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Jennifer Bendery
5 hours ago:   Monday Aug 19 - 9:41pm
RT @MACarter73: Today, this Administration took birth control away from millions of low-income people. https://t.co/bxkKw75X2G

Jennifer Bendery
8 hours ago:   Monday Aug 19 - 6:37pm
@fshakir Faiz.

Jennifer Bendery
9 hours ago:   Monday Aug 19 - 5:40pm
@svdate 😂

Jennifer Bendery
9 hours ago:   Monday Aug 19 - 5:36pm
Here's what one tribal leader proposed to Warren for dealing with Trump's constant Pocahontas slurs https://t.co/p9Ir0xagnQ https://t.co/ZFUFGp9zG2


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Jennifer Bendery
10 hours ago:   Monday Aug 19 - 5:16pm
Native American forum focuses on Elizabeth Warren’s policies, not DNA test https://t.co/heLBHc3doF

Jennifer Bendery
11 hours ago:   Monday Aug 19 - 3:46pm
Amy Klobuchar is up. Asked about opioids, she says addiction is personal for her b/c her dad was an alcoholic who had 3 DWIs by the time she got married. "Given the choice of treatment or jail, thank god for us, he picked treatment. In his words, he was pursued by grace."

Jennifer Bendery
11 hours ago:   Monday Aug 19 - 3:39pm
RT @RuthH_Hopkins: Big applause for Klobuchar when she says she’ll give Betsy DeVos the boot. #NativeForum #NativeVote2020

Jennifer Bendery
11 hours ago:   Monday Aug 19 - 3:37pm
RT @HillaryClinton: The debunked study you’re referring to was based on 21 undecided voters. For context that’s about half the number of people associated with your campaign who have been indicted. https://t.co/0zHnWvGjSv

Jennifer Bendery
12 hours ago:   Monday Aug 19 - 3:19pm
wow... Planned Parenthood withdraws from Title X funding over Trump’s abortion "gag rule' https://t.co/Q5NTVam9uu

Jennifer Bendery
12 hours ago:   Monday Aug 19 - 2:46pm
@seanmdav thanks for your feedback!

Jennifer Bendery
12 hours ago:   Monday Aug 19 - 2:46pm
RT @Adobreports: In the lawsuit by U.S. women soccer players from the World Cup champion team who are seeking similar pay as men, a federal judge on Monday scheduled the trial to begin on May 5, 2020. District Judge R. Gary Klausner said at a hearing in L.A. he expects the trial to last 4-5 days.

Jennifer Bendery
13 hours ago:   Monday Aug 19 - 2:15pm
@scrowder No -- that the use of the term "Fauxcahontas" is incredibly disrespectful to Native people. You can find @RepDebHaaland's regular commentary on this.

Jennifer Bendery
13 hours ago:   Monday Aug 19 - 1:24pm
Top House Democrat (4th highest in leadership) calls for beginning Trump impeachment inquiry https://t.co/x1FHdWLMyC

Jennifer Bendery
14 hours ago:   Monday Aug 19 - 12:40pm
@redsteeze @RepDebHaaland I've said all I have to say. I'll leave you with this piece we wrote about Trump's constant racism directed at Native people, Native people talking about how it affects them and the relatively little pushback Trump gets for this https://t.co/C0H8LzXkJK

Jennifer Bendery
14 hours ago:   Monday Aug 19 - 12:34pm
@stevo2321 @redsteeze wooot!

Jennifer Bendery
14 hours ago:   Monday Aug 19 - 12:34pm
@redsteeze The use of "Fauxcahontas" is incredibly disrespectful to Native people. Full stop. This is not rocket science. Again, @RepDebHaaland, one of two Native women in Congress, has spoken to this extensively.

Jennifer Bendery
14 hours ago:   Monday Aug 19 - 12:31pm
@redsteeze Why do you think it's okay to use "Fauxcahontas" at all, ever?

Jennifer Bendery
14 hours ago:   Monday Aug 19 - 12:29pm
@redsteeze Seriously? The GOP's email literally says "Fauxcahontas." In the subject line. In a glaring headline in the body of the email.

