Photo-Illustration: Megan Paetzhold. Photo: Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images Everyone has had a co-worker who aggravates them, who posts on social media constantly and keeps on forcing awkward conversations about conspiracy theories. But what happens when your office is the House of Representatives? That’s the challenge for the 434 other members of Congress, who now have to spend the next two years working alongside Marjorie Taylor Greene. “Whenever I see her in the Capitol, she is trailed by staffers with cell-phone videos rolling as she spews her stream of consciousness for social media followers. It is the show all the time,” said Representative Jared Huffman, a California Democrat. “I’m sure [other members] are really nice to her, but as for me I haven’t said a word to her, and I don’t really care to,” said Adam Kinzinger, a Republican Trump critic from Illinois who has engaged online with Greene. Marie Newman, a Democrat and fellow freshman from … [Read more...] about No One Likes Marjorie Taylor Greene, But Can Anyone Stop Her?
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MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — It’s a crime that’s become so prevalent in the Twin Cities that police now have specific advice to help people to stay safe. Carjackings have skyrocketed since last summer. There have been 51 so far this year in Minneapolis, but the issue extends well beyond the city’s borders. READ MORE: 1 Injured In Uptown Shooting Monday evening, police said a driver in St. Paul’s Highland Park neighborhood had a sense she was being followed by a gray Volvo SUV. When she got to the intersection of Mt. Curve Boulevard and Eleanor Avenue, she was rear-ended. Like most people, she got out of her car to assess the damage. That’s when police said a passenger in the SUV that hit her got out holding a gun, demanded money, and eventually stole her car. The scheme is called “bump and rob” according to Richfield Police, who put on a guide Wednesday on how to avoid possible carjackings and react if you’re in the middle of one . If someone feels they might be targeted in a … [Read more...] about With Carjackings On The Rise, Here’s How To Avoid Becoming A Victim