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Mfume rejoins House, in vacant seat of late Elijah Cummings

Maryland Democrat Kweisi Mfume rejoined the House on Tuesday to replace the late Rep. Elijah Cummings, taking his oath of office with a protective mask in his left hand, the latest symbol of how Congress and the country are adjusting to the coronavirus pandemic.

Shawn Vestal: It’s up to Matt Shea’s voters to do the right thing – and they haven’t done it yet

If anything, the growing condemnation of Matt Shea by local officials, in response to the latest details about our region’s foremost conspiratorial, paranoid, gun-worshipping, anti-government zealot, will just fuel his appetite for martyrdom. Shea’s end-times worldview, in which he casts himself as a righteous warrior against evil, requires the presence of an enemy, after all. The government, liberals, the media, Islam, the sheriff – the more that sane people object to Shea, the more he likes it.

Unitarian Universalists, local activists denounce talk of new Spokane County Jail

“Jails have become a way of criminalizing poverty, mental illness and addiction,” said the Rev. Susan Frederick-Gray, president of the Unitarian Universalist Association. “And, in the absence of investing in people and programs that lift communities up, we are investing in a system that is fundamentally dehumanizing, violent and cruel.”

NAACP links earthquake signs in Oregon to white supremacy

A new city policy requiring public signs on brick buildings warning they might collapse in an earthquake is part of a long history of white supremacy aimed at forcing black people to move out of neighborhoods, the NAACP of Portland, Oregon, says.