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His biggest fear : Why Michael Cohen expects NY trial to be death blow for Donald

During Sunday s episode of MSNBC s Inside with Jen Psaki, ex-President Donald Trump s former attorney Michael Cohen predicted the MAGA 2024 hopeful s "biggest fear" will likely come to pass during th

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Arsonist Republicans : Dem senator predicts ongoing disasters in Congress ahead of 2024

During Sunday s episode of MSNBC s Inside with Jen Psaki, United States Senator Chris Murphy (D-CT) shared his thoughts on what could happen in the coming months now that the long-anticipated governm

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A literal witch hunt: Kansas prisons censor mail from this Topeka ministry

When Robert Miller’s mail started coming back as censored by prisons across Kansas, he was confused. For 20 years, Miller had been operating a mail-order prison ministry providing letters of supp

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Two-faced : Ex-GOP strategist explains why you can’t trust Nikki Haley

During Sunday s episode of MSNBC s The Katie Phang Show, ex-Republican Tara Setmayer insisted former South Carolina governor and 2024 GOP presidential candidate Nikki Haley cannot be trusted and, as

su Sun, 01 Oct 2023 14:02:46
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Let’s be honest : Gaetz struggles to explain how he’d successfully oust McCarthy

During Sunday s episode of CNN s State of the Union, United States Representative Matt Gaetz (R-FL) told host Jake Tapper that he will move to oust House Speaker Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) this week, but

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A Republican women group is targeting Gen Z voters

OKLAHOMA CITY — Interested in equipping Republicans with tools to better reach Generation Z voters, the National Federation of Republican Women focused Saturday on strategies to galvanize youth

su Sun, 01 Oct 2023 13:54:56
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A shutdown is averted, but the Republican clown show continues

Just hours before the government ran out of funds, House Democrats came to the aid of House Republicans and reached a deal to keep the government going for another 45 days (including funds for disa

su Sun, 01 Oct 2023 13:51:55
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Can Biden take on Trump and the MAGA movement’s threat to America?

Speaking at an event in Phoenix honoring the late Republican Senator John McCain, his old friend President Joe Biden forcefully pointed out how Trump and the movement he leads — the MAGA movement

su Sun, 01 Oct 2023 13:43:24
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Body camera footage shows drunk-driving arrest of Texas Republican lawmaker

Newly released body camera footage shows state Sen. Charles Schwertner’s February arrest for suspicion of drunk driving after refusing to take a breathalyzer test. Travis County prosecutors dropped

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Flesh-eating bacteria infections on the rise in the US

Flesh-eating bacteria sounds like the premise of a bad horror movie, but it’s a growing – and potentially fatal – threat to people.In September 2023, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevent

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Stakes are too high : How no gag order on Trump would harm witnesses in most extreme way

Justice Matters host Glenn Kirshner spoke with MSNBC s Katie Phang Sunday about the potential "harm" of allowing ex-President Donald Trump to "run his mouth" on social media as he awaits his upcoming

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Give me a break : Democrat slams McCarthy’s adult in the room claim

During Sunday s episode of MSNBC s The Katie Phang Show, United States Representative Becca Balint (D-Vermont) criticized House Speaker Kevin McCarthy s claim that by managing to keep the government

su Sun, 01 Oct 2023 11:56:10
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Band-aid : Analyst warns GOP plans to dig in even more towards shutdown despite aversion

Hours after the United States Senate voted at the last minute to avert the looming government shutdown that was expected to occur Friday, September 30, The Hill congressional reporter Mychael Schnell

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Exceedingly dangerous : Why the rise of Christian nationalism is entirely out of our control

In a Sunday, October 1 op-ed, New York Times opinion columnist David French posits that Christian nationalism may not be "serious," but it is "very dangerous." He argues, "It s not a serious position

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How monopoly was invented to demonstrate the evils of capitalism

Buy land – they aren t making it any more, quipped Mark Twain. It s a maxim that would certainly serve you well in a game of Monopoly, the bestselling board game that has taught generations of

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‘We are the centerpiece for freedom and resistance’

September represents International Underground Railroad Month and several Michigan-based institutions, organizations and individuals continue to share the story of abolitionists, slaves and others.

