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Myself, a Graham supporter, just donated to Gillum. You should to.

I spent a year living in Florida and would have voted for Graham if I hadn't needed to move back to Indiana earlier this year.

Still, I'm extremely excited to have a real progressive as the nominee in Florida and just donated to his campaign. It doesn't matter to me that Graham lost, I'm ALL IN for Gillum now!!

This is a HUGE opportunity. If you can, you should donate as well.

https://secure.actblue.com/donate/gillum-primary-win?refcode=website
Posted by bearsfootball516 | Wed Aug 29, 2018, 09:45 AM (1 replies)

Whatever it is the Democratic Party is doing, keep doing it!

Democratic Party approval is polling at it's highest in the generic ballot since January.

https://www.realclearpolitics.com/epolls/other/2018_generic_congressional_vote-6185.html
Posted by bearsfootball516 | Wed Aug 22, 2018, 08:13 AM (0 replies)

Michael Cohen in talks to plead guilty to criminal charges

Source: CNN

Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump's former personal attorney, is in talks to plead guilty to criminal charges in a deal that would bring an end to a months-long investigation that has riled the President, according to sources familiar with the matter.

The details of the plea are still being negotiated, the sources cautioned, and talks could fall apart. The US Attorney's Office for the Southern District of New York is investigating Cohen for potential bank fraud, tax fraud and campaign finance violations. If talks fall apart, federal prosecutors are expected to indict Cohen.

As part of the plea deal under discussion, Cohen is not expected to cooperate with the government, one source said. However, by pleading guilty both Cohen and prosecutors would avoid the spectacle and uncertainty of a trial.

NBC News reported earlier Tuesday on Cohen's potential plea deal.

Read more: https://www.cnn.com/2018/08/21/politics/michael-cohen-plea-deal-talks/index.html?utm_content=2018-08-21T17%3A10%3A19&utm_source=twCNN&utm_medium=social&utm_term=image
Posted by bearsfootball516 | Tue Aug 21, 2018, 01:14 PM (1 replies)

Pollsters: Trump and GOP are losing young, female voters permanently

Pollsters Anna Greenberg and Dan Cox said on Monday that President Trump and Republicans are losing young women to Democrats permanently.

"When you ask millennial women who are likely voters, about 65, 68 percent would actually vote for a Democrat in the generic congressional race, so that puts them as base Democratic voters," Greenberg, a partner at Greenberg, Quinlan, Rosner, told Hill.TV's Krystal Ball on "What America's Thinking."

"What we know is that in your coming of age years, from sort of your teens into your early 20s, have a profound, long-term impact on what your partisanship and voting patterns are for the rest of your life," she continued.

"So, not only in this moment are these millennial women heavily, heavily Democratic and heavily hostile to Trump, but it's likely that they are going to sort of be the vanguard of, I think, the feminization of the Democratic Party," she said.


http://thehill.com/hilltv/what-americas-thinking/402705-pollsters-trump-and-gop-are-losing-young-female-voters
Posted by bearsfootball516 | Mon Aug 20, 2018, 04:04 PM (31 replies)

Omarosa to release secret recording on MSNBC at 1 p.m. ET

Take it for what it's worth, but she's certainly taking back the news cycle from Trump again.

https://twitter.com/MSNBC/status/1030083219943841793
Posted by bearsfootball516 | Thu Aug 16, 2018, 09:32 AM (63 replies)

I know primary turnout isn't always indicative of general election turnout, but...

I think it's notable that roughly 80,000 more people voted in the Wisconsin Democratic Primary than Republican in the Governors Race...and District 1 (Paul Ryan's old seat), more Democrats also voted than Republicans.

Bodes very well for November!

https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2018/08/14/us/elections/results-wisconsin-primary-elections.html
Posted by bearsfootball516 | Wed Aug 15, 2018, 08:12 AM (2 replies)

DNA evidence credited for arrest in April Tinsley's 1988 killing

Source: Indianapolis Star

Thirty years after the murder of 8-year-old April Tinsley, police arrested a man in connection to her death on the same day the cold case was to be examined during a prime-time crime documentary.

John Miller, 59, of Grabill, was arrested at his home Sunday morning by members of the Fort Wayne Police Department and the Indiana State Police, according to court documents.

Hours later, Investigation Discovery's "On the Case with Paula Zahn" was set to air an episode about the search for the man who taunted law enforcement for years after the crime.

Court documents said when police arrived, they asked Miller if he knew why they were there. He answered "April Tinsley" before admitting the crime to investigators, according to court documents.

Read more: https://www.indystar.com/story/news/crime/2018/07/15/april-tinsley-cold-case-murder-1988-results-arrest/786568002/
Posted by bearsfootball516 | Sun Jul 15, 2018, 03:58 PM (3 replies)

Any predictions for the Dow today?

Fell -327 yesterday. Some people think it'll rebound, some think it'll continue falling. Down 9 of the last 10 days.

My guess is it rebounds a little, but not a whole lot. We'll see.
Posted by bearsfootball516 | Tue Jun 26, 2018, 09:09 AM (13 replies)

Virginia school formerly named for Confederate general changes name to Barack Obama

"A Richmond, Virginia, elementary school will switch its name from that of a Confederate general to that of the nation's first black President.

On Monday, the Richmond school board voted to rename J.E.B. Stuart Elementary as Barack Obama Elementary School, reported CNN affiliate WTVR.

Members of the school's community submitted ideas for a new name and students at the Richmond school, which is 95% African-American according to WTVR, voted among seven choices. The top three finalists were: Barack Obama, Northside and Wishtree, the station reported."

https://www.cnn.com/2018/06/19/us/richmond-school-name-change-barack-obama/index.html?utm_term=image&utm_content=2018-06-25T01%3A30%3A04&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twCNN


With airwaves constantly filled with negative news, this is really cool.

https://twitter.com/CNN/status/1011058919609917440
Posted by bearsfootball516 | Sun Jun 24, 2018, 09:35 PM (5 replies)

Trump defends Kim Jong Un executing people: Video

https://twitter.com/kylegriffin1/status/1007029901071970306

BAIER: Kim Jong Un is "clearly executing people."

TRUMP: "He's a tough guy. Hey, when you take over a country, tough country, tough people, and you take it over from your father ... if you could do that at 27-years old, I mean, that's 1 in 10,000 that could do that." (via FOX)



Absolutely unreal.
Posted by bearsfootball516 | Wed Jun 13, 2018, 07:07 PM (15 replies)
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