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The ‘squad’ takes center stage in GOP attacks in 2019 state elections

Take a seat, Nancy Pelosi — you’ve been replaced. For years, the California Democrat has been the cornerstone of Republican negative attack ads and campaign rhetoric against her party. But as Republicans work to keep control of key statehouses this fall ahead of the all-important redistricting process that comes with the 2020 census, state and local GOP politicians are building a robust Read More…

Jeff Bridges calls for donations to get his ‘good buddy’ Bullock ‘up on that debate stage’

Jeff Bridges is urging people to donate to his “good buddy,” Steve Bullock, so the Montana governor can make it onto the next Democratic presidential debate stage. “I don’t care if you vote for somebody else,” the “Big Lebowski” actor said in a video posted on Twitter on Monday. “But it’s so important to have Steve Bullock’s Read More…

Billionaire Tom Steyer says his wealth shouldn’t disqualify him from the Democratic nomination

Longshot Tom Steyer doesn’t think his billionaire status should disqualify him from the Democratic presidential nomination, despite an increasing portion of his party shying away from corporate money. Instead, the business magnate told CNBC on Thursday, his experience in the private sector positions him to “expose” President Donald Trump “as the failure he’s been as Read More…

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Trump attacks Biden, defends call with Ukraine leader as 'perfectly fine and routine'

President TrumpDonald John TrumpJulián Castro: It’s time for House Democrats to ‘do something’ about Trump Warren: Congress is ‘complicit’ with Trump ‘by failing to act’ Sanders to join teachers, auto workers striking in Midwest MORE on Saturday defended his reported push for Ukraine’s president to investigate former Vice President Joe BidenJoe BidenJulián Castro: It’s time for Read More…

George Conway rips Trump: Ukraine allegations are 'over the top'

George ConwayGeorge Thomas ConwayClarence Thomas, Joe Manchin, Rudy Giuliani among guests at second state visit under Trump George Conway: If Trump pushed Ukraine to investigate Biden, he ‘should be impeached and removed from office’ Joe Walsh ‘honored’ to have George Conway as informal adviser in challenge to Trump MORE, husband to White House counselor Kellyanne Read More…

The Memo: 'Whistleblower' furor gains steam

An air of crisis is enveloping Washington over allegations from a whistleblower against President TrumpDonald John TrumpJulián Castro: It’s time for House Democrats to ‘do something’ about Trump Warren: Congress is ‘complicit’ with Trump ‘by failing to act’ Sanders to join teachers, auto workers striking in Midwest MORE over his dealings with a foreign government. Read More…

Vice Magazine Writer ‘Hopes That Terrible Men Like Jeffrey Epstein and Brett Kavanaugh Will Ultimately Get What They Deserve’

Vice Magazine published an article about the life and death of serial killer Aileen Wuornos, a sex worker who was found guilty of killing seven clients between 1989 and 1990. She claimed she had shot these men in self-defense. After spending ten years on death row, Wuornos died by lethal injection in 2002. She has Read More…

A Woman Packing a Glock Confronts Beto Over His ‘Evil’ Confiscation Plan: ‘Hell No, You’re Not!’ (Video)

[Screenshot from Jon Murray via Twitter, https://twitter.com/JonMurray/status/1174843068891033600] I can’t imagine anything sillier than the idea that taking guns away from people who obey the law — that is to say, making sure only criminals have that firepower — could possibly result in improved safety. It’s not just short-sightedness; it’s a complete lack of the most Read More…

“She’s Hollywood”: AOC’s Primary Challenger Is Fired Up, Says ‘Squad’ Leader Is Absentee Congresswoman

Queens activist Badrun Khan, a Democratic primary challenger to Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (NY-14), speaks on Fox News – 9/19/19. Screen grab via Fox News. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez stunned political observers in June 2018 when she defeated longtime Congressional Rep. Joe Crowley in the NY-14 Democratic primary. Since that time, she’s been given non-stop fawning media Read More…

Clarence Thomas, Joe Manchin, Rudy Giuliani among guests at second state visit under Trump

By contrast, previous commanders in chief have traditionally played host at multiple state dinners — former President Obama helmed five state dinners in his first two years in office. Many of the high-profile guests at the state dinner Friday night stayed mum when asked about pressing world events. Trump chief economic adviser Larry KudlowLawrence (Larry) Read More…

Kavanaugh book authors: It sure is a shame that people rushed to judgment about impeaching him after that NYT story

It really is wacky how readers overreacted to a new claim in the country’s most respected paper that Kavanaugh sexually assaulted a woman while in college — after the story neglected to mention that the supposed victim doesn’t remember it happening. I grudgingly admire the sheer balls it takes for these two to blame readers Read More…