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Pete Buttigieg looks to Iowa, organizing to get his momentum back

Pete Buttigieg looks to Iowa, organizing to get his momentum back

Pete Buttigieg, a candidate who once had more momentum than any Democrat in the 2020 race, has plateaued. After using a well-reviewed appearance at a CNN town hall in March to introduce himself to Democratic voters, the South Bend, Indiana, mayor rocketed from relative obscurity to the upper echelon of the once growing field of…MORE

Why politicians don’t want you to think about the national debt this year

Why politicians don’t want you to think about the national debt this year

Deficits? Debt? They’re massive. Who cares?! Political candidates don’t. At least not this year. President Donald Trump who campaigned on promises to pay down the national debt in eight years. But almost three years in, he’s moving in the wrong direction. Far from shrinking the debt, it has grown on his watch. The annual deficit…MORE

The 38 most bizarre lines from Donald Trump’s wild impromptu news conference

The 38 most bizarre lines from Donald Trump’s wild impromptu news conference

There’s nothing President Donald Trump likes more than bantering with the media. Witness his nearly hour-long impromptu news conference Wednesday at the White House — all while his aides stood waiting for him to board Marine One for a speech to a veterans group in Kentucky. Trump prowled up and down the line of reporters…MORE

US formally pulls Turkey’s Patriot missile system offer

US formally pulls Turkey’s Patriot missile system offer

The Trump administration has formally withdrawn its offer for Turkey to purchase a Patriot missile system in retaliation for Turkey’s receipt of the Russian-made S-400 missile system. “We have consistently told Turkey that our latest offer of PATRIOT would be withdrawn if it took delivery of the S-400 system. Our PATRIOT offer has expired,” a…MORE

What is the deal with that weird Nikki Haley VP tweet?

What is the deal with that weird Nikki Haley VP tweet?

Nikki Haley is tired of all the chatter. Just sick to death of it! “Enough of the false rumors,” the former ambassador to the United Nations tweeted Wednesday afternoon. “Vice President Pence has been a dear friend of mine for years. He has been a loyal and trustworthy VP to the President. He has my…MORE

Trump’s America is the unspoken focus of Obamas’ first Netflix feature

Trump’s America is the unspoken focus of Obamas’ first Netflix feature

At a time when President Donald Trump seems to permeate nearly every aspect of American discourse, it might come as a surprise that the first movie from Barack and Michelle Obama’s production company, Higher Ground, never mentions him by name. But subtlety is part of the power of “American Factory,” the new Netflix documentary that…MORE

US Defense Secretary Esper appears to confirm death of bin Laden’s son

US Defense Secretary Esper appears to confirm death of bin Laden’s son

US Secretary of Defense Mark Esper appeared to confirm Wednesday that the late al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden’s son Hamza bin Laden is dead. “That’s my understanding,” Esper told Fox News in an interview when asked if Hamza bin Laden was dead. Asked if the US had any role in his death, Esper responded:…MORE

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