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As the Democratic primaries get under way, Republicans are unstinting in their praise of Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT). They love his authenticity and cheer whenever he rises in polls. The Trump campaign is reportedly even trying to boost Bernie in early primary states.
But should Sanders actually win the Democratic nomination, that benign and friendly attitude will change radically. In his Super Bowl interview with Fox News personality Sean Hannity, Trump offered a glimpse of how his campaign will treat a Sanders candidacy in the general election.

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Rep. Devin Nunes

Reprinted with permission from AlterNet

Republican Rep. Devin Nunes of California is retiring from Congress at the end of 2021 to work for former President Donald Trump.

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From left Ethan Crumbley and his parents Jennifer and James Crumbley

Mug shot photos from Oakland County via Dallas Express

After the 2012 massacre at an elementary school in Newtown, Connecticut, then-Rep. Mike Rogers, a Michigan Republican, evaded calls for banning weapons of war. But he had other ideas. The "more realistic discussion," Rogers said, is "how do we target people with mental illness who use firearms?"

Tightening the gun laws would seem a lot easier and less intrusive than psychoanalyzing everyone with access to a weapon. But to address Rogers' point following the recent mass murder at a suburban Detroit high school, the question might be, "How do we with target the adults who hand powerful firearms to children with mental illness?"

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