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Bernie Sanders to sign ‘affirmation’ he will run as a Democrat in 2020

Bernie Sanders to sign ‘affirmation’ he will run as a Democrat in 2020

Sen. Bernie Sanders plans to sign a party pledge affirming that he will run for president as a Democrat in 2020 and serve as one if elected, senior campaign adviser Jeff Weaver told CNN on Wednesday. The Democratic National Committee said on Tuesday that it planned to meet in the coming week with the presidential…MORE

Virginia governor cancels first stop on listening tour after blackface controversy

Virginia governor cancels first stop on listening tour after blackface controversy

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam canceled the first stop on his apology tour following a letter from the Virginia Union University student government asking him to not attend a chapel service Thursday honoring a group of 1960s-era civil rights protesters. Northam announced the cancellation on his Twitter account Wednesday evening. “I appreciate the original invitation of…MORE

Alabama GOP rep will challenge Democratic Sen. Doug Jones in 2020

Alabama GOP rep will challenge Democratic Sen. Doug Jones in 2020

GOP Rep. Bradley Byrne of Alabama announced Wednesday that he will seek to challenge Democratic Sen. Doug Jones in the 2020 election, setting up an attempt for the GOP to take back the Senate seat in the heavily Republican state. Byrne had mulled a Senate bid publicly well ahead of the announcement and was expected…MORE

What if the Mueller report changes nothing?

What if the Mueller report changes nothing?

Thanks to CNN reporting, we now know that Attorney General Bill Barr is readying to receive special counsel Robert Mueller’s report on Russian interference in the 2016 election — and the possibility of collusion with Donald Trump’s campaign — as soon as next week. Which is BIG news! For the better part of the last…MORE

Candidates vie to be Trump’s next UN ambassador

Candidates vie to be Trump’s next UN ambassador

A leading contender for the vacant United Nations Ambassador role made a not so subtle pitch for the job in a Fox News interview on Wednesday. John James, a former Michigan Republican Senate candidate, said “of course” he wants to be the next US ambassador to the UN, during the interview. The Iraq War veteran…MORE

Trump says Alabama woman who joined ISIS should not return to US

Trump says Alabama woman who joined ISIS should not return to US

President Donald Trump said Wednesday that he directed Secretary of State Mike Pompeo not to allow Hoda Muthana, an Alabama woman who left in November 2014 to join ISIS, to return to the United States — despite her recent public plea to come back and stand trial in America. “I have instructed Secretary of State…MORE

White House braces for shakeup after Trump privately complains about Coats

White House braces for shakeup after Trump privately complains about Coats

White House officials have begun to have preliminary discussions about replacing Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats amid concerns that President Donald Trump may soon dismiss him, two senior administration officials told CNN, despite the President’s public denial he’s considering the move. The conversations began this week in the West Wing after Trump spent the…MORE

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