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Jennifer Bendery
2 hours ago:   Friday Oct 23 - 8:01pm
"Mr. Vice President, count me in for joining you on the campaign trail. I'll be there for you. These five words, I swear to you." *bye* https://t.co/gbgRunR7vQ

Jennifer Bendery
4 hours ago:   Friday Oct 23 - 6:18pm
@pourmecoffee truer words, truer words

Jennifer Bendery
5 hours ago:   Friday Oct 23 - 5:52pm
@taxhelpbob innnnnteresting

Jennifer Bendery
5 hours ago:   Friday Oct 23 - 4:56pm
White House pool report from the scene: "Pool walked across field to rally site, which is in a large field. Many people have masks around their necks and a few are actually wearing them."

Jennifer Bendery
6 hours ago:   Friday Oct 23 - 4:38pm
So Trump's big priorities if he wins a second term are sending people to the moon and to Mars 😂 https://t.co/Xkq2fVNQ56

Jennifer Bendery
6 hours ago:   Friday Oct 23 - 4:35pm
asdfasdfasdfsadfasdfsdaf https://t.co/Pod1aIRWU4

Jennifer Bendery
7 hours ago:   Friday Oct 23 - 3:53pm
@taxhelpbob Also, where did you come from, Alice??

Jennifer Bendery
7 hours ago:   Friday Oct 23 - 3:53pm
@taxhelpbob most!

Jennifer Bendery
7 hours ago:   Friday Oct 23 - 3:52pm
Senate's out. Back Saturday at noon to get back to Amy Coney Barrett's nomination. Her final confirmation vote is on track for Monday.

Jennifer Bendery
7 hours ago:   Friday Oct 23 - 3:07pm
The Hollywood Reporter asked Al Franken what he would have asked Amy Coney Barrett if he were still on the Senate Judiciary Committee. This would have been good (even though Barrett would have avoided answering it). https://t.co/gZDdJP8ZkV


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Jennifer Bendery
7 hours ago:   Friday Oct 23 - 3:02pm
ICYMI -- Republicans on the Senate Judiciary Committee didn't just vote out Amy Coney Barrett's nomination yesterday. They voted out another Trump nominee to a lifetime federal judgeship who got an embarrassing "not qualified" rating from the ABA. https://t.co/5TwMQ9P8fK

Jennifer Bendery
8 hours ago:   Friday Oct 23 - 2:53pm
@JNicholsonInDC Thanks! Can't wait to tell [person] that I may take them up on their pitch on [thing that is mediocre but it's embargoed so I cannot speak of it]!

Jennifer Bendery
8 hours ago:   Friday Oct 23 - 2:51pm
@shin_inouye lol

Jennifer Bendery
8 hours ago:   Friday Oct 23 - 2:09pm
@inafried Thanks [fellow person]!

Jennifer Bendery
8 hours ago:   Friday Oct 23 - 2:07pm
Just got a pitch to some embargoed news that made me think, huh, nice of them to think of HuffPost for this. But then I noticed this. Oh well. https://t.co/UYGly0AnLf


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Jennifer Bendery
9 hours ago:   Friday Oct 23 - 1:46pm
Trump hasn't attended a single White House coronavirus task force meeting in months. https://t.co/tNMeaAptms

Jennifer Bendery
9 hours ago:   Friday Oct 23 - 1:36pm
On the one hand, Lisa Murkowski keep saying she's opposed to confirming a Supreme Court nominee in a presidential election year. On the other hand, she still won’t say if she plans to vote for Amy Coney Barrett. ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ https://t.co/hSp2uBr8uV

Jennifer Bendery
9 hours ago:   Friday Oct 23 - 1:32pm
omg Borat's "daughter" job-shadowed OAN White House reporter Chanel Rion 😂 https://t.co/t43aYjxX48

Jennifer Bendery
11 hours ago:   Friday Oct 23 - 11:14am
RT @JessicaValenti: Imagine writing a whole article whining that lesbians won’t fuck men https://t.co/EbKxH6dbsx


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Jennifer Bendery
11 hours ago:   Friday Oct 23 - 11:14am
@KatSkiles @just_jenna @BrynneCraig @JJfromAZ They know something the guy who wrote that piece doesn't know.

