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Kleenex Ditches Its Sexist ‘Mansize’ Tissues; Women Officially Have Huge Bats in the Cave

[ad_1]     Achoo!!!! Sorry — I’m allergic to ridiculousness. After that sneeze, I might wanna reach for a Kleenex — in particular, a Kleenex Extra Large. It used to be called a Mansize tissue, but that greatly upset some very sensitive, snotty people. According to Kleenex’s parent company, Kimberly-Clark, the booger bohemoth made the change after 60 years of Mansize product sitting on the shelves in the UK. Here’s
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Dem calls on GSA administrator to testify about Trump’s role in FBI HQ decision

[ad_1] Quigley said on CNN's "The Situation Room" that Murphy was dishonest with him when she failed to acknowledge Trump's role in the decision to keep the FBI near the Trump Hotel in Washington -- a move that would prevent the sale of the property to a potential commercial competitor."Last April, I asked the GSA administrator under oath whether the President or anyone at the White House was involved in
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LifeSiteNews Blocked From Twitter | Daily Wire

[ad_1] The pro-life religiously conservative LifeSiteNews has been locked out of its Twitter account for an article that profiled the rise in STDs among homosexual men. The article in question, "Why HIV, syphilis, and gonorrhea are rising among homosexuals," was written in 2014 and focused on statistics provided by the CDC and The New York Times. Four years later, on October 18, the social media giant Twitter locked LifeSiteNews from
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Beto O’Rourke on a presidential run: ‘It’s a definitive no’

[ad_1] O'Rourke, the Democrat challenging Republican incumbent Sen. Ted Cruz in Texas, has won progressive admirers across the country and shattered online fundraising records -- fueling speculation that a presidential run could be in his future. "The answer is no," he said when asked if he foresaw a future presidential bid."Our children are 11, they're 10 and they're 7 years old. We've told them, we're going to take these almost
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Radio ad in Arkansas House race says ‘white Democrats will be lynchin’ black folk again’

[ad_1] The controversial ad, paid for by the political action committee Black Americans for the President's Agenda, is running in support of Republican Rep. French Hill in Arkansas' 2nd Congressional District. Hill condemned the ad, calling it "appalling.""Our Congressman French Hill and the Republicans," a woman is heard saying in the radio ad, "know that it's dangerous to change the presumption of innocence to a presumption of guilt — especially
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US back on top of world economies for competitiveness

[ad_1] Donald Trump couldn’t have asked for better timing for a #MAGA victory lap. With his schedule full of midterm-campaign rallies, the president has extolled his record on the economy as a reason for voters to back Republicans and stay the course. The World Economic Forum agrees, vaulting the US to its top spot among competitive economies for the first time since the 2008 financial crisis and Great Recession. That
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Beto O’Rourke says he still supports impeaching Trump

[ad_1] The El Paso congressman challenging Sen. Ted Cruz said that his position on impeachment hadn't changed, even as Cruz has used the issue to galvanize conservative voters against O'Rourke's campaign. Asked by CNN's Dana Bash if he had changed his mind after saying he'd vote to impeach Trump this summer, O'Rourke said, "I haven't." He pointed to the ongoing probe into whether Trump's 2016 campaign colluded with Russia. "There
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Trump: ‘All Republicans’ support pre-existing conditions, but White House policy says otherwise

[ad_1] "All Republicans support people with pre-existing conditions, and if they don't, they will after I speak to them. I am in total support. Also, Democrats will destroy your Medicare, and I will keep it healthy and well!" he tweeted Thursday afternoon after departing the White House for a campaign swing out West. The tweet is in line with a familiar refrain from Trump's recent campaign rallies and even dating
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Country Music Star Comes Out in Support of Republican Marsha Blackburn

[ad_1] Country star John Rich posted on Twitter Thursday to tell his fans that he would be supporting Republican Tennessee Rep. Marsha Blackburn who is looking to take a seat in the Senate in the 2018 midterm elections. Rich also named a few of his more famous friends, implying that they would be supporting the Tennessee Republican as well. Rich tagged singers Lee Greenwood, Larry Gatlin, T.G. Sheppard, as well
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REPORT: Los Angeles Slow To Implement ‘Typhus Zone’ Sanitation Plan

