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Ocasio-Cortez plans Kentucky visit despite being uninvited by GOP colleague

Democratic Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York is planning to visit Kentucky soon despite being uninvited by one of the state’s Republican members of Congress. Corbin Trent, a spokeswoman for the New York congresswoman, told CNN on Friday that they’ve been invited by other Kentuckians and that plans are in the works for a visit…MORE

Elizabeth Warren says House should start impeachment proceedings for Trump

Sen. Elizabeth Warren called on the House of Representatives to begin impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump Friday. “The Mueller report lays out facts showing that a hostile foreign government attacked our 2016 election to help Donald Trump and Donald Trump welcomed that help. Once elected, Donald Trump obstructed the investigation into that attack,” the…MORE

Florida man charged with making threats against Democratic lawmakers

A man from Florida called and threatened multiple Democratic lawmakers earlier this month, according to the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida. John Joseph Kless, 49, called with messages that were generally vulgar, anti-Islamic and racist, according to the criminal complaint, making threats to California Rep. Eric Swalwell, Michigan Rep. Rashida…MORE

Small donations drive more than half of 2020 Democratic money

In a striking reversal from previous elections, small-dollar donors are providing most of the early money to Democrats seeking the presidency — as candidates seek to capitalize on the energy of their party’s activist base and build a grassroots foundation to sustain them for the long primary slog. More than half — nearly 55% —…MORE

Pentagon inspector general report on Shanahan and Boeing expected next week

A Pentagon inspector general report examining whether acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan violated his ethics agreement is expected to be made public by the end of next week, according to a defense official familiar with the matter. If Shanahan is cleared of the allegations, President Donald Trump may decide to move ahead and send his…MORE

Democrats set sights on Trump’s finances as post-Mueller probes take shape

Democrats picked up on their post-Mueller course on Friday, rapidly ramping up their probes into President Donald Trump’s finances and diving into the numerous cases of obstruction of justice that the special counsel documented. For months, Democrats have launched their own investigations, but they’ve always kept an eye toward what the special counsel’s report might…MORE

9th Circuit deals crackdown on sanctuary cities another hit

A federal appeals court ruled against the Trump administration’s attempt to block a California law that limits cooperation between law enforcement and federal immigration authorities. The 54-page ruling Thursday from the 9th US Circuit Court of Appeals is yet another blow to President Donald Trump who has railed against so-called sanctuary cities, a catch-all term…MORE

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Dave Says: Don’t go too far

Dave Says: Don’t go too far

Do you think it would be an appropriate real-world exercise if we started charging our 17-year-old son a very small amount in rent each month to prepare him for life when he leaves home?