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- Who is Michael Sussmann, Clinton campaign attorney indicted in Durham probe?A federal grand jury indicted attorney Michael Sussmann based on allegations stemming from Special Counsel John Durham's probe of the origins of the Russia investigation, leading to his resignation from a law firm with established ties to the Democratic National Committee and Hillary Clinton's 2016 campaign. ..... Read More.40 mins ago
- Officials are preparing for the worst ahead of tomorrow’s right-wing rallyA new fence, an information-sharing alert and ramped-up airport security are just a few of the ways law enforcement is preparing to prevent another deadly insurrection ahead of Saturday's rally aimed at showing support for those arrested on January 6. ..... Read More.1 hour ago
- Fact check: Sen. Agard says no other country on the planet’ has number of gun deaths as U.S.Sen. Melissa Agard, D-Madison, says "The fact is, no other country on the planet witnesses the number of gun deaths that we do here in the United States ..... Read More.1 hour ago
- Stacey Abrams calls Republican election review ‘a sham’ ahead of Wednesday appearance at...Stacey Abrams, who in 2018 lost a close race for Georgia governor, will participate in a moderated conversation Wednesday night in Milwaukee. ..... Read More.1 hour ago
- These 5 Iowa redistricting maps and graphics show how legislative, congressional districts could cha...The Iowa Legislature must still vote to approve or reject the Iowa redistricting maps proposed Wednesday. If they do, here's what could change. ..... Read More.1 hour ago
- Report: Facebook’s Own Research Confirms It Is a Hotbed of Vaccine DenialIn July, after President Joe Biden said coronavirus misinformation on Facebook was “killing people,” an anonymous company official jawed back, saying Facebook would “not be distracted by accusations which aren’t supported by the facts.” But behind the scenes, Facebook employees were already beginning to reckon with a flood of false anti-vaccine claims on the platform. According to a company memo obtained by the Wall Street Journal and released this morning, around the time COVID-19 vaccines became widely available last spring, “roughly 41% of comments on English-language vaccine-related posts risked discouraging vaccinations.” The document and other internal memos show, the Journal writes, “that Facebook has often made minimal or ineffectual efforts to address the issues and plays them down in public.” Facebook’s detection of problematic or anti-vax comments was “bad in English, and basically non-existent elsewhere.”Facebook’s efforts to crackdown on anti-vaccine content—like its laggard response to its role in spreading falsehoods and hate, including… ..... Read More.1 hour ago