WASHINGTON — Several words are missing from Sen. John Cornyn’s ad blitz hitting Texas TV viewers in the final weeks of his reelection bid: Republican. Conservative. Trump. Instead, the three-term incumbent focuses on his concern for victims of sexual violence and the scourge of COVID-19, and his dismay that challenger MJ Hegar uses vulgarity in
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I recently called a friend who lives alone in Oakland, a neighbourhood of San Francisco which has one of the highest murder rates in the nation. A former journalist, who now works for the American Civil Liberties Union, she tells me she is considering purchasing a gun for self-defence. Not so much if Donald Trump
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Soon enough, Borat bursts into the room, exclaiming, “She 15. She too old for you. She my daughter, please, take me instead.” (The actress, per IMDb, is 24.) The Kazakh characters’ plan had been to garner the American government’s favor by presenting Tutar as a “gift” to a Trump ally — hence the film’s impossibly
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Editor’s note: There are five candidates for the two at-large San Jacinto City Council seats opening as listed on the Nov. 3 general election local ballot. This week, readers have the opportunity to meet four of the candidates for those seats. After several attempts to contact, candidate Cynthia Stroffolino did not respond to Valley News’
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CLOSE Voters in Tennessee share their thoughts on the importance of the 2020 election. Nashville Tennessean Story Highlights The U.S. Senate race in Tennessee is one of 35 that will determine whether Democrats gain control of the U.S. Senate, or Republicans maintain it The Democratic candidate, Marquita Bradshaw, is the first Black woman in Tennessee to run
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Leaning against a light blue convertible and waiting to take his place in the annual homecoming parade in Marshall, Minn., Collin Peterson recounted a recent 3 a.m. phone call from House Speaker Nancy Pelosi. “I told her, ‘This whole campaign is about you. They’re saying I’ve become a liberal and I’m doing whatever you tell
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So, here’s the question: How much power should local governments have to regulate firearms or prevent their possession by felons, minors, undocumented immigrants or people judged mentally incompetent? Not much, according to backers of Legislative Referendum 130, the ballot measure sent to voters by Montana lawmakers last session. Specifically, Legislative Referendum 130 asks voters to
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ANNOUNCER: Welcome to Moyers on Democracy. What is the shadow network behind the nomination of Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court? Who selected and groomed her for this moment? Who’s financing the campaign to get her confirmed? Who’s counting on her to side with President Trump if he’s losing the election and wants
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Hillary Clinton operatives continued to push false anti-Donald Trump information to the Justice Department’s No. 4 official after the Republican won the election, newly declassified FBI documents show. Repeated Clinton-funded communications in 2016-17 with then-Associate Deputy Attorney General Bruce Ohr were creating a basis for Democrats to try to bring down the newly elected president.
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News In a Philly Mag exclusive, the trailblazing Democratic VP nominee opens up about tackling gun violence and homelessness, her criminal justice record, college debt, and why a vote for Biden is more than a vote against Trump. Get a compelling long read and must-have lifestyle tips in your inbox every Sunday morning — great
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It’s rare that gun owners have something to celebrate in the Emerald City. But on Monday, the Washington Court of Appeals ruled in favor of an NRA suit on behalf of Seattle gun owners.    Washington State law preempts localities from infringing on citizens’ gun rights: “The state of Washington hereby fully occupies and preempts the entire
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Public universities in Texas are a few months into the experience of campus carry, a state law that allows students with licenses to bring guns to colleges. One fear of critics has been realized there: an accidental misfiring at Tarleton State University in September. Yet in Georgia, where I teach, all of our campuses thankfully
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