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Conservative Daily Caller reporter busted for horrific attacks against Jews after NRA TV appearance

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NRA TV had Daily Caller reporter Amber Athey on to attack a Muslim Democrat the right-wing has been attacking claiming anti-Semitism. Unfortunately, the NRA didn’t think before choosing the commentator.

Media Matters researcher Timothy Johnson clipped the video of Athey alleging anti-Semitism and put it beside old tweets from Athey making fun of Jews.

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“How many Jews can fit in a clown car? 1002. 2 in the seats and 1000 in the ash trays [sic],” she tweeted.

“What happens when a jew with an erection walks into a wall? they break their nose,” was another tweet.

“Amber Athey has apologized,” Johnson said, posting her official apology. “I will note that when I posted one of her antisemitic tweets in April 2018, she had a response to me that was not at all contrite. I guess this time something changed.”

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The NRA has a complicated history of anti-Semitic “accidents.” Their Twitter account sent out an anti-Semitic meme previously posted by Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R-CA). He was forced to delete it prior to the NRA’s post. It’s one of many problems.

Watch her commentary in the video below:

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Here are 3 winners and 3 losers from the 2020 Democratic presidential primary debate

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Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg joined the other leading Democratic presidential primary candidates Wednesday night in the fieriest evening of the race so far.

His presence on the stage drew fire from the other candidates, but it also seemed to change the overall tone of the debate, with more attacks, counter-attacks, and passion than was generally seen earlier in the campaign.

Here’s a (necessarily subjective!) list of the winners and losers from the fray:

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Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) — Warren hit her stride right as the debate started by attacking Bloomberg for his record on the mistreatment of women, racist policies, and his tax returns. She repeatedly came back to skewer the former mayor, making herself the biggest and most notable presence in the debate. But importantly, she also continuously brought the discussion back to the issues she cares about — like expanding health care, environmental justice,  and consumer protection — while getting in digs at the other candidates on the stage.

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Michael Bloomberg ‘lost everything’ in Las Vegas: MSNBC analyst

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Senior editor for "The Root," Jason Johnson, concluded that the biggest loser of the Democratic debate in Las Vegas Wednesday was Michael Bloomberg, but not merely because of his debate performance.

"The big new name was going to be Michael Bloomberg," he said. "This was probably the most expensive night in Vegas I've ever seen. He lost everything. This guy has spent $320 million. He had the opportunity to stand on stage, and appear to be an equal, and he looked bored. He looked disenchanted. He stumbled over obvious questions that anybody would have anticipated about sexual harassment and stop and frisk. I thought it was a bad night for him."

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Pro-immigration protesters interrupt Joe Biden’s closing statement at debate

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Former Vice President Joe Biden's closing statement was interrupted by protesters at Thursday night's Democratic presidential debate.

As Biden began his remarks, demonstrators began shouting about the Obama administration's record on deportations.

WATCH: Protesters interrupt the #DemDebate as the debate nears end. pic.twitter.com/TKCn6eIEsN

— NBC News (@NBCNews) February 20, 2020

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