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Monday, December 09, 2019

T1 re-signs their legendary mid laner Faker

On Nov. 18, T1 announced that they’ve re-signed their legendary mid laner, Lee “Faker” Sang-hyeok. As of this contract, Faker will be playing for T1 for at least another ~ years. Faker has been playing for T1 for the entirety of his career. As the team’s franchise star, he brought back three World Championships, nine LCK championships, and two MSI championships, including a back-to-back World Championship. Faker led his team to a top 4 finish at this year's Worlds, unfortuantely coming up short against DWG KIA in the semifinals. “Faker means a lot to the organization. One of the gaming superst...

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Republicans need the political press to do a lot of bad journalism in order to carry out their strategy of forcing through devastating spending cuts by leveraging the prospect of a calamitous default on U.S. debt. They need political journalists to produce wishy-washy “both sides” coverage that hides the party’s ultimate culpability and shields it from blame. And the latest coverage from The New York Times shows that their plan may already be working.

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On Sunday's edition of This Week, Rep. Michael McCaul (R-TX) defended House Speaker Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) for placing Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-GA) on the Homeland Security and Oversight Committees, despite her history of peddling conspiracy theories about the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks.

ABC moderator Martha Raddatz asked McCaul:

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