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Jan 18, 2020

How to make homeless shelters safer
The author, who has lived in a New York homeless shelter since May, reflects on ways to make life safer for those it serves.

Yahoo Politics
Jan 17, 2020

Iowa caucus rules might allow for more than one 'winner'
Polling has shown a relatively tight four-way race at the top, and a new method of reporting results could give multiple campaigns the ability to claim a win.

Yahoo Politics
Jan 17, 2020

Iowa caucus rules might allow for more than one ‘winner'
Polling has shown a relatively tight four-way race at the top and a new method of reporting results could give multiple campaigns the ability to claim a win.

Yahoo Politics
Jan 17, 2020

Alan Dershowitz and Ken Starr join Trump impeachment defense team
The legal team representing President Trump in his Senate impeachment trial will include some familiar faces, especially for regular viewers of Fox News.

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Jan 16, 2020

Parnas said he is speaking out because he is afraid of William Barr
Rudy Giuliani associate Lev Parnas said he was giving media interviews about his role in President Trump's attempts convince Ukrainian officials to announce an investigation into former Vice President Joe Biden because he wanted to protect himself from Attorney General William Barr.

Yahoo Politics
Jan 16, 2020

Warren tackling sexism "head on" was a gamble — but maybe her best shot
Warren's shift from defense to offense has done little to quell tensions on the left — tensions that grew so acute by Thursday that a coalition of dozens of leading progressive groups felt compelled to call for a truce.  

Yahoo Politics
Jan 16, 2020

Warren tackling sexism 'head on' was a gamble — but maybe her best shot
Warren's shift from defense to offense has done little to quell tensions on the left — tensions that grew so acute by Thursday that a coalition of dozens of leading progressive groups felt compelled to call for a truce.  

Yahoo Politics
Jan 16, 2020

Republicans boost Sanders in bid to revive discontent from 2016
President Trump and one of his top allies in Congress have taken a curious interest in Bernie Sanders in recent days.  

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Jan 16, 2020

Should cash bail be eliminated?
A recent push to eliminate cash bail for people suspected of crimes has received intense pushback by those who say the reforms let dangerous criminals go free. Is ending cash bail the right choice?

Yahoo Politics
Jan 16, 2020

Chief Justice John Roberts, senators sworn in for impeachment trial
The final procedural requirements for the Senate impeachment trial of President Trump were met on Thursday afternoon when Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts was sworn in by Senate president pro tem Chuck Grassley. Roberts, who will preside over the impeachment trial, then swore in all 100 sitting senators. The two swearings-in come 114 days after House Democrats announced a formal impeachment inquiry into Trump's alleged efforts to pressure Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky into announcing investigations that could influence American politics in the 2020 election.

Yahoo Politics
Jan 16, 2020

Parnas turns spotlight on Pence's role in Ukraine affair
Among the many revelations in Lev Parnas's spate of recent interviews was his claim that Vice President Pence was "in the loop" regarding President Trump's plan to withhold U.S. military aid to Ukraine unless its government publicly announced an investigation into former Vice President Joe Biden.

Yahoo Politics
Jan 16, 2020

Trump wrong to withhold Ukraine aid, congressional watchdog finds
President Trump had no authority to withhold some $250 million in military aid to Ukraine that had been appropriated by Congress, the Government Accountability Office found in a report released Thursday morning.

Yahoo Politics
Jan 16, 2020

As Trump impeachment trial nears, the battle turns to witnesses
With preparations for the Senate impeachment trial underway, there are still several days before next week's opening arguments, leaving a vacuum Republicans and Democrats will fill with debate over whether witnesses will be allowed to testify.

Yahoo Politics
Jan 16, 2020

Impeachment and a path to redemption for Trump
President Trump's most effective path forward, not only to prevail in the impeachment proceedings but to end this ordeal and create a strong position from which to govern, is to follow the Clinton model rather than the Nixon path. 

Yahoo Politics
Jan 16, 2020

Progressives, alarmed by Sanders-Warren tension, demand a truce
A number of progressive groups pushed to calm the tensions between the campaigns of the two presidential hopefuls.

