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38m Updated Trump plans to name Florida official as homeland security adviser
President Donald Trump is planning to name a Florida official in charge of preparing the state for the effects of climate change as his homeland security adviser, sources familiar with the matter tell CNN.
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Black and Latino Voters Are Looking for ‘More Than Just Some Token Words’44m Updated Black and Latino Voters Are Looking for ‘More Than Just Some Token Words’
Voters in Nevada and South Carolina face an all-white top tier of 2020 candidates that was winnowed down by a largely white electorate.
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55m Why the President is attacking a Roger Stone juror, months after trial
Roger Stone was sentenced Thursday to 40 months in prison for lying to Congress and threatening a witness regarding his efforts for President Donald Trump's 2016 campaign, but the legal battle isn't over.
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1h 8m Updated Russia is looking to help Trump win, election security official told lawmakers
Intelligence officials warned lawmakers earlier this month that Russia was interfering in the 2020 presidential election in an attempt to get President Donald Trump reelected, five people familiar with the matter told The New York Times.
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Presidential Pardons Through History: Who’s Received Them?1h 20m Presidential Pardons Through History: Who’s Received Them?
The owner of the New York Yankees, pirates, Deep Throat and a former president share the distinction.
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1h 35m Updated Bloomberg has pumped $464 million of his own fortune so far into White House bid
Billionaire Michael Bloomberg plowed more than $464 million into his bid for the Democratic presidential nomination through the end of January, his campaign announced Thursday -- blowing past all previous records for self-funding candidates in his quest to face President Donald Trump in November's general election.
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1h 38m Updated Seven-day reduction in violence in Afghanistan to begin, US announces
A seven-day reduction in violence in Afghanistan, negotiated by the US and the Taliban, is set to begin Friday night local time, the US State Department announced.
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UK politicians could see lies flagged by Twitter1h 41m UK politicians could see lies flagged by Twitter
UK politicians could face having bright red and orange badges added beneath their tweets if they post lies and misinformation.
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2h Trump campaign rallies stalk Democrats in 2020 preview
President Donald Trump spent his week thousands of miles from Washington, holding back-to-back rallies in Arizona and Colorado in a trip that will culminate with one more in Las Vegas the day before Saturday's Democratic caucuses.
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2h On Politics: Is Warren Back in It?
Speculation on a comeback and debate fallout: This is your morning tip sheet.
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Elizabeth Warren ‘Crushed’ the Debate. But Is It Too Late?3h Updated Elizabeth Warren ‘Crushed’ the Debate. But Is It Too Late?
She laced into Michael Bloomberg in a bid to invigorate her campaign, and then had her biggest 24 hours of fund-raising yet.
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Why a New Jersey Political Ritual Got a #MeToo Makeover3h Updated Why a New Jersey Political Ritual Got a #MeToo Makeover
The state Chamber of Commerce banned hard alcohol on an annual train trip to Washington as the state wrestles with claims of a culture of sexual harassment.
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Chancellor has less cash to play with ahead of budget4h Chancellor has less cash to play with ahead of budget
Britain's new Chancellor Rishi Sunak is facing less financial wriggle room ahead of his first budget after the UK recorded a smaller-than-expected surplus.
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Could Nevada Caucus First in 2024? Harry Reid Wants It4h Could Nevada Caucus First in 2024? Harry Reid Wants It
The retired senator, still deeply involved in Nevada politics, is convinced that Saturday’s caucuses will run smoothly and strengthen his state’s case for leapfrogging Iowa in the next election.
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The Liberal Economists Behind the Wealth Tax Debate4h The Liberal Economists Behind the Wealth Tax Debate
Gabriel Zucman and Emmanuel Saez have crashed the Democratic primary with their idea — and angered some economists.
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Ocasio-Cortez Builds Progressive Campaign Arm to Challenge Democrats4h Ocasio-Cortez Builds Progressive Campaign Arm to Challenge Democrats
Ms. Ocasio-Cortez plans to endorse a slate of progressive challengers to Democratic candidates and incumbents, working to create a liberal counterweight to the party’s official campaign arm.
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Presidential Pardons: Who’s Received Them?4h Presidential Pardons: Who’s Received Them?
The owner of the New York Yankees, pirates, Deep Throat and a former president share the distinction.
