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Feb 08, 2023

A Million-Strong ‘Army Of Environmental Super Voters' Seeks New Recruits In 2 Red States
The Environmental Voter Project is expanding to Louisiana and Nebraska ahead of key state elections.

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Feb 08, 2023

He Paid $1 Million For Destroying Wetlands. Now He's Fighting Clean Water Rules In Congress.
Rep. John Duarte (R-Calif.) paid a hefty fine for plowing federally protected streams and wetlands on his farm. He now sits on the House subcommittee with jurisdiction over water resources.

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Feb 08, 2023

The Best Part Of Joe Biden's SOTU Address Happened After It Was Over
Most networks didn't air it, but the president stuck around for a while cracking up Supreme Court justices, telling stories and giving people comfort.

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Feb 08, 2023

New Bill Offering Prison Release In Exchange For Organs Raises Ethical Concerns
A proposal to let Massachusetts prisoners donate organs and bone marrow to shave time off their sentence is raising profound legal questions.

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Feb 08, 2023

So Did Joe Biden And Republicans Agree On Social Security And Medicare Last Night?
Biden's back-and-forth with Republicans may have been an early turning point in the debate over federal spending.

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Feb 08, 2023

Gov. Ron DeSantis Doesn't Want You To Learn About Real Black History
"You're worried that if you teach Black history, someone might get offended," one Florida librarian told HuffPost of Florida's culture wars.

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Feb 08, 2023

Tennessee House Speaker Mulls Rejecting US Education Money
Cameron Sexton said rejecting nearly $1.8 billion of federal K-12 education dollars would let officials to "educate the kids how Tennessee sees fit."

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Feb 08, 2023

California Proposal Would Reinstate Voting Rights Of Prisoners
"Democracy thrives when everybody has a chance to have their voice heard," State Assemblyman Isaac Bryan wrote on Twitter.

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Feb 08, 2023

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Lays Out How Twitter Changed Its Own Rule To Accommodate Trump
"So much for bias against the right-wing on Twitter," Ocasio-Cortez said during a Republican-led hearing about alleged Twitter censorship.

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Feb 08, 2023

Democrats Win Control Of Pennsylvania House, End GOP Rule
Pennsylvania Democrats swept three special elections, gaining new power in an important swing state for the first time in a dozen years.

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Feb 08, 2023

The Hidden Fees Joe Biden Wants To Eliminate Hit The Poor The Hardest
Banks reliant on junk fees are overwhelmingly operating in low-income areas, a new report shows.

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Feb 08, 2023

China Says It Was Smeared In Joe Biden's State Of The Union Speech
The president mentioned China and its leader, Xi Jinping, at least seven times in his address Tuesday night.

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Feb 08, 2023

Donald Trump Gives 'Real State Of The Union' And Declares He's 'A Victim'
The former president turned his supposed rebuttal of Biden's speech into an acrid campaign rant.

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Feb 08, 2023

Political Strategist Stings GOP Leadership With 'Mean Girls' Comparison
Chai Komanduri talked to MSNBC's Ari Melber about Sarah Huckabee Sanders' rebuttal to Joe Biden's State of the Union speech.

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Feb 08, 2023

People Think Kevin McCarthy Just Had His 'Uncomfortable' Ben Affleck Moment
The Republican House speaker's demeanor during President Joe Biden's State of the Union address went viral on Twitter.

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Feb 08, 2023

George Santos Said Biden SOTU Was ‘Gaslighting' And You Know What Happened Next
Critics took the serial fabulist Republican's four-word review and threw it right back at him.

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Feb 08, 2023

Sarah Huckabee Sanders' 'Normal Or Crazy' Challenge Backfires Spectacularly
There's one line her critics agreed with -- but probably not in the way she was hoping.

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Feb 08, 2023

Marjorie Taylor Greene Becomes Meme Of The Night For All The Wrong Reasons
White Witch? Cruella? Pennywise? The Republican congresswoman's critics have some thoughts.

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Feb 08, 2023

5 Times Republicans Couldn't Stop Heckling During Biden's State Of The Union Speech
House Speaker Kevin McCarthy was on nonstop shushing duty.

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Feb 08, 2023

Biden's State Of The Union Speech Shows This Isn't Your Father's Democratic Party
On trade and corporate power, unions and the safety net, Biden signaled a shift in the party's center of gravity.

