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#Flipthe6th: Democrat Emerges as Clear Leader in Race for Price's Seat
Early voting began Monday in the U.S. House race for Georgia's sixth district, capturing national attention as Democratic candidate Jon Ossoff has raised millions of dollars with a surge of grassroots support in the traditionally conservative enclave. The vacancy left by former Georgia...
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Seeking 'To Create a Police State,' AG Sessions Threatens Sanctuary Cities
U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Monday took aim at sanctuary cities, saying such communities must end and that his Department of Justice would deprive them of federal grants—a move that prompted the New York attorney general to vow his continued resolution in resisting the Trump...
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Mexican Archdiocese: Companies That Help Build Trump's Wall Are "Traitors"
Denouncing President Donald Trump's proposed border wall between Mexico and the United States as "an open threat that violates relations and peace," the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Mexico City said Sunday that companies who profit from its construction are "traitors to the homeland." The country'...
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Warning: Trump Is About to Make World's "Biggest Humanitarian Crisis" Much Worse
As tens of thousands of Yemenis mark the two years of war that have claimed the lives of over 4,000 civilians and brought the country "to the brink of famine," there are signs the United States' already tainted role in the conflict may be set for escalation. Al Jazeera reports that as many as 100,...
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FBI Face Recognition Technology Has 'No Limits,' Congressional Hearing Reveals
If Congress doesn't take legislative action, the FBI's vast and growing facial recognition database could someday soon allow the government to track Americans' "every move" in a breathtaking, nationwide violation of the Fourth Amendment. That was the takeaway of a scathing hearing in the...
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Five Ways Cybersecurity Will Suffer If Congress Repeals the FCC Privacy Rules
Back in October of 2016, the Federal Communications Commission passed some pretty awesome rules that would bar your Internet provider from invading your privacy. The rules would keep Internet providers like Comcast and Time Warner Cable from doing things like selling your personal information to...
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'Nuclear Option' Looms as Lawmakers Line Up Against Neil Gorsuch
Amid an energetic resistance campaign , the committee vote on President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch has been postponed one week. Democrats on the Senate Judiciary Committee requested the delay, which punts the vote to April 3, "giving Republicans days to meet their goal of...
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Neil Gorsuch’s Own Testimony Clearly Disqualifies Him
J udge Neil Gorsuch knows full well that he is attempting to take a place on the Supreme Court that should have gone to another jurist, Judge Merrick Garland. Shortly after Donald Trump nominated him, Gorsuch called Garland “out of respect.” Later, Gorsuch described Garland to be an “outstanding...
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Rush to Resist as Congress Poised to Obliterate Broadband Privacy Rules
Privacy advocates on Monday are urging Americans to call their elected officials , warning that there are only 24 hours left to "save online privacy rules" before the U.S. House of Representatives votes on a measure that would allow major telecom companies to collect user data and auction it off to...
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Will Donald Trump Escalate the Devastating War and Hunger in Yemen?
This week marks the beginning of year three of the Saudi-led military intervention in the civil war in Yemen, an intervention that has resulted in an epic tragedy of destruction and starvation. Tens of thousands of Yemenis marked the occasion by pouring into the streets of the capital, Sanna, to...
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