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Arrested Russian Agent with NRA & GOP Ties Traded Sex for Political Influence

July 19th 2018

Maria Butina, the NRA linked accused spy was in contact with Russian intelligence, prosecutors say. The Russian woman charged with spying in the US was in contact with suspected Russian intelligence officers and a billionaire oligarch linked to the Kremlin, US authorities said on Wednesday. Prosecutors said Maria Butina had contact details for “individuals...
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Hypocrite Trump Decries Gun-free Zones at NRA Gun-free Zone

May 4th 2018

Donald Trump promised to protect 2nd Amendment rights, didn’t mention his previous positions on background checks after the latest school massacre, and proceeded to campaign for the biggest jerks in Texas government at the NRA Convention in Dallas. Tying gun rights to winning midterms, Trump spent more time pushing for get-out-the-vote efforts and fawning...
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NRA Sues Florida After Rick Scott Signs Gun Control Bill

March 10th 2018

The National Rifle Association is suing the state of Florida after Gov. Rick Scott signed Senate Bill 7026 into law Friday, the first gun control legislation enacted in the state after the Parkland school massacre on February 14. The NRA suit focuses on the part of the law that raises the minimum age to...
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FBI Investigating If Russian Money Went to the NRA to Help Trump

January 19th 2018

The FBI is investigating whether a top Russian banker with ties to the Kremlin illegally funneled money to the National Rifle Association to help Donald Trump win the presidency, two sources familiar with the matter have told McClatchy. FBI counterintelligence investigators have focused on the activities of Alexander Torshin, the deputy governor of Russia’s...
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[VIDEO] Last Week Tonight With John Oliver on NRA & Gun Control

June 20th 2016

John Oliver lambastes lawmakers for continuing to block gun research as the bodies pile up Describing the NRA as “like PETA, but for guns, and effective,” Oliver explained how the gun organization keeps lawmakers in line, not only through contributions, but by effectively organizing their members to inundate their congressmen with phone calls demanding...
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Trump To Meet NRA To Talk ‘Terror Loophole’

June 15th 2016

Donald Trump tweeted Wednesday that he will meet with National Rifle Association officials to discuss preventing people on the federal government’s no-fly list and terror-watch list from purchasing firearms. Though the Republican presidential candidate has maintained that he is “open” to such a policy since at least December, he was endorsed last month by...
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Jon Stewart Finally Finds the One Gun the NRA Does Not Like…[VIDEO]

May 21st 2014

Watch Jon Stewart video below: Jon Stewart revealed Tuesday night that the NRA’s fight to let people get whatever guns they want has finally come up against its greatest foe yet: the NRA. Yes, there is actually a gun out there that the NRA is actually fighting not to have on the market… Stewart...
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Part 2: Stewart Finally Finds the One Gun the NRA Does Not Like [VIDEO]

May 21st 2014

Part 2: Jon Stewart Finally Finds the One Gun the NRA Does Not Like… part 1,2
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Michael Jackson’s Former Doctor Conrad Murray Released

October 28th 2013
Michael Jackson’s Former Doctor Conrad Murray Released

Michael Jackson’s former doctor Conrad Murray has been released from prison in California after serving 2 years of his 4-year involuntary manslaughter sentence. read more at cnn live
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Scarborough Continues To Rail Against NRA Ad’s ‘Shaded’ Obama: ‘Race-Bait’ That Illustrates ‘Overreaches’

June 14th 2013

Yesterday, Joe Scarborough brought the dramatics while discussing the “shading” of President Obama in a new NRA ad. Scarborough continued that line of argument during Friday’s Morning Joe, insisting that he will call out those who “race-bait” when those on his side are at fault. And the issue in this ad, he said, is...
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MSNBC’s Mike Barnicle Blasts LaPierre’s NRA Convention Speech: ‘Frightened’ Of Losing Power, ‘Inciting A Riot’

