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The Two Events That Could Save Biden

Even though the election is still months away, there is a panting urgency to campaign stories at mainstream publications as political reporters and...

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Walter Shapiro

How to Crack Down on Election Deniers? Make Them Pay. Literally.

America faces unhinged autocracy if Donald Trump wins. But it could face consequences as bad or worse if he loses. If Trump were to win, he would...

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Burton D. Sheppard

The Minneapolis Police Department Is Dismantling Itself

Nearly four years ago, in response to the murder of George Floyd, a veto-proof majority of the Minneapolis City Council ascended a stage at...

24.05.2024 10

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Michelle Phelps

MAGA Feud in Central New Jersey Ends in Local Official’s Arrest

An amateur sting operation in a bitter feud between Republicans in a small town in central New Jersey has now resulted in the arrest of a local...

24.05.2024 6

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Ellie Quinlan Houghtaling

Texas GOP Official Begs Party to Stop Focusing on Abortion

A precinct chair in the Houston GOP is calling on her party to drop its anti-abortion platforms, warning that the state’s draconian restrictions...

24.05.2024 6

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Ellie Quinlan Houghtaling

Potential Trump V.P. Dodges Simple Question on Dangerous Trump Lie

Representative Byron Donalds won’t answer a simple question on whether he thinks the FBI wanted to assassinate Donald Trump while searching his...

24.05.2024 10

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Hafiz Rashid

How the Hell Can People Be Nostalgic for Donald Trump? Yet—They Are

By now, we’ve seen poll after poll showing that voters look back fondly on Donald Trump’s presidency. The polls suggest that millions of people...

24.05.2024 6

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Michael Tomasky

Trump Has a New V.P. Contender—and He’s the Worst of Them All

The latest addition to Donald Trump’s horror show of vice presidential candidates is Senator Tom Cotton, The New York Times reports . Trump...

24.05.2024 5

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Hafiz Rashid

Trump Unsurprisingly Brags About Support From Alleged Murderers

Criminals of a feather flocked together on Thursday as Trump hosted two Brooklyn rappers out on bail for murder conspiracy during a campaign rally...

24.05.2024 20

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Talia Jane

Cognitive Decline? Trump Brags About Putting His Pants On by Himself

Donald Trump rallied at a park in the Bronx on Thursday to an adoring crowd of hundreds of current and future Florida residents , alongside rappers...

24.05.2024 4

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Talia Jane

MAGA Idiots Fail to Spin Away Embarrassing Fact on Trump Bronx Rally

Team Trump is up to its old tricks again and falsely claiming a lackluster rally in the Bronx on Thursday drew a crowd of 25,000 supporters. This...

24.05.2024 4

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Talia Jane

This MAGA Conspiracy Theorist Might Be the Next George Santos

Move over, George Santos —there’s another Republican politician with a taste for the finer things in life. Royce White, the leading Republican...

24.05.2024 2

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Hafiz Rashid

Why Republicans Want and Need a Permanent Economic Underclass

Odds are you’ve never heard of the “mudsill theory of labor,” but everybody in this country really should learn about it. It explains a whole...

24.05.2024 3

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Thom Hartmann

Trump’s Shocking Scheme: A Permanent Get Out of Jail Free Card

Trump is plotting ways to make it illegal to prosecute him for all the crimes he loves to commit if he retakes the White House—and he’s tapping...

24.05.2024 6

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Talia Jane

Rent Control Now!

One of the Biden administration’s most consequential housing policies is one practically nobody is talking about. It hasn’t been mentioned on...

24.05.2024 10

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Charlie Dulik

Trump’s Ugly Eruption: Putin Will Only Free Jailed Reporter “For Me”

On Thursday, Donald Trump tweeted that Vladimir Putin will only release Evan Gershkovich, the Wall Street Journal reporter detained in Russia,...

24.05.2024 30

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The Daily Blast With Greg Sargent

Trump’s Disastrous Veep Search Hints at a Deeper Problem

Things are looking rosy for Donald Trump. That’s not what you’d expect to hear about a presidential candidate who is on trial as we speak and...

