Sen. John Fetterman (D-Pa.) has a deal for Republicans complaining about his attire: You avoid a government ...
Quick Glance: Fetterman criticizes Boebert over Fox News dress code coverage
- Fetterman criticizes Boebert for her removal from a musical performance.
- Fetterman responds to Fox News coverage of the Senate's updated dress code.
- Fetterman would have violated the dress code prior to the update.
- Republicans blame Fetterman for the Senate's loosened dress code.
Americans held for years in Iranian custody walked arm-in-arm off a plane into freedom as part of a ...
Quick Glance: Billion-Dollar Deal: Americans Freed from Iran in Prisoner Swap
- Iran made $6bn through exports, mainly of oil, to South Korea, but the money ended up in restricted accounts in South Korea after then-US President Donald Trump abandoned a landmark nuclear deal.
- As part of the prisoner swap deal, the US also released five Iranians.
- Released prisoner expresses gratitude towards US President Biden.
- We have just received news that the plane carrying the five American citizens freed from Iran will land in Doha shortly.
Quick Glance: 60 Years of March on Washington: Thousands Gather on National Mall
- Martin Luther King Jr.'s March on Washington highlighted the ongoing racial inequality in the country and the unfulfilled dream.
- The dreamers are advocating for voting rights.
- Key organizers met with Attorney General Merrick Garland and Assistant Attorney General Kristen Clarke to discuss voting rights, policing, and redlining.
- Saturday's gathering served as a preview for the upcoming anniversary of the March on Washington on August 28, 1963.
Quick Glance: Biden criticizes Trump on jobs in battleground Pennsylvania
- Biden highlights past job losses
- U.S. unemployment decreased under Trump's presidency
- Trump spokesperson accuses Biden of destroying jobs and fueling inflation
- Economic issues play a key role in the 2024 presidential race
Quick Glance: DeSantis vows to deploy US military against cartels on 'Day one'
- DeSantis pledges to deploy the US military in Mexico to fight the cartels on 'Day one' if elected president.
- The cartels are killing tens of thousands of our fellow citizens, and the president of the United States must use all available powers as commander-in-chief to protect our country.
- DeSantis joins other Republican presidential candidates, including former President Trump, a frontrunner in the race, in supporting military action against the cartels.
- Democratic Representative Joaquin Castro from Texas, who represents a border state, strongly criticized the Republican candidates for mentioning the possibility of military action in Mexico.
Quick Glance: Criticism of Arkansas' Ban on AP African American Studies
- Governor Sarah Huckabee Sanders' LEARNS Act will increase teacher salaries and potentially impact gender equity in education jobs.
- Group that integrated Little Rock Central High School in 1957 criticizes the ban on AP African American Studies counting towards graduation credit.
- Arkansas has not banned AP African American Studies, but it will not count for graduation credit while the curriculum is under review.
- The Arkansas Department of Education states that the class is on hold until it is determined whether it violates state law or teaches critical race theory.
Quick Glance: Hutchinson Plans to Prosecute Trump on Debate Stage
- Republican presidential candidate Asa Hutchinson criticizes fellow candidates for their deference to Trump.
- Hutchinson will prosecute Trump at the upcoming Republican primary debate, even if Trump doesn't show up.
- He calls for clarity on the events of January 6, 2021.
- Hutchinson expressed his views in an interview with MSNBC.
Quick Glance: Arkansas Warns Against Offering A.P. African American Studies
- The Arkansas Department of Education warns schools against offering Advanced Placement African American Studies on the first day of classes.
- Governor Sarah Huckabee Sanders signed legislation in March targeting critical race theory.
- African American studies is interdisciplinary, covering history, sociology, politics, legal studies, arts, and culture.
- The College Board has removed or diluted key subjects and concepts from the course framework, including critical race theory and mass incarceration.
Quick Glance: Vivek Ramaswamy: Rising Republican Presidential Candidate?
- Ramaswamy delivers Trump-like performance at first Republican debate, gaining attention.
- Critics say the Republican base is seeking a "bully" or an "authoritarian" candidate.
- Ramaswamy rises in polls, competing with DeSantis for second place in Republican presidential contest.
- Ramaswamy presents himself as a uniting candidate, aiming to provide solutions for the Republican Party.
Quick Glance: Little Rock School District Offers AP African American Studies
- The Little Rock School District is defying Arkansas by announcing that it will continue to offer Advanced Placement African American studies classes.
- The school firmly believes that this addition to the curriculum will not only enhance academic knowledge but also contribute to the development of well-rounded individuals prepared to thrive in an increasingly interconnected world.
Arkansas not giving credit for African American studies: The class is a pilot program that was offered at two schools last year.
Quick Glance: Six Decades After King's 'Dream' Speech, Thousands Gather in Washington
- Thousands of Americans commemorate the 60th anniversary of the March on Washington, a pivotal event in the 1960s U.S. civil rights movement where Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his galvanizing 'I have a dream' speech.
- Margaret Huang, President and CEO of the Southern Poverty Law Center, a nonprofit civil rights advocacy group, tells the crowd that the march 60 years ago opened doors and spurred new tools to fight discrimination.
- When our right to vote falls, all other civil and human rights can fall too, but we're here today to say 'not on our watch'.
- Ashley Sharpton, activist with National Action Network and daughter of the Reverend Al Sharpton, says Americans need to turn demonstrations into legislation and cannot allow the sacrifices of ancestors in the fight for equality to have been in vain.
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