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Trump May Have Cost Lawrence O’Donnell His Job, So Rachel Maddow Steps in to Defend Him

May 18, 2017

Maddow lends her support to O’Donnell Rachel Maddow has come to the aid of her MSNBC colleague Lawrence O’Donnell, whose contract expires in June. O’Donnell, who hosts The Last Word, has evidently gained the wrath of President Donald Trump because…

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She Laughed At Jeff Sessions During His Confirmation — Now She Faces Up To A Year In Jail

May 3, 2017

All she did was laugh during Jeff Sessions U.S. Attorney General confirmation hearing. But because she did that, she now faces time in prison. Sessions supporters failed to see the irony of the situation Code Pink activist Desiree A. Fairooz was…

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‘D**chebag is a Pre-existing Condition’: Colbert Slams GOP Exempting Themselves from ACA Repeal

April 28, 2017

The GOP has been trying to exhume its repeal of the Affordable Care Act, but Stephen Colbert aims to stop “Zombie TrumpCare” in its tracks. Colbert Wants To ‘Stop Zombie TrumpCare Before It Spreads’ He threw flaming barbs at President…

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This Politician Ruined An Internet Troll’s Day – By Calling His Grandma

April 27, 2017

A note for facebook trolls: Dear homophobic trolls — Whatever you do on Facebook and Twitter, don’t insult Pennsylvania House Rep. Brian K. Sims. Because if you do, he’ll call your grandmother. That’s what happened to one doofus who committed random acts…

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Prosecutors: Inmate Died Because He Had No Water For 7 Days (VIDEO)

April 25, 2017

When inmate Terrill Thomas was incarcerated in a Milwaukee prison, he was severely mentally ill.   This inmate was unable to ask for help when he needed it And after seven days with no access to water, he was dead. He died…

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REPORT: Shadowy Koch-funded Benefactor Spotted at Gorsuch Swear-in Ceremony

April 11, 2017

Gorsuch had plenty of support, but we don’t know who some of these people are When Neil Gorsuch was confirmed to the Supreme Court Monday morning, one of his biggest benefactors was there: Carrie Severino, chief council and policy director of the…

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Leaks Springing From Trump White House Because Whistleblowers Fear For Nation’s Future

February 9, 2017

If there’s one thing that can be said about the Trump White House, it’s that it leaks more than a sinking boat. And while leaks are pretty normal in any presidential administration, the leaks flowing out of Trumpland are turning…

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Kentucky Abortion Bill Leaves Women One Choice: To Conceive, Or Not To Conceive

January 5, 2017

Now that Republicans have control of both houses in the Kentucky legislature, they are wasting little time in proposing legislation that effectively bans abortion in the state after 20 weeks. This restrictive abortion legislation is likely to pass The ban,…

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GOODBYE 1st Amendment, GOP Proposes Punishment For Live-Streaming, Photographing From House Floor

December 28, 2016

House Republicans, led by Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wisc.), apparently weren’t happy when Democratic lawmakers staged a 25-hour sit-in last June, in response to the deadly shootings that killed 50 people in an Orlando, Florida nightclub. The protest was an attempt…

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Trump Ally Paladino Apologizes For Racist Comments, Then Calls President Obama A ‘Traitor’

December 28, 2016

Paladino Apologizes (Sort Of) After saying he wished that President Obama would die of mad cow disease, and that Michelle Obama should be “let loose on the outback of Zimbabwe,” Carl Paladino, the co-chair of Donald Trump’s presidential campaign in…

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