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For Iowa Democrats, the caucuses come down to Trump

For Iowa Democrats, the caucuses come down to Trump

Here are the stories our panel of top political reporters will be watching for in the week ahead, in this week’s “Inside Politics” forecast. 1. In Iowa, it’s all about Trump President Donald Trump isn’t running in the Iowa Democratic caucuses. But CNN senior Washington correspondent Jeff Zeleny says that with fewer than 60 days…MORE

Biden, ‘The Irishman’ and the enduring power of aging white men

Biden, ‘The Irishman’ and the enduring power of aging white men

Joe Biden this week had a tense exchange with an audience member during an Iowa town hall who had asserted, among other things, that the former vice president is “too old” to helm the White House. “You wanna check my shape on it, let’s do push-ups together, man, let’s run, let’s do whatever you wanna…MORE

Nadler: Jury would convict Trump in impeachment in ‘three minutes flat’

Nadler: Jury would convict Trump in impeachment in ‘three minutes flat’

With sources telling CNN a vote in the Judiciary Committee to impeach President Donald Trump is expected as soon as this week, House Judiciary Chairman Jerry Nadler said Sunday that he sees the Ukraine evidence as part of “a pattern” of conduct by the President. But, in an interview Sunday with CNN’s Dana Bash on…MORE

Why Twitter underestimates Joe Biden

Why Twitter underestimates Joe Biden

First things first: The theme song of the week is Out Front from ESPN’s NFL Primetime. Poll of the week: A new Ipsos poll shows that former Vice President Joe Biden leads the Democratic primary race nationwide among Democrats and Democratic-leaning independents with 26%. He’s followed by Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders at 19% and Massachusetts…MORE

For Elizabeth Warren, government can fix society’s problems

For Elizabeth Warren, government can fix society’s problems

Sen. Elizabeth Warren has big plans for America. If she’s elected president, the Massachusetts senator would provide free health care for everyone. She would wipe out student loan debt for tens of millions of people and give free child care to millions of kids. She would increase Social Security benefits by $200 a month and…MORE

Trump names Secret Service official as new chief of staff for operations

Trump names Secret Service official as new chief of staff for operations

President Donald Trump on Saturday named Anthony Ornato, an official with the Secret Service, as his new White House chief of operations. “The United States Secret Service Deputy Assistant Director, Anthony Ornato, will become my new Deputy Chief of Staff for Operations,” Trump tweeted. “I have worked with Tony for 3 years – he will…MORE

Trump is hanging over every aspect of the Democratic presidential contest

Trump is hanging over every aspect of the Democratic presidential contest

He may not be on the Democratic ballot, but the 2020 presidential candidate wielding the most influence over the party’s remarkably unsettled primary fight is President Donald Trump. As the race for the next occupant of the White House enters the final weeks of 2019, awash in a surprising degree of uncertainty, Democratic voters have…MORE

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