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Republicans baffled as GOP challenger to Ilhan Omar keeps campaigning while on the run from police

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Republican House candidate Danielle Stella is wanted by the law, but that isn’t stopping her from trying to take Rep. Ilhan Omar’s (D-MN) seat in Congress. According to the Daily Beast, she been able to raise almost $84,000 despite being wanted for felony shoplifting. She also has a sizable presence on social media.

Stella’s fellow candidates for Omar’s seat aren’t too thrilled about her presence in the race. According to Republican candidate Lacy Johnson, Stella’s negative headlines, along with her apparent belief in the “QAnon” conspiracy theory, could undermine the rest of the candidates.

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“Candidates are reflections of the party in a way, and it’s not a good reflection of the party in a sense,” Johnson told the Daily Beast. “But now, being in politics, you do learn that people do have all kinds of ways of looking at things.”

Her dabbling in conspiracies is already having an effect. Police were called to a hotel in Osceola, Wisconsin, when people flooded the hotel with phone calls after a YouTube conspiracy theorist speculated that Stella was in some sort of unspecified danger at the location. She also got the Twitter account for her campaign suspended for sharing a rumor about Omar being an Iranian government asset and calling for her to be “tried for #treason and hanged.”

Stella’s campaign is still active online, but Johnson is baffled as to how she plans to move forward, telling the Daily Beast, “I wouldn’t even run if I was on the run from the police.”


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Trump bashed for ‘cruel and sad’ attack on Cindy McCain: ‘Truly no bottom to your disgusting piggery’

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President Donald Trump bashed Sen. John McCain's widow for endorsing his rival Joe Biden, and his attack flopped.

Cindy McCain appeared on various TV news programs to announce that she'll endorse the president's Democratic challenger, and Trump insisted he barely knew the Republican senator's widow.

I hardly know Cindy McCain other than having put her on a Committee at her husband’s request. Joe Biden was John McCain’s lapdog. So many BAD decisions on Endless Wars & the V.A., which I brought from a horror show to HIGH APPROVAL. Never a fan of John. Cindy can have Sleepy Joe!

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‘Expect violence from Trump supporters’: Paul Krugman issues dire warning of what’s to come in 2020 election

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New York Times columnist Paul Krugman on Wednesday issued a dire warning about what's to come in the 2020 presidential election, and he predicted that supporters of President Donald Trump would try to violently disrupt voting.

"I wonder how many people are ready for just how bad the next six weeks plus are going to be," Krugman wrote on Twitter. "This is going to be the most dangerous election since 1860, with substantial odds that America as we know it will be damaged or even destroyed."

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Trump’s campaign ‘is discussing contingency plans to bypass election results’ and keep him in power: report

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A startling new report from The Atlantic claims that President Donald Trump's campaign is discussing truly radical measures aimed at keeping him in power even if he loses the 2020 presidential election.

The basic idea is to claim close swing-state losses by Trump are due to voter fraud -- and use that as a justification to install "loyal electors in battleground states where Republicans hold the legislative majority" to override voters and back Trump in the electoral college.

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