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Can the US Make Money Out of Thin Air Like AOC Says?

French philosopher Voltaire famously quipped: “If God did not exist, it would be necessary to invent him.” Something similar can be said of modern monetary theory, also known as MMT, because it may be the economy’s only hope to get through the pandemic. ...

Elizabeth Heng Behind AOC Video Sparking Debate

The biggest explosion from Thursday's Democratic presidential debate didn't take place on the stage in Houston. It took place during one of the ad breaks. New Faces GOP PAC aired a video featuring the face o...
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AOC Excites Fresno Democrats With Local National Parks Visit

AOC mania is taking shape in the Valley. Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-New York) posted pictures and video on Instagram, showing her at Kings Canyon National Park. She also posted a video of her near The House trees at Giant Forest in Sequoia Na...
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Costa Explains Vote Opposing the Israel Boycott Movement

In a rare showing of bipartisan agreement, the Valley's congressional delegation unanimously approved a non-binding resolution opposing the Israel boycott movement Tuesday. The tally in the House: 398 for the resolution, 17 opposed. — Jim Costa ...
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Facing Censure, Trump Insists ‘Not a Racist Bone in My Body’

WASHINGTON  — Defiant in the face of widespread censure, President Donald Trump insisted Tuesday that his tweets suggesting four Democratic congresswomen of color return to their countries "were NOT Racist," and he appealed to fellow Republicans to "not show w...