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Thursday, Jun 13, 2019 at 08:50 AM PDT

Decision 2020 Hot Topic: Immigration

Decision 2020 Hot Topic: Immigration

Over 1 million immigrants are in the U.S. under DACA and TPS. With much uncertainty about their status, immigration is sure to be a hot topic in the 2020 election.

Friday, Jun 14, 2019 at 11:25 AM PDT

1st Dem Debate Lineups Are Out, Setting Up Biden Vs. Sanders

1st Dem Debate Lineups Are Out, Setting Up Biden Vs. Sanders

The Democratic National Committee on Thursday named the 20 presidential candidates who qualified to appear on stage later this month in the first primary debate of the 2020 campaign. The DNC, which is...

Thursday, Jun 13, 2019 at 12:19 PM PDT

House Committee Subpoenas Flynn, Gates in Russia Probe

House Committee Subpoenas Flynn, Gates in Russia Probe

The House Intelligence Committee has subpoenaed former White House national security adviser Michael Flynn and former Trump campaign aide Rick Gates as part of its investigation into Russian interference in the...

Thursday, Jun 13, 2019 at 04:44 AM PDT

Lock HIM Up? Dems Weigh What to Do About Trump's Deeds

Lock HIM Up? Dems Weigh What to Do About Trump's Deeds

With a familiar chant, President Donald Trump's backers regularly called for Hillary Clinton to be thrown in prison during the 2016 campaign. Now top Democrats are grappling with fraught questions about whether...

Wednesday, Jun 12, 2019 at 11:25 PM PDT

Hong Kong Legislative Work Suspended Amid Political Crisis

Hong Kong Legislative Work Suspended Amid Political Crisis

Hong Kong's legislature suspended meetings Thursday following violent clashes between police and protesters who oppose a bill allowing suspects to be sent to mainland China for trial and that is seen as...

Wednesday, Jun 12, 2019 at 11:07 PM PDT

Danny Glover to Testify at House Slavery Reparations Hearing

Danny Glover to Testify at House Slavery Reparations Hearing

The topic of reparations for slavery is headed to Capitol Hill for its first hearing in more than a decade with writer Ta-Nehisi Coates and actor Danny Glover set to testify before a House panel. The House...

Wednesday, Jun 12, 2019 at 07:33 PM PDT

Spy Used AI-Generated Face to Connect With Targets: Experts

Spy Used AI-Generated Face to Connect With Targets: Experts

Katie Jones sure seemed plugged into the Washington's political scene. The 30-something redhead boasted a job at a top think tank and a who's-who network of pundits and experts, from the centrist Brookings...

Thursday, Jun 13, 2019 at 06:16 AM PDT

Trump Says He'd 'Want to Hear' Foreign Dirt on 2020 Rivals

Trump Says He'd 'Want to Hear' Foreign Dirt on 2020 Rivals

President Donald Trump said Wednesday that if a foreign power offered dirt on his 2020 opponent, he'd be open to accepting it and that he'd have no obligation to call in the FBI. "I think I'd want to hear it,"...

Wednesday, Jun 12, 2019 at 02:55 PM PDT

Sanders Makes Case for Democratic Socialism After Criticism

Sanders Makes Case for Democratic Socialism After Criticism

Bernie Sanders on Wednesday mounted a strong defense of democratic socialism, the economic philosophy that has guided his political career, even as Republicans and some of his Democratic presidential opponents...

Wednesday, Jun 12, 2019 at 02:27 PM PDT

Ex-Trump Aide Hicks to Appear Before House Committee

Ex-Trump Aide Hicks to Appear Before House Committee

Former White House aide Hope Hicks has agreed to testify privately before the House Judiciary Committee next week, chairman Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y., announced Wednesday. Hicks will appear before the committee on...

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