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NEW YORK, NY - Yesterday, September 27, 2018, many around the US and indeed globally, watched and heard directly from Professor Christine Margaret Blasey Ford during her first public senate hearing about the alleged sexual assault she suffered as a high school teenage at the hands of Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nominee, Judge Brett Kavanaugh.

There are three reasons why Florida should re-elect U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson.

He’s earned it.

Rick Scott hasn’t.

As America gets closer to the mid-term election, it takes more money to win. Every candidate is asking for more money, and everyone wonders where all that money goes. When one candidate spends over 30 million dollars of his own money for a primary, politics makes no sense, and voters think the system is corrupt.

Starting in 1989, former Representative John Conyers (D-MI) introduced H.R. 40, Commission to Study and Develop Proposals for African Americans Act, in every Congress. However, the bill has never gone beyond the committee stage. Port of Harlem magazine reports Representative Sheila Jackson Lee (D-TX) has become the bill's sponsor.   Jackson-Lee told the publication, "This is an important initiative to study and understand how this country's original sin, slavery and its vestiges, impacted and continues to impact African Americans a century after the civil war and decades after Jim Crow.  This is a critical and necessary first step."

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