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Cuomo Annoyed That Iowans Cheered Trump for Saying He Didn’t Want Poor People Running Economy

CNN host Chris Cuomo expressed indignation Thursday at President Donald Trump’s remark that he didn’t want “a poor person” in economic Cabinet positions, saying he couldn’t believe Trump’s supporters would applaud such a line. Cuomo had his “New Day” producer play the clip of “apparently …

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Ellison After Georgia Loss: Resistance Summer is ‘Going Awesome’

One day after his party suffered a loss in the Georgia special House election, Democratic National Committee vice-chairman Rep. Keith Ellison (D., Minn.) announced that his party’s “Resistance Summer” is “going awesome.” Ellison, a rising star in the Democratic party’s progressive wing who narrowly lost a race for …

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San Francisco Passes First-in-the-Nation Ban on Sale of Flavored Vaping Liquid

San Francisco passed a first-in-the-nation measure Wednesday which bans the sale of flavored nicotine-containing liquids used in electronic cigarettes and other vaping products. In a unanimous vote, the San Francisco city supervisors passed the ban, the Associated Press reports. The supervisors cited flavors like cotton candy, banana cream, …

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Chris Matthews Roasts Ossoff: ‘I Don’t Know What the Hell He was Selling’

MSNBC host Chris Matthews expressed confusion over failed Georgia Democratic House candidate Jon Ossoff on Wednesday night, saying “I don’t know what the hell he was selling. He wasn’t selling much.” Ossoff lost the most expensive House election ever to Republican Karen Handel on Tuesday night …

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Speier Disputes Jeh Johnson’s Testimony That DNC Was Notified of Hacking

Rep. Jackie Speier (D., Calif.) disputed former Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson’s testimony earlier on Wednesday over whether the Democratic National Committee was notified that it was hacked during the 2016 campaign. CNN host Jake Tapper asked Speier if she was surprised by Johnson’s …

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Dem Congresswoman: Democratic Party Has ‘Become Identity Politics’

Rep. Debbie Dingell (D., Mich.) said Wednesday on MSNBC that she is “very concerned” that identity politics have hijacked the Democratic Party. “We’ve become this identity politics. The Women’s Caucus, the Black Caucus, the Hispanic Caucus,” Dingell said. “We’ve lost the sense of  ‘we,’ that …

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Bipartisan Senate Bill Seeks to Resuscitate Once-Leading U.S. Patent System

A new bipartisan Senate bill introduced on Wednesday seeks to reinvigorate the ailing U.S. patent system through a series of reforms and by supporting American investors and innovators. The STRONGER (Support Technology & Research for Our Nation’s Growth and Economic Resilience) Act is meant to reform and strengthen …

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Attacker Stabs Police Officer in Neck at Mich. Airport in ‘Possible Terrorist’ Act

A police officer at the airport in Flint, Mich. was stabbed in the neck Wednesday in what authorities are looking at as a possible act of terrorism. Around 9:45 a.m., the still unidentified stabber attacked Jeff Neville, a retired county sheriff now working for Bishop International …

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Ossoff Complains About ‘Money in Politics’ After Running Most Expensive House Race Ever

Georgia Democrat Jon Ossoff decried “the role of money in politics” in an interview aired Tuesday, despite running the most expensive congressional campaign in history. Ossoff made the comments to NPR on the morning of the special election in Georgia’s sixth congressional district, which he lost later …

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Woman Sues CBS Radio for Racially Charged Harassment

A woman is suing CBS Radio in New York City after employees welcomed the woman to the office by yelling “Obama!” The lawsuit stems from a woman claiming she was frequently harassed and intimidated, TMZ reported. The woman claims that after she asked her supervisor …

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