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LOW BLOW: Man accused of doxxing GOP senators allegedly threatened to publish information relating to their children's health

WASHINGTON — A Democratic congressional aide accused of publishing the private information of at least three Republican senators allegedly threatened to leak confidential health information relating to their children, say reports. 295 more words

Democratic staffer arrested for doxxing top Republican Senators

  In an under-reported story from last week which you might have missed, after the Brett Kavanaugh hearing was over somebody in the Congress doxxed some top Republican Senators including Lindsey Graham, Orrin Hatch, and Mike Lee. 284 more words

Politics

Injustice against the Justice

On Monday, if things go as planned, the woman who accused Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault will testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee. 601 more words

Open Threads

The fish stinks from the head

Senator Barbara Boxer (D-CA) uttered this on the Chris Hayes show (Ali Velshi filling in) the other night, referring to Trump.  She said, “The Italians have an expression ‘the fish stinks from the head’.”  Well, actually, the expression is “the fish rots from the head down”, meaning bad leaders damage an organization, and her comment mixes the idiom  “stink to high heaven”, meaning to be or seem extremely corrupt or disreputable.  26 more words

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#ThrowbackThursday: "The Year of the Woman," 1992

2018 is shaping up to be a great year for women in politics in terms of sheer visibility. Already, a record number of women have committed to running for public office in this year’s mid-term elections. 119 more words

Kamala Harris: Kill Trump! Yuk, Yuk, Yuk!

It’s not incitement to murder when progressives do it…

Imagine, gentle readers, you are the former attorney general of California, for the moment, America’s most populous state, the former chief law enforcement officer of that state. 795 more words

Politics

“The Art of Tough” by Barbara Boxer

From community organizing for better conditions, to her first campaign as Marin County Board of Supervisors, then to the California State House of Representatives and US Senator from California, Barbara Boxer’s career is extraordinary. 409 more words

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