About: Mary Chastain

Mary covers international news, with a special interest in Ukraine and Russia. She covered the Ukraine crisis at Breitbart News since the Euromaidan protests broke out in 2013. She wrote about sports, especially tennis and hockey, at Breitbart. Mary also contributed snark to Misfit Politics.

Mary loves her Chicago Cubs, Chicago Blackhawks, tennis, cats, Diet Coke, and wine.




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DNC, NAACP No Longer Listed as Women’s March Sponsors

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Posted by    Tuesday, January 15, 2019 at 3:00pm 1/15/2019 at 3:00pm
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The Women’s March had a huge blow over the weekend when the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) quietly withdrew its support.

Sometime between then and today, the Democratic National Committee (DNC) and NAACP no longer appear on the sponsor list. The NAACP’s Youth & College division is still on the...

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Republicans Kick Rep. Steve King Off Committees After White Supremacist Controversy

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Posted by    Tuesday, January 15, 2019 at 8:00am 1/15/2019 at 8:00am

Rep. Steve King (R-IA) is no stranger to racial controversy and it’s nice to see the Republican party finally doing something about it. The Republicans have booted King from committees after he told The New York Times, “White nationalist, white supremacist, Western civilization — how did that language become offensive?” From ...

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Women’s March Leader Tamika Mallory Refuses to Condemn Farrakhan’s Anti-Semitic Statements

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Posted by    Monday, January 14, 2019 at 3:00pm 1/14/2019 at 3:00pm
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As the Women’s March bleeds supporters over the support of anti-Semite Louis Farrakhan, leaders Bob Bland and Tamika Mallory appeared on The View. Instead of condemning Farrakhan’s hatred of Jews, Mallory doubled down:

“I think it’s important to put my attendance, my presence at Savior’s Day — which is the highest holy...

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AG Nominee William Barr Said It’s ‘Vitally Important’ for Mueller to Finish Russia Investigation

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Posted by    Monday, January 14, 2019 at 1:00pm 1/14/2019 at 1:00pm
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Attorney General William Barr said that he plans to tell the Senate during his confirmation hearings this week that he believes Special Counsel Robert Mueller should finish his Russia investigation. From NBC News:

“I believe it is vitally important that the Special Counsel be allowed to complete his investigation,” Barr plans to...

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Bernie Sanders Adds More Staff, Hinting at a 2020 Run

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Posted by    Monday, January 14, 2019 at 11:00am 1/14/2019 at 11:00am
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We all know how the DNC screwed over Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) in 2016 in favor of failed Democrat presidential candidate Hillary Clinton.

Now it looks like Sanders may run in 2020 after he added to his staff...

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Women’s March losing more big partners

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Ocasio-Cortez rules: Dems built her up, now she’s battling Dem attempts to control her

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Posted by    Friday, January 11, 2019 at 3:00pm 1/11/2019 at 3:00pm
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The House Democrats have more on their plate than fighting against President Donald Trump and his wall: Democratic Socialist Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez or AOC as she’s known by her posse.

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Local Station Calls Out CNN for Declining Reporter Who Showed Border Wall Worked

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Posted by    Friday, January 11, 2019 at 10:28am 1/11/2019 at 10:28am
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CNN reached out to KUSI News in San Diego for a local reporter about the border wall in its community. KUSI News said it offered Dan Plante, who has years of stories about the wall, but CNN declined once the network realized that Plante’s story showed the wall worked.

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Trump Arrives in Texas to Visit the Border, Meet With Border Patrol

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Posted by    Thursday, January 10, 2019 at 3:00pm 1/10/2019 at 3:00pm
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President Donald Trump has arrived in McAllen, Texas, to visit the border and speak with border patrol agents.

We will update this post throughout his visit.

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Pompeo Rejects Obama’s Policy in Egypt: ‘The Age of Self-Inflicted American Shame is Over’

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Posted by    Thursday, January 10, 2019 at 1:00pm 1/10/2019 at 1:00pm
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Back in 2009, former President Barack Obama delivered a speech at American University in Cairo, Egypt, that “promised a new beginning with Muslim and Arab countries.” The right criticized Obama “for placing too much blame on the U.S. for strife in the region.”

On Thursday, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo rejected Obama’s...

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Report: Kamala Harris Expected to Enter 2020 Presidential Run Around MLK Day

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Posted by    Thursday, January 10, 2019 at 9:02am 1/10/2019 at 9:02am
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Sources have told KCBS radio that Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) will run for president in 2020.

They said she plans to announce her intentions “on or around Martin Luther King Jr. Day, probably at a campaign rally in Oakland.”

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More Cases Discovered of Democrat Operatives Who Pushed Fake Political Pages, Ads on Facebook

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Posted by    Wednesday, January 9, 2019 at 3:00pm 1/9/2019 at 3:00pm
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In December, I blogged about a New York Times report that described how Democratic tech experts adopted Russian tactics supposedly used in the 2016 election in order to help Democrat Doug Jones defeat Republican Roy Moore in the Alabama Senate race in 2017.

Three more reports have come out detailing how Democrat...

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Report: Rosenstein to Leave DOJ After New Attorney General Confirmed

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Posted by    Wednesday, January 9, 2019 at 11:00am 1/9/2019 at 11:00am
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Reports have come out today that Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein plans to leave the Department of Justice (DOJ) after confirmation of the new attorney general. From ABC News:

Rosenstein has communicated to President Donald Trump and White House officials his plan to depart the administration around the time William Barr, Trump’s...

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Politico Chief Political Columnist Asks if You’d Give Days Off Your Life for Ginsburg

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Posted by    Tuesday, January 8, 2019 at 11:00am 1/8/2019 at 11:00am
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On Monday I blogged that Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg missed oral arguments for the first time in her tenure because she’s recovering from surgery. Doctors removed cancerous nodules off her lung.

I wrote that people joked about giving her their limbs and organs, but also wouldn’t be surprised if people...

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Major Networks, Cable News Will Air Trump’s Address as Democrats Demand Equal Airtime

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Posted by    Tuesday, January 8, 2019 at 9:00am 1/8/2019 at 9:00am

President Donald Trump tweeted today that he will give a national address on the situation on our southern border. He will travel to the area on Thursday.

After hours of  “will they, won’t they” coverage,  the broadcast networks and cable news networks decided they will broadcast Trump on Tuesday night. Only CBS...

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Mia Love Joins CNN as Commentator

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Former Rep. Mia Love (R-UT) has joined CNN as a political commentator. She lost her re-election bid in November. From The Washington Times:

Former U.S. Rep. Mia Love of Utah tweeted Monday that she’ll offer a “different, principled and unleashed perspective” on the cable news network.

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Biden to Announce 2020 Plans Soon as Allies Say He Believes He’s the Best Hope for Democrats

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Posted by    Monday, January 7, 2019 at 3:00pm 1/7/2019 at 3:00pm

The New York Times reported on Sunday that allies of former Vice President Joe Biden thinks of himself as the Democrat Party’s best hope for 2020 against President Donald Trump.

Biden knows he cannot wait too long to decide to jump into the race. He told CNN at the Philadelphia airport that...

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