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    President Donald Trump is back on the campaign trail and holding another rally in Duluth, Minnesota a day after his debate with Joe Biden. The debate has been widely panned as a “shit show” and out of control, featuring numerous Trump clashes with not just his opponent but moderator Chris Wallace. Following the debate,...
    Republican U.S. President Donald Trump and his Democratic challenger, former Vice President Joe Biden, are heading back on the campaign trail Wednesday, a day after they ridiculed each other with taunts and insults in a debate described by election pundits as the worst ever in modern American political history.  Trump is headed to Minnesota, a...
    A day following his first debate with President Donald Trump in the 2020 presidential election, Joe Biden will visit Ohio and Pennsylvania via train on Wednesday for a series of campaign stops. The Democratic presidential candidate will hold a total of seven stops on the train tour. The upcoming stops are scheduled for: 1:20...
    SAN ANTONIO – One San Antonio family is hoping their political relationship encourages others with differing opinions to work together. Like other lawns around election time, Richard Arriola and Janie Niyakan’s front lawn has campaign signs. The difference? They each support a different candidate in the presidential race. Arriola, a Republican, and Niyakan, a Democrat,...
    Democrat presidential candidate Joe Biden’s team has yet to consent to the Trump campaign’s request to have the ears of both candidates inspected for listening devices prior to the first presidential debate. According to reports ahead of the first head-to-head debate, President Donald Trump’s team requested that a third party check the ears of both...
    As Donald Trump, Joe Biden and their campaign surrogates have zipped around Minnesota ahead of the 2020 election, one city has received outsized attention: Duluth. Vice President Mike Pence made a stop there in August, followed by Donald Trump Jr. in early September. Biden visited in mid-September, and President Trump is now slated to hold...
    Rage is a powerful motivator in American politics, capable of boosting voter motivation and filling campaign coffers, according to political science and public policy professors who have studies the matter.   They say that stoking voter anger helped elevate Donald Trump to the White House in 2016, and helped Democrats retake control of the House of Representatives...
    The leftist PAC NextGen America’s Managing Director, John Lee Brougher, is behind attacks on Judge Amy Coney Barrett’s adopted children, roping several Democrat U.S. Senators and Senate candidates into the smears on her family. This weekend, as Breitbart News reported, before President Donald Trump even formally nominated Barrett to fill the Supreme Court vacancy left...
    Knocking on doors. Mingling at meet-and-greets. Crowding into campaign offices with volunteers. Weeks ahead of the November election, many of the familiar rituals of stumping for votes are off the table during the COVID-19 pandemic, drastically changing what it looks like to run for office in Los Angeles. Candidates are debating over video calls, rather...
    Photo credit: Saul Loeb, AFP via Getty Images. According to news reports from South Florida, former Trump campaign manager Brad Parscale has been hospitalized in Fort Lauderdale after his wife called the police, saying he was armed and threatening to harm himself. Parscale, who ran President Donald Trump’s re-election effort until he was demoted in...
    By Paul J. Weber | Associated Press AUSTIN, Texas — When the coronavirus pandemic slammed the U.S. economy this spring, Dallas salon owner Shelley Luther became an overnight symbol of rebellion against lockdown measures, spending two days in a Texas jail for refusing to close her doors. Nearly $500,000 poured into a donation fund set...
    By PAUL J. WEBER, Associated Press AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — When the coronavirus pandemic slammed the U.S. economy this spring, Dallas salon owner Shelley Luther became an overnight symbol of rebellion against lockdown measures, spending two days in a Texas jail for refusing to close her doors. Nearly $500,000 poured into a donation fund set...
    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — When the coronavirus pandemic slammed the U.S. economy this spring, Dallas salon owner Shelley Luther became an overnight symbol of rebellion against lockdown measures, spending two days in a Texas jail for refusing to close her doors. Nearly $500,000 poured into a donation fund set up by conservative activists. Republican...
    WAIT I HAVE AN AMAZING IDEA EVERYBODY! GET YOUR ROBOTS. As we enter the election's home stretch there have been the usual stories fretting about or comparing the relative "ground games" of candidates, the door-knocking and pamphlet-dispensing that puts volunteers for the candidate eye-to-eye with voters in order to make their case. Most stories at least...
