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How Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Learned to Play by Washington’s Rules

Wednesday  22:15,   18 september 2019
nytimes

WASHINGTON — Less than two weeks after being sworn in last year, Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, a young progressive star fresh off an upset of one of the top Democratic leaders in the House, put her fellow Democrats on notice that she... >>>

AB5, Landmark Bill Protecting Gig Workers in California, Becomes Law

Wednesday  21:25,   18 september 2019
gizmodo

The hard-fought bill that may one day give full employee status to workers engaged in the gig economy, spearheaded by companies like Uber, Lyft, and DoorDash, has finally been signed into law by the office of California’s Governor Gavin Newsom. ©... >>>

Trump headed to San Diego for another border visit after slamming California homelessness

Wednesday  21:15,   18 september 2019
latimes

President Trump's tour of California will take him to San Diego, with a visit to the border and a review of a prototype of his much-debated wall. © K.C. Alfred/San Diego Union-Tribune President Donald Trump tours the border wall prototypes near the... >>>

Trump Administration Circulating Gun Background Checks Proposal

Wednesday  20:50,   18 september 2019
bloomberg

Attorney General William Barr is circulating a proposal to senators on expanding background checks for firearms... >>>

Sanders unveils $2.5 trillion 'Housing for All' plan

Wednesday  20:10,   18 september 2019
thehill

White House hopeful Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) on Wednesday released a $2.5 trillion plan to guarantee housing for every American. © Greg Nash Bernie Sanders said he also  intends to use the intends to use the plan to end homelessness. Sanders said >>>

Rep. Omar says Trump ‘put my life at risk’ after he retweeted a false claim that she ‘partied’ on 9/11 anniversary

Wednesday  19:40,   18 september 2019
washingtonpost

The Minnesota Democrat said a video of her dancing was taken not on the anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks but at a Congressional Black Caucus event. Earlier Wednesday, Trump had retweeted a post by conservative actor and comedian Terrence K.... >>>

Trump Names Robert O'Brien as National Security Adviser

Wednesday  18:25,   18 september 2019
online.wsj

President Trump picked a top hostage-affairs official for the high-profile White House role. © Michael Campanella/Getty ImagesMr. Trump tweeted the announcement Wednesday morning, writing "I have worked long & hard with Robert. He will do a great... >>>

L.A. wanted to use this building as a shelter, and now Trump does too

Wednesday  18:21,   18 september 2019
citylab

Los Angeles homeless providers were rebuffed when they asked to use the Hawthorne Federal Building, which the White House is eyeing to relocate Skid Row... >>>

Lewandowski says he has no reason to be held in contempt of Congress

Wednesday  18:10,   18 september 2019
cnn

President Trump's former campaign manager said he doesn't think he will be held in contempt a day after the House Judiciary Committee's chairman threatened to do... >>>

Trump warns 'Dummy Beto' making gun deal 'much harder' with confiscation rhetoric

Wednesday  17:10,   18 september 2019
foxnews

President Trump warned Wednesday that a possible deal with Democrats for new gun safety legislation has been complicated by presidential candidate Beto... >>>

American Flag Set on Fire During Trump's California Fundraising Event, Fight Erupts Between Supporters and Protesters

Wednesday  16:15,   18 september 2019
newsweek

Several people were detained by police following the minor fights outside the Beverly Hills Hotel in... >>>

McConnell says Congress in 'holding pattern' on gun control

Wednesday  15:35,   18 september 2019
msn

Lawmakers are awaiting proposals from the White House, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said. While President Donald Trump has said he would veto a House-passed bill to expand background checks for gun purchases, McConnell said Tuesday he is... >>>

White House Fires Homeland Security Dept.’s General Counsel

Wednesday  15:15,   18 september 2019
nytimes

The White House fired John Mitnick, the general counsel for the Department of Homeland Security, after months of shake-up at an... >>>

Former CIA Director John Brennan Says He Is Concerned about U.S. Reputation under Trump Due to 'Lawlessness' in White House

Wednesday  13:10,   18 september 2019
newsweek

John Brennan, who served under Barack Obama, told MSNBC's Nicolle Wallace that he was worried about the "dysfunctionality of our government at this... >>>

Elizabeth Warren nabs 2020 backing of Iowa's state treasurer

Wednesday  13:10,   18 september 2019
msn

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren has announced the endorsement of one of Iowa's last two uncommitted Democratic elected officials, state Treasurer Michael... >>>