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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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There must be a ‘real reckoning’ for Trump’s abuses if Biden wins: Princeton history professor

There must be a ‘real reckoning’ for Trump’s abuses if Biden wins: Princeton history professor

RED BARBLUE BARAs vehemently as far-right Republicans hated President Barack Obama when he was in office, the fact is that Obama had a decidedly centrist administration and often expressed his desire to work with Republicans along bipartisan lines. Former First Lady  has made it clear that despite her policy differences with President George W. Bush, she really likes him as a person. But Journalist Kevin M. Kruse, in a , argues that President Obama was too nice for his own good — and stresses that if Obama’s former vice president, Joe Biden, defeats President Donald Trump in November, he...

July 9, 2020
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Here’s why federal cops in Portland are just Trump’s warmup for election day

Here’s why federal cops in Portland are just Trump’s warmup for election day

RED BARBLUE BARA couple of days before the Fourth of July, I was walking home after a proper, socially distanced outdoor breakfast with a good friend, and noticed on my lower Manhattan block two white sedans marked in red and blue, “US Department of Homeland Security.”I thought it was odd. I’d never seen them in my neighborhood before, and what especially struck me was that the cars each had those heavily reinforced partitions separating the driver’s seat from the back—like in a police car for holding someone arrested or being taken in for questioning.ADVERTISEMENTWhat gives? I never could...

July 21, 2020
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Yale psychiatrist backs Mary Trump’s assessment of her uncle: ‘He is mentally incapable of leading’

Yale psychiatrist backs Mary Trump’s assessment of her uncle: ‘He is mentally incapable of leading’

RED BARBLUE BARA Yale psychiatrist who has sounded the alarm on President Donald Trump’s mental health for years says that Mary Trump’s book warning that her uncle is too unstable to lead the country corroborates what mental health professionals have been saying since before the president took office.Mary Trump, a clinical psychologist, wrote in her new book  that she believes her uncle suffers from multiple personality disorders.ADVERTISEMENT“I have no problem calling Donald a narcissist — he meets all nine criteria. But the label gets us only so far,” . “A case could be made that he also...

July 31, 2020
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GOP county chair in Arkansas dies from COVID-19 – his committee hosted a maskless gathering last month

GOP county chair in Arkansas dies from COVID-19 – his committee hosted a maskless gathering last month

RED BARBLUE BARThe chairman of the in Arkansas has died from complications while fighting the coronavirus, reported KAIT8 News.Steven Farmer’s GOP committee hosted a social gathering with Sen. Tom Cotton (R-AR) and Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-TX), who just recovered from COVID-19, in mid-September. The Reagan Day event was photographed extensively, and it showed very few masks being worn and no social distancing.ADVERTISEMENTFarmer was admitted to the hospital on Sept. 18, just four days after the GOP event. He was put in the ICU and placed on a ventilator.It is unclear when Farmer was first...

October 10, 2020
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Missouri health care worker tells shocking tales of COVID-positive people ‘lying’ about quarantine while shopping at Walmart

Missouri health care worker tells shocking tales of COVID-positive people ‘lying’ about quarantine while shopping at Walmart

RED BARBLUE BARA health care worker in Missouri is breaking her silence on what she’s experienced behind-the-scenes during the coronavirus pandemic now responsible for 250,000 lives in the United States.“We hired 10 contact tracers to track the spread, starting in August, but the real problem we keep running into is community cooperation. We call everyone that’s had a positive test and say, ‘Hey, this is your local health department. We’re trying to interrupt disease transmission, and we’d love your help.’ It’s nothing new,” Amber Elliott, health director in St. Francois County, wrote in an...

November 20, 2020
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MyPillow company now a ‘dumpster fire’ that ‘no brand wants to associate with’: business expert

MyPillow company now a ‘dumpster fire’ that ‘no brand wants to associate with’: business expert

-Mike Lindell of My Pillow/ScreenshotMyPillow CEO Mike Lindell has found his company publicly shunned after he pushed the conspiracy theories about voter fraud that resulted in the fatal January 6th insurrection at the U.S. Capitol.In early December, Lindell called for Republicans to . The businessman also bankrolling the legal efforts to overturn the will of the voters.In January, even after the fatal insurrection, Lindell went to Trump's White House with notes that mentioned "." Afterwards he said he was .Lindell has been bothered by the backlash against his company, -- which has also...

January 23, 2021
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GOP officials stunned by new party members who are only interested in 'blowing things up'

GOP officials stunned by new party members who are only interested in 'blowing things up'

--North Carolina Trump rally crowd (Photo: Screen capture)In a column for the conservative Bulwark, two high-ranking officials in the Wisconsin Republican Party revealed that they tried to pass a resolution condemning violence by either side of the political sphere only to see it drawn to the party by Donald Trump.According to Kevin Barthel, a former member of the Executive Committee of the Republican Party of Wisconsin, and John F. Foote, a former vice-chairman of the , they submitted a resolution to the Oconto County Republican Party on Feb. 13th that read, in part: "Therefore Be It...

February 23, 2021
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Texas is facing a wave of event cancellations after GOP governor ended mask mandate

Texas is facing a wave of event cancellations after GOP governor ended mask mandate

--At least four organizations canceled conferences or conventions in Austin, citing health concerns after Texas ended its statewide mask mandate earlier this month. The cancellations cost the Hilton Austin hotel $350,000 in revenue, according to Austin Convention Enterprises, a city-created corporation that owns and manages the hotel."These were rooms that were already on the books, and largely what we saw was fallout, ironically, from the governor opening the economy," said Joe Bolash, Hilton Austin general manager, during a March 16 Austin Convention Enterprises board meeting. "It was...

March 26, 2021
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Matt Gaetz ridiculed for leaving evidence by reportedly paying for sex workers with Cash App

Matt Gaetz ridiculed for leaving evidence by reportedly paying for sex workers with Cash App

--FacebookRep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL) had a disastrous Thursday as The New York Times published a bombshell titled, ".""A Justice Department investigation into Representative Matt Gaetz and an indicted Florida politician is focusing on their involvement with multiple women who were recruited online for sex and received cash payments, according to people close to the investigation and text messages and payment receipts reviewed by The New York Times. Investigators believe Joel Greenberg, the former tax collector in Seminole County, Fla., who was indicted last year on a federal sex trafficking...

April 2, 2021
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Former Maine Governor LePage ridiculed for anti-lockdown stunt: ‘The perfect metaphor for Republican leadership’

Former Maine Governor LePage ridiculed for anti-lockdown stunt: ‘The perfect metaphor for Republican leadership’

RED BARBLUE BARMaine’s former Republican governor attended an anti-lockdown protest in Augusta on Saturday — but refused to get out of his car.“Former governor Paul LePage briefly returned to Blaine House on Saturday for a protest of the business restrictions that its current occupant, Gov. Janet Mills, has put in place to prevent the spread of the coronavirus,” the Bangor Daily News . “LePage did not even appear to leave the vehicle — with its Florida plates — that he drove to the rally.”ADVERTISEMENT“Instead, in what may have been a way to avoid violating Maine’s requirement that...

May 17, 2020
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