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Election Violence Could Arrive Long Before November

Matthew Egler appeared unwell. In the hours leading up to July 24, he was emailing Arizona officials, claiming to have an intimate relationship with Ivanka Trump, and stating that he might be the next Republican vice president. Then, shortly after midnight, he allegedly drove to the Arizona Democratic Party headquarters in Phoenix, smashed a glass door, and lit a fire that completely destroyed the party’s field office in what might be one of the most hotly contested counties in the upcoming pres...
Tags: Florida, News, White House, America, Atlanta, Joe Biden, Dhs, Fbi, Democrats, Gop, Wyoming, Arizona, Portland, Ohio, Michigan, Republican Party


Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, feminist pioneer and progressive icon, dies at 87

Ruth Bader Ginsburg, a trailblazer who fought for gender equality as a lawyer and became a beloved hero of the progressive movement as a justice, died on Friday of complications from pancreatic cancer. When she was confirmed to the Supreme Court in 1993, Ginsburg was a reserved and relatively unknown court of appeals judge, but during the course of her 27 years on the court she became an improbable pop-culture icon, inspiring everything from an Oscar-nominated documentary film to her own action ...
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Breonna Taylor Settlement: What it means for No-knock Warrants

Breonna Taylor Settlement: What it means for No-knock Warrants U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- In Louisville, Kentucky, the City has reached a settlement in the wrongful death lawsuit rising from the no-knock raid on Breonna Taylor's apartment. Breonna's boyfriend thought the raid was a home invasion. An exchange of gunfire through the door resulted in Breonna being killed on 13 March of this year. The City will pay 12 million dollars and require reforms of police procedure. The promiscuous use of...
Tags: Guns, Congress, White House, Department Of Defense, Arizona, SEC, Ron Paul, Houston, Department Of Justice, EMS, Louisville, State, PAUL, Louisville Kentucky, Gun Rights News, Dean Weingarten


Sen. Martha McSally and Democrat Mark Kelly face off in the special election for US Senate in Arizona

Mark Kelly, left, is running for US Senate in Arizona against GOP Sen. Martha McSally REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni Sen. Martha McSally is running in a special election against Democrat Mark Kelly US Senate in Arizona. McSally was appointed to serve in the Senate seat held by the former Sen. John McCain and is running to serve out what would have been the rest of his term until 2022.  Kelly, a gun prevention advocate and former astronaut, is a prolific fundraiser and formidable opponent, making th...
Tags: Politics, Navy, Senate, White House, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Gop, House, New York Times, Arizona, US Senate, Biden, Donald Trump, Trump, Kelly


How Trump Screwed His Own Campaign With One Executive Order

Earlier this month, Joe Biden flew to Wisconsin to address the mounting punditry that his election chances were spiraling downward over Donald Trump’s focus on “law and order” in Kenosha. That same day, his campaign put out a new advertisement that suggested they had a different conception about what issue would shape the presidential race.The ad, released on Sept. 3, bludgeoned Trump directly on a historically reliable Democratic turf: Social Security. In it, the narrator said the president was...
Tags: Florida, News, Obama, White House, America, Joe Biden, Gop, Hillary Clinton, Ronald Reagan, Bill Clinton, Social Security, Arizona, PAC, Wisconsin, Medicare, Michigan


The 26 women who have accused Trump of sexual misconduct

Rachel Crooks, left, Jessica Leeds, center, and Samantha Holvey attend a news conference, Monday, Dec. 11, 2017, in New York to discuss their accusations of sexual misconduct against Donald Trump. Mark Lennihan/AP Images At least 25 women have accused President Donald Trump of sexual misconduct since the 1970s.Renewed attention was brought to the allegations amid the #MeToo movement and a national conversation concerning sexual misconduct.Trump has repeatedly denied the accusations, denounc...
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‘Democrat Voters Against Joe Biden’ Group Has Trump Fanatics, a Psychic, but No Actual Dems

