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Top Democrats are getting behind a progressive black Muslim for DNC chair

Chuck Schumer, have come out in support of Minnesota Rep. Keith Ellison , a 53-year-old Muslim-American who now co-chairs the Congressional Progressive Caucus . Part of that restructuring will involve the DNC's new leadership. Interim Chairwoman Donna Brazile, whom WikiLeaks-released emails reveal had been privately aiding Hillary Clinton since the primaries, apparently was confronted by one DNC staffer. Read More

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Oklahoma student suspended amid racist posts after Trump win

Oklahoma student suspended amid racist posts after Trump win

Officials said they will "take every step possible" to counteract the "appalling bias" represented by the GroupMe account. It was one of many ugly incidents at college campuses across the country this week, including students wearing black face, slurs written or shouted, and angry confrontations as protests continued in many places in the days after Donald Trump was elected president. Read More

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Clinton, Trump split first four states to report

Clinton, Trump split first four states to report

Republican Donald Trump will win Kentucky and IN and Democrat Hillary Clinton will win IN Vermont, according to CNN's first election night projections. "I don't think he's cut out to be no president ", she said. "And people are hurt so badly". "I voted Hillary just because I want Trump to be embarrassed", said Adam Brooks, who spoke to Anadolu Agency at Public School 59 in Manhattan where Trump voted earlier in the day. Read More

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Georgia deputy shot, killed after responding to dispute

Georgia deputy shot, killed after responding to dispute

Special Agent in Charge J.T. Ricketson said Elrod's home surveillance camera captured him drawing a handgun he had concealed on him and shooting the two deputies when one approached him to take him into custody . Smallwood was shot Sunday and was on life support at Medical Center-Navicent Health in Macon. One body has been recovered from the location Kohlhepp pointed out to deputies on Saturday, according to Sheriff Chuck Wright. Read More

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Pence: Chris Christie's role not changing despite Bridgegate

Pence: Chris Christie's role not changing despite Bridgegate

Christie told Charlie Rose on CBS' This Morning that, once again, he had no idea any of this was going on but when he found out, boy howdy, was he outraged. "And they never said that", Christie said . You know me. I'm pretty good at this political game. "I don't remember any - but what I will tell you is this, Charlie: If they would have told me that, "Hey, we're creating traffic in the George Washington Bridge in order to punish the mayor for not endorsing you" I would have remembered ... Read More

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Melania Trump worked in U.S. before getting proper visa

This unexpected information appeared in a few days before the election day. But, in refuting that report , Wildes provided the dates of Melania Trump's arrival and when she obtained her work visa. The GOP nominee's wife has maintained that she came to the United States from Slovenia legally and never violated the terms of her immigration status. Read More

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Ryan, Pence to share stage for Sen. Johnson in Wisconsin

Ryan, Pence to share stage for Sen. Johnson in Wisconsin

Ryan said in Wisconsin, there's always close elections and people should be used to that. The Wisconsin Congressman will likely step down from his leadership role after the November 8 election, according to four House Republicans. But others were furious that Ryan didn't back Trump more vocally, arguing that not fully supporting Trump is like backing Hillary Clinton, who's now under two FBI criminal investigations . Read More

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'Republicans Are Already Treating Clinton's Presidency as Illegitimate'

'Republicans Are Already Treating Clinton's Presidency as Illegitimate'

The Senate Republican blockade of Garland's nomination has been driven in part by outside pressure groups that spent big in the effort to prevent President Obama from naming a third justice to the high court. Hillary Clinton's running mate Sen. Advocates of both major presidential candidates say the next president's nomination of a justice will be one of the most important reasons to vote in the coming presidential election. Read More

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Melania Trump hits the campaign trail for first solo event

Melania Trump hits the campaign trail for first solo event

If Melania Trump is first lady, she'll focus efforts on putting an end to bullying on social media. Longtime Republican Bobbie McAllister of Wayne, Chester County, said Trump was her "15th choice" in the GOP primary, but Clinton's careless use of a personal email server while secretary of state, and her and Bill Clinton's acceptance of lucrative speaking fees from corporate and foreign interests scares her. Read More

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Obama on FBI's Comey: 'We Don't Operate on Innuendo'

Obama on FBI's Comey: 'We Don't Operate on Innuendo'

He actually said , 'Then why are we making them?' And he wants more countries to have nuclear weapons. "Because I think that you being up all night with a sugar rush is exactly what your parents are looking for". "From the very beginning, our mission was to reach Americans and people around the world on the channels and platforms where they already spend their time", the statement said. Read More

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Typhoon leaves 2 dead, strands thousands in Philippines

EDT) as a strong, risky typhoon. A few residents walk on a promenade under a slight rain brought about by Typhoon "Karika" Sunday, Oct. 16, 2016 in Manila, Philippines. Eighty-four climbers were also rescued from three Philippine mountains in the typhoon's path, it added. It will push into northern Luzon, Philippines, as an intense typhoon overnight Wednesday night, local time. Read More

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