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 2020-07-08 12:56 

The Hill

Jackson, Mississippi votes to remove Andrew Jackson statue from City Hall...

Jackson, Miss., which is named after former president and slave-owner Andrew Jackson, voted Tuesday to remove a statue of him from City Hall....

 2020-07-08 12:54 

CBS News

Sen. Tammy Duckworth responds after Tucker Carlson suggests she hates America...

Carlson called Duckworth a "deeply silly and unimpressive person" — and she has since responded...

 2020-07-08 12:53 

The Hill

Trump envoy says US ready to talk to North Korea but rebukes Pyongyang counterpart...

Deputy Secretary of State Stephen Biegun, the top U.S....

 2020-07-08 12:51 

The Daily Caller

The Mets And Yankees Will Play On The 20-Year Anniversary Of 9/11...

It should be a great event...

 2020-07-08 12:49 

CBS News

A second stimulus check? Senate poised to move forward on new coronavirus relief bill later this month...

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said liability protections would be a major focus of the next coronavirus response bill....

 2020-07-08 12:48 

CBS News

Trump a "narcissist" still seeking late father's "favor," niece Mary Trump says in tell-all book...
 2020-07-08 12:43 

The Resurgent

Harvard Goes Online for 2020...

According to a twit from Darren Rovell, Harvard has announced that "all course instruction will be taught online for the 2020-21 academic year." Another source from CNBC is sighting that some students will be allowed on campus with regular Covid-1...

 2020-07-08 12:37 

The Daily Caller

Houston Cougars Cut Athletic Budget By 7.5%, Won't Eliminate Any Sports...

At least no sports are getting cut...

 2020-07-08 12:37 

MSNBC

In New Jersey, masks now required in outdoor public areas...

New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy announces he is signing a new executive order on Wednesday requiring face coverings indoors and outdoors when social distancing is not possible. Gov. Murphy also discusses the possibility of school in the fall and why casinos...

 2020-07-08 12:36 

Axios

Facebook auditors say it's failing on civil rights...

The findings from a new civil rights audit commissioned and released by Facebook show that the tech giant repeatedly failed to address issues of hatred, bigotry and manipulation on its platform. Why it matters: The report comes as Facebook confronts a gro...

 2020-07-08 12:35 

Daily Wire

Trump-Supporting Dem Congressman: 'Joe Biden Is The Full-Blooded Bigot'...

A Democrat congressman from Georgia who has been targeted by members of his own party because he is an unabashed supporter of President Trump issued an op-ed on Tuesday in which he declared former Vice President Joe Biden a "full-blooded bigot." &...

 2020-07-08 12:32 

Daily Kos

Morning Digest: Conservatives could push Kentucky Supreme Court right thanks to surprise open seat...

The Daily Kos Elections Morning Digest is compiled by David Nir, Jeff Singer, Stephen Wolf, Carolyn Fiddler, and Matt Booker, with additional contributions from David Jarman, Steve Singiser, Daniel Donner, James Lambert, David Beard, and Arjun Jaikumar. N...

 2020-07-08 12:30 

The Hill

Congress must stop Trump from withdrawing from the WHO...

COVID-19 demonstrates how deeply our security is connected to outbreaks in other countries....

 2020-07-08 12:29 

The Hill

South Dakota governor who flew with Trump says she tested negative after coronavirus exposure...

South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem (R) says she tested negative for coronavirus after coming in contact with Kimberly Guilfoyle, a Trump campaign official who tested positive, and then flying with President Trump aboard Air Force One....

 2020-07-08 12:29 

The Daily Caller

EXCLUSIVE: Adam Carolla explains why he would support Kanye West for president...

His reason may surprise you...

 2020-07-08 12:27 

Crooks and Liars

NEA Prez: 'I Double Dog Dare Donald Trump To Sit In A Class Of 39 Sixth Graders And Breathe'...

So now Trump is going to bully state governors into reopening the schools -- without paying for adequate preparation. New Day's Alysin Camerota asked Lily Eskelsen Garcia, president of the National Education Association, if public schools are really r...

 2020-07-08 12:25 

The Hill

Two people who painted over Black Lives Matter mural charged with hate crime...

Two people who painted over a street mural reading "Black Lives Matter" have been charged with a hate crime in California....

