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Apr 23, 2021

Howard Dean Drops The Hammer On GOP: Racists, Conspiracy Theorists, Whack Jobs
"You can tell I'm not running for anything again."

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Apr 23, 2021

Tucker Carlson's College Yearbook Entry Goes Viral, And It's A Doozy
The Fox News host affiliated himself with some eyebrow-raising groups.

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Apr 23, 2021

Deb Haaland Is Plowing Ahead With Tackling Violence Against Native Women
The interior secretary is forming a commission to study the crisis of missing and murdered Indigenous women, weeks after launching a unit to investigate cases.

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Apr 23, 2021

GOP Gov. Candidate Amanda Chase Says Derek Chauvin Conviction ‘Makes Me Sick'
The Virginia state senator -- who calls herself "Trump in heels" -- faced fierce backlash over her comments.

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Apr 23, 2021

GOP Governor Candidate Amanda Chase Says Derek Chauvin Conviction ‘Makes Me Sick'
The Virginia state senator — who calls herself "Trump in heels" — faced fierce backlash over her comments.

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Apr 23, 2021

GOP Rep. Criticizes Cardi B And She Minces No Words With Her Response
"They giving seats to F**KIN IDIOTS!!!" the rapper said of Wisconsin Republican Glenn Grothman.

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Apr 23, 2021

GOP Rep. Criticizes Cardi B And The Rapper Minces No Words With Her Response
"They giving seats to F**KIN IDIOTS!!!" the rapper hit back at Wisconsin Republican Glenn Grothman.

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Apr 23, 2021

It's Been Exactly 1 Year Since The Most Insane Moment Of The Trump Presidency
One year later, many people still can't believe this actually happened.

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Apr 23, 2021

George W. Bush Reveals Who He Voted For In 2020
It wasn't his fellow Republican Donald Trump.

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Apr 23, 2021

‘Gaslighting 101': Sen. Ted Cruz Ripped For One Of His Biggest, Boldest Lies Yet
The Texas senator's latest attempt at revisionist history didn't go well.

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Apr 23, 2021

GOP Rep. Lauren Boebert's Hot Take On Fourth Of July Gets An Icy Reception
The conspiracy theory-endorsing Colorado Republican's bluster about Joe Biden and Independence Day was met with widespread mockery.

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Apr 23, 2021

‘We Are Not A Match': Alleged Capitol Rioter Rejected On Dating App, Then Busted
Court documents reveal one suspect was identified after a Bumble brag.

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Apr 22, 2021

Intelligence Director Says Climate Change Will Be ‘Center' Of U.S. Foreign Policy
Avril Haines said the U.S. would address the phenomenon "not just to protect national security for America, but to protect human security around the world."

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Apr 22, 2021

Josh Hawley Pummeled For Being Sole Vote Against Anti-Asian Hate Crimes Bill
Hawley was the only senator to vote against the legislation condemning hate crimes against Asian Americans.

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Apr 22, 2021

HUD Revokes Trump Rule Allowing Transgender Discrimination In Homeless Shelters
The Biden administration has withdrawn the proposed rule, which would have allowed single-sex shelters to turn away transgender people.

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Apr 22, 2021

Nearly 500 Asylum-Seekers Have Been Attacked As Biden Keeps Turning Them Away
People sent back to Mexico under a Trump-era policy have faced dangerous conditions like rape, kidnapping and assault.

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Apr 22, 2021

Ohio GOP Lawmaker Hilariously Mocked For Taking Founding Fathers Literally
After state Rep. Mike Loychik said the founders never intended D.C. statehood, one tweeter noted that they didn't foresee the invention of the Dorito either.

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Apr 22, 2021

Nina Turner's Dark Money Pledge Sparks Accusation Of Hypocrisy
The former Ohio state senator previously ran a progressive group that technically raised "dark money."

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Apr 22, 2021

GOP Senators Float Infrastructure Plan That's A Fourth The Size Of Joe Biden's
It's a "very, very generous" offer, one Senate Republican said of the pared-down $568 billion "framework."

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Apr 22, 2021

SCOTUS Guts Protections Against Sentencing Kids To Die In Prison
The court's conservatives said there is no need to prove a minor who commits murder is "permanently incorrigible" in order to sentence them to life in prison without parole.