23.05.2024 10

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Alex Shephard

Senate Republicans Kill Their Own Border Deal to Suck Up to Trump

A border bill negotiated by Republicans and Democrats has died in the Senate—with the help of lots of opposition from Republicans, including the...

23.05.2024 20

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Hafiz Rashid

Everybody Hates Ticketmaster

In a contrarian news analysis published earlier this week, David Leonhardt of The New York Times argued that a “flurry of bipartisanship” in...

23.05.2024 10

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Timothy Noah

Trump Is Suddenly Very Worried About Protesters

The presidential candidate who stood and watched as scores of his supporters rampaged through the U.S. Capitol is being proactive about security...

23.05.2024 30

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Ellie Quinlan Houghtaling

Trump’s Unhinged Ranting At Biden’s FBI Reveals His “Wannabe Fascism”

Donald Trump and MAGA Republicans are floating the crackpot idea that President Biden’s FBI was ready to target Trump with lethal force when it...

23.05.2024 8

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The Daily Blast With Greg Sargent

Insurrectionist, Five Other Justices Approve Racial Gerrymander

Insurrectionist flag addict Samuel Alito and five other conservative justices delivered a long-awaited Supreme Court opinion about racial...

23.05.2024 7

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Talia Jane

Awful New Info About Trump and “Reich” Video Shows Deep MAGA Sickness

After Donald Trump’s feed on Truth Social shared a video that heralds the coming of a “unified Reich” if he wins the White House, his...

23.05.2024 80

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Greg Sargent

Trump Says He Can Free Wrongly Imprisoned Reporter—but Won’t

Donald Trump believes that his close relationship with Russian President Vladimir Putin would lead to the freedom of Wall Street Journal reporter...

23.05.2024 30

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Ellie Quinlan Houghtaling

Why Top Democrats Are Turning on Chuck Schumer

House Democrats are coming out against a plan to invite Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to a joint session of Congress, with some of the...

23.05.2024 10

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Ellie Quinlan Houghtaling

Watch: Ted Cruz Loses It When Asked if He’ll Accept Election Results

Senator Ted Cruz won’t admit whether he’ll accept election results that show Joe Biden winning in November. CNN’s Kaitlan Collins asked Cruz...

23.05.2024 9

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Hafiz Rashid

Nikki Haley Savagely Dragged Over Her Trump Endorsement

Nikki Haley once warned that Trump becoming the Republican presidential nominee would be “suicide for our country” and that “everything Trump...

23.05.2024 10

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Talia Jane

Hit Man Is a Funny, Troubling Drama of Mistaken Identity

The cover of the October 2001 issue of Texas Monthly depicted Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones in unflattering caricature (be-horned, brandishing a...

23.05.2024 5

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John Semley

Clarence Thomas Is a Big Fan of Racial Gerrymandering

The Supreme Court just made it far more difficult to challenge racial gerrymandering by state legislatures. In a 6-3 decision on Thursday that fell...

23.05.2024 4

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Matt Ford

Idiot MAGA Congressman Makes George Santos Look Like a Genius

Trump stooge and Republican Representative Andy Ogles has been caught in a major ethics scandal of his own making. According to 11 amendments that...

23.05.2024 3

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Hafiz Rashid

Mike Johnson Spews Racist “Great Replacement” Screed

The Speaker of the House just echoed a racist conspiracy theory—one that has inspired mass shooters and hate crimes. On Fox News Thursday...

23.05.2024 8

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Hafiz Rashid

The Hot New Down-Ballot Races: State Supreme Court Seats

Ever since the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade two years ago, races for state Supreme Courts have garnered increased attention and money,...

23.05.2024 4

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Grace Segers

Louisiana Republicans Pass Most Draconian Law Yet on Abortion Pill

Louisiana Republicans have passed a draconian bill classifying abortion pills as schedule IV “controlled dangerous substances”—and threatening...

23.05.2024 7

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Talia Jane

Joe Biden’s DOJ is Coming for Ticketmaster’s Neck

The Justice Department on Thursday filed a massive antitrust lawsuit against Ticketmaster and its parent company, Live Nation, accusing them of...

23.05.2024 10

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Talia Jane

North Carolina Becomes the Latest Victim of a Far-Right Scam

Handing a major win to a manufactured conservative campaign to dismantle safeguards for equality, the governing board of North Carolina’s 17...

