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A Top Adviser To Beto O’Rourke Has Left His Presidential Campaign

Sun, 21 Apr 2019 21:25:38 -0400

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Becky Bond has left O’Rourke’s fledgling presidential campaign, an O’Rourke spokesperson confirmed. Her deputy, Zack Malitz, has also departed.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/rubycramer/beto-orourke-becky-bond-campaign

Inside The Plastic Heart Of Congress

Sat, 20 Apr 2019 15:06:35 -0400

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A new book from the authors of Politico Playbook promises an inside glimpse at our congressional leadership during the time of Trump.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/katherinemiller/playbook-axios-congress-hill-die-on

Elizabeth Warren Wants The House To Begin Impeachment Proceedings Against Donald Trump

Fri, 19 Apr 2019 22:50:26 -0400

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“The severity of this misconduct demands that elected officials in both parties set aside political considerations and do their constitutional duty,” Warren said Friday.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/ryancbrooks/elizabeth-warren-impeach-trump

Ben Carson Wants To Evict Families With Undocumented Immigrants From Public Housing

Fri, 19 Apr 2019 19:35:37 -0400

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Carson says the new rule will reduce long waitlists for public housing for citizens. Housing advocates say all it will do is split up families with mixed immigration status.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/nidhiprakash/ben-carson-undocumented-immigrant-public-housing-hud

Forgiving Joe Biden

Fri, 19 Apr 2019 17:30:22 -0400

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What Uncle Joe really does for Democrats.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/bensmith/joe-biden-2020-president-touching

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Says Donald Trump Should Be Investigated And Possibly Impeached For Obstruction

Fri, 19 Apr 2019 01:03:35 -0400

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The congresswoman said she will be supporting an impeachment resolution that one of her colleagues introduced earlier this year.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/lissandravilla/alexandria-ocasio-cortez-donald-trump-impeachment

Pete Buttigieg’s Presidential Run Has Many LGBT Democrats Eager For Their Obama Moment

Fri, 19 Apr 2019 00:55:44 -0400

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Among the LGBT community luminaries signing on with Buttigieg: Barry Karas, a top fundraiser for Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/henrygomez/mayor-pete-buttigieg-lgbt-support-obama

This Article About The Mueller Report Is [Redacted]

Thu, 18 Apr 2019 21:52:30 -0400

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Roughly a third of the 448-page Mueller report had at least one redaction on it, including about 12 pages that were entirely blacked out.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/nidhiprakash/mueller-report-redactions-bill-barr-trump-russia

Donald Trump’s Allies Don’t Expect Him To Go Off On Aides Who Gave Mueller Damaging Information — At Least For Now

Thu, 18 Apr 2019 19:50:43 -0400

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The special counsel’s report includes accounts from close current and former aides that are unflattering for the president.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/tariniparti/donald-trump-mueller-report-aides

Tim Ryan Says Abortion Rights Are At Risk Because Democrats “Keep Losing Elections”

Thu, 18 Apr 2019 18:59:53 -0400

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The Ohio representative who is now running for president said his state has been “one of the worst states in the union when it comes to women’s health.”


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/ryancbrooks/tim-ryan-2020-abortion-ohio

House Democrats Are Starting To Call For Bill Barr's Resignation After His Mueller Report Press Conference

Thu, 18 Apr 2019 23:41:49 -0400

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“OUR Attorney General acts as Trump’s defense attorney. He can’t represent both. Barr must resign.”


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/lissandravilla/bill-barr-resign-democrats-mueller-report

Hoaxes And Misinformation About The Mueller Report Are Already Spreading

Fri, 19 Apr 2019 03:25:30 -0400

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Fake accounts, false headlines, and joke screenshots are already spreading.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/janelytvynenko/mueller-report-hoaxes

Mueller Said He Would Have Exonerated Trump On Obstruction If The Evidence Supported It, But He Couldn’t

Fri, 19 Apr 2019 09:25:44 -0400

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Mueller and his team declined to make a “prosecutorial judgment” about whether Trump committed obstruction. Attorney General Bill Barr later concluded that the evidence didn’t support that.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/zoetillman/donald-trump-obstruction-mueller-report

Here’s The Mueller Report. Read The Document, Not The Spin.

