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The Supreme Court rejected Sidney Powell election fraud petitions in less than 10 words

The Supreme Court rejected Sidney Powell election fraud petitions in less than 10 words

ShareThe issued the latest rejection of an election fraud challenge in under 10 words, denying three cases filed by pro-Trump attorney Sidney Powell and others Monday morning.The succinct dismissal of the three "" cases marks only the latest blow to former President 's legal efforts to overturn President 's November election victory. Powell and other Trump-aligned attorneys pleaded with the nation's highest court for "extraordinary" speed in addressing their petitions. They described the cases against Arizona and Wisconsin's election results as being of the highest "public importance."But...

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More Texas voters approve of Biden's COVID-19 handling than Trump's: poll

More Texas voters approve of Biden's COVID-19 handling than Trump's: poll

ShareMore Texas voters said they approve of President 's handling of COVID-19 than they did of the responses from either ex-President or current Governor .A new University of Texas/Texas Tribune of 1,200 registered voters found 49 percent said they approve of the job Biden is doing to respond to COVID-19, with 36 percent responding they disapprove.Texas voters were less approving of Trump's pandemic actions in the White House, with 45 percent saying they supported his response and 48 percent replying they did not. Worse yet, 43 percent of those Texans surveyed in October expressed strong...

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Republicans push anti-protest laws in 25 states, protect drivers who hit demonstrators

Republicans push anti-protest laws in 25 states, protect drivers who hit demonstrators

ShareRepublicans in at least 25 states that aim to protect drivers who hit protesters and make it far more difficult for arrested participants to be released from jail.GOP lawmakers in Oklahoma, Iowa, Missouri, Utah and Florida have either introduced or already passed bills that increase penalties for protesters and provide legal protection for even potentially violent counter-protest measures. Nearly a dozen Americans were killed last year by motorists who drove their vehicles through protests in the wake of 's death in Minneapolis. in Oklahoma's State last week passed an "intimidation"...

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Jamie Raskin says he "demolished" Trump lawyers, but can't reason with "religious cult"

Jamie Raskin says he "demolished" Trump lawyers, but can't reason with "religious cult"

ShareLead House impeachment manager Jamie Raskin said on Sunday he "demolished" former President 's legal defense team, but at the end of the day, there is no reasoning with members of a religious cult. He described the effort of he and the other House impeachment managers as a resounding success in both "the court of opinion and the court of history."Asked by Meet the Press host Chuck Todd on why he declined to call witnesses or pursue a dereliction of duty charge, Raskin said "would have found some way to acquit" no matter what case was presented. The Democratic Maryland congressman said...

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Nancy Pelosi praises 7 GOP senators who voted to convict Trump, calls other Republicans "cowardly"

Nancy Pelosi praises 7 GOP senators who voted to convict Trump, calls other Republicans "cowardly"

ShareHouse Speaker offered praise for the seven Republican Party senators who voted to convict former President at Saturday's impeachment vote, while labeling the remaining GOP lawmakers "cowardly."Although the former president was acquitted by a 57-to-43 vote Saturday, Pelosi issued a statement lauding the efforts of the House impeachment managers and the GOP senators who joined them in holding Trump "accountable" for the January 6 attacks in Washington."Today an overwhelming bipartisan vote to convict Donald Trump speaks to the courage of the United States ," she said. "I salute the...

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Majority of Americans want Trump completely removed from politics, poll finds

Majority of Americans want Trump completely removed from politics, poll finds

ShareA 54 percent majority of U.S. voters want former President to "remove himself from politics entirely."Rebuking any hypothetical talk about Trump running for president again in 2024, most Americans would prefer to see him disappear from the public eye altogether.The latest CNBC All-America Economic Survey Friday evening found wide partisan divides on this sentiment—with 81 percent of wanting Trump to vanish entirely, compared to just 26 percent of Republican voters who feel that way. Smaller minorities of frustrated GOP voters want to see Trump either start a third party or remain...

