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Black state legislator says he was pulled over for ‘looking suspicious’ while campaigning against Mitch McConnell

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A black lawmaker in Kentucky claims police pulled him over while he was on a “listening tour” to explore challenging Sen. Majority Leader Mitch McConnell in the 2020 election.

Democratic state Rep. Charles Booker of Louisville launched an exploratory effort in November, saying he would support the Green New Deal, Medicare for all and “taxing millionaires like Mitch McConnell,” the Courier Journal reported at the time.

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In a video posted to Twitter, Booker explained the incident that occurred on the second day of his listening tour.

“We’re on the road here to Eastern Kentucky, leaving my neighborhood in the West End, and our team got pulled over,” he explained. “The officer said we looked suspicious, we don’t belong around here, what are you doing?”

“And what I want to say is, it might look suspicious to see someone like me saying that we can do something bold for our future and that we cand stand and build a movement,” Booker said. “So don’t be alarmed. When you see our truck headed down the road, just beep a horn, put a fist in the air, and know that we’re fighting for you.”

Booker was born only a few months after McConnell was first elected to the Senate in 1984.

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SNL imagines Alan Dershowitz and Mitt Romney in hell during impeachment trial sketch

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The skit began with Sen. Susan Collins (R-ME) meeting with Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-KY) about impeachment.

They were then joined by Alan Dershowitz (played by SNL alum Jon Lovitz), who spoke of his previous clients, Jeff Epstein (played by Adam Driver), O.J. Simpson and Claus von Bülow.

But Dershowitz suffered a heart attack and met the devil in hell, where he was reunited with Epstein.

“Yes, hello, everyone, it’s I, Alan Dershowitz,” he proclaimed. “It’s wonderful to be here. Because I’m not welcome anywhere else. There’s a lot of haters out there -- for no good reason. But like I said to my client and dear friend Jeffrey Epstein, haters gonna hate!”

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CNN’s Don Lemon collapses on his desk in laughter as guests Rick Wilson and Wajahat Ali dunk on Trump

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CNN anchor Don Lemon was infected with a case of the giggles Saturday night while discussing Secretary of State Mike Pompeo.

Lemon was joined by two hilarious guests, New York Times contributing op-ed writer Wajahat Ali and Rick Wilson, the author of the bestselling 2018 book Everything Trump Touches Dies: A Republican Strategist Gets Real About the Worst President Ever and the new book Running Against the Devil: A Plot to Save America from Trump -- and Democrats from Themselves.

The three were discussing Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s interview with “All Things Considered” host Mary Louise Kelly, where he reportedly demanded she point to Ukraine on a blank map.

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Amy Klobuchar wins endorsement in first in the nation primary from the New Hampshire Union Leader newspaper

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Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) received a big endorsement on Saturday evening when her 2020 bid was endorsed by the New Hampshire Union Leader newspaper.

"If there is to be any realistic challenge to Trump in November, the Democratic nominee needs to have a proven and substantial record of accomplishment across party lines, an ability to unite rather than divide, and the strength and stamina to go toe-to-toe with the Tweeter-in-Chief," the newspaper wrote. "That would be U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar of Minnesota. She is sharp and witty, with a commanding understanding of both history and the inner workings of Capitol Hill."

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