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E. Jean Carroll: Trump attacked me in the dressing room of Bergdorf Goodman.
The Elle advice columnist says the assault took place in Bergdorf Goodman.
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nbcnews.com Oct 27, 2020, Tuesday
Judge says Justice Department cannot defend Trump in E. Jean Carroll rape defamation suit
The DOJ tried to represent Trump in a defamation lawsuit brought by E. Jean Carroll, a writer who has claimed that he sexually assaulted her in the 1990s.
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Here Are The Major 2020 Supreme Court Rulings
A look at the major Supreme Court rulings of 2020, including on abortion, religion and immigration.
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bloomberg.com Oct 26, 2020, Monday
Supreme Court Rejects Democrats on Wisconsin Ballot Deadline - Bloomberg
The U.S. Supreme Court rejected Democratic calls to reinstate a six-day extension for the receipt of mail ballots in Wisconsin, a state that is experiencing a surge of Covid-19 cases and could be pivotal in the presidential election.
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The Tragic Death of Breonna Taylor
Breonna Taylor, a 26-year-old African-American emergency medical technician, was fatally shot by Louisville Metro Police Department (LMPD) officers Jonathan Mattingly, Brett Hankison, and Myles Cosgrove on March 13, 2020.
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nbcnews.com Oct 20, 2020, Tuesday
Kentucky judge orders grand jury records unsealed in Breonna Taylor case
Jurors will now be able to speak publicly about the probe that led to charges against former Louisville police Det. Brett Hankison related to the fatal shooting of Taylor.
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Supreme Court: The Right To Vote Just Got Terrible News From The Court
And Republicans are about to gain a 6-3 majority on the Supreme Court.
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vox.com Oct 02, 2020, Friday
Supreme Court: The Right To Vote Just Got Terrible News From The Court - Vox
And Republicans are about to gain a 6-3 majority on the Supreme Court.
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California To Study Reparations For Black Americans
Gov. Gavin Newsom signed the law on Wednesday. It sets up a nine-member task force to come up with a plan for how the state could give reparations to Black Americans.
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pbs.org Sep 30, 2020, Wednesday
California To Study Reparations For Black Americans | PBS NewsHour
Gov. Gavin Newsom signed the law on Wednesday. It sets up a nine-member task force to come up with a plan for how the state could give reparations to Black Americans.
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Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Dies At 87
Ginsburg, the second woman to serve on the Supreme Court, died from complications from cancer. Her death will set in motion what promises to be a tumultuous political battle over who will succeed her.
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Elizabeth Warren introduce bill Plan To End Corruption In Washington
Elizabeth Warre introducing the most ambitious anti-corruption legislation proposed in Congress since Watergate.
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medium.com Aug 22, 2018, Wednesday
My Comprehensive Plan To End Corruption In Washington | By Elizabeth Warren | Medium
I want to begin with two numbers. 73. 18. Today, I’m introducing the most ambitious anti-corruption legislation proposed in Congress since Watergate.
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Supreme Court Stop 1 Million Floridians From Voting
The justices refused to halt Florida’s poll tax on ex-felons—and didn’t bother explaining why.
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rawstory.com Sep 26, 2020, Saturday
GOP Investigation Into Bloomberg Helping Florida Felons Vote Condemned As Attempted Voter Suppression | Raw Story
Florida Attorney General Ashley Moody’s call for state and federal investigations into billionaire Michael Bloomberg’s…
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2 California deputies shot in apparent ambush; anger and protests follow
The shooting of two Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputies in an apparent ambush prompted a manhunt for the shooter, reaction from the president and protests outside the hospital where the wounded deputies were being treated Saturday night in California.
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washingtonpost.com Sep 15, 2020, Tuesday
Los Angeles Sheriff Says LeBron James Should Match Reward In Shooting Of Deputies - The Washington Post
"I’d like to see LeBron James step up to the plate and double" the reward money, Alex Villanueva said.
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ICE Guards “Systematically” Sexually Assault Detainees In An El Paso Detention Center
Allegations include guards attacking victims in camera “blind spots” and telling them that “no one would believe” them in ICE detention centers, which imprison about 50,000 immigrants each year at a taxpayer expense of $2.7 billion.
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propublica.org Sep 15, 2020, Tuesday
ICE Deported A Woman Who Accused Guards Of Sexual Assault While The Feds Were Still Investigating The Incident — ProPublica
The DHS and DOJ inspectors general are investigating allegations that ICE guards assaulted detainees in camera blind spots. DHS instructed ICE not to deport a key witness, then suddenly decided to allow it.
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Billionaire T. Denny Sanford Was Under Investigation For Child Pornography
The richest man in South Dakota, T. Denny Sanford, was investigated for possible possession of child pornography, according to four people familiar with the matter. Sanford is a major donor to children’s charities and Republican politicians.
