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The New Statesman
Welcome to the zoo: what it feels like to report a presidential campaignthe Eurovision Song Contest, and I knew that this story was not new. Journalis
Welcome to the zoo: what it feels like to report a presidential campaign
The New Statesman / Posted yesterday
the Eurovision Song Contest, and I knew that this story was not new. Journalists have a way of acting as if we were not political animals with political appetites, as if we were spectators. There may have been a time, in a previous generation,... Read more
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Variety
San Diego Film Festival Announces Full 2016 LineupAnany, Ghana, West Coast Premiere · “Railway Spine,” Dir. Samuel Gonzalez, USA
San Diego Film Festival Announces Full 2016 Lineup
Variety / Posted yesterday
Anany, Ghana, West Coast Premiere · “Railway Spine,” Dir. Samuel Gonzalez, USA, World Premiere Documentary Spotlight · “Political Animals,” Dir. Jonah Markowitz, USA, San Diego Premiere · “The Incomparable Rose Hartman,” Dir. Otis Mass, USA,... Read more
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Variety
‘Transparent’ and ‘Faking It’ Stars Cast in Freeform Pilot ‘Issues’the pilot, along with Sam Page (“House of Cards,” “Desperate Housewives”), Aish
‘Transparent’ and ‘Faking It’ Stars Cast in Freeform Pilot ‘Issues’
Variety / Posted 9 days ago
the pilot, along with Sam Page (“House of Cards,” “Desperate Housewives”), Aisha Dee (“Chasing Life”), Meghann Fahy (“Political Animals”) and Matt Ward (“Remedy”). Stevens will star as Jane, who has just been promoted to her dream job as a... Read more
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Arkansas Times
A House debate in Jonesboro illustrates politics todaySeveral Democrats called my attention to a debate last week before the Northeas
A House debate in Jonesboro illustrates politics today
Arkansas Times / Posted 10 days ago
Several Democrats called my attention to a debate last week before the Northeast Arkansas Political Animals in Jonesboro between Nate Looney, a Democrat challenging incumbent Republican Brandt Smith for a seat in the state House of... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
From the Stacks: 'Political Animals' counters logic with evolutionideas diverging so clearly from currently known facts? Or why political races s
From the Stacks: 'Political Animals' counters logic with evolution
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 10 days ago
ideas diverging so clearly from currently known facts? Or why political races seem more like personality contests? In "Political Animals: How Our Stone-Age Brain Gets in the Way of Smart Politics," author Rick Shenkman shows how these... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
At the library, Aug. 21to Create a Wildlife Habitat in Your Backyard,” Editors at Birds and Blooms

At the library, Aug. 21
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted 10 days ago
to Create a Wildlife Habitat in Your Backyard,” Editors at Birds and Blooms

“Joe Gould's Teeth,” Jill Lepore

“Political Animals: How Our Stone-Age Brain Gets in the Way of Smart Politics,” Rick Shenkman

“The Morning They Came for... Read more

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Raw Story
History and social science show how to get inside Trump voters’ brainsimportant. The first step is to stop yelling. Rick Shenkman is the publisher o
History and social science show how to get inside Trump voters’ brains
Raw Story / Posted 13 days ago
important. The first step is to stop yelling. Rick Shenkman is the publisher of the History News Network and the author of Political Animals: How Our Stone-Age Brain Gets in the Way of Smart Politics (Basic Books, January 2016). You can follow him... Read more
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Orange County Register
Sacramento politicians eye illegally avoiding voterscontrol of the farm, declare a new law: “All animals are equal. But some animal
Sacramento politicians eye illegally avoiding voters
Orange County Register / Posted 17 days ago
control of the farm, declare a new law: “All animals are equal. But some animals are more equal than others.” Some of the political animals in Sacramento seem to think they are more equal than California’s voters. A bill pending in the Legislature... Read more
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Variety
Ellen Burstyn Recalls First Emmy Win, Missing Her Oscar Momentover the years? I always have divided feelings. On one hand, it’s fun to see ot
Ellen Burstyn Recalls First Emmy Win, Missing Her Oscar Moment
Variety / Posted 19 days ago
over the years? I always have divided feelings. On one hand, it’s fun to see other people. When I won [an Emmy] for “Political Animals,” Louis C.K. was there and I had just done his show. He was nominated and it was fun, after we worked... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Ayi Kwei Armah's Chichidodo Bird Is a Deadly Political Animalof their foreign patrons to bleach the country dry. Fela Kuti labeled the coco
Ayi Kwei Armah's Chichidodo Bird Is a Deadly Political Animal
AllAfrica.com / Posted 20 days ago
of their foreign patrons to bleach the country dry. Fela Kuti labeled the coconut-heads of these maggot-infested avian political animals "colo-mentality"! In one sense therefore, the chichidodo bird's politics of resentment, her vigorous... Read more
