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Rep. Chu: Ban on Abortion Means Women Will Be ‘Terrified of Their Own Bodies’

Rep. Judy Chu (D-CA) said if women don’t have access to abortions, they will be “terrified of their own bodies.“

Watch Live: Pro-Choice Activists Hold ‚Day of Action for Abortion Rights‘ on Capitol Hill, Across Nation

Planned Parenthood, NARAL, the Women’s March, and other leftwing groups are protesting on Capitol Hill and across the country on Tuesday at some 400 demonstrations, holding what they call a „day of action for abortion rights.“

Bernie Sanders’ Long-Term Relationship with Russia Revealed in Unearthed Video Footage

Hours of video footage Politico viewed and reported on shows presidential candidate Bernie Sanders‘ connection to Russia has continued for more than 30 years.

Trayvon Martin’s Mother Brings Activism to the Ballot Box in Run for County Commission Seat

The mother of Trayvon Martin, the teenager who was shot by a neighborhood security volunteer in 2012, is running for a seat on Miami-Dade County Commission.

Experts: Bernie Sanders’ Education Plan Could Hurt Low-Income Students He Wants to Help

Sen. Bernie Sanders‘ (I-VT) education plan for K-12 schools could hurt the low-income students he claims he wants to help.

Democrats in California Oppose HUD Plan to Prioritize Americans over Illegals for Public Housing

Democrats sent a letter to HUD Secretary Ben Carson demanding he reverse a rule that would put Americans above illegals in public housing.

Warren Calls for Federal Government Intervention to Keep Abortion Legal

Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) is calling for Congress to pass legislation that would make access to abortion protected in the United States.

Western Caucus Efforts Pay Off: DOI Renews Mineral Leases Obama Killed

The U.S. Department of Interior (DOI) announced on Thursday that it is reinstating two mineral leases for operations in the Superior National Forest in Northern Minnesota that former President Barack Obama killed before leaving office.

Rep. Pressley: Blacks ‘Treated Like Second Class Citizens,’ Targeted for ‘Existing as Black’

Freshman Rep. Ayanna Pressley (D-MA) said at a House hearing on white supremacy that blacks in America are treated as second-class citizens.

AOC at House Hate Crimes Hearing: White Men ‘Are Almost Immune’ from Being Called Domestic Terrorists

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) said white men who commit crimes are “almost immune” from being labeled as domestic terrorists.