The tennis great’s decision comes right before the start of the Olympic Games, where she will be representing the U.S.
GOP leaders also shuttered C-SPAN’s live coverage of the protest, but that did not stop policy makers from tweeting and posting live feeds on Facebook and Periscope to disseminate their cause.
A nearly 15-hour filibuster led by Senate Democrats until early Thursday paved the way for “high-profile congressional votes on restricting firearms just days after the worst mass shooting in modern U.S. history,” writes Politico.
During a victory speech Tuesday in California, Sanders told supporters he planned to stay in the race “’til the last ballot is cast,” dismissing calls for him to drop out.
During an address at the White House, President Barack Obama vowed to nominate a candidate to fill the Supreme Court vacancy, despite Republicans’ promise not to meet with anyone nominated to the High Court.
Wednesday on NewsOne Now, Roland Martin and an expert panel of guests discussed the current state of the race for the White House and the candidates’ outreach to Black voters.
Fed up with the caricature that is Trump, the GOP quickly distanced themselves after Monday night’s circus, most seeming to understand just how outrageous, hateful and damaging Trump’s anti-Muslim rhetoric could be.
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