A new advocacy group ostensibly comprised of Democrats opposed to the election of Joe Biden appears to have the backing of few, if any, actual Democrats. Those involved, however, do include a Republican operative whose group illicitly funneled millions into political contests, a longtime Trump fan whose son works for the president’s campaign, and a self-described celebrity psychic who’s taught best practices for exorcisms. Democrat Voters Against Joe Biden is a project of an existing nonprofit a...
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A pro-Trump youth activist group paid teenagers to push conservative talking points on social media, including misleading claims and disinformation

President Donald Trump speaks at the Turning Point USA Student Action Summit at the Palm Beach County Convention Center in West Palm Beach, Florida on December 21, 2019. Eva Marie Uzcategui T./Anadolu Agency via Getty Images Turning Point Action, an affiliate of pro-Trump youth organization Turning Point USA, paid teenagers — some minors — in Arizona to push conservative talking points over social media, The Washington Post reported Tuesday. Twitter and Facebook banned multiple accounts as...
Tags: Facebook, Twitter, Post, Politics, News, Instagram, Washington Post, Russia, Trends, Cnn, Arizona, Smith, Donald Trump, The Washington Post, Trump, Phoenix


Few American voters have changed their minds after reports that Trump called US troops 'suckers,' polls show

President Donald Trump delivers a commencement address at the 2020 United States Military Academy Graduation Ceremony at West Point, New York. REUTERS/Mike Segar Recent reporting that the president disparaged US troops have had little affect on his favorability among registered voters, according to two separate polls. A Monmouth University poll found 55% of registered voters believed President Donald Trump respected military troops and veterans at least somewhat. Meanwhile, 71% of register...
Tags: Washington Post, Senate, White House, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Atlantic, United States, Arizona, Cbs, Fox News, Graham, Philadelphia, Tammy Duckworth, Biden, Illinois


Trump holds packed indoor rally, in defiance of Nevada governor

By JONATHAN LEMIRE and KEN RITTER | Associated Press In open defiance of state regulations and his own administration’s pandemic health guidelines, President Donald Trump hosted his first indoor rally since June, telling a packed, nearly mask-less Nevada crowd that the nation was “making the last turn” in defeating the virus. Eager to project a sense of normalcy in imagery, Trump soaked up the raucous cheers inside a warehouse Sunday night. Relatively few in the crowd wore masks, with a clear ex...
Tags: Obama, California, Mexico, Oregon, White House, Sport, Joe Biden, Ap, Soccer, United States, Arizona, Las Vegas, Nevada, Biden, Donald Trump, Puerto Rico


Ted Cruz is 'honored' Trump is considering him for a Supreme Court seat, but he said he's not interested in leaving the Senate

Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, leaves the Senate Republican Policy luncheon in Hart Building on Wednesday, September 9, 2020. Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images Texas Sen. Ted Cruz on Sunday said he wasn't interested in serving on the Supreme Court after President Donald Trump included his name of a list of possible future appointments to the nation's highest court. “It is deeply honoring,” Cruz said during an appearance on Fox News. “It's humbling to be included in the list. I'm gra...
Tags: Politics, Texas, News, Supreme Court, Senate, Court, Trends, Cotton, Joe Biden, Gop, Missouri, Ted Cruz, Arizona, US Senate, Fox News, Donald Trump


Joe Biden's performance with Hispanic voters will make-or-break his chances in these 3 battleground states

Latinos vote at a polling station in El Gallo Restaurant on November 8, 2016 in the Boyle Heights section of Los Angeles, California. In addition to choosing between Republican Donald Trump or Democrat Hillary Clinton for President of the United States, Californians are deciding on 17 ballot propositions. David McNew/Getty Images/AP Latino voters are expected to make up the largest minority voting bloc in the country for the first time this presidential election.  That political influence ...
Tags: Florida, Politics, Elections, Texas, Voting, News, California, White House, US, Barack Obama, Trends, Joe Biden, Hillary Clinton, United States, Jimmy Carter, Arizona


