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May 21, 2019

Latest migrant child death raises questions about U.S. detention practices
Under U.S. law, unaccompanied immigrant children from non-contiguous countries (i.e. "Carlos continued to receive care at CPC throughout that day," said the CBP official.

Yahoo Politics
May 21, 2019

HUD Secretary Ben Carson stumped during congressional hearing
The HUD secretary faced a tough hearing before the House Financial Services Committee on Tuesday.

Yahoo Politics
May 21, 2019

AOC, Warren disappointed by 'Game of Thrones' finale: 'Ugh, this was written by men'
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Sen. Elizabeth Warren were "sad" and "disappointed" by the much-anticipated "Game of Thrones" finale.

Yahoo Politics
May 21, 2019

More House Dems come out for impeachment as McGahn defies subpoena
The drumbeat among Democrats to begin impeachment proceedings against President Trump got a little louder Tuesday, when former White House counsel Don McGahn failed to appear before the House Judiciary Committee after Trump instructed him to defy a subpoena.

Yahoo Politics
May 21, 2019

Ex-Planned Parenthood executive: The threat to Roe v. Wade is 'real'
As the former president and CEO of Planned Parenthood, Cecile Richards steered the organization through over a decade of controversies and threats to dismantle Roe v. Wade.

Yahoo Politics
May 21, 2019

'Secret' voters favored Trump over Clinton 2 to 1
A new study found that "secret" Trump voters were twice as common as "secret" voters for Hillary Clinton. In fact, more than half of all secret voters were Trump supporters.

Yahoo Politics
May 20, 2019

Republican Rep. Justin Amash explains his call to impeach Trump
The only Republican so far to call for the president to be impeached fires back at critics.

Yahoo Politics
May 20, 2019

Wave of milkshake-tossing protests hits Britain
In the latest in a series of milkshake assaults on British politicians, Nigel Farage, a leader of the Brexit movement to withdraw from the European Union, was doused with a milkshake Monday while campaigning in Newcastle for a seat in the E.U. parliament.

Yahoo Politics
May 20, 2019

‘Game of Thrones': Epic or epic failure?
"Game of Thrones," HBO's epic fantasy series based on the novels by George R.R. Martin, aired its final episode on Sunday night. Since debuting in 2011, the show has become one of the cultural touchstones of the internet age. Though its popularity and cultural impact are indisputable, there is debate about where it fits within the list of all-time great TV shows.

Yahoo Politics
May 20, 2019

'WRONG!': Trump fumes after NYT reports on his banking history
The president lashed out at the New York Times after the paper reported that anti-money-laundering specialists at Deutsche Bank flagged multiple transactions involving him and his son-in-law, Jared Kushner.

Yahoo Politics
May 19, 2019

'DM me': Warren wins over comedian with Twitter quip
"Do you think Elizabeth Warren has a plan to fix my love life?" comedian Ashley Nicole Black tweeted, probably not expecting the response she got from the senator and presidential candidate.

Yahoo Politics
May 19, 2019

Billionaire during commencement address: I'll pay off all your student debt
Robert E. Smith addresses the graduates. Billionaire investor Robert E. Smith earned some stunned looks on Sunday during his commencement address at Morehouse College. Bernie King, daughter of Martin Luther King Jr., applauded the move and noted her father attended the Atlanta college.

Yahoo Politics
May 19, 2019

Billionaire during commencement address: I'll pay off your student debt
Billionaire investor Robert E. Smith used his commencement speech to tell the 2019 graduates students of Morehouse College that he'd pay off their student debt.

Yahoo Politics
May 19, 2019

Internal review of detainee death reveals medical neglect at a Denver immigration jail
Kamyar Samimi is one of 24 people to die in Immigration and Customs Enforcement detention since President Donald Trump took office. An internal ICE review of Samimi's death found that there were major deficiencies in his medical care.

Yahoo Politics
May 19, 2019

Trump calls GOP lawmaker who called for impeachment a 'loser'
President Trump fired back at Rep. Justin Amash, R-Mich., on Sunday, a day after Amash became the first Republican congressman to call for Trump's impeachment.

Yahoo Politics
May 19, 2019

Bernie Sanders: 'Beating Trump is not good enough'
Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., says his presidential campaign is about much more than beating President Trump.

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May 19, 2019

Romney on Mueller report: 'Really, really troubling,' but Americans ‘just aren't there' on impeachment
Sen. Mitt Romney, R-Utah, said Sunday that he disagrees with the call for President Trump's impeachment issued by Rep. Justin Amash, R-Mich.

