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CNN Politics
Feb 21, 2019

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio will travel to Iowa on Sunday
New York Mayor Bill de Blasio, who's considering a bid for the Democratic presidential nomination, will make a trip to Iowa on Sunday, an aide confirms.

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Feb 21, 2019

Democratic presidential candidates back off statements of support for Jussie Smollett
Sen. Kamala Harris said Thursday that she is disappointed by actor Jussie Smollett allegedly filing a false police report, and that hate crimes are on the rise in the US and false claims make it harder for victims to come forward.

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Feb 21, 2019

Read: Roger Stone's gag order hearing


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Feb 21, 2019

Federal judge presses administration on family separations dating before June 2018
A federal judge pressed government lawyers Thursday over whether the administration should be required to identify the thousands of children and parents who were separated at the southern border and released from government custody before June 26, 2018.

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Feb 21, 2019

Steve King plans to seek re-election: 'I have nothing to apologize for'
Rep. Steve King said he plans to run for re-election and rejected responsibility for his statements in The New York Times that appeared to defended white nationalism.

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Feb 21, 2019

Kamala Harris 'sad, frustrated and disappointed' about Jussie Smollett case
Sen. Kamala Harris said Thursday that she is disappointed by actor Jussie Smollett allegedly filing a false police report, and that hate crimes are on the rise in the US and false claims make it harder for victims to come forward.

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Feb 21, 2019

Coast Guard officer's lawyer argues it is not a crime to think negative thoughts about people
The assistant federal public defender representing a Maryland man who has been called a "domestic terrorist" by the government argued in court Thursday that the Coast Guard officer should not be detained, saying it's "not a crime to think negative thoughts about people."

CNN Politics
Feb 21, 2019

The Point: What Roger Stone doesn't get
Roger Stone's hero is Richard Nixon. He has a shrine of Nixon memorabilia in his house. He's fond of flashing Nixon's victory sign -- at the most inappropriate moments.

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Feb 21, 2019

About 200 US troops to stay in Syria following Trump's order for 'full' removal
The White House said Thursday that a small contingent of US troops will remain in Syria following President Donald Trump's order for a "full" withdrawal of the American military from the country.

CNN Politics
Feb 21, 2019

Virginia Republicans take steps to investigate claims against lieutenant governor
Republicans in Virginia led by House Speaker Kirk Cox are prepared to set up a framework to publicly investigate the claims of rape and sexual assault leveled against Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax. The move comes as Virginia's General Assembly session comes to an end on Saturday.

CNN Politics
Feb 21, 2019

Top Democrats rebuke Trump administration for Medicaid work requirement policies
Top congressional Democrats requested Tuesday that the Department of Health and Human Services halt Medicaid work requirements, citing widespread loss of coverage in Arkansas.

CNN Politics
Feb 21, 2019

Judge rules DOJ violated the law by failing to confer with victims of Jeffrey Epstein
A federal judge in Florida ruled that the Department of Justice broke the law by failing to confer with victims of Jeffrey Epstein, a well-connected Palm Beach billionaire and alleged serial sex abuser of underage girls, about the 2008 plea deal that garnered him only 13 months in prison and no federal trial.

CNN Politics
Feb 21, 2019

North Carolina elections board votes for new election in congressional race
The son of North Carolina congressional candidate Mark Harris testified that he had warned his father about a political operative who's at the center of the investigation into election irregularities in the 9th District race.

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Feb 21, 2019

The Point: #ThrowbackThursday: Washington's first modern mayor was also named Washington
Residents of the District of Columbia are not quiet about their lack of political autonomy, so it only makes sense that they elected equally outspoken and appropriately named Walter Washington as their first "home rule" mayor in 1974.

CNN Politics
Feb 21, 2019

The Point: Mitch McConnell is on the verge of facing the 18 longest days of his political life
Mitch McConnell's life is about to get a lot more complicated.

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Feb 21, 2019

Democratic lawmaker: 'Bernie Sanders is not a Democrat,' should run as an independent
A Democratic congressman says Sen. Bernie Sanders is not a Democrat -- and that he should therefore not be allowed to run to be the party's nominee for president.

CNN Politics
Feb 21, 2019

Analysis: What Bernie Sanders' fundraising bonanza tells about his chances
Bernie Sanders served notice to the rest of the 2020 presidential field when his campaign announced that he raised $5.9 million in its first 24 hours of existence. That's million of dollars more than he raised in the first 24 hours of his 2016 bid and millions more than any of his Democratic competitors have so far announced.

