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Sexual Assault Survivors in Congress Call for Delay on Kavanaugh Vote

Five Democratic lawmakers, each survivors of sexual assault and domestic abuse, are calling for a delay in the Senate vote on Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation. Reps. Alma Adams of North Carolina, Gwen Moore of Wisconsin, Ann McLane Kuster of New Hampshire, Jackie Speier of California and Debbie Dingell of Michigan penned a letter …

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Lawmakers Who Survived Sexual Assault Demand Halt to Kavanaugh Hearings

Members of the U.S. House of Representatives who survived sexual assault and domestic violence called for suspending Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation hearings. As Christine Blasey Ford testified before the Senate Judiciary Committee regarding her allegations of attempted sexual assault against U.S. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh on Thursday, several members of the U.S. House of Representatives …

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Emotions run high on Capitol Hill as Ford, Kavanaugh testify on sexual assault allegations

President Donald Trump on Thursday evening praised Brett Kavanaugh following a contentious, highly emotional day of testimony on the Supreme Court nominee’s sexual assault allegations. “Judge Kavanaugh showed America exactly why I nominated him,” Trump tweeted after the Senate Judiciary Committee hearing Thursday. “His testimony was powerful, honest, and riveting. Democrats’ search and destroy strategy …

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#BlackWomenVote, a nonpartisan voter-activism campaign powered by Higher Heights is the leading, independent and trusted voice for Black women leading up to and beyond Election Day 2018. #BlackWomenVote provides the latest election news, commentary and tools for Black women to prepare to vote, and get out the vote within their social networks. We are reaching …

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Milwaukee 'Families Belong Together March' Unites Hundreds

The heat didn’t silence angered citizens Saturday afternoon, as hundreds gathered in downtown Milwaukee to protest actions taken by President Trump’s administration regarding families detained at the U.S./Mexico border. Protesters gathered at the Milwaukee Federal building, less than a block from the Pfister Hotel, where President Trump spent the night last week Wednesday. Hundreds of …

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Kiewit hosts Rep. Moore for Milwaukee Streetcar project tour

The National Railroad Construction and Maintenance Association (NRC) and Kiewit Infrastructure Co. hosted Rep. Gwen Moore (D-WI-4) for a tour May 30 of the Milwaukee Streetcar. Officials kicked off the tour at the City of Milwaukee Streetcar Operations and Maintenance Facility, focusing on the rail and station work Kiewit has done for the streetcar project …

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Jesuit-Educated Members of Congress Respond to Family Separation on the U.S.-Mexico Border

Chaos and political turmoil have been sparked recently by the Trump Administration’s “Zero-Tolerance” policy which has led to the prosecution of thousands of families who, fleeing violence in their home countries, have crossed the United States-Mexico border. This policy has also involved forcibly separating parents from their children. In the wake of the massive media …

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