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Tennessee Republicans love their confederate statues—and they punished Memphis for removing them

Republican lawmakers in the Tennessee House of Representatives decided to show the world just how racist and vindictive they are when they voted on Tuesday to punish the city of Memphis for removing Confederate statues in 2017. And just how exactly is the majority-black city being punished? By taking away money, of course. Specifically, by stripping the city …

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If Federal Prosecutors Weren’t Suspicious of Hannity Before — They Are Now

He's in deep, deep trouble. I think everyone knew the Michael Cohen hearing on Monday would make news. It was anticipated that Judge Kimba Wood would decide whether or not the president would be granted a restraining order against his own Department of Justice, preventing them from searching the documents and other items seized from his attorney's …

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Missile attack on Syria is a salute to “Russiagate” enthusiasts – whether they like It or not

Politicians, pundits and activists who’ve routinely denounced President Trump as a tool of Vladimir Putin can now mull over a major indicator of their cumulative impacts. The U.S.-led missile attack on Syria before dawn Saturday is the latest benchmark for gauging the effects of continually baiting Trump as a puppet of Russia’s president. Heavyweights of …

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White Sacramento man regrets call that led to Stephon Clark’s death: ‘They shot an innocent person’

He admitted that he knows the family and now regrets what transpired after his call. A Sacramento man who made a fateful 911 call that led to the shooting death of an unarmed 22-year-old black man said he regrets making the call, the Sacramento Bee is reporting. According to Dave Reiling, he claims he went outside after …

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Most Americans think teachers are underpaid. Here’s the graph that shows how right they are.

Campaign Action Are teachers underpaid? Teacher pay has been in the news recently as a wave of teacher walkouts and strikes has hit red states like West Virginia, Oklahoma and Kentucky, and a recent CBS News poll found that most people say yes. Overall, 68 percent of people said teachers were underpaid, but there were striking …

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The Kochs have serious buyers’ remorse over the Republican party they created

The Koch brothers, having bought themselves a Congress, are not particularly happy that they are not able to dictate the agenda for who they see as their employees. Leaders of the conservative Koch political network are mad about President Trump’s tariffs, the failure to protect “dreamers” and runaway government spending. They’re frustrated congressional leaders do …

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A group of Somali men alleged they were abused while in ICE detention. Then they were deported

Last month, a group of 25 Somali men alleged they were subjected to abuse “at the West Texas Detention Center, which is operated by LaSalle Corrections under a contract with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement.” The Texas center, located near El Paso, has previously been described as “hell,” where last year other detainees alleged they were deprived of running water …

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Marco Rubio: 18 year olds shouldn’t have assault rifles unless they live in Washington, D.C.

Campaign Action That deep-thinker, the up-and-coming hope of Republicans, Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) is once again demonstrating just how not-ready-for-prime-time he is. Still. Five years after that nationally televised, live water emergency in his state of the union response. This embarrassment again involves Rubio on a live, national stage, but there isn’t much that’s funny this …

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States get funding to secure voting systems, now they need the info on specific threats

Despite the best efforts of Speaker Paul Ryan, who canned the Matthew Masterson, head of the U.S. Election Assistance Commission and chief cyber security official in the commission, it is still doing its work, and in fact quickly turned around the $ 380 million Congress authorized in the omnibus spending bill passed and signed last …

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Stormy’s attorney says they have ‘mountain-load of evidence’, boldly moves to depose Trump in court

Stormy Daniels and her attorney, Michael Avenatti, are not going away after her interview on 60 Minutes. For a guy who brags about “punching back harder” after being attacked, Donald Trump has shown unusual restraint in not going after the adult film star/director and her attorney. Perhaps that is because Donald Trump knows that Stormy Daniels kept …

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