May 6th 2013

Morning Joe kicked off the week with a look at the NRA convention and Wayne LaPierre‘s speech. Questioning how so many people showed up to see LaPierre, Mika Brzezinski and Mike Barnicle in particular criticized his message and his approach — contending that he’s driven by fear of losing his power. Barnicle was especially...
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Fresh Off Victory, NRA Holds Convention In Houston

May 3rd 2013

Fresh off a huge victory over President Barack Obama on gun control, the message from the National Rifle Association is clear: The fight has just begun. The powerful gun rights lobby gathers in Houston this weekend for its annual convention and organizers anticipate a rollicking, Texas-sized party — both to celebrate the victory in...
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Scarborough Trashes Dems: ‘Saluted Me’ For Taking On NRA, But Lacked ‘Moral Courage’ To Tackle Hollywood

April 10th 2013

While Joe Scarborough has recently been challenging his own party when it comes to gun control, on Wednesday, he took a look at the other side of the political spectrum. While Democrats have lauded him for taking on his “friends,” he asserted, they’ve been unwilling to do the same and take on Hollywood and...
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Joe Scarborough Explodes At NRA CEO Wayne LaPierre’s ‘Racial,’ Paranoid Arguments

February 14th 2013

“Morning Joe” host Joe Scarborough hammered NRA CEO Wayne LaPierre on Thursday and wondered why more Republicans wouldn’t follow suit, calling LaPierre extreme and his views steaming with “racial undertones.” Scarborough’s target was an op-ed LaPierre wrote in The Daily Caller on Wednesday, which is being blasted for its paranoid tone. Here are some...
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NRA Enemies List – NRA Scrubs ‘Anti-Gun’ Enemy List From Website, But A Version Still Exists – VIDEO & FULL LIST

February 12th 2013

In the days leading up to President Obama’s State of the Union address, the National Rifle Association appears to have tucked away its controversial enemies list in a hard-to-reach corner of its website. The NRA posted a list of more than 500 people and organizations considered “anti-gun” on Sept. 17, 2012. In recent days,...
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Obama Urges Nation To Go Over The Heads Of ‘Filters’ Like NRA And ‘Pressure’ Congress On New Gun Laws

February 4th 2013

President Barack Obama delivered an address to an audience of lawmakers, law enforcement officers, and residents of the city of Minneapolis on Monday in order to keep the pressure on Congress to approve of new gun control measures. Obama urged his supporters to continue to lobby Congress for new laws and to go over...
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Conrad Bain Of ‘Diff’rent Strokes’ Dead At 89

January 16th 2013
Conrad Bain Of 'Diff'rent Strokes' Dead At 89

Conrad Bain, a veteran stage and film actor who became a star in middle age as the kindly white adoptive father of two young African-American brothers in the TV sitcom “Diff’rent Strokes,” has died. Bain died Monday of natural causes in his hometown of Livermore, Calif., according to his daughter, Jennifer Bain. He was...
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Scarborough Blasts NRA ‘Extremism’ That’s Offending Americans: ‘How Sick Are These People?’

January 15th 2013

Joe Scarborough was back at it on Tuesday morning, continuing his ongoing criticism of the “extremists” who he believes have come to dominate the National Rifle Association. It’s a great organization that no longer represents its members, he said. “Their extremism is destroying them.” “How sick is this?” Scarborough asked, pointing to the New...
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Biden, NRA To Meet On Guns

January 9th 2013

Vice President Biden will meet with the National Rifle Association (NRA) and a range of other groups this week as President Obama’s gun violence task force shifts into high gear. A flurry of meetings with Biden and other Cabinet members were announced on Tuesday that will include gun-safety and sportsmen’s groups as well as...
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Al Sharpton Promotes His Own Upcoming Anti-NRA Political Rally… On MSNBC