Jennifer Bendery
15 hours ago:   Monday Aug 19 - 12:20pm
@mattdizwhitlock It's not rocket science why this is offensive. @RepDebHaaland routinely talks about why it's so disrespectful every time Trump or the GOP mocks Pocahontas' name. From one her of her posts: https://t.co/L2Yll2Bo9h


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Jennifer Bendery
15 hours ago:   Monday Aug 19 - 12:19pm
@redsteeze It's not rocket science. @RepDebHaaland routinely talks about why it's so disrespectful every time Trump or the GOP mocks Pocahontas' name. From one her of her posts on this: https://t.co/H7wkTLyFlb


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Jennifer Bendery
15 hours ago:   Monday Aug 19 - 12:02pm
"I will revoke the permits for the pipelines," Warren says re: Keystone and Dakota pipelines. "They shouldn't have been granted in the first place." Loudest applause line yet.

Jennifer Bendery
15 hours ago:   Monday Aug 19 - 11:49am
Are any cable TV news outlets carrying Warren's remarks right now at this Native American forum? Just curious.

Jennifer Bendery
15 hours ago:   Monday Aug 19 - 11:43am
"I'd like to see us reverse Oliphant," Warren says to loud cheers. This is huge. She's the only presidential candidate calling for expanding tribal criminal jurisdiction over *all* people committing *any" crimes on tribal land. More on her plan here: https://t.co/BFKtvPRrrU

Jennifer Bendery
15 hours ago:   Monday Aug 19 - 11:41am
RT @brianbeutler: "Instead of carrying Warren's remarks live, here's five clips of Trump calling her Pocohantas." -the news

Jennifer Bendery
15 hours ago:   Monday Aug 19 - 11:40am
"It's a special day," says one of the Native panelists on stage. "I just got a hug from the next president of the United States." Loud applause.

Jennifer Bendery
15 hours ago:   Monday Aug 19 - 11:39am
"I know I have made mistakes. I am sorry for harm I have caused," Warren begins, touching on her tribal ancestry drama. "I have listened & I have learned a lot. I am grateful for the many convos that we've had together." Response: solid applause.

Jennifer Bendery
15 hours ago:   Monday Aug 19 - 11:35am
Rousing intro from Haaland to Elizabeth Warren, who Haaland called "amazing, unstoppable" and "my sister." Loud cheers as she comes out. https://t.co/CFFbOJCKBq


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Jennifer Bendery
15 hours ago:   Monday Aug 19 - 11:28am
Meanwhile, as Democratic presidential candidates speak at a Native American forum, the RNC is all in on fueling racism against Native Americans. https://t.co/gIzhKnPHoH


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Jennifer Bendery
15 hours ago:   Monday Aug 19 - 11:26am
Haaland, after she responds to a Q from the audience: "You can clap for that. Thank you." Please clap! 😂

Jennifer Bendery
16 hours ago:   Monday Aug 19 - 11:21am
VAWA reauth is crucial legislation for Native women. 84% of Native women face violence in their lifetime. In some tribal communities, Native women are murdered at 10 times the natl average. When the House passed VAWA in April, 157 Republicans opposed it. https://t.co/LDFK40QPU5

Jennifer Bendery
16 hours ago:   Monday Aug 19 - 11:17am
Haaland now ripping Mitch McConnell for letting the Violence Against Women Act reauth bill gather dust in the Senate. House passed it in April. "Moscow Mitch has turned our 3-part govt system into 2 because he won't put anything on the floor he says the president won't sign."

Jennifer Bendery
16 hours ago:   Monday Aug 19 - 11:14am
Just a reminder of how significant Haaland's (and Sharice Davids') presence is in Congress: More than 10,000 people have served in the House and nearly 1,300 have served in the Senate since the first Congress met in 1789. Not a single one was a Native American woman.

Jennifer Bendery
16 hours ago:   Monday Aug 19 - 11:11am
On her first 8 months in Congress, to applause: "I was the first Native woman to preside over the House floor. For the first time, the Native American caucus is chaired solely by Native Americans."

