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Sanders and Bloomberg exchange blows as Democratic race heats up

Mon, 17 Feb 2020 10:35:10 -0500

The gloves continue to come off in the race for the Democratic nomination, with Bernie Sanders attacking the billionaire former New York City mayor’s record on race, and Bloomberg taking a swipe at th....
Buttigieg: I won't 'take lectures on family values' from Rush Limbaugh

Sun, 16 Feb 2020 10:59:56 -0500

Pete Buttigieg had a simple response on Sunday when asked about talk show host Rush Limbaugh's questioning whether Americans are ready to back a gay candidate for president.....
Should Washington, D.C., become the 51st state?

Sat, 15 Feb 2020 13:29:22 -0500

Residents of the nation's capital have fought for greater representation for decades. Should D.C. become a state?....
'Biden could still win' South Carolina, experts say, as field remains split

Sat, 15 Feb 2020 05:00:02 -0500

While many have written off Joe Biden’s presidential bid as being on life support, South Carolina political observers and insiders told Yahoo News that he’s still got a good chance of winning the Feb.....
AOC lowers expectations on Medicare for All, admitting Sanders 'can't wave a magic wand' to pass it

Fri, 14 Feb 2020 16:29:43 -0500

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said Thursday that if Bernie Sanders were elected president, he still might not be able to get Medicare for All, his signature health plan, passed in Congress.....
Trump budget zeroes out funding for Stars and Stripes, the military's newspaper

Fri, 14 Feb 2020 14:18:02 -0500

The Trump administration pulled funding in its 2021 budget for Stars and Stripes, the U.S. military news organization that has published a daily newspaper continuously since World War II for troops st....
Knives come out for Bloomberg as billionaire former mayor rises in the polls

Fri, 14 Feb 2020 14:15:20 -0500

Democratic candidates and President Trump took fresh aim this week at the former New York City mayor who has staked his personal fortune on winning the White House.....
New Yahoo News/YouGov poll shows Sanders's strength going head-to-head with rivals

Fri, 14 Feb 2020 13:15:22 -0500

If and when only two candidates are left standing, more Democrats would side with Sanders than with anyone else — no matter who his last remaining rival is. ....
Will coronavirus impact the global economy?

Fri, 14 Feb 2020 12:31:09 -0500

The coronavirus that has caused more than 1,300 deaths in China is also dragging the country's economy to a crawl. Will the impact spread to the rest of the world?....
Trump and Bloomberg wage a New York-style schoolyard fight for America's future

Fri, 14 Feb 2020 11:52:02 -0500

If overt belligerence is an unbridled expression of Donald Trump’s personality, for Michael Bloomberg it is transparently a campaign strategy.....
What is CHS? Marijuana advocates warn of a little-known condition affecting heavy users

Fri, 14 Feb 2020 06:00:28 -0500

Cannabinoid hyperemesis syndrome, or CHS, causes severe abdominal pain, nausea and vomiting among some heavy marijuana users — symptoms that, strangely, can be eased by taking very hot showers.....
Documents reveal DNC was 'intimately involved' in development of troubled Iowa caucus app

Thu, 13 Feb 2020 17:44:07 -0500

Internal correspondence provided to Yahoo News demonstrates that national party officials had extensive oversight over the development of the technology.....
Historic House vote could bring women one step closer to equality in the Constitution

Thu, 13 Feb 2020 14:26:56 -0500

On Thursday, the House of Representatives voted in favor of a resolution to eliminate a deadline that expired in 1982 for states to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA). If added to the Constitutio....
Historic House vote could bring women one step closer to equality in the Constitution

Thu, 13 Feb 2020 14:09:00 -0500

The U.S. Constitution still does not state that women are equal to men. But that could change thanks to a historic vote in the House of Representatives, which was the latest step in an amendment battl....
Trump says John Kelly has a 'military and legal obligation' to 'keep his mouth shut'

Thu, 13 Feb 2020 12:17:52 -0500

The president criticized John Kelly after remarks from his former chief of staff at an event Wednesday night questioned a number of Trump's decisions.....
What caused Warren’s campaign collapse?

