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THEY CAN’T WIN THIS ONE

Even if Republican nominee Roy Moore wins the Special Election in Alabama, the Republicans will own him and his sexual abuse of two teenage girls. The person who has the most to lose is not Moore should he win. In … Continue reading

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SUPPORT THE GLOBAL FOOD SECURITY ACT

The Trump Administrations disastrous concept of foreign policy could eventually destroy efforts to stop global starvation. USAID and other fine agencies that deliver much needed aid to starving people must never be harmed by the Trump Administration. The lasting legacy … Continue reading

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IGNORANCE OF THE LAW

Once again Donald Trump has shown his ignorance of the law, policy and procedure. Once again, Trunp’s enablers have allowed this to happen and probably encouraged this to occur. In this most recent case, Trump has flouted the procedure as … Continue reading

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INTRODUCTION OF ARTICLES OF IMPEACHMENT

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ANOTHER JUDICIAL CHECK AGAINST EXTREMISM

A federal judge on Wednesday blocked a new Texas law seeking to ban a commonly used abortion method, the latest in a string of court defeats to the Legislature’s attempts to make getting an abortion as difficult as possible in … Continue reading

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DEMOCRATIC WOMEN SEEK PASSAGE OF DREAM ACT

Democratic women Senate colleagues have sent a letter to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell urging him to pass the Dream Act as soon as possible before the Senate recesses in December. In the letter, Cantwell, Murray, and nine other female … Continue reading

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AMEND THE CONGRESSIONAL ACCOUNTABILITY ACT OF 1995

Rep. Jackie Speier, D-Calif., and Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., have introduced legislation to overhaul the process of reporting sexual harassment. Victims of sexual misconduct are currently required to undergo counseling, mediation and a 30-day “cooling off period” before filing a … Continue reading

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ECONOMIC COST OF OPIOID CRISIS

Opioid drug abuse, which has ravaged parts of the United States in recent years, cost the economy as much as $504 billion in 2015, White House economists said in a report made public on Sunday. The White House Council of … Continue reading

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A FIRST IN NEW ORLEANS

LaToya Cantrell, a City Council member who first gained a political following as she worked to help her hard-hit neighborhood recover from Hurricane Katrina, won a historic election Saturday that made her the first woman mayor of New Orleans. The … Continue reading

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THERE ARE NO WORDS

What could the United States government possibly say to a sexual abuse victim that is meaningful? Sorry is not enough, but maybe justice followed by a change in attitude is good start. Roy Moore has accelerated a conversation that has … Continue reading

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