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Obama To Class Of 2020: Things Are So Screwed Up Because The People In Charge “Think Like Little Kids”

The New York Times reports: Former President Barack Obama delivered two virtual commencement addresses on Saturday, urging millions of high school and college graduates to fearlessly carve a path and “to seize the initiative” at a time when he says the nation’s leaders have fumbled the response to the coronavirus pandemic. “Doing what feels good, what’s convenient, what’s easy — …

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LIVE VIDEO: Obama Addresses 2020 HS Graduates

NBC News reports: Former President Barack Obama will give a virtual commencement address to graduating high school seniors across the country Saturday night during a televised event hosted by NBA star LeBron James. It is part of a special called “Graduate Together: America Honors the High School Class of 2020” that will also include appearances by numerous musical stars, celebrities …

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Felicity Huffman Gets 14 Days In Admissions Scandal

The Daily Beast reports: On Friday, a federal judge sentenced actress Felicity Huffman to 14 days in jail after she pleaded guilty in May to a charge of conspiracy to commit mail fraud and honest services mail fraud. “Trying to be a good mother doesn’t excuse this,” Judge Indira Talwani said after handing down the sentence, which included a $30,000 …

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GOP Sen. Susan Collins To Oppose Betsy DeVos

Sen. Susan Collins today became the first GOP member of the Senate to publicly announce that she will vote against billionaire Education Secretary nominee and anti-LGBT activist Betsy DeVos. It appears that GOP Sen. Lisa Murkowski may follow suit shortly. The vote will surely be very close and it’s possible that DeVos will be the only Trump cabinet nominee to …

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LIVE VIDEO: South Dakota Senate Debates Bill To Ban Trans Students From Using School Restrooms

The South Dakota Senate is debating a bill that would ban transgender students from using restrooms and locker rooms. If passed, the bill, which has already passed in the state House, would be the first law of its kind in the nation. Watch live below right now.

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