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John Curtis, mayor of Provo, Utah, wins GOP nomination for House seat formerly held by Jason Chaffetz - Washington Post

Tue, 08/15/2017 - 22:45

Washington Post

John Curtis, mayor of Provo, Utah, wins GOP nomination for House seat formerly held by Jason Chaffetz
Washington Post
The mayor of Provo, Utah, has won race for the Republican nomination Tuesday to fill the seat vacated by retired Rep. Jason Chaffetz against a pair of GOP rivals who portrayed themselves as more ardently conservative. John Curtis is now well positioned ...
Moderate mayor wins Republican primary to replace Rep. Chaffetz in UtahABC News
The Latest: Curtis Wins GOP Primary for US House SeatU.S. News & World Report
Provo mayor forges an early lead in Republican primary for Chaffetz's seatSalt Lake Tribune
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Why Bother Asking Trump to Condemn Nazis? - Bloomberg

Tue, 08/15/2017 - 21:45

Bloomberg

Why Bother Asking Trump to Condemn Nazis?
Bloomberg
Briefly, before he went wildly off-script on Tuesday at Trump Tower, we lived in a world where the 45th president of the United States had finally managed to condemn Nazis. And let's ask ourselves: Did that make us feel any better? Did the sight of ...
Are President Trump's new Charlottesville remarks enough?Fox News
Wednesday briefing: Trump's words of comfort for NazisThe Guardian
New Media and the Messy Nature of Reporting on the Alt-RightWIRED
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Obama's message after Charlottesville tragedy gets record Twitter love - WSMV Nashville

Tue, 08/15/2017 - 21:43

WSMV Nashville

Obama's message after Charlottesville tragedy gets record Twitter love
WSMV Nashville
(AP/MEREDITH) — Former President Barack Obama's tweet in response to the violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, over the weekend is already one of the platform's most-liked posts. Obama tweeted Saturday night: "No one is born hating another person ...

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Trump Just Struck Down An Obama-Era Climate Rule That Protected Against Flooding - BuzzFeed News

Tue, 08/15/2017 - 20:47

BuzzFeed News

Trump Just Struck Down An Obama-Era Climate Rule That Protected Against Flooding
BuzzFeed News
“There's no real logical reason to do this,” said former FEMA director Craig Fugate. “Ultimately, taxpayers will pay the bill.” Posted on August 15, 2017, at 6:44 p.m.. Zahra Hirji. BuzzFeed News Reporter. Share On facebook Share · Share On vk Share.
Donald Trump: Latest News, Videos and Photos | Times of IndiaTimes of India
Trump infrastructure push rolls back environmental rules - ReutersReuters

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AFL-CIO President Trumka resigns from Trump's manufacturing council - CBS News

Tue, 08/15/2017 - 20:27

CBS News

AFL-CIO President Trumka resigns from Trump's manufacturing council
CBS News
Last Updated Aug 15, 2017 9:39 PM EDT. AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka and his deputy chief of staff Thea Lee are the latest members to resign from the Presidential Council on Manufacturing. "We cannot sit on a council for a President who tolerates ...
AFL-CIO leader resigns from Trump's council, says president 'tolerates bigotry'Reuters
Richard L. Trumka on Twitter: "I cannot sit on a council for a President that tolerates bigotry and domestic ...Twitter

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AP Explains: How the Texas 'bathroom bill' keeps faltering - Washington Post

Tue, 08/15/2017 - 19:23

Washington Post

AP Explains: How the Texas 'bathroom bill' keeps faltering
Washington Post
AUSTIN, Texas — A Texas version of a North Carolina-style “bathroom bill” targeting transgender people again sputtered out Tuesday, leaving Republican Gov. Greg Abbott with little path forward this year over what became one of the most divisive ...
Texas House ends special session one day early; controversial 'bathroom bill' diesFort Worth Star Telegram
Texas Governor Signs Bill Banning Insurance Coverage For AbortionHuffPost
Texas governor signs controversial 'rape insurance' abortion coverage into lawThinkProgress
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What The Right-Wing Media Got Wrong About Charlottesville - HuffPost

Tue, 08/15/2017 - 18:46

HuffPost

What The Right-Wing Media Got Wrong About Charlottesville
HuffPost
This past weekend, a “Unite the Right” rally led by white supremacists sparked deadly violence in Charlottesville, Virginia. But in the aftermath of the protest, many conservative or right-leaning outlets and pundits have tiptoed around ― or outright ...
America's far right stole the spotlight. Now comes the backlashLos Angeles Times
From Charlottesville, a Philly anti-fascist activist takes stock of a newly galvanized movementPhilly.com
OPINION | Welcome to the 'white civil rights' movementThe Hill (blog)
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Trump to reverse Obama-era order aimed at planning for climate change - The Denver Post

Tue, 08/15/2017 - 18:01

The Denver Post

Trump to reverse Obama-era order aimed at planning for climate change
The Denver Post
President Donald Trump, accompanied by Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, calls on a reporter while meeting the media in the lobby of Trump Tower in New York, Tuesday, Aug. 15, 2017. By Darryl Fears and Steven Mufson | The Washington Post.

