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Bernie Sanders And Elizabeth Warren Can’t Both Be President

Mon, 20 Jan 2020 00:44:04 -0500

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There seems to be some well-meaning confusion on that point.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/katherinemiller/bernie-sanders-elizabeth-warren-joe-biden

Bernie Sanders Said "Everybody Brings Some Negatives" When Asked If Gender Is An Obstacle For Women Running For Office

Mon, 20 Jan 2020 00:25:40 -0500

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“I would just hope very much that the American people look at the totality of a candidate. Not at their gender, not at their sexuality, not at their age, but at everything,” Sanders said. “Nobody is perfect.”


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/ryancbrooks/bernie-sanders-woman-president-warren

“He Has Made Wild Shifts”: How Bernie Sanders Has Changed His Approach To Immigration

Sun, 19 Jan 2020 18:25:35 -0500

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Bernie Sanders used to get knocked over his immigration record. He has spent years talking with activists and shifting his approach.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/nidhiprakash/bernie-sanders-immigration-record

New Impeachment Evidence Shows How Political Operatives Tried To Get A Respected US Ambassador Fired

Sat, 18 Jan 2020 19:34:56 -0500

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“The bomb is dropping tomorrow,” Lev Parnas wrote the day before Ambassador Marie Yovanovitch was abruptly recalled from her post in Ukraine.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/emmaloop/impeachment-ukraine-yovanovitch-lev-parnas-rudy-giuliani

The Iranian Woman In The #IraniansDetestSoleimani Viral Video Was Also A Lobbyist For A Militia In Libya

Sun, 19 Jan 2020 07:25:39 -0500

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Nowhere in her video or her television appearances did Saghar Erica Kasraie disclose her work for the army engaged in a civil war in the north African country.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/ryanhatesthis/the-iranian-woman-in-the-iraniansdetestsoleimani-viral

Here’s What Giuliani’s Associate Lev Parnas Was Sharing On WhatsApp As He Investigated The Ukraine Conspiracy Theory

Thu, 16 Jan 2020 17:30:33 -0500

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New evidence shows exactly how influenced by the right-wing online echo chamber Giuliani and his associates were — turns out the answer is: a lot.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/ryanhatesthis/heres-what-giulianis-associate-lev-parnas-was-sharing-on

Mike Bloomberg’s Campaign Doesn’t Look Like Anything Else Happening In The Democratic Primary

Thu, 16 Jan 2020 16:33:47 -0500

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The former New York City mayor held a grand event for “Women for Mike” in New York, far away from Iowa.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/rosiegray/mike-bloomberg-2020-women

Ukraine Is Investigating Whether Marie Yovanovitch Was Under Surveillance By Rudy Giuliani's Associates

Thu, 16 Jan 2020 16:45:31 -0500

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“Ukraine cannot ignore such illegal activities on its territory,” an official from the country's interior ministry said.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/christopherm51/ukraine-impeachment-lev-parnas-marie-yovanovitch

Progressive Groups Are Uniting To Call For A Truce Between Bernie Sanders, Elizabeth Warren, And Their Allies

Thu, 16 Jan 2020 16:00:33 -0500

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A wide network of groups, including top allies of both candidates, are pushing a progressive unity pledge to stop the camps from “fighting each other.”


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/ryancbrooks/bernie-sanders-elizabeth-warren-progressive-unity

Key Witnesses In The Mueller Probe Told Investigators How Sean Hannity Advised Trump's Closest Aides

Thu, 16 Jan 2020 13:25:52 -0500

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Hannity, the popular Fox News personality, is mentioned more than a dozen times in documents BuzzFeed News has obtained from the Mueller investigation so far.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/emmaloop/sean-hannity-trump-allies-mueller-memos-fox-news

The Senate Can Now Begin Its Impeachment Trial For President Trump

Thu, 16 Jan 2020 18:23:34 -0500

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After delays, the House voted to send two articles of impeachment to the Senate, which will begin considering whether to remove Trump from office in the coming days.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/kadiagoba/trump-senate-impeachment-trial-pelosi-articles

