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Jake Johnson, staff writer
Wisconsin ironworker and union activist Randy Bryce became a social media sensation on Monday following the release of a stirring ad announcing his bid to challenge House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) for his congressional seat in 2018. Bryce has run for office before, as the Associated Press reported , but this campaign appears to have sparked a...
Common Dreams staff
Updated: Details began to emerge of the individual identified as the assailant...
Jon Queally, staff writer
"It's hard to imagine a bill that could do more broad-based damage to the...

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Most cringeworthy moment of a too-often cringeworthy Congress, ever: The pallid churlish leaders of the House and Senate forced by circumstance - a Congressional Gold Medal ceremony honoring Martin Luther King and Coretta Scott King - to hold hands and join in an excruciating, swaying, bumbling rendition of "We Shall Overcome." Mitch McConnell wins the Deer In Headlights Award, by a graceless hair. Maybe one day we'll overcome these people. Here's Pete Seeger, doing it right.