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Read CNN's Fast Facts about Lindsey Graham and learn more about the Republican US senator from South Carolina.

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Trump-backed Michigan secretary of state nominee said abortion is 'child sacrifice'

Before becoming the Trump-backed Republican nominee for Michigan secretary of state, Kristina Karamo said that abortion is "child sacrifice" and a "satanic practice."

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CNN's KFile discovered troubling comments Michigan's Trump-backed secretary of state nominee Kristina Karamo made about abortions, comparing them to "child sacrifice" in her podcast. CNN reached out to her campaign to get a response and has not heard back.

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Americans divided over what US stands for on this July Fourth

Rarely have Americans been so divided on what their country stands for as on the 246th anniversary of independence.

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US says Israeli military gunfire ​'likely responsible​' for Shireen Abu Akleh's death but examination of bullet inconclusive

An examination of the bullet that killed Al Jazeera correspondent and Palestinian-American citizen Shireen Abu Akleh "could not reach a definitive conclusion" regarding its origin, due to the condition of the bullet, but the US Security Coordinator has "concluded that gunfire from [Israel Defense Forces] positions was likely responsible" for her death, State Department spokesperson Ned Price said in a statement Monday.

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Until the 1880s, abortions were morally acceptable and legal, with even the Catholic Church approving of the procedure before 'quickening.' Historians say the desire to ban the procedure had more to do with business than women's health.

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'I'm terrified I might be here forever': Brittney Griner pens handwritten letter to Biden

WNBA star Brittney Griner, in a handwritten letter to President Joe Biden, said she fears she will be detained in Russia indefinitely and pleaded with the President not to forget about her and other American detainees.

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'I'm terrified I might be here forever': Brittney Griner pens handwritten letter to Biden

WNBA star Brittney Griner, in a handwritten letter to President Joe Biden, said she fears she will be detained in Russia indefinitely and pleaded with the President not to forget about her and other American detainees.

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Where abortion 'trigger laws' and other restrictions stand after the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade

The Supreme Court's majority decision overturning Roe v. Wade has led states to implement their own abortion policies. The ruling has already resulted in a patchwork system across the country -- as was anticipated -- in which access to the procedure is, for many people, determined largely by whether a state is controlled by Republicans or Democrats.

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Abrams campaign has spent over $450K on private security, despite radical 'defund the police' group ties

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Georgia Democrat Stacey Abrams, whose campaign has doled out over $450K for private security, is on the board of directors for a radical foundation that wants to abolish police.

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July 4th politics: Hassan charges her GOP challengers in battleground New Hampshire are ‘extreme opponents’

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Democratic Sen. Hassan of New Hampshire charges in a Fox News interview that her Republican challengers in the crucial battleground state are ‘extreme opponents’

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GOP group working to elect Republicans at state level says economy remains focus for voters ahead of midterms

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A GOP group working to elect Republicans at a state level insist economic woes will be the main focus for voters in the upcoming midterm elections.

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Kamala Harris heading to Chicago after bloody July 4th holiday weekend

15 hours, 20 minutes ago

Vice President Kamala Harris is expected to travel to Chicago, Illinois, on Tuesday, following a weekend of deadly shootings across the city.

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AOC-backed Dem has history of trashing America, called US founding 'awful'

17 hours, 57 minutes ago

Wisconsin Lieutenant Governor Mandela Barnes, a Democrat, bashed America's Founding Fathers while decrying America's history as "a colonial, slave holding, sexist past."

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Biden says America's 'best days still lie ahead' in July 4th message

18 hours, 10 minutes ago

President Biden says America's best days still lie ahead, tweeting on July 4th that Independence Day is a "sacred day" when we celebrate America's unique origin.

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Conservatives say strict gun laws 'do not stop mass shootings' after deadly Denmark mall shooting

18 hours, 21 minutes ago

Following a deadly shooting in Denmark, where strict gun laws are in place, conservatives in America conclude that gun control does not prevent mass shootings

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Capitol July 4th concert resumes with in-person crowds after two years

19 hours, 22 minutes ago

A Capitol Fourth, the annual Independence Day concert in the nation's capital, is slated to allow in-person crowds for the first time in two years.

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Gov. Kristi Noem recalls her faith, family and farming roots in memoir about her political rise

20 hours, 20 minutes ago

South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem is a rising GOP star, and in a new memoir she tells how farming background led to a career in politics — which might one day include a run for president

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Wisconsin Democrat Lt. Gov. Mandela Barnes says founding of America ‘awful’

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Wisconsin Lt. Gov. and U.S. Senate candidate Mandela Barnes (D) was filmed on video telling an audience the founding of America was awful and terrible.