[ad_1] A city plan to clean a section of downtown Los Angeles designated the “Typhus Zone” that was supposed to begin earlier this week has been delayed as more clusters of the disease are expected to appear throughout the region. “They haven’t even started sanitizing and removing the trash and rats from this enlarged area,” NBC 4 investigative reporter Joel Grover revealed on Wednesday. “They don’t even have a schedule
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Kavanaugh effect fading? New Tennessee poll shows Democrat Bredesen up by one

[ad_1] Outlier. Gotta be an outlier. Either that or the polls are suddenly skewed and must be uncucked forthwith. The poll, released Thursday, found 44 percent of respondents said they would vote for Bredesen, compared to 43 percent for Blackburn… Bredesen is bolstered in the survey thanks to support from women. Forty-nine percent of female respondents said they preferred Bredesen, while 37 percent favored Blackburn. Fifty percent of male respondents
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‘Shocked’ Federal Judge: State Dept. Signed ‘Clearly False’ Affidavits to Block Clinton Documents

[ad_1] Politics US News Chip Somodevilla / Getty ImagesFormer State Department Chief of Staff Cheryl Mills, left, and Democratic presidential candidate and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton take a break in a hearing of the House Select Committee on Benghazi on Oct. 22, 2015, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (Chip Somodevilla / Getty Images)A federal judge in Washington, D.C., accused State Department officials last Friday of lying to the
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At Least 20 Dead And 50 Injured In Mass Shooting And Explosive Attack At Crimean School

[ad_1] On Wednesday, Kerch Polytechnic College in the eastern region of Crimea became the site of a horrific mass shooting and explosive attack. Although the timeline remains unclear, two separate events took place. An explosive device filled with small metal objects was detonated in the cafeteria of the polytechnic college, and an 18-year-old student roamed the school shooting people with either a shotgun or a rifle. As of publication, the
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SHOCK: Former USA Gymnastics Head Arrested By Fugitive Task Force

[ad_1] Steve Penny, the former head of USA Gymnastics who stepped down amid the horrific revelations about Dr. Larry Nassar, was arrested by a fugitive task force Wednesday while on a vacation with his family. Penny was secretly indicted three weeks ago for felony charges of tampering with evidence related to Nassar's molestation case. The U.S. Marshals Service said Penny was arrested in Gatlinburg, Tennessee, Wednesday after being secretly indicted
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Mueller’s not being pressured to wind down his probe by midterms, source says

[ad_1] But speculation that it will wrap up immediately after the November midterm elections is off the mark, the source said. Instead, the probe is expected to wind down by the end of the year."Mueller and his team have to provide a confidential report to Rosenstein at the end of the investigation," the source said. "As far as timing, the investigation is obviously ongoing, and I'd expect it to continue
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2018: The health care election

[ad_1] Which brings me to the latest numbers from the Wesleyan Media Project, an amazing effort to track the ads being run by candidates, party committees and super PACS in federal races in the 2018 midterms. And this very important conclusion:"In the period between September 18 and October 15, nearly half (45.9%) of airings in federal races mentioned the topic while nearly a third (30.2%) of gubernatorial airings did the
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‘Unprecedented’ Response to Trump-Cruz Rally Forces a Venue Change

[ad_1] President Donald Trump’s Houston, Texas, rally in support of Sen. Ted Cruz had to be moved to a bigger venue after an overwhelming request for tickets. Trump’s 2020 campaign manager, Brad Parscale tweeted on Thursday that the rally, which is scheduled for Monday, was moved from the 8,000-seat NRG Arena to the Toyota Center, which holds 19,000 people. “Response for tickets to #MAGA rally #Houston Mon 10/22 has been
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Hurricane Michael forces Florida to bend voting rules in hard-hit counties

[ad_1] The Florida Department of State said in a statement that its "top priority" was ensuring "ample opportunities for Floridians impacted by Hurricane Michael, many of whom lost their homes, to be able to cast ballots while protecting the integrity of the 2018 General Election.""With the General Election less than three weeks away, this unprecedented storm has impacted the normal operations of administering an election in counties that were hit
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Man Who Fought To Save Justina Pelletier from the Government Endorses Ted Cruz

[ad_1] The photo above is of Justina Pelletier and chances are you remember her, even if not by name. When Justina’s parents brought her to the bluest state in the union to get medical treatment, instead she got kidnapped by Boston Children’s Hospital and the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. They took Justina off her medications and locked her in a psych ward. She languished in agony for over a year as
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C’mon, is the “I hate Ted Cruz” yard-sign guy real?

