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2020 Democratic candidate Pete Buttigieg says this is 'the biggest problem with capitalism'

8 minutes ago   |   CNBC

Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg says he is a capitalist, but he recommends removing money from politics. He says the "ever-expanding" growth of big businesses...
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Ocasio-Cortez's campaign finance has critics crying hypocrisy

30 minutes ago   |   Boston Herald

By Bill Allison WASHINGTON - Democratic firebrand Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez rode into office railing against the influence of big money and hidden donors in U.S. elections. Yet...
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Cuomo says no dice on plan for new NYC-area casinos

1 hour ago   |   Miami Herald

Gov. Andrew Cuomo says the odds of opening new casinos in the New York City area any time soon are not good. The Democrat told reporters Tuesday that he's "skeptical"...
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APNewsBreak: New Mexico governor details social expenses

1 hour ago   |   Miami Herald

New Mexico's Democratic governor has tapped a spending account during her first two months in office for official social and diplomatic obligations for everything from a $3,600...
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More than free money: Here's how long-shot 2020 candidate Andrew Yang would reshape the US economy

1 hour ago   |   CNBC

Long-shot Democratic candidate Andrew Yang has proposed a $1,000 monthly stipend to Americans ages 18 to 64, but he's looking to tackle other issues.
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State AGs put tech giants on notice: 'Something must be done with these companies. they have become too big'

State AGs put tech giants on notice: 'Something must be done with these companies. they have become too big'

2 hours ago   |   Business Insider

The attorney general for Louisiana, Jeff Landry, has described a growing unease among US attorneys general about the power of tech companies like Google, Facebook, and...
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Democrat wins special election in Waterloo-area district

3 hours ago   |   Miami Herald

Another Democrat has been elected to represent the Waterloo area in the Iowa Senate. Eric Giddens beat Republican Walt Rogers and Libertarian Fred Perryman for the District 30...
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Clyburn: Trump and his family are 'greatest threats to democracy of my lifetime'

Clyburn: Trump and his family are 'greatest threats to democracy of my lifetime'

4 hours ago   |   Politico

House Majority Whip Jim Clyburn invoked the regime of Adolf Hitler to warn about the presidency of Donald Trump, urging Congress to push back on a president who he said he...
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Power Up: 2020 Democrats who reject big money are taking a risk

5 hours ago   |   The Washington Post

Elizabeth Warren won't hold private fundraisers.
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9 Fund-Raisers in 1 Night: Democrats Vow Reform in N.Y., but Money Still Flows

8 hours ago   |   NY Times

Albany has long been a magnet for back-room influence peddling through lobbyist donations, and that tradition is being upheld with gusto.
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Apple just launched new AirPods with wireless charging and hands-free Siri

Apple just launched new AirPods with wireless charging and hands-free Siri

Apple just launched its second generation AirPods, which offer hands-free Siri support and the option for wireless charging. The new AirPods are powered by Apple's new H1 chip... Read more ...

The first trailer of Quentin Tarantino's new movie starring Leonardo...

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Theresa May asks the EU to delay Brexit until June 30

Theresa May asks the EU to delay Brexit until June 30

Theresa May requests a three month delay to Brexit. The prime minister writes a letter to European Commission President Donald Tusk requesting that Britain's exit from the EU... Read more ...

From behemoth to colossus: Disney closes $71B deal for Fox entertainment assets

From behemoth to colossus: Disney closes $71B deal for Fox entertainment assets

Disney has closed its $71 billion acquisition of Fox's entertainment business in a move set to shake up the media landscape. Read more ...

A cockpit voice recording from doomed Lion Air flight shows pilots scoured...

A cockpit voice recording from doomed Lion Air flight shows pilots scoured the plane's manual to fix its fatal dive, but couldn't find the right procedure in time

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Prosecutors reportedly offer to drop charges against Robert Kraft in...

Prosecutors reportedly offer to drop charges against Robert Kraft in massage-parlor prostitution case in an 'unusual' deal

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Disney closes $71B deal for Fox entertainment assets

Disney closes $71B deal for Fox entertainment assets

Disney has closed its $71 billion acquisition of Fox's entertainment business, putting “Cinderella,” ”The Simpsons,” ”Star Wars” and “Dr. Strange” under one corporate roof. The... Read more ...

Google just unveiled Stadia, its ambitious attempt to upend the video game...

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Google just announced a huge new gaming initiative: A Netflix-like video game streaming platform named Stadia. The service is intended to run high-resolution, blockbuster games... Read more ...

‘Superheroes' contributed to White House's annual economic report

‘Superheroes' contributed to White House's annual economic report

WASHINGTON - The Council of Economic Advisers got help from some superheroes assembling this year's Economic Report of the President. Listed among the interns who helped... Read more ...

Facebook is creating a new advertising portal for housing, employment and...

Facebook is creating a new advertising portal for housing, employment and credit advertisers and will remove 'hundreds' of targeting options

Facebook has faced backlash from civil rights groups like the National Fair Housing Alliance and American Civil Liberties Union that its platform allows advertisers to... Read more ...