In this Oct. 15, 2019 file photo, Verona Tally, left holds the bible as Marty Small Sr., center, is sworn in as mayor of Atlantic City at Atlantic City Hall, in Atlantic City, N.J. Small, the incumbent who is seeking a 1-year term, is running in the Democratic primary against Pamela Thomas-Fields, a long-time city worker in the planning and economic development department, and James Whitehead, a Navy veteran and humanitarian aid organizer. (Edward Lea/The Press of Atlantic City via AP) less … [Read more...] about 4 seek to lead Atlantic City through virus, other turmoil
“What a beautiful show of support from our City Council,” Tecklenburg said, adding that he was happy to see so many come together in the effort “not to erase our long and often tragic history but to begin to write a new and more equitable future.” The mayor anticipated the statue will go to a local museum or educational institution. … [Read more...] about Where have statues of Confederates, and other historical figures, been removed?
“If you’re going in on a drug case where the quantity is so small that they could dispose of it by flushing it down the toilet, you probably shouldn’t be there with a search warrant in the first place. It’s not worthwhile,” said Tucker, who has been an expert witness in dozens of court cases. … [Read more...] about Death of Breonna Taylor fuels call to end ‘no knock’ warrants
On July 5, 2020, NBC 4 reported that shootings doubled in NYC last week for the third consecutive week, and on July 6, 2020, Breitbart News reported that at least nine people were shot dead on Sunday alone in NYC. Approximately 40 other people were shot and wounded Sunday as well. … [Read more...] about Report: Nearly All NYC June Shooting Victims Were Minorities
Many of the top Democratic House targets for November are within those remaining 41 Republican districts with more college graduates than average, including incumbent Reps. Brian Fitzpatrick in Pennsylvania, Ann Wagner in Missouri, Chip Roy in Austin, Don Bacon in Nebraska, David Schweikert in Arizona and Steve Chabot in Ohio, as well as opportunities in open seats around Indianapolis, Atlanta, Houston, Dallas and Raleigh, North Carolina. Several more potentially vulnerable GOP seats (including those held by incumbent Reps. Rodney Davis in Illinois, John Katko in New York and Scott Perry in Pennsylvania) come in just below the average education line. … [Read more...] about Trump could sink the House GOP in suburbia