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Rahm Emanuel Gets Real With Dems on Their Political Decimation: We're Now '1000 Seats' Behind Republicans - Independent Journal Review

Thu, 06/22/2017 - 12:20

Independent Journal Review

Rahm Emanuel Gets Real With Dems on Their Political Decimation: We're Now '1000 Seats' Behind Republicans
Independent Journal Review
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel is a political opportunist but he sees a big problem with the Democratic Party at the moment. In 2009, Emanuel revealed how he likes to take advantage of a political crisis. Emanuel said, “You never want a serious crisis to ...
Pelosi Strikes Back: 'I Think I'm Worth the Trouble'NBCNews.com
Dear Democrats: Don't Freak OutU.S. News & World Report
The Humbling of the DemocratsCommentary Magazine
The Hill
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"Pizzagate" Gunman Is Sentenced To Four Years In Prison - BuzzFeed News

Thu, 06/22/2017 - 12:08

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"Pizzagate" Gunman Is Sentenced To Four Years In Prison
BuzzFeed News
Edgar Maddison Welch, who brought loaded guns into a DC pizza restaurant in response to the "Pizzagate" internet conspiracy theory, was sentenced on Thursday to four years in prison. Posted on June 22, 2017, at 10:08 a.m.. Zoe Tillman. BuzzFeed News ...
'Pizzagate' gunman sentenced to four years in prison, as prosecutors urged judge to deter vigilante justiceWashington Post
'Pizzagate' gunman in DC sentenced to 4 years in prisonChicago Tribune
'Pizzagate' Conspiracy Theorist Who Shot Up DC Restaurant Sentenced To 4 YearsHuffPost
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Study: Legal Pot Linked to Increase in Auto Collisions - U.S. News & World Report

Thu, 06/22/2017 - 08:33

U.S. News & World Report

Study: Legal Pot Linked to Increase in Auto Collisions
U.S. News & World Report
In the case of impaired driving, "marijuana just layers on top of other impairments like alcohol," according to study. (John Greim/LightRocket/Getty Images). Car crash claims are on the rise in three states where recreational marijuana use is legal ...
Legal Marijuana Linked With Rise In Car Crash Claims: StudyPatch.com
Study: Legal Pot Behind Rise In Car CrashesCBS Local
Legal pot and car crashes: Yes, there's a linkCBS News
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Trump's victory changed the way Americans see reality - Washington Post

Thu, 06/22/2017 - 08:07

Washington Post

Trump's victory changed the way Americans see reality
Washington Post
Democrats and Republicans have never been further apart in their expectations for the economy than they are right now. The Trump presidency appears to have sparked an unprecedented political polarization in consumer confidence, which is often viewed ...

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Trump's victory changed the way Americans see reality - Washington Post

Thu, 06/22/2017 - 08:07

Washington Post

Trump's victory changed the way Americans see reality
Washington Post
Democrats and Republicans have never been further apart in their expectations for the economy than they are right now. The Trump presidency appears to have sparked an unprecedented political polarization in consumer confidence, which is often viewed ...
Watch live: House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi holds her weekly news briefingLos Angeles Times
Trump resistance will never be a Tea Party for DemocratsUSA TODAY
The face of Republican evil: It's not Donald TrumpSalon
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Census: US is aging, growing more racially diverse - CBS News

Thu, 06/22/2017 - 06:28

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Census: US is aging, growing more racially diverse
CBS News
The United States is growing older and more ethnically diverse, a trend that could put strains on government programs from Medicare to education, the Census Bureau reported Thursday. Every ethnic and racial group grew between 2015 and 2016, but the ...
Census Finds A More Diverse America, As Whites Lag GrowthNPR
Texas Hispanics behind half of state's growth since 2010KHOU
A Census Time Machine: Sioux Falls Is the Past, Staten Island the Present, Las Vegas the FutureNew York Times
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How Can Trump Get Anything Done With All Those Empty Seats? - Bloomberg

Thu, 06/22/2017 - 05:15

Bloomberg

How Can Trump Get Anything Done With All Those Empty Seats?
Bloomberg
A lack of staff at key agencies is weighing on the president's agenda and frustrating cabinet officials. By. Toluse Olorunnipa. @ToluseO More stories by Toluse Olorunnipa. Thu Jun 22 2017 03:00:20 GMT-0700 (PDT). Illustration: Sam Island. During ...
The White House is looking for a new press secretary: Spicer or nicer?The Hill (blog)
Steve Bannon is the White House's Chief Mean GirlDaily Beast
Five ways Trump's Washington is more secretiveBBC News
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Wall Street Journal Fires Correspondent Over Ethics Conflict - U.S. News & World Report

