Politics

Four socialist-backed candidates win Pennsylvania legislative primaries
Gettysburg
TheHill | Four Democratic candidates backed by the Democratic Socialists of America (DSA) won primary elections for legislative seats in Pennsylvania on Tuesday. In the Pittsburgh area, Summer Lee and Sara Innamorato, Democrats...
WSJ: The FBI Hid A Mole In The Trump Campaign
ZeroHedge | On Wednesday we reported on an intense battle playing out between House Intel Committee Chairman Devin Nunes (D-CA), the Department of Justice, and the Mueller investigation concerning a cache of intelligence that...
2nd N.J. teachers union prez suspended after undercover video
NJ | The Union City teachers union chief is under fire after the release of an undercover video that shows her denigrating some of the city's public-school students, suggesting a teacher not report that he hurt a student and...
GOP-led House panel officially clears Trump in Russia probe
Mike Conaway
APNews | WASHINGTON (AP) — The Republican-led House intelligence committee on Friday officially declared the end of its Russia probe, saying in its final report that it found no evidence that the Trump campaign colluded with...
‘Yes, I’m Running as a Socialist.’ Why Candidates Are Embracing the Label in 2018
Fist
NYTimes | HOUSTON — There was no question on primary night in Texas last month that Franklin Bynum would win the Democratic nomination to become a criminal court judge in Houston. The 34-year-old defense attorney had no...
Pennsylvania primaries could herald shift of power in U.S. House
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Reuters | WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Voters head to the polls on Tuesday in crucial party primaries in Pennsylvania, a state that has become central to Democrats’ hopes of retaking control of the U.S. House of Representatives. The...
Report: Feds monitored Cohen's phone
Cohen
TheHill | NBC is reporting that federal investigators monitored the phone lines of President Trump's personal lawyer, Michael Cohen.   The new report is a correction from an earlier story published by NBC News that said federal...
Trump: If Dems Win Midterms, They'll Impeach Me; Stocks Could Be Up 60% But "I Have To Do Things"
ZeroHedge | Timed to coincide with the White House Correspondents' Dinner, Trump spoke at a Michigan rally on Saturday night in what was deemed to be another throwback to his campaigning days, and covered a broad variety of topics...
The great exodus out of America’s blue cities
McDonalds
TheHill | Am I the only one in my spinning class at Equinox in Manhattan who’s fed up paying $200 every month for a gym with clean showers, $3,000 in rent every month for an apartment without cockroaches and $8 every morning for...
A New Study Shows How American Polarization Is Driven by a Team Sport Mentality
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TheIntercept | In 2004, then-Senator Barack Obama wowed the country with an address at the Democratic National Convention designed to unite the country and tear down partisan divides. “Now even as we speak, there are those who are...
Leaked Texts Suggest Coordination Between Obama White House, CIA, FBI And Dems To Launch Trump-Russia Probe
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FoxNews | Newly uncovered text messages between FBI officials Peter Strzok and Lisa Page suggest a possible coordination between high-ranking officials at the Obama White House, CIA, FBI, Justice Department and former Senate...
Stormy Daniels describes her alleged affair with Donald Trump
CBSNews | A week and a half before the 2016 election, Donald Trump's personal attorney paid a porn star named Stormy Daniels to keep quiet about her alleged relationship with the Republican candidate for president. Today, that...
Donald Trump Called The Iraq War A ‘Disaster.’ His New National Security Adviser Was Its Biggest Cheerleader
John Bolton
DailyCaller | President Donald Trump secured an improbable win in 2016 by tapping into widespread but largely ignored disgust among American voters for the governing elite, who had driven the economy to near ruin and mired U.S....
Trump threatens to veto omnibus spending bill over DACA and the border wall
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CNBC | President Donald Trump threatened on Friday to veto the $1.3 trillion omnibus spending bill already passed by Congress, only hours before government funding would lapse. The about-face comes a day after White House had...
Cruz challenger raised staggering $6.7M in first quarter of 2018
Beto O'Rourke
TexasTribune | U.S. Rep. Beto O'Rourke, D-El Paso, raised over $6.7 million for his U.S. Senate bid in the first quarter of 2018, according to his campaign, a staggering number that poses a new category of threat to Republican...
“We Know Where Your Kids Live”: How John Bolton Once Threatened an International Official
Bolton
TheIntercept | Who better to advise the bully-in-chief, Donald Trump, on when to make war and kill people than another bully? It’s difficult, after all, to avoid the label — that of a bully — when thinking of John Bolton, the former...
Cambridge Analytica Whistleblower: Facebook Able to Listen to You at Home and Work
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PJMedia | Cambridge Analytica whistleblower Christoper Wylie, appearing before a committee of British MPs on Tuesday, said that Facebook has the ability to spy on users in their homes and offices. The British parliament is...
"Now I’m F---ing Doing It My Way": Trump Prepares For War With Mueller
Mueller
ZeroHedge | Hours after the resignation of John Dowd, President Trump's lead attorney handling the special counsel investigation, Trump said he "would like to" testify in Robert Mueller's ongoing probe - a move panned by some,...