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Most independent ads for 2012 election are from groups that don’t disclose donors 25.4.2032 washingtonpost.com - Politics
Nearly all of the independent advertising aired for the 2012 general-election campaign has come from interest groups that do not disclose their donors, suggesting that much of the political spending over the next six months will come from sources invisible to the public. ...
Hate for Trump sets new record of Americans who can’t stand a president 23.9.2019 Raw Story
A new poll shows a record number of Americans can’t stand the president of the United States. According to the most recent NBC News/Wall Street Journal public opinion poll, an astounding 69 percent of Americans don’t like Trump personally. During the early 2000s, President George W. Bush enjoyed the benefit of Americans finding him likable […]
Trump holds mass rally with Indian Prime Minister that was more like a campaign event than official one 23.9.2019 Raw Story
US President Donald Trump and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday declared themselves united in a relentless fight against “terrorism,” vowing a close, personal alliance in front of tens of thousands of Indian-Americans. The two leaders, like-minded nationalists fond of fiery rallies and skeptical of traditional media, heaped praise on each other in an […]
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Lindsey Graham drives bus over Trump kids to get to Biden: ‘You can’t investigate one family and not the other’ 22.9.2019 Raw Story
Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) suggested on Sunday that the children of both President Donald Trump and Joe Biden should be investigated. While speaking to Fox News host Maria Bartiromo, Graham was asked if he is calling for an investigation into Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden and his son over dealings in the Ukraine. President Donald […]
Mnuchin admits White House has transcript of Ukraine call and ‘they’re going to be kept confidential’ 22.9.2019 Raw Story
Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin confirmed on Sunday that the White House does have a transcript of President Donald Trump’s call with Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelensky. During an interview on NBC’s Meet the Press, host Chuck Todd asked Mnuchin if he had an objection to Congress’ request to see a transcript in which Trump allegedly asks […]
Democrats’ refusal to impeach Trump is a ‘bigger national scandal’ than him breaking the law: Ocasio-Cortez 22.9.2019 Raw Story
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., criticized House Democrats on Saturday for their unwillingness to impeach President Donald Trump despite new revelations that he may have pressured Ukraine to dig up dirt on one of his potential Democratic rivals in 2020, former Vice President Joe Biden. This article first appeared in Salon. “At this point, the bigger […]
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Ukrainian journalist throws down gauntlet after Giuliani smear: ‘I express my readiness to testify’ 22.9.2019 Raw Story
A Ukrainian journalist said on Sunday that he would be willing to testify to Congress against President Donald Trump’s attorney, Rudy Giuliani. After Giuliani unleashed a bizarre rant on CNN accusing Democrats of trying to get help from Ukraine in the 2016 election, Ukrainian journalist Serhiy Leshchenko wrote an op-ed exposing the accusation as a […]
Trump says he would have ‘no problem’ with Giuliani testifying before Congress 22.9.2019 Raw Story
President Donald Trump insisted on Sunday that he would have “no problem” with his attorney, Rudy Giuliani, testifying before Congress. The president made the remarks while speaking to reporters outside the White House. Trump was asked if he would have “any problem” with Giuliani testifying about talks with Ukraine’s president about investigating Democratic presidential candidate […]
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Trudeau in blackface: A symptom of Canada’s widespread anti-Black racism 22.9.2019 Raw Story
The news that Prime Minister Justin Trudeau performed in blackface when he was a student and a teacher has once again made blackface the topic of the day — this time in the middle of a Canadian election campaign. The revelation that, as a 29-year-old teacher, Trudeau appeared in blackface at an “Arabian Nights” fundraiser […]
Entire CNN panel beats down Santorum for Ukraine misinformation: ‘You don’t get to decide what the facts are’ 22.9.2019 Raw Story
Conservative CNN contributor Rick Santorum was called out on Sunday after he seemed to be uneducated about President Donald Trump’s attempt to have Ukraine investigate Joe Biden and his son. During a panel discussion on CNN, Republican contributor Mia Love said that Trump’s communication with Ukraine was not “appropriate” if he was looking for campaign […]