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With pressures mounting, Biden thinks GOP will make his midterm case for him

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Little is going President Joe Biden’s way as the summer lull sets in before the crush of midterm elections. Gas prices are up; his approval rating is down.

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McConnell wants to win the suburbs by defusing cultural hot buttons. Trump and his own party have other ideas.

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When Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell voted for the most significant gun violence prevention bill in nearly three decades, he offered a candid

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Jan. 6 panel could make multiple criminal referrals of Trump to DOJ, Cheney says

1 day, 13 hours ago

House Jan. 6 committee members said Sunday that they may make criminal referrals to federal prosecutors involving former President Donald Trump and his efforts

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Why Colorado's Democratic secretary of state won't stop warning about 'insider threats'

1 day, 23 hours ago

Colorado Secretary of State Jena Griswold was in a constant state of motion Tuesday night as she awaited the primary election results that would determine her

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Thousands of federal inmates still await early release under Trump-era law, advocates say

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Thousands of nonviolent federal prisoners eligible for early release under a promising Trump-era law remain locked up nearly four years later due to inadequate implementation, prisoner advocacy groups say.

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Supreme Court asks Maryland, Virginia officials to stop people picketing at justices’ houses

2 days, 16 hours ago

Gail Curley, the Supreme Court’s marshal, has written to the governors of Maryland and Virginia and local officials in suburban Washington, D.C., asking them

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Texas Supreme Court blocks order that resumed abortions

2 days, 18 hours ago

The Texas Supreme Court has blocked a lower court order that had allowed clinics in the state to continue performing abortions even after the U.S.

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The Supreme Court case voting rights experts say could bring 'chaos' to elections

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A Supreme Court case that will decide the power state legislatures wield over congressional and presidential elections could have far-reaching implications for

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Biden offshore drilling proposal panned by environmentalists and oil industry

3 days, 6 hours ago

The Biden administration proposed up to 10 oil and gas lease sales in the Gulf of Mexico and one off the Alaska coast over the next five years.

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Arizona state senators subpoenaed by DOJ in Capitol riot probe

3 days, 8 hours ago

Two Arizona state lawmakers who promoted Donald Trump's stolen election falsehoods have been issued subpoenas by the Justice Department in its Jan. 6 probe.

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CBS Evening News, July 4, 2022

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Manhunt underway after mass shooting at July 4 parade; Meet the TikTok generation's favorite baseball team

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WNBA star Brittney Griner urges Biden to help in letter from prison

7 hours, 52 minutes ago

In a handwritten letter delivered to the White House, WNBA star Brittney Griner pleaded with President Biden not to forget her after she's spent months in a Russian prison. Catherine Herridge reports.

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Trump told allies he might announce 2024 presidential bid early, sources say

10 hours, 4 minutes ago

Trump has told allies and aides in recent days that he is seriously considering announcing a 2024 presidential run as early as this summer, three people close to him said.

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Cheney says Jan. 6 committee could make criminal referral for Trump

10 hours, 5 minutes ago

Committee members say new information is coming to light following Cassidy Hutchinson's testimony.

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California's Newsom to Floridans in new ad: "Join us"

14 hours, 59 minutes ago

Gov. Gavin Newsom is running for reelection in California, but his latest television ad is airing in Florida.

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Last WWII Medal of Honor recipient to lie in honor at U.S. Capitol

20 hours, 26 minutes ago

Williams, a retired U.S. Marine Corps officer and the last living medal of honor recipient from World War II, died Wednesday at 98 years old.

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Face The Nation: Scholz, Patta, Tiemeier

1 day, 11 hours ago

Missed the second half of the show? Germany's Olaf Scholz on his handling of aid to Ukraine, Debora Patta and the global food crisis in South Sudan and Dr. Henning Tiemeier discusses maternal mortality in the U.S.

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Mayorkas defends U.S. border policy after migrant deaths

1 day, 13 hours ago

"We have said repeatedly and we continue to warn people not to take the dangerous journey," he said.

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Transcript: Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on "Face the Nation," June 26, 2022

1 day, 14 hours ago

The following is a transcript of an interview with Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer that aired Sunday, June 26, 2022, on "Face the Nation."

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Douglas Brinkley on truth-tellers protecting our democracy

1 day, 14 hours ago

With Independence Day upon us, the presidential historian says truth-tellers are what guard our Constitution, as demonstrated by January 6 Committee vice chair Liz Cheney, and former Trump White House aide Cassidy Hutchinson, whose testimony this week speaking out against fellow Republicans' actions during the insurrection is helping protect our nation from the enemies of democracy.

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At least six dead in shooting at July Fourth parade outside Chicago

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At least six die and more than two dozen are injured in mass shooting at an Independence Day parade in Highland Park, Ill.

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Garland weighs racial equity as he considers death penalty in Buffalo

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Capital punishment is immoral, advocates say, and disproportionately affects minorities. Should it be levied against a white supremacist who massacred Black people in Buffalo?

