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 2021-09-24 23:01 

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Idaho anti-maskers force school district office to lock down: report...

On Friday, KXLY reported that anti-mask demonstrators in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho forced the city's school district office into lockdown. "The protesters originally gathered outside of a school board special meeting that was intended to discuss th...

 2021-09-24 22:52 

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9 vaccinated Montana nursing home residents dead after GOP governor banned vax mandates for healthcare workers: report...

Hospitals across Montana are overwhelmed with coronavirus patients as the Delta variant spreads across Big Sky Country. Montana's Republican governor, Greg Gianforte, signed the nation's only ban on employers requiring vaccination for employees. T...

 2021-09-24 22:27 

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'Intentionally misleading or staggeringly ignorant': Maricopa County destroys Cyber Ninjas after 'laughable' audit...

Maricopa County officials Friday afternoon responded in detail to claims made by Cyber Ninjas in the $6 million six month "audit" of the Arizona county's ballots from the 2020 presidential election. Late Thursday night multiple news organizati...

 2021-09-24 21:59 

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Arizona Republican demands a new audit after the Cyber Ninjas audit crashed and burned...

The Republican-backed "audit" of ballots in Maricopa County that Trump supporters were hoping to confirm widespread election fraud in Arizona has ended — and not only did it fail to find any substantial fraud, it actually slightly revised do...

 2021-09-24 21:54 

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Bizarre pictures from Arizona as anti-vaxxers and election conspiracy theorists swarm the state Capitol...

Conspiracy theorists converged on the Arizona state Capitol on Friday as dueling rallies were held. "I'm outside the Arizona State Capitol where there's an anti-vax Medical Freedom Rally on one side of the street and preparations for an electi...

 2021-09-24 21:49 

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Cyber Ninjas CEO explains how they made embarrassing error on 74,000 'phantom' mail-in ballots...

Cyber Ninjas CEO Doug Logan on Friday admitted that his team of "auditors" made a mistake when they claimed that they found more than 74,000 "phantom" mail-in ballots. During his presentation of the Arizona "audit's"; findings, ...

 2021-09-24 21:11 

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Donald Trump Jr. must 'definitely' be subpoenaed — this former GOP congresswoman explains why...

One of the most prominent Republicans who investigated President Bill Clinton in the 1990's called for the House select committee investigating the January 6th Capitol riots to subpoena Donald Trump, Jr. Former Rep. Barbara Comstock (R-VA) rose to pro...

 2021-09-24 21:04 

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Daily Show's Jordan Klepper takes down anti-mask protesters at North Carolina school board meeting...

If a frontline has emerged in the new culture war, it's surely local school board meetings — where right-wing activists in dozens of municipalities have staged scenes over everything from COVID-19 safety measures to anti-racist lessons. It was i...

 2021-09-24 20:41 

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Voting expert roasts Trump fans' next scheme: 'A super-fake audit after the fake-audit failed to be fake enough'...

Supporters of former President Donald Trump are continuing their refusal to admit that their side lost the 2020 presidential election over ten months ago. Despite Trump's "Big Lie" of election fraud inciting the January 6th insurrection at the...

 2021-09-24 20:34 

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CNN panel roars with laughter at Trump's 'Cyber Nimrods' for botching their own audit...

A CNN panel on Friday openly laughed at Cyber Ninjas, the vote "auditors" praised by former President Donald Trump who failed to prove that President Joe Biden stole the 2020 election. Host Jake Tapper asked Republican strategist Alice Stewart to ...

 2021-09-24 19:57 

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Trump tries to claim vindication after his own audit shows he lost: 'Many votes were terrible, terrible votes!'...

Former President Donald Trump on Friday scrambled to claim vindication after his own Arizona election audit concluded that President Joe Biden received more votes than he did in the 2020 election. While appearing on the "Real America's Voice" ...

 2021-09-24 19:44 

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Biden won't invoke executive privilege to protect Trump from Capitol riot committee: Jen Psaki...

White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki said on Friday that President Joe Biden would not invoke executive privilege to prevent Trump White House documents from being handed over to the House select committee investigating the January 6th Capitol riots. ...

 2021-09-24 19:12 

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Lauren Boebert bungles her call to oust Biden when she misspells 'impeach'...

