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Black Army Vets Call for Police Reform Over Lt. Held at Gunpoint

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Play video content Exclusive Windsor Police Department The violent traffic stop of Army Lieutenant Caron Nazario has Black veterans demanding changes from law enforcement — reform to ensure Black soldiers aren’t treated like crap. Several state commanders for the National Association for Black Veterans tell TMZ … something’s gotta change......

Manchin after border visit: ‘Past time to do immigration reform’

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Jordain Carney Sen. Joe ManchinJoe ManchinBiden risks first major fight with progressives Biden sets off Capitol Hill scramble on spending, taxes White House moves to reshape role of US capitalism MORE (D-W.Va.) said on Thursday after visiting the U.S.-Mexico......

Georgia election reform law isn’t voter suppression, but GOP must change

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here USA TODAY Once again, Georgia found itself in the national spotlight for yet another controversial and polarizing political topic — election reform legislation. As the lieutenant governor of Georgia I had a front row seat, literally. I stood watch inside the......

Treasury Secy Yellen to restart hedge fund oversight panel as part of financial reform goals

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen laid out a three-pronged agenda on Wednesday to address what she described as ongoing threats to the nation’s financial system. Presiding over the Financial Stability Oversight Council, which she now leads but was once a member,......

After Capitol riot, Congress eyes bipartisan reform of its own protectors

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Politico.com – For more and to sign up click here “I think it’s the most obvious obstacle to securing the Capitol at a time whenever there’s an immediate problem — or, frankly, even in preparation for what might be a problem,” said Missouri Sen. Roy Blunt, the top Republican on......

China’s parliament approves Hong Kong electoral system reform plan: SCMP

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(Reuters) – The top decisionmaking body of the Chinese parliament unanimously approved a plan on Tuesday to reform Hong Kong’s electoral system, the South China Morning Post reported citing the city’s sole representative to the body. The National People’s Congress Standing Committee approved the plan by a vote of 167-0,......

Kodak Black Launches Clothing Line L.O.V.E., Benefiting Judicial Reform

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Kodak Black‘s creative juices have been flowing since his prison release, and we’re not just talking music — he’s launched a clothing line that’ll benefit a cause dear to him. Kodak’s attorney, Bradford Cohen, tells TMZ … the rapper’s starting a new clothing line dubbed L.O.V.E. … an acronym for......

Business groups oppose some Michigan House healthcare reform bills

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here A health care reform package the House passed Wednesday is creating a rift between the state’s business groups and the GOP. Michigan business leaders formed a new Michigan Affordable Healthcare Coalition that aims to reduce health care costs without......

Hawaii Democratic Senator Hirono on AAPI representation, countering racism and gun reform efforts

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Hawaii Democratic Senator Hirono on AAPI representation, countering racism and gun reform efforts – CBS News Watch CBSN Live Hawaii Democratic Senator Mazie Hirono joins “CBS This Morning” to talk about Asian American and Pacific Islander representation in the......

‘Super Bowl of tax reform’: Groups gear up for fight over Biden plan to raise taxes on rich, corporations

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here President Joe Biden boards Air Force One as he departs Wilmington for return travel to Washington at New Castle Airport in New Castle, Delaware, U.S., March 17, 2021. Kevin Lemarque | Reuters Advocacy groups from across the political spectrum are......

Schumer and McConnell clash over election reform as Democrats push voting rights legislation

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here U.S. Senate Minority Leader Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-KY) speaks during a hearing before Senate Rules and Administration Committee at Russell Senate Office Building March 24, 2021 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. Alex Wong | Getty Images Majority Leader Chuck......

Facebook’s suggestion to reform internet law is a ‘masterful distraction,’ says Silicon Valley congresswoman

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Rep. Anna Eshoo, D-Calif., speaks during a rally in the Capitol Building to call on the Senate to vote on House Democrats’ prescription drugs and health care package on Wednesday, May 15, 2019. Tom Williams | CQ-Roll Call, Inc. |......

‘This is the moment’: Gun reform movement sees rare opportunity for change

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Politico.com – For more and to sign up click here It’s a pivotal moment for gun politics. The history of midterm elections suggests Democrats are at risk of losing the House next year, shrinking their window for legislative victories. “The time is definitely now,” said Peter Ambler, executive director of......

On Gun Reform, Colorado Shows This Time Might Be Different

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Politico.com – For more and to sign up click here That actually happened. Despite a Democratic shift in recent years, Colorado is no California or Massachusetts — its reputation as a “purple” state is well-earned, with a politics still heavily influenced by the deep red, gun-friendly ranch communities that cover......

Warnock says ‘reasonable gun reform’ a necessary response to Atlanta shootings

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here John Bowden Sen. Raphael WarnockRaphael WarnockDemonstrators gather at Georgia Capitol to demand justice in Atlanta shootings Harris seeks her own unique path at White House Sunday shows preview: Biden administration grapples with border surge; US mourns Atlanta shooting victims......

Obama expresses frustration on immigration reform

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Obama expresses frustration on immigration reform – CBS News Watch CBSN Live President Obama is criticizing House Republicans for not acting to change immigration laws. Major Garrett spoke to the president about his goals on the issue. Be the......

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