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Mike Pence Compares Trump To Martin Luther King Jr.

CBS News reports: Vice President Mike Pence was harshly criticized on Sunday for quoting the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. in his most famous speech in defending President Donald Trump’s efforts to persuade Congress to fund construction of a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border. Appearing on CBS’ “Face the Nation” on Sunday — a day before the federal holiday honoring …

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Sen. Kamala Harris: I’m Running For President [VIDEO]

NBC News reports: Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., announced on Monday that she will run for president in 2020, becoming the third senator since December to enter what is likely to be a crowded Democratic primary field. “I am running for president,” Harris, the first African-American to formally enter the 2020 fray, said on an early-morning Martin Luther King Jr. Day …

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Prominent Ex-Gay Torture Therapist: I’m Dating Men

Just in from Wayne Besen’s Truth Wins Out: The nation’s most notorious conversion therapist, David Matheson, has quit the “ex-gay” movement and has announced he is seeking to date men. Matheson is the author and creator of several infamous “ex-gay” programs and bogus studies, as well as the director for the Center for Gender Wholeness. Matheson has been featured in …

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CHATTER AWAY: Overnight Open Thread

Billboard Magazine reports: Thursday marked the 25th anniversary of Northridge, Calif.’s 6.7 magnitude earthquake. However, the day also marked a different seismic event for artist Thelma Houston. That’s because the onetime Motown singer was presented with a new Grammy Award to replace her original 1978 statuette that was broken during the 1994 Northridge quake. Thursday night’s presentation — in recognition …

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TONIGHT: Total “Super Blood Wolf” Lunar Eclipse

The Associated Press reports: Here comes a total lunar eclipse and supermoon, all wrapped into one. The moon, Earth and sun will line up this weekend for the only total lunar eclipse this year and next. At the same time, the moon will be ever so closer to Earth and appear slightly bigger and brighter than usual — a supermoon. …

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Jimmy Carter Urges Cory Booker To Run For President

The Hill reports: Former President Jimmy Carter urged Sen. Cory Booker (D-N.J.) to run for president in an Instagram Live video on Sunday. Booker, who is known for his social media savvy, took to the platform to film a road trip through Georgia with civil rights leader Rep. John Lewis (D-Ga.) ahead of MLK Day. “I’m very glad to have …

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CHINA: Activists Launch Nationwide Truck Billboard Campaign Against Ex-Gay Torture Clinics [VIDEO]

The South China Morning Post reports: On a hazy day this week, a convoy of three white trucks is making its way through the streets of Nanjing, in eastern China. They are covered in huge red banners with black lettering that look like billboards from a distance. “Treating a ‘disease’ that doesn’t exist,” reads one. “Chinese classification of mental disorders …

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Tell-All Excerpt: Trump Had WH Staff Print Out Cable News Chyrons Because “People Watch TV On Mute”

Another excerpt from the coming Team Of Vipers tell-all: “People watch TV on mute,” the President told me, “so it’s those words, those sometimes beautiful, sometimes nasty little words that matter.” When the President would deliver a speech somewhere outside of D.C., the research team would take screenshots of all the chyrons that aired while he was speaking. Then, adding …

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Giuliani Changes Timeline On Trump Tower Moscow Talks: Maybe They Continued To Election Day [VIDEO]

Talking Points Memo reports: President Donald Trump’s personal attorney Rudy Giuliani said Sunday that conversations about a potential Trump Tower deal in Moscow — conversations involving then-candidate Trump — occurred “as far as October, November” of 2016. Giuliani’s timeline extends beyond what Cohen acknowledged in pleading guilty to lying to Congress about the deal: In that timeline, discussions about the …

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