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19 Nov 2021

How to Talk About Vaccines with Your Anti-Vaxxer Family & Friends

There’s plenty to discuss over turkey and cranberry sauce this year, which makes this an important time to be the voice of reason amidst a sea of misinformation. Here’s how you can do that.

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27 Jul 2021

At Least Two Bay Area Residents Took Part in Capitol Riot Mob

It was an emotional first day of hearings in the House Select Committee investigation of the Jan. 6 U.S. Capitol insurrection.  Four officers who were subject to extreme violence from a mob of Trump supporters in defense of the Capitol and the legislators inside testified to the select committee Tuesday.

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16 Feb 2021

NAACP Lawsuit Ties Trump and Giuliani to Proud Boys and Oath Keepers in Capitol Attack

Former President Donald Trump escaped Senate conviction last week, but he may not be so lucky in a real court of law. A lawsuit filed Tuesday by the NAACP will be the first to test that theory. Joined by Mississippi Rep. Bennie Thompson and civil rights law firm Cohen Milstein

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09 Feb 2021

Trump Team Resorts to Threats in Impeachment Defense

“Remember this day forever!” The Senate convened Tuesday to try former President Donald Trump for his incitement of a violent insurrection that ultimately resulted in seven deaths, countless injuries and devastating damage to the U.S. Capitol, both to the building and democratic principles it was built to uphold.  Neither side

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26 Jan 2021

Trump Pardons Were Mixed Bag of Accidental Good, Intentional Bad and Absolute Absurdity

By Ian Firstenberg During his term, former President Donald Trump pardoned 89 people and commuted 117 sentences. The volume and late-stage flurry is thoroughly average compared to past presidents. Some of Trump’s pardons are distinctly more political, like the four Blackwater guards convicted for murdering Iraqi citizens, while some are

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19 Jan 2021

Pompeo Goes Full White Supremacist in Last Day On the Job

The man who has served as the president’s chief foreign policy advisor for just shy of three years, who has negotiated with foreign powers on behalf of the nation, said publicly Tuesday that multiculturalism is “not who America is.” With a little more than one day left on the job,

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05 Jan 2021

Trump Cannot Win Wednesday but He Will Leave Us Immeasurably Scarred

What should be a simple ceremonial process of counting Electoral College votes in Congress Wednesday will obviously be anything but simple this time around. Jan. 6 will go down in history books as the exclamation point on the past four years of chaos and corruption. But will any of it

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29 Dec 2020

$2,000 Stimulus Payments and Defense Spending at Stake in Senate Showdown

The Senate is in a showdown Tuesday over key pieces of legislation to support struggling Americans and the nation’s defense. The clock is ticking as Congress itches to go on recess and the current session nears its end — newly elected representatives will be sworn in Sunday, less the two

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