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by Addie
Wed May 23, 2018 10:20 pm
Forum: Trump Administration
Topic: Mueller's investigation of Trump
Replies: 5707
Views: 202707

Re: Mueller's investigation of Trump

CNN Mueller's investigators questioned Kushner about potential Russian collusion, obstruction (CNN)Special counsel Robert Mueller's investigators questioned White House senior adviser Jared Kushner about potential Russian collusion, his contacts with foreigners during the transition and obstruction...
by Addie
Wed May 23, 2018 10:14 pm
Forum: Congress
Topic: Congressional Committees: Re FBI's Independence
Replies: 684
Views: 21734

Re: Congressional Committees: Re FBI's Independence

Reuters Bipartisan U.S. election probe briefing expected in June: White House WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A bipartisan group of congressional leaders will receive a briefing on the FBI probe into Russian election meddling, likely in early June, the White House said on Wednesday, following one planned fo...
by Addie
Wed May 23, 2018 8:28 pm
Forum: Courts, Law, and Legal Issues
Topic: ACLU v. US DOJ; DC Superior Court; Re Search Warrants/Protestors' Facebook Accounts & Followers
Replies: 6
Views: 407

Re: ACLU v. US DOJ; DC Superior Court; Re Search Warrants/Protestors' Facebook Accounts & Followers

Think Progress Prosecutor lied about key evidence in Trump inauguration protester trial, judge rules The federal prosecutor who has pursued hundreds of Trump inauguration protesters on unprecedented felony riot charges for over a year lied to the court about edits her team made to a key video filme...
by Addie
Wed May 23, 2018 8:02 pm
Forum: Congress
Topic: Congressional Committees: Election Infrastructure Security
Replies: 45
Views: 1372

Re: Congressional Committees: Election Infrastructure Security

Daily Beast Exclusive: FBI Seizes Control of Russian Botnet The FBI operation targets a piece of sophisticated malware linked to the same Russian hacking group that hit the Democratic National Committee in 2016 FBI agents armed with a court order have seized control of a key server in the Kremlin’s...
by Addie
Wed May 23, 2018 6:02 pm
Forum: Governors & State Elections
Topic: 2018 New York Governor
Replies: 0
Views: 33

2018 New York Governor

New York Daily News Gov. Cuomo overwhelmingly beats out Cynthia Nixon for Democratic Party nomination ALBANY — Gov. Cuomo, facing a tough primary challenge on the left from actress Cynthia Nixon, on Wednesday easily snared his party's nomination for a third term at the state Democratic convention. ...
by Addie
Wed May 23, 2018 4:18 pm
Forum: Congress
Topic: Congressional Committees: Re FBI's Independence
Replies: 684
Views: 21734

Re: Congressional Committees: Re FBI's Independence

New York Mag Trump’s FBI Spy Theory Is Completely Insane In the face of widening evidence of Trump campaign culpability in the Russia investigation, Republicans have churned through a frequently mutating series of conspiracy theories to defend him. The latest, and possibly final, such theory, invol...
by Addie
Wed May 23, 2018 9:58 am
Forum: Elections 2018
Topic: Polls: 2020 Already
Replies: 33
Views: 1699

Re: Polls: 2020 Already

The Hill Poll: 36 percent back Trump reelection bid Just 36 percent of voters say they would vote to re-elect President Trump, according to a new Politico-Morning Consult poll . Forty-four percent of respondents said they would vote for a generic Democrat in 2020, while one-fifth are still undecide...
by Addie
Wed May 23, 2018 9:29 am
Forum: Elections 2018
Topic: A Better Deal Economic Agenda
Replies: 27
Views: 1590

Re: A Better Deal Economic Agenda

Daily Beast Democrats Try to Thread the Needle on Russia in New Anti-Corruption Platform Some Democrats are annoyed with the cable news fixation on every twist and turn of the Russia investigation. Others think the party needs more focus on the issue. But Rep. John Sarbanes (D-MD), the chair of the...
by Addie
Wed May 23, 2018 9:21 am
Forum: Governors & State Elections
Topic: 2018 Texas Governor; Primary 3/6; Runoff 5/22
Replies: 2
Views: 242

Re: 2018 Texas Governor; Primary 3/6; Runoff 5/22

The Hill Dem becomes first Latina, openly gay candidate to win major-party nomination for Texas gov Former Dallas sheriff Lupe Valdez won the Democratic primary runoff Tuesday to become the state’s first-ever openly gay and Latina gubernatorial nominee from a major party. Valdez defeated Houston bu...
by Addie
Wed May 23, 2018 9:14 am
Forum: Congress
Topic: Congressional Committees: Re FBI's Independence
Replies: 684
Views: 21734

Re: Congressional Committees: Re FBI's Independence

Reuters Republicans, no Democrats, invited to see documents on U.S. election probe WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Two Republican lawmakers, and no Democrats, are expected to attend a meeting scheduled for Thursday to review classified information relating to U.S. President Donald Trump's suggestion the FBI...
by Addie
Wed May 23, 2018 9:06 am
Forum: International Culture & Current Events
Topic: Mexico
Replies: 350
Views: 52636

Re: Mexico

Meanwhile, in Mexico. The Guardian Mexico: brazen daylight shootout turns Guadalajara into war zone Witnesses said the shootout seemed like something straight out of an action movie: heavily armed men swarmed a posh Japanese restaurant, where a former state prosecutor was leaving after a long lunch....
by Addie
Wed May 23, 2018 8:20 am
Forum: Governors & State Elections
Topic: 2018 Georgia Governor; Primary 5/22
Replies: 7
Views: 137

