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Democrats are gearing up to use abortion rights as an attack against Republicans in 2020, seeking to paint the party as too extreme after the passage of sweeping laws restricting the procedure by ...

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A brush fire caused delays for north and southbound traffic on Interstate 17 between Black Canyon City and Cordes Lakes late Saturday morning, according to the Arizona Department of Transportation. The Arizona Bureau of Land Management tweeted around 1:30 ...

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Rep. Duncan Hunter, an advocate for the pardoning of a Navy SEAL who has been charged with war crimes, said he is guilty of doing one of the things Eddie Gallagher is accused of during his own time in the Marines. “Eddie did one bad thing that I’m ...

White House claims without proof that FBI has ‘outrageous’ corruption Barr will uncover
The White House on Sunday brushed aside congressional Democrats’ concerns about Atty. Gen. William Barr being handed extraordinary powers to declassify sensitive intelligence as part of a probe into the origins of the investigation into Russian efforts ...   Los Angeles Times  
Members of both parties criticize Trump’s ‘confidence’ in Kim Jong Un
WASHINGTON — Members of both parties criticized President Donald Trump’s handling of North Korea on Sunday after the president tweeted that he has “confidence” in Kim Jong Un and quoted North Korean state-run media’s assessment that former Vice ...   The Mercury News  
9 People Showed Up for a KKK Rally in Dayton, Ohio. They Were Drowned Out by 600 Protestors
Plans for a Ku Klux Klan rally in Dayton, Ohio set the city on edge and attracted national attention. But only nine people showed up for the rally Saturday, and their slogans were drowned out by ...   Time  
Trump defense pick expected to face tense confirmation
Patrick Shanahan is facing questions about whether he is too deferential to President Trump as he awaits confirmation to be the full-time Defense secretary. Shanahan's predecessor, James Mattis, was lauded by lawmakers in both parties as one of the so ...   The Hill on MSN.com  
Gillibrand zeros in on abortion in wake of new state laws
IOWA FALLS, Iowa — When a voter here urged Kirsten Gillibrand to take on abortion rights as her “personal fight,” the New York Democrat made it clear that she needs no invitation. A string of rigid new anti-abortion laws championed by Republican ...   Politico  
Support for Abortion Rights Grows as Some U.S. States Curb Access: Reuters/Ipsos Poll
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Americans have become more supportive of abortion rights over the past year, even as a wave of Republican-controlled state governments have imposed new restrictions, according to a Reuters/Ipsos poll released on Sunday. The poll found ...   U.S. News & World Report  
James Carville: Biden represents 'stability' not 'generational change'
Democratic strategist James Carville said in an interview that aired Sunday that former Vice President Joe Biden Joe Biden Giuliani meets with former Ukrainian diplomat to get info on Dems ...   The Hill  
Trump goes scorched earth against impeachment talk
The president’s decisions to walk out of a White House meeting on infrastructure and to belittle and poke Speaker Nancy Pelosi Nancy Pelosi Pelosi, Nadler tangle on impeachment, contempt vote ...   The Hill  
There’s a trash and rodent nightmare in downtown L.A., with plenty of blame to go around
The trash trucks arrived early Wednesday afternoon, and members of the cleanup team from the Los Angeles Sanitation division came with protective coveralls and white masks. A mountain of rotting, oozing, stinking trash awaited them, stretching a good 20 ...   Los Angeles Times  
Sanders returns to Vermont to 'make no apologies' for opposing U.S. wars
Nearly four years to the day after launching his first Democratic presidential bid in nearby Burlington, Bernie Sanders returned for the first rally of his 2020 campaign in his adopted home state. And Sanders used it to highlight his career as a mayor ...   YAHOO!