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Gold Star Widow shares her condolence call from Pres. Trump
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Gold Star Widow shares her condolence call from Pres. Trump

OKALOOSA CO., FL (AP) — It was less than 24 hours after Natasha De Alencar had seen her husband’s body returned from Afghanistan to Dover Air Force Base that she got a call from Trump offering his condolences. She doesn’t remember how long they spoke. It was a...
McCain backs Dems’ bill regulating online political ads
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McCain backs Dems’ bill regulating online political ads

A Democratic-sponsored effort to regulate political ads on social networks such as Facebook following last year's White House race has garnered its first GOP supporter in Arizona Sen. John McCain. Democratic Sens. Mark Warner of Virginia and Amy Klobuchar o...
Mississippi school honoring Jefferson Davis to be renamed for Obama
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Mississippi school honoring Jefferson Davis to be renamed for Obama

JACKSON, Miss. — A predominately black public school in Mississippi named after Confederate President Jefferson Davis will be stripped of that moniker next year and replaced with that of another president whose character students, parents and teachers have sai...
Terrorist convicted over plot targeting Pamela Geller
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Terrorist convicted over plot targeting Pamela Geller

Jurors have convicted a Boston-area man accused of plotting to behead Pamela Geller, a right-wing blogger who organized a Prophet Muhammad cartoon contest in May 2015. David Wright, 28, was found guilty Wednesday of conspiring to provide support to the Isla...
Florida Dem Says She’s ‘A Rock Star’ After White House Attacks
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Florida Dem Says She’s ‘A Rock Star’ After White House Attacks

Democratic Florida Rep. Frederica Wilson is laughing and bragging after White House chief of staff John Kelly said he was “stunned” Thursday that Wilson criticized President Donald Trump’s call to the widow of a dead soldier. “You mean to tell me that I’ve ...
John Kelly sets the record straight on President Trump’s condolence call
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John Kelly sets the record straight on President Trump’s condolence call

Chief of staff John Kelly took to the podium in the White House press briefing room yesterday just after 3 p.m. What ensued was the most stunning 12 minutes in that room in long memory. He educated. He excoriated. He earned the respect of America yet again....
John Kerry perfect choice to win first ‘Teddy’
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John Kerry perfect choice to win first ‘Teddy’

Why did the Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the United States Senate decide to give John "Liveshot" Kerry its first lifetime achievement award? Probably because Harvey Weinstein was not available to pick up the "Teddy" award last Sunday night. I mean, in...
Ta-Nehisi Coates: ‘Chicago’ is ‘code for black people’
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Ta-Nehisi Coates: ‘Chicago’ is ‘code for black people’

Writer Ta-Nehisi Coates didn't get to be the most discussed public 'intellectual' in America by pussyfooting around when it comes to race. So he was characteristically direct this week during a trip to Chicago, telling Chicago Inc. that President Donald Tru...