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Baltimore City Power Rankings: Up for ADAPT, down for Baltimore infrastructure, McKeldin Square, Jack Young, more

Baltimore City Power Rankings: Up for ADAPT, down for Baltimore infrastructure, McKeldin Square, Jack Young, more

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Americans Disabled for Attendant Programs Today has long been known for militancy and bad-ass, bodies-on-the-line civil disobedience, but it's been decades since the group brought such power and poignancy to an issue that affects everyone. Members staged a "die-in" and mobbed Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's office to protest cuts to Medicaid and other provisions of the Republicans' latest "health care" bill, which was drafted in secret and would cut care for the poor—threatening the disabled especially—while bestowing billions in tax breaks on the very wealthy. Capitol Police removed the protesters, dragging some from...

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