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Rep. Ocasio-Cortez paints Sanders as a fighter for the working class

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez joins ABC's The View on Wednesday, promoting Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders as a fighter for the working class, for "people like us."

Ocasio-Cortez, who served as a volunteer for   ... Read More

POLL: Sanders and Bloomberg rise, Biden falls, with sharp shifts in views of electability

natasaadzic/iStock(NEW YORK) -- Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders has soared and former Vice President Joe Biden has crashed in national preference for the Democratic nomination for president, while the Iowa caucuses and New Hampshire primary helped to clear some running   ... Read More

Progressive group invest $50M in 2020, new investments in Nevada ahead of caucuses

peterschreiber.media/iStock(LAS VEGAS) -- As the next contest pivots to Nevada, a racially diverse state where minority voters will play a significant role, a progressive group with a $50 million investment in the 2020 election cycle is pouring money and   ... Read More

Democrats set to clash at Las Vegas debate with Bloomberg in their sights

3dfoto/iStock(LAS VEGAS) -- The Democrats storming Nevada in the lead up to Saturday's caucuses are set to first face off in Wednesday night's debate, a matchup in a more diverse early state than the first two, with a new   ... Read More

Pro-Warren super PAC launches ad campaign ahead of Nevada caucuses

ABC (NEW YORK) -- After lackluster finishes in the first two presidential contests, Sen. Elizabeth Warren will get a last-minute boost of support ahead of the Nevada caucuses from a new super PAC called "Persist," which is scheduled to air   ... Read More

Barr mulls resigning over Trump’s tweets: Sources

ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- Just hours after President Donald Trump openly defied his public pleas to stop tweeting about criminal matters in the Justice Department, Attorney General Bill Barr told people close to Trump Tuesday that he is considering resigning   ... Read More

Democrat Pete Buttigieg overstated pledges of support from black leaders, public figures

ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- When Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg touted support from African American comedian and actor Keegan-Michael Key last week, his campaign was forced just hours later to clarify that the actor had not officially endorsed the former   ... Read More

Trump announces pardons for several high-profile individuals

Laura Cavanaugh/FilmMagic/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump announced pardons for several high-profile individuals in addition to commuting the sentence of former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich.

The White House announced that he had signed an executive order pardoning former San   ... Read More

US sanctions Russian oil firm for facilitating Venezuela exports as pressure campaign tightens

Oleksii Liskonih/iStock(WASHINGTON) -- The Trump administration sanctioned a division of Russia's powerful state-owned oil company for facilitating Venezuelan exports in a bid to increase pressure on the government of Nicolás Maduro and push him from power.

The move is   ... Read More

Former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich released after Trump commutes his sentence

Official White House Photo by Joyce N. Boghosian(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump has commuted the sentence of former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich.

Blagojevich, a Democrat, was convicted in 2011 by a federal jury in Chicago on 17 counts, including   ... Read More

Trump maintains online criticism of Roger Stone case, despite AG Barr’s plea to stop

Official White House Photo by Shealah Craighead(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump took to Twitter on Tuesday morning, to criticize the judge overseeing the Roger Stone case, despite Attorney General William Barr's plea that the president refrain from tweeting about   ... Read More

White House Correspondents’ Dinner welcomes back comedic relief in 2020

JTSorrell/iStock(WASHINGTON) -- The lineup for the 99th annual White House Correspondent's Dinner (WHCD) released on Tuesday shows a cast that could bring back some comedic relief to journalists and correspondents amid a tense moment in the country.

Organized by   ... Read More

Massachusetts lawmaker arrested for financial fraud, had gambling debts: FBI, IRS

GOCMEN/iStock(BOSTON) -- When he wasn’t conducting state business as the longtime elected representative of communities north of Boston, David Nangle frequented casinos throughout New England, accumulating so much gambling debt that he turned to campaign funds to keep himself   ... Read More

Michael Bloomberg qualifies for Democratic debate

3dfoto/iStock(WASHINGTON) -- Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg has qualified for Wednesday’s Democratic presidential debate after meeting the Democratic Party’s latest qualification criteria.

A national poll by NPR/PBS Newshour/Marist that was released earlier Tuesday showed that   ... Read More

John Bolton criticizes White House ‘censorship’ ahead of his planned book release

Melissa Sue Gerrits/Getty Images(DURHAM, N.C.) -- Former national security adviser John Bolton, speaking out for the first time since the conclusion of President Donald Trump's impeachment trial, discussed his upcoming book and expressed serious concerns about the White House   ... Read More

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Rep. Ocasio-Cortez paints Sanders as a fighter for the working class

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez joins ABC's The View on Wednesday, promoting Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders as a fighter for the working class, for "people like us."

