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  • Election 2020 Jan 15

    Key Takeaways From Democratic Presidential Debate in Iowa

    There was a lot of pre-debate chatter about a coming fight between Senators Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren over Warren’s assertion Sanders told her in 2018 that a woman couldn’t be elected president. Sanders denied it, Warren didn’t press it and a substantive debate on a range of issues ensued. Still, after the debate, it appeared that Warren declined to...

  • Donald Trump Nov 27, 2019

    White House Budget Office Formally Held Ukraine Aid on Same Day as Trump-Zelenskiy Call

    The White House Office of Management and Budget made its first official move to withhold military aid to Ukraine on July 25, the same day President Donald Trump spoke to Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy by phone, according to a summary of OMB documents produced by the House Budget Committee. The OMB documents also show that while that first letter to...

  • Donald Trump Nov 22, 2019

    DOJ Report: FBI Lawyer Suspected of Altering Russia Probe Document

    President Donald Trump on Friday touted news reports that a former FBI lawyer is suspected of altering a document related to surveillance of a former Trump campaign adviser in 2016. The Associated Press has confirmed reports by CNN and The Washington Post that the finding is part of a Justice Department inspector general investigation into the FBI’s probe of ties...

  • NEW YORK Nov 17, 2019

    Pete Buttigieg Is Struggling With Black Voters — and Not Just Because He’s Gay

    Pete Buttigieg, 37, may have won over many members of the mostly white political commentariat in New York and Washington, and recent polls of Iowa’s overwhelmingly white electorate put him at or near the front of the crowded Democratic field there, NBC News reports. But, at the start of October, a poll in The Charleston Post and Courier found Buttigieg...

  • Mayor Nov 17, 2019

    Buttigieg Tops New Iowa Poll of Democratic Presidential Hopefuls

    Pete Buttigieg, mayor of South Bend, Indiana, topped the latest poll of likely Democratic voters in Iowa, the first state in the nation to weigh in, via caucus, on who should be the blue party’s choice for president, NBC News reports. The moderate mayor supported by 25% of respondents was followed by Sen. Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts with 16%; former...

  • Governor Nov 14, 2019

    Former Gov. Deval Patrick Announces Presidential Bid, Files for NH Primary

    Former Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick is officially in the race for the Oval Office. The Democrat announced his bid for presidency Thursday morning in an online video. His announcement comes after days of speculation that he may run for office.

  • Donald Trump Nov 14, 2019

    Tense TV: CNN’s Blitzer Asks Kellyanne Conway About Husband

    Kellyanne Conway told CNN’s Wolf Blitzer that he embarrassed himself following a tense exchange Thursday where he asked the White House counselor to respond to her husband’s criticism of President Donald Trump on television. Lawyer George Conway has frequently attacked his wife’s boss on social media. MSNBC brought him into the studio Wednesday to serve as an analyst during its...

  • Chicago Nov 13, 2019

    Former Gov. Deval Patrick Will Run for President, Sources Say

    Former Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick is entering the race for the Democratic presidential nomination, two sources told NBC10 Boston, becoming the second Bay State politician to join the party’s crowded field of candidates. Patrick has called party leaders and supporters and plans to be in New Hampshire by the end of the week, the sources said.

  • Donald Trump Oct 23, 2019

    Trump’s ‘Lynching Tweet’ Overshadows Bombshell Testimony

    As a key witness testified in a Tuesday hearing as part of an ongoing impeachment inquiry on Tuesday, President Trump stirred controversy online, describing the investigation against him as a “lynching.” California’s Rep. Karen Bass said the comment was part of a pattern. “Every time his back is against the wall he uses race,” Bass said. “He throws out race...

  • Donald Trump Oct 22, 2019

    ‘What the Hell Is Wrong With You’: Trump Slammed After Saying Impeachment Is Like ‘Lynching’

    President Donald Trump on Tuesday described the House impeachment inquiry into his dealings with Ukraine as “a lynching,” comments that drew backlash over use of the incendiary term by a president with a history of making racist remarks. The highest-ranking African American in Congress warned Trump about making the comparison. Lynchings, or hangings, historically were mostly used by whites against...

