Monday, January 18, 2021

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Slog PM: Twitter Bans Trump for Good, Next Week = Impeachment Proceedings, 2021 Is Off to the Races

Happy Friday. JUSTIN SULLIVAN / GETTY NEWS Here's your daily roundup of the latest local and national news. (Like our coverage? Please consider making a recurring contribution to The Stranger to keep it comin'!) Twitter permanently banned Donald Trump: WOW!!!!! It...

Slog PM: Trump Basically Concedes, 20 Years of Fibs, Carmelo's Tacos Expands

I'm focusing on these tacos because my brain needs a wee break. Jessica Stein It looks like Pence is not a fan of invoking the 25th Amendment: So it's impeachment time, motherfuckers. Nancy Pelosi, Chuck Schumer, and more than 100...

Slog PM: It Certainly Looks Like a Coup

The insurgency breached the Capitol. DREW ANGERER / GETTY IMAGES We're kicking Slog PM off early today and running it as a live blog again. The US Capitol was placed on lockdown today after Trump supporters broke through police barricades and...

Slog PM: It's All Going Down in Georgia

These stickers are so cute, why doesn't Washington do this? Megan Varner/Getty Images Polls closed in Georgia around 4 PM Seattle-time. That means the state has finished voting in their big, juicy, ripe Senate runoffs, which could make or break...

Slog PM: The Devil Went Down to Georgia, Slack Takes a Break, Dr. Duchin's Big Thread

Off to Georgia with Dad! Get out and VOTE Georgia!!! 🇺🇸— Ivanka Trump (@IvankaTrump) January 4, 2021 It's the eve of the Georgia runoff elections, a.k.a. the election that will finally put an end to 2020. Let's round up...

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The top-seeded Chiefs will play host to second-seeded Buffalo next Sunday in the AFC championship game with a trip to the Super Bowl on...

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Branson's Virgin Orbit tries to reach space with mid-air rocket launch

By Joey RouletteWASHINGTON (Reuters) - Billionaire Richard Branson's Virgin Orbit aims to reach space for the first time on Sunday by launching a rocket...