Jennifer Bendery
11 hours ago:   Friday Oct 23 - 11:06am
RT @Zachary_Cohen: Murkowski last month: “I did not support taking up a nomination eight months before the 2016 election to fill the vacancy created by the passing of Justice Scalia. We are now even closer to the 2020 election—less than two months out—and I believe the same standard must apply.” https://t.co/yF1EgfpWYw

Jennifer Bendery
11 hours ago:   Friday Oct 23 - 10:57am
RT @CitizenCohn: He keeps saying these things, so I keep writing these articles https://t.co/2XrbUcc2oY

Jennifer Bendery
12 hours ago:   Friday Oct 23 - 10:56am
Lisa Murkowski appears to be waffling on whether she'll vote for Amy Coney Barrett after previously saying she wouldn't support any nominee this close to an election. "Senator Murkowski hasn’t publicly stated how she will vote on the nominee," her office says.

Jennifer Bendery
12 hours ago:   Friday Oct 23 - 10:39am
I see Idaho Senate Dem nominee @electpaulette narrowly outraised GOP Sen. Jim Risch in the most recent quarter. $561,984 to Risch’s $545,644. Risch has more money in the bank (he's loaded), but still. Interesting. https://t.co/FjPHliq75n

Jennifer Bendery
12 hours ago:   Friday Oct 23 - 10:37am
RT @ChrisMurphyCT: This is the nightmare. That Trump has made pathological lying “civil” and “normal”. Here’s what the NYT’s fact checker said about Trump last night: “an unrelenting series of false, misleading and exaggerated statements”. https://t.co/kRD2AFThek

Jennifer Bendery
12 hours ago:   Friday Oct 23 - 10:27am
Trump talking COVID in last night's debate: "We’re rounding the turn. We’re rounding the corner. It’s going away." Today: Coronavirus case increase sets new U.S. record, rising to over 77K in one day https://t.co/xIRM30et1K

Jennifer Bendery
12 hours ago:   Friday Oct 23 - 10:25am
RT @darth: i have now learned one new thing today thank u rockatte https://t.co/6uqweQOz10

Jennifer Bendery
12 hours ago:   Friday Oct 23 - 10:24am
Susan Collins is "truly grateful" for her endorsement from an anti-LGBTQ, anti-abortion group that supports conversion therapy https://t.co/SaF33d7TZu via @hayleymiller01

Jennifer Bendery
12 hours ago:   Friday Oct 23 - 10:09am
@igorbobic typical

Jennifer Bendery
12 hours ago:   Friday Oct 23 - 10:09am
Who is Leonard Leo? He's the one who's actually been remaking the Supreme Court. Not Trump. https://t.co/62gzWmWE0c

Jennifer Bendery
12 hours ago:   Friday Oct 23 - 10:08am
"The filing vastly expands the amount of $ known to be flowing into the growing constellation of dark money groups tied to ... Leo + provides new details about his role in a secretive firm that was responsible for one of the largest donations received by Trump’s inaugural cmte."

Jennifer Bendery
12 hours ago:   Friday Oct 23 - 10:07am
Leonard Leo, the Federalist Society exec behind all of Trump's Supreme Court nominees + appeals court noms, is the sole trustee of a mysterious group that brought in $80+ million in 2018, according to a previously unreported tax return uncovered by CREW. https://t.co/llj3XpVxmm

Jennifer Bendery
12 hours ago:   Friday Oct 23 - 10:05am
@igorbobic Go home Igor. Well, go to another room in your home, Igor.

