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Illinois GOP Chair Quits Over Internal “Animosities”

Reuters reports: Illinois Republican party chairman Don Tracy resigned on Wednesday, less than a month before next month’s Republican National Convention in neighboring Wisconsin, citing infighting with the party. In his resignation letter, Tracy said he spent “too much time dealing with intra party power struggles and local intra party animosities,” the Chicago Tribune and local ABC affiliate reported. “In …

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New National Fox Poll Shows Biden +2 Over Trump

Mediaite reports: A new Fox News poll shows President Joe Biden leading former President Donald Trump 50% to 48%, nationally. The survey is Biden’s best showing in a Fox News poll in the campaign. The poll of registered voters was conducted from June 14 to June 17. In asking respondents to list issues that are “extremely” important to them, the …

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Newsmax Host Melts Down Over Gay Football League, Whines That He Needs To “Go Find My Own Country”

“Finally, when you thought you could escape all the Pride Month propaganda by watching football, apparently not. The Buffalo Bills is the latest NFL franchise supporting a new national gay flag football league! What?! Joining other NFL teams like the Giants, Commanders, and Seahawks? I literally just asked the producers. I was like, ‘Are we sure that this isn’t some …

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Biden PAC Moves To Battle Trump’s Viral “Cheap Fakes”

Reuters reports: U.S. President Joe Biden’s main re-election Super PAC is raising millions of dollars to try to solve a problem vexing Democrats: how to compete with Republican Donald Trump’s social media machine that spits out a wall of viral videos. The previously unreported effort by the highly-secretive Future Forward USA Action underscores broad concerns among Democrats and Biden donors …

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Major SCOTUS Rulings To Come As Soon As Today

Axios reports: The Supreme Court is about to drop a string of blockbuster rulings, with abortion rights, gun rights and the Justice Department’s case against former President Trump all hanging in the balance. The court has 23 cases left to decide, and will likely hand down all of those opinions by the end of the month, give or take a …

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CHATTER AWAY: Overnight Open Thread

Variety reports: A “Spaceballs” sequel is in development at Amazon MGM Studios. Josh Gad is set to star, and will produce alongside Mel Brooks. Josh Greenbaum will direct the film from a screenplay by Benji Samit, Dan Hernandez, and Gad, while Kevin Salter will executive produce. The project is in early stages, and plot details are being kept under wraps. …

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Miami Cubans Threaten To Blockade Major Highway Until Billboard Comparing Trump To Castro Is Removed

The Miami Herald reports: A roadside billboard in Miami that draws comparisons between Donald Trump and dictators like Fidel Castro is aiming to strike a chord with South Florida Hispanics. For some, it’s touching a nerve. The billboard, which reads “No a los dictadores, no a Trump” – “No to dictators, no to Trump” – was posted Monday along the …

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TX Gov Issues Disaster Declaration Ahead Of Storm

NBC News reports: The first named storm of the hurricane season is taking aim at Texas and Mexico, threatening the Gulf Coast with severe flooding and high winds. Tropical Storm Alberto formed over the western Gulf of Mexico on Wednesday morning and is expected to reach Mexico’s Gulf coast early Thursday, according to the National Hurricane Center. The storm is …

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Senate Democrats Introduce Resolution Apologizing For Mistreatment Of LGBTQ Civil Servants, Servicemembers

Via press release from Sen. Tim Kaine: Today, U.S. Senator Tim Kaine (D-VA), a member of the Senate Armed Services and Foreign Relations Committees, and Senator Tammy Baldwin (D-WI) led the introduction of a Senate resolution that acknowledges and apologizes for the mistreatment of and discrimination against lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) individuals who have served our nation in the …

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Families Of Crash Victims Seek $25B Fine For Boeing

Reuters reports: Relatives of the victims of two fatal Boeing 737 MAX crashes asked the Justice Department on Wednesday to seek a fine against the planemaker of up to $24.78 billion and move forward with a criminal prosecution. “Because Boeing’s crime is the deadliest corporate crime in U.S. history, a maximum fine of more than $24 billion is legally justified …

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