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Sunday, Apr 14, 2019 at 03:14 PM EDT

Rep. Eric Swalwell Kicks Off Presidential Run With Calif. Rally

Rep. Eric Swalwell Kicks Off Presidential Run With Calif. Rally

East Bay Rep. Eric Swalwell kicked off his 2020 presidential campaign with a rally in Dublin, California, Sunday afternoon. The rally, which began at 2 p.m., is being held at Dublin High School. Swalwell...

Sunday, Apr 14, 2019 at 07:43 PM EDT

NRA Has History of Promoting Gun Rights Outside US

NRA Has History of Promoting Gun Rights Outside US

The recent revelation that National Rifle Association representatives had met with Australian politicians to discuss talking points after a mass shooting generated outrage from various politicians. The reality...

Monday, Apr 15, 2019 at 10:12 AM EDT

Omar Cites More Death Threats Against Her Since Trump Tweet

Omar Cites More Death Threats Against Her Since Trump Tweet

Rep. Ilhan Omar says she's faced increased death threats since President Donald Trump spread around a video that purports to show her being dismissive of the 2001 terrorist attacks. "This is endangering lives,"...

Sunday, Apr 14, 2019 at 05:32 PM EDT

White House: Migrants to Sanctuary Cities Not a Top Choice

White House: Migrants to Sanctuary Cities Not a Top Choice

President Donald Trump wants to explore a twice-rejected proposal to send migrants to "sanctuary cities," but that is not the preferred solution to fix the straining immigration system, the White House said...

Sunday, Apr 14, 2019 at 12:51 PM EDT

Kamala Harris Is Latest 2020 Dem Contender to Release Taxes

Kamala Harris Is Latest 2020 Dem Contender to Release Taxes

Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris has released 15 years of tax returns, including her returns for 2018, and the California senator reports that she and her husband had a federal tax bill of...

Sunday, Apr 14, 2019 at 11:50 AM EDT

Dems Not 'Smart Enough' to Read Trump's Tax Returns: Sanders

Dems Not 'Smart Enough' to Read Trump's Tax Returns: Sanders

The White House is offering another rationale for why Democrats should not get their hands on President Donald Trump's tax filings: They're not "smart enough" to properly understand them, NBC News reported. Sp...

Sunday, Apr 14, 2019 at 08:57 PM EDT

'Mayor Pete' Joins 2020 Dem Race as Face of New Generation

'Mayor Pete' Joins 2020 Dem Race as Face of New Generation

Pete Buttigieg, the little-known Indiana mayor who has risen to prominence in the early stages of the 2020 Democratic presidential race, made his official campaign entrance Sunday by claiming the mantle of a...

Sunday, Apr 14, 2019 at 05:38 PM EDT

Ivanka Trump Promotes Women's Empowerment in Ethiopia

Ivanka Trump Promotes Women's Empowerment in Ethiopia

Far from the din of Washington, Ivanka Trump toured businesses run by women in Ethiopia on Sunday while promoting a White House global economic program for women. President Donald Trump's daughter and senior...

Sunday, Apr 14, 2019 at 08:29 AM EDT

Seychelles President Delivers Speech From Under the Ocean

Seychelles President Delivers Speech From Under the Ocean

In a striking speech delivered from deep below the ocean's surface, the Seychelles president on Sunday made a global plea for stronger protection of the "beating blue heart of our planet." President Danny...

Sunday, Apr 14, 2019 at 02:11 AM EDT

GOP Lawmakers Propose Bill to Separate Chicago From Illinois

GOP Lawmakers Propose Bill to Separate Chicago From Illinois

Legislation proposing the separation of Chicago from Illinois is intended to spark discussion about the overarching influence of the city in state politics, not actually lead to the creation of the 51st...

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