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Is It Too Soon to Write Off Michael Bloomberg?4h Is It Too Soon to Write Off Michael Bloomberg?
His debate performance was abysmal. But it seems that Americans are eager to give billionaires a second chance.
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5h Brandon Lewis set for first official meeting with Simon Coveney
Brandon Lewis will meet Simon Coveney for the first time since he replaced Julian Smith.
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Has History Finally Caught Up With Roger Stone? It May Be Up to Trump7h Has History Finally Caught Up With Roger Stone? It May Be Up to Trump
He embraced the “dark arts” of political sabotage and trickery for decades. Now he will serve more than three years in prison, unless his friend the president bails him out.
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8h Updated 2020 Democratic contenders plead for cash after draining their accounts
The Democratic presidential contenders are racing to refill their campaign coffers -- following costly battles in the early nominating states and the looming Super Tuesday threat from New York tycoon Michael Bloomberg, who has plowed nearly half a billion dollars of his fortune into the fight to become the party's standard-bearer.
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Mulvaney Says He Often Disagrees With Trump (Just Never Publicly)9h Updated Mulvaney Says He Often Disagrees With Trump (Just Never Publicly)
The acting chief of staff, addressing a crowd of several hundred in England, spoke freely about the impeachment inquiry into President Trump.
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Trump’s New Intelligence Director Faces a Legal Countdown Clock on His Tenure10h Updated Trump’s New Intelligence Director Faces a Legal Countdown Clock on His Tenure
Under federal law, Richard Grenell, the new acting director of national intelligence, may be able to serve only a few weeks unless the president nominates someone to take on the job permanently.
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Lawmakers Are Warned That Russia Is Meddling to Re-elect Trump10h Updated Lawmakers Are Warned That Russia Is Meddling to Re-elect Trump
A classified briefing to House members is said to have angered the president, who complained that Democrats would “weaponize” the disclosure.
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10h 4 takeaways as Warren and Biden criticize Bloomberg at CNN town halls
Michael Bloomberg remained a target of his Democratic presidential rivals Thursday night, as former Vice President Joe Biden and Sen. Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts harshly criticized the former New York City mayor during CNN town halls in Las Vegas.
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11h CNN announces Democratic presidential town halls in South Carolina
CNN will host two nights of town halls next week featuring the leading Democratic presidential candidates, just days before voters head to the polls in South Carolina and on Super Tuesday, the network announced Thursday evening.
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11h Warren proposes contract to free women from Bloomberg confidentiality agreements
Elizabeth Warren on Thursday urged her fellow Democratic presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg to sign a contract the senator wrote herself that would release people who have made allegations of sexist and misogynistic behavior against Bloomberg from nondisclosure agreements.
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President Declares the Winner of the Democratic Debate: Donald Trump12h Updated President Declares the Winner of the Democratic Debate: Donald Trump
Exuberant over the candidates’ performances, he continued his tour through the West.
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How Bloomberg Bungled a Debate That He Had Been Prepped For12h How Bloomberg Bungled a Debate That He Had Been Prepped For
Michael Bloomberg’s campaign advisers had anticipated tough debate questions on stop-and-frisk and nondisclosure agreements. The former mayor’s performance left his team rattled.
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4 Takeaways From the Democratic Debate, Gender Edition12h Updated 4 Takeaways From the Democratic Debate, Gender Edition
Reflections on a night of bickering, one-line zingers and occasional solidarity.
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Russia Backs Trump’s Re-election, and He Fears Democrats Will Exploit Its Support12h Updated Russia Backs Trump’s Re-election, and He Fears Democrats Will Exploit Its Support
A classified briefing to lawmakers angered the president, who complained that Democrats would “weaponize” the disclosure.
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Why Elizabeth Warren Brought Rhetorical Howitzers to the Debate12h Updated Why Elizabeth Warren Brought Rhetorical Howitzers to the Debate
Convinced she needed to be a central figure onstage, her team decided to focus their fire on Michael Bloomberg. She has raised $5 million since the debate, but is it too late to help her campaign?
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Trump Renews Attack on Justice System, Again Disregarding Barr’s Pleas13h Updated Trump Renews Attack on Justice System, Again Disregarding Barr’s Pleas
In lashing out at the prosecution of Roger Stone and “dirty cops,” the president confronted the attorney general with a choice about how to respond.
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13h Brexit: How do you negotiate a trade agreement?