Thu, 06/22/2017 - 02:32

U.S. News & World Report

Wall Street Journal Fires Correspondent Over Ethics Conflict
U.S. News & World Report
The Wall Street Journal has fired its chief foreign affairs correspondent after evidence emerged about his involvement in prospective business deals, including one involving arms sales to foreign governments, with a businessman who was a key source.
'Wall Street Journal' Fires Jay Solomon Over Ethical LapsesNPR
Reporter Jay Solomon fired by Wall Street Journal over report of business dealings with sourceWashington Post
Wall Street Journal Fires Reporter With Ties to Iranian-Born MagnateNew York Times
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Softball Brings Washington Together Again, for a Night - New York Times

Wed, 06/21/2017 - 20:53

New York Times

Softball Brings Washington Together Again, for a Night
New York Times
Crystal Griner, a Capitol Police officer injured in last week's shooting at a congressional baseball practice, threw the first pitch at the annual Congressional Women's Softball Game in Washington on Wednesday. Credit Al Drago for The New York Times.
Record number attend Congressional Women's Softball Game after shootingThe Hill (blog)
Bipartisanship Continues to Show Strength in Congressional Softball GameRoll Call
Congressional women's softball game gets big league attentionPolitico
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US valedictorian shut down by school after going rogue in final speech - Stuff.co.nz

Wed, 06/21/2017 - 17:12

Stuff.co.nz

US valedictorian shut down by school after going rogue in final speech
Stuff.co.nz
US student Peter Butera, class president for the entirety of his high-school life - all four, often frustrating, years of it - took the stage at Friday's graduation ceremony after the recital of the class poem, which had offended no-one. When the ...

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Eric Garner's family still waiting for justice in third year of chokehold death probe - New York Daily News

Wed, 06/21/2017 - 15:49

New York Daily News

Eric Garner's family still waiting for justice in third year of chokehold death probe
New York Daily News
“Once again, we're going to be playing the waiting game,” said Erica Garner's mother, Gwen Carr. (James Keivom/New York Daily News). BY Andrew Keshner Larry Mcshane. NEW YORK DAILY NEWS. Wednesday, June 21, 2017, 4:45 PM. The frustrated ...
After meeting with feds, no answers for Garner family on investigationSILive.com
Family of Eric Garner Frustrated but Hopeful After Meeting With FedsNBC New York
Eric Garner's daughter sounds off during meeting with DOJNew York Post
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The Congressional Black Caucus rejects Omarosa's invitation to meet with Trump - Business Insider

Wed, 06/21/2017 - 15:43

Business Insider

The Congressional Black Caucus rejects Omarosa's invitation to meet with Trump
Business Insider
The Congressional Black Caucus will reportedly reject an offer to meet with President Donald Trump. Omarosa Manigault, a former contestant on The Apprentice and now White House aide, extended an invitation last week to each of the 49 members of the ...
Congressional Black Caucus rejects Trump invitation for second meetingFox News
Congressional Black Caucus expected to decline Trump meetingPolitico

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F-16 Jet Catches Fire at Houston Airport; Pilot Ejects - NBCNews.com

Wed, 06/21/2017 - 15:29

NBCNews.com

F-16 Jet Catches Fire at Houston Airport; Pilot Ejects
NBCNews.com
HOUSTON — Officials say an F-16 fighter jet caught fire while attempting to take off at Ellington Airport in Houston and the pilot ejected. The Houston Fire Department said in a statement that crews were dispatched to assist with a "downed plane" late ...
Crashed jet at Ellington Airport had military ordnance on boardChron.com
Pilot ejects after fiery F-16 crash at Ellington AirportKHOU
Investigators probe cause of armed fighter jet crash at Ellington AirportHouston Chronicle
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House Dems Pressure WH on Kushner, Flynn Security Clearances - U.S. News & World Report

Wed, 06/21/2017 - 15:10

U.S. News & World Report

House Dems Pressure WH on Kushner, Flynn Security Clearances
U.S. News & World Report
Democrats on a House oversight committee are pressuring President Donald Trump's White House to release a wide array of documents about the security clearances granted to former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn and Jared Kushner, Trump's ...
House Dems seek answers on Kushner, Flynn security clearancesWDIV Detroit

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Pit bull mauls 2 kids strapped in car seats inside minivan - ABC News

Wed, 06/21/2017 - 14:48

Firstpost

Pit bull mauls 2 kids strapped in car seats inside minivan
ABC News
A pit bull burst through a backyard fence, made its way into a nearby minivan and mauled two young children as they sat helplessly strapped into their car seats, police said. The mother of the 2-year-old girl and the 5-year-old boy managed to pry the ...
AP sources: Senate GOP would halt Obamacare penalties, taxesWashington Post
Pit bull mauls 2 young Pennsylvania children sitting in minivancleveland.com
Police: Dog that attacked 2 kids in minivan outside Lancaster home will be euthanizedLancasterOnline
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