Fri, 19 Apr 2019 07:25:40 -0400

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Special counsel Robert Mueller’s report, which was released with redactions, said President Trump didn’t commit a crime of obstruction — but that his report “also does not exonerate him.”


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/zoetillman/robert-mueller-report-trump-russsia-barr-special-counsel

Terry McAuliffe Will Not Run For President In 2020

Thu, 18 Apr 2019 15:12:35 -0400

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“Where can you help people the most and change people’s lives," McAuliffe said Wednesday night. "As you know, it happens at the state level."


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/rubycramer/terry-mcauliffe-2020-president-decision

Beto O’Rourke Has Made Over $1 Million From A Family Investment Company That Dealt In Fossil Fuel And Pharma Stocks

Thu, 18 Apr 2019 01:45:55 -0400

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Beto and Amy O’Rourke sold their stake in the LLC controlled by her father in 2014.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/mollyhensleyclancy/beto-orourke-investment-2020

OPINION: I Started The Conversation On Joe Biden — Stop Twisting My Words And Start Talking About Consent

Thu, 18 Apr 2019 00:18:00 -0400

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Many have tried to excuse and explain away Biden’s inappropriate behavior. It’s time for a real conversation on consent.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/lucyflores/opinion-i-started-the-conversation-on-joe-biden-stop

Cory Booker’s New Plan For Voting Rights Is A Glimpse At The Activist Spirit Of His Candidacy

Wed, 17 Apr 2019 21:00:00 -0400

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Booker is taking an intersectional message to the cradle of the civil rights movement.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/darrensands/cory-booker-voting-rights-atlanta

Elizabeth Warren Has The Biggest 2020 Presidential Campaign — And It's Only Growing

Wed, 17 Apr 2019 19:46:44 -0400

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Warren has more than 170 people on staff for her campaign, far more than other Democrats in the race, as she burns through her fundraising.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/rubycramer/elizabeth-warren-2020-campaign-staff

Democrats Who Really Like More Than One Presidential Candidate Have Found A Temporary Solution: Give Them All Money

Tue, 16 Apr 2019 17:42:33 -0400

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A BuzzFeed News analysis shows that donors are willing to give to multiple Democratic presidential candidates, suggesting that voters aren’t worried about a drawn-out primary.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/tariniparti/democratic-donors-2020-candidates

Bernie Sanders’ Last 10 Years Of Tax Returns Show He’s Now Among The Millionaires

Tue, 16 Apr 2019 01:25:41 -0400

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The Vermont senator and presidential candidate has greatly profited from book proceeds over the last several years.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/rubycramer/bernie-sanders-tax-returns-2020

Kirsten Gillibrand Is Endorsing “Actionable” Steps To Close The Racial Wealth Gap

Mon, 15 Apr 2019 23:20:05 -0400

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Leading experts’ bold new guidelines are a “crucial roadmap,” the 2020 presidential candidate told BuzzFeed News.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/darrensands/kirsten-gillibrand-racial-wealth-gap-proposals

Pete Buttigieg Is Officially Running To Be America’s Mayor

Mon, 15 Apr 2019 17:28:45 -0400

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“Washington politicians and pundits talk about mayors like we’re a different species. And you know what? Maybe they’re right.”


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/henrygomez/mayors-pete-buttigieg-south-bend

Cory Booker’s Campaign Hasn’t Gotten The Candidate’s Memo On His Message Of Urgency

Mon, 15 Apr 2019 18:21:29 -0400

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Booker made his official launch a tribute to his adopted hometown — and the “impatience” of the civil rights movement.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/darrensands/cory-booker-newark-civil-rights-hbcu

It Could Be Years Before Julian Assange Steps Foot In The United States

Fri, 12 Apr 2019 21:28:39 -0400

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Extradition cases between the UK and the US can take years to sort out.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/zoetillman/julian-assange-extradition-us-uk-wikileaks

Opinion: Julian Assange Did A Lot Of Bad Things. Publishing Leaks Isn't One Of Them.

