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Omarosa Thinks Kamala Harris Is Running A “Historic” Campaign That Trump Would Try To Shut Down With Racist “Undertones”

Thu, 25 Apr 2019 21:07:31 -0400

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Omarosa also told BuzzFeed News’ Profile that Trump is “very sophisticated in his deceit.”


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/ryancbrooks/omarosa-kamala-harris-2020

Joe Biden Is Running As An Obama–Biden Democrat. But He Doesn’t Have Obama.

Thu, 25 Apr 2019 20:08:14 -0400

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Biden says he didn't ask Obama for an endorsement. But their relationship will color the start of his 2020 campaign.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/henrygomez/joe-biden-2020-obama

A Democratic Group Is Asking 2020 Candidates To Sign A New Pledge: Play Nice And Then Support The Nominee

Thu, 25 Apr 2019 16:41:22 -0400

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Indivisible is asking candidates to commit to a unity pledge, following a new public rift between Bernie Sanders campaign and Democratic establishment figures.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/rubycramer/indivisible-2020-pledge

Joe Biden Is Running For President

Thu, 25 Apr 2019 19:25:44 -0400

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Joe Biden starts his 2020 campaign as a polling leader, but will face immediate tests to see how he fits in with the current Democratic Party.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/henrygomez/joe-biden-2020-president-decision

Half Of Americans Think The Smell Of Weed In Public Is A Real Problem

Wed, 24 Apr 2019 20:23:34 -0400

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Canadians hate it even more, according to a new major survey on cannabis.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/dominicholden/americans-smell-marijuana-public-streets-canada

Twitter Will Let Users Report Tweets That Mislead Voters

Wed, 24 Apr 2019 15:43:12 -0400

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The tool will be rolled out in India, where general elections are already underway, and in the European Union, which holds elections in May.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/pranavdixit/twitter-tool-report-tweets-mislead-voters-elections

Democrats’ Top Super PAC Has Pledged Not To Use Hacked Materials In The 2020 Campaign

Tue, 23 Apr 2019 23:46:28 -0400

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The move comes after the DNC took a similar pledge. Republican groups so far have not taken that step.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/rubycramer/democrats-pac-dnc-hacked-emails-pledge

Bernie Sanders Isn’t Fighting The Wars Of 2016, His Campaign Says — The Democratic Establishment Is

Tue, 23 Apr 2019 23:13:12 -0400

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Bernie Sanders' campaign is comfortable portraying itself as under attack. And the candidate's advisers think fighting back is how they win in 2020.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/rubycramer/bernie-sanders-2020-2016-establishment

The Supreme Court Will Decide If The Trump Administration Can Ask If You’re A Citizen On The 2020 Census

Tue, 23 Apr 2019 19:45:48 -0400

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The Trump administration argues the question will help enforce voting rights. The challengers argue the Census Bureau’s own experts concluded the question would hurt the accuracy of the count.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/zoetillman/census-2020-citizenship-supreme-court

Half Of Marijuana Users In The US Think They’re Fine To Drive Stoned

Wed, 24 Apr 2019 17:24:28 -0400

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In a major national survey, most users added that they’d be comfortable in a car driven by someone high on cannabis.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/dominicholden/half-marijuana-users-us-safe-drive-while-high

Julián Castro Says Democrats Should Be Able To Make The Case For Impeachment And Provide A Vision For 2020

Tue, 23 Apr 2019 18:43:10 -0400

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Castro also suggested he'll be able to outlast other 2020 Democratic candidates in an interview with BuzzFeed News' AM to DM Tuesday.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/lissandravilla/julian-castro-impeachment-trump-2020-primary

Kamala Harris Says Congress Should Take "Steps Toward" Impeaching Donald Trump

Tue, 23 Apr 2019 16:19:48 -0400

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The 2020 candidates at the CNN town halls Monday night diverged on impeachment, with Harris joining Elizabeth Warren's call for action.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/ryancbrooks/kamala-harris-impeach-trump-2020

Kamala Harris Says She’ll Take Gun Control Into Her Own Hands As President If Congress Doesn't Act

Tue, 23 Apr 2019 16:10:17 -0400

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Harris outlined a series of executive actions that she would take as president if Congress failed to act on gun control within a 100-day period.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/mollyhensleyclancy/kamala-harris-guns-executive-action

Julian Assange Was Arrested. So Why Is Chelsea Manning Still In Jail?

