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Sanders retracts endorsement of controversial congressional candidate

Sanders retracts endorsement of controversial congressional candidate

Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders on Friday withdrew his endorsement of congressional candidate Cenk Uygur after pushback from supporters over Uygur’s previous controversial comments, as well as Uygur’s decision not to accept endorsements. “As I said yesterday, Cenk has been a longtime fighter against the corrupt forces in our politics and he’s inspired people…MORE

DNC announces seven candidates qualified for next week’s debate stage

DNC announces seven candidates qualified for next week’s debate stage

The Democratic National Committee announced Friday that seven candidates have qualified to participate in next week’s presidential primary debate. Former Vice President Joe Biden, South Bend, Indiana, Mayor Pete Buttigieg, Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar, Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, businessman Tom Steyer, Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren and businessman Andrew Yang made the cutoff, according to the…MORE

Top Ukrainian official: All we are asking for is fair treatment

Top Ukrainian official: All we are asking for is fair treatment

Amid the US impeachment scandal that has ensnared Ukraine, a top official from the Zelensky government said Friday that his country is only seeking fair treatment from the United States and stressed the strong relationship between the two countries. Dmytro Kuleba, the deputy prime minister for European and Euro-Atlantic integration — whose visit to Washington…MORE

Supreme Court to hear Trump pleas to block subpoenas for financial records

Supreme Court to hear Trump pleas to block subpoenas for financial records

The Supreme Court said Friday it will consider whether the House and a New York prosecutor can subpoena President Donald Trump’s longtime accounting firm and banks for his financial records, two monumental disputes concerning separation of powers and Trump’s broad claims of immunity that will be decided in the heart of the presidential campaign. In…MORE

A Clinton aide’s advice to Trump on how to survive impeachment

A Clinton aide’s advice to Trump on how to survive impeachment

With the votes on Friday in the House Judiciary Committee, Donald Trump is now only the third president in history who will face an impeachment vote in the House. The last one to do so was Bill Clinton, who was impeached by the House but not removed by the Senate in 1998. Joe Lockhart was…MORE

Democrats concerned about McConnell’s White House impeachment coordination

Democrats concerned about McConnell’s White House impeachment coordination

Some Democrats are raising concerns about Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s statement that he will coordinate closely with the White House on the looming Senate impeachment trial, with one House Democrat saying the Kentucky Republican should recuse himself entirely. “He’s working hand in hand with the White House, with the President’s attorney, and yet we’re…MORE

Should Boris Johnson’s landslide win make 2020 Democrats nervous?

Should Boris Johnson’s landslide win make 2020 Democrats nervous?

On Thursday night, British voters broke the deadlock that had seized the country and paralyzed its planned exit from the European Union — handing a landslide to Tory Prime Minister Boris Johnson and his plan to “get Brexit done” in early 2020. Within 12 hours of the confirmation of the Conservative victory, the result was…MORE

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