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- Ocasio-Cortez accuses Trump administration of creating ‘concentration camps on the southern border’
- Orlando Sentinel endorses 'not Donald Trump' for president ahead of reelection kickoff
- Do body cameras make the police and the public safer?
In theory, the use of police body cameras is easy to endorse, offering an unvarnished account of what happens when police and citizens interact. In practice, however, the technology's rollout in recent years has been complicated and rife with conflict.
- War vet Sen. Duckworth on Trump draft deferments: ‘I'm sorry, but it's baloney’
He's stealing from the military,” Sen. Duckworth told the Yahoo News show “Through Her Eyes.” “He's sending troops to the border to sit around in the desert,” she added. Sen. Duckworth was not impressed. “He likes the idea of war. “He's been a warmonger for a very long time.
- Dems have a plan for that: Medicare for All, and all the rest of them
- Ilhan Omar pushes to protect green-energy funding from Trump
The first-term representative from Minnesota is moving to stop the Trump administration from what she says is flagrant abuse of a Department of Energy loan program intended to promote renewable energy.
- Shanahan's confirmation hearing for defense secretary delayed amid FBI investigation
Patrick Shanahan is facing a protracted FBI investigation that has delayed his Senate hearing until at least next month. With Shanahan’s confirmation on hold, press reports have questioned his relationship with the president, and the Pentagon has been fielding press queries about his personal life.
- 'It's a bunch of malarkey': Biden blasts Trump for stirring racial tensions
Former Vice President Joe Biden told an anti-poverty gathering Monday that President Trump has pitted racial groups against one another, but pushed back against criticism of his calls for bipartisan compromise.
- Harvard rescinds offer to Parkland gun rights activist after racist messages surface online
Kyle Kashuv, whose pro-gun advocacy after the massacre at Marjory Stoneman Douglas made him a conservative media star, says the Ivy League school rescinded his acceptance offer after racial slurs were published online.
- McConnell on Jon Stewart: 'I don't know why he's all bent out of shape' over 9/11 victims' fund
- U.S. 'probably had excellent presidents who were gay,' Buttigieg says
If South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete Buttigieg wins the 2020 election, he’ll be the first openly gay man to serve as president. But he says he’s “almost certain” he wouldn’t be the first gay president in U.S. history.
- Will Donald Trump and Steve Bannon reunite for 2020?
- Pompeo: Fox News host's questioning Trump's FBI comments a ‘Washington piece of silliness’
When Fox News host Chris Wallace asked Pompeo Sunday if “accepting oppo research from a foreign government right or wrong?” the former CIA director responded: “Chris, you know, you asked me not to call any of your questions today ridiculous. “President Trump has been very clear that he will always make sure that he gets it right for the American people and I’m confident he’ll do that here as well,” Pompeo said. Trump in an interview last week with ABC’s George Stephanopoulos said that he would take damaging information — which he referred to as “oppo research” instead of as interference in a U.S. election by foreign governments — and that he would do so without necessarily alerting the FBI.
- Should sex offenders be chemically castrated?
Chemical castration involves using medication to lower a person's hormone levels and limit their libido. Alabama recently passed a law that requires some sex offenders to undergo the procedure before they are paroled.
- AOC on Trump's willingness to accept political 'dirt' on rivals: 'The pressure to impeach grows'
- Sarah Sanders's 5 biggest whoppers
- Trump wants his next press secretary to be a cable news 'street fighter'
- 2020 Vision: The Democratic debate stage is set — both of them
- Trump tries to clarify stance on foreign dirt: 'If you don't hear what it is, you don't know what it is'
The president said he would “absolutely” notify the FBI if a foreign power presented his campaign with “incorrect or badly stated” information about a political opponent — but he would want to hear it first.
- Muslim activist: 'I am so fired up' when Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib are attacked
- Trump isn't afraid of Elizabeth Warren. But he should be.
But I don’t think the role of misogyny in Clinton’s defeat was quite so obvious, and Democrats who believe that arguably have overlearned the lesson of 2016. But I call BS on that idea, which ought to have disappeared along with red-tipped Marlboros that don’t show lipstick smudges.
