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The White House ditches half a century of immigration law

IT IS A familiar pattern. The president says something outrageous—this time Donald Trump told four black and brown-skinned Democratic congresswomen, all of whom are US citizens and three of whom were born in America, to “go back” where they came from. His supporters, who have come to accept what many …

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Trump’s campaign offered 10 plastic straws for $15 because ‘liberal paper straws don’t work’ — and they just sold out

There was the Jeb Bush guacamole bowl. Then, the “Grillary Clinton ” kitchen apron. Now, there’s Trump Straws. President Donald Trump’s reelection campaign is selling 10-packs of branded plastic straws for $15. Why? Because “liberal paper straws don’t work,” the president‘s online campaign store asserts. “STAND WITH PRESIDENT TRUMP and …

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Jeanne Ives files to run for Congress against Sean Casten

Complicating GOP efforts to regain control of the U.S. House, former gubernatorial hopeful Jeanne Ives today filed paperwork to run for the west congressional seat now held by freshman Democrat Sean Casten. The move, which was tipped here a couple of days ago, puts Ives in a primary contest with former …

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State Sen. Royce West appears to be running for U.S. Senate

State Sen. Royce West, D-Dallas, seems to be in for the U.S. Senate race. He has an announcement planned for Monday in Dallas, but on Friday, paperwork was filed with the Federal Election Commission establishing a “Royce West for U.S. Senate” campaign and declaring him a Democratic candidate for the …

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What to Watch When Alphabet Releases Q2 Earnings Next Week

Shares of Alphabet (NASDAQ:GOOG)(NASDAQ:GOOGL) have fallen more than 11% since late April, when the parent company of Google announced first–quarter 2019 revenue (up 16.7% to $36.34 billion) that fell a few percent short of the market’s expectations. It certainly didn’t help when the stock slumped yet again early last month …

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