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Peter Yarrow to Perform at ‘Women for Peace’ Rally Outside Pentagon

Peter Yarrow, convicted in the 1970’s  of “making sexual advances” on a 14-year-old girl, will perform on Friday at a rally organized by the nonprofit Code Pink: Women for Peace. Yarrow went to prison after making sexual advances on a 14-year-old girl and her 17-year-old sister …

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Frederica Wilson Mad at Notion She Misinterpreted Trump: ‘This Is Not a Question to Ask Me’

Democratic Rep. Frederica Wilson (Fla.) was pushed by CNN’s Alisyn Camerota on whether she misinterpreted President Donald Trump’s intentions during his phone call to a Gold Star family, but the congresswoman pushed back, saying it “is not a question to ask me.” Camerota initiated the exchange …

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Gold Star Widow on Call With Trump: ‘It Felt Like I Was Talking to Another Regular Human’

Natasha De Alencar returned home on April 12 after making t-shirts and pillowcases in her husband’s memory when the Army casualty assistance officer told her that President Donald Trump was on the phone for her. De Alencar’s husband, Army Staff Sgt. Mark R. De Alencar, …

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NBC Op-Ed Complains ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’ Teaches Children Not to Believe Rape Victims

An opinion piece published by NBC News on Friday complains Harper Lee’s Pulitzer Prize-winning novel “To Kill a Mockingbird” teaches school children to disregard rape claims. African-American novelist Alice Randall asked “Why Are We Still Teaching ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’ in Schools?” She argues, “those who blindly defend ‘Mockingbird’ are missing …

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Sen. Harris Quiet as Civil Rights Group Throws Support Behind Anti-Sex-Trafficking Bill

The National Urban League has thrown its weight behind a bill aimed at fighting online sex-trafficking, putting more pressure on Sen. Kamala Harris (D., Calif.) to take a public stand on the bill. The NUL, a civil rights group that advocates on behalf of African-Americans, …

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Heitkamp Raised Twice as Much From Goldman Sachs as From North Dakota

Democratic Sen. Heidi Heitkamp (N.D.) received nearly twice as much money from Goldman Sachs bankers in New York as from individuals in her home state of North Dakota over the past three months, according to her campaign’s most recent filing. Heitkamp, currently gearing up to run …

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What We Can Learn From World War II

While visiting Hillsdale College this week, I was unexpectedly bequeathed a gift. When I arrived at the house where I am staying I discovered on the buffet table in the kitchen a small collection of books on military history, grand strategy, and World War II. …

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Frederica Wilson Laughs That She’s Now a ‘Rock Star’ Because of Feud With Trump Over Call to Military Widow

Democratic Rep. Frederica Wilson (Fla.) laughed on Thursday that she was now a “rock star” and called it “phenomenal” that she’s embroiled in a feud with the White House over a conversation President Donald Trump had with a military widow. Wilson set off a firestorm …

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Sanders Supporters in DNC Worry They’ll Be ‘Purged’ by Party Establishment

Tensions between the Democratic Party establishment and its left-wing base continue to emerge, and some members worry about a purge of Sanders supporters. The left wing of the party has viewed the DNC with skepticism for years, and several top Democrats joined Sanders in supporting Rep. Keith …

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Senate Passes Budget Resolution Paving Way for Tax Reform

The Senate passed the 2018 fiscal year budget resolution Thursday in a 51-49 vote, paving the way for tax reform. The budget cuts government spending by $5.1 trillion and will create an on-budget surplus of $197 billion over the next decade due to economic growth …

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