The Distraction over Whether Kamala Harris Is a ‘Natural-Born Citizen’
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The Distraction over Whether Kamala Harris Is a ‘Natural-Born Citizen’

Kamala Harris speaks to reporters during a campaign event in Wilmington, Del., August 13, 2020. (Carlos Barria/Reuters) Everyone’s buzzing about a Newsweek piece by John C. Eastman contending that Kamala Harris might not be a “natural-born citizen” — in which case she would not be eligible for the vice presidency — because her parents were not […]

Trump campaign attack on Kamala Harris’s citizenship is right out of the birtherism playbook
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Trump campaign attack on Kamala Harris’s citizenship is right out of the birtherism playbook

If you thought Trumpworld moved past birtherism, think again. Mere hours after presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden introduced Kamala Harris as his presidential running mate on Wednesday, the Trump campaign got busy trying to revive racist conspiracy theories of the sort Donald Trump rode to political prominence back in 2011. Trump campaign legal adviser Jenna […]

Barstool Sports' Dave Portnoy says he’s got $1 million in Bitcoin
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Barstool Sports' Dave Portnoy says he’s got $1 million in Bitcoin

What sounded like a fever dream has become a Twitter reality: the Winklevoss twins, Cameron and Tyler, really did show up at the house of outspoken Barstool Sports president Dave Portnoy to teach him about Bitcoin, blockchain, and cryptocurrency. And while it was debatable whether the Gemini co-founders were really wearing the full rowing uniforms […]

California Parents Sue State over School Closures, Describe ‘Emotional Struggles’ Caused By the Lockdown
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California Parents Sue State over School Closures, Describe ‘Emotional Struggles’ Caused By the Lockdown

School bus drivers lead a caravan through downtown to demand that lawmakers provide more funding for COVID-19 reopening procedures in Los Angeles, California, August 13, 2020. (Mike Blake / Reuters) Parents in California held a press conference on Thursday to announce their lawsuit against the state over Governor Gavin Newsom’s new coronavirus restrictions, with most […]

Tlaib Slams Israel-U.A.E. Deal: ‘We Won’t Celebrate Netanyahu for Not Stealing Land’
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Tlaib Slams Israel-U.A.E. Deal: ‘We Won’t Celebrate Netanyahu for Not Stealing Land’

Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D., Mich.) Addresses a meeting in Detroit, Michigan, June 6, 2020. (Rebecca Cook / Reuters) Representative Rashida Tlaib (D., Mich.) Beat the Israel-U.A.E. Agreement announced Thursday, committing the two countries to establish full diplomatic relations and, in particular, committing Israel to suspend the annexation of territory in the West Bank. Under the […]