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Venezuela’s ANC to Approve New Hate Crime Legislation

Puebla, Mexico, August 17, 2017 ( – Venezuela’s National Constituent Assembly (ANC) was set Friday to approve new anti-hate legislation, after endorsing a series of law and order proposals Thursday. Under the proposed anti-hate crime legislation, perpetrators of “hate and intolerance” could face prison sentences of up to 25 years. According to the bill, a […]

City Council Candidate Upset Over ‘Bernie Sanders’ Exclusion From Ballot Statement | Local News

District 6 hopeful Jack Ucciferri told to strike reference from Santa Barbara ballot statement Santa Barbara City Council candidate Jack Ucciferri is upset that city officials ordered him to remove a reference to Bernie Sanders in his official ballot statement. (Joshua Molina / Noozhawk photo) Santa Barbara City Council candidate Jack Ucciferri, a self-professed “Berniecrat,” is […]

Daniel Koh leaves City Hall to run for Congress

Daniel Koh is leaving his high-profile post as Mayor Martin J. Walsh’s chief of staff to begin revving a congressional run in his hometown district, where he’ll test his resume, roots and fundraising ability against a potential crowd of well-established Merrimack Valley veterans. Koh, a 32-year-old Harvard grad, intends to move back to the 3rd […]

Regardless who wins, new blood coming to Stuart City Commission

Becky Bruner(Photo: HANNAH SCHWAB/TCPALM) STUART — The Group II City Commission seat will be held by a political newcomer next term, regardless of which of the three hopefuls wins.  Becky Bruner, Tyler Green-James and Ron Rose are running in the Aug. 29 election for the seat held by Jeffrey Krauskopf, who is retiring after 30 years of service.  […]

2020 Democratic hopeful makes appearance at Iowa State Fair

Rep. John Delaney (D, Maryland) announced he is running for president in 2020, the earliest candidate to do so. (Caroline Cummings). DES MOINES, Iowa (KGAN) —  It’s never too early for presidential politics in Iowa. On the heels of the 2016 election and only months into the Trump Administration, Maryland Democrat Rep. John Delaney announced […]

Murphy: A ‘different’ Democrat comes to Iowa | Columnists

John Delaney says he’s “a different kind of Democrat.” “I work to pursue goals that I think the Democratic Party shares broadly, but I think about how you do that differently,” Delaney says. Delaney is a member of Congress from Maryland and the first officially declared Democratic candidate for president in 2020. It bears reminding […]

Private plane took Gillum to see top Dems, developer

Buy Photo Local entrepreneur and co-owner of The Edison restaurant Adam Corey chimes in at a business roundtable discussion.(Photo: Hali Tauxe/Democrat)Buy Photo A year before he filed to run for governor, Mayor Andrew Gillum flew to Tampa to discuss affordable housing with a developer on a private plane arranged by a local lobbyist. He also […]