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May 15, 2019

Alabama Democrat Grills Abortion Bill Sponsor: 'Do You Know What It's Like To Be Raped?'
State Sen. Vivan Davis Figures railed against a bill that's a near-total ban on abortion in Alabama, including for victims of rape and incest.

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May 15, 2019

In Alabama, Performing Abortions Would Carry Harsher Penalties Than Many Sex Crimes
Alabama's Human Life Protection Act would make it a felony to perform abortions, even in cases involving incest -- a crime with a lesser penalty.

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May 15, 2019

Every Vote For Alabama's Abortion Ban Was From A White Man
The Alabama state Senate just passed the country's strictest abortion ban, which criminalizes nearly all abortions including in cases of rape and incest.

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May 15, 2019

Milla Jovovich Opens Up About Emergency Abortion, Tells Fans To Fight For Safe Ones
The actress shared a heartfelt Instagram post about her abortion after Alabama passed a strict abortion bill that may put women in danger.

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May 15, 2019

GOP Pollster Thinks Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Is The Only Democrat Who Could Match Donald Trump
"They should run against each other, even though legally she can't," Frank Luntz said.

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May 15, 2019

Bureau Of Land Management Scrubs Stewardship Language From News Releases
The move is a "perfect representation" of how the Trump administration views America's public lands, one critic said.

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May 15, 2019

Democrats Flesh Out Green New Deal With Bill To End Sales Of Gas-Burning Cars By 2040
Sen. Jeff Merkley (D-Ore.) is reintroducing a bill from six months ago, but this time in a radically different political environment.

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May 15, 2019

Kamala Harris Pledges To Ban Import Of AR-15-Style Assault Weapons If Elected President
The California senator and presidential candidate said she would go after such firearms, which have been used in many mass shootings around the U.S.

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May 15, 2019

Trump Administration 'Censorship' Erasing Affordable Care Act From Federal Websites
A new report details an ongoing campaign to remove references to and information about the 2010 health care law from official web pages.

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May 15, 2019

Alabama's Near-Total Ban On Abortion Could Be Headed To Court As ACLU Gears Up For Fight
After the state senate approved the measure on Tuesday, activists and prominent Democrats swiftly condemned the ban and vowed to protect women's rights.

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May 14, 2019

Dan Bishop, "Bathroom Bill" Sponsor, Wins North Carolina GOP Primary
The Republican state senator won Tuesday in the redo of North Carolina's congressional election. He now faces Democrat Dan McCready in September.

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May 14, 2019

Alabama Senate Passes Nation's Strictest Abortion Bill
The bill, which will now go to the governor's desk, would ban abortion in almost all cases.

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May 14, 2019

Ilhan Omar Says Attacks On Her And Rashida Tlaib Are 'Designed To Silence' Muslim Voices
The Democratic congresswomen have come under repeated, bad-faiths attacks in recent months.

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May 14, 2019

Democrats Are Getting More Serious About 'Inherent Contempt'
But how serious is Speaker Nancy Pelosi?

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May 14, 2019

Trump Appointee At DOJ Finds FDA Can't Regulate Lethal Injection Drugs
An opinion from DOJ's Office of Legal Counsel said the FDA lacked jurisdiction over drugs meant to "effectuate capital punishment."

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May 14, 2019

As Democrats Seek Senate Candidates, Here's The Rub: It's No Fun There These Days
"We vote on judges... and we have lunch together and we don't do anything else," lamented Sen. Chris Murphy (D-Conn.).

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May 14, 2019

Oregon Democrats Abandon Vaccine, Gun Bills In Concession To Republicans
Senate Democrats made the deal to bring Republicans — who had walked out over a different bill — back to work.

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May 14, 2019

Bill De Blasio Warns Eric Trump Will 'Pay The Price' For His 'Polluting Buildings'
"NYC's Green new Deal is one law the Trumps won't get away with breaking."

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May 14, 2019

Restaurant Owner Who Booted Sarah Huckabee Sanders Says Hate Mail ‘Made My Stomach Clench'
"Threats to our lives and families and property were pouring in through every available channel," the Red Hen proprietor wrote.

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May 14, 2019

Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp Delays Hollywood Film Trip Amid Backlash To Anti-Abortion Bill
Some filmmakers have said they won't work in the state after the governor signed a "heartbeat bill."

