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Former Obama Campaign Manager Warns Democrats Against Contested Convention Talk: Future of Party Supports Bernie Sanders

Newsweek Former Barack Obama campaign manager David Plouffe said the idea some Democrats would choose a contested convention over supporting Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders’ potential nomination is “preposterous.” Speaking with MSNBC Saturday, Plouffe, worked on Obama’s 2008 campaign, ridiculed all discussion among Democrats that party members or opponents of Sanders should push for a brokered […]

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Sports Community and Politicians Pay Homage to the 1980 ‘Miracle on Ice’ U.S. Hockey Team

Newsweek Saturday marked the 40th anniversary of the famous “Miracle on Ice,” in which the United States men’s national hockey team defeated the Soviet Union team at the 1980 Olympic Winter Games. The U.S. team’s victory in Lake Placid, New York over the heavily favored Soviet Union was also important for Americans’ morale during the […]

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Bernie Sanders Faces Backlash for Saying Neither Republican Nor Democratic Establishment Can Stop Him

Newsweek Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders was accused of “egomania” and accepting Russian assistance Saturday, after he remarked that neither the Democratic Party nor the Republican Party can stop his 2020 presidential campaign. Sanders and his supporters warned establishment leaders of both of America’s two major political parties that rumors of Russian help and continued hopes […]

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Two Fashion Institute of Technology Officials Placed on Leave Following ‘Racist’ Runway Show

Newsweek The New York City-based Fashion Institute of Technology has placed two officials on administrative leave Friday, following a runway show in which models wore “monkey ears” and oversized lips that suggest racist references. “The Dean of the School of Graduate Studies and the Chair of the MFA Fashion Design Department have been placed on […]

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Newt Gingrich Says Bernie Sanders Is More Likely to Take Down the Democrats Than Win the Presidency

Newsweek Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich expressed doubts that Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders could win the presidency, but said that his campaign may take down the Democratic party. Citing Presidents Donald Trump, Ronald Reagan and Jimmy Carter as unlikely presidential victors, Gingrich said during an appearance on Fox News Friday that while a Sanders victory […]

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U.S. Drug Enforcement Agent Charged With Participation in Multi-National Money Laundering Conspiracy

Newsweek The seal of the Drug Enforcement Administration is seen on a lectern before the start of a press conference at DEA Headquarters on June 26, 2013 in Arlington, Virginia. MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty A former special agent with the federal Drug Enforcement Administration has been arrested for his suspected role in a wide-ranging, multi-national conspiracy to […]

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Clint Eastwood Says He Wished Trump Behaved ‘in a More Genteel Way,’ Supports Mike Bloomberg

Newsweek Actor and director Clint Eastwood said he wished President Donald Trump acted “in a more genteel way,” and voiced his support for former New York Mayor Bloomberg in the upcoming presidential election. In a Wall Street Journal interview, the Gran Torino actor said that while he agreed with some of Trump’s policies, the president […]

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MSNBC Contributor Says Bernie Sanders Supporters Are ‘Racist, Liberal Whites’ and ‘Misfit Black Girls,’ Prompting Backlash

Newsweek An MSNBC contributor claimed “racist, liberal white” Americans support Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders and he drew backlash Friday for saying only “misfit black girls” defend his campaign. Supporters of Sanders’ campaign demanded MSNBC cut ties with Morgan State journalism professor Jason Johnson Saturday after controversial remarks he made on SiriusXM’s The Karen Hunter Show. […]