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Bernie Loves Identity Politics

Bernie Loves Identity Politics Bernie Sanders Q.The attacks on abortion rights that we wenow would not be happening if 80 percentof the US.

After Elizabeth Warren is shut down, people demand Senate #LetLizSpeak

After Elizabeth Warren is shut down, people demand Senate #LetLizSpeak Nobody expected for Elizabeth Warren to be shut down like that.When she started reading a letter from Coretta Scott King — the widow of Martin Luther King Jr.

Elizabeth Warren takes to Facebook Live after being silenced in the Senate

Elizabeth Warren takes to Facebook Live after being silenced in the Senate After she was silenced by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and the rest of Senate Republicans for impugning a fellow senator's character, Warren took to Facebook Live to finish her remarks.From outside the Senate floor, she read a letter from the late Coretta Scott King, widow of Martin Luther King, opposing Sen.

Elizabeth Warren explained why #ShePersisted on 'The Daily Show'

Elizabeth Warren explained why #ShePersisted on 'The Daily Show' She was given an explanation.Nevertheless, she persisted.

Ashton Kutcher blew a kiss at John McCain and lol what is happening?

Ashton Kutcher blew a kiss at John McCain and lol what is happening? What the world needs now is love, sweet love — and if we need to rely on John McCain and Ashton Kutcher to help us achieve that, then so be it.After Kutcher's speech concluded, however, the world was given a quick glimpse at an, um, unexpected moment between him and Sen.

Breaking: Congress orders Man on Mars

Breaking: Congress orders Man on Mars Congress Just Ordered NASA to Get Crackin' on Mars and a Ton of Other ThingsBoth the Senate and the House have approved a bill that will send $19.Among other things, the budget demands that NASA create a plan to put humans “near or on the surface of Mars in the 2030s.

The first American hoverboard fire deaths are now part of a federal investigation

The first American hoverboard fire deaths are now part of a federal investigation The tragic fire ignited by a malfunctioning hoverboard that claimed the life of a child last week just took another.The first victim of the fire, Ashanti Hughes, age 3, died on the night of the fire.

How your car might be protected from hackers in the future

How your car might be protected from hackers in the future Two senators are trying to defend your future cars from hacks.Ed Markey and Richard Blumenthal (of Massachusetts and Connecticut, respectively) recently reintroduced the SPY Car Act, which aims to protect the control of your vehicle as well as any data a hacker might find there.

People are plotting to get back at the politicians who voted to sell your web data

People are plotting to get back at the politicians who voted to sell your web data Now that protecting our web data is a distant dream, some folks figured it was only fair to return the favor to those politicians.Two GoFundMe accounts were recently started to help their creators purchase the private internet history of Congress members.

The Senate health care plan is a disaster for workers in the gig economy

The Senate health care plan is a disaster for workers in the gig economy Then, Uber hit the market one year before Obamacare was passed, and suddenly, the “gig economy” seemed feasible.The bill is set to have a major impact on millions of Americans, but gig economy workers should be particularly worried.

Congress Is Trying to Shore-up US Cyber Security

Congress Is Trying to Shore-up US Cyber Security Remember how much digital ink we’ve spilled talking about how bad modern cyber security is?The Internet of Things Cyber Security Act of 2017 is a bipartisan bill put forth by US Senators Mark Warner (D-VA), Cory Gardner (R-CO), Ron Wyden D-OR, and Steve Daines (R-MT) that would require manufacturers to bake some basic security features into internet-of-things devices.

Self-Driving Trucks Take Center Stage at Senate Hearing

Self-Driving Trucks Take Center Stage at Senate Hearing Senate will meet next week to talk self-driving trucks.The event will also examine the pros and cons of excluding trucks from legislation affecting passenger cars.