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May 14, 2019

Maine Senate Passes National Popular Vote Bill To Bypass Electoral College
The bill now heads to the state's House for consideration.

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May 14, 2019

Donald Trump Jr. Agrees To Comply With Senate Subpoena
The president's son struck a deal Tuesday with the Senate Intelligence Committee for a private, limited interview, according to The New York Times.

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May 14, 2019

Fox News Host Goes Full 'Mean Girl' In Insult To Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez
Dagen McDowell ended a discussion about the New York congresswoman by saying, "Beauty fades, stupid is forever."

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May 14, 2019

Michigan Legislature Passes Ban On Common Abortion Procedure
The Michigan House and Senate voted Tuesday to ban dilation and evacuation procedures, but Gov. Gretchen Whitmer (D) is planning an immediate veto.

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May 14, 2019

Here's How Trump's New China Tariffs Will Hit Your Wallet
"There will be price hikes at Target, Costco, Home Depot and Walmart," predicted one analyst.

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May 14, 2019

Time To Fix The Racist Way We Depict Native Americans In The Capitol, Say Lawmakers
House appropriators say artwork throughout the complex is offensive and tours are "not always respectful."

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May 14, 2019

Meghan McCain Asks Beto O'Rourke If He Can 'Get Away With More' As A Man
The "View" co-host recalled the 2020 candidate's "born to be in it" remark from his Vanity Fair profile.

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May 14, 2019

Mitt Romney Voted Against A Trump Judge Who Made Disparaging Remarks About Obama
The Utah senator was the one Republican who bucked his party by voting against a Trump judicial pick.

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May 14, 2019

Hackers Accessed Voting Systems In Two Florida Counties In 2016, Governor Says
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) said hackers did not change or alter data.

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May 14, 2019

NRA Board Members Say New President Lied About Disclosing Financial Troubles
Leaked documents reveal the National Rifle Association is drowning in legal fees. Board members say they didn't know.

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May 14, 2019

Sen. Lindsey Graham Blasted For Encouraging Donald Trump Jr. To Ignore Senate Subpoena
The president's son should "plead the Fifth" if he decides to comply with the Senate Intelligence Committee's request, the South Carolina lawmaker said.

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May 13, 2019

Jimmy Carter Recovering From Surgery After Broken Hip
"President Carter said his main concern is that turkey season ends this week," a spokesman said.

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May 13, 2019

Joe Biden Pushes Back On Criticism Of Climate Change Approach
The former vice president pointed to his record and promised a plan by month's end but did not explicitly disavow seeking a "middle ground" strategy.

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May 13, 2019

Anti-Gay Pastor Steven Anderson Banned From Ireland
The hate-spewing pastor has repeatedly called for the deaths of gay people and prayed for the death of Barack Obama.

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May 13, 2019

Omarosa Manigault Newman Accuses Trump Campaign Of Gender Pay Discrimination
The former Trump aide filed a motion to join Alva Johnson's lawsuit alleging female staffers were paid less than their male counterparts.

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May 13, 2019

Supreme Court's Divisions Over Death Penalty On Display In Handling Of Two Cases
Liberal and conservative justices are split over recent attempts by two inmates in Alabama and Texas seeking stays on their executions.

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May 13, 2019

Donald Trump Piles On To GOP Attacks Against Rashida Tlaib After Holocaust Comments
Republican lawmakers took the congresswoman's words about her Palestinian ancestors out of context.

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May 13, 2019

Behind The Scenes, Trump Diligently Tries To Slash Social Programs
In the shadows of his constitutional crisis, the president is still doing a lot of regular Republican stuff -- without help from Congress.

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May 13, 2019

Supreme Court Rules Against Apple In App Store Antitrust Suit
The justices, in a 5-4 ruling, upheld a lower court's decision to allow a proposed class action lawsuit to proceed.

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May 13, 2019

DHS Asks Pentagon To Help Supply Tents For Migrants Detained At The Border
The U.S. Border Patrol has been struggling to keep up with a tide of people attempting to cross into the country.

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May 13, 2019

Meet The Only 2020 Democratic Presidential Prospect To Win A Trump State
Montana Gov. Steve Bullock is little-known, but thinks a progressive record in a deep-red state will stand out to voters.