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Jan 16, 2020

Congress fights back against the imperial presidency
For at least two decades, sitting presidents have challenged the idea that the three branches of government are coequal, and that while each branch has different powers, no branch is more powerful than any other.

Yahoo Politics
Jan 15, 2020

Bloomberg campaign, fighting allegations of sexism, launches 'Women for Mike'
Presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg says women who are debating whether or not to support him should "just look at the record." 

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Jan 15, 2020

Lev Parnas implicates Trump on the eve of Senate impeachment trial
Lev Parnas, a key player in President Trump's efforts to obtain a Ukrainian investigation of former Vice President Joe Biden and his son Hunter, gave a bombshell interview to MSNBC Wednesday that undercut the president's defense just hours before the Senate was scheduled to begin his impeachment trial.

Yahoo Politics
Jan 15, 2020

Trump impeachment articles delivered to Senate, trial set to begin
House Democrats delivered two articles of impeachment against President Trump to the Senate on Wednesday.

Yahoo Politics
Jan 15, 2020

How Trump's Senate impeachment trial will work — step by step
A rough guide for what to expect in the coming days and weeks.

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Jan 15, 2020

Trump advisers call Sanders their 'ideal opponent.' Are they trying to psych out the Democrats?
According to Democratic National Committee guidelines, the party's next presidential nominee will be chosen over the next several months by tens of millions of primary voters and caucus-goers in every U.S. state and territory. As a rule, Republicans don't get a vote. But apparently that won't stop Donald Trump from trying to influence the process.

Yahoo Politics
Jan 15, 2020

Sanders-Warren spat ignites debate on lessons of the #MeToo movement
At Tuesday's Democratic presidential debate, Sen. Elizabeth Warren and Sen. Bernie Sanders engaged in a "he said, she said" battle regarding a conversation the two progressive candidates had in 2018.

Yahoo Politics
Jan 15, 2020

Biden campaign tries to shore up his African-American base with pitch aimed at HBCUs
Joe Biden's presidential campaign is set to launch a program designed to organize grassroots support at historically black colleges and universities, focusing on electability as a key part of the pitch to students.

Yahoo Politics
Jan 15, 2020

Should the U.S. withdraw its troops from Iraq?
Iraq's parliament recently voted to expel American troops from within its borders, but the U.S. says it has no plans to leave. Is it time to fully withdraw troops from Iraq?

Yahoo Politics
Jan 15, 2020

House votes to send impeachment articles to the Senate and appoints managers, ending delay
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi ended a pause in the impeachment proceedings against President Trump on Wednesday by naming seven managers who will act as prosecutors in the Senate trial set to start next week.

Yahoo Politics
Jan 15, 2020

Pelosi names impeachment managers, ending House delay
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi ended a pause in the impeachment proceedings against President Trump on Wednesday by naming seven managers who will act as prosecutors in the Senate trial set to start next week.

Yahoo Politics
Jan 15, 2020

As the Trump administration fills board seats, critics see an alarming attempt to remake government
For the Trump administration, appointing board members may be an effective and little-noticed means of weakening a federal apparatus it fundamentally distrusts. His board appointments, many of which may outlast his presidency, could serve an internal Republican resistance to a future Democratic administration. 

Yahoo Politics
Jan 15, 2020

3 key takeaways from the first Democratic debate of 2020
Joe Biden avoided any serious missteps while Sens. Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren briefly clashed over what Sanders might have said to her over dinner in 2018. 

Yahoo Politics
Jan 14, 2020

Democratic candidates debate who should be next commander in chief — and attack the current one
Six candidates vying for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination took the stage on Tuesday night in Des Moines, Iowa, where they spent the first quarter of the debate defending their positions on foreign policy — while tearing into President Trump's.

Yahoo Politics
Jan 14, 2020

'I didn't say it': Sanders denies saying a woman couldn't win the presidency
Sen. Bernie Sanders again denied allegations that he told Sen. Elizabeth Warren in 2018 that a woman would not be elected president during a private meeting in December 2016.

