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The Trump impeachment trial and our duty to history 0

At this very fraught moment in history, America is facing dire emergencies related to public health, to the economy, and to the very moral fiber of our democracy. It is vital that our nation’s leaders address all these emergencies with every ounce of their will. This week, even as the new Biden-Harris administration continues to tackle the urgent […]

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Posted on: 02-13-2021
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Donna Brazile, Michael Steele: These 7 election reforms will safeguard American democracy 0

Congress, the states and the political parties must all rise to the moment we now find ourselves in. The Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol showed democracy itself is threatened, not just from foreign adversaries but also domestic terrorists. In the wake of this deadly assault on our political system and government institutions, we must now […]

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Posted on: 02-10-2021
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Peaceful civil rights protests vs. deadly Capitol attack: Which path will we choose? 0

After weeks of enduring concrete jersey walls, barbed wire fences surrounding federal buildings, and large swaths of streets cordoned off to traffic in my adopted hometown of Washington, D.C., the city now seems eerily empty.  The U.S. capital had to plead for help from the National Guard to defend itself against the deadly Jan. 6 attack by white […]

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Posted on: 02-4-2021
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We have made this country what it said it always was — a country for all of us. 0

RECOGNITION. That’s what Kamala Harris’ election as the first female vice president means to me. But her election isn’t merely a recognition of women. It’s also a recognition of women of color and the strength of our democracy — especially on the centennial anniversary of the passage of the 19th Amendment, which granted women the right to vote. […]

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Posted on: 01-20-2021
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Republicans and Democrats must unite behind Biden to tackle COVID and other serious problems 0

Joe Biden, who has dedicated most of his life to serving the American people with dedication and competence as an effective senator and as vice president, will become our president at noon Wednesday. As he has said many times, he will be president for all Americans — regardless of whether they voted for him or […]

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Posted on: 01-20-2021
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New Georgia senators Warnock and Ossoff point the way to a new Southern strategy 0

Runoff elections were designed under Jim Crow laws to blunt Black voting power. This time, historic Black turnout made Warnock and Ossoff winners. Never in my many decades in American politics have I experienced the euphoria and despair that overwhelmed our country during last year’s tumultuous election season. History was made, from record turnout amid a […]

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Posted on: 01-20-2021
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Joe Biden is our next president. Whether Trump accepts it or not, let’s get to work. 0

Whether he accepts defeat or not, Donald Trump’s presidency will become history at noon on Jan. 20, when former Vice President Joe Biden becomes our nation’s leader. The Electoral College voted Monday to elect Biden as our next president, affirming his impressive and legitimate victory in the Nov. 3 election. Last week the Supreme Court rejected an effort by […]

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Posted on: 12-14-2020
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David Dinkins, NYC’s only Black mayor, broke barriers and was a champion for equality. 0

David Dinkins, who died Monday at age 93, was New York City’s only Black mayor and a true champion for equality. In a year already overflowing with multiple crises and a deadly pandemic ravaging the nation, he leaves behind a legacy of what it means to serve our country and how to lead with courage and grace. […]

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Posted on: 11-24-2020
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Keep counting the votes 0

Congratulations, fellow Southerners and fellow Americans — after months of campaigning, debating, conventions, and punditry, we have finally made it past Election Day. We turned out in record numbers and made our voices heard in our democratic process. We — Democrats, Republicans, and independents — should all be proud that we exercised our constitutional right […]

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Posted on: 11-18-2020
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Biden-Harris victory speeches begin healing of America with inspiring call for unity 0

We must restore the soul of America … I believe in the possibilities of this country,” President-elect Joe Biden (how sweet the sound of that title) said in a stirring and inspirational victory speech Saturday night. “Let us be the nation that we know we can be, a nation united.” Invoking biblical references, Biden made it clear […]

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Posted on: 11-9-2020
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