Rhys Leahy

Rhys Leahy
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Rhys studies at American University in Washington, D.C. She is a dual citizen of the United States and Ireland, and has lived in Kazan, Russia.

Helen Thomas: Notes on her ringside seat to history

Fidel Castro once said that the difference between democracy in Cuba and democracy in the United States is that "I don't have to answer questions from Helen Thomas." During her 70 year career, journalist Helen Thomas was renowned for her unabashed questioning of US politics, and her remarkable tenure in the White House Press Corp, spanning ten American presidents,...

Muslim leaders push for comprehensive immigration reform

On Thursday May 30th, the Chicago chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations hosted a press conference in their office on State Street, with leaders of Muslim communities in the Chicago metropolitan area, in an attempt to garner support for immigration reform. After revising a security fault in the Border Security, Economic Opportunity and Immigration Modernization Act of 2013, found...

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