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The Memo: Alabama earthquake shakes up political landscape

Both parties are drawing lessons from Alabama as the smoke begins to clear from Tuesday’s stunning special election result. Doug Jones became the first Democrat to win a Senate race in the state since 1992, defeating Roy Moore despite vigorous support for the GOP candidate from , who carried the state by almost 30 points in the 2016 presidential election. […]

Trump daily intel updates structured to avoid upsetting him: report

‘s daily intelligence updates are reportedly set up oftentimes in an effort not to displease him. The Washington Post U.S. officials would not say whether recent information on Russia had been included in the president’s daily briefing. A former senior intelligence official familiar with the matter said intelligence about Russia that could upset Trump is sometimes just included in the written assessment. The […]

New York AG to sue FCC over net neutrality repeal

New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced Thursday that he is suing to block the end of net neutrality rules.  Schneiderman’s announcement came moments after the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) voted in favor of abolishing the rules. “The FCC just gave Big Telecom an early Christmas present, by giving internet service providers yet another way to put corporate profits over consumers,” Schneiderman […]

Kentucky state lawmaker kills himself after denying sexual misconduct allegations: report

A Kentucky state representative accused of molesting a teenage girl has killed himself, according to in Louisville.  Rep. , a Republican, reportedly shot and killed himself on a bridge in Mt. Washington, Ky. The gun was recovered by police, according to WDRB.  The Kentucky Center for Investigative Reporting published an expose on Monday detailing allegations that Johnson forced himself on his […]

ABC’s Robin Roberts to Omarosa: ‘Bye, Felicia’

ABC’s Robin Roberts had a simple comment for Omarosa Manigault Newman, who is leaving her White House role. “She said she has a story to tell, I’m sure she’ll be selling that story,” Roberts said on “Good Morning America.” She added: “Bye, Felicia.” “Bye, Felicia” is a quote from the 1995 film “Friday.” It became a popular meme and is […]