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Trump Wishes 'RINOs' and 'Losers of the World' Happy Father's Day in Bizarre Statement

Former President Donald Trump sent out a bizarre Father's Day message, taking aim at his political opponents and critics in a backhanded message marking the holiday. Banned from Twitter and Facebook, Trump's divisive and confrontational messages have become less common in recent months. But the former president regularly releases official statements, often to criticize President Joe Biden or other political rivals.
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Candace Owens Slammed for 'Alex Jones Tells the Truth' Comment

Controversial political commentator Candace Owens faces backlash after tweeting that conspiracy theorist Alex Jones "tells the truth." Owens compared Jones to MSNBC host Rachel Maddow in a tweet on Saturday. She said the two media hosts were "the same person" but "flipped." Somebody told me that Rachel Maddow and Alex...
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President Joe Biden to visit North Carolina this week

RALEIGH, N.C. — President Joe Biden will visit North Carolina this week to encourage vaccinations. The White House said in a release that Biden will travel to Raleigh on June 24. He's planning to highlight the ease of getting vaccinated, encourage vaccinations and mobilize grassroots vaccine education and outreach efforts,...
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Delta variant is ‘coronavirus on steroids’, former WH adviser says as it sweeps through Kansas and Mississippi

A former White House adviser has described the Delta variant as “coronavirus on steroids” as cases of the strain hit rural Kansas and Mississippi.Former White House senior adviser for the administration’s coronavirus response, Andy Slavitt, made the worrying analogy in an interview on MSNBC’s Morning Joe on Thursday.“Look, I think we should think of this as Covid on steroids,” he said. “Before, you walked into a room it took you 10 minutes to get exposed to Covid now you could get exposed in something like five minutes.”The former White House adviser said that those who “haven’t been vaccinated should...
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3 famous people who lived in Galesburg, Illinois

When I went to college in Galesburg, the one name that kept popping up was Carl Sandburg. Carl Sandburg's name was called out as being Galesburg's most famous resident. Sandburg is the renowned poet and author who won three Pulitzer Prizes in poetry and for his biography of Abraham Lincoln.
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Afghanistan's president coming to Washington on Friday

As the U.S. troop withdrawal accelerates, President Biden will welcome Afghan President Ashraf Ghani and Abdullah Abdullah, chairman of Afghanistan’s High Council for National Reconciliation, at the White House on Friday. Our thought bubble: Axios politics editor Glen Johnson, who traveled to Afghanistan while working for Secretary of State John...
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The undying myth of GOP ‘obstructionism’

The media have spent the Joe Biden presidency thus far pressuring moderate Democrats to join the left’s efforts to destroy the filibuster. One way they do this is by cobbling together revisionist histories that cast Republicans as uniquely obstructionist and undemocratic. CNN’s White House correspondent John Harwood lays out that...
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Top Local Stories & 4th Of July Events Across The County (6/20/2021)

ROBERTSON COUNTY TENNESSEE: (Smokey Barn News) – Welcome to Smokey’s Community news column. It’s a look back at this week’s top community news in and around Robertson County. Smokey’s People & Community News column highlights local stories of people, schools, community events, and charities that continue to make Robertson County...
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Schiff says U.S. should go "on offense" against cyberattacks

House Intelligence Chairman Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) told CBS' "Face the Nation" Sunday that the United States should "go more on offense" to prevent cyberattacks. Why it matters: Cyber security is in the spotlight after the recent ransomware attack on America's Colonial Pipeline by Russia-based cybercrime group Darkside. Cyber attacks were...
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Democrats seek new ways to expand Medicaid in holdout states

Congressional Democrats are pushing legislation that would expand Medicaid in states that have so far refused to do so, seeking to fill one of the major remaining holes in the Affordable Care Act. There are currently 12 states where Republicans have refused to accept the expansion of Medicaid eligibility provided...