politics

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'Clueless' star Stacey Dash withdraws from congressional race

Washington (CNN)“Clueless” star and former Fox News commentator Stacey Dash is withdrawing her congressional bid, a representative for the actress confirmed to CNN Friday. “I started this run with the intention to address the pressing issues in the district where I live,” Dash said in the statement. “I hoped, and remain hopeful, that I can

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I didn't hear the word 'Trump' for 4 days, and it was glorious

Image: Mark Wilson/Getty Images You have to try pretty hard to escape hearing Donald Trump’s name for four days, but I promise it is really worth the effort. Last week, I disappeared, along with a large group of friends, into Joshua Tree National Park for a long camping weekend of moderate boozing, unhealthy eating, and

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Brother of Jared Kushner drops a big donation to \

Yes, the nametag looks like it says "Kush."Image: FLICKR/DOMINIQUE A. PINEIRO Proving that no family is immune to political arguments over dinner, Joshua Kushner — yes, brother of Trump advisor and son-in-law Jared Kushner — has reportedly donated $50,000 to the upcoming “March For Our Lives.”  This is happening just as the Trump administration is

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Trump: 'NO MORE DACA DEAL'

Washington (CNN)President Donald Trump again called for an end to the filibuster and said there will be no deal with Democrats on the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, also known as DACA. “Mexico has got to help us at the border. If they’re not going to help us at the border, it’s a very sad

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EPA Chiefs $50-a-Night Rental Raises White House Angst

Pruitt apartment questions follow first-class flight reports Washington lease is compared to an Airbnb-style arrangement Related: Bumped? EPA Chief Signals He Will Be Flying Coach After Backlash The disclosure follows revelations about Pruitt’s reliance on visit by Pruitt and agency staff to Italy that cost $120,249. EPA officials have defended Pruitt’s use of first-class flights on

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Lesbian and bisexual women have no health problems, says government health agency

Alex Azar, Secretary of Health and Human ServicesImage: chris kleponis-pool/Getty Images Congratulations, everyone! Lesbian and bisexual health problems are officially over. Or so it would seem, if you believe the Department of Health and Human Services’ website. According to the Sunlight Foundation, a government transparency project, HHS removed pages from it’s Office on Women’s Health

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Trump Visits Emergency Workers Who Responded to School Shooting

President Donald Trump visited medical staff and patients at a Florida hospital on Friday to thank them for assisting victims of the mass shooting at a high school in Parkland, Florida. Trump, joined by First Lady Melania Trump, also stopped at the Broward County sheriff’s office to meet with law enforcement officers, including a detective

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Remingtons Bankruptcy May Be the Tip of the Iceberg

Firearms companies face declining sales, falling stock prices and tremendous debt. Gunmaker American Outdoor Brands Corp., formerly known as Smith & Wesson, has seen its stock plummet by almost half from 2017. On Monday, Remington Outdoor Co., an iconic, 200-year-old American firearms manufacturer, announced it’s planning to file for bankruptcy.   With Republicans in control of Washington, there’s little

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EPA chief Scott Pruitt says first-class travel is for security purposes

Washington (CNN)Scott Pruitt’s flights in first class or via military jets are for security purposes, the Environmental Protection Agency administrator told The New Hampshire Union Leader on Tuesday. “We live in a very toxic environment politically, particularly around issues of the environment,” Pruitt told the newspaper. “We’ve reached the point where there’s not much civility