Items this week:
In Maryland, Democratic leaders cast their lots with incumbent Republican Governor Larry Hogan over the democratic nominee Ben Jealous. As part of a #DemocratsForHogan campaign, they’re heaping praise on Hogan’s bipartisanship and sensible leadership while attacking Jealous’s proposals as radical and irresponsible.
Dozens of Democrats are endorsing Md.’s Republican governor. Will it matter? https://t.co/6ftnu0jp2G Remember when centrist Democrats bitched about Berners not getting behind HRC? What about Democrats not supporting a great Democratic candidate, Ben Jealous?
— Fabucat ⚾️ (@fabucat) July 16, 2018
Ahead of the midterms, House democrats unveil a new slogan. Given some of the things Pelosi and others top dems have said in recent weeks in response to the party’s socialist wing gaining ground, the slogan seems bit desperate or maybe just cynical or both somehow.
— CNN International (@cnni) July 19, 2018
— Jenny Marshall (@Marshall4House) July 19, 2018
— Anoa J. Changa (@TheWayWithAnoa) July 19, 2018
House dems vote yes on the Support ICE bill.
Here are the Dems who voted to say yes, they support ICE. pic.twitter.com/Im3XfNPNRw
— Lissandra Villa (@LissandraVilla) July 18, 2018
The man responsible for the murder of two black sisters at a BART station yesterday has been found and arrested.
Murder suspect now in custody! BART Police took him into custody at Pleasant Hill BART. Full details to come and Chief availability at Rockridge BART at 8pm. Thank you BPD and thank riders for keeping your eye out!! https://t.co/OxZmOw2OkI
— SFBART (@SFBART) July 24, 2018
Israel adopts divisive jewish nation-state law
BREAKING: Israeli Knesset passes tonight controversial nation-state bill that lowers the status of Arabic, encourages the establishment of communities for Jews only & states that unified Jerusalem is Israel’s capital. 62 MKs in favor
— Noa Landau (@noa_landau) July 18, 2018
Mark Zuckerberg takes a stand for holocaust deniers
— New York Daily News (@NYDailyNews) July 18, 2018
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