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New Poll Shows Top Five Democrats All Beating Trump

Newsweek reports: New poll results from Morning Consult released Monday showed all five of the leading contenders for the Democratic presidential nomination defeating President Donald Trump in hypothetical match-ups. Mike Bloomberg, an entrepreneur and the former mayor of New York City, had the greatest lead over Trump. Forty-seven percent of respondents said they would vote for him if he were …

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Ex-Gay Torture Minister Charged With Molestation

The Sydney Morning Herald reports: A former Uniting Church minister who also ran one of the country’s most prominent gay conversion therapy programs has been charged with committing historical child sexual offences more than 30 years ago. Former Reverend Ron Charles Brookman, 70, faced a Sydney court on Tuesday over allegations he indecently assaulted a 13-year-old who was in his …

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Carlson: Why Can’t Liberals Just Disagree With Racists?

“One of the most memorable, most emotional moments for a lot of people watching last night’s State of the Union occurred when the First Lady awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom to Rush Limbaugh who’s just announced he’s got advanced lung cancer. “Democrats sat in stony silence during the speech. Afterwards the press told us, because they are both buffoons …

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BOSTON: Liberty Counsel Loses Christian Flag Battle

The Boston Herald reports: Boston doesn’t have to raise a Christian flag in place of the city’s flag at City Hall Plaza, a judge ruled Tuesday in a federal suit brought by a religious group claiming discrimination by the city’s initial rejection. An order by U.S. District Court Judge Denise Casper denied a summary judgment for Harold Shurtleff and his …

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DHS Revenge: New Yorkers Frozen Out Of Global Entry

ABC News reports: Residents of New York are no longer eligible to enroll in or renew Trusted Traveler programs, an official with Donald Trump’s administration told Fox News. In an interview on Wednesday night, acting Department of Homeland Security Secretary Chad Wolf told Tucker Carlson that applications and renewals for Global Entry and other programs are suspended for all New …

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NYC Landlords Must Now Pay Apartment Brokers Fees

Gothamist reports: Landlord, not tenants, will now be forced to foot the bill for New York City’s notoriously high brokers fees, following new guidance issued by the NY Department of State. Seeking to clarify outstanding questions stemming from last year’s sweeping rent reform package, the new state action mandates that brokers acting on behalf of landlords cannot be compensated by …

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Buttigieg’s Slim Lead Erodes As 96% Of Iowa Reports

CNN reports: Pete Buttigieg and Sen. Bernie Sanders are separated by the slimmest of margins in the latest update to Iowa’s Democratic caucus results. A fresh round of results around 12:15 a.m. ET Thursday showed the former mayor’s state delegate equivalent lead down to 3 over the Vermont senator. Sanders, meanwhile, maintained a lead of more than 2,000 votes in …

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CHATTER AWAY: Overnight Open Thread

New from our pal Matt Baume: In early 1983, the show “Cheers” was brand new, getting terrible ratings, and close to getting cancelled. So what did they do? Ran an episode entitled “The Boys in the Bar” that was all about how homophobia threatened to destroy the bar. It was a huge risk and could have turned off what few …

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Buttigieg Holds Iowa Lead With 86% Now Reporting

CBS News reports: On Wednesday, Pete Buttigieg held onto his delegate lead in the Iowa caucuses with 86% of precincts reporting. As of 5:30 p.m., Buttigieg had 26.6% of delegates and Sanders was close behind, with 25.4%. Next, in third place, Warren had 18.3%, Biden had 15.9% and Klobuchar had 12%. The state party is releasing results on a rolling …

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