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May 13, 2019

Carl Bernstein Says 'Most Authoritarian' President Now Has His Own Roy Cohn
"We are in the midst of a continuing cover-up by the president," aided by William Barr, says Bernstein.

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May 13, 2019

Rashida Tlaib Lambastes GOP Lawmakers For ‘Twisting' Her Comments About The Holocaust
Republicans falsely accused the freshman congresswoman of saying the Holocaust gave her a "calming feeling."

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May 12, 2019

George Conway Rips Trump's 'Malignant' Self-Interest That Should Cost Him His Job
Instead of considering the "best interests of the nation ... you viewed" the Mueller probe "purely in terms of your own ego," Conway tweeted.

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May 12, 2019

Trump Seeks New $15 Billion Subsidy To Protect Farmers From His Own Trade War
The president falsely claims that tariffs are paid "directly" to the U.S. Treasury by China and indicates these nonexistent Chinese funds will cover the subsidy cost.

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May 12, 2019

The Socialist Truck Driver Running For Congress On A Green New Deal
Joshua Collins, 25, is making a long-shot bid to unseat Rep. Denny Heck (D-Wash.), betting a left-wing platform can make him the youngest member of Congress.

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May 12, 2019

Chelsea Manning May Return To Jail For Still Refusing To Testify
The Army whistleblower said she plans to defy another grand jury subpoena in an apparent case against WikiLeaks' Julian Assange.

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May 12, 2019

Pete Buttigieg Warns 'White Identity Politics' Launching Nation Into 'Crisis'
The South Bend, Indiana, mayor said "the beginning of a new form of American solidarity" lies in the recognition of differences.

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May 12, 2019

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Says GOP Is Basically Dwight Schrute From 'The Office'
Bears. Beets. "Battlestar Galactica."

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May 12, 2019

Washington State Narrows Exemptions For Measles Vaccine Requirement
A new law won't grant exemptions for the measles, mumps and rubella vaccine for personal or philosophical reasons.

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May 12, 2019

Larry Kudlow Admits U.S. Will Pay Tariffs On Chinese Goods, Contradicting Trump
Last week, the president falsely claimed that China was paying tariffs directly to the U.S. Treasury Department.

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May 12, 2019

Joe Biden's Rivals In Democratic Race Reject His ‘Middle Ground' On Climate Policy
The former vice president's approach drew criticism from Washington Gov. Jay Inslee (D), as well as Sens. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.).

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May 12, 2019

Public Anticipation Builds Amid Uncertainty Over Mueller Testimony
Democrats are pushing for Mueller to testify before the House Judiciary Committee, but that's up in the air.

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May 12, 2019

Here Are The Democratic Candidates Who Have Qualified For The Debates So Far
There are now 22 candidates vying for 20 spots in the Democratic debates that begin in June.

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May 11, 2019

Donors To $22 Million Crowd-Funded Border Wall Wonder Where's The Barrier
Air Force veteran Brian Kolfage said groundbreaking would begin in April. People are waiting.

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May 11, 2019

Beto O'Rourke Won't Pledge Absolute Loyalty To Democratic Candidates
The presidential hopeful faced a New Hampshire voter who questioned his refusal to support a fellow Texas Democrat for Congress in 2018.

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May 11, 2019

Leaked NRA Documents Reveal Gun Group Drowning In Legal Fees
Before his departure, NRA President Oliver North warned officials that $24 million and counting in legal fees could strangle the group.

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May 11, 2019

Video Shows Joe Biden Once Railed Against 'Illegals,' Called For 700-Mile Border Fence
In 2006, the then-senator demanded American employers be punished for hiring illegal immigrants.

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May 11, 2019

'Heartbeat' Laws Could Ban Most Abortions Across Deep South
Like Mississippi and Georgia, Louisiana may soon pass a law that will ban abortions after a fetal heartbeat is detected.

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May 11, 2019

Rudy Giuliani Cancels Trip To Push For Probe Of Joe Biden's Son In Ukraine
Prior to the news, Trump said it would be "appropriate" to discuss an investigation into Hunter Biden with Attorney General William Barr.

