Delmarva Today 4-16-21 (Part 1) Immigrant Children at Border, End of Filibuster

Apr 16, 2021

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With the surge in undocumented immigrants -- especially children coming to the U.S./Mexico border -- the nation has seen many images from those being detained. Warren Binford has compiled a book entitled, "Hear My Voice: The Testimonies of Children Detained at the Southern Border of the United States" for Project Amplify. Amidst colorful drawings Binford laces in what she and others have heard from the children. Host Don Rush talks with her about the book and her experience at the border.

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY)
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Then, we explore whether it's time to eliminate the filibuster from the U.S. Senate that has been so effectively used by Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY). Host Don Rush talks with Atiba Madyun, President of Party Politics US and former Deputy Executive Director of the National Black Caucus of State Legislators about his view that it is time to end the practice.