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Surprise Candidates Surge in Latest Dem Polling

1 month ago   |   By Newser

A poll out of South Carolina reflects what's going on nationally: Joe Biden's numbers are dipping while Sen. Elizabeth Warren and South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg are gaining ground-but not enough to take his place,
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ESPN to Employees: No More Political Commentary

ESPN to Employees: No More Political Commentary

ESPN is reminding employees of the network's policy to avoid talking about politics after radio talk show host Dan Le Batard criticized President Trump and his recent racist... Read more ...

Georgia Lawmaker Erica Thomas: White Man Told Me ‘Go Back Where You Came From'

Georgia Lawmaker Erica Thomas: White Man Told Me ‘Go Back Where You Came From'

Democratic state Rep. Erica Thomas, who is black, said she was verbally attacked while in line at the grocery store. Read more ...

Radical or Incremental? What's Really In Joe Biden's Health Plan

Radical or Incremental? What's Really In Joe Biden's Health Plan

The Biden plan released this week is an update of the Affordable Care Act with controversial differences. Among them: a "public option" that covers abortion, and subsidized... Read more ...

Iran says it has seized British oil tanker

Iran says it has seized British oil tanker

TEHRAN, Iran - Iran's Revolutionary Guard says it has seized a British oil tanker that was passing through the Strait of Hormuz. The IRGC's website, sepahnews.com, says the... Read more ...

Trump Seizes On Soggy Paper Straws As Campaign Issue: 'Make Straws Great Again'

Trump Seizes On Soggy Paper Straws As Campaign Issue: 'Make Straws Great Again'

The president's reelection campaign is now selling reusable and recycled straws in their 2020 online store, because they claim "lberal paper straws don't work." (Image credit... Read more ...

Schumer decries 'awful' conditions at migrant detention facility

Schumer decries 'awful' conditions at migrant detention facility

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer accused the Trump administration of treating detained migrants “like criminals” after touring a Texas detention facility on Friday, calling... Read more ...

Director Of National Intelligence Dan Coats Appoints New Election Security Czar

Director Of National Intelligence Dan Coats Appoints New Election Security Czar

Spy world veteran Shelby Pierson will attempt to centralize election security efforts across the intelligence community with soon-to-be-designated agency leads. (Image credit... Read more ...

Iran Seizes British Oil Tanker In Strait Of Hormuz

Iran Seizes British Oil Tanker In Strait Of Hormuz

The incident, involving two foreign ships, comes a day after Iran seized another tanker and the U.S. claimed to have downed an Iranian drone. Read more ...

Restaurant Donates Sales From Day Of Trump's Rally To Immigration Group

Restaurant Donates Sales From Day Of Trump's Rally To Immigration Group

Matt Scully, owner of The Scullery in Greenville, North Carolina, said he and his wife wanted to celebrate diversity. Read more ...

President Trump calls for A$AP Rocky's release from Swedish custody

President Trump calls for A$AP Rocky's release from Swedish custody

President Donald Trump said Friday that he and first lady Melania Trump plan to negotiate for rapper A$AP Rocky to be released from Swedish custody, adding that the artist has... Read more ...