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The Raw Story (also stylized as RawStory) is an American online tabloid founded in 2004 by John K. Byrne. It covers current national and international political events and publishes its own editorials which tend to advocate for progressive positions. The Raw Story is a news site, bringing attention to stories that it sees as downplayed or ignored by other media outlets.Source
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Florida man prohibited from bringing cardboard cutout of Trump to dialysis clinic for emotional support

Florida man prohibited from bringing cardboard cutout of Trump to dialysis clinic for emotional support

RED BARBLUE BAROn Thursday, ABC 13 News that a man undergoing dialysis for end-stage renal failure in Port St. Lucie, Florida was prohibited from bringing a life-size cardboard cutout to the Fresenius Kidney Care clinic to stand next to his chair while undergoing treatment, which he said he needs for emotional support.Nelson Gibson said that his family is not allowed to sit with him for the duration of his treatment, which lasts three and a half hours several times a week, so he started bringing a framed picture of himself with the president to feel more comfortable. When no one complained,...

February 17, 2020
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Trump’s US delegation was ‘dumbfounded’ by hostile reception at Munich conference: report

Trump’s US delegation was ‘dumbfounded’ by hostile reception at Munich conference: report

RED BARBLUE BARADVERTISEMENTADVERTISEMENTADVERTISEMENT… then let us make a small request. Like you, we here at Raw Story believe in the power of progressive journalism. Raw Story readers power David Cay Johnston’s DCReport, which we've expanded to keep watch in Washington. We’ve exposed billionaire and uncovered White House efforts to . We’ve revealed , and legal efforts to harm workers exploited by . And unlike other news outlets, we’ve decided to make our original content free. But we need your support to do what we do.Raw Story is independent. Unhinged from billionaires and corporate...

February 17, 2020
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Ex-Republican Clint Eastwood makes call to dump Trump in Wall Street Journal interview

Ex-Republican Clint Eastwood makes call to dump Trump in Wall Street Journal interview

RED BARBLUE BARIn an interview with the Wall Street Journal, — who once ran and won as a Republican for mayor of Carmel, California — said it is time  for the country to move on from Donald Trump.Eastwood, who memorably spoke at the 2012 Republican convention made his comments at the end of an interview about his films and the #metoo movement.ADVERTISEMENTSpeaking with the Wall Street Journal’s Tunku Varadarajan, the 89-year-old Hollywood legend recalled meeting Trump years ago and was asked about the current political climate after three years of Trump at the helm.“As for the domestic...

February 22, 2020
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Businessman tells conservative publication he helped Saudis make millions in illegal donations to Trump campaign

Businessman tells conservative publication he helped Saudis make millions in illegal donations to Trump campaign

RED BARBLUE BARAndy Khawaja, a Lebanese-American businessman, that he helped Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates illegally funnel millions of dollars to President Donald Trump’s campaign in 2016.In an interview with Spectator’s Paul Wood, Khawaja claims that he sold technology to political operative George Nader that helped him conceal millions of dollars’ worth of donations from Saudi Arabia and UAE as small contributions made by American citizens.ADVERTISEMENT“He says that to keep it secret, they disguised the money as small donations from Americans, using stolen identities and...

February 25, 2020
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Brazilian spokesperson tests positive for COVID-19 after he meets with Trump and Pence at Mar-a-Lago

Brazilian spokesperson tests positive for COVID-19 after he meets with Trump and Pence at Mar-a-Lago

RED BARBLUE BARFabio Wajngarten, a spokesperson for Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro, has tested positive for COVID-19 after meeting with President Donald Trump last week.Reuters that Wajngarten was being tested for the the novel coronavirus.Brazilian media confirmed on Thursday that Wajngarten’s test results are positive for COVID-19.A photo quickly emerged of the official meeting with Trump and Vice President Mike Pence at Mar-a-Lago recently. It is unclear if either of the U.S. leaders plans to be tested. ADVERTISEMENTThe Brazilian newspaper now also reporting that Wajngarten tested...

