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‘What the f*ck is that?’: Sen. Kamala Harris calls out GOP congressman for saying ‘no one dies without healthcare’

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Appearing on a podcast hosted by former Obama Staffer, Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) called out Idaho Republican Raul Labrador for saying over the weekend that, “nobody dies because they don’t have access to healthcare.”

Labrador has taken heat for his comments, saying he used in an in artful way of speaking, but that didn’t stop Harris for slamming the Republican on Pod Save America, reports The Hill.

“Like this guy, this congressman, you might as well say, ‘People don’t starve because they don’t have food.’ What the f–k is that? What are you saying? How can you say that?” Harris exclaimed.

Harris continued, “The truth is that these folks are playing politics with public health. If Republicans want people to lose their healthcare, then the Republicans need to lose their job.”

Almost cursing again, she continued “[Republicans are] engaged in all this happy talk that is bull — not truth.”

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Here’s why Trump and Putin are only frenemies at this point

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President Trump’s campaign of “maximum pressure” on Iran has hit an obstacle: Russia.

While the United States insists that Iran shot down a U.S. surveillance drone in international airspace last week, Russia rejected the charge on Tuesday and supported Iran’s claim that the Global Hawk drone with a 116-foot wingspan was shot down over Iranian territory.

A top Russian official stated Moscow’s intelligence findings at a meeting with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Tuesday, according to Haaretz, the Israeli daily.

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How the GOP is embracing more ruthless power grabs in the face of huge political challenges

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On Thursday, the U.S. Supreme Court is expected to rule on two cases highlighting the collision between partisan power grabs and setting the ground rules for two of the most important elections in America—those for U.S. House and state legislative chambers.

This article was produced by Voting Booth, a project of the Independent Media Institute.

One ruling concerns whether the Trump administration can add a question to the 2020 census that asks if anyone residing in that address is not a U.S. citizen. The other concerns whether hyper-partisanship is unconstitutional when state legislatures run by a single party draw electoral districts to maximize their party’s likelihood of winning elections.

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Hope Hicks may have implicated Jared Kushner in a coverup

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Former White House communications director Hope Hicks frustrated Democrats last week when she refused to answer multiple questions about her time in the White House.

However, Mother Jones' David Corn and Dan Friedman noticed one bit of Hicks's testimony that shines a negative light on Trump son-in-law Jared Kushner.

When asked about her false statement in December 2016 that there had been no contact between members of the Trump campaign and Russian government officials, Hicks said she consulted several top officials who worked for the campaign before making the statement, including Kellyanne Conway, Steve Bannon -- and Jared Kushner.

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