Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., is open to filling a seat on the Supreme Court if one opens up this year, a move in sharp contrast to his decision to block President Barack Obama’s nominee to the high court following Justice Antonin Scalia’s death in 2016. “I’m not aware of any vacancy, but if
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Wall Street executives and hedge fund managers say former Vice President Joe Biden has “no chance” against Mike Bloomberg and should drop out of the Democratic presidential race, Fox Business reported. Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., is currently the front-runner among Democrats, with former South Bend, Indiana, Mayor Pete Buttigieg, Biden, and Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., splintering the
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Reports a juror in the Roger Stone case held undisclosed political animus against President Donald Trump can be the legal impetus for a mistrial, according to Harvard law professor emeritus Alan Dershowitz on Newsmax TV. “I think that Stone should get a new trial,” Dershowitz told Thursday’s “Greg Kelly Reports.” “We’ve now discovered that one of the
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Attorney General William Barr is off base in telling President Donald Trump on how or how not to tweet, because the American people elected him for it, former White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer, newly minted Newsmax TV host, said on Newsmax TV. “I learned to deal with it,” Spicer said during Thursday’s “Newsmax Now.” “This is what makes
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The Senate approved a bipartisan measure Thursday limiting President Donald Trump’s authority to launch military operations against Iran. The measure, authored by Sen. Tim Kaine, D-Va., says Trump must win approval from Congress before engaging in further military action against Iran. Eight Republicans joined with Democrats to pass the resolution by a 55-45 vote. Kaine
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It is not a surprise that Democrats are calling for Attorney General William Barr to resign over his handling of the sentencing recommendation for President Donald Trump friend Roger Stone, but the president is “absolutely right” that sentencing Stone to 7-9 years in prison is excessive, White House Press Secretary Stephanie Grisham said Thursday.  She
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Fox News host Tucker Carlson on Wednesday continued his plea for President Donald Trump to pardon Roger Stone while slamming CNN’s coverage of his trial, reports Mediaite. “The president must pardon Roger Stone or commute his sentence before he goes to jail,” Carlson said during Fox News’ “Tucker Carlson Tonight.” “Democrats will howl if he does that. Well, they’re
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California billionaire Tom Steyer said Wednesday he is poised to “shock the world” next week with a good showing in the Nevada caucuses that he says is necessary for him to eventually win a “wide open” race for the Democratic presidential nomination. Steyer insisted his campaign is “doing fine,” despite failing to gain traction in
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Former Attorney General Jeff Sessions is leading a very tight race for the Republican Senate primary in Alabama, the Alabama Daily News reported Wednesday. “Sessions is facing a much tougher fight to win the Republican nomination than most political insiders likely anticipated,” Mason-Dixon Polling and Strategy’s Brad Coker told the paper. If the primary were held
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Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on Wednesday refuted claims he was scuttling requests for President Donald Trump’s tax returns from Democratic lawmakers. Mnuchin has yet to comply with a request from House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Richard Neal, D-Mass., for Trump’s tax returns. “It seems that Democrats’ requests get shoved in the back of a
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Ed Rollins, chairman of the pro-Trump Great America PAC., said Sen. Bernie Sanders’ victory in New Hampshire is a major loss for the Democratic Party. Rollins, who managed President Ronald Reagan’s re-election campaign, made his comments in a column posted by Fox News on Wednesday. “New Hampshire’s first-in-the-nation primary is over, and Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt.,
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Andrew Yang, entrepreneur and former Democratic presidential candidate, told MSNBC on Wednesday that he plans to seek more “executive roles” in the future, following the end of his presidential bid. “Obviously right now we’re still taking some time to reflect, but I’m a young man,” Yang said on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” the day after a
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With the New Hampshire primary in the rearview mirror, democratic socialist Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., is now the “clear progressive frontrunner,” and has seized control of his party’s “left lane” to compete for the nomination, according to Democratic pollster and commentator Doug Schoen. Schoen added that in his view, former Vice President Joe Biden is
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Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., and former Vice President Joe Biden, two strong early contenders in the Democratic presidential race, were expected to finish the New Hampshire Primary with no delegates. Both NBC News and CBS News were projecting that neither would meet the threshold of 15% needed to secure much sought delegates needed to propel
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Polls have begun closing in New Hampshire for the state’s first-in-the-nation presidential primary. Bernie Sanders is fighting for Democratic front-runner status Tuesday. The party is hoping the primary will bring some clarity to a presidential nomination fight that has so far been marred by dysfunction and doubt. Polls started closing at 7 p.m. in some
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Former Vice President Joe Biden Tuesday, before conceding New Hampshire’s primary and heading off to South Carolina’s, said he refuses to believe that a Democrat can’t beat President Donald Trump for the White House and that he believes he as a good shot in South Carolina, despite his losses in Iowa and New Hampshire.  “I
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A candidate who was not on the ballot — former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg —  won the votes of a tiny New Hampshire community that barely hung onto its tradition of being among the first to vote in the presidential primary. Dixville Notch’s five residents cast their ballots just after the stroke of
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Sen. Bernie Sanders’, I-Vt., campaign Monday blasted MSNBC host Chuck Todd for his segment likening Sanders’ supporters to “brown shirts.” Todd earlier in the day during a segment on “Meet the Press Daily,” cited a column at “The Bulwark,” titled, “Bernie Bros and the Internet of Beefs.” The columnist suggested Sanders’ supporters are part of
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Sen. Bernie Sanders has the support of 29% of likely New Hampshire primary voters, leading former South Bend, Indiana, Mayor Pete Buttigieg by seven percentage points in the final CNN New Hampshire primary tracking poll released on Monday, a day before the vote. In a distant third place in the survey is former Vice President
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Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer wants answers after the Trump administration released several people from duty within the executive branch who were connected to the Democrats’ impeachment effort. On the heels of the move to reassign National Security Council members Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman and his twin brother Lt. Col. Yevgeny Vindman, along with the
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Rep. Peter King, R-N.Y., on Sunday blamed anti-police rhetoric for the weekend attacks on three NYPD police officers. “There is a direct connection between the disgraceful anti-Police demonstration and rampage through Grand Central Station last week,” King said in a statement. “That type of radical anarchy creates the climate that leads to deadly attacks on
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Iowa’s Democratic Party on Sunday released results showing that former South Bend, Indiana, Mayor Pete Buttigieg was the winner of the caucuses after it updated data from 55 precincts, even though all errors have not apparently been corrected, The New York Times reports. Internal party emails revealed that although the Democrats made another check of almost 5%
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Republicans will retake Alabama Sen. Doug Jones’ seat in the November elections, President Donald Trump predicted in a tweet on Sunday. “So good to see that Republicans will be winning the Great State of Alabama Senate Seat back, now that lightweight Senator @DougJones cast a partisan vote for the Impeachment Hoax,” the president wrote. “Thought
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South Carolina might have become to be known as Joe Biden’s firewall in the Democratic primary, but billionaire Tom Steyer is pushing his way up the polls by spending $14 million in TV and radio ads, according to Politico. “The unemployment rate in South Carolina has probably dropped an entire percentage point thanks to the
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Chairman of the Democratic National Committee Tom Perez on Sunday he’s “absolutely not” considering resigning amid harsh criticism over the Iowa caucus glitches and delays. In an interview on CNN’s “State of the Union,” Perez batted back outrage over the caucus mess. “The last three years, my job was to rebuild our infrastructure, to win elections. When you
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