Bernie Sanders’ Very Online Fans Are Filling Elizabeth Warren’s Twitter Mentions With Snakes

Wed, 15 Jan 2020 22:18:42 -0500

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Long-brewing frustration with Warren among Sanders’ online stans has blown up this week.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/ryancbrooks/warren-bernie-snake-twitter-2020

Joe Biden’s Launching “HBCU Students For Biden” As He Works To Fight Off Bernie Sanders

Wed, 15 Jan 2020 18:50:59 -0500

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The national effort to recruit and organize for Biden on campuses comes as Sanders has emerged as a potent force on HBCUs.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/darrensands/joe-biden-hbcu-plan-outreach

Speaker Pelosi Named Seven Impeachment Managers Who Will Deliver The Case To Remove President Donald Trump From Office

Wed, 15 Jan 2020 17:40:33 -0500

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Pelosi selected Democrats with legal and law enforcement backgrounds to present the case against Trump, noting her “emphasis on litigators.”


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/kadiagoba/democrats-impeachment-trial-managers-senate-trump

Elizabeth Warren And Bernie Sanders Seemed To De-Escalate In The Debate. The Conflict Is "Not Exactly" Over.

Thu, 16 Jan 2020 12:25:57 -0500

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Warren turned her argument with Sanders into a pitch for women candidates, but the tension appeared to reemerge once the debate was over.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/mollyhensleyclancy/elizabeth-warren-bernie-sanders-debate-handshake

What The Hell Is Tom Steyer Doing On That Debate Stage?

Wed, 15 Jan 2020 19:05:11 -0500

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The DNC got out of the way. In its place, arbitrage.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/bensmith/what-the-hell-is-tom-steyer-doing-on-that-debate-stage

Rudy Giuliani’s Indicted Associate Says "Trump Knew Exactly What Was Going On" With Ukraine Meetings

Thu, 16 Jan 2020 15:43:50 -0500

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The comments from Lev Parnas, one of the men who worked with Rudy Giuliani to dig up dirt in Ukraine, come after Congress released hundreds of pages of evidence that Parnas turned over to impeachment investigators.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/emmaloop/lev-parnas-giuliani-trump-notes-texts-impeachment

A Major Immigrant Rights Group Is Protesting Biden At The Democratic Debate In Iowa

Wed, 15 Jan 2020 17:56:42 -0500

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United We Dream Action, a group led by DACA recipients, is calling for Biden to commit to a moratorium on deportations and more substantial reforms to the immigration system.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/nidhiprakash/biden-immigration-protest-debate

Activists Are Worried About Biden Taking Immigration Policy Backward. But He Might Still Win Over Latinos In Nevada.

Wed, 15 Jan 2020 18:14:11 -0500

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Immigration advocates remain wary of the former vice president, but issues like health care and electability may help him win votes.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/nidhiprakash/joe-biden-immigration-latinos-nevada

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez: It’s "Important To Say That Of Course Women Can Win"

Tue, 14 Jan 2020 21:06:36 -0500

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“I know the senator believes that as well,” she said of Sen. Bernie Sanders.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/addybaird/alexandria-ocasio-cortez-bernie-sanders-woman-president

Elizabeth Warren’s Campaign Is Telling Key Supporters To De-Escalate The Fight With Bernie Sanders

Wed, 15 Jan 2020 02:25:43 -0500

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Insinuating that Sanders is sexist would be “really bad news for us,” a campaign official cautioned supporters in a pro-Warren group chat.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/rubycramer/elizabeth-warren-bernie-sanders-woman-president-deescalation

Elizabeth Warren Said She Would Start Canceling Student Loan Debt On Her First Day As President

Tue, 14 Jan 2020 16:53:06 -0500

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Warren on Tuesday announced new plans to begin canceling debt immediately under existing law.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/mollyhensleyclancy/elizabeth-warren-cancel-student-loan-debt-plan

