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A judge on New York’s Supreme Court ruled Thursday that a lawsuit from the state against the National Rifle Association may proceed. New York Attorney General Letitia James (D) sued the lobbying group and its Chief Executive Wayne LaPierre in August, alleging it violated state laws on nonprofits’ financial practices. Last week, the NRA announced it would
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Photo: AFP via Getty Images At the very end of his final full day in office, President Trump exercised his clemency power, offering 73 pardons and 73 commutations — more than doubling the number of people he has awarded clemency to since taking office. Then, as Biden’s inauguration got underway, Trump issued one more, pardoning
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PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — President Donald Trump renewed his grievance over the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election by pardoning Paul Erickson, a former conservative operative once romantically linked to Russian agent Maria Butina. Erickson received the pardon even though he had pleaded guilty to fraudulent investment schemes that had nothing to do
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Ah, the glitz and glamour of a Hollywood premiere: a constellation of stars shining in the Angeleno night, everyone dressed to the nines for handshakes, back-slaps, photo ops, popped corks, and a few pro forma speeches about how hard they all worked. The human @-replies running far-right opinion web site The Daily Wire staged a
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Categories: -The Daily Gazette, Business, Fulton Montgomery Schoharie, News On Jan. 6, the nation watched as a mob stormed its way into the U.S. Capitol building, hell-bent on disrupting the certification of President-elect Joe Biden’s Electoral College victory over incumbent President Donald Trump. The next morning, when John Havlick arrived to open up Frank’s Gun
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Reprinted with permission from DailyKos The Republican Party has a brand problem it hopes will simply go away: 147 House members and eight GOP senators branded themselves with a scarlet ‘S’ for sedition when they cast votes on Jan. 6 objecting to congressional certification of President-elect Joe Biden’s victory. In other words, even after murderous
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Making matters worse, the GOP’s fundraising prospects have taken a distinct hit from the business community as some of its most ardent financial backers are either faltering or fleeing. For starters, the National Rifle Association just filed for bankruptcy, GOP mega-donor Sheldon Adelson just died, the Koch fundraising behemoth appears to be reevaluating its giving, and
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The National Rifle Association announced Saturday (NZ time) it has filed for bankruptcy and will seek to incorporate the nation’s most politically influential gun-rights group in Texas instead of New York. The announcement made on the NRA’s website comes months after New York’s attorney general sued the organisation over claims that top executives illegally diverted
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FILE — Sen. Bob Ballinger is shown in this file photo. Senate Republicans advanced legislation Wednesday that would remove the duty to retreat from Arkansas’ self-defense laws, clearing a hurdle for the proposal that has long been a goal of gun-rights proponents and the National Rifle Association. The so-called “stand your ground” legislation, Senate Bill
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Credit: Vidar Nordli-Mathisen. A recent study finds that, in the wake of a mass shooting, National Rifle Association (NRA) employees, donors and volunteers had extremely mixed emotions about the organization—reporting higher levels of both positive and negative feelings about the NRA, as compared to people with no NRA affiliation. “We wanted to see what effect
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RAGA’s chair, Georgia Attorney General Chris Carr, insists he “unequivocally had no knowledge or involvement” in the robocall and “is working diligently to determine how this situation occurred and ensure that it does not happen again.” The executive director of RAGA, Adam Piper, had the gall to issue a statement saying that the RAGA and RLDF
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The reality is that the Democrats mobilised their voter base better than the Republicans did, and people saw Trump as the incompetent failure he always has been on COVID-19. The best thing to come out of this is that the Democrats will control the legislative agenda following their Senate wins and America can work at
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Today is Thursday, Jan. 7, the seventh day of 2021. There are 358 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Jan. 7, 1789, America held its first presidential election as voters chose electors who, a month later, selected George Washington to be the nation’s first chief executive. On this date: In 1927,
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