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ctrlf iran zero results
CTRL+F “Iran,” zero results
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i mean if there s a standard here it s that the ag and watchdog groups can pound the defeated party s candidat
I mean, if there's a standard here, it's that the AG and watchdog groups can pound the defeated party's candidate for at least two years after the last election.
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the assumption is that schultzs campaign team cashed in huge but people like burton gave up years of lucrative
The assumption is that Schultz’s campaign team cashed in huge, but people like Burton gave up years of lucrative Dem campaign consulting. You can get very rich helping candidates win (or even lose) House races.
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rnc is highlighting how trump supporters have organized 700 maga meet ups thats not small but two months ago t
RNC is highlighting how Trump supporters have organized “700 MAGA meet-ups.”

That’s not small… but two months ago, there were around *5000* organizing house parties and events for Bernie Sanders.
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is this an inability to comprehend english or just dishonesty biden was addressing and to some extent lecturin
Is this an inability to comprehend English, or just dishonesty? Biden was addressing (and to some extent lecturing) a crowd of activists, telling them that they had to work within the system.
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also if someone disagrees that ramble tamble is the best ccr song report them to the police
Also, if someone disagrees that “Ramble Tamble” is the best CCR song, report them to the police.
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when you namesearch your crush but you accidentally tweet it
when you namesearch your crush but you accidentally tweet it
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stop being mad online and listen to the isley brothers covering todd rundgren
Stop being mad online and listen to The Isley Brothers covering Todd Rundgren
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guess who has two thumbs and a complete set of nge dvds
Guess who has two thumbs and a complete set of NGE dvds?
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no he was saying it was obviously not an option the coverage of this i saw after the first few hours reflected
@JohnCornyn No, he was saying it was obviously not an option. The coverage of this I saw after the first few hours reflected that. It was basically a statement of why it’s unrealistic to promise “revolution.”

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hes not going to sign a bill that doesnt have money for the wall if he gives in now thats the end of 2019 in t
"He’s not going to sign a bill that doesn’t have money for the wall... if he gives in now, that’s the end of 2019 in terms of him being an effective president. That’s probably the end of his presidency."

- Lindsey Graham, January 2
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did you write this tweet between shifts at the steel mill
Did you write this tweet between shifts at the steel mill
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attn trolls it s not doxxing to identify people who appeared in public at a rally and have given media intervi
Attn trolls: It's not "doxxing" to identify people who appeared in public at a rally and have given media interviews about their beliefs.
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last month flake joined every senate r to confirm john bush who wrote birther blog posts as a federal judge
Last month, Flake joined every Senate R to confirm John Bush, who wrote birther blog posts, as a federal judge.
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my brain keeps returning to the sentence a transgender heavy metal singer defeated the author of virginias ant
My brain keeps returning to the sentence “a transgender heavy metal singer defeated the author of Virginia’s anti-trans bathroom bill."
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if the people who wrote this bill were proud of it they wouldnt be forcing this vote in the dead of night mitc
"If the people who wrote this bill were proud of it, they wouldn’t be forcing this vote in the dead of night." -- Mitch McConnell, 2009
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warren explaining the wealth tax how many people here own a home most hands go up youve been paying a wealth t
Warren explaining the wealth tax: "How many people here own a home?" Most hands go up. "You’ve been paying a wealth tax for years. They just call it a property tax. I just want their tax to include the diamonds, the yachts, and the Rembrandts."
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if trump doesn t watch out key republicans may pronounce his comments disappointing before donating to his re
If Trump doesn't watch out, key Republicans may pronounce his comments "disappointing" before donating to his re-elect and voting for him.
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advice from an obama admin econ policy vet democats should never again allow republicans to complain that we c
Advice from an Obama admin econ policy vet: "Democats should never again allow Republicans to complain that we can’t afford a particular social program because of its deficit implications. 'We can't afford it' is over."
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there s a trump tweet for everything
There's a Trump tweet for everything.
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