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We will discuss the May election results, Trump trial, and general election updates.

Our May meeting for Calhoun County Democratic Club will be held Tuesday, May 7, 2024 at the Calhoun County Library, in the community room, 200 W Mahan St., Port Lavaca.

Social/potluck is at 5.30pm and the meeting starts at 6pm.

Got questions? Concerned about democracy? Come and join us.

You can RSVP for out monthly meetings here:

The June Monthly meeting will be on June 4, 2024.

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Articles to read that I found while digging up the Trump Trial stuff.



TxDot seeks comments for rural transportation projects


School board approves 2024-25 calendar


Padron, Todd named Man and Woman of the Year


Commissioners clear more than 50-year-old title issue


San Antonio Bay Partnership receives recognition from Texan by Nature


Calhoun County ISD hears Texas Academic Performance report


TPWD to host public meeting on new Powderhorn State Park



Newly unsealed grand jury testimony from Trump’s valet helps explain FBI’s desire to search Mar-a-Lago


Israel launches operation into Rafah, says cease-fire agreement not reached with Hamas


News Wrap: Russia says it will hold drills to simulate nuclear weapon use


Russia Planning Europe-Wide Sabotage Campaign - FT


Russia plotting sabotage across Europe, intelligence agencies warn



Autocrats in China, Russia, and elsewhere are now making common cause with MAGA Republicans to discredit liberalism and freedom around the world.


California reports the first increase in groundwater supplies in 4 years


‘You don’t feel like a human,’ Brittney Griner describes her life in Russian confinement


Trump Named as Unindicted Conspirator in Michigan Election Interference Case


Hormone replacement safe and effective menopause treatment, study finds


New research shows people carrying 2 copies of a certain gene are more likely to have Alzheimer’s


The UN says there’s ‘full-blown famine’ in northern Gaza


Fake ashes and 190 rotting bodies prompt Colorado lawmakers to pass funeral home regulations


Survivors of Holocaust and Oct. 7 attack join memorial march at Auschwitz death camp


WATCH: Biden and first lady host White House Cinco de Mayo reception


Biden reiterates concern about Rafah offensive on call to Netanyahu


With ‘Gestapo’ comment, Trump adds to numerous past Nazi Germany references


Russia threatens Britain with retaliation if involvement in Ukraine war deepens


What a rapidly changing civil war means for the future of Myanmar


Patrick Kennedy’s new book tells personal stories of mental health in America


Panama holds general election dominated by former president who was barred from running


As Native communities spotlight disappearances and killings, U.S. authorities try to fix systemic issues with outreach program


A disturbing new tactic is making Trump’s 2024 campaign much different than before


Why abortion bans in Florida and Arizona disproportionately affect the Latina population


These Republicans have united to defend the legitimacy of U.S. elections and election officials


As the U.S. moves to reclassify marijuana as less dangerous, could more states legalize it?

What Biden’s expansion of health privacy rules means for people seeking abortions


Breast cancer is on the rise in women in their 40s. An earlier mammogram may help catch it sooner


Can yogurt reduce the risk of Type 2 diabetes?


FAA investigating whether Boeing completed required inspections on 787 Dreamliner jets


Self-funded candidates roil congressional races: From the Politics Desk


Marjorie Taylor Greene backs off immediate vote to oust Speaker Johnson as she seeks deal


Georgia's former lieutenant governor backs Biden in high-profile defection from GOP


Rich people are spending more than ever to run for Congress. A big test is coming in Maryland.


DOJ seeks 11 years for conservative scion Brent Bozell IV, saying he 'led the charge' on Jan. 6


House Republicans plan to move forward with contempt action against Attorney General Merrick Garland


Some cases of Alzheimer's caused by two copies of a single gene


Panama's new president-elect was practically retired: 'I never imagined this'


What happens if a US presidential candidate dies?


Former government employee charged with falsely accusing co-workers of joining Capitol riot


A new form of mpox that may spread more easily found in Congo’s biggest outbreak


Why U.S. election campaigns feel so long


Trump reveals how he would govern if reelected to another term in the White House


Mammograms should start at 40, task force recommends


Agriculture school creates climate-aware approach to help small farmers feed Africa


Prosecutors seek September retrial for Harvey Weinstein after rape conviction was overturned


What is cannabinoid hyperemesis syndrome? Here’s what to know, and why experts say it’s on the rise



What reclassifying marijuana means for Americans


State health care plans must cover transgender-related care, federal court rules


The cicadas are coming. Here’s what to know if you’re in their path


Republican states challenge new Title IX rules protecting LGBTQ+ students


Binance founder Changpeng Zhao sentenced to 4 months in prison for allowing money laundering


Supreme Court refuses to block a Texas law requiring pornographic websites to verify users’ ages


Chinese scientist who first published COVID sequence stages protest after being locked out of lab


Shootout that left 4 law officers dead began with attempt to serve warrant, police say


Indian government accused of trying to kill Sikh activists in U.S.