 2020-07-08 12:24 

Washington Examiner

DOJ activity indicates John Durham preparing indictments, John Solomon reports...

Activity within the Justice Department indicates U.S. Attorney John Durham is working to bring the first indictments as part of a criminal investigation into the Russia inquiry, according to investigative journalist John Solomon....

 2020-07-08 12:22 

RealClearPolitics

Presented by Author Steven Shafarman: Trump Interview; TikTok; Harding's Better Half...

Good morning. It's Wednesday, July 8, 2020. I've been thinking about first ladies this week. Monday was Nancy Reagan's 99th birthday and in yesterday's note I mentioned how Nancy helped Sandra Day O'Connor cope with a cancer diagnosis....

 2020-07-08 12:20 

The Daily Caller

Man Wearing Pro-America Shirt Has Epic Meltdown Over Not Wearing A Mask...

Unreal...

 2020-07-08 12:17 

The Daily Caller

You Betcha Releases Hilarious Video About What Guys Are Like Drinking Beers In The Garage...

It's really funny...

 2020-07-08 12:17 

The Hill

UN expert says US strike on Soleimani was 'unlawful'...

The U.S. drone strike that killed Iranian Gen. Qassem Soleimani in January was "unlawful," a United Nations investigator specializing in the legality of executions said....

 2020-07-08 12:15 

The Gateway Pundit

Another Hate Hoax: Washington State Politician Jonathan Lopez Admits Sending Himself Racist Hate Mail And Violating Stolen Valor Act...

Another day, another hate hoax... Umatilla County commissioner candidate Jonathan Lopez admitted this week he faked the hate mail he posted on his facebook page. Lopez posted the hateful letter filled with racist, homophobic and misogynist slurs. What a n...

 2020-07-08 12:15 

The Daily Caller

Patrick Mahomes Says He Can't Jet Ski, Play Basketball Or Do 'Pretty Much' Any Other 'Physical Activity' After His Extension...

What do you think?...

 2020-07-08 12:14 

Washington Post

The Health 202: The White House is prepping an executive order to shift drug production to U.S....

Critics worry about cutting ties to offshore supply chains as the coronavirus pandemic rages....

 2020-07-08 12:14 

Axios

Sports in the coronavirus era might need an asterisk...

American sports leagues are back, and COVID-permitting, we're finally entering the period of uninterrupted sports bliss we've been anticipating for months. The question: Given the unusual circumstances, it's worth considering how each season w...

 2020-07-08 12:10 

Washington Examiner

Trump says he's 'looking at' banning TikTok...

President Trump said his administration is weighing whether to ban Chinese social media apps, such as TikTok....

 2020-07-08 12:10 

Vox

Farmers and animal rights activists are coming together to fight big factory farms...

Cory Booker and Elizabeth Warren have a new bill, and a new coalition, with far-reaching consequences....

 2020-07-08 12:09 

Washington Post

Kanye West says he's serious about a 2020 White House bid despite no organization and other obstacles...

The rapper, who has been friendly with President Trump, told Forbes magazine that he will run under the Banner of the Birthday Party and has a running mate lined up....

 2020-07-08 12:08 

Washington Post

The Cybersecurity 202: Trump's voting by mail assaults could cost him the election...

Republicans are distrustful of mail voting, but in-person voting may be difficult in November....

 2020-07-08 12:07 

Washington Examiner

Omar paid new husband's consulting firm nearly $900,000: Report...

Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar has paid nearly $900,000 to her new husband's consulting firm since he began working for her in 2018....

 2020-07-08 12:03 

Politico

Why Congress is unlikely to do anything about the Russian bounty intel...
 2020-07-08 12:02 

Daily Wire

Kanye West Praises Trump, Hammers Planned Parenthood, Likens COVID Vaccine To 'Mark Of The Beast'...

Kanye West discussed his recent declaration that he will run for president in 2020, despite his close relationship and past support for President Donald Trump. During an extensive interview with Forbes magazine released Wednesday, West offered praise for ...

 2020-07-08 12:00 

Politico

Congress wary of future aid after PPP disclosures...

CFPB's payday rule escalates showdown with Democrats — Deutsche Bank fined...

