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“Says Who” Lawyer Claims Polls Underestimate Trump's African-American Support

Screencap: CNN In an interview conducted shortly after his appearance on CNN Wednesday night, Donald Trump’s special counsel Michael Cohen explained his apparent distrust of all the polls, citing anecdotal evidence that challenged the candidate’s surveyed unfavorability among black voters. https://www.yahoo.com/news/donald-tr… “When they say that Donald Trump has a 1 percent favorability amongst the African-American community, I know from my ...

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“Says Who” Lawyer Claims Polls Underestimate Trump's African-American Support

Screencap: CNN In an interview conducted shortly after his appearance on CNN Wednesday night, Donald Trump’s special counsel Michael Cohen explained his apparent distrust of all the polls, citing anecdotal evidence that challenged the candidate’s surveyed unfavorability among black voters. https://www.yahoo.com/news/donald-tr… “When they say that Donald Trump has a 1 percent favorability amongst the African-American community, I know from my ...

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According to the Associated Press, officials in Louisiana now say that at least 13 people have died

According to the Associated Press, officials in Louisiana now say that at least 13 people have died since historic flooding hit the state this weekend. On Tuesday, a White House spokesperson said that more than 70,000 residents have registered for federal disaster aid. http://gawker.com/death-toll-ris… Gawker

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Chill Judge Allegedly Lets Law Clerk Wear Robe, Hear Cases

As every child knows, playing dress-up can be a lot of fun. As a least one Circuit judge in Illinois doesn’t, it can also be serious violation of judicial ethics. According to the Chicago Tribune, Judge Valarie Turner was removed from the bench on Wednesday after she allegedly allowed lawyer Rhonda Crawford to put on her judicial robe and rule ...

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Report: Trump Campaign Chief Tried to Stop the Taco Bowl, Failed to Stop the Taco Bowl

On Wednesday, The Huffington Post offered a telling anecdote about the relationship between Donald Trump and recently demoted campaign chairman Paul Manafort, revisiting the story of Trump’s notorious taco bowl tweet from the perspective of those inside the campaign. http://gawker.com/donald-trump-o… “Manafort was in the office with other aides when a member of the family suggested they tweet a picture of ...

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Report: Trump Campaign Chief Tried to Stop the Taco Bowl, Failed to Stop the Taco Bowl

On Wednesday, The Huffington Post offered a telling anecdote about the relationship between Donald Trump and recently demoted campaign chairman Paul Manafort, revisiting the story of Trump’s notorious taco bowl tweet from the perspective of those inside the campaign. http://gawker.com/donald-trump-o… “Manafort was in the office with other aides when a member of the family suggested they tweet a picture of ...

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Here's Another Reason Not To Support Trump's Border Wall

Photo credit: Gerald Herbert/AP There are a number of reasons why Donald Trump’s proposal to build a wall on the US-Mexican border is kind of dumb, primarily being that nobody wants to fund such a crazy expensive operation. However, scientists have presented another reason why the border wall plan would be terrible, and it’s not just for the people who ...

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Here's Another Reason Not To Support Trump's Border Wall

Photo credit: Gerald Herbert/AP There are a number of reasons why Donald Trump’s proposal to build a wall on the US-Mexican border is kind of dumb, primarily being that nobody wants to fund such a crazy expensive operation. However, scientists have presented another reason why the border wall plan would be terrible, and it’s not just for the people who ...

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Brazilian Authorities Pull Two US Swimmers Off Flight Out Of Rio

This whole story about US swimmers Ryan Lochte, Gunnar Bentz, Jack Conger, and Jimmy Feigen maybe or maybe not getting robbed at gunpoint by men who were maybe posing as Brazilian police officers is fishy and riddled with inconsistencies. Brazilian police cast doubt on Lochte’s story, and earlier today, a Brazilian judge ordered Lochte and Feigen to remain in Brazil ...

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America Was Born 60 Years Ago

A few days ago in 1956, construction began on what became the starting point of modern America: the Interstate Highway System. The initial proposal to Congress for the ribbons of pavement that would web this whole country together came first in 1939, but actual construction began on August 13th, 1956. It was just a few months after Eisenhower signed the ...

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