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‘This Is How Fascists Operate’: DeSantis Signs Anti-Voting Bill Behind Closed Doors for Fox News
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Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis on Thursday barred local media outlets from covering his signing of S.B. 90, the latest state-level voter suppression law which makes voting by mail—which millions of Floridians have done for years—more difficult and discoura ...[Read more]
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Texas is the next major battleground in the Republican war on voting rights: report
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Georgia has been Ground Zero for GOP voter suppression, with Gov. Brian Kemp having recently signed into law a harsh voter suppression bill that Delta Airlines, Coca-Cola and other major Georgia-based businesses have spoke out against. But voter suppressi ...[Read more]
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Why Republicans are suddenly panicked by the market they used to love
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For the past few decades, the GOP's interests aligned harmoniously with those of corporations. Businesses amassed wealth while staying out of social issues. The GOP, in turn, rewarded businesses with tax cuts. The status quo was fine. This state of affai ...[Read more]
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‘The Time Is Now to Go Forward’: Sanders Says Dems Can’t Waste Time Catering to Obstructionist GOP
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Sen. Bernie Sanders, chairman of the Senate Budget Committee, said Saturday that amid the immediate emergencies of climate change, Covid-19, mass unemployment, and homelessness, congressional Democrats cannot afford to dampen their infrastructure ambition ...[Read more]
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‘Inmates run the asylum’: Political observers stunned by QAnon congresswoman’s massive fundraising haul
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On Wednesday, POLITICO reported that Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-GA), the famously QAnon-sympathetic conspiracy theorist congresswoman who lost her House committee assignments after social media activity endorsing the execution of prominent Democrats i ...[Read more]
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‘A toxic cycle of blame, sycophancy and political pressure’: New book to detail Trump’s ‘nightmare’ handling of COVID crisis
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Washington Post journalists Yasmeen Abutaleb and Damian Paletta are preparing for the release of their forthcoming book, "Nightmare Scenario," which aims to highlight former President Donald Trump's disastrous COVID-19 response since the onset of the pand ...[Read more]
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Georgia GOP Jams 91 New Pages Into Voter Suppression Bill an Hour Before Meeting
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The additions also included some new proposals, aimed mostly at making it harder to vote — notably, one proposal would make it so that Georgians can file an unlimited number of challenges to “the qualifications of any person applying to register to vo ...[Read more]
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Donald Trump’s America: Hate crimes surge and gun violence looms
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There's still much that's unknown about the shootings in Atlanta on Tuesday night. The suspect, 21-year-old Robert Aaron Long, appears to have been targeting massage parlors. Eight people have been killed, including six Asian-American women. Early reports ...[Read more]
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Lindsey Graham admits Trump could ‘destroy’ GOP
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In a Sunday interview with Axios, Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., described former President Trump's hold over the Republican Party as something of a hostage situation.The former President, Graham said, "could make the Republican Party something that nobody ...[Read more]
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CPAC Showed That Trump’s Personality Cult Is Still Alive — and Still a Threat
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Trump's financial interests clearly lie in milking the GOP faithful for all he can, as quickly as he can. ...[Read more]
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CPAC veers into neo-Nazi fantasy. as it deliberate?
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Once upon a time, the Conservative Political Action Conference was a relatively traditional and "mainstream" gathering of many divergent currents on the political right.Fueled by the obsessive racist backlash against Barack Obama's presidency and paranoid ...[Read more]
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