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Recanvass begins in Kentucky governor’s race

Recanvass begins in Kentucky governor’s race

The recanvass of the Kentucky governor’s race results is officially underway. In a fight to keep his job, Republican Gov. Matt Bevin requested that all 120 counties recheck results from last Tuesday’s election, which showed him trailing Democratic state Attorney General Andy Beshear by more than 5,000 votes. The counties certified the vote last Friday,…MORE

Erdoğan showed GOP senators ‘surreal’ propaganda video during WH meeting

Erdoğan showed GOP senators ‘surreal’ propaganda video during WH meeting

During a meeting in the Oval Office Wednesday, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan pulled out an iPad to show a small group of Republican senators and President Donald Trump a propaganda video casting the Kurds in a negative light, according to a GOP source familiar with the situation. The source called the video, which was…MORE

What Roger Stone’s trial revealed about Trump and Mueller

What Roger Stone’s trial revealed about Trump and Mueller

Almost six months after special counsel Robert Mueller formally ended his investigation into the Trump campaign’s ties to Russia in 2016, a wealth of new information about Donald Trump’s involvement came out in the criminal trial of his former adviser Roger Stone. The case grew out of the Mueller investigation, but the jury heard details…MORE

Deval Patrick announces presidential campaign

Deval Patrick announces presidential campaign

Deval Patrick officially announced a late-entry 2020 presidential campaign on Thursday, thrusting the former Massachusetts governor into an already crowded field of Democratic candidates less than three months before the Iowa caucuses and New Hampshire primary. “In a spirit of profound gratitude for all the country has given to me, with a determination to build…MORE

After one day of TV hearings, the impeachment battle lines remain the same

After one day of TV hearings, the impeachment battle lines remain the same

Thirty-eight minutes into his opening statement during Wednesday’s impeachment hearing, Amb. Bill Taylor, the career foreign service officer and top US diplomat to Ukraine, paused, took a drink of water, and delivered the day’s biggest bombshell. Less than a week earlier, Taylor learned that a member of his staff had overheard President Donald Trump discussing…MORE

New revelations from first public hearings paint damning portrait of Trump

New revelations from first public hearings paint damning portrait of Trump

Dramatic new disclosures on Day 1 of the House impeachment hearings painted an incriminating picture of Donald Trump as a President instinctively willing to sacrifice America’s interests for his own. In the most critical step so far in the investigation into Trump’s alleged scheme to coerce Ukraine’s help for his reelection campaign, Democrats posed a…MORE

Barr blames impeachment inquiry for derailing gun legislation efforts

Barr blames impeachment inquiry for derailing gun legislation efforts

Attorney General William Barr said Wednesday that efforts in Washington to pass gun legislation in the wake of a spate of deadly mass shootings have been derailed because of the impeachment proceedings in Congress. “Right now it does not appear that things in Washington are amenable to those kinds of negotiations and compromises,” Barr said…MORE

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