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    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Former Marine pilot Amy McGrath overcame a bumpier-than-expected Kentucky primary to win the Democratic U.S. Senate nomination Tuesday, fending off progressive Charles Booker to set up a bruising, big-spending showdown with Republican Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell. Voting ended June 23, but it took a week until McGrath could be declared the winner due to the race’s tight margins and a deluge of mail-in ballots. The outcome seemed a certainty early in the campaign but became...
    Projections indicate that former Marine fighter pilot Amy McGrath has won the Kentucky Democratic Senate Primary. The primary has been a source of intrigue among Democrats since McGrath (a moderate and a favorite of the national party) was locked in a close race against the more-progressive state representative, Charles Booker. CNN’s election coverage shows that McGrath edged out Booker by approximately 7,000 votes, and defeated him with 45 percent of the primary vote against his 43 percent. The news...
    Democrat Amy McGrath will take on Republican Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell for his Kentucky Senate seat in November after Charles Booker waged a closer-than-expected primary challenge from the Left. Bookers 39,407-vote lead on McGrath in Kentuckys urban centers of Louisville and Lexington were not enough to overcome the centrist former Marine fighter pilots rural advantage. The Associated Press called the race Tuesday nearly a week after polls closed in Kentucky. McGrath, 45, was the early favorite in the race...
    Amy McGrath address supporters after her loss during her Election Night Event at the EKU Center for the Arts on November 6, 2018 in Richmond, Kentucky.Jason Davis | Getty Images Democrat Amy McGrath defeated Charles Booker in a close Senate primary race in Kentucky shaped in its final stretch by a reckoning over systemic racism sparked by police brutality and the coronavirus, NBC News projected.  McGrath led Booker by about 2 percentage points as the state counted the final mail-in...
    Charles Booker moved into the lead in Kentucky’s Democratic Senate primary, where the winner will take on Mitch McConnell and a major part of the party’s hopes on flipping the Senate. As WDRB reported, Booker had been trailing Amy McGrath for much of the early vote counting but moved into the lead with close to 80 percent of precincts reporting. Booker held an edge of close to 2,500 votes, thanks in large part to favorable margins among Louisville voters. Booker...
    NFL Hall of Famers with highest net worth BTIG: Only Nasdaq at a record is bad sign for U.S. stocks Judge denies request from Charles Booker campaign to keep Kentucky polls open A Kentucky judge denied a request from state Rep. Charles Bookers (D) Senate campaign to keep polls open in Jefferson County until 9 p.m. © Courtesy Booker Campaign Judge denies request from Charles Booker campaign to keep Kentucky polls open The judge noted that the court had...
    Kentucky Democratic Senate candidate Charles Booker, a liberal, has the momentum against centrist Amy McGrath in their primary for the right to take on Republican incumbent Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell in the ruby red state this November. McGrath, 45, is a former Marine fighter pilot who became a Democratic establishment darling after her relatively close but failed attempt to oust central Kentucky Republican Rep. Andy Barr from office in their 2018 House race. And she was the Democratic Senatorial...
    State Rep. Charles Booker’s (D-Ky.) Senate campaign filed an injunction in state court Tuesday seeking to keep polls open in Jefferson County until 9 p.m. The injunction said that a major traffic jam near the only polling place in the county, which includes the state’s largest city, Louisville, was impeding voters’ ability to get to the polls by the closing time of 6 p.m. “As a result of this traffic congestion voters intending to vote are being [impeded] from getting...
    Kentucky Senator Mitch McConnell has long been regarded as an enemy of Black people, beginning, conservatively, in the late 1980s, when he voted against the Civil Rights Restoration Act of 1987, and continuing to this day with his unwavering support of the Trump White House. But a young, Black, educated and homegrown Kentuckian who succeeded in securing a seat in the Kentucky House of Representatives in 2018, Charles Booker, aims to defeat the veteran Republican senator. theGrio spoke...
    Twitter/Booker4KY Tanesha and Charles Booker Charles Booker is the progressive candidate dealing with off within the Democratic Kentucky main in opposition to Amy McGrath. If he wins, he’ll face Mitch McConnell within the basic election. Booker has been endorsed by  Bernie Sanders, Elizabeth Warren, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, and plenty of others. His spouse, Tanesha Booker, has been supporting him each step of the best way. The truth is, it was a video she...
    Twitter/Booker4KY Tanesha and Charles Booker Charles Booker is the progressive candidate facing off in the Democratic Kentucky primary against Amy McGrath. If he wins, he will face Mitch McConnell in the general election. Booker has been endorsed by  Bernie Sanders, Elizabeth Warren, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, and many others. His wife, Tanesha Booker, has been supporting him every step of the way. In fact, it was a video she made in 2014 that helped propel him into politics. Here’s what...
    (CNN)As primary day approaches in Kentucky, Democratic Senate candidate Amy McGrath is suddenly fighting a political battle on two fronts.Long viewed as a lock to win the partys nomination and take on Republican Senate Majority Mitch McConnell in November, McGrath, one of the most prodigious fundraisers in any down-ballot 2020 race, has increasingly turned her attention to progressive primary rival Charles Booker, a Kentucky state representative gaining momentum -- and national attention -- as early voting begins.Powerful forces in the...