There are a lot of negotiations to be done this year. Chris Morris looks at how they should be done.
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Democrats Pile On Bernie Sanders as Urgency Grows13h Democrats Pile On Bernie Sanders as Urgency Grows
Joe Biden and Pete Buttigieg, facing increasing pressure to slow the Vermont senator’s rise before Super Tuesday, criticized his record on gun control and his chances against President Trump.
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Will Warren’s Dominant Debate Performance Boost Her Chances in Nevada and Beyond?13h Updated Will Warren’s Dominant Debate Performance Boost Her Chances in Nevada and Beyond?
Her strong performance has helped her raise $5 million since the start of the debate. But the question was whether it was too late to help Ms. Warren’s campaign.
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Trump Renews Attack on Justice System, Raising Pressure on William Barr13h Updated Trump Renews Attack on Justice System, Raising Pressure on William Barr
In lashing out at the prosecution of his adviser Roger Stone, the president once again disregarded the attorney general’s pleas to stop publicly commenting on individual cases involving his friends.
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13h Households in England to face council tax rises, research says
It will amount to an average rise of up to £69 per home, the County Councils Network says.
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After Rough Debate, Bloomberg Repeats Attack on Sanders14h Updated After Rough Debate, Bloomberg Repeats Attack on Sanders
Michael R. Bloomberg tried to move past his poor performance on the debate stage by intensifying his attacks on the Democratic front-runner at a campaign event in Utah.
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How Amy Klobuchar Suddenly Became a Rival Worth Attacking14h How Amy Klobuchar Suddenly Became a Rival Worth Attacking
Ms. Klobuchar was helped by newspaper endorsements and a relative lack of scrutiny from other candidates — until Wednesday night’s debate.
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15h Updated Lawmakers were briefed that Russia is looking to help Trump win in 2020
Intelligence officials warned lawmakers earlier this month that Russia was interfering in the 2020 presidential election in an attempt to get President Donald Trump reelected, five people familiar with the matter told The New York Times.
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15h NYT: Intelligence officials say Russia trying to get Trump reelected
Intelligence officials warned lawmakers earlier this month that Russia was interfering in the 2020 presidential election in an attempt to get President Donald Trump reelected, five people familiar with the matter told The New York Times.
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16h Updated Roger Stone sentenced to 40 months in prison amid Trump complaints against prosecutors
Roger Stone, a longtime showman, political strategist and friend of Donald Trump's whom a jury found guilty of lying to Congress and threatening a witness regarding his efforts for the President's 2016 campaign, will be sentenced Thursday in Washington.
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Millions of Americans Have Moved Off Assistance. Does Trump Get Credit?16h Millions of Americans Have Moved Off Assistance. Does Trump Get Credit?
The president has reveled in the declines in Americans receiving aid from several government programs in recent years, citing his economic policies as a catalyst.
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After Rough Democratic Debate, Michael Bloomberg Faces Voters in Utah16h Updated After Rough Democratic Debate, Michael Bloomberg Faces Voters in Utah
Michael R. Bloomberg attempted to move past his poor performance on the debate stage by intensifying his attacks on the Democratic front-runner at a campaign event in Utah.
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17h GOP lawmaker Matt Gaetz calls for Trump to pardon Roger Stone
Rep. Matt Gaetz, a longtime defender of President Donald Trump, said the President should pardon longtime Trump confidant Roger Stone.
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17h Bernie Sanders and Medicare for All are at a crossroads with unions in Nevada
Sen. Bernie Sanders has pitched himself as the most ambitiously pro-labor candidate in the Democratic primary. He has also centered his campaign on the promise of passing and implementing a "Medicare for All" single-payer health insurance system.
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Aide Accused of Being Anonymous Op-Ed Writer Is Reassigned to Energy Department18h Aide Accused of Being Anonymous Op-Ed Writer Is Reassigned to Energy Department
The White House “does not put any stock” in the rumor that Victoria Coates, the aide, wrote an Op-Ed essay in The Times in 2018, an administration official said.
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18h The Point: The 32-page booklet that is haunting Mike Bloomberg
Seconds -- literally! -- into the ninth presidential debate on Wednesday night in Las Vegas, Elizabeth Warren dropped a rhetorical bomb on Mike Bloomberg's candidacy.
