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Wednesday, November 13, 2019
Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez told Showtime’s new late-night talk show Desus & Mero that the nonstop criticism and personal attacks lobbed her way is “validation” that she is doing something right. During the first episode of the show on Showtime (it previously appeared on Viceland), Ocasio-Cortez, who hosts Desus Nice and The Kid Mero introduced as the “Notorious AOC,” admitted that the trolling and abuse was “heavy.” “But...
Almost 40 percent of donors to Sen. Bernie Sanders's (I-Vt.) 2020 presidential campaign so far have used an email address that was never previously used to give to a Sanders campaign, The New York Timesreported Monday. The revelation signals that Sanders may have significantly expanded his support base and donor network from when he ran for president in 2016. The Times also reported...
We stand today upon the fulcrum of history, a crossroads at midnight with a blood moon rising. Down one road lies fire, flood, famine, failure and the final triumph of greed. What awaits down the other road is unknown, terra incognita, a mystery to be solved one gentle step at a time. As a species, we tend to recoil...
The 2019 Academy Awards are breaking all kids of records (though hopefully the one for longest broadcast will remain untouched), but there’s one particularly notable trend. Ruth E. Carter and Hannah Beachler both made history as the first black people to win an Oscar in their respective categories. Carter won for costume design for Black Panther, following two previous nominations for...
Colorado Gov. Jared Polis (D) will sign a measure to award his state’s electoral votes to the winner of the national popular vote, moving a countrywide coalition one step closer to circumventing the Electoral College. In an interview Sunday, Polis called the Electoral College an “undemocratic relic” of the nation’s past, one he wants to see relegated to the dustbin of history. “I’ve...
A group reportedly affiliated with the Ku Klux Klan was approved to have a rally in downtown Dayton, Ohio. The Honorable Sacred Knights of Indiana was approved by Montgomery County to host a rally on Courthouse Square, a plaza in downtown Dayton that is often used for festivals and events, according to the Dayton Daily News. The rally is slated for May...
Robert Lighthizer said a document will be called a “trade agreement” because “memorandum of understanding” didn’t track for Trump.https://youtu.be/yaWa61AyT3g America’s lead trade negotiator, Robert Lighthizer, had an awkward encounter with President Donald Trump in the Oval Office on Friday as he tried to calmly school him on legal terminology in front of reporters and a chuckling representative from China. Lighthizer finally stopped trying,...
Sen. Bernie Sanders, in the first swing of his 2020 presidential bid, will hit Chicago and Brooklyn — where he spent his college years — with a rally next Sunday night at Navy Pier. Sanders, the Vermont Independent, jumped into the crowded Democratic primary contest last Tuesday, his second bid for the White House. Born in Brooklyn, Sanders attended Brooklyn College...
An attempt at an Electoral College workaround is gaining momentum in the Mountain West. Democrats in Colorado and New Mexico are pushing ahead with legislation to pledge their 14 collective electoral votes to the winner of the national popular vote — no matter who wins each state. The plan only goes into effect if the law passes in states representing an...
Donald Trump Jr has hinted he could run for president in 2024. The incumbent US leader’s eldest son posted an Instagram story showing another user mentioning his name in answer to a question about potential Republican candidates in five years’ time. Mr Trump made no additional comment indicating his opinion, but it follows increasing speculation that he is planning to follow in...