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Unity pledge signed by 18 progressive groups

Unity pledge signed by 18 progressive groups

A unity pledge has been signed by 18 progressive groups, vowing to keep their fire trained at the corporate wing of the Democratic Party. This latest development comes amidst an ongoing tussle between Senators Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren that has divided the left.

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Updated guidance on prayer in public schools to be highlighted by Trump

Updated guidance on prayer in public schools to be highlighted by Trump

An Oval Office event will be held by President Trump on Thursday in order to celebrate the release of the updated guidance on religious prayer in public secondary and elementary schools. The guidance, which was last updated in 2003, would remind school districts of the rights of students, said White House Domestic Policy Council Director Joe Grogan.

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Trump ’knew exactly what was going on’ in Ukraine, says Giuliani associate

Trump ’knew exactly what was going on’ in Ukraine, says Giuliani associate

Lev Parnas, the indicted associate of Giuliani who has been implicated in an alleged attempt to pressure the Ukrainian government to dig up dirt on Joe Biden, says, Trump ’knew exactly what was going on’. He said he was doing so on behalf of the president and Giuliani. ’He was aware of all my movements. I wouldn’t do anything without the consent of Rudy Giuliani or the president,’ Parnas said.

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Project Veritas publishes video: Sanders staffer saying ’cities will burn’

Project Veritas publishes video: Sanders staffer saying ’cities will burn’

Project Veritas just released a video showing a staffer for Democratic presidential candidate Sanders saying that ’Milwaukee will burn’ if Sanders doesn’t get the Democratic nomination. The staffer was identified as Kyle Jurak, an organizer for the Sanders campaign. Project Veritas was created by James O’Keefe, known for controversial undercover video recordings, calls himself a ’guerrilla journal

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FBI visits Robert Hyde’s home and office

FBI visits Robert Hyde’s home and office

As per reports, the FBI visited the home and business of Connecticut congressional candidate Robert Hyde early Thursday. Investigators visited Hyde’s home in Weatogue and his landscaping business in Avon in the wake of the released texts that suggested Hyde was monitoring former US Ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch.

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CNN criticized for slant against Bernie Sanders

CNN criticized for slant against Bernie Sanders

Attention is on a bias against Sen. Sanders by CNN. During the debate Tuesday, CNN moderator Abby Phillips persisted on the issue of Sen. Sanders having allegedly told Sen. Warren that a woman could not win the election. During the debate, immediately after Sanders denied having said that, Phillips questioned Warren ’What did you think when Sanders said a woman couldn’t win the election?’.

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Virginia Governor declares state of emergency ahead of gun rights rally

Virginia Governor declares state of emergency ahead of gun rights rally

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam has declared a state of emergency and has banned firearms on the Capitol grounds in Richmond ahead of a gun rights demonstration planned for next week. The pro-Second Amendment rally is planned on January 20 by the Virginia Citizens Defense League. Gun rights supporters are opposed to efforts by Virginia Democrats to pass a slate of gun control bills backed by Northam.

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Marsha Blackburn calls for recusal of Democrat presidential candidates

Marsha Blackburn calls for recusal of Democrat presidential candidates

Sen. Marsha Blackburn has said that the four Democratic senators running for president should recuse themselves from being jurors in President Trump’s upcoming impeachment trial. Blackburn was making a reference to Sen. Bennet, Sen. Klobuchar, Sen. Sanders, and Sen. Warren. Blackburn said the candidates shouldn’t be allowed to ’sit in judgment of the very president’ they want to replace.

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’You called me a liar on national TV’, Warren tells Sanders

’You called me a liar on national TV’, Warren tells Sanders

CNN released a video with audio that was not covered earlier in the interaction between Sens. Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders at the end of Tuesday’s debate. While refusing to shake Sanders’ hand during a tense, post-debate talk, Warren is heard saying, ’I think you called me a liar on national TV’. ’Let’s not do it right now’, Sanders is heard saying, before adding ’You called me a liar’.

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Pelosi announces impeachment managers

Pelosi announces impeachment managers

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has named the impeachment managers for President Trump’s upcoming Senate trial. The team would include House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerry Nadler and Congress members Zoe Lofgren, Hakeem Jeffries, Val Demings, Jason Crow and Sylvia Garcia.

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Adoption agencies can discriminate against same sex couples in Tennessee

Adoption agencies can discriminate against same sex couples in Tennessee

Adoption agencies in Tennessee have been given the right to discriminate against same sex couples by lawmakers. A bill was passed by lawmakers on Tuesday to this effect. The bill has now been sent to Governor Bill Lee for his signatures.

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Trump says Sanders couldn’t have said a woman cant win the presidency

Trump says Sanders couldn’t have said a woman cant win the presidency

President Donald Trump appeared to defend Senator Bernie Sanders, and said that he does not believe that the Senator from Vermont could have said that a woman could not win the presidency. The President said that it was ’not the kind of thing he’d say’. Mr. Trump also added that he personally believed that a woman could become President of the United States.

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Bernie Sanders says it would be ’great’ if Cardi B ran for political office

Bernie Sanders says it would be ’great’ if Cardi B ran for political office

Senator Bernie Sanders said that it would be ’great’ if popular rapper Cardi B ran for political office. The Senator from Vermont said that Cardi B is concerned about all that’s happening in the United States, and also knows how it feels to live a life of poverty and struggle. Mr. Sanders said that it would be great for her to bring that kind of experience into politics.

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Judge puts on hold lawsuit seeking Trump’s tax returns

Judge puts on hold lawsuit seeking Trump’s tax returns

A federal judge has put a hold on a bid by the House of Representatives to obtain President Trump’s tax returns. District Judge Trevor McFadden in Washington issued a stay, saying that he would wait for a much-anticipated appeals court decision relating to congressional subpoenas before issuing a ruling.

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Warren says woman can beat Trump in presidential race

Warren says woman can beat Trump in presidential race

Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren made the case that a woman could beat President Donald Trump in the presidential race, saying that the ’men on the stage’ of the debate have lost 10 elections collectively. The comments were made following Warren’s accusation that rival Bernie Sanders said a woman couldn’t become president. Sanders has denied the accusation.

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