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The Kerner Commission's Last Living Member: We Still Need To Talk About Racism

The Kerner Commission's Last Living Member: We Still Need To Talk About Racism

Former U.S. Sen. Fred Harris is the last surviving member of the Kerner Commission, appointed in 1967 to study the root causes of social unrest in America. Its groundbreaking report blamed racism.


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The Kerner Commission's Last Living Member: We Still Need To Talk About Racism

Disagreements Among Democrats In Congress Are Holding Up Biden's Legislative Agenda

Disagreements Among Democrats In Congress Are Holding Up Biden's Legislative Agenda

President Biden’s legislative agenda hangs in the balance, in large part due to disagreements among Congress members within his own party. Democratic leaders are trying to chart a path forward.


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Disagreements Among Democrats In Congress Are Holding Up Biden's Legislative Agenda

Collins Fitzpatrick, Longest-Serving Circuit Executive, Reflects on Career

Collins Fitzpatrick, Longest-Serving Circuit Executive, Reflects on Career

On Sept. 28, Collins Fitzpatrick will retire as Circuit Executive of the Seventh Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals, after 50 years of service in the federal Judiciary. In 1976, Fitzpatrick was appointed as the Seventh Circuit’s first executive, five years after Congress created the position. He is by far the longest-serving circuit executive in the federal court system.
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Collins Fitzpatrick, Longest-Serving Circuit Executive, Reflects on Career