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Grenada Ambassador Yolande Y. Smith announces Dr. Leslie-Ann Williams as this year’s Artist in Residence

WASHINGTON – Grenada’s Ambassador to the United States, Yolande Y. Smith announces Dr. Leslie-Ann Williams as this year’s Artist in Residence. Dr. Leslie-Ann Williams is a board-certified physician, philanthropist and multi-talented artist, who wields her talent as a painter, actress and writer.  She has forged a path for herself in the worlds of both medicine…

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Videos show fatal shooting during rampage at the Capitol

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Air Force veteran killed during the storming of the Capitol was shot as she began to climb through the broken part of a door leading into an area known as the Speaker’s Lobby, videos posted online show. Minutes before the shooting Wednesday, the large crowd of angry pro-Trump loyalists, one carrying…

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Trump pressures Georgia elections chief: ‘Find 11,780 votes’

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump pressured Georgia’s Republican secretary of state to “find” enough votes to overturn Joe Biden’s win in the state’s presidential election, repeatedly citing disproven claims of fraud and raising the prospect of a “criminal offense” if officials did not change the vote count, according to a recording of the conversation.…

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Joe Biden to Deliver a Thanksgiving Address Seeking US Unity

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — President-elect Joe Biden is slated to deliver a Thanksgiving address to the nation seeking to unify Americans in the face of the coronavirus pandemic as experts warn of a possible spike in cases resulting from the holiday. Biden’s transition team said the president-elect will “discuss the shared sacrifices Americans are making this holiday…

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Top-Ranking Florida House Democratic Leaders Endorse Daisy Morales for State Representative

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN) – The Daisy Morales campaign announced today that both Florida House Democratic Caucus co-leaders, Representatives Bobby DuBose (D-District 94, Fort Lauderdale) and Evan Jenne (D-District 99, Dania Beach), have endorsed Puerto Rican State Representative nominee Daisy Morales for Florida House District 48 ahead of the November 3rd general election. Democratic Co-Leader Bobby DuBose’s statement:…

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Florida: coronavirus hospitalizations down, deaths up

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — During a Tuesday round table at a nursing home in Jacksonville, Gov. Ron DeSantis returned to a familiar theme: protecting the state’s most vulnerable from the coronavirus. The governor said he was looking for “a pathway to get families access” to the 1.5 million loved ones who are finding themselves…

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FDP Statement on Today’s Supreme Court Ruling

FLORIDA – Today, Florida Democratic Party Chair Terrie Rizzo issued the following statement after the U.S. Supreme Court upheld abortion rights in Louisiana: “Today’s ruling is a victory for reproductive freedom. The Supreme Court reaffirmed that the relentless Republican attacks against access to safe and legal abortion are unconstitutional. Today is also a reminder of…

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