Americans know that because they were denied that right for 60 long years through the Chinese Exclusion Act of 1882. Though much progress has been made for the Asian American... Read more
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FOX 43 Harrisburg
Democrats end House sit-in protest over gun controlthe fight was not over. “We must come back here on July 5th [when Congress ret
Democrats end House sit-in protest over gun control
FOX 43 Harrisburg / Posted 3 days ago
the fight was not over. “We must come back here on July 5th [when Congress returns to session] more determined than ever before,” Lewis said. He also tweeted, “We got in trouble. We got in the way. Good trouble. Necessary Trouble. By sitting-in,... Read more
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Q13 FOX Seattle
Democrats to end House sit-in protest over gun control, aide sayshad earlier tried to shut it down, but the Democrats’ sit-in protesting the lac
Democrats to end House sit-in protest over gun control, aide says
Q13 FOX Seattle / Posted 3 days ago
had earlier tried to shut it down, but the Democrats’ sit-in protesting the lack of action on gun control lasted for more than 24 hours. In the middle of the night, House Republicans had sought to end the extraordinary day of drama by... Read more
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KPRC Local 2 Houston
House Democrats end 25-hour sit-in over gun control voteshad earlier tried to shut it down, but the Democrats' protest over the lack of
House Democrats end 25-hour sit-in over gun control votes
KPRC Local 2 Houston / Posted 3 days ago
had earlier tried to shut it down, but the Democrats' protest over the lack of action on gun control lasted for more than 24 hours.In the middle of the night, the House GOP had sought to end the extraordinary day of drama by swiftly... Read more
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WGN TV Chicago
Democrats end House sit-in protest over gun controlthe fight was not over. “We must come back here on July 5th [when Congress ret
Democrats end House sit-in protest over gun control
WGN TV Chicago / Posted 3 days ago
the fight was not over. “We must come back here on July 5th [when Congress returns to session] more determined than ever before,” Lewis said. He also tweeted, “We got in trouble. We got in the way. Good trouble. Necessary Trouble. By sitting-in,... Read more
919 related stories
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FOX 6 Milwaukee
Democrats end House sit-in protest over gun controlthe fight was not over. “We must come back here on July 5th [when Congress ret
Democrats end House sit-in protest over gun control
FOX 6 Milwaukee / Posted 3 days ago
the fight was not over. “We must come back here on July 5th [when Congress returns to session] more determined than ever before,” Lewis said. He also tweeted, “We got in trouble. We got in the way. Good trouble. Necessary Trouble. By sitting-in,... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Aide: Democrats to end House sit-in protest over gun controlhad earlier tried to shut it down, but the Democrats' day-long sit-in protestin
Aide: Democrats to end House sit-in protest over gun control
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 3 days ago
had earlier tried to shut it down, but the Democrats' day-long sit-in protesting the lack of action on gun control lasted for more than 24 hours. In the middle of the night, House Republicans had sought to end an extraordinary day of drama that... Read more
919 related stories
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WTKR Norfolk
House Democrats ending sit inhad earlier tried to shut it down, but the Democrats’ sit-in protesting the lac
House Democrats ending sit in
WTKR Norfolk / Posted 3 days ago
had earlier tried to shut it down, but the Democrats’ sit-in protesting the lack of action on gun control lasted for more than 24 hours. In the middle of the night, House Republicans had sought to end the extraordinary day of drama by... Read more
919 related stories
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FOX 8 WGHP
Democrats to end House sit-in protest over gun controlhad earlier tried to shut it down, but the Democrats’ day-long sit-in protestin
Democrats to end House sit-in protest over gun control
FOX 8 WGHP / Posted 3 days ago
had earlier tried to shut it down, but the Democrats’ day-long sit-in protesting the lack of action on gun control lasted for more than 24 hours. In the middle of the night, House Republicans had sought to end an extraordinary day of drama that... Read more
919 related stories
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
Aide: Democrats to end House sit-in protest over gun controlhad earlier tried to shut it down, but the Democrats' day-long sit-in protestin
Aide: Democrats to end House sit-in protest over gun control
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 3 days ago
had earlier tried to shut it down, but the Democrats' day-long sit-in protesting the lack of action on gun control lasted for more than 24 hours. In the middle of the night, House Republicans had sought to end an extraordinary day of drama that... Read more
919 related stories
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FOX 31 Denver
Democrats to end House sit-in protest over gun controlsought to end an extraordinary day of drama and terminate what has now become a