Yahoo Politics
May 18, 2019

ICE seeks to expand monitoring program for immigrants as alternative to detention
An asylum seeker from Guatemala displays his ankle monitor and makeshift shoelaces at a shelter for migrants on May 16, 2019 in El Paso, Texas. His shoelaces were not returned by border authorities upon his release. After being released by the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) to the shelter, asylum-seekers are then normally transferred from the shelter to their U.S. sponsors as they await their asylum requests.

Yahoo Politics
May 17, 2019

Should celebrities stay out of politics?
There is a long history of stars expressing their views on politics — and an equally long history of public backlash to their comments. The growth of social media and the divisiveness of the current political climate have ratcheted up celebrity activism to a new level.

Yahoo Politics
May 17, 2019

Trump declares Warren 'a very angry person' before cursing the media
Moments after going after the Massachusetts senator, the president attacked the media over their use of confidential sources.

Yahoo Politics
May 17, 2019

Trump declares Warren 'a very angry person' before firing profanity at the media
Moments after going after the Massachusetts senator, the president attacked the media over their use of confidential sources.

Yahoo Politics
May 17, 2019

2020 Vision: There are 14 white male Dems running for president. So why should Kamala Harris settle for veep?
Few have suggested that any of the white guys in the race to would be better suited to serve as vice president. That dubious honor, it seems, has so far been reserved for candidates of color — black women in particular.

Yahoo Politics
May 17, 2019

Alabama students speak out on abortion ban: 'I'm not planning on living here after I graduate'
The near-total abortion ban passed by the Alabama Legislature and signed into law this week was a major topic of conversation among students at the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa. A nonscientific sampling of students found that not only had all of them heard about the ban, but most worried about the new law — fearing its effects on classmates, women statewide and their school.

Yahoo Politics
May 17, 2019

Alabama students speak out on abortion ban: ‘I'm not planning on living here after I graduate'
The near-total abortion ban passed by the Alabama Legislature and signed into law this week was a major topic of conversation among students at the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa. A nonscientific sampling of students found that not only had all of them heard about the ban, but most worried about the new law — fearing its effects on classmates, women statewide and their school.

Yahoo Politics
May 17, 2019

2020 candidate Seth Moulton: 'I'm proud to say I'm a capitalist'
Sep. Seth Moulton talks to the Yahoo News "Skullduggery" podcast about how he plans to take on President Trump in the 2020 presidential election.

Yahoo Politics
May 17, 2019

'TREASON!': Trump says his campaign was spied on. Current and former FBI officials disagree.
The president on Friday claimed his campaign was "conclusively spied on" as Attorney General William Barr continued to defend his probe of the origins of the Russia investigation.

Yahoo Politics
May 17, 2019

‘TREASON!': Trump says his campaign was spied on. Current and former FBI officials disagree.
The president on Friday claimed his campaign was "conclusively spied on" as Attorney General William Barr continued to defend his probe of the origins of the Russia investigation.

Yahoo Politics
May 17, 2019

'Unfit for public office': Trump nominates loyalist who voted to defund Amtrak to sit on its board of directors
The candidate who ran the ad was Todd Rokita, who had steadily risen through the ranks of Indiana's Republican establishment over the past two decades, serving as the secretary of state and, later, in the U.S. House of Representatives.

Yahoo Politics
May 17, 2019

PHOTOS: Venezuela dialysis patients face uncertain fate after power cuts
Electricity has largely been restored to the capital city of Caracas after two nation-wide power outages in March and April. But many other parts of Venezuela now have power for only several hours per day under a rationing plan put in effect by President Nicolas Maduro.

Yahoo Politics
May 17, 2019

The couple behind the viral AOC ad plans a streaming channel for socialists
Burton and Hayes of Means TV said they still hope to launch the service early next year, even if the offerings are scaled down from their initial plans. "There's something that's been lost in the last 40 years."

Yahoo Politics
May 16, 2019

Former Planned Parenthood executive slams Alabama abortion restrictions: 'Women are watching'
Former Planned Parenthood president and CEO Cecile Richards has a message for politicians cheering the passage of the Alabama Human Life Protection Act: "Women are watching."

Yahoo Politics
May 16, 2019

Former Planned Parenthood executive slams Alabama abortion restrictions: ‘Women are watching'
Former Planned Parenthood president and CEO Cecile Richards has a message for politicians cheering the passage of the Alabama Human Life Protection Act: "Women are watching."