Yahoo Politics
Jan 14, 2020

Russia's hypersonic missiles are not 'game changing,' says U.S. Army chief of staff
The U.S. Army's top officer said Tuesday during an appearance in Washington, D.C., that he isn't worried by Russia's growing arsenal of hypersonic missiles.

Yahoo Politics
Jan 14, 2020

The backchannel: Here's how the United States and Iran communicate
"The diplomatic communication channel between [the] U.S. and Iran that is provided by Switzerland in the framework of the protective power mandate continues to operate," a Swiss Ministry of Foreign Affairs spokesperson said in an email to Yahoo News.

Yahoo Politics
Jan 14, 2020

Trump impeachment trial set to throw Democratic primary into disarray
It's virtually certain that the trial will last beyond the Feb. 3 Iowa caucuses. The bigger question is how much the trial might interfere with the Feb. 11 New Hampshire primary. 

Yahoo Politics
Jan 14, 2020

Here's how Warren can still beat Bernie — and prove a woman can win


Yahoo Politics
Jan 14, 2020

Congress readies itself for start of Trump impeachment trial
Capitol Hill is headed for a week of anticlimactic limbo this week, as Congress jumps through a number of procedural hoops required to actually begin a Senate impeachment trial.

Yahoo Politics
Jan 14, 2020

Inside Impeachment: Now that President Trump has been impeached, what's next?
In this episode of "Inside Impeachment," Yahoo News Chief Investigative Correspondent Michael Isikoff breaks down everything you need to know about what to expect now that President Trump has officially been impeached by the House of Representatives. With a Senate trial expected soon and the 2020 presidential race well underway, impeachment is poised to have unexpected consequences for both Democrats and Republicans in the election.

Yahoo Politics
Jan 14, 2020

Pat Cipollone, Trump's aggressive impeachment defender, could change the presidency
Pat Cipollone is using a defensive strategy that could end up redefining the power of the presidency. His detractors say his stonewalling of the impeachment inquiry and other investigations into Trump could do long-term damage to the very institution he is supposed to protect. 

Yahoo Politics
Jan 14, 2020

Trump is making the judicial branch white and male again
With ruthless efficiency and speed, and with little consideration of Democratic objections, Trump has managed to largely blunt and even reverse his predecessors' efforts to diversify the federal judiciary by appointing dozens of white men to the bench. 

Yahoo Politics
Jan 14, 2020

Chief Justice Roberts won't compel witnesses to testify at Trump impeachment trial, legal expert says
Jeffrey Rosen tells Yahoo News that Chief Justice John Roberts will almost certainly avoid weighing in on whether President Trump's Senate impeachment trial should include testimony from witnesses.

Yahoo Politics
Jan 13, 2020

How race hurt Cory Booker — and the rest of 2020's diverse field
The question that Democrats are asking now, on the eve of the first all-white debate of the cycle, is why? Why did two high-profile black senators (Cory Booker and Kamala Harris) drop out before Iowa? Why didn't Julián Castro, America's most prominent Latino politician, ever crack 2 percent in the national polls? Why are all four of the remaining front-runners white? Is race the reason?

Yahoo Politics
Jan 13, 2020

How race hurt Cory Booker — and the rest of 2020's historically diverse field
The question that Democrats are asking now, on the eve of the first all-white debate of the cycle, is why? Why did two high-profile black senators (Cory Booker and Kamala Harris) drop out before Iowa? Why didn't Julián Castro, America's most prominent Latino politician, ever crack 2 percent in the national polls? Why are all four of the remaining front-runners white? Is race the reason?

Yahoo Politics
Jan 13, 2020

As attacks on Jews increase nationwide, a new kind of anti-Semitism spreads in some unlikely places
A deadly shootout in a kosher deli in Jersey City, N.J., and a stabbing attack in Monsey, N.Y., are part of a pattern of increasing attacks on Jews across the U.S., including deadly assaults on synagogues in Pittsburgh and Poway, Calif., that killed 12.

