Jamaal Bowman: Political newcomer shakes up NY 'status quo'

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Former Bronx teacher Jamaal Bowman's victory would be a major blow to establishment Democrats.

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Reduced voting sites, heated races in NY and KY [Video]

Reduced voting sites, heated races in NY and KY

New York, Kentucky were among the six states holding primaries Tuesday, with heated, key races and fewer polling sites due to social distancing restrictions. Lisa Bernhard has more.

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Black Lives Matter: Can viral videos stop police brutality?

Darnella Frazier's video was far from the first viral footage to document police brutality. In 2016, Philando Castile died after being shot by police in his car...

Frederick Douglass statue in New York vandalized on anniversary weekend of 'What to the Slave is the Fourth of July' speech

On the same weekend in which Frederick Douglass years ago delivered one of his most historic speeches, a statue of Douglass was toppled from its base.

As Coronavirus Slams Houston Hospitals, It’s Like New York ‘All Over Again’

The death toll is lower, but there are echoes of March as cases spike, doctors fall ill and supplies run short. Now, Texas is trying to adapt hard-won lessons..
Has De Blasio Made New York Unlivable? [Video]

Has De Blasio Made New York Unlivable?

New York City is one of the most exciting and resilient cities on the world. However, the coronavirus, economic downturn, and race riots have reduced residents quality of life. New York's energy and spirit have been dimmed. And some speculate that under Bill de Blasio's "incompetent" leader it may never return. Michael Goodwin of the New York Post argues that Mayor de Blasio's leadership is so bad he will steer the city to irreversible ruin.

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Is he safe? Fears black women have for their men and children [Video]

Is he safe? Fears black women have for their men and children

For many black women, there is a lifelong undercurrent of fear when it comes to loving and supporting black men and raising black children in the United States. Colette Luke has more.

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AOC On The Hook For Unpaid Taxes [Video]

AOC On The Hook For Unpaid Taxes

Fox News reports that Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez hasn’t paid a 7-year-old tax bill left over from a failed business venture. AOC founded Brook Avenue Press in 2012. It was a publishing house that sought designers, artists and writers from urban areas to help paint the Bronx in a positive way in children’s stories, in 2012. Public records show the state dissolved the company in October 2016. The state can make such a move when a business fails to pay corporate taxes or file a return.

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Rapper Kanye West announces presidential bid on Twitter

American rapper Kanye West, a vocal supporter of U.S. President Donald Trump, announced on Saturday that he would run for president in 2020 in an apparent..

'Grim resolve': With Biden up big and the Senate in sight, Democrats still haunted by fear of letdown

Joe Biden has a larger lead over Donald Trump than Hillary Clinton did at this point in 2016. But Democrats have seen a lead slip away before.
The Numbers Don't Lie? Who's Publishing Poll Results, And Why [Video]

The Numbers Don't Lie? Who's Publishing Poll Results, And Why

In the United States, if one political party is doing well, it tends to publish polls that say so. And according to CNN, the Democratic party is publishing an awful lot of polls these days. Democratic and liberal aligned groups have put out 17 House polls taken in April or later. However, Republican-aligned groups have put out zip, zilch, nada. Zero. That's a very bad ratio for Republicans. It hasn't always been that way, though.

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Warren Seen As "Least Acceptable" [Video]

Warren Seen As "Least Acceptable"

Joe Biden has not selected a vice president for his 2020 campaign. He pledged to chose a woman for his ticket. Elizabeth Warren is campaigning hard to be Biden's running mate. But, a new poll of Democratic voters could be bad news for the senator. According to Fox News 19% found her to be a “not acceptable” choice, the highest negative rating of any of the 11 candidates listed. Her negative views rose among white voters.

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The View From Waukesha

The 29-year-old Democratic Party chairman in this key Wisconsin county has a plan for Joe Biden.

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