Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., and Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., talked — but did not come to an agreement — about coordinating their possible presidential bids, The New York Times reported. Citing two unnamed sources, the Times reported only the two senators were present at the sitdown Wednesday night at Warren’s condominium in Washington. But what was clear, accordion
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The Senate’s Armed Services Committee chairman reportedly does not think America needs a Space Force, and is leaving President Donald Trump’s proposal out of his top priorities for next year’s defense policy bill. The decision by Sen. James Inhofe, R-Okla. — along with the opposition of Inhofe’s expected counterpart in the majority-Democratic House — might doom
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One of the storied elements of World War I is the Christmas truce of 1914. Along the Western Front from Switzerland to the English Channel, forces from the two sides called informal truces, bringing a temporary halt to the fighting. In many places, the two sides exchanged mementoes and rations. In a few cases, there
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Rep. Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif. – aiming to energize Democrats and raise money for the party – vowed to fight back “with a vengeance” after a contentious public meeting with President Donald Trump in the Oval Office, The Hill reported. In a fundraising email blast sent Thursday, Pelosi, who with Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer, D-N.Y.,
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Critics of American health care often ask why ours is the only highly developed country without a taxpayer-funded universal health-care system. It is a question meant to answer itself: There is no good reason, so the U.S. should fall in line with European financing methods. That is the view of advocates of “Medicare For All,”
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President Donald Trump, pointing to his approval ratings, said Thursday he hopes Republicans like Ohio Gov. John Kasich and Arizona Sen. Jeff Flake do mount presidential campaigns against him in 2020. “I hope so,” he told Fox News’ Harris Faulkner Thursday. “I think I have the greatest base in the history of politics. I have
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On November 13, the Third Committee of the United Nations General Assembly voted on the Report of the U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)REF that included language affirming the Global Compact on Refugees.REF Historically, the resolution adopting the report is generally non-controversial. However, this year the U.S. called for a vote and opposed the resolution,
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Sen. Claire McCaskill, D-Mo., who lost in her bid for re-election in November, says she is uncertain a Democratic progressive candidate for president can win in Missouri. McCaskill made her remarks on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” on Thursday. She was asked whether Sens. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., or Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., could win in
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An unidentified male teenager is dead after police thwarted plans to attack an Indiana school on Thursday. What are the details? The teenager was on his way to Dennis Intermediate School in Richmond, Indiana, when police received a tip that the teen was planning to carry out a plan to commit violence at the school.
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Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer D-N.Y., vowed Democrats will not provide any additional funding for a wall at the U.S. southern border, The Hill is reporting. His comments came on the Senate floor on Thursday. “I want to be crystal clear. There will be no additional appropriations to pay for the border wall. It’s done,”
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Fox News legal analyst Andrew Napolitano on Thursday explained to “Fox & Friends” why Michael Cohen’s plea deal could have serious consequences for the president, The Daily Beast reports. “A very, very telling statement came out of the judge’s mouth yesterday,” Napolitano said. “The judge finding that the president ordered and paid for Michael Cohen to
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Sen. Bernie Sanders is back again, with yet another attempt to indirectly mandate the $15 an hour minimum wage. It’s called the Stop WALMART Act, or Stop Welfare for Any Large Monopoly Amassing Revenue from Taxpayers Act. It would affect large (500-plus employees) companies, and among other things would prohibit them from buying back stock unless they
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The Trump administration is offering welcome relief to Americans struggling with high premiums under Obamacare premiums and a lack of insurance choices. The administration has taken a series of regulatory actions to do the following: Make short-term, limited duration policies widely available and give consumers the right to renew those policies. Make it easier for
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President Donald Trump has been telling allies that he is concerned about the possibility that he could be impeached as deals in federal investigations into money spent to silence women are revealed, multiple sources have told NBC News. On Wednesday, his former personal attorney, Michael Cohen, was sentenced to three years in prison after he admitted
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The state commission investigating the horrific Parkland massacre issued a stunning recommendation that teachers be armed in order to prevent future attacks. The Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Public Safety Commission has drafted a 407 page report detailing many of the mistakes and errors made in preventing and thwarting the attack that claimed 17 people.
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