Fri, 12 Apr 2019 22:25:44 -0400

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What the WikiLeaks founder did to receive secret military and diplomatic documents — the crime of which he is now accused — is what a free press does every day.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/padraigreidy/wikileaks-assange-leaks-charge

Trump Got What He Wanted — Transgender Soldiers Are Now Banned From The Military

Wed, 17 Apr 2019 18:25:48 -0400

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“We are pleased,” the Pentagon told BuzzFeed News.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/dominicholden/trump-trans-military-ban-takes-effect

A Federal Judge Compared Trump's Criticism Of The Courts To The KKK And Segregationists

Fri, 12 Apr 2019 20:25:37 -0400

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"We are now eyewitnesses to the third great assault on our judiciary," Judge Carlton Reeves said in a speech on Thursday.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/zoetillman/federal-judge-carlton-reeves-trump-kkk-segregationists

Stacey Abrams Says Chuck Schumer Has Been "Relentless But Thoughtful" In Pursuing Her For Senate

Fri, 12 Apr 2019 17:50:25 -0400

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As Georgia holds its breath, Abrams suggested to BuzzFeed News' Profile she would have made a decision by now if she weren’t selling a book.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/darrensands/stacey-abrams-2020-decision-senate

Trump’s Grudge Against Puerto Rico Is Blocking Needed Disaster Aid Across The US

Thu, 11 Apr 2019 23:29:48 -0400

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Congress has failed to reach a deal to provide recovery funds for Puerto Rico and several states, due in large part to Trump’s opposition. Now, Congress is taking a two-week break.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/nidhiprakash/trump-puerto-rico-blocking-disaster-funding-congress

Former Obama Administration Lawyer Greg Craig Was Charged With Lying About His Work For Ukraine

Thu, 11 Apr 2019 21:05:42 -0400

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A grand jury indicted Craig on two counts of making false statements in connection with work that linked him to Paul Manafort.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/zoetillman/obama-lawyer-greg-craig-indicted-ukraine

David Bernhardt, A Former Oil And Gas Lobbyist, Is Officially Trump’s New Interior Chief

Thu, 11 Apr 2019 20:58:28 -0400

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The former oil and gas lobbyist has been acting interior secretary since January, following Ryan Zinke’s resignation.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/zahrahirji/david-bernhardt-interior-chief

Progressive Groups Ask Congress To Investigate Brett Kavanaugh

Thu, 11 Apr 2019 17:55:11 -0400

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More than two dozen groups signed a letter to the House of Representatives urging an investigation into what they characterized as Justice Brett Kavanaugh's "sham confirmation process."


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/zoetillman/progressive-groups-congress-investigate-brett-kavanaugh

Ohio's Governor Just Banned Abortion After A Month And A Half

Thu, 11 Apr 2019 21:39:43 -0400

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Ohio is the seventh state to pass legislation that bans abortion after a heartbeat is detected. So far, none of the legislation has successfully become law.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/emaoconnor/abortion-heartbeat-bill-ohio-mike-dewine

Warner Bros. Shut Down Trump’s 2020 Video For Using The “Dark Knight Rises” Score

Mon, 15 Apr 2019 15:25:37 -0400

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After Trump posted the video on Twitter, people quickly began pointing out that the music is from Hans Zimmer's score for the Batman movie.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/adambvary/donald-trump-the-dark-knight-rises-warner-bros

What Happened When Pete Buttigieg Tore Down Houses In Black And Latino South Bend

Mon, 15 Apr 2019 10:25:43 -0400

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"Everyone wants to find a villain," a South Bend politician said of Mayor Pete Buttigieg's housing program. "This is just how economic development happens."


