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Trump’s tweets saying he’s already building the border wall, briefly explained

Friday  00:15,   22 february 2019
vox

He’s not totally wrong, but he’s not exactly right,... >>>

Neighbor who tackled Sen. Rand Paul asks for new civil trial, claims $580,000 award is excessive

Friday  00:00,   22 february 2019
nydailynews

The man who tackled Sen. Rand Paul and was ordered last month to pay the former presidential candidate $580,000 feels the punishment is excessive. Rene Boucher's lawyer argues in a 31-page motion for a new trial that the $200,000 awarded to Paul for >>>

2020 Democrats Embrace Race-Conscious Policies, Including Reparations

Thursday  23:40,   21 february 2019
nytimes

From the very first day of the 2020 presidential race, when Senator Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts blamed “generations of discrimination” for black families earning far less than white households, Democratic hopefuls have broadly emphasized... >>>

Sanders campaign announces two women co-chairs after sexual harassment allegations

Thursday  23:30,   21 february 2019
thehill

Sen. Bernie Sanders's (I-Vt.) presidential campaign announced four new campaign co-chairs Thursday, selecting two high-profile female politicians and activists after several women came forward to detail instances of sexual harassment during his 2016 >>>

New climate PAC will back Inslee for president

Thursday  23:30,   21 february 2019
thehill

A new super PAC launching on Thursday will back Washington Gov. Jay Inslee's (D) potential run for president. The group, Act Now On Climate, said it would back Inslee, who has made climate change a cornerstone of his two terms as governor. "Climate... >>>

Senate Dems to introduce resolution blocking Trump's emergency declaration

Thursday  23:30,   21 february 2019
thehill

Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) said on Thursday that Democrats will introduce a resolution to block President Trump's emergency declaration to construct the U.S.-Mexico border wall. "Identical companion legislation to the House... >>>

House to vote on background check bills next week

Thursday  23:25,   21 february 2019
thehill

The House is set to vote on legislation next week to enhance background checks for gun purchases as Democrats seek to move quickly on a top priority since taking the majority. Democrats expect to consider measures to require universal background... >>>

IRS analyst charged in leak of Michael Cohen's bank records

Thursday  22:55,   21 february 2019
cnn

An analyst with the Internal Revenue Service was charged with disclosing confidential reports about Michael Cohen's bank records that revealed the President's former lawyer sought to profit from his proximity to the White House. The analyst was... >>>

NC GOP candidate suddenly calls for a new election in 9th District, leaves hearing

Thursday  22:40,   21 february 2019
charlotteobserver

RALEIGH, N.C. - In a startling statement, Republican candidate Mark Harris on Thursday called for a new election in North Carolina's 9th Congressional District "to restore the confidence of voters." Harris' statement came after a break in a hearing... >>>

Roger Stone apologizes to judge for Instagram post: 'My wife is kicking me'

Thursday  22:40,   21 february 2019
foxnews

Former Trump political adviser Roger Stone told a federal judge he was "heartfully sorry" for "a stupid lapse in judgment," after he posted a picture of the judge on Instagram showing what appeared to be crosshairs in the background. Judge Amy... >>>

Mulling presidential bid, Howard Schultz again fails to vote

Thursday  22:30,   21 february 2019
msn

Former Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz, who has been criticized for having a spotty voting record in his home state, has missed another election as he considers an independent bid for president. The Seattle Times reports that election records show... >>>

Senate investigators pursue Trump's Moscow-based American former business associate

Thursday  22:30,   21 february 2019
cnn

Senate investigators want to question David Geovanis, a Moscow-based American businessman with longstanding ties to President Donald... >>>

Facing charges in Russia probe, ex-Trump adviser Stone tells judge he abused gag order

Thursday  22:30,   21 february 2019
reuters

President Donald Trump's former political adviser Roger Stone told a court on Thursday that he had abused a gag order imposed following criminal charges against him in the Russian election interference probe with a Instagram post showing the judge... >>>

The Latest: GOP candidate says new election should be called

Thursday  22:15,   21 february 2019
msn

The Latest on a hearing outlining a ballot fraud investigation in an undeclared North Carolina congressional race for which a winner hasn't been finalized (all times local):2:55 p.m.The... >>>

Cohen talking to Senate panel Tuesday, kicking off busy week

Thursday  21:35,   21 february 2019
msn

The Senate intelligence committee will interview President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer behind closed doors on Tuesday, according to a person familiar with the matter. Michael Cohen's Senate interview will kick off a week of congressional... >>>