Jeffrey Epstein’s confidant Ghislaine Maxwell transferred to NY prison after arrest
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Jeffrey Epstein’s confidant Ghislaine Maxwell transferred to NY prison after arrest
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Ghislaine Maxwell, the confidant and ex-girlfriend of Jeffrey Epstein, was transferred to a New York federal prison on Monday following her arrest in New Hampshire last week. “Yes, she is in BOP custody at MDC Brooklyn. We decline to comment further,” the Federal Bureau of Prisons told Fox News. Maxwell, the daughter of late British […]

Biden campaign and DNC out-raise Trump campaign and RNC in June and second quarter overall
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Biden campaign and DNC out-raise Trump campaign and RNC in June and second quarter overall
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Democratic presidential challenger Joe Biden outpaced President Trump’s campaign fundraising juggernaut in June and in the second quarter of this election year, continuing a stunning reversal of fortune from his threadbare primary campaign. The joint GOP effort still has considerably more cash left to spend ahead of the Nov. 3 election, but Biden’s newfound fundraising […]

Trump’s ‘Salute to America’ July 4th celebration not without controversy
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Trump’s ‘Salute to America’ July 4th celebration not without controversy
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On the steps of the Lincoln Memorial, President Donald Trump delivered his “Salute to America” speech that side-stepped politics and focused on the military, American history and cultural moments that ranged from the Revolutionary War to the birth of rock ‘n’ roll. “Hello America, hello,” Trump said at the start of what he promised to […]

Trump at Mount Rushmore: Controversy, fireworks and personal fascination
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Trump at Mount Rushmore: Controversy, fireworks and personal fascination
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President Donald Trump’s trip to Mount Rushmore Friday for flashy fireworks and military flyover was the culmination of his years-long push to bring a July Fourth display back to the larger-than-life monument to four American presidents that has long fascinated him. But the visit also came as the nation in recent weeks faced a fresh […]

Former Jeffrey Epstein companion Ghislaine Maxwell arrested
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Former Jeffrey Epstein companion Ghislaine Maxwell arrested
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Ghislaine Maxwell, the former companion of Jeffrey Epstein, was arrested by the FBI in New Hampshire on Thursday morning. Maxwell, 58, was charged by the Southern District of New York, which did not stop investigating Epstein’s associates after his death, with conspiring to entice minors to travel to engage in illegal sex acts, perjury and […]

Top intel officials brief Pelosi, congressional leaders on reported Russian bounty on US troops
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Top intel officials brief Pelosi, congressional leaders on reported Russian bounty on US troops
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CIA Director Gina Haspel led a slate of intelligence officials to the U.S. Capitol Thursday to brief a select group of lawmakers on reports Russia offered bounties to the Taliban to kill American troops in Afghanistan. Following a briefing for the so-called “Gang of Eight” — party leaders including House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, House Minority […]

Biden says Trump doesn’t seem ‘cognitively aware’ of Russia bounty intel
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Biden says Trump doesn’t seem ‘cognitively aware’ of Russia bounty intel
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Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden rebuked President Trump on Tuesday over reports that sensitive intelligence about a Russian spy agency offering bounties to Afghan militants to kill U.S. and coalition forces was included in the president’s briefing material months ago. Though he said the story is still developing, Biden told reporters in Wilmington, Delaware, […]

Trump claims Russia bounty story a ‘hoax,’ as controversy mounts
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Trump claims Russia bounty story a ‘hoax,’ as controversy mounts
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President Trump continued to push back against a bombshell New York Times report that Russia allegedly offered bounties to Afghan militants for killing U.S. soldiers, and that Trump had been briefed on it but did nothing. The White House has insisted that Trump had not been briefed on that information. Fox News is told that […]

Marine commandant says families of fallen service members are ‘entitled’ to answers on alleged Russian plot
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Marine commandant says families of fallen service members are ‘entitled’ to answers on alleged Russian plot
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Gen. David Berger, the Marine Corps commandant, told ABC News on Tuesday that while he saw no evidence of Russians offering bounties to kill U.S. troops during his time commanding Marines in Afghanistan, the families of fallen service members are “entitled” to answers. “You just have to look at the facts like always, investigate thoroughly,” […]

Hundreds arrested in Hong Kong after China imposes new national security law
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Hundreds arrested in Hong Kong after China imposes new national security law
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More than 300 people have been arrested in Hong Kong protests Wednesday, including nine accused of violating a new national security law that Western powers argue takes away the territory’s semi-autonomous status and gives China unprecedented power over the city. Thousands gathered in Hong Kong’s Times Square on Wednesday to protest against the national security […]

Trump signals he has ‘interesting’ details on Roswell, as son grills him about aliens
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Trump signals he has ‘interesting’ details on Roswell, as son grills him about aliens
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President Trump, under rigorous questioning from his son Donald Trump Jr., on Thursday about the existence of extraterrestrial life, suggested he knew “interesting” information about Roswell, N.M. — the site of a 1947 crash that has touched off conspiracy theories about an alien spacecraft ever since. Trump made the comments in a lighthearted, Father’s Day-themed […]

