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A Republican Challenge to Trump?

Larry Hogan can offer a serious and meaningful alternative to the corroded conservatism we have in Washington today.
Tags: News, Washington, Republican Party, Trump, Larry Hogan, Hogan, Donald J, Lawrence J


Writer’s Room: The Most Anticipated New TV Shows of 2019, Part 1

On the January 17, 2019 episode of /Film Daily, /Film editor in chief Peter Sciretta is joined by /Film managing editor Jacob Hall , weekend editor Brad Oman , senior writer Ben Pearson , and writers Hoai-Tran Bui and Chris Evangelista to decide the most anticipated new tv shows of 2019. You can subscribe to /Film Daily on iTunes , Google Play , Overcast , Spotify and all the popular podcast apps (here is the RSS URL if you need it). Opening Banter: Brad g...
Tags: Hbo, England, New York, London, Television, Movies, Reese Witherspoon, Abc, Mexico, France, China, Boston, New York City, Ben Affleck, Matt Damon, Neil Gaiman


The Real Governments of Blue America

In some states, politicians are actually trying to do their jobs.
Tags: News, Republican Party, Trump, Democratic Party, United States Politics and Government, Donald J, Shutdowns (Institutional, States (US, Real Governments of Blue America


Where’s the Investigation into Senator Feinstein’s Chinese Spy?

Opinion Senator Feinstein quietly covered up that her driver and San Francisco office director of 20 years had been spying for the Chinese government, while she and her husband made millions from China. USA – -(AmmoLand.com)- Let’s look at a case study in Justice Department and news media bias: the treatment of President Trump compared with the treatment of Democratic Senator Dianne Feinstein. The media’s glee over news that a group of anti-Trump bureaucrats took it upon themselves to invest...
Tags: Guns, Obama, Washington, Senate, China, Russia, America, San Francisco, Fbi, Silicon Valley, Republican Party, Dianne Feinstein, Justice Department, Newt Gingrich, Clinton, Trump


Steve King Still Has Backing in Iowa, but Even Supporters Say ‘He’s Done’

Many voters in western Iowa still like Mr. King, even after Congress rebuked him for his views on white supremacy, but also think that his career is effectively over.
Tags: Elections, News, Congress, Iowa, House Of Representatives, Republican Party, King, Ernst, Joni, United States Politics and Government, Steven A, Race and Ethnicity


The Argument: How Trump Loses the G.O.P.

And Does the Women’s March Have an Anti-Semitism Problem?
Tags: News, Putin, Russia, David, Republican Party, Anti-semitism, King, Trump, Goldberg, Vladimir V, United States Politics and Government, Donald J, Steven A, Douthat, Leonhardt, Impeachment


A list of Steve King's worst remarks: Racist, shocking, and just plain stupid

You've gotta read, by Douglas Burns, this excellent roundup of a dozen or so of the worst things congressman Steve King (R-IA) has said, dating back decades. Notable that these long, long predate the latest “why does racism have such a negative stigma” remarks that got him in trouble, and ultimately led to his removal from various powerful committees in Congress this week. “I'm a western Iowa newspaper owner who has chronicled @SteveKingIA and his troubling remarks for 2 decades,” tweeted Bu...
Tags: Post, Politics, News, Christ What An Asshole, Congress, Mexico, America, Barack Obama, US news, Gop, United States, House, Iowa, Republican Party, Christ, King


Senate GOP Blocks Dem Effort To Enforce Sanctions On Russian Oligarch Firms

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate has narrowly upheld a Treasury Department decision to lift sanctions from three companies connected to Russian oligarch Oleg Deripaska. A vote to move forward on a Democratic resolution that would have reversed Treasury’s decision failed Wednesday on a 57-42 vote, just short of the 60 votes needed. The vote came up short even though several Republicans had criticized the sanctions move and 11 of them voted with Democrats. At issue is a December announcement from th...
Tags: Florida, News, Putin, Vladimir Putin, Congress, Montana, Washington, Senate, Russia, Ap, Gop, Maine, Arkansas, House, Arizona, Treasury


As Republicans Rush to Condemn Steve King, Some Ask: Why Not Trump?

