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Harris ‘Very Troubled’ By SF Reporter Raid: ‘We Have Shield Laws For A Reason’

Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) said Thursday that she is “very troubled” by the San Francisco police department’s raid on journalist Bryan Carmody to try to suss out one of his sources. According to the San Francisco Chronicle, the former attorney general referenced the stringent laws California has specifically to protect journalists from being forced to divulge their sources. “Apparently they had a search warrant,” Harris said of the police. “But the reality is that we’ve got shield laws for a r...
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Almost 40% of Americans would struggle to cover a $400 emergency

Many U.S. households find themselves in a fragile position financially, even in an economy with an unemployment rate near a 50-year low, according to a Federal Reserve survey. The Fed’s 2018 report on the economic well-being of households, published Thursday, indicated “most measures” of well-being and financial resilience “were similar to, or slightly better than, those in 2017.” The slight improvement coincided with a decline in the average unemployment rate to 3.9% last year, from 4.3% in 201...
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National Popular Vote Interstate Compact a Sure Path to Tyranny

The vote is in, this fellow lost, and his rights are what the majority say they are. U.S.A. – -( “The Nevada Senate approved Tuesday a National Popular Vote bill on a party-line vote, sending the legislation aimed at upending the Electoral College to the governor,” The Washington Times reports. “Assembly Bill 186, which passed the Senate on a 12-8 vote, would bring Nevada into the National Popular Vote Interstate Compact, an agreement between participating states to cast their e...
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Kamala Harris Reintroduces Maternal Mortality Bill, Aiming To Prevent Healthcare Bias Against Black Women

On Wednesday, Sen. Kamala Harris is reintroducing the Maternal Care Access and Reducing Emergencies (CARE) Act, which seeks to tackle the nation's crisis of maternal mortality among Black women by addressing racial discrimination in the healthcare industry, Refinery29 has learned. Rep. Alma Adams is introducing a companion measure in the U.S. House of Representatives."Black mothers across the country are facing a health crisis that is driven in part by implicit bias in our healthcare system. We...
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Kamala Harris will reintroduce bill tackling racial disparities in maternal health

Sen. Kamala Harris is reintroducing her 2018 bill to tackle racial disparities in maternal health, and this time it's coming with added pressure from a House bill that mirrors her Senate legislation.
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Watch Rep. Katie Porter Teach Ben Carson His Own Job

In an uncomfortable episode during a meeting of the House Financial Services Committee on Tuesday, Rep. Katie Porter (D-CA) asked Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson a series of specific mortgage-related policy questions that he was utterly unable to answer. One exchange is emblematic of the entire back and forth: Porter: Do you know what an REO is? Carson: [Pause] An Oreo… Porter: No, not an Oreo. An REO. Carson: Real estate… Porer: What’s the “O” stand for? I asked @Secretar...
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California Today: California Today: Why California’s Water Crisis Is So Difficult to Solve

Tuesday: Failing water systems in the agricultural San Joaquin Valley; Kamala Harris’s pay gap proposal; and the delicacy of Yosemite’s El Capitan
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California Today: Why California’s Water Crisis Is So Difficult to Solve

Tuesday: Failing water systems in the agricultural San Joaquin Valley; Kamala Harris’s pay gap proposal; and the delicacy of Yosemite’s El Capitan
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Kamala Harris now supports independent investigations of fatal police shootings

2020 Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris now says she believes that cases of fatal police shootings and alleged police brutality should be handled by an independent investigator -- a change in her stance on the issue.
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Latest Sign of Beto O’Rourke’s Flameout: Opposition Research Requests Have ‘Died Off’

Photo Illustration by The Daily Beast/GettyIn the days leading up to Beto O’Rourke’s presidential campaign, a top Republican opposition research firm was brimming with requests from political reporters angling for dirt. America Rising, a political action committee that shared details of its internal inquiries with The Daily Beast, said the asks came from a dozen or more reporters and ranged from broad questions to more tailored points of interest. But 10 weeks after O’Rourke’s official launch, t...
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Judge backs House subpoena of Trump's financial records – as it happened

