Lewis helped organize the Freedom Rides, spoke at the 1963 March on Washington and led the 1965 march across the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Alabama, where a state trooper fractured his skull with a billy club. That protest galvanized national support for the Voting Rights Act, which candidates for his seat pledged to defend and expand.
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, whose wardrobe and appearance have been very scrutinized, praised M.M. LaFleur’s offer to give free clothing to female candidates. “When I was running for office (even now!), […]
The battle for momentum in the two states could prove pivotal. Here’s how the candidates are making their pitches. Clockwise from top left: Four ads featuring Barack Obama, from Joseph […]
(Bloomberg) — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said that in the wake of President Donald Trump’s commutation of Roger Stone’s criminal sentence, she plans to support a bill limiting the ability […]