    BOSTON (AP) — Money, and a lot of it, is pouring into campaigns for the two questions on the November ballot in Massachusetts. A look at both referendums and the cash being spent around them: RIGHT TO REPAIR By far, most of the money has been raised by supporters and opponents of Question 1, which...
    President TrumpDonald John TrumpFederal prosecutor speaks out, says Barr 'has brought shame' on Justice Dept. Former Pence aide: White House staffers discussed Trump refusing to leave office Progressive group buys domain name of Trump's No. 1 Supreme Court pick MORE and Democratic Presidential nominee Joe BidenJoe BidenFormer Pence aide: White House staffers discussed Trump refusing...
    Janet Bednarek September 26, 2020 11:31AM (UTC) This article was originally published on The Conversation. The coronavirus pandemic has reshaped the 2020 U.S. presidential campaign, limiting the number of rallies and in-person appearances of the candidates. When candidates do venture out, a familiar form of campaign transportation, the campaign bus, is likely to remain...
    LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — Many cities in California already have some form of rent control, but Proposition 21 would expand that statewide, limiting how much landlords can set and raise rents. Michael Weinstein, head of the AIDS Healthcare Foundation, a prominent backer of the proposition that will be on the November ballot, says the housing...
    Google is banning advertisers from running ads related to the election after Election Day. In an email to advertisers, the company said the change is due to the “unprecedented” number of votes that will be counted after November 3rd, as reported by Axios. While the winner of the US presidential election is often announced...
    CNN captured the moment a Trump supporter learned that the Trump campaign had faked a video clip of former Vice President Joe Biden falling asleep during an interview — a priceless glimpse at the thought process in play this year. On Friday morning’s edition of CNN’s New Day, anchor John Berman introduced a report...
    Screenshot via Twitter. The crowd at President Donald Trump‘s Thursday evening rally in Jacksonville, Florida mostly eschewed wearing face masks, despite being packed together shoulder-to-shoulder, as was shown in living color by photos that Trump himself tweeted. Just like previous campaign rallies the president has held during the pandemic, his supporters were seen mostly without masks,...
    Nix previously served as CEO of Cambridge Analytica, the data firm that used a personality quiz to harvest information from millions of Facebook users, which sparked government investigations in the US and UK. He was ousted as CEO shortly after the UK’s Channel 4 published the results of an undercover investigation that showed Nix describing...
    Al Drago | Reuters As the 2020 presidential election approaches across America, voters have déjà vu and are concerned over the risk of hacking. On Sept. 10, Microsoft warned that the Russian military intelligence unit that had attacked the Democratic National Committee in 2016 was back. This time, the company warned, the threats would be...
    CNN’s John Avlon launched into a dissection of President Donald Trump’s efforts to flood the political airwaves with false and dishonest content to attack Joe Biden. In his signature “Reality Check” segment on New Day, Avlon focused on numerous instances where Trump and his allies pushed misinformation and edited videos in order to score...
    Facebook will reject ads from Donald Trump and Joe Biden claiming victory before the winner of the US election is declared. The change is an update to a policy CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced on September 3rd, which banned political ads the week before the election, as reported by Fast Company. That policy would not...
    Contrary to previous reports, a Facebook rep has confirmed that the social media site will not, in fact, allow ads claiming victory for either the Trump or Biden campaigns to run on election night. In a September 3rd blog post, Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg laid out a new policy banning political ads from being run...
    SWANTON, Ohio (AP) — President Donald Trump was interrupted twice during an Ohio rally this week by sign-waving supporters chanting, “Fill that seat!” “I will fill that seat,” Trump responded before launching into an extended riff on his plans to quickly nominate a successor to Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. “They say it’s the...
    Billionaire leftist George Soros funds both legal challenges against voting laws and get-out-the-vote campaigns to assist Democrats, explained Government Accountability Institute Research Director Eric Eggers, author of Fraud: How the Left Plans to Steal the Next Election, offering his comments on Monday’s edition of SiriusXM’s Breitbart News Tonight with host Jerome Hudson. Legal organizations filing lawsuits...
    Kickstarter is making it easier for creators to give their backers more perks when supporting a campaign. The company is launching “add-ons” today, or a la carte additional rewards that creators can offer on top of their standard backer rewards. For now, the feature is only available to select creators, although people can apply for...
    “Your tax dollars at work.” Those words are usually reserved for the sign posted by a new public works project. Mark Morodomi  Last month, however, Los Angeles County officials were caught making a more creative, and surreptitious, use of tax dollars far afield from fixing potholes: They were buying political campaign commercials. The state Fair...
