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Jeremiah Haralson (April 1, 1846 – 1916) Jeremiah Haralson, enslaved until 1865, was one of three African Americans from Alabama who served in Congress during Reconstruction. He was known for being a powerful orator. While serving in the U.S. House of Representatives, Haralson supported amnesty for former Confederates and opposed the use of federal troops to quell violence in the South during the presidential election of 1876. He served just one term, from 1875 to 1877 (44th Congress).

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Who Were the Buffalo Soldiers?

Buffalo Soldiers originally were members of the U.S. 10th Cavalry Regiment of the United States Army, formed on September 21, 1866 at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas. The nickname was given to the "Negro Cavalry" by the Native American tribes they fought; the term eventually became synonymous with all of the African-American regiments formed in 1866. "Buffalo Soldiers" were established by Congress as the first peacetime all-black regiments in the regular U.S. Army.

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More than 100 members of Congress are demanding Donald Trump to repeal the Hyde Amendment

How wealth of members of Congress has TRIPLED in 25 years - while average U.S. family has suffered a DROP in their worth

Wealth of members of Congress has tripled in 25 years, averae U.S. family has suffered a DROP in their worth

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The 275 Members of Congress that Voted For The Dark Act


Congress cannot be taken seriously on cybersecurity

""Members of Congress—most of whom can’t secure their own websites, and some of whom don’t even use email—are trying to force a dangerous 'cybersecurity' bill down the public’s throat. Everyone’s privacy is in the hands of people who, by all indications, have no idea what they’re talking about.""

The best solution on climate change requires Congress to act

Vermont senator Bernie Sanders ~ I wish all on Capital Hill were as interested in representing "We The People" as he is!!!

Gun-control protest sparks chaotic scenes in US Congress

Democrat members of Congress, including Democratic Rep John Lewis, (centre) in sit-down protest seeking a a vote on gun control measures, Wednesday, 22 June 2016

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Donald Trump Is a Useful Idiot for Dangerous People

That republican members of Congress refused to air these concerns prior to the election because it would hurt their chances; that Trump encouraged it over the summer suggests foreknowledge; and worst of all, that there are still unreleased documents on the Republican Party suggests that potential leaks can be held over its members as they assume control of Congress and the White House.

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Lyndon B. Johnson (left), then Senate Majority Leader, speaking with Theodore F. Green, Chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, 1957. Photo by George Tames

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