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GOP facing more boycotts by sporting events — and it isn’t about voter suppression this time: report

Georgia lost $100 million after Major League Baseball yanked the All-Star Game following passage of a Republican voter suppression bill that GOP Gov. Brian Kemp…

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The line of Republican sleezebags is long and Matt Gaetz is only the latest — with more to follow: columnist

Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL) isn’t the only Republican in office with questionable ethics. In fact, the GOP has spent years welcoming the morally questionable into…

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Anger over Thin Blue Line flag flying at station of cop who shot 20 year old Daunte Wright: ‘You can’t reform this’

A police officer in Brooklyn Center, Minnesota shot and killed 20-year old Daunte Wright Sunday afternoon. Police Chief Tim Gannon Monday afternoon told reporters and…

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WATCH: George Floyd’s brother cries on the stand while testifying about his loss

Philonise Floyd, the brother of George Floyd, pushed back tears while testifying at Derek Chauvin’s trial on Monday. He teared up after being shown a…

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Florida woman threatens to kill Kamala Harris – then blames it on the VP’s purse when the Secret Service shows up

A Florida woman got a visit from the Secret Service after she sent videos to her incarcerated husband in which she threatened to assassinate Vice…

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There’s a disturbing motive hiding behind the GOP’s attacks on transgender youth

The GOP’s latest culture war is focused squarely on the nation’s transgender community, specifically transgender youth. It isn’t a new war, simply a new front…

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The Supreme Court just ‘radically altered’ the law — and ignored normal procedure to do so: report

The United States Supreme Court is receiving criticism not only on the merits of a new decision, but for the process used to reach it….

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A potential fix to police violence is staring us in the face

Look, I’m no expert on, well, pretty much anything! But there is one thing I do know. There is one thing anyone can know if…

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Minnesota lawyer says police presser on Daunte Wright ‘was a disaster’ as town braces for more protests

Authorities in Brooklyn Center had a press conference on Monday following the fatal police shooting of Daunte Wright, and one top Minnesota lawyer says it…

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In-person Oscars to feature bevy of A-list presenters

Film lovers tired of tedious Zoom-based Hollywood awards shows can rejoice — producers of the glitzy in-person Oscars this month are bringing in the big…

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Ron DeSantis dodges questions about pal Matt Gaetz’s legal troubles

Gov. Ron DeSantis doesn’t want anything to do with the expanding problems of Florida Republicans like Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL) and former tax collector Joel…

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Director Antoine Fuqua, Will Smith move major production out of Georgia to protest ‘regressive’ voter suppression law

Director Antoine Fuqua was planning to film his movie “Emancipation” — which stars Will Smith and is about a runaway slave who fled Louisiana during…

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Muslims around the world navigate Covid restrictions for Ramadan, again

For Ramadan this year, Magdy Hafez has been longing to reclaim a cherished ritual: performing the nighttime group prayers called taraweeh at the mosque once…

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Gun-loving GOP congressman plans to sue over Capitol metal detectors

Georgia Congressman Andrew Clyde was rebuffed today by the House Ethics Committee over his refusal to walk through metal detectors installed in the wake of…

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‘Everyone is going to need a lawyer’: Leaked chats from Matt Gaetz ‘wingman’ show panic in wake of arrest

WhatsApp messages obtained by Politico show Joel Greenberg, the former “wingman” of Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL), in a state of panic after he was arrested…

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‘Accidental discharge’: Minnesota police chief offers immediate defense of cop who killed Daunte Wright

Brooklyn Center Police Chief Tim Gannon asserted on Monday that an officer who shot and killed 20-year-old Daunte Wright had done so accidentally. At a…

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WATCH: Jen Psaki takes a swipe at Trump after reporter asks about Biden’s ‘conventional’ tweets

During a press conference this Monday, White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki was asked about recent comments from Texas GOP Senator John Cornyn, who slammed…

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Judge refuses to sequester George Floyd trial jury after new unrest

The judge presiding over the George Floyd murder trial in Minneapolis denied a defense request on Monday to sequester the jury, dismissing suggestions they could…

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Startling report reveals the dramatic rise of domestic terrorism during the Trump years

During President Donald Trump’s term in office, the Department of Homeland Security turned its focus from threats facing the homeland to leftist groups the administration…

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Are conservationists spreading pathogens to threatened species?

Conservationists could inadvertently be killing endangered species with kindness by spreading “devastating” diseases and parasites as they relocate populations to protect them, researchers said Monday….

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‘Irresponsible rhetoric just fuels this’: Kayleigh McEnany blames CNN hosts for latest Minnesota ‘riots’

Fox News host Kayleigh McEnany on Monday blamed several CNN hosts for so-called “riots” that broke out in Minnesota on Sunday after 20-year-old Daunte Wright…

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