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Elizabeth Warren leads Iowa Poll for the first time, besting Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders
Sun, 22 Sep 2019 00:27:34 +0000
Elizabeth Warren now holds a 2-point lead over former vice president Joe Biden.
Pelosi: Trump is turning a "blind eye to Saudi Arabia’s continued violence" by sending troops
Sat, 21 Sep 2019 21:27:02 +0000
The House speaker emphasized that Americans "have no interest in entering another Middle East conflict, particularly on behalf of Saudi Arabia."
New York Post blasts Bill de Blasio with 'obituary' for his ended presidential campaign
Sat, 21 Sep 2019 18:48:31 +0000
The New York Post wrote that New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio's presidential campaign had "died" from "ego-induced psychosis."
Biden: I never talked to son Hunter about overseas business dealings
Sat, 21 Sep 2019 21:52:51 +0000
Joe Biden has been in a back and forth with President Trump over a reported whistleblower complaint as well as his son's business dealings in Ukraine.
Cory Booker campaign warns he 'might not be in this race for much longer' without fundraising surge
Sat, 21 Sep 2019 16:35:04 +0000
Sen. Cory Booker's campaign released a memo Saturday saying that without a fundraising surge, "we do not see a legitimate long-term path forward."
In Senate bid, Joe Kennedy wants to take on 'broken system' that let Trump win: 'Far too urgent to wait'
Sat, 21 Sep 2019 16:27:51 +0000
Rep. Joe Kennedy sets up a showdown of two progressives, one that will likely be the nation's most closely watched Senate primary fight of 2020.
At LGBTQ forum, Democratic candidates offer support, defend records
Sat, 21 Sep 2019 15:37:53 +0000
Several candidates sought to emphasize their longstanding commitment to LGBTQ rights at the forum Friday night in Cedar Rapids.
LGBTQ forum moderator says Joe Biden called her 'a real sweetheart' after tough questions
Sat, 21 Sep 2019 18:24:36 +0000
After the session,writer Lyz Lenz said as she walked off stage Biden dryly remarked to her that she was “a real sweetheart.”
Pelosi calls for law to indict presidents, Amash says the remedy is impeachment
Sat, 21 Sep 2019 15:57:42 +0000
During an interview, Pelosi explained she thinks there needs to be a law to allow a sitting president to be indicted.
‘Was this hearing a hot mess? Sure.’ Democrats weighing Trump’s impeachment face roadblocks at every turn
Sat, 21 Sep 2019 11:00:12 +0000
Democrats face hurdles gathering testimony and documents while investigating President Donald Trump, and haven't been able to overcome them.
DHS contradicts Candace Owens on same day she testifies before Congress about white nationalism
Sat, 21 Sep 2019 02:18:19 +0000
Conservative commentator Candace Owens said white nationalism is “just election rhetoric” on the same day DHS added violent white supremacist extremist to its list of priority threats.
Julian Castro, other Democrats criticize Ben Carson after reported comments on transgender people
Sat, 21 Sep 2019 02:16:21 +0000
The HUD secretary reportedly made the derogatory comments earlier this week while in California as part of the administration's spotlight on homelessness.
After a rocky start with the Aussies, Donald Trump hosts state dinner for PM Scott Morrison
Sat, 21 Sep 2019 01:48:29 +0000
President Trump treated Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison to a White House state dinner. Here are 5 things you should know about his visit.
Trump will send troops to Middle East in response to attack on Saudi Arabia
Fri, 20 Sep 2019 23:26:03 +0000
Secretary of Defense Mark Esper said the U.S. will send troops to the Middle East in response to an attack on Saudi Arabian oil facilities.
Joe Biden: Trump's reported effort to get Ukraine president to investigate him 'abhorrent'
Sat, 21 Sep 2019 13:38:00 +0000
"Not one single credible outlet has given credibility to these assertions. Not one single one," Joe Biden said.
Trump says 'it doesn't matter' if he asked Ukraine to investigate Joe Biden
Sat, 21 Sep 2019 13:51:37 +0000
House Democrats seek details of a still-secret complaint against Donald Trump filed by a member of the intelligence community.
Caucusing at work? DNC OKs Iowa plan to hold 'satellite' caucuses after virtual plan nixed
Fri, 20 Sep 2019 19:03:07 +0000
Iowa Democrats will be able to host "satellite" caucuses at nursing homes, work sites, out-of-state college campuses and overseas in 2020.
Three veterans died in three days at a VA hospital under the same suspicious circumstances. What happened?
Fri, 20 Sep 2019 19:12:59 +0000
Federal officials are investigating 10 suspicious deaths at a VA hospital in West Virginia. Three happened in three days under the same circumstances.
Three Mile Island, where a meltdown forever changed nuclear energy in America, shut down Friday
Fri, 20 Sep 2019 20:52:05 +0000
Three Mile Island, the site of a nuclear meltdown in 1979 that forever changed America's view on nuclear energy, officially shut down at noon Friday.
