Tom Herriman's Journal
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Justine and her children Regine and Daniella from Cameroon and their friend Jeanette from Nigeria left africa 11 months... Continues...

Sex, War, Kidnapping, Bootleggers
Recently I tried to put down some recollections of my Dad's family that I could pass along to my kids and future... Continues...

Basketball in Raleigh NC on M.L. King day
January 2016, I met my daughter Erika in Raleigh where she officiated at the women's basketball game between Duke and... Continues...

We built a childrens art center in Uganda
March, 2015...the Namungona Children's Art Center opened in a converted shipping container, staffed by... Continues...

Bach in the living room
We've been holding classical music house concerts at our house with an organization called Groupmuse.com which matches... Continues...



Border Stories
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07-Aug-2018
Amidst the chaos and public furor over the Trump Administration’s zero tolerance and family separation policies, immigrants from all over the world are still streaming to US border crossings in hopes of finding safety, and economic prosperity. Tom Herriman reports from El Paso Texas. In the Photo, Johanna, Hazel and Jeffrey Vasquez.
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Rep. Denham in hotseat at 10th C.D. forum
15-Apr-2017
Democrats are targeting 23 republican held seats in the 2018 congressional elections in districts where Clinton won the popular vote, but a republican incumbent held on to the congressional seat. Seven of these districts are in California including the 10th in the San Joaquin valley about 90 miles east of San Francisco. The district includes the towns of Modesto, Tracy and Turlock. The valley is an agricultural behemoth that produces half of the fruits nuts and vegetables grown in the U.S. Latinos are the largest ethnic group at 44% of the population. In recent years new housing developments have attracted a commuter population trying to escape exorbitant housing prices in nearby San Jose and Silicon Valle
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Trump's DC hotel profits may be unconstitutional
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15-Mar-2017
Several legal experts and a Washington watchdog group called Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington are suing President Trump in federal court alleging he is violating the emoluments clause in the U.S, Constitution, which forbids public officials from taking bribes and financial gifts from foreign governments. The suit alleges President Donald Trump received money from foreign governments through his private business deals… Tom Herriman has more.
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Oakland demolishes homeless village
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24-Feb-2017
City of Oakland police and sanitation crews dismantled a homeless encampment at 36th and Martin Luther King Jr. Drive in west Oakland Feb 2, evicting as many as fifteen residents and barring dozens more volunteers and supporters from the area. Photo: Village resident Nancy Mitchell packs up her belongings into a shopping cart under watchful eyes of Oakland Police. Report by Tom Herriman.
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Modesto Voters Challenge Cong. Denham to Improve not Repeal ACA
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20-Feb-2017
Nearly 300 people at a forum in Modesto Feb. 15 declared their support for the Affordable Care Act and urged their Congressman Jeff Denham to drop his efforts to repeal the health care law and work instead to improve it. Tom Herriman reports from Modesto. Photo: Reuben Arcenaux says ACA saved his life.
(05:29 Minutes)
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