Trump says intel doesn’t back up report on Russian bounties against US troops
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Trump says intel doesn’t back up report on Russian bounties against US troops
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President Trump late Sunday said U.S. intelligence could not confirm an explosive story that Russian military officials offered bounties to militants linked to the Taliban to kill U.S. troops in Afghanistan. The New York Times, citing unnamed officials, reported Friday that it is believed that some “Islamist militants” or “criminal elements” collected payouts. The report […]

Supreme Court strikes down Louisiana abortion restrictions
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Supreme Court strikes down Louisiana abortion restrictions
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The Supreme Court reaffirmed abortion protections on Monday, striking down a Louisiana abortion restriction that, if allowed to be implemented, could have made the state the first to be without a legal abortion provider since Roe v. Wade. The decision — with Chief Justice John Roberts concurring with the court’s four-member liberal minority — is […]

Trump tweets video with ‘white power’ chant, then deletes it
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Trump tweets video with ‘white power’ chant, then deletes it
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President Donald Trump on Sunday tweeted approvingly of a video showing one of his supporters chanting “white power,” a racist slogan associated with white supremacists. He later deleted the tweet and the White House said the president had not heard “the one statement” on the video. The video appeared to have been taken at The […]

Russians offered Taliban bounties to kill US troops: Military official
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Russians offered Taliban bounties to kill US troops: Military official
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Russian intelligence officers offered to pay Taliban militants to kill American troops in Afghanistan over the past year, amid peace talks to end the 18-year war there, a military official confirmed to ABC News on Sunday. U.S. intelligence agencies linked the effort to a Russian intelligence unit suspected of covert action and assassination attempts in […]

Biden says he’d use executive powers to force Americans to wear masks in public
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Biden says he’d use executive powers to force Americans to wear masks in public
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Former Vice President Joe Biden said he “would do everything possible” to ensure that Americans wear masks in public if elected president. Biden, the presumptive Democratic nominee, told CBS Pittsburgh station KDKA that wearing a mask in public helps to slow the spread of the coronavirus. “I would go back to making sure that everybody […]

Mississippi to remove state flag, the last to display the Confederate battle emblem
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Mississippi to remove state flag, the last to display the Confederate battle emblem
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The Mississippi state legislature voted on Sunday to replace its state flag, the last in the nation to display the Confederate battle emblem. The removal of the flag marks the latest Confederate symbol to topple in the weeks following George Floyd’s death as activists have called for a reexamination of the racism that exists in […]

Pentagon should release UFO report, Senate intelligence committee argues
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Pentagon should release UFO report, Senate intelligence committee argues
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The Pentagon should release a public report on UFOs, argues the U.S. Senate intelligence committee. In addition to requiring a public report, the committee plans to impose new rules on how the Department of Defense (DOD) shares information about UFOs. Unidentified flying objects — a term that refers to objects that are literally unidentified, not […]

Madison Cawthorn says team ‘kept all politics local’ to win primary
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Madison Cawthorn says team ‘kept all politics local’ to win primary
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Millennial real estate investor Madison Cawthorn said, “You know we kept all politics local. We weren’t focused on D.C. Insiders,” when asked about how he achieved his recent primary victory on ABC’s “The View” on Friday morning. “Our message of faith, family, you know, individual responsibility and freedom really resonates with a lot of people […]

Appeals court orders Flynn case dismissal, after years-long legal saga
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Appeals court orders Flynn case dismissal, after years-long legal saga
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A federal appeals court on Wednesday ordered a lower court to allow the case against former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn to be dismissed, as requested by the Justice Department — likely ending the years-long legal saga stemming from the Russia investigation. The abrupt ending came in a 2-1 ruling and order from judges on […]

Trump signs executive order to protect monuments
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Trump signs executive order to protect monuments
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President Donald Trump signed an executive order to protect federal monuments and statues. The order instructs federal law enforcement to prosecute people who damage federal monuments, and threatens to withhold federal funding from state and local governments that fail to protect their own public monuments and statues. “I just had the privilege of signing a […]

Mess of Media will return when Michigan reopens in June
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Mess of Media will return when Michigan reopens in June
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Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Mess of Media will be suspending our online reporting until Michigan’s stay-at-home order is lifted. In the meantime, check out our YouTube page for all the latest updates. Thank you to all of our readers and social media subscribers. We extended our best wishes to you and your loved ones.

Trump signs $2T stimulus bill after House approves historic coronavirus response
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Trump signs $2T stimulus bill after House approves historic coronavirus response
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President Trump on Friday signed a more than $2 trillion legislative package to combat the coronavirus pandemic and send economic relief to workers and businesses squeezed by restrictions meant to stop the outbreak’s spread after the House of Representatives overwhelmingly approved the legislation earlier in the day. “I want to thank Democrats and Republicans for […]

U.K.’s Boris Johnson becomes first world leader to confirm coronavirus diagnosis
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U.K.’s Boris Johnson becomes first world leader to confirm coronavirus diagnosis
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British Prime Minister Boris Johnson says he has tested positive for the new coronavirus, becoming the first world leader to confirm a diagnosis. “I’ve developed mild symptoms of the coronavirus. That’s to say, a temperature and a persistent cough. And on the advice of the chief medical officer, I’ve taken a test that has come […]

