Brakkton Booker

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A Timeline Of Plot Twists And Bombshells: How We Got To Election Day In Alabama

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Yes, the race is between Republican Roy Moore and Democrat Doug Jones. But this contest touches on scandals involving sexual misconduct, President Trump's influence and Democratic hopes for 2018.

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DNC Group Calls For Drastic Cut In 'Superdelegates' As Part Of Nomination Process

Saturday, December 09, 2017

The Unity Reform Commission is calling for a 60 percent reduction in superdelegates and wants the party to offer same-day party affiliation switching. It calls its recommendations "historic."

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Trump Attends Opening Of Mississippi Civil Rights Museum Despite Controversy

Saturday, December 09, 2017

Two black Democratic lawmakers who decided not to attend said Trump's presence at the opening was "an insult." But the state's GOP governor said residents should be proud Trump would be there.

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Trump Seizes On Roy Moore Accuser's Admission Of Adding To Yearbook Inscription

Friday, December 08, 2017

Beverly Young Nelson alleges Moore sexually assaulted her as a teen decades ago, a claim Moore has denied. Now Moore and his allies are raising new questions about Nelson's credibility.

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What Has To Happen For The Senate Tax Bill To Become Law

Saturday, December 02, 2017

The tax bill passed by the Senate early Saturday must now reconciled with one passed by the House before it can go to President Trump for his signature.

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Another Democrat Faces Calls To Resign Because Of Sexual Harassment Allegations

Saturday, December 02, 2017

First-term Rep. Ruben Kihuen, D-Nev., is accused of making repeated unwanted sexual advances toward a onetime campaign staffer. Kihuen has apologized and said he takes the "matter seriously."

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FACT CHECK: Trump's Pledge To Restore 'Merry Christmas' To The White House

Thursday, November 30, 2017

President Trump took part in his first National Tree Lighting Ceremony Thursday. Trump has pledged to ditch political correctness and bring back Christmas, but did it ever leave the White House?

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Virginia School Board Set To Rename J.E.B. Stuart High School

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

After a two-year battle between "Keepers," who want the name to stay, and "Changers," who believe it represents the history of racism, the board is expected to remove the name Thursday.

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Money May Not Shield Prosperous Blacks From Bigotry, Survey Says

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

A study by NPR, Harvard and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation finds African-Americans making more than $75,000 report experiencing higher levels of discrimination than those making less.

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Florida County Worries About Irma's Cleanup Costs

Thursday, September 14, 2017

In Nassau County, one official says they are still waiting on reimbursement from state and federal authorities for disaster costs forked out when Hurricane Matthew caused damage last year.

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Jacksonville, Fla., Faces Historic Flooding After Hurricane Irma

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

The city of Jacksonville, Fla., is still reeling from record breaking floods in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma.

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Millions Remain Without Power After Hurricane Irma Swept Across Florida

Monday, September 11, 2017

In the wake of Hurricane Irma, more than 6.5 million customers in Florida are left without power. Eric Silagy, CEO of Florida Power & Light, which provides electricity to half the state, said on Monday that residents need to be prepared for "prolonged and extended outages."

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Gas Stations In Florida Running Out Of Fuel As Hurricane Irma Continues

Sunday, September 10, 2017

As Hurricane Irma hits Florida, most people are hunkered down in shelters or in their homes. But for those who are out on the roads, they're finding another problem.

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When A Historically Black University's Neighborhood Turns White

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

The area around Howard University was once working-class and black. As more nonblack residents move in and property values rise, the D.C. university is taking advantage of the hot real estate market.

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Meet Mike Conaway, GOP Congressman Now Overseeing House's Russia Probe

Thursday, April 06, 2017

The Texas Republican is taking over the investigation as an ethics committee looks into whether Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes mishandled classified information.

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VP Pence On Obamacare Repeal Failure: 'Congress Just Wasn't Ready'

Saturday, March 25, 2017

The Vice President was in West Virginia a day after the GOP's Affordable Care Act repeal efforts were scrapped. He joked that maybe some WWE superstars were needed on Capitol Hill.

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Oops ... PAC Runs TV Ads Thanking Some Republicans For Repealing Obamacare

Saturday, March 25, 2017

Hours after the GOP-led efforts to repeal the Affordable Care Act collapsed, a conservative-leaning group ran ads giving kudos to some members for keeping their promise to replace the health care law.

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With 'Pussyhats' At Women's Marches, Headwear Sends A Defiant Message

Sunday, January 22, 2017

Throughout the crowds at Women's Marches on Saturday were thousands of knitted pink caps. People wore them to send a message to President Donald Trump.

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Groups Protest Trump's Immigration Positions Across The Country

Saturday, January 14, 2017

Immigrants and activists throughout the country are rallying in anticipation of Donald Trump's inauguration. They're protesting against mass deportation, which Trump discussed on the campaign trail.

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The Latest: Fort Lauderdale, Fla., Shooting Suspect

Sunday, January 08, 2017

Esteban Santiago, 26, accused of killing five people, will appear in court Monday. Despite run-ins with Alaska law enforcement and a stint at a mental facility, nothing prevented him from being armed.

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