Inside Bloomberg’s play to woo black voters from Biden
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Inside Bloomberg’s play to woo black voters from Biden

“I think he has challenges, but he has, I think, made a more-than-expected attempt to deal with the challenges,” Rev. Al Sharpton told POLITICO, noting endorsements like Columbia,…

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How a stronger anti-war movement rallied to stop a march to war with Iran
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How a stronger anti-war movement rallied to stop a march to war with Iran

Within hours, via press releases, media hits and coordination with other groups, they had made their point: President Donald Trump’s decision to kill Qassem Soleimani was a mistake,…

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Mayor Pete: Portrait of the B.S. Artist as a Young Man
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Mayor Pete: Portrait of the B.S. Artist as a Young Man

The very traits that usually impress—his fluency in political language, the go-getter’s resume, intense ambition carried in the vessel of a calm, well-mannered persona—increasingly are being greeted with…

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‘Pretty nervy of you!’: Trump’s Palm Beach billionaire spat
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‘Pretty nervy of you!’: Trump’s Palm Beach billionaire spat

“Pretty nervy of you to come to this club,” Trump snapped. His ire was aimed at Jeff Greene, a real estate tycoon from Palm Beach and Mar-a-Lago member…

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Bennet die-hards drawn to awkward, unusual New Hampshire campaign
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Bennet die-hards drawn to awkward, unusual New Hampshire campaign

Even his supporters admit there’s no clear path to winning the nomination. But they still see his resume as a former superintendent of schools in Denver, ten years…

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Sanders runs into resistance as he looks beyond Warren dispute
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Sanders runs into resistance as he looks beyond Warren dispute

“In the context of the last week's events, it was especially ironic it was Sen. Sanders speaking,” said former state Sen. Iris Estabrook, who has endorsed Sen. Amy…

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Biden charges Sanders camp ‘doctored video’ to attack him
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Biden charges Sanders camp ‘doctored video’ to attack him

Sanders’ campaign did say in a recent campaign email that “Biden lauded Paul Ryan for proposing cuts to Social Security and Medicare” — which PolitiFact said Sanders’ campaign…

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Rod Rosenstein says he made call to release Strzok-Page texts
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Rod Rosenstein says he made call to release Strzok-Page texts

The texts also included murky discussions of an “insurance policy” to guard against Trump’s election. Trump backers have interpreted the reference as a plan to use the then-ongoing…

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Buttigieg tries to recapture Iowa magic
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Buttigieg tries to recapture Iowa magic

With Buttigieg, Warren, Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders all running in a pack at the top of the latest Iowa polls, the frontrunners appear wary of exposing themselves…

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Never Trumpers flame out
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Never Trumpers flame out

It's the latest reminder of Trump’s vice-like grip on the GOP — and how any hint of opposition within the party has been extinguished. Even before a single…

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