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Friendly Fire: Ocasio-Cortez Torches Democratic Colleague After Mistaking Him For Republican

Democratic New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on Thursday attacked a Democratic colleague in the House after apparently mistaking him for a Republican. Ocasio-Cortez took a shot at Democratic Kentucky Rep. John Yarmuth on Twitter for posing next to a cardboard cutout of herself. She appeared to think that Yarmuth — the chairman of the House Budget Committee — is a ...

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9 Radical Policies 2020 Democrats Are Putting On The Table

Democratic presidential candidates are increasingly embracing radical policies as they jockey for position in their party’s crowded primary. Here are nine radical policies that Democratic candidates say are on the table in 2020: Packing The Supreme Court South Bend, Indiana, Mayor Pete Buttigieg, New York Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, California Sen. Kamala Harris, former Texas Rep. Beto O’Rourke and Massachusetts Sen. ...

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Change.org Suppresses Jewish Watchdog’s Petition Questioning Loyalty Of Ilhan Omar And Rashida Tlaib

Change.org admitted to burying a Jewish watchdog group’s petition targeting Reps. Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib. The petition calls the congresswomen’s loyalties into question and accuses the Muslim group CAIR of being “an American front group for the Hamas terrorist organization.” Change.org said the petition didn’t violate its terms, but took steps to restrict its visibility from users. Change.org is ...

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Human Smugglers Made Up To $2.3 Billion In Year From Smuggling Illegals Into U.S., Study Finds

Illegally smuggling Central American migrants into the United States is an industry that may be worth billions of dollars, according to a new study released Monday. Human smugglers transporting migrants into the U.S. from Central America’s Northern Triangle — Guatemala, Honduras, and El Salvador — brought in an estimated $200 million-$2.3 billion in revenue in 2017, according to the study. ...

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Analysis: When Tragedy Strikes, WaPo Turns Focus To The ‘Far Right’

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The Washington Post sparked backlash after framing an article around the reaction of the “far right” to the anti-Christian terrorist attacks in Sri Lanka.  The Post’s article cast doubt on well-documented persecutions of Christians around the world. The Post has made a habit of reframing global tragedies around “the far right.” The Washington Post provoked an online backlash on Monday ...

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Mueller Report Exposes String Of Anonymously Sourced Stories That Got It Wrong

The Mueller report revealed a number of bombshell stories based on anonymous sources were apparently wrong  BuzzFeed and McClatchy each corrected two stories following the Mueller report’s release  Mueller’s report had no evidence backing up a bombshell report in The Guardian that went viral but has since come into question  A major CNN report on the June 2016 Trump Tower ...

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Mueller Report Directly Contradicts Bombshell BuzzFeed Story

Special counsel Robert Mueller’s report on the Russia investigation directly contradicts an explosive BuzzFeed story that claimed Mueller had evidence President Donald Trump directed Michael Cohen, his former attorney, to lie to Congress about a potential Moscow real estate deal. The Jan. 18 BuzzFeed story claimed that Cohen “told the special counsel that after the election, the president personally instructed ...

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Trump GOP Challenger Bill Weld Supports Abortion On Demand, Endorsed Obama

Former Republican Massachusetts Gov. Bill Weld, who on Monday announced plans to challenge President Donald Trump in the 2020 Republican primary, has a track record of siding against his party on key social issues. Weld supports allowing abortions up until birth, including partial-birth abortions, and in the past called for a ban on “assault weapons.” Weld in 2016 ran for ...

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Women’s March Launches Petition To Ban Trump From Twitter And Facebook

Left-wing activist group Women’s March on Saturday launched a petition demanding Twitter and Facebook ban President Donald Trump from their platforms. The petition accuses Trump of “inciting violence” against Democratic Minnesota Rep. Ilhan Omar by tweeting a video that spliced a comment she made about the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks with footage from the attacks. Trump did not share ...

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Michael Avenatti Faces Up To 333 Years In Prison After Indictment

Michael Avenatti

Attorney Michael Avenatti faces up to 333 years in prison following a federal grand jury indictment that charged him with stealing millions of dollars both from his clients and from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), prosecutors said. Avenatti allegedly built a “financial house of cards” using his stolen millions to fund his lavish lifestyle, U.S. Attorney Nick Hanna said at ...

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A Sikh Man’s Beard Cost Him His Job. Kamala Harris Fought Him In Court

California Sen. Kamala Harris, a Democratic presidential candidate, once sided against a Sikh man who was barred from a job as a prison guard because he refused to shave the beard his religious faith requires him to keep. California’s Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation required prison guards to be clean shaven, in order to ensure gas masks fit properly, but ...

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Migrants Riot At Mexican Immigration Station, Burn Documents: Reports |

Migrants staged a riot at an immigration station in Tapachula, Mexico early Wednesday morning, multiple Mexican media outlets reported. The group of migrants, mostly from Cuba and Africa, staged the riot to prevent authorities from carrying out deportations, Mexican media outlets Noticias MVS, Milenio and Reforma reported. The migrants reportedly ransacked the building and set some documents on fire before ...

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234 House Democrats, Two Republicans Co-Sponsor Bill Forcing Schools To Let Male Athletes Compete On Girls’ Sports Teams

Every House Democrat but one has co-sponsored a bill requiring schools to allow male athletes who identify as transgender girls to compete on female sports teams. Democrats’ Equality Act would amend the Civil Rights Act of 1964 to make “sexual orientation and gender identity” protected characteristics under federal anti-discrimination law. Among other things, the bill would force public schools to ...

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Self-Cronyism: Beto O’Rourke Paid His And His Wife’s Company $110,000 In Campaign Funds

EL PASO, Texas — Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke paid roughly $110,000 in campaign funds to a web development company while either he or his wife owned it, public records show. Beto for Texas paid Stanton Street Technology Group $58,544 during the 2011-12 election cycle, $39,060 during the 2013-14 cycle, $9,290 in the 2015-16 cycle and $32,778 during the 2017-18 ...

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Joe Biden In 2018: ‘Nothing Justifies’ Touching A Woman ‘Without Her Consent’

Former Vice President Joe Biden, who is currently under fire for his reported habit of touching women without their consent, said in 2018 that there is no justification for touching women without their consent. Four women have come forward to say Biden made them uncomfortable by invading their personal space, including grabbing their shoulders and smelling their hair. “Nothing justifies ...

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