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sen kamala harris vows to fine companies that pay men more than women distancing herself from other democratic
Sen. Kamala Harris vows to fine companies that pay men more than women, distancing herself from other Democratic candidates — and President Obama, via @chelsea_janes.
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democrats were said to be furious and hungry for change then biden jumped in from and
Democrats were said to be furious and hungry for change. Then Biden jumped in.
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a big crowd gathered to march in birmingham ala today to protest the states new restrictive abortion law
A big crowd gathered to march in Birmingham, Ala., today to protest the state’s new restrictive abortion law:
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on the trail in south carolina berniesanders samples some food at the taste of black columbia
On the trail in South Carolina, @BernieSanders samples some food at the Taste of Black Columbia.
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democrats erupt republicans worry as both sides see the alabama abortion ban making an impact in the 2020 elec
Democrats erupt, Republicans worry as both sides see the Alabama abortion ban making an impact in the 2020 election via @michaelscherer and @feliciasonmez https://t.co/iih2n3U96E
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ala lawmakers voted tues to ban virtually all abortions backers said they dont expect it to take effect but in
Ala. lawmakers voted Tues. to ban virtually all abortions.

Backers said they don’t expect it to take effect, but intend it be part of a broader strategy to persuade the SCOTUS to reconsider Roe v. Wade.

Important story Via @emily_wax @chpbrownlee:

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trump administration considers responses to potential iranian attacks including troop increase
Trump administration considers responses to potential Iranian attacks, including troop increase https://t.co/dyu3yRDWLo
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the traffic jam of candidates for the democratic presidential nomination is prompting emotions ranging from fu
The traffic jam of candidates for the Democratic presidential nomination is prompting emotions ranging from “fury to desperation to resignation”, reports @michaelscherer:
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but privately republican officials said kushner did not have clear answers to some questions from the friendly
“But privately, Republican officials said Kushner did not have clear answers to some questions from the friendly audience.”

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update republicans nominate nc state lawmaker who sponsored controversial bathroom bill in 9th congressional d
UPDATE: Republicans nominate N.C. state lawmaker who sponsored controversial ‘bathroom bill’ in 9th Congressional District race Via @feliciasonmez @AmyEGardner https://t.co/yHBDKko9mI

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news sen jeff flake r ariz tells me in an intv he that doesnt think the judiciary cmte should move ahead with
NEWS: Sen. Jeff Flake (R-Ariz.) tells me in an intv he that doesn’t think the Judiciary Cmte should move ahead with its Thursday vote on Kavanaugh until they hear more from Christine Blasey Ford. “For me, we can’t vote until we hear more.”
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fireworks inside today s senate gop luncheon this is your fault sen ron johnson r wis told majority leader mit
FIREWORKS inside today's Senate GOP luncheon.

“This is your fault,” Sen. Ron Johnson (R-Wis.) told Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.).

“Are you suggesting I’m enjoying this?” McConnell snapped back.

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senate gop whip john cornyn explaining why rachel mitchell stopped asking qs partway through frankly i think t
Senate GOP Whip John Cornyn explaining why Rachel Mitchell stopped asking Qs partway through: “Frankly, I think there was some frustration among the senators that they thought there were arguments that needed to be made, that she frankly was not equipped to make.”
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dnc chair tom perez says all of the 1m the cmte spent on alabama went toward african american and millennial t
DNC Chair Tom Perez says all of the $1M the cmte spent on Alabama went toward African American and millennial turnout.
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senate majority leader mitch mcconnell just walked into his office in the capitol i asked him whether he belie
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell just walked into his office in the Capitol. I asked him whether he believes Ford’s allegations, whether she or Kavanaugh should testify before the Judiciary Committee and whether he still supports his nomination.

He did not respond.
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news w rachel mitchell an az sex crimes prosecutor has emerged as senate republicans choice to question kavana
NEWS, w/ : Rachel Mitchell, an AZ sex crimes prosecutor, has emerged as Senate Republicans' choice to question Kavanaugh's accuser before the Judiciary panel, per two people familiar w/the decision.
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one thing that could be healthy for the democratic party to unify is for senator sanders and secretary clinton
“One thing that could be healthy for the Democratic Party to unify is for Senator Sanders and Secretary Clinton to meet and to articulate the common goal of defeating Donald Trump,” said Rep. Ro Khanna (D-Calif.), a natl co-chair of the Sanders campaign.

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cruz says america should ask one question man interjects are you canadian man cruz is debating repeats it
Cruz says America should ask one question. Man interjects: "Are you Canadian?" Man Cruz is debating repeats it.
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news arizona gov doug ducey will appoint fellow republican rep martha mcsally to the senate he said tuesday sh
NEWS: Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey will appoint fellow Republican Rep. Martha McSally to the Senate, he said Tuesday. She will fill the seat long-held by John McCain. Republican Jon Kyl is vacating the seat on 12/31.
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for mcconnell this is the culmination of a years long gambit that started with stymieing president barack obam
For McConnell, this is the culmination of a years-long gambit that started with stymieing President Barack Obama’s judicial nominees, most notably Supreme Court choice Merrick Garland, and creating a backlog of vacancies on the nation’s highest courts.

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