Nevada’s Largest Teachers Union Is Endorsing Bernie Sanders

Tue, 14 Jan 2020 20:25:44 -0500

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The Clark County Education Association is backing Sanders in a state where organized labor still has big power in Democratic politics.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/nidhiprakash/nevada-teachers-union-endorse-bernie-sanders-ccea

This Was The Democratic Presidential Debate You Actually Needed To Watch

Wed, 15 Jan 2020 04:11:00 -0500

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The first voting in the 2020 primary is in just a few weeks, and tonight's debate was the last chance for the candidates on the stage to make their case.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/mattberman/democratic-presidential-debate-iowa-caucus-cnn

Apple Said It Is Helping In The Pensacola Shooting Investigation, But It Won't Unlock The Shooter's iPhones

Wed, 15 Jan 2020 00:04:58 -0500

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"We reject the characterization that Apple has not provided substantive assistance in the Pensacola investigation," the company said in a statement.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/scottlucas/william-barr-apple-request-unlock-iphones

Black Lives Matter Activists Won’t Leave Pete Buttigieg Alone

Tue, 14 Jan 2020 02:36:57 -0500

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Buttigieg is being trailed around Iowa and interrupted at events by a group of activists who are frustrated by the former mayor’s relationship with black voters.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/mollyhensleyclancy/pete-buttigieg-black-lives-matter

Elizabeth Warren Said Bernie Sanders Told Her He Didn’t Believe A Woman Could Win In 2020

Tue, 14 Jan 2020 03:58:12 -0500

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Sanders had blamed the story on “staff who weren’t in the room [and] are lying about what happened.”


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/rubycramer/elizabeth-warren-bernie-sanders-woman-president

Cory Booker Is Ending A Presidential Campaign That Never Really Took Off

Tue, 14 Jan 2020 07:25:46 -0500

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The New Jersey senator was well-liked by Democrats but didn't gain enough support in his campaign.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/katherinemiller/cory-booker-drops-out-ends-presidential-campaign

Why It’s Harder To Lead America To War Now

Mon, 13 Jan 2020 20:12:39 -0500

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The lesson of Iraq hangs over everything, and Twitter has brought both anti-war and non-American voices to the fore.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/bensmith/iran-war-twitter

Julián Castro Is Elizabeth Warren’s New Hype Man, After Months Of Hearing His Would-Be Supporters Were Voting For Her Instead

Mon, 13 Jan 2020 17:29:45 -0500

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"It’s easy to be here for Sen. Warren because our vision for America matches up very well," Castro told BuzzFeed News.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/nidhiprakash/julian-castro-elizabeth-warren

Pro-Iran Sources Have Flooded Twitter With Lies — Likely To Prevent A War With The United States

Sat, 11 Jan 2020 00:14:37 -0500

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Aiming to exaggerate the country’s counteroffensive and satisfy an unsettled population, online propagandists have been working overtime since the death of Gen. Qassem Soleimani.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/alexkantrowitz/pro-iran-sources-have-flooded-twitter-with-lies-likely-to

Donald Trump Is Starting To Fixate On Bernie Sanders

Sat, 11 Jan 2020 21:25:39 -0500

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Trump's reelection campaign, after spending much of 2019 focused on other Democrats, keeps talking about Sanders in 2020.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/miriamelder/donald-trump-bernie-sanders-2020

Marianne Williamson's Campaign Is Over, But The Memes Will Transcend

Fri, 10 Jan 2020 18:37:57 -0500

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"The primaries might be tightly contested among the top contenders, and I don't want to get in the way of a progressive candidate winning any of them," Williamson said Friday.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/mattberman/marianne-williamsons-drop-out-campaign-2020

The House Voted To Tell Trump To End All Hostilities With Iran

Fri, 10 Jan 2020 02:01:34 -0500

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The resolution passed Thursday is nonbinding but “directs” Trump to cease hostilities against Iran unless there’s an “imminent” attack or Congress declares war.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/addybaird/house-vote-trump-war-powers-resolution-iran-end-hostilities

