Sen. Cory Booker addresses the crowd at the National Action Network Legislative & Policy Conference on November 13 and 14.afro.com
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Democratic Leaders Emphasize the Fight for Justice During Conference

THE AFRO — Over a hundred activists from around the country convened for the conference where politicians discussed the midterm elections, issues plaguing America and a way forward. […read more]

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Democrats: Sanders Unelectable

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Sanders Makes Play for Black Vote

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Liberal ‘Hell No’ Caucus Rises

(Politico) – The defeat of the Keystone XL pipeline in the Senate marked a major show of muscle for next year’s new hell-no caucus: liberals. Liberal Senate Democrats united to block the controversial project, even though their imperiled Democratic colleague Mary Landrieu of Louisiana begged Read More

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Liberal ‘Hell No’ Caucus Rises

  (Politico) – The defeat of the Keystone XL pipeline in the Senate marked a major show of muscle for next year’s new hell-no caucus: liberals. Liberal Senate Democrats united to block the controversial project, even though their imperiled Democratic colleague Mary Landrieu of Louisiana Read More