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Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand chastises Israel over US congresswomen, but doesn’t demand consequences

ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand spoke out on ABC’s "This Week" against Israel’s initial decision to deny Reps. Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar the ability to visit the country, but stopped short of saying there should be repercussions.   ... Read More

‘The right to vote is our most fundamental right’: Stacey Abrams

ABC News(ATLANTA) -- Stacey Abrams, who captured national attention during her unsuccessful bid for Georgia governor in 2018, said she would be open to joining a 2020 ticket as the vice presidential nominee but will continue to make the   ... Read More

White House trade adviser: ‘We’re going to have a strong economy through 2020’

ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- White House trade adviser Peter Navarro declared the U.S. economy will be strong through 2020, and the Federal Reserve will be lowering interest rates again, “significantly,” going into the holiday season, in an interview with "This   ... Read More

Bernie Sanders and rapper ‘Killer Mike’ talk race, faith and hurt in America

Sasha Pereznik/ABC News(ATLANTA) -- Before he took the stage in front of thousands, Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt, wheeled his worn gym bag and suitcase into the Renaissance Marriott in Atlanta.

Meeting him there for an intimate talk was renowned   ... Read More

2020 hopeful Beto O’Rourke visited an Arkansas gun show to talk about gun control

Jeffrey Cook/ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Two weeks after his hometown of El Paso was the site of a mass shooting, 2020 presidential hopeful Beto O'Rourke made an unannounced visit to a gun show in central Arkansas to speak with   ... Read More

Trump rule to make it tougher to prove unintentional housing discrimination

Johnrob/iStock(WASHINGTON) -- The Trump administration on Friday proposed a new rule that would make it harder for Americans to file complaints of unintentional housing discrimination by local officials or housing developers, a move officials said was necessary to protect   ... Read More

Court allows Trump admin asylum restrictions to take place along most of border

VallarieE/iStock(WASHINGTON) -- The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals rolled back a prior nationwide injunction that blocked the Trump administration's attempt to deny most asylum claims at the U.S.-Mexico border.With that decision, the asylum restrictions can now take effect   ... Read More

Trump calls supporter after mocking his weight at rally

Official White House Photo by Joyce N. Boghosian(BERKELEY HEIGHTS, New Jersey) -- President Donald Trump phoned up a supporter whose weight he mocked at a rally, a White House official said, after the president mistook the attendee for a   ... Read More

Sen. Elizabeth Warren rolls out policy on Native American communities

US Senate(WASHINGTON) -- Presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren has repeatedly addressed the most well-known cloud over her campaign -- the senator's controversial claims of Native American heritage and subsequent DNA test -- in two ways: with an apology and a   ... Read More

Trump officials abused, retaliated against career State Dept. employees: IG report

Kiyoshi Tanno/iStock(WASHINGTON) -- Career State Department employees in one of the agency's critical bureaus faced harassment, mistreatment and retaliation by its top Trump appointees, according to a new inspector general report.

The report on the Bureau of International Organization   ... Read More

Rep. Rashida Tlaib will not travel to Israel, citing ‘oppressive & racist policies’

MicroStockHub/iStock(WASHINGTON) -- Rep. Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich., will not travel to Israel after all, she announced Friday on Twitter and in a statement, rejecting an earlier approval by the government that would have allowed to come on a "humanitarian visit."   ... Read More

House Democrats subpoena Lewandowski, Dearborn for testimony

Luka Banda/iStock(WASHINGTON) -- Democrats on the House Judiciary Committee have issued subpoenas to President Donald Trump's former campaign manager Corey Lewandowski and Rick Dearborn, Trump's former White House deputy chief of staff for policy for their public testimony next   ... Read More

Corey Lewandowski joining Trump at New Hampshire rally amid Senate run speculation

ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump's former campaign manager Corey Lewandowski will join him Thursday evening at a campaign rally in Manchester, New Hampshire, amid speculation that he will formally announce a run for the U.S. Senate in New   ... Read More

John Hickenlooper ends 2020 White House bid

ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- John Hickenlooper, the former Colorado governor, announced the end to his 2020 presidential campaign in a video Thursday morning.

"While this campaign didn’t have the outcome we were hoping for, every moment has been worthwhile and   ... Read More

Trump claims ‘prices haven’t gone up’ due to China tariffs in 2020 pitch to New Hampshire voters

adamkaz/iStock(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump kicked off his campaign rally in New Hampshire by defending his administration's escalating trade war with China and taking familiar jabs as his potential 2020 Democratic opponents.