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Apr 22, 2021

97 House Democrats Call On Senate To End The Filibuster
Progressive and moderate Democrats tell the Senate to change its rules so the party can enact its agenda.

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Apr 22, 2021

Senate Passes Bill Seeking To Address Hate Crimes Against Asian Americans
Progressives were watching closely to see whether the bill would become the first to fall to the filibuster under the new Democratic-controlled Senate.

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Apr 22, 2021

Kevin McCarthy Says Capitol Riot Commission Should Look At Unrelated Riots
The top House Republican doesn't want too much focus on that time Donald Trump and his supporters tried to overturn the 2020 election.

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Apr 22, 2021

Judge Struggles Releasing Capitol Defendant Who Claimed He Was On 'Mission' From God
Joshua Matthew Black, who told the FBI that "the Lord" wanted him to "plead the blood of Jesus" in the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, will be released from jail.

Huffington Post Politics
Apr 22, 2021

House Votes To Make D.C. The 51st State
D.C. is now closer to winning statehood than it has ever been, but the Senate's approval is far from certain.

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Apr 22, 2021

Philonise Floyd Says Teenager Who Filmed His Brother's Murder 'Changed The World'
Darnella Frazier's video of George Floyd being pinned by the neck shocked the world and was key evidence in ex-cop Derek Chauvin's murder conviction.

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Apr 22, 2021

Supporters Of Statehood For Washington, D.C., Face Crossroads With House Vote
The measure is expected to pass easily in the House and be sent to the Senate — where the real fight awaits.

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Apr 22, 2021

COVID-19 Vaccinations Taper As Biden Urges Paid Leave
The daily average number of COVID-19 shots fell significantly as the White House encouraged paid vaccination time for workers.

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Apr 22, 2021

Biden Pledges U.S. Will Cut Climate-Changing Pollution At Least In Half By 2030
The new target for limiting planet-warming pollution nearly doubles Obama's goal, highlighting how much time to act was lost during the Trump years.

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Apr 22, 2021

Joe Biden Wields Baseball Bat In ‘Photoshop Battle' That's A Home Run
A 2011 photo featuring Mitch McConnell is going viral on Reddit.

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Apr 22, 2021

Sean Hannity Spends $5 Million On Townhouse Near Donald Trump's Mar-A-Lago
The Fox News personality's new oceanfront property is a short drive from the former president's home.

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Apr 22, 2021

GOP Group Puts Rep. Kevin McCarthy On Blast In Fox News Ad: 'Clean Up Your Own House'
The Republican Accountability Project slams the House minority leader's hypocrisy in new video.

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Apr 22, 2021

Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene Admits She Hasn't Even Read The Bill She Keeps Attacking
Greene was ridiculed online for saying she would read "all 14 pages" of the Green New Deal.

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Apr 22, 2021

Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene Admits She Hasn't Even Read The Proposal She Keeps Attacking
Greene was ridiculed online for saying she would read "all 14 pages" of the Green New Deal.

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Apr 22, 2021

Rand Paul Has A Really Dumb Suggestion For Joe Biden To Boost Vaccine Uptake
The Kentucky Republican's mask-burning idea goes against CDC guidelines for mitigating the spread of the coronavirus.

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Apr 21, 2021

Matt Gaetz Pleads For Money, And You Can Guess How People Are Responding
"You still using Venmo?" asked one critic.

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Apr 21, 2021

Biden Preparing To Recognize Armenian Massacres As Genocide: Reports
The president pledged to do so during his campaign, a move that would further strain the U.S. relationship with Turkey.

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Apr 21, 2021

House Votes To Restrict President From Imposing Travel Bans
Rep. Judy Chu said the Trump-era ban was "always wrong, needless and cruel" and that Congress should make sure it doesn't happen again.

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Apr 21, 2021

This Bill Could Turn Into America's First Comprehensive Child Care Program
It's a new version of an old proposal from two Democratic lawmakers. But this time, a version could actually pass.

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Apr 21, 2021

Apple, Google Get Scorched In Senate Hearing On App Store Monopolies
"Senators, this is not curation as we've been told," said Match Group lawyer Jared Sine. "It is iron-fisted monopoly control."

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Apr 21, 2021

Stacey Abrams Goes Viral With 2-Minute Takedown of Georgia Voting Law
The Democratic voting rights activist didn't hold back when Sen. John Kennedy asked her to make her case against the restrictive changes.

