Charlottesville Headlines

  • House to vote on condemning Steve King comments

    Rep. Jim Clyburn, the number three Democrat in the House, introduced Monday a resolution disapproving of Iowa Rep. Steve King's recent racist comments, calling it a "condemnation of white supremacy and white nationalism." Clyburn's motion does not censure King, as some Democrats -- including Tim Ryan of Ohio and Bobby Rush of Illinois -- have called for. The House could vote as soon as Tuesday on the resolution, Democratic sources tell CNN. Republicans including Senate Majority Leader Mitch...

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  • House GOP leader: 'Action will be taken' after King's white supremacy comment

    The top Republican in the House vowed Sunday that "action will be taken" after Iowa GOP Rep. Steve King's recent comment about white supremacy and white nationalism. "That language has no place in America," California GOP Rep. Kevin McCarthy said on CBS' "Face the Nation." He continued, "That is not the America I know, and it is most definitely not the party of Lincoln. I have a scheduled meeting with him on Monday, and I will tell you this: I've watched on the other side that they do not take...

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  • 'Hate groups' are about to find lawmakers eager to scrutinize them...

    New House Homeland Security Committee Chair Bennie Thompson plans more scrutiny of domestic far-right groups

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  • Hate groups are about to find lawmakers eager to scrutinize them

    For years, Republicans have watched white supremacists claim the GOP is on their side. And on Capitol Hill, Republican lawmakers did little to clamp down on race-based hate groups. But

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  • Hate groups are about to find lawmakers eager to scrutinize them

    For years, Republicans have watched white supremacists claim the GOP is on their side. And on Capitol Hill, Republican lawmakers did little to clamp down on race-based hate groups. But

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  • Hate groups are about to find lawmakers eager to scrutinize them

    For years, Republicans have watched white supremacists claim the GOP is on their side. And on Capitol Hill, Republican lawmakers did little to clamp down on race-based hate groups. But

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  • GOP lawmaker faces bipartisan condemnation over comments

    Republican Rep. Steve King -- who has long been a target for criticism because of his public comments on race and immigration -- rejected Thursday being labeled a white nationalist, following bipartisan outrage for comments he made appearing to lament that white supremacist comments are considered offensive. "White nationalist, white supremacist, Western civilization — how did that language become offensive?" the Iowa Republican told The New York Times in a story published Thursday. "Why did I...

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  • 'Justice has been served,' Charlottesville beating victim says

    DeAndre Harris, the African-American man who was beaten in a parking garage during racially charged protests in Virginia, says justice has been served after a man involved in the attack was sentenced this week. Daniel Borden of Ohio was sentenced to nearly four years in prison for participating in the beating during the August 2017 Unite the Right rally protests in Charlottesville. Borden received a 20-year sentence Monday, with 16 years and two months suspended -- meaning he will serve just...

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  • Charlottesville attacker sentenced for beating black man at white supremacist rally

    Daniel Borden is one of four men convicted of brutal attack which was shared on social media

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  • Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez says Donald Trump is racist: 'Yeah, no question'

    'Look at how he reacted to the Charlottesville incident, where neo-Nazis murdered a woman, versus how he manufactures crises like immigrants seeking legal refuge on our borders'

    www.independent.co.uk
  • Stanford’s JJ Arcega-Whiteside says he’ll enter NFL draft

    JJ Arcega-Whiteside, one of the top wide receivers in Stanford history, announced Friday he'll skip his final year of college eligibility and enter the NFL draft. In making the announcement on Twitter, he thanked his teammates and coaches, his family in South Carolina and "those overseas - especially my birthplace of Zaragoza, Spain" for their support. Both his parents were professional basketball players in Europe. Arcega-Whiteside - the JJ stands for Jose Joaquin - lived in Spain, Portugal and...

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  • Mother of Charlottesville victim Heather Heyer talks about hatred in America

    Susan Bro said her first reaction to the jury's recommendation for life in prison was that “justice was served”: “I was able to sleep that night for the first time.”

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