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Politics

Pinkerton: The Pat Caddell I Knew

Pat Caddell, who died on February 16, was to me one of the nicest—and most interesting—people I have ever met in politics.   The broad outlines of Pat’s life are well known. Born in 1950, he got his start in politics in the mid-60s, as a self-taught pollster forecasting local elections in Jacksonville, Florida.    After […]

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The sixth mass extinction, explained

ADVERTISEMENT Sign Up for Our free email newsletters The populations of the world’s wild animals have fallen by more than 50 percent and humanity is to blame. Here’s everything you need to know: What’s gone wrong?As the human population has swelled to 7.5 billion, our species’ massive footprint on planet […]

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In Brexit limbo, UK veers between high anxiety, grim humor

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FLASHBACK: Democrats Called Jussie Smollet Attack ‘Lynching’; NAACP Blamed Trump

Leading Democrat candidates for the presidency in 2020 called last month’s reported attack on Jussie Smollett an “attempted modern day lynching,” and the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)  blamed President Donald Trump. But reports began to emerge this week from a variety of mainstream media outlets that Chicago police believe Smollett may have paid […]

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FLASHBACK: Democrats Called Jussie Smollett Attack ‘Lynching’; NAACP Blamed Trump

Leading Democrat candidates for the presidency in 2020 called last month’s reported attack on Jussie Smollett an “attempted modern day lynching,” and the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)  blamed President Donald Trump. But reports began to emerge this week from a variety of mainstream media outlets that Chicago police believe Smollett may have paid […]

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Jussie Smollett Could Face Up to Three Years in Jail if He Filed False Police Report

Empire actor Jussie Smollet could receive prison time if he is found to have filed a false report with the Chicago Police Department regarding his alleged attack last month. Chicago police said Saturday the investigation into the attack reported by Smollett has “shifted” due to information received from two brothers arrested in the case then […]

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Prager on AOC Push to Reject Amazon HQ2: ‘Leftism Is an Emotion — It’s Not a Position’

Saturday on Fox News Channel’s “Justice,” conservative radio talker Dennis Prager explained how Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) and her efforts to fight Amazon’s now-canceled plans to put a headquarters in New York City was emblematic of leftism’s obsession with equality. Prager called “leftism” an emotion and not a position. “Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is a good example […]

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Patrick Caddell, pollster to Jimmy Carter, dies at 68

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Lawyers: ‘Angered’ Jussie Smollett ‘Further Victimized’ By Claims He Staged Own Attack

Lawyers for Empire actor Jussie Smollett say their client is “angered” and “further victimized” by accusations that he staged his own assault in Chicago last month. “As a victim of a hate crime who has cooperated with the police investigation, Jussie Smollett is angered and devastated by recent reports that the perpetrators are individuals he is […]

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Ocasio-Cortez Delivers ‘Inaugural Address’: ‘Right to Migrate’ Not Negotiable

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) delivered an “inaugural address” in her Congressional District on Saturday afternoon, declaring that issues like the “right to migrate” will not be negotiable. Addressing hundreds of supporters in the Bronx, the freshman lawmaker even had a swearing-in ceremony before uttering mostly platitudes. Defending the Green New Deal after she and her […]

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Beto: ‘Racism’ and ‘Hatred’ Define Trump Presidency

Former Rep. Robert Francis “Beto” O’Rourke (D-TX) said on Friday evening in Wisconsin that “hatred” and “racism” have defined Donald Trump’s presidency. Speaking to political science students at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, O’Rourke told the Badgers that President Trump came to the border in El Paso, Texas, this week to “stoke the anxiety and the […]

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Trump Base Pushes Richard Grenell for United Nations Ambassadorship

Key figures from President Donald Trump’s base are pushing hard for him to nominate U.S. Ambassador to Germany Richard Grenell to be the next U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations, Breitbart News has learned. The opening comes as former Fox News host and State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert suddenly and unexpectedly withdrew herself from consideration […]

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State Department: Nauert out as pick for UN ambassador

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Heather Nauert Withdraws: ‘Past Two Months…Grueling for My Family’

State Department Spokeswoman Heather Nauert has withdrawn her name from consideration as the next U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations due to the “grueling” impact it has had on her family over the past two months. “I am grateful to President Trump and Secretary Pompeo for the trust they placed in me for considering me […]

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Report: New Evidence Suggests Jussie Smollett Was Allegedly An ‘Active Participant’ In Apparent Assault

The Chicago Police department’s investigation into the alleged racist and homophobic attack on entertainer Jussie Smollett has shifted from identifying potential assailants to focusing on the Empire star himself—as police now reportedly believe Smollett paid two men to orchestrate the assault. According to CNN, the two men, brothers Olabinjo and Abimbola […]

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