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Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax Denies Sexual Assault Allegation

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Posted by    Monday, February 4, 2019 at 3:00pm 2/4/2019 at 3:00pm
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Virginia has another scandal on its hands after Governor Ralph Northam endorsed infanticide and faces calls to resign over a racist photo in his medical school yearbook.

Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax would succeed Northam if he resigns, but sexual assault allegations from 2004 has surfaced again.

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Covington Student Nick Sandmann’s Lawyers Send Preservation Letters to Media, Celebrities

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Posted by    Monday, February 4, 2019 at 1:00pm 2/4/2019 at 1:00pm
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Lawyers for Covington Catholic High School student Nick Sandmann and his family have sent preservation letters to media and celebrities. These letters hint at possible libel and defamation lawsuits due to the treatment Sandmann received from these entities after a short video went viral of him on the Lincoln Memorial with...

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Gladys Knight Steals the Show at the Super Bowl

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Posted by    Monday, February 4, 2019 at 10:00am 2/4/2019 at 10:00am
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Gladys Knight, the Empress of Soul, belted out one of the best renditions of the National Anthem at the Super Bowl on Sunday night. She came under fire for accepting the gig from those who support Colin Kaepernick, but she smacked them down with grace:

“I understand that Mr. Kaepernick is protesting...

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Michael Avenatti Not Charged With Domestic Violence for Now

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Posted by    Friday, February 1, 2019 at 4:00pm 2/1/2019 at 4:00pm
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The Los Angeles City Attorney’s office announced it will not file domestic violence charges against Michael Avenatti after Estonian actress Mareli Miniutti claimed he dragged her around her apartment.

However, the office left the door open to possibly file charges in the future.

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January Jobs Report Crushes Expectations With 304,000 New Jobs

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Posted by    Friday, February 1, 2019 at 12:00pm 2/1/2019 at 12:00pm
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The economy added 304,000 jobs in January, the 100th month in a row with growth. Experts predicted only 107,000 jobs in January.

Labor force participation (LFP) is the highest it’s been since 2014 at 63.2%.

Average hourly wages only grew by 0.1%, but overall it’s up 3.2% from a year ago. The unemployment...

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Sen. Cory Booker is Running for President in 2020

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Posted by    Friday, February 1, 2019 at 8:47am 2/1/2019 at 8:47am
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Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ), also known as Spartacus, has officially joined the race for president in 2020.

Booker tweeted his announcement this morning, the first day of Black History Month, along with a two-minute video.

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Florida Gov. DeSantis Orders Removal of Common Core From Schools

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Posted by    Thursday, January 31, 2019 at 7:00pm 1/31/2019 at 7:00pm
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Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis issued an executive order to end Common Core standards in the schools. From WPTV:

“One of things we would constantly hear about on the campaign trail is frustration from parents with Common Core and the testing,” said Gov. DeSantis at a news conference at Ida S. Baker High...

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Kamala Harris was for eliminating private health insurance, before she was against it, before she was for it again

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Posted by    Wednesday, January 30, 2019 at 5:00pm 1/30/2019 at 5:00pm

Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) came under a lot of heat during her CNN townhall when she said she wanted to eliminate private health insurance.

Despite the backlash she received for her comments, Harris’s press secretary Ian Sams attempted to clarify that she still believes in Medicare-for-All, which would also...

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Are Democrats Trying to Make Ocasio-Cortez a One Term Congresswoman?

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Posted by    Tuesday, January 29, 2019 at 3:00pm 1/29/2019 at 3:00pm
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The Hill reported this morning that Congressional Democrats have grown so angry with Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) that they want to recruit someone to primary her:

At least one House Democrat has been privately urging members of the New York delegation to recruit a local politician from the Bronx or Queens to...

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NATO Members Will Increase Defense Spending After Trump Calls Them Out

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Posted by    Tuesday, January 29, 2019 at 7:00am 1/29/2019 at 7:00am
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Ever since he announced his presidential campaign, President Donald Trump has applied pressure on NATO members to increase their defense spending.

It’s now happening. NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said the organization heard Trump “loud and clear.”

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Thousands Show Up to Properly Send Off Texas Air Force Veteran

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Posted by    Monday, January 28, 2019 at 6:30pm 1/28/2019 at 6:30pm
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On Saturday, Fuzzy blogged that a Texas cemetery asked the public to attend the funeral of Air Force veteran Joseph Walker out of concerns that no one will be there.

This shows the power of social media. It caught the attention of Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) and CNN’s Jake Tapper, who pleaded...

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Pelosi to Trump: ‘I Invite You to Deliver Your State of the Union’ on February 5

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Posted by    Monday, January 28, 2019 at 4:55pm 1/28/2019 at 4:55pm
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Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi invited President Donald Trump to deliver his State of the Union on February 5 from the House floor.

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Current BuzzFeed Employees Demand Paid Time Off for Those Recently Laid Off

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Posted by    Monday, January 28, 2019 at 1:00pm 1/28/2019 at 1:00pm
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Poor BuzzFeed. Between the crappy reporting with the Russia investigation and laying off hundreds of employees, BuzzFeed now faces a revolt from those still employed over the fact that the publication will not provide the laid workers paid time off (PTO).

So far 513 employees have signed the letter addressed to CEO...

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Kamala Harris Officially Launches Presidential Bid in Front of Loving Media

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Posted by    Monday, January 28, 2019 at 11:00am 1/28/2019 at 11:00am
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On January 21, Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) went on GMA and announced her intention to run for president in 2020.

Harris officially launched her presidential campaign this past weekend in Oakland, CA, in front of an adoring media, which may spell trouble for Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA).

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Rep. Ilhan Omar Lands Book Deal Worth $250G Despite Controversial Comments

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Posted by    Friday, January 25, 2019 at 3:00pm 1/25/2019 at 3:00pm
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Fox News has reported that freshman Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) received a book deal worth $250,000 that will detail her move to America to Congress.

However, the book deal announcement comes at a time when Omar has come under fire from numerous people over her controversial comments about Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC),...

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Trump: ‘We Have Reached a Deal to End the Shutdown’

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Posted by    Friday, January 25, 2019 at 1:05pm 1/25/2019 at 1:05pm
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President Donald Trump has announced that they have come to a deal to reopen the government for three weeks. He thanked the federal workers who went without work and promised they’ll receive their backpay soon.

The short term funding does not include wall funding.

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Mueller Indicts Roger Stone on Multiple Process Crimes

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Posted by    Friday, January 25, 2019 at 9:00am 1/25/2019 at 9:00am
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Special Counsel Robert Mueller has indicted Roger Stone, a former advisor to President Donald Trump, on seven charges, which include witness tampering, making false statements, and obstruction of justice. It’s

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