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These Students Are Learning About Fake News and How to Spot It18h Updated These Students Are Learning About Fake News and How to Spot It
News literacy instruction is flourishing in the wake of the 2016 election as worries about fake news grow.
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6 Takeaways From the Democratic Debate in Nevada18h Updated 6 Takeaways From the Democratic Debate in Nevada
Warren carved up her opponents, Bloomberg was on the defensive, and Klobuchar and Buttigieg tried to take each other down. The fiery debate signals a harsher campaign as Super Tuesday looms.
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Who Won the Democratic Debate? Experts Weigh In18h Updated Who Won the Democratic Debate? Experts Weigh In
In the last few presidential debates, there was little consensus on a clear winner or loser. That changed on Wednesday night.
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Billions of Targets on His Back, Bloomberg Joins the Debate Fray18h Updated Billions of Targets on His Back, Bloomberg Joins the Debate Fray
Making his debut onstage, he was greeted by forceful challenges from Elizabeth Warren and the rest of the Democratic field.
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U.S. and Allies Blame Russia for Cyberattack on Republic of Georgia18h U.S. and Allies Blame Russia for Cyberattack on Republic of Georgia
Britain and Australia joined the State Department’s effort to deter Moscow from interfering in the 2020 U.S. presidential election.
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18h Man allegedly threatened Chuck Schumer and Adam Schiff over impeachment proceedings
A New York man threatened Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer and House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff over their part in impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump, federal prosecutors said.
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19h Updated Mike Bloomberg is ready to move on from his first debate
Mike Bloomberg would like you to forget about last night.
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U.S. and Allies Blame Russia for Cyberattack on Georgia19h Updated U.S. and Allies Blame Russia for Cyberattack on Georgia
Britain and Australia joined the State Department in blaming Russia for a sweeping cyberattack last fall in the former Soviet republic.
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Elizabeth Warren, Criticizing Bloomberg, Sent a Message: She Won’t Be Ignored19h Updated Elizabeth Warren, Criticizing Bloomberg, Sent a Message: She Won’t Be Ignored
“I’d like to talk about who we’re running against: a billionaire who calls women fat broads and horse-faced lesbians,” Ms. Warren said at Wednesday’s debate. “And no, I’m not talking about Donald Trump.”
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19h Updated Judge says conditions in overcrowded border holding cells violate the Constitution, bans sleeping in bathrooms
A federal judge in Arizona ruled Wednesday that conditions in US Customs and Border Protection migrant holding cells in the agency's Tucson sector violated the Constitution.
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Home secretary embroiled in bullying allegations row20h Home secretary embroiled in bullying allegations row
A bullying allegations row has broken out over the home secretary's alleged treatment of her department’s most senior civil servant.
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20h Updated US and UK accuse Russia of major cyber attack on Georgia
The US, UK, and Georgia accused the Russian military Thursday of being behind a major 2019 cyber attack on Georgia that disrupted "several thousand Georgian government and privately-run websites and interrupted the broadcast of at least two major television stations."
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Jean Daniel, Leading French Journalist and Humanist, Dies at 9920h Updated Jean Daniel, Leading French Journalist and Humanist, Dies at 99
In France, where news and opinion are blurred, Mr. Daniel, a self-described non-Communist leftist, used journalism as a means of advocacy.
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As Advisers Grapple with Rough Debate, Bloomberg Faces Voters in Utah21h Updated As Advisers Grapple with Rough Debate, Bloomberg Faces Voters in Utah
After a poor performance on the Democratic debate stage Wednesday night, Michael R. Bloomberg attempted to move on quickly by intensifying his attacks on Bernie Sanders.
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22h Updated Roger Stone to be sentenced amid Trump complaints against prosecutors
Roger Stone, a longtime showman, political strategist and friend of Donald Trump's whom a jury found guilty of lying to Congress and threatening a witness regarding his efforts for the President's 2016 campaign, will be sentenced Thursday in Washington.
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22h Updated Trump names staunch loyalist and current US Ambassador to Germany Richard Grenell as acting intelligence chief
President Donald Trump is expected to name US Ambassador to Germany Richard Grenell as the next acting director of national intelligence, according to two sources familiar with the decision.
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23h Driving after Brexit: What you need to know
What could change for UK drivers abroad after Brexit?
