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Hank Johnson weighs in on Oscar diversity debate

The #OscarsSoWhite dialogue that has swirled on social media and in Hollywood in recent weeks has officially reached Congress, and Rep. Hank Johnson is putting himself square in the center of it. 266 more words

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Hank Johnson weighs in on Oscar diversity debate

The #OscarsSoWhite dialogue that has swirled on social media and in Hollywood in recent weeks has officially reached Congress, and Rep. Hank Johnson is putting himself square in the center of it. 266 more words

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US Senate: to Fight Daesh, Should Stop Saudi Arabia and Wahhabism

Wahhabism ideology lines up with the ideology of the so-called Islamic State  (ISIS, ISIL, IS) at the beginning and the terrorist group has taken it to further steps later… 265 more words

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After water fix, Congress clears $1.1 trillion spending bill with flood of Georgia support

WASHINGTON — Congress on Friday easily cleared a $1.1 trillion spending bill to fund every corner of the government through September, after Georgia won a last-minute victory in the water wars. 546 more words

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John Lewis slams Justice Scalia for 'prejudice' against black students

During oral arguments in a landmark affirmative action case before the U.S. Supreme Court this week, Justice Antonin Scalia sparked controversy with his comments on black students. 1,348 more words

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Barry Loudermilk: Donald Trump's Muslim ban 'irresponsible,' 'hurtful' for GOP

Rep. Barry Loudermilk, the Cassville freshman and member of the conservative House Freedom Caucus, has not endorsed a presidential candidate, but we can take one off the list — Donald Trump. 1,092 more words

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House clears Syrian refugee 'pause' with bipartisan Georgia backing

WASHINGTON — Moving swiftly less than a week after the Paris attacks, the U.S. House cleared a bill this afternoon that halts the entry of refugees from Syria and Iraq until FBI background checks and additional certifications are added to their screening process. 611 more words

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