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McCain Treated For Viral Infection, Returns Home To Arizona

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican Sen. John McCain has returned home to Arizona after being hospitalized for a viral infection while battling brain cancer and will miss a crucial Senate vote on the GOP tax package, his office said Sunday. 582 more words

News

Black Voters Matter

“My vote doesn’t matter.”

“Government officials already know who they want in office.”

‘I’m not into politics.”

“I didn’t have time.”

I can’t help but to breathe a long and heavy sigh when I hear responses like these after asking if someone in my community voted.

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UN to vote Monday on measure rejecting US Jerusalem decision

(Source: sg.news.yahoo.com)

Breaking with international consensus, US President Donald Trump this month announced that he would recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital and move the US embassy there from Tel Aviv, sparking protests and strong condemnation… 552 more words

Current Affairs

There's Moore to the Story: A Random Ramble on the Alabama Senate Election

Not how I thought it would end but at least for now: the special election results are in and it is crystal clear that members of the Alabama Republican Party, and the Republican Party nationwide, must reach further to touch the African American community to build bridges, to help them succeed in tangible ways. 1,027 more words

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Update: Connecticut Special Election Results: Two Out of Three Ain't Bad

Connecticut held a trio of special elections on February 28, 2017. Democrats won two out of three races, and control of the state’s senate remains split between the Democrats and the Republicans. 479 more words

Elections

Net neutrality is dead [Update]

(Source: thenextweb.com)

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) today voted to end Obama-era net neutrality protections. Voting along party lines, the ballots were cast as expected with the Republican-controlled FCC ending the Title II classification and effectively handing control of the internet to ISPs like Comcast… 302 more words

Technology

I am prepared to mentor aspiring politicians: Tan Cheng Bock

(Source: sg.news.yahoo.com)

Former presidential candidate Tan Cheng Bock said he is prepared to groom aspiring political candidates from all across the political divide, but was coy about the prospect of becoming a rallying figure for the opposition. 622 more words

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