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QAnon Candidate Marjorie Greene Accuses Runoff Competitor Of Defamation

Marjorie Greene, a Republican candidate in Georgia’s 14th district and outspoken supporter of the QAnon conspiracy theory, lawyered up Wednesday to accuse her opponent of defamation.  Greene is facing John Cowan, a neurosurgeon, in an August 11 runoff. Neither of the candidates cleared 50 percent of the vote in the first round back in June, but Greene came out decidedly ahead.  Cowan put out an attack ad on Wednesday accusing Greene of aiding illegal immigration by refusing to use E-Veri...
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Pelosi says Supreme Court declared Trump 'not above the law'

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday said that the Supreme Court has declared that President Donald Trump is "not above the law," after the court blocked House Democrats from accessing the President's financial records, but ruled that the President is not immune from a subpoena for his financial documents from a New York prosecutor.
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Pelosi says Supreme Court declared Trump 'not above the law' in financial records ruling

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday said that the Supreme Court has declared that President Donald Trump is "not above the law," after the court blocked House Democrats from accessing the President's financial records, but ruled that the President is not immune from a subpoena for his financial documents from a New York prosecutor.
Tags: New York, Supreme Court, Cnn, House, Nancy Pelosi, Donald Trump, Trump, Pelosi


Maxine Waters Foe Omar Navarro Gets Out of Jail And Attempts to Destroy Fellow Republican

Pro-Trump internet personality Omar Navarro emerged from a six-month stint in jail on a stalking charge last month, and immediately registered to run for Congress. Navarro, a perennial challenger to Rep. Maxine Waters (D-CA), has registered to run for her seat again in 2022—assuming, perhaps logically, that Waters will once again prevail in her re-election request this November. But Navarro, who had nearly $50,000 in his campaign bank account as of March 31 even while he served his jail term, is...
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As Trump Rails Against Voting By Mail, His GOP Allies Fear Dampened Turnout

President Donald Trump is the warped King Midas of our time — everything he touches is politicized. Voting by mail is no exception. As recently as Friday, he retweeted an emphatic assertion from his campaign’s account: “Mail-In Ballots will lead to MASSIVE electoral fraud and a RIGGED 2020 Election. We cannot let it happen!” But some of his Republican allies are worried that Trump’s curse, rallying his supporters to hate what he hates and his opponents to love it, will doom his party. “It’s v...
Tags: News, California, Washington Post, Senate, Virginia, Cnn, Gop, Nancy Pelosi, Republican, Donald Trump, Trump, Don, Mitch McConnell R Ky, Donald Trump Jr, Brennan Center for Justice, Tim Murtaugh


House Democrats Include Removal of Confederate Statues from U.S. Capitol in Funding Bill

House Democrats released a draft of a federal funding bill that includes a provision ordering the removal of Confederate statues from the U.S. Capitol Monday, laying the groundwork for a potential fight over the issue later this year.The provision in the fiscal year 2021 legislative branch funding bill orders the removal of statues and busts of those who served the Confederacy or have “unambiguous records of racial intolerance.” A summary of the bill specifically mentions the removal of statues ...
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NJ Governor Urges National Mask Requirement: ‘Not Debatable’

New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy (D) on Sunday said that there should be a national mask requirement to combat the spread of COVID-19 as cases spike in several cities, during an interview on MSNBC. When asked about President Trump’s baseless claim during a Fourth of July event at the White House saying that 99% of coronavirus cases are “harmless,” Murphy responded “this thing is lethal” and that New Jersey “paid an enormous price” before calling for a “national strategy.” “We’ve lost over 13,000 co...
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You can’t cancel American history: Gloria Romero

As an East Los Angeles Latina with a long history of police reform advocacy, I was horrified to see the brutal killing of George Floyd. I joined calls for the prosecution of officers involved in his murder, joining Americans of disparate political persuasions in this demand. But what started as a righteous, mostly peaceful protest against the horrific murder of George Floyd with chants that Black Lives Matter has morphed into a misguided attempted hijacking of, particularly, the Democratic Party...
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John Lewis: Good Trouble Review

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Tags: John Lewis, Movies, Washington, Georgia, Movie Reviews, House, Civil Rights, Nancy Pelosi, Martin Luther King Jr, Lewis, Bobby Kennedy, Dawn Porter, Movie News, Alexandria Ocasio Cortez, John Lewis: Good Trouble, Kennedy Lewis


House approves $1.5 trillion plan to fix crumbling infrastructure

By MATTHEW DALY WASHINGTON — The Democratic-controlled House approved a $1.5 trillion plan Wednesday to rebuild the nation’s crumbling infrastructure, pouring hundreds of billions of dollars into projects to fix roads and bridges, upgrade transit systems, expand interstate railways and dredge harbors, ports and channels. The bill also authorizes more than $100 billion to expand internet access for rural and low-income communities and $25 billion to modernize the U.S. Postal Service’s infrastruct...
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‘We Have to Get This Right’: 60 House Democrats Call for Second Coronavirus Stimulus to be Green

