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The Push Continues: US Attorney dropped charges against 129 defendants, but continues to prosecute journalists and others

Last Thursday, federal prosecutors in Washington, DC, dropped charges against 129 of the 188 people facing rioting charges during protests of Donald Trump’s inauguration last January. The decision comes after a jury found all six of the defendants in the first round of trials not guilty on all charges on Dec 21. “The US Attorney has essentially admitted it never had the evidence to charge these in [...]

May Day in D.C.—a photo essay

There's a lot of marches in Washington D.C. in the last few weeks There was the Tax Day March on April 15, the March for Science on April 22, and the People's Climate March on April 29. Then on May 1, the traditional workers' holiday, there was another—or several. I'm not complaining. But here are images of moments that were especially moving and, despite the number of recent protests, brought tears to my eyes. 

Pot and Pizzagate intersect outside Trump’s Harrisburg rally

By Brandon Soderberg

Across from the Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex & Expo Center in Harrisburg where Donald Trump is set to speak to thousands in a couple hours, Harrisburg mayor Eric Papenfeuse runs through a list of Trump's failed policies and offers up some zingers along the way to the 100 or so gathered for an anti-Trump rally organized by the Pennsylvania Democrats.

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