The president ran down a list of   ... Read More

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Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand chastises Israel over US congresswomen, but doesn’t demand consequences

ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand spoke out on ABC’s "This Week" against Israel’s initial decision to deny Reps. Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar the ability to visit the country, but stopped short of saying there should be repercussions.   ... Read More

‘The right to vote is our most fundamental right’: Stacey Abrams

ABC News(ATLANTA) -- Stacey Abrams, who captured national attention during her unsuccessful bid for Georgia governor in 2018, said she would be open to joining a 2020 ticket as the vice presidential nominee but will continue to make the   ... Read More

White House trade adviser: ‘We’re going to have a strong economy through 2020’

ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- White House trade adviser Peter Navarro declared the U.S. economy will be strong through 2020, and the Federal Reserve will be lowering interest rates again, “significantly,” going into the holiday season, in an interview with "This   ... Read More

Bernie Sanders and rapper ‘Killer Mike’ talk race, faith and hurt in America

Sasha Pereznik/ABC News(ATLANTA) -- Before he took the stage in front of thousands, Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt, wheeled his worn gym bag and suitcase into the Renaissance Marriott in Atlanta.

Meeting him there for an intimate talk was renowned   ... Read More

2020 hopeful Beto O’Rourke visited an Arkansas gun show to talk about gun control

Jeffrey Cook/ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Two weeks after his hometown of El Paso was the site of a mass shooting, 2020 presidential hopeful Beto O'Rourke made an unannounced visit to a gun show in central Arkansas to speak with   ... Read More

Trump rule to make it tougher to prove unintentional housing discrimination

Johnrob/iStock(WASHINGTON) -- The Trump administration on Friday proposed a new rule that would make it harder for Americans to file complaints of unintentional housing discrimination by local officials or housing developers, a move officials said was necessary to protect   ... Read More

Court allows Trump admin asylum restrictions to take place along most of border

VallarieE/iStock(WASHINGTON) -- The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals rolled back a prior nationwide injunction that blocked the Trump administration's attempt to deny most asylum claims at the U.S.-Mexico border.With that decision, the asylum restrictions can now take effect   ... Read More

Trump calls supporter after mocking his weight at rally

Official White House Photo by Joyce N. Boghosian(BERKELEY HEIGHTS, New Jersey) -- President Donald Trump phoned up a supporter whose weight he mocked at a rally, a White House official said, after the president mistook the attendee for a   ... Read More

Sen. Elizabeth Warren rolls out policy on Native American communities

US Senate(WASHINGTON) -- Presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren has repeatedly addressed the most well-known cloud over her campaign -- the senator's controversial claims of Native American heritage and subsequent DNA test -- in two ways: with an apology and a   ... Read More

Trump officials abused, retaliated against career State Dept. employees: IG report

Kiyoshi Tanno/iStock(WASHINGTON) -- Career State Department employees in one of the agency's critical bureaus faced harassment, mistreatment and retaliation by its top Trump appointees, according to a new inspector general report.

The report on the Bureau of International Organization   ... Read More

Rep. Rashida Tlaib will not travel to Israel, citing ‘oppressive & racist policies’

MicroStockHub/iStock(WASHINGTON) -- Rep. Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich., will not travel to Israel after all, she announced Friday on Twitter and in a statement, rejecting an earlier approval by the government that would have allowed to come on a "humanitarian visit."   ... Read More

House Democrats subpoena Lewandowski, Dearborn for testimony

Luka Banda/iStock(WASHINGTON) -- Democrats on the House Judiciary Committee have issued subpoenas to President Donald Trump's former campaign manager Corey Lewandowski and Rick Dearborn, Trump's former White House deputy chief of staff for policy for their public testimony next   ... Read More

Corey Lewandowski joining Trump at New Hampshire rally amid Senate run speculation

ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump's former campaign manager Corey Lewandowski will join him Thursday evening at a campaign rally in Manchester, New Hampshire, amid speculation that he will formally announce a run for the U.S. Senate in New   ... Read More

John Hickenlooper ends 2020 White House bid

ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- John Hickenlooper, the former Colorado governor, announced the end to his 2020 presidential campaign in a video Thursday morning.

"While this campaign didn’t have the outcome we were hoping for, every moment has been worthwhile and   ... Read More

Trump claims ‘prices haven’t gone up’ due to China tariffs in 2020 pitch to New Hampshire voters

adamkaz/iStock(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump kicked off his campaign rally in New Hampshire by defending his administration's escalating trade war with China and taking familiar jabs as his potential 2020 Democratic opponents.

The president ran down a list of   ... Read More

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