Thu, 13 Feb 2020 11:28:04 -0500

At one point, Elizabeth Warren looked like she may be the frontrunner in the Democratic primary. Now her campaign appears to be on life support. What happened?....
Former federal prosecutors describe the Roger Stone sentencing reversal as unprecedented

Wed, 12 Feb 2020 21:45:32 -0500

Legal experts and former federal prosecutors say the Justice Department’s reversal of the sentencing recommendation for President Trump’s former campaign adviser is an extraordinary development that c....
Democrats grill Trump's budget chief on White House spending plan

Wed, 12 Feb 2020 19:05:55 -0500

In a frequently rancorous hearing, House Democrats took White House budget chief Russell Vought to task as he tried to defend the Trump administration’s proposed cuts in a variety of areas, from food ....
Klobuchar's 'big tent' stance on abortion could appeal to Southern Democrats

Wed, 12 Feb 2020 18:29:30 -0500

Sen. Amy Klobuchar’s inclusive views on the issue of abortion may serve her well in the upcoming contests in Nevada and South Carolina.....
Don't look back, Bernie — Bloomberg is gaining on you

Wed, 12 Feb 2020 16:54:07 -0500

The problem with the argument that Bloomberg isn’t running a real campaign with real supporters, however, is that it isn’t true. And progressives — particularly those who want Sanders to win the Democ....
New Hampshire results send Yang, Bennet and Patrick packing

Wed, 12 Feb 2020 14:00:26 -0500

The eighth, ninth and tenth place finishers in the first Democratic primary ended their campaigns following Tuesday's results.....
Trump is elevating judges who could gut the Voting Rights Act

Wed, 12 Feb 2020 13:51:15 -0500

Fresh from handing President Trump a victory in his impeachment trial, the U.S. Senate has moved to install federal judges who have expressed disdain for the Voting Rights Act.....
Anatomy of a debacle: Biden supporters saw it coming, and it came

Wed, 12 Feb 2020 11:00:00 -0500

More than a dozen volunteers in New Hampshire told Yahoo News they didn’t expect the former vice president to win the primary. Some hoped for second place or at least third. Instead, the onetime front....
As Democratic race moves on from New Hampshire, black and Latino voters will have their say — maybe a decisive one

Wed, 12 Feb 2020 00:13:33 -0500

Voters of color now have a chance to winnow the field — and perhaps even pick the Democratic nominee. So who will they elevate, and who will they eliminate?....
Sanders narrowly wins New Hampshire primary, but Democratic race remains in flux

Tue, 11 Feb 2020 23:21:52 -0500

Sen. Bernie Sanders narrowly pulled out a victory in New Hampshire’s Democratic primary on Tuesday, with the more moderate Pete Buttigieg and Sen. Amy Klobuchar close on his heels.....
Riding wave of momentum, Klobuchar lands in 3rd place in New Hampshire primary

Tue, 11 Feb 2020 22:33:24 -0500

Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., rode a late-breaking wave of momentum in the past week to finish third in the New Hampshire primary Tuesday night, vaulting from relative obscurity into contention for the....
'We're not some banana republic': National security adviser defends removal of Trump impeachment witness from White House job

Tue, 11 Feb 2020 21:26:43 -0500

National security adviser Robert O’Brien said Tuesday evening there had been “absolutely” no retaliation involved in Friday’s departure of Army Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman from the National Security Co....
Andrew Yang, trailing in New Hampshire primary results, ends campaign

Tue, 11 Feb 2020 20:22:58 -0500

The entrepreneur who grew a sizable "Yang Gang" of supporters promoting a universal basic income announced he would not continue in his presidential bid.....
Why aren’t brain injuries taken seriously?

Tue, 11 Feb 2020 16:56:02 -0500

President Trump's comments downplaying the severity of brain injuries suffered by American troops echo a long-standing attitude that head trauma isn't as important as bodily injury.....
Bloomberg defends himself after Trump calls him a 'racist' in deleted tweet

Tue, 11 Feb 2020 13:41:30 -0500

Mike Bloomberg on Tuesday hit back at President Trump over a since-deleted tweet that drew attention to the former New York City mayor’s controversial “stop-and-frisk” policing policy.....
Fired up by Cornel West, Sanders's young volunteers fan out for a last primary push across New Hampshire

Tue, 11 Feb 2020 13:23:41 -0500

Harvard philosophy professor Cornel West’s 10-minute pep talk mixed encouragement to his audience of door-knockers with criticism of Sanders’s rivals that pulled no punches.....
Giuliani storms back into Ukraine investigation with Hunter Biden documentary

Tue, 11 Feb 2020 13:23:32 -0500

Rudy Giuliani is working on a new documentary on Hunter Biden, as President Trump’s personal attorney reemerges as the central figure behind efforts to continue to investigate Democrats’ ties to Ukrai....
Bernie Sanders looks to young voters to help him recapture the magic in New Hampshire

Tue, 11 Feb 2020 12:53:46 -0500

Four years ago, Bernie Sanders scored a resounding victory in New Hampshire’s Democratic presidential primary. This year Sanders urgently needs a repeat performance, and his campaign is turning to you....
Democratic voters fret over unsettled primary as Trump grows stronger

