Trump campaign hires alum of controversial data company
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Trump campaign hires alum of controversial data company

Trump aides have long denied they used Cambridge’s Facebook data in 2016 and say they won’t in 2020, either. And they insist they have no interest in using…

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POLITICO-Harvard Poll: Health care costs are top priority heading into elections
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POLITICO-Harvard Poll: Health care costs are top priority heading into elections

“Even among Democrats, the top issues are pocketbook issues — not the big system reform debates,” said Robert Blendon, a Harvard professor of health policy and political analysis…

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Bloomberg in 2016: ‘Yes, Donald, I do love you’
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Bloomberg in 2016: ‘Yes, Donald, I do love you’

Before a crowd at the business school at Oxford University, Bloomberg relayed a lighthearted story about speaking with Trump after a Sept. 11, 2001 memorial service apparently in…

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Decoding the Wild Card of the 2020 Election
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Decoding the Wild Card of the 2020 Election

PHILADELPHIA—The Rev. Sonya Riggins-Furlow, a 63-year-old pastor at Butler Memorial Baptist Church, is worrying a lot about turnout these days. Not in her pews but at the polls.…

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Labor’s civil war over ‘Medicare for All’ threatens its 2020 clout
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Labor’s civil war over ‘Medicare for All’ threatens its 2020 clout

The rift surfaced last week, when the 60,000-member Culinary Workers Union declined to endorse any Democrat in this week’s Nevada caucuses after slamming Bernie Sanders’ health plan as…

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Time is running out on Buttigieg and Klobuchar
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Time is running out on Buttigieg and Klobuchar

Sen. Amy Klobuchar. | John Locher/AP Photo LAS VEGAS — First Amy Klobuchar had to acknowledge in a recent interview that she couldn’t name the president of Mexico.…

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‘What the hell’s the matter with your campaign?’
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‘What the hell’s the matter with your campaign?’

One advantage here is that African American voters, who could account for about 13 percent of caucusgoers by Feb. 22, favor the well-known former vice president who served…

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Mike Bloomberg just made the debate. Can he keep his cool?
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Mike Bloomberg just made the debate. Can he keep his cool?

His rivals, who have been piling on in recent days, will try to rattle him by attacking his record, campaign aides have told POLITICO. His own team worries…

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Roger Stone sentencing still on for Thursday
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Roger Stone sentencing still on for Thursday

Jackson did assure Stone, though, that he would not be sent to prison immediately while she considers the defendant's latest demands. Stone’s defense team has pleaded for a…

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Trump commutes sentence of Rod Blagojevich
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Trump commutes sentence of Rod Blagojevich

Former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich in 2012. | M. Spencer Green, File/AP Photo President Donald Trump said he had commuted the prison sentence of Rod Blagojevich, the former…

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