Will 2014 Be the Year of the Progressive?
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Will 2014 Be the Year of the Progressive?

Health Care Fair wages Bill deBlasio unemployment benefits Year of the Progressive? Progressive issues are…

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Civil Rights Leaders Lewis, Lowery and CT Vivian, Protest Obama’s GA Judicial Picks
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Civil Rights Leaders Lewis, Lowery and CT Vivian, Protest Obama’s GA Judicial Picks

Civil rights legends Rep. John Lewis, Rev. Joseph Lowery and C.T. Vivian, are expected to…

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The House Member Who Stopped All Mandatory Minimum Penalties from 2007 to 2010
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The House Member Who Stopped All Mandatory Minimum Penalties from 2007 to 2010

The House member who blocked all bills with mandatory minimum penalties from coming out of…

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House of Cards Season 2:  Give Us More Curtiss Cook on Feb. 15
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House of Cards Season 2: Give Us More Curtiss Cook on Feb. 15

“I have no patience for useless things…” The second season of the Netflix series House…

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Rangel to Announce Run for 23rd Term
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Rangel to Announce Run for 23rd Term

Announcement today. As was reported a few weeks ago, Rep. Charlie Rangel, who has served…

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Good Gov Group Focuses on Rush… and Not in a Good Way
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Good Gov Group Focuses on Rush… and Not in a Good Way

It’s Bobby Rush week at a site called the Better Government Association.  Three stories on…

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Chaka Fattah Awarded for Focus on STEM, Stroke, Brain Research
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Chaka Fattah Awarded for Focus on STEM, Stroke, Brain Research

On December 12, the Science Coalition named Rep. Chaka Fattah a “Champion of Science” in…

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The Most Powerful Man in Housing: Will Watt Shake Up Mortgage World
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The Most Powerful Man in Housing: Will Watt Shake Up Mortgage World

A post at mortgageloan.com outlines what Rep. Mel Watt will have influence over as the…

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Friends, Colleagues Say Farewell to Mel Watt
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Friends, Colleagues Say Farewell to Mel Watt

On Thursday, December 12, after 19 hours of flying from South Africa, Rep. Mel Watt…

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Johannesburg: Rangel, Conyers in South Africa
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Johannesburg: Rangel, Conyers in South Africa

The Black Caucus’ two most senior members, Reps. John Conyers, 84, and Charlie Rangel, 83,…

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Scott: The World Lost Its Most Unwavering Advocates for Freedom…
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Scott: The World Lost Its Most Unwavering Advocates for Freedom…

Scott Statement on the Passing of Nelson Mandela WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Robert C. “Bobby”…

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Fattah: We Are Grateful for His Work Bending the Arc of History Towards Justice
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Fattah: We Are Grateful for His Work Bending the Arc of History Towards Justice

Congressman Chaka Fattah (PA-02) released the following statement on today’s passing of former South African…

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EBJ: I Am Grateful to Have Known + Learned From This Great Man
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EBJ: I Am Grateful to Have Known + Learned From This Great Man

Rep. Eddie Bernice Johnson on the death of Nelson Mandela: Today, the world lost one…

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Why the Nation’s Housing Market Needs Mel Watt
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Why the Nation’s Housing Market Needs Mel Watt

By Sarah Edelman and Julia Gordon for Center of American Progress Last week, Senate Republicans…

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