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Newseum to Display Sculpture of Alice Allison Dunnigan, First African American Woman to Cover the White House and Congress

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The Kentucky native broke racial and gender barriers throughout her career.
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The first black female White House reporter had to pawn her watch every week just to eat

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Alice Dunnigan had to pay her own way to cover a tour by President Truman, and was shunned by President Eisenhower for asking questions about civil rights.
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Here are the 4 Republicans who voted in the House to condemn Trump's 'racist...

Here are the 4 Republicans who voted in the House to condemn Trump's 'racist comments'

The US House of Representatives voted Tuesday afternoon on a resolution to condemn US President Donald Trump's "racist comments" against four Democratic congresswomen. Four... Read more ...

Judges Side With Trump Administration In Bid To Weaken Federal Unions

Judges Side With Trump Administration In Bid To Weaken Federal Unions

The decision by a three-judge panel keeps alive a batch of executive orders that unions have been fighting. Read more ...

NY officer won't face charges in chokehold death of Eric Garner

NY officer won't face charges in chokehold death of Eric Garner

WASHINGTON - Federal prosecutors won't bring civil rights charges against a New York City police officer in the 2014 chokehold death of Eric Garner. That's according to a... Read more ...

Judge Orders Roger Stone to Quit Posting During Case

Judge Orders Roger Stone to Quit Posting During Case

No more Instagram for Roger Stone. Facebook and Twitter are out, too. A federal judge barred Stone from posting on social media Tuesday after finding that the longtime... Read more ...

Mitch McConnell Says 'All Of Us' Should Cool It In Wake Of Trump's Racist Tweets

Mitch McConnell Says 'All Of Us' Should Cool It In Wake Of Trump's Racist Tweets

The Senate majority leader stopped short of calling the president's attacks on Democratic congresswomen racist. Read more ...

Vote on Trump Comments Delayed After Pelosi Uses Word 'Racist'

Vote on Trump Comments Delayed After Pelosi Uses Word 'Racist'

The House vote on a resolution condemning President Trump's comments on four congresswomen of color was delayed for nearly two hours Tuesday after House Speaker Nancy Pelosi... Read more ...

ACLU files lawsuit to block Trump's sweeping asylum ban

ACLU files lawsuit to block Trump's sweeping asylum ban

The American Civil Liberties Union filed a lawsuit today to halt a sweeping new regulation that cuts off asylum for migrants who passed through another country en route to the... Read more ...

Trump: 'Those Tweets Were NOT Racist'

Trump: 'Those Tweets Were NOT Racist'

President Trump is keeping the controversy over his criticism of four progressive lawmakers in the spotlight. In new tweets Tuesday, the president pushed back against critics... Read more ...

Democrat Introduces Articles of Impeachment

Democrat Introduces Articles of Impeachment

Texas Rep. Al Green has introduced articles of impeachment against President Trump, potentially forcing a vote this week on whether to remove the president from office, the AP... Read more ...

Facebook's cryptocurrency plans hit a bipartisan wall of suspicion from US...

Facebook's cryptocurrency plans hit a bipartisan wall of suspicion from US lawmakers: Why should anyone trust Facebook?

Facebook's cryptocurrency chief David Marcus testified before a Senate committee on Tuesday. Skeptical senators wanted to know why they should trust Facebook to build a digital... Read more ...