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Gun control could be a defining issue for Democrats on the 2020 campaign trail

1 hour ago   |   CNBC

Since the Valentine's Day massacre that killed 17 at Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, Democrats in even the reddest of districts have made gun control a...
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Joe Kennedy-for-Senate backers mount drive to drum out Ed Markey

Joe Kennedy-for-Senate backers mount drive to drum out Ed Markey

19 hours ago   |   Politico

BOSTON - Standing before a group of donors at a Cape Cod fundraiser last weekend, Sen. Ed Markey joked about his current political predicament. When you run for public office...
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Obama told Biden advisers not to let the former Veep ‘damage his legacy' in his 2020 presidential run

Obama told Biden advisers not to let the former Veep ‘damage his legacy' in his 2020 presidential run

20 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Former President Barack Obama has reportedly expressed doubts to former Vice President Joe Biden about his bid for the 2020 presidential nomination. Obama gently urged Biden...
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The fight over guns isn't between gun owners and non-gun owners, it's between people who own lots of guns and everyone else

The fight over guns isn't between gun owners and non-gun owners, it's between people who own lots of guns and everyone else

21 hours ago   |   Business Insider

In the aftermath of the deadly shootings in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio that killed 31 people two weeks ago, the nation was once again thrust into a cyclical period of...
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Senator opposes the ‘waste' of taxpayer money on sign changes

21 hours ago   |   Times Union

Sen. David Carlucci is content to leave former-Gov. Mario M. Cuomo's middle initial off signs for his eponymous bridge. At issue is the state's recent decision to begin...
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Israel blocking 2 US Muslim congresswomen from entering the country is a huge show of weakness that will probably backfire

Israel blocking 2 US Muslim congresswomen from entering the country is a huge show of weakness that will probably backfire

22 hours ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's decision to block Democratic Reps. Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib from visiting came off as a sign of political desperation. President...
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Here's everyone who's running for president in 2020, and who has quit the race

Here's everyone who's running for president in 2020, and who has quit the race

1 day ago   |   Business Insider

A record number of candidates are vying for the Democratic nomination to take on President Donald Trump in 2020. 23 total Democratic contenders are competing in the primary...
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With an Economy This Strong, No Democrat Can Defeat Trump-but the Trade War With China Might | Opinion

1 day ago   |   Newsweek

Tariffs could leave Florida, Michigan and Ohio hanging in the balance.
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Elizabeth Warren Overtakes Joe Biden as Favorite to Win Democratic Party's 2020 Primary: U.K. Bookmaker

1 day ago   |   Newsweek

More betters are putting their money behind Senator Elizabeth Warren to triumph over former Vice President Joe Biden in the Democratic race.
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Do Democrats Have a Plan for the Next Recession?

1 day ago   |   The New Republic   |   2 articles

The recession alarm bells are sounding. Anxiety about the direction of the global economy has been growing for some time, amid concern about President Trump's trade war with...
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Shell workers in Pennsylvania say they were told to either attend a recent...

Shell workers in Pennsylvania say they were told to either attend a recent Trump event, or not get paid

Workers at a new Shell plant in Pennsylvania say were told they had to attend a speech by President Donald Trump in order to get paid, according to a report from the Pittsburg... Read more ...

Jeffrey Epstein's autopsy showed he died by suicide, the medical examiner says

Jeffrey Epstein's autopsy showed he died by suicide, the medical examiner says

Jeffrey Epstein died by suicide, New York City's chief medical examiner ruled Friday. The news comes nearly a week after Epstein was found dead in his Manhattan jail cell. He... Read more ...

Trump reportedly wants to 'buy' Greenland. This is what it's like at the...

Trump reportedly wants to 'buy' Greenland. This is what it's like at the US's Arctic base there

US President Donald Trump has said that he wants to buy Greenland, The Wall Street Journal reported. The US operates Thule Air Base on the autonomous Danish territory, 750... Read more ...

Trump held a call with top Wall Street execs as markets tumbled Wednesday

Trump held a call with top Wall Street execs as markets tumbled Wednesday

President Donald Trump was briefed by Wall Street executives from some of the largest banks on a conference call Wednesday. That came as recession concerns sent stocks to their... Read more ...

The man police are looking to question after finding pressure cookers in a...

The man police are looking to question after finding pressure cookers in a New York subway station was wearing an Amazon Prime Day t-shirt

Police evacuated one of the busiest transit hubs in New York City during Friday morning rush hour after finding three suspicious items. Authorities have since released photos... Read more ...

A 7-foot crocodile swam just feet away from a group of children in an Ohio...

A 7-foot crocodile swam just feet away from a group of children in an Ohio creek: 'He wasn't afraid of us'

A church group in West Alexandria, Ohio, took 16 elementary school-aged children to swim in a creek. They saw something in the water, and everyone got out. Turns out, it was a... Read more ...

Israel blocking 2 US Muslim congresswomen from entering the country is a...

Israel blocking 2 US Muslim congresswomen from entering the country is a huge show of weakness that will probably backfire

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's decision to block Democratic Reps. Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib from visiting came off as a sign of political desperation. President... Read more ...

A book on the 'secret lives and deaths of CIA operatives' sells out on...

A book on the 'secret lives and deaths of CIA operatives' sells out on Amazon after Jeffrey Epstein's alleged madam Ghislaine Maxwell was spotted reading the bestseller at an In-N-Out

Ghislaine Maxwell, the alleged madam of convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein , was spotted reading "The Book of Honor: The Secret Lives and Deaths of CIA Operatives" in her... Read more ...

President Trump Reportedly Wants to Buy Greenland. TIME Reported Similar...

President Trump Reportedly Wants to Buy Greenland. TIME Reported Similar Plans in 1947

News that President Donald Trump is interested in buying Greenland prompted mockery on Thursday when it was first reported by the Wall Street Journal . But it wouldn't be the... Read more ...

Cathay Pacific's top 2 executives have resigned after protests in Hong Kong...

Cathay Pacific's top 2 executives have resigned after protests in Hong Kong wreaked havoc on the airline's flights and stock price

Cathay Pacific 's top two executives resigned Friday after protests in Hong Kong wreaked havoc on the airline's flights and its stock price. The duo will be replaced by current... Read more ...