President Trump to visit Northern California for wildfire briefing next week

President Donald Trump will visit California on Monday to be briefed about the wildfires that have burned 3.2 million acres, caused 19 deaths and destroyed more than 4,000 structures in the state. The White House said on Twitter Saturday that Trump will be attending a “briefing with local & federal fire and emergency officials on the state’s wildfires.” He’ll visit McClellan Park in Sacramento County, according to FOX 11 Los Angeles, which first reported the news. The community, on a former Air ...
Tags: Politics, News, California, White House, California News, Los Angeles, Sport, Fox, Soccer, Wildfires, Fema, Sacramento County, Arizona, Nevada, Jerry Brown, Air Force


A COVID-19 outbreak unfolded in Virginia after ICE flew immigration detainees there so agents could be shipped to the nation's capital in response to protests

Members of the D.C. National Guard stand on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial as demonstrators participate in a peaceful protest against police brutality and the death of George Floyd, on June 2, 2020 in Washington, DC Win McNamee/Getty Images The US Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency flew detainees to Virginia so federal agents could be deployed to Black Lives Matter protests in Washington, DC, in June, The Washington Post reported.  The immigration detainees were transferred to t...
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The House of Representatives is joining some red states and large companies in rejecting Trump's payroll-tax deferral for its employees

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images The US House became the latest employer to spurn Trump's payroll-tax holiday, which is now in effect until December 31. The lower chamber joins several large companies and at least three red states in rebuffing the directive, citing difficulties around carrying out the deferral and the prospect of getting stuck with large tax bills. "The fact that few employers would take this up was totally foreseeable — the scheme just didn't work," tax expert Seth Hanlon t...
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The House of Representatives is joining large companies and some red states in rejecting Trump's payroll-tax deferral for its employees

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images The US House became the latest employer to spurn Trump's payroll-tax holiday, which is now in effect until December 31. The lower chamber joins several large companies and at least two red states in rebuffing the directive, citing difficulties around carrying out the deferral and the prospect of getting stuck with large tax bills. "The fact that few employers would take this up was totally foreseeable — the scheme just didn't work," tax expert Seth Hanlon tol...
Tags: Home Depot, Politics, Congress, Washington Post, Senate, US, Trends, Markets, Indiana, Economy, Policy, House, House Of Representatives, Social Security, Arizona, Donald Trump


Pentagon pulls order to shutter Stars and Stripes after Trump abruptly decided he wants to keep the military newspaper alive

The Stars and Stripes newspaper on October 18, 2007. U.S. Army National Guard photo by Sgt. Brendan Mackie A senior Pentagon official has announced that an August directive to end Stars and Stripes has been rescinded, a journalist for the US military reported Thursday. Last Friday, President Donald Trump unexpectedly tweeted that the US military will continue funding the  Stars and Stripes, effectively saving the publication that his administration's defense budget request defunded. "It wi...
Tags: Politics, Congress, Defense, US, Trends, Department Of Defense, Arizona, Marine Corps, Pentagon, Usa Today, Donald Trump, Esper, Trump, United States of America, Don, Donald J Trump


Senators push for end of forced deferral of federal employee payroll tax

Representatives also introduce legislation to overturn executive payroll action, which also affects members of the military. Internal Revenue Service workers are among the federal employees who will see their upcoming paychecks reflect Donald Trump's payroll tax deferral order. Some lawmakers say workers should get to make the final decision on their withholding. (Photo by David Boeke via Flickr) Maryland and Virginia, the two states that border the District of Columbia, are home to hu...
Tags: New York, Texas, Taxes, Minnesota, Maryland, California, Washington, White House, Virginia, Massachusetts, Elizabeth Warren, Gop, United States, Maine, Hawaii, Ted Cruz


Trump boasted about holding a rally without social distancing, and mocked Democrats for observing coronavirus measures

President Trump holds a Make America Great Again campaign rally in Winston-Salem, NC United States on September 8, 2020 Peter Zay/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images President Donald Trump boasted of violating coronavirus restrictions at the event at a campaign rally in North Carolina on Tuesday.  He mocked Democrats for backing anti-racism protests and social-distancing measures. There have been 178,635 cases of coronavirus recorded in North Carolina, and 2,909 deaths. The state's governor h...
Tags: Florida, Politics, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Getty Images, New York Times, Arizona, North Carolina, Donald Trump, Trump, Mckinsey, Trump Rally, Election 2020, Cooper, Winston Salem North Carolina