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Wired News
Man, This Was a Great Year for Documentaries. Gleason Proves Itwhich used the Simpson trial to dig into Los Angeles’ troubled racial history;
Man, This Was a Great Year for Documentaries. Gleason Proves It
Wired News / Posted 23 days ago
which used the Simpson trial to dig into Los Angeles’ troubled racial history; Weiner, an indictment of not only modern political animals, but also the media responsible for their care and feeding; and De Palma, which deftly used Brian De... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
JOHN BRUMMETT: A deal with the devilI glimpse amid a cloud of disagreement from time to time. The ambitious and ar
JOHN BRUMMETT: A deal with the devil
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 24 days ago
I glimpse amid a cloud of disagreement from time to time. The ambitious and arch-conservative junior senator told the Political Animals Club in Little Rock last week that he disagreed with Trump on occasion--on such little things as abandoning... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
A deal with the devilI glimpse amid a cloud of disagreement from time to time. The ambitious and ar
A deal with the devil
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 24 days ago
I glimpse amid a cloud of disagreement from time to time. The ambitious and arch-conservative junior senator told the Political Animals Club in Little Rock last week that he disagreed with Trump on occasion--on such little things as abandoning... Read more
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Evening Standard
Ayesha Hazarika: Funster Ed shows how to revel in life after politicsMost political animals never want to leave their jobs. We are addicted to our c
Ayesha Hazarika: Funster Ed shows how to revel in life after politics
Evening Standard / Posted 27 days ago
Most political animals never want to leave their jobs. We are addicted to our cause. Our non existent social lives revolve around politics. We are glued to our phones — we invented phubbing. We are pasty, unhealthy and not normal. Until we are... Read more
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Boston Herald
Pence avoids discussion of GOP tensionswas "viciously attacked" and questioned why Khan's wife stood silently during h
Pence avoids discussion of GOP tensions
Boston Herald / Posted 28 days ago
was "viciously attacked" and questioned why Khan's wife stood silently during her husband's speech. After speaking to the Political Animals group in Little Rock, Cotton said Tuesday that Trump should "express his regret and apologize," then build... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
GI's family should get an apology, Cotton saysto all Gold Star families," the Republican from Dardanelle told reporters after
GI's family should get an apology, Cotton says
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 28 days ago
to all Gold Star families," the Republican from Dardanelle told reporters after he spoke in front of about 150 people at a Political Animals Club luncheon in west Little Rock. The term "Gold Star" refers to families that have lost loved ones in... Read more
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Santa Fe Reporter
High Bar: New Mexico’s judiciary gets good marks for integrity and independence, but reformers say more is needed to get money and politics out of the state’s highest courtsthat judges are political eunuchs, says Paul Gessing of the free market Rio Gra
High Bar: New Mexico’s judiciary gets good marks for integrity and independence, but reformers say more is needed to get money and politics out of the state’s highest courts
Santa Fe Reporter / Posted 28 days ago
that judges are political eunuchs, says Paul Gessing of the free market Rio Grande Foundation. “Courts are going to be political animals,” he says. “More often than not, judges are going to come in with preconceived notions and they’re going to... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Pence avoids discussion of GOP tensionswas "viciously attacked" and questioned why Khan's wife stood silently during h
Pence avoids discussion of GOP tensions
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 28 days ago
was "viciously attacked" and questioned why Khan's wife stood silently during her husband's speech. After speaking to the Political Animals group in Little Rock, Cotton said Tuesday that Trump should "express his regret and apologize," then build... Read more
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Eyewitness News 3 Hartford
Pence avoids discussion of GOP tensionswas "viciously attacked" and questioned why Khan's wife stood silently during h
Pence avoids discussion of GOP tensions
Eyewitness News 3 Hartford / Posted 28 days ago
was "viciously attacked" and questioned why Khan's wife stood silently during her husband's speech. After speaking to the Political Animals group in Little Rock, Cotton said Tuesday that Trump should "express his regret and apologize," then build... Read more
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KX TV North Dakota
Pence avoids discussion of GOP tensionswas "viciously attacked" and questioned why Khan's wife stood silently during h
Pence avoids discussion of GOP tensions
KX TV North Dakota / Posted 28 days ago
