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Tulsi Gabbard Drops Intensive Workout Video |

Tulsi Gabbard Drops Intensive Workout Video Ben Whedon on September 16, 2019 Democratic presidential candidate Tulsi Gabbard started the week with an intensive workout video. Gabbard, a veteran of the Iraq War, abandoned her re-election campaign in 2004 to join the 29th Brigade Combat Team and deploy to the front, according to her campaign website. She routinely posts workout videos ...

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Did Bernie Inadvertently Debunk His Own Assertion On Medicare For All?


Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders may have debunked his own claim that Medicare for All would encourage corporations to raise wages since they won’t have to pay for employee health care. During Thursday’s Democratic presidential debate, the Vermont senator quarreled with former Vice President Joe Biden over whether his Medicare for All plan would cause wage growth since corporations would ...

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Explosion Rocks US Embassy In Afghanistan On 9/11 Anniversary

The U.S. Embassy in Kabul, Afghanistan, was hit by a rocket explosion early Wednesday morning on the anniversary of the September 11 attacks in New York which prompted a U.S. invasion of the country. Officials told embassy staff over a loudspeaker that “an explosion caused by a rocket has occurred on the compound,” according to the Associated Press. Embassy officials ...

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Gabbard Comes Out Against Open Borders, Supports Physical Barriers

Democratic presidential candidate Tulsi Gabbard said Sunday that she opposes open borders and even supports physical barriers, painting a stark contrast between her and the rest of the primary field. The Hawaii representative appeared on “The Rubin Report” Sunday to talk about immigration, abortion and her presidential campaign, among other issues. Some candidates, including Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren and former ...

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Voters Head To The Polls In North Carolina Special Election

Voters of North Carolina’s 9th Congressional District head to the polls Tuesday to fill the House seat that has sat vacant since the results of the 2018 mid-term election were voided. Republican North Carolina state Sen. Dan Bishop faces off against Democratic businessman Dan McCready in a bid to represent the battleground district. McCready was the Democratic nominee during the ...

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CNN To Host Town Hall On LGBT Issues In October

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CNN’s Don Lemon announced the network will host an LGBT-focused town hall in October in partnership with the Human Rights Campaign Foundation. The announcement came at the end of the network’s seven-hour environmental town hall, where Democratic presidential candidates fielded questions about their various proposals to combat climate change. WATCH: Thought you were done with this seven-hour nonsense that @CNN ...

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Queen Elizabeth II To Suspend Parliament Amid Brexit Crisis

Queen Elizabeth II will prorogue Parliament at the request of Prime Minister Boris Johnson. The move comes amid concerns in Parliament over the United Kingdom leaving the European Union without a deal, set to occur Oct. 31. Jacob Rees-Mogg, Leader of the Commons, and Mark Spencer, the Chief Whip, flew to Balmoral this morning for Privy Council meeting with Queen ...

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Boris Johnson To Be UK’s Next Prime Minister

Brexiteer Boris Johnson secured his position as the United Kingdom’s next prime minister Tuesday after members of the Conservative (Tory) Party elected him to replace outgoing Prime Minister Theresa May. Johnson, the Conservative member of Parliament (MP) for Uxbridge and South Ruislip, previously served as May’s foreign secretary until he called it quits in July 2018, citing his opposition to ...

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Deportation Rates Were Actually Higher During Obama Years: Report

Deportations under President Donald Trump have not reached the highs seen during the Obama administration, despite immigration enforcement being one of his signature campaign issues. During former President Barack Obama’s early years in the White House, deportation of illegal immigrants reached record highs, according to Homeland Security documents obtained by Axios. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) sent back more than ...

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Gillibrand Begins Fundraising Off Of Chris Wallace’s ‘Not Very Polite’ Comment

Chris Wallace scolded Democratic New York Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand for criticizing Fox News while appearing on the network and his condemnation has become the presidential hopeful’s new rallying cry. In addition to adding “Not ‘very polite.’” to her twitter bio on Monday, Gillibrand’s campaign began selling a $20 canvas tote bag adorned with the phrase “Frankly, not very polite.” “Ever ...

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China’s Latest Trade Threat Reignites Concerns Over US Mineral Dependency

The escalating U.S.-China trade dispute has brought American mineral dependency back into the spotlight. The U.S. is dependent on China for rare earth minerals used in hundreds of hi-tech products and military equipment. “China is letting the U.S. know that it has leverage,” said Dan McGroarty, head of the American Resources Policy Network. Reports of Chinese threats to escalate its ...

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Person Throws Phone At Trump During NRA Speech

A person reportedly threw a phone at President Donald Trump during his speech at the National Rifle Association (NRA) convention on Friday. During Trump’s speech in Indianapolis Indiana, a person in the crowd threw what appears to be a phone at the president. The person was reportedly immediately taken into custody and is being questioned by the Secret Service, according ...

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The One Question Trump Asks World Leaders

Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney revealed at The National Catholic Prayer Breakfast Tuesday that President Trump point blank asks leaders what they are doing to protect persecuted Christians in their countries. Mulvaney, who was a special guest speaker at the breakfast as a Catholic leader, noted that during the past two and a half years President Donald Trump has spent ...

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Warren Wants Student Debt Erased Through $640 Billion Plan

Massachusetts Democratic Sen. Elizabeth Warren revealed her $640 billion plan to erase student debt that would be funded by taxing super wealthy families Monday. The 2020 Democratic presidential candidate hopes to eliminate debt for 42 million Americans by cancelling up to $50,000 in student loan debt for every person with a “household income under $100,000,” according to her Medium post ...

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Can The Glory Of Notre Dame Be Restored? Or Will It Be Vandalized? (VIDEO)

The fires are out and the walls still stand strong, but can the ancient Cathedral of Notre Dame be restored to its intended glory? Not without a fight. Every day we’re told the old ways don’t work and our society lacks the skills to achieve what our ancestors once did. Church designed and Catholic University professor James McCrery sat down ...

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