Mon, 22 Apr 2019 20:19:09 -0400

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Manning has been in jail since early March for refusing to testify before a grand jury about Assange and WikiLeaks.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/zoetillman/chelsea-manning-jail-julian-assange-wikileaks-investigation

Inside The San Diego Church Where ICE And Border Patrol Bring Pregnant Women

Mon, 22 Apr 2019 22:25:20 -0400

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For years, ICE and Border Patrol dropped off pregnant women at Christ Ministry Center. Now, as a record number of families are overwhelming the border, the church is overcrowded and being shut down.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/emaoconnor/pregnant-women-asylum-ice-cbp-church-san-diego

The Supreme Court Will Decide Whether Employers Can Discriminate Against LGBT Employees

Mon, 22 Apr 2019 17:41:29 -0400

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The court will look at whether Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, which prevents discrimination “on the basis of sex,” applies to LGBT individuals.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/emaoconnor/supreme-court-discrimination-lgbt-title-vii

Seth Moulton Says He Would Use Diplomacy To Fight Off An Alien Invasion As President

Mon, 22 Apr 2019 18:28:27 -0400

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"You always have to start with diplomacy," the newly announced presidential candidate said.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/lissandravilla/seth-moulton-2020-election-aliens

Trump Is Suing House Democrats To Stop A Subpoena To His Accountant

Mon, 22 Apr 2019 23:05:53 -0400

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This is the first lawsuit Trump has filed to block Democrats from exercising their subpoena power to look into his business affairs.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/zoetillman/trump-sues-house-democrats-stop-subpoena-accountant

Elizabeth Warren Wants To Cancel Student Loan Debt For Millions Of Americans

Mon, 22 Apr 2019 19:42:50 -0400

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Warren’s plan would completely cancel the student loans for 75% of Americans with debt, according to her campaign.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/mollyhensleyclancy/elizabeth-warren-wants-to-cancel-student-loan-debt-for

Seth Moulton Is Running For President

Mon, 22 Apr 2019 18:22:34 -0400

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In an ever-growing field, Moulton is the second House Democrat who once tried to push out Pelosi to now run for president.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/lissandravilla/seth-moulton-2020-democrat-president

A Top Adviser To Beto O’Rourke Has Left His Presidential Campaign

Wed, 24 Apr 2019 00:39:03 -0400

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Becky Bond has left O’Rourke’s fledgling presidential campaign, an O’Rourke spokesperson confirmed. Her deputy, Zack Malitz, has also departed.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/rubycramer/beto-orourke-becky-bond-campaign

Inside The Plastic Heart Of Congress

Sat, 20 Apr 2019 15:06:35 -0400

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A new book from the authors of Politico Playbook promises an inside glimpse at our congressional leadership during the time of Trump.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/katherinemiller/playbook-axios-congress-hill-die-on

Elizabeth Warren Wants The House To Begin Impeachment Proceedings Against Donald Trump

Fri, 19 Apr 2019 22:50:26 -0400

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“The severity of this misconduct demands that elected officials in both parties set aside political considerations and do their constitutional duty,” Warren said Friday.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/ryancbrooks/elizabeth-warren-impeach-trump

Ben Carson Wants To Evict Families With Undocumented Immigrants From Public Housing

Fri, 19 Apr 2019 19:35:37 -0400

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Carson says the new rule will reduce long waitlists for public housing for citizens. Housing advocates say all it will do is split up families with mixed immigration status.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/nidhiprakash/ben-carson-undocumented-immigrant-public-housing-hud

Forgiving Joe Biden

Fri, 19 Apr 2019 17:30:22 -0400

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What Uncle Joe really does for Democrats.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/bensmith/joe-biden-2020-president-touching

