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Emanuel Cleaver: GOP Opposition To Loretta Lynch Is ‘Sign’ That Race Relations Have Not Improved

By Mollie Reilly Rep. Emanuel Cleaver (D-Mo.) says Senate Republicans would signal that their opposition to President Barack Obama is rooted in racism if they fail to confirm attorney general nominee Loretta Lynch. On Wednesday, Cleaver told Bloomberg Politics that … Continue reading

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How a Confused Mom Drove Through a White House Checkpoint and Ended Up Dead

By Jennifer Gonnerman At 2:13 p.m. on October 3, 2013—10 months before Michael Brown was killed in Ferguson, Missouri, nine months before Eric Garner was choked in Staten Island—a 34-year-old African American woman drove into a checkpoint in Washington, DC. Her car, a … Continue reading

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