Category: News & Politics

‘Queer Eye’ Karamo Brown’s Tips for Dealing With Political Differences at the Holidays | NowThis

‘Queer Eye’ star Karamo Brown has some smart advice for dealing with family political differences during the holidays. » Subscribe to NowThis: http://go.nowth.is/News_Subscribe Nervous about discussing politics at the dinner table this holiday season? ‘Queer Eye’s Karamo Brown has some…

Republican Reps Question Google CEO Sundar Pichai Over ‘Bias’ Against GOP | NowThis

These GOP reps think Google has a ‘bias’ because they don’t like the search results. » Subscribe to NowThis: http://go.nowth.is/News_Subscribe Confused Republican representatives in Congress confronted Google CEO Sundar Pichai about the company’s ‘bias’ against Republicans because they don’t like…
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Congress Was Confused by the Internet During Hearing With Google CEO | NowThis

Congress having no idea how the internet works, part II. » Subscribe to NowThis: http://go.nowth.is/News_Subscribe Google CEO Sundar Pichai was brought in for a hearing with members of Congress about political bias in search results. But as the hearing went…
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China Has Detained More Than a Million Muslims | Op-Ed | NowThis

China has detained more than a million Muslims in concentration camps — and no one is doing anything about it. » Subscribe to NowThis: http://go.nowth.is/News_Subscribe Aydin Anwar, Uyghur American Activist: ‘Right now, China’s detained over a million Uyghurs and other…
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Who Is Roger Severino? Narrated by Pat Regan | NowThis

Roger Severino is the devout Catholic, conservative mastermind behind the Trump admin’s crusade against transgender Americans — even though his job is to protect the health and well-being of all citizens. Comedian Pat Regan explains how Severino overcame discrimination only…
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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s Chief of Staff on Acting Fast in Congress | Op-Ed | NowThis

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez took on Amazon, joined a sit-in outside Nancy Pelosi’s office, and became an Instagram star — and all during her orientation week. Ocasio-Cortez’s chief of staff Saikat Chakrabarti relayed the whirlwind week. » Subscribe to NowThis: http://go.nowth.is/News_Subscribe Alexandria…
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How Russian & U.S. Christians Fight Progressivism | The Russia Desk | NowThis

Welcome the World Congress of Families conference: An international radical right wing conference that convenes to organize against the spread of progressive ideas. This is the backdrop by which American Christians learned to rationalize President Donald Trump’s behavior, take the…
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Secret Service Plans Facial Recognition Tech Around White House | NowThis

The White House might start using facial recognition tech — but the ACLU and experts have concerns. » Subscribe to NowThis: http://go.nowth.is/News_Subscribe The U.S. Secret Service (USSS) plans to pilot facial recognition tech around the White House, including surrounding public…
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Former Chipotle Employee Details Animal Abuse and Inhumane Practices | Op-Ed | NowThis

This former Chipotle manager saw animals living in inhumane conditions in one of the chain’s supplier farms — despite its claim to only serve ‘food with integrity.’ » Subscribe to NowThis: http://go.nowth.is/News_Subscribe Rachel Ziegler: ‘Even when I was serving people…
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Why Politicians Need To Run On Climate Change | Op-Ed | NowThis

We can’t give up on climate change prevention just because of who’s in the White House — here’s how cities can act now to save our planet, according to NYC Council Member Rafael L. Espinal Jr. » Subscribe to NowThis:…
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Why There Should Be a Comedian at the White House Correspondents’ Dinner | Op-Ed | NowThis

Here’s why it’s a huge mistake not to have a comedian at the White House Correspondents’ Dinner, according to former Obama staffer David Litt. » Subscribe to NowThis: http://go.nowth.is/News_Subscribe Last year, as you probably remember, the Trump White House manufactured…
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Congressman-Elect Max Rose On Rejecting Lobbyist Money | Op-Ed | NowThis

‘It’s time for Democrats, and all politicians for that matter, to tell federal lobbyists to keep their damn money.’ —Congressman-elect Max Rose is done with lobbyists buying policy. » Subscribe to NowThis: http://go.nowth.is/News_Subscribe Staten Island, New York, Congressman-elect Max Rose…
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Alexis Bloom: Filmmaker of ‘Divide and Conquer: The Story of Roger Alies’ | NowThis

‘You’d have to be a half-witted martian not to see that women’s value on Fox is sexual.’ — Filmmaker Alexis Bloom is exposing Fox News and former CEO Roger Ailes in her new doc. » Subscribe to NowThis: http://go.nowth.is/News_Subscribe ‘It…
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Senator Sherrod Brown Responds to GM Job Cuts | Op-Ed | NowThis

Sen. Sherrod Brown just called out the Trump administration for abandoning workers affected by the GM layoffs. » Subscribe to NowThis: http://go.nowth.is/News_Subscribe Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH): ‘The same week that General Motors announced the stopping of production where only 5,000…
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DNC chair praises George H.W. Bush: He ‘put country over party every day’

DNC chair Tom Perez said America has a “hunger for the likes of people like George Herbert Walker Bush who did put country over party every day.” | Branden Camp/AP photo Democratic National Committee Chairman Tom Perez praised late President…
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How will Trump take Amazon move? ‘He will think Bezos made this decision to stick it to him.’

Jeff Bezos, who was this year named the world’s richest man, has been increasing his profile in the nation’s capital, even as the president has accelerated his attacks on Amazon. | Cliff Owen/AP photo Amazon’s move to establish a new…
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Kasich: ‘A pox on both houses’ for Kavanaugh confirmation process

Ohio Gov. John Kasich said it would have made sense for the White House to work with Democrats to select a conservative justice who would be acceptable. | Mark Wilson/Getty Images Ohio Gov. John Kasich on Sunday warned that Republicans…
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Avenatti stars in ‘avenging angel’ role

Michael Avenatti’s ascent from no-name to a household name in just six months hasn’t gone unnoticed among political professionals. | Spencer Platt/Getty Images Legal For the third time this year, the attorney and 2020 presidential prospect has rolled a grenade…
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The nation’s cartoonists on the week in politics

Cartoon Carousel Every week political cartoonists throughout the country and across the political spectrum apply their ink-stained skills to capture the foibles, memes, hypocrisies and other head-slapping events in the world of politics. The fruits of these labors are hundreds…
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Behind the scenes as the Kavanaugh nomination hit the rocks

Republicans remain optimistic that Brett Kavanaugh will be confirmed to the Supreme Court. | Getty Images/POLITICO Nerdcast By SCOTT BLAND, MICAELA RODRIGUEZ and DAVE SHAW 09/21/2018 05:24 AM EDT Share on Facebook Share on Twitter .cms-textAlign-left{text-align:left;}.cms-textAlign-center{text-align:center;}.cms-textAlign-right{text-align:right;}.cms-magazineStyles-smallCaps{font-variant:small-caps;} It’s time for a…
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