Former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich walked out of prison Tuesday evening after President Trump commuted his 14-year sentence for a conviction in 2011 on federal charges.'A long, long journey' »
Democratic presidential contender Michael Bloomberg will sell Bloomberg LP, the financial information company that made him a billionaire, if he is elected to the White House in November, his campaign confirmed on Tuesday. Bloomberg has risen quickly in opinion polls since entering the race for the Democratic nomination in November and he will appear in his first debate of the election cycle on Wednesday in Las Vegas. Democrats are vying for the right to challenge Republican President Donald Trump in the Nov. 3 election.
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Frustrated by liberal policies, some Oregon residents petitioned to leave the state – by moving the border with Idaho westward. The movement secured initial approval from two counties and aims to get enough signatures to put the proposal on ballots in November, according to the group called Greater Idaho. If the group succeeds, voters in southeast Oregon may see a question on whether their county should become part of Idaho by redrawing the border.
LONDON—A lawyer for Julian Assange has claimed in court that President Trump offered to pardon Assange if the WikiLeaks founder agreed to help cover up Russia's involvement in hacking emails from the Democratic National Committee. Assange's lawyers said on Wednesday that former Republican congressman Dana Rohrabacher offered Assange the deal in 2017, a year after emails that damaged Hillary Clinton in the presidential race had been published. WikiLeaks posted the stolen DNC emails after they were hacked by Russian operatives.
“Her catchphrase was actually ‘I have a plan for that.’ Except on health care she evidently did not.”
“She is a deep and original political thinker. Based on her presidential campaign, however, you wouldn’t really know it.”
“Warren has characterized the economy in gloomy terms that just don’t ring true to a lot of voters.”
“Warren’s progressive policies and folksy demeanor framed her for many as a sort of second-tier Brenie Sanders.”
“This strategy of refusing to take the fight to the opposition right in front of her is not working.”