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Circular Firing Squad: As Warren Draws Bigger Crowds, Dem Rivals Rev Up Oppo Research

As 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren draws massive crowds and larger campaign donations, her rivals have begun to rev up their opposition research against her. The Massachusetts senator initially showed weak campaign funding and was derided for her claim to Native American heritage, Politico reports, leading her competitors to dismiss her. But Warren held a Sunday event in Seattle ...

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Biden Wants To Close Down Detention Centers For Illegal Immigrants

Former Vice President Joe Biden said Thursday that detention centers for illegal immigrants should be closed down. Biden spoke at a Thursday town hall in South Carolina where he was asked what he would do about detention centers designated for illegal immigrants. “Close them down…we don’t need them!” Biden responded, according to a video tweeted by a member of the ...

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Biden Told A Moving War Story. But It Was Actually A Mishmash Of Different Events

2020 presidential candidate Joe Biden told a moving story of how he pinned a medal on a distraught soldier overseas, but the former vice president appears to have compiled three different war stories and mixed up a variety of details. 76-year-old Biden told 400 people assembled in a Hanover, New Hampshire college meeting hall about how a general asked then-Vice ...

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West Virginia Sen Charged With Soliciting Prostitute Whose Home Was Covered In Human Feces

Authorities have charged Republican West Virginia Sen. Mike Maroney with soliciting a prostitute. The West Virginia senator himself in to authorities Wednesday and was arraigned Wednesday morning, a Marshall County court clerk said, according to the Associated Press. Maroney pleaded guilty to charges of soliciting a prostitute and paid a bond of $4,500. Maroney allegedly sent text messages, arranged prices ...

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FBI, IRS Raid United Automobile Worker Chief’s House, Finds ‘Pile Of Cash’

The FBI and IRS raided the home of the United Automobile Worker Chief President Gary Jones Wednesday and discovered wads of cash. As many as twelve agents enacted a “knock and announce” protocol as they raided Jones’ Detroit home, according to the Detroit Free Press. Authorities also raided the former UAW chief’s California home, Dennis Williams, the UAW Michigan conference ...

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Here’s Why John Kerry’s Son Emailed The State Department About Hunter Biden In 2014

Former Secretary of State John Kerry’s son cut ties with Hunter Biden over the lawyer’s Ukrainian oil deal, internal State Department correspondence the Washington Examiner obtained reveals. Christopher Heinz emailed two of his stepfather’s top aides at the State Department, Matt Summers and David Wade, after Biden joined the board of Ukraine’s Burisma Holdings in 2014, email correspondence reveals. Heinz’s ...

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Judge Temporarily Blocks Missouri Law Banning Abortion After 8 Weeks

A federal judge temporarily blocked the passage of a Missouri law Tuesday banning abortions after eight weeks. Judge Howard Sachs said in his eleven-page opinion that the Missouri Stands for the Unborn Act, or H.B. 126,  cannot be allowed to go into effect on August 28, as was previously scheduled according to CNN. “The various sections specifying prohibitions on abortions ...

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Warren Wants To Revive DNC, Which She Once Said Rigged The 2016 Primary Against Rival Sanders

2020 presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren wants to revive the Democratic National Committee, but she said in 2017 that the DNC rigged the 2016 primary against Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders. The Massachusettes senator signals in both public and private to Democratic party leaders that she wants to revive the DNC, to win the 2020 presidential election, and to take control of ...

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Warren Swipes At Biden: ‘It’s Not Enough To Not Be Trump’

2020 presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren swiped at former Vice President Joe Biden Sunday, saying “It’s not enough to be ‘not Trump.” Warren spoke at a campaign event at International Fountain Park in Seattle to the largest crowd of her campaign thus far, according to Bloomberg. The event drew an estimated 15,000 people. “We’re not gonna win this by just saying ...

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Warren Weekend Event Draws Thousands. Biden Events Draw Hundreds

2020 Democratic presidential candidates Elizabeth Warren and Joe Biden both held campaign events this weekend, but numbers show Warren’s event attendance heavily outnumbered Biden’s. Warren held a Sunday event in Seattle that turned out to be her biggest campaign event so far, drawing a crowd of about 15,000 according to Politico. The widely attended event followed Warren’s Minnesota success earlier ...

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Here Are The Top 20 States With The Hardest Workers

The hardest workers in America put in long hours every day, but some states are more hard-working than others, a WalletHub study shows. North Dakota took first place as the hardest-working state in 2019 while West Virginia secured the bottom spot as the least hard-working state, according to the study released Monday. Alaska has the highest amount of average workweek ...

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Nadler Requests Impeachment Docs From House Committees

House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerry Nadler asked House panels investigating President Donald Trump to share impeachment documents Thursday. Nadler requested the documents in a Thursday letter to Democratic California Rep. Adam Schiff, Democratic California Rep. Maxine Waters, Democratic Maryland Rep. Elijah Cummings, and Democratic New York Rep. Elliot Engel. The House Judiciary Committee Chairman asks in the letter that committees ...

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Washington Withdraws From Title X Rather Than Comply With Trump Abortion Rules

Washington state withdrew Thursday from the federal family funding program Title X rather than comply with new rules imposed by the Trump administration. The Washington Department of Health informed the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) of their decision to withdraw from Title X rather than comply with the Trump administration rules banning Title X grantees from referring women ...

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Seth Moulton Drops Out Of 2020 Presidential Race

Democratic 2020 presidential candidate Seth Moulton dropped out of the presidential race Friday. Moulton is the third Democrat to drop out of the presidential race this week, following former presidential candidates Jay Inslee and John Hickenlooper. Moulton will formally end his candidacy Friday when he gives a speech at the Democratic National Committee in San Fransisco on Friday. “Today, I ...

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Billionaire David Koch Dead At 79

Billionaire David Koch died at age 79. Koch retired from his duties at Koch Industries due to health complications in 2018. His death was first reported Friday by New Yorker writer Jane Mayer. Koch and his brother Charles have donated billions of dollars to conservative organizations. Sources close to the family say David Koch has died. — Jane Mayer (@JaneMayerNYer) ...

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