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Complaint Filed Against DNC Chair Perez With FEC Over Donations

A complaint has been filed on Tuesday with the Federal Election Commission (FEC) by a watchdog group over donations from DNC Chairman Tom Perez’s campaign account to former opponents. The complaint was made by the Foundation for Accountability and Civic Trust (FACT) where they allege …

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RNC Mocks Democrats With Fake DNC Fall Meeting Schedule

The Republican National Committee (RNC) emailed out a fake schedule for the upcoming Democratic National Committee’s (DNC) fall meeting, mocking the Democratic Party for its problems. The “media advisory” began by announcing “major changes” had been made to the schedule for the DNC meeting, taking …

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U.S. Judge Blocks Latest Trump Travel Restrictions

By Dan Levine, Andrew Chung SAN FRANCISCO/NEW YORK (Reuters) – A U.S. judge on Tuesday blocked President Donald Trump’s latest bid to impose restrictions on citizens from several countries entering the United States, which had been due to take effect this week. The open-ended ban, announced …

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Jane Fonda on Whether She’s ‘Proud’ of America: ‘No, but I’m Proud of the Resistance’ Against Trump

Actress Jane Fonda said Monday that she is not proud of America today but is proud of those who continue to protest Donald Trump’s presidency. BBC’s Stephen Sackur asked Fonda, a political activist, on “HARDtalk” about her lifelong activism, starting with her trip to North …

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Women’s March Organizer Blames ‘White Male Aggression’ for Being Kicked Off Plane

A key Women’s March organizer claimed Sunday that she had been kicked off an American Airlines flight earlier in the day and blamed “white male aggression” for the incident. Tamika Mallory said in a Facebook Live video that, before a flight from Miami to New York, she …

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McCain Condemns ‘Half-Baked, Spurious Nationalism’ in Veiled Attack on Trump

Republican Sen. John McCain (Ariz.) on Monday night unleashed thinly veiled critiques apparently aimed at President Donald Trump during his speech at the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia. McCain had just been awarded the Liberty Medal by former Vice President Joe Biden, who is chairman of …

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Four Ann Arbor City Council Members Kneel During Pledge of Allegiance

Four city council members in Ann Arbor, Michigan knelt for the Pledge of Allegiance after their meeting was called to order on Monday night. 5th Ward councilmen Chip Smith and Chuck Warpehoski were joined by 1st Ward council members Sumi Kailasapathy and Jason Frenzel in …

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Economist Says Eliminating State and Local Tax Deduction Helps Lower Taxes by $1 Trillion

Eliminating the state and local tax deduction through President Trump’s tax reform framework could help lower taxes by $1 trillion, according to economist Stephen Moore, who helped put the original tax plan together. Moore says eliminating the state and local tax deduction will increase revenues …

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Judge Tosses Union Challenge to Foundation’s Outreach

A state court dismissed a key union objection to a think tank’s effort to inform home health aides that they are not obligated to pay union dues. Service Employees International Union Local 775 filed suit to block the Freedom Foundation, a Washington State-based free-market think …

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YouTube Suspends Account of Chinese Dissident

YouTube has suspended the video account of popular Chinese dissident Guo Wengui amid a mounting pressure from the Beijing government to silence one of its critics. According to a person familiar with the action, YouTube issued what the company calls a “strike” against Guo, who …

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