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AM Joy Guest: Waiting To Impeach ‘At The Ballot Box’ Is Dangerous 21.9.2019 Crooks Liars
An AM Joy panel discussed the reluctance of moderate and conservative Democrats to support impeachment, even as each day brings new alarming information about Donald Trump’s attempt to strong-arm Ukraine into boosting his re-election chances by digging up dirt on Joe Biden’s son. Guest Jeff Hauser, executive director of the Revolving Door Project , warned that any continued reluctance to impeach Trump except “at the ballot box” in 2020 gives Trump time to do something even worse than he already has. “Over the next 15 months or so, Donald Trump has all sorts of opportunities to undermine the fairness of the next election,” Hauser said. He pointed out that before the 2018 midterm elections, Trump sent the military to the southern border, claiming that was needed to protect the United States from a caravan of refugees fleeing violence in Central America. Given that the refugees “posed literally no national security threat,” Hauser continued, it proved that Trump was "willing to use the military as a prop to ...
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‘The ground is shifting’: Longtime GOP aide sounds the alarm that Trump is putting Arizona in play 18.9.2019 Raw Story
Chuck Coughlin, who once served as a top aide to two different Republican governors in Arizona, is warning that President Donald Trump is putting his state in play for the 2020 presidential election. In an interview with Politico, Coughlin said his party has expressed real anxiety about the state turning blue next year. “Republicans are […]
House GOP loses yet another incumbent as California’s Paul Cook announces retirement 17.9.2019 Raw Story
Another day, another retirement for House Republicans. The Los Angeles Times reports that Rep. Paul Cook R-CA) is heading for the exits and retiring at the end of his term in 2020. Instead of serving in Congress for another term, Cook will run for a seat on the San Bernardino County Board of Supervisors, the […]
Republicans Think They Can Win Back The House By Focusing On The Deficit And Health Care 17.9.2019 Outside the Beltway
Despite having utterly mishandled both areas when they actually held power, Republicans think they can win back the House of Representatives by focusing on the budget deficit and health care reform.
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North Carolina’s sleazy 9/11 veto override is just the tip of the iceberg: Republicans don’t respect democracy 14.9.2019 Raw Story
A change is coming in 2020. Gerrymandered maps are being struck down by courts across the country, and the 2018 midterm elections point to massive turnout in the next election. Republicans, clearly running scared, are preparing for the course correction by breaking, bending and reshaping the rules in an obvious attempt to make a mockery […]
GOP lawmakers across the country are destroying democracy 13.9.2019 Raw Story
A change is coming in 2020. Gerrymandered maps are being struck down by courts across the country, and the 2018 midterm elections point to massive turnout in the next election. Republicans, clearly running scared, are preparing for the course correction by breaking, bending and reshaping the rules in an obvious attempt to make a mockery […]
How Disinformation Could Sway The 2020 Election 10.9.2019 Crooks Liars
In 2016, Russian operatives used Facebook, Twitter and YouTube to sow division among American voters and boost Donald Trump’s presidential campaign. What the Russians used to accomplish this is called “disinformation,” which is false or misleading content intended to deceive or promote discord. Now, with the first presidential primary vote only five months away, the public should be aware of the sources and types of online disinformation likely to surface during the 2020 ...
How disinformation could sway the 2020 election 10.9.2019 The Moderate Voice

What people read online could really disrupt society and politics. igorstevanovic/Shutterstock.com Paul M. Barrett, New York University In 2016, Russian operatives used Facebook, Twitter and YouTube to sow division among American voters and boost Donald Trump’s presidential campaign. What the Russians used to accomplish this is called “disinformation,” which is false or misleading content intended […]

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How disinformation could sway the 2020 election 9.9.2019 Raw Story
In 2016, Russian operatives used Facebook, Twitter and YouTube to sow division among American voters and boost Donald Trump’s presidential campaign. What the Russians used to accomplish this is called “disinformation,” which is false or misleading content intended to deceive or promote discord. Now, with the first presidential primary vote only five months away, the […]
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Fox News host Jeanine Pirro embraces racist ‘replacement’ conspiracy theory shared by El Paso shooter 30.8.2019 Raw Story
Fox News host Jeanine Pirro appeared to embrace the white supremacist “great replacement” conspiracy theory used by the El Paso, Texas, shooter, during a Wednesday appearance on “The Todd Starnes Show” on Fox Nation. “I’ve often wondered, who do they hate more?” Starnes asked Pirro. “Do they hate Donald Trump? Or do they hate the […]
New Poll Shows Donald Trump Is In Trouble With Women Voters 21.8.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Among registered women voters, 62 percent in the survey opted for the Democratic candidate while just 30 percent selected Trump.
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State election officials, hat in hand, plead for federal funds to protect the 2020 vote 16.8.2019 The Atlantic - Matthew Ygblesias
State election officials are sounding what is becoming an increasingly dire warning about the integrity of the voting process heading into the 2020 election, pleading for federal funds to help secure next year’s balloting against cyberattack. At a public forum on Thursday, the top election officials from Connecticut and Louisiana said underfunded election systems in […]
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The U.S. once had a ban on assault weapons — why did it expire? 14.8.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
To secure enough votes in 1994, the ban's sponsors in Congress accepted a "sunset provision" — meaning it would last 10 years but need to be reauthorized. Politics in the U.S. changed.
Americans largely support gun restrictions to 'do something' about gun violence 10.8.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
President Trump says he supports "really intelligent background checks." It's unclear what exactly that means, but support for universal background checks is near universal among Americans.
Trump campaign ran more than 2,000 Facebook ads warning of immigrant ‘invasion’ before El Paso shooting 7.8.2019 Raw Story
Before a white gunman targeted dozens of Latinos in response to what he believed was an immigrant “invasion,” President Donald Trump’s 2020 re-election campaign ran more than 2,000 Facebook ads calling immigration an “invasion.” Although Trump rejected white supremacy after the alleged gunman killed 22 people and injured dozens of others Saturday at a Walmart in […]
Judge sentences man who sent pipe bombs to Dems to 20 years 6.8.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
A Florida amateur body builder who admitted sending inoperative pipe bombs to prominent Democrats and CNN has been sentenced to 20 years in prison.
ABC Decides Trump Needs to ‘Answer for’ Mass Shootings He Caused 4.8.2019 NewsBusters
It wasn’t 24-hours since the first of two tragic mass shootings on Saturday and ABC News was entrenched and spewing the liberal hate that demanded that President Trump be considered the cause of the violence. Suggesting it was “fair” to blame Trump for the shootings during Sunday’s Good Morning America, chief White House correspondent Jon Karl argued the shootings were “going to be something that he is going to have to answer ...
Jena Griswold’s possible Senate run draws criticism from women already in the race 26.7.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Within a Democratic Party that has yearned for a strong female Senate candidate, Griswold’s possible candidacy has elicited strong opinions.
The 2018 election highlighted the good news — and the bad — facing voters with disabilities 25.7.2019 The Atlantic - Matthew Ygblesias
Here’s the good news: Voter turnout among people with disabilities increased substantially during the 2018 midterm elections compared to four years prior. The bad? More than two million Americans with disabilities stayed home during November’s election because they still have trouble getting to the polls, in a political system in which they are undervalued and […]
WATCH: 10 videos show massive flooding hitting Brooklyn and New Jersey after torrential downpour 23.7.2019 Raw Story
A massive flood is once again striking parts of New York City and New Jersey Monday as the heatwave gave way to a torrential downpour. The storm moved through after 6 p.m. EST, dropping several inches of rain in a short period and causing immense flash flooding during rush hour. Commuters reported unusually large crowds […]
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