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John Durham’s investigation into the FBI Russia probe comes into focus

John Durham’s investigation into the FBI Russia probe comes into focus

A clearer picture of the next charged investigation into the FBI’s probe of Russian interference in the 2016 election is emerging, and President Donald Trump is already cashing in on suggestions that it could reveal damning accusations of bias by law enforcement and intelligence officials that last week’s inspector general report debunked. The probe by…MORE

Analysis: Trump has weathered impeachment better than Clinton

Analysis: Trump has weathered impeachment better than Clinton

First things first: The theme song of the week is the closing credits from Growing Pains. Poll of the week: A new Monmouth University poll finds that 46% of Americans have a favorable view of President Donald Trump. His unfavorable rating stands at 52%. That makes for a net favorability (favorable – unfavorable) rating of…MORE

2020 Democrats urge DNC to change debate qualifications

2020 Democrats urge DNC to change debate qualifications

Nine Democratic presidential candidates signed a letter to Democratic National Committee leaders on Saturday urging the DNC to consider changing the debate qualifications for the January and February presidential primary debates. The candidates, seven of whom have qualified for next week’s debate in Los Angeles, argue in the letter that the DNC’s increasing thresholds have…MORE

‘I see you’: How Kamala Harris left a legacy for girls of color

‘I see you’: How Kamala Harris left a legacy for girls of color

Kamala Harris’ abrupt departure from the 2020 presidential field means she appears less in the public space. She isn’t out on the campaign trail. Her name appears in fewer stories. But what has yet to dissipate is the legacy Harris leaves behind in her quest to become the first black woman president of the United…MORE

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez looks to the future after a year of making waves

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez looks to the future after a year of making waves

One year and a month ago, young activists from the Sunrise Movement barged into Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi’s Capitol Hill office to demand immediate action on climate change. Their sit-in — and push for a “Green New Deal,” at the time a novel term to most Americans — might have gone unnoticed outside of Washington,…MORE

What did the UK elections teach us about 2020? Trust the polls

What did the UK elections teach us about 2020? Trust the polls

You’re going to hear about a lot of supposed lessons that can be applied to the 2020 US elections from the 2019 United Kingdom elections. Maybe you think Republican President Donald Trump has reason to smile after his friend, Conservative Prime Minister Boris Johnson, won a big mandate. Maybe you think the crushing defeat of…MORE

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