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propublica.org Aug 28, 2020, Friday
Billionaire T. Denny Sanford Was Under Investigation For Child Pornography — ProPublica
The richest man in South Dakota, T. Denny Sanford, was investigated for possible possession of child pornography, according to four people familiar with the matter. Sanford is a major donor to children’s charities and Republican politicians.
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New York Attorney General Sues Trump Organization
The New York Attorney General is investigating President Trump’s private business for a allegedly misleading lenders by inflating the value of its assets, the attorney general’s office said Monday in a legal filing.
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motherjones.com Aug 25, 2020, Tuesday
New York’s AG Is Investigating One Of The Biggest Mysteries On Trump’s Balance Sheet – Mother Jones
Will Letitia James get to the bottom of a puzzling debt Trump claims to owe himself?
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Track H.R. 8015: Delivering for America Act
“Delivering for America Act” to Protect Delivery Standards for U.S. Postal Service
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clerk.house.gov Aug 22, 2020, Saturday
Roll Call 182 | Bill Number: H. R. 8015
AUG 22, 2020, 06:39 PM | 116TH CONGRESS, 2ND SESSION R: 26Y, 149N, 23NV; D: 231Y, 1NV; I: 1N; T: 257Y, 150Y, 24NV
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Lawmakers in California to create a new financial protection watchdog agency
Lawmakers in California are rushing to create a new financial protection watchdog agency. They say it's needed because, under the Trump administration, the main federal regulator has been paralyzed.
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npr.org Aug 14, 2020, Friday
New California Financial Watchdog Would Take Aim At Predatory Lenders Amid Pandemic : NPR
California may be on the cusp of creating a watchdog agency. Proponents say federal regulators aren't doing their job, leaving leaving millions of Americans vulnerable during the coronavirus crisis.
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New York AG James Accuses Gun Group NRA Execs Of Self-dealing
According to the lawsuit, the senior leadership of the NRA squandered millions in donations on personal trips, private jets and expensive meals.
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motherjones.com Aug 17, 2020, Monday
Trump-Appointed Judges Are Already Handing Huge Wins To The NRA – Mother Jones
An influx of right-wing judges with extreme views on the Second Amendment.
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Justice Ginsburg Says Cancer Has Returned, But Won't Retire
WASHINGTON (AP) — Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg said Friday she is receiving chemotherapy for a recurrence of cancer, but has no plans to retire from the Supreme Court. The 87-year-old...
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empiricalscotus.com Dr. Adam Feldman Aug 10, 2020, Monday
RBG’s Departure Might Look A Lot Like Thurgood Marshall’s – Empirical SCOTUS
Justice Ginsburg has had quite a few health scares over the past little over a decade. She was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in 2009 and subsequently resisted pressure to retire from the Court u…
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Supreme Court Strikes Down Restrictions On Removal Of CFPB Director But Leaves Bureau In Place
In response to the 2008 financial crisis, Congress created the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, a federal agency with approximately 1,500 employees that tackles everything from payday loans to financial literacy programs and helping consumers navigate the COVID-19 pa...
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washingtonpost.com Aug 01, 2020, Saturday
Opinion | The CFPB Once Defended Consumers. Thanks To Trump, It Now Helps Companies Prey On Them Instead. - The Washington Post
In the midst of all our crises, Kathy Kraninger’s inept management of the CFPB seemingly barely merits a moment of attention. But it should.
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ProPublica Publishing Thousands Of Police Discipline Records That New York Kept Secret For Decades
ProPublica obtained these police records from New York City’s Civilian Complaint Review Board. NYPD unions are suing to halt the city from making the data public.
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projects.propublica.org Jul 26, 2020, Sunday
The NYPD Files: Search Thousands Of Civilian Complaints Against New York City Police Officers - ProPublica
After New York state repealed a law that kept NYPD disciplinary records secret, ProPublica obtained data from the civilian board that investigates complaints about police behavior. Use this database to search thousands of allegations.
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Gunman Dressed As FedEx Driver Kills Son, Wounds Husband Of New Jersey Federal Judge Esther Salas
A gunman reportedly entered the North Brunswick home of U.S. District Court Judge Esther Salas, fatally shooting her 20-year-old son and critically wounding her husband.
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theatlantic.com Jul 21, 2020, Tuesday
Judge Salas Shooting Suspect Left Pro-Trump Paper Trail - The Atlantic
In a trove of documents published online, Roy Den Hollander directed misogynistic and racist insults at U.S. District Court Judge Esther Salas, and expressed support for the president.
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The Voting Rights Advancement Act Of 2019 To restore key parts of the Voting Rights Act of 1965
U.S. Rep. Terri Sewell (AL-07) and Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-VT) introduced legislation today to help address the most egregious forms of recent voter suppression by developing a process to determine which states and localities with a recent history of voting rights violation...
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motherjones.com Jul 18, 2020, Saturday
They Praise John Lewis But Hate Black Voting Rights And Black Lives Matter – Mother Jones
What do they think he fought for?
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