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McCabe says Hill leaders didn’t object when informed of Trump investigation

McCabe says Hill leaders didn’t object when informed of Trump investigation

Congressional leadership did not object when former acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe informed them that the FBI had opened a counter-intelligence investigation into President Donald Trump, McCabe said Tuesday. “I told Congress what we had done,” McCabe told NBC’s Savannah Guthrie on the “Today” show. “That’s the important part here, Savannah: no one objected. Not…MORE

5 reasons to be skeptical of Bernie Sanders’ 2020 bid

5 reasons to be skeptical of Bernie Sanders’ 2020 bid

Bernie Sanders made it official on Tuesday morning: He’s running for president again. “I am asking you to join me today as part of an unprecedented and historic grassroots campaign that will begin with at least a million people from across the country,” Sanders wrote in an email to supporters, codifying a long-expected candidacy that…MORE

URGENT – Bernie Sanders launches second presidential campaign

URGENT – Bernie Sanders launches second presidential campaign

(CNN) — After months of deliberation, Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders announced Tuesday that he is running for president again in 2020. It will be Sanders’ second consecutive bid for the Democratic nomination after losing to Hillary Clinton in 2016.Sanders made the announcement in an interview with Vermont Public Radio Tuesday morning.Sanders enters the 2020 race…MORE

CNN to host Bernie Sanders at 2020 town hall

CNN to host Bernie Sanders at 2020 town hall

Sen. Bernie Sanders will head to Washington next Monday for a town hall moderated by CNN’s Wolf Blitzer. The Independent senator from Vermont announced his candidacy for the presidency early Tuesday and will address a host of issues at the town hall, which will air at 8 p.m. ET. Sanders, who was the runner-up for…MORE

Bernie Sanders launches second presidential campaign

Bernie Sanders launches second presidential campaign

After months of deliberation, Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders announced Tuesday that he is running for president again in 2020. It will be Sanders’ second consecutive bid for the Democratic nomination after losing to Hillary Clinton in 2016. Sanders made the announcement in an interview with Vermont Public Radio Tuesday morning. Sanders enters the 2020 race…MORE

Amy Klobuchar’s novel pitch for the Democratic nomination: Pragmatism

Amy Klobuchar’s novel pitch for the Democratic nomination: Pragmatism

Sen. Amy Klobuchar seems willing to say one word that often goes unspoken by presidential candidates eager to win over voters: No. At a CNN town hall with voters here on Monday night, the Minnesota Democrat offered few sugar-coated promises on causes that have become popular among the party’s progressive base. Instead, she gave detail-laden…MORE

The calendar is shifting Democratic influence in 2020 to voters of color

The calendar is shifting Democratic influence in 2020 to voters of color

As in every recent Democrat primary race, the 2020 contest will begin in two virtually all-white states, with the Iowa caucus and New Hampshire primary in early February. But after that the next month of the primary calendar is dominated by states across the Sun Belt where non-white voters comprise a large share, and often an absolute majority, of…MORE

Deputy AG Rod Rosenstein expected to leave Justice Department in mid-March

Deputy AG Rod Rosenstein expected to leave Justice Department in mid-March

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein is expected to leave the Justice Department in mid-March, according to a Justice Department official who spoke to CNN Monday. The No. 2 official at the department has become one of the highest profile figures in the Trump administration given his oversight of the Russia investigation and the appointment of…MORE

Sanders’ evolution on race may not have come soon enough

Sanders’ evolution on race may not have come soon enough

Bernie Sanders’ biggest selling point in 2016 was that he was the only person in the Democratic primary running not named Hillary Clinton. 2020 won’t be that way. And to be successful, he’ll have to earn every vote he can get. This field will be massive, and in many ways, everyone is running as not…MORE

Trump again dares courts to stop him

Trump again dares courts to stop him

The legal confrontation over Donald Trump’s immigration national emergency is becoming the most important test yet of his vision of an unfettered presidency immune to norms that check executive power. The President hit back Tuesday after 16 states filed a lawsuit to stop his declaration aimed at redirecting funds already allocated by Congress for different…MORE

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