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News : Politics

Has Tammy Duckworth Helped or Hurt Her Chances to Be VP?

Monday  08:25,   13 july 2020

When Sen. Tammy Duckworth told an interviewer, "I think we should listen to everybody" in considering whether tearing down statues of George Washington is a "good idea," one could conclude it was a gaffe that would harm her chances to become Joe... >>>

New York should prosecute Roger Stone (Opinion)

Monday  06:50,   13 july 2020

Gerald B. Lefcourt and Robert C. Gottlieb write that Roger Stone's commuted prison sentence comes as no surprise. While President Trump may be ready to disregard the rule of law, the state of New York should step in and prosecuteBringing a new... >>>

White House takes aim at Fauci as he disagrees with Trump on virus

Monday  06:05,   13 july 2020

As coronavirus cases surge in the United States, the White House is taking aim at the nation's top infectious disease expert, Dr. Anthony Fauci. © Getty Images In a statement Saturday, a White House official told CNN that "several White House... >>>

Man completes 1,000-mile trek from Alabama to Minnesota for racial equality

Monday  05:15,   13 july 2020

An Alabama man has finished a 1,000-mile trek from his state to Minnesota as part of a march for racial equality following the police killings of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor and other African Americans.Terry Willis, a 35-year-old business owner... >>>

Davis: Supreme Court decision is bad news for Trump, good news for Vance

Monday  04:40,   13 july 2020

Thanks to the hard evidence Cohen provided (and other evidence I assume Vance’s team has independently obtained), there is a good chance that Trump will be indicted for a variety of New York state crimes. And if and when there is a criminal trial of >>>

What Trump's mask can't hide (Opinion)

Monday  04:05,   13 july 2020

Reacting to Donald Trump publicly wearing a mask on a visit to the Walter Reed hospital, Dean Obeidallah writes that Trump's previous undermining of the recommendation on face coverings to prevent the spread of Covid-19 only made the... >>>

Appeals court rules first federal execution in 17 years can proceed

Monday  03:15,   13 july 2020

The first federal execution in more than a decade is expected to go forward as planned on Monday after an appeals court overturned a lower court's ruling halting the execution over coronavirus concerns.The Associated Press reported Sunday that... >>>

Pressley hits DeVos over reopening schools: 'I wouldn't trust you to care for a house plant let alone my child'

Monday  02:50,   13 july 2020

Rep. Ayanna Pressley (D-Mass.) swiped at Education Secretary Betsy DeVos on Sunday after the Trump administration official doubled down on her push for students to return to school. In a tweet knocking DeVos on Sunday afternoon, the freshman... >>>

Trump is the anti-Lincoln (opinion)

Monday  02:50,   13 july 2020

John Avlon writes that while Donald Trump likes to compare himself to Abraham Lincoln, the comparison falls apart on matters of character and temperament and political beliefs.President Donald Trump is famously unencumbered by a sense of history --... >>>

SEE IT: Wisconsin congressman Glenn Grothman coughs uncontrollably at mask-optional GOP event

Monday  02:26,   13 july 2020

Rep. Glenn Grothman, R-Wisconsin, coughed so hard while introducing President Trump at a mask-only GOP event this weekend that he had to stop talking and loosen his tie. “Let’s talk about Donald John Trump,” Grothman said, then began hacking. He... >>>

After Mueller's Op-Ed, Sen. Lindsey Graham Now Says He'll Call the Former Special Counsel to Testify

Monday  00:17,   13 july 2020

Graham had previously brushed off Democrats' requests for Mueller to testify in the Senate , telling CNN in April 2019, “I’m all good, I’m done with the Mueller report.” Mueller later testified before the House. The only invitation Graham had... >>>

In politics, as in baseball, it ain't over till it's over

Sunday  23:50,   12 july 2020

Just because the polls right now say that voters don’t like Donald Trump doesn’t mean they’ve fallen for Joe Biden.At the moment, things are not looking good for Donald Trump. Virtually every poll has him losing to Joe Biden. But November - the... >>>

The Goya Foods free speech controversy, explained

Sunday  23:15,   12 july 2020

Goya Foods’ CEO says his speech is being suppressed by a boycott. It’s not.Calls for a boycott emerged after Unanue said that Trump was an “incredible builder” and that the US was “blessed” to have him as president at a White House event on Thursday >>>

Biden builds 5-point lead over Trump in Texas: poll

Sunday  23:15,   12 july 2020

Presumptive Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden leads President Trump in Texas by 5 points, according to a new poll. Former Vice President Biden has 46 percent of the vote compared to Trump's 41 percent, based on a Dallas Morning... >>>

Fauci Doesn’t Weigh ‘Whole National Interest,’ Virus Task Force Member Says

Sunday  22:42,   12 july 2020

One of President Trump’s coronavirus task force members said Sunday that infectious disease specialist Anthony Fauci doesn’t necessarily “have the whole national interest in mind” in suggesting responses to the pandemic. © Bloomberg Anthony Fauci,... >>>