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Democrats questioning Robert Mueller to focus on obstruction

18 minutes ago   |   Star Tribune

Democrats on the House Judiciary Committee who will question former special counsel Robert Mueller next week plan to focus on a narrow set of episodes laid out in his report...
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John Delaney on drug prices, why Clinton lost, biking across Iowa

John Delaney on drug prices, why Clinton lost, biking across Iowa

58 minutes ago   |   Politico

Former Rep. John Delaney spoke to POLITICO Thursday as part of a series of interviews with Democrats seeking to challenge President Donald Trump in 2020. Here are key excerpts...
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'He doesn't have any new ideas': John Delaney bashes Biden

'He doesn't have any new ideas': John Delaney bashes Biden

58 minutes ago   |   Politico

Joe Biden has the fundraising muscle, the lead in the polls and the cachet with voters from his years as Barack Obama's No. 2. But John Delaney says he's got something to offer...
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Democrats' ban on lobbyists' cash isn't as strict as it seems

Democrats' ban on lobbyists' cash isn't as strict as it seems

58 minutes ago   |   Politico

Joe Biden, Kamala Harris, Elizabeth Warren and other leading Democratic presidential candidates have sworn off contributions from Washington lobbyists as a way to insulate...
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Anxious Democratic Governors Urge 2020 Field Not to Veer Too Far Left

58 minutes ago   |   NY Times

“I think it scares people,” Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham of New Mexico said of a proposal to eliminate private health insurance. Other governors echoed similar concerns.
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Democrats Have Tough Questions For Esper, Nominee To Head The Pentagon

1 hour ago   |   NPR

Army Secretary Mark Esper is hoping to be confirmed by the Senate to be defense secretary. At his confirmation hearing, he faced tough questions about his years as a top...
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Is Trump Succeeding At Dividing The Democratic Party?

1 hour ago   |   NPR

NPR's Steve Inskeep talks to Democratic strategist Jamal Simmons about whether President Trump is successfully associating socialism with the Democratic Party.
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After Chants of 'Send Her Back,' Rep. Omar Welcomed Home

After Chants of 'Send Her Back,' Rep. Omar Welcomed Home

2 hours ago   |   Newser

Rep. Ilhan Omar went back to where she comes from Thursday-and they were delighted to see her. A crowd of cheering supporters, some with signs saying "Welcome back," greeted...
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Trump effect the top question in Virginia's key elections

4 hours ago   |   My Sanantonio

RICHMOND, Va. - Donald Trump has been very good for Virginia Democrats. Voters unhappy with the Republican president, particularly in suburban areas, powered historic...
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Trump disavows 'send her back' cry, Omar stands defiant

5 hours ago   |   My Sanantonio

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump has chided his supporters who chanted "send her back" when he questioned the loyalty of a Somali-born congresswoman, joining widespread...
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Trump Picks Scalia Son for Labor Secretary

Trump Picks Scalia Son for Labor Secretary

President Trump has picked one of late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia's five sons as his next secretary of labor. "I am pleased to announce that it is my intention to... Read more ...

CNN Announces Lineups For Second Round of 2020 Democratic Debates

CNN Announces Lineups For Second Round of 2020 Democratic Debates

Sen. Elizabeth Warren, Sen. Bernie Sanders and Mayor Pete Buttigieg will be among the candidates facing off on the first night of the debate. Read more ...

Trump likely to tap Scalia's son for Labor chief

Trump likely to tap Scalia's son for Labor chief

President Donald Trump is likely to nominate Eugene Scalia, son of the late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, to be the next Labor secretary, according to three sources... Read more ...

EPA Refuses To Ban Pesticide Linked To Brain Damage In Children

EPA Refuses To Ban Pesticide Linked To Brain Damage In Children

The Trump administration handed big industry another win. Read more ...

Trump To Nominate Eugene Scalia As Labor Secretary

Trump To Nominate Eugene Scalia As Labor Secretary

If confirmed, the son of late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia would replace outgoing Secretary Alexander Acosta. Read more ...

House votes to raise minimum wage, uniting Dems after months-long struggle

House votes to raise minimum wage, uniting Dems after months-long struggle

The House on Thursday passed legislation to gradually raise the federal minimum wage to $15 per hour, following through on a key Democratic campaign promise and ending a... Read more ...

Handful of GOP lawmakers say they're uneasy with 'send her back' chant

Handful of GOP lawmakers say they're uneasy with 'send her back' chant

A growing number of Republican lawmakers are expressing discomfort over chants of “send her back” that broke out at President Donald Trump's campaign rally Wednesday evening... Read more ...

A Fascist Trump Rally In Greenville

A Fascist Trump Rally In Greenville

Scholars say the rally - where Trump supporters chanted "Send her back!" about Muslim Rep. Ilhan Omar - is an escalation in America's slide toward fascism. Read more ...

Trump disavows 'send her back' chant from his rally

Trump disavows 'send her back' chant from his rally

President Donald on Thursday disavowed the “send her back” chant that broke out at his rally on Wednesday night. "I was not happy with it. I disagree with it,” Trump said to... Read more ...

House Republican campaign chair says there's no place for 'send her back'...

House Republican campaign chair says there's no place for 'send her back' language

The chairman of House Republicans' campaign arm on Thursday criticized the “send her back” chant that animated the crowd at Donald Trump's Wednesday night rally and added a new... Read more ...