Professional organizations

President Donald Trump calls on a reporter during a news conference, Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017, in the East Room of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
February 17, 2017 - 4:03 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Thomas Jefferson railed against newspapers as "polluted vehicles" of falsehood and error. Richard Nixon tangled with reporters in the toxic atmosphere of Watergate, considering them the "enemy." Bill Clinton publicly condemned "purveyors of hatred and division" on the public air...
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FILE - This Nov. 18, 2016 file photo shows Rep. John Lewis, D-Ga., in the Civil Rights Room in the Nashville Public Library in Nashville, Tenn. The American Library Association announced Monday that the Georgia Democrat received four prizes Monday, Jan. 23, 2017. for “March: Book Three,” the last of a graphic trilogy about his civil rights activism and winner last fall of the National Book Award. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey, File)
January 23, 2017 - 11:19 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Rep. John Lewis is having quite a run in the literary world. The American Library Association announced Monday that the Georgia Democrat received four prizes for "March: Book Three," the last of a graphic trilogy about his civil-rights activism and winner last fall of the National...
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January 13, 2017 - 5:18 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A teachers' organization in Philadelphia is encouraging teachers to wear Black Lives Matter T-shirts and buttons and provide lessons on the movement every day for one week. The Caucus of Working Educators, a faction of the teachers union, is developing lessons plans and...
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January 13, 2017 - 9:44 am
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A teachers' organization in Philadelphia is encouraging teachers to wear Black Lives Matter T-shirts and provide lessons on the movement every day for one week. Amy Roat of the Caucus of Working Educators tells radio station KYW ( http://cbsloc.al/2ikwIhI ) that the group is...
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January 09, 2017 - 12:47 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A late decision by the Obama administration to designate election systems as critical infrastructure is drawing intense criticism. Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson announced the move Friday and gave only short notice to the National Association of Secretaries of State and U...
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Members of the House of Representatives, some joined by family, gather in the House chamber on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2017, as the 115th Congress gets under way. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
January 03, 2017 - 8:26 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Congress convening for a new session (all times EST): 9:25 p.m. The American Medical Association wants Republicans to show how they would replace President Barack Obama's health care law before Congress votes to repeal it. In a letter Tuesday to congressional leaders...
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