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No One Seems Able to Save Eviction Ban

Lawmakers vent at Biden while pushing CDC to act

(Newser) - With the national moratorium on evictions by landlords expiring at midnight, members of Congress on Saturday expressed frustration—sometimes angrily—that no one has acted to preserve it. House Democrats tried to pass legislation extending the ban on Friday night but failed, ABC reports. "We are only hours away...

Maxine Waters Explains Her 'Confrontational' Comment

'I am nonviolent,' congresswoman says

(Newser) - Maxine Waters on Monday hit back at Republican attacks of her comments about the deaths of Daunte Wright and George Floyd at the hands of police: "I am nonviolent," she tells theGrio , rejecting any GOP classification of her as attempting to incite violence. When she called on protesters...

Greene's Hit at Maxine Waters: 'Incitement of Violence'

GOP congresswoman says she'll try to get Dem colleague expelled

(Newser) - If anyone knows what it feels like to have colleagues try to remove you from your job, it's Marjorie Taylor Greene, the GOP congresswoman from Georgia who's had her committee roles stripped away and even had a resolution filed against her to expel her from the House. That...

Latest Victim of Russian Pranksters: Maxine Waters

Democratic congresswoman thought she was talking to Greta Thunberg

(Newser) - They've gotten Rick Perry , Elton John , Lindsey Graham , and Maxine Waters , among others, and now, Maxine Waters again. "They" being Vladimir Kuznetsov and Alexey Stolyarov, aka Russian rogues Vovan and Lexus, who've placed prank calls to high-profile names worldwide. This time, they fooled the Democratic congresswoman into...

Mnuchin: 'Continue to Grill Me' and 'I Will Not Be Back'

Secretary leaves hearing after heated exchange with Maxine Waters

(Newser) - Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and House Financial Services Chair Maxine Waters probably won't be exchanging holiday cards this year after things got a little tense during the Treasury secretary's testimony on Tuesday. Mnuchin had testified about his plans to respond to requests for President Trump's tax returns...

Year's Most Notable Quote Comes From Rudy Giuliani
Year's Most Notable Quote
Comes From Rudy Giuliani
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Year's Most Notable Quote Comes From Rudy Giuliani

Yale ranks his 'the truth isn't the truth' line as No. 1 for 2018

(Newser) - Yale Law School is out with its annual list of the year's 10 most notable quotes, and it is not President Trump but one of his attorneys, Rudy Giuliani, that has the No. 1 spot. "The truth isn't the truth." Giuliani uttered it to NBC's...

As Mail Bombs Were Found, Cries of 'False Flag' Sprang Up
Instant Mail Bomb Theory:
'False Flag Tactics'
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Instant Mail Bomb Theory: 'False Flag Tactics'

Some on the right think this is a ploy by some on the left

(Newser) - Rep. Maxine Waters was the intended recipient of not one but two mail bombs, but she tells Blavity that she won't be intimidated. "We have to keep to doing what we're doing in order to make this country right," she says. "That's what I...

Michelle Obama's Famous Advice Is Now Being Flipped


Michelle Obama's
Famous Advice
Is Now Being
Flipped
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Michelle Obama's Famous Advice Is Now Being Flipped

Eric Holder: 'When they go low, we kick them'

(Newser) - Michelle Obama gave her fellow Democrats a piece of famous advice during her speech at the 2016 Democratic National Convention: "When they go low, we go high." The mantra, delivered during a particularly nasty campaign, is now back in the news for an unusual reason: Some high-profile Democrats...

The Protesters Never Showed. Counter-Protesters Burned a Flag

Incident occurred Thursday outside Maxine Waters' LA office

(Newser) - A small crowd gathered Thursday outside the Los Angeles office of US Rep. Maxine Waters to counter an expected protest by a self-styled militia group. The far-right Oath Keepers group didn't show, but an incident occurred nonetheless: Would-be counter-protesters there to support Waters burned an American flag taken from...

Prosecutor Punished for Posts About Maxine Waters

Deputy DA also insulted Michelle Obama, Mexicans

(Newser) - A southern California prosecutor was disciplined Monday after posting to social media crude and profane comments about Rep. Maxine Waters, Michelle Obama, Mexican immigrants, and the victim of a police shooting. Michael Selyem, a veteran deputy district attorney who handles gang prosecutions in San Bernardino County, was placed on administrative...

