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Wallace’s Family Foundation Gave Away Millions, But Not One Penny for His Own District

A wealthy Democratic congressional candidate’s family foundation that was criticized for giving hundreds of thousands of dollars to anti-Israel groups has not given money to any organizations or charities located in the district he’s seeking to represent, according to a review of his fund’s tax …

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Big Labor Hit with Another Class Action Suit

The fallout from the Supreme Court’s landmark Janus ruling continued as Washington state workers filed suit to recover their lost wages from forced unionism. Several home health aides are suing Service Employees International Union Local 775 and the state to recover money deducted from Medicaid reimbursements designed …

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Missouri Democrats Create Alternative ‘News’ Site to Boost McCaskill

The Missouri Democratic Party quietly launched its own “news” website this year to pump up Sen. Claire McCaskill (D., Mo.) and bash Republicans ahead of her reelection fight. The website, The Missouri Download, launched on March 1 and posted just five stories in its first …

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Josh Hawley Makes First Move to Airwaves, Puts Supreme Court Pressure on Claire McCaskill

Missouri Republican Josh Hawley is hitting the television airwaves on Monday ahead of President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court announcement to tout his personal experience with the high court and label Democratic Sen. Claire McCaskill a liberal. The ad, Hawley’s first television ad of the cycle, …

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Ellison on Running for Minnesota AG: ‘Not Looking to Climb Some Career Ladder’

Rep. Keith Ellison (D., Minn.) made a surprise announcement last month to run for Minnesota’s attorney general, and in a new interview he said he doesn’t care about the “career ladder.” “I am not looking to climb some career ladder,” Ellison told the Guardian in …

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Durbin Dismisses Hypocrisy on SCOTUS Vote: ‘Come On, Chuck, Get Real’

Sen. Dick Durbin (D., Ill.) on Sunday dismissed charges of hypocrisy for changing his position on the necessity of filling Supreme Court vacancies in response to a clip of him demanding a vote on Judge Merrick Garland in 2016. Now, Durbin is demanding the opposite, …

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Six Thai Schoolboys Rescued From Flooded Cave

By Panarat Thepgumpanat CHIANG RAI, Thailand (Reuters) – Six of 12 schoolboys have been rescued so far from a flooded Thai cave after divers launched a daring and dangerous mission to free the children and their soccer coach, who were trapped underground for more than …

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Legally Armed Teachers Explain Why They Carry Guns in Their Schools

In the weeks and months since the school shootings in Parkland, Florida, and Santa Fe, Texas, the debate over whether teachers should be able to carry firearms in schools has received a great deal of attention. A number of states have allowed teachers to carry …

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Radical Inaction at the Families Belong Together March

NEW YORK CITY—When I pop out of the subway in Foley Square, an angry crowd throws its message on me—and it feels oddly familiar. “This is why capitalism must be overthrown!” an older woman standing on the curb shouts. “It’s unsustainable, people. It is the …

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Wisconsin Dem Candidate Looking to Replace Paul Ryan Has Been Arrested Nine Times Since 1991

Randy Bryce, the Wisconsin Democrat running to replace House Speaker Paul Ryan (R., Wis.), has been elevated by national Democrats, but he has a long history of arrests, including pleading guilty to driving while intoxicated in 1998, in addition to eight other arrests. Two of Bryce’s most …

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