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New York Mayor Bill De Blasio Heads For Early-Voting State New Hampshire Ahead Of Potential 2020 Run

Democratic New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio is heading to the early-voting state of New Hampshire ahead of a potential 2020 presidential run, sources close to the mayor told Politico Monday. De Blasio’s plans includes a classic voter meet-and-greet at a diner in Nashua, New Hampshire, Friday morning after a meeting with Mayor Jim Donchess, reported Politico. Then he will ...

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Teen Pundit Attacked By Democratic Congresswoman On Twitter: I’d Rather Discuss ‘Issues I Care About’ With You

A pro-Trump teen pundit said he would rather talk about “issues I care about” rather than fight with Democratic New York Rep. Nydia Velazquez, who went after him on social media, on “Fox & Friends” Sunday. “I would have loved to have a discussion with the congresswoman about issues I care about, such as education, about reining in the national deficit which ...

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Coca-Cola, Delta Feel Need To Apologize After Airplane Napkins Encourage Flirting

Coca-Cola and Delta felt the need to apologize Thursday after giving airline passengers Diet Coke-branded napkins that encouraged them to exchange phone numbers. The front of the napkin read, “Because you are on a plane full of interesting people and hey … you never know,” according to CBS News. The flip side read, “Be a little old school. Write down ...

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Ivanka Trump Says Art Exhibit Depicting Her Vacuuming Is ‘Sexist’

Ivanka Trump detailed what “infuriated” her about a “sexist” art exhibit featuring a lookalike model vacuuming up crumbs that viewers throw at her, during an interview that aired Friday. “Well, I think it’s a very sexist representation of a woman, but what bothered me about this image is they hired a 16-year-old girl to stand there and have crumbs thrown ...

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Kellyanne Conway Allegedly Assaulted at Restaurant

White House counselor Kellyanne Conway revealed Friday that a woman has been charged for assaulting her while Conway was at a restaurant with her teenage daughter and some of her friends. “Somebody was grabbing me from behind, grabbing my arms, and was shaking me to the point where I felt maybe somebody was hugging me,” Conway told CNN’s Dana Bash. ...

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Former Democratic Rep John Dingell, Longest Serving Member Of Congress Ever, Dies At 92

Former Michigan Democratic Rep. John Dingell died Thursday a day after his family revealed he was in hospice care Wednesday. Dingell was the longest-serving member of Congress in history, according to The Detroit News. “It is with a heavy heart that we announce the passing of John David Dingell, Jr., former Michigan Congressman … Congressman Dingell died peacefully today at ...

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House Democrats’ Battle For Trump Tax Returns Begins

House Democrats pushed legislation to require presidents and presidential candidates to release tax returns at their first hearing to get at President Donald Trump’s tax returns Thursday. “We have been called, we have been chosen to lead at this time in our history…” Democratic Georgia Rep. John Lewis said in opening remarks at the hearing. “We will review whether a ...

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Democratic Virginia Rep Says She Believes Justin Fairfax Accuser

Democratic Virginia Rep. Jennifer Wexton declared that she believes the woman who has accused her state’s lieutenant governor of sexual assault in a tweet Wednesday. “I believe Vanessa Tyson,” Wexton wrote on Twitter. Freshman lawmaker Wexton is the first major Democratic politician to support Tyson, according to Business Insider. Fairfax’s accuser released a statement Wednesday and said she met Fairfax at the 2004 Democratic ...

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Virginia AG Steps Down From Democratic AG Association Position After Blackface Admission: Report

Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring has stepped down from his position as co-chair of the Democratic Attorneys General Association (DAGA) after admitting Wednesday he wore blackface during his college days, according to a report. “Virginia AG Herring offered to step aside as co-chair and the committee accepted,” a DAGA spokeswoman said according to ABCPolitics reporter Johnny Verhovek Wednesday. Herring admitted Wednesday morning ...

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Democratic Lawmaker Tells Teen Pundit ‘You’re Right To Be Afraid Of Us’

Democratic New York Rep. Nydia Velazquez told pro-Trump teen pundit CJ Pearson that “you’re right to be afraid of us” Tuesday after he referred to her as “the woman next to” Democratic New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez in a tweet about the State of the Union address. “Hi CJ Pearson, I’m not ‘the woman sitting next to her,’” Velazquez wrote ...

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Trump Announces 10-Year Plan To ‘Eliminate’ HIV/AIDS Epidemic In US

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President Donald Trump shared his administration’s plan “to defeat AIDS in America and beyond” during his State of the Union speech Tuesday. “No force in history has done more to advance the human condition than American freedom. In recent years we have made remarkable progress in the fight against HIV and AIDS. Scientific breakthroughs have brought a once-distant dream within ...

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Kamala Harris Calls Out Trump For ‘Insincere Appeals To Unity’ Before His Speech Even Starts

Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Kamala Harris called out President Donald Trump for “insincere appeals to unity” before his State of the Union address even started Tuesday evening. “Now if last year’s remarks are any guide, we’re in store not for a speech that will seek to draw us together as Americans but one that seeks to score political points by ...

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Kamala Harris Will Deliver A Speech Ahead Of Trump’s State Of The Union

Presidential candidate Sen. Kamala Harris announced she is giving a speech before President Donald Trump’s State of the Union address Tuesday evening. Harris’s speech will be livestreamed on Facebook starting at 7:45 p.m. ET, she announced on Twitter Tuesday. Trump’s speech is at 9 p.m ET. “It’s critical we speak truth to the American people during this inflection moment in ...

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Activists Want Private Prisons To Pay ICE Detainees Minimum Wage, But No Answers On How Taxes, Social Security Would Work

Activists are using lawsuits to push for private prisons with Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) contracts to pay detainees minimum wage if they perform work. But they haven’t clarified how taxation and other issues would work under such plans. Incarcerated U.S. citizens in facilities like state prisons could be forced to work for as little as 8 cents an hour ...

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