Yahoo Politics
May 16, 2019

Trump proposes overhauling legal immigration
The changes to the United States immigration system announced by President Trump Thursday amount to a sweeping overhaul of the legal immigration process, intended to prioritize highly-skilled workers over immigrants with family-based ties.

Yahoo Politics
May 16, 2019

Pruitt wasted $124,000 of taxpayer money on travel
Thursday's report was a reminder of Pruitt's penchant for first-class travel, which was perhaps the most prominent of the myriad scandals and controversies that engulfed him.

Yahoo Politics
May 16, 2019

Susan Collins has faith Kavanaugh won't uphold Alabama abortion law
The senator from Maine stands by her belief that Kavanaugh will be compelled by court precedent when it comes to abortion rights.

Yahoo Politics
May 16, 2019

AOC calls Alabama's abortion ban 'a brutal form of oppression'
"Abortion bans aren't just about controlling women's bodies," Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., tweeted. "They're about controlling women's sexuality. Owning women."

Yahoo Politics
May 16, 2019

‘He is a JOKE': Trump blasts Bill de Blasio's 2020 bid
President Trump on Thursday weighed in on the latest candidate to jump into the race for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination.

Yahoo Politics
May 16, 2019

'He is a JOKE': Trump blasts Bill de Blasio's 2020 bid
President Trump on Thursday weighed in on the latest candidate to jump into the race for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination.

Yahoo Politics
May 16, 2019

Elizabeth Warren unveils plan to stop 'corruption' at the Pentagon
Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., released a four-point plan on Thursday to combat what she described as "an intense coziness between giant defense corporations and our Department of Defense."

Yahoo Politics
May 16, 2019

Trump should tell Americans the truth about his trade war — if he understands it himself
There's a reason we call it a trade war. Wars have casualties. Winning them always comes with a cost, and it's a cost the citizenry has to be willing to bear.

Yahoo Politics
May 15, 2019

Reproductive rights fight: Breaking down the abortion battle
What's happening: Alabama's governor on Wednesday signed into law the nation's strictest abortion legislation - resulting in a near-total ban on the procedure in the state with no exeptions for rape or incest and prison sentences of up to 99 years for doctors who provide abortions. ast week, Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp signed a bill that would ban abortions from the point when doctors can detect cardiac activity.

Yahoo Politics
May 15, 2019

Alabama bill marks the start of all-out war on abortion
The abortion ban approved Tuesday night by the Alabama Senate is more than just the most restrictive legislation passed by any state in the 46 years since the Supreme Court legalized abortion nationwide.

Yahoo Politics
May 15, 2019

Kamala Harris likes the idea of Biden running — as her vice president
The California senator flipped the script on worries that America isn't ready to elect a woman president.

Yahoo Politics
May 15, 2019

Ted Cruz warns 'Space Force' is needed to battle extraterrestrial pirates
The Texas senator stresses the need to protect space commerce and exploration.

Yahoo Politics
May 15, 2019

Ted Cruz warns Space Force is needed to battle extraterrestrial pirates
Texas Sen. Ted Cruz stresses the need to protect space commerce and exploration.

Yahoo Politics
May 15, 2019

Ted Cruz warns Space Force is needed to battle space pirates
Texas Sen. Ted Cruz stresses the need to protect space commerce and exploration.

Yahoo Politics
May 15, 2019

Top FBI officials were 'quite worried' Comey would appear to be blackmailing Trump
Senior FBI officials were concerned then director James Comey would appear to be blackmailing then President-elect Trump - using tactics notoriously associated with J.Edgar Hoover - when he attended a fateful Jan. 6, 2017 meeting where he informed the real estate magnate about allegations he had consorted with prostitutes in Moscow, according to Jim Baker, the bureau's chief counsel at the time.

Yahoo Politics
May 15, 2019

Identity crisis: FBI plays catch-up as cyberthreats escalate
In the United States, digital criminals using everything from weaponized botnets to ransomware are attacking private industry and the government on a daily basis, increasing the demand for experts with skills in cybersecurity, intelligence and law enforcement.

Yahoo Politics
May 15, 2019

'Farm Aid' 2020: Warren, Sanders propose rescue plans for family farmers
Sanders also proposes reforming patent laws under which farmers have been sued for growing crops from proprietary seeds.

