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Karen Bass, Susan Rice Rise As Biden’s Search for V.P. Nears End – Politics Article

Ms. Bass has also waged a previously undisclosed campaign to woo influential liberal leaders, telephoning union presidents to seek their counsel and support. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is close with Ms. Bass, whom she named to oversee the recent policing reform bill, and has made her admiration clear in private conversations, including with former President Barack Obama. Ms. Pelosi’s aides said she has not conveyed support for any one candidate, is fond of a number of them and, in speaking…

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Why June Was Such a Terrible Month for Trump – Politics Article

WASHINGTON — Last Saturday night, over dinner at the White House, Bernard Marcus, a top Republican donor, told President Trump he was alarmed at Mr. Trump’s plummeting poll numbers and Jared Kushner’s stewardship of his father-in-law’s re-election effort. Mr. Trump sought to assuage Mr. Marcus’s concerns, assuring the billionaire Home Depot founder that his political fortunes would soon change in part because he was bringing in “good people” to steady his campaign, according to a person briefed on their conversation.…

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Biden Hits Trump’s Coronavirus Response: ‘He’s Worried About Looking Bad’ – Politics Article

But there is little evidence so far that American voters are punishing Mr. Biden for his caution. A suite of polls from The New York Times and Siena College released this week show Mr. Biden leading Mr. Trump by 14 percentage points nationwide and with healthy leads in the battleground states of Arizona, Florida, Michigan, North Carolina, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin. On Thursday Mr. Biden called on Americans to wear masks in public to protect themselves and others. He began his…

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Super Tuesday: Smokin’ Joe Crushes the Opposition – Politics Article

From Texas to Massachusetts, the pundits were wrong on Tuesday. Former Vice President Joe Biden scored shocking victory after victory in the Democratic presidential contest Tuesday night. //pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/js/adsbygoogle.js Following abysmal showings in Iowa, New Hampshire and Nevada, pundits wrote off Biden’s campaign as a ‘has been’ but the former Vice President staked his campaign on a resounding victory in South Carolina. He was not disappointed. South Carolinians came through for him. Following that victory and with the momentum of the…

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Joe Biden Says He Would Comply With a Senate Subpoena, Reversing Course – Politics Article

Traveling around Iowa in his “No Malarkey” campaign bus, Mr. Biden held three town hall-style events on Saturday, fielding questions from the audience at each one. At an event in Washington, Iowa, one attendee asked Mr. Biden if he would nominate former President Barack Obama to the Supreme Court. “If he’d take it, yes,” Mr. Biden responded. The campaigning resumed even if many Iowans were more focused on college football than politics. Mayor Pete Buttigieg of South Bend, Ind., spent…

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Democrats, Citing White House Emails, Renew Calls for Impeachment Witnesses – Politics Article

Top Democrats on Sunday renewed their demands for witnesses to testify at President Trump’s impeachment trial, citing newly released emails showing that the White House asked officials to keep quiet over the suspension of military aid to Ukraine just 90 minutes after Mr. Trump leaned on that country’s president to investigate former Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr. The emails, released late Friday by the Trump administration to the Center for Public Integrity, shed new light on Mr. Trump’s effort…

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Can Barack Obama be prosecuted for bribery? « Intellectual Conservative – Politics Article

Over the past several weeks, Democrats have been trying to justify their impeachment hearings based on some allegations of a quid pro quo between President Trump and the president of Ukraine.   But most Americans, reasonable Americans, understand that the hearings are nothing more than a farce, the culmination of the Democrats’ three-year-long neurotic obsession with the removal of President Trump. And now, desperate for more support, Democrats are taking a new approach.  They’ve decided to use the word “bribery” in…

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Bombshell Witness Who Heard Trump Ask About Biden Investigation To Testify – Politics Article

The staffer who Bill Taylor testified heard Trump ask about Ukraine investigating Biden will testify on Friday. NBC News’s Josh Lederman tweeted: JUST IN: A source familiar with the matter tells @NBCNews that the Taylor staffer who overheard Sondland’s call with Trump is David Holmes, who was just added to the calendar to testify in closed session Friday — Josh Lederman (@JoshNBCNews) November 13, 2019 Taylor dropped the bomb that a member of his staff heard Trump on a call…

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Trump Demands China-Biden Probe | Talking Points Memo – Politics Article

The Ukraine-Biden scandal ran out of steam this week. So what’s the next big thing for Trump and the right-wing media machine? The answer seems to be a China-Biden scandal. In a preview of a Sunday interview with Fox News’ Steve Hilton, Trump demanded an investigation into the former Vice President’s apparent ties to China. Allegations that Hunter Biden took advantage of his father’s position to sign a lucrative business deal with the Bank of China apparently stem from Peter…

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