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Joe Biden stops by Stonewall Inn to commemorate 50th anniversary of riots

Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden and his wife, Jill Biden, stopped by New York City’s Stonewall Inn on Tuesday in recognition of the 50th anniversary of the riots that helped catapult the modern gay rights movement. The former vice president has been vocal in his support of the LGBTQ community on the campaign trail. “Stopped…MORE

Fact-checking Trump’s tweet about Hillary Clinton email review

President Donald Trump returned to one of his favorite foils early Tuesday morning, tweeting out a report of the latest twist in the Hillary Clinton email saga. “Wow! The State Department said it has identified 30 Security Incidents involving current or former employees and their handling of Crooked Hillary Clinton’s Emails. This is really big,”…MORE

Roy Moore to announce decision on US Senate run amid GOP resistance

Former Judge Roy Moore will reportedly announce whether he’ll run again for Senate on Thursday, after losing his race in 2017 and subsequently the high-profile support of President Donald Trump and Alabama Republican congressmen. The timing of the announcement was first reported by Politico. In 2017, Moore won the GOP nomination for a special election…MORE

Top Russia expert leaving Trump’s National Security Council

Fiona Hill, the top official on Russian affairs at the National Security Council, will depart the Trump administration this summer, according to two people familiar with the matter. Hill, a former Brookings scholar and skeptic of Russian President Vladimir Putin, oversaw rocky Washington-Moscow ties over the past two and a half years. She’s expected to…MORE

Here’s where candidates will be placed at first Democratic debates

The stage is set for the first series of Democratic debates. Former Vice President Joe Biden and Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont will be at the center of the stage during the Thursday night debate in Miami next week, according to NBC, while Sen. Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts and former Rep. Beto O’Rourke of Texas…MORE

New poll shows Biden and other top Democrats beating Trump in Florida

As President Donald Trump heads to Florida on Tuesday to officially declare his reelection bid in 2020, he’s trailing multiple top Democratic candidates in the battleground Sunshine State, according to a new Quinnipiac poll. Former Vice President Joe Biden bests Trump in a hypothetical matchup for the general election, by 50% to 41%. This includes…MORE

White House will assert immunity for Hope Hicks during congressional testimony

The White House is asserting immunity for President Donald Trump’s long-time confidant Hope Hicks from testifying in the House Judiciary Committee about her time at the White House, setting up a showdown with Democrats when Hicks appears behind closed doors on Wednesday. But Democrats’ on the House Judiciary Committee are also planning to press Hicks…MORE

Ocasio-Cortez compares migrant detention facilities to concentration camps

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez accused President Donald Trump’s administration of running “concentration camps” in its detention of migrants at the southern border. Conservatives quickly slammed the New York Democrat for her use of the term, which is most commonly associated with Nazi death camps during the Holocaust. “The United States is running concentration camps on our…MORE

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