3.3 million seek US jobless aid, nearly 5 times earlier high
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3.3 million seek US jobless aid, nearly 5 times earlier high
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Nearly 3.3 million Americans applied for unemployment benefits last week — almost five times the previous record set in 1982 — amid a widespread economic shutdown caused by the coronavirus. The surge in weekly applications was a stunning reflection of the damage the viral outbreak is inflicting on the economy. Filings for unemployment aid generally […]

Sen. Rand Paul tests positive for virus, forcing quarantines
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Sen. Rand Paul tests positive for virus, forcing quarantines
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Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky has tested positive for the novel coronavirus, becoming the first case of COVID-19 in the Senate and raising fears about the further transmission of the virus among Republicans at the Capitol. Paul, an eye surgeon, went into quarantine Sunday after learning his results. He said he has not had symptoms […]

Vice President Mike Pence, wife test negative for coronavirus as worldwide cases cross 300,000
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Vice President Mike Pence, wife test negative for coronavirus as worldwide cases cross 300,000
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As the number of confirmed novel coronavirus cases increases, some states are acting quickly by ordering variations of stay-at-home orders for residents. Oregon issued such an order on Friday night, joining states that include California, Illinois and New York. The respiratory virus, known officially as COVID-19, has reached every continent except Antarctica, and every state […]

Rep. Tulsi Gabbard ends presidential campaign
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Rep. Tulsi Gabbard ends presidential campaign
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Democratic presidential candidate Rep. Tulsi Gabbard has announced the end to her campaign following continued low placement in national polls, a weak finish during Super Tuesday and subsequent contests and failing to meet the thresholds to participate in the most recent series of Democratic National Committee sponsored debates. In a letter to supporters, Gabbard cited […]

Senate moving at ‘warp speed’ on $1T stimulus with $500B in checks to Americans
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Senate moving at ‘warp speed’ on $1T stimulus with $500B in checks to Americans
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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, who promised Tuesday that his GOP members would move at “warp speed” to craft a $1 trillion COVID-19 economic stimulus package, introduced the bill Thursday afternoon. One provision in the bill — titled the “Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act,” or CARES Act — would send $1,200 checks to […]

Joe Biden wins all 3 primaries in Arizona, Florida and Illinois
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Joe Biden wins all 3 primaries in Arizona, Florida and Illinois
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Joe Biden swept all three primaries on Tuesday night in Arizona, Florida and Illinois, CBS News projects. The contests took place amid the ongoing coronavirus crisis that led Ohio officials to postpone their primary, which had also been scheduled for Tuesday. In remarks after his early win in Florida, Biden, speaking from his home in […]

Biden commits to female running mate, touts electability in heads-up debate with Sanders
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Biden commits to female running mate, touts electability in heads-up debate with Sanders
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It’s looking like a two-man race. As the entire presidential contest is upended by a global pandemic, Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders and former Vice President Joe Biden — with their podiums 6 feet apart — faced off in the first one-on-one debate of the 2020 primary season. The novel coronavirus has thrust the 2020 campaign […]

Dow plummets nearly 3,000 points as coronavirus anguish on Wall Street wages on
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Dow plummets nearly 3,000 points as coronavirus anguish on Wall Street wages on
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The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell nearly 3,000 points, or 12.94%, at the close of Monday’s trading session as the novel coronavirus outbreak continues to upend business and travel across the world. The S&P 500 dropped 11.99% and the Nasdaq was down 12.32%. Monday’s bloodbath was the worst day for stocks since the “Black Friday” […]

Coronavirus takes center stage at Democratic debate
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Coronavirus takes center stage at Democratic debate
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The coronavirus took center stage at the 11th debate of the presidential primary season as Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders were tested on their approaches to the epidemic if they were president. The outbreak’s impact over daily life in the United States was evident from the outset of the debate, as Sanders and Biden opted […]

3 US troops wounded in new rocket attack on Iraq base: Pentagon
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3 US troops wounded in new rocket attack on Iraq base: Pentagon
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A new rocket attack against a base in Iraq housing servicemembers left three American troops wounded, according to the Pentagon. The U.S. military carried out retaliatory airstrikes on Thursday that targeted weapons facilities belonging to an Iranian-backed Shiite militia group blamed for a similar attack on Wednesday on the base that killed two American service […]

Doctor says Trump tests negative for coronavirus
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Doctor says Trump tests negative for coronavirus
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President Donald Trump has tested negative for the new coronavirus, according to the president’s personal physician. The White House released the test results Saturday night after Trump told reporters hours earlier that he had taken the coronavirus test, following days of resisting being screened despite the fact that he had been in recent contact with […]

US military conducts airstrikes in Iraq in retaliation for rocket attack that killed 2 Americans
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US military conducts airstrikes in Iraq in retaliation for rocket attack that killed 2 Americans
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The U.S. military conducted airstrikes in various locations inside Iraq on Thursday targeting an Iranian-backed militia group it says is responsible for Wednesday’s rocket attack that killed two American service members, a British service member and wounded 14 others. In a statement, the Pentagon characterized the strikes as “defensive, proportional, and in direct response to […]

Andrew Yang endorses Biden for president: ‘The math says Joe is our prohibitive nominee’
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Andrew Yang endorses Biden for president: ‘The math says Joe is our prohibitive nominee’
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Andrew Yang became the latest former 2020 candidate to announce their endorsement of former Vice President Joe Biden. “I believe that Joe Biden will be the Democratic nominee and I’ve said I was always going to support whoever the nominee is. I hereby am endorsing Joe Bien to be not just the nominee of Democratic […]