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Visual: Cassidy Hutchinson’s testimony from the Jan. 6 hearing

19 hours, 53 minutes ago

In live testimony, Cassidy Hutchinson used vivid detail to recount scenes involving President Donald Trump and some of his closest associates.

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Trump cracks down on deceptive fundraising by others using his name

23 hours, 19 minutes ago

While being known for his own false and misleading emails, Trump faces armies of unaffiliated fundraisers who ape his message and sometimes threaten Republicans in Trump’s name.

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Judge asks U.S. if Saudi crown prince should be immune from suit

1 day, 9 hours ago

The order comes days before Biden is scheduled to visit Saudi Arabia, a trip that has prompted accusations of Biden reversing his promise to make the country a "pariah" after the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

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Multiple criminal referrals of Trump possible, Cheney says

1 day, 15 hours ago

“What kind of man knows that a mob is armed and sends the mob to attack the Capitol and further incites that mob when his own vice president is under threat?" Rep. Liz Cheney (R-Wyo.) said on ABC's "This Week."

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With Roe overturned, Democrats present a patchwork of countermeasures

1 day, 17 hours ago

The ruling created a new rallying cry for Democrats, but also revealed some divergences in the party and unsettled questions about the path forward.

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Trust in Supreme Court falters after Roe decision

1 day, 19 hours ago

For many of those opposed to the decision, the rolling back of the constitutional right to an abortion was another example of how American democracy is broken.

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Texts, web searches about abortion have been used to prosecute women

1 day, 20 hours ago

The data privacy risks associated with abortion aren’t hypothetical. Cases around the world show how a digital trail can become evidence.

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Minnesota legalizes cannabis edibles, catching some Republicans off guard

2 days ago

State Sen. Jim Abeler told the Star Tribune that he hadn’t realized the bill broadly legalized products containing THC.

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Veterans of Carter-Era Inflation Warn That Biden Has Few Tools to Tame Prices

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President Biden and Democrats face political peril as costs keep rising and midterm elections loom.

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Will the Abortion Debate Keep Moderate Women in the Democrats’ Camp?

2 hours, 20 minutes ago

Worried about inflation and dissatisfied with President Biden, many moderate women have been drifting away from Democrats. Now the party hopes the fight for abortion rights will drive them back.

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Nuclear Power Gets New Push in U.S., Winning Converts

2 hours, 20 minutes ago

With challenges in meeting clean energy goals and new electricity demands, politicians in both parties seek to prolong and even expand reactor use.

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Clifford L. Alexander, Adviser to Presidents, Is Dead at 88

8 hours, 40 minutes ago

He was the first Black secretary of the Army — just one of many jobs, both high- and low-profile, that he held over nearly 20 years in government.

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New Insights Into Trump’s State of Mind on Jan. 6 Chip Away at Doubts

11 hours, 30 minutes ago

Former President Donald J. Trump has weathered scandals by keeping his intentions under wraps, but recent testimony paints a stark portrait of a man willing to do almost anything to hang onto power.

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Where the Risks of Pregnancy Meet Abortion Laws and Health Care

18 hours, 36 minutes ago

Even before the wave of abortion bans, medical treatment and advice for pregnancy has largely focused on fetal safety over the mother’s.

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Army Bases That Honor Confederate Traitors Could Soon Be Renamed

19 hours, 7 minutes ago

The names “embody the best of the United States Army and America,” a commission established by Congress wrote in announcing its choices.

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In Ukraine, U.S. Veterans Step In Where the Military Will Not

20 hours, 12 minutes ago

Special Operations veterans are training Ukrainians near the front lines in the fight against Russia, despite warnings from the Pentagon.

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Justice Dept. Braces for Summer of Violent Crime

1 day, 10 hours ago

Top officials at the department met with prosecutors and the local police in Philadelphia in an effort to help cities prepare for a hot-weather crime wave marked by the Fourth of July.

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Supreme Court Marshal Asks Officials to End Protests at Justices’ Homes

1 day, 16 hours ago

One official criticized the request, saying that the federal government was primarily responsible for ensuring the safety of justices and their families.

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Brittney Griner Writes To White House Asking Biden Not To ‘Forget About Me’

5 hours, 38 minutes ago

"It hurts thinking about how I usually celebrate this day because freedom means something completely different to me this year," the WNBA star wrote.

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NRA Posts Appallingly Insensitive July Fourth Greeting Day Of Mass Shooting

9 hours, 52 minutes ago

"The only reason you’re celebrating Independence Day is because citizens were armed," the NRA tweeted. Unless you've been killed by an armed citizen.

