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Media mogul Barry Diller to Trump: 'Go home. Leave us alone, please.'

President Donald Trump should immediately resign from office, said media mogul and tech investor Barry Diller. “Go home. Leave us alone, please,” said Diller, the chairman of the holding company IAC, who for years has drawn upon his multi-billion dollar fortune in support of Democrats.

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Gabe Fanning, BCHS junior, selected to be US Senate Page

Gabe Fanning, a son of Jason and Andrea Fanning, has been selected as a United States Senate Page for the Spring 2019 term. He was nominated by Senator John Thune. Fanning will be one of only 30 high school juniors who will serve during this session of the 116th Congress.

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Grandson's note to Barr during confirmation hearing goes viral

Liam was quickly hailed on social media for his note. Liam chatted with several other members of the committee, including Sens. John Kennedy (R-La.) and Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.)

THE HILL

AccuWeather says it has created its own hurricane scale, but why?

For the last decade, since Hurricane Ike delivered a devastating storm surge into the greater Houston region, hurricane forecasters have wrung their hands about the efficacy of the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Scale. Ike was designated a "Category 2" storm on the scale, which rates storms from 1 to 5. C

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William Barr prepares for attorney general confirmation hearings – live updates

President Donald Trump has drawn attention on Twitter this morning for yet another one of his unique typos. This time, for spelling “hamburger” as “hamberder” when boasting about his fast food feast with the national champion Clemson Tigers last night.

THE GUARDIAN

Anti-Catholic bigotry is alive in the U.S. Senate

Those who want to understand how Democrats manage to scare the hell out of vast sections of the country need look no further than the story of Sen. Kamala D. Harris (D-Calif.), Sen. Mazie Hirono (D-Hawaii) and the Knights of Columbus.

WASHINGTON POST

The Game of Pseudo-Authenticity

Americans always have been prone to reinventing themselves. We now live in an age of radical social construction—a sort of expansive update on F. Scott Fitzgerald’s American notion of becoming anyone one pleases.

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Pompeo says he will meet with Saudi crown prince

Washington (CNN)US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will meet with Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman and plans to address the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi during his upcoming visit to Saudi Arabia, Pompeo said Saturday to CBS News.

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11 Republican senators break with Trump in rebuke on sanctions

Rachel Maddow reports on the surprising bipartisan success Senator Chuck Schumer had in gaining the support of Republicans in his effort to prevent the White House from lifting some Russia sanctions related to oligarch Oleg Deripaska.

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Tim Scott: Why are Republicans accused of racism? Because we’re silent on things like this.

Tim Scott, a Republican, represents South Carolina in the U.S. Senate. Over the past two years, Republicans have focused on spreading opportunity, and it has paid dividends: From the creation of opportunity zones in some of our nation’s most distressed communities to amazing job-creation statistics

WASHINGTON POST

US Senate Waiting on a Signal from the President & the US House

The partial shutdown of the federal government continues, and most Members of Congress are waiting for a signal of any progress. South Dakota Senator Mike Rounds outlines what a compromise could look like….

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Sen. Sanders, Rep. Cummings introduce bill to lower U.S. drug prices

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders and Representative Elijah Cummings introduced legislation on Thursday aimed at lowering the cost of prescription drugs for American consumers, critiquing President Donald Trump administration’s efforts to curb medicine prices.

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Report of Bounty Hunters Buying Phone Location Data Leaves U.S. Senators Seething

Senate Democrats called on federal agencies Wednesday to investigate the practice by major telecommunications companies of selling location data generated by subscribers’ mobile devices following an undercover investigation by a security reporter that shed new light on a black market trade.

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