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May 14, 2019

Elizabeth Warren rejects town hall on 'hate-for-profit racket' Fox News
The Massachusetts senator explained her reasons for refusing an invitation that others seeking the Democratic presidential nomination have accepted.

Yahoo Politics
May 14, 2019

President Trump dismisses trade tensions as 'a little squabble with China'
The ramped-up trade tensions between the U.S. and China have roiled markets in recent days, but President Trump dismissed concerns and predicted victory on Tuesday when he spoke to reporters on the South Lawn of the White House before embarking on a trip to Louisiana. Trump began by declaring "we're having probably the greatest economy that we've had anywhere, any time in the history of our country."

Yahoo Politics
May 14, 2019

Schools add LGBTQ to sex ed: Inclusive or overstep?
California school teachers who conduct sexual education classes are now encouraged to address gender identity and to offer advice for LGBTQ teenagers under new guidelines issued by the state's board of education.

Yahoo Politics
May 14, 2019

Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert didn't help elect Donald Trump after all, science says
Two university professors retract a paper that claimed the two former Comedy Central hosts may have affected the 2016 presidential outcome.

Yahoo Politics
May 14, 2019

Rep. Tlaib explains herself on the Holocaust and Israel
On "Late Night With Seth Meyers," Rep. Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich., defended comments she made about the Holocaust to Yahoo News' podcast "Skullduggery."

Yahoo Politics
May 14, 2019

AOC, at Green New Deal rally, puts Joe Biden and other Democratic climate moderates on notice
Speaking at Howard University, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., and other proponents of the Green New Deal, affirmed their progressive ideals while striking out at both conservative Republicans and moderate Democrats who have, according to her and other critics, done too little about global warming for too long.

Yahoo Politics
May 14, 2019

Carly Fiorina blasts Trump: ‘He views women as something to be used'
"He's so routinely dismissive of women, the way he talks about women," Fiorina told the Yahoo News show "Through Her Eyes." "And on the other hand, he's put a lot of women in really important jobs." "I think he views women as something to be used," she continued.

Yahoo Politics
May 14, 2019

Carly Fiorina says Trump ‘views women as something to be used'
"He's so routinely dismissive of women, the way he talks about women," Fiorina told the Yahoo News show "Through Her Eyes." "And on the other hand, he's put a lot of women in really important jobs." "I think he views women as something to be used," she continued.

Yahoo Politics
May 14, 2019

Why did right-wing troll Charles C. Johnson meet with Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross?
Charles C. Johnson, a Holocaust denier who has been deemed "one of the country's most notorious Internet trolls," had a surprising and markedly informal exchange with Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in 2018.

Yahoo Politics
May 14, 2019

Why did right-wing troll Charles C. Johnson want to meet with Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross?
Charles C. Johnson, a Holocaust denier who has been deemed "one of the country's most notorious Internet trolls," had a surprising and markedly informal exchange with Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in 2018.

Yahoo Politics
May 14, 2019

Pete Buttigieg wants you to know, as a gay man, he's a minority too
The unlikely Democratic challenger, a white man with a privileged background, is trying to redefine identity politics to embrace all kinds of minorities — including the one he belongs to.

Yahoo Politics
May 14, 2019

Steve Bannon, cheering trade war, hopes for government to fall — in China
The ousted White House adviser and nationalist gadfly has turned his guns on China, which he considers the leading geopolitical and economic threat to the U.S.

Yahoo Politics
May 13, 2019

White House defends Trump's controversial meeting with Orban
The White House dismissed criticism from human rights activists and members of Congress concerned that President Trump's meeting with Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban represented a stamp of approval for the authoritarian leader.

Yahoo Politics
May 13, 2019

White House defends Trump's controversial meeting with Orbán
The White House dismissed criticism from human rights activists and members of Congress concerned that President Trump's meeting with Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban represented a stamp of approval for the authoritarian leader.

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May 13, 2019

Sen. Cotton tells farmers trade war will hurt, but real war is worse
The Arkansas senator defends Trump's trade war with China with a noteworthy comparison.

Yahoo Politics
May 13, 2019

Immigrants and crime: New study rebuts Trump claims
U.S. cities with larger populations of undocumented immigrants do not see higher rates of violent and property crime, the study found.

Yahoo Politics
May 13, 2019

Sen. Lindsey Graham advises Donald Trump Jr. to ignore Senate subpoena
Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., the chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, says Donald Trump Jr. should ignore the subpoena issued to him by the Senate Intelligence Committee.

