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PHILADELPHIA -- They call it the Urban Agenda. Mayors from across the country rallied at the Democratic National Convention last week and touted their ambitious campaign to rehabilitate America's inner-city communities and help bridge the deep divide between police and black citizens. Using the heading "The 2016 Compact for a Better America: A Call to Action," the mayors are facing an uphill struggle: to persuade a Republican-controlled Congress to pay attention to a myriad of problems plaguing the nation's metro areas, and, most important, fund programs to revitalize crumbling neighbourhoods.
News Americas, PHILADELPHIA, PA, Tues. July 26, 2016: Mexican-American Actress Eva Longoria took to the stage of the Democratic Convention 2016 Monday night and had a strong message for Donald Trump: “We didn’t cross the border, the border crossed us.” Citing history, the South Texas-born Longoria reminded delegates and Americans that Texas used to be part of Mexico.
News Americas, WASHINGTON, D.C., Weds. July 27, 2016: Fifty-seven U.S. mayors yesterday signed an open letter urging the Presidential candidates of both the Republican and Democratic Parties to commit to supporting immigration reform, including a path to citizenship for undocumented immigrants, in the first 100 days of the next Presidency.
News Americas, PHILADELPHIA, PA, Tues. July 26, 2016: Karla Ortiz looks like just an unassuming 11-year-old, but the American-born daughter of undocumented immigrants left many at opening night of the Democratic Convention in Philadelphia in tears as she shared her personal immigration story.
Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump has pulled 5 points ahead of Democratic opponent Hillary Clinton in a four-way race for the White House, a new CNN/ORC Poll shows.
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