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O’Rourke’s chances against Trump are ‘overstated,’ says progressive columnist

O’Rourke’s chances against Trump are ‘overstated,’ says progressive columnist

Progressive columnist Elizabeth Breuning on Friday said that even though outgoing Rep. Beto O’Rourke (D-Texas) gained national attention during his Senate campaign against Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas), his prospects of ...

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Poll: Majorities oppose Trump’s wall funding demand, call for compromise

Poll: Majorities oppose Trump’s wall funding demand, call for compromise

Most voters oppose President Trump’s demand for border wall funding, but think that the White House and congressional Democrats should compromise on funding for the president’s long-promised project, according to ...

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Graham to Pelosi: ‘No Wall Money, No Deal’

Graham to Pelosi: ‘No Wall Money, No Deal’

Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.), an on-again-off-again ally of President Trump, made it clear he would not support legislation to reopen the government that doesn’t include funding for a wall along ...

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Saudi king shakes up government in wake of Khashoggi killing

Saudi king shakes up government in wake of Khashoggi killing

Saudi Arabia’s King Salman ordered a government reshuffle on Thursday, appointing a new foreign minister and refreshing other top posts, after the global fallout over the killing of Saudi journalist ...

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Federal judge blocks Trump administration’s cuts to discount drug program

Federal judge blocks Trump administration’s cuts to discount drug program

A federal judge has blocked the Trump administration’s cuts to a Medicare drug discount program. Judge Rudolph Contreras ruled that the administration illegally reduced Medicare payments to hospitals through the ...

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Pelosi names Castor chair of Select Committee on Climate Crisis

Pelosi names Castor chair of Select Committee on Climate Crisis

House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) officially named Rep. Kathy Castor (D-Fla.) as chairwoman of the Select Committee on the Climate Crisis on Friday. “It is with great enthusiasm that ...

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Teachers in America quitting jobs at record rate

Teachers in America quitting jobs at record rate

Teachers and public education employees in the United States are reportedly quitting their jobs at a record rate. Public educators – including teachers, schools psychologists, janitors and community-college faculty members ...

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Trump Iraq Visit Is Called a Political Rally

Trump Iraq Visit Is Called a Political Rally

During his surprise visit to American troops in Iraq and Germany this week, President Trump singled out red “Make America Great Again” caps in a sea of military fatigues, signed ...

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Sanders teases possible 2020 White House bid, tears into ‘Wall Street Democrats’

Sanders teases possible 2020 White House bid, tears into ‘Wall Street Democrats’

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) on Thursday slammed “Wall Street Democrats” campaigning against his progressive goals while teasing a possible 2020 White House bid. Sanders slammed think tank Third Way for ...

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Former MSNBC host: midterms marked turning point for Democrats

Former MSNBC host: midterms marked turning point for Democrats

Former MSNBC host Touré says the 2018 midterm elections and the debate over President Trump’s proposed border wall marked a turning point for Democrats. “It’s definitely a moment of turn, ...

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