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Congress finally begins to notice the Dakota Access Pipeline protests at Standing Rock


With the presidential election fading in the rearview mirror, some mainstream media attention has finally been diverted away from the Donald Trump circus to other notable but neglected news stories — leading to much needed, and in some cases unwanted, national attention.

Just as the Army Corps of Engineers has ordered the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe to vacate the federal land they’ve occupied in North Dakota within days, the protests to protect tribal land and a vital water resource has garnered the attention of several high-profile Democratic members of Congress.


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