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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Establishment Democrats Already Tired of Democratic Socialist Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

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Posted by    Wednesday, July 18, 2018 at 9:00am 7/18/2018 at 9:00am
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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s victory over Rep. Joe Crowley (D-NY), the head of the House Democratic Caucus, propelled her into the national spotlight. She seems to think she’s the new face of the party, which has led her to attack those within the Democrat Party.

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Chicago Toying With Universal Basic Income

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Posted by    Tuesday, July 17, 2018 at 4:00pm 7/17/2018 at 4:00pm
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Oh, Chicago. I love my home city so much, but it keeps giving me reasons to never move back! Now the corrupt city has decided to toy with universal basic income (UBI) because we all know Chicago has a ton of money to throw around.

Except it doesn’t.

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Another Month of Strong Retail Sales Show a Strengthened, Growing Economy

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Our economy continues to grow. Excellent jobs reports mean there’s a lot more expendable income.

Stimulating the economy is best accomplished not through government intervention, but by putting money back into the market, which is exactly what we’re seeing.

Consumer spending rose by 0.5% in June and the Commerce Department revised May’s spending...

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Trump 2020 Campaign, Outside Groups Bring in $32.7 Million in Three Months

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It’s not too early to think about or prepare for the 2020 presidential campaign.

The Washington Examiner reported that Federal Election Committee (FEC) filing show President Donald Trump’s re-election campaign and outside groups have pulled in almost $33 million in just three months.

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Trump Tells Putin: ‘We have great opportunities together as two countries’

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Posted by    Monday, July 16, 2018 at 9:00am 7/16/2018 at 9:00am
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President Donald Trump met privately with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Helsinki, Finland, this morning around 6:30 AM ET.

Trump told CBS News that he had “low expectations” going into the meeting.

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Bluff Called: Speaker Ryan Plans to Hold Vote on Bill to Abolish ICE, Infuriating Democrats

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Posted by    Friday, July 13, 2018 at 5:00pm 7/13/2018 at 5:00pm
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Three House Democrats are ticked at House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) because he plans to bring their ‘abolish ICE’ legislation to the floor for debate and vote.

They’re the ones who introduced the bill, but if Paul schedules the bill, they claim the Republicans are avoiding the issue.

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12 Russian Intelligence Officers, 0 Americans Indicted for Hacking DNC, Hillary Campaign

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Posted by    Friday, July 13, 2018 at 3:00pm 7/13/2018 at 3:00pm
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Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein announced today that a federal grand jury indicted 12 Russians, all officers with Russia’s intelligence agency GRU, for allegedly hacking into the DNC and Hillary’s campaign.

The most important part of Rosenstein’s speech: “...

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Trump to May on Brexit: Whatever You Do ‘is OK With Us. Just Make Sure We Can Trade Together.’

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Posted by    Friday, July 13, 2018 at 9:00am 7/13/2018 at 9:00am
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The Sun dropped an interview with President Donald Trump on Thursday night as he met with Prime Minister Theresa May for a black-tie dinner. In it, he criticized May’s Brexit strategy, claimed she did not listen to him,...

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Once Upon a Time, John Kerry and Joe Biden Disapproved of Germany-Russia Pipeline

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Posted by    Thursday, July 12, 2018 at 5:00pm 7/12/2018 at 5:00pm
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The left and Resistance lost their minds when President Donald Trump had the nerve to say that because of the Nord Stream 2 pipeline “Germany is captive of Russia “.

Former Secretary of State John Kerry lashed out at Trump for his “

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Democratic Socialist Star Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Worried About November Counter-Revolution

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Posted by    Thursday, July 12, 2018 at 1:00pm 7/12/2018 at 1:00pm
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Democratic Socialist Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez caused one of the biggest upsets a few weeks ago when she defeated incumbent Rep. Joe Crowley in the primary.

Everything seemed fine and dandy, but now Ocasio-Cortez has accused the veteran politician of mounting a third party challenge.

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Trump Remains Committed to NATO, ‘Unnecessary’ for U.S. to Withdraw

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Posted by    Thursday, July 12, 2018 at 11:00am 7/12/2018 at 11:00am
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President Donald Trump ended his time in Brussels, Belgium, by declaring his commitment to NATO and finds it unnecessary for the US to withdraw.

NATO members held an emergency meeting on Thursday to address Trump’s concern that they’re not pulling enough of their weight when it comes to defense spend...

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Cook Political Changes Ratings in 10 House Races and Seven Favor Democrats

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Posted by    Wednesday, July 11, 2018 at 5:00pm 7/11/2018 at 5:00pm
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Yesterday I blogged on the latest Axios poll on a few Senate races, which show that the Democrats face losing seats in the chamber.

The opposite has happened in House races as The Cook Political Report changed ratings in 10 races and seven of those moves favor the Democrats. The publication’s monthly...

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Nevada has No Paperwork on Democrat Senate Candidate Jacky Rosen’s Business

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Posted by    Wednesday, July 11, 2018 at 1:00pm 7/11/2018 at 1:00pm
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Jacky Rosen hopes to unseat Sen. Dean Heller, the only Republican incumbent in a state failed Democrat presidential candidate Hillary Clinton won. Rosen has a three-point lead over Heller and the DNC has poured a lot of money into her campaign.

Rosen has bragged about building a small business in Nevada. The ...

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Axios Poll: Senate Democrats Lose Three Seats, Flip Two Republican Seats

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Posted by    Tuesday, July 10, 2018 at 5:00pm 7/10/2018 at 5:00pm
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The GOP has a one-seat majority in the Senate, which would make one think the Democrats have a real shot at claiming the majority in the upcoming midterm elections. But, the latest poll from Axios/SurveyMonkey shows a Senate Democrat majority is not likely.

Axios’ numbers have two Democrats winning in red states,...

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Trump Pardons Two Ranchers Who Inspired 2016 Armed Protest in Oregon

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Posted by    Tuesday, July 10, 2018 at 11:00am 7/10/2018 at 11:00am
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President Donald Trump has pardoned ranchers Dwight and Steven Hammond, the men who inspired the 2016 armed occupation of a national wildlife refuge in Oregon, resulting in a stand-off between protestors and the federal government.

The men were convicted “in 2012 of intentionally and maliciously setting fires on public lands.”

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All 12 Thai Soccer Players, Coach Rescued From Cave

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Posted by    Tuesday, July 10, 2018 at 9:00am 7/10/2018 at 9:00am
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AMAZING. Authorities have rescued all 12 boys of the Thai Wild Boar soccer team and their coach after two weeks trapped in a cave. It took three days to bring them all to safety.

Four rescuers, three Thai Navy SEALS, and a doctor are still in the cave.

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Ex-Hillary Aide Tweets Contact Info of Bookstore Whose Owner Called Police When Woman Harassed Bannon

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Stay classy, leftists! Philippe Reines, a former top aide to failed Democrat presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, tweeted out the contact information of the Black Swan bookstore in Richmond, VA.

The owner, Nick Cooke, had the audacity to call the police when a woman harassed President Donald Trump’s former advisor Steve Bannon and...

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