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Parents and activists unveiled seven 50-foot-long lists of signatures — totaling more than 16,000 — petitioning against Mayor Bloomberg’s proposed budget, which includes cuts to New York City schools, today at City Hall.

“Unless you’re stupid or ignorant, you understand that 20,000 of your constituents have signed this, and don’t want you to make these cuts,” Council Member Robert Jackson said. “If you ignore that, you shouldn’t be in office.” [GothamSchools] [Tell Mayor Bloomberg & the NYC Council: No Excuses for School Cuts]

 

Hoiuse Speaker Nancy Pelosi

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Appearing on ABC's This Week, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi honored the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg by aptly describing her as a "brilliant brain" on the Supreme Court, reminded people that it's absolutely imperative to get out and vote this November, and the ongoing importance of battling the novel coronavirus pandemic. On the subject of the vacant Supreme Court seat, the Democrat from California didn't rule out launching an impeachment inquiry of Donald Trump (for the second time) or Attorney General Bill Barr, which would delay the Senate's ability to confirm a Supreme Court nominee of Trump's, either.

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