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Is there another ‘you’ out there in a parallel Universe?

Even if the Universe grows to infinity, there might not be enough space to hold all the possibilities.<p><i>“We are actually living in a million parallel</i> …

I Survived ‘Trump’ Magazine—Barely

Bills went unpaid. They turned off the electricity. Our paychecks started bouncing. I got cancer and they canceled my health coverage. Here’s what it was like to work for Donald Trump’s failed magazine.<p>I had been at <i>Trump</i> magazine for only four months when my first paycheck bounced.<p>We’d heard rumors …

Journalism

Is Betsy McCaughey Too Perfect a Match for Donald Trump?

The candidate's new economic adviser is not above trashing her team to get ahead.<p>Ha! I guess Donald Trump showed the haters. When the Republican nominee announced his stable of economic advisers on August 5, he was promptly criticized for failing to include any women. This would be a boneheaded …

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A UK Supreme Court case will provide a clear legal path to block Article 50 and stop Brexit

The case is crucial because it sets out a legal path that could allow the House of Commons to ignore the result of the EU referendum.<p>The plaintiffs argue that an Article 50 request to leave the EU can only be triggered by a vote in Parliament, not the mere request of the prime minister.<p>If the …

Article 50

How Trump Remixed the Republican 'Southern Strategy'

The presidential candidate has resurrected divisive GOP campaign tactics that target and alienate minorities.<p>Earlier this week, the Republican National Committee hired three new staffers to assist with African American outreach. They will have their work cut out for them. Donald Trump’s average …

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PELOSI warns Dem staffers on hack -- RNC considers cutting off cash to Trump -- HABERBURNS’ TRUMP tick-tock on A1 -- TREND ALERT: 20k-plus-word stories on the rise!

Driving the Day<p><b>BUZZ</b> -- House Democratic staffers whose numbers were included in the DCCC Guccifer release have been subject to a day of harassing phone calls and texts. Many of them will need to change their numbers. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi said in a letter to her colleagues yesterday …

Presidential Debate

Former Bush commerce secretary backs Clinton, slams Trump

Carlos Gutierrez, former secretary of commerce under President George W. Bush, has endorsed Hillary Clinton, adding to a number of Republicans who are siding with the other side of the aisle in this election.<p>“I actually think Hillary Clinton has the experience, she’s been around, she knows how the …

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Manafort denies reports of chaotic Trump campaign

Donald Trump’s campaign chairman Sunday echoed his candidate’s complaints about a recent story in The New York Times that depicted the Republican presidential nominee’s campaign as in disarray.<p>Paul Manafort said the story, which described internal struggles on direction and messaging within the …

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The Duke of Westminster may pay only 6% tax on his £9 billion inheritance — a perfect example of how UK tax law is biased against ordinary people

To give you an idea of just how much tax the new Duke of Westminster isn't paying, consider that the entire take of the inheritance tax last year was £4.7 billion. Had Grosvenor been taxed at the 40% rate, it would have put £3.6 billion in the public coffers.<p>Those of us who pay between 20% and 40% …

Income Inequality

CNN host delivers brazen message to Trump campaign manager after allegations of media bias

CNN host Jake Tapper on Sunday morning refuted claims of media bias after Donald Trump's campaign manager, Paul Manafort, accused him of obeying the "Clinton narrative" while covering the election this week.<p>"These things, just because you say them, they are not true," Tapper told Manafort.<p>The …

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CNN anchor grills Trump campaign chair over official's comments: 'Are you dishonoring the military?'

CNN anchor Jake Tapper on Sunday confronted Donald Trump's campaign chair, Paul Manafort, about a campaign official's assertion that the family of a slain Muslim soldier does not deserve the "Gold Star" title.<p>Khizr Khan, the father of a Muslim-American soldier who died protecting his unit in Iraq, …

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Trump goes on tear against media, not Clinton

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump's campaign on Sunday went on a new tear against the media, blaming the "disgusting" press for a week of distractions at a time when Republicans have urged him — again — to focus on Democratic rival Hillary Clinton.<p>Trump will get another chance to reset his campaign on …

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Claire McCaskill: Trump and Putin are the founders of the Islamic State

Sen. Claire McCaskill said Trump's friendly attitude toward the Russian president makes him closer to ISIS than Obama.<p>Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.), a Hillary Clinton campaign surrogate, said Sunday that Donald Trump had closer ties to the Islamic State than President Barack Obama.<p>During an …

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Democrats are running an experimental campaign to turn a deep red state blue

With most polls showing Hillary Clinton within several points of Donald Trump in the Grand Canyon State, Democrats are building out the first serious field operation in the state to compete in 2016 and beyond.<p>This week, the Clinton campaign announced that it would invest in hiring staff to campaign …

Government