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Apr 21, 2021

Parts Of California Given Emergency Drought Declaration
California Gov. Gavin Newsom delivered the news while standing in a lake basin that would normally be under water.

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Apr 21, 2021

Republicans Resist Bipartisan Capitol Riot Commission
They insist that any investigation into the Jan. 6 insurrection also cover violence related to Black Lives Matter protests.

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Apr 21, 2021

Infrastructure Talks Mired In Gridlock Over Scope, Taxes
There are broad differences among lawmakers over what counts as infrastructure and how to pay for it.

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Apr 21, 2021

The U.S. And China Inch Toward Cooperation On Climate — Thrilling Other Countries
"We salute the fact" that John Kerry, Biden's special envoy for climate, traveled to China, Italian ambassador to the U.S. Armando Varricchio told HuffPost.

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Apr 21, 2021

Biden Hopes Tax Credit Will Encourage Vaccine-Hesitant Americans To Get One Anyway
The money was included in the American Rescue Plan, which Congress passed and Biden signed into law last month.

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Apr 21, 2021

Justice Department Announces Sweeping Minneapolis Police Probe
Attorney General Merrick Garland announced the investigation in the wake of the guilty verdict in George Floyd's death.

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Apr 21, 2021

Ohio Republicans Want To Rename Mosquito Lake State Park After Donald Trump
It's the latest attempt by Ohio Republicans to honor the former president. The state would need $300,000 to change the signs in the park.

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Apr 21, 2021

Left-Wing Jewish Group Endorses Dianne Morales For New York City Mayor
The announcement marks Jews for Racial and Economic Justice's first-ever mayoral endorsement and a major pick-up for Morales.

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Apr 21, 2021

Bernie Sanders Wants To Tax Wall Street To Pay For Free College
The senator and Rep. Pramila Jayapal are introducing legislation modeled after President Biden's campaign proposals.

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Apr 21, 2021

A Texas Rancher Cloned Deer For Years. Some Lawmakers Want To Legalize It.
The Lone Star State has long muddled the line between hunting and farming. Now cloning may help game ranches breed big bucks.

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Apr 21, 2021

Anti-Defamation League Slams Tucker Carlson, Tells Advertisers To ‘Choose A Side'
"Choose to pause or even pull your ads," urged ADL National Director Jonathan Greenblatt.

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Apr 21, 2021

‘No Shame': Kayleigh McEnany Ripped For Most Hypocritical Attack On Biden Yet
The former White House press secretary to Trump was called out on Twitter.

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Apr 21, 2021

Laura Ingraham Spins Chauvin Conviction, Claims Systemic Racism Is ‘The Big Lie'
The Fox News personality responded to Chauvin's guilty verdict with a rant about President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris.

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Apr 21, 2021

Tucker Carlson Goes Into 'Meltdown' Mode While Covering Derek Chauvin Conviction
The Fox News hosted laughed maniacally before abruptly terminating an interview with a former corrections official.

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Apr 20, 2021

Rep. Val Demings Goes Off On Jim Jordan In Fiery Shouting Match About Policing
"Did I strike a nerve?" the Florida Democrat, who's a former police officer, shouted at her Republican colleague.

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Apr 20, 2021

President Joe Biden Calls Chauvin Guilty Verdict 'A Step Forward'
The former police officer was convicted of three charges in the killing of George Floyd last year in Minneapolis.

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Apr 20, 2021

Kamala Harris Says Chauvin Verdict Is An ‘Inflection Moment,' Adds There's More Work
"A measure of justice isn't the same as equal justice," the vice president said after a jury convicted the former Minneapolis police officer of murdering George Floyd.

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Apr 20, 2021

Obama Says Jury Did ‘The Right Thing' In Convicting Derek Chauvin
The white former police officer was convicted of two counts of murder and one count of manslaughter in the death of George Floyd, a Black man.

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Apr 20, 2021

Nancy Pelosi: 'Thank You, George Floyd, For Sacrificing Your Life'
The speaker of the House of Representatives made the widely criticized comment soon after a jury convicted former police officer Derek Chauvin of murdering Floyd.

