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OREGON: Life Sentence For White Supremacist Killer

Portland’s CBS News affiliate reports: The man who chased a black teenager with his car and intentionally ran him over outside a 7-Eleven was sentenced to life in prison. The August 2016 incident killed 19-year-old Larnell Bruce. Russell Courtier received his sentence on Tuesday morning. The State of Oregon previously presented evidence showing that Courtier is a white supremacist. In …

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Denver Schools Closed Over “Credible” Terror Threat

USA Today reports: Authorities have launched a manhunt for what they say is an armed and dangerous woman who made “credible threats” against Denver-area schools four days before the 20th anniversary of the Columbine school shooting. Police said the woman, Sol Pais, 18, is “infatuated” with the Columbine shooting. They said she traveled from Miami to Colorado on Monday night, …

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IOWA: Christian Activist Randall Terry Screams About “Sodom And Gomorrah” At Mayor Pete’s Rally [VIDEO]

Politico Playbook reports: South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg swept into Iowa on Tuesday, drawing some of the biggest crowds of the 2020 race so far in the first-in-the-nation caucus state. He faced anti-gay hecklers at two events, including in Des Moines where a man in the crowd shouted ‘remember Sodom and Gomorrah!’ just after Buttigieg talked about marrying his husband, …

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Trump Accuses Fox Of “Stuffing” Bernie’s Town Hall

The Week reports: Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) seemed to know he could get inside President Trump’s head by doing a town hall on Fox News, and Trump’s Twitter feed shows that 24 hours after the town hall aired, Sanders was still in there, rent-free. Trump appeared to still be stewing over what Politico calls Sanders’ “triumphant” hour of “positive publicity.” …

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Trump Predicts “Crazy Bernie Vs Sleepy Joe” In 2020

Newsweek reports: With a little more than 18 months away from the 2020 presidential election, current President Donald Trump went ahead and made a prediction of who he could possibly face as he runs for reelection. The president narrowed it to two finalists in the ever-growing field of Democrat candidates. The gesture from the president comes one night after conservative-friendly …

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CHATTER AWAY: Overnight Open Thread

Playbill reports: The Tony Awards has partnered with Audience Rewards, Broadway’s only loyalty program for ticket buyers, to present the 2019 Tony Awards Challenge. Entrants will fill out a full Tony Awards ballot and can adjust their choices until June 9, the day of the Tony Awards and its CBS broadcast. Players will be able to create and join leagues …

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GOP Lawmakers Oppose Vaccine Bills In Multiple States

Roll Call reports: Most Republicans are rejecting Democrat-led state bills to tighten childhood immunization laws in the midst of the worst measles outbreak in two decades, alarming public health experts who fear the nation could become as divided over vaccines as it is over global warming. Democrats in six states — Colorado, Arizona, New Jersey, Washington, New York and Maine …

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Trump Official Mocks Death Threats Against Dem Rep

Mediaite reports: When Lynne Patton, the highest ranking black woman in the Trump administration, isn’t fulfilling her duties as regional administrator at the Department of Housing and Urban Development, it turns out she’s shitposting on Instagram. Patton posted an image on her personal Instagram account over the weekend mocking the torrent of death threats received by Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN), …

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Indicted GOP Rep Attracts Zero First Quarter Donors

The Daily Beast reports: Not a single human being donated to Rep. Chris Collins’ (R-N.Y.) reelection campaign in the first three months of 2019. Collins, who is facing federal securities fraud charges, brought in just $5,000 in the first quarter of the year, according to a filing with the Federal Election Commission this week. That’s compared to the roughly $280,000 …

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Charges Dropped In “Assault” On Kellyanne Conway

CNN reports: A Maryland state’s attorney’s office confirmed Monday it had dropped charges against a woman accused of assaulting White House aide Kellyanne Conway.  CNN first reported on the incident earlier this year, when Conway told CNN’s Dana Bash that a woman grabbed and shook her while she was out with her teenage daughter at a Maryland restaurant last fall. …

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