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Tweeters Erupt Over Donald Trump's 'Racist' Praise Of Border Patrol Agent

Tweeters Erupt Over Donald Trump's 'Racist' Praise Of Border Patrol Agent

"Even when Trump is attempting to compliment someone, his overt racism just oozes out."
Stormy Daniels: Donald Trump Is In Over His Head

Stormy Daniels: Donald Trump Is In Over His Head

Despite receiving hate mail and threats, Daniels said that in the future, she hopes it “becomes known that I am not a liar."
GOP Calls Musicians Ben Folds, Jason Isbell 'Unhinged' For Playing At Democrat's Rally

GOP Calls Musicians Ben Folds, Jason Isbell 'Unhinged' For Playing At Democrat's Rally

The musicians were at an event for U.S. Senate candidate Phil Bredesen in Nashville.
Watergate Witness John Dean Thinks Trump Has A 'Real Problem' With Don McGahn

Watergate Witness John Dean Thinks Trump Has A 'Real Problem' With Don McGahn

"This is pretty important testimony,” Dean said of the White House counsel’s cooperation in the Mueller investigation.
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo Approves Prosecutorial Misconduct Commission

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo Approves Prosecutorial Misconduct Commission

“New York will be the first state to show it will no longer tolerate the unethical and immoral actions of District Attorneys who abuse their enormous power in the criminal justice system."
Melania Trump Is Planning Solo Trip To Africa, And Twitter Users Relish The Irony

Melania Trump Is Planning Solo Trip To Africa, And Twitter Users Relish The Irony

The first lady will be visiting places that President Donald Trump called "s**thole" countries.
Illinois Governor Blocks Bill To Tell People With Criminal Histories About Their Voting Rights

Illinois Governor Blocks Bill To Tell People With Criminal Histories About Their Voting Rights

The veto requires "an honest conversation about why you wouldn’t want to empower people to participate in the political process," an advocate said.
Democrats Suing To Stop GOP Congressman Calling Himself A ‘Farmer’ On Ballot

Democrats Suing To Stop GOP Congressman Calling Himself A ‘Farmer’ On Ballot

Rep. Jeff Denham, who represents California’s agricultural Central Valley, faces a serious re-election challenge.
Donald Trump Says Robert Mueller Interview Could Be Perjury Trap

Donald Trump Says Robert Mueller Interview Could Be Perjury Trap

The president wouldn't say if he'll agree to an interview with the special counsel.
Most People Say Social Media Sites Should Crack Down On Harassment, Fake News: Poll

Most People Say Social Media Sites Should Crack Down On Harassment, Fake News: Poll

And just under half of the public says sites aren't doing enough.
High Child Poverty Is A Deliberate Policy Choice

High Child Poverty Is A Deliberate Policy Choice

The current food stamp debate is a good example of how the federal budget disadvantages children.
Woman Running For Congress In Alaska Has Never Been To Alaska

Woman Running For Congress In Alaska Has Never Been To Alaska

Carol Hafner is running for a House seat in a state she has never lived in or visited.
Scott Pruitt Made Just 1 Phone Call To White House From His $43,000 Booth: Report

Scott Pruitt Made Just 1 Phone Call To White House From His $43,000 Booth: Report

Democratic lawmakers want the former EPA chief held accountable for excessive spending and other ethical lapses.
GOP Gubernatorial Candidate Jokes, 'The Russians Are Going To Help Me'

GOP Gubernatorial Candidate Jokes, 'The Russians Are Going To Help Me'

Evidence from Robert Mueller's investigation suggests Russian hackers might actually oblige.
Nancy Pelosi Makes Fun Of GOP Leader For Not Understanding How Twitter Works

Nancy Pelosi Makes Fun Of GOP Leader For Not Understanding How Twitter Works

Rep. Kevin McCarthy thought Twitter was censoring his feed. (Narrator: They weren't.)
Neil DeGrasse Tyson Suggests A Better Alternative To Trump's Space Force

Neil DeGrasse Tyson Suggests A Better Alternative To Trump's Space Force

Tyson thinks a "Truth Force" to defend against enemies of accurate information is more of a priority.
New York City Just Took Historic Step Toward Cutting Its Top Source Of Climate Pollution

New York City Just Took Historic Step Toward Cutting Its Top Source Of Climate Pollution

Legislation announced Monday focuses on big buildings, and it could set a new standard for cities around the world.
Barack Obama's Annual Summer Reading List Will Inspire You

Barack Obama's Annual Summer Reading List Will Inspire You

Former President Barack Obama has been enjoying his retirement from political office, and apparently he’s been spending some of his free time reading.
A New Smoking Ban In Public Housing Roils Some Residents

A New Smoking Ban In Public Housing Roils Some Residents

Some say the ban violates the rights of tenants.
Key Michigan Union Endorses Dana Nessel For State Attorney General

Key Michigan Union Endorses Dana Nessel For State Attorney General

The UAW backed another Democrat in the April nomination contest.