In a press release this Friday, Rep. Lauren Boebert (R-CO) announced that she will be introducing an article of impeachment against President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris. "Joe Biden willfully abandoned his duty as President of the Unite...

 2021-09-24 18:55 

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'It's a grift': Former Republican Arizona AG blows the lid off the Cyber Ninjas 'audit' scam...

Former Republican Arizona Attorney General Grant Woods delivered a withering rebuke of the Cyber Ninjas "audit" of his state's 2020 vote count during an appearance on CNN Friday. While talking with host Alisyn Camerota, Woods said he was surpr...

 2021-09-24 18:39 

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Trump is throttling GOP's chance of winning young voters: 'Any message that sounds intolerant of diversity is a nonstarter'...

Writing in the Los Angeles Times this Friday, Janet Hook points out that Republicans are "on the losing end of one of the biggest demographic shifts of the last 20 years," namely Millennial and Gen Z voters who identify with the Democratic Party. ...

 2021-09-24 18:08 

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'This is bonkers!' CNN polling analyst freaks out at data showing GOP voters still think Trump won...

Despite multiple recounts, failed court challenges, and now a disastrous "audit" of the vote in Arizona, millions of Republican voters still believe that former President Donald Trump won the 2020 election. CNN polling analyst Harry Enten on Frida...

 2021-09-24 17:58 

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Trump's failed 'audit' still opens the door for the GOP to ransack American elections: columnist...

According to news that broke late Thursday, the results of a months-long hand recount of the 2020 vote in Maricopa County, Arizona, has confirmed that Joe Biden won the 2020 election and there was no mass voter fraud designed to "steal" the electi...

 2021-09-24 17:53 

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'Try being a Christian!': Marjorie Taylor Greene lashes out at Democratic lawmakers during press event...

Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-Ga.) crashed the "Build Back Better for Women" event on Friday when she became embroiled in a heated shouting match with Democratic members of Congress. Footage of the intense exchange is now circulating on Twitter. ...

 2021-09-24 17:44 

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Barack and Michelle Obama will attend presidential center groundbreaking in Chicago's Jackson Park Tuesday: 'This is not your grandparents' presidential library'...

CHICAGO — Five years ago, then-President Barack Obama chose Chicago's Jackson Park as the future site of his presidential center, stirring the South Side with the promise of long-overdue transformation and the distinction of being the place wher...

 2021-09-24 17:41 

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'You've disgraced this country': Judge angrily shames MAGA rioter during heated court hearing...

A judge appointed by former President George W. Bush angrily shamed an accused MAGA rioter on Friday during a heated court hearing. Politico reports that U.S. District Court Judge Reggie Walton "shouted" at defendant Anthony Mariotto shortly after...

 2021-09-24 17:35 

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Capitol rioter melts down before judge in 'uniquely and profoundly self-destructive episode'...

Capitol rioter Pauline Bauer, who was hauled off to jail screaming last week , appeared before a judge on Friday to seek her release pending trial. It didn't go well, though, as Bauer continued to insist that she isn't subject to a federal court&#...

 2021-09-24 17:21 

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Trump-loving Colorado county clerk may be violating the law with legal defense fund...

The legal defense fund set up by an embattled Colorado county clerk may run afoul of state ethics rules. Mesa County Clerk Tina Peters established the fund to pay legal expenses as she faces criminal investigation in the leak of sensitive voting machine d...

 2021-09-24 17:02 

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US House passes bill protecting abortion rights, Senate approval unlikely...

The US House of Representatives approved a bill on Friday protecting abortion rights, a historic but largely symbolic move that has little chance of passage in the Senate. The Democratic-majority House passed the Women's Health Protection Act by a vot...

 2021-09-24 16:43 

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Judge orders Trump Org to turn over docs as New York AG accuses company of 'hiding behind excuses'...

New York Attorney General Letitia James, who is investigating the Trump Organization for allegedly manipulating the value of its assets, says the former president's company has been "hiding behind procedural delays and excuses" and failing to ...

 2021-09-24 16:33 

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Trump's audit 'clown show' isn't close to being over despite flopping in Arizona: CNN reporter...