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24h Updated Mike Bloomberg gets badly roughed up in debate that tests his unconventional campaign
Mike Bloomberg's rivals savaged his claim to be the best candidate to defeat Donald Trump in November by branding him as a misogynistic, Obamacare-hating, soft-on-Wall-Street bully -- basically the rough equivalent of that other New York billionaire.
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Judge in Roger Stone Trial Confronts a High-Pressure Decision24h Updated Judge in Roger Stone Trial Confronts a High-Pressure Decision
President Trump has attacked the case and the judge as biased. She seems unlikely to be ruffled.
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25h Updated Democrats lay into each other on debate stage as candidates face crucial phase in primary fight
With time running out in the race for delegates, the leading Democratic presidential candidates turned on one another Wednesday night with fiery attacks, underscoring the desperate need for candidates like Elizabeth Warren, Pete Buttigieg, Amy Klobuchar and Joe Biden to deliver standout performances in order to survive the next few contests -- and often doing it at the expense of Michael Bloomberg.
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25h Updated The Census is in the middle of a massive hiring spree to find half a million workers
The Census Bureau is ramping up recruiting in a push to hire up to half a million temporary workers for this year's count.
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25h Blair: Labour manifesto was unconvincing
Former prime minister Tony Blair says of Labour's manifesto: "The more you read it, the less convinced you became."
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25h Washington Post: Mulvaney says GOP has been inconsistent on deficit concerns under Trump
Acting White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney said Wednesday that the Republican Party views federal deficits as "the worst thing" when Democrats are in power but are "a lot less interested" when their own party is in the White House, The Washington Post reported.
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Tony Blair raises prospect of Labour-Lib Dem alliance26h Tony Blair raises prospect of Labour-Lib Dem alliance
Former Labour prime minister Tony Blair has raised the prospect of his party teaming up with the Liberal Democrats if they are to win power again.
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26h Las Vegas Doesn’t Disappoint
Who knew there could be so much drama in Sin City? Here’s our debate recap.
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26h Labour leadership: What you need to know about Keir Starmer
We profile a Labour leadership contender who hopes to unite supporters of both Corbyn and Blair.
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26h Updated Tony Blair: Labour hopefuls must offer radical change
The ex-PM says the party faces a "make-or-break" moment after losing four elections in a row.
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2020 Democratic Debate: Highlights From Nevada27h Updated 2020 Democratic Debate: Highlights From Nevada
Everything you need to know as six Democratic presidential candidates prepare to face off in Las Vegas three days before the Nevada caucuses.
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Warren Leads an Onslaught of Attacks, Zeroing In on Bloomberg27h Updated Warren Leads an Onslaught of Attacks, Zeroing In on Bloomberg
The sharp exchanges in the Nevada debate reflected the urgency of the moment as Michael Bloomberg, in his first presidential debate, was repeatedly criticized in personal terms.
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Rap star Dave hits back at Priti Patel interview defending the PM28h Rap star Dave hits back at Priti Patel interview defending the PM
Dave has continued his attack on "racist" Boris Johnson following the rap star's politically charged Brit Awards performance.
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28h Updated Urgent action needed on prison pressures, say MSPs
A new report calls for more contingency measures to ensure the prison system can cope with "failing" jails.
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28h Updated Fact-checking the Las Vegas Democratic debate
Welcome to CNN's fact check coverage of the Democratic presidential debate hosted by NBC News and MSNBC and held in Las Vegas ahead of Saturday's Nevada caucuses.
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Inside the Push to Turn Out Latino Voters in Nevada30h Inside the Push to Turn Out Latino Voters in Nevada
Campaigns and organizations are trying to build a robust Latino voter base in Nevada. Will it work?
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Democrats Unleash an Onslaught of Attacks, With Bloomberg the Main Target31h Updated Democrats Unleash an Onslaught of Attacks, With Bloomberg the Main Target
The sharp exchanges in the Nevada debate reflected the urgency of the moment as Michael Bloomberg, in his first presidential debate, was repeatedly criticized in personal terms.
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31h Updated Analysis: Mike Bloomberg gets badly roughed up in debate that tests his unconventional campaign
Mike Bloomberg's rivals savaged his claim to be the best candidate to defeat Donald Trump in November by branding him as a misogynistic, Obamacare-hating, soft-on-Wall-Street bully -- basically the rough equivalent of that other New York billionaire.
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