Yahoo Politics
Jan 13, 2020

Trump unleashes tweetstorm on Democrats over Iran strike
In a series of tweets and retweets riddled with typos and offensive images, President Trump lashed out Monday morning against criticism over the way he and his administration have handled the killing of a top Iranian general.

Yahoo Politics
Jan 13, 2020

Cory Booker drops out: 'I've made the hard decision to suspend my campaign for president'
New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker said multiple factors had contributed to his conclusion that he had no chance to win the Democratic nomination. 

Yahoo Politics
Jan 13, 2020

Trump claims he 'saved Pre-Existing Conditions in your Healthcare.' How?
Responding to a new ad from former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, the president misrepresented his administration's health care record.

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Jan 12, 2020

Pelosi: Clinton allowed witnesses to come forward during his impeachment trial — Trump has done the opposite
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Sunday continued her calls for witnesses in President Trump's impeachment trial after conceding to send articles of impeachment to the Senate in the coming weeks without Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's commitment to hear new testimony. 

Yahoo Politics
Jan 10, 2020

As presidential candidates spend big on advertising, only a few invest in Snapchat
Several campaigns are largely absent from the Snapchat ad market, leaving a six-way battle for Generation Z voters.

Yahoo Politics
Jan 10, 2020

New Yahoo News/YouGov poll shows Americans view Obama as 'more effective' than Trump on Iran
Not all of Trump's actions toward Iran have been met with public disapproval or division.

Yahoo Politics
Jan 10, 2020

Pompeo faces questions about the 'imminent threat' that led to the strike on Iran's Soleimani
In a briefing on Friday, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo insisted the U.S. government had "specific information" that Iran was planning an "imminent" attack on American facilities before President Trump ordered a drone strike that killed Gen. Qassem Soleimani. 

Yahoo Politics
Jan 10, 2020

Bernie Sanders in Trump's crosshairs in wake of Iran crisis
The Iran crisis collided with the Democratic presidential race this week as Sen. Bernie Sanders and President Trump battled over the circumstances of the U.S. strike that killed a prominent Iranian general.

Yahoo Politics
Jan 10, 2020

Republican apologizes for saying Democrats are 'in love with terrorists'
Rep. Doug Collins apologized Friday for saying that Democrats are "in love with terrorists" and mourn more for killed Iranian commander Qassem Soleimani than they "mourn for our Gold Star families."

Yahoo Politics
Jan 10, 2020

Pelosi will send impeachment articles to Senate next week
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Friday that the House will send articles of impeachment to the Senate next week, setting in motion a trial that is likely to run through the end of January.

Yahoo Politics
Jan 09, 2020

Trump rages at Democrats over vote on war powers at Ohio rally
President Trump went after his Democratic critics at a raucous campaign rally hours after the House of Representatives passed a resolution that sought to limit his ability to wage war in Iran.

Yahoo Politics
Jan 09, 2020

Fight for Democratic nomination may go all the way to convention floor
The latest data suggests that Democrats are still so divided that the primary may go on (and on, and on) for another six months — with no nominee until the very end of July's national convention in Milwaukee.

Yahoo Politics
Jan 09, 2020

Pelosi says she will send impeachment articles once McConnell discloses Senate rules
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Thursday that she will send articles of impeachment to the Senate "soon," but still wants to see definitive details from the Senate on how it will conduct the trial.

Yahoo Politics
Jan 09, 2020

Trump: Soleimani was ‘looking to blow up our embassy'
The president on Thursday continued to defend his decision to order the drone strike that killed Iranian Gen. Qassem Soleimani without congressional authorization, claiming that Tehran was planning an attack on the U.S. embassy in Iraq.

Yahoo Politics
Jan 09, 2020

Republicans spread lie that Democrats 'mourn' Iranian general
Defending President Trump's order to launch a drone strike that killed Iran's most famous general without congressional authorization, Collins stirred outrage by suggesting Democrats who planned to vote for a resolution limiting the president's war powers are "in love with terrorists."

Yahoo Politics
Jan 09, 2020

Facebook confirms it won't police lies in political ads
Citing an attempt to avoid censorship, the social media platform will continue to allow politicians to put falsehoods in their ads.

