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CM Cumbo Response to Brutal Rape in Brownsville
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CM Cumbo Response to Brutal Rape in Brownsville

January 12, 2016 Brooklyn, NY – New York Council Member Laurie A. Cumbo, Chair of the Committee on Women's Issues, issued the following statement after an 18-year-old girl was brutally attacked at gunpoint by five men and raped in the Osborn Playground located in Brownsville section of Brooklyn.

Pennsylvania Pension Cuts Fail, Derailing Budget Deal
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Pennsylvania Pension Cuts Fail, Derailing Budget Deal

January 5, 2016 By Steven Wishnia and Neal Tepel Harrisburg, Penn.—A coalition of Democrats and moderate Republicans in the Pennsylvania state House defeated a bill to cut pensions for state workers Dec. 19, derailing a budget deal between the Republican-controlled legislature and Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf.

Sanders Campaign’s Access Restored
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Sanders Campaign’s Access Restored

December 24, 2015 By APWU President Mark Dimondstein Washington, DC – Thanks to an immediate and massive protest by fair-minded individuals and organizations against the heavy-handed, anti-democratic tactics of the Democratic National Committee (DNC), the Bernie Sanders campaign now has had full access restored to the critical DNC voter database!

CWA Endorses Sanders for President
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CWA Endorses Sanders for President

December 22, 2015 By Steven Wishnia and Neal Tepel Washington, DC—The 700,000-member Communications Workers of America endorsed Bernie Sanders for President Dec. 17, the biggest labor union yet to line up behind the Vermont senator.

The DNC and Bernie
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The DNC and Bernie

December 21, 2015 By Stephanie West New York, NY – For more than 24 hours, the Democratic National Committee cut off the Bernie Sanders campaign's access to its voter database, just weeks ahead of the crucial make-or-break contests in Iowa and New Hampshire.

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