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Feb 07, 2023

Kevin McCarthy Repeatedly Shushes Marjorie Taylor Greene During State Of The Union Speech
The House speaker was unable to control the most extreme members of his caucus on Tuesday night.

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Feb 07, 2023

Sarah Huckabee Sanders Goes Heavy On Far-Right Grievances In State Of The Union Response
The Arkansas governor also made a case for generational change in both parties in the official GOP response to Biden's address to Congress.

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Feb 07, 2023

Biden Condemns 'Heinous' Paul Pelosi Attack In Call To Fight Hate And Extremism
The attack on the then-House speaker's husband "never should have happened," President Joe Biden said on Tuesday.

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Feb 07, 2023

Kevin McCarthy Didn't Stand When Biden Referred To Jan. 6 In State Of The Union Speech
Early in his address, Biden summed up the troubles he faced when he entered office two years ago, making a nod to the Jan. 6, 2021, insurrection at the Capitol.

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Feb 07, 2023

Marjorie Taylor Greene Shouts 'Liar' At Joe Biden During State Of The Union
Republicans erupted when the president said they wanted to cut Social Security and Medicare.

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Feb 07, 2023

Read Biden's Full State Of The Union Speech
The president addressed inflation, infrastructure and health care in his address to Congress.

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Feb 07, 2023

'A Sick Puppy': Mitt Romney And George Santos Get Into Tense Exchange At State Of The Union
The truth-challenged GOP congressman appeared to get into a brief confrontation ahead of President Joe Biden's address to Congress.

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Feb 07, 2023

Biden Boasts Of Low Unemployment, Bipartisan Accomplishments In State Of The Union Speech
The president will likely announce a reelection bid as the economic benefits of three key pieces of legislation passed in his first two years start to kick in.

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Feb 07, 2023

Biden Demands Police Accountability In SOTU Speech Before Tyre Nichols' Family
"What happened to Tyre in Memphis happens too often," Biden said. "We have to do better."

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Feb 07, 2023

Tyre Nichols' Family Attends Biden's State Of The Union Address
The chairman of the Congressional Black Caucus invited RowVaughn and Rodney Wells to the president's annual speech.

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Feb 07, 2023

Biden Says In State Of Union That US Is 'Unbowed, Unbroken'
The setting for Biden's speech will look markedly different from a year ago, when it was Democratic stalwart Nancy Pelosi seated behind him as House speaker.

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Feb 07, 2023

Biden Aims To Deliver Reassurance In State Of Union Address
The setting for Biden's speech will look markedly different from a year ago, when it was Democratic stalwart Nancy Pelosi seated behind him as House speaker.

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Feb 07, 2023

Bono Will Be Joe Biden's Guest At State Of The Union Address
The Irish lead singer of U2 was invited to attend the speech because of his advocacy and philanthropic support for global health and AIDS relief initiatives.

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Feb 07, 2023

George Santos Constituents Travel To Washington To Call For House Expulsion
After winning his election in November, the New York representative confirmed that he had lied about countless aspects of his personal biography.

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Feb 07, 2023

Joe Biden Takes Aim At Two Of The Biggest Killers Of Americans
The president's State of the Union speech will highlight new plans to combat cancer and fentanyl abuse.

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Feb 07, 2023

Coming Food Benefit Cut Could Affect Older Americans Most
Congress canceled a pandemic boost to Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program benefits, setting up a major benefit reduction for March.

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Feb 07, 2023

GOP Senator Suspended From Twitter After Posting Hunting Photo
The social media company said Sen. Steve Daines (R-Mont.) violated its rules against posting photos of "graphic violence or adult content."

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Feb 07, 2023

Chinese Balloon Flew Over Florida When Trump Was President: CNN
A Pentagon report said a Chinese balloon hovered above a location Trump knows all too well when he was in charge, the news network reported.

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Feb 07, 2023

Rep. Ted Lieu Bursts New Gingrich's Balloon In High-Flying Fact-Check
Gingrich "has no idea what he's talking about," Lieu said.

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Feb 07, 2023

Rep. Ted Lieu Bursts Newt Gingrich's Balloon In High-Flying Fact-Check
The former GOP House speaker "has no idea what he's talking about," Lieu said.

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Feb 07, 2023

Ex-RNC Chair Michael Steele Rips 'Putz' Tucker Carlson After Racist Meltdown
The Fox News host is livid over the number of Black women being appointed to the overwhelmingly white and male federal judiciary.

