Democratic Group in Congress May Help Save Black Utah Republican Senator Mia Love’s Seat

Written by Bryan Schott, Managing Editor Category: Today At Utah Policy Created: 02 October 2018 Rep. Mia Love may get some help in her tough re-election race against Ben McAdams from an unlikely source: Congressional Democrats. Love is the only Republican in the Congressional Black Caucus. Buzzfeed reports she’s been

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With Brett Kavanaugh Vote, Senator Mitch McConnell and Republicans Willingly Strike a Blow at the U.S. Constitution

Published: Oct 6, 2018 3:59 p.m. By:  Chris Edelson Republican senators are willing soldiers in Trump’s authoritarian campaign   Those of us who see President Donald Trump as an authoritarian threat to America’s constitutional democracy have looked to Republicans in Congress, as the majority party, to set limits on executive

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Florida Governor’s Race: A Microcosm of Polarized U.S. Politics

Leila MACOR,AFP Miami (AFP) – A charismatic black Democrat versus an anti-immigrant white Republican — the race for the governorship of Florida in next month’s US midterm elections is a microcosm of America’s bitterly divided politics, and possibly a sign of things to come in 2020. Andrew Gillum, 39, mayor

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Political Polarization is the Issue of Our Time

By Jesse Stokes, EDITOR IN CHIEF On October 3, 2018 Some consider it to be climate change. Others think it is immigration. A few even point to the battle for the legalization of marijuana. However, political polarization is the single-most prevalent issue of our time. Merriam-Webster defines polarization as the

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Mia Love, Sole Black Republican Woman in Congress, Fights for Her Seat

By Julie Turkewitz Oct. 4, 2018 MILLCREEK, Utah — Ben McAdams, a candidate for Congress, was speed-walking along the highway shoulder in his business suit, safety and common sense be damned. “We’ll make it,” he said, as the trucks whistled by, blowing dust into the Utah sun. In his bid

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White Man Allegedly Yells at Black Grandmother and Two Little Girls Campaigning for Beto O’Rourke

By James Hetherington On 10/4/18 at 7:05 AM A black grandmother and her two granddaughters were allegedly accosted and told to “go back where they came from” while out campaigning for Democratic Senate candidate Beto O’Rourke. The 70-year-old Texas woman was walking with her granddaughters—who are 8 and 10—when a white man allegedly

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Police won’t Investigate Minnesota Congressman Rep. Keith Ellison for Abuse; Cite Conflict

Associated Press MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minneapolis Police Department said Wednesday that it won’t investigate domestic abuse allegations against Rep. Keith Ellison due to a conflict of interest. State Democratic officials asked Minneapolis police to conduct an investigation after an attorney with links to the party found an ex-girlfriend’s claims

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From Kamala Harris To John Legend, Black People Are Snatching Wigs On Brett Kavanaugh

Written By Clarissa Hamlin Posted September 26, 2018 More African Americans were expected to join Kamala Harris, John Legend and others in opposing Brett Kavanaugh‘s Supreme Court confirmation this week. Much of the nation is talking about this Thursday’s Senate Judiciary Committee testimony of Christine Blasey Ford, the first woman to

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Black Women Were Active During Kavanaugh and Ford Senate Hearings

Donna M. Owens Sep, 28, 2018 African American women were vocal, active participants during Thursday’s Senate hearing on Capitol Hill, as Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and Dr. Christine Blasey Ford testified about her accusations of sexual assault and he offered a counter defense. From the women of the Congressional

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