CNN Politics
Feb 21, 2019

GOP congressional candidate calls for new election after irregularities investigation
The son of North Carolina congressional candidate Mark Harris testified that he had warned his father about a political operative who's at the center of the investigation into election irregularities in the 9th District race.

CNN Politics
Feb 21, 2019

Hillary Clinton met with Biden, Klobuchar on 2020
Hillary Clinton held meetings in early February with former Vice President Joe Biden and Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar to talk about the 2020 presidential election, a source close to the 2016 Democratic presidential nominee tells CNN.

CNN Politics
Feb 21, 2019

What the Jussie Smollett case should teach politicians (but probably won't)
"Empire" actor Jussie Smollett made the whole thing up.

CNN Politics
Feb 21, 2019

US official says French ISIS operative likely killed in Syrian airstrike
A French ISIS operative linked to the deadly 2015 terrorist attacks in Paris was likely killed in a strike in Syria in recent days, a US defense official tells CNN.

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Feb 21, 2019

IRS analyst charged in leak of Michael Cohen's bank records
An analyst with the Internal Revenue Service was charged with disclosing confidential reports about Michael Cohen's bank records that revealed the President's former lawyer sought to profit from his proximity to the White House.

CNN Politics
Feb 21, 2019

Michael Cohen is on Capitol Hill ahead of his testimony next week
President Donald Trump's former fixer Michael Cohen spent several hours Thursday inside the Senate Intelligence Committee's secure spaces ahead of his closed-door testimony scheduled before the panel next week.

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Feb 21, 2019

White House cuts off talks with California over fuel standards
The Trump administration has cut off talks with California over vehicle emission standards, setting up another high-profile legal showdown between the Democratic-controlled state and the Trump administration.

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Feb 21, 2019

Democratic super PAC launches $100 million, four-state campaign to challenge Trump
One of the Democratic Party's largest super PACs on Thursday announced a $100 million campaign to reach about 2.5 million voters in four swing states -- an early push by Democrats to challenge President Donald Trump in what will be a bruising and costly race for the White House in 2020.

CNN Politics
Feb 21, 2019

Why Bernie Sanders' $6 million haul is so important
The new big thing in 2020 is touting your campaign's fundraising in the first 24 hours.

CNN Politics
Feb 21, 2019

Susan Collins voices support for lawsuit challenging Trump's national emergency declaration
Republican Sen. Susan Collins said Wednesday that she supports a lawsuit challenging President Donald Trump's national emergency declaration and that she plans to vote in favor of a congressional resolution aimed at halting the declaration.

CNN Politics
Feb 21, 2019

At least 245 children have been separated from family at border since June, Trump admin says
Since the Trump administration announced it would end its practice of separating families apprehended at the southern border last June under its "zero tolerance" immigration policy, at least 245 children have been separated from their parents, according to a new court filing.

CNN Politics
Feb 21, 2019

Trump, Kim to meet one-on-one next week
President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will meet one-on-one at the start of their summit next week in Hanoi, a senior administration official said on Thursday.

CNN Politics
Feb 21, 2019

Son of North Carolina congressional candidate testifies he warned his father about political operative
The son of North Carolina congressional candidate Mark Harris testified that he had warned his father about a political operative who's at the center of the investigation into election irregularities in the 9th District race.

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Feb 21, 2019

Pompeo rules out 2020 Senate bid
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Thursday ruled out a US Senate bid in 2020, saying he'll "be the secretary of state as long as President Trump gives (him) the chance to serve as a senior diplomat."

CNN Politics
Feb 21, 2019

This man could shed light on Trump mystery, Senate witness says
Senate investigators want to question a Moscow-based American businessman with longstanding ties to President Donald Trump after witnesses told them he could shed light on the President's commercial and personal activities in Russia dating back to the 1990s, multiple sources have told CNN.

CNN Politics
Feb 21, 2019

Roger Stone apologizes for controversial Instagram posts
Roger Stone is in hot water heading into a court hearing on Thursday afternoon.

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Feb 21, 2019

Roger Stone cannot speak publicly about case, judge rules
Roger Stone is in hot water heading into a court hearing on Thursday afternoon.

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Feb 21, 2019

Roger Stone faces judge after posting Instagram with crosshairs behind her head
Roger Stone is in hot water heading into a court hearing on Thursday afternoon.