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Feb 07, 2023

Lauren Boebert Appears To Pray For Joe Biden's Death In Texas Sermon
"Let his days be few and another take his office," the Colorado lawmaker said.

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Feb 06, 2023

Former Manhattan Prosecutor: Trump's Business Empire ‘Built On Lies'
"Given all the evidence that we had ? nobody said, 'Hey, the guy's not guilty,'" Mark Pomerantz said on "60 Minutes."

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Feb 06, 2023

Kevin McCarthy Says U.S. Will Not Default In Debt Ceiling Fight
The brief remarks come ahead of President Joe Biden's annual State of the Union speech Tuesday.

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Feb 06, 2023

'Plant A Tree For Me': Leonard Peltier Reflects On Hitting 48 Years In Prison
"The United States has kept me locked up because I am American Indian," said the ailing Indigenous rights activist who Biden could free, but hasn't.

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Feb 06, 2023

15 Of Sarah Huckabee Sanders' Most Egregious Lies And Outrageous Remarks
The Arkansas governor, who's admitted under oath to lying to the press, will deliver the GOP's response to Biden's State of the Union address this week.

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Feb 06, 2023

Rep. George Santos Now Accused Of Sexually Harassing A Prospective Staffer
The embattled congressman is accused of inappropriately touching a volunteer in his office and rescinding the man's job offer after his advance was rebuffed.

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Feb 06, 2023

Maryland Woman Accused Of Plotting To Disable Baltimore Power Grid
Sarah Beth Clendaniel, of Baltimore County, allegedly conspired with a Florida neo-Nazi leader to attack several electrical substations in the Baltimore area, officials said Monday.

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Feb 06, 2023

Why Rival Sides In The Housing Crisis Plaguing Major U.S. Cities Are Considering Peace
YIMBYs and leftists have conflicting visions for addressing affordable housing. But a growing number of them are finding common ground.

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Feb 06, 2023

Mehdi Hasan Taunts GOP: ‘Embarrassing' How Much They Fear Tucker Carlson
The MSNBC host dismissed the cable TV personality as a "former bowtie-wearing frozen-food heir who hosts a nightly white power hour on Fox."

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Feb 06, 2023

Chris Christie 'Stings' Trump With A Brutal Reminder Of His Biggest Loss
The former New Jersey governor hits back at the former president... but critics say he's much too late.

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Feb 06, 2023

Ted Cruz Gives Head-Spinning Answer When Asked About Term Limits
Cruz wants senators limited to two terms -- but is now running for a third himself.

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Feb 06, 2023

Officials Offer Briefing To Congressional Leaders On Trump, Biden Classified Documents
A briefing could be presented as early as this week, according to sources, but may not satisfy everyone.

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Feb 05, 2023

Powerful Koch Brothers Political Network Announces It's 'Turning The Page' On Trump
Americans for Prosperity is seeking to back a new candidate for the presidency: "The best thing ... would be a president in 2025 who represents a new chapter."

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Feb 05, 2023

Bobblehead Hall Of Fame Store Selling Pinocchio-Nose Version Of Rep. George Santos
The CEO predicts it's in the running for Bobblehead of the Year.

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Feb 05, 2023

Trump 2016 Campaign Paying $450,000 To Settle Suit Over Nondisclosure Agreement
The deal will also negate hundreds of other campaign NDAs ruled "unduly burdensome."

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Feb 05, 2023

Trump Jr. Shares Chinese Balloon Joke That His Dad Might Not Be Too Happy About
The former president's son retweeted a not-so-kind caricature of Donald Trump.

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Feb 05, 2023

Trump Denies Pentagon's Claim That China Flew Balloons Over U.S. During His Term
"China had too much respect for ‘TRUMP,'" the former president wrote, calling the Pentagon's claim of "at least three" incidents "fake disinformation."

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Feb 05, 2023

Republicans Sidestep Questions On Chinese Balloons During Trump Years
The Pentagon says that balloons from China entered U.S. airspace at least three times under the Trump administration.

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Feb 04, 2023

Trump Offers $1 Million Bond In Bid To Appeal Sanctions For Filing 'Frivolous' Conspiracy Suit
The Florida judge who imposed the sanctions raked Trump as a "mastermind of strategic abuse of the judicial process."

