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By John R. Bolton
Reality calls for attaching Gaza to Egypt and the West Bank to Jordan
Topic - Ryan Winkler
A Democratic lawmaker criticized Tuesday's U.S. Supreme Court decision on the Voting Rights Act by calling Justice Clarence Thomas "Uncle Thomas," then saying he didn't know "Uncle Tom" was a racist epithet.
"The constitution is a place to structure how government works to protects rights," Winkler said. "It is not a place to pass policy."
"By putting $9.50 in and indexing it to the cost of living as it goes up, we make sure the floor for workers' pay goes up with it," Winkler said.