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Booker to announce slew of endorsements from New Jersey Democrats

Booker to announce slew of endorsements from New Jersey Democrats

Sen. Cory Booker’s campaign will announce a slew of endorsements Thursday from New Jersey Democrats in a show of home state support so far unmatched by rival Democratic candidates for president. Every Democrat in New Jersey’s congressional delegation is throwing their support behind the state’s junior senator — including 11 House members, among them House…MORE

Pelosi urges members to back resolution terminating national emergency

Pelosi urges members to back resolution terminating national emergency

Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi urged members of Congress on Wednesday to back a resolution halting the national emergency declared by President Donald Trump to fund a border wall. Pelosi’s call to action comes as the White House plows ahead on transferring federal funds not contingent on Trump’s declaration toward building a wall along…MORE

Bombshell Mueller report may never be fully revealed

Bombshell Mueller report may never be fully revealed

Robert Mueller’s report could land within days, yet rather than offering definitive answers, his hotly anticipated filing might only ignite a new controversy — over how much of the special counsel’s conclusions most Americans get to see. Sources told CNN on Wednesday that the Justice Department is preparing for Mueller to report to Attorney General…MORE

Alabama GOP rep will challenge Democratic Sen. Doug Jones in 2020

Alabama GOP rep will challenge Democratic Sen. Doug Jones in 2020

GOP Rep. Bradley Byrne of Alabama announced Wednesday that he will seek to challenge Democratic Sen. Doug Jones in the 2020 election, setting up an attempt for the GOP to take back the Senate seat in the heavily Republican state. Byrne had mulled a Senate bid publicly well ahead of the announcement and was expected…MORE

Top US and Chinese trade negotiators will face off at the White House

Top US and Chinese trade negotiators will face off at the White House

President Donald Trump’s top negotiators will press hard in this week’s talks with their Chinese counterparts to close gaps on issues spanning everything from currency manipulation to halting Beijing’s practice of forcing American companies to give up their technology in exchange for market access. The big question is whether Trump will forgo escalating trade tensions…MORE

What if the Mueller report changes nothing?

What if the Mueller report changes nothing?

Thanks to CNN reporting, we now know that Attorney General Bill Barr is readying to receive special counsel Robert Mueller’s report on Russian interference in the 2016 election — and the possibility of collusion with Donald Trump’s campaign — as soon as next week. Which is BIG news! For the better part of the last…MORE

What a wall means for landowners on the border

What a wall means for landowners on the border

Customs and Border Protection has been preparing to acquire land in the Rio Grande Valley for new barriers since last fall, according to a lawsuit challenging President Donald Trump’s national emergency declaration. Last Friday, the advocacy group Public Citizen filed a lawsuit on behalf of three landowners and a nature preserve arguing that the President…MORE

ENTERTAINMENT

Oscars past might offer hope to host-free awards

Oscars past might offer hope to host-free awards

Can the 91st Academy Awards be saved? Yes — at least, grading on the curve that is the Oscar telecast, the mess that the Academy has made of things leading up to this year’s show, and the low bar set by the last host-less Academy Awards in 1989. That Allan Carr-produced Oscars infamously began with…

Gwyneth Paltrow files countersuit in skiing case

Gwyneth Paltrow files countersuit in skiing case

Gwyneth Paltrow is fighting back against a man who is accusing her of crashing into him and causing him serious injuries while skiing on a Utah mountain in 2016. Paltrow filed a countersuit on Wednesday against Terry Sanderson and in the documents obtained by CNN, the actress and GOOP founder claims that he skied into…