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GOP Rep. Adam Kinzinger says Republicans get elected on "steady diet of fear"

GOP Rep. Adam Kinzinger says Republicans get elected on "steady diet of fear"

ShareIllinois Republican Congressman Adam Kinzinger on Friday said he is willing to "give his career" away by pushing back against the "brainwashing" of the GOP led by former President .Kinzinger, one of 10 House Republicans who voted to impeach Trump, told host Bill Maher he ultimately wants a Republican Party that "isn't crazy" and can be a "productive member of a government that basically has two parties." Although Maher quipped that hasn't happened in decades, Kinzinger said his party has to stop getting elected "on a steady diet of fear." Kinzinger said GOP candidates across the U.S....

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"This is why we fail": Democrats accused of caving on Trump impeachment trial witnesses

"This is why we fail": Democrats accused of caving on Trump impeachment trial witnesses

ShareJust hours after pulling together a surprise 55-45 vote in favor of calling impeachment witnesses, struck a deal with former President 's lawyers to avoid any in-person testimony —a move widely derided by left-leaning pundits and sitting Democratic lawmakers alike.Democratic House impeachment managers and senators are being ridiculed for "capitulating" to after they threatened to filibuster all business— including COVID-19 relief—if the trial proceeded with witnesses. Some senators said witnesses were unlikely to change the minds of the 17 Republicans needed to convict, but many Trump...

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Biden admin keeps pressure on Putin, blasts "harsh tactics" against pro-Navalny protesters

Biden admin keeps pressure on Putin, blasts "harsh tactics" against pro-Navalny protesters

ShareThe Biden administration on Sunday offered support for the thousands of "peaceful protesters" across Russia who've come out in support of jailed critic, Alexei Navalny—while also calling for the immediate release of the 3,300 demonstrators arrested over the weekend.U.S. Secretary of State kept up pressure on the Kremlin Sunday to pull back on the extremely tight security measures and police crackdowns which are intended to quash pro-Navalny protests across the country's 11 time zones."The U.S. condemns the persistent use of harsh tactics against peaceful protesters and journalists by...

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Just one-third of Georgia voters view Republican Party favorably, poll finds

Just one-third of Georgia voters view Republican Party favorably, poll finds

ShareIn the wake of Democratic victories in both the and presidential elections, just one-third of Georgia voters say they have a favorable view of the Republican Party.A new poll released Saturday by the Atlanta Journal-Constitution newspaper a majority of Georgia voters have unfavorable views of President , GOP Governor Brian Kemp and the Republican Party as a whole. Thirty-four percent of those surveyed said they have a favorable view of the GOP, while 59 percent have an unfavorable view of the party overall. Meanwhile, exactly half of Georgia voters said they have a favorable view of...

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U.S. records worst poverty spike since 1960s, Black Americans hit hardest

U.S. records worst poverty spike since 1960s, Black Americans hit hardest

ShareThe U.S. recorded its sharpest spike in the poverty rate since the 1960s, with 8 million Americans being added to the government designation of poor by the end of 2020.The U.S. poverty rate rose by 2.4 percentage points during the final months of 2020 amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic and lingering economic stagnation. Economists from the University of Chicago and University of Notre Dame said the nation saw the largest annual increase in poverty in nearly 60 years.Black Americans were hit the hardest during this time period. The poverty rate for Black Americans jumped by 5.4...

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GOP Rep. Mo Brooks defends fiery speech before Capitol attack: "We were depressed"

GOP Rep. Mo Brooks defends fiery speech before Capitol attack: "We were depressed"

ShareGOP Representative Mo Brooks was the keynote speaker at a "Free the Speech" rally in Priceville, Alabama, Saturday, despite numerous demands for his resignation over a fiery speech he gave to President 's supporters just before the January 6 U.S. Capitol attack.The Morgan County Republican Executive Committee organized the rally at a Fredricks Outdoor store, which saw at least one former GOP representative urging attendees to "start another [political] party" since the "abandoning" of Trump by . Brooks, who several lawmakers said should resign or be censured over his January 6 remarks,...

