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AUG 26, 2015 - Huffington Post

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Amelia Boynton Robinson, Civil Rights Activist, Dies At 104

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Amelia Boynton Robinson, a civil rights activist who nearly died while helping lead the "Bloody Sunday" civil rights march in 1965, championed voting rights for blacks and was the first black woman to run for Congress in Alabama, died early Wednesday at age 104, her son Bruce Boynton said. Boynton Robinson was among those beaten during ...

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AUG 25, 2015 - Huffington Post

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Majority Of Voters In Iowa, New Hampshire Want Feds To Respect State Marijuana Laws

Voters in the two earliest presidential voting states overwhelmingly agree: states should be able to set their own marijuana laws without federal interference. Democratic-leaning Public Policy Polling asked voters in Iowa and New Hampshire if states should be able to execute their own marijuana laws without the involvement of the federal government, or if the feds should arrest and prosecute those ...

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AUG 25, 2015 - C-SPAN

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Voting Rights Then and Now

This moderated discussion will celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Voting Rights Act and also cover strategies to challenge voter suppression and restore the voting rights gutted by Shelby.

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AUG 24, 2015 - Huffington Post

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Native Vote Could Make The Difference In Canada's Elections

Canada is facing a critical moment in its history. The Canadian dollar is at an 11-year low, and some say the country is in a recession. Oil producers in the tar sands are selling at a loss. Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s Conservative government, which had banked on turning the country into a sort of petrostate, is now mired in scandals. Author ...

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AUG 23, 2015 - Huffington Post

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Bernie Sanders Takes Aim At 'Greedy' Koch Brothers

NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders is making the billionaire brothers Charles and David Koch the face of a "corrupted" political and economic system that the Vermont senator wants to upend. Sanders delighted a South Carolina rally of more than 3,000 people Saturday with his assertions that the Kochs and other "greedy" billionaires are destroying American ...

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