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ALERT: The Journos Have Stopped Caring About Beto

Beto O’Rourke, the Democratic presidential candidate best known for fecal horseplay and his incessant apologizing, has gone from “woke” to “broke” in a matter of months. The candidate who was enthusiastically embraced by the Democratic establishment during his failed Senate bid against Ted Cruz in 2018 is discovering that no one really cares about him when he’s running against other Democrats.

2020 Dems Want National Abortion Rights Laws

Fearing the potential overturning of Roe v. Wade, multiple Democratic candidates for president have called for a federal law to enshrine abortion rights nationwide.

However, such a law would run afoul of the constitutional limits of federal lawmaking, two experts told the Washington Free Beacon, and likely not pass muster with a Supreme Court that had previously decided to dump Roe.

Biden Fundraisers Feature Caviar, Langoustine Tail, and Jazz Bands

Former Vice President Joe Biden has pitched himself as “middle-class Joe” to voters on the campaign trail, but a recent report from the New York Times suggests his high-dollar fundraisers are anything but simple affairs.

The Tuesday morning story from the New York Times delved into the lavish details of the fundraisers Biden has held since beginning his presidential campaign last month.

Liberal Female Politicians Are Very Upset About How ‘Game of Thrones’ Ended

Warning: This article contains spoilers about the finale of the HBO series Game of Thrones.

Prominent liberal female politicians are expressing sharp disappointment with how Game of Thrones ended, due to what they consider the poor treatment of one of the show’s main female characters.

Men Paid More Than Women in Kamala Harris’s Senate Office and Campaign

A new plan from Sen. Kamala Harris (D., Calif.) to eliminate the gender pay gap would fine companies if they are unable to prove they’re paying men and women equally, something Harris isn’t currently achieving in either her official office or on her campaign, a Washington Free Beacon analysis found.

Navy Again Sends Warship to Disputed S. China Sea

For the second time this month, a Navy warship conducted a freedom of navigation operation in the South China Sea designed to push back against expansive Chinese maritime claims to the waterway.

The guided-missile destroyer USS Preble sailed within 12 nautical miles of the disputed Scarborough Reef on Monday, said Lt. Cmdr. Tim Gorman, spokesman for the U.S. Pacific Fleet.

China denounced the latest action and said its military forces were dispatched to identify the ship and warn the destroyer to leave the area.

Cohen Pushes Pelosi to Impeach Trump Because He’s ‘Raping the Country’

Rep. Steve Cohen (D., Tenn.) on Monday called for the impeachment of President Donald Trump, accusing him of “raping the country.”

Cohen stood up and yelled for Trump to be impeached during a Democratic Steering and Policy Committee meeting with Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D., Calif.), prompting Pelosi to push back saying, “This is not about politics, it’s about what’s best for the American people,” according to Politico.