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Megan Rapinoe calls Trump’s racist tweets ‘disgusting’

Megan Rapinoe calls Trump’s racist tweets ‘disgusting’

US Women’s National Soccer Team co-captain Megan Rapinoe has once again criticized President Donald Trump, calling his racist tweets about four Democratic congresswomen of color “disgusting.” “It’s disgusting, to be honest,” Rapinoe said Saturday on CNN’s “The Van Jones Show.” “To say it’s disappointing is … it doesn’t even come close.” Trump, in a recent…MORE

How Trump’s 2020 reelection strategy could work — but probably won’t

How Trump’s 2020 reelection strategy could work — but probably won’t

First things first: The theme song of the week is the theme from The Larry Sanders Show. Poll of the week: A new NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll finds that President Donald Trump’s approval rating among voters nationwide is 45%. His disapproval rating is 52%. This makes for a net approval (approval – disapproval) of…MORE

Joe Biden dominates, but Pete Buttigieg makes inroads with Obama’s elite bundlers

Joe Biden dominates, but Pete Buttigieg makes inroads with Obama’s elite bundlers

Former Vice President Joe Biden drew dozens of Barack Obama’s fundraisers to his presidential bid during the April-to-June fundraising quarter, but his rivals — led by South Bend, Indiana, Mayor Pete Buttigieg — also are capturing some of those elite bundlers, a CNN analysis of new 2020 campaign filings shows. At least 40 top fundraisers…MORE

Floundering NRA struggles to maintain its 2016 influence in 2020 race

Floundering NRA struggles to maintain its 2016 influence in 2020 race

The National Rifle Association was already reeling from leadership shakeups and allegations of financial mismanagement when it dropped another bombshell. The NRA accused Chris Cox — the man who had controlled the organization’s lobbying and political activities for more than 15 years — of trying to overthrow Chief Executive Wayne LaPierre, according to a lawsuit…MORE

If you think this week was bad, just wait…

If you think this week was bad, just wait…

This week started with the furor caused by President Donald Trump’s racist tweets urging four Democratic congresswoman of color to go back to where they’re from. (In the case of three of the four that would mean going back to, uh, America.) With the middle of the week came chants of “Send her back!” — aimed…MORE

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