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Citing Trump’s Tweets, Judge Restricts Access To Stone Proceedings To Protect Juror

A judge on Tuesday said that she would be placing limitations on public access to the proceedings surrounding Roger Stone’s efforts to secure a new trial. The limitations were in order to protect the identity of a juror who is apparently central to Stone’s claims of juror misconduct that he said warranted a new trial. In explaining the restrictions, U.S. District Judge Amy Berman Jackson brought up recent public statements by President Trump about the juror, as well as the “false” and “incendiar...
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House Democrats to get 2020 delegate allocation process briefing Thursday

Just days before the South Carolina presidential primary and Super Tuesday, officials from the Democratic National Committee will give House Democrats a briefing on the delegate allocation process, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's spokesman Drew Hammill told CNN on Tuesday.
Tags: Cnn, House, Nancy Pelosi, South Carolina, Democratic National Committee, Drew Hammill


Rep. Ro Khanna Wants to Create a National Apprenticeship Program

Danielle Polk used to work up to 13 hours per day, seven days a week, as a bank teller and a McDonald’s floor supervisor. She dreamed of finishing college, but thought she couldn’t afford to step away from the workforce to do it. “I was worried about the cost,” Polk, who’s now 22, recalls. “I was also worried about not having the time to actually attend.” Then she found out about Harper College. At the community college in Palatine, Illinois, students like Polk can split their time betwe...
Tags: News, Congress, California, Uncategorized, Higher Education, House, Silicon Valley, University Of California Berkeley, Harper, Polk, McDonald, Urban Institute, Sen Michael Bennet, Zurich Insurance, Sen Bennet, Palatine Illinois


This analyst says Democrats' chances of keeping the House in 2020 are actually improving

To listen to some Democrats over the past few days, you'd think that the rise of Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders has suddenly put the House majority in deep peril heading into the 2020 election.
Tags: Cnn, House, Vermont Sen Bernie Sanders




‘I’m Coming for You’: Biden Threatens Gun Makers at South Carolina Rally

Joe Biden warned gun manufacturers during a speech in South Carolina on Monday night that “I’m coming for you, and I’m taking you down.”Biden has cast himself as a relative moderate in recent months on gun-control. His campaign’s gun control plan, which was released in October, proposed reinstating an “assault-weapons ban" and universal background checks, but would not force the current owners of semiautomatic rifles to sell the guns to government, as a number of his opponents proposed.While he&...
Tags: News, Joe Biden, Cnn, House, Las Vegas, Nevada, Biden, Vermont, South Carolina, Bernie Sanders, Sanders, Nra, Moms Demand Action, Biden Threatens Gun Makers


Trump's India visit continues as South Carolina Democratic TV debate looms – live updates

President Donald Trump continues India visit amid clashesDemocrat challengers prepare for South Carolina debateIn this defining moment for America, support the Guardian’s independent journalism. Make a contribution 12.19pm GMT It is going to be a slightly unfamiliar meal for the president and his wife in India today. Trump is well known for his love of burgers and steaks, but cows are considered sacred in the Hindu religion. The main dish at the banquet tonight will be goat. The banquet is f...
Tags: India, Narendra Modi, America, Bloomberg, World news, US news, US politics, House, Guardian, Donald Trump, South Carolina, Bernie Sanders, Trump, Sanders, Modi, Mike Bloomberg


Lead intel agency pushes back on reports Russia is aiding Trump

There are conflicting accounts of what intelligence officials told a House panel recently, a briefing that infuriated Trump.
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White House seeks $2.5B for coronavirus, but Pelosi says that's not enough

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said that the request was long overdue and inadequate and that the House would advance its own funding package.
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Bloomberg campaign again criticized for social media tactics – as it happened

