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Sean Neumann


Chicago, IL, United States

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Recent articles by Sean:

Columnist E. Jean Carroll’s Lawyers Say It Was ‘Wrong and Dangerous’ for Trump DOJ to Ask to Defend Him

Lawyers for former magazine columnist E. Jean Carroll say the Department of Justice's request to defend Donald Trump in a defamation lawsuit against him was "wrong and dangerous" → Read More

U.S. Warns ‘There Will Be Consequences’ If Russian Dissident Alexei Navalny Dies

U.S. National Security Adviser Jake Sullivan warned Sunday that "there will be consequences" for Russia if Vladimir Putin critic Alexei Navalny dies in prison, where he has been on a hunger strike → Read More

Kamala Harris Sits at 'White's Only' Counter Where the 'Greensboro Four' Staged Famous Protest 60 Years Ago

Vice President Kamala Harris made a surprise stop at the International Civil Rights Center & Museum in Greensboro, North Carolina → Read More

George W. Bush Admits He's Thought About Commenting on His Successors as He Presides Over Citizenship Ceremony

George W. Bush told the Today show's Hoda Kotb in a Tuesday interview that, yes, he has been tempted to speak out about his presidential successors → Read More

After Trump Campaign, Kimberly Guilfoyle Joins Disgraced Former Governor’s Senate Bid

Kimberly Guilfoyle announced Monday she is joining disgraced former Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens' campaign for the Senate in Missouri, replacing Roy Blunt → Read More

Rep. Maxine Waters Draws Republican Backlash for 'Confrontational' Comment but Says She Was 'Distorted'

Rep. Maxine Waters shrugged off conservative backlash this week - saying she was misunderstood - after she encouraged protesters in Minneapolis to "get more active" and "get more confrontational" if a guilty verdict is not reached in Derek Chauvin's trial in the death of George Floyd → Read More

Inside Sen. Chris Murphy’s ‘Mission’: The End of an American Epidemic of Gun Violence

With Democrats regaining control of Congress and the White House, Connecticut Sen. Chris Murphy reintroduced a bill that would expand background checks to firearm sales by private sellers, such as at a gun show → Read More

White House Says ‘Too Early to Make a Call’ About Its Recommendations for Olympic Team Traveling to Tokyo

With the Tokyo Olympics rescheduled for this summer - and still not entirely certain - because of COVID-19, the White House advised patience on its recommendations about American athletes traveling for the competition, despite the administration's support and Japan's confidence → Read More

Texas Mom Gives Emotional Testimony Defending Trans Son at Hearing on Controversial Bill

Texas mom Amber Briggle said she was taking a major risk by standing up for her son during a state Senate hearing this week on a new proposal that would bar gender-affirming medical care for children who are transgender → Read More

‘Shut Your Mouth,’ Rep. Maxine Waters Tells Rep. Jim Jordan During Tense Exchange About COVID

Rep. Maxine Waters snapped back during a Thursday congressional hearing as Rep. Jim Jordan continually pressed Dr. Anthony Fauci about the COVID-19 pandemic's impact on Jordan's personal "liberties" → Read More

Mike Pence 'Expected to Fully Recover' After Successful Heart Surgery to Install Pacemaker

Former Vice President Mike Pence had successful heart surgery on Wednesday to install a pacemaker to steady his heart rhythm → Read More

Late Marine 'Had the Biggest Heart,' Says Mom After Congress Introduces Veterans Bill Named After Him

The family of veteran Brandon Ketchum, who died by suicide in 2016, says a new bill named after him could help other rural service-members struggling to acclimate back to life in the U.S. → Read More

WWE's Renee Paquette Is 'Obsessed with Being Pregnant' but Ready for Her Baby Girl: 'So Pumped!'

Former Total Divas star Renee Paquette and her pro wrestling husband Jonathan Good are expecting their first baby in June, sharing exclusive maternity photos and nursery glimpses with PEOPLE → Read More

Tearful Joe Biden Says He Still Has Trouble Visiting Cemeteries Without ‘Thinking of My Son Beau’

A tearful Joe Biden said Wednesday that it was still hard for him to visit cemeteries without the memory of his late son, Beau Biden, weighing on his mind → Read More

Canadian Politician Apologizes After He's Seen Naked During Virtual Meeting: ‘I’m Embarrassed’

Parliament member Will Amos said in statement on social media that he was not aware his camera was on during the meeting, when other members spotted him fully naked among the tiny boxes of callers → Read More

Rep. Dan Crenshaw Says He'll Be 'Effectively Blind' for About a Month After Retina Surgery

Rep. Dan Crenshaw, a Republican from Texas, had retina surgery last Friday and will need about a month to recover, the congressman said in a statement → Read More

America's Longest War Is Ending: Biden Says Troops Will Withdraw from Afghanistan by Sept. 11 — 'It Is Time'

President Joe Biden announced Wednesday afternoon that all U.S. military troops will withdraw from Afghanistan by Sept. 11, exactly 20 years after the terror attacks that led to the country's longest war → Read More

A Sex Trafficking Investigation, a Missing Spy & More: What to Know About the Case Against Matt Gaetz

Matt Gaetz is under investigation for possible sex trafficking of a 17-year-old girl, which he denies: Here's what you need to know about the case and about the Florida lawmaker → Read More

Rick Perry Urges Study Into Using ‘Magic Mushrooms’ to Treat Veterans with PTSD

Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry is urging state lawmakers to pass a bill that would create a study into the medical benefits of psilocybin, found in "magic mushrooms" → Read More

Barack Obama Says Daunte Wright’s Killing Is ‘Reminder of Just How Badly’ U.S. Needs to Reimagine Policing

Barack Obama said Tuesday he and wife Michelle Obama were grieving for Daunte Wright's family and that the latest high-profile killing of a Black man is another reminder policing in the U.S. needs to be reimagined → Read More