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No pardon for Trump, Julian Castro says at first New Hampshire stop as presidential candidate

Wed, 16 Jan 2019 10:24:58
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 No pardon for Trump, Julian Castro says at first New Hampshire stop as presidential candidate


Sears chairman prevails in bankruptcy auction for retailer with $5.2 billion bid: sources

Wed, 16 Jan 2019 09:04:55
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 Sears chairman prevails in bankruptcy auction for retailer with $5.2 billion bid: sources


Roku deletes Alex Jones' Infowars after user outrage and canceled orders

Wed, 16 Jan 2019 04:54:02
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 Roku deletes Alex Jones' Infowars after user outrage and canceled orders


Trump Summons Thousands Back to Work Without Pay as Shutdown Drags On

Wed, 16 Jan 2019 04:50:56
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 Trump Summons Thousands Back to Work Without Pay as Shutdown Drags On


Veterans groups demand end to shutdown: 'Get your act together'

Wed, 16 Jan 2019 03:46:34
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 Veterans groups demand end to shutdown: 'Get your act together'


Karen Pence Is Working At A School That Bans Gay Employees And Kids

Wed, 16 Jan 2019 03:46:00
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 Karen Pence Is Working At A School That Bans Gay Employees And Kids


GOP lawmakers in 2 states want to spend state funds on Trump's border wall

Wed, 16 Jan 2019 02:27:47

 GOP lawmakers in 2 states want to spend state funds on Trump's border wall


Federal judge: Government employees can't refuse to work unpaid during partial shutdown

Wed, 16 Jan 2019 02:08:31
Guess the Republicans want to bring slavery back...
 Federal judge: Government employees can't refuse to work unpaid during partial shutdown


King rips GOP leadership after criticism over 'white supremacist' remarks

Wed, 16 Jan 2019 01:15:19
tsk tsk. little bigot is having a fit....
 King rips GOP leadership after criticism over 'white supremacist' remarks


Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand tells Stephen Colbert she will run for president

Tue, 15 Jan 2019 23:53:43
Source: Washington Post

https://www.washingtonpost.com/resizer/kB7HOrhyW18GRlo7vFtyXTveuxY=/1484x0/arc-anglerfish-washpost-prod-washpost.s3.amazonaws.com/public/KARBI2USWEI6PCP2XOBCURW2LM.jpg

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand of New York announced Tuesday that she will run for the Democra...
 Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand tells Stephen Colbert she will run for president


Jahana Hayes appointed to education committee

Tue, 15 Jan 2019 23:43:39
Great news. She's fully grounded and ready to get to work.

Does that smile remind anyone of a certain ex-President?...
 Jahana Hayes appointed to education committee


El Chapo Trial: Former Mexican President Pea Nieto Took $100 Million Bribe, Witness Says

Tue, 15 Jan 2019 23:11:20
Wait until Donald hears he missed out on this. ...
 El Chapo Trial: Former Mexican President Pea Nieto Took $100 Million Bribe, Witness Says


Trump administration to bring back more than half of IRS employees despite shutdown, warns key funct

Tue, 15 Jan 2019 23:10:39
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 Trump administration to bring back more than half of IRS employees despite shutdown, warns key funct


MSU Interim President John Engler says Nassar survivors are 'enjoying' the 'spotlight'

Tue, 15 Jan 2019 22:51:35
Of course he's a Republican. Or, as Martina Navratilova tweeted, "What a DICK!!!!"

https://twitter.com/Martina/status/1085305793434464256...
 MSU Interim President John Engler says Nassar survivors are 'enjoying' the 'spotlight'


GOP ratchets up case to seat Mark Harris by questioning election fraud investigation

Tue, 15 Jan 2019 22:45:35
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But the hearing, originally scheduled for Jan. 11, was delayed indefinitely after a three-judge panel dissolved the board on Dec. 28 as part of a separate legal dispute. Since then, the elections staff has continued its investigation.

A new board is scheduled to be named on Jan. 31.

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 GOP ratchets up case to seat Mark Harris by questioning election fraud investigation


Senate advances measure bucking Trump on Russia sanctions

Tue, 15 Jan 2019 22:36:35
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 Senate advances measure bucking Trump on Russia sanctions


Mueller plows ahead, issuing more subpoenas to associates of conservative commentator

Tue, 15 Jan 2019 22:32:35
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 Mueller plows ahead, issuing more subpoenas to associates of conservative commentator


Facing Disbarment, Manafort Resigns as Lawyer

Tue, 15 Jan 2019 22:25:44
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 Facing Disbarment, Manafort Resigns as Lawyer


Donald Tusk says Brexit deal looks impossible

Tue, 15 Jan 2019 22:18:34
Source: The Guardian

Donald Tusk has made a thinly veiled call for the UK to stay in the EU, suggesting the prime minister's historic loss in parliament left a deal looking "impossible".

As the scale of the defeat was announced, the president of the European council called for T...
 Donald Tusk says Brexit deal looks impossible


READ: Mueller Releases Filing On Why Manafort Broke Plea Agreement (UPDATED)

Tue, 15 Jan 2019 22:16:25

 READ: Mueller Releases Filing On Why Manafort Broke Plea Agreement (UPDATED)


Navajo Code Talker Alfred K. Newman dies at 94 in New Mexico

Tue, 15 Jan 2019 21:57:03
Not much more information at the source. This man is one of the reasons we won WWII!...
 Navajo Code Talker Alfred K. Newman dies at 94 in New Mexico


John Kasich signs with CNN as senior political commentator

Tue, 15 Jan 2019 21:34:51

 John Kasich signs with CNN as senior political commentator


New Poll: Nearly Three-Quarters of Federal Workers Oppose Shutdown, Majority Oppose Wall

Tue, 15 Jan 2019 21:16:19
Overwhelming opposition to the shutdown, AND the wall by civil servants.

