Posts Tagged ‘Politics’

Oprah might run for president. We did the opposition research for you. – Washington Post

Tuesday, January 9th, 2018

NBCNews.comOprah might run for president. We did the opposition research for you.Washington PostSince everyone’s suddenly talking about Oprah 2020, let’s talk about what her campaign might look like — or more specifically, what her opponents might do to it. There’s no reason to think politics will become any less brutal in the next two years …Ivanka tries to have it both ways: Trump’s daughter and #MeToo supporterPoliticoWill President Oprah bring her quacks with her to the White House?Los Angeles TimesGayle King just dumped fuel all over the Oprah 2020 fireCNNBBC News -The Hill -New York Times -The New Yorkerall 2,500 news articles »

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Lawmakers Fight Over DACA and Border Security

Tuesday, January 9th, 2018

Lawmakers from both sides of the aisle agree on the need for legalizing young immigrants under DACA, but cannot agree on the timeline for tackling border security. President Donald Trump, meanwhile, has proposed…

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South Florida Lawmakers Admit Affair, Apologize

Tuesday, January 9th, 2018

Two South Florida lawmakers apologized Tuesday after an anonymous website posted videos that appeared to show them engaging in an affair.Photo Credit: FLSenate.gov

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‘STABLE GENIUS’ Act Would Require Med. Exam for Candidates

Tuesday, January 9th, 2018

Pennsylvania U.S. Rep. Brendan Boyle introduced legislation on Tuesday that would require future presidential nominees undergo a medical exam and have those results released to the public.Under the STABLE…Photo Credit: Evan Vucci/AP, Matt Slocum/AP This story uses functionality that may not work in our app. Click here to open the story in your web browser.

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Trump Likely Can’t Refuse Mueller Subpoena to Talk: Analysis

Tuesday, January 9th, 2018

If special counsel Robert Mueller tries to question President Donald Trump with a grand jury subpoena, the only way for Trump to decline appears to be the Fifth Amendment, NBC News reported.No president…Photo Credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images

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North Korea to Join Olympics in Pyeongchang

Tuesday, January 9th, 2018

North and South Korea held their first major joint talk in two years, with North Korea agreeing to reopen a military hotline and sending delegates to Pyeongchang for the 2018 Winter Olympics.North Korean leader…

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White House Would ‘Welcome’ 2020 Oprah Challenge

Tuesday, January 9th, 2018

Bring it on, the White House said Monday, welcoming a would-be battle against Oprah Winfrey for the presidency in 2020, NBC News reported.”We welcome the challenge, whether it be Oprah Winfrey or anybody…Photo Credit: AP, Getty Images

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California Billionaire Will Not Run in 2018 Elections

Monday, January 8th, 2018

California billionaire Tom Steyer will not run for elected office in 2018, he announced Monday, but plans to spend millions supporting Democratic candidates in key races. The mid-term elections will be…Photo Credit: NBC

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Number of Workplace Safety Inspectors Declines Under Trump

Monday, January 8th, 2018

The number of federal workplace safety inspectors has fallen under the Trump administration, according to new data obtained by NBC News.Forty inspectors were lost through attrition and no new hires were…Photo Credit: Getty Images/iStockphoto

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Oprah for President? Twitter Says So During Golden Globes

Monday, January 8th, 2018

Oprah Winfrey’s acceptance speech for a lifetime achievement award at the 75th Annual Golden Globes on Sunday resulted in a rallying cry for her to run for president.But NBC sparked a backlash after a message…Photo Credit: NBCUniversal via Getty Images This story uses functionality that may not work in our app. Click here to open the story in your web browser.

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Initial Talks Underway on Trump-Mueller Interview: Sources

Monday, January 8th, 2018

President Donald Trump’s legal team is in discussions with FBI investigators over what a possible interview with special counsel Robert Mueller’s team might look like, three people familiar with the matter told…Photo Credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images

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Trump Allies Defend Him Against Book’s Claims

Monday, January 8th, 2018

Trump administration officials and allies are rallying to the president’s defense, trying to contain the fallout from an explosive new book that questions Trump’s fitness for office.Chief policy adviser…Photo Credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

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‘Fire and Fury’ Is ‘Grotesque’ and ‘Fiction’: Stephen Miller

Sunday, January 7th, 2018

White House senior policy adviser Stephen Miller attacked a new book about the inner workings of President Donald Trump’s White House as “grotesque” and “fiction” in a tense interview Sunday, NBC News…Photo Credit: AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File

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Alabama Home of Roy Moore Accuser Burns; Arson Suspected

Saturday, January 6th, 2018

One of the women who accused failed Senate candidate Roy Moore of inappropriate sexual contact said Friday that her Alabama home burned to the ground and that investigators suspect arson, NBC News reported.Photo Credit: Getty Images/Joe Raedle

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Twitter: We Won’t Block World Leaders or Their Tweets

Friday, January 5th, 2018

Twitter said Friday that it will not block world leaders or any of their “controversial Tweets” in the interest of advancing “the global, public conversation.”In a brief blog post that does not mention…Photo Credit: Mary Altaffer/AP

