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Firestorm of controversy; police union fires back at local newspaper

Firestorm of controversy; police union fires back at local newspaper

Stonington, CT – The Westerly Sun editorial staff took some heat on Monday after posting a controversial cartoon to its editorial page. The Tribune Content Agency (TCA) clearinghouse editorial cartoon shown above as posted by the local newspaper The Westerly Sun set off a firestorm of controversy in the close-knit, New England communities the local publication […]

Headliners at DNC: First Lady Michelle Obama’s commanding speech

Headliners at DNC: First Lady Michelle Obama’s commanding speech

The First Lady delivered her last speech as a resident of the White House. Video Courtesy CNN/Youtube “I wake up in a house every morning that was built by slaves.” ~ Michelle Obama,First Lady of the United States of America Michelle Obama’s speech at the Democratic National Convention on Monday was a show-stopper for Democrats […]

Hillary Rodham Clinton is the Democratic nominee for President of the USA

Hillary Rodham Clinton is the Democratic nominee for President of the USA

Philadelphia – It is official. Hillary Rodham Clinton, the former Secretary of State and First Lady to her husband President Bill Clinton was nominated as the Democratic nominee for President of the United States. The first woman to be nominated to an executive level position by either party, Clinton was victorious as Tuesday evening’s delegate […]

Three police officers killed in Baton Rouge ambush

Three officers are confirmed dead and three others wounded after a shooting in Baton Rouge, a sheriff's office spokeswoman told the Associated Press on Sunday. AP reporting one suspect dead and law enforcement officials believe two others are still at large. Mayor Kip Holden asked the city to come together in the wake of the […]

RI Sen. James Sheehan breaks ranks, stumps for Sanders

RI Sen. James Sheehan breaks ranks, stumps for Sanders

Rhode Island Senator James Sheehan (D-36) broke ranks with Rhode Island’s Democratic Party, endorsing U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) for President and disavowing establishment mindsets. Sheehan was out on the stump in Rhode Island on primary day, getting out the vote for Sanders. “Hillary Clinton thinks small,” said Sheehan in an interview on Sunday in […]

Kasich dropping out, ends his bid for President

The Associated Press (AP) announced on Wednesday that Ohio Governor John Kasich plans to end his bid for the Republican presidential nomination, thereby making Donald Trump the sole and presumptive nominee. According to AP, three campaign officials speaking on anonymity said the Ohio governor plans to announce his decision in a statement from his home […]

Election Justice USA heads to court in California voter suppression hearing

On Wednesday, the national voting rights advocacy groupElection Justice USA is scheduled to be heard in United States District Court for the Northern District of California. The advocates, through EJUSA attorney Bill Simpich and civil rights attorney, Stephen Jaffe, plan to present new evidence in a voting rights case filed on behalf of the California […]