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Hannity: Be Grateful The Mega-Wealthy Buy Yachts

Media Matters has the transcript: Biden goes out and says, well, if you’re going out and you’re buying a yacht, it doesn’t help the economy a whole lot. And I’m like, Yes, it does. You want to know why? Because it takes a lot of people to build those multimillion-dollar yachts that the rich and famous hang out in all …

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Hundreds Dead In 6.1 Mag Afghanistan Earthquake

Reuters reports: An earthquake of magnitude 6.1 killed 920 people in Afghanistan early on Wednesday, disaster management officials said, with more than 600 injured and the toll expected to grow as information trickles in from remote mountain villages. Photographs on Afghan media showed houses reduced to rubble, with bodies swathed in blankets lying on the ground. Helicopters were deployed in …

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Politico: DeSantis Won’t Ask For Trump’s Endorsement

Politico reports: Florida Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis has plenty of advantages ahead of his November reelection. More than $100 million in the bank. A growing statewide Republican voter advantage. Massive popularity with the conservative base. What DeSantis doesn’t need and isn’t requesting: former President Donald Trump’s endorsement. According to four people connected to the governor and former president, DeSantis has …

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Biden To Ask Congress For 3-Month Gas Tax Holiday

The New York Times reports: President Biden plans to call on Congress on Wednesday to temporarily suspend the federal gas tax, an effort to dampen the soaring fuel prices that have stoked frustration across the United States. During a speech on Wednesday afternoon, Mr. Biden will ask Congress to lift the federal taxes — about 18 cents per gallon of …

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Trump Pick Jake Evans Clobbered In House Runoff

Atlanta’s CBS News affiliate reports: Rich McCormick defeated Jake Evans [photo] in the GOP 6th Congressional District runoff on Tuesday. McCormick will face Democrat Bob Christian in the Nov. 8 midterms in a contest that could, once again, help determine control of the U.S. House of Representatives. Former President Donald Trump held a Monday night tele-rally in support of Evans, …

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Trump Pick Vernon Jones Trounced In House Runoff

Fox News reports: Mike Collins has won the Republican primary runoff election in Georgia’s 10th Congressional District, defeating Trump-backed Vernon Jones for the GOP nomination. The win for Collins, who had 78% of the vote to Jones’ 24% when the Associated Press called the race, is seen as a loss for former President Donald Trump, who while not on the …

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Katie Britt Drubs “MAGA Mo” Brooks In Senate Primary Runoff, Vows To “Fight For Christian Values” [VIDEO]

The Birmingham News reports: Katie Britt handily won Alabama’s Republican primary runoff for U.S. Senate on Tuesday, defeating opponent U.S. Rep. Mo Brooks, who held and then lost the endorsement of former President Donald Trump. “Alabama has spoken. We want new blood. We want fresh blood. We want someone who will fight for Christian, conservative values,” Britt said to cheers …

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CHATTER AWAY: Overnight Open Thread

Variety reports: Broadway is lifting its mask mandate. Starting in July, mask-wearing at all 41 Broadway theaters will be optional, the Broadway League announced Tuesday. The announcement comes as COVID rates have begun to decline in the five boroughs. Mandates continue to be in place on mass transit such as subways and buses. Broadway theaters, owners and producers have privately …

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Senators Issue Text Of Bipartisan Gun Reform Package

NBC News reports: A bipartisan group of senators overcame some last-minute hurdles and released legislative text Tuesday on a narrow set of provisions to combat gun violence, including state funding to implement “red flag” laws and enhanced background checks. “Today, we finalized bipartisan, commonsense legislation to protect America’s children, keep our schools safe, and reduce the threat of violence across …

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