Chris Tognotti

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Democratic Chairman In Florida Resigns Over Boob-Shaped Stress Ball

Yet another male political official has been accused of sexually inappropriate behavior, and in this instance, he's quitting rather than sticking it out. On Friday, Stephen Bittel resigned as chairman of the Florida Democratic Party, following the pu…
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The Reason Why A Judge Posted His Entire Sexual History On Facebook Will Piss You Off

On Friday, a sitting member of the Ohio state Supreme Court published a bizarre Facebook post detailing his sexual relationships and defending a pair of scandal-rocked politicians. Namely, Justice Bill O'Neill defended Al Franken and Roy Moore, all w…
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The Navy Is Really Sorry Some Pilots Drew A Giant Penis In The Sky

So you're out at a barbecue, or a picnic, or doing any kind of fun, carefree, activity outdoors. And as people do when it's a nice day out, you tilt you head upward to admire the stunning blue sky overhead. Then you notice something a bit strange in …
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Trump Raised $107M For His Inauguration & People Want To Know Where The Hell It Went

Presidential inaugurations typically bring in tens of millions of dollars in donations, but President Trump went above and beyond that for his big event. He reeled in more than $100 million, setting an inauguration fundraising record. But now, observ…
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Everything You Need To Know About What Exactly Is Happening In Zimbabwe

In a sudden change in the political fortunes of a major African nation, the country of Zimbabwe has been plunged into turmoil amid reports of a potential military coup against longtime president Robert Mugabe. But the situation is tumultuous and not …
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Donald Trump Chugged Water On Screen & Marco Rubio Was All Over It

On Wednesday, President Donald Trump delivered his first remarks since returning from his trip to Asia, and in the midst of it he clearly got a little parched. A certain Republican senator from Florida knows exactly how he felt — Marco Rubio trolled …
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Trump Just Tried To Turn A Poll Showing Most Americans Disapprove Of Him ... Into A Brag

On Tuesday, tweeting from the Philippines, President Trump raved about his approval rating in a poll that any another commander-in-chief probably would not be so thrilled about. But for him, it was definitely a good result: a new survey from Rasmusse…
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The "Weinstein Effect" Isn't Just Happening In America — It's Making Waves Worldwide

If you've been following the news lately, you probably already know about the absolute flood of sexual harassment, assault, and misconduct allegations countless women have aired over the past several weeks. Starting off with a series of devastating a…
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What Rep. Rodney Davis Said About Hiring Women Had Feminists In An Uproar

On Tuesday, a Republican representative made a comment about the potential impact of increased awareness of sexual harassment on Capitol Hill, and it stirred up some controversy. During a meeting, Rep. Rodney Davis of Illinois made a comment about a …
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A Shooting In Northern California Has Put An Elementary School On Lockdown

According to reports, multiple people have been killed and several more injured in a shooting near a California elementary school in Rancho Tehama County on Tuesday morning. Local ABC affiliate KRCR reports that Coy Ferreira, a witness who was droppi…
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Trump's EPA Reportedly Takes More Advice From Companies Than Its Own Scientists

According to a report from The Washington Post, the Trump administration's Environmental Protection Agency, led by former Oklahoma district attorney Scott Pruitt, turned to an industry-backed study in arguing that certain Obama administration emissio…
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John McCain Calls Trump "Naive" For Believing Putin's Denials About Election Meddling

On Saturday, President Donald Trump once again reiterated that Russian president Vladimir Putin personally assured him Russia played no role in interfering with the 2016 presidential election. Specifically, Trump said that he spoke with Putin regardi…
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70 Cities & States Promise To Honor The Paris Climate Agreement, Even If Trump Won't

If there's anything President Donald Trump made pretty clear throughout his life as a private citizen, it's that he doesn't put much stock in the science behind climate change. And since taking office, that's been borne out, as he's already announced…
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Roy Moore Tries To Discredit His Accusers & Blasts Their Allegations As "Fake News"

On Thursday, Nov. 9, the U.S. Senate race in Alabama became the sudden focal point of an immense amount of scrutiny. Republican senate nominee Roy Moore, formerly a member of the state's Supreme Court, was accused of allegedly molesting a 14-year-old…
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Ivanka Reminisced About Election Day 2016 On Instagram & People Can't Even Cope

Don't look now, but if you're a progressive or a Democrat, this probably isn't the happiest anniversary on your calendar. It's been precisely one year since the 2016 presidential election was won by Donald Trump, in one of the biggest upsets in Ameri…
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You Need To Know These 9 Groups That Helped Democrats Kick Ass This Election

On Tuesday, the Democratic Party had its most successful Election Day in years. In addition to banner victories at the top of the Virginia and New Jersey tickets ― Ralph Northam and Phil Murphy both cruised to victory as governors-elect ― Democrats f…
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Here’s Where Republicans Are Still In Control & Where You Can Make A Difference

Tuesday night was perhaps the first chance for Democrats to take in a long, deep breath of fresh air since Election Day 2016, as the party saw its first positive election results in more than a year. Hot on the heels of a series of disappointing loss…
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Women Are Running For Office At Unprecedented Rates Since Trump Took Office

Don't look now, America, but a new wave of women in politics is here. Since last year's presidential election, which saw the far-right campaign of Donald Trump be rewarded with a relatively narrow electoral college victory (and a decisive popular vot…
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The Justice Department Finally Decided The Fate Of The Woman Who Laughed At Jeff Sessions

On Tuesday, the U.S. Department of Justice ended its attempt to prosecute a liberal activist, in a hyper-controversial case that's drawn a lot of scrutiny and criticism. Specifically, the DOJ has dropped its charges against Desiree Fairooz, the woman…
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British Regulators Just Ruled That Tucker Carlson Is "Too Biased" To Air On TV

Suffice to say, the United Kingdom has a very different approach to right-wing media than the United States. On Monday, the country's official media regulator announced that some of the content on a pair of Fox News shows violated the country's broad…
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