was "viciously attacked" and questioned why Khan's wife stood silently during her husband's speech. After speaking to the Political Animals group in Little Rock, Cotton said Tuesday that Trump should "express his regret and apologize," then build... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
Pence avoids discussion of GOP tensionswas "viciously attacked" and questioned why Khan's wife stood silently during h
Pence avoids discussion of GOP tensions
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 28 days ago
was "viciously attacked" and questioned why Khan's wife stood silently during her husband's speech. After speaking to the Political Animals group in Little Rock, Cotton said Tuesday that Trump should "express his regret and apologize," then build... Read more
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KX TV North Dakota
GOP fundraiser Meg Whitman endorses Clintonwas "viciously attacked" and questioned why Khan's wife stood silently during h
GOP fundraiser Meg Whitman endorses Clinton
KX TV North Dakota / Posted 28 days ago
was "viciously attacked" and questioned why Khan's wife stood silently during her husband's speech. After speaking to the Political Animals group in Little Rock, Cotton said Tuesday that Trump should "express his regret and apologize," then build... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
GOP fundraiser Meg Whitman endorses Clintonwas "viciously attacked" and questioned why Khan's wife stood silently during h
GOP fundraiser Meg Whitman endorses Clinton
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 28 days ago
was "viciously attacked" and questioned why Khan's wife stood silently during her husband's speech. After speaking to the Political Animals group in Little Rock, Cotton said Tuesday that Trump should "express his regret and apologize," then build... Read more
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Boston Herald
GOP fundraiser Meg Whitman endorses Clintonwas "viciously attacked" and questioned why Khan's wife stood silently during h
GOP fundraiser Meg Whitman endorses Clinton
Boston Herald / Posted 28 days ago
was "viciously attacked" and questioned why Khan's wife stood silently during her husband's speech. After speaking to the Political Animals group in Little Rock, Cotton said Tuesday that Trump should "express his regret and apologize," then build... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
GOP fundraiser Meg Whitman endorses Clintonwas "viciously attacked" and questioned why Khan's wife stood silently during h
GOP fundraiser Meg Whitman endorses Clinton
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 28 days ago
was "viciously attacked" and questioned why Khan's wife stood silently during her husband's speech. After speaking to the Political Animals group in Little Rock, Cotton said Tuesday that Trump should "express his regret and apologize," then build... Read more
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Eyewitness News 3 Hartford
GOP fundraiser Meg Whitman endorses Clintonwas "viciously attacked" and questioned why Khan's wife stood silently during h
GOP fundraiser Meg Whitman endorses Clinton
Eyewitness News 3 Hartford / Posted 28 days ago
was "viciously attacked" and questioned why Khan's wife stood silently during her husband's speech. After speaking to the Political Animals group in Little Rock, Cotton said Tuesday that Trump should "express his regret and apologize," then build... Read more
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Boston Herald
Kaine meets with Fla. Dems at soul food jointwas "viciously attacked" and questioned why Khan's wife stood silently during h
Kaine meets with Fla. Dems at soul food joint
Boston Herald / Posted 28 days ago
was "viciously attacked" and questioned why Khan's wife stood silently during her husband's speech. After speaking to the Political Animals group in Little Rock, Cotton said Tuesday that Trump should "express his regret and apologize," then build... Read more
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KTHV Little Rock
Cotton suggests Trump apologize to parents of dead soldierwas "viciously attacked" and questioned why Khan's wife stood silently during h
Cotton suggests Trump apologize to parents of dead soldier
KTHV Little Rock / Posted 28 days ago
was "viciously attacked" and questioned why Khan's wife stood silently during her husband's speech. After speaking to the Political Animals group in Little Rock, Cotton said Tuesday that Trump should "express his regret and apologize," then build... Read more
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Eyewitness News 3 Hartford
Kaine meets with Fla. Dems at soul food jointwas "viciously attacked" and questioned why Khan's wife stood silently during h
Kaine meets with Fla. Dems at soul food joint
Eyewitness News 3 Hartford / Posted 28 days ago
was "viciously attacked" and questioned why Khan's wife stood silently during her husband's speech. After speaking to the Political Animals group in Little Rock, Cotton said Tuesday that Trump should "express his regret and apologize," then build... Read more
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KX TV North Dakota
Kaine meets with Fla. Dems at soul food jointwas "viciously attacked" and questioned why Khan's wife stood silently during h
Kaine meets with Fla. Dems at soul food joint
KX TV North Dakota / Posted 28 days ago
