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Donald Trump pivots to the general election: 'I say that for the television cameras' edition

12 hours agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Presumptive Republican presidential nominee and wig mannequin come to life Donald Trump has unceremoniously bulldozed over all his fellow Republican opponents. Now he must turn his attention to the general election. Can he pivot from...Show More Summary

All Four ISIS "Beatles" Guards Now Identified

13 hours agoUS Politics / Liberal : TalkLeft

All four of the brutal British prison guards of ISIS's foreign hostages known as the Beatles have now been identified. Here's an interview with the mother of the 4th one, El Shafee Elsheikh, identified a few days ago by the Washington Post... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

United Auto Workers union endorses Hillary Clinton

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United Auto Workers union is endorsing Democrat Hillary Clinton for president. UAW President Dennis Williams says Clinton "understands our issues on trade, understands the complexities of multinational economies and supports American workers, their families and communities."

Portland Police Chief Shoots Friend In Back, Calls It 'Self Inflicted.' Is Placed On Leave

On a hunting trip April 21, Portland Oregon Police Chief Larry O'Dea shot his friend in the back, then suggested that the wounded man accidentally shot himself. Portland police chief misled investigator about hunting accident, sheriff says Portland Police Chief Larry O'Dea On Leave Amid Probe He Covered Up Shooting NBC News Wow. Show More Summary

The Latest: Groups oppose GOP convention protest area

Organizers for two groups on opposite ends of the political spectrum are unhappy with a protest route designated for the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, arguing it restricts their free-speech rights and creates the possibility...Show More Summary

80% Want to Label Foods That Contain DNA

Reason.Com: You might have heard that Americans overwhelmingly favor mandatory labeling for foods containing genetically modified ingredients. That's true, according to a new study: 84 percent of respondents said they support the labels. Show More Summary

Grill Brush Bristles Sent 1,600 to ER

From 2002 to 2014, more than 1,600 people went to the emergency room because of injuries from wire-bristle grill brushes. Loose bristles can fall off the brush during cleaning and end up in the grilled food, which, if eaten, can lead to injuries in the mouth, throat, and tonsils. Show More Summary

Republicans plan more of the same campaign they've been running against Hillary Clinton for 20 years

13 hours agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Gosh, here’s some surprising news: Republicans hope to spend the summer making Hillary Clinton look as shady as possible. And here’s another surprise: Politico gives them an assist by headlining a story about those plans “Hillary’s summer...Show More Summary

Portman tries to claim he never supported 'privatizing' Social Security

13 hours agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Labor groups have released an ad reminding voters of Ohio Sen. Rob Portman's long history of working to privatize Social Security—a claim his spokesperson, Michwan Rich, is adamantly denying: She also stated that Portman has "never voted...Show More Summary

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Hillary’s Veep Revealed, And It Is Beyoncé! Your Weekly Dance Party

14 hours agoUS Politics / Liberal : Wonkette

You come listen to all these songs RIGHT NOW, because Vice President Beyoncé said so.

Obama Family's Future Home in DC

14 hours agoUS Politics / Liberal : TalkLeft

President Obama and his family have picked a house to rent in D.C. after he leaves the White House. (They aren't going back to Chicago right away because daughter Sasha is still in high school.) Check out the stunning photos of the home, which... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Trump Surrogate Defends 'Campaign Of Conspiracy Theories'

Trump's mouthpiece and oft-bonkers spokeswoman, Katrina Pierson, would likely defend her boss 'Mr. Trump' if he punched her in the face on live TV. Her history of defending her boss's insane ideas keeps her gainfully employed as the defender of the most unqualified sociopath to ever run for President. Show More Summary

Donald Trump Might Be The New Puke Funnel

The D.C. Establishment doesn't love the Clintons, but everyone apart from wingnuts and fringe-dwellers has for years accepted the conclusion that Vince Foster killed himself. The story was laid to rest -- at least until Donald TrumpShow More Summary

Whoops! Trump Staffer Mis-Sends Internal Memo To Politico

A Donald Trump spokesperson may have torpedoed her career and revealed an internal page in the Trump attack handbook today. It reads like a bad episode of a sitcom where a woman accidentally emails her boss instead of her coworker to complain about how she hates her boss. Show More Summary

House wading into California's long-running water war

WASHINGTON (AP) — Wading into a longstanding California water war, the House Wednesday endorsed a Republican plan to shift more water to San Joaquin Valley farmers and cut the flow for threatened fish and growers in another part of the state. Rep. Show More Summary

Pelosi defends Democratic Party chief criticized by Sanders

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi on Wednesday defended the chairwoman of the Democratic National Committee, who's been under attack from Bernie Sanders for undermining his longshot bid to become the party's presidential...Show More Summary

Trump Hoped for Housing Crash

Hillary Clinton, seeking to dampen Donald Trump's growing appeal with working-class voters, on Tuesday accused him of having cheered on the 2008 housing market crash. Clinton's campaign released an ad with audio that the presumptive Republican nominee recorded in 2006 for his now-defunct Trump University venture. Show More Summary

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