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Global Entry Ban: Cuomo Offers Compromise to Trump on N.Y. Applicants 12 Feb 11:49pm Updated Global Entry Ban: Cuomo Offers Compromise to Trump on N.Y. Applicants
The governor will meet with the president on Thursday to discuss the ban on N.Y.-based applications to Trusted Traveler programs.
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As Sanders Rises, Some Democrats Are Jittery About Possible Consequences 12 Feb 10:45pm As Sanders Rises, Some Democrats Are Jittery About Possible Consequences
Mr. Sanders’s victory in the New Hampshire primary and his strengths in the 2020 race are worrying moderates who fear he could cost Democrats the presidency and the House in the fall.
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These Are the Roger Stone Prosecutors Who Quit the Case 12 Feb 9:58pm Updated These Are the Roger Stone Prosecutors Who Quit the Case
The team of assistant U.S. attorneys withdrew from the case after the Justice Department overruled their sentencing recommendation and pushed for a more lenient punishment for President Trump’s former campaign adviser.
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New Hampshire Primary Sets a Record for Turnout, but It May Be Deceiving 12 Feb 9:36pm New Hampshire Primary Sets a Record for Turnout, but It May Be Deceiving
Nearly 300,000 people cast ballots in the Democratic primary, far surpassing the 2016 turnout and breaking a record set in 2008.
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12 Feb 9:31pm Updated Democrats say Barr to testify before Congress in March
Attorney General William Barr has agreed to testify before the House Judiciary Committee next month, the panel's chairman Jerry Nadler said Wednesday, giving them a forum to press the attorney general on the sentencing of Roger Stone and other controversies that have emerged in the aftermath of President Donald Trump's impeachment trial.
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Moderate Democrats Fear Bernie Sanders Could Cost Them the House 12 Feb 8:32pm Updated Moderate Democrats Fear Bernie Sanders Could Cost Them the House
Lawmakers who flipped Republican districts in 2018 worry that a democratic socialist at the top of the ticket could doom their re-election chances.
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Sanders Won, Klobuchar Surged: What We Learned From New Hampshire 12 Feb 8:22pm Updated Sanders Won, Klobuchar Surged: What We Learned From New Hampshire
New Hampshire was the first clean test for the Democratic candidates. Here’s an analysis of the results, and what they mean for the race.
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Centrist Democrats Want to Stop Sanders. They’re Not Sure Who Can. 12 Feb 8:21pm Centrist Democrats Want to Stop Sanders. They’re Not Sure Who Can.
Unless a moderate favorite soon emerges, party leaders may increasingly look to Michael R. Bloomberg as a potential savior.
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12 Feb 8:17pm Updated Virginia House passes bill to give electoral votes to popular vote winner
Virginia's House of Delegates passed a bill on Tuesday that would award the state's electoral votes to the national winner of the presidential popular vote.
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12 Feb 8:14pm Updated DOJ walkout puts frayed relationships with William Barr in spotlight
Attorney General William Barr and his lieutenants have increasingly exerted authority in politically sensitive investigations at the Justice Department, fraying relationships with prosecutors at the powerful US attorney's office in Washington, DC, and leading to an unprecedented walkout of the career attorneys handling the Roger Stone case.
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Moderate Democrats Want a Sanders Alternative. They Can’t Decide Who. 12 Feb 8:09pm Moderate Democrats Want a Sanders Alternative. They Can’t Decide Who.
Unless a centrist favorite soon emerges, party leaders may increasingly look to Michael R. Bloomberg as a potential savior.
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12 Feb 7:27pm Updated Yovanovitch warns that the State Department is in trouble
Retired Ambassador Marie "Masha" Yovanovitch -- a highly respected career diplomat who unwittingly became one of the central figures in the impeachment drama -- warned about the degradation of the State Department and took veiled jabs at the Trump administration in her first public remarks since leaving the diplomatic service.
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12 Feb 7:20pm Moderates Search for a Savior
One potential leader of the Democratic Party’s moderate wing wasn’t even in New Hampshire.
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A Pileup of Moderates, and Bernie Sanders’s Path to the Nomination 12 Feb 7:15pm Updated A Pileup of Moderates, and Bernie Sanders’s Path to the Nomination
His New Hampshire victory reflects the weakness of his divided opposition as much as it does his strength.