was "viciously attacked" and questioned why Khan's wife stood silently during her husband's speech. After speaking to the Political Animals group in Little Rock, Cotton said Tuesday that Trump should "express his regret and apologize," then build... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
Kaine meets with Fla. Dems at soul food jointwas "viciously attacked" and questioned why Khan's wife stood silently during h
Kaine meets with Fla. Dems at soul food joint
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 28 days ago
was "viciously attacked" and questioned why Khan's wife stood silently during her husband's speech. After speaking to the Political Animals group in Little Rock, Cotton said Tuesday that Trump should "express his regret and apologize," then build... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Kaine meets with Fla. Dems at soul food jointwas "viciously attacked" and questioned why Khan's wife stood silently during h
Kaine meets with Fla. Dems at soul food joint
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 28 days ago
was "viciously attacked" and questioned why Khan's wife stood silently during her husband's speech. After speaking to the Political Animals group in Little Rock, Cotton said Tuesday that Trump should "express his regret and apologize," then build... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Trump: People without ID will 'vote 10 times'was "viciously attacked" and questioned why Khan's wife stood silently during h
Trump: People without ID will 'vote 10 times'
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 28 days ago
was "viciously attacked" and questioned why Khan's wife stood silently during her husband's speech. After speaking to the Political Animals group in Little Rock, Cotton said Tuesday that Trump should "express his regret and apologize," then build... Read more
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Eyewitness News 3 Hartford
Trump: People without ID will 'vote 10 times'was "viciously attacked" and questioned why Khan's wife stood silently during h
Trump: People without ID will 'vote 10 times'
Eyewitness News 3 Hartford / Posted 28 days ago
was "viciously attacked" and questioned why Khan's wife stood silently during her husband's speech. After speaking to the Political Animals group in Little Rock, Cotton said Tuesday that Trump should "express his regret and apologize," then build... Read more
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FOX 11 Tucson
Trump: People without ID will 'vote 10 times'was "viciously attacked" and questioned why Khan's wife stood silently during h
Trump: People without ID will 'vote 10 times'
FOX 11 Tucson / Posted 28 days ago
was "viciously attacked" and questioned why Khan's wife stood silently during her husband's speech. After speaking to the Political Animals group in Little Rock, Cotton said Tuesday that Trump should "express his regret and apologize," then build... Read more
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KX TV North Dakota
Trump: People without ID will 'vote 10 times'was "viciously attacked" and questioned why Khan's wife stood silently during h
Trump: People without ID will 'vote 10 times'
KX TV North Dakota / Posted 28 days ago
was "viciously attacked" and questioned why Khan's wife stood silently during her husband's speech. After speaking to the Political Animals group in Little Rock, Cotton said Tuesday that Trump should "express his regret and apologize," then build... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
People without ID will 'vote 10 times'was "viciously attacked" and questioned why Khan's wife stood silently during h
People without ID will 'vote 10 times'
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 28 days ago
was "viciously attacked" and questioned why Khan's wife stood silently during her husband's speech. After speaking to the Political Animals group in Little Rock, Cotton said Tuesday that Trump should "express his regret and apologize," then build... Read more
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Boston Herald
Trump: People without ID will 'vote 10 times'was "viciously attacked" and questioned why Khan's wife stood silently during h
Trump: People without ID will 'vote 10 times'
Boston Herald / Posted 28 days ago
was "viciously attacked" and questioned why Khan's wife stood silently during her husband's speech. After speaking to the Political Animals group in Little Rock, Cotton said Tuesday that Trump should "express his regret and apologize," then build... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
Ryan: Never asked for Trump's endorsementwas "viciously attacked" and questioned why Khan's wife stood silently during h
Ryan: Never asked for Trump's endorsement
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 28 days ago
was "viciously attacked" and questioned why Khan's wife stood silently during her husband's speech. After speaking to the Political Animals group in Little Rock, Cotton said Tuesday that Trump should "express his regret and apologize," then build... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Ryan: Never asked for Trump's endorsementwas "viciously attacked" and questioned why Khan's wife stood silently during h
Ryan: Never asked for Trump's endorsement
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 28 days ago
was "viciously attacked" and questioned why Khan's wife stood silently during her husband's speech. After speaking to the Political Animals group in Little Rock, Cotton said Tuesday that Trump should "express his regret and apologize," then build... Read more
