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Former vice president Joe Biden once told a group of constituents in Delaware he viewed homosexuals working for the federal government as “security risks,” according to an archived local news report dug up by the Washington Free Beacon.

Report: Senior IRGC Officer Flees Iran With Secret Intel

Members of the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps

A senior Iranian military officer affiliated with the country’s Revolutionary Guard Corps, or IRGC, has fled the Islamic Republic with a cache of secret documents said to contain information on Tehran’s military plans, according to reports.

At Census Question Oral Arguments, SCOTUS Seems to Lean Trump

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The Supreme Court’s conservative justices seemed ready Tuesday to preserve the Trump administration’s addition of a question about a person’s citizenship status to the 2020 decennial census.

Wisconsin Democratic Governor to Veto ‘Born Alive’ Bill

Gov. Tony Evers (D., Wisc.) will veto a bill which would punish doctors with up to life in prison if they failed to provide medical care to babies born alive after a failed abortion attempt.

U.S. Offers $10 Million Bounty on Hezbollah Operatives

Members of Hezbollah

The Trump administration announced on Monday that, in a global first, it is offering up to $10 million in rewards for information leading to the disruption and arrest of terrorist operatives working for Hezbollah, the Iranian-backed militant group based in Lebanon.

Sanders Team Promotes Hoyer Primary Challenger

Sen. Bernie Sanders’s (I., Vt.) foreign policy adviser Matt Duss retweeted an article profiling Mckayla Wilkes, the 28-year-old primary challenge to House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (D., Md.) on Monday morning.

NRA: Supreme Court Should Move Forward on Gun Case Despite NYC Attempt to Undercut Suit

The National Rifle Association on Monday called New York City’s proposed change to the gun law set to be examined by the Supreme Court a “feeble attempt to stop the lawsuit over the city’s unconstitutional firearm travel ban” that shouldn’t prevent the Court from hearing the case.

GRU Spearphishing Emails Fooled Democrats, Clinton Campaign in 2016

Hillary Clinton

Russia’s GRU military intelligence service used fraudulent emails to gain access to large amounts of sensitive emails and documents that were then disseminated via covert GRU websites during the 2016 presidential election campaign influence operation, according to the report by Special Counsel Robert Mueller.

Warren Accepts Max Donations From CEO, Execs at Firm Repping Corporations

Elizabeth Warren

Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren’s campaign accepted maxed out donations from a number of high-powered individuals at a law firm that represents corporations and multinational Fortune 100 companies despite swearing off money from PACs linked to such corporations, Federal Election Commission filings show.

Dem Candidate in PA Special Election Called for Middle-Class Tax Increase

Marc Friedenberg

The Democratic nominee in a Pennsylvania special election for a U.S. House seat called for a tax increase on the middle class in a video posted online.

Marc Friedenberg, a college professor who lost the election for Pennsylvania’s 12th Congressional District last November, is now hoping to be elected after Republican Representative Tom Marino resigned in January. Marino beat Friedenberg by 32 points in a district that went heavily for President Trump in 2016.

Louisiana Senate Committee Rejects Bill to Let Schools Opt Out of State Standards

middle school students

In an echo of the contentious Common Core debates of past years, the Senate Education Committee on Wednesday rejected a bill that would have allowed local school districts to opt out of state standards and testing.

Senate Bill 128 was deferred over the objection of its author, Shreveport Democratic Sen. John Milkovich, most likely killing the measure for the session. Milkovich said it was the fourth time he had tried to allow districts to opt out of the state standards.

Florida Panel OKs Hurricane Recovery Bills, Including One Without a Price Tag

Hurricane Michael

A key Senate panel on Monday approved two bills that would commit the state to funneling emergency assistance money into the 13-county Panhandle area reeling from Hurricane Michael’s devastation.

One of the bills, however, comes without a price tag, a reflection of the state’s angst in putting together a recovery plan without any idea when – or if – Congress will approve a pending $13.5 billion package that includes assistance to Florida Michael victims.

Bernie vs. The Democrats

Sen. Bernie Sanders Participates In A Fox News Town Hall In Pennsylvania

Hollywood is filled with remakes and reboots. Washington is about to get one of its own. The re-launched property: the 2016 campaign.

You know the plot. An outsider with grassroots support leads a crusade against the party establishment and the legitimating institutions that bestow credibility upon a candidate. He’s old, white, been around for a while, says some things that are outside the mainstream, and has a fickle relationship to his party. But he possesses a strange charisma, dominates the conversation, and is willing to speak to audiences outside the typical party coalition.

Inside the Ring: China Militarizing Deep Sea

This undated picture shows a nuclear-powered submarine of the People's Liberation Army Navy's North Sea Fleet preparing to dive into the sea

Space and cyberspace are not the sole domains for China’s growing asymmetric warfare programs. The Chinese military has another development program only recently disclosed that is part of the decadeslong buildup of weapons and forces: deep sea.

Report: Senior IRGC Officer Flees Iran With Secret Intel

Members of the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps

A senior Iranian military officer affiliated with the country’s Revolutionary Guard Corps, or IRGC, has fled the Islamic Republic with a cache of secret documents said to contain information on Tehran’s military plans, according to reports.

At Census Question Oral Arguments, SCOTUS Seems to Lean Trump

The official US Census form, pictured o

The Supreme Court’s conservative justices seemed ready Tuesday to preserve the Trump administration’s addition of a question about a person’s citizenship status to the 2020 decennial census.

NRA: Supreme Court Should Move Forward on Gun Case Despite NYC Attempt to Undercut Suit

The National Rifle Association on Monday called New York City’s proposed change to the gun law set to be examined by the Supreme Court a “feeble attempt to stop the lawsuit over the city’s unconstitutional firearm travel ban” that shouldn’t prevent the Court from hearing the case.

GRU Spearphishing Emails Fooled Democrats, Clinton Campaign in 2016

Hillary Clinton

Russia’s GRU military intelligence service used fraudulent emails to gain access to large amounts of sensitive emails and documents that were then disseminated via covert GRU websites during the 2016 presidential election campaign influence operation, according to the report by Special Counsel Robert Mueller.

Warren Accepts Max Donations From CEO, Execs at Firm Repping Corporations

Elizabeth Warren

Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren’s campaign accepted maxed out donations from a number of high-powered individuals at a law firm that represents corporations and multinational Fortune 100 companies despite swearing off money from PACs linked to such corporations, Federal Election Commission filings show.