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Oz, McCormick race heads into recount in Pa. Senate primary (Marc Levy/Associated Press)

Memeorandum - 2 hours 25 min ago

Marc Levy / Associated Press:
Oz, McCormick race heads into recount in Pa. Senate primary  —  Pennsylvania's top election official says the margin between the top two candidates in last week's Republican primary for U.S. Senate is tight enough to trigger a recount  —  HARRISBURG, Pa. — Pennsylvania's top election official …

Chicago: Elderly Homeless Man in Critical Condition After Being Set on Fire

GatewayPundit - 2 hours 29 min ago

Chicago, Illinois – A homeless man was set on fire at around 2:50 am near Lower Wabash and Kinzie Street under Trump Tower.

According to reports, a man in a white hoodie, white hat and black pants doused the homeless man in a flammable liquid before setting him on fire.

The 75-year-old suffered burns to half of his body and is in critical condition.

CWB Chicago reported:

A 75-year-old man is in critical condition after someone poured flammable liquid on him and set him on fire as he slept near the Trump Tower loading dock overnight. The attack was captured on video.

Police have not publicly identified the victim, but CWBChicago has learned that he Joseph Kromelis, a well-known and beloved figure in the downtown area as the “Walking Man” and “Walking Dude.”

Surveillance footage shows a person approaching the man as he slept near the corner of Lower Wabash and Kinzie Street around 2:50 a.m. The attacker poured a liquid, possibly lighter fluid, on the victim and his blankets, then set him on fire.

Security guards put the fire out and discovered the critically injured victim who sustained burns to nearly half of his body, according to Chicago police. He was taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital in critical condition.

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Uvalde, Buffalo and the Semiautomatic Weapons That Terrorize Us (Mary B. McCord/New York Times)

Memeorandum - 2 hours 40 min ago

Mary B. McCord / New York Times:
Uvalde, Buffalo and the Semiautomatic Weapons That Terrorize Us  —  Within the last two weeks, the country has seen the two deadliest mass shootings of the year, both committed by 18-year-olds.  The motive for Tuesday's attack on elementary school children in Uvalde, Texas, is still unknown.

'You are doing nothing': O'Rourke accosts Abbott at press conference on shooting (Kelly Hooper/Politico)

Memeorandum - 2 hours 45 min ago

Kelly Hooper / Politico:
‘You are doing nothing’: O'Rourke accosts Abbott at press conference on shooting  —  Texas Democrat Beto O'Rourke confronted Gov. Greg Abbott at a press conference on Wednesday, accusing the governor of inaction on gun violence in the wake of a mass shooting at an elementary school that left 19 children and two teachers dead.

The Stupefying Tally of American Gun Violence (New York Times)

Memeorandum - 2 hours 45 min ago

New York Times:
The Stupefying Tally of American Gun Violence  —  The 18-year-old gunman stormed past an armed guard at a Texas school, carrying a rifle he had purchased days before the attack.  At least 19 children and two teachers were killed before the gunman was shot by a Border Patrol agent.

DHS Statement on Safety and Enforcement Following Shooting in Uvalde, Texas (Department of Homeland Security)

Memeorandum - 2 hours 45 min ago

Department of Homeland Security:
DHS Statement on Safety and Enforcement Following Shooting in Uvalde, Texas  —  U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) remind the public that sites that provide emergency response and relief are considered protected areas.

Check Out The May Bedding Sale At MyPillow (Pillowcases, Duvet Covers, Comforters and More Are 50% Off)!

GatewayPundit - 2 hours 45 min ago

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Texas Mayor to Beto O'Rourke: "You're A Sick Son Of A Bitch" To Make School Shooting A Political Issue

RealClear - 2 hours 57 min ago
Texas Democratic gubernatorial candidate Beto O'Rourke crashed a press conference on Wednesday held by Texas Gov. Greg Abbott and Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick to address the Texas school shooting. "The time to stop the next shooting is now, and you are doing nothing," O'Rourke yelled. Uvalde Mayor Don McLaughlin said O'Rourke is a "sick son of a bitch" as he approached the stage. "Sir, you are out of line. Sir, you are out of line! Sir, you are out of line. Please leave this auditorium," McLaughlin said. "I can't believe you're a sick son of a bitch who would come to a deal like this to make a political issue," McLaughlin added. More video: Abbott addresses the audience after O'Rourke was removed:

Pa. secretary of state orders recount in GOP primary between Oz, McCormick (Felicia Sonmez/Washington Post)

Memeorandum - 3 hours 5 min ago

Felicia Sonmez / Washington Post:
Pa. secretary of state orders recount in GOP primary between Oz, McCormick  —  The race between celebrity doctor Mehmet Oz and former hedge fund CEO David McCormick is headed to a recount after Pennsylvania's top election official said Wednesday that the margin between the top two Republican candidates was thin enough to trigger one.