Jennifer Bendery
16 hours ago:   Monday Aug 19 - 11:09am
Huge applause as Deb Haaland strolls on stage. She, too, notes it's the 2-year anniversary of Savanna Greywind's disappearance. She's about to introduce Elizabeth Warren. They've teamed up to roll out Warren's sweeping plan for empowering Tribal Nations. https://t.co/Pm3XINaWXF


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Jennifer Bendery
16 hours ago:   Monday Aug 19 - 10:56am
Here's Williamson's proposals for tribal nations and Native communities. She's one of few candidates to have this at all: https://t.co/KOyiqiuB45

Jennifer Bendery
16 hours ago:   Monday Aug 19 - 10:54am
Decent reception for Williamson at this event. Several applause lines. She also got props for being the first candidate to agree to participate. "What was amazing, they apologized for not calling sooner," says an organizer.

Jennifer Bendery
16 hours ago:   Monday Aug 19 - 10:46am
Williamson on the crisis of missing and murdered indigenous women: "Violence against women and girls is one of the most demonic signs of a nation and an individual that has lost its soul."

Jennifer Bendery
16 hours ago:   Monday Aug 19 - 10:30am
Marianne WIlliamson is the first candidate up. Applause when she says this: "If and when I'm president, we will begin by taking that picture of Andrew Jackson off the wall of the Oval Office."

Jennifer Bendery
16 hours ago:   Monday Aug 19 - 10:25am
A number of prez candidates are at today's Frank LaMere Native American Presidential Forum. I'll be following along. They opened with a moment of silence for Savanna Greywind, one of many missing and murdered Native women. BG on a bill to address this: https://t.co/HfEtctw9CT

Jennifer Bendery
17 hours ago:   Monday Aug 19 - 10:08am
RT @nhannahjones: The #1619Project published online today and it is my profound hope that we will reframe for our readers the way we understand our nation, the legacy of slavery, and most importantly, the unparalleled role black people have played in this democracy. https://t.co/yXKwnJhAf5

Jennifer Bendery
1 day ago:   Sunday Aug 18 - 7:40pm
@JeffreyJLunde Oooo I hadn't thought of that as a solution. Good idea!

Jennifer Bendery
1 day ago:   Sunday Aug 18 - 6:11pm
RT @JFKucinich: Glad everyone here felt cool sitting down with someone who repeatedly harassed young, female journalists. Well done, all. https://t.co/DSsEXbl6ij

Jennifer Bendery
1 day ago:   Sunday Aug 18 - 5:40pm
Larry Kudlow in Dec 2007: “There’s no recession coming. The pessimistas were wrong. It’s not going to happen." In Feb 2008: “I’m going to bet that the economy will be rebounding sometime this summer if not sooner." Today: "No recession in sight." 😬https://t.co/mitD0kCoHH

Jennifer Bendery
1 day ago:   Sunday Aug 18 - 10:21am
Texas officers who led black man by rope won’t face criminal probe, state says Both Galveston officers are reportedly back at work too https://t.co/HEMGtDhas9

Jennifer Bendery
1 day ago:   Sunday Aug 18 - 10:14am
RT @KFILE: NEW story: Ken Cuccinelli was a founding member of a controversial anti-immigration group in 2007 that called undocumented immigrants as "foreign invaders" linked to "serious infectious diseases, drug running, gang violence, human trafficking, terrorism." https://t.co/AcdEMak3Hp

Jennifer Bendery
1 day ago:   Sunday Aug 18 - 10:13am
@starrhillgirl Hope says we're all winners, including Aunt Corey!

Jennifer Bendery
2 days ago:   Saturday Aug 17 - 9:06pm
@_DeepDarkAbyss_ You are a damn hero

Jennifer Bendery
2 days ago:   Saturday Aug 17 - 8:37pm
@ToplessTopics 😬

Jennifer Bendery
2 days ago:   Saturday Aug 17 - 7:37pm
@Brendanukkah oooo congrats! 🎉

Jennifer Bendery
2 days ago:   Saturday Aug 17 - 7:32pm
It's amazing how the littlest things, like walking to a nearby park, become such a journey and massive victory all because you did it with a tiny 7-lb person in tow. I'm walking to a park now with my tiny person and feel like I just won the lottery because we got out the door.

