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Trump ‘Surprised’ at Pushback to Hosting G-7 at His Doral Resort, Chief of Staff Says Geopolitics
Trump ‘Surprised’ at Pushback to Hosting G-7 at His Doral Resort, Chief of Staff Says

MIAMI — President Donald Trump changed his mind about hosting a summit of world leaders at his own resort in Doral after being “surprised at the level of push-back” to last week’s announcement, his acting chief of staff, Mick Mulvaney,... Read More

Judge Could Soon Order SC Republicans to Hold 2020 Primary State News
Judge Could Soon Order SC Republicans to Hold 2020 Primary
2019-10-18 21:18:56
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON - A circuit court judge in South Carolina heard more than two hours of oral arguments Friday in a lawsuit challenging the state GOP executive committee's vote last month to forgo a 2020 Republican presidential primary. In the end,... Read More

Zuckerberg Defends Facebook's 'Free Expression' Policy in Wake of False Trump Campaign Ads Social Media
Zuckerberg Defends Facebook's 'Free Expression' Policy in Wake of False Trump Campaign Ads
2019-10-18 14:47:11
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON - Mark Zuckerberg allowed himself only a brief smile Thursday afternoon as he approached the podium awaiting him on stage in Georgetown University's Gaston Hall. After weeks of criticism over Facebook's decision not to moderate political speech or fact-check... Read More

Democrats’ Hope for Quick Impeachment is Looking a Bit More Complicated Impeachment
Democrats’ Hope for Quick Impeachment is Looking a Bit More Complicated

WASHINGTON — House Democrats’ hopes for a short and focused impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump are being put to the test by a string of new leads that could lengthen their investigation, as well as by some moderate Democrats... Read More

Energy Chief Perry Tells Trump He Plans to Leave Post Soon Energy
Energy Chief Perry Tells Trump He Plans to Leave Post Soon

WASHINGTON — Energy Secretary Rick Perry notified President Donald Trump Thursday that he will soon be leaving the post, according to two people familiar with the matter. Perry, one of the administration’s original Cabinet secretaries, enjoyed good rapport with Trump.... Read More

Trump to Host G-7 Summit at His Doral Resort, White House Says Foreign Affairs
Trump to Host G-7 Summit at His Doral Resort, White House Says

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump intends to host next year’s Group of Seven conference at his Doral International Resort in Miami in June, the White House confirmed Thursday, a controversial decision certain to raise conflict-of-interest questions given the financial benefit... Read More

New Poll Finds Majority of Voters Disapprove of Trump, Support Impeachment, But He Still Remains Competitive Opinion Polls
New Poll Finds Majority of Voters Disapprove of Trump, Support Impeachment, But He Still Remains Competitive
2019-10-15 21:12:25
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump may be weak when it comes to job approval and public support for impeachment, but a number of factors, ranging from economy to unfavorable views toward some Democratic candidates, continue to make him competitive in... Read More

Former National Intelligence Director Coats Rejoins Law Firm In The News
Former National Intelligence Director Coats Rejoins Law Firm
2019-10-15 19:55:03
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON -- Former National Intelligence Director Dan Coats has rejoined the King & Spalding law firm and serves as a senior policy advisor on its D.C.-based national security team. “Our clients around the world benefit from the insight of our... Read More

In Ohio Battleground, 2020 Race Will be a Fight for The Suburbs 2020 Elections
In Ohio Battleground, 2020 Race Will be a Fight for The Suburbs

Donald Trump may not be able to count on the affluent Ohio suburbs that all modern Republican presidents have relied on to deliver winning margins in a must-win battleground state. No Republican has ever won the White House without Ohio.... Read More

7 Things to Watch in The Democratic Debate on Tuesday 2020 Elections
7 Things to Watch in The Democratic Debate on Tuesday

The impeachment investigation of President Donald Trump has dramatically changed the campaign landscape for the Democratic presidential candidates who will gather Tuesday in Ohio for their fourth debate. The uproar over Trump asking the president of Ukraine to investigate his... Read More

Louisiana's John Bel Edwards Headed to Runoff Election State News
Louisiana's John Bel Edwards Headed to Runoff Election
2019-10-14 21:01:13
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON  — Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards bid for a second term as the Deep South's only Democratic governor will stretch to a Nov. 16 runoff election after voters failed on Saturday to award him more than 50% of the... Read More

Nonpartisan Commission on Presidential Debates Announces 2020 Debate Details 2020 Elections
Nonpartisan Commission on Presidential Debates Announces 2020 Debate Details
2019-10-11 18:38:48
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON - The nonpartisan Commission on Presidential Debates on Friday announced the sites, dates and qualification details for three presidential debates and one vice presidential debate leading up to the 2020 general election. The sites and dates are as follows:... Read More

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