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The common, long-held misperception is that abuse is only a partner throwing a punch, rather than an incremental constricting of someone’s life to dominate them, experts say. FKA twigs and cori bush'>Congresswoman Cori Bush share their stories.

Coercive control broadens the definition of #domesticviolence . As well-known survivors, like cori bush'>Congresswoman Cori Bush & the musician FKA twigs, share their stories, lawmakers are also beginning to enact anti-coercive control legislation.

cori bush'>Representative Cori Bush and the musician FKA twigs have described how manipulative, isolating behavior had trapped them in abusive relationships. Now some lawmakers want to make such conduct, known as “coercive control,” criminal.

Correction: An earlier tweet misstated Representative Cori Bush’s position on making “coercive control” criminal. She has not called for such legislation.

What do Americans need from President Biden? @alexandrasiera  helped recruit AOC, Cori Bush and Jamaal Bowman. She's got some ideas.

Democratic Reps. Ayanna Pressley of Massachusetts and Cori Bush of Missouri have led a group of 35 lawmakers in urging President Biden to commute the sentences of all federal prisoners on death row

The cori bush'>Congresswoman Cori Bush and the musician FKA twigs describe how manipulative, isolating conduct known as “coercive control” helped trap them in abusive relationships. Lawmakers are starting to listen.

FKA twigs and the cori bush'>Congresswoman Cori Bush describe how manipulative, isolating conduct known as “coercive control” helped trap them in abusive relationships. Lawmakers are starting to listen.

'We weren't intimidated': A diary of Cori Bush's first two weeks in the House

'We weren't intimidated': A diary of Cori Bush's first two weeks in the House

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Rep. Cori Bush: ‘We have a mandate to legislate in defense of Black lives. The first step in that process is to root out white supremacy starting with impeaching the white supremacist in chief’

"We need to call it what it is — it is white supremacy — it was white privilege and it was the call of our president. And it was encouraged by our Republican colleagues," Rep. Cori Bush says.

"We need to call it what it is — it is white supremacy — it was white privilege and it was the call of our president. And it was encouraged by our Republican colleagues," Rep. Cori Bush says. "That's why we are calling for them to be removed. They should not be seated."

JUST IN: cori bush'>Congresswoman Cori Bush to introduce resolution calling for expulsion of members of Congress who 'incited domestic terror attack'

Cori Bush introduces legislation to sanction, remove House members from office who supported 2020 election challenges

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Cori Bush, a leader of the swelling protest movement for racial justice, upset a 20-year incumbent in a Democratic House primary in St. Louis. If elected in November, she would be the first Black woman to represent Missouri in Congress.

This is a huge deal in St. Louis politics. Cori Bush (once homeless with two kids) ousts 20-year incumbent William Lacy Clay (whose dad also held the seat for three decades before him) on second try. First try was 2018, covered in Knock Down the House.

BREAKING - With 100% of the vote in, Cori Bush narrowly defeats Lacy Clay in the Democratic primary. The Clay's have represented the district for 50+ years.

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All those people who spent years saying Bernie Sanders was somehow uniquely bad on race and gender should ask why he was the *only* member of Congress to endorse Cori Bush, a black woman, and Black Lives Matter activist, who won her insurgent Congressional primary race last night

Cori Bush, a nurse and Black Lives Matter Activist, is projected by the AP to win a Democratic primary in Missouri, ousting William Lacy Clay, a longtime incumbent. Clay, who succeeded his father, has represented the 1st District since 2001.

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