[ad_1] To cleanse the palate, I’m 50/50 on whether this is an actual person or a character being workshopped for Mike Judge’s next film. Stealing yard signs is believable. Lapsing into a demonic voice in describing how much you hate Cruz is more believable than it should be. The leather jacket and yellow pants combo is … pushing it, but also vaguely plausible. But the mustache, on top of everything
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JOURNALISM AS USUAL: NYT Accuses Kushner Of Brutal Callousness, Retracts The Accusation, Issues No Correction

[ad_1] On Thursday, The New York Times tried – once again – to attack Trump White House senior advisor Jared Kushner with a scurrilous accusation of brutal callousness. Their report was wrong; they stealth-deleted the change, without correction. The New York Times originally reported that Kushner has been urging President Trump to simply ignore the mounting public relations crisis regarding Prince Muhammed Bin Salman and his regime’s alleged murder of
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Bill O’Reilly Unseats His Fox News Replacement as He Skyrockets to the Top of the Bestseller Charts

[ad_1] Entertainment US News Former Fox News host Bill O'Reilly, left, and his replacement, Tucker Carlson, right, have books at No. 1 and No. 2, respectively, on The New York Times bestsellers list. (Teresa Kroeger / Getty Images; Fox News)Former Fox News host Bill O’Reilly has proved capable of putting out a top-selling book even without millions of nightly television viewers. Although he lost his highly rated show, “The O’Reilly Factor,”
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Live updates: Beto O’Rourke takes questions at CNN town hall

[ad_1] CNN's Chief Political Correspondent Dana Bash will moderate a live, one-hour town hall with Democratic Rep. Beto O'Rourke, who is running for US Senate in Texas.CNN invited O'Rourke's opponent -- GOP Sen. Ted Cruz -- multiple times to appear in his own town hall, which is being held at McAllen Performing Arts Center near the US-Mexico border, but he declined. [ad_2] Source link
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Rosenstein to face lawmakers on Capitol Hill next week

[ad_1] House Judiciary Chairman Bob Goodlatte and Oversight Chairman Trey Gowdy said in a statement Thursday that Rosenstein has agreed to be interviewed by the Republican and Democratic leaders of the House Oversight and Judiciary Committees on October 24, in what will be his first appearance on Capitol Hill after he nearly departed the Justice Department last month amid the fallout over his comments about a wire and the 25th
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Opinion: Killing the Electoral College Is a Very, Very Bad Idea

[ad_1] Democratic socialist Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, seeking to represent New York’s 14th Congressional District, has called for the abolition of the Electoral College. Her argument came on the heels of the Senate’s confirming Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court. She was lamenting the fact that Chief Justice John Roberts and Justice Samuel Alito, nominated by President George W. Bush, and Justices Neil Gorsuch and Kavanaugh, nominated by President Donald Trump, were
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Venezuelans have come to regret the socialist revolution

[ad_1] The Associated Press published an excellent piece today which describes one woman’s desperate attempt to flee starvation in Venezuela by walking thousands of miles to Peru. Sandra Cardiz was once a strong supporter of Hugo Chavez and the blend of socialism and personality cult known as chavismo. Years later she looks back on her support for all of that with regret and hopes her family can survive the relentless
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Old Interview with Heavy-Drinking ‘Thug’ Obama Puts Wild-Man Brett Kavanaugh to Shame

[ad_1]     This is fantastic. Well, unless you’re a Democrat. Well, unless you’re a Democrat who wants to make sense. Remember all the hubbub about Brett “Party Man” Kavanaugh? The guy who was a boozer loser in his teens and, therefore in part, has no business being on the Supreme Court in his 50’s? Well, move over bacon — now there’s something meatier. A video of Left’s savior, Barack
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Utah man charged for sending toxic letters to Trump, other admin officials

[ad_1] The Justice Department announced the indictment of seven counts against William Clyde Allen and said the indictment includes an allegation that Allen "knowingly threatened to use a biological agent and toxin, specifically ricin, as a weapon." Allen pleaded not guilty to all charges on Thursday morning, according to the statement from the Justice Department.The statement said Allen was also charged with mailing a threat against the President and was
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Undocumented Adults Use Children To Illegally Gain Entry to the US – The Laws Must Change

[ad_1] Children, as young as infants, are being paired with undocumented alien adults using fraudulent documents to gain an almost free passage into the United States. Besides the troubling thought that babies are crossing the bloody border, is the fact that many of these adults are not family members, but smugglers. Matthew Albence, an Executive Associate Director with Immigration and Customs Enforcement, testified before the Senate Judiciary Committee that smugglers
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Interior Dept contradicts Ben Carson’s announcement of new inspector general

