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Washington Post’s National Political Correspondent Calls Trump Supporters ‘Rubes’

One of the Washington Post’s chief political reporters labeled supporters of President Donald Trump and his proposal for a wall along the southern border as “rubes,” in an appearance during a podcast released Monday. Dave Weigel, a national political correspondent for WaPo, appeared on the popular left-wing podcast “Chapo Trap House” to discuss the government shutdown and other related issues. ...

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After The Sanders Versus Clinton Debacle, DNC Eyeing Major Changes To 2020 Iowa Caucuses

Democratic Party officials in Iowa are hoping to avoid another split within the party following the 2016 primary between Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders by implementing changes to the caucus system for the 2020 race. According to Tuesday report from Politico, Iowa Democrats worry record turnout, as well as a potentially all-time high number of candidates, could accentuate voters’ divisions at ...

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Your Complete Guide To How The Media Tried Ruining The Lives Of Innocent Teenagers

The media smelled blood when a video seemingly showed a group of teenage boys bullying an older Native American protester. Newer videos showed that the protester had actually approached the students, who were also receiving slurs shouted by a group of radical activists. The media’s misleading reports happened at a time when the students were facing death threats. Just mere ...

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The Atlantic Dedicates New Issue To Impeaching Trump

The Atlantic’s cover story for its March issue calls for the impeachment of President Donald Trump, arguing that his fitness for the office should be deeply questioned. A photo of the cover of the magazine’s new edition was circulated on Twitter Thursday. The subhead of the cover says “It’s time for Congress to judge the president’s fitness to serve.” The ...

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Democratic Responses To Trump’s Speech Highlight A Divided Party

Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer gave the official Democratic Party response to President Donald Trump’s remarks. Other Democrats, like New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders appeared on cable or streaming platforms to share their thoughts as well. The responses all differed regrading what the Democratic Party’s priorities should be. ...

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Are Democrats Beginning To Turn On Mueller?

Some congressional Democrats appear concerned that special counsel Robert S. Mueller isn’t being thorough enough in his investigation into President Donald Trump. Democratic Rep. Adam B. Schiff, Mueller’s No. 1 defender on Capitol Hill, believes Mueller could decline an investigation into the president’s businesses, he told the Los Angeles Times editorial board. One issue of particular interest to Democrats, Schiff said ...

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Another Women’s March Chapter Cancels Protest After Anti-Semitism Controversy

A planned demonstration in New Orleans has been canceled by the Louisiana Chapter of the liberal organization Women’s March, citing recent accusations of anti-Semitism by the group’s founders. The protest, initially planned for Jan. 19, is the latest casualty following shocking reporting that some of the most senior members of Women’s March discussed conspiracy theories about Jews and had close ...

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The Media, Without Evidence, Claims Conservatives Furious Over Ocasio-Cortez Dancing Video

Virtually every media outlet claimed conservatives were “outraged” by a video of Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez dancing as a college student. The source of these articles was a single anonymous Twitter account, with a handful of other trolls joining in. The incident was just the latest example of the media manufacturing right-wing outrage. Obviously, the media is under the impression that ...

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Venezuelan Migrant Crisis Reaching Syria Levels

The massive exodus of Venezuelans to neighboring countries could soon eclipse the number of refugees flowing from Syria at the height of the country’s civil war. More than three million Venezuelans have fled the country and now live in countries like Argentina or even the U.S., according to a review of figures provided by the International Migration Organization and the United ...

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Democrats Prepared To Impeach Trump On First Day Of New Congress

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At least two Democratic congressmen are making impeaching President Donald Trump a top priority for their party’s new majority in the House of Representatives. Fox News reported Thursday that California Democrat Rep. Brad Sherman will reintroduce articles of impeachment against the president with fellow Democrat Rep. Al Green of Texas, who will co-sponsor the initiative. Sherman first filed articles of ...

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Netflix Censors Comedy Show On Behalf Of Saudi Government

An episode of a Netflix comedy show was made unavailable in Saudi Arabia after the government accused the episode of violating the nation’s laws. The episode of “Patriot Act With Hasan Minhaj” featured harsh criticism of the United States’ relationship with the Saudi kingdom in the wake of journalist Jamal Khashoggi’s murder, The New York Times reported Tuesday. Netflix defended ...

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Over Two Dozen Former Campaign Workers For Bernie Sanders Write Letter Describing ‘Dangerous’ Culture Of ‘Sexual Violence’ In 2016

A number of alumni from Independent Sen. Bernie Sanders’ 2016 presidential campaign wrote a letter in hopes of having a meeting with the Vermont senator and his closest advisers in order to discuss rampant “sexual violence and harassment” employees faced during the last Democratic primary. The letter, obtained by Politico, features the signatures of over two dozen women and men ...

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Guatemalan Migrant Father Declined Medical Treatment For Sick Child Before Death

The father of the Guatemalan child who died in a U.S. government holding facility on Christmas Day denied further medical treatment from U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CPB) agents after the child vomited following an initial examination from doctors, a spokesman from the Department of Homeland security said on a call to reporters Wednesday. Government officials provided further details, including ...

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Spectator USA To Launch Print Magazine, Hopes To Fill Gap Left By The Weekly Standard

With the demise of The Weekly Standard solidified on Friday, the United Kingdom-based Spectator is hoping to take its place as the preeminent right-leaning journal unwedded to any particular Republican politician by launching an American print edition in 2019, The Daily Caller News Foundation has learned. According to the Spectator’s deputy editor Freddy Gray, who currently oversees the online version ...

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The Internet As We Know It Supposedly Ended A Year Ago, According To CNN And Other Outlets

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The media joined Democrats in campaigning against repealing net neutrality. A number of outlets told the public that the internet would fundamentally changed unless the FCC was stopped. One year later, there’s no evidence of any changes. FCC Chairman Ajit Pai received numerous death threats because of his decision to lead the vote.  U.S. internet speeds have actually increased over the ...

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