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Michelle Ray
Austin, TX

Michelle is Deputy Director of Editorial Operations and joined Independent Journal Review in December 2014. She is a political activist and mother to four with a passion for policy and innovation. Michelle is the host of In Deep with Michelle Ray and...more

Federal Government Makes Record $213,300,000,000 in Income Taxes First 2 Months of Fiscal Year 2017
By - a year ago
Happy times are here again? For the federal government, it's complicated.In October and November, the first two months of the 2017...
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The City of Portland, Oregon Is Coming for Companies with Rich CEOs
By - a year ago
In April of 2010, President Obama famously said, “I do think at a certain point, you've made enough money.”The city of Portland, O...
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In Ohio, College Students May Soon Be Allowed to Conceal Carry on Campus, Bans Lifted from Day Cares
By - a year ago
In the wake of the attack at Ohio State University last month, calls to allow concealed carry of weapons on campus reached lawmakers w...
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If You're Not Into Bitcoin, That's Fine. Just Know the IRS Wants It Gone--For Nefarious Reasons
By - a year ago
Imagine if you found out that the IRS had just issued a summons for every financial transaction by every customer of your bank for the...
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Republicans Name the Thing That 'Bothers' Them Most About Donald Trump
By - 2 years ago
There are a lot of contentious things about Donald Trumps presidential campaign, so far. From his proposition that he will build a bor...
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Two Presidential Candidates Take on Protesters in Very Different Ways
By - 2 years ago
The 2016 presidential election season has brought at least one thing in common to all of the leading candidates: protesters.Both H...
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They Faked a 'Hate Crime' On a Bus. Now the Justice System Has Something For Them...
By - 2 years ago
Twenty-year-old New York students Alexis Briggs, Ariel Agudio, and Asha Burwell appeared in court Monday in response to an incident th...
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Marco Rubio Releases His Tax Returns
By - 2 years ago
True to his word, Senator Marco Rubio has released his tax [email protected] has released his tax returns https://t.co/PmD1zmnD...
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Watch MSNBC's Host When Texas Journalist Says Trump Can't Beat Cruz in His Home State
By - 2 years ago
The state of Texas has 155 delegates up for grabs next Tuesday during its primary election, and while Texas has a winner-take-all prov...
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Kanye West Just Threw Down His Definition of 'Freedom.' Then the Speaker Weighs In with Just 2 Words.
By - 2 years ago
Kanye West is a sharer. He has no inhibitions keeping him from telling his 19.5 million followers on Twitter all about his personal st...
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The FBI Just Confirmed That It Is Investigating Hillary Clinton's Use of a Personal Email Server
By - 2 years ago
In late breaking news on Monday, FBI General Counsel James Baker confirmed that an investigation into Hillary Clinton's use of a priva...
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Bust Out the Popcorn and Sit Down: Bernie and Hillary are Squabbling Over Who’s More Liberal
By - 2 years ago
As warm-up to the Democratic town hall scheduled for Wednesday evening, Senator Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton exchanged shots on...
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What Donald Trump Sent a Homeless Veterans Group in New York is Just Too Precious
By - 2 years ago
Veterans-in-Command, an organization in Queens, New York, that helps homeless veterans, reached out to Donald Trump last year, prior t...
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The State Department’s Excuse for Delaying Release of Hillary Emails Is Just Too Rich
By - 2 years ago
On Friday, the U.S. State Department filed a request with a federal court for an extension of the deadline to release the remaining em...
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Another Musician Dead at Age 67: 'Mott the Hoople' Drummer Dale Griffin
By - 2 years ago
Rock fans have lost another member of an iconic '70s band. Dale “Buffin” Griffin, co-founder and drummer for the British glam-rock ban...
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One 'Friends' Cast Member Says He Won't Be Able to Make the Big Cast Reunion...
By - 2 years ago
It's been 12 years since the hit NBC sitcom “Friends” wrapped up its final season, and last week, fans got the news that (hopefully) t...
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Iran Just Announced It is Releasing 4 Americans Being Held Hostage
By - 2 years ago
According to an announcement by Iranian state news, four Iranian-American prisoners are being released in a prisoner swap.One of t...
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Rand Paul’s ‘Audit the Fed’ Bill Was Defeated — He’s Blaming One 2016 Candidate in Particular
By - 2 years ago
Despite getting a supporting vote from Democratic presidential candidate Senator Bernie Sanders, a bill introduced by Republican presi...
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Hillary Wants to Raises Taxes on the Rich, and It’s All About 'Fair Share'
By - 2 years ago
Monday morning, during a campaign rally in Iowa, Hillary Clinton announced part of her forthcoming tax plan. Included in her announcem...
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Fox Business Announces the 2 Republicans Who Didn't Make the Main Stage at the Next Debate
By - 2 years ago
Fox Business Network is set to host the next Republican debate Thursday, January 14th, and they have just announced who made the cut t...
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Carly Fiorina Learned a Brutal Lesson After Her Pandering Rose Bowl Message
By - 2 years ago
The Iowa and Stanford football teams met on New Year's Day for the 102nd Rose Bowl. By halftime, Stanford held a commanding and record...
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Hollywood Actor John Krasinski Bulks Up for Navy Seal Role and Just Look At Him Now
By - 2 years ago
On long-running sitcom “The Office,” John Krasinski played the tall, scrawny, nice-guy Jim Halpert. Now he's taken on a role that is a...
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Cruz Fires Back at WaPo Cartoon Attacking His Kids with One of His Own--Showing Hillary's Two 'Dogs'
By - 2 years ago
Ted Cruz's candidacy has been no stranger to dealing with criticism from the media but the recent scuffle over a cartoon in The Washin...
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Bernie Sanders Just Hit the Democratic Party with a Lawsuit That's Got Everybody Talking
By - 2 years ago
The Sanders campaign was accused by the Democratic National Committee (DNC) of accessing voter data belonging to Hillary Clinton's cam...
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