Trump’s Embattled Federal Reserve Pick Seeks Cover In Brett Kavanaugh


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Stephen Moore taunted his ex-wife while cheating on her and has made countless sexist remarks. He thinks it's "character assassination" to bring that up.

Facebook expects up to $5B FTC fine


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Facebook expects to pay between $3 billion and $5 billion as part of the FTC’s ongoing investigation into the company’s handling of users’ personal information, the company announced.

The social networking company said it set aside $3 billion during the first quarter to handle the expected expense, though it said the "matter remains unresolved" and it was not clear when the investigation would be resolved.

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Former Christie aide sentenced to 13 months in Bridgegate case


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NEWARK — Bridget Anne Kelly, a onetime aide to former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, was sentenced Wednesday to 13 months in prison and one year of supervised release for her role in the George Washington Bridge lane closures.

The bizarre political stunt, which became known as Bridgegate, was designed to help the Republican governor’s career but ended up halting his march toward the White House.

Kelly, a single mother of four who spent most of her career as a low-level political operative before reaching the governor’s office, was convicted in 2016 after a dramatic six-week trial in federal court.

The resentencing on Wednesday by U.S. District Court Judge Susan Wigenton came more than two years after Kelly was sentenced to 18 months in prison. Kelly and her co-defendant, former Christie ally Bill Baroni, were since able to convince a federal appeals court to toss some of the convictions Continue reading “Former Christie aide sentenced to 13 months in Bridgegate case”

Divided Supreme Court sides with business owners over workers in class arbitration ruling


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Chief justice’s 13-page opinion prompts 31 pages of dissent from the court’s liberals.

Trump defends administration’s response to opioid crisis: ‘We will never stop until our job is done’


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The president pledged to “end the opioid crisis once and for all” in a speech at a drug summit in Atlanta. Critics have argued his efforts are too little, too late.

Buttigieg gets first endorsement from member of Congress, Rep. Don Beyer of Va.


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Rep. Don Beyer (D) says Democratic 2020 hopeful Pete Buttigieg has rare ability to communicate

Most Americans have never trusted Trump


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Exposing his falsehoods isn’t going to change opinions of his presidency.

Young Adults Rocked The Vote In 2018, New Census Data Shows


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Turnout in last year's midterm elections also spiked among Hispanic and Asian voters.

‘Game of Thrones’ actor speaks out about being sexually assaulted by fans


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“Game of Thrones” actor Daniel Portman tells Esquire he’s been sexually assaulted by fans of the HBO series, asking “what can you do?” about such interactions.”I’ve been grabbed by so many [people],” Portman, who p…

‘Game of Thrones’ actor speaks out about being sexually assaulted by fans


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“Game of Thrones” actor Daniel Portman tells Esquire he’s been sexually assaulted by fans of the HBO series, asking “what can you do?” about such interactions.”I’ve been grabbed by so many [people],” Portman, who p…

Franklin Graham rails against Buttigieg for calling himself ‘gay Christian’


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Evangelist Franklin Graham, an outspoken supporter of President Trump, on Wednesday slammed 2020 presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg for calling himself a “gay christian,” saying that the Bible defines homosexuality as…

Cory Booker: Trump’s Criticism Of Ilhan Omar Is ‘Reprehensible’


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Speaking at a presidential forum in Texas focused on women of color, the New Jersey senator said the president’s language was “toxic.”

Buttigieg signs message to deaf supporter who created ASL sign for ‘Buttigieg’


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South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete Buttigieg on Wednesday responded to a message from a deaf supporter in sign language, thanking him for the American Sign Language (ASL) sign he created for the 2020 Democratic presidential can…

Cindy McCain weighs in on Biden report: ‘No intention’ of getting involved in race


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Cindy McCain denied reports Wednesday that she and her daughter Meghan intend to endorse former Vice President Joe Biden for president in 2020.Biden has not yet announced a presidential run but is expected to make…

Hasan Minhaj Confronts Jared Kushner Over Relationship With Saudi Crown Prince


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“This is a very powerful room, and I know there’s a lot of very powerful people here," the comedian said before alluding to Kushner's ties to MBS.

Nadler suggested fining Trump officials who refuse subpoenas: report


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House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-N.Y.) earlier this month reportedly suggested fining Trump administration officials who do not comply with congressional subpoenas….

Democrats Really Don’t Care If Their 2020 Candidates Go On Fox News


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They loathe the network but shrug at concerns about the party's presidential contenders appearing there.

Philippines’s Duterte threatens to declare war on Canada if they don’t take back trash within a week


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Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte has threatened “war” with Canada unless the nation takes back thousands of tons of trash shipped to Manila by a Canadian company, …

Questions on race, faith and tradition confront Buttigieg in South Carolina


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The rising Democratic presidential candidate faces early challenges with some black voters in the key primary state.

A reader’s guide to all of Trump’s fights with Congress


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