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Beto O’Rourke in talks with strategists ahead of likely 2020 bid

Beto O’Rourke in talks with strategists ahead of likely 2020 bid

Beto O’Rourke is in talks with Democratic strategists about a likely 2020 presidential run, according to two sources. Two Democratic campaign strategists told POLITICO on Friday that they are in ...

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Graham: I ‘support’ Trump emergency declaration

Graham: I ‘support’ Trump emergency declaration

Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) on Saturday expressed support for President Donald Trump’s decision to declare a national emergency, and said Trump’s own admission that he “didn’t need to” invoke his ...

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Dershowitz: Trump’s emergency declaration was a ‘mistake’

Dershowitz: Trump’s emergency declaration was a ‘mistake’

Attorney Alan Dershowitz, one of President Trump ’s informal advisers, said the president’s national emergency declaration was a mistake. “My own view is that it was a mistake to do ...

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NRA facing most formidable opposition yet, a year after Parkland

NRA facing most formidable opposition yet, a year after Parkland

For the National Rifle Association, the year since the Parkland shooting has led to a changing — and less favorable — political landscape. Democrats control the House of Representatives, public ...

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Congress allows violence against women act to lapse

Congress allows Violence Against Women Act to lapse

The Violence Against Women Act (VAWA), which provides funding and grants for a variety of programs that tackle domestic abuse, lapsed at the end of Friday after Congress failed to ...

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Congress must step up to protect Medicare home health care

Congress must step up to protect Medicare home health care

The year ahead will see continued change to health care with congressional and administration focus on the movement to value-based care, refinements to provider payment systems, and improvements in health ...

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Sanders expected to announce exploratory committee next week

Sanders expected to announce exploratory committee next week

Sen. Bernie Sanders is expected to launch a 2020 presidential exploratory committee next week, according to two people familiar with the plans. Sanders is gearing up to release a video in ...

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Paul Manafort should be jailed for 19-24 years

Second Manafort sentencing brings total to 7.5 years

US President Donald Trump’s former election campaign chief Paul Manafort should be jailed for up to 24 years, special counsel Robert Mueller says. Manafort was convicted of financial fraud on ...

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Beto O’Rourke: ‘I’d take the wall down’

Beto O’Rourke: ‘I’d take the wall down’

Beto O’Rourke said he would remove the existing fences and barriers that separate El Paso, Texas, from Mexico, if he could. O’Rourke, a Democratic former congressman who ran a high-profile ...

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