CNN reporter Kyung Lah on Friday didn't mince any words when discussing the disastrous Trump-backed "audit" of the Arizona vote that found that President Joe Biden won Arizona by a bigger margin than the official tallies. While discussing the ...

 2021-09-24 16:15 

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'The View' hosts test positive for COVID, yanked from set before Harris interview...

WASHINGTON (Reuters) -Two co-hosts of morning show "The View" tested positive for COVID-19 just before Vice President Kamala Harris was scheduled to appear in a live interview, the hosts of the show announced on air on Friday. Harris was scheduled...

 2021-09-24 16:03 

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New subpoenas show House panel 'looking beyond just the attack' to nail Trump for insurrection: analysis...

A round of new subpoenas show the House select committee is investigating events that led up to the Jan. 6 insurrection and lawmakers have a pretty clear idea of which Donald Trump loyalists played the biggest role in the attack. The panel requested recor...

 2021-09-24 15:55 

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Legal expert shreds Trump's executive privilege claims: 'You can't tell your lawyer you're going to commit a crime'...

As a House select committee investigates the Capitol insurrection, former president Donald Trump's attorneys are widely expected to argue in court that "executive privilege" prevents administration officials from testifying and documents from ...

 2021-09-24 15:41 

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US new home sales surprisingly strong in August: govt...

Sales of new homes rose faster than analysts expected last month in the United States, according to government data released Friday, though prices remained high and supply was still tight. The Commerce Department reported sales rose 1.5 percent from July&...

 2021-09-24 15:41 

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Trump flips out after Arizona 'audit' turns up even more votes for Biden...

Donald Trump continues to insist the 2020 election was stolen from him, even after a draft report from the Arizona "forensic audit" shows, once again, he was beaten by Joe Biden. The Republican-led state Arizona Senate ordered the audit that has b...

 2021-09-24 15:26 

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Mitch McConnell refuses to commit to confirming a Biden Supreme Court nominee if GOP takes back the Senate...

Senate Republican Minority Leader Mitch McConnell is refusing to say he will not "mount a blockade" against a possible Supreme Court nominee put forth by President Joe Biden, should the opportunity arise, if Republicans take back the Senate after ...

 2021-09-24 15:21 

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When did Kevin McCarthy call Trump on Jan. 6 ? Here's why it matters...

On Friday, writing for The Washington Post , Aaron Blake highlighted the massive scope of the House January 6 committee's investigation suggested by the subpoenas of Trump allies and the possibility the White House could turn over additional records &...

 2021-09-24 15:05 

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Trump doesn't care if McConnell reclaims the Senate — as long as the GOP remains 'his party': columnist...

Former president Donald Trump is out for revenge at all costs against Republicans who haven't marched in lockstep with him — including Senate GOP leader Mitch McConnell, according to Daily Beast columnist Margaret Carlson. "Trump doesn't...

 2021-09-24 14:57 

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Mitch McConnell is trying to troll Democrats — but the latest fight will just blow back on the GOP...

There are many inane rituals that take place in the U.S. Capitol, but none that rival the tiresome conventions around the annual funding of the government known as "raising of the debt ceiling." It's like Groundhog Gay, with Republicans balkin...

 2021-09-24 14:47 

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Republicans are beating Democrats at a game of chicken in the Senate...

Let's set aside the distant possibility of the United States government defaulting on its debt. Despite what you are reading and hearing, there is no real chance of that happening. The United States Congress is going to raise the debt ceiling. Whether...

 2021-09-24 14:42 

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Mitch McConnell's 'bad faith and recklessness' is pushing the US to the brink of default: op-ed...

There's a good chance that within a month, the U.S. could default on its debt within a month if Congress doesn't act. Writing in The Daily Beast this Friday, Sam Brody contends that both Republicans are just as aware of the risks as Democrats, but...

 2021-09-24 14:27 

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'He's a scumbag': GOP operative with sketchy past transformed local party into money-making 'Trumplican cult'...

A Republican political operative with a sketchy past is transforming a local GOP chapter in Ohio into a nationalized money-making operation -- and it could offer a glimpse of the party's future. Shannon Burns has legally transformed the Strongsville R...

