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U.K. Ambassador to U.S. Resigns After Leaked Cables Fiasco

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Posted by    Wednesday, July 10, 2019 at 9:00am 7/10/2019 at 9:00am
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United Kingdom Ambassador to the United States Kim Darroch resigned on Monday after a war of words with President Donald Trump over remarks in leaked cables.

These cables showed Darroch describing Trump’s administration as “diplomatically clumsy and inept” while he believed it would not become “substantially more normal.”

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BET Founder Robert Johnson: Democratic Party has Moved ‘Too Far to the Left’

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Posted by    Tuesday, July 9, 2019 at 5:00pm 7/9/2019 at 5:00pm
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BET founder Robert Johnson, America’s first African-American billionaire, had some harsh words for the Democratic Party and praise for President Donald Trump:

“The party in my opinion, for me personally, has moved too far to the left,” Johnson, the founder of cable network BET and RLJ Companies business network, told CNBC’s Hadley...

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NBC News Finds Slave Owners in McConnell’s Family History. Will They do the Same to Other Politicians?

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Posted by    Tuesday, July 9, 2019 at 1:00pm 7/9/2019 at 1:00pm
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NBC News released a hit piece on Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (KY) on Monday about slave owners in his family history since he stands against reparations.

This is not journalism. This is not reporting. NBC News can legitimize (sort of) if the network investigates every senator’s family. Something tells me the...

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Biden Thinks It’s ‘a Sin’ to Replace Obamacare With Medicare For All

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Posted by    Tuesday, July 9, 2019 at 11:00am 7/9/2019 at 11:00am
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2020 Democratic presidential hopeful Joe Biden has stuck to his guns on Obamacare even though his rivals have jumped on the Medicare For All bandwagon.

Biden stressed to CNN that he finds it “a sin” to replace Obamacare with Medicare For All.

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New York Gov. Cuomo Signs Law to Allow Congress Access to Trump’s State Tax Returns

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Posted by    Monday, July 8, 2019 at 1:00pm 7/8/2019 at 1:00pm

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signed a law on Monday morning that allows Congress to access President Donald Trump’s state tax returns. From The New York Times:

The bill requires state tax officials to release the president’s state returns for any “specified and legitimate legislative purpose” on the request...

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Prosecutors Allege Jeffrey Epstein Operated Sex Trafficking Ring With Girls as Young as 14

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Posted by    Monday, July 8, 2019 at 11:00am 7/8/2019 at 11:00am
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Billionaire Jeffrey Epstein will appear in a New York City federal court on Monday morning after prosecutors indicted him on sex trafficking conspiracy and one count of sex trafficking with underage females.

The indictment came out this morning, which alleges Epstein trafficked girls as young as 14-years-old.

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Peak Feminism? Now Air Conditioning is Sexist

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Posted by    Monday, July 8, 2019 at 9:00am 7/8/2019 at 9:00am
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I honestly do not know where to start with this insanity. Penelope Green at The New York Times asked in a recent article if Americans need an air conditioner.

The Atlantic staff writer Taylor Lorenz jumped onto this notion by declaring air conditioning is sexist because, of course, it is.

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Cory Booker Helps Five Female Asylum Seekers Cross Into America

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Posted by    Friday, July 5, 2019 at 6:00pm 7/5/2019 at 6:00pm
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2020 Democratic presidential hopeful Sen. Cory Booker (NJ) took a page out of rival Robert O’Rourke’s book when he went to Mexico to speak with those sent back to Mexico after our government denied them asylum.

Booker took it one step further by bringing five female asylum seekers with him back...

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June Jobs Report Blows Past Expectations With 224,000 New Jobs

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Posted by    Friday, July 5, 2019 at 12:00pm 7/5/2019 at 12:00pm
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The June jobs report blew apart expectations of economists as it showed the economy added 224,000 new jobs. Economists predicted only 160,000 jobs.

Unemployment crept up to 3.7% from 3.6%. However, the revisions are the noisy part of the report. The Labor Department trimmed 8,000 jobs...

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Charlottesville Decides to Stop Celebrating Thomas Jefferson’s Birthday

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Posted by    Wednesday, July 3, 2019 at 2:00pm 7/3/2019 at 2:00pm
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Charlottesville, VA, decided to end making Thomas Jefferson’s birthday, April 13, a city holiday. Yes, the city now known for the riots back in 2017.

Jefferson founded the University of Virginia, and his Monticello home is a popular tourist spot.

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Andrew Yang Meets Donor Requirements for Upcoming Democratic Debates

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Posted by    Wednesday, July 3, 2019 at 10:00am 7/3/2019 at 10:00am
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2020 Democratic presidential hopeful Andrew Yang met the donor requirement to participate in the upcoming debates.

Yang needed donations from 130,000 individuals along “400 per state unique donors in at least 20 states.”

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Beto O’Rourke Takes His Campaign to Mexico, Meets With Asylum Seekers

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Posted by    Tuesday, July 2, 2019 at 9:00am 7/2/2019 at 9:00am
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As his campaign flounders, 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Robert O’Rourke did what anyone else would do. He crossed the Rio Grande into Mexico to campaign with asylum seekers.

Oh, wait. That does not make sense since those people cannot vote until they become citizens.

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El Salvador President on Death of Migrants: ‘They Fled Our Country. It is Our Fault’

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Posted by    Monday, July 1, 2019 at 5:00pm 7/1/2019 at 5:00pm
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The photo of Óscar Martinez and his daughter, who drowned trying to reach the United States shook the world. Many have blamed President Donald Trump and American policies, but El Salvador President Nayib Bukele, elected in February, took the blame. From the BBC:

“People don’t flee their homes because they want to,...

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Kamala Harris surges after debate, but her target Joe Biden stays steady on top in latest poll

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Posted by    Monday, July 1, 2019 at 3:00pm 7/1/2019 at 3:00pm
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It looks like the media is once again out of touch with regular Americans as they gush over Sens. Kamala Harris (D) and Elizabeth Warren (D).

The latest Politico/Morning Consult poll shows former Vice President Joe Biden still in the top spot. Now he lost a few points but still has a...

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“Mayor Pete” had $25 million 2Q presidential haul, but in South Bend increasing calls to become “Former Mayor Pete”

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Posted by    Monday, July 1, 2019 at 11:00am 7/1/2019 at 11:00am
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The big news this morning? “Mayor Pete” Buttigieg raised almost $25 million for his presidential campaign in the Second Quarter of 2019:

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Bank of America Cuts Ties With Companies That Help Run Detention Centers

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Posted by    Friday, June 28, 2019 at 4:00pm 6/28/2019 at 4:00pm
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Bank of America joined JP Morgan and Wells Fargo by deciding not to do any business with private companies that help fund detention centers.

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Trump Raises $36 Million Since Announcing Reelection Campaign a Week Ago

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Posted by    Friday, June 28, 2019 at 8:00am 6/28/2019 at 8:00am

President Donald Trump has raised $36 million since he announced his 2020 reelection campaign a week ago. From CNBC:

Trump’s seven-day haul is double the entire first-quarter fundraising total for Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont , whose $18 million led the field of two dozen Democratic presidential hopefuls.

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