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Feb 04, 2023

Twitter Critics Post Jan. 6 Photo Of Terrified GOP Rep Now Handing Out Assault Rifle Pins
Rep. Andrew Clyde (R-Ga.) mocks Democrats for being "triggered" by his assault rifle lapel pins. Twitter wags noted he looked pretty triggered by Jan. 6 violence.

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Feb 04, 2023

Ron DeSantis Moves To Strip Florida Venue's Liquor License For Christmas Drag Show
The Orlando Philharmonic Plaza Foundation is the Florida governor's latest target as he wages war against drag performers.

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Feb 04, 2023

Supreme Court Had Lax Security Protocols For Years: Report
Justices did not seem to take information security to be a serious matter, according to CNN.

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Feb 04, 2023

Democratic National Committee Votes To Shake Up Primary Calendar, Elevating South Carolina
The DNC's decision also sets up a clash with New Hampshire, whose first-in-the-nation status is enshrined in state law.

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Feb 04, 2023

Florida Lawmakers To Meet Next Week On Disney District Takeover
Disney has run the Reedy Creek Improvement District for decades, providing its own roads, utility services and fire department.

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Feb 04, 2023

Eric Trump Blames Dad's Beloved Brexit For Millions In Losses At Scottish Golf Courses
Donald Trump had hailed the U.K.'s departure from the European Union as a "great thing" for Britain and for business.

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Feb 04, 2023

Prosecutors Feared They'd Have To Prove Trump Wasn't Legally Insane, Book Says
Lawyers in New York mulled the idea as potential charges were considered against Trump over business records, according to a new "inside account."

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Feb 04, 2023

Much-Touted Trump Era Fundraising Platform WinRed Lost Millions In Midterm Elections
The loss came after Republicans pressured WinRed to lower its costs after complaints that the company generated millions for a handful of investors in 2020.

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Feb 04, 2023

Republicans Push To Rename Part Of John Lewis Way In Nashville To 'Honor' Trump
Two Tennessee Democrats blasted the bill that could christen a stretch of the street named for the late civil rights icon "President Donald Trump Boulevard."

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Feb 03, 2023

Sorry, Not Sorry: Jan. 6 Insurrectionists Change Their Tune Outside Of The Courtroom
One judge said he was all too familiar with the fake "crocodile tears" at sentencing.

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Feb 03, 2023

Jamie Raskin Forecasts Trump's Legal Future: Indictment Is 'Almost Inevitable'
The Maryland Democrat referred to the ex-president as "basically a one-man crime wave" in an interview with MSNBC.

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Feb 03, 2023

Democrats Go Ballistic Over Assault Rifle Lapel Pins Worn By GOP Lawmakers
"Anyone can wear whatever they want, but you have to have some common decency," said a stunned Rep. Jimmy Gomez (D-Calif.).

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Feb 03, 2023

Sixth Memphis Police Officer Fired In Connection With Tyre Nichols' Death
Officer Preston Hemphill "violated multiple department policies," the police department said.

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Feb 03, 2023

Ex-Prosecutor's Book Details Struggle Over Indicting Trump On His Business Records
"Once again, Donald Trump had managed to dance between the raindrops of accountability," writes Mark Pomerantz.

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Feb 03, 2023

Rep. George Santos Reportedly Told Campaign Donors He Produced 'Spider-Man' Musical
Spoiler alert: He lied.

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Feb 03, 2023

Donald Trump Jr.'s Solution To Chinese Balloon Is Deservedly Mocked
The former president's eldest son suggested Montana residents shoot down the balloon themselves — despite that being logistically impossible.

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Feb 03, 2023

Indiana Republican Victoria Spartz Announces Retirement
Spartz, a House Republican, is only in her second term and recently seemed to be leaning in to her job.

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Feb 03, 2023

Trump Campaign Staff On 2020 Election Lies: 'Fan The Flame'
Audio from days after the election is surfacing as Trump again seeks the White House while continuing to lie about the legitimacy of the outcome and Democrat Joe Biden's win.

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Feb 03, 2023

‘Shoot. It. Down': GOP Goes Ballistic Over Reported Chinese Spy Balloon
"President Trump would have never tolerated this," tweeted Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-Ga.).

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Feb 03, 2023

Donald Trump 'Totally' Disagrees With Kevin McCarthy, Trashes Capitol Police
The former president maintains that Capitol rioter Ashli Babbitt was "murdered" by police.

