Betsy DeVos

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Harvard Students Protest Betsy DeVos With 'White Supremacist' Sign, Raised Fists

Activists demonstrated at the venue where the secretary of education was speaking in response to her policies surrounding school choice, campus sexual assault and transgender students.

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Black Twitter Hearts Bethune-Cookman Grads for Protesting Betsy DeVos

Freshly minted graduates of the Florida HBCU responded to Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos’ commencement speech with boos and turned backs, and the Internet loved it.

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60 Civil Rights Groups Push DeVos to Protect Students

“You and the president have the opportunity in this decision to demonstrate a commitment to core American values of equal opportunity, nondiscrimination and diversity.”

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Senate Votes Yes on Betsy DeVos

The full Senate voted immediately after Democrats’ 24-hour #HoldTheFloor attempt to sink DeVos’ nomination for secretary of education.

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WATCH: Senate Democrats #HoldTheFloor for 24 Hours Ahead of Betsy DeVos Vote

The senators aim to convince just one more of their GOP colleagues to vote no on Trump’s nominee to head the U.S. Department of Education.

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The Latest on Trump's Cabinet: Who Was Confirmed, Who Was Delayed?

Democrats boycotted two votes today, but one of President Trump’s nominees was confirmed by 96 members of the Senate.

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Deciding to Lead With Love, Despite an Enraging Political Climate

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. teaches us that leading with love is a decision rather than a naturally occurring phenomenon. In this hostile political moment, commit to practicing a love that makes room for anger but not for contempt.