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Rand Paul refuses to say election wasn't stolen, blames media for saying "we're all liars"

Rand Paul refuses to say election wasn't stolen, blames media for saying "we're all liars"

ShareKentucky Senator repeatedly refused during an interview to acknowledge that the U.S. presidential election wasn't "stolen" from and instead lashed out at "the media" for writing off who made the unfounded fraud claims.On News' This Week Sunday, host George Stephanopoulos pressed Paul to acknowledge that "this election was not stolen," but the GOP senator continued to challenge the legitimacy of 's presidential victory Sunday morning. He brushed off the 86 legal challenges that were filed by Trump's allies in court—all of which were dismissed. When a visibly frustrated Stephanopoulos...

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Sanders, Warren warn Senate majority will be used in "very aggressive way" if GOP blocks stimulus

Sanders, Warren warn Senate majority will be used in "very aggressive way" if GOP blocks stimulus

ShareVermont Senator said he's prepared to pass major Budget Committee legislation with a simple 51-vote majority, as he and other progressive lawmakers warned not to stall the next stimulus relief package because "we have the majority."Sanders and Massachusetts Senator made independent remarks this week stressing that must "deliver for America," even if congressional Republicans plan on holding up the next pandemic relief bill. Progressives are urging President and fellow Democratic lawmakers to capitalize on their first Senate majority in six years by leveraging the recently demoted...

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United States becomes first country in world to declare China's Uighur treatment genocide

United States becomes first country in world to declare China's Uighur treatment genocide

ShareThe United States became the first country to officially declare Chinese government of Uighur Muslims an act of "genocide," announcing findings Tuesday which found China's policies toward the minority group are "crimes against humanity."Outgoing Secretary of State said U.S. investigation into the Chinese Communist Party's treatment of ethnic and religious minorities found overwhelming evidence China has committed genocide against the Xinjiang region Uighurs. Pompeo said "we are witnessing the systematic attempt to destroy Uighurs by the Chinese party-state" in his Tuesday statement....

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68% in U.S. oppose Trump self-pardon, 58% support Twitter banning him: poll

68% in U.S. oppose Trump self-pardon, 58% support Twitter banning him: poll

ShareA majority of Americans said they support 's current ban on President , and more than two-thirds of them said they oppose him using a self-pardon to avoid potential federal prosecution after he leaves office.According to a new News/Washington Post released Sunday, 54 percent majority of Americans said Trump should be charged with a crime for inciting a riot at the U.S. Capitol on January 6—with 83 percent of respondents saying the president has acted irresponsibly since losing to President-elect .Trump's role in inciting the Capitol riot that left five people dead has provoked even...

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Rudy Giuliani says Republicans against overturning election should leave the party

Rudy Giuliani says Republicans against overturning election should leave the party

SharePresident 's personal attorney said any Republican who is against overturning the November election results should be removed from the party, labeling several GOP lawmakers in Pennsylvania and Arizona "liars" and a "disgrace."Giuliani told Arizona Governor Doug Ducey he "should join another political party" alongside any Republican state legislators who have failed to assist Trump's legal team in overturning President-elect 's victory. Giuliani explained Trump and Vice President 's final legal options to remain in office included their submission of "two sets of state electors" for to...

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Record-breaking 3 million Georgians cast their ballots ahead of Senate runoffs

Record-breaking 3 million Georgians cast their ballots ahead of Senate runoffs

ShareA record 3 million Georgia voters cast their ballots in the state's U.S. Senate runoffs at the end of early voting, with higher turnout coming from traditionally Democratic areas.Georgians voted ahead of the January 5 Senate runoff elections, as incumbent Republican Sentors Kelly Loeffler and David Perdue take on Democratic challengers Raphael Warnock and Jon Ossoff, respectively. The election can swing the current Republican Senate majority in favor of the Democrats should they win, prompting similarly record-breaking fundraising numbers to be dumped into the contest.Georgia's largest...

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Rand Paul ridicules mask-wearing as "all about submission" to government

Rand Paul ridicules mask-wearing as "all about submission" to government

ShareKentucky Senator said "no science" is able to corroborate mask mandates across the country, warning Americans that "submission" is the real aim of public health officials.The Republican senator on Saturday reiterated remarks he made to Fox Business Thursday that "there's no science to keeping schools closed, and there's actually no good science to keeping restaurants closed, in fact there's no good science that anything we've done has changed the trajectory" of the pandemic.Speaking with Breitbart News at the Turning Point USA convention—a gathering of young conservatives—in West Palm...