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This Christian text you’ve never heard of barely mentions Jesus − but it was a favorite of early Christians

People usually think about the Bible as a book with a fixed number of texts within its pages: 24 books in the Jewish version of the Bible; 66 for Protestants; 73 for Catholics; 81 if you’re Ethiopi

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Trump’s huge legal expenses are tying up millions of dollars that could be used for his campaign: report

In addition to facing four criminal indictments, former President Donald Trump is battling a variety of civil lawsuits — all of this while being the clear frontrunner in the 2024 GOP presidential p

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Authoritarian GOP has become dependent on violence for its identity : historian

During a Thursday, September 28 speech in Arizona, President Joe Biden paid tribute to the late conservative Sen. John McCain (R-Arizona) and sounded the alarm about the threats that "MAGA Republican

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One day before shutdown and with no plan Kevin McCarthy says he has nothing in his back pocket

Just 30 hours before his own Republican conference likely will have succeeded in shutting down the federal government of the United States, Speaker of the House Kevin McCarthy candidly admitted to re

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Progressives say GOP shutdown chaos is about imposing cruel agenda

With a "completely avoidable" U.S. government shutdown less than 48 hours away, the Congressional Progressive Caucus and individual House Democrats on Friday took aim at Republicans for holding "the

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Anonymous whistleblower levels serious ethics violations against Sarah Huckabee Sanders

An anonymous whistleblower claims Arkansas Gov. Sarah Huckabee Sanders’ office improperly altered and withheld public records related to ongoing scrutiny of the office’s spending, according to

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An evil smile : Trump supporter charged with attempted murder

A Trump supporter who shot an activist at a prayer vigil in Española yesterday has been charged with attempted murder and aggravated assault, according to court documents. Video shows Ryan Mart

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Erroneous Fox News report claimed Arizona gov mysteriously disappeared. She was in DC for a meeting

On Thursday, September 28, Fox News reported that Arizona Treasurer Kimberly Yee would be serving as acting governor because of the "mysterious disappearance of Gov. Katie Hobbs." But according to Ar

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Trump bets on chaos and dysfunction. Good luck with that

The federal government is poised for shutdown Saturday and already our collective attention has shifted away from its effect on people and the economy to its effect on the House Republican conference

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Shell employees urged to revolt as oil giant faces internal backlash for ditching renewables

Anti-fossil fuel campaigners on Friday urged employees of oil and gas giant Shell to speak out as loudly as possible about their objections to the company s pivot away from renewable energy, after th

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Bad news for Sidney Powell as first Trump co-defendant in Georgia RICO case takes plea deal: legal expert

The first of 19 co-defendants in Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis’ RICO and election interference case against Donald Trump has pleaded guilty in what is being described as a “plea

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Far-right Republicans kill GOP bill to keep government running: Embarrassing failure for McCarthy

With a shutdown less than 36 hours away, far-right Republicans in the House of Representatives Friday afternoon voted against their party’s own legislation to kept the federal government running. D

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Watch: Warren grills Biden Medicare trustee pick over hocking ties to Medicare Advantage firm

Sen. Elizabeth Warren on Thursday grilled President Joe Biden s pick to fill a vacant spot on the boards that oversee Social Security and Medicare s finances, highlighting the nominee s position at

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‘This is history’: UAW workers from the picket lines

Auto workers give updates on the UAW strike against the Big Three along with their thoughts on COLA, the two-tiered wage system, and more.

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Georgia Republicans suspend Trump loyalist who raged against RINOs for not supporting Fani Willis probe

A Georgia Republican state senator was indefinitely suspended by the Georgia Republican Senate Caucus on Thursday after he attacked his Senate colleagues for refusing “to call for a special legis

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Wannabe dictator : Milley appears to slam Trump after ex-president suggested he should be executed

General Mark Milley, the outgoing Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, the top military advisor to the President, during his retirement speech Friday appeared to deliver strong criticism of former

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Wannabe dictator : Milley appears to slam Trump after ex-president suggested he should be executed

General Mark Milley, the outgoing Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, the top military advisor to the President, during his retirement speech Friday appeared to deliver strong criticism of former

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Before his assassination, JFK sought peace with the Soviet Union

Jeffrey Sachs s new book, To Move the World, examines the final months of John F. Kennedy s life, which were devoted to easing Cold War tensions.

