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AOL founder Steve Case, involved early in Section 230, says it’s time to change it

AOL founder Steve Case was there in Dulles, Virginia, just outside of Washington, D.C., when in 1996 the Communications Decency Act was passed as part of a major overhaul of U.S. telecommunications laws that President Bill Clinton signed into law. Soon after, in its first test, a provision of that act which states that, “[n]o provider or user of an interactive computer service shall be treated as the publisher or speaker of any information provided by another information content provider,”...
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This historically red state might go blue

Arizona has voted for a Republican presidential candidate since 1952, with the exception of President Bill Clinton in 1996. Arizona voters explain why 2020 may be the year the state turns from red to blue.
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This red state might go blue in 2020

Arizona has voted for a Republican presidential candidate since 1952, with the exception of President Bill Clinton in 1996. Arizona voters explain why 2020 may be the year the state turns from red to blue.
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Why this historically red state might go blue in 2020

Arizona has voted for a Republican presidential candidate since 1952, with the exception of President Bill Clinton in 1996. Arizona voters explain why 2020 may be the year the state turns from red to blue.
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10 online classes to take if you want to be more politically active — most are free to audit

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. iStock; Gilbert Espinoza/Business Insider Interest in US politics has grown substantially since the 2016 election, with more young Americans participating in activist causes. Below is a list of online courses — most of which are free — that can help broaden your understanding of political science, history, or theory. Classes range from a HarvardX series on the US government, a MasterClass on US pre...
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The election is no longer all 'about the economy, stupid'

“The successful investor doesn’t get carried away with the positive or negative events but continues with patience and discipline over the long-term,” Andrew Neligan of Neligan Financial said. Drew Angerer/Getty Image The strength of the economy is typically one way to gauge how well an incumbent president might do in their reelection campaign. But this time, partisan divide is more intense than ever, and voters' favorability of their preferred candidates' may trump the sate of the economy...
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An embarrassing week for American politics: Doug McIntyre

There are mistakes and then there is Jeffrey Toobin, the CNN and The New Yorker magazine legal analyst who has raised the bar on career cratering blunders. In case you missed it, Toobin was participating in an “election simulation” dry run with New Yorker magazine colleagues. Apparently, he thought he had muted his computer microphone and camera. Epic fail. Instead, video of a pantsless Toobin were streamed to his co-workers and now the esteemed legal know-it-all has become a meme, a punchline a...
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Why is QAnon more obsessed with an imaginary sex-trafficking ring than with Jeffrey Epstein’s real one?

Epstein’s long history of sexual misconduct, on private islands, in his Florida mansion, aboard yachts and and his private jet, with a who’s who of powerful “elites” including former President Bill Clinton (who denies having had a close relationship with Epstein or any knowledge of his crimes), is probably the closest real-world analogue of the imaginary global sex-trafficking ring at the core of the QAnon conspiracy. 
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Everything you need to know about election polls in 2020

Democratic nominee and former Vice President Joe Biden currently holds a ten point lead in national polls over President Donald Trump. Patrick Semansky/AP Photo With less than two weeks until Election Day, Democratic nominee Joe Biden has about a 10 percentage point lead over President Donald Trump in an average of national polls. National polling in 2016 was about as accurate as any presidential election since 1968, even if Trump's upset victory shocked millions of Americans. Business Ins...
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5 ways the presidential campaign could still be disrupted, based on things that have actually happened before

President Donald Trump and Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden at at presidential campaign debate in Cleveland, Ohio, September 29, 2020. Brian Snyder/Reuters The storyline of the presidential campaign seems to be solidifying, with polls showing Joe Biden with a sizable lead over President Donald Trump. But the history of polling in modern elections suggests that the endgame could yet be altered by a number of disruptive scenarios. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. ...
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Democrats and Republicans are praising Kristen Welker for keeping control in the final debate between Trump and Biden

Kristen Welker moderating the final presidential debate at Belmont University in Nashville, Tennessee, on October 22, 2020. Getty Images/Pool Kristen Welker chaired the final presidential debate between President Donald Trump and Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden on Thursday night. High-profile Democrats and Republicans praised her on social media after the debate, with many others lauding her ability to keep control of the candidates. Chris Wallace, the Fox News anchor who chaired...
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Trump says he wants supreme court to 'end' Obamacare as final debate looms – live

President tests negative for Covid before debate, Meadows saysTrump releases unedited 60 Minutes interview days before air dateSenate committee votes to advance Amy Coney Barrett nominationTrump’s Twitter allegedly hacked after password guessed: ‘maga2020!’Trump and Biden to have second TV debate in NashvilleSign up for Fight to Vote – our weekly US election newsletter 9.26pm BST The president is reportedly pushing for quick declassification of a document disputing the intelligence community...
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"In the 465-page document, [Ghislaine] Maxwell repeatedly denies and dismisses numerous allegations, and insists she never saw the financier have sex with anybody."