Republican leaders are piling on in their condemnations of Representative Steve King of Iowa, but they remain silent on similar comments by President Trump.
Tags: Elections, News, Iowa, House Of Representatives, Republican Party, Discrimination, King, Mccarthy, Mitch, Trump, McConnell, Steve King, United States Politics and Government, Donald J, Steven A, Kevin (1965-


Republicans Rebuke Steve King but Face Vexing Question: Why Not Sooner?

In the wake of House Republicans stripping Mr. King of his committee assignments, many are asking how he survived unpunished for so long.
Tags: News, House, Iowa, House Of Representatives, Republican Party, King, Grassley, Steve King, Charles E, United States Politics and Government, Steven A, Race and Ethnicity


After years of King’s remarks, why now for the GOP response?

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Why now? Despite his seemingly endless string of racist comments and insults about immigrants, Iowa Rep. Steve King had the Republican Party’s backing through nine elections and GOP presidential contenders often lined up for his endorsement in the state’s lead-off caucuses. Now many of those same Republicans are turning their […]
Tags: News, Nation, Gop, Iowa, Republican Party, King, DES MOINES Iowa, Steve King


Why Steve King’s Punishment Took So Long

The Iowa Republican has been objectionable for years, but his party has historically been unwilling to do anything about its extremists.
Tags: News, Reagan, Iowa, Republican Party, Republican National Committee, Cheney, King, Mccarthy, Dick, Eisenhower, Trump, Buchanan, Steve King, Goldwater, John Birch Society, Welch


Steve King’s Comments Prompt House Vote Condemning White Supremacy

The House voted, 424-1, for the resolution in the wake of a statement by Representative Steve King of Iowa questioning why white supremacy is considered offensive.
Tags: News, House, Iowa, House Of Representatives, Republican Party, King, Grassley, Steve King, Charles E, United States Politics and Government, Steven A, Race and Ethnicity


Steve King’s Racist Remarks and Divisive Actions: A Timeline

While some Republicans suggested the Iowa congressman’s views were new to them, Mr. King has a long and documented history of denigrating racial minorities.
Tags: News, Iowa, House Of Representatives, Republican Party, King, Whites, Steve King, Steven A, Race and Ethnicity, Immigration and Emigration


Republicans, Racism and Steve King

So now the party abhors bigotry? How convenient.
Tags: News, House Of Representatives, Republican Party, King, Whites, Steve King, United States Politics and Government, Steven A


Steve King’s Racist History: A Timeline of Offensive Comments

While some Republicans suggested the Iowa congressman’s views were new to them, Mr. King has a long and documented history of denigrating racial minorities.
Tags: News, Iowa, House Of Representatives, Republican Party, King, Whites, Steve King, Steven A, Race and Ethnicity, Immigration and Emigration


Foreigners' Rights in Japan: Interview with Activist and Writer Debito Arudou

None Debito Arudou (formerly David Aldwinckle) was born in California and raised in Geneva, New York. After spending a long period of residence in Japan, he became a citizen of that country. Frequently engaged in outspoken activism on the issues of anti-foreigner discrimination and racism in Japanese society, Arudou has written extensively on these topics for various publications, including his regular contributions to the Japan Times newspaper for over 15 years as well his web site Debito....
Tags: Feature, Music, Japan, Supreme Court, Interview, California, France, US, America, Hillary Clinton, United States, Tokyo, States, Republican Party, Vietnam, Johnson


A History of Steve King’s Racist Remarks

While some Republicans suggested the Iowa congressman’s views were new to them, Mr. King has a long and documented history of denigrating racial minorities.
Tags: News, Iowa, House Of Representatives, Republican Party, King, Whites, Steve King, Steven A, Race and Ethnicity, Immigration and Emigration