Elizabeth Warren is climbing in the polling. Here are five things to know about her.
Fri, 20 Sep 2019 17:25:59 +0000
Elizabeth Warren is vying for the Democratic Party nomination for 2020. Here are five things you should know about the senator from Massachusetts.
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Elizabeth Warren surges and Joe Biden fades in close Iowa race, new poll shows
Sun, 22 Sep 2019 00:47:08 GMT
A surging Sen. Elizabeth Warren is challenging Joe Biden's dominance in the race for the Democratic nomination, standing at 22% to the former vice president's 20% in a new CNN/Des Moines Register/Mediacom poll of likely Iowa caucusgoers.
Trump unleashed: He's talking more and tweeting more
Sun, 22 Sep 2019 00:47:08 GMT
A lot of Democratic presidential candidates are trailing in their home states. That's bad.
Sat, 21 Sep 2019 13:15:15 GMT
First things first: The theme song of the week is Live with Regis and Kathie Lee.
What's going on with Trump and Biden and Ukraine
Sat, 21 Sep 2019 01:39:27 GMT
As of Friday, it is not exactly clear what led to a mysterious whistleblower complaint filed against President Donald Trump that has taken Washington by storm, but it is clear that the US President wants to use Ukraine against former Vice President Joe Biden.
Booker campaign makes urgent appeal for money to stay in the 2020 race
Sat, 21 Sep 2019 21:10:48 GMT
Sen. Cory Booker's 2020 presidential campaign team is making an urgent appeal to supporters as the end of the third quarter nears, warning that the New Jersey Democrat's campaign will need a significant fundraising surge to remain competitive in the race.
Pelosi: US arms sales, troop deployments to Saudi Arabia and UAE 'outrageous'
Sat, 21 Sep 2019 21:49:00 GMT
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi slammed the Trump Administration's plans to accelerate arms sales and send additional forces to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates as bypassing Congress' intent.
2020 Democratic hopefuls dance their way into Iowa Steak Fry
Sat, 21 Sep 2019 20:37:47 GMT
2020 Democratic presidential hopefuls on Saturday sought to galvanize their Iowa support at the Polk County Steak Fry with a strategy that's not frequented in the campaign playbook: dance.
Biden: Trump abusing his power in Ukraine call to 'smear me' and should be investigated
Sun, 22 Sep 2019 01:09:40 GMT
Joe Biden accused Donald Trump of abusing the power of his presidency in urging the Ukrainian President to investigate Biden's son, Hunter, to smear his presidential campaign, angrily calling on Congress to investigate Trump's contact with the foreign leader.
Andrew Yang still says SNL should not have fired comedian for racist comments
Sat, 21 Sep 2019 18:23:30 GMT
Presidential candidate Andrew Yang still believes comedian Shane Gillis should not have lost his job on "Saturday Night Live," telling CNN's Van Jones, "We're all human and we can forgive."
Judge orders Trump to testify in trial over 2015 protest outside Trump Tower
Sat, 21 Sep 2019 22:12:52 GMT
A New York Judge on Friday ordered President Donald Trump to provide video testimony as part of an upcoming trial brought by protesters who say they were assaulted by Trump's security guards during a 2015 protest outside of Trump Tower.
Jones to Yang: I have Trump PTSD. How are you different?
Sat, 21 Sep 2019 18:02:31 GMT
In an interview with CNN's Van Jones, Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang said that he's one of the few candidates who has been consistently growing, and while he's also a businessman like President Donald Trump, he would never run the government like a business.
New details reveal acrimonious split between Epstein and Duke of York
Sat, 21 Sep 2019 15:00:56 GMT
On August 19, Buckingham Palace put out a statement signed by Prince Andrew, the Duke of York, that was emphatic in distancing the British Royal from the late disgraced financier, Jeffrey Epstein.
Rep. Joe Kennedy kicks off primary challenge against Sen. Ed Markey
Sat, 21 Sep 2019 19:27:03 GMT
Democratic Rep. Joe Kennedy III of Massachusetts will announce a run for Senate on Saturday morning at the East Boston Social Center, challenging Democratic Sen. Ed Markey, who has served in Congress for more than 40 years.
Analysis: Zuckerberg's charm offensive shows Facebook founder has learned from his previous trips to DC
Sat, 21 Sep 2019 13:16:35 GMT
There's a side of official Washington that few Americans typically see, let alone experience. It exists, for the most part, beyond the reach of television cameras, away from congressional meeting rooms, often after normal business hours; a world of private cocktail receptions, salon dinners and one-on-one sessions with powerful people.
Confusion and frustration in tent courts along the Texas border
Sat, 21 Sep 2019 12:03:20 GMT
Lawyers and legal observers expressed confusion and frustration this week as immigration hearings ramped up at two new tent facilities along the US-Mexico border in Laredo and Brownsville, Texas.