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Says Donald Trump Should Be Investigated And Possibly Impeached For Obstruction

Fri, 19 Apr 2019 01:03:35 -0400

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The congresswoman said she will be supporting an impeachment resolution that one of her colleagues introduced earlier this year.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/lissandravilla/alexandria-ocasio-cortez-donald-trump-impeachment

Pete Buttigieg’s Presidential Run Has Many LGBT Democrats Eager For Their Obama Moment

Fri, 19 Apr 2019 00:55:44 -0400

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Among the LGBT community luminaries signing on with Buttigieg: Barry Karas, a top fundraiser for Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/henrygomez/mayor-pete-buttigieg-lgbt-support-obama

This Article About The Mueller Report Is [Redacted]

Thu, 18 Apr 2019 21:52:30 -0400

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Roughly a third of the 448-page Mueller report had at least one redaction on it, including about 12 pages that were entirely blacked out.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/nidhiprakash/mueller-report-redactions-bill-barr-trump-russia

Donald Trump’s Allies Don’t Expect Him To Go Off On Aides Who Gave Mueller Damaging Information — At Least For Now

Thu, 18 Apr 2019 19:50:43 -0400

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The special counsel’s report includes accounts from close current and former aides that are unflattering for the president.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/tariniparti/donald-trump-mueller-report-aides

Tim Ryan Says Abortion Rights Are At Risk Because Democrats “Keep Losing Elections”

Thu, 18 Apr 2019 18:59:53 -0400

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The Ohio representative who is now running for president said his state has been “one of the worst states in the union when it comes to women’s health.”


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/ryancbrooks/tim-ryan-2020-abortion-ohio

House Democrats Are Starting To Call For Bill Barr's Resignation After His Mueller Report Press Conference

Thu, 18 Apr 2019 23:41:49 -0400

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“OUR Attorney General acts as Trump’s defense attorney. He can’t represent both. Barr must resign.”


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/lissandravilla/bill-barr-resign-democrats-mueller-report

Hoaxes And Misinformation About The Mueller Report Are Already Spreading

Fri, 19 Apr 2019 03:25:30 -0400

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Fake accounts, false headlines, and joke screenshots are already spreading.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/janelytvynenko/mueller-report-hoaxes

Mueller Said He Would Have Exonerated Trump On Obstruction If The Evidence Supported It, But He Couldn’t

Fri, 19 Apr 2019 09:25:44 -0400

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Mueller and his team declined to make a “prosecutorial judgment” about whether Trump committed obstruction. Attorney General Bill Barr later concluded that the evidence didn’t support that.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/zoetillman/donald-trump-obstruction-mueller-report

Here’s The Mueller Report. Read The Document, Not The Spin.

Fri, 19 Apr 2019 07:25:40 -0400

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Special counsel Robert Mueller’s report, which was released with redactions, said President Trump didn’t commit a crime of obstruction — but that his report “also does not exonerate him.”


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/zoetillman/robert-mueller-report-trump-russsia-barr-special-counsel

Terry McAuliffe Will Not Run For President In 2020

Thu, 18 Apr 2019 15:12:35 -0400

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“Where can you help people the most and change people’s lives," McAuliffe said Wednesday night. "As you know, it happens at the state level."


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/rubycramer/terry-mcauliffe-2020-president-decision

Beto O’Rourke Has Made Over $1 Million From A Family Investment Company That Dealt In Fossil Fuel And Pharma Stocks

Thu, 18 Apr 2019 01:45:55 -0400

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Beto and Amy O’Rourke sold their stake in the LLC controlled by her father in 2014.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/mollyhensleyclancy/beto-orourke-investment-2020

Opinion: I Started The Conversation On Joe Biden — Stop Twisting My Words And Start Talking About Consent

Thu, 25 Apr 2019 20:41:35 -0400

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Many have tried to excuse and explain away Biden’s inappropriate behavior. It’s time for a real conversation on consent.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/lucyflores/opinion-i-started-the-conversation-on-joe-biden-stop