2 Americans among 3 service members killed in rocket attack on base in Iraq: Officials
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2 Americans among 3 service members killed in rocket attack on base in Iraq: Officials
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Two American service members and one British service member were killed in a rocket attack on a base in Iraq on Wednesday, according to two U.S. officials. The attack has the potential to once again ratchet up tensions in the Middle East. The U.S.-led coalition confirmed in a statement that 12 others were wounded when […]

Trump declares national emergency responding to coronavirus: Here’s what that means
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Trump declares national emergency responding to coronavirus: Here’s what that means
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When President Donald Trump declared a national emergency Friday in the White House Rose Garden, he said it would “unleash the full power of the federal government.” Referring to “national emergency” as “two very big words,” he said designating the coronavirus crisis that way would allow him to quickly get $50 billion to states, territories […]

Harvey Weinstein sentenced to 23 years on sex crime convictions
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Harvey Weinstein sentenced to 23 years on sex crime convictions
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Harvey Weinstein was sentenced to 23 years on sex crime convictions in New York on Wednesday, following a landmark trial that spotlighted Hollywood power dynamics, predatory sexual violence and complex questions about the nature of consent and coercion. That sentence includes 20 years for criminal sexual assault in the first degree, which stems from an […]

Biden wins hard-fought Michigan, deals major blow to Sanders
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Biden wins hard-fought Michigan, deals major blow to Sanders
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Joe Biden decisively won Michigan’s Democratic presidential primary on Tuesday, seizing a key battleground state that helped propel Bernie Sanders’ insurgent candidacy four years ago. The former vice president’s victory there, as well as in Missouri, Mississippi and Idaho, dealt a serious blow to Sanders and substantially widened Biden’s path to the nomination. Biden again […]

Biden, on video, lashes out at Detroit worker in profanity-laced gun dispute
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Biden, on video, lashes out at Detroit worker in profanity-laced gun dispute
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Former Vice President Joe Biden got into a heated and profanity-laced argument with a worker at a Fiat-Chrysler auto plant in Detroit on Tuesday, after the individual accused the Democratic presidential candidate of trying to take away his Second Amendment rights. “You’re full of sh– … I support the Second Amendment,” Biden shot back, stressing […]

Tulsi Gabbard blasts ‘hypocrisy’ of DNC and their media partners for not letting her debate
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Tulsi Gabbard blasts ‘hypocrisy’ of DNC and their media partners for not letting her debate
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There’s a lot of “hypocrisy” within the Democratic National Committee (DNC) and from media partners hosting the presidential debates when it comes to giving female politicians a fair shot, 2020 presidential candidate Rep. Tulsi Gabbard said Monday night. In an interview on “Fox News @ Night” with host Shannon Bream, Gabbard, D-Hawaii, said that “American […]

Sanders, Biden face the first major test as voters head to the polls in newly two-person race
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Sanders, Biden face the first major test as voters head to the polls in newly two-person race
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The second round of major voting begins Tuesday as voters head to the polls to weigh in on the Democratic primary– a contest which includes the key battleground state of Michigan. In that state as well as Missouri, Mississippi, Idaho, North Dakota and Washington state voters will have their say on the presidential race on […]

Booker endorses Biden, says he’ll ‘restore honor’ to office
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Booker endorses Biden, says he’ll ‘restore honor’ to office
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Former Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Cory Booker of New Jersey has endorsed former Vice President Joe Biden. Booker announced on Twitter early Monday that Biden will “restore honor to the Oval Office and tackle our most pressing challenges.” Booker ended his own presidential bid in January, pledging to do “everything in my power to elect […]

GOP Reps. Meadows, Collins and Gaetz to self-quarantine, interacted with infected individual at CPAC
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GOP Reps. Meadows, Collins and Gaetz to self-quarantine, interacted with infected individual at CPAC
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Two Republican members of Congress who interacted with President Donald Trump over the weekend announced Monday that they will voluntarily self-quarantine after discovering they interacted with a Conservative Political Action Conference attendee who tested positive for novel coronavirus. In response to an inquiry by reporters, White House Press Secretary Stephanie Grisham issued a statement late […]

Kamala Harris endorses Joe Biden, the 9th former rival to back his presidential bid
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Kamala Harris endorses Joe Biden, the 9th former rival to back his presidential bid
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California Sen. Kamala Harris announced Sunday morning that she is endorsing former Vice President Joe Biden and will campaign alongside him in Michigan on Monday, becoming the 9th former presidential rival this cycle to back his bid. “When I started my run for president, I said America needs a president who reflects the decency and […]

Pink Floyd’s Roger Waters blasts DOJ, claims double standard for WikiLeaks’ Assange, major news outlets
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Pink Floyd’s Roger Waters blasts DOJ, claims double standard for WikiLeaks’ Assange, major news outlets
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British rock legend Roger Waters took aim at the U.S. Justice Department on Friday night, questioning why it had not prosecuted media outlets such as The New York Times, The Washington Post and Britain’s Manchester Guardian for publishing the same information that led to WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange’s extradition. “Why is it that they picked […]

