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Senate Confirms Loretta Lynch To Be Attorney General

By Russell Berman Loretta Lynch won confirmation as attorney general on Thursday afternoon, as the Republican-controlled Senate gave its approval after a wait of 166 days. The final vote was 56-43, with 10 Republicans joining all Democrats in supporting her. … Continue reading

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I am a cook in the US Senate but I still need food stamps to feed my children

By Bertrand Olotara Every day, I serve food to some of the most powerful people on earth – including many of the senators who are running for president: I’m a cook for the federal contractor that runs the US Senate … Continue reading

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What other black politicians can learn from Booker’s victory

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