Pelosi calls for law to be able to indict presidents
Fri, 20 Sep 2019 20:04:59 GMT
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi called on Friday for legislation to ensure sitting US presidents can be indicted for crimes.
Trump will hold session on religious persecution instead of attending UN climate summit
Sat, 21 Sep 2019 08:30:40 GMT
When President Donald Trump visits the UN on Monday, many of his fellow world leaders will be participating in a summit meant to address climate change. Trump won't be there.
Warren: 'Congress is complicit' by failing to start impeachment proceedings against Trump
Sat, 21 Sep 2019 21:37:35 GMT
Sen. Elizabeth Warren tweeted on Friday evening that "Congress is complicit" in failing to start impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump after the news broke that Trump had pressed Ukraine's President to investigate Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden's son, according to a person familiar with the situation.
Joe Biden slams Trump's comments on his Ukraine dealings
Sat, 21 Sep 2019 02:45:17 GMT
Joe Biden pushed back on President Donald Trump's unproven claims that Biden and his son Hunter Biden had acted inappropriately in their dealings with the Ukrainian government during Biden's time as vice president.
CNN and The Des Moines Register to release Iowa caucus poll Saturday
Fri, 20 Sep 2019 16:00:23 GMT
CNN and The Des Moines Register will release their fourth Iowa poll on Saturday gauging where presidential candidates stand in the state that kicks off the 2020 Democratic nomination contests.
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Intelligence whistleblowers face a dangerous path to Congress
Fri, 20 Sep 2019 18:31:55 -0400
Intelligence whistleblowers face a dangerous path to CongressOne of the most perplexing questions for outsiders about the Trump whistleblower is if the complaint was so urgent, why didn’t the whistleblower go straight to Congress?
'We will continue to roar': Teens take to the streets in global climate protest
Fri, 20 Sep 2019 17:33:59 -0400
'We will continue to roar': Teens take to the streets in global climate protestHundreds of thousands of young people around the world took to the streets Friday for a day of global protest against inaction on climate change.
2020 Vision: Why Warren's honeymoon may be coming to an end
Fri, 20 Sep 2019 17:03:24 -0400
2020 Vision: Why Warren's honeymoon may be coming to an endIt’s an ironclad law of presidential primary politics: With increased success comes increased scrutiny. And it looks like Elizabeth Warren is about to get her turn in the hot seat.
'It's happening': Alien enthusiasts descend on Area 51 for a UFO party
Fri, 20 Sep 2019 12:41:14 -0400
'It's happening': Alien enthusiasts descend on Area 51 for a UFO partyAn event that began as a Facebook joke is expected to attract several thousand people to a remote area of the Nevada desert over the next three days.
With viral moments and hard facts, Democrats seek to seize the moment on gun control
Fri, 20 Sep 2019 11:34:05 -0400
With viral moments and hard facts, Democrats seek to seize the moment on gun controlThe fall congressional session is not a week old, but there have already been a number of events related to gun control on Capitol Hill. That suggests the furious debate over Second Amendment rights and restrictions will dominate the following months.
PHOTOS: Climate change protests around the globe
Fri, 20 Sep 2019 17:34:25 -0400
PHOTOS: Climate change protests around the globeA wave of climate change protests swept the globe Friday, with hundreds of thousands of young people sending a message to leaders headed for a U.N. summit: The warming world can't wait for action.
PHOTOS: Earthlings descend on Area 51 for aliens, parties
Fri, 20 Sep 2019 10:22:37 -0400
PHOTOS: Earthlings descend on Area 51 for aliens, partiesA call to “storm” the secretive military base in Nevada known as Area 51 attracted revelers to a heavily guarded entrance early Friday, but most did not attempt to enter the site, which has long been rumored to house secrets about extraterrestrial life.
Citing Trump impeachment 'charade,' Nadler's Democratic challenger demands primary debate
Fri, 20 Sep 2019 05:01:06 -0400
Citing Trump impeachment 'charade,' Nadler's Democratic challenger demands primary debateLindsey Boylan has mounted a surprisingly strong bid to unseat Rep. Jerry Nadler in New York’s 10th District.
AOC's first congressional endorsements reflect subtle shift away from outsider status
Fri, 20 Sep 2019 05:00:13 -0400
AOC's first congressional endorsements reflect subtle shift away from outsider statusRep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez appears to be playing more of an insider game in some of her recent endorsements. But she's insisting her insurgency is focused on policy, not merely disruption.
Lawmakers caution against unilateral strike on Iran
Thu, 19 Sep 2019 19:40:34 -0400
Lawmakers caution against unilateral strike on IranDespite Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s declaration Wednesday that the weekend attacks on Saudi oil facilities represent “an act of war” by the regime in Tehran, the appetite in Washington for a military conflict with Iran appears limited.
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