17 8 Comments Sharing ‘Fake News’ In Ireland Could Soon Be Illegal, With $10k Fine Attached 0 0 Irish politicians attempt to put a stop to ‘bots’ that could influence political debate in Ireland. An Irish politician has brought forward a new bill to the Dáil (Irish parliament) which will attempt to legislate to prevent the spread of fake news stories and articles in Ireland. The ground-breaking proposals were brought forward by opposition party Fianna Fáil in the wake of the influence of bots and fake new articles in politics overseas, especially in the 2016 US Presidential election and the Brexit referendum in the UK. Read more

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I., Vt.) said Sunday Democrats would “absolutely” raise the corporate tax rate if they take back control of Congress.

“If the Democrats take control of the Senate, and you caucus with the Democrats, what’s the promise to America about what will be done to reverse the state of affairs that you’re so unhappy with?” CBS host John Dickerson asked on “Face The Nation.”

Sanders jumped into income inequality before changing the subject to child health care and the “Dreamers” before being interrupted by Dickerson to re-ask the original question.

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