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Chelsea Handler’s tweet to the GOP over Florida’s school shooting is going viral

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Television personality Chelsea Handler had harsh words for the Republican Party following a deadly shooting at a south Florida high school on Wednesday. At least 15 people were killed and many more injured in a mass shooting at Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, FL reportedly perpetrated by a 19-year-old former student. Handler, a comedian and former […]

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Democrats just scored a huge victory in tonight’s Minnesota special election

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In tonight’s devastating blow to Trump and his party, Democrats have scored yet another victory in a pivotal midwestern state. Democrat Karla Bigham has edged out her Republican challenger, Denny McNamara, in tonight’s race to represent Minnesota’s state Senate district 54 by a margin of 50.7 percent to 47 percent. The seat was vacated by Democrat Dan Schoen who resigned in […]

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Jeff Sessions just blew the racial dogwhistle to end all dogwhistles in front of a room of cops

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In a stunning reveal from our nation’s top law enforcement official, Attorney General Jeff Sessions blew a bullhorn of a racial dog whistle this morning while speaking at the National Sherrif’s Association when he proudly praised the “Anglo-American heritage” of law enforcement. “Anglo-American” obviously is code for “white” – and when taken in context of […]

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The Trump team was just caught in a $156 million Puerto Rico food contract scandal

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The Trump administration’s naked exploitation of the devastation wrought on the island of Puerto Rico in the wake of Hurricane Maria was exposed in bewildering fashion when it was revealed that a Trump administration contractor was awarded $156 million to provide 30 million meals to the people of Puerto Rico  – and only came through with […]

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Black Dems take lead in push to impeach Trump

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Members of the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) are proving central to efforts to impeach President Trump. Black lawmakers say that’s the result of Trump repeatedly stirring racial controversies, from personally attacking two members of the caucus to casting equal blame on white supremacists and counterprotesters for fatal violence in Charlottesville, Va., last summer. Rep. Emanuel Cleaver […]

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No, Bernie 2020 Will Not Be The Same As 2016

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Before I begin, I will go ahead and address the, “Why the hell should we listen to this guy” sentiment most people feel after they’ve been asked to believe a bold declaration or prediction from someone they’ve never heard of. My name is Niko House. I was the president and founder of Carolina Students For […]

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Trump just gave a truly pathetic excuse for canceling his big trip to United Kingdom

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President Trump went on a rare after-bedtime Twitter tirade Thursday night to personally pushback against some of the more damning news stories of the day.  While he steered clear of the most explosive revelation of the news cycle – that he asked a bipartisan group of lawmakers at a meeting on immigration reform why we take so […]

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Bernie Sanders just sent a shot across Trump’s bow with a viral New Year’s resolution

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Today marks the beginning of a new year, full of exciting possibilities and potential. Last year seemed interminable for a battered and bloodied American progressive left; our resolute spirits reeling under the incessant barrage of startling cruelty and staggering idiocy unleashed by the Trump administration. But this year represents a new beginning. With the midterm […]

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Trump Hits Golf Course For Fifth Straight Day After Promising To Get ‘Back To Work’

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After promising the American people that he would get “back to work,” Donald Trump hit the golf course for the fifth straight day on Saturday. According to the White House pool report, Trump departed his Mar-a-Lago club this morning for Trump International Golf Club in West Palm Beach, Florida. As The Hill noted, “The president has […]

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Trump to Dems: No DACA deal without the border wall

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Democrats seeking a deal to protect so-called Dreamers from deportation must be prepared to agree to a package that includes several White House priorities, including a border wall and reforms to the U.S. immigration system, President Donald Trump wrote on Twitter Friday morning. “The Democrats have been told, and fully understand, that there can be […]

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