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Congress Wants to Build Resiliency Into its Response to Climate Change
Congress
Congress Wants to Build Resiliency Into its Response to Climate Change
2021-06-14 15:29:20
by Tom Ramstack

WASHINGTON -- A congressional hearing Friday gave a boost to part of the Biden administration’s infrastructure plan that seeks to resist the devastation of climate change. Lawmakers said building infrastructure that is resilient to disasters caused by global warming is... Read More

Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms Not Seeking Reelection
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Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms Not Seeking Reelection

ATLANTA (AP) — Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms announced Thursday she will not seek a second term, an election-year surprise that marks a sharp turnabout for the city's second Black woman executive who months ago was among those President Joe... Read More

Biden Names South Carolina's Jaime Harrison as His Pick for DNC Chair
In The News
Biden Names South Carolina's Jaime Harrison as His Pick for DNC Chair
2021-01-15 15:35:20
by Dan McCue

WILMINGTON, Del. - President-elect Joe Biden on Thursday evening named Jaime Harrison, a former South Carolina Democratic Party chair and 2020 Senate candidate, as his pick for the next chair of the Democratic National Committee. Harrison, a one time aide... Read More

Black Female Mayors in Spotlight Amid Protests and Pandemic
Cities
Black Female Mayors in Spotlight Amid Protests and Pandemic

DETROIT (AP) — Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms captured the nation's attention when she addressed the civil unrest occurring in her city after George Floyd’s death. “I am a mother to four black children in America, one of whom is... Read More

Could The Little-Known Mayor of Atlanta Be Biden's Running Mate?
Political News
Could The Little-Known Mayor of Atlanta Be Biden's Running Mate?
2020-03-31 21:13:21
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON - House Majority Whip Jim Clyburn has not been shy in recent weeks in touting a number of women he believes are well-qualified to be the first African-American vice president of the United States. “I really believe that we’ve... Read More

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