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All the hype around voting is growing everyday, and for the first time I’m actually here for all the bandwagon registers because we SEE what can happen if we don’t take on that responsibility. Scrolling down Twitter I ran across an interesting video that really emphasized the importance of voting in this election and well..I’ll […]

This legislation could devastate Black women's access to family planning services, STD testing and life-saving breast cancer screenings.

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President Barack Obama says the Democratic Party needs to be rebuilt from the ground up.

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African American federal workers will feel the brunt of Donald Trump's proposed federal workforce reform.

State legislators believe Trump's presidency will directly affect climate control, immigration, and criminal justice reform, but are confident Holder possesses the political and legal acumen to keep them in tact.

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Attorney General of California Kamala Harris, who became the second Black woman to be elected to the U.S. Senate, and former Maryland Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown are among leaders scheduled to serve in Congress in 2017.

Sen. Harry Reid warns of a risk in normalizing bigotry and sexual assault under Donald Trump's presidency. He urged Trump to rescind his Bannon appointment.

But don't worry: Jon Girodes, who's running for New York's State Senate, just got arrested for running an alleged Craigslist rent scam.

The Senate decided this was the area where women needed to be considered equal.

The four amendments addressed background checks for persons interested in purchasing guns and the sale of guns and explosives to figures on terrorist watch lists.