Cruz Holding On To Slim Lead In Texas Senate Race

Republican Senator Ted Cruz, R-Tex., is holding on to a small lead in his race for re-election in a new Quinnipiac University poll released on Wednesday, although the incumbent’s advantage over Democratic Congressman Beto O’Rourke, D-Tex., has narrowed significantly. Forty-nine percent of Texas voters support Cruz, while 43 percent back O’Rourke. The 6-point lead for Cruz in the latest poll […]

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CNN’s Jim Acosta Spars With Sarah Sanders Over Trump’s Media Attacks

WASHINGTON — White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders refused to say whether she agrees with President Donald Trump’s attacks on the media as the “enemy of the people,” getting into a protracted exchange with CNN’s Jim Acosta over what she believes are unfair attacks coming from news outlets. The conversation lasted for about three minutes at Thursday’s press briefing, […]

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Mike Pence Defends White House Banning CNN Reporter From Press Event

Vice President Mike Pence stood by the White House’s decision to ban a CNN reporter from a press event last week, citing the need to maintain “decorum.” “This administration believes in the freedom of the press,” Pence told Fox News’ Maria Bartiromo in an interview airing Sunday. “But maintaining the decorum that is due at the White House… is an issue that we’ll […]

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Nikki Haley Slams Russia Over Report on North Korea Work Permits

The U.S. envoy to the United Nations criticized Russia for allegedly continuing to issue work permits for North Koreans in violation of international sanctions. Ambassador Nikki Haley said “credible reports” about the work visas are the latest example of Moscow appearing to ease up on a sanctions regime approved by the UN Security Council last year in an effort to […]

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WWE Wrestler Kane Wins Tennessee Mayoral Race

Glenn Jacobs, also known as Kane or the “Big Red Machine,” will soon become the mayor of Knox County, Tennessee.  He defeated his opponent, Linda Haney, with about twice as many votes. A professional wrestler since 1992, Jacobs has won several WWE world championships. He’s also long been involved in Libertarian politics through the support of candidates like Ron Paul […]

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Trump threatens to double down on his trade war with China — and the fight could be about to get ugly

iStock; David Becker/Getty Images; Samantha Lee/Business Insider President Donald Trump requested the US Trade Representative explore the option to hit $200 billion worth of Chinese imports to the US with a 25% tariff. Trump originally proposed only a 10% tariff on the goods. The move would be a major escalation of the next planned round of tariffs. The tariffs could […]

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Jeremy Corbyn in talks to give speech at Jewish Museum next week

Jeremy Corbyn is in talks to give a speech at the Jewish Museum next week, the Mirror understands. It follows reports that the Labour leader planned to hold an event at the museum, in Camden, London, tomorrow afternoon. A senior Labour source confirmed no event is planned for Friday, and no event next week had been confirmed. But a sources […]

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Inmates Are Getting Registered To Vote In One Of The Country’s Biggest Jails

CHICAGO ― Erica Nanton, Jen Dean and Kemdah Stroud stood in the center of a cell block in Cook County jail surrounded by female inmates. They waited for the women, seated at metal tables in identical blue jumpsuits, to settle down. The three women, organizers with a nonprofit group called Chicago Votes, had gathered here in this giant jail complex […]

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The $717 billion defense bill just made its way to Trump's desk. Here's what the Pentagon is poised to get

The 2019 National Defense Authorization Act authorizes a top-line budget of $717 billion. President Donald Trump is expected to sign the defense policy bill. Here’s a roundup of some big ticket items the Pentagon is approved to buy. President Donald Trump is expected to approve the colossal defense policy bill that authorizes a top-line budget of $717 billion. The 2019 […]

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