Democratic fundraiser ActBlue touts $1 billion in 2019 online donations

(Reuters) – Grassroots donors gave about $1 billion to Democratic candidates and progressive groups in 2019 through the online fundraising organization ActBlue, the nonprofit said on Thursday. About a third of the money arrived during the last three months of the year, with more than $20 million donated on Dec. 31 alone, the group said. Small-dollar donations are crucial to […]

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For Once, Erin Brockovich and PG&E Are Fighting On The Same Side

Perhaps for the first time ever, Erin Brockovich and PG&E Corp. are on the same side. Brockovich is best known for her success fighting the California utility giant in court over water contamination, a battle later depicted in an Academy Award-winning film starring Julia Roberts. But on late Thursday, she voiced support for a plan by PG&E to compensate the […]

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Widow of late Maryland Rep. Elijah Cummings announces campaign for husband's seat

Fox News Flash top headlines for Nov. 11 Fox News Flash top headlines for Nov. 11 are here. Check out what’s clicking on Foxnews.com The widow of late Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Md., said on Monday that she will launch a campaign to win her husband’s seat as representative of Maryland’s 7th Congressional District. Maryland Democratic Party Chairwoman Maya Rockeymoore Cummings, 48, […]

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Ruling Socialists win Spain election, but far-right party gains strength

MADRID — Early results in Spain’s national election show the ruling Socialists leading the count and the far-right Vox party surging, as Spain’s political divide widens between left and right, further exacerbating the country’s political deadlock.   The far-right Vox party, which only got into the national parliament in April, looks now to become the country’s third-largest political force, according to […]

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Don’t call it an ad. Sanders airs his first campaign-sponsored spot of the year.

Sen. Bernie Sanders’ presidential campaign is hitting the television airways for the first time–a move which traditionally is seen as a significant next step for national political campaigns. Interested in Democratic Party? Except, the Sanders’ campaign says their spot is not actually an ad but rather a a public service announcement produced in conjunction with Univision Colorado as part of […]

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Gary Brubaker: El Paso, Dayton — 'Monopoly' doesn't create slumlords. Video games don't school sociopaths

Competitive gamer insists violent video games are not to blame for mass shootings in America Rod ‘Slasher’ Breslau says politicians are perpetuating the myth that games inspire young Americans to commit violent acts. Personally and corporately as a nation, we recoil in horror and grief at the continued gun violence in the United States. Politicians want to seek solutions that […]

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Ross Perot, former presidential candidate, dies at age 89

Businessman and former presidential candidate Ross Perot has died. He was 89 years old. Family spokesperson James Fuller confirmed his death Tuesday to ABC News, and did not immediately disclose the nature or cause of his death. “With deep sadness, I am letting you know that Mr. Perot passed away early Tuesday at his home, surrounded by his family,” Fuller […]

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