Jennifer Bendery
13 hours ago:   Friday Oct 23 - 9:26am
A fuller transcript: Trump: Would you close down the oil industry? Biden: https://t.co/qUiDKC9zcp


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Jennifer Bendery
13 hours ago:   Friday Oct 23 - 9:21am
@JDS1095 @vomsAKAtito No, but it means it means I mute people who are rude.

Jennifer Bendery
13 hours ago:   Friday Oct 23 - 9:20am
"I would transition from the oil industry, yes." Over time? Sure. Is it obvious this is where we're eventually headed? Yes. It is still a big deal that Biden said this? Yes.

Jennifer Bendery
13 hours ago:   Friday Oct 23 - 9:13am
@AndyGilley1 Politically it is

Jennifer Bendery
13 hours ago:   Friday Oct 23 - 9:11am
@FayeStrachan @tim_nicolai true

Jennifer Bendery
13 hours ago:   Friday Oct 23 - 9:10am
@vomsAKAtito Thanks!

Jennifer Bendery
13 hours ago:   Friday Oct 23 - 9:09am
@gallagdy quite a hot take

Jennifer Bendery
13 hours ago:   Friday Oct 23 - 9:09am
@romano__dan probably

Jennifer Bendery
13 hours ago:   Friday Oct 23 - 9:08am
@vomsAKAtito That's the same thing.

Jennifer Bendery
13 hours ago:   Friday Oct 23 - 9:08am
@gallagdy You are not going crazy. It seems obvious.

Jennifer Bendery
13 hours ago:   Friday Oct 23 - 9:05am
Biggest news out of last night's debate, other than Trump disgustingly trying to smear Biden's family? Biden said it's time to get rid of the oil industry.

Jennifer Bendery
14 hours ago:   Friday Oct 23 - 8:08am
McConnell says 'no concerns' despite visible bandages and bruises 😬 https://t.co/SSjwnXaJy0

Jennifer Bendery
1 day ago:   Thursday Oct 22 - 7:46pm
@stevo2321 Look, I got the task done. That's why I'm a natural leader (and why we're gonna win this whole thing together).

Jennifer Bendery
1 day ago:   Thursday Oct 22 - 7:34pm
@LEBassett what a missed opportunity

Jennifer Bendery
1 day ago:   Thursday Oct 22 - 7:33pm
@Imthefitz fair

Jennifer Bendery
1 day ago:   Thursday Oct 22 - 7:30pm
@BGraham_MA Ery day!

Jennifer Bendery
1 day ago:   Thursday Oct 22 - 7:29pm
@dceiver @samstein Did it though?

Jennifer Bendery
1 day ago:   Thursday Oct 22 - 7:28pm
I'll tell you one thing, I get points in the creativity dept when it comes to getting a toddler to stop to crying about putting pants on. Did I just sing White Rabbit while juggling a tube of butt cream? And did it work like a charm? Maybe.

Jennifer Bendery
1 day ago:   Thursday Oct 22 - 4:05pm
RT @AmeliaFrappolli: Today's edition of "you could reuse this article from 100 years ago in 2020" (The Seattle Star, Nov. 2, 1918) https://t.co/zkE2ZxSGid


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Jennifer Bendery
1 day ago:   Thursday Oct 22 - 4:05pm
@robeckenrod @djrothkopf the short answer is no

Jennifer Bendery
1 day ago:   Thursday Oct 22 - 4:03pm
Our greatest. National. Treasure. 😭👏 https://t.co/KxtGzDrzgB

Jennifer Bendery
1 day ago:   Thursday Oct 22 - 3:53pm
@igorbobic EXCUSE ME I'M SPEAKING IGOR

Jennifer Bendery
1 day ago:   Thursday Oct 22 - 3:51pm
👀 https://t.co/YT5vOfwbC0

Jennifer Bendery
1 day ago:   Thursday Oct 22 - 3:16pm
Huh. Why would Republicans be voting to confirm someone to a lifetime federal court seat who earned the ABA's rare and abysmal "not qualified" rating? Oh I see. https://t.co/jxTVdoeFfX


