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Eric Trump took Rock The Vote’s graphic, and they are pissed

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Rock The Vote, the progressive nonprofit which has been working to get young people voting, is not happy with Eric Trump. 

Trump was accused of taking and cropping an image originally posted by RTV, an edit which removed any references to the organization.

SEE ALSO: Let’s bring back the super weird 1990 Rock the Vote campaign

The post tells people in each state the last date they can register to vote for the midterm elections on Nov. 6. President Donald Trump also retweeted his son’s post.

Friends, today is the LAST day to register to vote in in the following states!

AZ, AR, FL, GA, IN, HI, KY, LA, MI, MS, NM, NV, OH, PA, TN & TX

It is VERY easy to register. Simply go to https://t.co/27k5n882TU #MakeAmericaGreatAgain 🇺🇸🇺🇸🇺🇸 pic.twitter.com/HNdZ6NuwoB

— Eric Trump (@EricTrump) October 9, 2018 Read more…

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Source: https://mashable.com/article/rock-the-vote-eric-trump/

Willie Nelson on angry Republicans: 'I don't care'

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Conservatives are upset with the country music legend over his planned concert in support of Texas Democratic candidate Beto O’Rourke

Source: http://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/music/news/willie-nelson-republican-trump-politics-my-way-frank-sinatra-album-a8544686.html

Cynthia Nixon wants to legalize marijuana in New York

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Cynthia Nixon wants to legalize marijuana in New York  Rochester Democrat and ChronicleCynthia Nixon calls for legalization of marijuana in NYS  WKBW-TVCynthia Nixon Thoughtfully Endorses Legal Marijuana, Fails to Rip a Bong in Video  JezebelFull coverage

Source: https://www.democratandchronicle.com/story/news/politics/albany/2018/04/11/cynthia-nixon-wants-legalize-marijuana-new-york/506580002/

Rock N’ Roller Battles Gospel Singer for Costa Rica Presidency
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Source: https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-04-01/rock-n-roller-battles-gospel-singer-for-costa-rica-presidency

Chelsea Manning’s Platform for U.S. Senate: Abolish ICE, Dismantle Prisons, Healthcare for All

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On Tuesday, Democracy Now! interviewed Chelsea Manning in her first live TV interview. She was released from prison last May after serving seven years for leaking a trove of documents about Iraq and the Afghan wars and the State Department to WikiLeaks in 2010. Manning is now running for U.S. Senate in Maryland. In part two we talk more with Manning about her run for the U.S. Senate, trans rights and whistleblowing.

Source: http://www.democracynow.org/2018/3/28/chelsea_mannings_platform_for_us_senate

Pussy Riot protest against Putin election with new song

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Punk provocateurs release statement alongside new track Elections, attacking corruption, censorship and erosion of democracy in Russia

Russian political punk group Pussy Riot have released a new song, Elections, to protest against “18 years of Putin’s power” as Russians headed to the polls on Sunday.

Related: Vladimir Putin secures landslide victory in Russian election

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Source: https://www.theguardian.com/world/2018/mar/19/pussy-riot-protest-putin-russia-elections-new-song

Pussy Riot – “Elections”

Today, Russian citizens are headed to the polls to vote in their presidential election, and known enemies of the state Pussy Riot chose to mark the occasion with the release of a new song. Aptly-titled “Elections,” the song was shared on Twitter with the pointed caption: “it’s the election day in Russia (guess who’ll win??).”

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Source: https://www.spin.com/2018/03/pussy-riot-elections/