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'The right to vote is our most fundamental right': Stacey Abrams

(ATLANTA) -- Stacey Abrams, who captured national attention during her unsuccessful bid for Georgia governor in 2018, said she would be open to joining a 2020 ticket as the vice presidential nominee but will continue to make the fight against voter suppression her foremost mission.“My responsibility in the primary is…... Read More

White House trade adviser: 'We're going to have a strong economy through 2020'

(WASHINGTON) -- White House trade adviser Peter Navarro declared the U.S. economy will be strong through 2020, and the Federal Reserve will be lowering interest rates again, “significantly,” going into the holiday season, in an interview with "This Week" on Sunday.Navarro also pushed back against reports of an inverted yield…... Read More

Bernie Sanders and rapper 'Killer Mike' talk race, faith and hurt in America

(ATLANTA) -- Before he took the stage in front of thousands, Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt, wheeled his worn gym bag and suitcase into the Renaissance Marriott in Atlanta.Meeting him there for an intimate talk was renowned rapper and activist "Killer Mike" Michael Render, who has long supported Sanders, and said…... Read More

2020 hopeful Beto O'Rourke visited an Arkansas gun show to talk about gun control

(NEW YORK) -- Two weeks after his hometown of El Paso was the site of a mass shooting, 2020 presidential hopeful Beto O'Rourke made an unannounced visit to a gun show in central Arkansas to speak with gun buyers and sellers about what can be done to stop gun violence…... Read More

Court allows Trump admin asylum restrictions to take place along most of border

(WASHINGTON) -- The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals rolled back a prior nationwide injunction that blocked the Trump administration's attempt to deny most asylum claims at the U.S.-Mexico border. With that decision, the asylum restrictions can now take effect in border states outside of the 9th Circuit's jurisdiction, which includes…... Read More

Trump rule to make it tougher to prove unintentional housing discrimination

(WASHINGTON) -- The Trump administration on Friday proposed a new rule that would make it harder for Americans to file complaints of unintentional housing discrimination by local officials or housing developers, a move officials said was necessary to protect businesses from unnecessary legal exposure. Anti-poverty advocates countered that the draft…... Read More

Rep. Rashida Tlaib will not travel to Israel, citing 'oppressive & racist policies'

(WASHINGTON) -- Rep. Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich., will not travel to Israel after all, she announced Friday on Twitter and in a statement, rejecting an earlier approval by the government that would have allowed to come on a "humanitarian visit."The Michigan congresswoman cited "oppressive & racist policies" for not going to…... Read More

Trump calls supporter after mocking his weight at rally

(BERKELEY HEIGHTS, New Jersey) -- President Donald Trump phoned up a supporter whose weight he mocked at a rally, a White House official said, after the president mistook the attendee for a protester. "That guy's got a serious weight problem," Trump said during a campaign rally in Manchester, New Hampshire,…... Read More

Sen. Elizabeth Warren rolls out policy on Native American communities

(WASHINGTON) -- Presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren has repeatedly addressed the most well-known cloud over her campaign -- the senator's controversial claims of Native American heritage and subsequent DNA test -- in two ways: with an apology and a determination to move forward as a partner to tribes.On Friday, Warren’s campaign…... Read More

Trump officials abused, retaliated against career State Dept. employees: IG report

(WASHINGTON) -- Career State Department employees in one of the agency's critical bureaus faced harassment, mistreatment and retaliation by its top Trump appointees, according to a new inspector general report. The report on the Bureau of International Organization Affairs centers around two senior officials, Mari Stull, a food and beverage…... Read More

Trump claims 'prices haven't gone up' due to China tariffs in 2020 pitch to New Hampshire voters

(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump kicked off his campaign rally in New Hampshire by defending his administration's escalating trade war with China and taking familiar jabs as his potential 2020 Democratic opponents.The president ran down a list of candidates including Sen. Elizabeth Warren, Sen. Kamala Harris, former Rep. Beto O'Rourke…... Read More

House Democrats subpoena Lewandowski, Dearborn for testimony

(WASHINGTON) -- Democrats on the House Judiciary Committee have issued subpoenas to President Donald Trump's former campaign manager Corey Lewandowski and Rick Dearborn, Trump's former White House deputy chief of staff for policy for their public testimony next month as part of the panel's ongoing probe into potential obstruction of…... Read More

Corey Lewandowski joining Trump at New Hampshire rally amid Senate run speculation

(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump's former campaign manager Corey Lewandowski will join him Thursday evening at a campaign rally in Manchester, New Hampshire, amid speculation that he will formally announce a run for the U.S. Senate in New Hampshire in 2020.Ahead of his rally, Trump told the radio show "New…... Read More

John Hickenlooper ends 2020 White House bid

(WASHINGTON) -- John Hickenlooper, the former Colorado governor, announced the end to his 2020 presidential campaign in a video Thursday morning. "While this campaign didn’t have the outcome we were hoping for, every moment has been worthwhile and I’m thankful to everyone who supported this campaign and our entire team,"…... Read More