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Sep 13 2019
Key takeaways from the 2020 Democratic candidates’ debate
HOUSTON (AP) — Democratic debate night No. 3: Attacks and counter-attacks. Love for one former president, loathing for the current one. A 76-year-old front-runner essentially got called old, and he turned around and called another rival a “socialist.”
But will it change the fundamentals of a nominating fight that remains remarkably stable at the top with five months until voting beginsAssociated Press
Nov 21 2019
Democrats Talk Foreign Policy, Health Care, Taxes and Trump During Fifth Presidential Debate
Facing off in their fifth debate, Democrat presidential candidates clashed over foreign policy, health care and taxes.
But before candidates could get to the issues, they weighed in on the explosive testimony in the House impeachment hearing.
"We cannot simply be consumed by Donald Trump if so we will lose the election," said Sen. Bernie Sanders. (D-VT)
Among a crowdedCBN
Sep 18 2020
How Trump Changed the World
By defying conventional wisdom on the Middle East and China, he reshaped both political parties.
On Sept. 16 the editorial board of the New York Times did the impossible. It said something nice about President Trump. "The normalization of relations between Israel and two Arab states, the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain, is, on the face of it, a good and beneficial development," theWashington Free Beacon
Jul 03 2012
Mormon influence in Nevada fading, but still a factor
Las Vegas, Nevada (CNN) -- In 1986, with control of the United States Senate up for grabs, The Economist dispatched a reporter to Nevada, an important battleground that year, to survey the race between then-Rep. Harry Reid and his Republican opponent, James Santini.CNN (Online News)
Feb 23 2019
N Carolina elections head says ballots handled illegally
A Republican operative conducted an illegal and well-funded ballot-harvesting operation, North Carolina’s elections director said Monday, but the first session of a days-long hearing produced scant evidence that the GOP congressional candidate he worked for knew about it or even benefited.
The director’s testimony came at the opening of a state elections board hearing into whether mail-Associated Press
Aug 05 2020
“Microsoft is in talks to buy parts of TikTok [from ByteDance], a forced sale after [President Donald] Trump threatened to ban the Chinese-owned video app… Trump said Monday to reporters that the U.S. ‘should get a very large percentage of that price because we’re making it possible… we want and we think we deserve to have a big percentage of that price coming to America, coming to theThe Flip Side
Feb 26 2020
America has a 'gruesome' history of lynching, but it's not a federal crime. A House vote could change that
The House is expected to vote Wednesday on legislation that would make lynching a federal crime, a move supporters say is long overdue in a country whose history is stained with the atrocities.
“I cannot imagine our nation did not have any federal law against lynching when so many African Americans have been lynched,’’ said Rep. Bobby Rush, a Democrat from Illinois and a lead sponsor ofUSA TODAY
Sep 02 2019
2020 Democrats enter crucial stretch
Tuesday will mark exactly five months until the Iowa caucuses, the first contest in the Democratic nominating process for president.
It’s a milestone that also signals the campaign becoming more competitive.
Ten candidates are slated to debate in Houston on Sept. 12, the first time all the leading contenders will be on the same stage together.
That means the “air war” willThe Hill
Sep 10 2022
Charles Proclaimed King of UK Amid Questions of Monarchy’s Relevance
Prince Charles Philip Arthur George was proclaimed King of Great Britain and Northern Ireland on Saturday morning, his royal name designated as King Charles III. This follows the passing of his mother, the late Queen Elizabeth II, who died at the age of 96 on Thursday.
A day of ceremony heralded the new King, who ascends to the throne amidst questions of the monarchy’s place in the 21stReason Reuters Daily Beast
Apr 17 2019
Trump vetoes Congress’s directive to end US involvement in bloody Saudi-led war in Yemen
Congress reasserted its constitutional power over declaring wars. Trump called it an attempt to “weaken my constitutional authorities.”
President Donald Trump vetoed Congress’s bipartisan resolution to withdraw US support from the Saudi-led war in Yemen, cementing American involvement in a deadly humanitarian crisis abroad.
In a historic move, Congress passed a War PowersVox