Sherrod Brown Is Still Having An Impact On The 2020 Campaign

Thu, 09 Jan 2020 22:46:19 -0500

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A new trade deal has the populist Ohio senator's seal of approval and his colleagues running for president are looking to him to define their own stances.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/henrygomez/sherrod-brown-usmca-bernie-sanders-trade

The Spy Museum Is Now Planning To Overhaul Its Controversial Torture Exhibit

Thu, 09 Jan 2020 17:52:20 -0500

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The museum intends to implement changes to the exhibit by March after it faced widespread criticism for playing down the brutality of the CIA’s torture program.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/emmaloop/spy-museum-torture-exhibit-intelligence-committee

An Interracial, Intergenerational Battle Is Brewing In The Race To Replace Mitch McConnell

Thu, 09 Jan 2020 19:42:57 -0500

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A newcomer’s critique of Amy McGrath is stirring tension in the race to oust Trump’s most powerful ally in Washington.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/darrensands/mitch-mcconnell-senate-primary

Facebook Said It Won't Change Its Policies On Allowing Lies In Political Ads

Thu, 09 Jan 2020 17:29:06 -0500

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"Ultimately, we don’t think decisions about political ads should be made by private companies," a Facebook executive said.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/pranavdixit/facebook-policies-lies-political-ads

Fox News Hosts Were Against A Ground War With Iran. Trump Listened.

Thu, 09 Jan 2020 18:25:43 -0500

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Trump, a source said, has been watching the network's analysis with interest.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/rosiegray/fox-news-trump-war-iran

The White House's Iran Briefing Won Over Most Republicans, But Rand Paul And Mike Lee Are Calling It A Disgrace

Thu, 09 Jan 2020 01:03:56 -0500

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The parties are splitting apart as the House schedules a vote Thursday on whether to limit Trump’s authority to wage war.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/paulmcleod/donald-trump-iran-strike-congress-briefing-republicans

The House Will Vote This Week To Limit Trump In Iran

Wed, 08 Jan 2020 22:54:29 -0500

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“America and the world cannot afford war,” House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Wednesday.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/addybaird/house-vote-trump-limit-war-powers-iran-pelosi-announces

Joe Biden’s New Plan To Win Iowa Voters: Gun Control

Wed, 08 Jan 2020 16:50:57 -0500

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Joe Biden's presidential campaign is targeting a new series of digital ads at teachers, parents, first responders, and those supportive of gun safety legislation.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/henrygomez/joe-biden-gun-control-iowa

A Weird Night In Brooklyn With Elizabeth Warren

Wed, 08 Jan 2020 15:47:44 -0500

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Outside, Twitter and CNN reported on ballistic missiles. Inside, as people waited for Elizabeth Warren in a crowd massive enough to reduce service to nothing, “I Wanna Dance With Somebody.”


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/katherinemiller/elizabeth-warren-julian-castro-iran

Michael Bloomberg Is Making A Big Bet In Ohio

Tue, 07 Jan 2020 23:43:10 -0500

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The former New York City mayor is accepting the endorsement of Akron’s mayor and unveiling a plan to help old industrial cities transition to new economies.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/henrygomez/bloomberg-2020-ohio-trump-plan

Trump Is Running Hundreds Of Facebook Ads Praising Himself For The Killing Of Iranian Gen. Qassem Soleimani

Fri, 10 Jan 2020 12:25:45 -0500

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Within three days of the drone strike, the Trump campaign was using it to build support for his reelection.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/alexkantrowitz/trump-is-running-hundreds-of-facebook-ads-praising-himself

A Facebook Executive Said The Platform Is Responsible For Trump’s Election

Tue, 07 Jan 2020 22:10:33 -0500

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"So was Facebook responsible for Donald Trump getting elected? I think the answer is yes.”


