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The Chad Hartman Show
July 01, 2019 - 1:19 pm
Following last week's Democratic Debate, a post on WCCO Radio's Facebook page included accusations of California Senator Kamala Harris both "sleeping her way to the top" and questioning whether or not Harris is "black". As reaction to Harris' debate performance made the rounds on social media, so...
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Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., listens to questions in the spin room after the Democratic primary debate hosted by NBC News at the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Art, Thursday, June 27, 2019, in Miami. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)
June 28, 2019 - 3:16 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Kamala Harris spoke slowly but bluntly as she stared at Joe Biden, then began treating him as a hostile witness. The former prosecutor turned California senator started by saying she didn't think the former vice president was racist. But she criticized him for recently defending...
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Sloane Martin
June 28, 2019 - 1:33 pm
Keith Ellison is endorsing Bernie Sanders for President again. Then-Congressman Ellison supported Sanders in the 2016 presidential race. He does so now as Minnesota Attorney General. He appeared on the Chad Hartman show to explain his decision on Friday: In an interview with HuffPost , Ellison says...
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WCCO Radio Newsroom
June 25, 2019 - 8:20 am
It's time for Minnesota Congresswoman Ilhan Omar to address the issue says WCCO Radio political analyst Blois Olson. Olson's comments come after the Star Tribune reported that new documents showi Omar was once married to a man, possibly her own brother, to by pass immigration laws in 2009. "Prove...
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In this June 24, 2019, photo, a billboard advertises the Democratic Presidential Debates across from the Knight Concert Hall at the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami-Dade County, in Miami. Don't envy NBC News executive Rashida Jones, who is behind this week's inaugural Democratic presidential debate and will have to juggle 20 candidates, five news personalities and, it's likely, one tweeting president.. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)
June 25, 2019 - 5:19 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Don't envy NBC News executive Rashida Jones, who is behind this week's inaugural Democratic presidential debate and will have to juggle 20 candidates, five news personalities and, it's likely, one tweeting president. While the event is obviously important for politicians getting...
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June 24, 2019 - 5:51 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The unwritten rules that have so far prevented the Democratic presidential contest from devolving into all-out conflict are about to be tested. The early front-runner , former Vice President Joe Biden, has so far fended off the relatively gentle wrath of his rivals. The shortcomings...
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A U.S. Border Patrol agent speaks with Central American immigrants at the U.S.-Mexico border fence on February 01, 2019 in El Paso, Texas. The migrants were taken into custody, seeking political asylum in the United States. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)
June 21, 2019 - 12:02 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats unveiled a $4.5 billion measure Friday to respond to the growing humanitarian crisis at the southern border and the government's responsibility to care for tens of thousands of migrant refugees seeking safety in the U.S. under its asylum laws. The measure is...
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