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KFDA-TV Amarillo
Ryan: Never asked for Trump's endorsementwas "viciously attacked" and questioned why Khan's wife stood silently during h
Ryan: Never asked for Trump's endorsement
KFDA-TV Amarillo / Posted 28 days ago
was "viciously attacked" and questioned why Khan's wife stood silently during her husband's speech. After speaking to the Political Animals group in Little Rock, Cotton said Tuesday that Trump should "express his regret and apologize," then build... Read more
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WAVE 3 Louisville
Ryan: Never asked for Trump's endorsementwas "viciously attacked" and questioned why Khan's wife stood silently during h
Ryan: Never asked for Trump's endorsement
WAVE 3 Louisville / Posted 28 days ago
was "viciously attacked" and questioned why Khan's wife stood silently during her husband's speech. After speaking to the Political Animals group in Little Rock, Cotton said Tuesday that Trump should "express his regret and apologize," then build... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Cotton suggests Trump apologize to dead soldier's familyexpress his regret and apologize for what he said to the Khans," Cotton said af
Cotton suggests Trump apologize to dead soldier's family
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 28 days ago
express his regret and apologize for what he said to the Khans," Cotton said after speaking to about 150 people at the Political Animals Club in Little Rock. After a series of comments by Trump about Mexicans, Muslims, a handicapped journalist... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Ryan: Never asked for Trump's endorsementwas "viciously attacked" and questioned why Khan's wife stood silently during h
Ryan: Never asked for Trump's endorsement
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 28 days ago
was "viciously attacked" and questioned why Khan's wife stood silently during her husband's speech. After speaking to the Political Animals group in Little Rock, Cotton said Tuesday that Trump should "express his regret and apologize," then build... Read more
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Eyewitness News 3 Hartford
Ryan: Never asked for Trump's endorsementwas "viciously attacked" and questioned why Khan's wife stood silently during h
Ryan: Never asked for Trump's endorsement
Eyewitness News 3 Hartford / Posted 28 days ago
was "viciously attacked" and questioned why Khan's wife stood silently during her husband's speech. After speaking to the Political Animals group in Little Rock, Cotton said Tuesday that Trump should "express his regret and apologize," then build... Read more
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FOX 11 Tucson
Ryan: Never asked for Trump's endorsementwas "viciously attacked" and questioned why Khan's wife stood silently during h
Ryan: Never asked for Trump's endorsement
FOX 11 Tucson / Posted 28 days ago
was "viciously attacked" and questioned why Khan's wife stood silently during her husband's speech. After speaking to the Political Animals group in Little Rock, Cotton said Tuesday that Trump should "express his regret and apologize," then build... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Trump withholds support from Ryan, McCainwas "viciously attacked" and questioned why Khan's wife stood silently during h
Trump withholds support from Ryan, McCain
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 29 days ago
was "viciously attacked" and questioned why Khan's wife stood silently during her husband's speech. After speaking to the Political Animals group in Little Rock, Cotton said Tuesday that Trump should "express his regret and apologize," then build... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Trump withholds support from Ryan, McCainwas "viciously attacked" and questioned why Khan's wife stood silently during h
Trump withholds support from Ryan, McCain
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 29 days ago
was "viciously attacked" and questioned why Khan's wife stood silently during her husband's speech. After speaking to the Political Animals group in Little Rock, Cotton said Tuesday that Trump should "express his regret and apologize," then build... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Trump withholds support from Ryan, McCainwas "viciously attacked" and questioned why Khan's wife stood silently during h
Trump withholds support from Ryan, McCain
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 29 days ago
was "viciously attacked" and questioned why Khan's wife stood silently during her husband's speech. After speaking to the Political Animals group in Little Rock, Cotton said Tuesday that Trump should "express his regret and apologize," then build... Read more
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WSFA 12 Montgomery
Trump withholds support from Ryan, McCainwas "viciously attacked" and questioned why Khan's wife stood silently during h
Trump withholds support from Ryan, McCain
WSFA 12 Montgomery / Posted 29 days ago
was "viciously attacked" and questioned why Khan's wife stood silently during her husband's speech. After speaking to the Political Animals group in Little Rock, Cotton said Tuesday that Trump should "express his regret and apologize," then build... Read more
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