‘New Cold Wars’ examines America’s struggles with China and Russia


Mexican consumer law helps man snag $28,000 earrings for $28 after Cartier pricing mishap


FDA brings lab tests under federal oversight in bid to improve accuracy and safety


NATO Secretary-General Stoltenberg says slow arms deliveries to Ukraine have benefited Russia on the battlefield


Minister Humza Yousaf resigns after amid weakened government


Japan’s ruling party set to lose 3 seats in special vote, seen as rebuke for corruption scandal


News Wrap: Hamas releases video of two hostages, including Israeli-American

Cleanses? Supplements? How to tell fact from fiction with gut health advice


Hard-hit cocoa harvests in West Africa cause chocolate prices to soar worldwide


The sun is super active right now. Here’s how it can affect electronics on Earth


A look at NASA’s new images of Io, Jupiter’s ‘tortured moon’


A history of the marginalization of India’s Muslim population


Iraq passes harsh anti-LGBTQ+ law imposing up to 15 years in prison, drawing backlash


WATCH: Biden attends 2024 White House Correspondents’ Dinner hosted by Colin Jost


What to know about the FTC’s crackdown on noncompete agreements by employers

‘H Is for Hope’ explores history of climate change and why there’s hope for the future


North Koreans forced to process seafood that ends up in U.S., investigation reveals


Biden administration indefinitely delays potential ban on menthol cigarettes


Haiti’s new transitional council faces urgent demands for solutions amid gang violence


Rooting for Trump to fail has made his stock shorters millions


Federal agency investigates effectiveness of recall of Tesla’s Autopilot system


These countries have already banned TikTok


Tennessee legislators approve criminalization of adults who help minors obtain gender-affirming care


New EPA emissions rules could hasten retirement of coal-fired power plants


Net neutrality reinstated as FCC passes measure to regulate internet providers


A look at what’s in the $95 billion foreign aid package and what the money does


About 1 in 4 U.S. adults over 50 say they expect to never retire, an AARP study finds


How U.S. banning TikTok could affect you


Here’s what happened when India banned TikTok


Salman Rushdie reflects on attack that changed his life in new memoir ‘Knife’


Global talks to tackle plastic pollution hit critical stage


What’s EMTALA, the federal law at the center of the Supreme Court’s Idaho abortion case?


Chinese Olympic doping case swept ‘under the carpet’ by WADA, U.S. anti-doping chief says


Why elections in India, the world’s largest democracy, are crucial to watch


WATCH: Biden marks Earth Day with new grants for solar power


Why the unionization of Tennessee Volkswagen workers is a big breakthrough for UAW


Who is Clara Bow from Taylor Swift’s new album?


These coral reefs suffered major damage. Watch how restoration efforts helped bring them back


Record-breaking ocean heat triggers massive coral reef bleaching


U.S. reimposes oil sanctions on Venezuela as hopes for a fair presidential election fades


Maui Fire Department report on deadly wildfire details how it was no match for unprecedented blazes


Sudan marks 1 year of brutal civil war as humanitarian crisis worsens


Study links petrochemical plants in Louisiana to premature and low-weight births


Biden administration announces strategy to combat future pandemics with 50 country partnership


Here’s how the tax policies proposed by Biden and Trump differ


A Brief But Spectacular take on what it means to be human

Experts group says abortion in Germany should be decriminalized during pregnancy’s first 12 weeks


Coral reefs across the globe once again endure mass bleaching amid warming oceans, scientists say


To lower its rat population, NYC considers birth control as a humane option


Child care costs are about to start dropping for families that need the most help


A Brief But Spectacular take on the miracle of flight











































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Updated: May 9

A Masterlist to track to the trial.

Trump Trial Week 4 (in progress)

Day 12 - Monday May 6, 2024 (Eighth witness Jeffrey McConney, ninth witness Deborah Tarasoff)

Judge Juan Merchan threatens Donald Trump with jail time if he keeps violating gag order

Trump trial recap: Trump threatened with jail, ex-employees take stand in hush money case

Trump fined $1,000 for gag order violation in hush money case as ex-employee recounts reimbursements

Highlights from day 12 of the Trump hush money trial as trial enters third week of testimony

From Hope Hicks to Karen McDougal, here's a guide to the Trump trial witness list

Takeaways from Day 12 of the Donald Trump hush money trial

Witness testimony in Trump's hush money trial wraps for the day

Judge’s warning provides dilemma for Trump over whether he will risk jail for a political point

Former senior adviser to Trump on why she thinks Trump wants judge to jail him

Could Donald Trump really go to jail for gag order violations?

