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Lauren McCauley, staff writer
Donald Trump applauds as Betsy DeVos speaks at Trump's "Thank You USA" rally in Grand Rapids, December 9, 2016. (Photo: Reuters/Mike Segar)
Defenders of public education have a few questions they want to ask Betsy DeVos, President-elect Donald Trump's controversial pick to lead the Department of Education, when she appears at her senate confirmation hearing on Tuesday. With a new campaign targeting members of the U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP),...
Nika Knight, staff writer
"This is very unfettered, brazen selling of access. It certainly runs counter...
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On a bittersweet MLK Day, John Lewis is still fighting against the ugly lunacy of the times. Having been unwisely trashed by a clueless tweeter-elect, America's "singular conscience" has vowed to "keep working for what is right" and, summoning MLK's spirit, urged others to do the same. His loyal constituents have likewise defiantly, hilariously stood up for him. And a fiery Nina Turner has chimed in, exhorting a huge crowd to stay strong with, "We have been here before."