Poll: Biden leads 2020 Democrats by 5 points followed by Warren, Harris

© Getty Images Former Vice President Joe Biden is hanging on to the top spot in the Democratic primary field, leading his nearest rival Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) by 5 points, according to an Economist/YouGov poll released Wednesday. Biden notched 22 percent support among likely Democratic primary voters in […] Click here to view original web page at thehill.com

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Who is Amy McGrath, the Kentucky Democrat challenging Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell?

Amy McGrath announces bid to challenge Mitch McConnell 01:08 (CNN)Amy McGrath, the former fighter pilot who narrowly lost a bid for Congress last year, on Tuesday launched her campaign to unseat Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell. The 44-year-old Kentucky Democrat entered politics as a first-time candidate two years ago […] Click here to view original web page at www.cnn.com

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Elizabeth Warren’s Story About Her Potty-Training Daycare Dilemma Is So Damn Relatable

Whether it’s Cheerios or M&Ms, almost all working moms have used a treat to convince a recalcitrant toddler to use the potty—often at the behest of a preschool or daycare center that won’t accept kids who haven’t yet ditched diapers. What’s new until now: hearing a presidential candidate talk […] Click here to view original web page at www.workingmother.com

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All New Risers Radio: We Can Do Hard Things!

MomPlatform On the #RADIO show this week we cover the horrors happening to children and families in detention centers in the US and how you can help. We’ll hear top takeaways from the #DemDebate, discuss the #MomPlatform, and what’s next with Debate Bingo. We’ll get the latest on the […] Click here to view original web page at www.momsrising.org

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Children Are Being Held Without Soap, Toothpaste & Diapers In Overcrowded Detention Centers

US Customs and Border Protection’s Rio Grande Valley Sector/AP/File. A video of a Department of Justice lawyer has gone viral and is being shared by activists, journalists, and celebrities including Ashley Graham, Chelsea Peretti, and Chris Evans as it quickly gains tens of thousands of views. Why? Because it […] Click here to view original web page at www.refinery29.com

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‘There Is a Stench’: No Soap and Overcrowding in Detention Centers for Migrant Children

Cedar Attanasio/Associated Press A chaotic scene of sickness and filth is unfolding in an overcrowded border station in Clint, Tex., where hundreds of young people who have recently crossed the border are being held, according to lawyers who visited the facility this week. Some of the children have been […] Click here to view original web page at www.nytimes.com

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Immigrant Children Are Still Children

The Trump administration’s cruel treatment of children and families at the border has not stopped. Children continue to die in the custody of U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), including 16-year-old Carlos Gregorio Hernández Vásquez, who died May 20 just hours after being diagnosed with the flu. Despite the […] Click here to view original web page at www.momsrising.org

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Trayvon Martin’s mom says Hillary Clinton ‘planted the seed’ for her to run for office in Florida

The mother of the unarmed black teen who was shot dead by a neighborhood watch volunteer in Florida in 2012 has formally announced her candidacy to run for local office. (May 20) AP, AP WASHINGTON – The mother of slain teenager Trayvon Martin is running for a local office […] Click here to view original web page at www.usatoday.com

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