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About that Florida poll that shows Biden crushing Trump …

Just as Donald Trump prepared to jet to Orlando to formally kick off his bid for a second term in 2020, a new Quinnipiac University poll was released that showed the President trailing former Vice President Joe Biden in the Sunshine State by 9 percentage points. Which is a big headline! After all, Trump isn’t choosing…MORE

Cuccinelli email to asylum officers sparks anger, push back

New acting Director of US Citizenship and Immigration Services Ken Cuccinelli has sent an email to asylum officers that is being met with consternation and criticism. In the email, according to a source who received it, Cuccinelli appeared to press officers interviewing asylum seekers to be skeptical of claims of credible fear of returning home,…MORE

Four women who allege Indiana attorney general groped them file lawsuit

Four women who allege Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill groped them in March 2018 filed a lawsuit Tuesday against Hill and the state of Indiana. Niki DaSilva, Samantha Lozano, Gabrielle McLemore, and Mara Candelaria Reardon are seeking money damages for claims related to unlawful sexual harassment, employment discrimination, retaliation and other claims, one of the…MORE

Senators reach a deal on emergency border funding

The top two appropriators in the US Senate have reached an agreement on a $4.6 billion funding package to address the influx of migrants at the southern border that has been deemed a “humanitarian crisis,” according to three people familiar with the deal. The agreement between Senate Appropriations Committee Chairman Richard Shelby, an Alabama Republican,…MORE

Fact-checking Trump’s tweet about Hillary Clinton email review

President Donald Trump returned to one of his favorite foils early Tuesday morning, tweeting out a report of the latest twist in the Hillary Clinton email saga. “Wow! The State Department said it has identified 30 Security Incidents involving current or former employees and their handling of Crooked Hillary Clinton’s Emails. This is really big,”…MORE

Roy Moore to announce decision on US Senate run amid GOP resistance

Former Judge Roy Moore will reportedly announce whether he’ll run again for Senate on Thursday, after losing his race in 2017 and subsequently the high-profile support of President Donald Trump and Alabama Republican congressmen. The timing of the announcement was first reported by Politico. In 2017, Moore won the GOP nomination for a special election…MORE

Top Russia expert leaving Trump’s National Security Council

Fiona Hill, the top official on Russian affairs at the National Security Council, will depart the Trump administration this summer, according to two people familiar with the matter. Hill, a former Brookings scholar and skeptic of Russian President Vladimir Putin, oversaw rocky Washington-Moscow ties over the past two and a half years. She’s expected to…MORE

Here’s where candidates will be placed at first Democratic debates

The stage is set for the first series of Democratic debates. Former Vice President Joe Biden and Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont will be at the center of the stage during the Thursday night debate in Miami next week, according to NBC, while Sen. Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts and former Rep. Beto O’Rourke of Texas…MORE

New poll shows Biden and other top Democrats beating Trump in Florida

As President Donald Trump heads to Florida on Tuesday to officially declare his reelection bid in 2020, he’s trailing multiple top Democratic candidates in the battleground Sunshine State, according to a new Quinnipiac poll. Former Vice President Joe Biden bests Trump in a hypothetical matchup for the general election, by 50% to 41%. This includes…MORE

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