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Barriers for transgender voters ahead of the 2018 midterm elections

Tue, 18 Sep 2018 - 4:57pm

Recently, there have been a number of historic firsts for transgender political candidates. In 2017, State Rep. Danica Roem of Virginia became the first openly transgender person to be elected to a state legislature, and just last month, gubernatorial candidate, Christine Hallquist of Vermont, becam...

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‘Just shut up!’: Dem Senator unloads on men in the midst of Brett Kavanaugh’s sexual assault scandal

Tue, 18 Sep 2018 - 4:45pm

Senator Mazie Hirono (D-HI) has had enough of the ongoing sexual assault allegation against men in power. The latest man being taken down is Supreme Court justice nominee Bret Kavanaugh who was accused of committing sexual assault. Dr. Christine Blasey Ford, a university professor in California accu...

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Republicans defending Kavanaugh despite sex scandal is ‘reminiscent of Roy Moore’: Ex-RNC Chair Michael Steele

Tue, 18 Sep 2018 - 4:35pm

For the second time during Donald Trump’s presidency, a sex scandal involving a Republican judge is causing heartaches for the GOP. In the fall of 2017, former Judge Roy Moore’s campaign for the United States Senate seat vacated by Jeff Sessions was rocked by allegations of sexually assa...

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Trump says ‘seems to me’ Syria shot down Russian plane

Tue, 18 Sep 2018 - 4:29pm

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday that Syria likely shot down a Russian military plane near its coast, adding that the United States and other countries are close to eliminating the presence of Islamic State in Syria and the region. “It sounds to me and it seems to me based on a review of ...

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US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis dismisses reports he may be leaving Pentagon

Tue, 18 Sep 2018 - 4:06pm

U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis on Tuesday flatly dismissed reports suggesting he may be leaving President Donald Trump’s administration in the coming months, saying flatly: “I wouldn’t take it seriously at all. “How many times have been through this, now, just since I’ve been here? It will die do...

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John McCain’s widow shuts down rumor that he would have been friends with Trump: ‘My husband is at peace with his decisions’

Tue, 18 Sep 2018 - 3:57pm

Senator Lindsey Graham’s (R-SC) told the Associated Press that President Donald Tump and late Senator John McCain would have become friends “overtime.” TMZ caught up with McCain’s widow Cindy McCain who completely debunked that statement. When asked if McCain and Trump would ...

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Trump feels betrayed by Florida Republican who didn’t go along with his Hurricane Maria conspiracy theory: report

Tue, 18 Sep 2018 - 3:42pm

President Donald Trump is livid with the Florida Republican Party’s gubernatorial nominee with less than fifty days before the crucial midterm elections, Politico reported Tuesday. President Trump reportedly feels betrayed with Rep. Ron DeSantis (R-FL) for not going along with the commander-in...

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Trump’s spiritual advisors encourages the church to ‘vote red’ and says the IRS can’t do anything about it

Tue, 18 Sep 2018 - 3:37pm

President Donald Trump’s spiritual advisor Paula White and Terri Copeland Pearsons, eldest daughter of Kenneth Copeland, told the congregation at Eagle Mountain International Church to “vote red.” Her comment was a violation of the Johnson Amendment which is a provision in the U.S....

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Brett Kavanaugh confesses: ‘What happens at Georgetown Prep, stays at Georgetown Prep’

Tue, 18 Sep 2018 - 3:30pm

While the prep school might be for boys only, it appears Supreme Court nomiee Brett Kavanaugh had a lot of interactions with girls. A total of 65 women who knew him during school signed off on his nomination. When an alleged survivor of sexual assault claimed he attempted to rape her, however, only ...

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Donald Trump answers Kavanaugh question at joint presser, barely mentions his alleged victim: ‘I feel so badly for him’

Tue, 18 Sep 2018 - 3:03pm

President Trump answered a question about his embattled Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh at Tuesday’s joint press conference with the president of Poland, at which the president repeatedly expressed support for Mr. Kavanaugh, but failed to express the same for his alleged victim, Christin...

