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DeSantis continues to pull in millions for reelection campaign

DeSantis continues to pull in millions for reelection campaign

5 hours ago   |   Politico

TALLAHASSEE - Gov. Ron DeSantis continues to haul in money for his reelection campaign at a torrential pace, adding close to $6 million since the start of this year's annual...
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Will Smith's Apple film 'Emancipation' pulled production from Georgia due to its voting restrictions

Will Smith's Apple film 'Emancipation' pulled production from Georgia due to its voting restrictions

11 hours ago   |   Business Insider   |   5 articles

Summary List Placement Production for Will Smith and Antoine Fuqua's film "Emancipation" will be moved out of Georgia due to the state's new voting restrictions. The...
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Matt Gaetz associate Joel Greenberg has been accused of everything from acting as a vigilante police officer to trying to hack rival politicians

Matt Gaetz associate Joel Greenberg has been accused of everything from acting as a vigilante police officer to trying to hack rival politicians

14 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement Embattled former Seminole County, Florida, tax collector Joel Greenberg, now a major player in the federal probe against Rep. Matt Gaetz, had a long...
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Facebook's top execs took home hefty bonuses in the second half of 2020, partially as a reward for the company's 'election integrity efforts'

Facebook's top execs took home hefty bonuses in the second half of 2020, partially as a reward for the company's 'election integrity efforts'

14 hours ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

Summary List Placement Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg's two lieutenants got a big pay day for their work around last year's election: COO Sheryl Sandberg and CFO David Wehner got...
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Boehner slams Trump's conduct during the 2020 election, says the former president 'abused' his loyalists

Boehner slams Trump's conduct during the 2020 election, says the former president 'abused' his loyalists

15 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement Former GOP House Speaker John Boehner said that former President Donald Trump "abused" his political loyalists and followers by continually invoking...
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It's now or never for Democrats: either pass H.R. 1 or watch voter suppression bills like Georgia's become the norm

It's now or never for Democrats: either pass H.R. 1 or watch voter suppression bills like Georgia's become the norm

15 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement Georgia's Senate Bill 202 is by far the most draconian law passed by any state legislature with respect to restricting access to voting. This is merely...
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Facebook spent $23 million on Mark Zuckerberg's security last year. That's $3 million more than in 2019, partly thanks to increased security risks during the election

Facebook spent $23 million on Mark Zuckerberg's security last year. That's $3 million more than in 2019, partly thanks to increased security risks during the election

16 hours ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

Summary List Placement Facebook spent more than $25 million on CEO Mark Zuckerberg in 2020, according to a proxy statement which the social media giant filed on Friday. This is...
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Rep. Liz Cheney criticized Trump for 'embracing insurrection' in a wild speech, deepening a GOP rift

Rep. Liz Cheney criticized Trump for 'embracing insurrection' in a wild speech, deepening a GOP rift

18 hours ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

Summary List Placement Rep. Liz Cheney criticized former president Donald Trump for continuing to use the incendiary rhetoric that she claims provoked the January 6 riot at the...
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Democratic Rep. Dan Kildee says the Capitol riot left him with post-traumatic stress

Democratic Rep. Dan Kildee says the Capitol riot left him with post-traumatic stress

18 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement Democratic Rep. Dan Kildee has said that the January 6 insurrection at the US Capitol left him with post-traumatic stress. In an "NBC Nightly News...
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An ex-cop, anti-vaxxers, and Mike Huckabee: The most prominent people driving the recall of California Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom

An ex-cop, anti-vaxxers, and Mike Huckabee: The most prominent people driving the recall of California Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom

20 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement The recall effort against Gavin Newsom is the most serious once since Democrat Gray Davis was ousted, in 2003, making way for Arnold...
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Top GOP senator says it's 'an impossible sell' for Republicans to strike a...

Top GOP senator says it's 'an impossible sell' for Republicans to strike a deal on an infrastructure package that rolls back Trump tax cuts

Summary List Placement Sen. Roger Wicker of Kansas, the ranking Republican on the Senate Commerce Committee, downplayed the prospect of a bipartisan deal on President Joe... Read more ...

‘Here We Go Again': Businesses Clean Up After Night Of Destruction Following...

‘Here We Go Again': Businesses Clean Up After Night Of Destruction Following Daunte Wright Killing

MINNEAPOLIS - Damage from the overnight looting and vandalism following the killing of 20-year-old Daunte Wright by Brooklyn Center police extends for miles. The stores at... Read more ...

New Mexico becomes 16th state to legalize marijuana, a rebuttal to America's...

New Mexico becomes 16th state to legalize marijuana, a rebuttal to America's 'failed war on drugs'

Summary List Placement Beginning this summer, New Mexicans 21 and older will be able to both possess and grow marijuana. The state on Monday became the latest to legalize the... Read more ...

Psaki says Biden 'does not spend his time tweeting conspiracy theories'...

Psaki says Biden 'does not spend his time tweeting conspiracy theories' after a GOP senator criticized his tweets as 'unimaginably conventional'

Summary List Placement White House press secretary Jen Psaki on Monday defended President Joe Biden's communication style after a Republican senator criticized his limited... Read more ...

CDC director offered a solution to the Michigan COVID-19 surge: 'Shut things...

CDC director offered a solution to the Michigan COVID-19 surge: 'Shut things down'

Summary List Placement Centers for Disease Control and Prevention director Rochelle Walensky said Michigan should shut down the state to stop the spread of COVID-19. "Really... Read more ...

Senate Republicans gave a brand new award to Trump the same weekend he...

Senate Republicans gave a brand new award to Trump the same weekend he called Mitch McConnell a 'dumb son of a b--h'

Summary List Placement The Senate Republicans' campaign arm announced on Monday that it had presented former President Donald Trump with a new award over the weekend. Trump... Read more ...

Majority of CEOs say Biden tax hikes will harm business, slow wage growth: poll

Majority of CEOs say Biden tax hikes will harm business, slow wage growth: poll

A survey of CEOs has found that the majority think President Biden's proposed hike in the corporate tax rate to pay for his $2 trillion infrastructure package would negatively... Read more ...

Prosecution's case against ex-cop in Floyd death nears end

Prosecution's case against ex-cop in Floyd death nears end

MINNEAPOLIS - The trial of a former Minneapolis police officer charged in George Floyd's death enters its third week Monday, with the state nearing the end of a case built on... Read more ...

Nuance jumps 31% on news Microsoft will acquire the AI software maker for...

Nuance jumps 31% on news Microsoft will acquire the AI software maker for $19.7 billion

Summary List Placement Nuance Communications shares surged 31% early Monday on reports ahead of an official announcement from Microsoft announcing it will purchase the AI... Read more ...

Uber jumps 4% after reporting record bookings for March driven by delivery...

Uber jumps 4% after reporting record bookings for March driven by delivery business

Summary List Placement Uber jumped as much as 4% on Monday after it revealed record gross-billings last month. Uber's March business surge was driven by record Uber Eats... Read more ...