    President Donald Trump is boasting on the campaign trail about his reshaping of the federal judiciary as he weighs a chance to fill a third Supreme Court seat following the death of liberal Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Trump was holding rallies in Vandalia and Swanton, Ohio, on Monday. He said the nation was...
    Peggy Lehner, a Republican state senator in Ohio, does not sugarcoat what she has seen happen to support for President Donald Trump in her suburban Dayton district. "It hasnt ebbed – its crashed," said Lehner, who is not seeking reelection in the district of working-class and white-collar communities the president won comfortably four years ago....
    This means war. With the presidential election only 44 days away, the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has shaken the race between Donald Trump and Joe Biden — along with 33 U.S. Senate battles across the country — to the core. A new Trump-nominated justice would cement a commanding conservative majority for the...
    This means war. With the presidential election only 44 days away, the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has shaken the race between Donald Trump and Joe Biden — along with 33 U.S. Senate battles across the country — to the core. A new Trump-nominated justice would cement a commanding conservative majority for the first...
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    The U.S. Department of Justice has announced criminal charges against three Iranian men for their alleged participation in state-sponsored identity theft and hacking by Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC), a designated foreign terrorist organization.  The men are all residents and citizens of the Islamic Republic of Iran, U.S. authorities said Thursday in a press...
    Twins reinstate catcher Mitch Garver from IL Bizarre items found in celebrity swag bags ‘The president is only worried about the stock market and his re-election,’ says Biden in Minnesota, as Trump also campaigns in the state ELECTION © Getty Images Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden delivers remarks at the Jerry Alander Carpenter Training Center...
    Both President Donald Trump and Democratic nominee Joe Biden will be in Minnesota on Friday as the state begins its early voting in the presidential election. Trump will be in the northern part of the state where he'll hold a rally at Bemidji's airport on Friday evening while Biden will be 150 miles away in...
    MINNEAPOLIS — Early voting starts in Minnesota, South Dakota, Virginia, and Wyoming Friday as registered voters across the country continue to request and receive record numbers of absentee ballots. Voters strolling into a polling station and casting a ballot 45 days before an Election Day isn't a new phenomenon. But amid the coronavirus pandemic...
    Senator Mitt Romney (R-UT) called the Hunter Biden-Burisma investigation was “not the legitimate role of government,” during a Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee business meeting on Wednesday. Homeland Security Committee chairman Sen. Ron Johnson (R-WI) has defended the investigation into former Vice President Joe Biden’s son Hunter’s dealings with Ukraine and his role on the...
    Harris is now the top GOP target for brutal racial stereotypes, 'birtherism' conspiracy theories, and inappropriate sexual comments. Kamala Harris, the first Black woman in history to be nominated as a major party's vice presidential candidate, has been the near-constant target of racist and misogynist...
    BEIJING (AP) — Outgoing U.S. Ambassador to China Terry Branstad said he will help Republicans campaigning in his native Iowa after returning home next month. Branstad also told Hong Kong’s Phoenix TV that he considered the “phase one” trade deal between China and the U.S. as the biggest achievement of his three years in China....
    BEIJING (AP) — Outgoing U.S. Ambassador to China Terry Branstad said he will help Republicans campaigning in his native Iowa after returning home next month. Branstad also told Hong Kong’s Phoenix TV that he considered the “phase one” trade deal between China and the U.S. as the biggest achievement of his three years in...
    Steven Webster September 17, 2020 8:43AM (UTC) This article was originally published on The Conversation. As the 2020 presidential election draws near, one thing is clear: America is an angry nation. From protests over persistent racial injustice to white nationalist-linked counterprotests, anger is on display across the country. The national ire relates to inequality,...
    One of these theories that is gathering momentum accuses the highest-ranking Democratic leaders of terrible crimes without any evidence. Signs and T-shirts with the letter Q appear at President Trump’s campaign rallies, what began as a conspiracy theory in some of the darkest parts of the internet has reached...
    In a wide-ranging interview with White House senior adviser Jared Kushner, CNN anchor Wolf Blitzer pressed the president’s son-in-law over the Trump campaign’s recent indoor rally and the maskless, Middle East signing event at the White House on Tuesday. Trump held an indoor rally on Sunday night in Henderson, Nevada, expressing violating the state’s Covid...