Another Record of NICS Checks and Gun Sales for August 2020

Do ‘universal background checks' really work to reduce gun-related crime? (Dave Workman) U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- The National Instant background Checks System (NICS) numbers are in for August of 2020. As expected, they are another record. Every month so far in 2020 has been a record month for NICS. August is a record both for the background checks and for firearm sales. In August, gun sales were a bit less than 54% of the total NICS numbers. The total NICS checks were 3,115,063, but many of ...
Tags: Guns, Supreme Court, Barack Obama, Department Of Defense, United States, Arizona, Gun Sales, Newton, Trump, NICS, Dave Workman, Gun Rights News, Firearm News, Dean Weingarten, Gun Watch, University of Wisconsin Pistol Team


Joe Biden relaunched a $47 million digital campaign targeting military families after Trump reportedly called dead US soldiers 'losers' and 'suckers'

Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden's campaign will resume running ads centered on his support of the military. REUTERS/Leah Millis; REUTERS/Alan Freed; Insider Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden is relaunching a $47 million digital campaign targeting military service members. The massive ad relaunch comes amid a bombshell report that said President Donald Trump privately referred to fallen US soldiers as "losers" and "suckers." The ads will target voters living near milit...
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Joe Biden relaunched a $47 million ad campaign targeting military families after Trump reportedly called dead US soldiers 'losers' and 'suckers'

Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden's campaign will resume running ads centered on his support of the military. REUTERS/Leah Millis; REUTERS/Alan Freed; Insider Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden is relaunching a $47 million ad campaign targeting military service members. The massive ad relaunch comes amid a bombshell report that said President Donald Trump privately referred to fallen US soldiers as "losers" and "suckers." The ads will target voters living near military b...
Tags: White House, Trends, Joe Biden, Atlantic, Paris, Arizona, Biden, Donald Trump, Trump, Beau, Rosemary Boeglin, Leah Millis, Aisne Marne American Cemetery, Yelena Dzhanova, REUTERS Alan Freed, Wisconsin North Carolina Florida Pennsylvania


The Trump campaign has legal battles in 5 states to limit mail-in voting expansions

A woman holds up a mail-in ballot before dropping it off at Boston City Hall during the Massachusetts State Primary on September 1, 2020 in Boston, Massachusetts. JOSEPH PREZIOSO/AFP via Getty Images Amid the president's opposition to mail-in voting, his campaign for re-election has so far filed lawsuits in multiple states: including in Iowa, Nevada, New Jersey, and Montana. Last week, the president's campaign also filed a motion against members of the Navajo Nation in Arizona, who are sui...
Tags: Politics, News, Montana, Massachusetts, Nbc News, Trends, Ap, Cnn, Gop, Usps, Iowa, New Jersey, Arizona, General Election, Associated Press, Navajo Nation


'I've known Donald Trump. It sounds like him': Trump's 'loser' remarks about military veterans are getting harder to deny as more evidence corroborates bombshell report

President Donald Trump participates in a meeting with senior military officials in the Cabinet Room of the White House in Washington D.C., May 9, 2020. Anna Moneymaker-Pool/Getty Images A former senior White House official said the controversial remarks President Donald Trump was reported to have made, according to The Atlantic, resembled his speech pattern and was "so consistent with who he is." "He uses the word 'loser' as often as he can," the former official told Insider, adding that T...
Tags: Politics, News, Washington Post, Washington, White House, US, International, America, Trends, Atlantic, Veterans, Paris, Arizona, Fox News, John, John Mccain


Trump says he lowered the flag for McCain 'without hesitation or complaint,' but a former senior official says 'that is not true'

