Dem Candidate Insists on Recounts, Audits… But Only for the Race She Lost

Rita Hart, a Democratic House candidate, called for a recount in her district where she alleges “several recording errors critically changed the direction of the race.” Hart, who lost the Iowa district to her Republican counterpart with a razor-thin margin of 6 votes, did not extend her call, for recounts and audits, however, to the presidential race. In a video posted to Twitter, she outlines how she decided “to challenge the latest vote totals before the U.S. House of Representatives.” “After looking into the options available to make sure all the votes are counted, it’s clear that the state of

LOOMER: Let’s Talk About Racism (and How Democrats Use Race as a Political Football)

On June 19th, President Trump will resume his campaign rallies in Tulsa, Oklahoma. The timing and location of the rally stand as a reminder of incidents in America’s history which were clearly driven by racism. While June 19th, known as Juneteenth, is widely known as the anniversary of the day that the last enslaved African-Americans were read President Lincoln’s Emancipation Proclamation, most Americans remain unaware of the significance of Tulsa, Oklahoma. In 1921, Tulsa was home to the Greenwood neighborhood that was known as “Black Wall Street.” It was a booming economy of Black-owned businesses, one of the most successful