UNITED STATES - NOVEMBER 19: Rep.-elect Steve Knight, R-Calif., celebrates after drawing the 1st pick in the room lottery draw and selection for the incoming members of the 114th Congress on Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014. (Photo By Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call) (CQ Roll Call via AP Images)

National Democrats spend to pick their GOP opponent for competitive California House seat

Another prominent Democratic group, House Majority PAC, has also launched a $293,000 TV and radio buy here. Its TV ad isn’t up yet, but HMP’s s opening radio spot “attacks” Knight as a Trump Republican, which is exactly the type of argument that is actually designed to make him more appealing to conservative voters. All […]

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Sanders Looks to Knock Out Biden as Pressure Builds on Democrats

At the same time, the anti-Sanders camp remains split: Mr. Biden, Senator Elizabeth Warren, Mr. Buttigieg and Ms. Klobuchar are all insisting on staying in the race while Mr. Bloomberg is spending heavily on advertising in Super Tuesday states like Texas and California, where Mr. Sanders could build up a delegate lead if the remaining […]

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National Security Wiretap System Was Long Plagued by Risk of Errors and Omissions

The timing is driven by the pending expiration of three investigative powers unrelated to the Page wiretap issues, including the F.B.I.’s ability to collect business records for an espionage or terrorism case. The draft bill would extend those powers while ending legal authority for a defunct system that gave counterterrorism analysts with the National Security […]

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Some Republicans really can change. I know, because I was one of those Republicans

And I wasn’t any ol’ garden-variety Republican: I was a Reagan-worshiping, supply-side, family values, welfare-queen-myth-believing, anti-gay rights, anti-choice, anti-feminist, pro-beer/anti-weed, vegetarian-mocking, religious conservative Republican. In 1984—before my skull had completely hardened—I’d planned to cast my first-ever vote for Ronald Reagan. But the line was really long, and I was late for that day’s showing of […]

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Dangote Group invests N63bn in South-East economy — Nneji

By Theodore Opara Dangote Group has injected about N63 billion into the economy of the South-East,  after purchasing 3,500 units of articulated vehicles (trucks) assembled in Anambra Motor Manufacturing Company Ltd, ANAMMCO by Transit Support Services Ltd. The transaction is part of a long term agreement between Dangote and Transit Support Services Ltd, manufacturers of […]

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I’m not threatened by any gang-up — AKEREDOLU

Governor Akeredolu …Says, ‘I’m not desperate’ By Dayo Johnson GOVERNOR Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State, yesterday, said he was not threatened by any gang-up against his re-election bid. In a statement, his Chief Press Secretary, Segun Ajiboye in Akure, said the gang-up will crumble like a pack of cards. No fewer than seven chieftains of […]

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Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang speaks at the Polk County Democrats Steak Fry, in Des Moines, Iowa, Saturday, Sept. 21, 2019. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)

Ex-presidential hopeful urges bottom candidates to pull out

Although the remaining candidates haven’t rallied any delegates so far, former Vice President Joe Biden came in second with 19.6% of the vote. Former South Bend, Indiana Mayor Pete Buttigieg came in third with 15.3% of the vote, and Sen. Elizabeth Warren came in fourth with 10.1% of the vote. No other candidate hit double-digit percentages, with Sen. Amy Klobuchar […]

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D.C. Prosecutors’ Tensions With Justice Dept. Began Long Before Stone Sentencing

WASHINGTON — In the days before they filed the sentencing recommendation for President Trump’s friend Roger J. Stone Jr. that helped plunge the Justice Department into turmoil, the prosecutors on the case felt under siege. A new boss, Timothy Shea, had just arrived and had told them on his first day that he wanted a […]

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A pigeon with a MAGA hat glued to its head in Las Vegas, NV.

Horrible pro-Trump group glues MAGA hats and Trump wig to Las Vegas pigeons to ‘protest’ Democrats

Going one further than the CIA did over four decades ago, the underground cabal of bird-harming extremists attempted to frame the hideous stunt as a “a sign of loyal support for President Trump,” according to News 3 Las Vegas.  x You see the red thing on that pigeon’s head? It’s a “Make America Great Again” hat. A group […]

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