Fox News to host Bernie Sanders town hall with Bret Baier, Martha MacCallum
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Fox News to host Bernie Sanders town hall with Bret Baier, Martha MacCallum
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Fox News will host a second town hall event with Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., on Monday in Detroit, Fox News Media President and Executive Editor Jay Wallace announced on Friday. Bret Baier and Martha MacCallum will moderate Sanders’ second Fox News town hall of the election cycle on March 9 at 6:30 p.m. ET. Sanders […]

DNC raises debate requirements, excluding Tulsi Gabbard
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DNC raises debate requirements, excluding Tulsi Gabbard
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The Democratic National Committee has increased its requirements for participating in the March 15 debate in Arizona, hosted by CNN and Univision, the next Democratic debate of the primary season. The new requirements mean Tulsi Gabbard will not be on the stage. Under the new requirements, candidates must have at least 20% of the total […]

Mark Meadows replaces Mick Mulvaney as White House chief of staff
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Mark Meadows replaces Mick Mulvaney as White House chief of staff
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President Donald Trump has replaced acting White House Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney after 14 months on the job, tweeting late Friday that he has tapped Rep. Mark Meadows to fill the role. Mulvaney will become U.S. special envoy for Northern Ireland. The president shared the news in a tweet: “I am pleased to announce […]

Sen. Elizabeth Warren suspends her presidential run
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Sen. Elizabeth Warren suspends her presidential run
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Sen. Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts, the progressive candidate who ran against corruption and pumped out more than 50 policy proposals during her campaign, suspended her presidential bid on Thursday. “I will not be running for president in 2020. But I guarantee I will stay in the fight for the hard-working folks across the country who’ve […]

Michael Bloomberg ends his presidential bid
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Michael Bloomberg ends his presidential bid
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Former New York City mayor Mike Bloomberg, a centrist billionaire who launched a White House bid after years of flirting with a run, and pledged to use his vast resources to unite Democrats and moderate Republicans against President Donald Trump has suspended his campaign and is endorsing former Vice President Joe Biden. His campaign was […]

Biden sweeps South in Super Tuesday comeback as Sanders stays strong in California
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Biden sweeps South in Super Tuesday comeback as Sanders stays strong in California
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Less than two weeks after his campaign for the Democratic nomination appeared to be on life support, former Vice President Joe Biden executed a remarkable comeback on Super Tuesday, trouncing his rivals in Southern states with large African-American populations while capturing liberal strongholds that Bernie Sanders won four years ago. CBS News also projected that […]

Super Tuesday raises 2020 stakes as candidates face first national test
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Super Tuesday raises 2020 stakes as candidates face first national test
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The four early nominating contests might be over, but this week Democrats face a significant turning point in the 2020 presidential race when the candidates are tested on a national scale — potentially providing more clarity over who in the fractured battle will ultimately face President Donald Trump. With the single biggest day of voting […]

Trump touts progress in battling coronavirus, slams Dem rivals during North Carolina campaign rally
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Trump touts progress in battling coronavirus, slams Dem rivals during North Carolina campaign rally
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President Trump boasted of his administration’s work in combating the coronavirus during a campaign rally in Charlotte, N.C. Monday evening, while laying into Democrats and his political rivals for trying to “politicize” the outbreak. Trump promised that there will soon be a vaccine ready to deal with the deadly virus and said that his administration […]

On Super Tuesday eve, Biden gets boost from former rivals
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On Super Tuesday eve, Biden gets boost from former rivals
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Rivals no more, Amy Klobuchar and Pete Buttigieg united behind Joe Biden’s presidential bid on Monday as the Democratic Party’s moderate wing scrambled to boost the former vice president just hours before voting began across a series of high-stakes Super Tuesday states. The urgency of the moment reflected deep concerns from the Democratic establishment that […]

Dow, S&P and Nasdaq score biggest point gains ever as stocks make coronavirus comeback
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Dow, S&P and Nasdaq score biggest point gains ever as stocks make coronavirus comeback
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U.S. equity markets surged Monday as Wall Street rebounded from its worst week since the financial crisis and has President Trump and U.S. health officials made more progress in developing a plan to combat the coronavirus. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose over 1,294 points or 5 percent in what is the biggest point gain […]

Sen. Amy Klobuchar suspends her presidential bid
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Sen. Amy Klobuchar suspends her presidential bid
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Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minnesota, suspended her campaign Monday following an underdog third place finish in the New Hampshire primary and two sixth place finishes in Nevada and South Carolina — two states with substantially more diverse electorates. The Klobuchar campaign confirmed to ABC News that the senator is flying to Dallas to […]

Where are candidates spending on TV and radio before Super Tuesday?
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Where are candidates spending on TV and radio before Super Tuesday?
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On Super Tuesday, voters in fourteen states go to the polls to select their presidential pick. There are 1,344 pledged delegates are up for grabs — just over a third of all delegates in the Democratic nominating process — the most to be determined on a single day in the 2020 primary cycle. With the […]

Trump rails against rivals at conservative conference CPAC
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Trump rails against rivals at conservative conference CPAC
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President Trump was in his element Saturday afternoon speaking to the Conservative Political Action Conference, one of the largest gatherings of his supporters in the country. Mr. Trump began his speech by railing against common enemies like the “fake news” and “crooked politicians,” and complained he was being treated poorly by his political enemies. He […]

