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2:54 PM / Wednesday June 29, 2022

Sun Report

Trial highlights: ‘We were invited’ and a quick defense

February 11, 2021

By BRIAN SLODYSKO WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump incited a deadly attack on the U.S. Capitol, put his own vice president in danger and later expressed solidarity with rioters who attempted to overturn the 2020 election in his name, Democrats argued Thursday as they wrapped up opening arguments in Trump’s impeachment trial. Over two days…

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In early going, Biden floods the zone with decrees

February 4, 2021

ABOVE PHOTO: President Joe Biden signs a series of executive orders on health care, in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File) By Calvin Woodward ASSOCIATED PRESS  WASHINGTON — Modern American presidents have found that a good way to get off to a fast start in office is to…

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The Policy of Truth

January 21, 2021

For the first time in three years, I watched a presidential news briefing on Wednesday. And I didn’t have a headache afterward. By Denise Clay-Murray “Recent weeks and months have taught us a painful lesson. There is truth and there are lies, lies told for power and for profit. And each of us has a…

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Trump supporters storm US Capitol, lawmakers evacuated

January 8, 2021

ABOVE PHOTO: Trump supporters gather on the Washington Monument grounds in advance of a rally Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021, in Washington. As Congress prepares to affirm President-elect Joe Biden’s victory, thousands of people have gathered to show their support for President Donald Trump and his baseless claims of election fraud. (AP Photo/John Minchillo) By Lisa…

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Pence defies Trump, affirms Biden’s win

January 7, 2021

By JILL COLVIN and ZEKE MILLER WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence defied President Donald Trump early Thursday morning as he affirmed President-elect Joe Biden’s November victory, putting an end to Trump’s futile efforts to subvert American democracy and overturn the results of the election. In a move that infuriated Trump and left his…

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Treason: Lawmakers vow to investigate police after Capitol breach, taking selfies with angry white mob inside during seige

January 7, 2021

Above Photo Rep. Val Demings Florida/Youtube screenshot By MATTHEW DALY WASHINGTON (AP) — Lawmakers are vowing an investigation into how law enforcement handled Wednesday’s violent breach at the Capitol, questioning whether a lack of preparedness allowed a mob to occupy and vandalize the building. U.S. Capitol Police, who are charged with protecting Congress, turned to…

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Warnock, Ossoff win in Georgia, handing Dems Senate control

January 6, 2021

By STEVE PEOPLES, BILL BARROW and RUSS BYNUM ATLANTA (AP) — Democrats won both Georgia Senate seats — and with them, the U.S. Senate majority — as final votes were counted Wednesday, serving President Donald Trump a stunning defeat in his turbulent final days in office while dramatically improving the fate of President-elect Joe Biden’s…

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Congress set to confirm Biden’s electoral win over Trump

January 6, 2021

By LISA MASCARO and MARY CLARE JALONICK WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s extraordinary effort to overturn the presidential election is going before Congress as lawmakers convene for a joint session to confirm the Electoral College vote won by Joe Biden. The typically routine proceeding Wednesday will be anything but, a political confrontation unseen since…

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Testimony: Trump fought security official for control of the presidential SUV on Jan. 6, demanded to be taken the Capitol as the insurrection began

June 28, 2022

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump rebuffed his own security’s warnings about armed protesters in the Jan. 6...

Commentary

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Education

Community College of Philadelphia to pay off $1.4 million in outstanding student account balances

June 17, 2022

Community College of Philadelphia announced that it will pay off more than $1.4 million in outstanding account...

Color Of Money

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Politics

Takeaways: Trump’s mind ‘made up’ on fraud ahead of Jan. 6

June 17, 2022

ABOVE PHOTO: A video exhibit plays as the House select committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack on...

Go With The-Flo

Sherri Shepherd’s talk show, “Sherri,” to air in place of former “The Wendy Williams Show”

June 17, 2022

ABOVE PHOTO: Sherri Shepherd (Photo: s_bukley / Shutterstock) By Flo Anthony After 13 seasons, “The Wendy Williams...

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