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/ryanmac/facebook-exec-says-facebook-responsible-for-trump

Republicans Will Set The Rules Of Trump’s Impeachment Trial Without Democratic Support

Tue, 07 Jan 2020 22:24:44 -0500

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Despite former national security adviser John Bolton agreeing to testify, the Senate will move ahead with an impeachment trial with no plans to call witnesses.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/paulmcleod/republican-rules-senate-trial-impeachment

The Potential For War With Iran Is Driving The Fight Between Joe Biden And Bernie Sanders

Tue, 07 Jan 2020 21:27:13 -0500

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Both Biden and Sanders are warning of the risks of war — and pointing to their own records as their best arguments to prevent it.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/ryancbrooks/joe-biden-iran-iraq-bernie-sanders-soleimani

Disinformation For Hire: How A New Breed Of PR Firms Is Selling Lies Online

Mon, 13 Jan 2020 15:25:51 -0500

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One firm promised to “use every tool and take every advantage available in order to change reality according to our client's wishes.”


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/craigsilverman/disinformation-for-hire-black-pr-firms

Trump’s Foreign Policy Is All About Looking Tough On The Cheap

Sat, 04 Jan 2020 01:02:36 -0500

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Trump wants to be feared and respected globally for as low a cost as possible. The killing of Qassem Soleimani shows yet again that he has no idea how to achieve either.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/hayesbrown/trump-foreign-policy-look-tough-for-cheap-soleimeni

Sen. Tim Kaine Will Force A Vote On War With Iran

Sat, 04 Jan 2020 09:25:44 -0500

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The resolution by Democratic Sen. Tim Kaine argues the Trump administration does not have congressional approval to start a war with Iran.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/paulmcleod/trump-iran-war-powers-congress-tim-kaine-vote

Trump’s Strike Has Drawn A Sharp Line Between The Democrats Running For President

Sat, 04 Jan 2020 09:25:41 -0500

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Bernie Sanders and Andrew Yang came out unequivocally against the attack that killed Iran's Qassem Soleimani.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/ryancbrooks/trump-iran-soleimani-strike-democrats-reaction

Andrew Yang Could Win This Thing

Fri, 03 Jan 2020 16:31:41 -0500

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Time for the media to start taking him seriously.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/bensmith/andrew-yang-could-win

More Than 200 Members Of Congress Asked The Supreme Court To Consider Overturning Roe V. Wade

Thu, 02 Jan 2020 22:50:33 -0500

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The members, including two Democrats, wrote in a brief that the national right to abortion is unworkable ahead of a major abortion rights case.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/emaoconnor/congress-supreme-court-abortion-overturn-roe-v-wade

Julián Castro Is Ending His Presidential Campaign

Thu, 02 Jan 2020 15:30:26 -0500

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The only Latino candidate is dropping out of the 2020 Democratic presidential primary after struggling to raise money.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/nidhiprakash/julian-castro-drop-out-2020

“I Found Election Interference And No One Cared”: One US Veteran’s Fight To Protect His Compatriots Online

Tue, 31 Dec 2019 14:27:38 -0500

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Kristofer Goldsmith has learned to live with PTSD and battled a less-than-honorable discharge. Now he’s exposing how veterans are being targeted online.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/janelytvynenko/kristofer-goldsmith-veteran-disinformation

Trump Retweeted The Name Of The Alleged Whistleblower

Mon, 30 Dec 2019 15:42:50 -0500

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Twitter says the president's retweet is not a violation of its rules.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/ryanmac/trump-whistleblower-name-retweet

Right-Wing Publishers Have Found A Way To Post The Supposed Trump Whistleblower’s Name To Facebook

Sat, 28 Dec 2019 20:25:39 -0500

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Facebook said that sharing URLs with the name of the person believed to be the whistleblower is against their policies, but that hasn’t stopped news sites from doing it.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/ryanhatesthis/trump-whistleblower-name-facebook

The Progressive Caucus Doesn’t Want To Just Be A Social Club Anymore

Fri, 27 Dec 2019 20:37:50 -0500

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“We have the support of the majority of the public for the policies that we advocate for. And so we have to speak from a place of authority and power,” said Rep. Ilhan Omar.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/addybaird/congress-progressives-medicare-for-all-2020-house-democrats

The Sanders Campaign, With Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Front And Center, Is Speaking To Older Latino Voters