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Damning forensic evidence turned out not to exist in 33-year-long Texas murder case

Mon, 17 Sep 2018 - 10:57pm

Blood-Spatter Expert in Joe Bryan Case Says “My Conclusions Were Wrong” A hearing to determine whether Joe Bryan should be granted a new trial came to a dramatic conclusion on Monday with a surprise, eleventh-hour admission from the expert witness whose testimony had proved critical in convicting th...

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Former criminal prosecutor calls it ‘dumb’ to force Kavanaugh accuser to testify without any investigation

Mon, 17 Sep 2018 - 10:50pm

While many might relish in the success of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh’s accuser appearing before Congress to tell her story, one former sex crimes prosecutor finds it idiotic that there’s no investigation. “I was a sex crimes prosecutor,” said Cynthia Oxney. “...

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Seth Meyers mocks Fox News host Jeanine Pirro as someone who ‘looks like she uses demon rats all the time’

Mon, 17 Sep 2018 - 10:14pm

Late night host Seth Meyers mocked Fox News personality Jeanine Pirro after she went off the rails over Sen. Diane Feinstein (D-CA) withholding information that accused Supreme Court justice nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault. Pirro called Feinstein a “demon rat.” Meyers joked tha...

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‘Delay doesn’t mean dishonesty’: CNN’s Cuomo shuts down critiques questioning Kavanaugh’s accuser for coming out now

Mon, 17 Sep 2018 - 9:26pm

As news broke that Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh was accused of sexual misconduct by his high school peer — Republican were quick to cry dishonesty. Dr. Christine Blasey Ford, a professor in California, accused Kavanaugh of sexual assault while the two were in high school more than 30 years ...

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WATCH: Rachel Maddow shows never before aired footage of Anita Hill describing the ‘most difficult part’ of testifying

Mon, 17 Sep 2018 - 9:16pm

MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow dug up never-before-aired footage of Anita Hill reflecting upon her experience testifying about alleged sexual harassment at the confirmation hearings for Clarance Thomas. Maddow came across a transcript of the unaired footage, and shared it with her viewers to conceptual...

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‘This case is taking us back 27 years’: Michael Avenatti calls Kavanaugh assault scandal Trump’s Anita Hill

Mon, 17 Sep 2018 - 8:56pm

On Monday, Stormy Daniels’ lawyer Michael Avenatti told CNN’s Chris Cuomo that Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh’s sexual assault scandal is taking America back 27-years. Dr. Christine Blasey Ford, a professor in California, accused Kavanaugh of sexual assault in an article pub...

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CNN’s Anderson Cooper unleashes on Don Jr. for ‘fake news’ conspiracy theories about 2008 photo: ‘Didn’t see him in North Carolina’

Mon, 17 Sep 2018 - 8:48pm

CNN host Anderson Cooper flattened Donald Trump Jr. in his Monday commentary at the close of the show. “I rarely respond to online conspiracy theorists or cable news cranks looking to get into a mutually beneficial beef that will boost their ratings,” confessed the host. “I try not...

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Ex-Watergate prosecutor praises Mueller’s ‘masterpiece of prosecutorial work’ causing ‘unconditional surrender’

Mon, 17 Sep 2018 - 8:18pm

Former Watergate prosecutor Nick Ackerman praised special counsel Robert Mueller for his success since being appointed, during an appearance on MSNBC’s “All In with Chris Hayes.” “This really shows you just how focused Mueller has been from day one,” Ackerman noted. &#8...

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WATCH: Ex-GOP chair reports Republicans are discussing ‘how they withdraw this nomination’ after Kavanaugh allegations

Mon, 17 Sep 2018 - 7:41pm

Republicans have been discussing how to withdraw Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination for the U.S. Supreme Court, former RNC Chairman Michael Steele revealed MSNBC. Steele, who also served as Lt. Governor of Maryland, said the GOP is in a “no-win scenario” with Judge Kavanaugh’...

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Women for Trump chair questions Kavanaugh accuser and #MeToo movement: ‘A woman’s word is not gospel’

Mon, 17 Sep 2018 - 7:13pm

Women for Trump chair Amy Kremer took a shot at the Me Too movement in the midst of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh being accused of sexual assault. On Sunday, Dr. Christine Blasey Ford, a professor in California accused Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct in an article published in The Washington ...

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