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Feb 21, 2019

Booker to announce slew of endorsements from New Jersey Democrats
Sen. Cory Booker's campaign will announce a slew of endorsements Thursday from New Jersey Democrats in a show of home state support so far unmatched by rival Democratic candidates for president.

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Feb 21, 2019

Roger Stone faces judge Thursday after Instagram posts
Roger Stone is in hot water heading into a court hearing on Thursday afternoon.

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Feb 21, 2019

How Bernie Sanders used the 'Netflix' model of political donations to raise millions
Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders raised an eye-popping $6 million during the first 24 hours of his presidential campaign, far surpassing the totals announced by his rivals for the Democratic nomination

CNN Politics
Feb 21, 2019

What a wall means for landowners on the border
Customs and Border Protection has been preparing to acquire land in the Rio Grande Valley for new barriers since last fall, according to a lawsuit challenging President Donald Trump's national emergency declaration.

CNN Politics
Feb 21, 2019

Senate investigators pursue Moscow-based former Trump associate
Senate investigators want to question a Moscow-based American businessman with longstanding ties to President Donald Trump after witnesses told them he could shed light on the President's commercial and personal activities in Russia dating back to the 1990s, multiple sources have told CNN.

CNN Politics
Feb 21, 2019

Bombshell Mueller report may never be fully revealed
Robert Mueller's report could land within days, yet rather than offering definitive answers, his hotly anticipated filing might only ignite a new controversy -- over how much of the special counsel's conclusions most Americans get to see.

CNN Politics
Feb 21, 2019

Analysis: Bombshell Mueller report may never be fully revealed
Robert Mueller's report could land within days, yet rather than offering definitive answers, his hotly anticipated filing might only ignite a new controversy -- over how much of the special counsel's conclusions most Americans get to see.

CNN Politics
Feb 21, 2019

Analysis: Mueller report might not mean the end of Trump's woes
Robert Mueller's report could land within days, yet rather than offering definitive answers, his hotly anticipated filing might only ignite a new controversy -- over how much of the special counsel's conclusions most Americans get to see.

CNN Politics
Feb 21, 2019

Top US and Chinese trade negotiators will face off at the White House
President Donald Trump's top negotiators will press hard in this week's talks with their Chinese counterparts to close gaps on issues spanning everything from currency manipulation to halting Beijing's practice of forcing American companies to give up their technology in exchange for market access.

CNN Politics
Feb 20, 2019

Groups seek restraining order to block Trump asylum policy
A coalition of immigrant advocacy groups is asking a federal judge for a restraining order that would block the Trump administration from forcing asylum seekers to stay in Mexico while their cases make their way through US immigration courts.

CNN Politics
Feb 20, 2019

Pelosi urges members to back resolution terminating national emergency
Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi urged members of Congress Wednesday to back a resolution halting the national emergency declared by President Donald Trump to fund a border wall.

CNN Politics
Feb 20, 2019

Virginia governor cancels first stop on listening tour after blackface controversy
Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam canceled the first stop on his apology tour following a letter from the Virginia Union University student government asking him to not attend a chapel service Thursday honoring a group of 1960s-era civil rights protesters.

CNN Politics
Feb 20, 2019

Bernie Sanders to sign 'affirmation' he will run as a Democrat in 2020
Sen. Bernie Sanders plans to sign a party pledge affirming that he will run for president as a Democrat in 2020 and serve as one if elected, senior campaign adviser Jeff Weaver told CNN on Wednesday.

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Feb 20, 2019

Alabama GOP rep will challenge Democratic Sen. Doug Jones in 2020
GOP Rep. Bradley Byrne of Alabama announced Wednesday that he will seek to challenge Democratic Sen. Doug Jones in the 2020 election, setting up an attempt for the GOP to take back the Senate seat in the heavily Republican state.

CNN Politics
Feb 20, 2019

The Point: What if the Mueller report changes nothing?
Thanks to CNN reporting, we now know that Attorney General Bill Barr is readying to receive special counsel Robert Mueller's report on Russian interference in the 2016 election -- and the possibility of collusion with Donald Trump's campaign -- as soon as next week.

CNN Politics
Feb 20, 2019

House Oversight Committee says Michael Cohen will testify publicly on February 27
The House Oversight Committee announced Wednesday that it has rescheduled Michael Cohen's public hearing for 10 a.m. on February 27.