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Trump again blames both sides in Charlottesville, says some counterprotesters were 'very, very violent' - CT Post

Tue, 08/15/2017 - 17:44

CT Post

Trump again blames both sides in Charlottesville, says some counterprotesters were 'very, very violent'
CT Post
President Donald Trump says the groups protesting against white supremacists in Charlottesville, Virginia, were "also very violent." Trump is calling those protesters the "alt-left." He says there is "blame on both sides" after the deadly violence over ...

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Trump pours gasoline on feud with CEOs - Politico

Tue, 08/15/2017 - 17:28

Politico

Trump pours gasoline on feud with CEOs
Politico
The businessman president is bleeding support from business leaders he once called allies — and his latest comments cost him another adviser. “I cannot sit on a council for a President that tolerates bigotry and domestic terrorism,” Richard Trumka ...

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Trump pours gasoline on feud with CEOs - Politico

Tue, 08/15/2017 - 17:28

Politico

Trump pours gasoline on feud with CEOs
Politico
The businessman president is bleeding support from business leaders he once called allies — and his latest comments cost him another adviser. “I cannot sit on a council for a President that tolerates bigotry and domestic terrorism,” Richard Trumka ...
Why this Trump moment might be differentfox2now.com
CEOs' Dilemma: Supporting Trump's Agenda, Opposing His BehaviorNPR
Republicans Rebuke Trump All Over AgainThe Atlantic
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Top labor leader resigns from Trump's jobs council after Trump blames 'both sides' for Charlottesville violence - Washington Post

Tue, 08/15/2017 - 17:11

Washington Post

Top labor leader resigns from Trump's jobs council after Trump blames 'both sides' for Charlottesville violence
Washington Post
Richard Trumka, president of the AFL-CIO, the largest group of labor unions in the country, quit President Trump's manufacturing council Tuesday evening, with the labor leader saying he refused to accept any tolerance of “bigotry and domestic terrorism.”.
Trump taunts business, labor leaders fleeing manufacturing council as more resignNew York Daily News

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Trump Unclear on Bannon's Future - Newsmax

Tue, 08/15/2017 - 16:51

Newsmax

Trump Unclear on Bannon's Future
Newsmax
President Donald Trump on Tuesday says the future of White House chief strategist Steve Bannon is still uncertain, CNBC reports. "Well, we'll see," Trump said at a news conference at Trump Tower in New York City when asked if he still had confidence in ...

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Trump: Taking down Confederate memorials is 'changing history' - CNN

Tue, 08/15/2017 - 16:45

CNN

Trump: Taking down Confederate memorials is 'changing history'
CNN
Washington (CNN) As pressure mounts around the country demanding the removal of monuments lionizing the Confederacy, President Donald Trump said Tuesday that the removal of such monuments is "changing history." "I wonder, is it George Washington ...
Today Marked the Beginning of the End of TrumpDaily Beast
Trump remarks about Charlottesville violenceWashington Post
LA Dodgers pitcher mocks Trump 'both sides' commentThe Hill (blog)
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Trump touts infrastructure order, but veers off message - The Hill

Tue, 08/15/2017 - 16:32

The Hill

Trump touts infrastructure order, but veers off message
The Hill
NEW YORK — President Trump signed an executive order on Tuesday designed to significantly shorten the time it takes federal agencies to approve road, highway, bridge and other infrastructure projects. The directive establishes “one Federal decision ...
Trump officials strip splashy branding from Trump TowerPolitico
Trump To Scrap Obama-Era Rule To Protect Infrastructure From Climate-Change FloodingHuffPost
No one likes Trump's new infrastructure orderThinkProgress
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Trump says 'we'll see' what happens to his top strategist - Washington Post

Tue, 08/15/2017 - 16:20

Washington Post

Trump says 'we'll see' what happens to his top strategist
Washington Post
NEW YORK — President Donald Trump won't say whether he plans to keep Steve Bannon, a top adviser and key campaign strategist, in the White House. “We'll see what happens with Mr. Bannon,” Trump said at an impromptu Tuesday news conference ...
Conservatism's Damaging Game of Footsie with the Alt-RightNational Review
President Donald Trump on Steve Bannon's future: 'We'll see'CNN
Steve Bannon: Trump fuels speculation on top aide's futureBBC News
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Elaine Chao on Trump's criticism of McConnell: 'I stand by my man -- both of them' - WENY-TV

Tue, 08/15/2017 - 16:16

WENY-TV

Elaine Chao on Trump's criticism of McConnell: 'I stand by my man -- both of them'
WENY-TV
Elaine Chao is President Donald Trump's transportation secretary and one of four women in his Cabinet. By Ashley Killough and Noah Gray CNN. (CNN) -- Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao stood shoulder-to-shoulder Tuesday with President Donald ...

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Fox News Deletes Article Cheering 'Plowing Through Protesters' - Daily Beast

Tue, 08/15/2017 - 15:43

Daily Beast

Fox News Deletes Article Cheering 'Plowing Through Protesters'
Daily Beast
Three days after Heather Heyer, 32, was murdered when an alleged white-supremacist drove through a crowd of anti-racism protesters. Andrew Kirell. 08.15.17 4:38 PM ET. Courtesy of Brennan Gilmore/Reuters. Fox News once published an article ...
Daily Caller Once Advised How to 'Plow Through' Liberal Protesters With a CarMediaite
Daily Caller On Reel Of Cars Plowing Into Protesters: 'Study The Technique'TPM
Fox News posted a how-to video for 'plowing' your car through protestersDeath and Taxes

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