Re: 2018 Georgia Governor; Primary 5/22

Final
Governor
Democratic Primary
Candidate Vote Pct.
Stacey Abrams 423,163 76.5%
Stacey Evans 130,234 23.5

553,397 votes, 100% reporting (2,619 of 2,619 precincts)
by Addie
Wed May 23, 2018 8:11 am
Forum: Foreign Policy
Topic: Venezuela, Post-Chavez
Replies: 460
Views: 37646

Re: Venezuela, Post-Chavez

Economist - May 10 2018 How chavismo makes the taps run dry in Venezuela IT IS the rainy season in Caracas and the reservoirs are full. But most of the 5.3m people who live in and near the city have not had regular running water for at least a month. Venezuela is an oil-rich country that cannot pay...
by Addie
Wed May 23, 2018 1:36 am
Forum: Governors & State Elections
Topic: 2018 Georgia Governor; Primary 5/22
Replies: 7
Views: 137

Re: 2018 Georgia Governor; Primary 5/22

New York Times
Governor
Democratic Primary
Candidate Vote Pct.
Stacey Abrams 421,302 76.5%
Stacey Evans 129,690 23.5

550,992 votes, 99% reporting (2,614 of 2,619 precincts)
by Addie
Tue May 22, 2018 10:00 pm
Forum: U.S. House of Representatives
Topic: Kentucky 6th CD 2018; Primary May 22
Replies: 3
Views: 77

Re: Kentucky 6th CD 2018; Primary May 22

Think Progress Massive Democratic turnout in rural Kentucky propels progressive Amy McGrath to upset victory McGrath’s win in the district is a major upset. Gray was backed by the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (DCCC) and began the race as a strong favorite. ... In the months since, Mc...
by Addie
Tue May 22, 2018 9:46 pm
Forum: U.S. House of Representatives
Topic: Kentucky 6th CD 2018; Primary May 22
Replies: 3
Views: 77

Re: Kentucky 6th CD 2018; Primary May 22

New York Times
Democratic Primary
Candidate Vote Pct.
Amy McGrath 48,859 48.7%
Jim Gray 40,684 40.5
Reggie Thomas 7,226 7.2
Others 3,649 3.6

100,418 votes, 100% reporting (627 of 627 precincts)
by Addie
Tue May 22, 2018 9:40 pm
Forum: Governors & State Elections
Topic: 2018 Georgia Governor; Primary 5/22
Replies: 7
Views: 137

Re: 2018 Georgia Governor; Primary 5/22

New York Times
Governor
Democratic Primary
Candidate Vote Pct.
Stacey Abrams 129,031 74.0%
Stacey Evans 45,387 26.0

174,418 votes, 34% reporting (882 of 2,619 precincts)
by Addie
Tue May 22, 2018 9:23 pm
Forum: Governors & State Elections
Topic: 2018 Georgia Governor; Primary 5/22
Replies: 7
Views: 137

2018 Georgia Governor; Primary 5/22

Vox Stacey Abrams just won a shot to be the first black woman governor in America Stacey Abrams, the former minority leader of the Georgia House of Representatives, won Tuesday night’s Democratic gubernatorial primary and is now set to be her party’s nominee in the open race to govern the state. Sh...
by Addie
Tue May 22, 2018 8:57 pm
Forum: U.S. House of Representatives
Topic: Kentucky 6th CD 2018; Primary May 22
Replies: 3
Views: 77

Kentucky 6th CD 2018; Primary May 22

The Hill Former Marine pilot wins Dem primary for competitive Kentucky House race Amy McGrath is the projected winner of Kentucky’s 6th Congressional District Democratic primary, a victory for the former Marine pilot that clears her path to run in the state’s only competitive general election. ... ...
by Addie
Tue May 22, 2018 6:51 pm
Forum: Congress
Topic: US Senate Committee On Banking, Housing & Urban Affairs
Replies: 22
Views: 1348

Re: US Senate Committee On Banking, Housing & Urban Affairs

Bloomberg Editorial Lawmakers Officially Forget the Financial Crisis The U.S. Congress might have just set a record for shortness of memory: Just 10 years after a crisis that nearly brought down the global financial system, it’s loosening the safeguards designed to prevent a repeat. Now it’s up to ...
by Addie
Tue May 22, 2018 4:07 pm
Forum: ► ► Breaking News ◄ ◄
Topic: Another Shooting
Replies: 7533
Views: 302846

Re: Another Shooting

Associated Press Police swarm city street in Florida in apparent shootout PANAMA CITY BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Multiple law enforcement agencies have surrounded a Panama City, Florida, apartment building where an active shooter is barricaded inside. City spokeswoman Caitlyn Lawrence says it’s still an ac...
by Addie
Tue May 22, 2018 4:00 pm
Forum: Courts, Law, and Legal Issues
Topic: Lawyers Behaving Badly
Replies: 437
Views: 31847

Re: Lawyers Behaving Badly

Oh, okay :roll: ABC 7 Manhattan attorney behind race-fueled restaurant rant issues apology A Manhattan lawyer whose race-fueled tirade inside a Midtown restaurant went viral has apologized and said he respects and appreciates "the remarkable diversity" New York City offers. Attorney Aaron Schlossber...

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