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Virginia Republicans have followed through on their threat to sue Gov. Terry McAuliffe over his April 22 decision to restore the voting rights of more than 200,000 felons, filing suit on Monday with the state's Supreme Court and alleging that the governor...
From: Mother Jones | By: AJ Vicens | Tuesday, May 24, 2016
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"Nonsense." That's how Chief Justice John Roberts Jr. described the contention that Georgia prosecutors had not been motivated by race when they weeded out every potential black juror from a 1987 death penalty trial. Roberts penned the majority opinion...
From: Mother Jones | By: Stephanie Mencimer | Monday, May 23, 2016
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While a United States AC-130 gunship blasted a Médecins Sans Frontières
 hospital in Kunduz, Afghanistan, with howitzer and incendiary rounds early on the morning of October 3, 2015, MSF staff phoned and texted American and Afghan authorities...
From: Mother Jones | By: Bryan Schatz | Monday, May 23, 2016
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Memorial Day is the unofficial kick off to summer, when our calendars fill up with beach days and we begin the obligatory slopping on of sunscreen. Whether you're putting it on yourself or someone else, the importance of sunscreen has been drilled into...
From: Mother Jones | By: Jenny Luna | Tuesday, May 24, 2016
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On a spring afternoon in 2014, Brisha Borden was running late to pick up her god-sister from school when she spotted an unlocked kid's blue Huffy bicycle and a silver Razor scooter. Borden and a friend grabbed the bike and scooter and tried to ride them...
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Last week, Donald Trump promised he would soon go after Hillary Clinton by dredging up Bill Clinton's past affairs, and boy did he deliver Monday morning. Trump posted an ominous video on Instagram that starts with a black-and-white photo of the White...
From: Mother Jones | By: Patrick Caldwell | Monday, May 23, 2016
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This is Donald Trump's public position on climate change: The concept of global warming was created by and for the Chinese in order to make U.S. manufacturing non-competitive. — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) November 6, 2012 More recently, Trump...
From: Mother Jones | By: Jeremy Schulman | Monday, May 23, 2016
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If you want to become a better runner, the obvious answer is to run more. Practice, practice, practice. Well, maybe not. It turns out that more time laced up, running longer distances, may not be the best way to improve. These days, many athletes are...
From: Mother Jones | By: Jenny Luna | Sunday, May 22, 2016
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Elizabeth Warren isn't ready to endorse Hillary Clinton for the Democratic presidential nomination, but she's had no trouble going after Clinton's presumptive Republican opponent, Donald Trump. Warren and Trump have sparred on Twitter ever since The...
From: Mother Jones | By: Patrick Caldwell | Wednesday, May 25, 2016
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An Ohio judge ruled Tuesday that Republican efforts to curtail the state's so-called "Golden Week"—a week that included the ability to register and vote at the same location—violated the Constitution and federal voting laws. In the 120-page opinion,...
From: Mother Jones | By: AJ Vicens | Tuesday, May 24, 2016
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Last week, Time reported that Frank Amedia, a televangelist, had recently organized a meeting between Donald Trump and Hispanic evangelicals. The magazine noted that Amedia was the Trump campaign's new "liaison on Christian policy." What the story did...
From: Mother Jones | By: Hannah Levintova | Tuesday, May 24, 2016
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Bernie Sanders has formally requested a recanvass of the results of last Tuesday's Kentucky's presidential primary, where he lost narrowly statewide to Hillary Clinton, according to the Associated Press. State election officials will review the final...
From: Mother Jones | By: AJ Vicens | Tuesday, May 24, 2016
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On Monday, the US Senate unanimously passed the Sexual Assault Survivors' Rights Act, bringing the country one step closer to enacting the first piece of federal legislation that would establish rights for survivors of sexual assault. Central to the...
From: Mother Jones | By: Inae Oh | Tuesday, May 24, 2016
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A Pennsylvania judge on Tuesday ordered comedian Bill Cosby to stand trial for allegations that he sexually assaulted Andrea Constand in 2004—ending a five-month battle by Cosby's lawyers to have the case dismissed. More than 40 women have come forward...
From: Mother Jones | By: Madison Pauly | Tuesday, May 24, 2016
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  According to Samantha Bee, Bernie Bros were too deep in their "Bern-gasm" at the Nevada caucus last February to meet the delegate deadline. That's what led to the chaos a few months later at the Nevada Democratic Party convention, when a group of...
From: Mother Jones | By: Jenny Luna | Tuesday, May 24, 2016
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The Obama years have been a boom time for America's weapons makers. Since 2009, the United States has approved arms deals worth some $200 billion—more than under any other presidency. The deals include sending Apache helicopters to Qatar, "bunker buster"...
From: Mother Jones | By: Bryan Schatz | Tuesday, May 24, 2016
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Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) reportedly spent the weekend urging big-money Republican donors to support presumptive nominee Donald Trump. It's a pretty shocking turnaround for a guy who was once the loudest—and sometimes only—critic of Trump in the...
From: Mother Jones | By: Max J. Rosenthal | Monday, May 23, 2016
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Ah, presidential primaries and caucuses, or as John Oliver described them on Sunday, "the electoral foreplay that we have been engaging in since February, which will culminate in the mass balloon ejaculations of this summer's conventions." Despite the...
From: Mother Jones | By: Inae Oh | Monday, May 23, 2016
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After a bill to expand background checks for gun buyers stalled in the Washington state legislature in 2013, gun safety advocates tried a different path forward: collecting enough signatures to put the measure on the 2014 ballot. That November they landed...
From: Mother Jones | By: Madison Pauly | Monday, May 23, 2016
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Lindy West's debut book, "Shrill" is an emotional rollercoaster. One moment you're snorting from laughter, trying to avoid all the weird looks you're getting on the train. The next you're silently absorbing a larger truth neatly packaged into the perfect...
From: Mother Jones | By: Becca Andrews | Monday, May 23, 2016
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In November 2012, Californians voted in favor of the Three Strikes Reform Act (Proposition 36); no longer would their state be the only one to punish minor crimes with a life sentence. As a result, almost 3,000 inmates—some of whom had been sentenced...
From: Mother Jones | By: Clara Jeffery | Monday, May 23, 2016
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