Ocasio-Cortez, who served as a volunteer for   ... Read More

POLL: Sanders and Bloomberg rise, Biden falls, with sharp shifts in views of electability

natasaadzic/iStock(NEW YORK) -- Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders has soared and former Vice President Joe Biden has crashed in national preference for the Democratic nomination for president, while the Iowa caucuses and New Hampshire primary helped to clear some running   ... Read More

Progressive group invest $50M in 2020, new investments in Nevada ahead of caucuses

peterschreiber.media/iStock(LAS VEGAS) -- As the next contest pivots to Nevada, a racially diverse state where minority voters will play a significant role, a progressive group with a $50 million investment in the 2020 election cycle is pouring money and   ... Read More

Democrats set to clash at Las Vegas debate with Bloomberg in their sights

3dfoto/iStock(LAS VEGAS) -- The Democrats storming Nevada in the lead up to Saturday's caucuses are set to first face off in Wednesday night's debate, a matchup in a more diverse early state than the first two, with a new   ... Read More

Pro-Warren super PAC launches ad campaign ahead of Nevada caucuses

ABC (NEW YORK) -- After lackluster finishes in the first two presidential contests, Sen. Elizabeth Warren will get a last-minute boost of support ahead of the Nevada caucuses from a new super PAC called "Persist," which is scheduled to air   ... Read More

Barr mulls resigning over Trump’s tweets: Sources

ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- Just hours after President Donald Trump openly defied his public pleas to stop tweeting about criminal matters in the Justice Department, Attorney General Bill Barr told people close to Trump Tuesday that he is considering resigning   ... Read More

Democrat Pete Buttigieg overstated pledges of support from black leaders, public figures

ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- When Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg touted support from African American comedian and actor Keegan-Michael Key last week, his campaign was forced just hours later to clarify that the actor had not officially endorsed the former   ... Read More

Trump announces pardons for several high-profile individuals

Laura Cavanaugh/FilmMagic/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump announced pardons for several high-profile individuals in addition to commuting the sentence of former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich.

The White House announced that he had signed an executive order pardoning former San   ... Read More

US sanctions Russian oil firm for facilitating Venezuela exports as pressure campaign tightens

Oleksii Liskonih/iStock(WASHINGTON) -- The Trump administration sanctioned a division of Russia's powerful state-owned oil company for facilitating Venezuelan exports in a bid to increase pressure on the government of Nicolás Maduro and push him from power.

The move is   ... Read More

Former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich released after Trump commutes his sentence

Official White House Photo by Joyce N. Boghosian(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump has commuted the sentence of former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich.

Blagojevich, a Democrat, was convicted in 2011 by a federal jury in Chicago on 17 counts, including   ... Read More

Trump maintains online criticism of Roger Stone case, despite AG Barr’s plea to stop

Official White House Photo by Shealah Craighead(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump took to Twitter on Tuesday morning, to criticize the judge overseeing the Roger Stone case, despite Attorney General William Barr's plea that the president refrain from tweeting about   ... Read More

White House Correspondents’ Dinner welcomes back comedic relief in 2020

JTSorrell/iStock(WASHINGTON) -- The lineup for the 99th annual White House Correspondent's Dinner (WHCD) released on Tuesday shows a cast that could bring back some comedic relief to journalists and correspondents amid a tense moment in the country.

Organized by   ... Read More

Massachusetts lawmaker arrested for financial fraud, had gambling debts: FBI, IRS

GOCMEN/iStock(BOSTON) -- When he wasn’t conducting state business as the longtime elected representative of communities north of Boston, David Nangle frequented casinos throughout New England, accumulating so much gambling debt that he turned to campaign funds to keep himself   ... Read More

Michael Bloomberg qualifies for Democratic debate

3dfoto/iStock(WASHINGTON) -- Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg has qualified for Wednesday’s Democratic presidential debate after meeting the Democratic Party’s latest qualification criteria.

A national poll by NPR/PBS Newshour/Marist that was released earlier Tuesday showed that   ... Read More

John Bolton criticizes White House ‘censorship’ ahead of his planned book release

Melissa Sue Gerrits/Getty Images(DURHAM, N.C.) -- Former national security adviser John Bolton, speaking out for the first time since the conclusion of President Donald Trump's impeachment trial, discussed his upcoming book and expressed serious concerns about the White House   ... Read More

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