1 POSTS 0 COMMENTSAshley Balcerzak joined the federal politics team in 2017, her second stint at the Center for Public Integrity after covering state and local politics as an American University Fellow in 2015-2016. She previously wrote about federal money in politics and conflicts of interests for OpenSecrets Blog. Her favorite stories covered foreign lobbying, opaque LLC contributions and how special interests spend their money. She also worked with The Washington Post investigative team on its police shootings database, a project that won the 2016 Pulitzer Prize in national reporting. She earned her undergraduate degree in journalism at Northwestern University and her master's at American University. Ashley's work can be found in The Washington Post, The Atlantic, Slate, TIME, The Daily Beast and Huffington Post.
“These three police officers from Biscayne Park disgraced themselves and damaged the public’s trust in law enforcement."
Chief among the reasons for the tension? Ocasio-Cortez’s apparent support for progressive primary challenges against centrist Democrats.
"I don't think it's surprising. What we see, overall, is that the vast majority of Americans know that income inequality is one of the biggest issues of our time."
Arizona, activists with the humanitarian group No More Deaths go to trial today facing charges for a slew of federal crimes, all due to their efforts to leave water and food in the harsh Sonoran Desert to help refugees and migrants survive the deadly journey across the U.S. border.
Now Congress is climbing on this shameless anti-Constitutional bandwagon.