Ex-mayor’s team shared misleading tweets about rival Bernie SandersIn this defining moment for America, support the Guardian’s independent journalism. Make a contribution 1.25am GMT That’s all from me for the night! Here is all of the news you need to know from the last few hours. 12.58am GMT Joe Biden is set to recieve a notable endorsement this week: South Carolina Democratic representative James Clyburn will reportedly endorse the former vice president for the Democratic nomination o...
Tags: America, Bloomberg, World news, Joe Biden, US news, US politics, House, Guardian, Donald Trump, South Carolina, Bernie Sanders, Democratic, South Carolina Democratic, James Clyburn, Bernie SandersIn, Congressional Black Caucus Clyburn


Congressman: Why I'm endorsing Bloomberg

In 2016, I was elected to Congress in a ruby red seat that no Democrat had won since 1933. As exciting as that night was, President Trump also won -- not only in my district, but in states all across America that traditionally went Democratic. Over the next two years, the Republicans controlled the House, the Senate and White House with an extremely partisan hand -- and they aggressively gutted everything from health care coverage to environmental protections.
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Eleven-year-old girl with AR-15 rifle enters US statehouse to support concealed gun legislation

An 11-year-old girl has openly carried an AR-15 rifle into a gun legislation hearing in Idaho’s capital.Bailey Nielsen – escorted by her grandfather – visited a House panel at the Idaho Statehouse to support legislation allowing visitors to the state who can legally posses firearms to carry concealed handguns in urban areas.
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FBI Official: Russia Wants to See U.S. ‘Tear Ourselves Apart’

WASHINGTON — Russia wants to watch Americans “tear ourselves apart” as the United States heads toward elections, an FBI official warned Monday. David Porter, an assistant section chief with the FBI’s Foreign Influence Task Force, accused Russia of conducting brazen operations aimed at spreading disinformation, exploiting lines of division in society and sowing doubt about the integrity of U.S. elections and the ability of its leaders to govern effectively. Porter spoke at an election securi...
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House to vote on legislation making lynching a federal crime

Lawmakers in the House of Representatives are set to cast a historic vote this week to designate lynching as a federal crime.
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GOP Lawmakers Boycott Oregon Legislature After Climate Change Bill Advances

(SALEM, Ore.) — Republican lawmakers on Monday boycotted the Oregon Legislature, denying Democrats a quorum in an attempt to doom a contentious climate change bill. Senate Majority Leader Ginny Burdick, a Democrat from Portland, accused Republican senators of “a dereliction of duty.” “These Oregon Senate Republicans are denying their constituents the representation they deserve and shutting down our democratic institution,” Burdick said. A legislative panel approved the climate bill earlier...
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Reports: Clyburn To Endorse Biden As Former VP’s Lead With Black Voters Shrinks

House Majority Whip Jim Clyburn (D-SC) has chosen to endorse 2020 Democratic candidate Joe Biden, according to Politico and NBC News. Clyburn will reportedly announce his endorsement on Wednesday, the day after the next Democratic debate and three days before South Carolina’s primary on Saturday. During a Sunday morning interview on “Meet The Press,” the Democratic leader declined tell NBC News host Chuck Todd who he’d endorse, only that he believed Biden “could have done more to say why he w...
Tags: News, Nbc, Nbc News, Joe Biden, New Hampshire, House, Iowa, Nevada, Biden, South Carolina, Sanders, Endorsements, Chuck Todd, Sen Bernie Sanders, Jim Clyburn, Clyburn


Claims of Russian Election Meddling Are Still a Scam

The fearmongering over Russian election “interference” might be the most destructive moral panic in American political life since the Red Scare. Then again, to be fair, those who prosecuted the post-war hunt for Communists had the decency to uncover a handful of infiltrators. We’ve yet to meet a single American who’s been brainwashed or had their vote snatched away by an SVR Twitterbot. Probably because no such person exists.Nevertheless, millions of Americans believe that a handful of terrible ...
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Dueling Narratives Emerge From Muddied Account of Russia's 2020 Interference