Thu, 26 Dec 2019 16:46:41 -0500

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Sanders is popular among young Latinos, but trails behind Joe Biden among their parents and grandparents.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/nidhiprakash/bernie-sanders-latinos-alexandria-ocascio-cortez

One Of The Giuliani Associates Indicted Over A $325,000 Donation Wants The Money Back, Court Documents Say

Mon, 23 Dec 2019 21:26:02 -0500

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Last year, Igor Fruman and Lev Parnas, now key players in Donald Trump’s impeachment, made a flurry of hefty donations to Republicans.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/emmaloop/igor-fruman-america-first-donation-return

Are You A Wine Cave? Answer These Six Questions And We'll Tell You What Kind Of Cave You Are

Fri, 20 Dec 2019 19:58:30 -0500

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There's been a lot of talk about wine caves recently, and the people want to know: What kind of cave are you?


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/addybaird/wine-cave

The Fight Between Elizabeth Warren And Pete Buttigieg Blew Up Over A “Wine Cave”

Fri, 20 Dec 2019 18:30:36 -0500

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“Billionaires in wine caves should not pick the next president of the United States," Warren said at the Democratic presidential debate.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/henrygomez/pete-buttigieg-wine-cave-elizabeth-warren-debate

A Deal To End Surprise Medical Billing Was Tanked At The Last Minute

Fri, 20 Dec 2019 00:19:06 -0500

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Many people on Capitol Hill are blaming one person: Rep. Richard Neal. “There is extreme frustration. This was the deal.”


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/paulmcleod/surprise-billing-deal-richard-neal

Michael Bloomberg Once Talked About Women Making Hot Dogs On Donald Trump’s “Celebrity Apprentice”

Thu, 19 Dec 2019 23:04:03 -0500

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“As the number one frank-ophile in the city, I’m supposed to see if you can cut the mustard!”


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/ryancbrooks/mike-bloomberg-donald-trump-apprentice

The Legal Smoking Age In The US Is Changing To 21

Thu, 19 Dec 2019 22:01:35 -0500

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The number of teens using e-cigarettes has nearly doubled from last year.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/danvergano/legal-smoking-vaping-age-21

Nancy Pelosi Is Demanding Information From The Senate Before Sending Over Articles Of Impeachment

Thu, 19 Dec 2019 20:17:55 -0500

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“What do you think is going to happen if these sit there for a month or two months? Trump will go crazy,” said Rep. Earl Blumenauer.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/paulmcleod/pelosi-impeachment-articles-senate-donald-trump-trial

Democratic Senators Have Been Privately Pushing A Major Museum To Change A Controversial Torture Exhibit

Thu, 19 Dec 2019 17:15:18 -0500

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The exhibit at the International Spy Museum, which features a replica waterboard and cartoonlike illustrations of torture, has already undergone one change, and more are possible in the new year, according to a letter from the senators.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/emmaloop/senators-intelligence-committee-spy-museum-torture

More Black Leaders In Indiana Are Endorsing Joe Biden For President

Thu, 19 Dec 2019 20:05:51 -0500

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The Biden endorsements come as Pete Buttigieg’s black allies are trying to show he has support at home.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/darrensands/joe-biden-black-support-indiana-pete-buttigieg

Donald Trump Was Impeached. Then He Yelled About Toilets.

Sat, 21 Dec 2019 02:45:19 -0500

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One hour after he was impeached, the president of the United States was on a stage yelling about light bulbs.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/miriamelder/donald-trump-impeachment-rally

Nancy Pelosi Scolded Democrats Who Started Applauding The Trump Impeachment Result

Sun, 22 Dec 2019 12:25:55 -0500

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When the Speaker also announced the one present vote by Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, she paused for a beat and clenched her jaw, looking down.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/davidmack/trump-impeachment-nancy-pelosi-reaction-democrats-applaud

These Are The Democrats Who Voted Against Impeaching President Trump

Thu, 19 Dec 2019 03:00:33 -0500

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Reps. Collin Peterson and Jeff Van Drew voted against Trump's impeachment, though Van Drew plans to leave the Democratic Party and become a Republican in the coming days.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/addybaird/democrats-oppose-impeachment-trump-collin-peterson-van-drew