A subpoena to one of the president’s accounting firms seeks eight years of his personal and business documentsSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 1.06am BST 12.50am BST And with all the talk of President Trump’s attorneys of past and present, take a look at Tom McCarthy’s piece looking into what it means to be a lawyer who serves at the pleasure of the president. Related: Trump's lawyers: does serving the president mean undermining justice? Continue reading...
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A Lawsuit About Cows — See Also

PAY FOR YOUR STEERS: Or bulls. Or cows. Or... whatever we're calling them. TEACH OR DIE: A law school accreditation rule with teeth. CLOSING THE GENDER PAY GAP: Kamala Harris's new plan doesn't rely on the courts. SPEAKING OF GENDER DISCRIMINATION: A litigation support company is being sued. SPEAKING OF LAWSUITS: .
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Trump must turn over financial records to House, judge rules – live

A subpoena to one of the president’s accounting firms seeks eight years of his personal and business records Sign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 11.08pm BST Reuters is reporting that hundreds of members of Congress have signed a letter to President Trump “arguing that the United States should remain engaged with the conflict in Syria”: “As some of our closest allies in the region are being threatened, American leadership and support are as crucial as ever,” said the letter,...
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White House blocks Trump's ex-counsel from testifying before Congress – live

Justice department said Don McGahn, who was subpoenaed by the House judiciary committee, cannot be compelled to answer questions under oathSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 8.35pm BST Donald Trump has blocked former White House counsel Don McGahn from testifying before Congress about special counsel Robert Mueller’s report.In a legal opinion released on Monday, the Justice Department said lawmakers on Capitol Hill cannot compel McGahn, who was subpoenaed by the House judi...
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White House 'intends to block Trump's ex-counsel from testifying to Congress' – live

President is expected to instruct ex-White House counsel Don McGahn to defy a congressional subpoena and skip testimony scheduled for TuesdaySign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 8.16pm BST Hi all! Sabrina Siddiqui taking over the blog the next couple of hours... we begin with a look at some 2020 developments:Several 2020 Democratic presidential contenders will join McDonald’s workers in a nationwide strike for union rights.It’s time to embrace a new future in which anyone wh...
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Kamala Harris’s Equal Pay Plan Acknowledges The Weakness Of Lawsuits

It feels like an admission that courts cannot close the disparity.
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Federal prosecutors are examining Trump inauguration documents – live

Investigation aims to find whether any of $107m in donations was misspent or came from foreign donors in violation of campaign finance lawsSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 7.11pm BST Lori Lightfoot was sworn in as Chicago’s mayor today, becoming the first black woman to hold the job.“For years, they’ve said Chicago ain’t ready for reform,” Lightfoot said in her inauguration speech, the Chicago Sun Times reports. 6.59pm BST Senator Amy Klobuchar has signed onto the p...
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Poll: Biden, Sanders Tied In Iowa

Former Vice President Joe Biden is tied for the lead with Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) in Iowa, according to a new online survey conducted by the Democratic firm Change Research. Biden and Sanders both sit at 24% support among likely caucus-goers, according to the survey, with South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg (D), at 14%, Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) at 12%, and Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) at 10%, according to the survey. No other candidate was higher than 5% in the poll. This survey suggests a wid...
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‘Fox & Friends’ Bashes Pete Buttigieg’s Fox News Town Hall: He Showed ‘No Courage’ by Attacking Us

The morning after Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg took aim at stars Tucker Carlson and Laura Ingraham during a Fox News town hall event, Fox & Friends co-host Brian Kilmeade blasted the South Bend mayor as cowardly, suggesting Democrats shouldn’t come on Fox if they’re going to attack the network’s primetime hosts.During Sunday night’s forum with anchor Chris Wallace, Mayor Pete acknowledged the controversy over his participation, considering fellow Democratic contenders Elizabe...
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Kamala Harris releases plan to fine companies that pay men more than women – live

