Ann-Derrick Gaillot

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Sanders Is Disappointed About The "Nuclear Option"

Following the Senate GOP's decision to change the number of votes required to confirm Supreme Court nominees, Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders expressed disappointment in the new rule. In a statement about...
By Ann-Derrick Gaillot

Senators Are Speaking Out On The Senate Rule Change

Senators are speaking out against the forced Senate rule change that will allow Neil Gorsuch to be confirmed to the Supreme Court by a simple majority vote rather than the traditional 60 vote requirem...
By Ann-Derrick Gaillot

The Women's March Won An Award

Did you participate in the women's marches on Jan. 21? If so, you know you weren't alone. Over 2 million people are estimated to have marched in the United States alone. So, congratulations — because ...
By Ann-Derrick Gaillot

Maxine Waters Spoke Out On Trump And Bill O'Reilly

During an interview with the New York Times yesterday, President Donald Trump voiced support for conservative talk show host Bill O'Reilly. Trump's comments came following a Times investigation that f...
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What Trump Said About O'Reilly Caused An Uproar

Less than a week after declaring April Sexual Assault Awareness Month, President Donald Trump spoke out in support of conservative talk show host Bill O'Reilly. The comments appeared in a New York Tim...
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Trump's Old Syria Tweets Are Telling

A tragic chemical attack in Syria on April 4 is being called the worst of its kind the troubled nation has seen in years. Several world leaders have spoken out to condemn the attack, including Preside...
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Donald Trump Calls Bill O'Reilly "A Good Person"

During an interview with the New York Times on April 5, President Donald Trump spoke out on Bill O'Reilly, saying, "He is a good person." Recent reports reveal the conservative talk show host has been...
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23 Biting Responses To Ivanka Trump's Interview

Ivanka Trump has done scores of media interviews over the course of her life in the public eye. But her latest interview with CBS's Gayle King was a bit different, marking her first time being intervi...
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Melania Trump's Official First Lady Portrait Is Here

On April 3, the White House released Melania Trump's official First Lady portrait. And as soon as it appeared online,people all over the world took to social media to express their feelings about it. ...
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The Senate Judiciary Committee Approves Neil Gorsuch

Via an 11-9 vote on Monday, Neil Gorsuch was approved by the Senate Judiciary Committee. Thanks to this vote, the final vote on Gorsuch's nomination will come later this week, when the full Senate wei...
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This Is What's Going On With Susan Rice

Bloomberg reports that last month, White House lawyers became aware that a top national security official requested to know the identities of Trump transition individuals. The news is causing an uproa...
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13 St. Petersburg Tributes To Share On Social Media

A devastating explosion at a St. Petersburg Russia metro station on Monday has left the country reeling. At least 10 people have been reported killed and 50 more injured after after a blast on a train...
By Ann-Derrick Gaillot

7 Reasons HB142 Is Completely Off Base

It's official: North Carolina's contentious "bathroom bill," HB2, has been repealed as a result of the passage of HB142. But while the bill that nullified local LGBTQ nondiscrimination ordinances is h...
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9 Phrases Like "Climate Change" The White House Doesn't Want You To Use

It sounds like the energy inside the White House has been tense ever since Donald Trump took office. And part of that tension, no doubt, has to do with the fact that the president of the United States...
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Trump Is Trying to Cut LGBTQ Americans From The Census

The U.S. Census Bureau has released its proposal for the 2020 count. And disappointingly, a section to count LGBTQ Americans is not included. LGBTQ advocates and activists were pushing for what would ...
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The PP Sting Video Culprits Are Finally Being Charged

Despite all the important work that it does, Planned Parenthood has no shortage of opponents in the U.S. And while some Americans only express that opposition within the voting booth, others take thei...
By Ann-Derrick Gaillot

Obama's Memoir Won't Be Available For A While

Barack and Michelle Obama made history last month when the price for the rights to their memoirs shot past $60 million. And now, the Washington Post reports that America's first black president has re...
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Muslim Women Stood Against Terrorism In London

Last week the world was rocked by news that several people were injured, some fatally, in a terrorist attack outside the Houses of Parliament in London. So far, four victims have been confirmed killed...
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At Least Eight Trans Women Have Been Killed So Far This Year

Last year was the deadliest on record for transgender people in the United States; GLAAD says that 24 transgender people were reported murdered in 2016, with most of those victims being women of color...
By Ann-Derrick Gaillot

7 Ways To Celebrate Muslim Women's Day Today

Thanks to the efforts of MuslimGirl.com and its media partners, people all over the world are celebrating Muslim Women's Day on March 27. That said, seeing as this is the first Muslim Women's Day ever...
By Ann-Derrick Gaillot