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The Latest: Cherokee Nation faults Sen. Warren on DNA test

BOSTON (AP) — The Latest on the release of a DNA analysis pointing to Sen. Elizabeth Warren's Native American heritage (all times local):

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White Feminism Isn't the Problem (but You Might Be if You Think So)

Since Trump won in 2016, think piece upon think piece has been devoted to the problem with white women. We’ve been labeled “white supremacy in heels,” accused of using our tears as weapons of oppression, and over and over again judged as a group and

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Eight big problems for Christine Blasey Ford’s story

Christine Blasey Ford’s allegations against Brett Kavanaugh are serious. She is accusing him of violent attempted rape. “I thought he might inadvertently kill me. He was trying to attack me and rem…

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Supreme Court upholds Trump travel ban

Lower courts had found that the initial order and later version exceeded the president’s authority granted by Congress.

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For Dems, 'blue wave' is now a trickle

(CNN) — The ballot on Tuesday left off the biggest winners: President Donald Trump and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, who stepped in to stand up for and against certain candidates.

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Trump hammers Comey before big interview

The president continues to dig at the former FBI director.

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Here's exactly how much paychecks changed after tax reform for people at every income level from $20,000 to $269,000 a year

Trump's new tax law gave most Americans' paychecks a boost. Here's how much you're taking home every other week.

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2 Progressives Balk At Denouncing Known Anti-Semite Louis Farrakhan | HuffPost

This shouldn't be that hard for a women's rights activist and a Democratic congressman.

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Maher: #MeToo Becoming #MeCarthyism, 'The Nothing Is Funny People' Trying To Take Over World | Video | RealClearPolitics

Bill Maher returned tonight with a new season of Real Time on HBO and delivered his closing monologue on the "#MeToo movement" and how it may be going too far. He said 'The Nothing Is Funny People' is trying to take over the world and we can't l

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Assault is not a feeling. The Aziz Ansari story shows why language matters | Tiffany Wright | Opinion | The Guardian

After sharing my feelings on the Aziz Ansari story, I was told I don’t understand assault. I do

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Condoleezza Rice: Let’s not turn women into ‘snowflakes’ | TheHill

Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice warned in a new interview that people should not "turn women into snowflakes."

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Jones wins Alabama Senate seat for Dems

MONTGOMERY, Ala. — Democrat Doug Jones pulled off a stunning upset Tuesday in Alabama, defeating Republican Roy Moore in the race for an Alabama Senate seat and dealing a huge blow to President Trump in the process.

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We’re at risk of turning #metoo into rush to blame all men - NY Daily News

Before we consider all men guilty of harassment or abuse until proven innocent, a reality check is in order.

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Bill Clinton: A Reckoning

Feminists saved the 42nd president of the United States in the 1990s. They were on the wrong side of history; is it finally time to make things right?

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Eboni K. Williams: Fox News Host Slams Trump Charlottesville Response

Fox News host Eboni K. Williams denounced President Trump's initial response to Charlottesville, Va.

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When Progressives Embrace Hate - The New York Times

Why are the leaders of the Women’s March fawning over anti-Semites and cop killers?

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NY Times reporter accuses white women of racism on city sidewalks

The New York Times is facing blowback on social media after publishing an essay by an African-American reporter who accused white women of racism for not ceding space on city sidewalks to black men.   In a Wednesday essay titled "Was That Racist,&q

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If the president says it, is it no longer classified? - CNNPolitics.com

Was it legal for President Donald Trump to disclose classifed information to Russian officials?

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The Gender Pay Gap Is Largely Because of Motherhood - NYTimes.com

When men and women finish school and start working, they’re paid pretty much equally. But a gender pay gap soon appears, and it grows significantly over the next two decades.

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ELLE's 2017 Women in Washington 2017

With American political life at peak volatility, these 10 women come armed with intelligence, determination—and, most important, facts. Lots of facts.

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House Republicans release long-awaited plan to repeal and replace Obamacare - The Washington Post

With income-based tax credits, the GOP is considering an approach to health care it has long been against.

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Why Were the 7,000 Antisemitic Incidents Under Obama Largely Ignored? | Jewish & Israel News Algemeiner.com

In the last two months, almost 100 Jewish community centers and day schools have been targeted with antisemitic threats. The...

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How Trump’s disciplined speech came together - POLITICO

The president prepared for days, edited until the final hours and managed to stick to a script.

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A conspiracy theory site that believes Sandy Hook was fake is behind Trump's theory the media makes up terror attacks

Donald Trump’s claims that the media is covering up terrorist attacks committed by Muslim fundamentalists were previously promoted by a right-wing conspiracy theory website with which the US President has links.  The InfoWars site frequently publishes

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Trump: Nordstrom Treated Ivanka 'So Unfairly'

Where the White House saw a father standing up for his daughter, an ethics expert saw an implicit threat. President Donald Trump lashed out Wednesday at Nordstrom, the latest company to draw his Twitter attention, saying the department store chain that de

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Gorsuch: Trump's attack on judges 'demoralizing' | TheHill

Neil Gorsuch, President Trump's Supreme Court nominee, on Wednesday called the president's tweets attacking federal judges "disheartening" and "demoralizing."