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May 11, 2019

Donald Trump Spends Another Saturday Morning Rage Retweeting
Trump even resorted at one point to retweeting himself.

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May 11, 2019

Pregnant Women Are Still Struggling To Keep Their Jobs
A Supreme Court ruling was supposed to help, but a new report shows that employers are getting away with discrimination.

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May 10, 2019

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez: If Congress Gets 3 Months' Parental Leave, So Should Everyone
The freshman lawmaker emphasized that her "‘unusual" leave policy applies to both mothers AND fathers on her staff.

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May 10, 2019

Civil Rights Groups Will Help Crystal Mason Appeal 5-Year Prison Sentence For Voting
The groups' decision to sign on means Mason will be represented by some of the top voting rights attorneys in the country.

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May 10, 2019

MyPillow Lays Off 150 Workers After Praising Trump's Tax Cuts, 'Booming Economy'
The brand's CEO, Mike Lindell, penned an op-ed last year where he claimed "Trump is winning" for Minnesotans. Now, he's laying off employees for a new business venture.

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May 10, 2019

Elizabeth Warren: 'Rudy Giuliani Should Just Back Off' Planned Trip To Ukraine
The presidential candidate said it would be "highly unethical" for Trump's personal lawyer to push foreign officials on issues that could benefit the president.

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May 10, 2019

Joe Biden Looks To Revive Obama's Climate Plan. Scientists Say That's Not Good Enough.
The 2020 Democratic candidate's plan to tackle the climate crisis, which he's called an "existential" threat, reportedly includes a role for fossil fuels.

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May 10, 2019

College Republican Group Turning Point Has A White Supremacy Problem
A video of a Turning Point USA leader declaring "white power" and flashing a white supremacist sign is just one of many similar incidents for the group.

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May 10, 2019

David Ortiz Doesn't Mince Words On Trump's Treatment Of Immigrants
The former Red Sox champion discussed why he would have skipped a White House visit, backing team manager Alex Cora's decision to do the same.

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May 10, 2019

Like ISIS Before Them, Far-Right Extremists Are Migrating To Telegram
White nationalists and conspiracy theorists kicked off Facebook and Instagram turn to the encrypted messaging app's safe haven.

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May 10, 2019

George Conway: Trump Is Wrong Guy To Be Calling Anyone 'Creepy' Or 'Crazy'
Kellyanne Conway's husband broke the news to Trump after the president insulted Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders on Twitter.

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May 10, 2019

Ben Shapiro To Chairman Of Britain's Most-Read Right Wing Magazine: 'You're On The Left'
The conservative commentator ranted on BBC to journalist Andrew Neil and insisted that Neil "be honest about your own bias" before walking out of the interview.

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May 10, 2019

Trump's Foreign Policy Challenges Are Mounting Around The World
The mounting challenges show the limits of Trump's self-touted ability to make a deal.

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May 10, 2019

New Hampshire House Passes Bill To Provide Free Menstrual Products In Public Schools
The bill was spearheaded by high school senior Caroline Dillon after she did a school project about period poverty in the U.S.

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May 10, 2019

New Complaint Hits 'Repeat Offender' Kellyanne Conway For Hatch Act Violations
The recidivist White House aide has ignored reprimands and is again politicking on taxpayers' dime, an ethics group says.

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May 10, 2019

4 Ways To Win A Presidential Pardon Under Trump
Trump's pardon process is unorthodox. But his willingness work around a deeply flawed Justice Department system has advocates for clemency reform hopeful.

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May 10, 2019

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Mocks 'No Ideas' GOP With 'Game Of Thrones'-Themed Space Plan
"They constantly hate, but have 0 real solutions for income inequality, healthcare, climate crisis, racial injustice, etc," tweeted the Democratic lawmaker.

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May 10, 2019

Twitter Users Hit A Home Run Over White House's ‘Boston Red Socks' Gaffe
"Hey Boston Red SOCKS get ready for your hamberders! ??"

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May 10, 2019

Rep. Jamie Raskin Lists Many Of Donald Trump's Presidential Misdeeds
"You don't ridicule people and give them obnoxious nicknames, at least after you graduate from the third grade," the Democratic congressman from Maryland said.