What you missed on Day 12 of Trump's trial: Another gag order ruling and details on how Michael Cohen was paid

Former exec describes his role in hush money payments as Trump's criminal trial begins fourth week

The courtroom for Trump's trial becomes a test of power for an ex-president and a judge

Trump trial highlights: Longtime Trump Org. employees testify against their boss in hush money trial

Trump trial continues after judge threatens jail over gag-order breaches

Paper trail and judge’s warning: Trump trial key takeaways, day 12

Former Trump accountant tells hush-money trial ex-president ‘personally signed’ checks to Cohen – as it happened

Looking Trump in the eye, the N.Y. judge warns he may jail him

Judge again finds Trump in contempt in hush money trial; Trump Org employees testify

Live Updates: Trump slapped with fine as hush money trial’s third week opens

What to know as Trump’s hush money trial enters a third week

Trump fined $1,000 for gag order violation in hush money case as former employee testifies

Read the full court ruling warning Trump of jail time if he continues violating gag order

Former Trump employees detail hush money payments at heart of his trial

Trump fined $1,000 for violating gag order and is warned about jail time

Trump Is Threatened With Jail at His Criminal Trial: 5 Takeaways

Former Employee Says Trump Used Personal Account to Repay Hush Money (updates)

What to Know About the Trial Donald Trump Faces in Manhattan

Transcript of Trump Manhattan Trial, May 6, 2024

Day 13 - Tuesday May 7, 2024 (tenth witness Sally Franklin, eleventh witness Stormy Daniels)

'Oh my god': Stormy Daniels testifies on spanking Trump, his gold tweezers, and silky PJs

Trump trial recap: Trump demands mistrial after damaging Stormy Daniels testimony

Trump hush money trial day 13 highlights: Catch-up on trial developments

Stormy Daniels testifies in Trump's hush money trial

Critical days of Trump trial will test whether he can exercise discipline and restraint

Wait. Why are 3 of Trump’s 4 criminal trials delayed indefinitely?

Will Trump take the stand in his criminal trial?

Stormy Daniels' credibility becomes a linchpin in the prosecution's hush money case

What you missed on Day 13 of Trump’s hush money trial: Stormy Daniels takes the stand

Trump trial highlights: Actor Stormy Daniels testifies about sex with Trump, hush money payments

Satin pajamas and mistrial denied: Trump trial key takeaways, day 13

‘Do you worry about STDs?’: Stormy Daniels’s testimony on Trump affair off to lurid start

Stormy Daniels tells court she ‘hates’ Trump and wants him ‘held accountable’ – as it happened

Rikers Island jail ‘ready’ to receive Donald Trump, says Eric Adams

Trump’s attacks on justice system are causing real damage, experts say

Trump hush-money trial: Stormy Daniels describes being ‘startled’ by sexual encounter

Trump has yet to decide his VP pick – and it’s turning into a pageant of its own

What Stormy Daniels said during her first day of testimony in Trump’s hush money trial

Judge keeps tying Trump to possible intimidation

How Trump could wiggle out of his legal woes

The legal — and political — stakes of Stormy Daniels on the stand

6 takeaways from Stormy Daniels’ testimony on what happened between her and Trump

Live Updates: Adult film star testifies in Trump hush money trial

Stormy Daniels Delivers Intense Testimony in Trump’s Trial: 6 Takeaways

Stormy Daniels Describes Sexual Encounter With Trump and Is Grilled by His Lawyer

Stormy Daniels, Who Testified About Sex With Trump, Will Return to Stand

A Timeline of the History Between Stormy Daniels and Donald Trump

The Words That Defined This Week in Donald J. Trump’s Trial

Stormy Daniels Tells Her Story of Sex With Trump

Stormy Daniels, Unfiltered, Takes the Stand

Adams Says Rikers, Staffed by ‘Professionals,’ Is Ready for Trump

Stormy Daniels and Trump Have Met in Court Before, to Her Detriment

Stormy Daniels Testifies About Her Encounter With Trump in Tahoe

‘Every Dollar Counts’: Prosecutors Use Quotes From Trump’s Books Against Him

Stormy Daniels, Porn Star Who Says She Had Sex With Trump, Testifies at Trial

Other Sources

Court Resources

Updated May 8, 2024

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