Democrats to end House sit-in protest over gun control
FOX 31 Denver / Posted 3 days ago
sought to end an extraordinary day of drama and terminate what has now become a 24-hour demonstration by swiftly adjourning for a recess that will last through July 5. The move was an effort to shut down a protest that began Wednesday morning in... Read more
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Q13 FOX Seattle
GOP fails to stop Democrats’ gun protest sit-in on House floornight, House Republicans had sought to end an extraordinary day of drama and wh
GOP fails to stop Democrats’ gun protest sit-in on House floor
Q13 FOX Seattle / Posted 4 days ago
night, House Republicans had sought to end an extraordinary day of drama and what has become a 22-hour sit-in by adjourning for a recess that will last through July 5. The move was an effort to shut down a protest that began Wednesday morning in... Read more
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KTLA-TV Los Angeles
Democrats’ Nearly Day-Long Sit-in On House Floor Continuesday-long sit-in was still going Thursday and showed no signs of letting up. Ge
Democrats’ Nearly Day-Long Sit-in On House Floor Continues
KTLA-TV Los Angeles / Posted 4 days ago
day-long sit-in was still going Thursday and showed no signs of letting up. Georgia Rep. John Lewis, a congressman known for historic contribution to the civil rights movement, is leading a sit-in on the House floor Wednesday to push Republicans... Read more
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WGN TV Chicago
GOP fails to stop Democrats’ sit-in on House floornight, House Republicans had sought to end an extraordinary day of drama and wh
GOP fails to stop Democrats’ sit-in on House floor
WGN TV Chicago / Posted 4 days ago
night, House Republicans had sought to end an extraordinary day of drama and what has become a 21-hour sit-in by adjourning for a recess that will last through July 5. The move was an effort to shut down a protest that began Wednesday morning when... Read more
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FOX 4 Kansas City
GOP fails to stop Democrats’ sit-in on House floornight, House Republicans had sought to end an extraordinary day of drama and wh
GOP fails to stop Democrats’ sit-in on House floor
FOX 4 Kansas City / Posted 4 days ago
night, House Republicans had sought to end an extraordinary day of drama and what has become a 21-hour sit-in by adjourning for a recess that will last through July 5. The move was an effort to shut down a protest that began Wednesday morning when... Read more
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WHO-TV 13 Des Moines
GOP Fails to Stop Democrats’ Sit-In on House FloorGeorgia Rep. John Lewis, a congressman known for historic contribution to the c
GOP Fails to Stop Democrats’ Sit-In on House Floor
WHO-TV 13 Des Moines / Posted 4 days ago
Georgia Rep. John Lewis, a congressman known for historic contribution to the civil rights movement, is leading a sit-in on the House floor Wednesday to push Republicans to address gun violence. WASHINGTON — The Republicans tried to shut it down,... Read more
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FOX 8 WGHP
Sit-in spurs late-night clash on House floorto end an extraordinary day of drama and a 16-hour sit-in by Democrats in the e
Sit-in spurs late-night clash on House floor
FOX 8 WGHP / Posted 4 days ago
to end an extraordinary day of drama and a 16-hour sit-in by Democrats in the early hours of Thursday morning by adjourning for a recess that will last through July 5. The move is an effort to shut down a protest that began Wednesday morning when... Read more
919 related stories
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
Sit-in spurs late-night clash on House floorto end an extraordinary day of drama and a 16-hour sit-in by Democrats in the e
Sit-in spurs late-night clash on House floor
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 4 days ago
to end an extraordinary day of drama and a 16-hour sit-in by Democrats in the early hours of Thursday morning by adjourning for a recess that will last through July 5. The move is an effort to shut down a protest that began Wednesday morning when... Read more
919 related stories
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Sit-in spurs late-night clash on House floorto end an extraordinary day of drama and a 16-hour sit-in by Democrats in the e
Sit-in spurs late-night clash on House floor
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 4 days ago
to end an extraordinary day of drama and a 16-hour sit-in by Democrats in the early hours of Thursday morning by adjourning for a recess that will last through July 5. The move is an effort to shut down a protest that began Wednesday morning when... Read more
919 related stories
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WHO-TV 13 Des Moines
WATCH LIVE: House Democrats Hold Sit-In on Gun ControlWASHINGTON – John Lewis revived Wednesday one of the most evocative forms of pr
WATCH LIVE: House Democrats Hold Sit-In on Gun Control
WHO-TV 13 Des Moines / Posted 4 days ago
WASHINGTON – John Lewis revived Wednesday one of the most evocative forms of protest from the civil rights movement — the sit-in — to demand House Republicans move on gun control. In a move rich with historic symbolism, the civil rights icon and... Read more