Tulsi Gabbard Was The Only Member Of Congress To Vote "Present" For Donald Trump's Impeachment

Fri, 20 Dec 2019 11:25:50 -0500

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The atypical presidential candidate made an unusual choice in the House's impeachment vote.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/mattberman/tulsi-gabbard-impeach-trump-present

Donald Trump Is Now The Third President To Be Impeached In US History

Sat, 21 Dec 2019 09:25:51 -0500

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Trump will face a trial in the Republican-controlled Senate, where he’s likely to be acquitted.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/paulmcleod/donald-trump-impeached-house-vote-third-president-history

A Federal Court Declined To Rule On Whether Obamacare Is Lawful, Extending The Fight Yet Again

Thu, 19 Dec 2019 05:22:21 -0500

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The 5th Circuit Court of Appeals punted on the key question of whether Obamacare is unconstitutional and must be thrown out.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/paulmcleod/federal-court-obamacare-individual-mandate-unconstitutional

House Democrats Explained Why They're Impeaching Trump Even If The Senate Won't Convict Him

Thu, 19 Dec 2019 00:57:47 -0500

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“You just don’t put your thumb in the air and test the winds and see how they’re blowing and decide if someone did something wrong or right.”


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/kadiagoba/democrats-why-impeach-donald-trump-senate-no-choice

Forget Trump — Hillary Clinton Took Center Stage In The Impeachment Debate

Thu, 19 Dec 2019 14:25:53 -0500

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“I would remind the gentleman if President Trump is impeached and removed, the new president would be Mike Pence, not Hillary Clinton,” Democratic Rep. Jerry Nadler said.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/paulmcleod/republicans-hillary-clinton-trump-impeachment

Republicans Are Comparing Trump's Impeachment To Jesus' Crucifixion, Pearl Harbor, And The Salem Witch Trials

Thu, 19 Dec 2019 11:25:47 -0500

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"Pontius Pilate afforded more rights to Jesus than the Democrats have afforded this president and this process."


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/addybaird/republicans-trump-impeachment-jesus-pearl-harbor-witch

Facebook Is Not Removing An Ad Falsely Claiming Mitch McConnell Endorses Impeaching Trump

Wed, 18 Dec 2019 22:25:47 -0500

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According to Facebook’s ad library, the ad has received over 1,000 impressions and was boosted for a few hundred dollars.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/ryanhatesthis/facebook-says-it-will-not-remove-an-ad-falsely-claiming

Watch Live: The House Is Now Voting To Impeach President Donald Trump

Thu, 19 Dec 2019 01:13:21 -0500

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President Donald Trump will become the third president to be impeached after a series of historic votes in the House of Representatives on Wednesday.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/addybaird/watch-live-trump-impeachment-congress-votes

Democratic Senators Are Demanding An Investigation Into The Use Of Facial Recognition In Public Housing

Wed, 18 Dec 2019 18:10:34 -0500

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Lawmakers are demanding HUD Secretary Ben Carson investigate the use of facial recognition technology in public housing.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/carolinehaskins1/facial-recognition-public-housing-ben-carson-investigate

The Last Decade Was Disastrous For Abortion Rights. Advocates Are Trying To Figure Out What’s Next.

Thu, 19 Dec 2019 11:25:54 -0500

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This year, the battle over abortion rights reached a fever pitch. That’s what this entire decade was building toward.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/emaoconnor/abortion-rights-decade-bans-trump-kavanaugh-planned

"A Beautiful Chorus" ⁠— Leftists Are Using TikTok To Break Down Socialism For The Next Generation Of Voters

Thu, 19 Dec 2019 09:25:59 -0500

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“I want people to get a fuller story of the political situation that’s out there, and jokes and memes have always left me in a place where I’m like, ‘Oh, that made me laugh,’ and then, ‘Why did that make me laugh? Let me investigate what this thing’s about.’”


