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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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