23.05.2024 10

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Talia Jane

Penn State’s Horrifying Treatment of Football Players Is the Norm

After a Penn State football player attempted to kill himself by jumping out of a window, and while he was receiving consequent psychiatric care,...

23.05.2024 4

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Nathan Kalman-Lamb, Derek Silva

Here’s What Trump and the GOP Really Think About the Working Class

The Republican Party is doing amazingly well with the working class. A New York Times/Siena poll last month found 53 percent of likely voters...

23.05.2024 50

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Timothy Noah

Even Trump’s Former Lawyer Thinks Judge Cannon Is “Incompetent”

On Thursday, former Trump White House attorney Ty Cobb accused Judge Aileen Cannon, the federal judge overseeing his ex-boss’s classified...

23.05.2024 40

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Ellie Quinlan Houghtaling

Tenn. Dem Pushes Censure of “Shameless” Samuel Alito Over Jan. 6 Flag

A Tennessee Democrat is taking formal action against “shameless” Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito after revelations that an upside-down...

22.05.2024 8

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Ellie Quinlan Houghtaling

Damning Evidence Blows Up Trump’s Classified Documents Defense

Recently unsealed court documents suggest that prosecutors in Donald Trump’s classified documents case have even more damning evidence that he...

22.05.2024 10

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Ellie Quinlan Houghtaling

What on Earth Has Happened to the Israeli Peace Movement?

It’s not hard to find Israelis opposed to the manner in which Bibi Netanyahu’s government is conducting its war in Gaza. Tens of thousands of...

22.05.2024 7

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Eric Alterman

What Was the “Paradigm Shift”?

When did you encounter your first paradigm shift? Not the phenomenon itself, but the term? Perhaps at an airport bookstore, where bestselling...

22.05.2024 10

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Audra J. Wolfe

“Pro-White,” Nazi-Saluting Gov. Candidate Will Be on Missouri Ballot

A white supremacist candidate will remain on the Missouri GOP’s ballot for governor, according to a state judge that rejected a lawsuit brought by...

22.05.2024 30

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Ellie Quinlan Houghtaling

Trump Pushes Nefarious Lie After Damning Classified Documents Report

Donald Trump is falsely claiming that President Biden was prepared to kill him during the FBI’s search for classified documents at Mar-a-Lago—a...

22.05.2024 20

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Hafiz Rashid

Fani Willis’s Warning Should Terrify Trump in Georgia Case

Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis won her primary election in Georgia Tuesday night, and immediately sent a message to the man her office...

22.05.2024 5

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Hafiz Rashid

Is Big Oil Putting Microplastic in Your Testicles?

There is no limit to the amount of plastic that can legally be deposited into human testicles. Presumably there are crimes an individual can be...

22.05.2024 10

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Kate Aronoff

James Comer Is About to Become Trump’s New Enemy

Republican Representative James Comer has teamed up with an unlikely ally—Democratic Representative Katie Porter—on a landmark ethics bill. And...

22.05.2024 10

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Hafiz Rashid

Biden Is Counting on Abortion to Help Him Win. That’s Risky.

A simple narrative about abortion in the November election has already taken root: that the end of Roe is a gift for Biden and a potential landmine...

22.05.2024 30

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Melissa Gira Grant

Trump and Biden Both Suffer Huge Blows With Protest Vote in Kentucky

The results are in from Tuesday’s presidential primary in Kentucky, with a big warning sign for both the Republican and Democratic presumptive...

22.05.2024 6

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Talia Jane

Puppy Murderer Kristi Noem Banned From Every Tribal Land in Her State

All nine tribal nations of South Dakota have officially banned the state’s Republican governor (and puppy murderer ) Kristi Noem from their lands....

22.05.2024 2

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Talia Jane

Trump’s New Rant on Hush-Money Trial Is Huge Racist Dog Whistle

After the defense rested in Donald Trump’s hush-money trial on Tuesday, Trump took to the cameras to denigrate the judge presiding over his case,...

