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Brooklyn reps rebuff AIPAC, back Iran deal

Four key congresspeople, three African American and one Latina, representing large concentrations of Jewish voters, came out in support of the Iran deal.

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Iran deal popular with constituents of undecided representatives

A new Public Policy Polling survey finds that voters want their elected officials to vote to move it forward.

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Military families and top brass support Iran nuclear deal

"It takes courage to deal with an adversarial country in a peaceful manner, and to instead focus on what joins us together than what tears us apart."

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After 54 years, U.S. raises flag in Cuba

A jubilant flag-raising at the reopened U.S. Embassy in Havana is giving way to serious talk about the road ahead in improving relations between the U.S. and Cuba.

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Over forty percent of U.S. children live in poverty

Any family that can't pay for its basic expenses is a family living in poverty.

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Dominicans speak out for Dominicans of Haitian descent

The friction between Dominicans and Haitians is rooted in a complicated mutual history, in which the U.S. has been a factor.

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U.S. Labor Against the War: back the Iran nuke deal!

The organization that led the drive to force organized labor to oppose the Iraq War, is calling on unionists to back the proposed agreement that curbs Iran's nuclear development program.

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Ending Cuban blockade could improve U.S. health

If the current thaw in U.S.-Cuban relations leads to lifting the decades-long blockade, we will have access to life-saving drugs and vaccines now banned in the U.S.

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Mass movement the key to voting rights protection

Fifty years ago today, thanks to a mass movement started by African American WWII veterans, Voting Rights Act was signed into law.

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“Black Lives Matter” dealing with police abuse that is anything but new

"When I lived in Delaware and Maryland in the 1960s, societal racism was ugly and obvious to all who had eyes to see."

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