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Pete Buttigieg joins top tier of candidates in new Iowa poll

Pete Buttigieg joins top tier of candidates in new Iowa poll

South Bend, Indiana, Mayor Pete Buttigieg joined the leaders of the Democratic race for president in Iowa, up 14 percentage points since August, according to a new Monmouth University poll of likely caucusgoers out Tuesday. Buttigieg garnered 22% support, in the top tier with former Vice President Joe Biden (19%) and Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren…MORE

Dr. Ronny Jackson seriously considering a run for Congress

Dr. Ronny Jackson seriously considering a run for Congress

Dr. Ronny Jackson, President Donald Trump’s former chief physician and one-time nominee for Veterans Affairs secretary, is seriously considering running for a Texas congressional seat, a source with knowledge of the matter confirmed to CNN. Jackson, a Texas native, is mulling a run for the seat currently held by one-time Armed Services Committee Chairman Rep.…MORE

Mark Sanford suspends 2020 presidential campaign

Mark Sanford suspends 2020 presidential campaign

Mark Sanford, the former South Carolina governor and congressman who two months ago launched a longshot primary challenge to President Donald Trump, suspended his candidacy Tuesday. “I am suspending my race for the Presidency because impeachment has made my goal of making the debt, deficit and spending issue a part of this presidential debate impossible…MORE

Ahead of public testimony, Bill Taylor reaffirms US support for Ukraine

Ahead of public testimony, Bill Taylor reaffirms US support for Ukraine

Ahead of his public appearance before the impeachment probe into President Donald Trump, Ambassador Bill Taylor, the top US diplomat in Ukraine, penned an op-ed in a Ukrainian news magazine this week emphasizing the United States’ “committed partnership and support” to the country. The op-ed appeared in “Novoye Vremya” Sunday, according to a post from…MORE

Giuliani builds his new defense strategy as impeachment hearings loom

Giuliani builds his new defense strategy as impeachment hearings loom

Rudy Giuliani has a cold. On the phone from Chicago, through sniffles and with a gravelly voice, President Donald Trump’s personal lawyer spends 20 minutes on a Monday afternoon venting about the impeachment inquiry. His grievances are numerous. Giuliani complains about the media coverage, blasts Democrats for attacking the President, and dismisses the closed-door testimony…MORE

Jimmy Carter recovering in hospital after surgery to relieve pressure on his brain

Jimmy Carter recovering in hospital after surgery to relieve pressure on his brain

Former President Jimmy Carter is recovering at a hospital in Atlanta after undergoing an operation Tuesday morning to relieve pressure on his brain, according to the Carter Center. “Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter is recovering at Emory University Hospital following surgery this morning to relieve pressure on his brain from a subdural hematoma. There are…MORE

Mulvaney will not pursue court fight over subpoena

Mulvaney will not pursue court fight over subpoena

Acting White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney no longer plans to sue in federal court over his House subpoena in the impeachment probe. Instead, his attorneys told a federal judge Tuesday morning he’s planning to obey the White House and Justice Department’s direction for him not to testify. Mulvaney’s move on Tuesday ends a…MORE

ENTERTAINMENT

First look at Christian Serratos as Selena Quintanilla in new Netflix series

First look at Christian Serratos as Selena Quintanilla in new Netflix series

Get ready to grab your hankies, Selena fans. “Walking Dead” star Christian Serratos has been cast as the late Tejano singer Selena Quintanilla in a new Netflix series. “Selena: The Series” will follow along as “Mexican-American Tejano singer Selena comes of age and realizes her dreams, she and her family make tough choices to hold…

Stan Lee is remembered on the anniversary of his death

Stan Lee is remembered on the anniversary of his death

Colorful Marvel Comics patriarch Stan Lee was mourned again on the anniversary of his death Tuesday. Lee, who died November 12, 2018 at the age of 95, was the subject of plenty of tributes on social media to mark the occasion of his passing. There was both sadness and celebration. “Stan Lee died a year…

‘The Mandalorian’ blasts ‘Star Wars’ into the streaming frontier

‘The Mandalorian’ blasts ‘Star Wars’ into the streaming frontier

“The Mandalorian” arrives with a lot of weight on its armored shoulders, not only representing the first live-action “Star Wars” series but easily providing the biggest original draw to help launch Disney+. Happily, the show’s brisk, handsomely produced 39-minute premiere is a great deal of fun, giving fans reason to have a good feeling about…