Yahoo Politics
Jan 09, 2020

Explanations for air crash in Iran remain elusive but Ukrainians will look at missile theory
A senior official in Ukraine says the authorities in Kyiv are looking into whether a missile brought down a passenger aircraft that crashed in Iran.

Yahoo Politics
Jan 09, 2020

Explanations for jet crash in Iran remain elusive, but Ukrainians will look at missile theory
A senior official in Ukraine says the authorities in Kyiv are looking into whether a missile brought down a passenger aircraft that crashed in Iran on Wednesday.

Yahoo Politics
Jan 09, 2020

U.S. authorities: 'Highly likely' Iran shot down Ukrainian passenger plane
While details remain scant, U.S. authorities believe it's "highly likely" that an errant Iranian missile brought down the Ukrainian passenger jet that crashed outside Tehran, Iran, shortly after taking off on Wednesday.

Yahoo Politics
Jan 09, 2020

Does the impeachment trial need witnesses?
Lawmakers from both side of the aisle have been fighting over whether the Senate impeachment trial will include new witnesses. Can it be considered a true trial without their testimony?

Yahoo Politics
Jan 08, 2020

What are Iran's military capabilities?
What are Iran's military strengths and weaknesses? Iran's military strength does not lie in its conventional forces, despite their size, something that Iranian leaders fully realize, according to Taleblu. "It is a grade-A 1970s military," Taleblu said. _____ How is Iran's military organized?

Yahoo Politics
Jan 08, 2020

Trump administration briefing on Iran angers Republican senators, boosts effort to restrict presidential power
A briefing by Trump administration officials about the U.S. military strike that killed Iran's most famous general backfired on Wednesday, angering two Republican senators and driving them to support a Democratic effort to require congressional approval for any further military engagement.

Yahoo Politics
Jan 08, 2020

Trump claims about Iran invite scrutiny
During his address to the nation Wednesday on the exchange of hostilities with Iran over the past week, President Trump made a number of questionable assertions.

Yahoo Politics
Jan 08, 2020

On Iran, Trump dodges a bullet for now
Time will tell whether the fallout from Soleimani's death will yield negative foreign-policy consequences for the U.S. But for now it appears that war with Iran isn't one of them. That's the best political outcome Trump could have hoped for.

Yahoo Politics
Jan 08, 2020

How the U.S. and Iran came to the brink of war
There is a long history of animosity — and some interludes of cooperation — between the U.S. and Iran, a nation of 81 million whose proud history traces back more than 2,500 years to ancient Persia.

Yahoo Politics
Jan 08, 2020

Does Trump have authority to start war with Iran?
As tensions rise between the U.S. and Iran, legal questions about the president's power to start a war have arisen.

Yahoo Politics
Jan 08, 2020

Trump: 'The American people should be extremely grateful and happy' as Iran stands down after attack
The president announced that no lives were lost in Iran's ballistic missile attack on Iraqi bases housing U.S. soldiers, a strike that was in retaliation for the killing of Iranian Gen. Qassem Soleimani.

Yahoo Politics
Jan 08, 2020

PHOTOS: Ukraine International Airlines plane crashes in Iran killing all on board
A Ukrainian passenger jet carrying 176 people crashed on Wednesday, just minutes after taking off from the Iranian capital's main airport, turning farmland on the outskirts of Tehran into fields of flaming debris and killing all on board.

Yahoo Politics
Jan 07, 2020

Saudis warn of new destructive cyberattack that experts tie to Iran
The Saudi authorities detected a new destructive cyberattack suspected of coming from Iran on Dec. 29, the same day the U.S. military struck targets controlled by Iranian-backed proxies in retaliation for a rocket attack that killed an American contractor the previous Friday.

Yahoo Politics
Jan 07, 2020

U.S. pullout from Iraq would benefit Iran — and ISIS — experts warn
If U.S. forces departed Iraq, "I suspect additional forces would have to be based in Syria," said the former military commander in Iraq.