CNN Politics
Feb 20, 2019

Coast Guard officer allegedly wanted to conduct a mass killing, had political and media hit list
A Coast Guard lieutenant arrested last Friday on gun and drug charges allegedly wanted to conduct a mass killing.

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Feb 20, 2019

T-shirts, tote bags and tweets: How presidential candidates are scrambling for small donors
Elizabeth Warren wants contributions as small as $3 for her "Elect-a-New-President Fund." Kamala Harris offered 10% Presidents' Day discounts on baseball caps, T-shirts, tote bags and other campaign swag. And on Twitter, Pete Buttigieg invoked the Democratic National Committee's new debate fundraising requirements to encourage his supporters to donate.

CNN Politics
Feb 20, 2019

The Democratic Party is getting less white, more educated -- and significantly more liberal
The early days of the 2020 presidential primary have shown the Democratic Party is in flux and having a robust debate about what its future will look like. And while that debate is centered on progressive policies like "Medicare-for-all," the Green New Deal and how much to tax the rich, it's being fueled by shifting demographics within the party.

CNN Politics
Feb 20, 2019

Candidates vie to be Trump's next UN ambassador
A leading contender for the vacant United Nations Ambassador role made a not so subtle pitch for the job in a Fox News interview on Wednesday.

CNN Politics
Feb 20, 2019

Trump says Alabama woman who joined ISIS should not return to US
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Wednesday declared that an Alabama woman who left in November 2014 to join ISIS and is detained in a Kurdish refugee camp is not an American citizen, essentially shutting down a public plea she has made in recent days to return to the US.

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Feb 20, 2019

Trump dangles auto tariffs in Europe trade talks, but carmakers aren't happy
President Donald Trump is considering new tariffs on foreign cars and auto parts, but some of the strongest opposition is coming from the industry they are meant to protect: American automakers.

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Feb 20, 2019

The Point: How 'weak' a 2020 candidate is Donald Trump, really?
Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan is thinking about challenging President Donald Trump in the 2020 Republican presidential primary for one simple reason: He's not sure Trump can actually win a second term.

CNN Politics
Feb 20, 2019

Three Asian-American lawmakers introduce a bill to prohibit internment like that of Japanese Americans during World War II
On February 19, 1942, President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed an order that sent 120,000 Japanese Americans to internment camps for the remainder of World War II.

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Feb 20, 2019

White House braces for shakeup after Trump privately complains about Coats
White House officials have begun to have preliminary discussions about replacing Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats amid concerns that President Donald Trump may soon dismiss him, two senior administration officials told CNN, despite the President's public denial he's considering the move.

CNN Politics
Feb 20, 2019

$375,000 price leads disabled mom to ration meds
Bhanu Patel couldn't believe the news. The medication that allows her to move shot up to $375,000. Fearful of becoming a financial burden to her family, she's begun rationing the medication she currently has -- taking two pills a day, instead of four. "The words that I can use is I can't believe this is happening," she said.

CNN Politics
Feb 20, 2019

Michael Cohen granted delay in reporting to prison
Judge William Pauley has approved a request from former Donald Trump lawyer Michael Cohen to delay his his date to report to prison from March 6 to May 6.

CNN Politics
Feb 20, 2019

Now we know what Ruth Bader Ginsburg was doing
The Supreme Court unanimously held on Wednesday that the 8th Amendment's prohibition on excessive fines applies to state and local governments, in addition to the federal government

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Feb 20, 2019

Researchers used fake social media accounts to influence NATO troops during military exercise
Researchers were able to use fake Facebook and Instagram accounts to "instill undesirable behavior" among NATO troops participating in an exercise, according to a report published this week.

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Feb 20, 2019

The Point: Kellyanne Conway kind of, sort of threatened that the Mueller report might never come out
At the very end of a decidedly contentious interview between CNN's Chris Cuomo and White House senior adviser Kellyanne Conway on Tuesday night, Conway said something regarding special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election that should raise every eyebrow you have (which should only be two).

CNN Politics
Feb 20, 2019

Washington Post: Climate skeptic may lead WH panel to study climate change and national security
A climate change skeptic who once compared "demonization" of carbon dioxide to the treatment of Jews under Adolf Hitler may lead a proposed White House committee tasked with studying whether climate change poses a national security threat, The Washington Post reported Wednesday.

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Feb 20, 2019

Key House Democrats request answers from IRS over new tax forms
As tax season kicks into high gear, two House Democrats have questions for the Internal Revenue Service about a newly redesigned tax form in the wake of a recent watchdog report that outlined potential issues associated with use of the forms.