Yahoo Politics
May 13, 2019

Why are pregnancy-related deaths rising in the U.S.?
Pregnancy-related deaths are rising in the United States, and according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 60 percent of those deaths are preventable. The U.S is the only developed country in the world in which maternal mortality rates are rising.

Yahoo Politics
May 13, 2019

Trump piles on Rep. Tlaib over Holocaust comments
President Trump on Monday joined Republicans blasting Rep. Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich., for comments the Democratic congresswoman made during a recent episode of Yahoo News' podcast "Skullduggery."

Yahoo Politics
May 13, 2019

As Trump escalates pressure, experts fear Iran will strike back
The Trump administration's strategy of ratcheting up diplomatic, financial and military pressure on Iran is increasing the likelihood that Tehran will use its proxy forces to strike U.S. targets abroad, according to several former intelligence officials.

Yahoo Politics
May 12, 2019

Cory Booker says this Elizabeth Warren proposal sounds like 'a Donald Trump thing to say'
Presidential candidate Cory Booker characterized his colleague and 2020 opponent Elizabeth Warren's proposals to break up tech giants as "a Donald Trump thing to say."

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May 12, 2019

George Conway calls Trump a 'malignant narcissist' and says he committed 'the ultimate high crime'
George Conway, the husband of White House counselor Kellyanne Conway, lashed out at President Trump Sunday for his view of special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation.

Yahoo Politics
May 12, 2019

George Conway calls Trump a 'malignant narcissist,' claims the president's obstruction attempts prevent Russia investigation from reaching its 'rightful conclusion'
George Conway, the husband of White House counselor Kellyanne Conway, lashed out at President Trump Sunday for his view of special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation.

Yahoo Politics
May 11, 2019

Shanahan says military won't leave until border is secure
Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan visited a border city in Texas on Saturday and said he intends to accelerate planning to secure the border and bolster the administration's ability to accomplish that without the Pentagon's continuous help. Shanahan told Congress this past week that there are 4,364 military troops on the border, including active-duty and National Guard. Shanahan also said he has instructed a two-star Army general, Ricky Waddell, to develop a plan soon that will answer this question: "How do we get more badges back to the border?" — a reference to ensuring Homeland Security Department is fully capable of securing the border, its core mission.

Yahoo Politics
May 11, 2019

Rep. Rashida Tlaib: 'We now have a crooked CEO in the Oval Office'
Rep. Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich., said she believes President Trump crossed an ethical line on "day one" of his administration. And she's calling for his impeachment.

Yahoo Politics
May 10, 2019

There's no 'middle ground' on climate change, Sanders tells Biden
The Vermont senator takes issue with the former vice president's plan to fight climate change.

Yahoo Politics
May 10, 2019

Trump declares himself 'your all time favorite president' as new China tariffs take hold
The president upgrades his own status in a Friday tweet.

Yahoo Politics
May 10, 2019

Trump declares himself 'your favorite all time president' as new China tariffs take hold
The president upgrades his own status in a Friday tweet.

Yahoo Politics
May 10, 2019

New Georgia abortion law draws Hollywood backlash
The television and film industry struck back this week at the state of Georgia, whose governor just signed one of the strictest abortion bans in the nation.

Yahoo Politics
May 10, 2019

2020 Vision: In the wake of Colorado school shooting, candidates talk about gun violence
Democratic primary candidates talk gun policy and Biden surges, Harris reboots and many question a potential de Blasio run.

Yahoo Politics
May 10, 2019

'Fresher options' may replace Bernie Sanders as preference of young voters
Bernie Sanders may have captured the hearts of young voters in 2016 and be leading them now, but one observer of youth politics thinks that that advantage may evaporate.

Yahoo Politics
May 09, 2019

Should Attorney General William Barr be impeached?
Attorney General William Barr's apparent loyalty to the president, some argue, is counter to the intended role of the attorney general and should be disqualifying. Several prominent Democrats have called on Barr to resign. If he refuses, their only other option to remove him is impeachment.

Yahoo Politics
May 09, 2019

Trump finally taps Shanahan for Pentagon chief
More than 100 days since Patrick Shanahan assumed the role of acting secretary of defense, the White House announced today that President Trump will nominate the former Boeing executive to permanently fill the position.

Yahoo Politics
May 09, 2019

U.S. officials fear Ebola outbreak in Congo could become largest ever
Already the second-largest outbreak in history, the Ebola epidemic that has killed just over 1,000 people in the Democratic Republic of Congo continues grow and threatens to surpass the 2014 outbreak in West Africa that resulted in 11,325 deaths, an official at the Centers for Disease Control said.

