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Elementary students help a couple get the honeymoon they were denied 60 years ago because of racism

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The “phenomenal” job Mercer County students did to help a couple have the honeymoon they were denied 60 years ago because they were black have been rewarded themselves. Classmates from Bear Tavern Elementary School in Hopewell Township and their families are being treated to a Poconos resort vacation all because of their efforts to right what they saw as wrong committed at a time when segregation was still the norm.

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Ted Cruz smacked down by ex-FBI agent for suggesting Trump’s Ukraine scheme was about anti-corruption

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Despite the fact that it is now clear that President Donald Trump did not care if Ukraine investigated former Vice President Joe Biden's family, but just wanted them to announce that they were heading into election season, some Republicans are still attempting to claim that his scheme to illegally withhold military funds until they did so served a legitimate purpose in stamping out global corruption.

One such Republican is Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX), who took to Twitter to argue this point:

A reminder of what this is all about: any president -- any administration -- is justified in investigating corruption.

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‘Chuck Schumer is the leader of the Senate next January’ if GOP refuses to allow witnesses: Former Democratic senator

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Former Democratic Senator Claire McCaskill delivered a stunning rebuke to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and his Republican caucus Wednesday afternoon. Discussing the GOP's refusal to allow any of the 11 amendments Democrats filed in an effort to allow witnesses and evidence to be presented at President Donald Trump's impeachment trial, Claire McCaskill warned that voters will not be pleased.

"I think Chuck Schumer is the leader of the Senate next January," if Republicans ultimately block witnesses and documents from being presented, the former Democratic Senator from Missouri said on MSNBC.

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‘Moderate’ GOP senator ‘offended’ by top Democrat’s impeachment remarks – after voting with McConnell every time

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U.S. Senator Lisa Murkowski, Republican of Alaska, says she was "offended" by remarks Judiciary Chairman Jerry Nadler made on Tuesday as the Trump impeachment trial got underway. Senator Murkopwski, who values the perception that she is a "moderate" who will cross the aisle when she believes in an issue, did not say what specifically offended her, but she did vote with Republicans against every one of the Democrats' 11 amendments that were designed to allow witnesses, documents, and a fair weighing of the charges of high crimes and misdemeanors against President Donald Trump.

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