Yahoo Politics
Jan 07, 2020

Iran fires missiles at multiple U.S. positions in Iraq in retaliation for Soleimani killing
Iran launched attacks on U.S. military bases in Iraq on Tuesday evening in apparent retaliation for the killing of Iranian General Qassem which was ordered by President Trump.

Yahoo Politics
Jan 07, 2020

Republicans claim victory, but Democrats praise Pelosi's impeachment strategy
Democrats said House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's impeachment delay has paid off for them despite the fact that the Senate trial will go forward without an immediate agreement on witnesses.

Yahoo Politics
Jan 07, 2020

Bernie could win the Democratic nomination. But he has to show he can beat Trump.
They know the arguments. They know America has never elected a Jewish president, or a 78-year-old president, or a democratic socialist president. (Both Buttigieg and Warren have recently fallen behind the president.) Sanders' Democratic rivals have yet to weaponize the doubts about his electability.

Yahoo Politics
Jan 07, 2020

U.S. Defense Secretary: We expect Iran 'will retaliate'
Defense Secretary Mark Esper said Tuesday that the United States "should expect" retaliation from Iran for the drone strike that killed Iranian commander Qassem Soleimani ordered by President Trump.

Yahoo Politics
Jan 07, 2020

Defending strike on Iranian general, Trump allies embrace U.S. intel agencies
After years of decrying the "Deep State" for allegedly attacking his campaign and presidency, Trump's team is now embracing government agencies.

Yahoo Politics
Jan 07, 2020

Trump's reelection campaign is fundraising off Soleimani's killing
If you're happy about the U.S.'s killing of Iranian Gen. Qassem Soleimani, President Trump's reelection campaign has a suggestion for how to show it: with a $100 donation.

Yahoo Politics
Jan 07, 2020

Pompeo defends strike on Iranian general but resists giving intel on 'imminent' attack
The secretary of state provided no further details on what "imminent threat" was prevented by killing Gen. Qassem Soleimani in an airstrike last week.

Yahoo Politics
Jan 06, 2020

Pentagon gets signals crossed over Iraq withdrawal. Confusion ensues.
The Department of Defense said a memo sent to Iraqi officials announcing the withdrawal of U.S troops was a mistake.

Yahoo Politics
Jan 06, 2020

Congressman defends posting fake Obama photo: 'No one said this wasn't photoshopped'
Rep. Paul Gosar, R-Ariz., stood by his decision Monday to post a fake photograph of former President Barack Obama shaking hands with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani despite the fact that the two men never met in person.

Yahoo Politics
Jan 06, 2020

Three ways the next 28 days could reset the Democratic primary
Reminder: There are 28 days until the Iowa caucuses and 302 days until the 2020 election. Fourteen Democrats have dropped out. Exactly one year ago, Joe Biden led the field with 27.7 percent support, according to the RealClear Politics national polling average; Bernie Sanders was second with 17.3 percent.

Yahoo Politics
Jan 06, 2020

Did the U.S. 'assassinate' Iranian general or just kill him? Why it matters
The killing of top Iranian Gen. Qassem Soleimani has raised questions about what exactly to call the tactic that led to his death in a drone strike at a Baghdad airport.

Yahoo Politics
Jan 06, 2020

Bolton 'prepared to testify' in impeachment trial if subpoenaed by the Senate
President Trump's former national security adviser said Monday that he is willing to testify in an impeachment trial if he is subpoenaed, but there has been no indication that the Republican-controlled Senate will ask him to do so.

Yahoo Politics
Jan 06, 2020

Your Democratic primary cheat sheet: In the run-up to Iowa, who's still in the race?
Former Vice President Joe Biden still leads in national polling, with two progressive senators and a former mayor from Indiana his closest competitors.

Yahoo Politics
Jan 06, 2020

One Free Press Coalition's '10 Most Urgent' list, January 2020
Yahoo News is a member of the One Free Press Coalition and is publishing the group's latest "10 Most Urgent" list below to highlight the increasingly dangerous climate for journalism and free expression around the world in an effort to roll back repressive anti-press policies.

