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Chelsea Handler Rails Against White Women Who Didn’t Vote for Beto O’Rourke

Former Netflix host Chelsea Handler went on a racially charged rant on Wednesday against the white women who chose to vote for Texas Senator Ted Cruz over Beto O’Rourke. “59% of white women voted for Ted Cruz. I don’t know what it is going to take for us to be sisters to other women, but we have to do better than this,” Chelsea Handler said. “We need to vote for the best interests of others, and stop thinking only about ourselves.” 59% of white women voted for Ted Cruz. I…

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‘Beto 2020’ Buzz Builds Immediately After O’Rourke’s Senate Defeat

Sen. Ted Cruz fended off Democrat challenger Robert Francis O’Rourke to win re-election in a high-profile Senate race Tuesday, but establishment media pundits, Hollywood celebrities, and liberal activists did not lose hope — they had now moved on to dreams of “Beto 2020.” Cruz finished a surprising second in the 2016 Republican presidential primary and began the Senate race as a prohibitive favorite. However, O’Rourke visited fiercely conservative parts of the state that his party had long since given up on, while shattering fundraising records despite shunning donations from outside…

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‘Hitman in a Porno Movie’: SNL’s Pete Davidson Mocks GOP Candidate Dan Crenshaw, Who Lost His Eye in Afghanistan

Saturday Night Live host Pete Davidson mocked the appearance of former Navy SEAL Dan Crenshaw, who lost his eye fighting terrorists in Afghanistan, comparing the Republican candidate to a “hitman in a porno movie.” “This guy is kind of cool — Dan Crenshaw,” Davidson began. “You may be surprised to hear he’s a Congressional candidate from Texas and not a hitman in a porno movie. “I’m sorry, I know he lost his eye in war, or whatever,” he added. [embedded content] Crenshaw, a former lieutenant commander in the U.S. Navy, now…

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Former CIA Director John Brennan Endorses Beto O’Rourke in Texas

Former CIA director John Brennan endorsed prospective Texas senator Beto O’Rourke via Twitter on Friday morning. “As a former resident of Texas and a proud UT-Austin alumnus,” John Brennan said, “I believe Beto O’Rourke is the type of individual Texans need in the U.S. Senate to represent their best interests. He has the integrity, intellect, and character that is in short supply in Congress. Vote!” As a former resident of Texas and a proud UT-Austin alumnus, I believe Beto O’Rourke is the type of individual Texans need in the U.S.…

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Energy Department Says U.S. Is Now World’s Top Oil Producer

(AP) – The United States is pumping record amounts of oil, vaulting over Russia to become the world’s biggest producer of crude. The Energy Information Administration said Thursday that the U.S. produced more than 11.3 million barrels a day in August, a 4 percent increase over the old record set in July. Russia’s energy ministry estimates that country pumped 11.2 million barrels a day in August. OPEC reports Saudi Arabia pumped 10.4 million barrels a day. It’s the first time since 1973 that the U.S. leads the world in oil…

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Republicans Confidently Move Closer to Improving Senate Majority

A fresh set of polls out this week and last have Republicans more confident than ever that, while questions over which party will control the House majority after the midterms still loom, they will likely lock up not just control of the Senate majority but a strengthened majority to boot. The GOP currently has 51 seats in the Senate, while Democrats and independents who caucus with Democrats hold 49 seats–meaning Republicans, walking into Nov. 6, cling to the slimmest of majorities ahead of the midterms. But because of the map…

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Donald Trump Brings Back the ‘Lovefest’ with Ted Cruz in Texas

President Donald Trump rallied with Ted Cruz on Monday, embracing his former rival for the presidency on stage in front of thousands of supporters to get the Texas senator re-elected in 2018. Cruz began the rally with a speech introducing Trump, vowing to continue supporting the president’s agenda, and painting his Democrat opponent Beto O’Rourke as a radical liberal. After Cruz introduced Trump, the president joined him on stage, shook his hand, and patted him on the back. “It’s true what they say, everything in Texas is bigger,” Trump said to…

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Donald Trump in Texas: Migrant Caravan ‘An Assault on Our Country’

President Donald Trump condemned Monday the caravan of over 7,000 migrants forcing its way through Mexico to the United States. “That is an assault on our country,” Trump said during a rally with supporters in Houston, Texas. “Do you know how the caravan started?” Trump asked. The president then imitated the act of handing out dollar bills. “Does everybody know what this means?” he asked. The president blamed Democrats for the existence of the caravan that started in Honduras. “I think the Democrats had something to do with it,” he…

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Watch – Donald Trump: ‘I’m a Nationalist’ Not a Globalist

President Donald Trump proclaimed himself a nationalist on Monday, shunning the precepts of “globalism” throughout the world. “A globalist is a person that wants the globe to do well, frankly, not caring about our country so much,” Trump said. “You know what I am? I’m a nationalist. Okay? A nationalist. Use that word.” The president spoke about nationalism during his political rally in Houston, Texas with Senator Ted Cruz. The crowd responded by roaring with approval and chanting “U-S-A!!!” Trump acknowledged that people repeatedly tried to avoid the term because it…

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***Live Updates*** Trump Holds Texas Rally for Ted Cruz

President Donald Trump will hold a massive Monday evening rally in Houston, Texas, for Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX). Organizers had to change the venue to the 18,000-seat Toyota center after more than 100,000 people requested tickets. Trump will head to Wisconsin (Wednesday) and North Carolina (Friday) for more rallies later in the week. Before heading to Texas, Trump ripped Rep. Beto O’Rourke (D-TX), Cruz’s challenger, as an “overrated” candidate. “Beto O’Rourke is highly overrated,” Trump said. “When I first heard about him, I thought he might be a little special.…

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