- FEC chair rebukes Trump over statements on accepting election help from foreign governments
- Kim Kardashian takes center stage at White House criminal justice event
- Trump's 'warrior,' press secretary Sarah Sanders, is leaving the White House
President Trump announced on Thursday that his press secretary, Sarah Sanders, will be leaving the White House at the end of the month. Sanders served as the face of the Trump presidency since the departure of her predecessor, Sean Spicer, in mid-2017. “After 3 1/2 years, our wonderful Sarah Huckabee Sanders will be leaving the White House at the end of the month and going home to the Great State of Arkansas,” Trump wrote on Twitter, adding, “She is a very special person with extraordinary talents, who has done an incredible job! I hope she decides to run for Governor of Arkansas - she would be fantastic.
- California Rep. Hunter's wife may have flipped on him in corruption case
When Rep. Duncan Hunter, R-Calif., was indicted in August 2018 on 60 criminal counts alleging that he spent more than $250,000 in campaign donations on luxury trips, tequila shots, Costco shopping sprees and other personal items, his first reaction was to blame his wife.
- Hickenlooper reverses course, denounces Sanders's embrace of 'democratic socialism'
- Pompeo blames Iran for attack on tankers in Gulf
- Why the Steele dossier is a red herring in the response to Trump's 'oppo research' comments
- How old is too old to be president?
If current polling is an indication, voters in 2020 may be choosing between the oldest pair of candidates in an American presidential election. Is the leading crop of candidates too old to stand up the the challenges of the job?
- Federal agency calls for firing of Kellyanne Conway over partisan remarks
- Congress may thwart Decorator-in-Chief Trump on design for Air Force One
- Trump defends position on 'oppo research' from foreign governments: 'How ridiculous' to tell the FBI
The president attempted to defend his stunning admission that he would accept damaging information from foreign governments against his political rivals, were if offered, and that he might not alert the FBI.
- For politicians, the D.C. elite and even a presidential candidate, a Navy program has been an attractive fast-track path to military service
Buttigieg has become only the latest and most high-profile political figure to take advantage of the Navy Reserve’s direct commission officer program, which for years has offered ambitious policy wonks a chance to serve their country while simultaneously burnishing their résumés.
- Here's what's wrong with the Democrats' debate plan
- Trump calls battle over census citizenship question 'ridiculous'
While claiming he has not been “overly involved in the census controversy,” President Trump called the question of whether to allow a question about citizenship on the 202 Census forms “totally ridiculous” Wednesday.
- Bernie Sanders goes all in on democratic socialism — again
- Cruz wants to join AOC to legalize over-the-counter birth control
- Democratic candidates, forced to take a stand on gun control by activists, are speaking out forcefully
- House bill would help media companies bargain with Facebook and Google
A House panel held its first hearing Tuesday to consider legislation that would attempt to give news companies great power to negotiate with major social and search platforms like Facebook and Google.
- A furious Jon Stewart tells Congress to support 9/11 first responders: 'It's an embarrassment'
- For Pride Month, Trump has nothing to be proud of, activists say
- Trump promises Kim Jong Un protection from CIA spying
- Trump says he wants to run against Biden: 'He's the weakest mentally'
- AOC’s push to ease limits on psychedelic research advances in House
- Pelosi on Trump's insults: 'I'm done with him'
- Is solitary confinement torture?
In response to reports that Paul Manafort was facing solitary confinement at Rikers Island prison in her congressional district, New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez called the practice of solitary confinement "torture" and a "human rights violation
- Activist Linda Sarsour: 'Donald Trump has no idea what a deal is'
Since co-founding the Women’s March in 2016, Palestinian-American activist Linda Sarsour has clashed with leaders at every end of the political spectrum. And now she’s lambasting President Trump’s wealthy son-in-law, Jared Kushner, and his approach to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
- Trump wants to 'murder the very idea of truth,' but impeachment would make him a 'martyr,' says conservative critic
- Theatrics dominate at contentious Mueller report hearing
“In many ways, the Mueller report is to President Trump what the so-called Watergate roadmap” was to Nixon, he said. Democrats just want a do-over which they’ll never get!” Republicans echoes Trump’s message as the hearing began.
- Kavanaugh defender Amy Chua's daughter gets Supreme Court job with Kavanaugh
Amy Chua, a Yale Law professor better known as the author of the controversial parenting memoir “Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother,” praised Brett Kavanaugh as a mentor to young women. Her daughter will now be his clerk in the fall.