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Republican Raul Ruiz drops planned 2020 challenge to Democratic congressman with same name

The race to represent California’s 36th District in the U.S. House of Representatives just became much less confusing: Republican challenger Raul Ruiz announced Wednesday he was dropping his challenge against Raul Ruiz, the incumbent Democratic congressman with the same name. “It is with sincere heartfelt sentiment that I announce my inability to continue moving forward in Read More…

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Biden, Sanders lead Democratic field: poll

Former Vice President Joe BidenJoe BidenBiden, Sanders lead Democratic field: poll Schumer asks McConnell for Mulvaney, Bolton to testify in impeachment trial Nadler: Giuliani trip to Ukraine shows ‘crime in progress’ is being committed against American democracy MORE and Sen. Bernie SandersBernie SandersBiden, Sanders lead Democratic field: poll The Memo: 2020 Democratic tensions burst to Read More…

It Is Not on Republicans to Make This Impeachment Bipartisan

House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff, D-Calif., responds to reporters as Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., calls a meeting with all the House Democrats, many wanting impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump after his latest defiance of Congress by blocking his former White House lawyer from testifying yesterday, at the Capitol in Washington, Read More…

It's Only Democracy If They Win

Tonight there was a rather large demonstration against Boris Johnson and the Tories in central London, I believe near Downing Street. Of course, Johnson hasn’t done anything since yesterday to justify the angry demonstration. Basically, the leftists were protesting the fact that they lost the election. Any outcome other than a left-wing victory is, to Read More…

Five aides to Van Drew resign ahead of his formal switch to GOP

Five top staffers to freshman Rep. Jefferson Van Drew (D-N.J.) resigned Sunday, citing the lawmaker’s decision to join the Republican Party after a meeting with President TrumpDonald John TrumpRepublicans aim to avoid war with White House over impeachment strategy New York Times editorial board calls for Trump’s impeachment Trump rips Michigan Rep. Dingell after Fox Read More…

Schumer asks McConnell for Mulvaney, Bolton to testify in impeachment trial

Senate Minority Leader Charles SchumerCharles (Chuck) Ellis SchumerTurf war derails bipartisan push on surprise medical bills Senate confirms Trump’s nominee to lead FDA CEO group pushes Trump, Congress on paid family, medical leave MORE (D-N.Y.) on Sunday wrote a letter to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnellAddison (Mitch) Mitchell McConnellRepublicans aim to avoid war with White Read More…

The myth of the conservative bestseller

Late last month the release of Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpRepublicans aim to avoid war with White House over impeachment strategy New York Times editorial board calls for Trump’s impeachment Trump rips Michigan Rep. Dingell after Fox News appearance: ‘Really pathetic!’ MORE Jr’s book “Triggered” led to some embarrassment for the president’s son when it was revealed Read More…

Trump-Pelosi trade deal creates strife among progressives

Progressive lawmakers and some labor unions are facing internal divisions over whether to support President TrumpDonald John TrumpRepublicans aim to avoid war with White House over impeachment strategy New York Times editorial board calls for Trump’s impeachment Trump rips Michigan Rep. Dingell after Fox News appearance: ‘Really pathetic!’ MORE‘s proposed update to a North American Read More…

Trump: Pelosi's teeth were 'falling out of her mouth' during press conference

President TrumpDonald John TrumpRepublicans aim to avoid war with White House over impeachment strategy New York Times editorial board calls for Trump’s impeachment Trump rips Michigan Rep. Dingell after Fox News appearance: ‘Really pathetic!’ MORE on Sunday tweeted that Speaker Nancy PelosiNancy PelosiUSMCA is nice but no model Anti-impeachment Democrat poised to switch parties Grassley Read More…

Judge Michael Mukasey: Here's Bias the IG Missed and Schiff May Have Violated the Law by Subpoenaing Call Records

Screenshot from this video Former Attorney General and former federal judge Michael Mukasey appeared on Fox Futures with Maria Bartiromo and dropped some bombshell points that haven’t gotten a lot of attention. First Mukasey pointed to one big glaring piece of evidence that showed bias by the FBI when it came to the Trump/Russia probe Read More…

Schiff: I 'hope to hell' I would have voted to impeach Obama if he had committed same actions as Trump

House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam SchiffAdam Bennett SchiffSunday Talk Shows: Lawmakers look ahead to House vote on articles of impeachment, Senate trial Supreme Court takes up fight over Trump financial records Democrats approve two articles of impeachment against Trump in Judiciary vote MORE (D-Calif.) said on Sunday that he hopes “to hell” that he would Read More…

Schumer Sends Letter Including Witness Request List For Senate Trial to Mitch McConnell, Good Luck Chuck

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., speaks to reporters about the possibility of a partial government shutdown, at the Capitol in Washington, Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2018. Congress and President Donald Trump continue to bicker over his demand that lawmakers fund a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border, pushing the government to the brink of a partial Read More…

Mnuchin, Lighthizer deny WSJ reporting on tariff negotiations with China: 'It did not happen'

Treasury Secretary Steven MnuchinSteven Terner MnuchinThe Hill’s Morning Report — Sponsored by AdvaMed — House panel delays impeachment vote until Friday US, China reach limited trade deal ahead of tariff deadline Lawmakers strike spending deal to avert shutdown MORE and U.S. Trade Representative Robert LighthizerRobert (Bob) Emmet LighthizerGOP senator warns quick vote on new NAFTA Read More…

U.S. Expelled Chinese Embassy Officials After Incursion at “Sensitive” Military Installation

For the first time in 30 years, the United States has expelled Chinese diplomats suspected of being spies. Multiple people with knowledge of the expulsions spoke to the New York Times, saying that two Chinese Embassy officials and their wives drove onto a “sensitive” military installation near Norfolk, Virginia, in September and led military police Read More…

Trump accuses Horowitz of overlooking bias within FBI, claims 'Obama knew everything'

President TrumpDonald John TrumpRepublicans aim to avoid war with White House over impeachment strategy New York Times editorial board calls for Trump’s impeachment Trump rips Michigan Rep. Dingell after Fox News appearance: ‘Really pathetic!’ MORE on Sunday accused Justice Department Inspector General (IG) Michael Horowitz of overlooking bias within the FBI and returned to his claim that Read More…

Comey admits he was wrong about Carter Page wiretap: 'There was real sloppiness'

James Comey Samuel Corum | Anadolu Agency | Getty Images Former FBI director James Comey admitted on Sunday that he was “overconfident” in the process used by the bureau to obtain a court-ordered wiretap of a former Trump campaign aide. The Justice Department’s Inspector General found serious errors with the FBI’s investigation investigation into links Read More…

Fox News, I Want My Voice Back

Brigitte Lacombe/Miss America Organization via AP When my retaliation and sexual harassment complaint against Roger Ailes, the former Fox News chairman and C.E.O., went public in 2016, there were no #MeToo or Times Up movements to help rally support for my cause. In the years that followed, many more women have found the courage to come forward, calling Read More…