The woman stripped of her Miss Michigan 2019 tiara for tweets that the pageant's organizers found offensive said Monday she stands by everything she says on social media, despite having apparently deleted one of the posts in question.
Democratic Rep. Rashida Tlaib of Michigan vowed to hold her ground during a speech in Detroit Monday, clearly responding to President Donald Trump's attacks on the four Democratic congresswomen of color known as "the squad."
An American woman in Syria has released a video appealing to US President Donald Trump to take action against the Syrian regime, after an airstrike Monday in the rebel-held northwestern province of Idlib claimed scores of casualties.
Of all the outlandish explanations of President Donald Trump's 13-second silence as a rowdy North Carolina crowd chanted "send her back" in reference to Minnesota Rep. Ilhan Omar, Stephen Miller's takes the cake.
Amid the ongoing furor over President Donald Trump's racist tweets targeting four female members of Congress and his supporters chanting "Send her back," the President on Saturday repeatedly retweeted a vile bigot from the United Kingdom -- Katie Hopkins.
Two top Illinois GOP officials are condemning a meme recently posted to the Facebook page of the Illinois Republican County Chairmen's Association that depicted four minority congresswomen as being "THE JIHAD SQUAD."
Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren said there are warning signs for another financial crisis that would devastate the United States -- "a single shock could bring it all down" -- and the 2020 presidential candidate proposed a plan she said could help prevent it.
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