"' never saw any inappropriate underage activities with Jeffrey ever,' she said. Asked if she was aware of any non-consensual sexual acts between Epstein and masseuses, she replied: 'All the time that I have been in the house I have never seen, heard, nor witnessed, nor have [had] reported to me that any activities took place, that people were in distress, either reported to me by the staff or anyone else.' She also said she never hired anyone under the age of 18 to work in Epstein's homes and n...
Tags: Law, Virginia, Bbc, Bill Clinton, Maxwell, JEFFREY, Jeffrey Epstein, Epstein, Ghislaine Maxwell, Ann Althouse, Giuffre, Ghislaine -RSB- Maxwell, Asked if she, Andrew Friends


Problems With Redactions: Ghislaine Maxwell Edition

There's a new way for redactions to be spoiled.
Tags: Technology, Law, Bill Clinton, Ghislaine Maxwell, Alan Dershowitz, Depositions, Redactions, Check You Redaction


Trump boasts the economy reached historic heights during his first term. Here are 9 charts showing how it stacks up to the Obama and Bush presidencies.

Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post via Getty Images The pandemic wrecked the US economy, and now — in less than two weeks — voters are set to decide which candidate they want to put it back together. Trump and Biden are making competing cases they are the best person to rebuild the economy. But history suggests that presidents exert limited influence over the economy. Here's how the economy under Trump stacked up to Obama and Bush, highlighted by nine charts addressing metrics like GDP gr...
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US Attorney General Cuomo? Biden Team Floats Notion

By Larry Keane Three-term Democratic New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is being considered for US Attorney General under a Biden-Harris Whitehouse. IMG iStock-884181314 U.S.A. -(AmmoLand.com)- Three-term Democratic New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s plate is full. He’s on tour promoting his celebratory coronavirus “success” book, ignoring pandemic help offered by lawful firearm businesses, bucking responsibility and blaming New York City’s Democratic Mayor Bill de Blasio for the violence and crime in th...
Tags: New York, Guns, Washington, New York City, US, America, Joe Biden, United States, Bill Clinton, Bill De Blasio, Biden, Andrew Cuomo, Donald Trump, Cuomo, Calif, Oval Office


Meet Hunter Biden, the often scandal-plagued middle child of Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden

Hunter Biden. Paul Morigi/Getty Images for World Food Program USA Hunter Biden, Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden's middle child, was at the center of a dubious New York post article based on purported juicy emails and photos found on a laptop sent to the outlet by Rudy Giuliani, President Donald Trump's personal attorney.  Hunter Biden was previously mentioned by Trump in the first presidential debate for his business dealings, including his connections with the Ukrainian gas comp...
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The best US mountain resorts for all seasons

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. Hyatt Hotels The novel coronavirus continues to spread across the US, which means many travelers are looking to domestic destinations with outdoor space and activities that are conducive to social distancing.Mountain resorts make it easy to savor the great outdoors with year-round activities including summer hiking, fall leaf-peeping, and, of course, winter skiing.We rounded up the best mountain ho...
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Five things to know about Kristen Welker, the moderator of the final presidential debate between Biden and Trump

NBC News White House Correspondent Kristen Welker. Nathan Congleton/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images Kristen Welker, a veteran NBC News journalist, will host the final presidential debate on Thursday between President Donald Trump and Democratic nominee Joe Biden. Welker will become the second Black woman to moderate a presidential debate solo. The first was ABC News journalist Carole Simpson during the 1992 election. A Philadelphia native, Welker was an intern at "Today" in 1997 and g...
Tags: Politics, Rachel Maddow, Media, Nbc, California, White House, Massachusetts, Nbc News, US, Barack Obama, Trends, Merck, Joe Biden, Getty Images, Hillary Clinton, Arkansas


The Hedgehog, Fox, Eagle And The Ostrich: Studying Leadership Through Fables

by Jan-Benedict Steenkamp, author of “Time to Lead: Lessons for Today’s Leaders from Bold Decisions that Changed History“ “A fox knows many smaller things, but a hedgehog knows one big thing.” – Archilochus, Ancient Greek poet Philosopher Isaiah Berlin expanded on Archilochus’ quote in his 1953 essay The Hedgehog and the Fox, which divided writers and thinkers into two categories. Hedgehogs view the world through the lens of a single defining idea and foxes draw on a wide variety of experie...
Tags: Startups, Angela Merkel, Berlin, David Cameron, Ronald Reagan, Bill Clinton, Self Awareness, Joseph Stalin, George W Bush, Leadership Qualities, Chapel Hill, Isaiah, Professionalisms, King Louis XVI, Leading People, Hedgehogs