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Feb 20, 2019

Bolton to visit South Korea ahead of Trump-Kim summit
US National Security Advisor John Bolton will travel to South Korea later this week for a round of consultations ahead of President Donald Trump's upcoming summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, two administration officials told CNN.

CNN Politics
Feb 20, 2019

Justice Department preparing for Mueller report as early as next week
Attorney General Bill Barr is preparing to announce as early as next week the completion of Robert Mueller's Russia investigation, with plans to submit to Congress soon after a summary of Mueller's confidential report

CNN Politics
Feb 20, 2019

Michael Cohen won't have to report to prison until May, judge rules
Judge William Pauley has approved a request from former Donald Trump lawyer Michael Cohen to delay his his date to report to prison from March 6 to May 6.

CNN Politics
Feb 20, 2019

Kellyanne Conway kind of, sort of threatened that the Mueller report might never come out
At the very end of a decidedly contentious interview between CNN's Chris Cuomo and White House senior adviser Kellyanne Conway on Tuesday night, Conway said something regarding special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election that should raise every eyebrow you have (which should only be two).

CNN Politics
Feb 20, 2019

Ginsburg delivers first opinion since cancer surgery in excessive fines case
The Supreme Court unanimously held on Wednesday that the 8th Amendment's prohibition on excessive fines applies to state and local governments, in addition to the federal government

CNN Politics
Feb 20, 2019

Bernie Sanders raises nearly $6 million in 24 hours after 2020 launch, campaign says
Bernie Sanders raised nearly $6 million in the 24 hours following his 2020 presidential campaign launch, his campaign said Wednesday, a record-smashing debut that easily outstripped his Democratic rivals.

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Feb 20, 2019

Virginians want Northam and Herring to stay in office but are split on Fairfax, poll finds
Virginians are more likely to want their governor and attorney general to remain in office rather than resign over their past appearances in blackface, but they are split over whether their lieutenant governor should step down in light of sexual assault allegations, a new Quinnipiac University poll finds.

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Feb 20, 2019

Sanders and Warren give the left a bigger platform -- and a tougher decision than they ever expected
Before Sen. Bernie Sanders emerged as the left's alternative to Hillary Clinton in 2015, many of the same activists who eventually helped lift his primary campaign had a different progressive hero in mind: Sen. Elizabeth Warren.

CNN Politics
Feb 20, 2019

Tracking the legal challenges to Trump's emergency declaration
As President Donald Trump moves forward with plans to build additional physical barriers along the southern border, his administration will have to contend with a slew of lawsuits challenging the national emergency declaration allowing him, in part, to do so.

CNN Politics
Feb 20, 2019

Trump's loyalty obsession could lead to obstruction case
President Donald Trump's craving for loyalty from his top law enforcement officials and alleged efforts to topple those whom he perceives as threats could be leading him into deep trouble -- and even put his presidency in peril.

CNN Politics
Feb 19, 2019

McCabe: 'I think it's possible' Trump is a Russian asset
Former acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe said Tuesday President Donald Trump is undermining US law enforcement and intelligence agencies.

CNN Politics
Feb 19, 2019

Trump plans to nominate Jeffrey Rosen for deputy attorney general
President Donald Trump intends to nominate Deputy Transportation Secretary Jeffrey Rosen to be the new deputy attorney general, the White House announced in a news release Tuesday.

CNN Politics
Feb 19, 2019

Former acting FBI Director McCabe says Trump is undermining law enforcement, intelligence agencies
Former acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe said Tuesday President Donald Trump is undermining US law enforcement and intelligence agencies.

CNN Politics
Feb 19, 2019

Democratic National Committee to request 2020 candidates affirm they'll run and serve as Democrats
The Democratic National Committee plans to meet with 2020 campaigns next week to hand out an "affirmation form" for candidates to sign and certify they will run and serve as members of the Democratic Party, a DNC official said Tuesday.

CNN Politics
Feb 19, 2019

US Dept. of Transportation cancels nearly $1 billion grant for California's high-speed rail project
The US Department of Transportation announced Tuesday it is canceling $929 million in grant funds for California's high-speed rail system, ratcheting up the Trump administration's focus on the project after the state said it was scrapping it last week.

CNN Politics
Feb 19, 2019

Oregon may lower the voting age to 16
Sixteen-year-olds can drive and pay taxes. Soon, they may also be able to vote in Oregon.

