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Politics

Rough debate performance by moderators a blow to CBS News

March 6, 2020

ABOVE PHOTO: From left, Democratic presidential candidates, former New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg, former South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg, Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., former Vice President Joe Biden, Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., and businessman Tom Steyer participate in a Democratic presidential primary debate, Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2020, in Charleston, S.C….

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Campaign to open Trump community centers to woo Black voters

March 6, 2020

ABOVE PHOTO: President Donald Trump (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais) By Zeke Miller ASSOCIATED PRESS  WASHINGTON — Flush with cash, President Donald Trump’s campaign is stepping up its outreach to Black Americans as it tries to claw away support from the traditionally Democratic voting bloc ahead of November’s general election. Trump’s campaign announced recently that it…

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Warren ends 2020 presidential bid after Super Tuesday rout

March 5, 2020

By WILL WEISSERT WASHINGTON (AP) — Elizabeth Warren, who electrified progressives with her “plan for everything” and strong message of economic populism, dropped out of the Democratic presidential race on Thursday, according to a person familiar with her plans. The exit came days after the onetime front-runner couldn’t win a single Super Tuesday state, not…

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Bloomberg quits the 2020 presidential race, endorses Biden

March 4, 2020

By KATHLEEN RONAYNE and ALEXANDRA JAFFE NEW YORK (AP) — Billionaire Mike Bloomberg ended his bid for the Democratic presidential nomination on Wednesday and endorsed former Vice President Joe Biden. It was a stunning collapse for the former New York City mayor, who had his 2020 hopes on the Super Tuesday states and pumped more…

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Kerner Report set standard for what a serious presidential candidate should champion

February 28, 2020

By Jesse Jackson TriceEdneyWire.com As the Democratic presidential primaries move onto Nevada, South Carolina and the many Super Tuesday states, candidates turn their attention to people of color, and particularly African Americans. Many candidates find their rhetoric contradicted by their record; their promises conflicting with their performances. Donald Trump now seeks to woo Black voters…

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Lightfoot, begins life as Chicago’s mayor-elect, first Black woman mayor in city’s history

April 3, 2019

CHICAGO (AP) — The Latest on Chicago’s mayoral election (all times local): Chicago’s new mayor-elect plans to start her day greeting voters downtown before attending a unity news conference with her opponent in Tuesday’s election. Lori Lightfoot will meet with commuters Wednesday morning at a Chicago Transit Authority train station. The former federal prosecutor will…

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Senate vote on Kavanaugh delayed for FBI investigation into sexual misconduct

October 5, 2018

ABOVE PHOTO:  Brett Kavanaugh and Christine Blasey Ford (background.) By Frederick H. Lowe Special to the Trice Edney News Wire from NorthStarNewsToday.com Voting along party lines, the U.S. Senate’s Judiciary Committee on Oct. 28 sent Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination to the Supreme Court to the full Senate, but committee members agreed not to hold a final…

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McCain upset about pardon of Joe Arpaio

August 26, 2017

PHOENIX (AP) — U.S. Sen. John McCain of Arizona is voicing his displeasure at President Donald Trump’s pardon of the former Phoenix metro area sheriff Joe Arpaio, who was convicted of a misdemeanor contempt-of-court charge for defying a judge’s orders that he stop conducting immigration patrols. Arapio was facing the prospect of jail time at…

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Russia orders cut in US diplomats in reaction to sanctions

July 28, 2017

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia’s Foreign Ministry ordered a reduction in the number of U.S. diplomats in Russia on Friday and said it was closing down a U.S. recreation retreat in response to fresh sanctions against Russia. The U.S. Senate approved a new package of stiff financial sanctions Friday against Russia, Iran and North Korea and…

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