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Trump Administration Pushes Back On Media Report Claiming ‘ZERO New Walls’ Built

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President Donald Trump’s administration is pushing back on a media report that claimed no new walls had been built along the southern border with Mexico. The Daily Mail published a story on Thursday that said the Trump has built “ZERO new walls despite claiming otherwise for months,” citing a statement from U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) spokesman Roger Maier. Maier ...

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Media Matters President Misleads About Offensive Blog Posts — With Brian Stelter’s Help

Media Matters President Angelo Carusone said on Wednesday that his old blog containing offensive posts was a “parody of a right-wing blowhard,” but additional statements on his site suggest otherwise. Carusone’s left-wing activist group is leading a boycott campaign against Fox News host Tucker Carlson, a co-founder of The Daily Caller News Foundation, over statements Carlson made on a radio shock jock ...

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Ocasio-Cortez Makes False Claim About Ethics Complaints Against Her

Democratic New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez botched the facts Monday night in a series of tweets attempting to discredit ethics complaints that watchdog groups that have filed against her. Ocasio-Cortez has already racked up three ethics complaints since taking office in January: two for allegedly misusing congressional resources, and one alleging her chief of staff, Saikat Chakrabarti, set up a ...

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Majority Of House Democrats Vote To Let 16-Year-Olds Vote For President

A majority of House Democrats voted Wednesday to lower the federal voting age from 18 to 16. A number of high-profile Democrats voted in favor of the legislation, including California Reps. Adam Schiff, Eric Swalwell, Maxine Waters and Ted Lieu, Hawaii Rep. and Democratic presidential candidate Tulsi Gabbard, New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Michigan Rep. Rashida Tlaib and Minnesota Rep. Ilhan ...

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Eric Holder: Democrats Should Consider Packing SCOTUS

Former Attorney General Eric Holder on Thursday said Democrats should consider packing the Supreme Court when they regain political power. Holder said he would “seriously consider” adding two seats to the court if he were president, as revenge for the two seats on the court that President Donald Trump has filled since taking office. Holder wants other Democrats to follow ...

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Ted Deutch Says Fellow Democrats Are Going Soft On Ilhan Omar’s ‘Anti-Semitic Lies’

Democratic Florida Rep. Ted Deutch on Thursday criticized Democratic Minnesota Rep. Ilhan Omar for spreading “classic anti-Semitic lies,” and said his fellow House Democrats aren’t doing enough to hold her accountable. Deutch criticized his fellow Democrats for changing a House resolution condemning anti-Semitism to include other forms of hate. “Why are we unable to singularly condemn anti-Semitism? Why can’t we ...

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Ocasio-Cortez And Top Aide Run Outside Group Leading ‘War’ On Establishment Democrats, Documents Show

Democratic New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and her top aide hold majority control over Justice Democrats, a left-wing PAC waging open war on House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and other establishment Democrats, according to corporate filings obtained by The Daily Caller News Foundation. Ocasio-Cortez and her chief of staff, Saikat Chakrabarti, obtained majority control of the political action committee in December 2017, ...

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Democratic Congresswomen Want To Lower Federal Voting Age To 16

Democratic Massachusetts Rep. Ayanna Pressley on Tuesday evening introduced legislation to lower the federal voting age from 18 to 16. Pressley cited teen activists pushing for gun control as a reason for giving 16-year-olds the right to vote, which the congresswoman compared to having a driver’s license. “Young people are at the forefront of some of our most existential crises,” Pressley added. ...

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Linda Sarsour Attacks ‘White Feminist’ Nancy Pelosi Over Resolution Condemning Anti-Semitism

Women’s March co-chair Linda Sarsour on Monday night attacked Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi as a “typical white feminist upholding the patriarchy doing the dirty work of powerful white men,” in response to a House resolution condemning anti-Semitism. House Democrats announced the resolution on Monday after Democratic Minnesota Rep. Ilhan Omar’s latest anti-Israel comments, which critics — including other Democrats ...

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Former Olympic Medalist: Female Athletes Afraid To Speak Out About Males Competing As Women

British former Olympic swimmer Sharron Davies said Monday that she knows of “quite a lot” of female athletes who are afraid to publicly share their concerns about biological males who identify as transgender women competing in women’s sports. Davies told Sky News that she’s had “many” conversations with female athletes who are afraid to speak out, especially “people who are ...

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Ilhan Omar Fires Back At Fellow Democrat: ‘I Should Not Be Expected To Have Allegiance’ To Israel

Democratic Minnesota Rep. Ilhan Omar claimed Sunday she is “expected to have allegiance” to Israel, in response to criticism from Democratic New York Rep. Nita Lowey, who claimed Omar “continues to mischaracterize support for Israel.” Omar on Wednesday slammed “the political influence in this country that says it is okay to push for allegiance to a foreign country,” referring to ...

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Democratic Socialists Plan To Go All In For Bernie Sanders: ‘Communism is Good’

The Democratic Socialists of America are preparing to launch a full campaign supporting Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders in the Democratic primary, DSA memos show. The DSA may not support the Democratic nominee if someone other than Sanders wins the primary. One memo cited “developing propaganda” as a “primary task of the national DSA Bernie campaign.”  Another memo stressed the “need ...

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Biden Says ‘Major’ Republican Donors Want To Help His 2020 Campaign

Major Republican donors encouraged former Vice President Joe Biden to run against President Donald Trump in 2020, Biden said on Tuesday. Biden said that “the people who are usually the biggest donors in the Democratic Party” and “some major Republican folks” have offered to help fund his 2020 presidential campaign, which Biden is expected to launch in the near future. ...

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Male Runners Continue Dominating Girls’ High School Track In Connecticut

Two male runners are continuing to dominate high school girls’ track in Connecticut. High school juniors Terry Miller and Andraya Yearwood took first and second place in the state open indoor track championships on Feb. 16, the Associated Press noted in a report on Sunday. Both Miller and Yearwood are biological males who identify as transgender girls. One of their competitors, high ...

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Bernie Sanders Leads New Hampshire Democrats

Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders is leading the 2020 Democratic presidential field in the key primary state of New Hampshire, according to a new Emerson College poll released on Saturday. The Emerson poll has Sanders, an independent, receiving 27 percent of the vote and Vice President Joe Biden trailing closely behind at 25 percent. Biden has yet to officially declare his candidacy, ...

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