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Blue Wave Update: GOP Senate Hopefuls Go Full Trump In Virginia

Last year, Republicans in Virginia tried to walk a fine line between keeping their distance from Trump while trying to sound like him. The result was a brutal rout despite Virginia being one of the more heavily gerrymandered states in the country. Democratic gubernatorial candidate Ralph Northam …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Blue Wave Update: GOP Senate Hopefuls Go Full Trump In Virginia

Last year, Republicans in Virginia tried to walk a fine line between keeping their distance from Trump while trying to sound like him. The result was a brutal rout despite Virginia being one of the more heavily gerrymandered states in the country. Democratic gubernatorial candidate Ralph Northam …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Donald Trump is Obsessed with the Russian Pee-Pee Tape

Yesterday, the Associated Press published former FBI director James Comey’s memos from his meetings with President Trump. The memos reveal things we either know or have assumed about Trump: he’s petty, vindictive, obsessed with loyalty, and has an attention span that makes fleas look as …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Trump’s “Pro-Life” UN Delegation Is So Extreme, Even Iran Thinks They’re Crazy

While we’re focused on the big ticket items like the Mueller probe and Michael Cohen’s impending polonium poisoning, it’s important to keep track of all the other horrible things Trump is doing if for no other reason than to keep conservatives from claiming they were innocent victims of …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Barbara Bush Was No Fan Of Donald Trump (Or Sarah Palin)

Regardless of what you might think of the Bush family and their political legacy, Barbara Bush was by all accounts a highly intelligent and decent woman in her personal life.  Furthermore, she was horrified by the emergence of Donald Trump in the 2016 election and spoke out against his …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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MEMBERS ONLY: The Democratic Party Is Doing Just Fine

In the year since Donald Trump’s election, former Obama speechwriter Jon Favreau has become an important voice for the Resistance. With his White House colleagues Dan Pfeiffer, Jon Lovett, and Tommy Vietor, he started Crooked Media, which produces the popular podcast Pod Save America. Over the past …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Trump’s “Breeding Concept” Tweet Is A Stark Reminder That He Only Speaks To His Racist Base

Wednesday morning, Donald Trump woke up and started rage tweeting at California and its governor, Jerry Brown: Ignoring the gibberish of “breeding concept”, who says the people of California aren’t happy? Only 4 polls since 2013 have shown Brown’s popularity dipping below 50%. The rest are …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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California Is One Step Closer To Stopping Trump’s Assault On Net Neutrality

Last month, California State Senator Scott Wiener introduced bill SB-822, which would extend net neutrality protections throughout the state and strike a major blow to the FCC and its chairman, Ajit Pai. Today, the bill received a hearing from the State’s Energy, Utilities, and Communications …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Ann Coulter And Alex Jones Appear To Be Breaking Up With Trump

Ann Coulter and Alex Jones are pissed off.  They’re not pissed at the usual gallery of enemies: the globalists, the alleged “liberal fascists,” or the perennial threat called “knowledge.” Today, Jones and Coulter have had it up to here with Donald Trump. In case you missed it, here’s Jones …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Chaos And Incompetence Led Trump To Expel 60 Russian Diplomats Instead of Just 3

The Washington Post continues to justify Donald Trump’s absolute loathing of it with another humiliating scoop, this time undermining Trump’s “tough on Russia” narrative. In an uncharacteristically bold move, the Trump administration expelled a massive 60 Russian diplomats (presumed spies) in …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Crackpot Nina Turner Compares FBI Raid on Michael Cohen to Treatment of Martin Luther King

Nina Turner, the former Ohio State Senator and head of the SuperPAC Our Revolution, has managed to offend almost every reasonable center-left Democrat in the last two years. One of the only prominent African-American women to endorse Bernie Sanders in the primary, she refused to endorse …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Donald Trump Is The Pinnacle Of The Reagan Revolution, Not The End Of It

Fareed Zakaria is rewriting history to give conservatism a pass. Rather than Trump being the natural evolution of Republicanism, he’s now the “end” of Reagan’s revolution, destroying the “libertarian” GOP and turning it into something ugly and crass: The Reagan redefinition of the party, as a …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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MEMBERS ONLY: Mary Shelley Warned Us About Mark Zuckerberg

Societies have long known that when inventors don’t ask hard questions of themselves, the results can be catastrophic. Mark Zuckerberg learned this the hard way this week when he testified before Congress over two consecutive days concerning Cambridge Analytica’s breach of Facebook data in the 2016 …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Blue Wave Update: Florida Democrat Lori Berman Wins Special Election By Stunning 50 Points

Lost in the news between Trump threatening World War III and Paul Ryan slinking away from Congress like the spineless coward he is was yet another brutal Republican loss in yet another special election: State Rep. Lori Berman (D) has handily defeated Tami Donnally (R) to replace former Democratic …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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A Short, Sad History Of Soon To Be Irrelevant Paul Ryan

Yes, folks, you read that headline correctly. In a story broken by Axios this morning, Paul Ryan, the 54th Speaker of the House of Representatives, will retire from Congress at the end of this current session, becoming the first sitting Speaker to forgo re-election in an election year since …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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FBI Has Questions About The Taxi Business Ran By Donald Trump’s Lawyer 

This week, the FBI raided the office of President Donald Trump’s longtime personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, reportedly seizing business records and emails. But the feds have interest in a part of Cohen’s life that hasn’t received much attention publicly: his involvement with a New York City taxi business.Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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Reality Check: Trump Personally Hired Almost Everyone Involved In The Michael Cohen Raid

Donald Trump spent a good part of Monday ranting about how there’s a conspiracy by “the other side” to destroy him and once again talked about firing Special Consul Robert Mueller. But, as Bob Cesca keeps pointing out, everything Trump does makes things worse for Trump and this appears to be no …Continue reading Continue […]

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Trump The Democrat: The Republican Nightmare Is Getting Closer To Reality

Republicans are legitimately starting to panic over the midterms. It’s gotten so bad that the cracks are starting to show as the party is on the brink of writing off the House as a lost cause: Republicans are increasingly worried they will lose control of the House in the midterm elections, …Continue reading Continue Reading […]

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Trump Lobbied Against Sprinklers That Would’ve Prevented Death At His Building

Last weekend, a fire broke out on the 50th floor of Trump Tower in Manhattan, injuring six firefighters and killing 67-year-old resident Todd Brassner. The President took to Twitter that evening to congratulate the brave firemen who safely contained the blaze. The tragic irony is that this fire …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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