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On Saturday, men, women and children in Queens participated in a 5k “Family Fun Run” with Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, which was billed as being an event supporting the “Green New Deal.” What a lot of the runners didn’t know, apparently, was that they were also becoming political donors to her campaign. The New York Post
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Former Rep. Joe Crowley (D-N.Y.) was well positioned to succeed now-House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) as leader of Democrats in the House. Then along came Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, who shocked the political world when she defeated him during last summer’s New York primary. But according to a new book, Crowley had the political ammunition to wage
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Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), who is running for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination, was hit with a new complaint this week alleging his campaign is violating federal election laws by employing foreign nationals in campaign advisory positions. What are the details? The complaint alleges that Sanders’ presidential campaign has employed three foreign nationals in “direct
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Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich.) is facing accusations that she potentially violated Federal Election Commission rules after campaign finance documents revealed she paid herself a hefty salary using campaign funds after winning her general election last November. The Washington Free Beacon reported the development. What are the details? Campaign finance documents show Tlaib began paying herself
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Serial entrepreneur Norbert Richter claims no relation to the inventor of the Richter Scale, but if his breakthrough idea is successful, he’ll be causing political tremors for decades. Richter has used his failed congressional primary challenge as inspiration for a free market workaround that has the potential to be voter–imposed term limits. His new
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