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Trump Praises Barr for Rejecting Punishment Recommended for Stone 12 Feb 7:13pm Trump Praises Barr for Rejecting Punishment Recommended for Stone
The president dismissed criticism that the Justice Department had acted inappropriately in overruling the recommendation of its own prosecutors in the case of his longtime friend.
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12 Feb 6:57pm Updated Chairman of Iowa Democratic Party resigns after caucus catastrophe
Iowa Democratic Party Chairman Troy Price resigned on Wednesday, according to a statement from the party.
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12 Feb 6:57pm Trump administration puts pressure on completing deportation cases of migrant children
The Trump administration is reinforcing a tight deadline for immigration cases of unaccompanied migrant children in government custody in an effort to make quicker decisions about deportation, according to an email obtained by CNN.
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For Joe Biden, Two Bad Losses and a Precarious Path Forward 12 Feb 6:53pm Updated For Joe Biden, Two Bad Losses and a Precarious Path Forward
Mr. Biden, 77, long the front-runner, has fallen behind two younger Democrats looking to seize the moderate mantle, and his candidacy is fragile.
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Troy Price, Iowa Democratic Party Leader, Resigns Over Caucus Debacle 12 Feb 6:52pm Updated Troy Price, Iowa Democratic Party Leader, Resigns Over Caucus Debacle
Mr. Price announced he was stepping down after overseeing the chaotic Iowa caucuses that embarrassed the state and national party.
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Alarmed by Sanders, Moderate Democrats Can’t Agree on an Alternative 12 Feb 6:35pm Updated Alarmed by Sanders, Moderate Democrats Can’t Agree on an Alternative
Unless a centrist favorite soon emerges, party leaders may increasingly look to Michael R. Bloomberg as a potential savior.
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12 Feb 6:20pm CNN announces Democratic presidential town halls in Nevada
CNN will host five town halls next week in Nevada, where the Democratic candidates vying to take on President Donald Trump will answer questions from voters just days ahead of the state's caucuses, the network announced Wednesday.
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Trump’s War Against ‘the Deep State’ Enters a New Stage 12 Feb 5:49pm Updated Trump’s War Against ‘the Deep State’ Enters a New Stage
The suggestion that Lt. Col. Alexander S. Vindman should now face punishment by the Pentagon was one sign of how determined the president is to even the scales after his impeachment.
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Prosecutors Quit Roger Stone Case After Justice Dept. Intervenes on Sentencing 12 Feb 5:48pm Updated Prosecutors Quit Roger Stone Case After Justice Dept. Intervenes on Sentencing
President Trump had complained that the recommendation of seven to nine years in prison for his former adviser and longtime friend was a “miscarriage of justice.”
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Trump Says Prosecutors ‘Ought to Apologize’ to Roger Stone 12 Feb 5:47pm Updated Trump Says Prosecutors ‘Ought to Apologize’ to Roger Stone
The Justice Department had moved against its own prosecutors to recommend a shorter sentence for one of President Trump’s friends, Roger J. Stone Jr.
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How Amy Klobuchar Pulled Off the Big Surprise of the New Hampshire Primary 12 Feb 5:34pm Updated How Amy Klobuchar Pulled Off the Big Surprise of the New Hampshire Primary
After a disappointing fifth-place finish in the Iowa caucuses, the Minnesota senator made a series of bets in the Granite State.
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12 Feb 5:15pm Updated Cabinet reshuffle: Ministers braced as Johnson mulls changes to top team
Boris Johnson is preparing to make the first big changes to his top team since his general election win.
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12 Feb 5:07pm Wall Street Journal: Education Department investigating Yale and Harvard over foreign funding
The Education Department has opened investigations into Yale and Harvard universities in an ongoing review that has found American universities failed to disclose billions in funding from foreign countries like Saudi Arabia and China, materials reviewed by The Wall Street Journal show.
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The Moderate Pileup, and the Sanders Path to the Nomination 12 Feb 4:46pm The Moderate Pileup, and the Sanders Path to the Nomination
His New Hampshire victory reflects the weakness of his divided opposition as much as it does his strength.
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After New Hampshire, What Comes Next for Elizabeth Warren 12 Feb 4:31pm Updated After New Hampshire, What Comes Next for Elizabeth Warren
She said she did not want to “burn down the rest of the party” in order to triumph. What comes next?