John Bolton blasts Trump’s ‘Obama-style’ Taliban deal
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John Bolton blasts Trump’s ‘Obama-style’ Taliban deal
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Former National Security Adviser John Bolton attacked his former boss’s historic peace treaty with the Taliban, arguing it posed an “unacceptable risk to American civilians.” “Signing this agreement with Taliban is an unacceptable risk to America’s civilian population,” Bolton tweeted on Saturday. “This is an Obama-style deal,” Bolton said, referring to Trump’s predecessor. “Legitimizing Taliban […]

Billionaire, liberal activist Tom Steyer ends presidential bid
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Billionaire, liberal activist Tom Steyer ends presidential bid
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Billionaire businessman and liberal activist Tom Steyer, who poured millions into a bid for the White House despite initially saying he would not seek the Democratic Party’s nomination in 2020, has ended his presidential bid. Running a campaign centered on rooting out corporate influence over American politics, and combatting the challenge of climate change, Steyer […]

Biden projected to win South Carolina primary, in crucial boost for campaign
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Biden projected to win South Carolina primary, in crucial boost for campaign
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Former Vice President Joe Biden is projected to win the South Carolina Democratic presidential primary, claiming his first victory of the 2020 race in what amounts to a crucial boost for his struggling campaign ahead of Super Tuesday. Fox News projects that Biden will win Saturday’s primary decisively, reflecting earlier polls indicating he had a […]

Trump calls Democrats’ criticism of his coronavirus response a ‘hoax’ at rally in South Carolina
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Trump calls Democrats’ criticism of his coronavirus response a ‘hoax’ at rally in South Carolina
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President Trump lashed out Friday at Democrats who have questioned his handling of the coronavirus threat, calling their criticism a new “hoax” designed to undermine his leadership. At a political rally in South Carolina, Mr. Trump sought to steal some of the spotlight from his Democratic rivals who were campaigning across the state on the […]

What’s inside the US deal with the Taliban to end war and bring home troops
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What’s inside the US deal with the Taliban to end war and bring home troops
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In a historic signing ceremony with the top U.S. diplomat and the Taliban’s co-founder, the U.S. and the militant group agreed to begin to end America’s longest war. The deal will commit the U.S. to begin withdrawing its troops from Afghanistan, in exchange for the Taliban sitting down to peace negotiations with other Afghans and […]

Biden looks for first 2020 victory in South Carolina primary
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Biden looks for first 2020 victory in South Carolina primary
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The Democrats’ 2020 nominating fight turned to South Carolina on Saturday for the first-in-the-South primary, with Joe Biden confident that his popularity with black voters will seal him a victory and help blunt some of front-runner Bernie Sanders’ momentum. Voting appeared to be moving smoothly after polls opened across the state at 7 a.m. They […]

Russia denies responsibility after strikes kill at least 33 Turkish troops in Syria
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Russia denies responsibility after strikes kill at least 33 Turkish troops in Syria
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Russia has denied it was responsible for airstrikes that killed dozens of Turkish soldiers on Thursday night in the Syrian province of Idlib, in an incident that has threatened to further escalate Syria’s civil war. NATO on Friday was holding an emergency meeting at Turkey’s request to discuss the situation in Idlib following the incident […]

Democrats demand investigation after whistleblower complaint on new coronavirus
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Democrats demand investigation after whistleblower complaint on new coronavirus
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Democrats are demanding a briefing from the Trump administration next week and urging an inspector general investigation after a whistleblower working for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services filed a complaint with the U.S. Office of Special Counsel reportedly alleging that more than a dozen employees were sent to receive the first Americans […]

Trump campaign opening ‘community centers’ in bid to win over black voters
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Trump campaign opening ‘community centers’ in bid to win over black voters
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The Trump campaign is opening pop-up “community centers” in key states in an attempt to boost support for the president among African-American voters, the campaign announced Wednesday. The “Black Voices for Trump Community Centers” will allow black Trump supporters to “engage voters and discuss the incredible strides Black America has made under President Trump’s administration,” […]

Court sides with Trump in ‘sanctuary cities’ grant fight
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Court sides with Trump in ‘sanctuary cities’ grant fight
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The Trump administration can withhold millions of dollars in law enforcement grants to force states to cooperate with U.S. immigration enforcement, a federal appeals court in New York ruled Wednesday in a decision that conflicted with three other federal appeals courts. The ruling by the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Manhattan overturned a […]

Trump campaign sues New York Times over opinion piece
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Trump campaign sues New York Times over opinion piece
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The Trump campaign is filing a libel lawsuit against the New York Times, claiming the paper inaccurately reported “as fact a conspiracy with Russia” in a March 2019 opinion piece. The campaign, which is seeking “compensatory damages in the millions,” claims the Times “intentionally” published false statements about the Trump campaign. The complaint, which is […]

Pence to lead US response to coronavirus as Trump urges Americans to prepare
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Pence to lead US response to coronavirus as Trump urges Americans to prepare
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President Donald Trump announced Wednesday that Vice President Mike Pence would lead the U.S. government response to coronavirus, after days of mixed messages from his administration about the threat to Americans. Trump told reporters at a news conference Wednesday evening he was not labeling Pence a “czar.” “Mike will be working with the professionals, the […]

