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Abrams brings Fair Fight 2020 to Georgia

Sunday  05:20,   18 august 2019
msn

Democrat Stacey Abrams launched a new multistate voter protection initiative in Georgia on Saturday. Abrams kicked off her Fair Fight 2020 campaign at an elementary school in Gwinnett County near Atlanta, WXIA-TV reported . Since her loss in the... >>>

Former vice president Dick Cheney to appear at fundraiser for Trump and RNC

Sunday  05:15,   18 august 2019
washingtonpost

Cheney has been critical of the Trump administration’s foreign policy moves. At a private gathering this year, Richard Cheney pressed Vice President Pence on a number of the administration’s foreign policy decisions, particularly the Trump... >>>

O'Rourke visits Arkansas gun show after releasing gun control platform

Sunday  01:40,   18 august 2019
thehill

White House hopeful Beto O'Rourke visited an Arkansas gun show Saturday to talk with firearm owners and vendors about solutions to tackle gun... >>>

How Stephen Miller Rode an Anti-Immigration Wave to the White House

Sunday  00:55,   18 august 2019
nytimes

When historians try to explain how opponents of immigration captured the Republican Party, they may turn to the spring of 2007, when President George W. Bush threw his waning powers behind a legalization plan and conservative populists buried it in... >>>

Gerald Ford said this headline cost him the election. Daily News used it again for Trump.

Sunday  00:45,   18 august 2019
washingtonpost

"Fjord to Trump: Drop dead" is a play on a headline from when then-President Gerald Ford refused to bail New York City out of bankruptcy in... >>>

Trump’s speech at a Shell plant drew thousands of workers. They were paid overtime to be there.

Sunday  00:40,   18 august 2019
washingtonpost

Workers who chose not to attend forfeited tine-and-a-half overtime pay that their coworkers earned for... >>>

The biggest 2020 issue that the Democratic debates missed

Saturday  23:30,   17 august 2019
nbcnews

Democrats are rolling out big plans on affordable housing as activists demand access for everyone from homeless families to suburban... >>>

AOC Laughs Off Trump’s Suggestion She’s Jealous of Squad Sisters

Saturday  22:55,   17 august 2019
bloomberg

Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez responded by “crying with laughter” at President Donald Trump’s suggestion that she feels overshadowed by other members of the cohort of female, left-leaning first-term Democrats known as the Squad. ©... >>>

Shell workers in Pennsylvania say they were told to either attend a recent Trump event, or not get paid

Saturday  22:50,   17 august 2019
businessinsider

Workers at a new Shell plant in Pennsylvania were told they had to attend a speech by President Donald Trump in order to get... >>>

Joseph Kennedy III is said to be considering a run against Edward Markey for Senate

Saturday  21:55,   17 august 2019
bostonglobe

Representative Joseph P. Kennedy III is thinking about a primary challenge next year against Senator Edward J. Markey, according to a senior Democratic official. Such a race could substantially alter the state’s political landscape and has the... >>>

House Democrats weigh action against US and Israel ambassadors over banned visit

Saturday  20:40,   17 august 2019
latimes

Senior Democratic members of Congress are considering action against top emissaries of the Israeli government and the Trump administration. Adding to their concern over Dermer’s handling of the congresswomen’s visit, Democrats were further angered... >>>

FEC chair challenges Trump to provide evidence of voter fraud in New Hampshire

Saturday  20:00,   17 august 2019
cnn

In a letter to the president, Ellen Weintraub said the country's democracy depends on "the American people's faith in our... >>>

How Andrew Yang ended up in a viral video dancing the Cupid Shuffle

Saturday  19:00,   17 august 2019
usatoday

Videos of entrepreneur Andrew Yang doing the Cupid Shuffle have gone viral online, with one video receiving roughly 1.2 million views since being posted Thursday evening. "As seriously as Andrew and the team take the issues of this country, that's... >>>

Trump says he’s watching Portland protests ‘closely’ and threatens to label antifa a terror group

Saturday  18:10,   17 august 2019
washingtonexaminer

President Trump threatened to label antifa a terrorist organization as dueling protests are expected in Portland,... >>>

McConnell, Eyeing Legacy, Turns Senate Into Machine for Conservative Judges

Saturday  17:05,   17 august 2019
bloomberg

President Donald Trump and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell are reshaping federal courts at a blazing pace, with the Senate’s confirmation of 59 judges so far this year offering a bright spot for the GOP leader who has been criticized for... >>>