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This Day in Politics: August 2, 1923 – Vice President Calvin Coolidge become U.S. President upon the death of President Warren G. Harding

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Kid Rock for U.S. Senate – shoot me now

Yes, that Kid Rock for Senate crap is still out there, as the jackass himself has recently said he is “exploring” the idea and planning a press conference sometime in the next six weeks to address the issue. “I was … Continue reading

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A pro-Trump group works the refs with a new ad on the Russian probe

The ad attacks special counsel Robert S. Mueller III and generally swipes at the investigation into the “Trump campaign’s possible cooperation with Russian interference in the 2016 election.” Nut-job conservative talker Tomi Lahren is featured in the ad, called “Witch … Continue reading

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Is this what Republicans mean by calming the rhetoric? Disgusting

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Fox News drops “fair and balanced”

On a day when most people are thinking and talking about the horrific shooting in Virginia, some lighter news might be welcome. New York Magazine is reporting today that Fox News is dropping the trademark most thinking people saw as … Continue reading

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Jeff Sessions gets the vapors before the Senate (video)

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Morning Headlines

CNN Politics: 9th Circuit deals Trump travel ban another defeat Washington Post: D.C. and Maryland AGs: Trump ‘flagrantly violating’ emoluments clause The Hill: Trump says he’s accomplished more than anyone but FDR in six months Politico: Sessions to testify in open hearing before Senate … Continue reading

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Georgia 6th special: Ossoff pulls ahead in new poll; Republicans release desperate ad (video)

The special House election for the Georgia 6th is just eleven days away, and while all eyes were on Washington yesterday for former FBI Director James Comey’s stellar performance, things are heating up down south. According to a new poll … Continue reading

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Because Trump is a lying sack of crap. What was the question again? (video)

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D-Day: June 6, 1944 (video)

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New York Times: Intelligence contractor is charged in first leak case under Trump Politico: Boris Johnson: ‘No reason’ to cancel Donald Trump’s UK visit CNN Politics: Trump’s populist wing on the rise NBC News: Jeremy Corbyn: Socialist opposition leader gives … Continue reading

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Campaign Headlines

Roll Call: Minnesota’s Rick Nolan not running for governor WRAL News: US Supreme Court tosses NC legislative districts; no special election ordered Washington Post: Amid Trump’s unpopularity, Democrats face rising criticism for failing to invest more in special elections Sioux City Journal: Weaver … Continue reading

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Sen. Franken talks climate change and Putin

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New York Times: Trump unlikely to impede Comey testimony  Politico: Trump needs a win in Congress, which is unlikely CNN: How Greg Gianforte’s body slam might save a Democratic Senate seat in Montana Washington Post: At home, GOP senators voice skepticism about … Continue reading

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Morning Headlines

New York Times: The U.S. is the biggest carbon polluter in history. Will it walk away from the Paris climate deal? CNN: Trump and Europe don’t mix, and that will have lasting consequences Politico: Could the Russia investigation reveal Trump’s tax returns? … Continue reading

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New poll in the SC-5th shows Democrat behind by not as much as you might think, under the circumstances

Here we go again with a special election in a very Republican district with the media suggesting there is a race when there really isn’t one. A poll by Anzalone Liszt Grove Research was completed on May 25th for the … Continue reading

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New York Times: Trump expected to pull U.S. from Paris climate accord Politico: Support for Trump impeachment rises CNN News: Comey to testify publicly about Trump confrontation The Hill: White House preps broad exemption from birth control mandate NBC News: Kathy … Continue reading

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Jerry Springer for governor of Ohio? Come on. No

Are you ready? Probably not for this. Jerry Springer, that Jerry Springer, is being touted as a candidate for governor of Ohio on the Democratic side for 2018. He was mayor of Cincinnati so it’s not as rediculous as it … Continue reading

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Trump’s goal was to win an election, not govern a country

Donald Trump’s finest moment was winning the presidency, and though we can argue about how legitimate the win was, no one is going to take his victory away now. The election is over but Trump seems to want nothing more … Continue reading

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Violent offender wins Montana House seat

Absolutely no surprise that Republican Greg Gianforte won the House special election for Montana’s only seat yesterday. The margin of victory was a little surprising, around 7 points, given that this one should never have been that close. Trump won … Continue reading

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