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Tom Brady's Supreme Court hearing 'a Hail Mary,' legal expert says

The US court system had some bad news for Tom Brady today. Brady and the players' union had asked for the full appeals court panel of judges to hear the case. The celebratory GIF the Buffalo Bills tweeted after the latest Deflategate news broke Wednesday did not convey the feelings of Marcell Dareus. The only time they've defeated New England since was in Week 17 of the 2014 season, but Dareus didn't play in that game and the Pats already had their playoff seed wrapped up by that ...

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Donald Trump selects Indiana Gov. Mike Pence as VP

After spending much of Thursday in Indianapolis, Pence flew to NY late in the day, according to a Republican familiar with the process. Trump plans to make his vice presidential pick official on Friday at 11 a.m. After rumors spread today that Donald Trump had chosen Mike Pence as his running mate, politicos turned to who Hillary Clinton would choose to contend with her opponent's boosted ticket.

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Bernie Sanders Endorses Hillary Clinton For The Democratic Nomination

The New York businessman hopes to raise at least $1 million , the Chicago Tribune reports. Yes. We become stronger when black and white, Latino, Asian American, Native American - all of us - stand together. Sanders , however, refused to concede, despite criticism from Clinton supporters arguing that a divided Democratic Party would strengthen Donald Trump's campaign.

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Shame on you Justice Ginsburg - resign now

In an editorial on Wednesday, the New York Times said that while there was no legal requirement for her to refrain from commenting on the presidential campaign, Ginsburg should uphold the court's tradition of silence in political campaigns and drop the "punditry and name-calling".

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Trump VP pick Pence is a disappointment ... for cartoonists

Conservatives had urged him to seek the White House, but missteps past year related to an IN law seen as anti-gay hurt his national profile. The Pence campaign has all the paperwork prepared and ready to file in order to meet the deadline in case he is tapped by Trump.

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Milwaukee Police Chief Ed Flynn joins President Obama town hall on police/race

Erica Garner was in attendance at the townhall, saying she was brought to Washington, D.C., by ABC News for the event, but was not able to ask a question of the president even though she says she was promised she would be. Mr. Obama said. "Kindness and compassion, particularly coming from the two sides, expressed across this divide, that makes a big difference". It wasn't her intention to embarrass the president, Erica Garner said, but lamented that she had to be "belligerent just to be ...