  • Donald Trump Oct 18, 2019

    Gabbard Fires Back at Clinton Suggestion She’s Russia’s Pawn

    It’s Hillary Clinton vs. Tulsi Gabbard on the sidelines of the 2020 presidential race. The Hawaii congresswoman fought back unsparingly after Clinton appeared to call her “the favorite of the Russians” in a recent interview and said she believes the Russians have “got their eye on somebody who’s currently in the Democratic primary and are grooming her to be the...

  • Donald Trump Oct 19, 2019

    ‘Final Straw’: GOP Ex-Ohio Gov. Kasich Supports Impeachment

    Former Ohio Gov. John Kasich, who ran against President Donald Trump in the 2016 Republican primary, said Friday that he supports impeaching the president — but isn’t ready to call for his removal from office. Kasich said he decided to back impeachment after hearing acting White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney acknowledge Thursday that Trump’s decision to hold up...

  • Donald Trump Oct 10, 2019

    2020 Democratic Candidates Pledge Support to LGBTQ Community

    Addressing an LGBTQ community fearful that their gains in equality are slipping, Democratic presidential candidates on Thursday promised an aggressive agenda to end workplace discrimination, improve health care and ensure protections for people who face threats, or worse, because of their sexual orientation or gender identity. At a televised forum in downtown Los Angeles, rivals for the party’s nomination to...

  • Maryland Oct 3, 2019

    Coast Guard Lieutenant Accused of Stockpiling Guns, Making Hit List Pleads Guilty in Gun Case

    A Coast Guard lieutenant accused of stockpiling weapons and drafting a hit list of prominent Democrats and TV journalists pleaded guilty Thursday to gun and drug charges.

  • Donald Trump Sep 22, 2019

    Rush of House Democrats Call for Trump Impeachment Probe

    Allegations that President Donald Trump pressured Ukraine’s leader to investigate the family of political rival Joe Biden at the same time he was withholding millions in aid from the Eastern European nation are raising alarms in Congress and pushing a wave of House Democrats toward impeachment proceedings. Late Monday, an influential group of freshmen Democrats who served in the military...

  • Donald Trump Sep 22, 2019

    Biden, Warren Face Same Challenge in Iowa: Keeping Momentum

    A fire truck, a marching band and hundreds of supporters ushered Joe Biden into this weekend’s Iowa Steak Fry, a show of force intended to solidify the former vice president’s front-runner status. His closest rival, Elizabeth Warren, slipped in with little fanfare, delivered her speech and hit a brief selfie line before departing the show. Their approaches to the steak...

  • Maryland Sep 21, 2019

    Judge Refuses to Toss Coast Guard Officer’s Gun Charges

    A federal judge on Friday refused to dismiss gun charges against a Coast Guard lieutenant accused of being a domestic terrorist who stockpiled weapons and drafted a hit list of prominent Democrats and TV journalists.

  • Associated Press Sep 20, 2019

    Trump: ‘I Don’t Know the Identity of the Whistleblower’

    President Donald Trump addressed reporting of a whistleblower’s complaint about a promise made to a foreign leader.

  • CONGRESS Sep 15, 2019

    ‘Instruments of Terror’: Beto O’Rourke Defends Mandatory Gun Buyback Plan

    Former Rep. Beto O’Rourke defended his call for mandatory buybacks of certain semi-automatic weapons in an exclusive interview on “Meet the Press” Sunday, pushing back on criticism from Republicans — as well as some from within his own party — who think the Democratic presidential hopeful’s proposal has gone too far. O’Rourke said the opposition to his proposal shows “how...

  • PRESIDENT Sep 10, 2019

    Possible Russian Spy for CIA Now Living in Washington Area

    A former senior Russian official is living in the Washington area under U.S. government protection, current and former government officials tell NBC News. NBC News is withholding the man’s name and other key details at the request of U.S. officials, who say reporting the information could endanger his life. An NBC News correspondent went to the man’s house in the...

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