Jennifer Bendery
2 days ago:   Saturday Aug 17 - 12:12pm
John Cornyn torched for "dumbest" climate change explainer ever https://t.co/ImFQTF8P8f

Jennifer Bendery
3 days ago:   Friday Aug 16 - 10:05pm
wow https://t.co/4Z9ts7DD8b

Jennifer Bendery
3 days ago:   Friday Aug 16 - 8:18pm
RT @AOC: 😂 https://t.co/W1q9zzgnN1

Jennifer Bendery
3 days ago:   Friday Aug 16 - 8:12pm
RT @RThiele: A great policy statement by Senator Warren. This is one of the best I've ever seen. Kudos to the Senator and her team for making Indian Country a priority. I hope that other campaigns will follow her example. https://t.co/zvyWcNZ1EC

Jennifer Bendery
3 days ago:   Friday Aug 16 - 2:32pm
Basically Warren had a plan FOR HER PLAN.

Jennifer Bendery
3 days ago:   Friday Aug 16 - 2:27pm
Another piece of Warren's roll-out on tribal policies: a joint op-ed with Deb Haaland in Indian Country Today https://t.co/HaPHjzIIu4

Jennifer Bendery
3 days ago:   Friday Aug 16 - 12:23pm
“They are in the minority, way in the minority," Brown said about how inappropriate it was for GOP senators to flee the state to kill Dems' climate bill. "It’s like, ‘You lost." https://t.co/tLNGYptoUQ

Jennifer Bendery
3 days ago:   Friday Aug 16 - 12:20pm
“The people of Oregon deserve and expect a Governor that honors the will of the voters," says the GOP party chair in his petition to recall Dem Gov. Kate Brown. Voters reelected Brown in November with more than 50% of the vote. https://t.co/tLNGYptoUQ

Jennifer Bendery
3 days ago:   Friday Aug 16 - 12:18pm
Why is the Oregon GOP trying to recall Gov. Kate Brown? Because she supports bold action on climate change and allowed undocumented immigrants to get drivers licenses. Oh and because she has executive authority as governor and could use it. Really. https://t.co/tLNGYptoUQ

Jennifer Bendery
3 days ago:   Friday Aug 16 - 12:14pm
The GOP is *way* in the minority in Oregon govt. But in the past 2 months, GOP senators fled the state to kill a climate bill + the GOP party launched a petition to recall Dem Gov. Kate Brown. I talked to Brown about this "subversion of democracy.” https://t.co/tLNGYptoUQ

Jennifer Bendery
3 days ago:   Friday Aug 16 - 11:50am
It's up to 124 members of Congress -- more than half of all House Dems now -- calling for starting impeachment proceedings against Trump https://t.co/uEQae26GDf

Jennifer Bendery
3 days ago:   Friday Aug 16 - 11:13am
@RepDebHaaland Here's @RepDebHaaland on the legislative proposal she's been working on with Warren. https://t.co/Y8RzsP2BZF https://t.co/mh5l0OMgoY


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Jennifer Bendery
3 days ago:   Friday Aug 16 - 10:28am
@RepDebHaaland This was such a coordinated effort with Haaland. She just endorsed Warren for prez last week.

