Cynthia Nixon, the flame-haired star of “Sex in the City,” says she is still giving serious consideration to a Democratic primary run against Gov. Andrew Cuomo this year. “Many concerned New Yorkers have been encouraging Cynthia to run for office, and as she has said previously, she will continue to explore it,” Nixon’s spokeswoman Rebecca Capellan
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Rep. Jim Himes, D-Conn., said Tuesday that former Trump campaign adviser Sam Nunberg’s bizarre interview on CNN “distracts” and “detracts” from the serious nature of the investigation into Russian election interference. “I don’t know what to make of Nunberg, I don’t think he did himself any favors,” the congressman said on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe,” when
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There have been abuses from countries when it comes to steel imports that have harmed Ohio’s steel and aluminum industries, but Sen. Rob Portman, R-Ohio, said Tuesday the decision to impose tariffs is one that should be considered carefully. “I think there are abuses,” Portman told Fox News’ “Happening Now.” “We need to tighten the
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Mississippi’s Republican governor took himself out of the mix Tuesday for the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by Thad Cochran, saying he’ll find another strong contender to keep the seat firmly in GOP hands for decades, as Cochran did. “There’s something nefarious about the idea of a governor appointing himself. Washington’s not where I want
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President Donald Trump has offered a pathway to citizenship for almost 2 million of the nation’s “Dreamers,” but Democrats are resisting cooperating with him, Sen. John Thune said Tuesday, but he believes there is still a way to reach an agreement on the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program. “I think there is opportunity to reach
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THE WEEKLY STANDARD had the chance to talk to South Carolina Republican Mark Sanford about President Donald Trump’s proposed steel and aluminum tariffs, which would tax imports at 25 percent and 10 percent, respectively. Sanford, who has represented the state’s 1st District since 2013, ardently opposes the tariffs and he had a lot to say.
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Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., expressed her distaste for a bill that would change portions of the Dodd-Frank financial law Tuesday, saying deregulating the banking industry would harm consumers. “This bill hurts consumers. It makes it easier for banks, once again, to offer risky home loans to consumers that can’t afford them,” Warren said at a
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An article published by CNS News alleged that the Bernie Sanders campaign was fined $14,500 by the Federal Election Commission for “accepting illegal in-kind contributions during [the] 2016 campaign.” Facebook users questioned the article and flagged it for third-party fact checkers. What’s the truth? The Sanders campaign, Bernie 2016, agreed to pay a civil penalty
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Reps. Ted Lieu, D-Calif., and Joaquin Castro, D-Texas are calling on Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to explain why his office has not spent the $120 million allocated by Congress to counter foreign propaganda attempts designed to influence elections and undermine democracies. In a letter to Tillerson, the two congressmen express “deep concern” about why
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Scroll down for next story Hosted by Charlie Sykes. Today on the Daily Standard Podcast, editor at large Stephen F. Hayes discusses former Trump aide Sam Nunberg’s cable TV circus, the coming showdown on tariffs between President Trump and Speaker Ryan, and whether Pennsylvania’s Conor Lamb will take a House seat away from Republicans. The
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President Donald Trump has offered to order intelligence agencies to take more action against cyber threats if his intervention is needed, according to the top U.S. spy chief, who said the White House is “actively engaged” in responding to Russian election meddling. Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats told the Senate Armed Services Committee on Tuesday
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The Associated Press by John Binder6 Mar 2018Washington, D.C.0 6 Mar, 20186 Mar, 2018 Former George W. Bush official Karl Rove and House Speaker Paul Ryan are begging President Trump’s administration to water-down proposed tariffs on steel and aluminum imports. During a press briefing on Tuesday, Ryan — an avid free-trader — said he opposed
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Rep. Eric Swalwell said Tuesday that, as a member of the House Intelligence Committee, he is “absolutely” interested in talking to former Trump campaign aide Sam Nunberg after the claims he made during his marathon television interviews on Monday. “What we’ve seen from Sam Nunberg is what we’ve seen from so many other witnesses, from the
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Former President George W. Bush reportedly remarked that President Donald Trump’s administration makes his time in the White House “look pretty good,” according to a Republican source. Bush 43 on Trump: “Sorta makes me look pretty good, doesn’t it?” – per @nationaljournal‘s Tom DeFrank pic.twitter.com/X0KBDdDQdw — National Journal (@nationaljournal) March 6, 2018 “Bush is often
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Tariffs on aluminum and steel imports are key to revitalizing domestic manufacturing industries, said Rick Manning, president of Americans for Limited Government, in a Monday interview on SiriusXM’s Breitbart News Tonight with co-hosts Rebecca Mansour and Joel Pollak. Combined with regulatory and tax reform for energy production, the implementation of tariffs on aluminum and steel imports
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  by Joe Simonson NAACP President and CEO Derrick Johnson called for a national gun confiscation program in a syndicated column through Black Press USA on Monday. Comparing recent school shootings to the violence and discrimination black students faced after the 1954 Brown v. Board of Education Supreme Court decision, Johnson wrote that “fear and terror
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Republicans in Congress are trying to convince President Donald Trump to soften his stance on imported steel and aluminum tariffs, House Speaker Paul Ryan confirmed Tuesday. Ryan spoke with the media after meeting with fellow members of the GOP caucus about the matter. “What we are encouraging the administration to do is to focus on
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A new report released by The Trade Partnership examines the impact that President Trump’s proposed tariffs on steel and aluminum. The President has proposed steel tariffs of 25 percent and aluminum tariffs of 10 percent, and is expected to announce his final determination in the coming days. PhonlamaiPhoto/Getty Images Friday, March 9, 2018 12:00 pm
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Getty/Douglas Curran by Lucas Nolan6 Mar 20180 6 Mar, 20186 Mar, 2018 An underwater search team led by the billionaire co-founder of Microsoft, Paul Allen, has discovered the wreckage of the USS Lexington, a 76-year-old World War II  aircraft carrier sunk in the Coral Sea. The Independent reports that the wreckage of the USS Lexington has been discovered in the
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In an attempt to bolster a series of criminal justice reforms, the American Civil Liberties Union is investing large resources and utilizing its organizational skills in local district attorney races this year, McClatchy DC Bureau reported on Tuesday. The effort is being backed by millions in funding from billionaire Democratic donor George Soros. The ACLU
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Reviews and News: How Dostoevsky’s Crime and Punishment remade the novel: “If anything, Crime and Punishment was more notable as the favoured anti-model, a how-not-to guide, for the novel’s leading theorists and practitioners. James said he was unable to finish it. Conrad wrote a novel-length riposte – Under Western Eyes. Why? The handling of point
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Democrats have a deal from President Donald Trump that would make the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program legal, but they’re “nowhere to be found,” just like the president has complained, Republican National Committee spokeswoman Kayleigh McEnany said Tuesday. Federal Judge in Maryland has just ruled that “President Trump has the right to end
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