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FOX 43 Harrisburg
John Lewis leads sit-in on House floor over gunsWASHINGTON – John Lewis revived Wednesday one of the most evocative forms of pr
John Lewis leads sit-in on House floor over guns
FOX 43 Harrisburg / Posted 4 days ago
WASHINGTON – John Lewis revived Wednesday one of the most evocative forms of protest from the civil rights movement — the sit-in — to demand House Republicans move on gun control. In a move rich with historic symbolism, the civil rights icon and... Read more
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CBS 6 Richmond
WATCH LIVE: House Democrats hold sit-in on gun controlWASHINGTON – John Lewis revived Wednesday one of the most evocative forms of pr
WATCH LIVE: House Democrats hold sit-in on gun control
CBS 6 Richmond / Posted 4 days ago
WASHINGTON – John Lewis revived Wednesday one of the most evocative forms of protest from the civil rights movement — the sit-in — to demand House Republicans move on gun control. In a move rich with historic symbolism, the civil rights icon and... Read more
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FOX 31 Denver
WATCH LIVE: House Democrats hold sit-in on gun controlWASHINGTON – John Lewis revived Wednesday one of the most evocative forms of pr
WATCH LIVE: House Democrats hold sit-in on gun control
FOX 31 Denver / Posted 4 days ago
WASHINGTON – John Lewis revived Wednesday one of the most evocative forms of protest from the civil rights movement — the sit-in — to demand House Republicans move on gun control. In a move rich with historic symbolism, the civil rights icon and... Read more
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Q13 FOX Seattle
WATCH LIVE: House Democrats hold sit-in on gun controlWASHINGTON – John Lewis revived Wednesday one of the most evocative forms of pr
WATCH LIVE: House Democrats hold sit-in on gun control
Q13 FOX Seattle / Posted 4 days ago
WASHINGTON – John Lewis revived Wednesday one of the most evocative forms of protest from the civil rights movement — the sit-in — to demand House Republicans move on gun control. In a move rich with historic symbolism, the civil rights icon and... Read more
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FOX 8 WGHP
Watch live: House Democrats hold sit-in on gun controlWASHINGTON – John Lewis revived Wednesday one of the most evocative forms of pr
Watch live: House Democrats hold sit-in on gun control
FOX 8 WGHP / Posted 4 days ago
WASHINGTON – John Lewis revived Wednesday one of the most evocative forms of protest from the civil rights movement — the sit-in — to demand House Republicans move on gun control. In a move rich with historic symbolism, the civil rights icon and... Read more
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FOX40 Sacramento
WATCH LIVE: House Democrats Hold Sit-In on Gun ControlWASHINGTON – John Lewis revived Wednesday one of the most evocative forms of pr
WATCH LIVE: House Democrats Hold Sit-In on Gun Control
FOX40 Sacramento / Posted 4 days ago
WASHINGTON – John Lewis revived Wednesday one of the most evocative forms of protest from the civil rights movement — the sit-in — to demand House Republicans move on gun control. In a move rich with historic symbolism, the civil rights icon and... Read more
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Roll Call
Gun Compromise Faces Challenges From Right and LeftSen. Susan Collins and her fellow senators supporting a compromise proposal to
Gun Compromise Faces Challenges From Right and Left
Roll Call / Posted 4 days ago
Sen. Susan Collins and her fellow senators supporting a compromise proposal to make it tougher for terror suspects to buy guns have some work on their hands. The Maine Republican earned praise from both sides of the aisle for stepping up to find... Read more
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News On 6 Tulsa
Senators Strike Compromise To Ban Suspected Terrorists From Buying GunsSen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, would prohibit people on the government's no-fly l
Senators Strike Compromise To Ban Suspected Terrorists From Buying Guns
News On 6 Tulsa / Posted 5 days ago
Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, would prohibit people on the government's no-fly list and the government's selectee list used for extensive screening at airports from purchasing a gun. The bill would allow U.S. citizens and green-card holders to... Read more
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Times News
Former Lehighton manager values town’s charm, assetswe will be featuring stories about the town and the people. Small towns face m
Former Lehighton manager values town’s charm, assets
Times News / Posted 5 days ago
we will be featuring stories about the town and the people. Small towns face major obstacles to survive, according to a former Lehighton borough manager, but this town has one advantage over many other municipalities. It owns most of its utility... Read more
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CBS News
Senators strike deal on banning suspected terrorists from buying gunsSen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, would prohibit people on the government's no-fly l
Senators strike deal on banning suspected terrorists from buying guns
CBS News / Posted 5 days ago
Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, would prohibit people on the government's no-fly list and the government's selectee list used for extensive screening at airports from purchasing a gun. The bill would allow U.S. citizens and green-card holders to... Read more
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The Atlantic
Thoughts, Prayers, and Facebook Rants Aren't Enoughwho feel numb. Then come the strongly worded editorials. A presidential motorca
Thoughts, Prayers, and Facebook Rants Aren't Enough
The Atlantic / Posted 10 days ago
who feel numb. Then come the strongly worded editorials. A presidential motorcade arrives. After that, it isn’t very long before the homemade signs and teddy bears vanish. Less than a week since the massacre at an Orlando nightclub, we are... Read more
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Lake Placid News
Editorials from around New Yorkeditorials of statewide and national interest from New York's newspapers: The
Editorials from around New York
Lake Placid News / Posted 11 days ago
editorials of statewide and national interest from New York's newspapers: The Poughkeepsie Journal on New York's need for more teachers. Despite the massive hue and cry over the education system's stunning failure to implement new curriculum... Read more
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Salon.com
The conservative third-party fantasy: Lots of tweets and press releases, no actual progressto run as an alternative to Donald Trump has always been more about the illusio
The conservative third-party fantasy: Lots of tweets and press releases, no actual progress
Salon.com / Posted 12 days ago
to run as an alternative to Donald Trump has always been more about the illusion of movement than actual, tangible progress. It started as a hashtag – #NeverTrump – that spawned a lot of tweets and provided a brief rallying point for... Read more
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Mashable
Orlando attack is a 'wake-up call' to stop dehumanizing LGBT people, advocates saystormed a gay nightclub in Florida, killing 49 people and wounding another 53 v
Orlando attack is a 'wake-up call' to stop dehumanizing LGBT people, advocates say
Mashable / Posted 13 days ago
stormed a gay nightclub in Florida, killing 49 people and wounding another 53 victims, the public searched desperately for answers about his motivation. When law enforcement reported that Mateen, a 29-year-old U.S. citizen, swore allegiance to... Read more
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The Washington Times
Donald Trump endorses Renee Ellmers in North Carolina, shocking his supportersDonald Trump’s endorsement of Rep. Renee Ellmers in North Carolina sent shock w
Donald Trump endorses Renee Ellmers in North Carolina, shocking his supporters
The Washington Times / Posted 20 days ago
Donald Trump’s endorsement of Rep. Renee Ellmers in North Carolina sent shock waves through the likely GOP presidential nominee’s supporters over the weekend, stoking new fears about his political reliability after the first person he backed has a... Read more
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Salon.com
The politics of bigotry: Donald Trump and the rise of white racial victimhoodto condemn the Ku Klux Klan, he offered voters a toxic mixture of victimhood an
The politics of bigotry: Donald Trump and the rise of white racial victimhood
Salon.com / Posted 21 days ago
to condemn the Ku Klux Klan, he offered voters a toxic mixture of victimhood and pugilistic rhetoric tinged with nostalgia for a violent, unapologetically racist past: “We’re not allowed to punch back anymore. I love the old days,” stated Trump at... Read more
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The Border Mail
The problem with how we measure success in schoolsthat combines music with therapy. The steady rhythm and varied intensity of the
The problem with how we measure success in schools
The Border Mail / Posted 28 days ago
that combines music with therapy. The steady rhythm and varied intensity of the drum beat is providing relief from trauma for students who have seen war in their home countries. In a nearby class,17-year-old Lai Duc Tuyen is deep into an... Read more
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Daily Maverick
Obama’s legacy: History will judge him kindlyan inspirational life history andhis rhetorical power all generated a belief he
Obama’s legacy: History will judge him kindly
Daily Maverick / Posted 28 days ago
an inspirational life history andhis rhetorical power all generated a belief he would be able to fix the ills ofAmerican foreign policy – and many of the globe’s problems at the same time.More so than people in many places, by virtue of his... Read more
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The News & Observer
In light of HB2 free speech threats, ethics probe seems warrantedprobe seems warranted It is shocking that leading companies against HB2 are co
In light of HB2 free speech threats, ethics probe seems warranted
The News & Observer / Posted a month ago
probe seems warranted It is shocking that leading companies against HB2 are concerned that lawmakers may target them for retaliation Legislators who have threatened to punish free speech have violated the oath they took to uphold the federal... Read more

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