CNN Politics
Feb 19, 2019

The Point: 'This primary is going to be a choice between socialism and a more just form of capitalism'
Can you guess who that quote is from?

CNN Politics
Feb 19, 2019

Potential GOP challenger calls Trump's 2020 chances 'weak'
Maryland's Republican governor, who's viewed as a potential primary challenger to President Donald Trump in 2020, said the President's poll numbers show he's "pretty weak in the general election."

CNN Politics
Feb 19, 2019

How would Elizabeth Warren's ambitious child care proposal work?
Democrats running for President in 2020 have unveiled a buffet of increasingly ambitious proposals to strengthen the social safety net.

CNN Politics
Feb 19, 2019

Wilbur Ross' financial disclosure rejected by federal ethics agency
Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross violated his ethics agreement and submitted a financial disclosure form that "was not accurate," according to the Office of Government Ethics.

CNN Politics
Feb 19, 2019

White House moves forward with wall funding despite lawsuits
The White House is moving forward with plans to shift existing federal funds to pay for construction of a wall on the southern border, a senior administration official said.

CNN Politics
Feb 19, 2019

The Point: 1 sentence that explains Donald Trump and the Russia investigation
The New York Times published a 4,536-word opus on President Donald Trump's two-year-long (and running!) attempt to thwart the multiple investigations into his 2016 presidential campaign and its ties to Russia.

CNN Politics
Feb 19, 2019

Sanders taps new campaign manager, gets endorsements from top Vermont lawmakers
Sen. Bernie Sanders has hired Faiz Shakir, a respected progressive operative who had been serving as the national political director for the American Civil Liberties Union, to manage his presidential campaign, an aide told CNN on Tuesday.

CNN Politics
Feb 19, 2019

White House press shop loses longtime staffer
The White House communications team is losing a longtime member as Lindsay Walters is set to depart the administration.

CNN Politics
Feb 19, 2019

Democrats want answers from DeVos over removing, reinstating of education inspector general
House and Senate Democrats said Tuesday that the Education Department's decision to replace its acting inspector general was "preceded by demands" that she "drop an investigation" into Secretary Betsy DeVos' reinstatement of a troubled accrediting agency that was stripped of its powers during the Obama administration.

CNN Politics
Feb 19, 2019

Trump signs Space Force directive
President Donald Trump is expected to sign a new policy directive Tuesday laying out his administration's long-awaited plans for establishing a Space Force.

CNN Politics
Feb 19, 2019

Beto O'Rourke weighing presidential and Senate runs, plans to decide by end of February
Beto O'Rourke acknowledged Tuesday he is considering runs for president and the Senate in 2020 and said he plans to decide on "what it is we do next" by the end of February.

CNN Politics
Feb 19, 2019

Aides caution Trump as he looks to Kim summit for boost
There were more cameras at his first summit with Kim Jong Un than the Academy Awards, President Donald Trump likes to boast to fellow foreign leaders.

CNN Politics
Feb 19, 2019

US officials warn ISIS' Afghanistan branch poses a major threat
ISIS' Afghanistan-based affiliate has emerged as a major threat capable of carrying out direct attacks on the US and is actively using its members' social media to acquire contacts in the United States, a US intelligence official in Afghanistan tells CNN.

CNN Politics
Feb 19, 2019

Trump asked Whitaker if he could put prosecutor in charge of Cohen probe: NYT
President Donald Trump asked then-acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker if a US attorney he appointed could oversee an investigation tied to himself after the US attorney in question had already recused himself from the probe, The New York Times reported Tuesday.

CNN Politics
Feb 19, 2019

'Is this one ... who refused to shake his hand?' Leaked emails focus on political vetting allegations at State
Days after lawmakers called for one of former Secretary of State Rex Tillerson's top staffers to be disciplined for allegedly refusing to comply with a State Department investigation into claims of political vetting and retaliation, CNN has obtained emails that appear to shed more light on an alleged attempt to remove a career employee from her role.

CNN Politics
Feb 19, 2019

Elizabeth Warren is running for president as the wonky professor
Sen. Elizabeth Warren was just getting started, when Eric, an apprentice electrician who works in the solar power industry, asked her how the country could move past an "antiquated system of energy."

CNN Politics
Feb 19, 2019

The Point: Donald Trump just dropped another bomb in his war on truth
President Donald Trump is consistent about almost nothing. Which is what makes his long-running war on truth and facts all the more remarkable.

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