Trump Slammed After Firing Off Outrageous New Insults at Senator Kamala Harris

POLITICS 09/09/2020 05:00 am ET By Ed Mazza President Donald Trump is coming under criticism for hurling a series of insults at Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) during a campaign rally in North Carolina on Tuesday. “People don’t like her,” Trump said of former Vice President Joe Biden’s running mate. “Nobody likes her.”

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Trump Already Leaning Into Kamala Harris Birther Conspiracy Theories

POLITICS 08/13/2020 08:32 pm ET By Lydia O’Connor It only took two days from the time Joe Biden announced Sen. Kamala Harris as his running mate for President Donald Trump to begin entertaining a racist birther conspiracy about her. A reporter asked Trump at a Thursday news conference for his

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USPS Removes Mailboxes, Shuts Down Letter-Sorting Machines As Mail-In Voting Looms

POLITICS 08/14/2020 08:13 pm ET By Mary Papenfuss   The U.S. Postal Service removed mail collection boxes in at least four states and is eliminating automatic letter-sorting machines that speed delivery ahead of an expected surge of mail-in ballots in the Nov. 3 elections. As the Postal Service began to dismantle

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Joe Biden Taps Kamala Harris As His Vice President In 2020 Election

POLITICS 08/11/2020 04:17 pm ET By Amanda Terkel and Nick Visser Joe Biden has tapped Kamala Harris as his vice presidential running mate, choosing one of the Democratic Party’s most visible stars and a former competitor from the primary. Harris, 55, was long considered the front-runner for the job. She is already

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Progressive Challenger Cori Bush Unseats Rep. Lacy Clay In Missouri

POLITICS 08/05/2020 12:21 am ET By Daniel Marans Progressive challenger Cori Bush defeated Rep. William Lacy Clay in the Democratic primary for Missouri’s 1st Congressional District on Tuesday, adding to the activist left’s winning streak. The primary win in one of the most Democratic House seats in the country assures

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Trump Won’t Be Paying His Respects To John Lewis At Capitol Hill

By David Moye POLITICS 07/27/2020 03:36 pm ET Thousands of people are expected to visit Capitol Hill to pay respects to congressman and civil rights leader John Lewis, but President Donald Trump won’t be one of them. “No, I won’t be going,” the president told reporters Monday. “No.” “I won’t

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Late Rep. John Lewis To Lie In State At U.S. Capitol

POLITICS 07/23/2020 08:49 pm ET By Dominique Mosbergen The body of John Lewis, the late Georgia congressman and civil rights icon, will lie in state in the U.S. Capitol Rotunda next week, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) announced Thursday in a joint statement.

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Georgia Democrats Nominate State Senator Nikema Williams To Succeed John Lewis

POLITICS 07/20/2020 12:06 pm ET By Tara Golshan and Daniel Marans Georgia’s Democratic Party picked its own party chair, Nikema Williams, a state senator, to run in Georgia’s 5th Congressional District, the seat held by the late civil rights leader Rep. John Lewis. Lewis died Friday after a battle with

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Barack Obama: John Lewis ‘Risked His Life’ So This Nation Could ‘Live Up To Its Promise’

POLITICS 07/18/2020 02:54 am ET By Mary Papenfuss   Rep. John Lewis battled tirelessly for civil rights inspired by a faith that humanity yearns to do what’s right, former President Barack Obama wrote in a moving tribute to his friend on Friday. “He loved this country so much that he risked

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