Yahoo Politics
Jan 05, 2020

Sanders suddenly finds himself in a tie with Biden and Buttigieg in new poll
With the Iowa caucuses less than a month away, Bernie Sanders, Joe Biden, and Pete Buttigieg find themselves in a three-way tie as a top choice for voters if the Democratic primary were held today, according to a new CBS poll.  

Yahoo Politics
Jan 05, 2020

Was attack by Soleimani 'imminent' before U.S. killed him? Pompeo dodges the question.
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Sunday defended President Trump's order to launch a drone strike that killed Iran's charismatic Gen. Qassem Soleimani, escalating the tension between Washington and Tehran.

Yahoo Politics
Jan 05, 2020

Do Democrats have a diversity problem?
The Democratic primary field is becoming less diverse over time. Will having a top tier of white candidates hurt the party's chances of unseating Donald Trump?

Yahoo Politics
Jan 03, 2020

Trump tells evangelicals that God is 'on our side'
Launching a political coalition called "Evangelicals for Trump" at a Florida megachurch on Friday, President Trump declared his belief that God supports his agenda.

Yahoo Politics
Jan 03, 2020

Iran faces dilemma in avenging general's death: To strike back without starting a war
Iran's supreme leader, Ali Khamenei, vowed to exact "severe revenge" for the Thursday night U.S. airstrike that killed the country's most famous general, but the Iranian regime will have to walk a fine line to respond strongly without provoking a war with the United States, former intelligence officials familiar with the region said Friday. Qassem Soleimani headed the Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps' Quds Force, which combines intelligence gathering, covert action and special operations. Also killed in the airstrike, which hit two vehicles, was Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis, the leader of the Iraqi Shiite militia group Kataib Hezbollah, along with several other Quds Force and militia members.

Yahoo Politics
Jan 03, 2020

Democrats battle White House over executive power and congressional oversight
Two hearings in a Washington court brought the battle between the House and the White House into stark relief.

Yahoo Politics
Jan 03, 2020

Trump says U.S. killed Soleimani 'to stop a war'
President Trump said Friday that he ordered the targeted killing of Iranian Maj. Gen. Qassem Soleimani in Iraq in order "to stop a war."

Yahoo Politics
Jan 03, 2020

Schumer calls McConnell proposal on witnesses a 'trap'
As the standoff over rules for an impeachment trial continues, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell repeated Friday that he would consider a proposal to call for witness testimony — a stance that his Democratic counterpart, Sen. Chuck Schumer of New York, calls a "trap." 

Yahoo Politics
Jan 03, 2020

Fire victims heckle Australian prime minister as country burns: 'You're an idiot'
Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison was confronted Thursday by angry residents of the town of Cobargo as bushfires made worse by climate change continued to ravage the country.

Yahoo Politics
Jan 03, 2020

Democratic candidates warn against Middle East escalation after U.S. kills Iranian general
Many top Democratic presidential candidates cautioned against potential military escalation in the Middle East after a U.S. airstrike in Baghdad killed a top Iranian official, Gen. Qassem Soleimani. 

Yahoo Politics
Jan 03, 2020

Trump: Soleimani 'should have been taken out many years ago!'
President Trump on Friday defended the authorization of a U.S. drone strike that killed Iran's top general in Baghdad, suggesting that the killing should have been carried out by previous administrations.

Yahoo Politics
Jan 03, 2020

Trump: Soleimani ‘should have been taken out many years ago!'
President Trump on Friday defended the authorization of a U.S. drone strike that killed Iran's top general in Baghdad, suggesting that the killing should have been carried out by previous administrations.

Yahoo Politics
Jan 02, 2020

Williamson lays off entire campaign staff, Castro exits race
Former housing secretary and San Antonio Mayor Julián Castro dropped out of the Democratic race for president Thursday and spiritualist author Marianne Williamson laid off her entire campaign staff amid rumors she was close to ending her campaign. 

Yahoo Politics
Jan 02, 2020

The debate over unmasking the whistleblower
President Trump and his allies have called for the whistleblower who filed a complaint that launched impeachment to be publicly identified. Does the public have the right to know or does the whistleblower deserve anonymity.

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