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Kennedy Warns Of “Death And Decline” Of Democracy

The Associated Press reports: Former Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy, whose retirement created the vacancy that produced the no-holds-barred confirmation fight over Brett Kavanaugh, said Friday maintaining civil discourse is critical to democracy’s survival. Kennedy never spoke directly about Kavanaugh, who was once his law clerk, or the bitter battle unfolding in Congress. But it was on the minds of ...

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The End Looms For Sears, Now A Penny Stock

CNN Money reports: In the latest indignity for a once-grand retailer, the share price fell below $1 on Friday for the first time in the company’s history, dropping as much as 15% to 85 cents in midday trading. Falling into loose-change territory is more than embarrassing. Nasdaq, the exchange where Sears stock trades, could delist the company. Shares of Sears ...

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Bannon Predicts Three-Way WH Race In 2020 [VIDEO]

Politico reports: Former Trump White House strategist Steve Bannon is predicting that the 2020 presidential race could become a three-way contest. Bannon said on “Real Time with Bill Maher” on Friday night that the race could involve a three-way battle between President Trump, a left-leaning senator such as Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) and a centrist candidate such as former New York ...

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ROMANIA: Top Court Backs Rights For Gay Couples

Radio Free Europe reports: Romania’s top court has ruled that gay couples should have the same family rights as heterosexuals, a judgment that comes ahead of a national referendum seeking to ban same-sex marriage. The Constitutional Court ruled that same-sex couples had the same rights to a private and family life as heterosexuals and should “benefit from…. legal and juridical ...

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Women Who Confronted Jeff Flake Speak Out [VIDEO]

The Daily Beast reports: It was all so spontaneous. Maria Gallagher, 23, had come to the Hart Senate office building on Friday morning to protest the nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court. And as part of her responsibilities, she’d been tasked with camping out outside of Sen. Jeff Flake’s office to somehow, someway, persuade him to vote no. ...

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Tucker Carlson: Brett Kavanaugh Is Now A Folk Hero

“At this point Kavanaugh isn’t just a Supreme Court nominee. He is a folk hero to many people, an inspiration to millions. People who have spent the last two years being browbeaten and bullied by their moral inferiors were buoyed by what he said yesterday. These are people who have been told they’re worthless and bigoted. They have been unfairly ...

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CHATTER AWAY: Overnight Open Thread

The New York Daily News reports: A gay penguin couple waddled into trouble when they tried to “kidnap” a baby penguin from its heterosexual parents at Denmark’s Odense Zoo. Zookeeper Sandie Hedgegard Munck told Danish broadcaster DR she knew something was wrong when she saw the only parent couple gone and two homosexual males standing by an unguarded baby. “I ...

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Trump Signals Support For Kevin McCarthy As Speaker

But first they have to hold the majority. The Hill reports: At a private fundraiser at his namesake hotel, President Trump on Thursday night appeared to back Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) to be the next Speaker, several attendees told The Hill. Speaking to high-dollar donors and House GOP lawmakers, Trump wished retiring Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) well, then turned ...

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Allies Raise $700K+ For Christine Ford On GoFundMe

CBS News reports: Two GoFundMe accounts made on behalf of Dr. Christine Blasey Ford and her family have raised over $700,000 in donations for the woman accusing Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault. “Cover Dr. Blasey’s security costs,” has surpassed its $175,000 goal and raised over $200,000 in nine days. The GoFundMe campaign was created by Heidi Feldman on behalf of ...

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Federal Court: Dems’ Emoluments Suit Can Proceed

The Washington Post reports: A federal judge on Friday gave the go-ahead to a lawsuit filed by 200 congressional Democrats against President Trump alleging he has violated the Constitution by doing business with foreign governments while in office. The lawsuit is based on the Constitution’s emoluments clause, which bars presidents from taking payments from foreign states. Trump’s business, which he ...

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