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Feb 03, 2023

Mike Pompeo Says U.S. Had 'Peaceful' Transfer Of Power On Jan. 6 Despite The Violence
"Make no mistake about it, that night America also showed its strength," the former secretary of state told Sky News of the day of the Capitol riot.

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Feb 03, 2023

Maryland's Democratic Lt. Governor Has Ties To A Dangerous Far-Right Movement
Activists and voters have sounded the alarm over Aruna Miller's history of brushing shoulders with Hindu nationalist groups.

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Feb 03, 2023

Biden's Handwritten Notes Part Of Classified Docs Probe
Some of Joe Biden's handwritten musings over his decades of public service are now a part of a special counsel's investigation into the handling of classified documents.

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Feb 03, 2023

Self-Confessed Liar Tucker Carlson Goes To Bat For Serial Fabulist George Santos
Birds of a feather flock together.

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Feb 03, 2023

Trump Claims Ron DeSantis Cried As He Begged For An Endorsement
The battle between the former president and his onetime acolyte is getting uglier.

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Feb 03, 2023

Trump Now Claims Ron DeSantis Cried As He Begged For An Endorsement
The battle between the former president and his one-time acolyte is getting uglier.

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Feb 03, 2023

George Santos' Attempt To Taunt Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Gets Unexpected 'Award'
Actor Billy Baldwin chimed in as the Republican congressman's tweet spectacularly backfired.

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Feb 03, 2023

Wisconsin GOP Knew They Lost In 2020, Quickly Pivoted To Lie, Recording Reveals
Two days after vote Trump's campaign team talked of the loss, then immediately plotted to push lie the Dems had stolen the election.

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Feb 03, 2023

White House Still Trying To Reunite 1,000 Kids Separated Under Trump's Border Policy
The Biden administration has reunited more than 600 migrant children with their families.

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Feb 03, 2023

Insurrectionist's Attorney Joins Trump Defense Team Battling Sex Assault Suit Against Him
Ironically, lawyer Joseph Tacopina had bashed Trump's claim that attacking E. Jean Carroll's sexual battery allegation against him was part of his "official" duties.

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Feb 03, 2023

Massachusetts Bill Would Allow Prisoners To Donate Organs For Reduced Sentences
Incarcerated individuals could reduce their sentence by 2 to 12 months if they donate their organs or bone marrow.

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Feb 02, 2023

Silk Now Claims A 'Bio Weapon' Sprayed Into The Air Killed Her Sister Diamond
"Diamond was concerned about something being sprayed in the air," Silk said. "I agreed with her ... and now my sister is dead."

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Feb 02, 2023

Top Democrats Warn Ticketmaster Over Beyoncé World Tour: ‘We're Watching'
Lawmakers have been eyeing Ticketmaster since the debacle surrounding Taylor Swift's tour ticket sales in November.

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Feb 02, 2023

'You Ghoul': George Santos Roasted Over Shameless Speech About Jewish Community
The freshman Republican lawmaker, who famously claimed to be "Jew-ish," denounced antisemitism on the House floor.

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Feb 02, 2023

Court Strikes Down Ban On Gun Ownership For Certain Domestic Violence Offenders
The Supreme Court decision requiring gun laws to be bound by the standards of the 18th century continues to have ramifications.

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Feb 02, 2023

GOP Rep. Who Spoke At Pro-Hitler Event Goes After Ilhan Omar Because Of ‘Anti-Semitism'
Paul Gosar has repeatedly promoted the work of the prominent white nationalist Nick Fuentes.

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Feb 02, 2023

Sens. Cruz, Manchin Team Up To Fight A Nonexistent Gas Stove Ban
Their fossil fuel donors are sure getting their money's worth.

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Feb 02, 2023

Kevin McCarthy Backs Officer Who Shot Ashli Babbitt, Ignores Rep. Greene's ‘Murder' Claim
Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-Ga.) likened the police killing of Tyre Nichols to that of Capitol rioter Ashli Babbitt.

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Feb 02, 2023

Texas Republicans See Attacking Trans Kids As Political Win
The far-right hopes to drag more moderate conservatives into a full-scale culture war.

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Feb 02, 2023

AOC Defends Rep. Ilhan Omar As House Republicans Kick Her Off Committee
The New York Democrat said that the GOP's decision to remove Omar from the House Foreign Affairs Committee is "about targeting women of color."

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