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Nearly 1M Floridians Set To Lose Medicaid Coverage

The Miami Herald reports: Almost a million Floridians are slated to lose their Medicaid coverage starting in April once the federal COVID-19 emergency comes to an end. Florida is one of 11 states that did not expand Medicaid through the Affordable Care Act, which means tens of thousands of Florida families are expected to fall into the Medicaid access gap. …

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Mike Lindell: “I’m Going To Win” Election For RNC Chair

Vice News reports: Mike Lindell is running for the chairmanship of the Republican National Committee. But no one involved in the RNC, which is gathering for its winter meetings in California this week, seems to know why—or who’s backing him. Iowa Republican Party Chairman Jeff Kaufmann told VICE News that Lindell was running a “pseudo-campaign” that didn’t amount to more …

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WaPo: How Santos Took Part In Alleged Ponzi Scheme

The Washington Post reports: George Santos graciously welcomed his three guests to Il Bacco Ristorante in Queens. Restaurant staff took their coats at the door and escorted them to a private dining room upstairs. Santos had with him business cards from Harbor City Capital. He was ready to make his pitch. Over wine and caprese salad, Santos laid out a …

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Mastriano Bill Would Ban “Public” Drag Shows In PA

The LGBTQ news site Qburgh Magazine reports: Republican Pennsylvania State Senator Doug Mastriano plans to introduce legislation that would ban drag shows on public property or in areas where minors could see, effectively banning Pride events across Pennsylvania, including Pittsburgh Pride. In a memo published Tuesday, Mastriano plans to categorize drag shows as “adult-oriented business” which would put restrictions such …

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Teacher Shot By Six-Year-Old To Sue School District

The Associated Press reports: A Virginia teacher who was shot by a 6-year-old student during class will sue the school district, the teacher’s attorney announced Wednesday. Diane Toscano, a lawyer for Abigail Zwerner, said Wednesday that on the day of the shooting, concerned teachers and employees warned administrators three times that the boy had a gun on him and was …

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DirecTV Dumps Cultist Outlet Newsmax From Lineup

The Daily Beast reports: Negotiations hit a standstill on Tuesday between DirecTV and conservative cable channel Newsmax, prompting the pay-TV provider to cut loose the pro-Trump network from its lineup. On the surface, this should have been a typical cable package negotiation in an era of cord-cutting, shrinking subscription numbers, and reduced television revenues. Instead, it looks like it will …

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Twitter Re-Bans Nazi Nick Fuentes After Hitler Rant

The Huffington Post reports: Twitter reinstated and then quickly re-banned the account of Nick Fuentes, the prominent white supremacist who most recently made headlines for joining the antisemitic presidential campaign of rapper Ye. After a year-and-a-half exile from the platform, Fuentes’ account returned Tuesday morning. By Wednesday, it was banned again. Twitter representatives have not yet explained the reinstatement nor …

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NYC’s $11B Grand Central Madison Terminal Opens

New York City’s ABC affiliate reports: The wait is over for many commuters, as the LIRR finally begins service at Grand Central Terminal on Wednesday. The station itself is called Grand Central Madison and it is built 17 stories below street level. That means it takes a few minutes to get there. From the street, most riders will travel down …

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NBC News: MTG Openly Angling To Be Trump’s VP

NBC News reports: Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene, R-Ga., is angling to be Donald Trump’s running mate in 2024, according to two people who have spoken to the firebrand second-term congresswoman about her ambitions. “This is no shrinking violet, she’s ambitious — she’s not shy about that, nor should she be,” said Steve Bannon, the former top Trump aide who hosts …

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Twitter Ad Revenue Plummeted 71% In December

Reuters reports: Advertising spend on Twitter Inc dropped by 71% in December, data from an advertising research firm showed, as top advertisers slashed their spending on the social-media platform after Elon Musk’s takeover. The recent data by Standard Media Index comes (SMI) as Twitter is moving to reverse the advertiser exodus. It has introduced a slew of initiatives to win …

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