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Hillary Clinton: Protesters ‘marching for our values’

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The Latest on the Women’s March on Washington and associated protests around the world (all times EST): 10:10 a.m. Hillary Clinton is praising those attending the Women’s March on Washington. The former Democratic nominee for president is thanking attendees on Twitter for “standing, speaking and marching for our values.” She says it’s as “important as ever.” Clinton is also reviving her campaign slogan and says in the tweet she believes “we’re always Stronger Together.” Clinton’s show of support for the…

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Women descend on DC to push back against new president

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Throngs of women determined to push back against the new American president descended on the nation’s capital and other cities around the globe Saturday for marches aimed at showing Donald Trump they won’t be silent over the next four years. They came wearing bright pink “pussyhats” and wielding signs with messages such as “Women won’t back down” and “Less fear more love.” City officials tweeted that organizers of the Women’s March on Washington had increased the expected turnout there to…

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Alan Grayson ad with congressional footage appears again, this time in debate

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A campaign commercial for U.S. Rep. Alan Grayson played again Sunday night even though it had previously raised questions about closely skirting congressional ethics rules, an allegation the campaign denies. The ad ran in most Florida NBC markets during the second hour of the Democratic Presidential Debate Sunday night. It uses a few seconds of footage of Grayson in his official role as a member of Congress, testifying in a committee. Congressional rules forbid tapes of House committee proceedings from…

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Once again, Alan Grayson violates ethics rules, using House committee clip in campaign ad

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Alan Grayson simply doesn’t get it: mixing a campaign with his official duties in Congress is a violation of ethics rules. Because if he does “get it,” how will Grayson explain his latest campaign ad? The Orlando congressman, in a new TV commercial for his U.S. Senate campaign, offers testimonials from high-profile liberals such as Michael Moore and Martin Sheen, plugging his “courage and leadership,” as well as a propensity to “speak his mind.” So far, so good. Also featured in…

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