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Trump's legal team downplays 'speculation' over Bolton book claims

Mon, 01/27/2020 - 21:11
President Trump’s legal team on Monday brushed aside the claims made by former national security adviser John Bolton about a delay in aid in Ukraine – dismissing them, in a thinly veiled slight, as “speculation” and “allegations that are not based on evid

Trump campaign to flex muscles in Iowa on caucus day

Mon, 01/27/2020 - 21:11
The leaders of President Trump’s re-election campaign will join top administration cabinet members and officials, and leading GOP officials, as part of a full court press in Iowa on Feb. 3, the day the state’s caucuses kick off the presidential nominating

Over 30 Florida local governments sue state, seek ability to regulate firearms

Mon, 01/20/2020 - 21:40
Dozens of local officials around the state of Florida have joined together and challenged strict penalties set forth by the state that bar municipalities and counties from implementing their own firearm and ammunition regulations.

Trump lawyers call for immediate acquittal in legal, political defense

Mon, 01/20/2020 - 21:40
U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday rejected the Democratic-led House of Representatives' impeachment charges and called for their immediate dismissal by the Republican-led Senate in a memo offering a legal and political case against his removal.

Trump touts low African-American unemployment numbers in MLK Day tweet

Mon, 01/20/2020 - 21:40
President Trump took time on Monday to honor both the late Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. and his own inauguration three years ago by touting that the unemployment rate for African-Americans is the lowest in history.

Democratic presidential candidates enjoy moment of harmony to mark King birthday

Mon, 01/20/2020 - 21:40
Senators Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren marched arm-in-arm on Monday, as a group of often feuding U.S. presidential candidates set aside their differences long enough to celebrate Martin Luther King Jr.

China confirmed that the deadly Wuhan virus sweeping the country can spread from human to human, increasing the risk of an epidemic

Mon, 01/20/2020 - 21:40
China's mysterious deadly coronavirus can spread from person to person, China's top medical authority announced on Monday.

Spouses of 2020 Dems embrace more public roles as early contests approach

Fri, 01/17/2020 - 20:21
The Democrats running for president are turning to their significant others to build support and maximize one-on-one time with voters with weeks to go before the Iowa caucuses.

U.S. will work to determine if ex-ambassdor Yovanovitch was under threat - Pompeo

Fri, 01/17/2020 - 20:20
The U.S. State Department will do everything necessary to determine whether former U.S. ambassador Marie Yovanovitch was under threat in Ukraine, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Friday.

'Perfectly reasonable': Cruz supports Ukraine whistleblower being called as a witness

Fri, 01/17/2020 - 20:20
Sen. Ted Cruz would support calling the anonymous Ukraine whistleblower to testify in the upcoming Senate impeachment trial if that is what President Trump’s legal defense team wants.

Bloomberg's congressional endorsers grow to three

Fri, 01/17/2020 - 20:19
In a span of 24 hours, Democratic presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg has picked up an additional pair of endorsements from the House: Rep. Stephanie Murphy (D-Fla.) and Rep. Harley Rouda (D-Calif.).

After feud with Warren, Bernie Sanders releases ad aimed at women

Fri, 01/17/2020 - 20:19
Democratic presidential contender Bernie Sanders, stung by a feud with progressive ally Elizabeth Warren over gender and electability, released an ad aimed at U.S. women voters on Friday touting his support for women's rights.

Buttigieg interrupted at New Hampshire campaign stop by climate change activists

Fri, 01/17/2020 - 20:19
Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg was interrupted by noisy environmental activists during a New Hampshire campaign event Friday, prompting him to confront the sign-wielding rabble-rousers as they accused him of taking money from "fossil fue

Trump’s impeachment trial team: Who are the lawyers defending the president?

Wed, 01/15/2020 - 16:35
President Trump has locked down the defense team that will be representing him during his impeachment trial, as House Democrats move Wednesday to send the articles of impeachment against him to the Senate.

Putin Proposes Vote on Constitutional Shake-Up That Could Extend His Rule

Wed, 01/15/2020 - 16:34
President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday proposed a nationwide vote on sweeping constitutional changes that would shift power from the presidency to parliament and the prime minister, a move that could allow him to extend his rule after leaving the Kremlin.<

Democratic senators seek to force vote to block Trump border wall funding plan

Wed, 01/15/2020 - 16:34
Senior Democratic senators said on Wednesday that they would try to force another vote to stop U.S. President Donald Trump from taking billions of dollars from the Department of Defense budget to pay for a wall on the border with Mexico.

McConnell makes case for Trump acquittal ahead of trial

Wed, 01/15/2020 - 16:33
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) on Wednesday ripped House Democrats and made the case for the upper chamber acquitting President Trump as he waits for the articles of impeachment to be transmitted.

Hickenlooper raised $2.8 million for Colorado Senate bid in fourth quarter of 2019

Wed, 01/15/2020 - 16:32
Former Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper (D) raised $2.8 million for his Senate bid in the fourth quarter of 2019, his campaign announced Tuesday.

Warren, Sanders wealth taxes would hurt workers, conservative group says in new study

Fri, 01/10/2020 - 21:17
Wealth taxes proposed by Sens. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) and Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) would result in more than $1 trillion in lost earnings for workers over a decade, according to a ...

Trump tells Fox News' Laura Ingraham 'four embassies' were targeted in imminent threat from Iran

Fri, 01/10/2020 - 21:16
President Trump told Fox News’ Laura Ingraham in an interview that the imminent threat from Iran that provoked the United States to kill Iranian Gen. Qassem Soleimani involved planned attacks on four US embassies.