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Trump teases third-party threat if GOP won’t back him

After years of poisoning the Republican Party from within, the disgraced ex-president has set his sights on finishing the job from the outside in what can only be described as the single best idea he’s ever had.

VIDEO OF THE DAY: Lying Republican (redundant) George Santos stuns with most disgusting revelation yet

The newly elected congressman and professional con man dragged his dead mother into his ridiculous web of fantastical lies. Seriously.

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This is the most important race in the country right now BY FAR

Wisconsin Democrats: Wisconsin is the most gerrymandered state in the country — a Dem-leaning purple state with a Republican-dominated legislature. That means Speaker McCarthy, criminalized abortions, persecution of marginalized communities, and massive handouts to the wealthy at the expense of hardworking families. But all of that changes if a progressive wins the April Supreme Court race, stripping control from MAGA stooges. Please consider a monthly donation of any size before midnight tonight so Wisconsin Democrats can start 2023 with a HUGE win!

Trump called supporters storming Capitol “trashy” but good “fighters”
To be fair, the man does know trash!

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Appeals court upholds Florida high school’s transgender bathroom ban
Seven judges appointed by Republican presidents ruled that it’s not discrimination to force children to use bathrooms that don’t match their gender identity because bigotry.

Take Action: Don’t let Republicans starve critical investments in children and healthcare!

Russia launches a wave of missiles at Ukraine in a massive New Year’s Eve air attack

Vladimir Putin intensified Russian air attacks against Ukraine, wrapping up a year of brutal warfare against the country by firing cruise missiles and explosive drones at several cities. All 25 of Ukraine’s administrative regions spent much of the day Saturday under air raid warnings.

Google paying $29.5 million to settle lawsuits over user location tracking
The tech behemoth agreed to pay a total of $29.5 million to settle two lawsuits — in Indiana and Washington, DC — over the company’s nefarious customer tracking practices. Google previously agreed in November to pay a record $391 million to settle a separate investigation into its tracking practices launched by a coalition of 40 states, the largest privacy-related multi-state settlement in US history.

Take Action: Tell Congress to hold corporations accountable for price-gouging!

Jamie Raskin issues bad news for Trump

No Lie with Brian Tyler Cohen: About time.

CDC reports a new strain of omicron taking over in the US
The CDC projected that about 40% of confirmed US COVID cases are caused by the XBB.1.5 strain, up from 20% a week ago. It’s not clear yet where this version of omicron came from, but it appears to be spreading quickly here. Thankfully, there’s no indication XBB.1.5 causes more severe illness than any other omicron virus.

Elon Musk becomes first person In history to lose $200 billion
Worry not! The billionaire tech bozo has plenty more left to lose and lots of dumb ways to do it.

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