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7 North Carolina sheriff’s deputies on leave after fatal shooting of Black man

Pasquotank County Sheriff Tommy Wooten II expressed condolences to Andrew Brown Jr.’s family and pledged that any deputies found to have violated laws or policies “will be held accountable.”

Take Action: Add your name to hold killer cops accountable — end qualified immunity!


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VIDEO OF THE DAY: Ted Cruz tries to corner Stacey Abrams with bad faith question and gets buried

Abrams was clearly in no mood for Cancun Ted’s fact-free antics.



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Meet the group that’s poised to oust Marjorie Taylor Greene and her cronies in 2022

OD Action Partner: The wannabe founder of the KKK Caucus’s 15 minutes of fame are up. Support No Dem Left Behind in their crucial work to flip red seats like Greene’s.


FDA, CDC lift pause, give green light on Johnson & Johnson vaccinations
The joint announcement came after a CDC advisory committee voted to recommend lifting the pause, but advised adding a warning about the increased risk of very rare but severe blood clots.

Take Action: Tell America’s TV networks to STOP IGNORING CLIMATE CHANGE!


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Justice Department now expects to charge more than 500 in Trump’s deadly Capitol insurrection

Department lawyers have described the sprawling investigation as one of the largest in American history.

Take Action: Add you name to tell the Senate to join the House in passing the NO BAN act to stop future racist bans like Trump’s disgraceful Muslim ban!


Black man shot 10 times by sheriff’s deputy after calling 911 for help
Isaiah Brown had received assistance from the same white deputy earlier in the night after experiencing car trouble a nearby gas station.


DOJ weighs charging Derek Chauvin for violent 2017 incident involving Black teen
Video footage reportedly shows Chauvin strike a Black teenager in the head with a flashlight and pin him down with his knee for nearly 17 minutes, ignoring complaints from the boy that he couldn’t breathe.


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Nightmare update on the Supreme Court

No Lie with Brian Tyler Cohen: Pay attention.


Dr. Fauci delivers short, sharp shutdown of GOP senator’s vaccine doubt bluster
Republican Sen. Ron Johnson sowed pointless doubt about the efficacy of the shots, their fast-track approval, and the need for Americans to be vaccinated en masse, and Fauci was having none of it.


Democratic congressman accuses GOP lawmakers of bringing “racist trash” to House debate as DC statehood bill passes
House rep Mondaire Jones took Republicans to task for their ongoing disenfranchisement of DC’s 700,000 residents, the majority of whom are Black.

Take Action: Add your name to tell the Senate to join the House in voting to make DC the 51st state!


In landmark move, Biden set to recognize Armenian genocide
President Biden is expected Saturday to recognize the hundreds of thousands of Armenians killed by the Ottoman Empire in the early 1900s, a move furiously fought by Turkey for decades.


Trump slams South Korea’s Moon, says he likes North Korea’s Kim
The disgraced ex-president first met the brutal dictator in June 2018, the first-ever summit between the countries still technically at war, and later said the two leaders “fell in love.”


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