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How New York became the latest target in Trump’s fight with sanctuary cities

How New York became the latest target in Trump’s fight with sanctuary cities

The Trump administration’s ongoing feud with sanctuary cities reached a fever pitch this month as the Department of Homeland Security sparred with New York, historically one of the department’s strongest partners — resulting in a week of hostile exchanges between the President and New York governor that ended in a White House showdown. The clash,…MORE

A struggling Warren spends 30 minutes on the press bus

A struggling Warren spends 30 minutes on the press bus

When Sen. Elizabeth Warren hopped on her press bus in Las Vegas Saturday, the national reporters who had covered her for months were nowhere to be seen. Instead, there were just five network embeds — a sign of how much her political stature has suddenly fallen after a disappointing showing in Iowa and New Hampshire.…MORE

Iowa Democratic Party taps new chairman after caucus breakdown

Iowa Democratic Party taps new chairman after caucus breakdown

The Iowa Democratic Party announced that state Rep. Mark Smith will lead the party after the former chairman resigned earlier this month amid an unprecedented and embarrassing delay in results from the state’s caucuses. Smith, who won the role by a majority vote of the IDP State Central Committee Saturday, said in a statement he…MORE

Trump headlining most expensive fundraiser of his presidency at billionaire’s home

Trump headlining most expensive fundraiser of his presidency at billionaire’s home

President Donald Trump on Saturday night will headline the most expensive fundraiser of his presidency at the Palm Beach, Florida, home of billionaire Nelson Peltz, two Republicans familiar with the event said. About 40 attendees are expected to join the President at the exclusive event after doling out more than a half-million dollars per couple,…MORE

Bloomberg argues he’s a ‘champion’ for women in the workplace amid scrutiny of past alleged sexist comments

Bloomberg argues he’s a ‘champion’ for women in the workplace amid scrutiny of past alleged sexist comments

Democratic presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg on Saturday vowed to “always be a champion” for women in the workplace as new details emerged about his alleged previous comments regarding females at the company he co-founded and owns. “I’ve depended on their leadership, their advice and their contributions,” he wrote on Twitter. “As I’ve demonstrated throughout my…MORE

Pelosi defends decision to rip Trump’s State of the Union address

Pelosi defends decision to rip Trump’s State of the Union address

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi defended her decision to rip up President Donald Trump’s State of the Union address earlier this month, a dramatic move that was criticized by Republicans as being disrespectful and a “breach of decorum.” “One of my disappointments is the fact that with all that we have done legislatively, whether its equal…MORE

After saying Keegan-Michael Key supports Buttigieg, the former mayor’s campaign says the actor hasn’t endorsed any candidate

After saying Keegan-Michael Key supports Buttigieg, the former mayor’s campaign says the actor hasn’t endorsed any candidate

After touting Keegan-Michael Key‘s support for Pete Buttigieg, the campaign told CNN later Saturday that the actor will now appear at the Buttigieg campaign events simply to encourage early voting and voter registration — not officially endorse the former South Bend, Indiana, mayor as the Democratic candidate for president. “Keegan-Michael Key will be attending events…MORE

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