The Time Kimberly Guilfoyle Got COVID-19—and Montana Heard Nothing

Long before the Rose Garden disaster, a fly-fishing campaign trip that featured few masks produced a high-profile COVID-19 case—and some pissed-off residents. When Kimberly Guilfoyle tested positive for COVID-19 before Donald Trump’s July Mount Rushmore speech, it seemed like the result came back just in the nick of time. She and her boyfriend, who happens to be the president’s […]

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Trump and Biden condemn shooting of Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputies

COMPTON, Calif. — President Trump and Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden on Sunday denounced what police called an ambush of two Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputies and said the attacker, still at large, should face harsh punishment. The sheriff expressed optimism Sunday that the deputies would recover after being shot Saturday night as they sat […]

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Nooses, hangings and cross burnings: Imagery of America’s dark racial history sparks fear nationwide

PALMDALE, Calif. — Some of the ugliest, most resonant symbols of the nation’s history of racial violence have returned after more than half a century to galvanize national demonstrations in recent weeks driven by the Black Lives Matter movement. On both coasts, black men have been found hanging from tree branches, suspected suicides that have […]

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In Los Angeles, activists call for an end to police abuse against black LGBTQ Americans

Donning rainbow attire, face masks and tutus, protesters marched down West Hollywood’s main strip Sunday to call for an end to police brutality against black LGBTQ Americans. For the hundreds of protesters who marched in Los Angeles, the demonstration was an opportunity for solidarity and celebration. Marchers sang the names of Riah Milton of Ohio […]

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Revenge of the Obamacrats

Obama’s top environmental official wanted nothing to do with politics after leaving the government. What did it take to bring her back? Washington legend has it that bureaucrats and political operatives overwhelmingly stay in issue advocacy or politics after their bosses leave office. But that notion is decades out-of-date. These days, many top officials who […]

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How Ditching the Iowa Caucus Could Remake the Biofuels Debate

If politicians no longer coveted that early “Iowa bump,” would they still feel compelled to support ethanol subsidies? In the wake of Iowa’s caucus vote-counting disaster, political staffers and pollsters alike are reconsidering the state’s “first in the nation to vote” status. The quaint caucuses and infamous fry-forward state fair could disappear were Iowa to […]

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