Day: July 1, 2015

Bernie Sanders Fights Wall Street


” The Manhattans, Cadillacs, Drifters, Temptations & Four Tops – Battle of the Groups (@Apollo 1985)”


“Redefining The ‘Traditional’ American Family In 7 Stunning Images”


HUFFINGTON POST

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“Republicans Crushed In Oklahoma As Supreme Court Rules 10 Commandments Monument Must Come Down”


POLITICUS USA

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“Fire hits another predominantly black church in South”


CBS

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“​Misty Copeland, a tour de force, breaks ballet barrier”


CBS

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“Congress Dawdles as Puerto Rico Hurtles Towards Financial Ruin”


POLITICO

With Puerto Rico spiraling toward financial disaster, spokesman Josh Earnest stood in front of cameras yesterday and reiterated the White House’s support for an idea to help the troubled island: Let its public corporations to go through a structured bankruptcy, the same way they can in the 50 states.

In an April campaign stop, Jeb Bush said much the same thing: “Puerto Rico should be given the same rights as the states.”

With both Obama and Bush behind the same plan, you might expect it to have decent odds on Capitol Hill. You’d be wrong. Puerto Rico’s non-voting delegate, Pedro Pierluisi, introduced such a bill in the last Congress, but it never even received a vote in committee.

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