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Politics Seeping Into Daily Life –

Is there anything that politics can’t ruin? The answer, it appears, is a resounding “no” as partisan conflict creeps into all areas of American life. Our political affiliations, researchers say, obstruct friendships, influence our purchases, affect the positions we take on seemingly apolitical matters, and limit our job choices. As a result, many people are…

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Flynn Re-emerges Pushing QANON, Stolen Election…

In Washington’s respectable circles, Michael T. Flynn, the former national security adviser, is a discredited and dishonored ex-general, a once-esteemed military intelligence officer who went off the rails ideologically and then was fired a mere 24 days into the Trump administration for lying to the F.B.I. about contacts with the Russian ambassador.As if he cared.Where…

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Marjorie Taylor Greene is just the latest ‘radical White woman poisoning politics’…

Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene’s vitriolic, conspiracy-laden, violent (anti-Semitic, white supremacist) rhetoric and politics have drawn widespread condemnation. News outlets and Republican colleagues have called her comments “nutty,” “kooky” and “loony,” while Democrats have been even harsher. On Thursday, in an unprecedented move, the House voted to strip Greene, R-Ga., of her committee assignments as punishment…

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Wyoming censures Cheney…

WASHINGTON (AP) — Rep. Liz Cheney, the third-ranking House GOP leader, said Sunday she was undeterred by a censure from Wyoming Republicans and criticism from some House colleagues over her vote to impeach Donald Trump, and will not resign or back off her repudiation of the former president. Cheney said the oath she took to…

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138 Million Hours of Sleep Lost on Election Night…

Election officials wearing protective masks sort empty absentee ballot envelopes for the 2020 US election in Decatur, Georgia on 5 November | Photo: Elijah Nouvelage | Bloomberg Text Size: Helsinki: Election night was the low point of the year when it comes to sleep. According to data compiled through a health-tracking device designed in Finland,…

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QAnon infiltrating mainstream politics…

(CNN)Since its origin three years ago, QAnon has festered in the darker corners of the internet. Now the group’s followers, who call themselves “believers,” have found a niche on social media and within the Republican Party.QAnon began as a single conspiracy theory. But its followers now act more like a virtual cult, largely adoring and…

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Pfizer says it’s communicating with Biden’s team

President-elect Joe Biden is congratulating Nancy Pelosi for her nomination to serve as House speaker for another termByThe Associated PressNovember 18, 2020, 10:29 PM• 4 min readWASHINGTON — The Latest on President-elect Joe Biden (all times local):5:25 p.m.President-elect Joe Biden is congratulating Nancy Pelosi for her nomination to serve as House speaker for another term.Biden’s…

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