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Prune Juice Media | April 18, 2014

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Obama Commemorates the Civil Rights Act Anniversary (VIDEO)

Wednesday, 16 April, 2014 |

Last week, President Obama marked an important point in American history by commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.

The president served as keynote at the Lyndon B. Johnson Presidential Library Civil Rights Summit. Johnson … Read More

GOP Closes More TX Abortion Clinics, Endangering Women

Thursday, 6 March, 2014 |

The Rachel Maddow Show on MSNBC used their popular first segment on Wednesday night to discuss a major development against women’s reproductive rights in Texas.

The Republican-led Texas Legislature made it their mission starting in 2013 to reduce access … Read More

Democrat Wendy Davis Wins Texas Gubernatorial Primary

Wednesday, 5 March, 2014 |

Texas State Sen. Wendy Davis (D-Fort Worth) has a lot to celebrate on Wednesday.

The lawmaker, who became famous last summer for her filibuster of the state’s new abortion laws, coasted to victory in the state’s Democratic gubernatorial primary. She … Read More

MoveOn.org Hits Governors Who Denies Medicaid Expansion

Tuesday, 4 March, 2014 |

Politically-themed billboards are nothing new when traveling across the country. The progressive activism MoveOn.org has thrown in their two cents in six states as of this week.

Travelers in Texas, Nebraska, Florida, Louisiana, Wisconsin, and Virginia will see new billboards … Read More

Sen. Cornyn Hates On the Progress of Healthcare.gov (PHOTO)

Monday, 2 December, 2013 |

Now that we are in December, the deadline has passed for improvements to Healthcare.gov. According to the White House and Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, the website would see major changes for the better by November 30.

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Dallas Marks the 50th Anniversary of the Kennedy Assassination

Friday, 22 November, 2013 |

Today is a solemn day in U.S. history. Friday, November 22, 2013 marks the 50th anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy.

The city of Dallas, Texas, where the president was slain, has a huge event planned … Read More

Ohio Senate Passes Bill Limiting Early Voting

Thursday, 21 November, 2013 |

As I can see, Ohio is taking its rightful place behind a growing list of states that want to trample on the voting rights of others.

On Wednesday, the Republican-controlled Ohio Senate passed a bill on a 23-10 partisan line … Read More

Texas Abortion Protester Makes a Fool Out of Legislators (VIDEO)

Thursday, 11 July, 2013 |

Since the new special session of the Texas legislature started on July 1, pro-choice protesters tried to keep the pressure on lawmakers not to pass the state’s restrictive abortion bill. One notable one was Sarah Slamen, a feisty 28-year-old … Read More

Rick Perry Unknowingly Blesses Texas By Not Seeking Re-election

Tuesday, 9 July, 2013 |

I’m sure there are some progressives in Texas who turned a couple of cartwheels on Monday afternoon.

Gov. Rick Perry (R), a former presidential candidate, dropped some news on the people of his state that he would not seek … Read More

Heroic TX State Sen. Wendy Davis Filibusters Terrible Abortion Bill

Thursday, 27 June, 2013 | 2

Texas has surprised the nation this week, in both good and bad ways.

Access to abortion facilities has been under strong attack at the state level. Republicans want to ban abortion completely after 20 weeks of pregnancy. They devised a plan … Read More