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Jul 29, 2016, 17:21 ET New Independent Maps brief to Supreme Court adds new citations from constitutional convention to bolster legal argument

 The recorded debates from the state's 1970 Constitutional Convention and previous Illinois Supreme Court rulings could not be clearer –...


Jul 29, 2016, 17:17 ET IDFA Commends President Obama for Signing GMO Disclosure Bill into Law

 The International Dairy Foods Association today applauded President Barack Obama for signing into law a landmark agreement that protects...


Jul 29, 2016, 15:16 ET Law Enforcement Officers are Being Arrested for Possession of Assault Rifles and Gotham Bail Bonds is Committed to Bailing Them Out

Gotham Bail Bonds is a proud supporter of our men and women in blue, and every first responder who put their lives in danger every day for the...


Jul 29, 2016, 14:35 ET New Web Ad Shows Hillary Clinton's Record Doesn't Match Her Rhetoric

Today, the Board of Directors of Tercera Opción™ PAC unveiled a new web ad in response to the acceptance speech given last night by...


Jul 29, 2016, 14:03 ET "Esta es la noticia que temíamos": March of Dimes reacciona a los informes sobre casos de transmisión local del virus Zika en el territorio continental de EE.UU.

March of Dimes emitió hoy la siguiente declaración de Edward R.B. McCabe, MD, PhD, vicepresidente ejecutivo y director médico, con...


Jul 29, 2016, 11:03 ET "This is the News We've Been Dreading": March of Dimes Reacts to Reports of Local Transmission of Zika Virus in Continental U.S.

The March of Dimes today released the following statement from Edward R.B. McCabe, MD, PhD, senior vice president and chief medical officer,...


Jul 29, 2016, 09:17 ET Governor Cuomo Fails Disabled, Leaving them Out and Behind

 The Cuomo Administration without question is discriminating against people with disabilities knowingly violating their civil rights, according...


Jul 29, 2016, 09:00 ET Rael: 'Cloning is safe, as I predicted!'

 Rael, spiritual leader of the International Raelian Movement (IRM), says a report published by Nature Communications on July 26 proves that...


Jul 29, 2016, 07:55 ET Yisrayl Hawkins Reveals the Ten Kings that will bring Nuclear War in this Generation in New Post This Week

 Yisrayl Hawkins, Pastor and Overseer at The House of Yahweh, has written a new article this week with a startling outcome regarding the "ten...


Jul 28, 2016, 23:42 ET Remarks as Prepared for Delivery by The Reverend Bill Shillady

Please hold the hands of the persons next to you! Let us pray: O God of many names, we know that You call us to work hard to bring people...


Jul 28, 2016, 23:36 ET Remarks As Prepared For Deliver By Chelsea Clinton Introducing Secretary Hillary Rodham Clinton

 Thank you! Thank you!  It's such an honor to be here tonight. I'm here as a proud American… a proud Democrat… a proud...


Jul 28, 2016, 23:00 ET Remarks as Prepared for Delivery by Hillary Rodham Clinton Accepting the Democratic Nomination

Thank you! Thank you for that amazing welcome. And Chelsea, thank you. I'm so proud to be your mother and so proud of the woman you've become....


Jul 28, 2016, 21:54 ET Remarks as Prepared for Delivery by Katy Perry

Both my parents are pastors and staunch Republicans. I didn't finish high school. Unfortunately, I don't have a formal education. But I do have an...


Jul 28, 2016, 21:44 ET Remarks as Prepared for Delivery by The Honorable Xavier Becerra

PHILADELPHIA, July 28, 2016 Good evening! Buenas noches! Thank you! And how about we thank all the volunteers, the police officers, and...


Jul 28, 2016, 21:38 ET Remarks as Prepared for Delivery by The Honorable Sherrod Brown

It's an honor to be in the birthplace of our democracy this evening. I grew up in Mansfield, Ohio. My dad was the town doctor. I never saw him...


Jul 28, 2016, 21:34 ET Remarks as Prepared for Delivery by Chloë Grace Moretz

This November, I will be voting in my first general election. And I am excited that the very first vote I cast for President will be for Hillary...


Jul 28, 2016, 21:31 ET Remarks as Prepared for Delivery by Capt. Florent Groberg (Ret.)

I'm here tonight not as a Democrat or a Republican. I'm here as a proud immigrant to this country, a proud veteran of the United States Army, and...


Jul 28, 2016, 21:22 ET Remarks as Prepared for Delivery by General John Allen

My fellow Americans, I stand with you tonight as a retired four-star general of the United States Marine Corps, and I am joined by my fellow...


Jul 28, 2016, 21:19 ET Remarks as Prepared for Delivery by The Honorable Ted Lieu

I wasn't born in America, but every day, I serve it. As a Colonel in the Air Force Reserves, a Member of Congress, and an immigrant whose parents...


Jul 28, 2016, 21:12 ET Remarks as Prepared for Delivery by Khizr M. Khan

Tonight, we are honored to stand here as the parents of Capt. Humayun Khan, and as patriotic American Muslims with undivided loyalty to our...


Jul 28, 2016, 21:07 ET Remarks as Prepared for Delivery by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

Captain Humayun Khan is one of 14 American Muslim soldiers who have died serving the United States since 9/11. His family emigrated from the United...


Jul 28, 2016, 20:41 ET Remarks as Prepared for Delivery by The Honorable Lupe Valdez

Good evening! I am the youngest of eight children born to migrant workers. When I told my father that I was going to join the police, he got angry....


Jul 28, 2016, 20:37 ET Remarks as Prepared for Delivery by Jennifer Pierotti Lim

One of my first memories is standing outside our Richmond, Virginia polling place with my dad to hand out campaign literature in support of our...


Jul 28, 2016, 20:34 ET Remarks as Prepared for Delivery by Doug Elmets

 It's an honor to be here; candidly, it's also a shock. Not because of the momentous nature of this event, or the size of the crowd. It's a...


Jul 28, 2016, 20:27 ET Remarks as Prepared for Delivery by The Honorable Tom Wolf

 As Governor of Pennsylvania, it has been an honor to host you here in Philadelphia this week. Two years ago, I ran for Governor on the...