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Melania Trump receives award from Palm Beach university

Melania Trump receives award from Palm Beach university

First lady Melania Trump received a Palm Beach society award on Wednesday at a luncheon held at The Breakers, a local luxury resort. For the past 28 years, the Woman of Distinction Award from Palm Beach Atlantic University, a small Christian college in West Palm Beach, Florida, has been bestowed on two women with ties…MORE

What Oregon’s conservatives wanting to join Idaho says about our politics

What Oregon’s conservatives wanting to join Idaho says about our politics

When you think of Oregon’s politics, you tend to consider it a liberal enclave, right? And you should! Its governor, both US senators and four of its five House members are Democrats. The Democratic presidential nominee has won the state eight straight times and, as the Almanac of American Politics notes, the state has voted…MORE

Facts First: What to expect when Bloomberg makes his debate debut

Facts First: What to expect when Bloomberg makes his debate debut

Democratic presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg will make his debut on the 2020 debate stage on Wednesday night after hitting the party’s qualification threshold with his standing in a poll released on Tuesday. Since it’ll be the first time Bloomberg has debated his fellow Democratic candidates, the former New York City mayor is likely to be…MORE

Fervent super PAC opponent Elizabeth Warren getting super PAC help in Nevada

Fervent super PAC opponent Elizabeth Warren getting super PAC help in Nevada

Sen. Elizabeth Warren, a fervent opponent of super PACs, is now receiving super PAC support in Nevada. A group of progressive women has formed Persist PAC, a spokesman tells CNN, and the group is currently spending over $1 million to air a biography-focused television ad that links Warren to former President Barack Obama and claims…MORE

Why Trump’s attacks on judges matter to Barr and the Justice Department

Why Trump’s attacks on judges matter to Barr and the Justice Department

Fourteen federal judges will convene an emergency meeting Wednesday to discuss concerns about President Donald Trump and the Justice Department’s intervention in politically charged cases. The judges, a mix of Republican and Democratic appointees, who sit mostly on district courts across the country, will meet via conference call in their capacity as members of a…MORE

Sanders spokeswoman says she misspoke after distorting Bloomberg’s health record

Sanders spokeswoman says she misspoke after distorting Bloomberg’s health record

Sen. Bernie Sanders‘ national press secretary on Wednesday distorted Michael Bloomberg‘s past heart issues and called questions about the Vermont senator’s health and requests for additional records a “smear” campaign. Sanders spokeswoman Briahna Joy Gray later said she misspoke when she said Bloomberg had experienced heart attacks in the past. Sanders’ health has been an…MORE

Bernie Sanders takes a page from Donald Trump on health questions

Bernie Sanders takes a page from Donald Trump on health questions

Sen. Bernie Sanders is a 78-year-old man who suffered a heart attack while campaigning for president last fall. Which is why his insistence to CNN’s Anderson Cooper at a town hall Tuesday night that he will not release any more detailed health records is very concerning. Here’s Sanders’ answer: “We have released — I think,…MORE

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