Jennifer Bendery
3 days ago:   Friday Aug 16 - 10:27am
Warren reveals she and @RepDebHaaland have been putting together a far-reaching spending bill aimed at addressing critical needs in Indian Country. Their legislative proposal is now embedded in here. https://t.co/LdAxB608De

Jennifer Bendery
3 days ago:   Friday Aug 16 - 10:05am
Lots of stuff in here -- Warren says she'd revoke permits for Keystone and Dakota pipelines, for one -- but her boldest proposal is expanding tribal criminal jurisdiction to apply to all people committing any crimes on tribal land. https://t.co/LdAxB608De

Jennifer Bendery
3 days ago:   Friday Aug 16 - 10:03am
NEW: Elizabeth Warren unveils sweeping new plan for empowering Tribal Nations https://t.co/LdAxB608De

Jennifer Bendery
3 days ago:   Friday Aug 16 - 9:58am
@ananavarro jesus

Jennifer Bendery
3 days ago:   Friday Aug 16 - 9:57am
Greenland is not for sale. https://t.co/smUrv0sBQB

Jennifer Bendery
3 days ago:   Friday Aug 16 - 9:57am
Is Greenland even for sale?

Jennifer Bendery
4 days ago:   Thursday Aug 15 - 9:52pm
RT @TimRyan: @dbernstein @Hickenlooper Mission Accomplished. https://t.co/Kfy53XL5Oo

Jennifer Bendery
4 days ago:   Thursday Aug 15 - 8:49pm
@aevron03 no you don't

Jennifer Bendery
4 days ago:   Thursday Aug 15 - 8:07pm
@reidpenn @POTUS nothing like that, actually

Jennifer Bendery
4 days ago:   Thursday Aug 15 - 8:06pm
Trump being racist and hurtful, again, toward Native Americans. Political leaders will say nothing. I think I'll just keep quoting @RepDebHaaland every time. "An utter disgrace to carry on as Donald Trump has about a Native woman whose life was cut short in a terrible way." https://t.co/Cb8VapipxN

Jennifer Bendery
4 days ago:   Thursday Aug 15 - 7:37pm
@stevo2321 I am!

Jennifer Bendery
4 days ago:   Thursday Aug 15 - 6:54pm
A woman on the X2 bus is loudly complaining that I am "an ignoramus millennial," and just blew air toward me (?), because she keeps dropping her phone and wallet on the floor for some reason. Crazy that she thinks I'm a millennial.

Jennifer Bendery
4 days ago:   Thursday Aug 15 - 6:49pm
RT @JakeSherman: Here’s a statement from ⁦@SteveScalise⁩, seemingly backing ⁦@netanyahu⁩’s blocking’s of ⁦@IlhanMN⁩ and ⁦@RashidaTlaibhttps://t.co/xsReM93tNx


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Jennifer Bendery
4 days ago:   Thursday Aug 15 - 6:42pm
RT @ilyseh: If Planned Parenthood is forced to withdraw from Title X funding because Trump, countless patients will not have access to basic services like contraception and pap smears. This will disproportionately affect low income and rural women. This Administration may not care but we do! https://t.co/BkT9CwkjvG

Jennifer Bendery
4 days ago:   Thursday Aug 15 - 5:33pm
Oregon Republicans are trying to recall Democratic Gov. Kate Brown for being effective. Really. https://t.co/6KQrEBzltF

Jennifer Bendery
4 days ago:   Thursday Aug 15 - 3:45pm
RT @E_Reid35: Jay-Z doesn’t need the NFL’s help 2 address social injustices. It was a money move 4 him & his music business. The NFL gets 2 hide behind his black face 2 try to cover up blackballing Colin. #NeoColonialism https://t.co/tO49a1JC2c

Jennifer Bendery
4 days ago:   Thursday Aug 15 - 3:11pm
The NRA’s Popularity Is Slipping, Polls Find https://t.co/Fo7sZ04Bsf via @aedwardslevy

Jennifer Bendery
4 days ago:   Thursday Aug 15 - 3:03pm
RT @AOC: Netanyahu’s discriminatory decision to ban members of Congress from Israel harms int’l diplomacy. Visiting Israel & Palestine are key experiences towards a path to peace. Sadly, I cannot move forward w scheduling any visits to Israel until all members of Congress are allowed. https://t.co/WTP5vnt5IH

