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Florida teen who survived shooting massacre rallies passionate crowd, 'It's time for victims' to change gun laws
Teen survivors of the shooting massacre at a Florida high school this week were among the speakers at a rally for firearm-safety legislation that drew a passionate, sign-waving crowd of hundreds of gun control supporters in Fort Lauderdale. Emma Gonzalez, a student at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High
Pennsylvania Supreme Court orders state’s congressional map redrawn
The Pennsylvania Supreme Court Monday ordered that the state’s congressional map be redrawn in a move that could have major implications for the Democratic Party ’s ability to re-take the U.S. House of Representatives in the 2018 midterm elections . In the order from the court, which ruled 4-3, the
Residents of St. Charles, Illinois weigh in ahead of Rep. Hultgren's town hall
ABC News' Josh Haskell talks to community members gathered for the town hall.
ARCHIVAL VIDEO: Ford, Carter Rendered Speechless at First Presidential Debate
Sept. 23, 1976: An audio problem interrupts the first debate between presidential candidates Jimmy Carter and Gerald Ford.
Katrina Vanden Heuvel Says This is a 'Rewrite the Rules Election'
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'Women on 20s' to Ask President Obama to Put One of These 4 Women on $20 Bill
A woman could soon be the new face of the U.S. $20 bill. The nonprofit campaign " Women on 20s " allowed voters to choose three of 15 women candidates for the $20 bill, and now it's down to the "Final Four," and you can vote for the ultimate winner. The candidates are Eleanor Roosevelt , Harriet
Why use of Native American nicknames is an obvious affront
Whenever the white man treats the Indian as they treat each other, then we will have no more wars. We shall all be alike -- brothers of one father and one mother, with one sky above us, and one country around us. -- Joseph, Nez Perce chief, during a visit to Washington, D.C., in 1879 We'll never
Does Women's Equality Day Really Mean Anything?
Today is Women’s Equality Day. Established in the 1970s, the day is meant to commemorate the certification of the 19th Amendment, which gave women in the United States the right to vote. It’s generated opinion pieces in national media outlets like the Huffington Post and local papers like the
Doors Shut Then Reopened for Voters at Florida Polls
President Barack Obama told a crowd of 23,000 supporters in Broward County, Florida on Sunday that he didn't want them to "boo" Republican challenger Mitt Romney; he just wants them to vote. But some early voters in the battleground state have had a difficult time casting their ballots. And as