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Trump tries courting Hispanic voters in New Mexico rally

Trump tries courting Hispanic voters in New Mexico rally

President Donald Trump returned to New Mexico on Monday for a lengthy, wide-ranging campaign rally, courting Hispanic voters in a state he lost in 2016. “Yesterday marked the beginning of Hispanic heritage month. Who is Hispanic?” he said to loud applause, pausing for a few moments. As he has at many rallies, Trump touted Hispanic…MORE

3 founding board members of Women’s March leaving after allegations of anti-Semitism

3 founding board members of Women’s March leaving after allegations of anti-Semitism

Founders of the Women’s March are leaving the organization’s board after facing allegations of anti-Semitism, which they deny, that threatened to overshadow the work of grassroots activists. The Women’s March announced Monday that Tamika Mallory, Bob Bland and Linda Sarsour will transition off of the board and focus on other advocacy projects. The group’s leadership…MORE

Manhattan district attorney subpoenas 8 years of Trump tax returns

Manhattan district attorney subpoenas 8 years of Trump tax returns

New York County District Attorney Cyrus Vance’s office has subpoenaed eight years of President Donald Trump’s tax returns from Mazars USA, the longtime accounting firm to Trump and the Trump Organization, as part of its investigation into hush money payments, according to a person familiar with the matter. The subpoena marks a new escalation in…MORE

Why Brett Kavanaugh isn’t going anywhere

Why Brett Kavanaugh isn’t going anywhere

The country is abuzz about the prospect of impeaching a powerful figure who got his ultra-influential job under a cloud of controversy. No, not President Donald Trump (this time). I’m talking about Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh. Kavanaugh made it to the nation’s highest court in October 2018 after a nomination process that was dominated…MORE

The most important moment of the Houston debate got totally overlooked

The most important moment of the Houston debate got totally overlooked

If you know one thing about last week’s presidential debate, it’s probably this: Juli├ín Castro seemed to question Joe Biden’s age and mental acuity by repeatedly asking the former vice president if he was “forgetting” something he had said two minutes prior. And that was important! But it’s what happened after the debate that actually…MORE

Elizabeth Warren flexes progressive power with Working Families Party endorsement

Elizabeth Warren flexes progressive power with Working Families Party endorsement

The Working Families Party, a liberal organization founded in New York, endorsed Sen. Elizabeth Warren for president on Monday, offering a fresh glimpse into an emerging primary season divide on the progressive left. Warren won the WFP’s support through an online vote, earning nearly 61% support from a combination of the party’s members, supporters and…MORE

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