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May 10, 2019

Anita Hill: America Missed An Opportunity To Address Sexual Violence 28 Years Ago
Her opinion piece in The New York Times takes a swipe at Joe Biden but also lashes a system that is still failing to take sexual harassment and assault seriously.

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May 09, 2019

Alabama Lt. Governor Admits State Abortion Ban Is Direct Attempt To End Roe v. Wade
Lt. Gov. Will Ainsworth also gave credit to President Trump for adding conservative judges who could make the path to overturning the landmark ruling easier.

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May 09, 2019

FBI Opens Investigation Into Florida GOP Donor Cindy Yang
The Miami Herald confirmed that a woman who worked for Li "Cindy" Yang's business received a subpoena from the FBI this week over her Trump donation.

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May 09, 2019

Chelsea Manning Released From Jail After Refusing To Testify On WikiLeaks
The former Army analyst said she would continue to refuse to testify before a grand jury about giving documents to WikiLeaks. She might soon go back in jail.

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May 09, 2019

Meghan McCain Calls Donald Trump Jr. 'Beloved' As 'View' Co-Hosts Do A Double-Take
"Who's beloved?" asked Joy Behar. "He's beloved, really?"

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May 09, 2019

California Proposes Doubling Budget To Fight Homelessness
Gov. Gavin Newsom wants to spend a billion dollars fighting the state's homelessness crisis.

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May 09, 2019

Wild 'Jihad' Warning Tied To James Comey Scuttles California School Fundraiser
A scare started by crazed QAnon theorists frightens event organizers worried that "unstable people" might "take action."

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May 09, 2019

Valerie Plame Left Washington A Spy. She Wants Back In As A Congresswoman.
"I want to serve my country again," says the former CIA operative turned Democratic candidate from New Mexico.

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May 09, 2019

Stacey Abrams Is Still Considering Running For President In 2020
The former Georgia gubernatorial candidate has said she won't run for Senate.

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May 09, 2019

Trump Ghostwriter Charles Leerhsen Says President Was Bad At Business
The ghostwriter also said Trump spent many hours just looking at carpet swatches.

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May 09, 2019

Sen. Blumenthal Says Donald Trump Jr. Should Be 'Locked Up' If He Defies Subpoena
"Prison is the only answer" if the president's son refuses to comply with the Senate Intelligence Committee, the Connecticut Democrat said.

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May 09, 2019

Democrats Struggle To Contain Impeachment Fever
Democrats say a "lawless" President Trump has triggered a "constitutional crisis." But they're not ready to impeach him just yet.

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May 09, 2019

William Barr Jokes About Contempt As DOJ Sends Off Rod Rosenstein
The attorney general made the joke during a farewell ceremony for the deputy attorney general.

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May 09, 2019

USDA Employees Unionize As Buffer Against Trump White House
"We realized how little leverage we have," one Agriculture Department employee said of one of the reasons workers wanted to form a union.

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May 09, 2019

Mitch McConnell's Campaign Team Is Selling Cocaine-Themed T-Shirts
The #CocaineMitch tops are raising eyebrows.

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May 09, 2019

Giving Prisoners The Right To Vote Isn't A Fringe Idea. It's Already Happening.
The idea is dividing Democrats. But in states where it's already a reality, it doesn't seem particularly controversial.

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May 09, 2019

White House Rescinds Some Press Passes As Journalists Slam New Attack On Media
Washington Post columnist Dana Milbank said he had been granted a White House hard pass for 21 years, but no more.

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May 08, 2019

Trump Pits Florida Against Puerto Rico Over Emergency Aid: 'They Don't Like Me'
The president told supporters at his rally that Puerto Rico received more hurricane disaster relief than states like Florida.

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May 08, 2019

Elizabeth Warren Wants The Sackler Name Removed From Harvard Buildings
The Sackler family, which runs Purdue Pharma, has been accused of fueling the opioid epidemic out of sheer greed.

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May 08, 2019

Amy Klobuchar On Female Presidential Candidates: 'Discount Them At Your Own Peril'
The senator and presidential contender spoke at a Fox News town hall event about sexism in the 2020 election.

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May 08, 2019

Denver Decriminalizes 'Magic Mushrooms,' Preliminary Results Show
Denver will be the first U.S. city to decriminalize the use or possession of psilocybin by people 21 and older.

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