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April 29, 2017 12:53 AM Senator Responds to Trump’s N.R.A. Speech With Photos of Shooting Victims

“I wanted to show some of the faces of Washington’s inaction — to share a small sliver of the lives we’ve lost because our nation is overflowing with guns,” Mr. Murphy said in the statement. “This issue is only controversial in the halls of Congress. Outside Washington, people understand the horror of gun violence and are increasingly unwilling to tolerate 16

April 28, 2017 8:37 PM Warren, Sanders unhappy by Wall Street-paid Obama speech

WASHINGTON — U.S. Sens. Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders are not happy about reports that former President Barack Obama will be paid $400,000 to speak at a September health care conference put on by the Wall Street firm Cantor Fitzgerald. Warren said Thursday on SiriusXM’s “Alter Family Politics” program that she is concerned about the overall influence 14

April 28, 2017 12:58 PM 'People Died for Free Speech!': Pirro Blasts 'Disingenuous' Decision by Berkeley

Judge Jeanine Pirro pushed back on the idea that Ann Coulter's planned UC-Berkeley appearance needed to be cancelled due to safety concerns. A spokesman for the university said an "enormous amount of time and resources" was spent trying to find a suitable place for Coulter to speak. Dan Mogulof said the university didn't learn about Coulter's planned 15

April 28, 2017 7:52 AM Obama reportedly pulls in another $400G for speech

Barack Obama, the former president, who has been criticized for taking in $400,000 for a Wall Street-sponsored speech, has reportedly pulled in the exact same amount for another speech in New York. The former president appeared at the A&E Networks advertising upfront at The Pierre Hotel in New York City where he was interviewed by historian Doris Kearns 16

April 28, 2017 4:46 AM Elizabeth Warren: I'm 'troubled' by Obama's $400,000 speaking fee for healthcare conference

Elizabeth Warren isn't too keen about former President Barack Obama's $400,000 fee to address a Wall Street conference on healthcare this fall. "I was troubled by that," the Massachusetts senator said Thursday during an interview with the SiriusXM show "Alter Family Politics" on Radio Andy. She then proceeded to discuss her disdain for "the influence 16

April 28, 2017 1:36 AM Pentagon Inquiry Seeks to Learn if Flynn Hid Foreign Payment

The April 11 letter from the inspector general did not specify what payment from a foreign government was at issue. But Mr. Flynn is known to have been paid more than $45,000 by RT, the Kremlin-financed news network, to give a speech in Moscow in December 2015. More than two months after Mr. Flynn was fired as national security adviser, his links to Moscow 15

April 28, 2017 12:33 AM Berkeley protests peaceful as hundreds rally over Coulter

BERKELEY, Calif. — Hundreds of people waving American flags and chanting “USA” gathered peacefully Thursday for a rally at a park in Berkeley — home of the free speech movement — to protest a canceled appearance by conservative commentator Ann Coulter. Police in riot gear had prepared for possible violence between supporters and opponents of Coulter 17

April 27, 2017 11:03 PM Woman reported man was abused at home for mentally disabled

FULTON, Mo. – The former guardian for a central Missouri man who police believe was recently found dead in a concrete-encased container said she once called an abuse hotline because she believed he was being mistreated at a home for the mentally disabled. Mary Martin told The Columbia Daily Tribune ) she cared for Carl DeBrodie 14

April 27, 2017 10:10 PM Trump's FCC Chair Wants To Gut Net Neutrality. He's In For A Bruising Fight

“There will be emails, phone calls, protests ― it’s going to be a tsunami.” WASHINGTON ― When Ajit Pai, President Donald Trump’s pick to chair the Federal Communications Commission, “I am confident we will finish the job,” he said, in a somewhat stilted speech at the Newseum in Washington, D.C. “This is a fight we intend to wage, and this is a fight 16

April 27, 2017 10:06 PM The Obamas face the paid-speaking circuit — and all the questions that come with it

ORLANDO — When Barack and Michelle Obama left the White House, they both spoke longingly of a break from life in the public eye. But following a months-long vacation, they have started to tap into the lucrative paid-speaking circuit that has enriched so many other former presidents and first ladies — with the potential to quickly net millions of dollars 5