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/ryancbrooks/socialist-tiktok-2020

Elizabeth Warren Voted For A Sex Trafficking Crackdown. Now She’s Worried About “Unintended Consequences.”

Tue, 17 Dec 2019 20:20:34 -0500

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Legislation filed by Democrats on Tuesday would study the safety and health of sex workers, particularly in light of a 2018 anti-trafficking bill that they worry had unintended ramifications.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/dominicholden/democrats-study-sex-work-bill-sesta-fosta-safety

Trump’s Former Campaign Aide Rick Gates Was Sentenced To 45 Days In Jail

Tue, 17 Dec 2019 18:59:45 -0500

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Gates had cooperated with prosecutors in cases against other Trump allies, including Paul Manafort and Roger Stone. He’ll also serve three years of probation.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/sarahmimms/rick-gates-sentencing

The Delegate From The US Virgin Islands Wants A Big Role In The Senate's Impeachment Trial To Give Representation To Black Women

Tue, 17 Dec 2019 17:14:06 -0500

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“The party says that black women are the base and our primary support, and there are five black women in the House who are attorneys and only two of us are former prosecutors,” Rep. Stacey Plaskett said.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/darrensands/stacey-plaskett-impeachment-manager

Amy Klobuchar Was Late To A Fight For Marriage Equality. Why? "This Is Politics."

Tue, 17 Dec 2019 19:43:25 -0500

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“It’s frustrating to me, because she clearly wanted to play it safe," said one Minnesota activist involved in a fight against a marriage ban for same-sex couples.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/mollyhensleyclancy/amy-klobuchar-lgbtq-marriage-equality-minnesota-ban

You Don't Know Bernie

Fri, 20 Dec 2019 10:25:55 -0500

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Bernie Sanders — the guy who admits he can be grumpy and “nasty” and a “real son of a bitch,” the guy who’s known for giving the same speech over and over again — that guy is trying to win this campaign, maybe his last, by making people feel less alone.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/rubycramer/you-dont-know-bernie-sanders

Rep. Jeff Van Drew Will Abandon The Democratic Party While The House Votes To Impeach President Donald Trump

Mon, 16 Dec 2019 16:24:14 -0500

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Rep. Jeff Van Drew has been vocal in opposing impeachment and met with President Trump last week.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/kadiagoba/jeff-van-drew-democrat-republican-switch-parties-impeachment

The Top Democratic Candidates Are Urging The DNC To Change Its Debate Rules

Mon, 16 Dec 2019 20:10:47 -0500

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Cory Booker's campaign circulated a letter to other campaigns — which have signed on — asking the DNC to change the debate rules that have left him off the stage.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/rubycramer/cory-booker-debate-rules-dnc-letter

The Supreme Court Handed Trump Another Temporary Win In His Effort To Hide Financial Records

Fri, 13 Dec 2019 23:28:30 -0500

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After Trump lost in lower courts, the Supreme Court is stepping in to hear his appeal in three major cases.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/dominicholden/trump-finances-taxes-supreme-court-congress-new-york

The US And UK Elections Are Very Different. That Won’t Stop The Terrible Comparisons.

Mon, 16 Dec 2019 13:21:28 -0500

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Looking for answers in the wreckage of the Labour Party’s UK election hopes is a risky exercise.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/matthewchampion/uk-election-jeremy-corbyn-joe-biden-2020-election

The Sort-Of Socialist Church Is Taking A Radical Approach To Christianity

Thu, 12 Dec 2019 21:49:48 -0500

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Jubilee Baptist is a quasi-socialist, anti-racist, LGBTQ-affirming church conducting a bold experiment: focusing on debt, work, and freedom from oppression instead of fear and moralism.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/annehelenpetersen/jubilee-baptist-church-debt-forgiveness-lgbtq-socialism

Texting With Deval Patrick: “None Of The Labels Work”

Thu, 12 Dec 2019 16:20:16 -0500

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In The Stakes 2020, BuzzFeed News' political newsletter, former Massachusetts governor Deval Patrick says he isn't worried about his late entry in the 2020 primary race.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/bensmith/the-stakes-deval-patrick