 2021-09-24 14:17 

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'A cancer in this country': Former Trump official spars with former RNC chair on the future of the GOP...

The Republican Party looks a lot different to some these days, particularly following the tea party movement of the Obama era, former President Donald Trump's single-term presidency and all the changes that came with it. Those changes, and what the fu...

 2021-09-24 14:14 

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Far-right 'Moms for Liberty' group demands schools stop exposing kids to 'sexy' pictures of seahorses...

On Friday, The Daily Beast reported that a far-right group in Williamson County, Tennessee , is demanding schools censor a number of books and subjects — including an unusual demand regarding pictures of marine life. "Registering its website in ...

 2021-09-24 13:50 

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'We are breaking': Idaho's health care workers describe what it's like going to war against COVID-19...

Editor's note: This is the third story in a series from the Idaho Capital Sun on what the Gem State's health care workers are experiencing as they battle the latest surge of coronavirus in Idaho. Visit bitly.com/COVID-dispatch-1 or bitly.com/COVID...

 2021-09-24 13:29 

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Biden is already breaking the pledge from his United Nations speech...

President Joe Biden in his recent address at the United Nations announced that the United States will "lead" the world on "human dignity and human rights." If the scenes from the southern border are anything to go by, the reality as it sta...

 2021-09-24 13:25 

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Republican US Senator Grassley, 88, to see re-election in Iowa...

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley on Friday said he will seek another term in next year's congressional election, boosting the party's chances of holding onto his seat amid a closely divided chamber. Grassley, the oldest Republica...

 2021-09-24 13:16 

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Huge uptick in pandemic 'air rage' hits flight attendants...

Flight attendants have been subject to unprecedented harassment over masks and more during the pandemic, and a U.S. House panel on Thursday heard the raw details of those "air rage" incidents. While there are no hard data, the leader of the flight...

 2021-09-24 13:12 

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'Doesn't make any sense at all': CNN panel laughs at Trump's newest demand to audit Texas...

This week, just as the GOP-backed Arizona "audit" ended in yet another confirmation President Joe Biden carried the state, Texas announced they would be conducting an audit of their own vote at former President Donald Trump's request — e...

 2021-09-24 13:03 

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'I have very bad news for you': MSNBC's Joe Scarborough lets Trump know what is coming after subpoenas issued...

Responding to reports that four members of Donald Trump's inner circle are being served with subpoenas over communications and activities that led up to the Jan 6th insurrection, MSNBC host Joe Scarborough warned Donald Trump he is in for a world of h...

 2021-09-24 12:51 

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GOP officials will share the stage with avowed white nationalists at Arizona rally to support insurrectionists...

A rally planned for Saturday at the Arizona Capitol that aims to support "political prisoners" of the January 6 insurrection will feature speakers who are white nationalists, have endorsed Nazi ideology and are facing charges for storming the U.S....

 2021-09-24 12:39 

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REVEALED: Pandemic took 'back seat' to 'big lie' in Trump White House — even for medical experts...

A Trump adviser acknowledged in numerous emails last year that the administration's response to the COVID-19 pandemic was taking a "back seat" to efforts to overturn the results of the 2020 presidential election. Dr. Steven Hatfill, a virologi...

 2021-09-24 12:23 

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Mary Trump isn't worried about uncle's lawsuit: His lawyers 'operate out of strip malls'...

Mary Trump doesn't seem all that concerned by a lawsuit her uncle filed against her and the New York Times . The twice-impeached one-term president sued her and the newspaper for $100 million over a Pulitzer Prize-winning report about Donald Trump'...

 2021-09-24 12:12 

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Biden hosts Australian, Indian, Japanese leaders for Quad summit...

Washington (AFP) - President Joe Biden on Friday deepens his bid to cement US leadership of the Indo-Pacific against a rising China with the first in-person summit of the regional Quad group. Meeting in the White House, Biden and the leaders of Australia,...

 2021-09-24 11:55 

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'Rudy is really hurt': Giuliani found out he's been banned from Fox News the night before 9/11 anniversary...

Rudy Giuliani and some other senior aides to Donald Trump have been banned from Fox News. The former Trump lawyer and New York City mayor hasn't appeared on the conservative network for almost three months, but he learned of the ban the night before S...

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