As accusations swirled Sunday about Russia's efforts to interfere with the 2020 election, President Donald Trump's national security adviser and former Vice President Joe Biden could not agree on what Moscow is, or is not, doing.Their disagreement came as intelligence officials disputed reports that emerged last week about a briefing of the House Intelligence Committee. The officials now maintain that the House members either misheard or misinterpreted a key part of the briefing and that...
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No. 3 House Democrat Clyburn of South Carolina to back Biden for president - Politico

Jim Clyburn, the No. 3 Democrat in the House of Representatives and an influential black lawmaker from the early voting state of South Carolina, is expected on Wednesday to endorse Joe Biden's presidential bid, according to a Politico report on Sunday. Clyburn's endorsement could be significant ahead of South Carolina's primary on Saturday, the Democrats' fourth presidential nominating contest. The Post and Courier newspaper in Charleston, South Carolina, reported that Clyburn in an interview ...
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Bernie’s Bros Say He Will Boost Turnout to Beat Trump

Bernie Sanders has a succinct and biting response to all the establishment Democrats who are freaking out over the prospect of a cranky socialist leading the party into battle this November. They are wrong, he says. Indeed, only he can be the savior of the party.“The only way that you can beat Trump is by having an unprecedented campaign, an unprecedentedly large voter turnout,” he says. Faiz Shakir, his campaign manager, claims that Sanders has such a great appeal to young people and alienated ...
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Pence Aide Struggles To Justify Trump’s Lack Of Concern Towards Russian Interference

Vice President Mike Pence’s chief of staff Marc Short struggled to provide a straightforward response Sunday when pressed on President Trump’s reaction to reports  of Russia’s interference in the 2020 presidential election to benefit his re-election. When asked by MSNBC’s Chuck Todd of “Meet the Press” whether Trump believes that Russia is trying to interfere in the 2020 election, Short said that “Russia and other nations have consistently tried to interfere in American elections.” “The ques...
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Trump Threatens Schiff Again By Baselessly Claiming That He Leaked Briefing Info

President Trump appeared to suggest in a Sunday afternoon tweet that Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA) could face consequences over reports of  a classified intelligence briefing earlier this month warning House lawmakers of Russian interference in the 2020 presidential election. In his Sunday afternoon tweet, Trump baselessly claimed that Schiff leaked classified information from the briefing and warned that “someday he will be caught.” Somebody please tell incompetent (thanks for my high poll numbe...
Tags: News, Congress, Senate, White House, Russia, India, America, Dnc, Ukraine, Hillary Clinton, House, New York Times, Nevada, Bob, House Intelligence Committee, Bernie Sanders


Biden Says Facebook Warned His Staff About Russian Bots Targeting His Campaign

Former Vice President Joe Biden said during an interview on CBS’ “Face the Nation” Sunday morning that Facebook alerted his staff about Russian bots targeting his campaign. After saying that he doesn’t know if he can stop Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) given his momentum so far in the Democratic primary, Biden told CBS’ Margaret Brennan about how “the Russians don’t want me to be the nominee” and that “they spent a lot of money on bots on Facebook.” “And they’ve been taken down saying Biden is a b...
Tags: Facebook, News, White House, Russia, Joe Biden, House, New York Times, Biden, Bernie Sanders, Trump, Sanders, Sen Bernie Sanders, CBS Face the Nation, Brennan, Intelligence Committee, 2020 Elections


Chris Wallace Relentlessly Grills Top Pence Aide on Russia Briefing: ‘You Say None of This Happened?!’

