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Jan 13 2021
Trump administration bans imports of cotton and tomatoes from China’s Xinjiang region, citing forced labor
The Trump administration Wednesday issued a sweeping ban on imports of cotton or tomato products from China’s Xinjiang region, saying it had reviewed evidence of forced labor in the region.
The move is the administration’s latest effort to punish China over what Western officials and human rights groups call the country’s campaign of repression against the Muslim Uighur population ofWashington Post
Apr 22 2019
Representative Seth Moulton announced Monday that he is running for president, vowing to engage young people and military veterans and becoming the third Massachusetts politician to throw a hat into the 2020 ring.
An Iraq veteran who led an unsuccessful effort to oust Nancy Pelosi from the House leadership last year, the 40-year-old Moulton has said he plans to run a campaign focused onPolitico
Jul 29 2020
An ad in a competitive GOP primary in southwest Florida says that a Republican legislator has welcomed immigrants in the state illegally.
The ad’s target is Ray Rodrigues, a state representative from Estero, who has taken money from the powerful sugar industry, which has a decades-long record of supporting multiple state and local campaigns. The ad calls him "Sugar Ray."PolitiFact
Dec 10 2020
President-elect Joe Biden is naming Susan Rice as director of the White House Domestic Policy Council, giving her broad sway over his administration’s approach to immigration, health care and racial inequality and elevating the prominence of the position in the West Wing.
The move marks a surprising shift for Rice, a longtime Democratic foreign policy expert who served as PresidentAssociated Press Fact Check
Mar 10 2020
The novel coronavirus prompted both Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and former Vice President Joe Biden to cancel their election-night rallies in Cleveland, Ohio, on Tuesday evening. The two candidates are going head-to-head in six states, including Ohio, on Tuesday, but they won't be celebrating any potential victories with their supporters.
There's seemingly nothing Cleveland-specificThe Week - News
Sep 18 2020
“Democrat Joe Biden courted Hispanic voters on Tuesday on his first campaign visit of the year to Florida… Polls show Biden with a slight lead or essentially tied with Trump in the state, although the former vice president lags behind Democrat Hillary Clinton’s level of support with Florida Hispanics in 2016.” (Reuters)
The left urges Biden not to take Latino voters for granted.The Flip Side
Jun 17 2021
President Joe Biden said that signing legislation into law on Thursday establishing June 19 as Juneteenth National Independence Day -- a US federal holiday commemorating the end of slavery in the United States -- will go down as "one of the greatest honors" of his presidency.
"I have to say to you, I've only been president for several months, but I think this will go down, for me, asCNN (Online News)
May 22 2020
In a campaign season profoundly disrupted by the coronavirus pandemic, about half of U.S. adults say they are fairly closely or very closely following news about the candidates for the 2020 presidential election. That is somewhat smaller than the share who were following news about the presidential candidates a few months ago, and substantially smaller than the share now following news aboutPew Research Center
May 07 2019
You know Donald Trump has lost that anti-establishment new car smell when his campaign is asking Karl Rove for advice. The famous architect of George W. Bush’s campaign and founder of the $100 million super PAC American Crossroads is now reportedly helping Brad Parscale build a high-value fund-raising network to raise money from wealthy Republican donors—including lobbyists, billionaires, andVanity Fair
Aug 24 2020
WASHINGTON — More than two-dozen former Republican members of Congress, including ex-Sen. Jeff Flake of Arizona, endorsed Joe Biden for president on Monday, hours ahead of the Republican National Convention.
Biden’s presidential campaign announced the list of endorsements in a press release Monday morning. Flake was expected to speak to reporters later in the day about why he has chosenNBC News (Online)