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GOP campaign arm praises QAnon-supporting restaurateur who pulled off Colorado upset

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Image via Lauren Boebert for Congress.

On Wednesday, National Republican Congressional Committee chairman Tom Emmer congratulated Lauren Boebert for her upset primary win against Colorado GOP Congressman Scott Tipton in the state’s 3rd Congressional District.

“This is a Republican seat and will remain a Republican seat as Nancy Pelosi and senior House Democrats continue peddling their radical conspiracy theories and radical cancel culture,” wrote Emmer. “With Lauren’s win, we now have more female candidates than at any other point in the history of the Republican Party and that is a point that should be celebrated.”

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Boebert owns Shooters Grill, a restaurant in Rifle, Colorado where the waitresses openly carry firearms, and which had its license suspended for defying COVID-19 lockdown orders. She has called for abolishing the Department of Education, and has spoken approvingly of both the QAnon conspiracy theory and the Branch Davidians.

The Democratic candidate for the seat is former state Rep. Diane Mitsch Bush, who also was the nominee against Tipton in 2018.


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Breonna Taylor grand juror issues blistering statement accusing prosecutors of misleading public about the case

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An anonymous grand juror in the Breonna Taylor case has issued a scathing statement about prosecutors misleading the public shortly after she was given legal clearance to discuss proceedings that they claim misled the public.

According to WLKY reporter Deni Kamper, Judge Annie O’Connell of the Kentucky 30th Circuit Court 2nd Division ruled on Tuesday that the grand juror will be allowed to talk about the case publicly, roughly three weeks after they accused Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron of misleading the public about the case prosecutors presented to jurors.

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CDC reports 285,000 more deaths than a ‘normal’ year due to COVID-19 pandemic

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A new report released Tuesday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) found that the coronavirus pandemic has left about 285,000 more people dead in the United States than would be expected in a typical non-pandemic year. Of the approximate 285,000 deaths, two-thirds were attributed to the virus.

The CDC study found that the coronavirus, which causes COVID-19, has taken a disproportionate toll on Latinos and Blacks. The CDC also found that COVID-19 deaths hit 25- to 44-year-olds extremely hard with an "excess death" rate up by 26.5 percent in relation to previous years. This was the largest death jump among any age group in the study.

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Supreme Court mail-in voting ruling raises alarm: Democrats may ‘never win another national election’

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A divided Supreme Court rejected a Pennsylvania Republican effort to curtail mail-in voting, but experts say the Democratic victory may be short-lived — and confirming Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett would be a "disaster for Democrats."

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With Chief Justice John Roberts joining the court's three liberals, the court split 4-4 to reject a request from Pennsylvania Republicans to block an order from the state's Supreme Court allowing mail-in ballots to be counted if they are received within three days of Election Day — even if they do not have a clear postmark. The tie left the state decision in place, which Democratic lawyers hailed as "great news for voting rights."

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