Pa.’s U.S. House Republicans split on vote to remove statues of Confederate leaders, bust of Dred Scott author
The effort is the latest move by congressional Democrats to undo Confederate symbols on Capitol Hill and other federal property.
Confederate statues would be removed from national parks in Gettysburg, elsewhere under Minn. lawmaker’s bill
WASHINGTON — A Democratic member of Congress from Minnesota is gaining traction with her push to force the federal government to get rid of Confederate statues and memorials in national parks, as as opposition to the public display of Confederate symbols grows. U.S. Rep. Betty McCollum, D-Minn, who leads the House subcommittee that oversees spending for […]
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Trump has no interest in the past, except to pass a memory test. Voters must remind him of that failure of memory this November.
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