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Mike Bloomberg is ready to move on from his first debate

Mike Bloomberg is ready to move on from his first debate

Mike Bloomberg would like you to forget about last night. The former New York mayor barely mentioned here in Utah his rocky performance at Wednesday night’s Democratic debate. And for the fleeting moment that he did, he made it primarily about two people: The man he wants to run against, President Donald Trump, and the…MORE

US and UK accuse Russia of major cyber attack on Georgia

US and UK accuse Russia of major cyber attack on Georgia

The US, UK, and Georgia accused the Russian military Thursday of being behind a major 2019 cyber attack on Georgia that disrupted “several thousand Georgian government and privately-run websites and interrupted the broadcast of at least two major television stations.” “On October 28, 2019, the Russian General Staff Main Intelligence Directorate (GRU) Main Center for…MORE

Top NSC official reassigned as White House rejects rumors she wrote ‘Anonymous’

Top NSC official reassigned as White House rejects rumors she wrote ‘Anonymous’

Deputy national security adviser Victoria Coates is leaving the National Security Council and going to the Energy Department, according to a statement released by the council on Thursday. The reassignment comes as rumors have been circulating that Coates was the anonymous administration official who wrote an op-ed in The New York Times in 2018 and…MORE

What drives Amy Klobuchar’s disdain for Pete Buttigieg

What drives Amy Klobuchar’s disdain for Pete Buttigieg

Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar first publicly vented her chief frustration with Pete Buttigieg nine months ago in a parking lot in Cresco, Iowa. He is benefiting from male privilege and wouldn’t be treated the same if he were a woman, she said. “Could we be running with less experience,” Klobuchar asked rhetorically of women in…MORE

Stopping Bernie Sanders just got a lot harder

Stopping Bernie Sanders just got a lot harder

If you tuned in to even five minutes of Wednesday night’s Democratic presidential debate, you’d have concluded that former New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg was the race’s clear front-runner. He was savaged at every turn by almost every candidate — all of whom seemed determined to bring him down, and fast. Bloomberg, of course,…MORE

Trump’s bending of justice will have consequences

Trump’s bending of justice will have consequences

President Donald Trump’s determination to bend the justice system threatens what makes America great in ways far beyond the fate of his allies such as Roger Stone. Trump has alarmed diplomats, business leaders and officials in both parties with unbridled legal commentary supporting his allies and maligning his adversaries. This week’s pardon spree for high-profile…MORE

No, Bernie Sanders, most voters aren’t comfortable with socialism

No, Bernie Sanders, most voters aren’t comfortable with socialism

This is the moment for the ultimate question of the Bernie Sanders movement: is the United States ready for a socialist President? At Wednesday’s Democratic presidential debate, Sanders defended himself as a socialist (he calls himself a democratic socialist) and then dismissed a recent poll that suggested Americans do not have a favorable view of…MORE

6 takeaways from Democrats’ Bloomberg pile-on in Nevada

6 takeaways from Democrats’ Bloomberg pile-on in Nevada

Michael Bloomberg‘s billions got him onto the debate stage — but did nothing to spare him from the barrage he faced Wednesday night here in Las Vegas. In the most fiery and contentious Democratic primary debate yet, Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren led a non-stop barrage against the former New York City mayor who was appearing…MORE

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