    This woman is set to become US Navys first known Black female fighter pilot 7 Beloved Burger Chains That Are Shuttering For Good Charles Barkley says sports world is turning social justice statements into a circus Hall of Fame basketball player Charles Barkley said the sports worlds focus on social justice statements is becoming a distracting circus that doesnt fully address core issues the country is facing or produce real change.  © Kyle Terada, USA TODAY Sports Charles Barkley said...
    Basketball legend Charles Barkley is speaking out about the sports worlds decision to go woke. As TheBlaze reported, for example, the NBA will allow players to display social justice messages on their jerseys once the season resumes later this month. Additionally, the phrase Black Lives Matter will be plastered on NBA courts. Meanwhile, the NFL has said it was wrong to oppose national anthem protests. Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images But according to Barkley, a member of...
    TIKTOK teenagers have trolled Donald Trump’s 2020 election app after the president threatened to ban the Chinese video platform. Thousands of TikTok-tivists flocked to the Apple App Store in the last few days to flood Trump’s campaign app with negative reviews. 3 DeJuan Booker, called on his 750,000 followers to seek revengeCredit: TikTok 3 Trump is threatening to cancel TikTokCredit: AFP or licensors On Wednesday alone 700 negative reviews were left on the Official Trump 2020 app and 26 positive...
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    White Privilege, thy name is Joe Biden! After six weeks of shamelessly exploiting the tragic death of George Floyd for his own personal, political fortune Mr. Biden has finally identified the source — the very headwaters — of White Privilege in America. He found it in the mirror. Everybody knows Mr. Biden has been part of the problem in Washington for 47 years. Yet in the greatest display of insufferable, patriarchal, mansplaining White Privilege, Mr. Biden now claims that he alone is the savior America needs right now. According...
    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (WJZ) — The City of Annapolis is mourning the passing of retired Fire Chief Charles H. Steele. He was the city’s first career fire chief after being appointed by Mayor Joseph Griscom, Sr. in 1964. Chief Steele served until his retirement in 1987. Annapolis Fire Chief Doug Remaley said that Chief Steele will be greatly missed. “Chief Steele brought Annapolis into the modern era. He was not only accomplished in the fire service, but he was also a devoted...
    Makeup retailer Morphe has parted with YouTuber Jeffree Star, after weeks of public acrimony in the YouTube beauty community. Star has been accused of using racist and offensive language, as well as manipulating other creators and people close to him. “Today we’ve made the decision to cease all commercial activity related to Jeffree Star and affiliated products,” a tweet from Morphe’s account reads. As of right now, Star’s products remain on the site, but a tweet from the Morphe account...
    As quoted by Fightful, Booker T appeared on the latest After the Bell podcast and revealed that he’d be willing to step back into the ring. The WWE Hall of Famer was talking about how he doesn’t believe that The Undertaker is truly ready to hang up his boots yet, which led to him stating that his own desire to compete again is still there. “I know how hard it is to walk away from the business and you know...
    Steph Curry and Charles Barkley are among the celebrity athletes who will participate in a televised roundtable discussion about racial issues in sports next week. “Race and Sports in America: Conversations” will be simulcast at 5 p.m. (PT) Monday, July 13, on the Golf Channel, NBC Sports Network (NBCSN), NBC Sports Bay Area and the Olympic Channel. Filmed at the American Century Championship Celebrity Championship golf tournament in Lake Tahoe, where many well-known athletes and entertainers are competing...
    VIDEO6:4306:43NBA legend Charles Barkley: We need police and prison reformPower Lunch Charles Barkley told CNBCs Power Lunch on Friday that, instead of talking about issues related to racial and economic justice, the sports world is more focused on who is or isnt kneeling, or what social justice message is written on the back of NBA players jerseys. We need police reform, we need prison reform, he said. My concern is turning this into a circus instead of trying to do...
    THE Black activist who claimed he was nearly lynched by a mob of white men in a park revealed that he was left concussed and had his hair ripped out during the attack. Vauhxx Rush Booker revealed on Tuesday he was diagnosed with a minor concussion, bruising, and had patches of hair ripped out during the assault on July 4 in Indiana. 8 Black activist Vauhxx Rush Booker revealed he suffered a concussion and had his hair ripped out when...
    CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A motorist was charged with second-degree murder after a crash on Interstate 485 in Charlotte last week killed five people, including four members of one family, the North Carolina State Highway Patrol said. Dakeia Quavontae Charles, 24, is facing additional charges stemming from the crash last Friday, including driving while impaired, driving while license revoked because of an impairment-related revocation and speeding, according to news outlets citing the patrol. State troopers said the car Charles was...
    Ghislaine Maxwell requests bail as she awaits trial Power Five conferences had over $2.9 billion in revenue in fiscal 2019, new tax records show Gina Prince-Bythewood teases the future of The Old Guard Warning: This post contains spoilers for Netflixs The Old Guard. © NETFLIX The immortal mercenaries of The Old Guard may live to die another day. When your protagonists live forever, that can open up a lot of stories to tell. Such is the case with Netflixs new...