Cory Booker’s New Plan For Voting Rights Is A Glimpse At The Activist Spirit Of His Candidacy

Wed, 17 Apr 2019 21:00:00 -0400

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Booker is taking an intersectional message to the cradle of the civil rights movement.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/darrensands/cory-booker-voting-rights-atlanta

Elizabeth Warren Has The Biggest 2020 Presidential Campaign — And It's Only Growing

Wed, 17 Apr 2019 19:46:44 -0400

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Warren has more than 170 people on staff for her campaign, far more than other Democrats in the race, as she burns through her fundraising.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/rubycramer/elizabeth-warren-2020-campaign-staff

Democrats Who Really Like More Than One Presidential Candidate Have Found A Temporary Solution: Give Them All Money

Tue, 16 Apr 2019 17:42:33 -0400

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A BuzzFeed News analysis shows that donors are willing to give to multiple Democratic presidential candidates, suggesting that voters aren’t worried about a drawn-out primary.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/tariniparti/democratic-donors-2020-candidates

Bernie Sanders’ Last 10 Years Of Tax Returns Show He’s Now Among The Millionaires

Tue, 16 Apr 2019 01:25:41 -0400

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The Vermont senator and presidential candidate has greatly profited from book proceeds over the last several years.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/rubycramer/bernie-sanders-tax-returns-2020

Kirsten Gillibrand Is Endorsing “Actionable” Steps To Close The Racial Wealth Gap

Mon, 15 Apr 2019 23:20:05 -0400

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Leading experts’ bold new guidelines are a “crucial roadmap,” the 2020 presidential candidate told BuzzFeed News.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/darrensands/kirsten-gillibrand-racial-wealth-gap-proposals

Pete Buttigieg Is Officially Running To Be America’s Mayor

Mon, 15 Apr 2019 17:28:45 -0400

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“Washington politicians and pundits talk about mayors like we’re a different species. And you know what? Maybe they’re right.”


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/henrygomez/mayors-pete-buttigieg-south-bend

Cory Booker’s Campaign Hasn’t Gotten The Candidate’s Memo On His Message Of Urgency

Mon, 15 Apr 2019 18:21:29 -0400

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Booker made his official launch a tribute to his adopted hometown — and the “impatience” of the civil rights movement.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/darrensands/cory-booker-newark-civil-rights-hbcu

It Could Be Years Before Julian Assange Steps Foot In The United States

Fri, 12 Apr 2019 21:28:39 -0400

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Extradition cases between the UK and the US can take years to sort out.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/zoetillman/julian-assange-extradition-us-uk-wikileaks

Opinion: Julian Assange Did A Lot Of Bad Things. Publishing Leaks Isn't One Of Them.

Fri, 12 Apr 2019 22:25:44 -0400

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What the WikiLeaks founder did to receive secret military and diplomatic documents — the crime of which he is now accused — is what a free press does every day.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/padraigreidy/wikileaks-assange-leaks-charge

Trump Got What He Wanted — Transgender Soldiers Are Now Banned From The Military

Wed, 17 Apr 2019 18:25:48 -0400

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“We are pleased,” the Pentagon told BuzzFeed News.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/dominicholden/trump-trans-military-ban-takes-effect

A Federal Judge Compared Trump's Criticism Of The Courts To The KKK And Segregationists

Fri, 12 Apr 2019 20:25:37 -0400

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"We are now eyewitnesses to the third great assault on our judiciary," Judge Carlton Reeves said in a speech on Thursday.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/zoetillman/federal-judge-carlton-reeves-trump-kkk-segregationists

Stacey Abrams Says Chuck Schumer Has Been "Relentless But Thoughtful" In Pursuing Her For Senate

Mon, 22 Apr 2019 15:14:24 -0400

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As Georgia holds its breath, Abrams suggested to BuzzFeed News' Profile she would have made a decision by now if she weren’t selling a book.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/darrensands/stacey-abrams-2020-decision-senate