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Cotton Blasts Prison Reform Bill for Potentially Granting Fentanyl Dealers Early Release

Sen. Tom Cotton (R., Ark.) said Tuesday that the proposed FIRST STEP Act, which would reform the criminal justice system, is too generous to incarcerated felons and should be voted down or amended.

Cotton joined “The Hugh Hewitt Show” to articulate his disagreement with Republicans such as Utah Sen. Mike Lee, who introduced the bill in the Senate.

Man Faces Hate Crime Charges for Trying to Run Over Jews Outside Los Angeles Synagogue

A U.S. citizen from Somalia is facing hate-crime charges in Los Angeles after police said he tried to run over two Jewish men leaving their synagogue and shouted anti-Semitic slurs.

Mohamed Mohamed Abdi has been booked on assault with a deadly weapon charges and the allegation is being treated as a hate crime, according to KTLA.

Buildings Around the World Will Turn Scarlet to Show Solidarity With Persecuted Christians

Buildings around the world will turn scarlet on Nov. 28 as part of Red Wednesday, an initiative launched to show solidarity with persecuted Christians.

The initiative was launched by Aid to the Church in Need, a pontifical foundation, and will be supported this year by Christian Solidarity Worldwide, an organization that works to secure religious freedom for all,  Forbes reports.

Newly Elected Dem Rep Flips, Now Says She Will Support Pelosi for Speaker

A newly elected Democratic congresswoman from Connecticut says she will support Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D., Calif.) for House speaker after previously saying she would vote against her. Jahana Hayes, who was elected to represent Connecticut’s 5th Congressional District earlier this month, discussed her decision Tuesday on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe.”

Three U.S. Service Members Killed in Afghanistan Blast

KABUL (Reuters) – Three U.S. service members were killed and three wounded when an improvised explosive device detonated on Tuesday near the central Afghan city of Ghazni, the NATO-led Resolute Support mission said in a statement.

A U.S. civilian contractor was also wounded in the blast and was receiving treatment with the other wounded, the statement said, giving no further details.

MSNBC Contributor: ‘Suicide May Be The Only Option’ for Republicans Facing Polarization With Trump

MSNBC contributor Sam Seder on Monday night said that “suicide may be the only option” for Republicans due to the polarization caused by President Donald Trump.

Seder, the host of the left-wing :Majority Report” radio show, and Washington Post columnist Jennifer Rubin appeared on MSNBC’s “All In,” where they discussed Republicans in Congress abandoning Trump in the future if things became more toxic.