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2020-09-17 20:13:56
by Dan McCue
Eisenhower Memorial Dedicated

WASHINGTON - A long-awaited memorial honoring president and World War II commanding general Dwight D. Eisenhower was dedicated Thursday night... Read More

WASHINGTON - A long-awaited memorial honoring president and World War II commanding general Dwight D. Eisenhower was dedicated Thursday night and is open to the public as of Friday. The new garden memorial was originally slated to open on May... Read More

It’s Official: Kamala Harris Named Joe Biden’s Vice Presidential Running Mate

SAN JOSE, Calif. — After weeks of growing speculation, Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden answered on Tuesday the most highly... Read More

SAN JOSE, Calif. — After weeks of growing speculation, Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden answered on Tuesday the most highly anticipated question of his campaign, naming California Sen. Kamala Harris to be his running mate. “Back when Kamala was Attorney... Read More

Joe Biden’s Ad Launch Signals New Strength in His Campaign to Unseat Trump

Joe Biden has launched his first major advertising campaign of the general election race, spending $15 million in key states... Read More

Joe Biden has launched his first major advertising campaign of the general election race, spending $15 million in key states where President Donald Trump is running spots attacking the former vice president. The move by the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee... Read More

Trump Continues to Claim Broad Powers He Doesn't Have

WASHINGTON (AP) — Threatening to shut down Twitter for flagging false content. Claiming he can “override" governors who dare to... Read More

WASHINGTON (AP) — Threatening to shut down Twitter for flagging false content. Claiming he can “override" governors who dare to keep churches closed to congregants. Asserting the “absolute authority” to force states to reopen, even when local leaders say it's... Read More

2019-09-05 20:49:51
by Dan McCue
Majority of Democrats Want Immigration Policy Reform, Not Open Borders

WASHINGTON - When it comes to opposition talking points, the myth that Democrats advocate for "open borders" is both the... Read More

WASHINGTON - When it comes to opposition talking points, the myth that Democrats advocate for "open borders" is both the most preposterous -- and persistent -- assertion of the still-young 2020 campaign season. Even Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., a self-described... Read More

2019-08-23 18:35:51
by TWN Staff
Many Attending DNC Convention in Milwaukee Slated to Room in Illinois

WASHINGTON - Twenty-six of the 57 delegations attending next summer's Democratic National Convention in Milwaukee will be staying in hotels... Read More

WASHINGTON - Twenty-six of the 57 delegations attending next summer's Democratic National Convention in Milwaukee will be staying in hotels in Illinois, the head of the convention planning efforts has confirmed. “Illinois has large hotels which lets us house delegations... Read More

2019-08-16 22:33:48
by Dan McCue
Mulling Presidential Run, Mark Sanford Says Government’s Precarious Finances Are Nation’s Biggest Threat

WASHINGTON - Back home in South Carolina after a mid-week trip to New Hampshire, former Rep. Mark Sanford said Friday... Read More

WASHINGTON - Back home in South Carolina after a mid-week trip to New Hampshire, former Rep. Mark Sanford said Friday he was pleased with how things went in the Granite State and his decision on whether to mount a primary... Read More

2019-08-16 19:06:06
by Dan McCue
Trump, Battered In New Poll, Says 'Love Me Or Hate Me' You Have to Vote For Me

WASHINGTON - With polls suggesting his disapproval rating is near an all-time high, President Donald Trump told attendees at a... Read More

WASHINGTON - With polls suggesting his disapproval rating is near an all-time high, President Donald Trump told attendees at a boisterous New Hampshire campaign rally Thursday night they had to vote for him "whether you love me or hate me."... Read More

2019-08-09 23:25:31
by Dan McCue
Campaign Legal Center Accuses de Blasio Campaign of Finance Violations

The Campaign Legal Center filed a complaint with the Federal Election Commission Wednesday accusing the presidential campaign of New York... Read More

The Campaign Legal Center filed a complaint with the Federal Election Commission Wednesday accusing the presidential campaign of New York Mayor Bill De Blasio and two PACs of violating federal law by arranging for a small number of wealthy donors... Read More

2019-08-05 21:41:27
by Dan McCue
Obama Urges Americans to Reject Leaders Who Thrive on 'Climate of Fear and Hatred'

Former President Barack Obama didn’t mention anyone by name Monday, but in a lengthy statement posted in response to two... Read More

Former President Barack Obama didn’t mention anyone by name Monday, but in a lengthy statement posted in response to two mass shootings over the weekend that left 32 people dead, he urged Americans to soundly reject “language coming out of... Read More

2019-05-21 12:48:25
by Dan McCue
George Washington to Citizens United: A History of Campaign Finance Reform

From the very beginning of the Republic, campaign finance has been a hard subject to discuss in polite company. In... Read More

From the very beginning of the Republic, campaign finance has been a hard subject to discuss in polite company. In a capitalist society, things, including access to whatever serves as the public megaphone of the era, simply cost money. And... Read More

2019-05-10 20:48:51
by Dan McCue
Unique Gathering at United Nations Asks, 'Are You A Responsible Leader?'

Bawa Jain sounded as if he had still not quite come back down to Earth. A week removed from co-hosting... Read More

Bawa Jain sounded as if he had still not quite come back down to Earth. A week removed from co-hosting the inaugural Responsible Leaders Summit at the United Nations in New York, the indefatigable secretary general of the World Council... Read More

2018-08-27 00:57:50
by Robert B. Reich
Can We Get an Annulment Instead of an Impeachment?

The only way I can see the end of the Donald Trump presidency is if there's overwhelming evidence he rigged ... Read More

The only way I can see the end of the Donald Trump presidency is if there's overwhelming evidence he rigged the 2016 election -- in which case impeachment isn't an adequate remedy. Read More

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