Europe’s bid to stay world’s digital cop fizzles to life
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Europe’s bid to stay world’s digital cop fizzles to life

For now, the EU isn’t proposing any rules or laws to carry out the new vision, saying those specifics will come later. That left its advocates to insist…

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Trump to tap fierce ally Ric Grenell as top intelligence official
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Trump to tap fierce ally Ric Grenell as top intelligence official

Maguire is required to leave his acting post by March 12. Grenell, who was confirmed to his current post on a largely party-line vote, will not require another…

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Republicans plead with Trump to hang on to Barr
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Republicans plead with Trump to hang on to Barr

If Trump were to ditch Barr, or if the attorney general resigned, the Senate would be unlikely to confirm a successor “any time soon,” Cornyn predicted. Republicans are…

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Can Bloomberg Learn To Say ‘I Was Wrong’?
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Can Bloomberg Learn To Say ‘I Was Wrong’?

The stop-and-frisk apology video offers one kind of playbook. “I know I can’t change history,” he concludes, “but what I can do is learn from my mistakes…” He…

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Trump’s budget gives Greenland another try
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Trump’s budget gives Greenland another try

The drama between Trump and Denmark last summer drew laughter from lawmakers to TV personalities, starting with a Wall Street Journal report on the purchase and ending with…

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Bloomberg’s anti-Trump machine wins praise from Senate Dems
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Bloomberg’s anti-Trump machine wins praise from Senate Dems

Democratic presidential candidate Mike Bloomberg. | Brett Carlsen/Getty Images Senate Democrats aren’t ready to make Mike Bloomberg president. But they sure don’t mind him spending a slice of…

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Warren leaves door open for super PAC spending
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Warren leaves door open for super PAC spending

“Senator Warren’s position hasn’t changed. Since day one of this campaign, she has made clear that she thinks all of the candidates should lock arms together and say…

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Bernie’s first big test of 2020 arrives
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Bernie’s first big test of 2020 arrives

Sen. Bernie Sanders. | Patrick Semansky/AP Photo LAS VEGAS — Free tacos. Agua de jamaica. A futbol tourney. Bernie Sanders’ “Unidos con Bernie” event Monday was unlike any…

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Bloomberg, Sanders teams squabble over medical records
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Bloomberg, Sanders teams squabble over medical records

But on Tuesday, Sanders argued that the records he’d released were “quite as much as any other candidate.” “They think I'm not in good health, come on out…

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Vulnerable GOP senators tie fortunes to Trump
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Vulnerable GOP senators tie fortunes to Trump

"We are going to be ground zero for President Trump's reelection, and we are ground zero to keep the Senate majority," McSally said at the event, framing the…

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