22.05.2024 10

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Talia Jane

How to Stop War Profiteering

Last fall, President Joe Biden began using a phrase first deployed by Franklin D. Roosevelt a year before the bombing of Pearl Harbor. In a 1940...

22.05.2024 20

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Indigo Olivier

A Federal Judge Just Called Out the Supreme Court

Jackson, Mississippi is no stranger to the doctrine of qualified immunity, which immunizes state and local officials from most federal civil rights...

22.05.2024 7

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Matt Ford

Religious Zealot Mike Johnson Is Speechless About Trump’s Womanizing

Throughout his political career, Mike Johnson has not been shy in expressing his religious beliefs—that everything he does, whether it be...

22.05.2024 10

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Ellie Quinlan Houghtaling

House Democrat Banned From Speaking After Surreal Fight Over Trump

On Wednesday, Democratic Representative Jim McGovern was banned from speaking the rest of the day after a surreal fight where Republicans lost it...

22.05.2024 4

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Hafiz Rashid

The Overlooked, Highly Incriminating Detail in Trump’s Classified Docs

A bombshell buried in a footnote midway through an 87-page opinion, freshly unsealed Tuesday, spells further trouble for Trump in the classified...

22.05.2024 10

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Talia Jane

Are You Serious?! Samuel Alito Flew Yet Another January 6 Flag

It turns out that the upside-down flag flown at Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito’s Virginia home after the January 6 insurrection wasn’t the...

22.05.2024 40

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Ellie Quinlan Houghtaling

Judge Cannon Hearing on Trump Classified Docs Case Goes off the Rails

Judge Aileen Cannon held an unusual hearing on Wednesday to consider arguments to throw charges against one of Donald Trump’s co-defendants, his...

22.05.2024 10

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Hafiz Rashid

Are Ohio Republicans Seriously Going to Keep Biden Off the Ballot?

Joe Biden may not appear on the Ohio ballot in November, according to a letter sent from Ohio Secretary of State Frank LaRose warning the state’s...

22.05.2024 30

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Talia Jane

Mitch McConnell Thinks Alito’s Insurrectionist Flag Is Just Fine

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell apparently has no issue with Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito’s decision to fly a symbol of the...

21.05.2024 30

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Ellie Quinlan Houghtaling

Samuel Alito Has Fox News Brain

No matter how closely one follows the Supreme Court, the justices will inevitably surprise you. Chief Justice John Roberts shocked the nation by...

21.05.2024 10

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Matt Ford

Key Trump Witness Confirms Damning Hush Money Emails

A string of emails sent by attorney Robert Costello appears to have undercut the witness’s credibility just moments before Donald Trump’s first...

21.05.2024 10

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Ellie Quinlan Houghtaling

Broke Giuliani Forced to Post Whopping Bond After Birthday Indictment

Rudy Giuliani’s new coffee business must be grinding hard to hock its beans as the dirt-broke former mayor fills his cup with another debt: a...

21.05.2024 7

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Talia Jane

Trump Media Is Absolutely Tanking

Donald Trump’s social media venture is taking a serious dive, according to its first earnings report. Trump Media and Technology Group, which...

21.05.2024 60

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Hafiz Rashid

L. Brent “Zeeker” Bozell IV Had It Coming

Lord knows when Donald Trump will stand trial for trying to overturn the 2020 election. There’s no trial date set for the Georgia case or the...

21.05.2024 20

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Timothy Noah

Ted Cruz Gets Brutally Roasted After Posting About Texas Storm

Senator Ted Cruz posted a message on X (formerly Twitter) Monday afternoon touting all his help after a storm hit the Houston area on Thursday....

21.05.2024 20

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Hafiz Rashid

Tucker Carlson Has Completed His Evolution Into a Kremlin Stooge

Carlson’s show on YouTube and X is now airing days-old episodes, dubbed into Russian, on Russia’s state-run channel Rossiya 24. His many...

21.05.2024 6

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Hafiz Rashid

RNC’s MAGA “Election Integrity” Lawyer Enters Reality

The Republican National Committee’s senior counsel for election integrity, Christina Bobb, was arraigned Tuesday at a Maricopa County, Arizona,...

