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Daily Archives: June 15th, 2016

Senator Chris Murphy’s talking filibuster to stop gun violence enters its fourteenth hour

Excerpt: Early this morning, at 8:21 AM Pacific Time, Democratic U.S. Senator Chris Murphy of Connecticut took to the Senate floor to call for action to address gun violence. But instead of merely giving a short speech and then yielding the floor, Murphy courageously began what has now turned into the eighth longest “talking filibuster” in […]
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
Categories:Civil Liberties, Core Encyclopedia Topics, Legislative Advocacy
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NPI to provide live coverage of the 2016 Washington State Democratic Convention

Excerpt: This weekend, the Washington State Democratic Party will be holding its 2016 Convention, the last event in the party’s biannual caucus and convention cycle, at the Greater Tacoma Convention and Trade Center in the City of Destiny. As we have in years past, NPI will be offering live coverage of the goings-on at the Convention, […]
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
Categories:Announcements, Events, Live Coverage, Party Politics
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