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Progressive Rashida Tlaib Calls Primary Victory 'A Resounding Mandate to Put People Before Profits'
"We are done with establishment politics that put corporations first."
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A crowd of about 1,500 protesters gather at the Multnomah County Justice center for a Black Lives Matter march on July 20, 2020 in Portland, Oregon. Monday night marked 54 days of protests in the city. (Photo: Nathan Howard/Getty Images) News
New Local Lawsuit Challenges 'Violent and Unlawful' Attacks on Portland Protesters by Trump's Secret Police Force
"There is no positive delegation of authority in any law that makes the federal government's recent forays into general policing in Portland either legal or constitutional."
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A protester wearing a mask holds a sign that reads, "American was never great! We need to Overthrow this system!" in front of a mural with New York Police Department officers in full riot gear and the banner above them that says, "Demilitarize The Police" during a march in Manhattan on July 18, 2020. (Photo: Ira L. Black/Corbis via Getty Images) News
'Fascism Coming to a City Near You': Trump Pledges to Deploy Secret Police Units to Major US Cities
The president also praised federal agents for doing a "fantastic job" with a widely condemned crackdown on Portland, Oregon.
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Robert and Melissa Williams, and their young daughters, appeared in a video circulated Wednesday by the ACLU. (Photo: ACLU/YouTube) News
ACLU Demands Lawmakers Act After Michigan Man Wrongfully Arrested 'Because Face Recognition Can't Tell Black People Apart'
"It's past time for lawmakers to prevent the continued use of this technology. What happened to the Williams family should never happen again."
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Workers leave Fiat Chrysler Warren Truck Assembly on March 18, 2020 after the Detroit three automakers agreed to UAW demands to shut down all North America plants as a precaution against coronavirus. News
Big 3 Automakers Shut Down as Coronavirus Outbreak Grinds US Industry to a Halt
"Today's action is the prudent thing to do."
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Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden meets workers and discusses gun rights as he tours the Fiat Chrysler plant in Detroit, Michigan on March 10, 2020. News
'You Wanna Go Outside With Me?' Joe Biden Tries to Fight Union Worker After Disagreement Over Gun Control
The auto-worker accused Biden of plotting to take his guns away.
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Biden Rally News
Biden Says 'The Bernie Bros Are Here' as Protesters Disrupt Detroit Rally to Denounce NAFTA, Champion Green New Deal
Activists from various groups interrupted the campaign event to highlight the Democratic frontrunner's record on trade and climate.
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A demonstrator holds a sign during a Detroit water shutoffs rally in 2014. News
'About Damn Time': Detroit Pauses Water Shutoffs Amid Coronavirus Outbreak
"It shouldn't take a crisis like the spread of coronavirus to restore people's right to drinking water."
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Then-Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee former Rep. John Conyers (D-MI) speaks during a hearing before the House Commercial and Administrative Law Subcommittee of the House Judiciary Committee June 21, 2007. Conyers died Sunday. News
Former Rep. John Conyers, Who Served in Congress for 53 Years, Dies at 90
"He never once wavered in fighting for jobs, justice, and peace. We always knew where he stood on issues of equality and civil rights in the fight for the people."
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Rep. Rashida Tlaib hugs Sen. Bernie Sanders at a rally at Cass Tech High School in Detroit on Oct. 27, 2019. News
'It Always Seems Impossible Until it Is Done': Bernie Sanders, at Detroit Rally With Rashida Tlaib, Calls on Audience to Believe in a Better Future
"Don't believe anyone that tells you that moving towards a society of justice is impossible."
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