 2020-07-08 12:00 

The Gateway Pundit

There is NO WAY New York State's Nursing Home COVID-19 Death Totals Are Accurate — Not a Chance in Hell...

At least 45% of all US coronavirus deaths occured in nursing homes and assisted living facilities. Freopp released their latest revised numbers on June 29, 2020. According to their latest numbers 3,671 of the 24,380 coronavirus deaths in New York state oc...

 2020-07-08 12:00 

Axios

What China's uneven economic recovery means for the U.S....

Adapted from Institute of International Finance ; Chart: Axios Visuals China and much of Southeast Asia look to be bouncing back strongly from the coronavirus pandemic as stock markets and much of the country's economic data are returning to pre-pande...

 2020-07-08 12:00 

Daily Kos

Cartoon: Save our statues!...

Order my new book, We Should Improve Society Somewhat , 184 pages of political cartoons on the last few years of our dystopian world!...

 2020-07-08 12:00 

The Hill

Congress must act now to fix a Social Security COVID-19 glitch and expand, not cut, benefits...

Unquestionably, today's crisis would be much worse without Social Security. Congress should eliminate the COVID-19 notch as soon as possible. Those we elect should not cut Social Security, but expand it....

 2020-07-08 12:00 

Vox

Why Arizona is suffering the worst Covid-19 outbreak in the US...

Arizona's governor claimed...

 2020-07-08 12:00 

Slate Magazine

Help! I Found Out My Girlfriend Once Said Black People Weren't "Her Type." I'm Black....

We've been together for six years now, and she's usually an amazing person, but this hurt me deeply. What should I do?...

 2020-07-08 11:59 

NBC

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'Sickening': Biden defends Duckworth after Trump camp, Tucker Carlson question her patriotism...

'Disgusting, sickening': Biden defends Duckworth as Trump questions her patriotism...

 2020-07-08 11:58 

The Daily Caller

LeBron James Works Out While Wearing A Mask Ahead Of The NBA Returning...

It doesn't seem necessary...

 2020-07-08 11:56 

The Hill

US records more than 60,000 coronavirus cases to set new single-day record...

The U.S....

 2020-07-08 11:52 

Washington Examiner

Census: Record 61 million Hispanics in US, election impact looms...

The Hispanic population in America has reached a new record of nearly 61 million, and is the largest minority in the nation, according to a new analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data....

 2020-07-08 11:50 

Daily Kos

Cheers and Jeers: Wednesday...

He'll Be Here All Week And unfortunately all rest of the year... YouTube Video - Tip your server anyway. Cheers and Jeers for Wednesday, July 8, 2020 Note: Wash your hands. Now wash 'em again. And again. Faster! Faster! Hotter! Hotter! Feel the bu...

 2020-07-08 11:47 

Washington Examiner

'Nothing more than a PR exercise': Facebook ad boycott organizers blast Mark Zuckerberg after meeting...

A group of civil rights and activist groups criticized Facebook's leadership after they met with the social media platform's leadership team to discuss a growing advertisement boycott....

 2020-07-08 11:46 

Daily Wire

Omar Wants To Dismantle Political Systems That 'Prioritize Profit.' Her Campaign Has Funneled $878K To Husband's Firm....

Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) said Tuesday that she wants to dismantle economic and political systems that "prioritize profit without considering who is profiting" even as her re-election campaign has continued to funnel hundreds of thousands of dollars ...

 2020-07-08 11:46 

MSNBC

Atlanta mayor discusses coronavirus symptoms...

Atlanta mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms said in a tweet on Monday that she tested positive for coronavirus, despite being asymptomatic. Mayor Bottoms joins Morning Joe to discuss how she's feeling and her frustration with wait times for virus results....

 2020-07-08 11:46 

Washington Examiner

Kanye West: Democrats 'threatening' black people...

Kanye West accused Democrats of taking advantage of black people, pointing to presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden's dismissive comments about African Americans who support President Trump....

 2020-07-08 11:43 

Mediaite

Fox's Kilmeade Rips 'Power Hungry' Cuomo for Holding Back on Reopening Schools: 'How Could You Throw in the Towel in June?'...

Fox News' Brian Kilmeade dug into New York Governor Andrew Cuomo for his reluctance to support reopening schools at the end of summer despite the coronavirus pandemic....

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