Biden's plan to revive Iran talks could calm the Middle East – but on Israel he and Trump largely agree

When the Taliban recently voiced its hope that Donald Trump would win a second term because he would withdraw U.S. troops from Afghanistan, it was a reminder that the 2020 U.S. election has big implications for the Middle East – and, by consequence, for American national security.Foreign policy barely registers on Americans’ election agenda this year in a race dominated by the coronavirus pandemic, economic woes and structural racism. Nonetheless, the United States’ global role is on the ballot ...
Tags: News, Obama, Saudi Arabia, Islamic State, Israel, US, Jerusalem, Tel Aviv, Barack Obama, Turkey, Iran, Cnn, Afghanistan, United States, Egypt, Taliban


The US dollar won't crash despite the economy's $16 trillion pandemic debt pile, economist Larry Summers says

Former Treasury Secretary Larry Summers. Rob Kim/Getty Images The US dollar will not crash despite the $16 trillion debt pile that has built up because of the COVID-19 pandemic, former Treasury secretary Larry Summers told CNN on Sunday."The dollar is the world's safe haven. It's the place that money moves into when people get nervous about the state of the world," Summers said.While it is "right to worry" about the country's rising debt, a near-zero interest rate environment implies that t...
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Hey, Southern California, what’s on your ballot?

Every ballot item in every election is important to somebody. But, in truth, some items are more symbolic than others, change that reflects something happening in society. Here’s a look at some of those interesting ballot questions – about people, ideas, money – in front of voters in Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside and San Bernardino counties. Los Angeles County District Attorney: The fact that there’s any race at all for District Attorney in Los Angeles shows just how radically the political e...
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The Amy Coney Barrett Supreme Court hearings have finally shattered the illusion of civility in Congress

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi. Mark Wilson/Getty Images By shoving through the confirmation of Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett, Republicans are once and for all killing the old norms in Congress. But this moment is only shattering the illusion of civility, which has been waning for years. Democrats have finally recognized this. They should seize the moment to get rid of the legislative filibuster and ev...
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Over 1,000 current and former CDC officers signed a letter of concern for 'politicization and silencing' of the agency

Pavlo Gonchar/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images Over 1,000 current and former CDC officers signed an open letter criticizing the politicization of the health agency in response to the coronavirus pandemic.  "The absence of national leadership on COVID-19 is unprecedented and dangerous," the letter stated. President Donald Trump's administration has been criticized for intervening with the CDC for its political agenda. In September, Trump appointees reportedly delayed CDC reports th...
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'Things have changed': can Biden overcome the racist legacy of the crime bill he backed?

The 1994 crime bill paved the way to mass incarceration of Black Americans. Biden says his support was a ‘mistake’In 1994, Senator Joe Biden of Delaware stood proudly behind Bill Clinton as he signed into law a reform bill that touched nearly every aspect of the US criminal justice system. Related: Trump trails Biden with two weeks to go – but there could yet be surprises Continue reading...
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Trump tries to rev up base in unlikely battleground of Georgia as polls show tight race with Biden

Bill Clinton was the last Democrat to carry Georgia in a presidential race, but polls show Joe Biden in a tight race with Donald Trump.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Worst President In History

In my opinion perhaps the worst president in the history of the USA would be Lyndon B Johnson, he was even worse than Bill Clinton. But I don't blame just Lyndon B Johnson for doing the stuff he did, I also blame the congress at the time and the rest of the government at the time for allowing him to so blatantly violate the Bill Of Rights.
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We just got a disappointing preview of how Trump's legacy is going to be sanitized

President Donald Trump holds up his facemask during the first presidential debate. Julio Cortez/AP Photo The president's most ardent critics in the pundit sphere nonetheless wished him well in the wake of his diagnosis — then were surprised when his behavior didn't change. Even as commentators from Mehdi Hasan to Rachel Maddow prayed for a speedy recovery, the victims of the president's policies continued to suffer. That reflexive reaction to Trump's illness shows the lengths to which the ...
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‘The President Is Missing’ Series Not Moving Forward at Showtime Due to COVID-19 (EXCLUSIVE)

Bill Clinton and James Patterson’s “The President Is Missing” will not be making it to the small screen, at least not at Showtime. The premium cabler has decided not to move forward with its buzzy pilot which starred David Oyelowo and was based on the book of the same name by Clinton and Patterson, Variety has […]
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