Waters to Women’s Convention: ‘We are reclaiming our time’

Detroit — U.S. Rep. Maxine Waters, the woman who inspired the theme of the inaugural Women’s Convention, did not disappoint during her keynote address Saturday afternoon. By the end of her speech to thousands of women fed up with President Donald Trump’s policies and actions, Waters, D-Calif., had everyone on their feet in Cobo Center […]

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Sheriff David Clarke reportedly won’t accept position at Dept. of Homeland Security

Sheriff David Clarke will not join President Donald Trump’s administration as an assistant secretary at the Department of Homeland Security as previously expected, the Washington Post reported. The Milwaukee County Sheriff reportedly rescinded his acceptance of the position, which he was slated to begin in June. According to the Post, Clarke’s appointment was subject to […]

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From Welfare to US Congress, Rep. Gwen Moore’s Fight for the ‘RISE Out of Poverty Act’

Rep. Gwen Moore tells Paul Jay of her journey from poverty to Congress, and how Bill Clinton’s welfare reforms and corporate Democrats refusal to deal with chronic poverty, has allowed the GOP to obstruct legislation that would bring millions out of deep poverty   Transcript Paul Jay: Welcome to The Real News Network. I’m Paul […]

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Shaken Lawmakers Soften Partisan Tone While Uniting in Concern

WASHINGTON — Representative Chuck Fleischmann stood just outside the House chamber in the Capitol on Wednesday morning recounting his harrowing survival of a shooting rampage aimed at a group of lawmakers practicing for an annual charity baseball game. He was still wearing his cleats and red jersey with “Republicans” emblazoned across the front. But for […]

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Committee Democrats to Treasury: Provide Information on Trump’s Financial Ties with Russia to Our Committee

Today, Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA), Ranking Member of the Committee on Financial Services, Congressman Dan Kildee (D-MI), Vice Ranking Member of the Committee on Financial Services, Congresswoman Gwen Moore (D-WI), Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Monetary Policy and Trade, Congressman Al Green (D-TX), Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations, and Congressman […]

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Who is Sheriff Clarke of Milwaukee County? A Brief Guide

By JONAH ENGEL BROMWICH and MATT STEVENS May 22, 2017 David A. Clarke Jr., the sheriff of Milwaukee County, was back in the news last week after announcing that he had been appointed to the Department of Homeland Security. (The Trump administration itself has not confirmed the appointment.) Over the weekend, a CNN report accused […]

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Actually, David A. Clarke Jr. isn’t a good fit to be sheriff or work in Homeland Security

While we think Milwaukee County Sheriff David A. Clarke’s departure would be a good thing for the county and the Sheriff’s Office, that doesn’t mean we think he’s a good fit for the new job with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. Milwaukee County Sheriff David A. Clarke Jr. salutes the flag before he speaks […]

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Gwen Moore on Jeff Sessions

Gwen Moore on Jeff Sessions

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How Deep Does It Go?

How Deep Does It Go?

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Wisconsin Democrats hoping to make points with Trump guests

MADISON, Wis. — Wisconsin’s Democratic congressional delegation is looking to make political points with the guests they bring to hear President Donald Trump’s first speech to Congress. Republicans, not so much. Trump is speaking to a joint meeting of Congress on Tuesday night. Democratic Rep. Mark Pocan bringing an immigrant from Mexico who received a […]

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