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URGENT – Pelosi asks Trump to move State of the Union address

URGENT – Pelosi asks Trump to move State of the Union address

(CNN) — Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi has sent a letter to President Donald Trump asking to move the day of the State of the Union address or deliver it in writing, citing security concerns from the ongoing government shutdown.”Sadly, given the security concerns and unless government re-opens this week, I suggest we work…MORE

Democrats target Trump’s State of the Union address in shutdown fight

Democrats target Trump’s State of the Union address in shutdown fight

Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi has sent a letter to President Donald Trump asking to move the day of the State of the Union address or deliver it in writing, citing security concerns from the ongoing government shutdown. “Sadly, given the security concerns and unless government re-opens this week, I suggest we work together…MORE

This interview shows why all the Beto buzz might be a bit overblown

This interview shows why all the Beto buzz might be a bit overblown

There’s zero question as to who the buzziest candidate — or potential candidate — in the 2020 Democratic presidential race is. It’s Beto O’Rourke. And it’s not close. But for all the excitement that the former House member from Texas has built after his near-miss challenge to Sen. Ted Cruz (R) in 2018, there’s still…MORE

US service members killed in ISIS-claimed attack in Syria

US service members killed in ISIS-claimed attack in Syria

ISIS has claimed responsibility for a deadly explosion that killed US service members in the Syrian city of Manbij on Wednesday. US service members were killed in the attack, according to a tweet from the spokesperson for the US-led coalition Operation Inherent Resolve. “U.S. service members were killed during an explosion while conducting a routine…MORE

Ocasio-Cortez secures seat on House panel that oversees financial sector

Ocasio-Cortez secures seat on House panel that oversees financial sector

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has secured a seat on the House Financial Services Committee, giving the freshman New York Democrat whose sizable political influence was built in large part on her populist progressive economic message a voice on the powerful oversight panel. Ocasio-Cortez announced her assignment in a tweet Tuesday night. “I am very grateful for…MORE

Little progress seen on shutdown as talks continue among bipartisan ‘gang’

Little progress seen on shutdown as talks continue among bipartisan ‘gang’

A bipartisan Senate “gang” entered Wednesday hoping to pull together a proposal that could garner the votes (and presidential support) to re-open the government, while the White House will take a second swing at convincing rank-and-file Democrats to peel away from House Speaker Nancy Pelosi. But these actions won’t lead to an outcome, lawmakers and…MORE

Coast Guard service members miss first paycheck due to government shutdown

Coast Guard service members miss first paycheck due to government shutdown

Thousands of active duty US Coast Guard service members did not receive their paycheck Tuesday — the first time in history that US Armed Forces service members were not paid during a lapse in government funding, according to the branch’s top official. “Today you will not be receiving your regularly scheduled paycheck,” Commandant Admiral Karl…MORE

Women have already made history in the 2020 Democratic primary

Women have already made history in the 2020 Democratic primary

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand’s entry into the 2020 presidential race makes history. With Gillibrand and her fellow Democratic Sen. Elizabeth Warren forming exploratory committees, 2020 is the first cycle in which two women senators are running for a party’s presidential nomination at the same time. Sen. Kamala Harris’ probable entry will make three, with Sen. Amy…MORE

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