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Will Boris Johnson let go of old allies as he reshuffles his cabinet? 12 Feb 4:18pm Will Boris Johnson let go of old allies as he reshuffles his cabinet?
When Boris Johnson became Conservative party leader last July he assembled a war cabinet with one battle in mind: Brexit.
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12 Feb 4:10pm Friends of Roger Stone start up public effort to push for pardon as Trump remains non-committal
A former adviser to President Donald Trump's 2016 campaign and a longtime friend of Roger Stone confirmed Wednesday that he is leading an effort to have the former Trump associate pardoned.
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12 Feb 4:10pm Iowa Democratic Party says it will begin recanvass this weekend
The Iowa Democratic Party, in letters sent Wednesday to the campaigns of Bernie Sanders and Pete Buttigieg, agreed to begin a partial recanvass that both campaigns asked for earlier this week.
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12 Feb 4:06pm Analysis: A contested convention looks even more possible after New Hampshire
The 2020 New Hampshire primary is in the books, and one of the messiest primaries in recent history seemingly got even messier.
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12 Feb 3:51pm Updated Republicans see no reason to investigate Stone sentencing
Congressional Republicans downplayed the involvement of President Donald Trump and Attorney General William Barr in the sentencing of Trump's longtime confidant Roger Stone, saying they see no reason for the investigations that Democrats are demanding.
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12 Feb 3:44pm MPs approve emergency terror law
The legislation would end the release of convicted terror offenders halfway through their sentence.
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12 Feb 3:34pm Updated Analysis: Five ways Trump has undermined American justice
Maybe the most insidious effect of Donald Trump's presidency has been his increasingly overt influence on American justice.
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Trump Praises Attorney General for Intervening in Stone Case 12 Feb 3:02pm Updated Trump Praises Attorney General for Intervening in Stone Case
The Justice Department had moved against its own prosecutors to recommend a shorter sentence for one of President Trump’s friends, Roger J. Stone Jr.
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12 Feb 2:56pm Updated Culinary Union says Bernie Sanders would end its health care
The influential Culinary Union distributed a flier that says Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders would "End Culinary healthcare" if elected president of the United States.
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12 Feb 2:53pm Treason: Tory MP Tom Tugendhat on longer sentences
An MP wants to update the Treason Act 1351 and bring in longer sentences for those who have been radicalised.
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12 Feb 2:27pm Updated Jury finds Chinese national not guilty of trespassing at Mar-a-Lago
A Florida jury found a Chinese woman not guilty of trespassing on President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago property after she was charged there in December, but the panel on Wednesday convicted her of resisting an officer during the incident.
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12 Feb 2:18pm Updated Georgia race devolves into nasty GOP fight amid fears it could cost Senate majority
Republican Rep. Doug Collins' Senate campaign in Georgia has prompted a raging intraparty fight leading to the departure of some of his top political advisers and recriminations with the Senate GOP's main campaign arm.
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12 Feb 2:17pm Updated First on CNN: Deval Patrick ends 2020 presidential campaign
Deval Patrick, the former Massachusetts governor who in November made a late entrance into the Democratic 2020 race, ended his campaign on Wednesday, according to a statement provided to CNN.
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12 Feb 1:49pm Updated Senate to debate Iran War Powers resolution ahead of expected vote
The Senate is expected to pass a War Powers resolution this week aimed at restraining the President's ability to use military action against Iran without congressional approval, a move that comes amid simmering tensions with the country in the wake of a US strike that killed a top Iranian general.
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Democrats Got Endorsements From Lawmakers on Their Campaigns’ Payrolls 12 Feb 1:41pm Democrats Got Endorsements From Lawmakers on Their Campaigns’ Payrolls
As the 2020 candidates vie for support in South Carolina, Tom Steyer has been criticized for hiring black lawmakers or their companies. Records show Bernie Sanders’s campaign has done the same.
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How the Founder of Black Voters Matter Thinks About Bloomberg 12 Feb 1:37pm Updated How the Founder of Black Voters Matter Thinks About Bloomberg
And the way the nearly all-white 2020 field is talking about race and campaigning for support from black voters.
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12 Feb 1:36pm Updated Bloomberg picks up endorsements from 3 black lawmakers amid stop-and-frisk questions
Michael Bloomberg touted the endorsements of three members of the Congressional Black Caucus on Wednesday, a day after the former New York mayor again faced questions about his previous support for stop-and-frisk policing practices.
