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What the Cuban literacy program Bernie Sanders praised was actually about

What the Cuban literacy program Bernie Sanders praised was actually about

Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders’ praise for a 1960s literacy program in Cuba is suddenly at the center of the 2020 presidential race, with critics excoriating the self-described democratic socialist candidate for the remarks. Here’s a look at the literacy program’s origins and what sparked the controversy surrounding it today. ‚Äč It started on Sunday, when…MORE

Trump’s 2020 message behind his attacks on liberal Supreme Court justices

Trump’s 2020 message behind his attacks on liberal Supreme Court justices

President Donald Trump plainly has a message for the American electorate: He can keep liberals from taking over the Supreme Court. Trump’s complaints from abroad regarding Justices Sonia Sotomayor and Ruth Bader Ginsburg, and calling for them to recuse themselves from “Trump-related cases,” are likely less about any threat he perceives from these two justices…MORE

Bernie Sanders has praised aspects of leftist regimes for decades

Bernie Sanders has praised aspects of leftist regimes for decades

Bernie Sanders has come under attack from Democrats and Republicans this past week over his praise for social programs implemented by the late Cuban dictator Fidel Castro, a sign of the increasing scrutiny the Vermont senator faces as he has ascended to become the front-runner for the Democratic presidential nomination. Over parts of five decades,…MORE

Michael Avenatti is out of solitary confinement, his lawyer says

Michael Avenatti is out of solitary confinement, his lawyer says

Celebrity attorney Michael Avenatti, who was convicted of attempting to extort millions of dollars from Nike, is out of solitary confinement, his lawyer said Tuesday. Tom Warren said his client was moved out of the special housing unit at the Metropolitan Correctional Center on Thursday and into the general population where he is housed with…MORE

Judge Amy Berman Jackson criticizes Trump’s attacks on Roger Stone juror

Judge Amy Berman Jackson criticizes Trump’s attacks on Roger Stone juror

Judge Amy Berman Jackson on Tuesday said attacks from President Donald Trump and commentary from conservative media are part of a campaign of intimidation and harassment of jurors in Roger Stone’s criminal case. Jackson read the President’s tweet attacking the Stone jury forewoman, as well as commentary from InfoWars’ Alex Jones and Tucker Carlson from…MORE

Dressed in red, Delta Sigma Theta sorority members blanket Capitol Hill

Dressed in red, Delta Sigma Theta sorority members blanket Capitol Hill

More than one thousand members of the historic African-American sorority, Delta Sigma Theta, descended on Capitol Hill on Tuesday to promote 10 pieces of legislation they say are critical to the black community. Dressed in their traditional red from head to toe, sorority sisters of all ages walked from one lawmakers’ office to another, vowing…MORE

US-South Korea military exercises expected to be scaled back due to coronavirus

US-South Korea military exercises expected to be scaled back due to coronavirus

The US and South Korea are expected to announce as soon as Tuesday that a critical joint military exercise has been scaled back because the coronavirus outbreak is severely limiting the ability of both nation’s militaries to participate, according to three US officials. This would be the first major impact of coronavirus on US military…MORE

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