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‘If you can find one’: Elizabeth Warren acclaimed for searing response to homophobic gay marriage question at debate

‘If you can find one’: Elizabeth Warren acclaimed for searing response to homophobic gay marriage question at debateElizabeth Warren drew wild applause at a forum on LGBT+ issues for a deadpan response to a question about gay marriage.The Massachusetts senator was asked about religious opposition to gay rights during the televised Los Angeles event.



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Anderson Cooper: ‘If You Can’t Be Tough With the NRA, Go After the Danish Prime Minister’

Anderson Cooper: ‘If You Can’t Be Tough With the NRA, Go After the Danish Prime Minister’Following President Trump’s sudden Tuesday night announcement that he was canceling his Denmark trip because the Danish won’t entertain the idea of selling Greenland to him, CNN anchor Anderson Cooper observed that the president couldn’t seem to muster the same tough talk in his dealings with the National Rifle Association. After it was reported earlier this week that Trump had repeatedly asked his advisers about the idea of purchasing Greenland from Denmark, Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen called the notion “absurd,” leading to Trump’s Twitter blow-off of his upcoming visit.Asking CNN White House correspondent Jim Acosta about the latest developments on Trump’s canceled trip, Cooper pointed out that this all came across as a comedy bit on late-night TV.“You would think it’s made up?” Cooper wondered aloud. “You would think this whole thing — this is something on [Stephen] Colbert, but it’s real.”Acosta, meanwhile, said that one of his sources suggested that Greenland was “one of the president’s bright shiny objects” that he threw out on Twitter Tuesday night to distract from a tough news day for the White House.“You know what, if you can’t be tough with the NRA, go after the Danish prime minister,” Cooper snarked.Cooper was referencing reports that Trump had spoken with NRA chief executive Wayne LaPierre on Tuesday and assured him that universal background checks were off the table when it came to any potential legislation following the El Paso and Dayton mass shootings.“Greenland was never on the table, anyway,” the CNN anchor concluded, getting one last dig in at the president.Read more at The Daily Beast.Get our top stories in your inbox every day. Sign up now!Daily Beast Membership: Beast Inside goes deeper on the stories that matter to you. Learn more.



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Midterms 2018: Republican politician worried about what will happen ‘if everyone exercises their right to vote’

Midterms 2018: Republican politician worried about what will happen ‘if everyone exercises their right to vote’A Republican politician has admitted he is concerned about the consequences for his party if “everybody uses and exercises their right to vote”. Brian Kemp, Georgia’s secretary of state and the Republican nominee in the state’s governor’s race, said he was concerned Democrats were actively trying to boost voter turnout in the upcoming midterms. Mr Kemp faces a difficult challenge from Democratic nominee Stacey Abrams, who he claimed was spending “tens of millions of dollars” to draw voters out.



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Christie on baseball game confrontation: ‘If you give it, you’re going to get it back’

Christie on baseball game confrontation: ‘If you give it, you’re going to get it back’New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie said he does not regret confronting a baseball fan who heckled him at a game, saying simply, “If you give it, you’re going to get it back.”



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‘If Not Us, Who’s Going to Do It?’ Parents Fight for Fraternity Changes After Son's Penn State Hazing Death

‘If Not Us, Who’s Going to Do It?’ Parents Fight for Fraternity Changes After Son's Penn State Hazing Death"If not us, who’s going to do it? We’re going to wait for another tragedy?"



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Hillary Clinton: ‘If Republicans pass this bill, they’re the death party’

Hillary Clinton: ‘If Republicans pass this bill, they’re the death party’Hillary Clinton didn’t mince words Friday when it came to the Senate Republicans’ health care legislation unveiled the day before.



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Muslim girls harassed at Chicago-area Mexican restaurant: ‘If you don’t like this country, leave’

Muslim girls harassed at Chicago-area Mexican restaurant: ‘If you don’t like this country, leave’Sawin Osman, a high school student who was born and raised in Chicago, told Yahoo News that she and her friends were harassed Monday night while eating at a Mexican restaurant in Hickory Hills, Ill. They were at Pepe’s restaurant on Monday night for Iftar, the evening meal after their Ramadan fast. One of the girls used her smartphone to shoot video of the encounter, and Yahoo News spotted it on social media.



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Spicer says GOP health care bill will pass: ‘If you want to see Obamacare repealed and replaced, this is the vote’

Spicer says GOP health care bill will pass: ‘If you want to see Obamacare repealed and replaced, this is the vote’During his daily press briefing on March 22, White House press secretary Sean Spicer said multiple times that he believes the GOP's health care bill will pass on Thursday when it comes up for a vote in the House. Spicer added, “If you want to see Obamacare repealed and replaced, this is the vote,” and “If you’re waiting for your chance, this is it.”



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Sean Spicer says you can trust Trump ‘if he’s not joking’

Sean Spicer says you can trust Trump ‘if he’s not joking’White House press secretary Sean Spicer defended President Trump’s sometimes-tenuous relationship with the truth by saying that he can be taken at his word — unless he’s joking. Amid confusion over several of Trump’s fact-free assertions, Peter Alexander of NBC News asked Spicer on Wednesday whether people should trust the president to tell the truth. “If he’s not joking, of course,” Spicer said to laughter of disbelief from the press corps.



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Hillary Clinton to Republicans ducking town halls: ‘If you can’t stand the heat, get out of the … Congress’

Hillary Clinton to Republicans ducking town halls: ‘If you can’t stand the heat, get out of the ... Congress’Hillary Clinton speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., in December 2016. Hillary Clinton has a message for Republican members of Congress who are ducking angry constituents as they return to their home districts. “If you can’t stand the heat, get out of the…Congress,” Clinton tweeted Wednesday, linking to an op-ed in the Kansas City Star about the growing wave of demonstrations seen at town halls across the country this week.



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