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2024 Dem Convention Finalists: NYC, Atlanta, Chicago

The New York Times reports: The battle over where Democrats should host their presidential convention in 2024 has been unfolding for months in some of the country’s largest Democratic-run cities. It is at once an opaque insider’s game and a spirited debate over Democratic messaging and symbolism, shaped by regional rivalries, whispered disparagement of competitors and high-powered public jockeying. Atlanta, …

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Navarro’s Contempt Trial To Be Delayed For Months

CNN reports: A federal judge on Friday delayed the contempt of Congress trial for former Donald Trump adviser Peter Navarro, likely for months, to allow for additional pre-trial debate over the role executive privilege could play when the case goes to a jury. Over the course of a nearly two-hour hearing Friday, US District Judge Amit Mehta grilled Justice Department …

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Bodycam Footage Released From Attack On Paul Pelosi

The Washington Post reports: Police body-camera video showing the October attack on the husband of Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.), along with audio of Paul Pelosi’s 911 call, were made public Friday, revealing footage of the moment he was bludgeoned by a hammer-wielding intruder looking for his wife. The tapes illuminate a harrowing sequence: Pelosi alerting a 911 dispatcher of an …

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One Million Moms Vs Accounting Firm Jackson Hewitt

Via email from hate group leader Monica Cole: One Million Moms is disgusted by the new Jackson Hewitt commercial, “Buck Yeah!” The company’s latest television advertisement for its tax services starts with “What the Buck?” and concludes with “Buck Yeah!” The tax service company thinks it is clever to substitute the word “buck” for the vulgar f-word. In fact, this …

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Megachurch Orders Members To Sign Anti-LGBTQ Vow

Jacksonville’s NBC affiliate reports: If congregants of First Baptist Church in Jacksonville want to remain members, they have to sign a statement vowing to oppose LGBTQ+ freedoms. Senior Pastor Heath Lambert has said such freedoms and the sexual revolution are a threat to First Baptist and he’s giving members until March 23 to sign the statement. Lambert posted a video …

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Trump Loses Bid To Dismiss Lawsuit By Capitol Police

Bloomberg News reports: Former president Donald Trump failed to persuade a judge to throw out a civil lawsuit brought by Capitol Police officers over injuries they suffered during the Jan. 6 Capitol riot. US District Judge Amit Mehta on Thursday rejected Trump’s claim that presidential immunity protected him from liability for actions that were within his official duties. The arguments …

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New Questions Arise Over Santos’ Campaign Finances

NBC News reports: A Republican technology firm says it is asking Rep. George Santos, R-N.Y., to correct yet another apparent error on his campaign spending records. Santos reported paying WinRed more than $206,000 to process donations to his 2022 campaign, records show. But that amount doesn’t match up with how much money Santos actually raised. A Republican fundraising platform, WinRed …

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NYC Set To Break Record For Snowless Days Streak

AccuWeather reports: The longest snowless streak lasted 332 days and ended on Dec. 15, 2020. This season’s streak is currently up to 323 days as of Jan. 26. No snow has been measured in the Big Apple since March 9, 2022, when 0.4 of an inch fell. AccuWeather forecasters say that with no significant chances of snow in the forecast …

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