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News : Politics

Chris Matthews faces calls for resignation after comparing Sanders victory to Nazi invasion

Monday  08:26,   24 february 2020

MSNBC's Chris Matthews is under fire after comparing Sen. Bernie Sanders's (I-Vt.) decisive win in the Nevada caucuses to the Nazi invasion of France in 1940, with some on social media calling for the "Hardball" host to resign."I was reading >>>

Dueling Narratives Emerge From Muddied Account of Russia’s 2020 Interference

Monday  06:45,   24 february 2020

As accusations swirled Sunday about Russia’s efforts to interfere with the 2020 election, President Trump’s national security adviser and former Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr. could not agree on what Moscow is, or is not, doing. Their... >>>

From single early states to a sprawling national race: The presidential candidates face their new reality.

Monday  05:55,   24 february 2020

The expansion of the race into a swath of the country after Saturday’s South Carolina primary will test the resources and popularity of the trailing Democratic candidates.LAS VEGAS —By the time results began rolling in from Saturday's Nevada... >>>

National Security Wiretap System Was Long Plagued by Risk of Errors and Omissions

Monday  05:55,   24 february 2020

The F.B.I.’s flawed applications to monitor a former Trump adviser in the Russia investigation, Carter Page, has prompted a new cycle of scandal revealed in a damning report from the Justice Department’s inspector general. The problems may be part... >>>

Joe Biden, trying to catch Bernie Sanders, puts all his chips on South Carolina

Monday  05:45,   24 february 2020

Former Vice President Joe Biden, leaving Las Vegas behind, is placing all his chips on South Carolina as his best - and perhaps last - chance to reverse a string of losses in early-voting states and mount a serious challenge to Sen. Bernie Sanders... >>>

AIPAC hits back at Sanders over 'odious' criticism: 'Truly shameful'

Monday  05:30,   24 february 2020

The American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) fired back at Sen. Bernie Sanders on Sunday night after he said he would not attend the organization's annual conference and accused it of providing a platform to leaders who "express bigotry... >>>

’Nearly insurmountable’: Bernie barrels toward Super Tuesday delegate windfall

Monday  05:20,   24 february 2020

Bernie Sanders already has a foothold in several delegate-rich states.Sanders is zooming toward Super Tuesday with victories in Nevada and New Hampshire, a foothold in the delegate-rich states of California and Texas, and a divided, jam-packed field >>>

Bernie Sanders, powered by diverse liberal coalition, forces a reckoning for Democrats

Monday  05:05,   24 february 2020

With an emphatic Nevada win, Bernie Sanders brings his insurgency closer to a takeover of the party, prompting a season of open hostility.The senator’s ascendancy, though years in the making, is forcing a sudden reckoning in the Democratic Party’s... >>>

Clarence Thomas wife among conservative activists leading Trump efforts to compile ‘deep state’ hit list

Monday  04:30,   24 february 2020

The wife of conservative Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas is spearheading an effort to remove officials suspected of undermining President Trump. © Provided by Washington Examiner A network of conservative activists led by Ginni Thomas is... >>>

Bernie Sanders: The '60 Minutes' Interview

Monday  04:20,   24 february 2020

Coming off his win in the Nevada caucuses, Bernie Sanders talks about Michael Bloomberg, Donald Trump, Democratic socialism, and what he would do if elected president.It's a stunning turn of events for a man who calls himself a "Democratic... >>>

Harry Reid calls for end to all caucuses

Monday  03:56,   24 february 2020

Former Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid called on the Democratic Party to abandon the caucus system on Sunday in a statement released after the caucuses held in his home state. © The Hill Harry Reid calls for end to all caucuses Reid said in a... >>>

Sen. Chuck Schumer admits to spending over $8,600 on cheesecake

Monday  03:30,   24 february 2020

Sen. Minority Leader Chuck Schumer on Sunday acknowledged a report that he spent more than $8,600 on cheesecake in under 10 years, saying it is his "guilty pleasure."According to an analysis of FEC filings between 2009 and 2016, the Friends of... >>>

Judge won’t bow out of Roger Stone case

Monday  03:20,   24 february 2020

Amy Berman Jackson accuses the defense of abusing the court’s docket with claims of bias.U.S. District Court Judge Amy Berman Jackson's sharply worded order also dressed down Stone's defense team for using the court's docket to air what she said... >>>

Judge denies Roger Stone's motion to disqualify her

Monday  02:10,   24 february 2020

The judge presiding over Roger Stone's case has denied a motion from the defendant to have her disqualified.Judge Amy Berman Jackson in a filing issued Sunday evening said Stone's legal team did not provide any "factual or legal support" to... >>>

Clyburn poised to endorse Biden in big boost before S.C. primary

Monday  02:10,   24 february 2020

The House majority whip wields enormous sway in the state, especially among African Americans.The planned endorsement is expected three days ahead of the state's Saturday primary, giving Biden an important boost in a state that will likely determine >>>