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Jacky Rosen hits Dean Heller over health care in first negative ad

Rep. Jacky RosenJacklyn (Jacky) Sheryl RosenThe Hill’s Coronavirus Report: Mnuchin sees ‘strong likelihood’ of another relief package; Warner says some businesses ‘may not come back’ at The Hill’s Advancing America’s Economy summit The Hill’s Coronavirus Report: CDC Director Redfield responds to Navarro criticism; Mnuchin and Powell brief Senate panel Hillicon Valley: Experts raise security concerns…

By JohnValbyNation September 19, 2020 0

In Typical 'Police State' Response, Cops Show Up With Guns Drawn After Friends Worried Chelsea Manning Was Near Suicide

Security footage filmed in U.S. military whistleblower Chelsea Manning’s apartment last week shows that police responded to calls about Manning’s well-being after she posted two tweets that alluded to a planned suicide attempt, by breaking into her home with their guns drawn. The video encapsulates the U.S. criminal justice system’s inappropriate and often dangerous approach…

By JohnValbyNation September 19, 2020 0

'Historic First': Nebraska Farmers Return Land to Ponca Tribe in Effort to Block Keystone XL

In a move that could challenge the proposed path of TransCanada’s Keystone XL pipeline—and acknowledges the U.S. government’s long history of abusing Native Americans and forcing them off their lands—a Nebraska farm couple has returned a portion of ancestral land to the Ponca Tribe. “Repatriating this land to the Ponca Tribe raises new challenges for…

By JohnValbyNation September 19, 2020 0

Calling Kavanaugh a "Five-Alarm Fire," Progressives Reveal Action Plan to Defeat Trump's Extremist Nominee

While President Donald Trump said Tuesday morning that the nomination process for his Supreme Court pick Brett Kavanaugh would be a “beautiful thing to watch” over the coming weeks, progressive advocacy groups say they will leverage their collective political will—and the tens of millions of their outraged members—to stand against the president’s far-right and extremist…

By JohnValbyNation September 19, 2020 0

Having Put Children in Cages, Trump Brags "All Over the World, People Want to Come" to the United States

Despite the national and global outcry over his policy of ripping families apart to stoke his xenophobic, racist base and holding young children in cages as bargaining chips for “his stupid wall,” President Donald Trump on Thursday morning—with no apparent sense of irony—bragged about what a wonderful job people think he’s doing and declared, “All…

By JohnValbyNation September 19, 2020 0

To Make Sure They Know 'The Internet Is Keeping Score,' Net Neutrality Defenders Ramp Up Pressure on House Lawmakers

Turning up the heat on representatives who have yet to indicate their support for a joint resolution to restore open internet protections repealed by Trump’s FCC, net neutrality advocates on Monday launched a new tool to make sure the lawmakers know “the internet is keeping score.” Click Here: All Blacks Rugby Jersey The new “scorecard”…

By JohnValbyNation September 19, 2020 0

Gun rights group pulls endorsement for GOP candidate over criticism of 3D printed guns

A gun rights group in Connecticut has pulled its endorsement for a Republican candidate after she spoke out against 3D printed guns. Susan Hatfield (R) was previously endorsed by the Connecticut Citizens Defense League (CCDL) in her primary race for attorney general, Fox 61 News reported Sunday. The CCDL, however, withdrew its endorsement on Thursday after Hatfield…

By JohnValbyNation September 18, 2020 0

Sanders wins Democratic Senate nomination in Vermont

Sen. Bernie SandersBernie SandersThe Hill’s 12:30 Report: Milley apologizes for church photo-op Harris grapples with defund the police movement amid veep talk Biden courts younger voters — who have been a weakness MORE (I-Vt.) shut out Folasade Adeluola in Vermont’s Democratic Senate primary on Tuesday as he seeks a third term in office. With 10 percent…

By JohnValbyNation September 18, 2020 0