Leslie Marshall: Trump deserves condemnation for ‘racist’ comments – Now Dems must unite against him

House votes to condemn Trump remarks made toward four congresswomen Trump’s tweets criticizing congresswomen spark calls for impeachment; Ohio Rep. Jim Jordan weighs in. The 240-187 House vote Tuesday night to approve a resolution titled “Condemning President Trump’s racist comments directed at Members of Congress” was justified and necessary to hold the president accountable for his unacceptable attack on four […]

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Leslie Marshall: California is right to give illegal immigrants health insurance

California to become first state to offer health insurance to illegal immigrants Democrats in California have agreed to a budget deal that would offer state health care benefits to young illegal immigrants; Jonathan Hunt has the details. About 90,000 undocumented immigrants ages 19 to 25 will be eligible for California’s version of Medicaid – the health insurance program for people […]

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Leslie Marshall: Rep. Omar's anti-Semitic tweet hurt Democrats and Muslims – Not just Jews

Freshman Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar apologizes for tweet about AIPAC’s influence in US politics ‘Anti-Semitism is real and I am grateful for Jewish allies and colleagues who are educating me on the painful history of anti-Semitic tropes,’ tweeted Rep. Omar; chief congressional correspondent Mike Emanuel reports from Capitol Hill. Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., has come under justified criticism for suggesting […]

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