[ad_1] Interior spokeswoman Heather Swift said the announcement less than a week ago by HUD Secretary Ben Carson, in which he said that HUD Assistant Secretary Suzanne Israel Tufts was going to become the new acting IG at Interior "had false information in it." Swift did not say whether the announcement was false at the time it was made, or whether the administration's plans had changed after the move was
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Behind Mnuchin’s reversal on Saudi trip

[ad_1] On Thursday, it did. The overnight announcements by Mnuchin's counterparts in Britain and France, as well as the Netherlands, that they would bow out over the disappearance and apparent murder of dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi were the final straw for Mnuchin, a senior administration official told CNN.Mnuchin's decision marked an unusual capitulation for the former investment banker and Hollywood financier, who served as Trump's campaign chairman in 2016 and
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Former USA Gymnastics chief arrested for tampering

[ad_1] The last we heard from Steve Penny, the former USA Gymnastics president claimed he had told people within the organization not to talk about Larry Nassar in order to protect the privacy of gymnasts. After a surprising arrest last night in a Tennessee cabin, however, investigators revealed a secret indictment alleging Penny removed records relating to Nassar before investigators could track them down. Penny now faces as much as
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MSNBC Broadcasts Building Removing ‘Trump’ Letters, Fails To Air Medal of Honor Ceremony

[ad_1] MSNBC covered the removal of the Trump name from the exterior of a Manhattan residential building with a live feed on Thursday, reporting on the recent vote that made Trump Place the third area building to strip any branding references to President Donald Trump’s real estate company. MSNBC anchor Craig Melvin offered his analysis as the construction crew took down Trump’s gold-plated name from the condominium building. “This is the
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Trump says Khashoggi – CNNPolitics

[ad_1] The President said he is still waiting for the results of Saudi and Turkish investigations before offering his definitive assessment of the situation. But he indicated that Saudi Arabia will face "severe" consequences if the Kingdom is found to be involved in Khashoggi's death."It certainly looks that way to me, it's very sad," the President said on Thursday when asked if Khashoggi is dead.Asked about consequences for Saudi Arabia
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Brazilians Outraged At Priest Who Gave Communion To Pro-Choice Presidential Candidate

[ad_1] In Brazil, Catholics are furious at a priest who defied church doctrine and gave Holy Communion to the socialist presidential Labor Party candidate Fernando Haddad, whose party has endorsed abortion as a woman’s right. The priests who hail from the same parish as Fr. Jaime Crowe, the priest who offered Haddad communion, defended him by quoting Pope Francis stating, “Who am I to judge?” They stated: Regarding the fact
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Why Satan Secretly Despises Suffering

[ad_1] The longer I walk with Jesus, the more I see that sufferers often have secret access to happiness. I used to think Satan loved suffering, that it was his weapon of choice against our faith. But while he certainly (and viciously) tries to make the most of it, I now suspect Satan secretly hates suffering. He’s simply seen it draw too many people closer to Christ. He has watched,
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Parkland Victim’s Dad Has A Message For Democrat Gun Grabbers: ‘Go To Hell’

[ad_1] Andrew Pollack lost his daughter in the tragic shooting at Stoneman Douglas High School in February. While many who survived the shooting have become anti-gun advocates, Pollack has taken a different approach. In a tweet sent Thursday, Pollack pointed out just who was responsible for failing to protect his daughter (hint: NOT the NRA) and did not accept House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi’s (D-CA) pledge for more gun control
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Bernie Sanders’ Former Staffers Want The Progressive ‘Grandpa’ To STAY OUT Of The 2020 Elections

[ad_1] Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) isn't the only Democratic presidential candidate to suddenly have a miserable outlook for 2020: according to Politico, Sen. Bernie Sanders' (I-VT) former staffers have joined together to press Bernie out of the race to challenge President Donald Trump. Progressive activists may still be on the Bernie bandwagon, but experts — including his former staffers — don't see much of a path ahead for the septuagenarian
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It certainly looks like Khashoggi is dead — and the consequences will need to be “very severe”