Democrats in Congress are calling on House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy to support a coronavirus relief package that’ll bring the U.S. closer to a clean energy economy. There’s never been a better time than now to make the leap.Read more...
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Mark Zuckerberg urges people to wear a mask to help 'keep this country open' (FB)

Mark Zuckerberg is calling on people to wear masks to help halt the spread of the coronavirus.  "Covid is spreading quickly again and masks help keep people healthy and keep the country open," Zuckerberg wrote in an Instagram caption accompanying a photo of him and his wife, Priscilla Chan, wearing masks. While researchers have found that universal masking could contain the outbreak and eliminate the need for lockdowns, the issue has become politicized, with some Americans claiming a mask mand...
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Whip Scalise Shoots Straight With Firearm Industry

By Matt Manda Nearly three years ago, House Minority Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.) survived an attack by a deranged criminal misusing a firearm. That horrific event shocked the nation. IMG NSSF “The Stakes Have Never Been Higher.” Nearly three years ago, House Minority Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.) survived an attack by a deranged criminal misusing a firearm. That horrific event shocked the nation. For the Louisiana Congressman, though, it steeled his resolve. This next election is crucial for ...
Tags: Guns, Congress, Senate, Fbi, House, House Of Representatives, New Orleans, Nancy Pelosi, Louisiana, George W Bush, Calif, U S Supreme Court, Protection of Lawful Commerce, Baton Rouge, Charlton Heston, Keane


Trump Vows To Veto Defense Bill If It Includes Provision To Remove Confederate Names From Military Bases

President Trump vowed late Tuesday that he would veto this year’s proposed $740 billion annual defense bill if an amendment is included that would require the renaming of bases named after Confederate military leaders. The pledge to veto the amendment came in a late night tweet reaffirming Trump’s earlier claim to “not even consider the renaming” of military bases as part of the National Defense Authorization Act.  The president mocked Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) who sponsored the amendmen...
Tags: News, Minneapolis, Senate, Elizabeth Warren, House, Warren, Nancy Pelosi, Trump, Schumer, Robert E Lee, Confederate, Charles E Schumer, NDAA, Sen Elizabeth Warren D MA, Confederacy, President Trump


Dem climate plan would end greenhouse gas emissions by 2050

House Democrats on Tuesday unveiled a plan to address climate change that would set a goal of net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050, while pushing renewable energy such as wind and solar power and addressing environmental contamination that disproportionately harms low-income and minority communities. The election-year plan backed by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and other leaders is less ambitious than a sweeping Green New Deal that a group of progressive Democrats outlined last year to comba...
Tags: News, United States, House, Nancy Pelosi, Alexandria Ocasio Cortez, Green New Deal


Intel Proves ‘Russian Bounties’ Were No Hoax, House Dems Say

A group of House Democrats left a classified briefing at the White House Tuesday morning, on  reports that Russia paid Taliban fighters bounties on U.S. soldiers, with complaints that Trump administration officials were not more forthcoming about the intelligence. And they also left with lots of questions about why the president—who has dismissed the story as another “Russia hoax”—is not being more forthcoming with criticism for Russian president Vladimir Putin.“The president called this a hoax,...
Tags: News, Vladimir Putin, Congress, Banks, White House, Russia, Intel, Gop, Taliban, House, New York Times, Capitol Hill, Nancy Pelosi, House Intelligence Committee, Harry Truman, Adam Smith


Pelosi: Trump's attempts to overturn Obamacare are 'unfathomably cruel'

In an interview with CNN's Jake Tapper, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) criticized the Trump administration's efforts to overturn the Affordable Care Act amid the Covid-19 pandemic.
Tags: News, Cnn, House, Stories, Nancy Pelosi, Trump, Jake Tapper, Pelosi


‘John Lewis: Good Trouble’ Film Review: Portrait of Civil Rights Icon Couldn’t Be More Timely

“John Lewis: Good Trouble,” a documentary about the civil rights crusader who became a 17-term Democratic congressman from Georgia, is a movie that could scarcely be any timelier.And it’s also, strangely enough, a movie that feels outside of the current time.How timely? Well, a couple of weeks before the premiere of the film, director Ava DuVernay and many others endorsed a proposal to rename the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Alabama, for Lewis, who suffered a fractured skull when he was beaten...
Tags: John Lewis, News, Supreme Court, Entertainment, Congress, Washington, Kentucky, Cbs News, Georgia, Selma, House, Nancy Pelosi, Martin Luther King, Donald Trump, Ava Duvernay, Montgomery