Howard Kurtz: Bernie was helped as chaotic Dem debate became ‘unwatchable’
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Howard Kurtz: Bernie was helped as chaotic Dem debate became ‘unwatchable’
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“Media Buzz” host Howard Kurtz said on Wednesday that the chaos on display during the South Carolina debate played in Sen. Bernie Sanders’ favor. “It was unwatchable at times and, look, it’s hard to rein in candidates on a stage in such a make-or-break debate,” Kurtz told “America’s Newsroom.” “Gayle King, Norah O’Donnell, and their […]

5 key takeaways from the South Carolina Democratic debate
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5 key takeaways from the South Carolina Democratic debate
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Seven Democratic candidates took the debate stage Tuesday in South Carolina to win over voters before the state’s primary on Saturday. The debate was the 10th in the election cycle and the final major debate before next week’s Super Tuesday races. Here are the key takeaways: Sanders takes heat as front-runner Sen. Bernie Sanders is […]

Harvey Weinstein found guilty on 2 counts in sexual assault case
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Harvey Weinstein found guilty on 2 counts in sexual assault case
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Harvey Weinstein, the disgraced former Hollywood producer, was found guilty of criminal sexual assault and of rape in the third degree in a New York court Monday. He was found not guilty of the more serious charges of predatory sexual assault and of rape in the first degree. Donna Rotunno and Damon Cheronis, Weinstein’s defense […]

US, Taliban truce takes effect, setting stage for peace deal
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US, Taliban truce takes effect, setting stage for peace deal
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A temporary truce between the United States and the Taliban took effect on Friday, setting the stage for the two sides to sign a peace deal next week aimed at ending 18 years of war in Afghanistan and bringing U.S. troops home. If successfully implemented, the weeklong “reduction in violence” agreement, which came into force […]

Buttigieg campaign alleges ‘irregularities’ in Nevada results
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Buttigieg campaign alleges ‘irregularities’ in Nevada results
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Pete Buttigieg’s campaign has sent a letter to the Nevada state Democratic party alleging that there were “irregularities” in results from Saturday’s caucuses. While Sanders has won the caucus, the breakdown of how Nevada will allocate its 36 delegates has not yet been announced. Buttigieg’s campaign asked in the letter for the state party to […]

Biden vows resurgence after Sanders’ win in Nevada: ‘I’m going to take this back!’
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Biden vows resurgence after Sanders’ win in Nevada: ‘I’m going to take this back!’
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Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders is the winner of the Nevada caucuses, according to a Fox News projection. But rival Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden sought to portray himself as Sanders’ chief rival as results showed him in second place. “You all did it for me now, now we go to South Carolina and I’m going […]

Sen. Bernie Sanders projected to win Nevada caucuses
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Sen. Bernie Sanders projected to win Nevada caucuses
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Over 1,000 miles from where caucusgoers delivered his second consecutive early state victory, according to a projection by ABC News, Sen. Bernie Sanders celebrated with a rambunctious crowd in a San Antonio dance hall, showcasing his presidential campaign’s broader ambitions as he detailed his progressive agenda for a much larger audience watching across the country. […]

Napolitano on Roger Stone case: ‘Only a pardon can fairly undo this mess’
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Napolitano on Roger Stone case: ‘Only a pardon can fairly undo this mess’
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Fox News senior judicial analyst Judge Andrew Napolitano said on “Fox & Friends” on Thursday, the day former Trump adviser Roger Stone was set to be sentenced after the federal judge overseeing the case refused demands to delay the trial, that “only a pardon can fairly undo this mess.” “This is not about politics and […]

Roger Stone sentenced to 3 years, 4 months in prison for lying to Congress
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Roger Stone sentenced to 3 years, 4 months in prison for lying to Congress
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Roger Stone, the longtime GOP operative and Trump confidant, has been sentenced to 40 months behind bars for lying to Congress about his efforts to collaborate with WikiLeaks during the 2016 campaign and threatening a witness to cover up his actions. U.S. District Judge Amy Berman Jackson handed down the sentence at a hearing in […]

Trump’s Phoenix rally kicks off counterprogramming spree
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Trump’s Phoenix rally kicks off counterprogramming spree
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President Donald Trump is kicking off a West Coast campaign swing Wednesday with a rally in Phoenix, the first of three consecutive rallies in states that could be crucial to his reelection. Trump’s event at the Arizona Veterans Memorial Coliseum marks the first of three rallies in three states in three days — his biggest […]

Here are the 5 takeaways from the fiery Las Vegas debate
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Here are the 5 takeaways from the fiery Las Vegas debate
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There have been contentious arguments, strong policy disagreements and tense exchanges on the eight debate stages thus far in the primary cycle, and then there was Wednesday night’s brawl in Las Vegas. From its onset, the debate shedded any semblance of civility and exposed the strengths and weakness of the six Democratic contenders that stood […]

6 candidates to face off in Las Vegas debate, including Bloomberg for the 1st time: DNC
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6 candidates to face off in Las Vegas debate, including Bloomberg for the 1st time: DNC
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Six candidates have qualified for Wednesday’s Democratic primary debate in Las Vegas, including, for the first time, former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, the Democratic National Committee announced Wednesday. The ninth debate of the cycle, set to kick off at 9 p.m. ET at the Paris Theater, will feature the following candidates, in alphabetical […]

