Mitch McConnell

Julia Conley, staff writer
Democratic leaders Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer appealed directly to President Donald Trump to support stricter gun control, amid inaction by Mitch McConnell in the Senate
Jessica Corbett, staff writer
Police cars and tape block off a crime scene
"We've already lost far too many to gun violence—Congress must act now."
Jessica Corbett, staff writer
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.)
"It's a gimmick that has been used to stop and delay vital progressive...

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Arguing "a nation is both its credits and its debts - if Thomas Jefferson matters, so does Sally Hemings," writer Ta-Nehisi Coates offered searing testimony at the House hearing on possible reparations to black Americans long and still confronted by state-sanctioned violence for simply trying to be equal citizens of this country. Until we reckon with a past that's of a racist piece - slavery, Jim Crow, incarceration, poverty, violence - he says, "America will never be whole."