21.05.2024 30

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Hafiz Rashid

Of Course Donald Trump Shared a Video Invoking Nazi Germany

A video published on Donald Trump’s Truth Social account Monday afternoon featuring hypothetical headlines included reference to a “unified...

21.05.2024 30

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Talia Jane

Why Trump Is “Very Close” to a Conviction, Per This Former Prosecutor

On Monday, the prosecution rested its case in Donald Trump’s hush money trial in Manhattan. This comes after Trump’s defense team concluded...

21.05.2024 20

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The Daily Blast With Greg Sargent

In Backing Trump, America’s Billionaires Are Digging Their Own Graves

I just finished watching the extraordinary Showtime series A Gentleman in Moscow , which takes place in the years and decades immediately after the...

21.05.2024 40

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Thom Hartmann

Marjorie Taylor Greene Loses It After Viral Diss Trademark

Representative Jasmine Crockett is doubling down on her viral jab against far-right Representative Marjorie Taylor-Greene by beating the firebrand...

21.05.2024 10

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Talia Jane

Donald Trump Chickens Out of Key Hush-Money Trial Promise

Donald Trump’s defense rested and concluded witness testimony in his hush-money trial Tuesday—and the former president pathetically chickened out...

21.05.2024 6

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Talia Jane

The Looting of Venezuela

Who was the leader of Venezuela from 2019 to 2022? To officials in Washington and much of the American press, Juan Guaidó—a little-known figure...

21.05.2024 8

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Raina Lipsitz

Peter Navarro Lays out Trump Second Term Agenda From the Jailhouse

An imprisoned former senior Trump White House aide is already envisioning Donald Trump’s second presidential term—and it includes “mass...

21.05.2024 5

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Ellie Quinlan Houghtaling

Trump’s MAGA Allies Offer Their Most Deranged Defense Yet

As Donald Trump’s New York City criminal trial comes to a close, the former president has been increasingly surrounded by loyalists and defenders...

21.05.2024 30

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Ellie Quinlan Houghtaling

Trump Admits It Was Never Just About Abortion. Contraception Is Next.

During an interview with KDKA News in Pittsburgh on Tuesday, Donald Trump praised himself for overturning Roe v. Wade and suggested abortion isn’t...

21.05.2024 5

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Talia Jane

How Many More Classified Documents Is Trump Hiding?

Four months after an FBI raid recovered thousands of sensitive documents from Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago estate, the former president’s...

21.05.2024 20

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Ellie Quinlan Houghtaling

How to Seize a Pipeline—Legally

How easy should it be for cops to steal things from you? Very easy, the Supreme Court ruled in Culley v. Marshall earlier this month. “Civil...

21.05.2024 40

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Aaron Regunberg, Donald Braman

People Like Harrison Butker Are Taking Over Catholicism

With pro-Palestinian demonstrators roiling campuses across the country, few could have predicted that the most controversial commencement of the...

21.05.2024 30

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Katherine Kelaidis

“Butcher of Gaza”: Pro-Palestine Protesters Interrupt Blinken Hearing

At the Senate Tuesday, Secretary of State Antony Blinken had to contend with protesters upset over the Biden administration’s support for Israel...

21.05.2024 30

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Hafiz Rashid

Rudy Giuliani Is an Idiot and a Terrible Sh*tposter

Rudy Giuliani shitposted himself into an indictment Friday night as he left his 80th birthday party in Florida. The former Trump lawyer spent weeks...

20.05.2024 8

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Talia Jane

Pro-Trump Moron Tries to Block Anti-Trump Film That He Funded

Dan Snyder, the disgraced former owner of the Washington Commanders, is less than thrilled about the premiere of a movie critical of Donald Trump...

20.05.2024 20

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Ellie Quinlan Houghtaling

Trump’s Newest Stooge Is an Ex-Leader of This Crime Syndicate

Donald Trump’s hush-money trial has drawn quite a few of his high-profile supporters, including members of Congress and those hoping to be his...

20.05.2024 60

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Hafiz Rashid

Trump Considers Biggest Fascist Possible for Attorney General Pick

Donald Trump says he’d consider current Texas attorney general and harbinger of far-right doom Ken Paxton for his own U.S. attorney general if he...

20.05.2024 20

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Talia Jane

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