Marc Short, Vice President Mike Pence’s chief of staff, struggled during a pair of Sunday morning talk show appearances as he was grilled relentlessly over the White House’s assertion that Acting Director of National Intelligence Joseph Maguire wasn’t fired over a House briefing on Russian interference in the 2020 election to assist President Donald Trump.In an interview on Fox News Sunday, after host Chris Wallace asked why Trump was attacking Democrats over the Russia story, Short insisted ear...
Tags: News, Congress, White House, Germany, Russia, House, Moscow, Fox News, Kremlin, House Intelligence Committee, Donald Trump, Short, Vermont, Bernie Sanders, Trump, Sanders


O’Brien Denies Russian Meddling Reports After Saying He Hasn’t Seen Intel

National security adviser Robert O’Brien denied reports that Russia was interfering in the 2020 presidential election in an effort to help President Trump’s re-election, during Sunday TV news appearances. When pressed by ABC News’ George Stephanopolous on whether he has seen analysis from the intelligence community showing that Russia aimed to help Trump, O’Brien replied that he has “not seen that” despite getting “pretty good access.” “The national security adviser gets pretty good access to...
Tags: News, Nsa, Russia, Intel, House, Cbs, Abc News, Trump, Brien, CBS Face the Nation, O'Brien, Stephanopoulos, Intelligence Committee, George Stephanopolous, National Security Adviser, Stephanopolous


Clyburn thinks Sanders may make it tougher for Democrats to keep House majority

Rep. Jim Clyburn (D-S.C.) thinks that even if Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) proves himself to be the preferred candidate of the Democratic Party nationwide, his win could have consequences down the line.During an appearance on ABC's This Week, host George Stephanopoulos asked Clyburn if a victory from Sanders, who describes himself as a Democratic Socialist, could harm the Democrats' chances of maintaining its majority in the House. Clyburn said it will likely add an "extra burden" in some...
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Trump Congratulates Sanders On NV Win, Says He Should Be Treated ‘Fairly’

President Trump congratulated Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) on Sunday for his projected win in the Nevada caucuses. While speaking to reporters outside the White House before departing for India Sunday, Trump said he thinks “it was a great win for Bernie Sanders.” “We’ll see how it all turns out. They’ve got a lot of winning to do,” Trump said. “I hope they treat him fairly.” Trump added that he doesn’t care who he runs against but that he hopes the election won’t be a “rigged deal.” “Frankly, I ...
Tags: News, Washington Post, White House, Russia, New York City, Joe Biden, House, New York Times, Nevada, Kremlin, Bernie Sanders, Trump, Sanders, Bernie, Sen Bernie Sanders, Donald J Trump


Trump security adviser slammed for 'politicizing intelligence' on Russian meddling

Robert O’Brien says he has not seen evidence Russia is boosting Trump but seizes on report Moscow is backing Bernie SandersDonald Trump’s national security adviser has said he has not “seen any intelligence that Russia is doing anything” to get the president re-elected, but also seemed to accept reports that Russia is backing Bernie Sanders in the Democratic primary.In response, one senior Democrat slammed the “politicisation of intelligence” by the Trump administration and said Robert O’Brien s...
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National security adviser says what he's heard about Russia aiding Trump re-election doesn't 'make any sense'

Trump's National Security Adviser Robert O'Brien doesn't believe there's anything to the reports about Russia once again interfering with the U.S. presidential election.In an interview set to air on ABC News’ This Week on Sunday, O’Brien denied being aware of U.S. intelligence reports that Russia is interfering to help Trump secure a second term in the oval office. He did acknowledge he hasn’t sought out any information about the reports, but he said he considers it a “non-story”...
Tags: News, Russia, House, Moscow, Donald Trump, Bernie Sanders, Russell Moore, Trump, Congressional, Sen Bernie Sanders I VT, O'Brien, U S intelligence, Pete Buttigieg, ABC News ' This Week, Robert O Brien


Trump adviser disputes intelligence claims of Russian election meddling

Claim comes after report that intelligence officials briefed the House that Russia was once again trying to help Trump get electedDonald Trump’s national security adviser says he has not “seen any intelligence that Russia is doing anything to attempt” to get the president re-elected in November. Related: Donald Trump pounces on reports Russia is seeking to help Bernie Sanders Continue reading...
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