[ad_1] They will not be “very severe.” But I give him credit for taking a step towards formally accusing the Saudis of murder, which some of his fans have been resisting. Normally when the press tries to muscle Trump into condemning bad behavior by autocrats abroad, he waves them off with something about how “America does bad things too.” Not this time. He told the Times in a separate interview,
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Radical Sinema: Accused Bush Of Putting Arsenic In The Water And ‘Crowning Himself King Of The World’

[ad_1] Another day, another piece of evidence of how leftist and unhinged Arizona Democratic senatorial candidate Kyrsten Sinema has been in her political career. This time, it’s an email involving a protest against President George W. Bush in 2002. In the email, Sinema writes: "Meet at Patriot Square Park at 3 p.m. (tentative time) then march to the downtown Civic Center Plaza, where we’ll protest Bush’s well …. pretty everything
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Paul Manafort is spending a lot of time with Robert Mueller lately. A LOT.

[ad_1] "[Manafort] and his lawyers have visited Mueller's office in Washington at least nine times in the last four weeks, a strong indication that the special counsel is moving at a steady clip."NINE times in the last FOUR weeks. That's basically one out of every two work days over the last month. That's a whole lot.Which is very interesting considering that President Donald Trump has spent months (and months) downplaying
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NO BOYS ALLOWED: Mom Wants ‘Girls-Only Time’ At Public Playground

[ad_1] Some of the worst examples of humanity can be found in questions to advice columnists. Thankfully, The Washington Post’s Carolyn Hax didn’t support the outrageous and oppressing feminism of the mother who asked how she could keep a little boy off a public playground. You know, to destroy the patriarchy or whatever. “Playground Drama,” as the anonymous advice-seeker was described, told Hax about a group of moms with daughters
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It’s “F-ing Beautiful” How Planned Parenthood Secretly Donates to Her

[ad_1] To get re-elected in Missouri, Democrat Senator Claire McCaskill has to be careful of appearing as liberal as she is. For example, the campaign keeps her pro-abortion record pretty quiet, and they don’t take much money directly from Planned Parenthood. That doesn’t mean, though, that they aren’t getting Planned Parenthood money funneled to them through other channels. James O’Keefe’s Project Veritas sent an undercover journalist into the campaign, where staffer
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State Demands Christian US Filmmakers Make Same-Sex Films or Face Jail Time

[ad_1] A Christian couple who owns a media company is suing the state of Minnesota after being threatened with fines and imprisonment if they refuse to make films involving same-sex marriage. Carl and Angel Larsen, through their company Telescope Media Group, want to enter the wedding industry, but due to their religious beliefs do not want to create films celebrating same-sex marriages. Minnesota’s Human Rights Act stipulates that if the
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Evergreen State College’s enrollment is both better and worse than expected

[ad_1] How can it be both? Well, that requires a bit of explanation. In September a professor at the school named Mike Paros wrote that there would be less than 300 freshmen at the school this year. I was one of the first to write about Paros’ claim and it spread quickly. Two days after that story circulated, the official Evergreen Twitter account tweeted this: We estimate we will have
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Former FBI Agent Sentenced to Four Years in Prison for Leaking Documents

[ad_1] A former FBI agent in Minnesota was sentenced to four years in prison Thursday after pleading guilty to leaking documents to the website The Intercept. Terry James Albury is the second leaker that the Department of Justice has put behind bars since Attorney General Jeff Sessions promised to pursue more leak investigations in August 2017. “I have this warning for would-be leakers: Don’t do it,” Sessions said at the time, adding
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Senate Dem Candidate Kyrsten Sinema Shows Her Disdain for Arizona In Recently Surfaced Video

[ad_1] Democratic candidate to fill Jeff Flake’s soon-to-be-empty seat, Kyrsten Sinema, doesn’t seem to be a fan of the state she’s trying to attain a Senate seat in. In a recently surfaced video from March posted by the Reagan Batallion on Twitter, Sinema can be seen shaking her head and sneering as she says she decided to run for office in Arizona, which she apparently she’s not fond of. NEW
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Mike Pence Endorses Elizabeth Warren’s Challenger Geoff Diehl

[ad_1] On Monday, Vice President Mike Pence announced his endorsement of Massachusetts state Rep. Geoff Diehl against Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA). Pence sent out a fundraising appeal on Monday that called Diehl a “commonsense conservative” running against “radical leftist Democrat Senator Elizabeth Warren.” “She’s also desperate to stay at the extreme left edge of the increasingly socialist Democrat Party, calling for the President’s impeachment and the abolishment of I.C.E.,” Pence