Trump announces pardons for several high-profile individuals
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Trump announces pardons for several high-profile individuals
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President Donald Trump announced pardons for several high-profile individuals in addition to commuting the sentence of former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich. The White House announced that he had signed an executive order pardoning former San Francisco 49ers owner Eddie DeBartolo Jr. and later Tuesday, Trump said he would pardon New York police commissioner Bernie Kerik. […]

Boy Scouts of America files for bankruptcy due to sex abuse lawsuits
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Boy Scouts of America files for bankruptcy due to sex abuse lawsuits
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The Boy Scouts of America, barraged by hundreds of sex-abuse lawsuits, filed for bankruptcy protection Tuesday in hopes of working out a potentially mammoth victim compensation plan that would enable the hallowed, 110-year-old organization to carry on. The Chapter 11 filing in federal bankruptcy court in Wilmington, Delaware, sets in motion what could be one […]

Despite Barr’s warning, Trump insists he has a right to intervene in criminal cases
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Despite Barr’s warning, Trump insists he has a right to intervene in criminal cases
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President Donald Trump on Friday morning broke almost 17 hours of silence following ABC News’ exclusive interview with Attorney General Bill Barr, pushing back on Barr’s warning not to interfere in criminal cases, insisting he has the “legal right” to do so. Trump repeated what he’s said previously — including just this past Tuesday — […]

Barr blasts Trump’s tweets on Stone case: ‘Impossible for me to do my job’
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Barr blasts Trump’s tweets on Stone case: ‘Impossible for me to do my job’
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In an exclusive interview, Attorney General Bill Barr told ABC News on Thursday that President Donald Trump “has never asked me to do anything in a criminal case” but should stop tweeting about the Justice Department because his tweets “make it impossible for me to do my job.” Barr’s comments are a rare break with […]

Tulsi Gabbard slams DNC kowtow to Bloomberg as ‘wrong,’ calls for a ‘straightforward’ process
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Tulsi Gabbard slams DNC kowtow to Bloomberg as ‘wrong,’ calls for a ‘straightforward’ process
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The Democratic National Committee’s (DNC’s) and “corporate media partners’” game of favorites with fellow Democratic candidates like billionaire Michael Bloomberg is “wrong,” 2020 presidential candidate Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, D-Hawaii, said Saturday. Appearing on “Cavuto Live” with host Neil Cavuto, Gabbard said the fact that a billionaire like Bloomberg could enter the race with the influence […]

Senate approves war powers resolution requiring congressional approval for engaging in hostilities in Iran
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Senate approves war powers resolution requiring congressional approval for engaging in hostilities in Iran
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The Senate approved a war powers resolution blocking President Trump from engaging in hostilities with Iran without congressional approval, a measure which has bipartisan support but not enough to overturn an all but certain veto from the White House. The vote passed 55 to 45, with eight Republicans joining all Democrats to vote in favor […]

Trump cuts New Hampshire rally short to receive remains of 2 soldiers killed in Afghanistan
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Trump cuts New Hampshire rally short to receive remains of 2 soldiers killed in Afghanistan
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President Donald Trump traveled Monday to Dover Air Force Base in Delaware to pay respects to two U.S. soldiers killed Saturday in Afghanistan when a soldier dressed in an Afghan army uniform opened fire with a machine gun. National security adviser Robert O’Brien told reporters traveling with Trump on Air Force One that the president […]

Sanders edges out Buttigieg to win New Hampshire, as Klobuchar surges to third
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Sanders edges out Buttigieg to win New Hampshire, as Klobuchar surges to third
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Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., narrowly won the New Hampshire primary Tuesday night, catapulting the 78-year-old self-described democratic socialist to the front of the still-crowded Democratic presidential primary field. Sanders had been leading top rival Pete Buttigieg and several other candidates as results came in throughout the evening, though only by a fraction of his 22-point […]

Actor Jussie Smollett faces 6 new charges in Chicago
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Actor Jussie Smollett faces 6 new charges in Chicago
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Actor Jussie Smollett was indicted Tuesday for a second time on charges of lying to police about a racist and anti-gay attack he allegedly staged on himself in downtown Chicago, renewing a divisive criminal case that drew worldwide attention last year. The indictment came from a special prosecutor who was appointed after Cook County prosecutors […]

Biden, in New Hampshire, jokingly calls student ‘a lying, dog-faced pony soldier’
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Biden, in New Hampshire, jokingly calls student ‘a lying, dog-faced pony soldier’
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Presidential contender Joe Biden jokingly called a college student in New Hampshire a “lying, dog-faced pony soldier” during a campaign event on Sunday, just two months after he unloaded on an Iowa voter whom he called a “damn liar” and days after he dryly instructed a climate activist to “go vote for someone else.” The […]

Sanders overtakes Biden in national poll for first time
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Sanders overtakes Biden in national poll for first time
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A new Quinnipiac University poll released Monday shows Bernie Sanders leading former Vice President Joe Biden nationally, giving the Vermont senator front-runner status in a national poll for the first time. Released in the wake of the botched Iowa caucuses and a day before the first-in-the-nation primary in New Hampshire, the poll shows Sanders overtaking […]