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Alec Baldwin Charged With Involuntary Manslaughter

The New York Times report: The actor Alec Baldwin and the armorer on the film “Rust” were charged on Tuesday with involuntary manslaughter in the fatal shooting of the movie’s cinematographer, according to court papers filed in the First Judicial District Court in New Mexico. “This reckless deviation from known standards and practice and protocol directly caused the fatal shooting,” …

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New Questions On Santos’ Expenses In South Beach

The Miami Herald reports: The managing partner of a diner where the campaign reported spending more than $200 over back-to-back days said he had no receipts matching items on the campaign reports. A $199.99 stay at the high-end W South Beach hotel — where room rates are typically more than $700 per night — was flagged as improbable, “barring some …

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Minnesota Gov Signs Bill Guaranteeing Abortion Rights

Minnesota Public Radio reports: Gov. Tim Walz on Tuesday signed into law a proposal that guarantees in state law the right to abortion and other reproductive health care options. The move backstops the current right to an abortion laid out in a 1995 Minnesota Supreme Court decision, and it expands that to include access to birth control, sterilization, family planning …

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DeSantis Demands “Intellectual Discrimination” Federal Probe Into Cable Carriers Dropping Newsmax And OAN

The Associated Press reports: Gov. Ron DeSantis, who served three terms in the U.S. House, wants a legislative probe on recent decisions by cable carriers to remove One America News Network and Newsmax from their programming lineups. In Bradenton, DeSantis suggested that the House, currently under Republican control, would be the best venue for that urgent inquiry into potential “intellectual …

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Election Denier Named To Lead Ethics Committee

The Huffington Post reports: Of the five Republicans McCarthy named to the ethics panel, three voted to overturn the presidential election by fueling the lie that it was stolen from Trump. They are the committee’s new chair, Rep. Michael Guest (Miss.), along with Reps. John Rutherford (Fla.) and Michelle Fischbach (Minn.). The other two GOP members are Reps. Dave Joyce …

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28% Of Trump Voters Would Back Independent Run

The Bulwark reports: Donald Trump has slipped to his lowest point since he emerged on the political scene almost eight years ago. He remains a formidable force, to be sure, with a lock on approximately 30 percent of likely Republican primary and caucus voters nationally. But a majority of the GOP is ready to move on. In a head-to-head match, …

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Trump Pleaded The Fifth 400+ Times In NY Case

CBS News reports: Trump sat for questioning under oath on Aug. 10, and the video shows him politely answering the opening questions from state Attorney General Letitia James. But as the questioning about his finances began in earnest, the former president—and now candidate for that same office—invoked the Fifth Amendment and continued to do so for nearly four hours. “This …

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GOP Sen. J.D. Vance To Endorse Trump For President

Florida Politics reports: Gov. Ron DeSantis went to Ohio to help J.D. Vance get elected to the Senate, but the Hillbilly Elegy author won’t return the favor in kind. U.S. Sen. Vance has waded into the 2024 Republican Presidential Primary fight, telling radio host Hugh Hewitt that he was backing Donald Trump’s bid for re-election. “I’m actually going to have …

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WV Gov “Probably” Going To Challenge Joe Manchin

The Hill reports: West Virginia Governor Jim Justice (R) said on Monday that he will likely run for the state’s Senate seat in 2024, as Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) mulls whether he will run again. “I’ve given a lot of thought and I’m still very, very, very seriously considering it,” he said on WTRF 7News. “In fact, I’m probably leaning …

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MI Pastor Gets One Year On Child Prostitution Charges

Kalamazoo’s Fox affiliate reports: A former Kalamazoo pastor convicted of sex crimes involving teenage boys learned his sentence Monday. Stricjavvar “Strick” Strickland was sentenced to 12 months behind bars on Monday. The former pastor at Second Baptist Church pleaded guilty to one count last August for knowingly offering to sell transportation services for the purpose of engaging in prostitution. Back …

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