Video Shows U.S. Marshals Task Force Brutalizing Teenage Boys in Mississippi

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Video Shows U.S. Marshals Task Force Brutalizing Teenage Boys in Mississippi

Akela Lacy

The FBI and the Justice Department are investigating the task force after security footage emerged of a violent arrest in September.

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Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand Has Deep Ties to Chevron Lawyers Leading Legal Attacks on Steven Donziger

Andrew Fishman

A lawyer with Gibson Dunn, a firm hired by Chevron, was a major fundraiser for Gillibrand, who has been silent on Donziger’s case.

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Maddesyn George Killed Her Alleged Rapist. Prosecutors Blocked Her Self-Defense Claims.

Victoria Law

Federal prosecutors threw the book at George, a member of the Colville tribes, who didn’t fit the narrative of a “perfect victim.”

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Sen. Kyrsten Sinema Is Literally Teaching a Course on Fundraising

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The senator is educating Arizona State University students on her forte: asking for money.

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Rep. Josh Gottheimer Hires Republican Ron DeSantis Staffer to Craft His Legislative Agenda

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Republican Jordan Colvin is the new legislative director for the New Jersey Democrat, a major obstructionist to Biden’s agenda.

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Sen. Bob Menendez’s Opposition to Drug Pricing Reform May Imperil the Democratic Agenda

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The New Jersey Democrat refuses to say whether his aversion to Medicare drug bargaining will turn him against the reconciliation bill.

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Haiti Envoy Who Resigned in Protest: “Nobody Asked Me About the Deportations”

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In his first public comments since stepping down, diplomat Daniel Foote said the Biden administration could be violating international law.

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Shuttered Venues and Theaters Are Being Denied a Financial Lifeline by the SBA

Bryce Covert

“We did our part, we closed our doors, our business has suffered. Quite honestly, the government has an obligation to help us survive.”

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Journalist Maria Ressa, Targeted by Rodrigo Duterte, Wins Nobel Peace Prize

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First Look Institute’s Press Freedom Defense Fund has backed Ressa’s legal fight against the Philippine government since 2017.

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