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12 Feb 1:21pm Knife crime: Stop and search not the answer, says youth committee
The Youth Select Committee says increasing stop and search will not prevent youth knife crime.
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Andrew Yang Drops Out of Presidential Race 12 Feb 12:58pm Updated Andrew Yang Drops Out of Presidential Race
Mr. Yang, an entrepreneur with no previous political experience, mounted a long-shot presidential campaign that promoted a universal basic income and persisted well beyond expectations.
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12 Feb 12:52pm Updated NY Governor Cuomo expected to concede to Trump on Global Entry fight in Thursday meeting
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is expected to concede in a meeting with President Donald Trump Thursday that the state will give federal authorities access to the DMV database specifically for those applying for the Trusted Traveler Program.
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Deval Patrick, Latecomer to the 2020 Race, Drops Out 12 Feb 12:29pm Deval Patrick, Latecomer to the 2020 Race, Drops Out
The former Massachusetts governor had a compelling life story and an extensive résumé, but his 11th-hour entry into the Democratic primary hurt him.
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12 Feb 12:07pm Paying for social care: English and German systems
An English couple and a German couple on what help they get from the state to help them with care for Multiple Sclerosis.
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More than 160 terrorists released early in seven years 12 Feb 11:46am More than 160 terrorists released early in seven years
More than 160 convicted terrorists have been released early in the last seven years, MPs have been told, as the Commons debated the government's emergency terror legislation.
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12 Feb 11:29am Updated Why the odds are so stacked against Joe Biden now
"It ain't over man," Joe Biden told a crowd of supporters in South Carolina on Tuesday night. "We're just getting started."
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12 Feb 11:14am Brexit: EU Parliament makes tough demands for talks
MEPs call on the UK to follow EU policies in many areas in return for an ambitious free trade deal.
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12 Feb 11:02am Updated Jeremy Corbyn attack on Boris Johnson during Commons deportation row
Prime Minister's Questions is dominated by heated exchanges over the removal of foreign offenders.
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UK suspends £4.7m funding for Commonwealth Secretariat 12 Feb 10:59am UK suspends £4.7m funding for Commonwealth Secretariat
The government has suspended its funding of the Commonwealth Secretariat over concerns about its financial procedures.
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12 Feb 10:57am Updated House intelligence Republicans boycott public subcommittee hearing
House Intelligence Committee Republicans boycotted a public hearing on Wednesday in what they say is a protest of the committee's focus on "publicity events" rather than intelligence community oversight.
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12 Feb 10:47am Updated Andrew Yang ends 2020 presidential campaign
Andrew Yang plans to announce he is suspending his presidential campaign during a speech Tuesday night in New Hampshire, two sources tell CNN.
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12 Feb 10:05am Updated Coalition patrol comes under small arms fire in northeastern Syria
A coalition patrol came under small arms fire in northeastern Syria on Wednesday and has since returned to base, according to US-led coalition forces statement.
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Cuomo Offers Compromise to Trump on Global Entry Applicants 12 Feb 9:52am Cuomo Offers Compromise to Trump on Global Entry Applicants
The governor said he would meet with the president on Thursday to discuss the ban on N.Y.-based applications to Trusted Traveler programs.
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Cuomo Offers Compromise to Homeland Security for Global Entry Applicants 12 Feb 9:29am Cuomo Offers Compromise to Homeland Security for Global Entry Applicants
The governor said he would meet with the president on Thursday to discuss the ban on N.Y.-based applications to Trusted Traveler programs.
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12 Feb 9:05am PMQs: Johnson and Corbyn on UK-US extradition relations
The UK has a “one-sided” extradition treaty with the United States, the Labour leader says, as he calls for an “equal and balanced” relationship.
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12 Feb 9:04am PMQs: Blackford and Johnson on Syrian baby deaths
SNP Westminster leader Ian Blackford says the UK is "washing its hands of the Syrian people", but Boris Johnson says it has "persistently called for the end of the Assad regime".
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12 Feb 9:00am PMQs: Corbyn and Johnson on deportations and Windrush generation
Boris Johnson says Jeremy Corbyn "demeans himself" over his comments about the Windrush generation.
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Stewart: More than 1,000 Londoners have invited me to stay over 12 Feb 8:49am Stewart: More than 1,000 Londoners have invited me to stay over
Rory Stewart has told Sky News he has received more than 1,000 requests from Londoners for him to stay in their homes.
