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Neil Gorsuch Confirmed to Supreme Court 

JACKSONVILLE, Fla.–April 7, 2017–Trump-appointed Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch has been officially confirmed by the Senate as Supreme Court Justice in a 54-45 vote. Gorsuch will fill the 14-month-vacancy seat previously held by Justice Antonio Scalia due to his death in February 2016. Former President Obama attempted to fill the seat with Merrick Garland but was blocked by republicans last year.  Democrats held a filibuster which was blocked by republicans just 24-hours prior by invoking a nuclear option. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell ignited a simple majority vote, which ultimately…

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HISTORIC: Obama Pardons 78 Inmates Before Christmas

Obama pardoned 78 inmates and granted commutations to 148 others right before the holidays.  Obama has granted clemency to many inmates who were imprisioned for non-violent drug offenses, many of which were first-time felonies. So far, he has issued over 148 pardons and shortened the sentences of 1,176 others. The White House has suggested Obama plans to issue more before his last day of office January 19th. To date, his has issued the third-most pardons, coming behind former President Bill Clinton with 396 and George W. Bush with 189.

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Michelle Obama for T Magazine

To the First Lady, With Love Four thank-you notes to Michelle Obama, who has spent the past eightyears quietly and confidently changing the course of American history. Written by By Chimamanda Ngozi Adiche, Gloria Steinem, Jon Meacham & Rashida Jones  Read Full dedication to the First Lady at T Magazine by New York Times

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Clinton Campaign In ‘Panic Mode’ Over Florida Black Voters – POLITICO

Will hot sauce in her bag and doing the ‘nae nae’ be enough for Clinton to win the Black Vote in November?

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DNC Day 1 Recap: Michelle Obama Moves Crowd for Clinton

Michelle Obama put America’s children first in her powerful speech Monday night at the Democratic National Convention. The first lady knows children need a strong leader who will shape the future of the nation, and she believes Hillary Clinton will do the job. Catch the full speech below 

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Anti-TPP Invade Democratic National Convention

Anti-TPP signs flooded the Democratic National Convention on Monday along with jeers of people holding them. Many people watching abroad wondered, “what is TPP?” TPP refers to the Trans-Pacific Partnership deal signed by President Barack Obama in February that has yet to be ratified by congress. The deal includes 11 other countries (Australia, Brunei, Canada, Chile, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Peru, Singapore and Vietnam) and is thought to be a move of economic growth, however opposition disagrees.  There are democratic critics of the TPP like senators Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth…

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DNC Exposed Days Before Convention

Amid DNC Wikileaks scandal, will democrats fall to Trump in November?

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