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Settled into new homes, refugees in U.S. say they are working for a better life for all
By: States Newsroom - June 21, 2021
Updated, 9:14 a.m., 6/23/21 Violence, persecution and wars amid a global pandemic added to the growing number of displaced persons around the world last year. The United Nations reports that 11.2 million people were displaced from their homelands in 2020, bringing the total number of displaced persons in the world to 82.4 million. Of those […]
Sanders wins Nevada, Biden a distant 2nd
By: States Newsroom - February 23, 2020
U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) is the projected winner of the Nevada Democratic caucuses on Saturday. Sanders had 46.6% with 50% of precincts reporting as of 12:49 a.m., per the Associated Press. Former Vice President Joe Biden is in second place with 19.3%, and former South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete Buttigieg is in third place […]
Purple States: What Wisconsin, Ohio and Pennsylvania can tell us about 2020
By: States Newsroom - February 11, 2020
As the 2020 election is in full swing, the Michigan Advance and our sister publications in Ohio, Wisconsin and Pennsylvania bring you “Purple States,” an ongoing series on issues that matter to our states. On Monday, the Advance ran a column to kick off the project from Editor Susan J. Demas, “What the national media […]
Iowans caucused around the country — from DC to Arizona — for the 1st time ever. Here’s what they said.
By: States Newsroom - February 4, 2020
More Iowans caucused on Monday than ever before — without setting foot in Iowa. The Iowa Caucuses are often criticized for not being inclusive enough for people who can’t attend a traditional precinct caucus because of work, mobility or family issues. The Iowa Democratic Party’s answer to that concern this year was creating 87 “satellite” […]