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Capitol Thursday - Rep. Brooks: GOP is part of 'a war on whites'

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Rep. Brooks: GOP is part of 'a war on whites'

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Rep. Mo Brooks, R-Ala., left, and Rep. Spencer Bachus, R-Ala., right, emerge from the Capitol office of House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, as the scheduled vote on his debt plan bill is delayed in Washington, Thursday night, July 28, 2011. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite) ORG XMIT: DCSA144 [Via MerlinFTP Drop] / J. Scott Applewhite AP Alabama Rep. Mo Brooks is revising his allegation that Democrats are 'waging a war on whites,' adding that the Republican party is also part of that war.

Rally focuses on race, police issues

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OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - More than 100 people turned out at the Oklahoma Capitol on Thursday to rally and discuss race-related issues and seek ways to educate themselves and police. The rally comes in response to the shooting death of 18-year-old Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, and subsequent protests. Brown, who is black, was unarmed when he was shot to death by a white police officer.

Rally focuses on race, police issues

2014-08-21 19:47:14Cache

More than 100 people turned out at the Oklahoma Capitol on Thursday to rally and discuss race-related issues and seek ways to educate themselves and police.

Des Moines Demonstrators Protest Police Brutality

2014-08-15 02:48:21Cache

DES MOINES, Iowa — About two dozen demonstrators turned out in front of the State Capitol Thursday evening as part of a nationwide protest of the violence in Ferguson, Missouri and police brutality nationwide. The rally was organized by Darriana Donegan, a Drake University student from Saint Louis. Her father lives just five minutes from the rioting. Donegan says, while the violence in Ferguson ...

Nebraskans show solidarity with Missouri victim

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Roughly 50 protesters took to the steps of the Nebraska Capitol Thursday to hold a moment of silence for Michael Brown, the 18-year-old black man who was killed Aug. 9 in an officer-involved shooting in Ferguson, Missouri.

Rep. Brooks: GOP is part of 'a war on whites'

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Rep. Brooks: GOP is part of 'a war on whites'

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Rep. Mo Brooks, R-Ala., left, and Rep. Spencer Bachus, R-Ala., right, emerge from the Capitol office of House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, as the scheduled vote on his debt plan bill is delayed in Washington, Thursday night, July 28, 2011. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite) ORG XMIT: DCSA144 [Via MerlinFTP Drop] / J. Scott Applewhite AP Alabama Rep. Mo Brooks is revising his allegation that Democrats are 'waging a war on whites,' adding that the Republican party is also part of that war.

House OKs bill targeting immigration crisis

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House OKs bill targeting immigration crisis

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Published: Friday, August 1, 2014 at 11:00 p.m. Last Modified: Saturday, August 2, 2014 at 12:12 a.m. WASHINGTON | House Republicans passed legislation late Friday to address the crisis on the U.S.-Mexico border by sending migrant youths back home without hearings, winning over conservatives with a companion bill that could lead to deporting more than half a million immigrants whom the Obama administration granted temporary work permits.

Shields and Brooks on finding a GOP 'anti-Cruz,' Middle East alliances

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Watch Video | Listen to the Audio JUDY WOODRUFF: In Washington, House Republicans were racing to pass something on the border crisis after a day of confusion and chaos on Capitol Hill Thursday. RELATED LINKS Shields and Brooks on Obama's handling of the border crisis, Mideast violence Shields and Brooks on Israel's incursion, challenging Russia Shields and Brooks on suing the president, LeBron's ...

House moves toward vote on border bill

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House moves toward vote on border bill

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WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republicans revived their bill on the U.S.-Mexico border crisis in dramatic fashion Friday, preparing to pass it after winning over conservatives with tough new provisions that could threaten deportation for hundreds of thousands of immigrants already working in this country legally. President Barack Obama condemned the Republican action and said he'd act unilaterally, as best he could.

U.S. House majority leader steps down

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WASHINGTON, July 31 (Xinhua) -- U.S. House Majority Leader Eric Cantor on Thursday gave his farewell address as majority's No. 2 most-powerful Republican on the House side of Capitol Hill. Cantor announced on June 11 about his resignation after he was defeated by David Brat, a little-known and under-funded rival backed by tea party groups, in a primary election for the country' s midterm elections with control of Congress at stake.

Obama holds foreign policy meeting with lawmakers

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Obama holds foreign policy meeting with lawmakers

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama huddled with congressional lawmakers Thursday to discuss the numerous foreign policy crises facing his administration, including tensions with Russia and the war between Israel and Hamas. The meeting came amid rampant criticism of Obama's foreign policy from Republicans on Capitol Hill.