December 27th 2012

MSNBC host Rev. Al Sharpton appeared with anchor Thomas Roberts on Thursday to promote his upcoming political rally in opposition to the National Rifle Association. This is not the first time that Sharpton has deliberately blurred the lines between a news anchor and a political activist, and for all the pronouncements that his hiring...
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Romney To Speak To NRA

April 13th 2012
Romney To Speak To NRA

Romney will speak to the National Rifle Association national conference on Friday in Saint Louis, Mo. The NRA typically endorses Republicans who favor mostly unfettered access to guns under the Second Amendment. Romney has favored some limitations, making him an unusual presidential candidate for the group. “He’s better than Obama,” Tom Zenthoefer, an NRA...
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John Paul Stevens: It’s Time to Repeal the Second Amendment

March 27th 2018

Retired Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens called for the repeal of the Second Amendment in a New York Times op-ed published Tuesday. Stevens, who served on the Supreme Court from 1975 to 2010, called the Second Amendment “a relic of the 18th century” that saw a lifting in its previously limited reach in...
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School Walkout to Be Biggest Anti-Gun Protest Since Parkland Shooting

March 14th 2018

Beginning at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, students at schools across the U.S. and as far away as Australia and Germany walked out of class for 17 minutes to mark the one-month anniversary of the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. Seventeen people were killed in that shooting, and most...
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Trump Does His Greatest Hits at CPAC Including ‘Lock Her Up’

February 23rd 2018

President Trump will speak at the annual Conservative Political Action Conference on Friday, although his vision and voice were strongly felt throughout the first day of events Thursday in speeches by Vice President Mike Pence, Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas), and NRA CEO Wayne LaPierre. Conservative commentator Ben Shapiro was one of the lone voices...
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Adult Film Actress Payed $130K to Keep Quiet about Relations with Trump

January 12th 2018

A lawyer representing President Trump arranged a $130,000 payment to a former adult film star one month before the 2016 presidential election to prevent her from discussing an alleged sexual encounter between her and Trump some ten years earlier. The Wall Street Journal cited sources familiar with the matter, and was the first to...
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Worst NYC Fire In 25 Years Kills At Least 12, Injures 4 People

December 29th 2017

At least 12 people, including at least three children under the age of 10, were killed in a fire Thursday night at a five-story apartment building in the Bronx, one of New York City’s boroughs, officials said. Details about the deadly blaze — including the cause — remain unclear. Here’s what we know: A...
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Trump: New Afghanistan Strategy Is ‘Killing Terrorists,’ Not ‘Nation-Building’

August 22nd 2017

President Donald Trump on Monday said the United States’ new approach to the war in Afghanistan does not amount to “nation-building,” but rather “killing terrorists.” He said U.S. support for Afghanistan is “not a blank check,” and acknowledged his recent skepticism of increased involvement in the Middle Eastern nation. “My original instinct was to...
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Mitt Romney: Trump Should Apologise Over Charlottesville Comments

August 18th 2017

Mitt Romney condemned President Donald Trump’s response to the Charlottesville terror attack in a moving Facebook post in which he warned of the “unraveling of our national fabric” and asked the president to apologize. I will dispense for now from discussion of the moral character of the president’s Charlottesville statements. Whether he intended to...
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Ex-Mexican President Vicente Fox Drops F-Bomb Live On CNN

August 4th 2017

In an interview on CNN this morning, former Mexican President Vicente Fox ended up dropping an F-bomb while speaking to CNN host Alisyn Camerota, much to the consternation of the anchor. Discussing the recently leaked transcript of President Donald Trump’s January phone call with Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto and their conversation about the...
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Revised Senate Health-Care Bill Still Lacks The Votes To Pass

July 13th 2017

The Senate GOP’s latest attempt to rewrite the Affordable Care Act showed few signs of gaining traction Thursday, further imperiling the party’s quest to overhaul Barack Obama’s 2010 health-care law. At least three Republican senators said Thursday they remained opposed to bringing up the revised bill, while two rank-and-file Republicans announced plans to offer...
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