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Trump Jokes: Pence 'Wants to Hang' All Gay People

Trump Jokes: Pence 'Wants to Hang' All Gay People

By Brittany Ferrendi | Oct 18
In a feature by "The New Yorker" on a possible Pence presidency and its threat to progressive ideals, a staff member from Trump's campaign revealed the president has often belittled the vice president, whose anti-LGBT views are a matter of record.

Trump Voters Confront Climate Change in Wake of Hurricane

Trump Voters Confront Climate Change in Wake of Hurricane

By Claire Galofaro | Oct 16
Jefferson County, Texas, is among the low-lying coastal areas of America that could lose the most as the ice caps melt and the seas warm and rise. At the same time, it is economically dependent on the petroleum industry.

Married Lesbian Seeks South Florida U.S. House Seat

Married Lesbian Seeks South Florida U.S. House Seat

By John McDonald | Oct 14
Lauren Baer has a chance to make history. If elected next fall, Baer would become the first Congresswoman in a same-sex marriage.

Trump Threatens NBC but Experts See No Real Risk to Licenses

Trump Threatens NBC but Experts See No Real Risk to Licenses

By Tali Arbel | Oct 14
President Donald Trump is threatening NBC's broadcast licenses because he's not happy with how its news division has covered him. But experts say his threats aren't likely to lead to any action.

AP FACT CHECK: Trump vs. Grassley on Tax Cuts in History

AP FACT CHECK: Trump vs. Grassley on Tax Cuts in History

By Calvin Woodward | Oct 14
President Donald Trump is going around mischaracterizing his tax plan as the largest tax cut in U.S. history and a Republican senator is calling him out on it.

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's Empty Boasts on Legislation, Economy

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's Empty Boasts on Legislation, Economy

By Calvin Woodward and Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar | Oct 12
President Donald Trump's latest recitation of his accomplishments is marked by empty boasts. Here's a look at some of Trump's statements in an interview with Forbes magazine.

Is NRA Move to Regulate 'Bump Stocks' Real or A Ruse?

Is NRA Move to Regulate 'Bump Stocks' Real or A Ruse?

By Lisa Marie Pane | Oct 10
Why would the nation's leading gun-rights organization, not known for compromise, be willing to bend even just a bit when it wields perhaps more influence than ever?

AP FACT CHECK: Really? GOP Thinks Dems Soft on Gun Control?

AP FACT CHECK: Really? GOP Thinks Dems Soft on Gun Control?

By Calvin Woodward | Oct 10
It's not every day - or every year or every decade - you see Republicans raising questions about whether Democrats were tough enough on gun control when they were in power.

EPA Moves to Rescind Obama Plan to Slow Global Warming

EPA Moves to Rescind Obama Plan to Slow Global Warming

By Matthew Daly | Oct 9
The Trump administration intends to roll back the centerpiece of former President Barack Obama's efforts to slow global warming, seeking to ease restrictions on greenhouse gas emissions from coal-fired power plants.

Trans Democrat Fights Back Against Transphobia: 'This Is Just Who I Am'

Trans Democrat Fights Back Against Transphobia: 'This Is Just Who I Am'

By Brittany Ferrendi | Oct 8
A woman running for a seat in the Virginia House of Delegates is on the receiving end of transphobic comments - but she won't just sit and take it.

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