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KAMALA HARRIS Dec 3

Kamala Harris Drops Out of Presidential Race

After dropping in the polls, Sen. Kamala Harris has exited the 2020 race for president.

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  • Trump Tax Returns Dec 6

    Supreme Court Temporarily Shields Trump Bank Records

    The Supreme Court on Friday temporarily shielded the bank records of President Donald Trump and three of his children from House Democrats. In an order signed by Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the House cannot enforce subpoenas issued to Deutsche Bank and Capital One at least until Dec. 13. The justices are scheduled to discuss at least one and maybe two…

  • climate change Dec 7

    27 Arrested as Protesters Rally at State House, Demand Action on Climate Change

    More than two dozen climate change protesters were arrested Friday after refusing to leave the Massachusetts State House when it closed for the day, police said. One by one, 27 demonstrators were brought out of the State House by police officers after they refused to leave when the building closed at 5 p.m. Hours later, they were bailed out. “I…

  • Michael Bloomberg Dec 6

    Bloomberg Gun Plan: Permits, Assault Weapon Ban, Age Limits

    Democratic presidential contender Michael Bloomberg unveiled a gun control policy on Thursday just steps from the site of one of Colorado’s worst mass shootings, calling for a ban on all assault weapons, mandatory permits for gun purchasers and a new position in the White House to coordinate gun violence prevention.

  • Decision 2020 Dec 6

    Doctor’s Report Says Elizabeth Warren ‘In Excellent Health’

    Elizabeth Warren “is in excellent health,” according to a doctor’s report released by the Massachusetts senator on Friday, becoming the first in a trio of top Democratic presidential candidates over 70 to make their medical records public. Warren’s last physical was in January and was conducted by Dr. Beverly Woo, who said she has served as the candidate’s primary

  • Bernie Sanders Dec 6

    Sanders Announces $150B Plan to Expand Broadband Access

    Bernie Sanders is promising to invest $150 billion to bring high-speed internet to “every household in America” while breaking up and better regulating monopolies he says currently limit access to drive up their profits. The Vermont senator and Democratic presidential candidate unveiled a plan Friday to provide that funding in infrastructure grants and technical assistance to states and municipalities through

  • President Donald Trump Dec 6

    Articles of Impeachment: Explaining What’s Next in the House

    House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Thursday that Democrats will draft articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump, a crucial step toward a vote of the full House. The articles are likely to mostly encompass Democrats’ findings on Trump’s dealings with Ukraine. Democrats are still writing them, but the articles could charge Trump with abuse of office, bribery and obstruction.

  • U.S. Customs and Border Protection Dec 6

    Report: Teen Who Died in US Custody Unresponsive for Hours

    A flu-ridden 16-year-old from Guatemala writhed in agony inside a U.S. Border Patrol cell and collapsed on the floor where he lay for several hours before he was found dead, according to video released Thursday that further calls into question the Trump administration’s treatment of immigrant families.

    The footage published by ProPublica shows the last hours of Carlos Hernandez Vasquez, who

  • President Donald Trump Dec 6

    Ex-Playboy Model Who Claimed Trump Affair Sues Fox News

    The former Playboy model who took a $150,000 payoff to squelch her story of an affair with a pre-presidency Donald Trump is suing Fox News over comments that host Tucker Carlson made about the matter. Karen McDougal’s lawsuit was filed Thursday in New York. It says Carlson slandered her by saying last year that what happened “sounds like a classic

  • China Dec 5

    US Likely to Hit China Over Human Rights Despite Trade Talks

    Legislation in the Senate would direct the administration to come up with a list of Chinese officials who could face sanctions for their role in the repression of Muslim minorities. Congress is poised to hand President Donald Trump a second chance in less than a month to anger the Chinese government and attack its record on human rights as he

  • 2020 Elections Dec 6

    Biden Snaps at Voter in Iowa After Receiving Kerry Endorsement

    Joe Biden sought to capitalize on President Donald Trump’s icy reception from world leaders by portraying himself on Thursday as someone who is well versed in foreign affairs and can restore American prestige abroad. But his moves risked being overshadowed by a testy confrontation with a voter in Iowa. As he nears the end of an eight-day tour of

  • Cory Booker Dec 5

    Booker’s Critical Test? Languishing Campaign Plots a Rebound

    New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker is hoping a speech in Iowa’s capital city could be a spark for his Democratic presidential campaign. With less than two months before the Iowa caucuses open the Democratic 2020 contest, Booker spoke Thursday in Des Moines. Booker argues California Sen. Kamala Harris’ recent departure from the primary forces the party to confront whether it’s

  • Medicare Dec 6

    Pelosi Sets Showdown Vote on Medicare Drug Negotiations Bill

    The House will hold a showdown vote next week on Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s bill empowering Medicare to negotiate drug prices, expanded Thursday to provide seniors with dental, vision and hearing benefits not currently covered. Leading Democratic committee chairmen said the Congressional Budget Office has indicated that Pelosi’s bill would save the government $500 billion over 10 years, which they pledged…

  • SUPREME COURT Dec 5

    Trump Asks Supreme Court to Void Financial Records Subpoena

    President Donald Trump asked the Supreme Court on Thursday to void a subpoena from the House of Representatives that seeks the president’s financial records from his accounting firm. The justices already have shielded the documents from being turned over while they consider whether to hear Trump’s appeal and his separate appeal of a court order that requires the same accounting

  • North Korea Dec 6

    North Korea Threatens to Resume Calling Trump ‘Dotard’

    North Korea is threatening to resume insults of U.S. President Donald Trump and consider him a “dotard” if he keeps using words that provoke the North. North Korea’s vice foreign minister made the comments on Thursday, days after Trump spoke of a possible military option toward the North and resumed calling its leader, Kim Jong Un, “rocket man.”

  • Nancy Pelosi Dec 5

    Watch: Pelosi Takes Issue With Reporter Asking If She Hates Trump

    House Speaker Nancy Pelosi was leaving a news conference that had concluded Thursday when a reporter asked if she hated President Donald Trump. “I don’t hate anybody,” she said. She then returned to the lectern to say that as a Catholic who was raised “with a heart full of love” she resented the question. “I pray for the president

  • gun control Dec 5

    Gun Background Checks Are on Pace to Break Record in 2019

    Background checks on gun purchases in the U.S. are climbing toward a record high this year. The firearms industry says people are rushing to buy weapons in reaction to the Democratic presidential candidates’ calls for tighter restrictions. By the end of November, more than 25.4 million background checks – generally seen as a strong indicator of gun sales – had

  • Nancy Pelosi Dec 5

    WATCH: Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s Full Announcement Calling for Drafting of Impeachment Articles

    House Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced on Thursday that she is asking Democrats to proceed with drafting articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump, saying his actions have “seriously violated the Constitution” and “our democracy is at stake.”

  • Nancy Pelosi Dec 5

    Speaker Pelosi Calls for Democrats to Move Forward Toward Impeachment

    House Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced on Thursday that she is asking Democrats to proceed with drafting articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump, saying his actions have “seriously violated the Constitution” and “our democracy is at stake.”

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