March 13, 2020
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Asia’s richest man to donate 500,000 coronavirus testing kits and 1 million masks to U.S

Asia’s richest man to donate 500,000 coronavirus testing kits and 1 million masks to U.S

RED BARBLUE BARThe richest man in Asia, Jack Ma, is planning to ship 500,000 testing kits and 1 million masks to the U.S. in an effort to combat the growing coronavirus pandemic, .Testing delays have been a constant problem across the U.S. as the outbreak spreads, sparking concerns that the number of Americans infected is being grossly underreported.“Drawing from my own country’s experience, speedy and accurate testing and adequate personal protective equipment for medical professionals are most effective in preventing the spread of the virus,” read a statement from Ma’s charitable...

March 13, 2020
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Trump declares coronavirus ‘National Day of Prayer’ — and suggests looking to God for ‘protection’

Trump declares coronavirus ‘National Day of Prayer’ — and suggests looking to God for ‘protection’

RED BARBLUE BARThe leader of the free world urged people to pray as he continues to receive harsh criticism for his response to the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic.“It is my great honor to declare Sunday, March 15th as a National Day of Prayer,” Trump tweeted.“We are a Country that, throughout our history, has looked to God for protection and strength in times like these,” he argued.ADVERTISEMENT“No matter where you may be, I encourage you to turn towards prayer in an act of faith. Together, we will easily PREVAIL!” he predicted.….No matter where you may be, I encourage you to turn towards...

March 13, 2020
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Court strikes down GOP law designed to block college students from voting in New Hampshire

Court strikes down GOP law designed to block college students from voting in New Hampshire

RED BARBLUE BAROn Thursday, a state court in New Hampshire Senate Bill 3 — one of a pair of controversial GOP-backed voting laws that in tandem make it significantly harder for college students in the state to vote.BREAKING: New Hampshire Court strikes down SB.3–the voter registration law aimed at disenfranchising college students. Big victory for voting rights in NH and and .I couldn't be prouder of my team.— Marc E. Elias (@marceelias) ADVERTISEMENTSB3 creates new and onerous requirements for voters to prove they are a resident of the state when voting, requires them to sign an affidavit...

April 17, 2020
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Former Wells Fargo CEO wants Americans back to work next month: ‘Some may even die, I don’t know’

Former Wells Fargo CEO wants Americans back to work next month: ‘Some may even die, I don’t know’

RED BARBLUE BARRichard Kovacevich, the former CEO of Wells Fargo, wants Americans to get back to their jobs — even if it kills them.In , Kovacevich said that he thinks we have to get Americans working again sometime by the end of next month. Although he’d prefer to have them come back after the coronavirus pandemic is under control, he said the risks to the economy were too great to keep them out much longer.ADVERTISEMENT“We’ll gradually bring those people back and see what happens,” he said. Some of them will get sick, some may even die, I don’t know… Do you want to suffer more...

April 17, 2020
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‘These people are the destruction of America’: Conservative host ripped for attack on Korean Oscar winner Bong Joon-ho

‘These people are the destruction of America’: Conservative host ripped for attack on Korean Oscar winner Bong Joon-ho

RED BARBLUE BARBlazeTV host Jon Miller took to Twitter after Korean director and screenwriter Bong Joon-ho won the Oscar for best screenplay for “Parasite” to complain about him not speaking English.“A man named Bong Joon Ho wins #Oscar for best original screenplay over Once Upon a Time in Hollywood and 1917,” wrote Miller. “Acceptance speech was: ‘GREAT HONOR. THANK YOU.’ Then he proceeds to give the rest of his speech in Korean. These people are the destruction of America.”ADVERTISEMENTA man named Bong Joon Ho wins for best original screenplay over Once Upon a Time in Hollywood and...

February 17, 2020
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