Maxine Waters: 'You Better Shoot Straight'

After canceling events over death threats, California rep comes back swinging

(Newser) - Maxine Waters may have canceled events in Texas and Alabama this weekend over a " very serious death threat ," but she showed up to a Los Angeles rally against US immigration policy with a message: "I know that there are those who are talking about censuring me, talking...

Maxine Waters Cancels Events Due to 'Very Serious Death Threat'

Dem says she's been hit with intimidating warnings after her remarks on protesting Cabinet members

(Newser) - After Rep. Maxine Waters' speech in which she encouraged citizens to protest President Trump's Cabinet members in public, Trump warned her to be "careful what you wish for"—ominous words with new meaning after Waters says she was forced to cancel two events due to threats lobbed...

Waters: 'I Have Not Called for the Harm of Anybody'
Maxine Waters:
Trump Is Lying Again

Maxine Waters: Trump Is Lying Again

She says she didn't call for the harm of anybody

(Newser) - Rep. Maxine Waters fired back at President Trump on on Monday, saying the president "lied again" when he claimed she called for harm to his supporters . Waters said that when she called for the public to confront members of the Trump administration , she was calling for peaceful protests, CNN...

Trump Warns Maxine Waters: 'Careful What You Wish for'

President fires back after she calls for harassment of Cabinet officials

(Newser) - After Sarah Huckabee Sanders was booted from a Virginia restaurant, Democratic Rep. Maxine Waters encouraged critics of the White House to do more of the same by confronting and harassing members of the Trump Cabinet in public whenever possible. Now President Trump has fired back, referring to Waters as "...

Man Charged With Making Death Threats to Rep. Waters

Anthony Scott Lloyd left a threatening voicemail at the congresswoman's office

(Newser) - Federal authorities say a Southern California man has been charged with threatening to kill Democratic Rep. Maxine Waters, the AP reports. The US Attorney's Office said Monday that Anthony Scott Lloyd of Los Angeles was arrested Nov. 9. According to court documents, the 44-year-old Lloyd called the congresswoman's...

Not Everyone Wants to Feel the Bern at Women's Convention

Bernie Sanders set to speak on opening day of Detroit event; some say it should be women only

(Newser) - The first national convention by the organizers of the DC Women's March will be held in Detroit starting Oct. 27, but there's already a bit of turmoil over one of the scheduled speakers. The Washington Post reports that Bernie Sanders is set to make remarks on opening day...

Clinton Defends Rep. Waters After O'Reilly Incident

While decrying 'indignities' faced by women doing their jobs

(Newser) - Two women who faced slights at the hands of prominent Republicans on Tuesday were defended by Hillary Clinton, who has experience in the area. Clinton, speaking at the Professional Businesswomen of California conference, decried the "indignities" women have to put up with while "simply doing their jobs,"...

C-SPAN Suddenly Switches to Russian Network

Network says they probably weren't hacked

(Newser) - C-SPAN says it's looking into a weird incident Thursday afternoon, when live coverage of Congress was replaced by the Kremlin-funded news channel Russia Today. The bizarre switcheroo happened around 2:30pm when Democratic Rep. Maxine Waters was speaking about the SEC and had mentioned Donald Trump and Russia repeatedly,...

Maxine Waters Dodges Ethics Charges

But her chief of staff/grandson is in trouble

(Newser) - Rep. Maxine Waters didn't break any ethics rules by steering $12 million in bailout funds to OneUnited, a bank her husband owned stock in—but her chief of staff/grandson did, the House Ethics Committee announced today. Acting Chairman Bob Goodlatte, a Republican, said that, after investigating, the panel was...

Jim DeMint: I'm Sick of Obama's Speeches
 DeMint: 
 I'm Sick of 
 Obama's 
 Speeches 

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DeMint: I'm Sick of Obama's Speeches

'Grand gestures' don't amount to jobs, says Tea Partier

(Newser) - He's not exactly yelling "You lie!," but count Jim DeMint as less than thrilled about President Obama's jobs speech on Thursday, Politico reports. “I’m so tired of his speeches it’s going to be hard for me to watch,” the South Carolina Tea...

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