Trump denies briefing about reported bounties on U.S. troops

By ZEKE MILLER, JAMES LAPORTA and DEB RIECHMANN WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump has denied he was made aware of U.S. intelligence officials’ conclusion that Russia secretly offered bounties to Taliban-linked militants for killing American troops in Afghanistan. The Trump administration was set to brief select members of Congress on the matter Monday. The intelligence assessments came amid Trump’s push to withdraw the U.S. from Afghanistan and suggested Russia was making overtures to militant...
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Pelosi Demands Full Congressional Briefing On Russian Bounty Scheme

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) is calling on the Trump administration to brief the full House of Representatives on intelligence reports that Russia offered to pay members of the Taliban to kill U.S. troops in Afghanistan. “The Administration’s disturbing silence and inaction endanger the lives of our troops and our coalition partners,” Pelosi wrote in a letter to Director of National Intelligence John Ratcliffe and CIA Director Gina Haspel on Monday. “The President’s refusal to stand up to...
Tags: News, Putin, Vladimir Putin, White House, Russia, Afghanistan, United States, Taliban, House, New York Times, House Of Representatives, National Security Council, Nancy Pelosi, Cia, Times, Trump


'Congress and the country need answers now': Pelosi demands briefing on reported Russian bounty operation

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said she wants to know if President Trump was briefed on the alleged Russian bounty on US troops "and if not, why not."         [Author: USA TODAY]
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GOP Sen: It’d Help If Trump Would Wear A Mask To ‘Get Rid Of This Political Debate’

Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-TN) on Sunday said that it would would “help” if President Donald Trump wore a mask to stop the political debate surrounding the matter as coronavirus cases surge in several cities. Asked about seeing Trump rally attendees not wearing masks during a call aired on CNN Sunday, the chair of Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions, said it’s up to the President to “lead more by example.” “I don’t expect the President to tell us what to do in that sense,” A...
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Pelosi Says It’s ‘Definitely Long Overdue’ For Mask Wearing Mandate

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) on Sunday said that it’s “definitely long overdue” for a federal mandate on wearing masks as coronavirus cases spike in several states during an interview on ABC News. After acknowledging that the Centers for Disease Control recommended the use of masks because it didn’t want to “offend the President,” Pelosi proceeded to tear into President Trump. “And the President should be example,” Pelosi said. “You know, real men wear masks. Be an example to the country ...
Tags: News, Cdc, White House, Masks, America, House, Cbs, Nancy Pelosi, Trump, Centers for Disease Control, Pence, Pelosi, Pres Trump, Summer Concepcion, Coronavirus, COVID-19


My Interview With Mathew Ingram Regarding Section 230

[Note: I did this interview with Mathew Ingram in late February–before the recent flood of new anti-Section 230 activity in DC that I still need to blog. I had always planned to share it here, but the issue got backburnered as the pandemic killed 120k+ Americans and shut down our country. I’m sharing it now because so many people in DC are now prioritizing the destruction of Section 230 over addressing the many other devastating problems in our country.] Ingram: …Eric, could you start by giving...
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Pelosi says federal mandate on masks is 'long overdue'

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Sunday that she believes a federal mandate on mask wearing is "long overdue" as cases across the country spike from the coronavirus pandemic.
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Pelosi says mandate on masks is overdue

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Sunday that she believes a federal mandate on mask wearing is "long overdue" as cases across the country spike from the coronavirus pandemic.
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Facebook and advertisers are locked in an image war, and advertisers are winning

Major advertisers like Unilever, Verizon, and Honda said they would halt ads on Facebook after civil rights groups called on the social platform to better police hate speech and misinformation. The moves by big brands is unlikely to make a big dent in Facebook's $70 billion advertising business since most of its advertisers are small to midsize marketers. Meanwhile, these boycott statements are temporary and vaguely written, which could make it easier for brands to resume spending after July w...
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Nancy Pelosi goads 'cowardly' Trump for not wearing mask and says the CDC has not made them mandatory yet because it would 'embarrass the president'

The Speaker's comments come as the country reports more than 40,000 coronavirus cases in a single day for the first time.
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Democrats renew health care attacks on GOP as virus builds

Democrats are intensifying their attacks on President Donald Trump and his Republican allies over health care, hoping that an issue that helped lift the party during the 2018 midterms will prove even more resonant as the White House seeks to repeal the Affordable Care Act during a public health crisis. Joe Biden, the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee, told an audience in the swing state of Pennsylvania this week that efforts to undermine the Obama-era health care law were “cruel” and ...
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Nancy Pelosi misspeaks, says police reform bill is worthy of ‘George Kirby’s’ name

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., misspoke saying the police reform bill is worthy of ‘George Kirby’s’ name.
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