JUST SAY NO! Stand strong. End the lockout! ...
 New Poll: Nearly Three-Quarters of Federal Workers Oppose Shutdown, Majority Oppose Wall


New Dem Kansas gov reinstates protections for LGBT state employees

Tue, 15 Jan 2019 20:58:43
Source: The Hill

The new Democratic Kansas governor moved to reinstate protections for LGBTQ state employees in her first official act as governor.

Gov. Laura Kelly signed an executive order on Tuesday to restore a ban on anti-LGBTQ bias in hiring and employment decisions by sta...
 New Dem Kansas gov reinstates protections for LGBT state employees


King to vote for resolution rejecting white supremacy

Tue, 15 Jan 2019 20:09:32
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 King to vote for resolution rejecting white supremacy


Alt-right activist gets off with a warning after trespassing, trying to enter Pelosi's home

Tue, 15 Jan 2019 20:07:30


Anyone know if Pelosi has secret Service protection from these crazies?? Why did she only get a warning when she said she tried to enter but door was locked??




‏Verified account @willsommer
24h24 hours ago

One of Loomer's pals is urging viewers to come and ask for "sanctua...
 Alt-right activist gets off with a warning after trespassing, trying to enter Pelosi's home


UPDATE: Brexit vote: British Parliament rejects Theresa May's Brexit deal

Tue, 15 Jan 2019 19:45:11

 UPDATE: Brexit vote: British Parliament rejects Theresa May's Brexit deal


'Vino Vixen,' alleged blacklist creator, leaves State

Tue, 15 Jan 2019 18:55:49
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 'Vino Vixen,' alleged blacklist creator, leaves State


DEMOCRATS DROP WOMEN'S MARCH SUPPORT

Tue, 15 Jan 2019 18:46:28
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 DEMOCRATS DROP WOMEN'S MARCH SUPPORT


Trump considering recognizing Venezuelan opposition leader as legitimate President

Tue, 15 Jan 2019 18:46:26
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 Trump considering recognizing Venezuelan opposition leader as legitimate President


UPDATED: House Dem Centrists Tell Trump To Take A Hike, Won't Meet On Shutdown

Tue, 15 Jan 2019 17:14:58
Source: Talking Points Memo


By Cameron Joseph
January 15, 2019 12:07 pm

President Trump asked a group of moderate House Democrats to meet with him on Tuesday, looking to drive a wedge between them and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA). No dice, said the Democrats.

White Ho...
 UPDATED: House Dem Centrists Tell Trump To Take A Hike, Won't Meet On Shutdown


Burger King mocks Trump over misspelled tweet: 'We're all out of hamberders'

Tue, 15 Jan 2019 17:05:52
https://twitter.com/BurgerKing/status/1085213382192627717?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw...
 Burger King mocks Trump over misspelled tweet: 'We're all out of hamberders'


Mueller files status report highlighting cooperation by key witness

Tue, 15 Jan 2019 17:00:38
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 Mueller files status report highlighting cooperation by key witness


Legislature passes sweeping electoral reforms (NY)

Tue, 15 Jan 2019 16:33:19
Electoral reforms

Early Voting: Allows eligible voters in New York State to vote in person during a designated period.

Consolidation of Federal and State Primaries: Makes state primary elections the same day as federal primary elections. It also ...
 Legislature passes sweeping electoral reforms (NY)


UPDATED: Judge voids Alabama law protecting Confederate monuments

Tue, 15 Jan 2019 16:31:42

 UPDATED: Judge voids Alabama law protecting Confederate monuments


Overseas Traders Face Charges for Hacking SEC's Public Filings Site

Tue, 15 Jan 2019 16:14:50

 Overseas Traders Face Charges for Hacking SEC's Public Filings Site


Steve King controversy deepens, with Liz Cheney now calling for resignation

Tue, 15 Jan 2019 16:09:44
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 Steve King controversy deepens, with Liz Cheney now calling for resignation


China retaliates against the US and Canada, issuing its own travel warning for Chinese citizens

Tue, 15 Jan 2019 16:09:34
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 China retaliates against the US and Canada, issuing its own travel warning for Chinese citizens


Ex-Sen. McCaskill joins NBC, MSNBC

Tue, 15 Jan 2019 15:53:22
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 Ex-Sen. McCaskill joins NBC, MSNBC


Trump AG pick William Barr: Special counsel Robert Mueller would not be 'involved in a witch hunt'

Tue, 15 Jan 2019 15:46:05
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 Trump AG pick William Barr: Special counsel Robert Mueller would not be 'involved in a witch hunt'






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Peace demonstrations in the US October 26-28 2007
29.10 - 2007

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Large number of US citizens demonstrated against the war in Iraq (and the possible war in Iran) during this October weekend. Massive turnout in Boston and San Fransisco, and also in Chicago, LA and DC people took to the streets.
The message was: NO more war in Iraq! NO to a war with Iran!