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Statehood for DC is in the Congressional works

From today’s DailyKos Elections: Meanwhile, Senate Democrats have unveiled their own bill to grant statehood to Washington, D.C., following the lead of the House, where Democrats may vote as soon as next week to pass the “For the People Act,” … Continue reading

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Martin Luther King, Jr., Earl Caldwell and the Daily News

Go right now to your nearest newsstand and buy a copy of today’s Daily News. Because my local tabloid devotes the cover and first seven pages to a commemoration of Martin Luther King, Jr., on this fiftieth anniversary of his … Continue reading

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“2 Texas Students Sue Schools to Freely Protest the Pledge”

Source: 2 Texas Students Sue Schools to Freely Protest the Pledge – The New York Times Like those [NFL] athletes, the Texas students, India Landry and another teenager, identified only by her initials, M.O., said their protests stemmed from a … Continue reading

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