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THESE 20 REPRESENTATIVES HAVE NOT HAD A PRIMARY CHALLENGER FOR AT LEAST A DECADE. Some House members have run unopposed for nearly three decades. Representative Rosa DeLauro, Democrat of Connecticut, for example, has never faced an in-party primary opponent since being elected in 1990.
U.K. CHARGES 2 MEN IN NOVICHOK POISONING, SAYING THEY’RE RUSSIAN AGENTS. By Richard Pérez-Peña and Ellen Barry— The two assassins sent to southwest England in March to poison a Russian former spy were active officers in Russia’s military intelligence, Prime Minister Theresa May of Britain said on Wednesday, after prosecutors accused the men of attempted murder, the first criminal charges in a case that has driven a deep wedge between Russia and the West.
WHAT’S BLACKOUT DAY?
The #Blackout is the name of the movement behind the hashtag #BlackoutDay (#blackout on Tumblr), a quarterly call-to-action to (re)define Blackness that takes place on the 6th day of every third month starting from March 6th. This is our way of talking about Blackness and how we can see ourselves regardless of age, background, size, gender, etc.. We welcome you to help define Blackness on your own terms simply by being yourself and showing us what you can do. Next #BlackoutDay: Education – Sept 6th.
From March 2015 to January 2016, the team consisted of the three original creators: Marissa Rei, who has taken on leadership of the movement, T’von Green, who contributed the original selfie day idea, and nukirk, the curator being WhatWhitesWillNeverKnow, who served as the host of the first #BlackoutDay promotion, runs visual promotions and serves as the promoter on most of the social networks.
T’von Green retired from the project after the December 2015 and is acknowledged as a legacy member.
The current active team members are Marissa Rei and nukirk.
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BLUE WAVE EUPHORIA? WHY IT HASN’T REACHED THIS CORNER OF BALTIMORE. By Jessica Mendoza Staff writer @_jessicamendozaBALTIMORE
In April 2016, one year after the death of Freddie Gray while in police custody, church elder Clyde William “C.W.” Harris climbed to the roof of his office building in West Baltimore and refused to come down. He would stay put, he announced, until at least 500 people voted in the city’s mayoral primary, set to take place in just over a week.
AYANNA PRESSLEY AND THE MIGHT OF THE BLACK POLITICAL LEFT. By Melanye Price. Dr. Price is a political scientist who specializes in contemporary black politics, public opinion and political rhetoric. Historic electoral wins, like Ayanna Pressley’s major upset in a Massachusetts House race on Tuesday, along with the rise of the Black Lives Matter movement, show the might of the black political left.
WOMEN ARE STILL UNDERREPRESENTED IN PARLIAMENTS AROUND THE WORLD BEST COUNTRIES. U.S. News & World Report · 1 day ago
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CHINA SEEKS INFLUENCE IN EUROPE ONE BUSINESS DEAL AT A TIME. By David Barboza, Marc Santora and Alexandra Stevenson. Aug. 12, 2018. PRAGUE — When Xi Jinping became the first top Chinese leader to visit the Czech Republic, he was accompanied by a mysterious Chinese tycoon with big political ambitions, money to burn and strong ties to the Czech president.
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WH official pens anonymous NY Times op-ed calling Trump ‘anti-democratic,’ ‘petty and ineffective’
September 05, 2018 8:30 PM
The New York Times on Wednesday published an opinion piece written by an anonymous senior White House official who described a “two-track presidency” in which top officials are “working diligently from within to frustrate parts of [President Trump’s] agenda and his worst inclinations.”
Ben Affleck spotted for the first time since entering rehab
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Geena Davis claims she and Reza Jarrahy were never legally married: report
September 05, 2018 8:03 PM
Just because Earth girls are easy doesn’t mean their divorces are.
Trump on possible shutdown: ‘If it happens, it happens’
September 05, 2018 8:02 PM
President Donald Trump is holding out the possibility of a federal government shutdown this fall if Congress doesn’t act to secure the nation’s borders.
Idaho reviews prison fire crews after inmate accused of rape
September 05, 2018 8:01 PM
Idaho is scrutinizing its program for temporarily releasing prison inmates to help battle wildfires after an inmate was charged with raping a woman working at a remote base camp in Utah.
Woodward didn’t dare write about Trump’s accomplishments – ‘Fear’ is designed to help Dems win in November
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Police: Starved teen’s brother wrote letter begging for help
September 05, 2018 7:57 PM
The younger brother of a 15-year-old boy who starved to death while their family prayed and fasted for weeks wrote a letter that investigators found inside the locked southern Wisconsin apartment pleading with lawyers to save him.
Poll: Voters say corruption most important 2018 topic
September 05, 2018 7:54 PM
There seems to be plenty of it.
Kim Kardashian advocates for Alice Johnson, others who are jailed
September 05, 2018 7:52 PM
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Boston police captain’s son gets 20 years for terror plot
September 05, 2018 7:46 PM
A Boston police captain’s son faces 20 years in prison for plotting an attack on a college to support the Islamic State group.