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Blunt message, search for answers mark VP’s 1st foreign trip

June 11, 2021

ABOVE PHOTO: Vice President Kamala Harris and Guatemala’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Pedro Brolo wave at her arrival ceremony in Guatemala City, Sunday, June 6, 2021, at Guatemalan Air Force Central Command. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin) By Alexandra Jaffe ASSOCIATED PRESS  MEXICO CITY— Vice President Kamala Harris came to Latin America to deliver a message rather…

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GOP blocks bipartisan probe of deadly Jan. 6 riot at Capitol

May 28, 2021

FILE – In this Jan. 6, 2021, file photo, Trump supporters try to break through a police barrier at the Capitol in Washington. Black activists are coming out strongly against a growing narrative among conservatives that equates last week’s deadly siege on the U.S. Capitol to last summer’s Black Lives Matter protests over racial injustice.(AP…

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Biden to visit Tulsa for 100th anniversary of race massacre

May 28, 2021

ABOVE PHOTO: President Joe Biden addresses a joint session of Congress, Wednesday, April 28, 2021, in the House Chamber at the U.S. Capitol in Washington. (Melina Mara/The Washington Post via AP, Pool) ASSOCIATED PRESS  TULSA, Okla.  — President Joe Biden will visit Tulsa next week to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the 1921 massacre that…

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Some Republicans worry voting limits will hurt the GOP, too

May 14, 2021

ABOVE PHOTO: Gerald Welty sits the House Chamber at the Texas Capitol as he waits to hear debate on voter legislation in Austin, Texas, Thursday, May 6, 2021. (AP Photo/Eric Gay) By Christina A. Cassidy and Ryan J. Foley ASSOCIATED PRESS  As Republicans march ahead with their campaign to tighten voting laws in political battlegrounds,…

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True representation for the Commonwealth

May 7, 2021

Judge Sierra Thomas Street hopes to get a seat on a court in need of diversity. By Denise Clay-Murray Here’s a piece of 2020 Pennsylvania General Election trivia that you might have missed. Former President Donald Trump filed a variety of lawsuits in Pennsylvania’s courts challenging the legality of the Commonwealth’s vote tallies. Trump and…

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A well-rounded view

May 7, 2021

Nick Kamau hopes to bring his experiences as both a defense attorney and a prosecutor to the Court of Common Pleas.  By Denise Clay-Murray Right now, America is attempting to have a conversation about the injustices that seem to be inherent in the Criminal Justice system. From a young age, Nick Kamau knew that he…

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A seat at the table

May 7, 2021

For Judge Tamika Lane, running for a seat on Pennsylvania’s Superior Court is about giving a voice to everyone in the Commonwealth. By Denise Clay-Murray For much of her life, Tamika Lane has understood that, in the words of the late Muhammad Ali, “Service is the rent you pay for your room here on Earth.”…

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Analysis: Biden pitches big government as antidote to crises

April 30, 2021

ABOVE PHOTO: The Capitol (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite) By Julie Pace ASSOCIATED PRESS  WASHINGTON — Forty years ago, a newly elected American president declared government the source of many of the nation’s problems, reshaping the parameters of U.S. politics for decades to come. On Wednesday night, President Joe Biden unabashedly embraced government as the solution….

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Biden’s first 100 days: Where he stands on key promises

April 30, 2021

ABOVE PHOTO: President Joe Biden speaks about COVID-19 vaccinations at the White House, in Washington. Biden has touted administering 200 million doses of COVID-19 vaccine before his first 100 days in office and signaled it is time for the U.S. to begin sharing its surplus. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File) By Alexandra Jaffe, Aamer Madhani and…

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