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Saturday, Apr 13, 2019 at 10:33 PM EDT

Workers' Rights Are a 2020 Campaign Focus This Weekend

Workers' Rights Are a 2020 Campaign Focus This Weekend

The issue of workers' rights is a focus this weekend for some of the Democrats running for president. At a rally in Warren, Michigan, where General Motors is closing a plant, Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders called...

Saturday, Apr 13, 2019 at 07:44 PM EDT

Iran Guard Terror Designation May Endanger U.S. Troops

Iran Guard Terror Designation May Endanger U.S. Troops

The White House was looking to shake things up when it designated Iran's Revolutionary Guard Corps as a foreign terrorist organization. It worked, NBC News reports. “American terrorists killed in bombing,” read...

Saturday, Apr 13, 2019 at 06:53 PM EDT

Trump Campaign Eyes Chances to Vie for States Lost in 2016

Trump Campaign Eyes Chances to Vie for States Lost in 2016

President Donald Trump loves to recount how his 2016 campaign defied expectations to pierce the vaunted Democratic "blue wall." For 2020, he's looking to do one better. As his re-election campaign kicks into...

Saturday, Apr 13, 2019 at 06:02 PM EDT

Trump Wields Presidential Power on Pipeline, Energy Projects

Trump Wields Presidential Power on Pipeline, Energy Projects

Eager to jump-start the stalled Keystone XL oil pipeline and other energy projects, President Donald Trump has acted to assert executive power over pipelines and such infrastructure. He issued a new permit for...

Sunday, Apr 14, 2019 at 02:46 PM EDT

Trump Sanctuary City Idea Could Help Migrants Stay in US

Trump Sanctuary City Idea Could Help Migrants Stay in US

An idea floated by President Donald Trump to send immigrants from the border to "sanctuary cities" to exact revenge on Democratic foes could end up doing the migrants a favor by placing them in locations that...

Saturday, Apr 13, 2019 at 09:37 PM EDT

Booker Seeks Campaign Momentum, Readies for National Swing

Booker Seeks Campaign Momentum, Readies for National Swing

Mired in the 2020 pack, Democratic presidential candidate Cory Booker returned on Saturday to the city where he earned his political chops, hoping for a surge as he undertakes a two-week tour around the country...

Sunday, Apr 14, 2019 at 02:45 AM EDT

House Democrat, Treasury Chief Bicker Over Trump Tax Returns

House Democrat, Treasury Chief Bicker Over Trump Tax Returns

A top House Democrat on Saturday ratcheted up his demand for access to President Donald Trump's tax returns, telling the IRS that the law clearly gives Congress a right to them. The government's failure to...

Saturday, Apr 13, 2019 at 07:13 AM EDT

Trump Confidant Roger Stone Seeks Full Mueller Report

Trump Confidant Roger Stone Seeks Full Mueller Report

President Donald Trump's longtime confidant, Roger Stone, asked a federal judge Friday to compel the Justice Department to turn over a full copy of special counsel Robert Mueller's report on the Russia...

Saturday, Apr 13, 2019 at 05:01 PM EDT

Shame, Sadness in UK as Brexit Reveals Parliament's Flaws

Shame, Sadness in UK as Brexit Reveals Parliament's Flaws

As a symbol of the woes of Britain's Brexit-era democracy, it could hardly be bettered. Lawmakers had to be sent home in mid-debate last week when water from a burst pipe began gushing into the House of Commons...

Saturday, Apr 13, 2019 at 11:17 AM EDT

Kim Open to Another Summit With Trump, Offers Deadline

Kim Open to Another Summit With Trump, Offers Deadline

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un said he is open to a third summit with President Donald Trump, but set the year's end as a deadline for Washington to offer mutually acceptable terms for an agreement to...

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