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Kamala Harris touts $1.5 million haul in 24 hours after campaign announcement

Kamala Harris touts $1.5 million haul in 24 hours after campaign announcement

Sen. Kamala Harris’ campaign says she raised $1.5 million online in just 24 hours after declaring she would run for president in 2020. The campaign released snapshots of fundraising data that reflected an initial surge of financial support for the California Democrat. The numbers could not immediately be independently confirmed by CNN, and a more…MORE

US intelligence agencies warn of threats from new and old foes

US intelligence agencies warn of threats from new and old foes

US intelligence agencies are grappling with the “most complex and diverse threats ever seen” from a host of adversaries, Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats said Tuesday while unveiling his office’s new National Intelligence Strategy. Among those named in the strategy were the expected — Russia, China, North Korea and Iran — as well as…MORE

House passes NATO bill to send a strong message to Trump

House passes NATO bill to send a strong message to Trump

The Democratic-controlled House approved a bill Tuesday that would reiterate strong congressional support for the North Atlantic Treaty Organization alliance amid recent reports that President Donald Trump raised the idea of withdrawing from NATO several times last year. “It’s so disturbing — troubling to see the United States sending mixed signals about our commitment to…MORE

4 places Donald Trump could deliver his State of the Union

4 places Donald Trump could deliver his State of the Union

President Donald Trump is still planning to deliver a “State of the Union” address one week from today — although where he will be speaking from remains very much a mystery.  You’ll remember that Speaker Nancy Pelosi effectively disinvited Trump from addressing a bicameral session of Congress on January 29, citing security concerns tied to…MORE

Regrets, 2020 Democrats have a few

Regrets, 2020 Democrats have a few

Democrats eyeing the White House are starting with an apology. Several potential candidates have delivered mea culpas as they scramble to align their positions with the party’s shift to the left on issues like immigration, health care and criminal justice reform. Joe Biden is one of the latest to join the group. Decades after taking…MORE

First came the trade war, then the shutdown, but Iowa farmers still back Trump

First came the trade war, then the shutdown, but Iowa farmers still back Trump

Like most Iowa farmers, Kate Edwards loves the rhythm of the seasons: planting in the spring, harvesting in the fall, planning it all over again each winter. But thanks to an ongoing trade war and a partial government shutdown, Edwards and her farming neighbors are stuck. Instead of planning, this winter has become a season…MORE

Justice Department plans to ask Supreme Court to hear census case this term

Justice Department plans to ask Supreme Court to hear census case this term

The Department of Justice, reeling from a district court opinion that blocked the Trump administration from adding a citizenship question to the 2020 census, signaled on Tuesday that it plans to ask the Supreme Court to take up the case on an expedited basis and decide the issue definitively by the end of June. “The…MORE

RBG ‘sounded strong and cheerful’ after documentary Oscar nomination

RBG ‘sounded strong and cheerful’ after documentary Oscar nomination

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was in good spirits on Tuesday following news that the documentary film about her life had been nominated for Best Documentary at the Academy Awards. Betsy West and Julie Cohen, the filmmakers of “RBG” — a CNN film — said Tuesday they spoke to Ginsburg earlier that day, noting…MORE

Groups sue on behalf of more than 10,000 detained undocumented children

Groups sue on behalf of more than 10,000 detained undocumented children

The Southern Poverty Law Center has joined a class action lawsuit against the government on behalf of more than 10,000 undocumented children held in detention centers across the country. The lawsuit, filed by the SPLC, Legal Aid Justice Center and Washington, DC-based Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox PLLC, seeks that detained children who have a…MORE

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