Jennifer Bendery
4 days ago:   Thursday Aug 15 - 2:52pm
RT @RashidaTlaib: This woman right here is my sity. She deserves to live in peace & with human dignity. I am who I am because of her. The decision by Israel to bar her granddaughter, a U.S. Congresswoman, is a sign of weakness b/c the truth of what is happening to Palestinians is frightening. https://t.co/GGcFLiH9N3


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Jennifer Bendery
4 days ago:   Thursday Aug 15 - 2:17pm
@johnson @igorbobic the graphic says it all

Jennifer Bendery
4 days ago:   Thursday Aug 15 - 2:16pm
RT @Ilhan: It is an affront that Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu, under pressure from President Trump, would deny entry to representatives of the U.S. government. My full statement: https://t.co/v00ESmehXT


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Jennifer Bendery
4 days ago:   Thursday Aug 15 - 1:25pm
Pelosi: “Israel’s denial of entry to Congresswomen Tlaib and Omar is a sign of weakness and beneath the dignity of the great State of Israel. The President’s statements about the Congresswomen are ... beneath the dignity of the Office of the President.”

Jennifer Bendery
4 days ago:   Thursday Aug 15 - 1:20pm
@DanteAtkins @LOLGOP @jmartNYT Yeah you need to do better with your profile pic. Show all the teeth.

Jennifer Bendery
4 days ago:   Thursday Aug 15 - 1:17pm
@LOLGOP @DanteAtkins @jmartNYT not if she smiles too much. or is it that she wouldn't smile enough?

Jennifer Bendery
4 days ago:   Thursday Aug 15 - 1:16pm
@DanteAtkins @LOLGOP @jmartNYT does she smile enough tho?

Jennifer Bendery
4 days ago:   Thursday Aug 15 - 1:15pm
RT @DanteAtkins: There are a lot of problems with @jmartNYT's handwringing article about Warren, so let's list a few. THREAD. https://t.co/s87Mq8bqyk

Jennifer Bendery
4 days ago:   Thursday Aug 15 - 1:13pm
Trump is right. It is not his reckless, damaging, dragged out trade war with China driving the stock market down. It is the magical powers of the media doing this. https://t.co/nPhwNILz5z

Jennifer Bendery
4 days ago:   Thursday Aug 15 - 1:10pm
RT @aurabogado: BREAKING: 9th circuit denies government's appeal that safe and sanitary conditions for migrant children doesn't include things like toothbrushes, soap and showers. Big win for children and their advocates today. https://t.co/bngIBRAig7

Jennifer Bendery
4 days ago:   Thursday Aug 15 - 1:10pm
@EvanMcS that was a good movie!

Jennifer Bendery
4 days ago:   Thursday Aug 15 - 1:03pm
RT @Hickenlooper: This morning, I’m announcing that I’m no longer running for President. While this campaign didn’t have the outcome we were hoping for, every moment has been worthwhile & I’m thankful to everyone who supported this campaign and our entire team. https://t.co/1ijSjkbzzd

Jennifer Bendery
4 days ago:   Thursday Aug 15 - 12:49pm
whut https://t.co/2AQJlMo91f

Jennifer Bendery
4 days ago:   Thursday Aug 15 - 12:42pm
also neither of these statements are true https://t.co/OaUVWCp4Ut

Jennifer Bendery
4 days ago:   Thursday Aug 15 - 12:40pm
Steny Hoyer personally called Netanyahu yesterday to urge him to let Reps. Tlaib and Omar enter Israel. https://t.co/S9Q2wIMAvg


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Jennifer Bendery
4 days ago:   Thursday Aug 15 - 11:43am
The NRA's favorability rating has slipped into negative territory for the first time ever, per a new Fox News poll. https://t.co/tkTJXzSjoL

Jennifer Bendery
4 days ago:   Thursday Aug 15 - 11:32am
RT @darth: 😹 https://t.co/5lY2QwQIRG

Jennifer Bendery
4 days ago:   Thursday Aug 15 - 11:28am
If you're not already following this guy on Instagram, do it now. https://t.co/bVw80rJeW3


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Jennifer Bendery
4 days ago:   Thursday Aug 15 - 11:25am
unreal https://t.co/ANIvDsAvpo