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Where Things Stand in the Legal Battle Over President Trump's Travel Ban - NBC News

While the outcome of the executive order remains unclear, here's a look back at how we got here.

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Here Is What It Takes To Confirm A Supreme Court Nominee

President Trump plans to announce his choice to fill the vacant ninth seat on Tuesday. There are a series of actions required to make the replacement official; it is expected to take months.

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Donald Trump’s inauguration cake is a lesson in intellectual property law — Quartz

Cake hasn't been controversial since the 1800s when French queen consort Marie Antoinette allegedly declared France's poor, who had no bread, should eat brioche instead (in English: "let them eat cake"). But at US president Donald Trump's ina

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Political reporter says a malicious tweet sent to him caused an epileptic seizure | Technology | The Guardian

Kurt Eichenwald, who has epilepsy and is an outspoken Trump critic, called on Twitter to identify person responsible for a tweet he says led to personal injury

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The Democratic Party Deserved To Die | The Huffington Post

Demographics are not destiny. Candidates do matter. And it is still the economy, stupid.

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Trump claims momentum but data favors Clinton - POLITICO

With less than a week left, both candidates pump cash onto the airwaves.

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Top GOP senator to FBI: 'Your disclosure is not fair to Congress, the American people' or Clinton

Chuck Grassley blasted the FBI for its decision to notify Congress that the bureau had reopened its investigation into Hillary Clinton's private email server.

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Trump's 'voter suppression' strategy isn't likely to work — because he's a marketing genius only in some ways

The Trump campaign has been getting a lot of attention for claiming to have "three major voter suppression operations underway."

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Mark Cuban’s first impressions of Trump 17 years ago provide a window into how he views him today

Cuban provided a glance into his history with Trump Friday, promoting a blog post he authored in 2004 describing the initial meeting between the businessmen.

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Why is Donald Trump's skin orange? - Business Insider

Trump's skin has seemingly always given off an orange hue. Here's why that might be.

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Mark Cuban live-tweeted the whole debate — here's what he said - Business Insider

Billionaire businessman Mark Cuban live-tweeted the entire second presidential debate on Sunday.

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True: Trump’s plan would significantly raise taxes on the middle class

'You're not going to cut taxes. You're going to raise taxes on the middle class.' - Tim Kaine

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Bombshell report on Trump taxes sends GOP nominee reeling

It puts an exclamation point on what was already one of the worst weeks for any presidential candidate in recent memory.

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'The Arizona Republic' endorses Hillary Clinton after 126 years of only backing Republicans

The Arizona Republic endorsed Clinton after over a century of only endorsing Democrats.

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Dismayed by Donald Trump, Michael Bloomberg Will Endorse Hillary Clinton - The New York Times

The former mayor of New York City, who chose not to run for president this year, will back Mrs. Clinton in a speech at the Democratic convention.

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The Evolution of Trump Campaign Responses to Melania Trump’s Plagiarized Speech | TIME

Here are all the ways Donald Trump and his team have responded to plagiarism accusations since Melania Trump's speech on Monday

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Sorry, Texas, but there's probably no way you can secede from the US

This debate was settled in the 1800s.

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Women Who Ran for the Presidency | NBC Southern California

Hillary Clinton made history as the first woman to become the presumptive presidential nominee of a major political party. But the first woman to try for the White House ran 144 years ago.

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The Economy Is Rigged, and Other Presidential Campaign Myths - The New York Times

This year’s candidates have been particularly egregious in spreading unreliable information about the economy, often portraying themselves as the only cure.

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The Beginning of the End of Donald Trump

After a campaign dominated by behavior so boorish that Trump bragged he could literally get away with murder, the orange-haired brand licensor has finally gone too far.

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JOHN KASICH: Here are 5 ways Donald Trump proved he shouldn't be president in the past 24 hours

Republican presidential candidate John Kasich held a press conference in New York on Thursday in which he argued that rival Donald Trump isn't "prepared" to be president.

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Donald Trump’s Giant Convention Con

The front-runner is desperately trying to change party rules, turning a loss into a win he doesn’t deserve.

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'Better be careful!': Wall Street Journal editorial board taunts Donald Trump after he calls its members 'dummies'

The Wall Street Journal's editorial board fired back Thursday evening after Republican presidential frontrunner Donald Trump repeatedly bashed it on Twitter.

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PBS Story on Trump Supporters Overlooks Their White Supremacist Tattoos : People.com

A Trump supporter featured in a PBS NewsHour story sports tattoos that are longtime symbols of white supremacism

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An Illustrated History of Donald Trump’s Hair. Warning! Don’t Read Before Lunch!

Decoding the inanimate object that straddles Trump’s scalp like a dead, furry lobster.

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The Right Does Have Answers on Guns, Mr. President - The Dennis Prager Show The Dennis Prager Show

On the assumption that there are good and bad people on both the right and the left and that everyone is horrified by mass shootings, how is one to explain the great divide between right and left on the gun issue as it relates to these mass murders? Why d

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Dennis Prager: Speaker Of The House? | AllAccess.com

With House Republicans in disarray trying to come up with a suitable candidate for Speaker of the House to replace the retiring JOHN BOEHNER, a caller's suggestion has SALEM RADIO NETWORK host DENNIS PRAGER thinking that perhaps he could be the chosen one