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Jennifer Bendery
1 day ago:   Thursday Oct 22 - 3:13pm
What else to know about Mizelle, other than her being unqualified to be a lifetime federal judge and Senate Republicans voting to advance her nomination anyway? She's opposed by more than 220 national human and civil rights groups. https://t.co/H9hNmHVRGH


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Jennifer Bendery
1 day ago:   Thursday Oct 22 - 3:01pm
The ABA concluded its evaluation of Mizelle and basically said she seems nice but she's not qualified for the job. That Mizelle has only been practicing law since 2012, when she graduated from law school, is “a rather marked departure” from its standard, the ABA panel wrote.

Jennifer Bendery
1 day ago:   Thursday Oct 22 - 2:58pm
Mizelle has also never tried a case ― civil or criminal ― as lead attorney or co-counsel.

Jennifer Bendery
1 day ago:   Thursday Oct 22 - 2:57pm
Why the "not qualified" rating? Kathryn Kimball Mizelle, 33, has only been practicing law since 2012 and has never tried a case. Republicans are planning to make her a lifetime judge on a U.S. federal court. https://t.co/5TwMQ9P8fK

Jennifer Bendery
1 day ago:   Thursday Oct 22 - 2:54pm
Republicans on the Senate Judiciary Committee didn't just vote out Amy Coney Barrett's nomination today. They voted out another Trump nominee to a lifetime federal judgeship who earned an embarrassing "not qualified" rating by the ABA. https://t.co/5TwMQ9P8fK

Jennifer Bendery
1 day ago:   Thursday Oct 22 - 2:51pm
Biden is going to win Michigan too. https://t.co/gm093Id08T


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Jennifer Bendery
1 day ago:   Thursday Oct 22 - 2:45pm
@nielslesniewski @jenhab @KenStricklandDC what the-- I couldn't find that! Hi Ken. Why are you so quiet on here? In real life you are... not quiet?

Jennifer Bendery
1 day ago:   Thursday Oct 22 - 2:12pm
RT @arlenparsa: Raw footage: Trump walks out of interview after complaining that Lesley Stahl's questions were too tough for him https://t.co/5MplZffcF4


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Jennifer Bendery
1 day ago:   Thursday Oct 22 - 2:09pm
Attn aspiring journalists! The Washington Press Club Foundation is hosting its third webinar for you FRIDAY at 1pm EST: "COVID and Finding a Job in Journalism." Featuring @Shawna, @nicole_carroll, @cgrisales, @aterkel, @Kimbriell + Ken Strickland. RSVP at programs@wpcf.org

Jennifer Bendery
1 day ago:   Thursday Oct 22 - 11:06am
@GlennJBellJR Republicans play hardball in a way that Dems don't.

Jennifer Bendery
1 day ago:   Thursday Oct 22 - 10:58am
Press conference over. Dems using their final days before Barrett's confirmation vote on Monday to make their case to the public that this process is a sham and her confirmation is a threat to millions of Americans' health care + repro rights.

Jennifer Bendery
1 day ago:   Thursday Oct 22 - 10:54am
"We stand resolute and in lockstep with tens of millions of Americans of all backgrounds, all persuasions, all political parties, in the firm belief that what Senate Republicans are doing right now is wrong," says Sen. Cory Booker. "They are violating their own words." https://t.co/ROYyKfD042


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Jennifer Bendery
1 day ago:   Thursday Oct 22 - 10:52am
Hirono with the RBG mask. https://t.co/PWl2U41u8j


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Jennifer Bendery
1 day ago:   Thursday Oct 22 - 10:51am
"We all know that Amy Barrett is a clear and present danger to the Affordable Care Act," says Sen. Hirono, turning to RBG's legacy. "It wasn't long ago that we lost her. Have we forgotten all the things that she fought for?" https://t.co/WlGG89aasi


