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Who is Laphonza Butler, California’s new senator?
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Who is Laphonza Butler, California’s new senator?
California Gov. Gavin Newsom has announced that his choice to succeed U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein, who passed away on Sept. 29, is Laphonza Butler, a labor leader and the president of EMILY’s List — the country’s most extensive resource for women in politics.
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Pressley pushes for abortion access
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Pressley pushes for abortion access
Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley, along with colleagues in the House of Representatives, introduced legislation March 30 to federally codify protections for access to abortions nationwide. Keywords: Ayanna Pressley, women’s reproductive health, abortion access, environmental justice.
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House resolution would condemn Islamophobia
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House resolution would condemn Islamophobia
Reps. Ilhan Omar, D-Minnesota, and Rashida Tlaib, D-Michigan, jointly introduced a House Resolution March 23 aiming to combat Islamophobia.
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Judicial appointments matter
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Judicial appointments matter
It is never too early to let party leaders know that voters are concerned about the nomination of judges as well as the appointment of government officials with authority. 
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Hakeem Jeffries makes history as House minority leader
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Politics
Hakeem Jeffries makes history as House minority leader
When Hakeem Jeffries stepped to the rostrum of the U.S. Congress to nominate Nancy Pelosi as speaker in 2019, he shook the chamber with a rousing speech capped off by a startling reference to rap lyrics from Naughty by Nature.
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Pressley: no military weapons for police
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Pressley: no military weapons for police
Last week several progressive lawmakers, led in part by Massachusetts Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley, urged the federal government to end the transfer of military weapons to local law enforcement through administrative action.
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Asian Americans in DC rally call for multi-racial solidarity
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Asian Americans in DC rally call for multi-racial solidarity
Approximately 15,000 people gathered June 25 at the National Mall here for the first-ever Unity March, organized to draw attention to the dramatic spike in hate crimes against the Asian American Pacific Islander Community
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Interns steeped in golf culture at U.S. Open
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Interns steeped in golf culture at U.S. Open
Last month, as 2022 U.S. Open champion Matt Fitzpatrick hoisted the trophy for photos at The Country Club’s 18th hole, Jada Richardson and Kendall Jackson were on the green. Both Division I golfers from Howard University were wrapping up a week of V.I.P. access as Lee Elder interns.
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Uvalde Police Dept., Texas governor block release of records on shooting
In the past week, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has joined the growing list of state and local officials fighting the release of records that could help bring clarity to how the emergency response unfolded during last month’s deadly shooting in Uvalde.
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Latin America is changing. Will the U.S.?
For decades Latin America has been on the periphery of U.S. foreign policy thinking. But major transformations including new migration patterns, climate change, and broad-based social movements are already having consequences across the continent.
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Life Expectancy Gap Between Black And White Americans Closes By Nearly 50 Percent In 30 Years
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Health
Life Expectancy Gap Between Black And White Americans Closes By Nearly 50 Percent In 30 Years
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Biden’s Push To Ban Employers’ Non-Compete Clauses Draws Mixed Reaction
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Biden’s Push To Ban Employers’ Non-Compete Clauses Draws Mixed Reaction
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