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After Initially Blocking The Bill, Ted Cruz Finally Decides That Poisoned Residents Of Flint Deserve Federal Aid

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A proposition that would supply the residents of Flint – who continue to be subjected to drinking water with dangerously elevated levels of lead – was repeatedly blocked by Senator and Presidential hopeful Ted Cruz before he finally relented late Thursday evening. As first reported by Bloomberg, Chuck Schumer told the …

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What to do about America’s tens of thousands of untested rape kits? Congress responds.

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Congress included $45 million in support in yesterday’s omnibus bill after public concern over the nation’s increasing number of untested rape kits.  The funding should aid local police forces to combat their astounding numbers of backlogged rape kits.  Rape kits cost about $1,000 each to test and, like the upwards of …

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