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Biden Promises to Be 'More Mindful' About Respecting Personal Space 2020 Elections
Biden Promises to Be 'More Mindful' About Respecting Personal Space
2019-04-04 00:00:55
by Dan McCue

Former Vice President Joe Biden on Wednesday responded to accusations about him inappropriately touching women by releasing a video in which he says he will be more mindful in the future of people's personal space. In the two-minute video, which... Read More

McConnell Detonates 'Nuclear Option' to Speed Approval of Trump Nominees U.S. Senate
McConnell Detonates 'Nuclear Option' to Speed Approval of Trump Nominees
2019-04-03 23:57:12
by Dan McCue

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Wednesday forced through a rule change, the so-called "nuclear option," to cut back on debate over President Donald Trump’s judicial and administrative nominees. McConnell claims the move was necessary because debate over Trump nominees... Read More

Trump Vs. Nadler: Reviving a New York Street Fight Political News
Trump Vs. Nadler: Reviving a New York Street Fight
2019-04-03 19:16:27
by Dan McCue

The president's expression turned sour. Standing alongside NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg Tuesday afternoon, Donald Trump considered the reporter's question for a fleeting moment and then began launching broadsides. He'd been asked about House Judiciary Committee's scheduled vote Wednesday morning... Read More

House Judiciary Committee Approves Subpoenas for Mueller Report Congress
House Judiciary Committee Approves Subpoenas for Mueller Report
2019-04-03 19:12:17
by Dan McCue

The House Judiciary Committee on Wednesday approved subpoenas for Special Counsel Robert Mueller's full Russia report increasing pressure on the Justice Department to release the document without redactions. The committee voted 24-17 to give Committee Chairman Jerry Nadler, D-N.Y., permission... Read More

Blue Dogs Name Adam Finkel Policy Coordinator Political News
Blue Dogs Name Adam Finkel Policy Coordinator
2019-04-03 14:02:33
by Dan McCue

The Blue Dog Coalition on Wednesday announced Adam Finkel has joined its staff in the role of policy coordinator. Finkel, who previously served as Director of Government Relations for the American Academy of Audiology, will work alongside Brooke Lillard, who... Read More

Lori Lightfoot Elected Chicago Mayor, Making Her the First African American Woman to Lead the City Local Elections
Lori Lightfoot Elected Chicago Mayor, Making Her the First African American Woman to Lead the City

CHICAGO — Lori Lightfoot won a resounding victory Tuesday night to become both the first African American woman and openly gay person elected mayor of Chicago, dealing a stinging defeat to a political establishment that has reigned over City Hall... Read More

State Prosecutor Opens Probe Into Baltimore Mayor’s ‘Healthy Holly’ Book Sales In The News
State Prosecutor Opens Probe Into Baltimore Mayor’s ‘Healthy Holly’ Book Sales

BALTIMORE — The Maryland state prosecutor has opened an investigation into Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh’s sales of her self-published children’s books, Pugh’s lawyer said Tuesday. “The mayor will be cooperating with that investigation to the fullest extent possible,” attorney Steven... Read More

For Independent Voters, California Lawmakers Seek to End Ballot Confusion State Elections
For Independent Voters, California Lawmakers Seek to End Ballot Confusion

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — In the days leading up to California’s primary three years ago, the complaints from unaffiliated independent voters started pouring in. They were promised they could vote in the closely watched Democratic race for the White House, but... Read More

Philadelphia Sheriff Tells Feds: ICE Agents Must Now Identify Themselves to Deputies in City Courtrooms Immigration
Philadelphia Sheriff Tells Feds: ICE Agents Must Now Identify Themselves to Deputies in City Courtrooms

PHILADELPHIA — Philadelphia Sheriff Jewell Williams has told federal authorities that Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents now must identify themselves to deputies if they are on duty inside a Philadelphia courtroom. His action comes after a Philadelphia Inquirer and Daily... Read More

Chinese Woman Arrested at Mar-a-Lago with Malware on Thumb Drive In The News
Chinese Woman Arrested at Mar-a-Lago with Malware on Thumb Drive

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — A 32-year-old Chinese woman was arrested over the weekend for giving false information to get into Mar-a-Lago while President Donald Trump was visiting his Palm Beach estate. Yujing Zhang was charged with making false statements... Read More

Analysis: Trump Keeps Border Closure Idea Alive — Without Committing Foreign Affairs
Analysis: Trump Keeps Border Closure Idea Alive — Without Committing

WASHINGTON — Consider Donald Trump the threatener-in-chief. It’s simply how the president starts any negotiation he deems worthy of having. The president has made countless threats about everything from nuclear war with North Korea to firing various Cabinet officials to... Read More

Bridgepoint Education Is Now Zovio, Announces Arizona Headquarters Education
Bridgepoint Education Is Now Zovio, Announces Arizona Headquarters
2019-04-03 00:04:27
by Dan McCue

Bridgepoint Education, Inc. has changed its name to Zovio Inc., advancing the company's strategy and transformation into an education technology services company. In addition to the name change, the company, which partners with higher education institutions and employers to deliver... Read More

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