EveryAction acquires Mobilize, the Democratic volunteering platform
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EveryAction acquires Mobilize, the Democratic volunteering platform

Nonprofit donor management platform EveryAction is buying Mobilize, a company that connects Democratic campaigns to volunteers and helps marshal activists toward progressive causes. Mobilize, formerly known as MobilizeAmerica, grew out of Higher Ground Labs, an incubator focused on leveraging tech for left-leaning political causes and campaigns. With the acquisition, EveryAction …

Arizona certifies election, affirming Joe Biden's victory and granting him state's 11 electoral votes
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Arizona certifies election, affirming Joe Biden’s victory and granting him state’s 11 electoral votes

The state of Arizona today certified results of the 2020 presidential election, affirming Joe Biden’s victory and granting him the state’s 11 electoral votes. This also clears the way for Senator-elect Mark Kelly to be sworn in Wednesday. Congratulations to Joe Biden on winning the 2020 election for the 22nd …

Arizona's Gov. Ducey will get back to you
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Arizona’s Gov. Ducey will get back to you

HE’LL GET BACK TO YOU Reporter Brahm Resnik of Phoenix, AZ NBC 12 News/KPNX TV tweeted this incredible video of Arizona’s Republican governor Greg Ducey seeming to blow off an incoming call from the Trump-Pence White House, while the governor is in the process of certifying Arizona’s election results for …

Melania Trump unveils her final White House Christmas decorations and they're fine
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Melania Trump unveils her final White House Christmas decorations and they’re fine

Well, they’re not blood red Christmas trees this year, folks.  It’s the very last year of Melania Trump’s Christmas decorations in the White House, before the Bidens take the reins to the sleigh, and that means it’s the last time we’ll be gifted a weird, cheesy trailer with Melania thoughtfully, …

Melania's f*cking Christmas decorations, ranked
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Melania’s f*cking Christmas decorations, ranked

We regret to inform Melania Trump that it is once again time to give a fuck about Christmas. Excuse my foul language. I try not to swear, but I’m simply quoting America’s first lady herself, who is — understandably — sick and tired of working her ass off to decorate …

India's new ride hailing rules cap driver hours and limit surge pricing
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India’s new ride hailing rules cap driver hours and limit surge pricing

India is bringing app-based ride hailing services under dedicated regulation for the first time, and it might just set an example for other countries. TechCrunch reports the country has instituted guidelines that set expectations for both drivers and… Continue Reading…

AOC raised $200,000 for charity on her 'Among Us' Twitch stream Friday
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AOC raised $200,000 for charity on her ‘Among Us’ Twitch stream Friday

New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is now a pro (or close to it) at Twitch and the popular game Among Us, having streamed to over 400,000 people back in October with fellow Rep. Ilhan Omar. She’s one of the few politicians who’s managed to use platforms like Twitch to reach …

AOC raised $200,000 for charity on her 'Among Us' Twitch stream Friday
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AOC raised $200,000 for charity on her ‘Among Us’ Twitch stream Friday

New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is now a pro (or close to it) at Twitch and the popular game Among Us, having streamed to over 400,000 people back in October with fellow Rep. Ilhan Omar. She’s one of the few politicians who’s managed to use platforms like Twitch to reach …

Trump finally emerged to speak at a hilariously tiny desk, and the internet had jokes
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Trump finally emerged to speak at a hilariously tiny desk, and the internet had jokes

In the weeks since he lost the election, Trump has barely made any public appearances or statements outside of incessant all-caps tweeting, and hasn’t fronted up to answer questions from reporters at all. Unless you’re being extremely generous, you have to admit it looks a little bit as though he’s …

The UK is creating a new agency to regulate Big Tech
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The UK is creating a new agency to regulate Big Tech

The UK plans to create a new agency to regulate large tech companies such as Google and Facebook. Starting in April 2021, the newly minted Digital Markets Unit (DMU), which will be a part of the country’s existing Competition and Markets Authority (C… Continue Reading…