Pope Francis and a cardinal say it's time for the U.S. to act on guns (Bill Chappell/NPR)

Memeorandum - 3 hours 10 min ago

Bill Chappell / NPR:
Pope Francis and a cardinal say it's time for the U.S. to act on guns  —  Pope Francis says that his heart is broken over the mass shooting at Robb Elementary in Uvalde, Texas, and that the U.S. must act to prevent the spread of guns.  —  “I am praying for the children and adults who were killed, and for their families.

Beto O'Rourke confronts Abbott during news conference on Uvalde mass shooting: 'This is on you' (Houston Chronicle)

Memeorandum - 3 hours 10 min ago

Houston Chronicle:
Beto O'Rourke confronts Abbott during news conference on Uvalde mass shooting: ‘This is on you’  —  Use Next and Previous buttons to navigate  —  Just over 24 hours after the mass shooting of children and teachers in an elementary school in Uvalde, Gov. Greg Abbott addressed the media at a nearby high school there.

Beto O'Rourke disrupts GOP news conference on shooting (Acacia Coronado/Associated Press)

Memeorandum - 3 hours 10 min ago

Acacia Coronado / Associated Press:
Beto O'Rourke disrupts GOP news conference on shooting  —  UVALDE, Texas (AP) — Beto O'Rourke interrupted a press conference Wednesday about the school shooting in Uvalde, Texas, calling the tragedy “totally predictable when you choose not to do anything.”  —  O'Rourke was escorted …

Will Progressives in Swing Districts Get the Cuellar Treatment From Democratic Leadership? (American Prospect)

Memeorandum - 3 hours 15 min ago

American Prospect:
Will Progressives in Swing Districts Get the Cuellar Treatment From Democratic Leadership?  —  In recent House primaries, Nancy Pelosi saved Henry Cuellar but threw Kurt Schrader to the wolves.  Now what?  —  Democratic Rep. Henry Cuellar of Texas speaks to supporters during a campaign event, May 4, 2022, in San Antonio.

POLITICO Playbook PM: Schumer blesses bipartisan gun safety talks (Politico)

Memeorandum - 3 hours 15 min ago

Politico:
POLITICO Playbook PM: Schumer blesses bipartisan gun safety talks  —  JUST POSTED — “Trump Said to Have Reacted Approvingly to Jan. 6 Chants About Hanging Pence,” by NYT's Maggie Haberman and Luke Broadwater: “Shortly after hundreds of rioters at the Capitol started chanting 'Hang MIKE PENCE! …

A Trump Repudiation? Look at the Big Picture. (Jeff Greenfield/Politico)

Memeorandum - 3 hours 15 min ago

Jeff Greenfield / Politico:
A Trump Repudiation?  Look at the Big Picture.  —  It's a headline almost too tempting to resist: “Tuesday was the night the lights went out in Georgia for Donald Trump.”  —  David Perdue, Trump's handpicked choice for Georgia governor, lost the Republican primary in a landslide to incumbent …

Fed Minutes Show Officials Expecting to Raise Rates Three Times to Address Inflation (Ana Swanson/New York Times)

Memeorandum - 3 hours 15 min ago

Ana Swanson / New York Times:
Fed Minutes Show Officials Expecting to Raise Rates Three Times to Address Inflation  —  Minutes of the Federal Reserve's May meeting underscored the deep concern within the central bank about rapidly rising prices that have far exceeded the Fed's target.  —  Federal Reserve officials agreed …

CBO boosts U.S. GDP growth estimates, says inflation has topped and will cool to 2% by 2024 (Thomas Franck/CNBC)

Memeorandum - 3 hours 15 min ago

Thomas Franck / CNBC:
CBO boosts U.S. GDP growth estimates, says inflation has topped and will cool to 2% by 2024  — The nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office estimates that real gross domestic product, or GDP, will grow 3.1% in 2022, it said in a Wednesday report.  — “In CBO's projections …

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