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Michigan Democrats fear a Donald Trump win again

MONROE, Mich. — Democrats have yet to solve what went wrong for them in Michigan in 2016, a party official in a key swing county says, raising alarm that President Trump is well-positioned to win the state again next year. Michigan was the biggest surprise of the presidential election. Mr. Trump used the same Rust …

And Then They Came For the Left’s Sacred Symbols

The energetic campaign, on campus and off, to promote “diversity” as the greatest of American civic goods has many hands and fingers: probing, pointing, squeezing, exhorting. Those perpetually busy with the task of dismantling our memories as a people are the most ludicrous of the lot. That’s the problem. Invitations to ridicule the ridiculous can …

Sudan court accepts corruption charges against al-Bashir

CAIRO (AP) – A Sudanese court said Saturday it accepted prosecutors’ corruption-related charges against autocratic former president Omar al-Bashir, who appeared in court in a cage for the third time this month. Al-Bashir has been in custody since being ousted by the military in April after months of mass protests against his three-decade authoritarian rule. …

Inside the Beltway: Trump, Bloomberg and the billionaire super bowl

There is no grander or greater spot for advertising than the Super Bowl, which draws a massive audience, with TV viewer numbers soaring as high as 114 million. It is not surprising that President Trump has dropped a cool $10 million to take out not one but two slick commercial spots to air during the …

Ambassador to testify no quid pro quo assurance was Trump's

WASHINGTON (AP) – A U.S. ambassador is expected to tell Congress that his text message reassuring another envoy there was no quid pro quo in their interactions with Ukraine was based solely on what he was told by President Donald Trump. That’s according to a person familiar with the upcoming House impeachment testimony by Trump’s …

Bernie Sanders challenges Mitch McConnell on guns with Kentucky visit

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders on Sunday branded Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell as an obstructionist for blocking Democratic efforts to reduce gun violence, bolster election security and raise the federal minimum wage. In a speech to cheering supporters in Louisville, Sanders challenged McConnell in his home state to “have the guts” to …

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Iowa caucuses entrance poll: Voters prioritize beating Trump

The voters that turned out Monday for the Iowa caucuses were more interested in nominating a candidate who can beat President Trump than they are in tapping someone who shares their views on the issues, according to an NBC News entrance poll. The survey found that 63% of respondents said their primary concern is nominating …

Kansas House cheers Donald Trump Chiefs tweet

TOPEKA, Kan. — A tweet from President Trump saying the Kansas City Chiefs had represented Kansas well by winning the Super Bowl was deleted quickly, but Sunflower State lawmakers didn’t let it pass unnoticed Monday. The Kansas House had a little fun with Trump’s geographical fumble in congratulating the Chiefs on their come-from-behind victory Sunday …

'Trump Interchange' or 'Obama Interchange'? S.C. lawmakers fight over name of 85-385 junction

GREENVILLE, S.C. — “President Donald J. Trump Interchange” or “President and First Lady Barack and Michelle Obama Interchange?” That is the soon-to-be fiercely debated question for state lawmakers in South Carolina whose preferences fall along clear partisan lines. Each of the resolutions looks to name the junction of Interstate 85 and Interstate 385 near Greenville, …

2 Iranian students challenge removal from country

BOSTON (AP) – Two Iranian students attending Boston-area universities have filed complaints with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, saying federal officials at Boston’s Logan International Airport acted illegally in denying them entry to the U.S. to start classes. Shahab Dehghani, who attends Northeastern University, and Reihana Emami Arandi, who had been set to start …

House Democrats: Senators have 'duty' to convict Trump

House impeachment managers stressed Monday that senators have a duty to vote to convict President Trump, saying he jeopardized national security and threatens the fairness of the next election. “Your duty demands you convict President Trump,” said Rep. Jason Crow, Colorado Democrat and one of the managers. “In America, no one is above the law …

Donald Trump corrects tweet congratulating Kansas, not Missouri, for Chiefs' Super Bowl win

Social media called a personal foul on President Trump’s first congratulatory tweet for the Super Bowl champion Kansas City Chiefs. After the Chiefs’ 31-20 comeback victory over the San Francisco 49ers, the president tweeted his congratulations to the winners and added, “You represented the Great State of Kansas and, in fact, the entire USA, so …

Trump campaign Super Bowl ad taps Alice Johnson to highlight criminal-justice reform

President Trump’s reelection campaign aired a surprise TV ad on criminal-justice reform during the Super Bowl Sunday night featuring the president’s grant of clemency for former inmate Alice Johnson. Trump campaign manager Brad Parscale contrasted the president’s leadership on criminal-justice reform with NFL players who previously knelt during the Star-Spangled Banner to protest injustices in …

UK to announce new rules for militants after street stabbing

LONDON (AP) – The British government plans to announce new rules for the imprisonment of convicted terrorists after an Islamic militant who was recently released from prison stabbed two people in south London, the second such attack in less than three months. Home Secretary Priti Patel, who is in charge of the police, said the …

Super Bowl Ads: Buy a beer for ... a tiny organic farm?

Here’s the latest on what’s happening with ads during the Super Bowl. All times EST. 9:30 p.m. Another Super Bowl, another head-scratching ad about beer and agriculture. Last year, it was Bud Light insulting U.S. corn farmers when it made fun of rival brands that use corn syrup in their beers. One of those 2019 …

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