Wash Examiner

Keith Ellison runs to be a thorn in Trump's side

On Tuesday, Rep. Keith Ellison, D-Minn., made an announcement few expected: He plans on stepping aside from Congress and running for Minnesota attorney general this fall with the hopes of replacing Lori Swanson, who is running for governor. Continue Reading....

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Don't 'SWAT' David Hogg, but don't equate it to attempted murder either

Parkland gun control activist David Hogg had his home “swatted” Tuesday morning after an unknown person made an emergency call that sent police to his home. Continue Reading....

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Newt Gingrich on 'Trump's America' vs anti-Trump coalition: 'There is no room for compromise'

While some politicians might try to reconcile the gaping divisions caused by the Trump presidency, the two sides may never come together, warns former House Speaker Newt Gingrich. Continue Reading....

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San Francisco, flavored vapes, and the next prohibition disaster

San Francisco voters are heading to the polls on Tuesday to decide whether theirs will be the first city in the nation to ban all flavored tobacco products. If passed, Proposition E will prohibit not just the sale of menthol cigarettes and flavored cigars but …

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Eagles cancel events for DC-area kids just because they're not going to the White House

Usually, there is a clear-cut good way and bad way to handle the fallout related to a feud. On Tuesday, the NFL Players Association made a terrible decision in response to President Trump disinviting the Philadelphia Eagles to the White House. Continue Reading....

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When it comes to #MeToo, Bill Clinton has more to worry about than Monica Lewinsky

Pressed by NBC’s Craig Melvin to answer tough questions about his affair with Monica Lewinsky this week, Bill Clinton put up a tone deaf performance abound with smirks and deflections that was widely panned. But Melvin didn’t even broach the allegations of nonconsensual sexual misconduct …

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Fox screws up with error that coincidentally favors Trump’s side of the NFL debate

This week, Fox News aired a segment making it appear as if members of the Philadelphia Eagles protested the national anthem last season. In reality, it showed players kneeling in prayer. Continue Reading....

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The US should send a submarine and the deputy secretary of state to Taiwan

Sending both would allow President Trump to tell Xi Jinping that he isn’t willing to yield other U.S. interests in deference to Chinese assistance in pressuring North Korea. Continue Reading....

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We are now closer to Social Security's insolvency than we are to 9/11

Trustees for the retirement and disability program revealed on Tuesday that Social Security will no longer be able to meet its obligations to beneficiaries starting in in 2034. Continue Reading....

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Keith Ellison withdraws from House race, launches run for Minnesota attorney general

Rep. Keith Ellison, D-Minn., announced Tuesday he will withdraw from his House re-election race and instead run for Minnesota attorney general. Continue Reading....

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