For the first time, the Department of Homeland Security has added white supremacist violence to its list of priority threats. White supremacists perpetrated 39 of 50 domestic extremism-related murders in 2018, while jihadists were linked to only one.
Taxpayers in states that have passed restrictive abortion laws have had to pay almost $10 million in attorney fees for abortion providers over the past four years. The state must pay legal fees for both sides when the laws are challenged and ultimately defeated in court.
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Elizabeth Warren has spent more than 90 hours posing for “selfie” photographs with supporters so far during her presidential campaign, taking about 28,000 photos.
Business leaders have warned the White House that banning flavored e-cigarettes could cost President Trump the election. There are, for example, about 873,000 vapers in Florida, which Trump won by 113,000 votes.
In presidential elections decided by a percentage point or less, there is about a 40 percent chance of the Electoral College winner not matching the popular vote winner, according to new University of Texas research. In 2020, a Republican who loses the popular vote by that margin has a 65 percent chance of winning the Electoral College.