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Jennifer Bendery
1 day ago:   Thursday Oct 22 - 10:50am
@stevo2321 No way. Veep! Lemme see your ballot that night. LOLLLL

Jennifer Bendery
1 day ago:   Thursday Oct 22 - 10:49am
Biden is gonna win Nevada and Arizona https://t.co/la5TtmDaLF


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Jennifer Bendery
1 day ago:   Thursday Oct 22 - 10:48am
"She has passed the Trump test -- he calls it a 'strong test' -- to strike down the ACA, overturn Roe v Wade," Sen. Blumenthal says of Barrett. "That's the reason she wouldn't answer our questions." https://t.co/Fh32drm8py


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Jennifer Bendery
1 day ago:   Thursday Oct 22 - 10:46am
@stevo2321 Veep! How we lookin on the campaign trail?

Jennifer Bendery
1 day ago:   Thursday Oct 22 - 10:43am
"The only way the Republican majority was able to [advance Barrett's nomination] was by breaking the rules of the committee," says Sen. Coons, referring to the Judiciary Committee rule that 2 members of minority must be present to do business. Graham ignored that rule today. https://t.co/ggPu2SRkX1


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Jennifer Bendery
1 day ago:   Thursday Oct 22 - 10:40am
"This is a Justice Ginsburg dissent collar," says Sen. Klobuchar, holding up her mask with a print of a collar on it. "I think we should not forget what her last fervent wish was. That was that the winner of the election, the next president, pick her successor." https://t.co/8od0Mx0EG0


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Jennifer Bendery
1 day ago:   Thursday Oct 22 - 10:38am
"They are turning that institution into a pantomime court that goes through the motions of adjudication but delivers the goods for the donors," Sen. Whitehouse says of GOP + dark money donors, pointing at the Supreme Court across the street. "This ain't over." https://t.co/qsBF6s6Z7a


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Jennifer Bendery
1 day ago:   Thursday Oct 22 - 10:34am
"She didn't have the courage to stand up to President Trump and say she would not be a lackey of his when it came to an election contest," Sen. Durbin says of Amy Coney Barrett. https://t.co/VZtuAPUb89


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Jennifer Bendery
1 day ago:   Thursday Oct 22 - 10:29am
"This hearing was anything but fair," says Sen. Leahy, who was the ranking Dem on Judiciary when the GOP blocked Merrick Garland's SCOTUS nomination in 2016. "They broke their word to finish a confirmation process that has become a caricature of illegitimacy." https://t.co/M29AFOPJrg


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Jennifer Bendery
1 day ago:   Thursday Oct 22 - 10:27am
Dianne Feinstein, ranking Dem on Judiciary, reminds everyone that Republicans blocked Obama's SCOTUS pick, Merrick Garland, for 10 months in 2016 because, they argued, it was a presidential election year. "Now, however, Republicans are proceeding regardless." https://t.co/10GAWd1hSj


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Jennifer Bendery
1 day ago:   Thursday Oct 22 - 10:22am
Democratic Judiciary Committee members are outside on the Senate steps protesting Barrett's confirmation process. "The U.S. Senate has never, never considered a Supreme Court justice this close to a national presidential election day," says Schumer, SHOUTING into a microphone. https://t.co/EOz0Tpmslz


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Jennifer Bendery
1 day ago:   Thursday Oct 22 - 9:17am
BREAKING: Senate Judiciary Committee advances Amy Coney Barrett's nomination amid Democratic boycott https://t.co/fMizP1zRg6

Jennifer Bendery
1 day ago:   Thursday Oct 22 - 9:13am
Republicans on the Senate Judiciary Committee just voted to send Amy Coney Barrett's nomination to the Senate floor. None of the Democrats are there for the vote.

