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Exclusive — ‘Controversial Programming’: Progressive Insurance Pulls Ads from Laura Ingraham Show

Progressive insurance, a major publicly traded company, has decided to pull ads off Laura Ingraham’s radio programs, Breitbart News can confirm. In addition to the news of the decision to pull the ads, Progressive–though an ad placement firm–at least partially defined what qualifies as a reason to pull Progressive ads off the air of a certain program: “Controversial programming.” Even so, despite coining that term for this, Progressive refused to further define what it means by “controversial programming.”

Travis Allen (Rich Pedroncelli / Associated Press)

EXCLUSIVE – Travis Allen: I Will ‘Absolutely’ Defund Sanctuary Cities as CA Governor

WASHINGTON, D.C. — California State Assemblyman Travis Allen (R-Huntington Beach), who is one of two Republicans running in the Democrat-heavy field of 2018 gubernatorial candidates, says “defunding every sanctuary jurisdiction in the State of California” will be one of his priorities if he becomes the Golden State’s 40th governor.

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Eric Holder Tells San Francisco Activists to Keep Fighting

Former Obama administration Attorney General Eric Holder provided a group of liberal lawyers and activists in San Francisco with a pep talk this week, and encouraged them to keep fighting President Donald Trump and his administration.

Bernie Sanders gives commencement address at Brooklyn College on May 30, 2017.

Bernie Sanders Calls for ‘New America’ at Brooklyn College Commencement

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) returned to his home stomping grounds on Tuesday to deliver the keynote speech at Brooklyn College, where he reiterated his commitment to dismantling the “corrupt political system undermining American democracy” and called for the creation of a “new America based on progressive” values and the achievement of other tenets for which he rallied during his 2016 presidential campaign.

Warren denounced the influence of money in politics and the trend toward corporate consolidation in a passionate speech at a Center for American Progress conference.

‘We’re Ready to Fight’: Elizabeth Warren Calls for Campaign Finance Reform

Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), a potential candidate for the 2020 presidential election, took on a populist tone in her speech at the Center for American Progress 2017 Ideas Conference on Tuesday as she called for the rooting out of money’s influence in politics and continued her resistance against President Donald Trump.

Stephen Miller at Trump Tower (Albin Lohr-Jones / Pool via CNP /MediaPunch/IPX / Associated Press)

LAT: Stephen Miller’s Journey from Samohi to the West Wing

The Times notes how Miller’s patriotism and resistance to political correctness were a focus of contention among him and his peers at “Samohi,” i.e. Santa Monica High School — and seem to be what propelled his rapid political rise.