Steve King Removed From Committee Assignments Over White Supremacy Remark

Republicans voted Monday night to remove Mr. King from the House Judiciary and Agriculture committees after he made remarks questioning why white supremacy is considered offensive.
Tags: News, Iowa, House Of Representatives, Republican Party, King, Mccarthy, Grassley, Steve King, Charles E, United States Politics and Government, Steven A, Kevin (1965-, House Judiciary and Agriculture


Steve King Removed from Committee Assignments Over White Supremacy Remark

Republicans voted Monday night to remove Mr. King from the House Judiciary and Agriculture committees after he made remarks questioning why white supremacy is considered offensive.
Tags: News, Iowa, House Of Representatives, Republican Party, King, Mccarthy, Grassley, Steve King, Charles E, United States Politics and Government, Steven A, Kevin (1965-, House Judiciary and Agriculture


Steve King Loses House Committee Seats Over White Supremacy Remark

Republicans voted Monday night to remove Mr. King from the House Judiciary and Agriculture committees after he made remarks questioning why white supremacy is considered offensive.
Tags: News, Iowa, House Of Representatives, Republican Party, King, Mccarthy, Grassley, Charles E, United States Politics and Government, Steven A, Kevin (1965-, House Judiciary and Agriculture


Trump Has Sucker-Punched Farmers. America Will Suffer.

The president’s tariffs were the jab. Closing off his aid payments could be a knockout for many family farms.
Tags: News, Minnesota, Soybeans, Corn, United States, Iowa, Warren, Republican Party, Trump, Elizabeth, Democratic Party, Grain, Cargill Inc, Fertilizer, Agriculture and Farming, United States Politics and Government


Photographer Sues Kemp Campaign Over Unauthorized Use Of Abrams Photo

ATLANTA (AP) — An Atlanta-based photographer is suing the campaign of Georgia’s incoming governor and the state Republican party, saying a copyrighted photo he shot was used in a campaign ad without authorization. Kevin Liles, who regularly shoots photos featured in national news outlets, filed the federal lawsuit against the campaign of Gov.-elect Brian Kemp and the Georgia Republican Party last week in Atlanta. The lawsuit says a photo Liles shot in 2017 of Democratic gubernatorial candidate...
Tags: News, Atlanta, Georgia, Ap, New York Times, Sports Illustrated, Republican Party, Atlanta Braves, Kevin Liles, Abrams, Kemp, Brian Kemp, Georgia Republican Party, Liles, Stacey Abrams, Summer Concepcion


Trump’s Shutdown Is a Sucker Punch for Struggling Farmers

The president’s tariffs were the jab. Closing off his aid payments could be a knockout for many family farms.
Tags: News, Minnesota, Soybeans, Corn, United States, Iowa, Warren, Republican Party, Trump, Elizabeth, Democratic Party, Grain, Cargill Inc, Fertilizer, Agriculture and Farming, United States Politics and Government


Mediator: Fake News as ‘Moral Imperative’? Democrats’ Alabama Move Hints at Ugly 2020

Reports about the use of homegrown disinformation online in a 2017 Senate race suggest foreign operatives may be just one thing threatening the integrity of the next presidential election.
Tags: Elections, News, Senate, Warren, Republican Party, Biden, Booker, Jones, BETO, Trump, Elizabeth, Democratic Party, Moore, Hoffman, Facebook Inc, Senate Committee on Intelligence


Kasich: Republican Party is mired in the 1950s and ignores today's America at its peril

Republicans need to break their own self-made mold of being naysayers instead of doers. It means designing solutions that actually solve problems.            [Author: Opinion contributor]
Tags: News, America, Republican Party, Kasich, Opinion contributor


Mediator: Chilling Notion for 2020: Disinformation Will Be Homegrown

Reports that a group of Democrats used online disinformation in the Alabama Senate race in 2017 raise the question of how low will the next presidential campaign go.
Tags: Elections, News, Warren, Republican Party, Biden, Booker, Jones, BETO, Trump, Elizabeth, Democratic Party, Moore, Hoffman, Facebook Inc, Senate Committee on Intelligence, Jamieson