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Sanders Institute to Close Over ‘Blurred Lines Between Family, Fundraising and Campaigning’

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Posted by    Friday, March 15, 2019 at 1:00pm 3/15/2019 at 1:00pm
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Jane Sanders, the wife of Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT), announced the temporary shutdown of The Sanders Institute.

The nonprofit think tank, founded by Jane and her son David Driscoll, has come under fire “amid criticism that the nonprofit has blurred the lines between family, fundraising and campaigning.”

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49 Murdered, 48 Injured at Two Mosques in New Zealand Terrorist Attack

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Posted by    Friday, March 15, 2019 at 9:00am 3/15/2019 at 9:00am
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At least one shooter murdered 49 people and seriously injured 20 more at two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand. Authorities arrested four people (one has since been released) and charged one man with murder. From Sky News:

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San Jose Officials: ICE Policies, Not Ours, to Blame for Releasing Undocumented Homicide Suspect

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Posted by    Thursday, March 14, 2019 at 3:00pm 3/14/2019 at 3:00pm
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Authorities in San Jose, CA, arrested Carlos Eduardo Arevalo Carranza for the murder of Bambi Larson. They said Carranza was in America illegally with “a lengthy history of arrests,” which has brought up sanctuary policies in the state. From CBS San Francisco (emphasis mine):

The case brought forth outcry from Santa Clara...

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Minnesota Democrat Leaders Reportedly Looking for Primary Challenger Against Ilhan Omar

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Posted by    Thursday, March 14, 2019 at 1:00pm 3/14/2019 at 1:00pm
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Lisa Page Transcripts: FBI had ‘Paucity of Evidence’ for Russia Investigation, Discussed Trump ‘Insurance Policy’

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Posted by    Thursday, March 14, 2019 at 11:00am 3/14/2019 at 11:00am

The Republicans on the House Judiciary Committee released pages of transcripts from their interview with ex-FBI attorney Lisa Page, which included admissions of the FBI beginning their Russian investigation with little evidence and an insurance policy in case now-President Donald Trump beat Hillary Clinton.

Page also confirmed the DOJ told the FBI...

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Beto O’Rourke Launches 2020 Presidential Campaign

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Posted by    Thursday, March 14, 2019 at 9:00am 3/14/2019 at 9:00am
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On Wednesday night, former Democrat Texas Rep. Robert O’Rourke texted KTSM in his hometown of El Paso, TX, to inform the station that he is running for president.

O’Rourke made it official on Thursday morning with the launch of his website and video that urged “Americans to look past their differences in...

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Brexit: Parliament Rejects Leaving EU Without Deal, Will Vote to Extend Deadline

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Posted by    Wednesday, March 13, 2019 at 8:00pm 3/13/2019 at 8:00pm
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Okay, let’s see if I can keep this straight because Brexit has become a circus.

On Tuesday, the Members of Parliament (MP) voted against British Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit De...

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Bad Omen for Dems’ 2020 Florida hopes: Pro-Trump Gov. DeSantis Approval Rating Soars

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Posted by    Wednesday, March 13, 2019 at 4:00pm 3/13/2019 at 4:00pm
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Republican Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis has only held the post for two months, but a Quinnipiac University poll shows that 59% of the citizens gave him their approval.

The Democrats? 42%! I know DeSantis has only served two months, but this could be trouble for the Democrats in 2020.

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Trump Admin Decides to Ground Boeing’s 737 MAX 8 Airplanes

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Posted by    Wednesday, March 13, 2019 at 2:57pm 3/13/2019 at 2:57pm
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After crashes in Indonesia and Ethiopia, numerous countries decided to ground Boeing’s 737 MAX 8 airplanes. America became the latest one after President Donald Trump announced he reversed his decision and listen to the FAA. From ABC News:

President Donald Trump announced Wednesday that he was ordering the grounding of all Boeing...

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Trump: ‘Making Daylight Savings Time Permanent is O.K. With Me’

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Posted by    Wednesday, March 13, 2019 at 1:30pm 3/13/2019 at 1:30pm
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We turned our clocks forward Saturday before bedtime for Daylight Savings Time (DST), which left us with one hour less of sleep on Sunday. Most of us dragged ourselves around the final day of the weekend. A lot of us also complained about the time change on social media, including politicians.

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Manafort Receives 43 More Months in Prison as NY DA Indicts Him on 16 Charges

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Posted by    Wednesday, March 13, 2019 at 12:31pm 3/13/2019 at 12:31pm
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US District Judge Amy Berman Jackson sentenced Paul Manafort, the former campaign chair for President Donald Trump, to an additional 43 months.

US District Judge T.S. Ellis sentenced Manafort to 47 months. That means Manafort will spend 90 months in prison for a total of 7.5 years, “minus nine months credit for...

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Parliament Rejects Theresa May’s Brexit Deal a Second Time

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Posted by    Tuesday, March 12, 2019 at 5:00pm 3/12/2019 at 5:00pm
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Parliament handed beleaguered British Prime Minister Theresa May another defeat as the members rejected her Brexit deal for a second time.

They shot it down 391-242, even though May sought out “last minute legal assurances on the backstop from Brussels.”

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NYC Bartender Disciplined for Refusing Service to Man in MAGA Hat

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Posted by    Tuesday, March 12, 2019 at 3:00pm 3/12/2019 at 3:00pm

Jake’s Dilemma, a bar on the Upper West Side in New York City, has disciplined a bartender who refused service to Dion Cini since he wore a MAGA hat. From NBC New York:

He said a female bartender had been serving him, and when a new bartender started his shift he saw...

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State Department Withdrawing Remaining Staff From Embassy in Venezuela

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Posted by    Tuesday, March 12, 2019 at 10:00am 3/12/2019 at 10:00am
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As Venezuela continues to deteriorate, the State Department decided to withdraw the remaining diplomats, staff, and their families from the US Embassy in the country. From The Wall Street Journal:

Critical health services, food supplies and businesses have been crippled by the blackout that has killed at least 15 people and continues...

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Rep. Omar on Obama and Trump: ‘One is Human. The Other is Really Not’

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Posted by    Tuesday, March 12, 2019 at 7:00am 3/12/2019 at 7:00am
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Last week, Politico published an interview with Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN), which included harsh words against President Barack Obama.

Omar attempted to clear her name with a recording of her interview, but she ended up owning herself.

So will she get it right on the third try?

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Trump’s 2020 Budget: $1.9 Trillion Entitlement Cuts, $8.6 Billion for Wall

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Posted by    Monday, March 11, 2019 at 3:00pm 3/11/2019 at 3:00pm
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President Donald Trump released his budget for the 2020 fiscal year, which adds up to $4.7 trillion.

The budget includes spending cuts up to $2.7 trillion. The majority of that number comes from $1.9 trillion in entitlement cuts.

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DNC Chooses Milwaukee for 2020 Convention Over Miami and Houston

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Posted by    Monday, March 11, 2019 at 1:00pm 3/11/2019 at 1:00pm
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I guess the Democrats have learned something from failed Democrat presidential Hillary Clinton. Do not ignore Wisconsin!

The Democrat National Committee (DNC) finally decided on the city to host its 2020 convention: Milwaukee, WI.

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