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FBI Investigating Clinton Foundation ‘For Months’: Official

Friday, January 5th, 2018

A Trump administration official said that a revived investigation of the Clinton Foundation “has been going on for months,” contrary to a Friday report of a new inquiry, NBC News reported.The Hill had reported…Photo Credit: Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images for Child Mind Institute, File

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‘I’m Here’: Gary Cohn Says He’s Staying in WH Advisor Role

Friday, January 5th, 2018

Gary Cohn, White House chief economic advisor, says he has no immediate plans to leave his top position after speculation swirled about his future in the Trump administration.”I’m here today, and I’m here next…Photo Credit: AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File

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Pakistan Expresses Disappointment at US Aid Cutoff

Friday, January 5th, 2018

A senior Pakistani senator expressed disappointment Friday at the U.S. decision to suspend military aid, saying it will be detrimental to bilateral relations, while the government itself said it was too early to…Photo Credit: AP Photo/B.K. Bangash

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Trump Makes Video Appearance Before Reporters

Thursday, January 4th, 2018

President Donald Trump spoke to reporters in the White House briefing room on Thursday, but though he was apparently just a short distance away, his face loomed over the front of the room on two video…Photo Credit: NBC This story uses functionality that may not work in our app. Click here to open the story in your web browser.

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Name to Be Drawn From a Bowl to Determine Va. Election Winne

Thursday, January 4th, 2018

There’s no winner yet in Virginia’s hotly contested race for a House seat despite a general election, a recount and a legal battle. Now election officials are turning to a ceramic bowl.But even that may not be…Photo Credit: The Washington Post/Getty Images, File

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10 Wild Claims About Trump White House in Upcoming Book

Wednesday, January 3rd, 2018

President Donald Trump did not want to win the presidency. First lady Melania Trump wept with sorrow on election night. Former Trump campaign advisor Sam Nunberg tried to explain the Constitution to the…Photo Credit: Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP

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WH Responds to Bannon Claims, North Korea Tweets

Wednesday, January 3rd, 2018

Sarah Huckabee Sanders addressed the press on Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2017, on President Trump’s response to Steve Bannon’s claims about the President. She also addressed the press’s questions on the…

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Senate Swears in Two Democrats, Narrowing GOP Majority

Wednesday, January 3rd, 2018

Vice President Mike Pence has sworn into office the two newest members of the Senate, Democrats Doug Jones of Alabama and Tina Smith of Minnesota.Jones is the first Alabama Democrat elected to the Senate in…

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Jones Is Only Democratic Senator With a Black Chief of Staff

Wednesday, January 3rd, 2018

Alabama Sen. Doug Jones, freshly sworn in Wednesday after a contentious special election against Republic Roy Moore, tapped former transportation official Dana Gresham as his chief of staff, becoming the…Photo Credit: Obama Administration

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White House: Trump has ‘raised the bar for our nation’s aviation safety’ – The Hill

Tuesday, January 2nd, 2018

The HillWhite House: Trump has ‘raised the bar for our nation’s aviation safety’The HillWhite House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said Tuesday that President Trump · Donald John TrumpHouse Democrat slams Donald Trump Jr. for ‘serious case of amnesia’ after testimony Skier Lindsey Vonn: I don’t want to represent Trump at Olympics …Today in politics: Live updatesCNNWhite House: Trump ‘obviously’ doesn’t think entire Justice Department is ‘deep state’Washington ExaminerWhite House defends Trump’s frequent golfing tripsNew York PostThinkProgress -Deadline -Mediaite -TPMall 36 news articles »

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President Is ‘Sad’ to See Hatch Go

Tuesday, January 2nd, 2018

During the first White House briefing of the new year, press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders addressed President Trump’s views on Sen. Orrin Hatch announcing his retirement, protests in Iran, and putting…

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Democrats Are Already Campaigning for 2020 — and So Is Trump

Tuesday, January 2nd, 2018

Former Vice President Joe Biden will be one of about two dozen Democrats — members of Congress, governors, mayors and celebrities — considering a run for the White House in 2020, NBC News reported.Biden,…Photo Credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images, File

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Obamacare Barely Survived 2017. How’s 2018 Look?

Sunday, December 31st, 2017

After a year in which Obamacare’s fate hung by a thread, 2018 is likely to feature fewer mortal threats. But the next 12 months could still be a tumultuous period as insurers, customers and elected officials…Photo Credit: AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite

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Al Franken: ‘I’m Not Giving Up My Voice’

Friday, December 29th, 2017

In his first public appearance in his home state since announcing his plans to resign from the U.S. Senate, Al Franken thanked his Minnesota supporters in a speech Thursday.The Democrat announced his plans to…Photo Credit: Andrew Harnik/AP

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America’s Rifle: Why So Many People Love the AR-15

Thursday, December 28th, 2017

AR-15 semiautomatic rifles may have been used in recent mass shootings from Newtown to San Bernardino, but the many Americans who love them see the guns as finely tuned tools, exciting toys or a symbol…Photo Credit: John Moore/Getty Images, File This story uses functionality that may not work in our app. Click here to open the story in your web browser.

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