Presidential candidate’s proposal would fine 1% of profits for every 1% of pay gap between men and women performing work of equal valueSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 2.00pm BST Donald Trump plans to formally launch his re-election campaign next month, likely with a series of rallies in swing states, Axios reports. Trump sees the official kickoff as June 16, four years to the day after he first launched his presidential campaign at Trump Tower. 2.00pm BST The US am...
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Biden rejects Trump's 'clenched fist' in appeal for Democratic and US unity

* Former vice-president launches campaign in Pennsylvania * Art Cullen: The Democratic frontrunners are too oldFormally launching his third presidential campaign, Joe Biden appealed for party and national unity while accusing Donald Trump of leading America with “a clenched fist, a closed hand and a hard heart”.Biden appeared at Eakins Oval in Philadelphia on Saturday afternoon, two days ahead of a Trump rally elsewhere in Pennsylvania, one of the states in which blue-collar swing voters delive...
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Stockton’s Universal Basic Income experiment is doomed to fail. Here’s why

What if we could solve poverty by just giving people money? It sounds too good to be true, which it is. But that hasn’t stopped a growing number of people from advocating for “Universal Basic Income,” or UBI. UBI proposals come in different shapes and sizes, but the central idea revolves around guaranteeing everyone — regardless of income or employment status — a certain minimum amount of money, usually doled out in monthly installments, and with little restrictions. Democrats have been flirting...
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We Need a Strong, Focused, & Reformed National Rifle Association ~ VIDEO

Editors Note: NRA-BOD Allen West has been one of the NRA Leaderships' harshest critics in the last few months and has the back of America's oldest civil rights organization, the NRA. Opinion We Need a Strong, Focused, & Reformed National Rifle Association USA – -( Okay, there has been quite a bit of reaction to my statement earlier this week about the National Rifle Association. I took my public stance because we need to have an NRA that is laser-focused and ready to do battle ...
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Reinstating deputies with history of misconduct has a cost

Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva’s decision to reinstate deputies removed from the force for misconduct is facing opposition from cities that contract with the Sheriff’s Department for policing services. “There is a significant risk associated with reinstating deputies who have a history of excessive force or other misconduct,” the California Contract Cities Association wrote in an April 15 letter to Villanueva, “particularly if those deputies are ever assigned to a contract city.” The...
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Kamala Harris Reflects On Brown v. Board Impact For Ruling’s Anniversary

The 2020 presidential candidate started school only one year after her public school system began integrating students.
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"Donald Trump said all AR-15 rifles that are sold in America should be 'made in America.' Progressives were aghast at Trump’s toxic nationalism."

"I’m sorry, did I say Donald Trump? I meant Kamala Harris. Kamala Harris proposed a ban on imported AR-15 rifles. Progressives praised Harris for her bold stand against gun violence."John jibes.I'd make a "Kamala is like Trump" tag if I thought this was going to keep happening. [Author: [email protected] (Ann Althouse)]
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Joe Biden beats Trump in 2020 by most secure margins, new poll shows

A new poll has some good news for Joe Biden that sets him apart from the 2020 Democratic field yet again: He’s the only candidate who leads Donald Trump in a hypothetical match-up outside the margin of error.Mr Biden, who leads the Democratic field in virtually every poll by 10 or more points, has solidified his position as the front-runner to take on Mr Trump, and it appears he could easily take on the president in 2020, according to the new poll from Fox News.According to that poll, Mr Biden l...
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2020 Vision: There are 14 white male Dems running for president. So why should Kamala Harris settle for veep?

Few have suggested that any of the white guys in the race would be better suited to serve as vice president. That dubious honor, it seems, has so far been reserved for candidates of color — black women in particular.
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Kamala Harris invokes South Asian heritage in response to Trump's immigration plan

Just hours after President Donald Trump announced his "merit based" immigration proposal, Sen. Kamala Harris invoked her unique background as a candidate for president -- being the daughter of a South Asian immigrant.
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Harris in Vegas calls Trump immigration plan 'shortsighted'

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris on Thursday cast President Donald Trump's immigration proposal as a "short-sighted" plan that overlooks immigrant families and categorizes people into a hierarchy.
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