Tue, 11 Feb 2020 08:37:48 -0500

There are so many candidates in the Democratic field that voters are nonplussed, split, conflicted and, in some ways, discouraged from even voting.....
'Sanctuary' battle heats up as Trump kicks New Yorkers from program for expedited entry

Mon, 10 Feb 2020 20:33:26 -0500

The Trump administration's war on so-called sanctuary cities and states is being taken to a new level, with a court battle looming in New York over a rule that may keep hundreds of thousands of re....
Trump storms New Hampshire on eve of primary looking to 'shake up the Dems'

Mon, 10 Feb 2020 20:21:33 -0500

President Trump held a campaign rally Monday in Manchester, where he encouraged his supporters to cast votes for the “weakest candidate” in the Democratic field in Tuesday's New Hampshire primary.....
Who deserves credit for the strong economy?

Mon, 10 Feb 2020 16:40:55 -0500

The booming economy may be President Trump's strongest asset heading into the election. Does he deserve credit for the country's success or is he coasting off of Barack Obama's momentum?....
Manchin to Trump: I'm no Munchkin, and by the way, you're 'much heavier than me'

Mon, 10 Feb 2020 15:35:45 -0500

Sen. Joe Manchin and former Mayor Michael Bloomberg respond to taunts by President Trump in a similar way.....
U.S. intelligence community identifies broadening array of espionage threats in new strategy

Mon, 10 Feb 2020 13:01:03 -0500

The government agency created to protect the U.S. against foreign spies unveiled a new strategy that identifies threats from a growing number of groups and countries targeting everything from American....
Biden stumbles toward finish line in New Hampshire, clinging to hope of South Carolina

Sun, 09 Feb 2020 18:59:31 -0500

Joe Biden’s attempts to minimize his fourth-place finish in Iowa last week have done little to stop his support from plummeting in public polling.....
Warren enlists high-profile congresswomen in New Hampshire push

Sun, 09 Feb 2020 16:04:35 -0500

With voters readying to head to the polls, the Massachusetts senator is calling in major voices from her home state and the House's freshman class.....
Sanders, Buttigieg backers turn up the volume, trading barbs at New Hampshire dinner

Sat, 08 Feb 2020 23:09:44 -0500

The New Hampshire primary race heated up Saturday as backers of Sen. Bernie Sanders and Pete Buttigieg tried to shout one another down at a state Democratic dinner.....
Sanders campaign, sensing a win in New Hampshire, looks ahead — all the way to the convention

Sat, 08 Feb 2020 18:43:21 -0500

The Vermont senator looks to repeat his 2016 victory in the nation's first primary and take another step toward the nomination.....
5 takeaways from the Democratic debate in New Hampshire

Fri, 07 Feb 2020 23:41:05 -0500

Seven Democratic presidential candidates gathered in Manchester, N.H., on Friday night, sharing a stage for the first time since the Iowa caucuses.....
Warren and Buttigieg clash over former mayor's record on race

Fri, 07 Feb 2020 23:16:43 -0500

Pete Buttigieg, a newly minted front-runner in the Democratic presidential race, had a difficult time at Friday’s debate explaining statistics that showed disproportionately high arrest rates for Afri....
Sanders lays out his 'radical dream' to solve climate change

Fri, 07 Feb 2020 21:56:09 -0500

At Friday’s Democratic presidential debate in Manchester, N.H., Sen. Bernie Sanders channeled Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., expounding on his “dream” for the world to come together to solve climate chan....
Biden: Trump 'should be pinning a medal on Vindman and not on Rush Limbaugh'

Fri, 07 Feb 2020 21:26:55 -0500

Joe Biden had a strong moment during Friday’s Democratic presidential debate in when he called on the audience to “stand and give Col. Vindman a show of how much we supported him.”....
White House fires Vindman, the officer who testified to House about Ukraine call, in ongoing purge

Fri, 07 Feb 2020 17:57:32 -0500

Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman, a star witnesses in the inquiry that led to the impeachment of President Trump, was dismissed from his post on the National Security Council and escorted from the White Hou....
Election chaos: Is Iowa just the beginning?

Fri, 07 Feb 2020 15:40:28 -0500

The Iowa caucuses started off Democratic presidential primary voting on a chaotic foot. Was it a one-time snafu or will the election see more confusion down the road?....
Trump backs idea to 'expunge' impeachment

Fri, 07 Feb 2020 13:21:34 -0500

President Trump on Friday endorsed an idea floated by some Republicans that his impeachment be “expunged” from the congressional record.....