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Will McConnell and Senate GOP use Feinstein’s passing to grind Biden’s judicial confirmations to a halt?

The passing of U.S. Senator Dianne Feinstein, a Democrat who served the people of California since 1970 in numerous roles, first at the local level, then as a Senator and Chair of powerful Committees

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GOP rep pins the blame for the shutdown on 1 person — Matt Gaetz

With a federal government shutdown looming, House Speaker Kevin McCarthy (R-California) continued to make a last-minute effort to work out some type of funding agreement with far-right members of his

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Michigan trade union president rips charlatan Trump’s hameless track record with auto workers

When Republicans were holding their second 2024 presidential primary debate on Wednesday night, September 27, frontrunner Donald Trump held an event of his own. The former president visited Michigan,

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Top Cuban Diplomat Seeks Probe of D.C. Embassy Attack & End to "Unbearable" U.S. Sanctions

Cuba has released footage showing an individual throwing two Molotov cocktails inside the Cuban Embassy compound in Washington, D.C., last Sunday, condemning it as a terrorist attack. An investigation

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If the government shuts down, so does the NLRB—that’ll hurt the strikes

A government shutdown would place NLRB workers on furlough, leaving striking workers without a crucial ally in their fight.

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Nazi Veteran Honored in Canada Was Part of Wave of Collaborators Harbored in West: Lev Golinkin

Poland says it’s preparing to seek the extradition of a 98-year-old Ukrainian Nazi after he received a standing ovation in the Canadian House of Commons last week following a speech by visiting

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Fearing Ethnic Cleansing, 90,000 Armenians Flee Nagorno-Karabakh After Azerbaijan Military Blitz

The government of Nagorno-Karabakh is dissolving itself after decades of struggle for autonomy from Azerbaijan, just days after Azerbaijani forces carried out a military blitz to seize the breakaway r

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Headlines for September 29, 2023

Ahead of Shutdown, Biden Says GOP Extremists Are Trying to “Burn the Place Down”, Biden Warns Trump & MAGA Movement Are a Threat to Democracy, Activist Disrupts Biden Speech, Urges Him

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Shutdown battle shows GOP’s wingnut caucus doesn’t understand constitutional governance: journalist

With a federal government shutdown looming, House Speaker Kevin McCarthy (R-California) is making a last-minute effort to work out some type of funding agreement with far-right members of his caucus.

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Colorado cops targeted victims, not attackers with excessive force

When Fort Collins police arrived at the scene where a woman had been attacked, they pepper sprayed her boyfriend instead of searching for the men responsible for harming her.

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She’s a legend : Top Dems remember trailblazer Dianne Feinstein following death at 90

On Friday morning, September 29, the news broke that Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-California) had passed away at 90. Major political figures were quick to respond. Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (

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Sen. Dianne Feinstein dead at 90: reports

Editor s note: A previous version of this report incorrectly attributed a quote to former House Speaker Nancy Pelosi. The article has since been updated. Sen. Dianne Feinstein, the California Democra

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New IRS data badly undermines GOP claims to being an anti-elite, pro-worker party : analysis

New data “badly undermines GOP claims to being an anti-elite, pro-worker party,” the Washington Post’s Greg Sargent reports. In a column published Thursday, Sargent dispelled the Republican

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Economist rips House Republicans’ Seinfeld shutdown for being about nothing

House Speaker Kevin McCarthy (R-California) has been making a last-minute effort to work out some type of funding agreement and avoid a federal government shutdown, but far-right members of his caucu

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No water, roads or emergency services: How climate change left a rural neighborhood nearly uninhabitable

This story is part of the Pulitzer Center’s nationwide Connected Coastlines reporting initiative. For more information, go to pulitzercenter.org/connected-coastlines.LIBERTY COUNTY — By the time

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Revealed: Payments to former Oath Keepers VP continued for almost a year after MAGA riot

On May 25, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) announced that Oath Keepers leader/founder Stewart Rhodes had been sentenced to 18 years in federal prison for seditious conspiracy and other charges.