Elizabeth Warren accuses Congress of complicity in Trump’s continued abuses 22.9.2019 Raw Story
Sen. Elizabeth Warren accused the U.S. Congress of complicity in President Donald Trump’s continued abuse of power late Friday, after reports surfaced of his alleged attempts to solicit foreign meddling in the 2020 presidential election, and reiterated her demand that Democrats use their majority in the House to pursue impeachment. Warren’s tweeted statement came hours […]
According to media, Russia has ‘oligarchs’ — but America only has ‘businessmen’ 22.9.2019 Raw Story
Even in corporate media, you will occasionally see references to the United States as an “oligarchy.” That is the judgment of former President Jimmy Carter, of peer-reviewed academic studies, and even opinion pieces in our most prestigious media (e.g., Washington Post, 4/8/14; New Yorker, 4/18/14). Indeed, Paul Krugman has been saying it in the New York Times (11/3/11, 5/15/15, 7/15/19) for years.  Just […]
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NYT wonders if Republicans challenging Trump are the ‘Three Musketeers’ or the ‘Three Stooges’ 22.9.2019 Raw Story
President Donald Trump’s three Republican challengers for the GOP’s 2020 nomination were featured in a new 1,500-word profile by The New York Times that was published online on Saturday. Former Gov. Mark Sanford (R-SC), former Rep. Joe Walsh (R-IL) and former Gov. Bill Weld (R-MA) are all challenging the incumbent. “Supporters of Mr. Trump’s Republican […]
‘He knows I’m actually better at the internet’: Andrew Yang says Trump is too scared to attack him 22.9.2019 Raw Story
Presidential candidate Andrew Yang suggested President Donald Trump is too scared to attack him during a CNN appearance on Saturday. Yang, whose campaign has been buoyed by his passionate online supporters known as the “Yang Gang,” was interviewed by Van Jones. “Part of the thing is that you’re such an unlikely candidate that people, they’re […]
‘Trump’s defense eats itself’: Neal Katyal reveals why the president’s denial is incriminating 22.9.2019 Raw Story
President Donald Trump went on a Twitter rant on Saturday after a day at Trump National Golf Club in Virginia. Trump quoted Peter Schweizer, the author of the controversial book Clinton Cash. “They’re trying to turn what was a Biden scandal into a Trump scandal.” @PeterSchweizer The problem is, “Trump” did nothing wrong! — Donald […]
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GOP Senate candidate is worried he’ll lose if 2020 is a referendum on Donald Trump 22.9.2019 Raw Story
In 2018, Republican John James challenged Sen. Debbie Stabenow (D-MI) and closely embraced President Donald Trump. He lost by 6.5% points. In 2020, James is running for U.S. Senate once again, this time challenging Sen. Gary Peters (D-MI) — but is attempting to distance himself from the unpopular commander-in-chief. “A vote for me is a […]
Steak, beer and politics: 2020 Democrats descend on Iowa 22.9.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Politics
With marching bands, drum lines, hundreds of yard signs and at least one fire truck, Democratic presidential candidates made a colorful and often loud pitch to Iowa Democrats at the Steak Fry fundraiser in Des Moines on Saturday.
Warren accuses Congress of complicity in Trump’s continued abuses 22.9.2019 Raw Story
Sen. Elizabeth Warren accused the U.S. Congress of complicity in President Donald Trump’s continued abuse of power late Friday, after reports surfaced of his alleged attempts to solicit foreign meddling in the 2020 presidential election, and reiterated her demand that Democrats use their majority in the House to pursue impeachment. Warren’s tweeted statement came hours […]
It’s ‘Clinton Cash’ all over again as the media blow the Trump whistleblower story 22.9.2019 Raw Story
Welcome to another edition of What Fresh Hell?, Raw Story’s roundup of news items that might have become controversies under another regime, but got buried – or were at least under-appreciated – due to the daily firehose of political pratfalls, unhinged tweet storms and other sundry embarrassments coming out of the current White House. We would […]
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‘Conspiracy, extortion and bribery’: Ex-prosecutor ticks off crimes Trump and Rudy may have committed with Ukraine gambit 21.9.2019 Raw Story
On MSNBC Saturday, former federal prosecutor Mimi Rocah laid out all the ways that President Donald Trump and his lawyer Rudy Giuliani could be breaking federal law with their apparent scheme to push Ukraine into digging up dirt on former Vice President Joe Biden. “Extortion, conspiracy to engage in extortion, and violating federal election law,” […]
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