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By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, March 27th, 2018
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Former SCOTUS Justice John Paul Stevens gives GOP rallying call, ‘repeal the second amendment’

Just when political analysts would clearly predict a massive seat gain in November for Democrats, former Supreme Court justice John Paul Stevens on Tuesday called for the repeal of the Second Amendment, the constitutional More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, January 18th, 2018
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U.S. Congressmen John Lewis and Bennie Thompson set for Grand Celebration at the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum

U.S. Congressmen John Lewis and Bennie Thompson will be in Jackson, Miss., on Feb. 23-24 for the first annual Grand Celebration and Gala at the new Mississippi Civil Rights Museum. The diverse Friends of Mississippi More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, October 30th, 2017
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Russia investigation: Tony Podesta resigns lobbyist role as Robert Mueller charges loom

Democratic power lobbyist Tony Podesta, founder of the Podesta Group, is stepping down from the firm that bears his name after coming under investigation by special counsel Robert Mueller. This move comes after More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, October 30th, 2017
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Russia investigation: Paul Manafort, Rick Gates indicted for conspiracy, money laundering, ties to foreign government

Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort and former Trump campaign official Rick Gates surrendered Monday to Justice Department special counsel Robert Mueller. Manafort has been indicted on 12 charges of money-laundering More...

By Butter Bracco On Monday, February 27th, 2017
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Tom Perez to chair DNC, progressives call for more socialism, Bernie Sanders wants ‘total transformation’ of Democratic Party

The battle for the chair of the Democratic National Committee came to an end in Atlanta when former Labor Secretary Tom Perez was elected to the position, beating out Minnesota Rep. Keith Ellison in a race between More...

By Butter Bracco On Tuesday, January 24th, 2017
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Democrats win big as Dianne Feinstein delays confirmation vote on Jeff Sessions

Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., the senior Democrat on the Senate Judiciary Committee, voted Tuesday to delay the confirmation of Alabama Senator Jeff Sessions as President Trump’s Attorney General until More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, January 20th, 2017
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Judge to DHS, Jeh Johnson, Alejandro Mayorkas, Christian Marrone, Stevan Bunnell: Do NOT destroy emails

A federal judge has ordered four current or former top officials at the Department of Homeland Security, including Secretary Jeh Johnson, to preserve emails in their private accounts that may be responsive to a More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, July 25th, 2016
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Judge rules in favor of Missouri State Senator Paul Wieland, strikes down Obamacare’s contraceptive mandate

A federal district judge in the Eastern District of Missouri granted a summary judgment in favor of Missouri State Senator Paul Wieland and his wife Theresa against the Obamacare abortifacient/contraceptive mandate, More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, July 13th, 2016
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Donald Trumps fires back at Ruth Bader Ginsburg attacks, she should resign, her mind is shot’

The presumtive GOP presidential candidate, Donald Trump, is calling for the resignation of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg following her attacks during recent interviews, calling Trump a “faker” More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, June 10th, 2016
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Ohio school district sues Feds over ‘bathroom mandate’ to maintain ‘dignity privacy safety of all students’

Alliance Defending Freedom attorneys representing an Ohio school district filed suit Friday against the U.S. departments of Education and Justice for making federal educational funding dependent on students sharing More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, June 10th, 2016
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Hillary Clinton email scandal is a ‘criminal investigation,’ says White House, she says ‘there is no basis for it’

White House has confirmed that the Justice Department is conducting a “criminal investigation” regarding Hillary Clinton’s personal email use, manipulation and storage of classified information. Press Secretary More...

By Butter Bracco On Wednesday, March 16th, 2016
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President Obama nominates Merrick Garland for Supreme Court

In the wake Justice Scalia’s death and threats from GOP opposition in the Senate, President Obama nominates Merrick Garland for the open seat on the US Supreme Court. Garland is a well-known moderate who has More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, March 11th, 2016
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AG Loretta Lynch says DOJ has ‘discussed’ taking legal action against climate deniers

Attorney General Loretta Lynch testified that the Justice Department has “discussed” taking civil legal action against the fossil fuel industry for “denying” the “threat of carbon emissions” when it More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, March 3rd, 2016
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Email scandal: Clinton staffer, Bryan Pagliano, granted immunity by DOJ

The Justice Department has granted immunity to a former State Department staffer, who worked on Hillary Clinton’s private email server, as part of a criminal investigation into the possible mishandling of classified More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, February 23rd, 2016
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John Qunicy Adams – Amistad Speech February 24, 1841

UPDATE: City honors 175 anniversary of SCOTUS decision: The Amistad case is considered the first civil-rights legal victory in U.S. history. “The captives were always advocating for themselves, not just relying More...

By Butter Bracco On Friday, January 29th, 2016
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Gun Control hearing: Maryland’s Barbara Mikulski, let’s avoid ‘constitutional arguments’

Maryland Sen. Barbara Mikulski said at a Senate hearing that she wanted to avoid getting “involved in constitutional arguments” as the hearing in question dealt with President Obama’s recent executive More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, January 13th, 2016
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California’s Barbara Lee on President Obama’s SOTU address, talks gun violence, racism, education

Congresswoman Barbara Lee released this statement following President Obama’s State of the Union address: This evening, the American people and the world had an opportunity to hear directly from our President More...

By Sierra Jones On Wednesday, January 13th, 2016
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Obama administration stopping Homeland Security from investigating 113 ‘migrant’ immigrant terrorists

Leading senators on Monday petitioned multiple Obama administration agencies to stop stonewalling a congressional investigation into the immigration histories of at least 113 foreign-born individuals implicated More...

By Butter Bracco On Thursday, December 10th, 2015
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Marco Rubio vows to end transgender executive orders, bathroom bills

While campaigning in Virginia Beach, Virginia, Florida U.S. senator and GOP presidential hopeful Marco Rubio pledged to reverse President Obama’s 2014 gender ideology executive order should he be elected president. While More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Thursday, November 12th, 2015
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Oregon Judge Vance Day battling ethics investigation after refusing to perform same-sex marriages

An ethics hearing in Oregon is underway for a judge who refused to perform same-sex “marriage,” a probe his attorney says will test whether conservative judges are allowed to hold traditional beliefs on marriage More...


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