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/henrygomez/mayor-pete-buttigieg-south-bend-gentrification

A Judge Won't Order The Justice Department To Speed Up Releasing The Mueller Report

Tue, 09 Apr 2019 15:29:08 -0400

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A judge ruled Tuesday that a group that sued for the report failed to show they'd suffer "irreparable harm" if they waited until after Attorney General Bill Barr releases a redacted version of Mueller's report.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/zoetillman/judge-denies-doj-speed-up-mueller-report-foia

Another House Democrat Is Running For President

Tue, 09 Apr 2019 00:30:07 -0400

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"It's official," Eric Swalwell said on The Late Show. "Boy, did it feel good to say that."


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/lissandravilla/eric-swalwell-2020-primary-president-democrat

Republicans Are Warning Drug Companies Not To Cooperate With A Congressional Investigation

Sun, 14 Apr 2019 11:25:41 -0400

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The House Oversight Committee is attempting to study how drug companies set prescription drug prices, but Republicans have warned the industry that it may be better for them not to cooperate.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/paulmcleod/republicans-warn-drug-companies-oversight-investigation

Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen Has Resigned

Mon, 08 Apr 2019 16:18:35 -0400

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Nielsen became the face of the administration’s policy of separating families trying to cross the southern border. The head of Customs and Border Protection will become acting secretary.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/tariniparti/kirstjen-nielsen-homeland-security-secretary-out-trump

The US Supreme Court Is Letting The Trump Administration's Bump Stock Ban Take Effect

Fri, 05 Apr 2019 18:05:55 -0400

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A majority of justices on the Supreme Court denied a request to delay the ban while the challengers continue to appeal it.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/zoetillman/bump-stocks-ban-nationwide-gun-control-supreme-court

Kamala Harris Wants Her Teacher Pay Raise Proposal To Bring Young Black Americans To The Profession — And To Her Campaign

Fri, 05 Apr 2019 22:25:38 -0400

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“When we close that gap around teacher pay, all communities will benefit,” Harris said Friday at the National Action Network convention.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/darrensands/kamala-harris-teacher-pay-raise-black-americans

Joe Biden Made Multiple Jokes About Consent In His First Speech Since Allegations Of Inappropriate Contact

Sat, 06 Apr 2019 17:25:26 -0400

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“I just want you to know I had permission to hug Lonnie,” Joe Biden said to laughs.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/nidhiprakash/joe-biden-2020-physical-contact-joke

In New Documents, Cohen Says Trump "Instructed" Him To Lie

Thu, 18 Apr 2019 23:21:03 -0400

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In a memo submitted to Congress, the president's former lawyer asked for time to help congressional investigators review new evidence.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/emmaloop/in-new-documents-cohen-says-trump-instructed-him-to-lie

Lindsey Graham Is Writing A Bill To Take Guns Away From People Deemed Dangerous

Thu, 04 Apr 2019 23:55:52 -0400

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Graham is hoping to get bipartisan support for the bill, which he said will provide grants to states that implement “red flag laws.”


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/paulmcleod/lindsey-graham-guns-red-flag-laws

AG Bill Barr Has Ordered Investigations Into Anti-LGBT Discrimination At The Justice Department

Thu, 04 Apr 2019 23:39:12 -0400

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Barr also signed a statement saying the DOJ will not discriminate against potential employees on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity in response to a request from LGBT workers.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/dominicholden/bill-barr-investigate-lgbt-discrimination-justice-department

Opinion: Mayor Pete Is More Jimmy Carter Than Barack Obama

Mon, 08 Apr 2019 15:19:12 -0400

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The last time the White House was disgraced by corruption, Americans voted for a straight shooter with clear moral vision. His presidency was a failure.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/jhauser/does-mayor-pete-understand-the-presidency

The House Sued Over Trump’s National Emergency

Fri, 05 Apr 2019 21:34:02 -0400

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“No one is above the law or the Constitution, not even the President,” House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said in a statement.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/lissandravilla/house-lawsuit-donald-trump-wall-national-emergency