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Conor Lamb defeats Rick “Trump 2.0” Saccone in the race for the House seat vacated by Tim “I’m anti-abortion until I knock up my mistress” Murphy. This is a good night for Pennsylvania and America.

Democratic #PA18 candidate Conor Lamb declares victory: “It took a little longer than we thought, but we did it” https://t.co/UaL9pCcksi — CNN Politics (@CNNPolitics) March 14, 2018 Now that Lamb has done the unthinkable and won the special election in Pennsylvania, Republicans are scrambling, saying that Saccone’s defeat was more of a referendum on Saccone […]

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Pro-choice Democrat Doug Jones does the unthinkable and defeats Judge Roy “Ten Commandments” Moore in Alabama

A big, heartfelt “thank you” to the good people of Alabama tonight. With 97% of precincts reporting, today’s special Senate election has been called for Democrat Doug Jones, who looks to have defeated accused pedophile and confirmed racist Roy Moore by less than one percentage point. Jones seems to have won due to a combination […]

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Democrats make significant gains, as voters indicate an abandonment of Trumpism

Had former Enron lobbyist Ed Gillespie won Virginia’s gubernatorial race today, you can be certain that prospective Republican candidates everywhere would have taken notice and done their best to follow the same script… recreating themselves, as Gillespie did, in the image of Trump, talking nonsensically about hispanic gangs, confederate monuments, kneeling football players and sanctuary […]

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“Unite the Right” event draws America’s most deplorable racists to Charlottesville for a raging Nazi frat party

Hundreds of Old Navy-wearing white supremacists carrying tiki torches from Pier One Imports gathered in Charlottesville tonight to chant “White Lives Matter” at the base of the Thomas Jefferson monument on the campus of the University of Virginia. Apparently, these men, led by Richard Spencer and other well known members of the professionally aggrieved set, […]

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Now we know the names of the men whose graves we just walked on in Jamestown

Earlier this month, the family and I loaded up the car and drove south to Savannah, Georgia, making stops along the way at a number of significant historical sites. Among other places of interest, we visited Colonial Williamsburg, the site of the Wright Brothers’ first flight, and the “lost colony” of Roanoke. My favorite stop […]

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