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Apr 20, 2021

Minneapolis Celebrates, Reflects After Derek Chauvin Guilty Verdict
Supporters of George Floyd cheered after Chauvin, a former police officer, was found guilty of murder.

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Apr 20, 2021

Feds Track Down Capitol Rioter With Facial Recognition Hit On His Girlfriend's Instagram
Stephen Chase Randolph was arrested in Kentucky. Federal authorities say he told undercover agents it was "f**king fun" to be in the Capitol mob.

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Apr 20, 2021

George W. Bush Is Now Deeply Concerned About The Spread Of 'Untruths'
The president whose lies pushed the country into the Iraq War attempts to join the "reality-based community."

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Apr 20, 2021

Derek Chauvin Was Convicted Of Murder. Most Cops Who Kill Go Unpunished.
Police kill around 1,000 people every year. A small fraction are arrested, and even fewer are actually convicted.

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Apr 20, 2021

Republicans Still Suggesting 2020 Election Was Stolen
They want to make it "easier to vote, harder to cheat." Who cheated?

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Apr 20, 2021

Jury In Derek Chauvin Trial Reaches Verdict Over George Floyd Death
Chauvin's trial has become the latest bellwether on efforts to address police brutality and systemic racism in America.

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Apr 20, 2021

Josh Hawley, Who Raised A Fist Supporting Capitol Riot, Wants To Censure Maxine Waters
The Missouri Republican who helped advance Donald Trump's 2020 election lies is pushing to discipline Waters for her comments at a Minnesota protest.

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Apr 20, 2021

GOP Congressman Made Emergency Calls To Police Just To See How Quickly They'd Come
Rep. Jeff Fortenberry's test of Capitol Police as they face actual threats is "reprehensible," one officer said.

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Apr 20, 2021

Biden Is Praying For 'The Right Verdict' In Derek Chauvin Trial
The president said the evidence was "overwhelming." The trial's aftermath will be a test for his administration.

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Apr 20, 2021

Chuck Schumer Vows Action To End Federal Prohibition On Marijuana
The Senate majority leader marked the "very unofficial American holiday" of 4/20 with a pledge to vote on legislation legalizing marijuana.

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Apr 20, 2021

Brianna Keilar Spots Potential Upside To Trump's ‘Mean Girl Group Chat' With Hannity
The former president pushed a lot of conspiracies on Fox News, the CNN anchor pointed out. But he also promoted getting vaccinated against COVID-19.

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Apr 20, 2021

Major Progressive Group Endorses Jennifer Carroll Foy For Virginia Governor
The Working Families Party is rallying the left to stop former Gov. Terry McAuliffe.

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Apr 20, 2021

State Department Will List 80% Of Countries As ‘Do Not Travel' In New Advisories
The shift will align COVID-19 travel advice from the Department of State with that from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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Apr 20, 2021

Derek Chauvin Judge Says Maxine Waters' Comment Could Lead To Trial Being Overturned
The Democratic lawmaker called for protesters "to get more confrontational" at a weekend Minnesota rally.

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Apr 20, 2021

Joe Biden Is Already 'Tightening' Battered U.S.-Europe Relations
The president proved he's serious about addressing Trump-era damage by working closely with allies in withdrawing from Afghanistan, Italy's outgoing ambassador to the U.S. said.

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Apr 20, 2021

Sean Hannity Mocked For 'Insane' Praise Of Trump During Bonkers Fox News Interview
The Fox News host went way over the top when talking about the former president's current schedule.

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Apr 20, 2021

Conservative Group Calls Out ‘Groveling' Marco Rubio Over Trump In Damning Ad
The Republican Accountability Project says Rubio's support for Trump means Florida voters shouldn't support him in next year's reelection campaign.

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Apr 20, 2021

Tucker Carlson Slammed Over ‘Lynching' Comments About Derek Chauvin Trial
The Fox News personality accused the media of "lynching" the former Minneapolis police officer charged with murdering George Floyd.

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Apr 20, 2021

Gov. Andrew Cuomo May Face Probe For Alleged Misuse Of State Resources To Develop His Book
A Cuomo senior adviser calls the allegations "patently absurd."

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Apr 20, 2021

Jim Jordan Asked A Snarky Question About Masks And Twitter Users Did Not Hold Back
"Ohioans, when you're visiting your loved one's grave, remember Jim Jordan was laughing at them," one critic fired back at the Ohio Republican.

