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Elizabeth Warren to put out plan on how to pay for ‘Medicare for All’

Elizabeth Warren to put out plan on how to pay for ‘Medicare for All’

Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren committed for the first time on Sunday to putting out a plan detailing how “Medicare for All” would be funded, after facing criticism and being pressed on how she would pay for the national health insurance plan without raising taxes on the middle class. “We need to talk about the cost,…MORE

What’s next for front-runner Elizabeth Warren?

What’s next for front-runner Elizabeth Warren?

With 106 days until the Iowa caucuses and a record number of Democratic candidates, the 2020 election is already in full swing. Every Sunday, I outline the 5 BIG storylines you need to know to understand the upcoming week on the campaign trail. And they’re ranked — so the No. 1 story is the most important of the coming…MORE

Pelosi leads congressional delegation to Jordan to discuss Middle East and Syria

Pelosi leads congressional delegation to Jordan to discuss Middle East and Syria

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi led a bipartisan high-level congressional delegation to Jordan this weekend where they discussed Middle East peace and Syria with members of the country’s royal family, her office announced late Saturday. “This evening, our bipartisan delegation was honored to meet with His Majesty King Abdullah II, Crown Prince Al Hussein bin Abdullah…MORE

Republican jitters grow over Trump in ‘turning point’ week

Republican jitters grow over Trump in ‘turning point’ week

Here are the stories our panel of top political reporters have on their radar, in this week’s “Inside Politics” forecast. 1. Trump outsources his diplomatic mission to Pence President Donald Trump has been vocal this week about his communications with Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, including releasing a letter he sent to the Turkish leader…MORE

Petraeus says US betrayed Syrian Kurds in ‘sudden exit’

Petraeus says US betrayed Syrian Kurds in ‘sudden exit’

Former CIA Director and retired US Army Gen. David Petraeus said on Sunday the United States betrayed its longstanding ally in its fight against ISIS, the Syrian Kurds, by withdrawing US forces from the northern part of the country. Petraeus, who previously oversaw military operations in Afghanistan and Iraq, criticized President Donald Trump’s decision to…MORE

The court that could decide the future of Trump’s presidency

The court that could decide the future of Trump’s presidency

Presidents understand the power of this court, and President Donald Trump may come to understand that more than most. The US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit — known as the DC Circuit and dubbed the country’s “second highest court” — handles a distinctive caseload testing the power of federal regulators and…MORE

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