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Betsy Devos Sued For Blocking Student Debt Relief

Courthouse News reports: Despite a court order voiding efforts to delay Obama-era student borrower protections, the U.S. government continues to collect money from borrowers who are entitled to automatic debt relief, a consumer advocacy group claims in a new lawsuit. In September, a federal judge in Washington D.C. found the Education Department’s delays in implementing the rule unlawful. One month …

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“I’m White And I’m Hot” Woman Surrenders To Cops

ABC News reports: A woman who was caught on camera berating two African-American women in a parking lot lost her job and has turned herself in to police in Sunset Beach, North Carolina, according to authorities. Susan Jane Westwood, 51, turned herself in on Saturday. She was served with an outstanding misdemeanor warrant for the misuse of the 911 system …

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Ted Cruz Accuses Beto Of Funding Migrant Caravan After Campaign Legally Donates $300 To Local Shelter

The Dallas News reports: Sen. Ted Cruz accused Rep. Beto O’Rourke on Friday of allowing aides to use campaign donations to help Central American migrants moving north through Mexico in a so-called caravan. Cruz based his allegation on undercover video from Project Veritas, a right-wing group with a checkered history of infiltrating liberal organizations and campaigns and using selective–and dubious …

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Ingraham Accuses Oprah Of “Race-Baiting” [VIDEO]

Mediaite reports: On Thursday night, Laura Ingraham went after Oprah Winfrey for campaigning on behalf of Georgia gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams (D). During a rousing speech made earlier in the day, Oprah urged the people of Georgia to vote, saying the following: “I am here today because of the men and because of the women who were lynched, who were …

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Christian Woman Disrupts Drag Queen Story Time At Private Book Store To Stop “Perverse Lifestyles” [VIDEO]

NBC News Los Angeles reports: Story time at Cellar Door bookstore in Riverside turned into a confrontation between a parent and the store owner and it was all caught on camera. Cellar Door bookstore was hosting a story time event in which Halloween books were read by three drag queens. During the event, the owner noticed a woman recording video …

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IOWA: Hundreds Of Books Donated To Library After Christian Activist Checks Out And Burns LGBT Titles

The Des Moines Register reports: Hundreds of books have been donated to the northwest Iowa library where a man checked out — and then burned — several LGBTQ children’s books. The Orange City Public Library said Wednesday it has received more than 200 books since religious activist Paul Dorr engaged in a book burning Oct. 19. Together, several GoFundMe pages …

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Laura Ingraham Condemns Multi-Language Ballots

“I don’t wear the ‘I voted’ sticker. I mean, this is not, like, Iraq circa 2000 where you have to have the purple finger. OK, we get it, you voted. And, by the way, when I was there, I sent out a picture of the welcome sign as you walked in. So it was in Korean, right? And it was …

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Fox Guest: Migrants Are Bringing “Polio-Like Paralysis”

Mediaite reports: In a Monday night Lou Dobbs Tonight discussion on the migrant caravan, conservative pundit Sidney Powell made the baseless claim that those headed for the U.S. Southern border are carrying diseases that cause the spread of “polio-like paralysis.” “We simply cannot tolerate continued invasion of this country when Americans suffer every day, national debt is exploding, we have …

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VIRAL VIDEO: “I’m White And I’m Hot” Woman Gets Fired By Spectrum After Racist Rant Against Neighbors

The Charlotte Observer reports: The woman who was filmed yelling at a black neighbor in south Charlotte has been fired from her job at Spectrum, the company confirmed Sunday. As the videos went viral, the woman was quickly identified online as Susan Westwood. A screenshot from a LinkedIn page, which had apparently been deleted by Sunday afternoon, showed that she …

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Trump Blames Synagogue Victims For Not Having Guns

Splinter reports: President Donald Trump responded to the mass shooting at a Pittsburgh synagogue which has left at least eight people dead by blaming the synagogue for not having armed guards inside. The gunman also shot at least three armed police officers, but Trump did not appear to account for that in his remarks. “This is a case where if …

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Cruz On Bombs: Democrats “Actively Encouraged This”

Raw Story reports: During an interview on his campaign bus with MSNBC’s Chuck Todd, Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) suggested that Democrats encouraged the political environment that led to multiple of their leaders being sent bombs in the mail on Wednesday. Todd asked Cruz if President Donald Trump could have been stronger in his condemnation of the potential explosives that were …

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New Ad From GOP Gov Shows Challenger Marrying Dem House Speaker: “I Now Pronounce Illinois Fucked”

The Chicago Tribune reports: Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner is launching a new TV ad on Tuesday that’s provocative for its use of a bleeped-out profanity to describe the future of Illinois if Democratic challenger J.B. Pritzker wins and serves in government alongside House Speaker Michael Madigan. The scene is a wedding ceremony with look-alikes for Pritzker and Madigan standing in …

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Former Trump Advisor Celebrates “Political Gift” Of Migrant Caravan: I Wish They Were Carrying Heroin

The Washington Post reports: The migrant caravan has proved to be a particularly effective wedge issue for Trump, according to White House aides and Republican operatives. Images of the caravan are already dominating cable news coverage, allowing Trump to revive an issue that was successful for him two years ago. Barry Bennett, a former Trump campaign adviser, described the caravan …

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Woman Calls Spanish-Speaking Restaurant Customers “Fucking Freeloaders,” Demands Passports [VIDEO]

Newsweek reports: Another white woman was caught on video hurling insults to a group of Latinos, this time at Andy’s restaurant in Lovettsville, Virginia. The woman harassed a Latina woman and her family, visiting from Guatemala after they spoke in Spanish. “She asked for our passports. She said she knew everyone in the county and told us to leave,” the …

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Trump Laments “Pain And Suffering” Of Migrant Families Just Hours After Calling Them “Hardened Criminals”

The below happened just last night: President Donald Trump says Central Americans trying to traverse Mexico and reach the U.S. border aren’t “little angels” but “some hardened criminals.” On Friday while Trump was campaigning in Arizona, migrants burst through a Guatemalan border fence and started to stream into Mexican territory, rushing a phalanx of police with riot shields. About 50 …

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Cultists Cheer As Trump Celebrates Assault Of Reporter

ABC News reports: Donald Trump kicked off a western tour in Montana on Thursday ostensibly to support Matt Rosendale as he attempts to unseat Sen. Jon Tester, but it was his praise for Congressman Greg Gianforte’s physical assault on a reporter that stole the show. “Any guy that can do a body slam, he is my type!” Trump said to …

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Fox News Jerk Mocks Elizabeth Warren At Disneyland

The Washington Examiner reports: Former Republican lawmaker Jason Chaffetz mocked Sen. Elizabeth Warren on Thursday by posing with a wooden statue of a Native American, joking that it was the Massachusetts Democrat. Warren has been criticized and made fun of for releasing DNA test results earlier this week in an effort to prove her ancestry claims. The results showed Warren …

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McConnell Vows To Try Again On Obamacare Repeal If Republicans Win More Senate Seats In The Midterms

Reuters reports: Republicans could try again to repeal Obamacare if they win enough seats in U.S. elections next month, Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell said on Wednesday, calling a failed 2017 push to repeal the healthcare law a “disappointment.” In a forecast of 2019 policy goals tempered by uncertainty about who will win the congressional elections, McConnell also blamed costly …

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