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Gabrielle Giffords, a former U.S. congresswoman who survived an assassination attempt, made a rare public address on the third night of the Democratic National Convention on Wednesday where she backed party nominee Joe Biden. ‘We are at a crossroads,’ Giffords said in pre-recorded remarks. ‘We can let the shooting continue or we can act. We
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Here’s what you need to know: Senator Kamala Harris said from the Chase Center in Wilmington, Del., “There is no vaccine for racism,” adding, “We have got to do the work.”Credit…Erin Schaff/The New York Times Senator Kamala Harris of California on Wednesday night accepted the nomination to be the Democratic Party’s nominee to be vice
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Here’s what you need to know: Applause was broadcast on a video screen at the site of Ms. Harris’s speech.Credit…Erin Schaff/The New York Times MILWAUKEE — Democrats formally nominated Senator Kamala Harris for the vice presidency on Wednesday night, placing a woman of color on a major party ticket for the first time and showcasing
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Image copyright Reuters Is Democratic vice-presidential candidate Kamala Harris a far-left ideologue or a sober-minded centrist? Even President Donald Trump and his Republican allies seem undecided about how to define the California senator ahead of November’s election. During the Democratic party’s contest to pick its challenger to Mr Trump, Ms Harris ran to the left
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The nation’s biggest gun control advocacy groups are looking to the Democratic National Convention to build off recent momentum sparked by New York’s lawsuit against the National Rifle Association (NRA). Anti-gun violence organizations are expecting presumptive Democratic nominee Joe BidenJoe BidenTlaib votes ‘no’ on Democratic party platform Trump breaks with CDC director on potential for
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Both candidates responded with either their past proposals, their new ideas, or both, and both reminded the IACP that they have worked together with police leaders to shape legislation to improve the nation’s police capabilities. “I have hosted law enforcement groups such as the IACP” at the White House, Trump noted. Biden pointed out he
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WASHINGTON — Gun safety advocates applauded the Democratic vice presidential pick of Sen. Kamala Harris, while gun rights groups said her plans would “dismantle Second Amendment rights.” The issue of gun control is expected to be an issue in the presidential election, a topic that can galvanize base voters in both major political parties and
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Anyone who believes in the Second Amendment should be wary if Sen. Kamala Harris becomes the next vice president of the United States, sitting a heartbeat away from the White House. Harris is no better than Beto “hell yes, we’re going to take your AR-15s” O’Rourke on the issue of gun control, which should also incentivize
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Issued on: 07/08/2020 – 03:48 New York state’s attorney general sued to dissolve the National Rifle Association on Thursday, alleging senior leaders of the non-profit group diverted millions of dollars for personal use and to buy the silence and loyalty of former employees. The lawsuit filed in a Manhattan court by Attorney General Letitia James alleges NRA
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Bill Cotterell, Capital Curmudgeon Published 8:40 a.m. CT June 12, 2020 Bill Cotterell (Photo: Democrat files) It’s too bad the Florida Supreme Court shot down the public petition campaign for a ban on military-style “assault weapons” last week. Not because the justices ruled, 4-1, that the amendment’s ballot summary had some deceptive wording. That sort of
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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — The Florida Supreme Court is blocking an assault weapons ban from going to voters in 2022, saying in a Thursday ruling that the ballot summary is deceptive because it doesn’t clearly state that a grandfathering clause applies to the owner, not the gun itself. A group called Ban Assault Weapons Now sponsored
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It’s happening. Wednesday and an impeachment inquiry. Tips, comments, recipes? Reach out and sign up. Thanks for waking up with us.   Also happening: “Climate change is already causing staggering impacts on the oceans and ice-filled regions that encompass 80 percent of the Earth, and future damage from rising seas and melting glaciers is now all but
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Background checks: Eighty-nine percent of Americans support expanding federal background checks to cover private sales and gun-show transactions. Red flag laws: Eighty-six percent support implementing “red-flag” laws to deny guns to those deemed a hazard to themselves or others. Key: “Both measures are supported by at least 8 in 10 Republicans, white evangelical Christians, members of gun-owning households and
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“The American action is the latest in a series of back-and-forth jabs that the United States and Iran have traded recently, raising fears of escalation into an all-out conflict in the Persian Gulf.”  🚨HICKENLOOPER IS EXPECTED TO DROP OUT: “Former Colorado governor John Hickenlooper is preparing to withdraw from the contest for the Democratic presidential nomination
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It mirrored the ride — from the silly to the serious — taken by most of the 2020 Democratic field in Iowa as candidates vacillated between engaging in performative rites of passage and discussing more serious topics like gun control and whether President Trump is a “white supremacist” following the shootings in El Paso and Dayton. On Saturday, 16 Democrats
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At The White House DIVISION TRUMPS UNITY: Twitter Trump trounced Teleprompter Trump once again. Trump’s back-to-back visits to El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio, were a major test of his ability to be the comforter-in-chief — to console the victims and a grieving nation after two mass shootings killed 31 people. It could have been a high-profile
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