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Ayanna Pressley
Change can’t wait. History-making Boston City Councilor who ran to be a champion & advocate in Congress. Congresswoman, MA 7th Congressional District
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The real story here isn't Ben Carson being an idiot, it's 's passionate defense of safe, stable public housing. To see pictures of a home's walls covered in thick mold, to think of a child with tumors ineligible for treatment because his home is unsafe... 🤬
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Rep. Katie Porter May 23
I'm a new Member of Congress, and sometimes the rules of this place are truly confounding to me. I want to tell you a quick story. (1/8)
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Ben Ewen-Campen May 22
Thank you to our amazing Congresswoman for lifting up the work that Somerville and other communities are doing to stop the unregulated, undemocratic usage of surveillance technologies ✊️✊️
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Ayanna Pressley May 22
This is not the oppression Olympics. I support the liberation, economic & restorative justice of all Black people & I do that work every single hour, every day & I support reparations. I am 4mos in legislating, organizing to undo generations of harm to . Stay tuned & engaged
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WGBH News May 22
.: "Reclaiming my time." : "You don't get to do that." schools HUD Secretary Ben Carson about substandard conditions in public housing:
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NowThis May 22
Ben Carson tried to ‘reclaim’ his time while being questioned by Maxine Waters’ committee. It didn’t end well for him.
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Ayanna Pressley May 22
We drink daily from a firehouse of burden disproportionately bore by black folks due to systemic discrimination & institutionalized racism. I am legislating to undo generations of hurt & harm. I have been here 4 mos. Remain engaged & stay tuned. Grateful for your activism.
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Ayanna Pressley May 22
This clip is from 1 of 3 cmte hearings I am participating in today, it was w/the Secy of the Treasury hence the line of questioning. Right now I am in an Oversight & Reform Cmte hearing about facial recognition technology, which also disp impacts black folks.
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Ayanna Pressley May 22
I speak on it, work on it every single day, damn near every hr. That disparity & injustice is why I ran & what I am working on in Financial Services Cmte, hence my push for modernizing the CRA 2 incl race specific lang. to stop the practice of redlining + I support reparations
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Rep Ayanna Pressley May 22
People other than white men built this county. And Sec Mnuchin agrees, yet he refuses to update our . & are iconic Americans & its past time that our 💵 reflects that. |
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Ayanna Pressley May 20
Read this for an update on my & bicameral efforts to make service workers ( ) whole post the federal govt shutdown.
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Ayanna Pressley May 22
Rep. Ayanna Pressley:"Ben Carson Was 'Smug And Dismissive' During Questioning
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Ayanna Pressley May 22
TY! is an inspiration, mentor & friend. You are so very fortunate to have this justice fighter as your Rep., as is she to have you as a constituent.
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Rep Ayanna Pressley May 21
You know what the American people deserve ? Justice. Tell me how tearing apart immigrant families and subjecting our seniors & babies to mold infested walls, raw sewage & crumbling buildings is acceptable. I’ll wait.
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Rep Ayanna Pressley May 21
.’s cruel policies under are devoid of empathy & humanity. If we do not invest the necessary funds today, we will pay the price in people’s health tomorrow & the secretary made it clear that he couldn’t care less
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Justice Democrats May 21
“Under your watch and your helm, would you let your grandmother live in public housing under [current] conditions?” - Ben Carson had no clear answer.
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Suzy Khimm May 21
. rips into Ben Carson for proposing steep cuts to public housing, showing photos of horrific health/safety conditions. "Would you let your grandmother live in public housing, under these conditions?" Carson refuses to answer.
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Ayanna Pressley May 21
“I am outraged because this is outrageous. This nation was built on the backs and grown in the wombs of women, and our rights are not up for debate.” We will continue to organize, mobilize, and legislate to !
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