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12 Feb 8:45am PMQs: Johnson and Corbyn on Anne Sacoolas extradition
Jeremy Corbyn says the foreign secretary misled the family of Harry Dunn and should be sacked in Thursday's reshuffle.
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12 Feb 8:23am Updated 5 takeaways from the New Hampshire Democratic primary
In New Hampshire, Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders got the televised celebration that eluded him a week earlier.
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12 Feb 8:05am Updated Analysis: Trump reshapes American justice as Democrats fracture
President Donald Trump tweeted Tuesday that the prison sentence that career prosecutors were seeking against his old friend Roger Stone was too rough.
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On Politics: We Could Be Here Awhile 12 Feb 7:40am On Politics: We Could Be Here Awhile
Bernie Sanders won New Hampshire, but the Democratic race might not be settled anytime soon.
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12 Feb 6:47am Updated Federal prosecutors quit Stone case after DOJ overrules prosecutors on sentencing request
The Justice Department will backtrack on its request that longtime Donald Trump confidante Roger Stone get up to nine years in prison, a senior department official said Tuesday, contradicting its own federal prosecutors in a highly unusual and politically charged move.
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Who Won in New Hampshire? Not the Establishment 12 Feb 6:06am Updated Who Won in New Hampshire? Not the Establishment
Bernie Sanders and Pete Buttigieg emerge at the top of the field as two former front-runners fade.
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Bernie Sanders Scores Narrow Victory in New Hampshire Primary 12 Feb 6:03am Updated Bernie Sanders Scores Narrow Victory in New Hampshire Primary
The Vermont senator tightened his grip on the Democratic Party’s liberal wing, benefiting from a field that has divided moderate voters.
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Ofcom set for new powers to regulate harmful social media content 12 Feb 4:06am Ofcom set for new powers to regulate harmful social media content
Ofcom is set to be handed new powers to regulate social media companies and protect users from harmful content, the government has announced.
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HS2 northern parts should have been built first - Shapps 12 Feb 3:37am HS2 northern parts should have been built first - Shapps
HS2 should have been built the other way around - with tracks laid first in northern England then extended south, the transport secretary says.
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12 Feb 2:35am Regulator Ofcom to have more powers over UK social media
Tech firms will need to ensure that illegal content is quickly removed from their platforms.
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5 Takeaways From the New Hampshire Primary 12 Feb 2:03am Updated 5 Takeaways From the New Hampshire Primary
Bernie Sanders is the front-runner, and Joe Biden is in serious trouble. Here’s what happened in the first primary of the 2020 race.
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12 Feb 1:23am What Labour members want in a leader
Party members in Bassetlaw on what they want from the next party leader.
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Michael Bennet Drops Out of the 2020 Presidential Race 12 Feb 1:17am Updated Michael Bennet Drops Out of the 2020 Presidential Race
Mr. Bennet, a senator from Colorado, took a middle path in the race for the Democratic nomination. He failed to make gains in the polls and with donors.
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12 Feb 1:12am Updated Bernie Sanders wins New Hampshire primary, race shifts to Nevada and South Carolina
The voters of New Hampshire will deliver their verdict on the deeply unsettled Democratic field Tuesday, with Bernie Sanders and Pete Buttigieg both hoping for a win that could build momentum for their campaigns after their duel in the Iowa caucuses.
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Bernie Sanders Wins New Hampshire Primary: Live Updates 12 Feb 12:52am Updated Bernie Sanders Wins New Hampshire Primary: Live Updates
The victory solidifies his place as a formidable contender to win the Democratic presidential nomination. Pete Buttigieg was set to finish second, and Amy Klobuchar third.
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12 Feb 12:42am Amy Klobuchar gets her moment in New Hampshire
Amy Klobuchar finally got the moment she desperately needed.
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12 Feb 12:14am Debate clinched late support for Klobuchar, exit polls show
Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar won over moderates, college-educated and older voters in the last 72 hours of the primary in New Hampshire, according to CNN exit polls, a combination that helped lift her to a solid third-place finish on Tuesday night.
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Bernie Sanders Wins New Hampshire Democratic Primary 12 Feb 12:08am Updated Bernie Sanders Wins New Hampshire Democratic Primary
The Vermont senator tightened his grip on the party’s liberal wing, benefiting from a field that has divided moderate voters.
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