Jennifer Bendery
1 day ago:   Thursday Oct 22 - 9:12am
no he's not https://t.co/hpa4WAEECD

Jennifer Bendery
1 day ago:   Wednesday Oct 21 - 10:59pm
RT @jasondotgov: I’ve been waiting for this clap back for four years. https://t.co/88yDoXtYHO


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Jennifer Bendery
2 days ago:   Wednesday Oct 21 - 7:40pm
RT @jamiedupree: DNI Ratcliffe: Iran and Russia have obtained US voter registration information. Iran sending spoofed emails, spreading video on fraudulent voting.

Jennifer Bendery
2 days ago:   Wednesday Oct 21 - 7:40pm
RT @ericgeller: Officials have linked the supposed Proud Boys voter intimidation emails to the Iranian government, @nakashimae reports. https://t.co/hmINMe312w I can confirm her reporting that CISA told election officials today that a "hostile foreign power" was behind the emails.

Jennifer Bendery
2 days ago:   Wednesday Oct 21 - 7:33pm
"Right?" -- Merrick Garland, somewhere https://t.co/tbDKoZ58ed

Jennifer Bendery
2 days ago:   Wednesday Oct 21 - 4:10pm
NEW: Senate Democrats plan to boycott Amy Coney Barrett's committee vote https://t.co/rs5mhkhH9l

Jennifer Bendery
2 days ago:   Wednesday Oct 21 - 4:09pm
Barrett also refused to say if voter fraud is a widespread problem in US elections (no) or if restrictive voter ID laws suppress the vote in poor and minority communities (yes). Both questions are easy to answer + backed by substantial evidence. And yet. https://t.co/vZY2aIjViE

Jennifer Bendery
2 days ago:   Wednesday Oct 21 - 3:50pm
... and here's how other nominees to lifetime federal court seats have answered his question. And then there's Barrett. (2/2) https://t.co/H1JOJ1xQte


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Jennifer Bendery
2 days ago:   Wednesday Oct 21 - 3:49pm
Cory Booker, who's on the Senate Judiciary Committee, routinely asks judicial nominees this same question, word for word, in his follow-up questions.... (1/2) https://t.co/5OcnjelpwB


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Jennifer Bendery
2 days ago:   Wednesday Oct 21 - 3:40pm
Mazie Hirono: How do you define a "policy question?" Barrett: It is inappropriate for me to answer that. ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ https://t.co/MWP59MdJ9C


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Jennifer Bendery
2 days ago:   Wednesday Oct 21 - 3:38pm
Last night, the Senate Judiciary Committee released 184 pages of Barrett's follow-up answers to Dems' questions, which is where this is coming from. Here's another exchange where Barrett won't answer questions about things that are obviously, factually true. https://t.co/3OL10CeREd


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Jennifer Bendery
2 days ago:   Wednesday Oct 21 - 3:32pm
Look at this exchange. Barrett refused to say -- again -- if she accepts the science behind climate change. She said the Supreme Court has called climate change "controversial" so she can't talk about it. https://t.co/vZY2aIjViE https://t.co/t9NI7Aiibg


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Jennifer Bendery
2 days ago:   Wednesday Oct 21 - 3:28pm
A day before her committee vote, Amy Coney Barrett just refused to answer another round of basic, fact-based questions from Senate Democrats. She wouldn't even say whether it’s legal to vote twice in a federal election. (It’s not.) https://t.co/vZY2aIjViE

Jennifer Bendery
2 days ago:   Wednesday Oct 21 - 3:02pm
Dick Durbin is next in line behind Dianne Feinstein to lead the committee. 😬 https://t.co/pnQlPZ42AY

Jennifer Bendery
2 days ago:   Wednesday Oct 21 - 2:53pm
😐 https://t.co/lF1n8S7zk0

Jennifer Bendery
2 days ago:   Wednesday Oct 21 - 11:23am
“Homosexual people have the right to be in a family. They are children of God. What we have to have is a civil union law; that way they are legally covered.” -- Pope Francis (!) https://t.co/qmDopUSrUV