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Trump Knows Rigged Election Claim Is 'A Lie,' Says Ex-Insider Anthony Scaramucci

10 hours, 48 minutes ago

Information about Donald Trump's state of mind leading up to the Jan. 6 insurrection could be critical if any charges are filed against him.

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Sen. Mitt Romney Warns Of Dire Threats To A Blind Nation 'In Denial'

12 hours, 40 minutes ago

"A classic example of denial comes from Donald Trump: 'I won in a landslide,'" the senator noted, quoting the former president.

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Trump: Jan. 6 Panel 'Thugs' Should 'Go After' Americans 'Burning Down Cities'

14 hours, 43 minutes ago

It's not at all clear what the former president was referring to in a furious series of Fourth of July messages.

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Abortion Ruling Puts Gerrymandering Back In The Spotlight

20 hours, 12 minutes ago

State legislatures will be in the spotlight as a result of the U.S. Supreme Court ruling giving the power to regulate abortion to the states.

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Kristi Noem Defends Abortion Law When Asked If It Would Force A 10-Year-Old To Give Birth

20 hours, 23 minutes ago

The Republican governor defended the law in South Dakota that bans all abortions except when the mother's life is at risk.

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Arizona Election Officials Are Being Hounded Out Of Office With Ugly Threats

20 hours, 54 minutes ago

“I’m not sure what" voters "think that we did wrong," said one official who's quitting. "And they’re very nasty. The accusations and the threats are nasty.”

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Rep. Zoe Lofgren Says She Was 'Surprised' DOJ Did Not Subpoena Cassidy Hutchinson

21 hours, 42 minutes ago

“What are they doing over there? They have a much greater opportunity to enforce their subpoenas than our legislative committee does," said the Jan. 6 panel member.

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Suspect in Highland Park Shooting Arrested by Law Enforcement

7 hours, 43 minutes ago

The suspected shooter who opened fire on a July 4 Parade in Highland Park, Illinois, and killed at least six and wounded 24 more, has been arrested by Chicago law enforcement. 

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Jeh Johnson 'Concerned' J6 Committee 'Overreached' on Trump-Lunge Story: Wouldn't Be 'Admissible in a Courtroom'

8 hours, 16 minutes ago

Former Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson said Sunday on NBC News' "Meet the Press" that he is "concerned" that the January 6th Select Committee may have "overreached" with an alleged incident involving former President Donald Trump inside a vehicle.

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Illinois Lt. Gov. Juliana Stratton on Highland Park Shooting: ‘Too Many Guns on Our Streets’

8 hours, 23 minutes ago

Illinois Lt. Gov. Juliana Stratton (D) called for stricter gun control laws and said, “there are too many guns on our streets,” in a statement after a gunman murdered at least six and injured 24 more at a July 4 parade in Chicago’s Highland Park neighborhood.

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Joe Biden on Independence Day: America Has 'Come Up Short' and Feels Like It Is 'Moving Backward'

8 hours, 42 minutes ago

The president delivered a speech to the American people from the White House, as part of a barbecue with military service members.

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Hollywood Celebrities Reject July 4: Trash America over Abortion, Slavery, Donald Trump

8 hours, 44 minutes ago

Hollywood celebrities rejected any sense of patriotism this July 4 and used the Independence Day holiday weekend to trash the United States as an oppressive country where women can't get abortions, racism is rampant, and former President Donald Trump is still a free man and on the loose.

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Highland Park Attack Occurred Despite Red Flag Law, Other Stringent Gun Controls

8 hours, 57 minutes ago

A red flag law, a waiting period for gun purchases, licensing requirements, and numerous other gun controls did not prevent the July 4, 2022, Highland Park attack.

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Oil Group Mocks Biden's Price Gouging Accusations: 'Intern Who Posted This Tweet' Should Take 'Econ 101'

8 hours, 58 minutes ago

Joe Biden continues to deflect blame from his own energy policies for the high prices Americans are paying for gas, including by claiming gas station owners are price gouging.

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Dem Rep. Jones: If Democrats Get Two More Senate Seats, We're Ditching Filibuster to Pass Gun Control

10 hours, 27 minutes ago

Representative Mondaire Jones (D-NY) said Monday on MSNBC's "Deadline" that if the Democrats win two more Senate seats in the upcoming midterm election, they will get rid of the filibuster to pass gun legislation.

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Joe Biden Renews Gun Control Push Following Highland Park Attack

11 hours, 36 minutes ago

President Joe Biden renewed his gun control push following the July 4, 2022, attack on a parade in the Highland Park suburb of Chicago.

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Mitt Romney: A Donald Trump Comeback Would Render America 'Incurable'

11 hours, 43 minutes ago

A political comeback by Donald Trump would render America's "denial, deceit, and distrust" "incurable," Sen. Mitt Romney (R-UT) argued on July 4.

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