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Who cares about Cynthia Nixon’s weird bagel order or Ted Cruz’s tofu?

( CNN) There is nothing more tiresome in politics than New Yorkers telling people how to eat bagels. Or pizza. Or BBQ disputes involving North Carolina and Texas. Usually, in New York, it’s the sin of a legislator feeing pizza with a fork, but the crime today is Democratic primary nominee for governor Cynthia Nixon ordering a cinnamon raisin bagel with lox on the Upper West Side. She has been trailing incumbent Andrew Cuomo in polls, so if she loses, we cannot verifiably say it is because of the bagel.…

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In the face of this terrible election, friends in Canada tell America why it’s great

America is in dire need of a pep talk right now. This bizarre battle between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump that we call an election is taking quite the toll on Americans. So our friendly neighbors to the north thought they’d brighten some spirits by sharing why they suppose the United States is so great. With a thoughtful new take on Trump’s campaign slogan, “Make America Great Again, ” The Garden , a creative agency in Toronto, generated a campaign called “Lets Tell America Its Great.” SEE ALSO: Please help…

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Way and politics in the age of Trump

Washington( CNN) The weekend of President Donald Trump’s Inauguration, Washington was filled with people wearing clothes that said something about their politics. MAGA hat-wearing Trump advocates strolled past pussyhat-wearing Women’s March protesters on the sidewalk. They shared Metro trains and exchanged silent, nervous glances at each other’s buttons and shirts. It had the feeling of a sporting event, with rival political slogan tees in place of jerseys. The Pussyhat Washington was a sea of pink pussyhats the day after the Inauguration. LA screenwriter and Pussyhat Project founder Krista Suh told…

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Under fire, GOP congressman calls for Trump tax returns

Pace, Florida( CNN) Rep. Matt Gaetz surprised a roomful of angry protesters Thursday night when he called for President Donald Trump to release his tax returns. But the Florida Republican stopped short of saying Congress should subpoena those returns. Gaetz, a first-term congressman from the Sunshine State’s panhandle, has stood by Trump, campaigning with him over the past weekend and closing his raucous one-hour town hall at the Oops Bowling Alley here Thursday evening by saying he wanted to “make America great again.”

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South Carolina restaurants serve up the recipe for success to candidates

( CNN) South Carolina will host the “first in the South” Republican primary on Saturday. But each day of the year, it’s a great place to feed — home to a rich culinary culture that few other states can rival. Naturally political nominees have found ways to incorporate the state’s grand food traditions into stops on the campaign trail. From the Upstate to the Columbia suburbiums, we asked South Carolina’s food experts to weigh in with the ingredients you’d need to make a political events successful. JUST WATCHED Candidates’ recipe…

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Could AG Sessions get his Senate job back? Alabamians weigh in

( CNN) If Jeff Sessions is fired or ceases, could he get his old job back? In Alabama, they’ve already thinking about it. Before he was presidentially humiliated, Sessions, the US attorney general, was elected four times to the US Senate by the people of Alabama. The last time in 2014, Sessions was unopposed.

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YouTube removes 2 more channels with North Korean content

Image: AP YouTube has done it again. Two channels which featured content about North Korea have been removed from the video-streaming service, according to a report. SEE ALSO: North Koreans eating American BBQ is a fascinating insight into the nation The removal comes less than two months after YouTube blocked North Korea’s state television channel, Korean Central Television. One of the two latest terminated channels, “Pozdro z KRLD, ” featured travel videos to North Korea, and belonged to a Polish national living in Japan. “My whole channel was first suspended…

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Meet Sienna: The 7-year-old presidential campaign diva

Manchester, New Hampshire( CNN) Sienna Szarek, a not-yet New Hampshire voter, has sung “the member states national” anthem to start campaign events for nine presidential candidates. But as the state’s all important primary nears she’s become a firm supporter of just one. “Until I’m 18 I can’t vote for anybody, but if I am 19 right now I would vote for Chris Christie. He’s nice, he’s serious and he would be a good chairwoman. And plus, he said if he does win he would take me to the White House,…

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Mural of Trump and Putin kissing sparks attention

( CNN) It looks like the 2016 election is entering the avant-garde. A mural illustrating presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin kissing, along with the stenciled phrase “make everything great again, ” now adorns the back of a Lithuanian barbeque joint, Keule Ruke.

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