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Booker to announce slew of endorsements from New Jersey Democrats

Booker to announce slew of endorsements from New Jersey Democrats

Sen. Cory Booker’s campaign will announce a slew of endorsements Thursday from New Jersey Democrats in a show of home state support so far unmatched by rival Democratic candidates for president. Every Democrat in New Jersey’s congressional delegation is throwing their support behind the state’s junior senator — including 11 House members, among them House…MORE

Pelosi urges members to back resolution terminating national emergency

Pelosi urges members to back resolution terminating national emergency

Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi urged members of Congress on Wednesday to back a resolution halting the national emergency declared by President Donald Trump to fund a border wall. Pelosi’s call to action comes as the White House plows ahead on transferring federal funds not contingent on Trump’s declaration toward building a wall along…MORE

Bombshell Mueller report may never be fully revealed

Bombshell Mueller report may never be fully revealed

Robert Mueller’s report could land within days, yet rather than offering definitive answers, his hotly anticipated filing might only ignite a new controversy — over how much of the special counsel’s conclusions most Americans get to see. Sources told CNN on Wednesday that the Justice Department is preparing for Mueller to report to Attorney General…MORE

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

Top US and Chinese trade negotiators will face off at the White House

Top US and Chinese trade negotiators will face off at the White House

President Donald Trump’s top negotiators will press hard in this week’s talks with their Chinese counterparts to close gaps on issues spanning everything from currency manipulation to halting Beijing’s practice of forcing American companies to give up their technology in exchange for market access. The big question is whether Trump will forgo escalating trade tensions…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