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Teachers take to the picket lines in Los Angeles

One year ago   |   By Politico

The president of the National Education Association said that as a strike begins today in Los Angeles , teachers are optimistic their action will draw attention on the plight of public schools - just like in several red states last spring. “When we saw that redfored wave starting in West Virginia, Oklahoma, Arizona last year, they took it to the streets, and the public then started to pay attention to what had been happening for years in their public school," Lily Eskelsen Garcia, president of the nation's largest labor union, told MSNBC in an interview that aired before the school day...
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Los Angeles Teachers Begin Huge Strike

Los Angeles Teachers Begin Huge Strike

One year ago   |   By The Huffington Post

“I feel like it's not just about the teachers, it's about everyone,” said a student at the nation's second-largest school district.
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Jerry Falwell Jr. will take ‘indefinite leave of absence' from Liberty...

Jerry Falwell Jr. will take ‘indefinite leave of absence' from Liberty University after viral photo

Jerry Falwell Jr. has agreed to take “an indefinite leave of absence” from his role as president of Liberty University after the release of a viral photo that showed him... Read more ...

In 2020, A Woman Running Mate Won't Be A 'Hail Mary'

In 2020, A Woman Running Mate Won't Be A 'Hail Mary'

There are a lot of contrasts between Joe Biden's impending pick and past elections when women were vice presidential candidates. One that's easy to overlook: Biden is ahead in... Read more ...

Trump and Macron discuss sending aid to Lebanon

Trump and Macron discuss sending aid to Lebanon

PARIS - President Donald Trump and his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron spoke over the phone Friday about working with other countries to send immediate aid to Lebanon, the... Read more ...

White House, Dem leaders make one last try on coronavirus relief deal

White House, Dem leaders make one last try on coronavirus relief deal

White House and top Democratic leaders will take one last shot at reaching a new coronavirus relief deal Friday afternoon. The final discussions come as President Donald Trump... Read more ...

Postmaster General Touts USPS Overhaul, But Promises On-Time Election Mail

Postmaster General Touts USPS Overhaul, But Promises On-Time Election Mail

Louis DeJoy's political donations have sparked questions about whether he has an interest in affecting the delivery of mail ballots. He said the postal service has "ample... Read more ...

Top GOP lawmaker calls on Falwell to resign as Liberty University president

Top GOP lawmaker calls on Falwell to resign as Liberty University president

A top House Republican with ties to Liberty University is calling on Jerry Falwell Jr. to step down as president of the large Christian school in the wake of a viral photo that... Read more ...

Judge dismisses Republican lawsuit seeking to block proxy voting

Judge dismisses Republican lawsuit seeking to block proxy voting

A federal judge has dismissed House GOP Leader Kevin McCarthy's lawsuit seeking to overturn the House's adoption of proxy voting - a measure embraced by Democrats to permit... Read more ...

Gov. Says Florida's Unemployment System Was Designed To Create 'Pointless...

Gov. Says Florida's Unemployment System Was Designed To Create 'Pointless Roadblocks'

Gov. Ron DeSantis says the portal was designed to frustrate users, "so people just say, oh, the hell with it, I'm not going to do that." Florida has been among the slowest... Read more ...

'I'm not Batman': Libertarian presidential candidate makes light of bat bite

'I'm not Batman': Libertarian presidential candidate makes light of bat bite

The Libertarian Party's 2020 candidate isn't letting a minor flap get in the way of campaigning for president. Jo Jorgensen, who was set to hit the campaign trail with visits... Read more ...

Sheriff Joe's Loss in Primary May Be Bad News for Trump

Sheriff Joe's Loss in Primary May Be Bad News for Trump

Arizona apparently has had enough of "America's toughest sheriff." Former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio has lost the Republican primary to regain his old job, reports... Read more ...