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Apr 20, 2021

Walter Mondale Remembered As Effective Policymaker, Public Servant
"It was Walter Mondale who defined the vice presidency as a full partnership, and helped provide a model for my service," President Biden said.

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Apr 19, 2021

Walter Mondale Sent A Touching Farewell Message 48 Hours Before His Death
"Well my time has come," the former vice president wrote to his staff.

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Apr 19, 2021

Former Vice President Walter Mondale Dies At 93
The liberal former senator from Minnesota later ran for president.

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Apr 19, 2021

U.S. Under Biden Will No Longer Call Migrants 'Illegal Aliens'
Memos issued by Customs and Border Protection, as well as Immigration and Customs Enforcement, tells employees to use the words "non-citizen" or "migrant."

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Apr 19, 2021

Kamala Harris Visits Historic Woolworth's Lunch Counter Where Sit-In Movement Began
In Greensboro, North Carolina, the vice president takes a seat Rosa Parks once occupied after the counter became part of a civil rights museum.

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Apr 19, 2021

Capitol Officer Who Died After Riot Suffered 2 Strokes, Officials Say
Officer Brian Sicknick died of natural causes, the medical examiner said.

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Apr 19, 2021

Mike Lindell Gets Pranked By Foul-Mouthed Caller Pretending To Be Trump
"God I love the internet," one Twitter user said after the prankster called the MyPillow CEO.

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Apr 19, 2021

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis Signs Controversial 'Public Disorder' Bill Into Law
Critics say the purported "anti-riot" bill is a direct attack on the First Amendment.

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Apr 19, 2021

Ultrawealthy Americans Are Scrambling To Get Ahead Of Biden's Planned Tax Hikes
Wealth advisers to the 1% say there's sheer panic: "Sometimes people don't realize how much money they've accumulated until they're about to lose it."

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Apr 19, 2021

As States Thwart Climate Progress, Progressives Pitch A Lifeline To Green Cities
Reps. Cori Bush (D-Mo.) and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) are pitching a Green New Deal for local governments.

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Apr 19, 2021

Senior Oath Keeper Official Brags They Have 'Active-Duty' Law Enforcement Members
"We can blend in with our law enforcement," Jim Arroyo told "60 Minutes." "Our training is much more advanced because of our military backgrounds."

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Apr 19, 2021

Matthew McConaughey Trounces Greg Abbott In Poll For Texas Governor
Not everyone's thrilled.

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Apr 19, 2021

Texas Republican Panned For 'Disgraceful' Pro-Gun Tweet About Austin Shooting
State Rep. Jared Patterson used the deadly shooting to promote legislation that makes it easier for people to carry guns.

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Apr 19, 2021

GOP White House Hopefuls Make Moves As Trump Mulls Run
The contest to succeed Donald Trump at the head of the Republican Party is on.

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Apr 19, 2021

Top Dem, GOP Senators Say They're Working On $800 Billion Infrastructure Compromise
"We've all agreed for a long time that we need to invest more in American infrastructure, we just disagree about how to pay for it," Sen. Chris Coons said.

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Apr 18, 2021

John Cornyn Says He Doesn't Think Biden Is Mentally Unfit; He Was Just Quoting An Article
"There's a lot of confusion in the Twitterverse about that," the Texas senator confessed.

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Apr 18, 2021

George Bush Pleads With Congress To Be More 'Respectful' Of Immigrants
"Please put aside all the harsh rhetoric about immigration. Please put aside tryin' to score political points," urged the former president.

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Apr 18, 2021

Anthony Fauci On Viral Exchange With Jim Jordan: 'This Has Nothing To Do With Liberties'
"We're talking about the fact that 560,000 people in our country have died," the country's top infectious disease expert told CNN.

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Apr 18, 2021

DeSantis Vaccine Slogan Is ‘Seniors First' - But ‘Rich, White Seniors First' Is What Happened
As Florida's coronavirus vaccine distribution rolled out, white, well-off communities disproportionately received better access to the shots.

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Apr 18, 2021

DeSantis Vaccine Slogan Is ‘Seniors First' — But ‘Rich, White Seniors First' Is What Happened
As Florida's coronavirus vaccine distribution rolled out, white, well-off communities disproportionately received better access to the shots.

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