President Donald Trump Photo by Andrew Spear/Getty Images The Atlantic reported Thursday that when Sen. John McCain died in 2018, Trump told his staff that "we're not going to support that loser's funeral" and was furious when the flags were lowered to honor the senator for his public and military service. Trump denied the report, claiming that he approved the lowering of the flags and funeral services for McCain "without hesitation or complaint." Former chief of staff at the Department of...
Tags: Politics, Congress, Funeral, White House, US, Trends, Dhs, Atlantic, United States, New York Times, Arizona, Pentagon, John, John Mccain, Vietnam, Biden


Two Senior Officials Confirm Trump’s Remarks About Fallen Soldiers To AP

DELRAY BEACH, FLa. (AP) — President Donald Trump is angrily denying a report that he made disparaging remarks about U.S. service members who have been captured or killed, including that he described American war dead at the Aisne-Marne American Cemetery in France in 2018 as “losers” and “suckers.” “This is more made up Fake News given by disgusting & jealous failures in a disgraceful attempt to influence the 2020 Election!” Trump tweeted late Thursday. The allegations were reported in The Atlant...
Tags: News, Navy, Washington, France, White House, Iraq, Defense, Joe Biden, Ap, Afghanistan, Atlantic, Pennsylvania, United States, Paris, Arizona, Marine Corps


Trump falsely claimed he never called John McCain a 'loser.' Just check his Twitter account.

President Donald Trump sits during a roundtable discussion on the Safe Reopening of Americas Schools during the coronavirus pandemic, in the East Room of the White House on July 7, 2020, in Washington, DC. Photo by JIM WATSON/AFP via Getty Images President Donald Trump denied having ever called the late Republican Sen. John McCain of Arizona a "loser," despite having previously tweeted out a news article that described himself doing exactly that. Trump denied a report from The Atlantic tha...
Tags: Post, Politics, News, Washington Post, Washington, White House, US, International, Trends, Getty Images, Atlantic, Iowa, Paris, Arizona, John, John Mccain


Report says Trump called John McCain a 'f---ing loser' and said 'we're not going to support that loser's funeral'

President Donald Trump. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images President Donald Trump referred to Sen. John McCain and President George H.W. Bush as "losers" because they were shot down in battle, multiple unnamed sources told The Atlantic in a report published Thursday. Before their lengthy political careers, both McCain and Bush served in the US Navy as fighter pilots. After publicly sparring with McCain until the longtime lawmaker's death in 2018, Trump was said to be angry that McCain was given...
Tags: Politics, Stephen Colbert, White House, US, Trends, Atlantic, Veterans, Washington Dc, Arizona, John Mccain, Donald Trump, US Navy, Trump, Bush, McCain, George H. W. Bush


Trump reportedly called John McCain a 'f---ing loser' and said 'we're not going to support that loser's funeral'

President Donald Trump. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images President Donald Trump referred to two Republican leaders who served in the US military as "losers" because they were shot down by enemies, The Atlantic reported. Trump was referring to the late Republican Sen. John McCain of Arizona and former President George H.W. Bush, both of whom served in the US Navy as fighter pilots, the report said. Trump and McCain were longtime political foes despite both being Republicans, and Trump was repo...
Tags: Politics, Stephen Colbert, White House, US, Trends, Atlantic, Veterans, Washington Dc, Arizona, John Mccain, Republican Party, Donald Trump, US Navy, Trump, Bush, McCain


Fox News poll found Joe Biden is leading Trump in 3 key states he won in 2016

In this file photo from March 10, 2020, Democratic presidential candidate, former Vice President Joe Biden speaks at a campaign event in Columbus, Ohio. AP Photo/Paul Vernon A new poll from Fox News finds former Vice President Joe Biden defeating President Donald Trump in Arizona, North Carolina, and Wisconsin. In North Carolina, Biden leads 50% to 46%. In Arizona, he leads 49% to 40%. And in Wisconsin, the Democratic nominee is up 50% to 42% The survey found that most voters trust Biden t...
Tags: Politics, News, Trends, Joe Biden, Cnn, Fox, Hillary Clinton, Arizona, Wisconsin, Poll, Fox News, Yougov, Biden, North Carolina, Donald Trump, Charles Davis



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