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Jun 20 2019
Joe Biden can't seem to get out of his own way.
His campaign started the day by defending his nostalgia for a more civil Washington -- when getting things done meant working with segregationists on occasion.
His comments at a campaign fundraiser in New York Tuesday night drew swift rebukes from his Democratic rivals for president, drawing the controversy into the next news cycleCNN (Online News)
Jul 21 2020
Donald Trump's sudden rediscovery of the pandemic, his endorsement of masks and the return of his notorious briefings suggest a belated realization that public scorn over his denial-plagued leadership could end his presidency.
Trump suggested Monday that "many people say" that wearing a mask to prevent the spread of the disease is patriotic, in a tweet using ambiguous language thatCNN (Online News)
Aug 22 2016
Voters have long seen women as more honest than men. But as more women hold high political offices, that dual standard is changing – as the recent legal troubles of female politicians in Pennsylvania and Florida show.Christian Science Monitor
Feb 17 2020
Former President Obama may be the most popular Democrat, but the candidates in his orbit have all but fizzled in their quest for the White House.
There's Joe Biden, Obama's vice president, and his friend, former Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick. Both Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) and former Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julián Castro served in his administration.
May 02 2019
It's almost a cliché in Silicon Valley now. "The pivot" — turning a company around to focus on a new goal or message — is something every young firm seems to go through. But when the company in question is Facebook, a pivot is no joke. With what is possibly history's largest customer base, changes at Facebook affect people across the globe.
So it seems worth poking at what happened thisThe Week - News
Jun 19 2019
Democratic presidential hopefuls have been reluctant to attack Joseph R. Biden over his eight years with President Barack Obama, but voters in early primary states say it’s an opportunity for anyone brave enough to challenge the Obama orthodoxy.
While the Democratic base still harbors enormous goodwill toward the country’s first black president, some early state voters say Mr. ObamaWashington Times
Feb 26 2017
Leaks about what now resigned National Security Advisor Michael Flynn did or did not convey to Russia Ambassador Sergei Kislyak in a late December phone call not only led to the first administration shakeup but also confirmed that the Washington rules of engagement have not changed after all.Daily Beast
Jul 15 2013
Republicans say they hope a meeting Monday of senators of both parties will avert a clash this week over President Barack Obama's executive-branch nominees that is threatening to poison relations in the Senate and slow progress on a range of legislation.
But the Senate's Democratic leader, Sen. Harry Reid, gave no signal Sunday that he expected anything from the Monday meeting toWall Street Journal (News)
Jul 19 2016
Open discord and revolt broke out on the floor of the Republican National Convention Monday as GOP officials crushed an attempt to change party rules, a maneuver that could have embarrassed presumptive nominee Donald Trump.CNN (Online News)
Jul 31 2019
When it comes to economics, expectations often become reality. One prime example: the risk of inflation unexpectedly tamed at the same time consumers’ fears of it subsided.
Inflation – the rip-roaring variety that skyrocketed prices in the 1970s and shrunk pay raises to irrelevance – has gone missing for a long time in the United States.
Even in boom times, like now, price risesChristian Science Monitor