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Mike Lindell, MyPillow CEO, tweets, then deletes call for Trump to "impose martial law"

Mike Lindell, MyPillow CEO, tweets, then deletes call for Trump to "impose martial law"

ShareMyPillow CEO Mike Lindell, one of President 's most ardent supporters both vocally and financially, escalated his "four more years" chants Saturday to include a new demand.Lindell, whose MyPillow commercials have for years been advertised on Fox News, tweeted and later deleted a call for "martial law" in seven states. His now-deleted Saturday tweet echoed the president's own ridicule of Republican governors Doug Ducey in Arizona and Brian Kemp in Georgia, making unfounded claims that they sold out Trump by refusing to overturn their state election results. The CEO has launched into a...

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Trump supporters mock Biden visit to family grave on 48th anniversary of deadly car crash

Trump supporters mock Biden visit to family grave on 48th anniversary of deadly car crash

ShareSome of President 's most ardent supporters reacted to the Biden family visiting the graves of deceased relatives Friday by accusing the president-elect of "looking for votes" in a cemetery.President-elect and future first lady on Friday marked the 48th anniversary of a 1972 car accident that killed his first wife and infant daughter Naomi. They visited their graves at the Brandywine Roman Catholic Church in Wilmington, Delaware. But Trump supporters clinging on to desperate hopes the president can overturn the November election as a "photo op." This prompted some publications to...

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Bill Gates says Trump's "America first" wrong approach, U.S. vaccines benefited from foreign help

Bill Gates says Trump's "America first" wrong approach, U.S. vaccines benefited from foreign help

ShareMicrosoft's billionaire co-founder Bill Gates volunteered to take a COVID-19 vaccine publicly and said that President 's "America first" approach is "selfish," given that U.S. vaccines benefited from foreign scientists.Gates downplayed Operation Warp Speed's role in pushing companies to develop a U.S. vaccine safely in record time, telling CNN Sunday the first two mRNA vaccines have had "backing for quite some time." The billionaire said Pfizer and Gates Foundation partner BioNTech "did not take government money" and that Moderna received financial support before the creation of...

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Georgia's GOP sec of state condemns "unpatriotic" Trump supporter behavior following death threats

Georgia's GOP sec of state condemns "unpatriotic" Trump supporter behavior following death threats

ShareGeorgia's top election official said Sunday the state legislature is unlikely to hold a special session over election results and that investigators "never found systemic fraud," despite President 's continued unfounded claims otherwise.In an with ABC News' This Week, Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger said state officials "don't see anything that would overturn the will of the people," who voted in favor of President-elect last month. Recently, the president called Raffensperger an "." The Georgia secretary of state said Trump's voter fraud claims are promoting "disunity"...

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Trump supporters in Georgia ask RNC chair Ronna McDaniel why they should vote in Senate runoffs when system is "rigged"

Trump supporters in Georgia ask RNC chair Ronna McDaniel why they should vote in Senate runoffs when system is "rigged"

ShareFrustrated supporters of President in Georgia challenged Republican National Committee Chair Ronna McDaniel on why they should even vote in the upcoming Senate runoffs if "rigged" elections are "already decided."McDaniel's Saturday campaign stop in Marietta, Georgia, appeared to backfire as Trump supporters who have adopted the president's conspiratorial accusations about "voter fraud" asked why their vote even matters. The scene doesn't bode well for Republicans as they look to hang onto a thin U.S. Senate majority that hinges on prevailing in two January 5 runoff elections. Both...

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Majority of voters now feel hopeful about the state of the U.S., poll says

Majority of voters now feel hopeful about the state of the U.S., poll says

ShareA slim majority of American voters now feel "hopeful" about the country since the November 3 elections, but an even larger share remain "angry" and "fearful" over what may happen next.Feelings of hope and pride are rising in the United States, according to a new Pew Research Center conducted of U.S. voters this past week. Supporters of President-elect are far more optimistic about the current state of affairs than those of President , and a majority overall want his legal challenges to stop.But angry and fearful emotions are still running high among both sets of voters. The share of...

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