Yahoo Politics
May 09, 2019

Trump calls for prosecuting John Kerry for talking to Iran
He's talking to Iran and...has many meetings and many phone calls and he's telling them what to do.

Yahoo Politics
May 09, 2019

Trump says Senate subpoena of Donald Jr. left him 'very surprised'
President Trump on Thursday said he was "very surprised" that the Republican-led Senate Intelligence Committee issued a subpoena for Donald Trump Jr. to answer more questions about his contacts with Russia.

Yahoo Politics
May 09, 2019

Trump got the crisis he wanted in Iran. Now what?
The designation was opposed by U.S. military leaders concerned about possible retaliation against U.S. military personnel in the Middle East.

Yahoo Politics
May 09, 2019

Pelosi agrees that the country is in a 'constitutional crisis'
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said she agreed with House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler who declared that the country is in a "constitutional crisis."

Yahoo Politics
May 09, 2019

Pelosi agrees that the country is in a ‘constitutional crisis'
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said she agreed with House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler who declared that the country is in a "constitutional crisis."

Yahoo Politics
May 09, 2019

Pelosi says country is in a ‘constitutional crisis'
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has resisted calls from members of her party to begin impeachment proceedings against President Trump, but amid a constitutional showdown between House Democrats and the Trump administration, she declared Thursday that President Trump "is almost self-impeaching."

Yahoo Politics
May 09, 2019

Exclusive: Trump, the billion-dollar loser — I was his ghostwriter and saw it happen
What was it like for Trump to lose more than $1 billion in a decade? Was he perpetually ashen-faced with fear? Or smirking at the thought of outwitting the IRS "for sport," as he said in a Wednesday morning tweet?

Yahoo Politics
May 09, 2019

Justices to rule on census citizenship question, with much more than voting rights at stake
This includes the health care industry, which could also be affected by the census citizenship question.

Yahoo Politics
May 09, 2019

Exclusive: Trump the billion-dollar loser — I was his ghostwriter and I saw it happen
What was it like for Trump to lose more than $1 billion in a decade? Was he perpetually ashen-faced with fear? Or smirking at the thought of outwitting the IRS "for sport," as he said in a Wednesday morning tweet?

Yahoo Politics
May 09, 2019

What I got wrong about Nancy Pelosi
If you had asked me 10 or 15 years ago, when I was chronicling the path of Democratic politics for the New York Times Magazine and for a book, I'd have told you Nancy Pelosi was a true ideologue at heart.

Yahoo Politics
May 08, 2019

'Game on': Christie dares Democrats to impeach Trump
The former New Jersey governor says Democrats know that impeaching Trump is "politically stupid."

Yahoo Politics
May 08, 2019

House committee votes to hold Attorney General Barr in contempt
The House Judiciary Committee voted to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress for failing to turn over an unredacted version of the Mueller report as President Trump exerts executive privilege.

Yahoo Politics
May 08, 2019

Biden's lead over Sanders keeps growing. Here's why.
Now it's official: Joe Biden is eating Bernie Sanders' lunch. Except now Biden is entering week two of his campaign — and he still appears to be gaining altitude. On April 25, Sanders was holding steady at 23 percent, on average.

Yahoo Politics
May 08, 2019

Critics say Bill de Blasio's presidential aspirations are delusional. Can he prove them wrong?
The mayor has been saying his final decision will come this month, but with a slim chance of victory, political observers and local officials are confused about his strategy.

Yahoo Politics
May 08, 2019

Elizabeth Warren rolls out sweeping plan to confront opioid crisis
Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., introduced the CARE Act, a $100 billion plan to fight the opioid crisis, via blog post on Wednesday.

Yahoo Politics
May 08, 2019

Elizabeth Warren rolls out sweeping plan to confront the opioid crisis
WASHINGTON—Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) teamed up with Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-Md.) on Wednesday to announce the CARE Act, a $100 billion plan to fight the opioid crisis. "The ongoing opioid crisis is about health care. It's about money and power in America - who has it, and who doesn't.

Yahoo Politics
May 08, 2019

Trump lashes out after NYT obtains tax returns showing he lost $1 billion years ago
President Trump on Wednesday fired back at the New York Times after the newspaper obtained his tax returns from 1985 to 1994 showing his businesses lost more than $1 billion.

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