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Bernie Sanders, stuck in Trump's trial, leans on star power of 'AOC'

By Simon Lewis CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (Reuters) - U.S. presidential candidate Bernie Sanders drew large, passionate crowds in Iowa this weekend, even when he was not there.

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Warren wins coveted Iowa endorsement for Democrats' presidential nomination

By Tim Reid and Trevor Hunnicutt MUSCATINE, Iowa (Reuters) - The Des Moines Register newspaper endorsed Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren in the crowded race for the Democratic Party's

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Radio reporter says Pompeo cursed at her after testy interview

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo cursed at a National Public Radio reporter and repeatedly "used the F-word" in a shouted diatribe after she questioned him about Ukraine and

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Sanders grabs lead in Iowa race as support for Warren drops: New York Times

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Senator Bernie Sanders is leading other Democratic presidential candidates with 25% of the likely vote in Iowa, just over a week before statewide caucuses in the state, a New

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Biden picks up another high profile endorsement in Iowa as voting nears

By Tim Reid DES MOINES, Iowa (Reuters) - Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden picked up another high profile endorsement on Saturday in Iowa, where the party’s nominating contest kicks off in

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Democrats warn at impeachment trial that Trump will abuse his office again if not removed

By Susan Cornwell and David Morgan WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Democratic lawmakers concluded their opening arguments in Republican President Donald Trump's impeachment trial in the U.S.

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Schiff on impeachment: Not calling witnesses 'deprives public of fair trial'

Rep. Adam Schiff, the leader House manager in President Trump’s impeachment trial, said Sunday that the president’s defense team’s main strategy is to argue against calling witnesses to testify before the Senate and to “deprive the public of a fair trial.”

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Sanders has lead in third straight poll in first primary state

A new poll in the state that holds the first primary in the race for the White House indicates Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont nine percentage points ahead of his closest competitor in the battle for the Democratic presidential nomination.

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Dershowitz changes his mind on impeachment requirements, argues crime must be committed

As President Trump’s impeachment trial moves into the defense phases, Alan Dershowitz on Sunday said that he has changed his mind on whether a crime is needed to remove a president from office in a reversal of his stance during the impeachment of President Bill Clinton in 1999.

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Fox News Poll: Sanders gains among Democrats, Biden still best against Trump

The Democratic nomination race has tightened at the top.

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Fox News Poll: Record economy ratings, as half say Senate should remove Trump

Voters give the economy its best ratings in nearly two decades in the latest Fox News Poll -- and credit President Trump.

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Fox News Poll January 19-22, 2020

Fox News Poll January 19-22, 2020

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Trump lawyers argue Democrats just want to overturn election

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's lawyers plunged into his impeachment trial defense Saturday by accusing Democrats of striving to overturn the 2016 election, arguing that investigations of Trump's dealings with Ukraine have not been a fact-finding mission but a politically motivated effort to drive him from the White House.

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Politics weigh heavily in Trump's Mideast peace plan

WASHINGTON (AP) — A blueprint the White House is rolling out to resolve the decades-long conflict between the Israelis and Palestinians is as much about politics as it is about peace.

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Trump's idea of executive power is also impeachment defense

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump has always been a man of absolutes. Something is the best or the worst, a person is a winner or a total loser, an event has never happened before, even when it has.

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General: US committed to Syria fight; Missions up against IS

GREEN VILLAGE MILITARY OUTPOST (AP) — U.S. troops at military outposts ín eastern Syria asked variations of the same question to their top commander Saturday: What is our future here? What are the goals we need to think about? Gen.

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Pompeo lashes out at journalist; NPR defends its reporter

WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo lashed out in anger Saturday at an NPR reporter who accused him of shouting expletives at her after she asked him in an interview about Ukraine.

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In recording Trump asks how long Ukraine can resist Russians

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump inquired how long Ukraine would be able to resist Russian aggression without U.S. assistance during a 2018 meeting with donors that included the indicted associates of his personal attorney Rudy Giuliani.

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WH Counsel: 'That's Fake, That's Not the Real Call'

Enter the defense. President Trump's legal team, led by personal lawyer Jay Sekulow and White House counsel Pat Cipollone, gave a two-hour presentation Saturday morning against impeaching the president, the Washington Post reports. This after House managers, led by Rep. Adam Schiff, argued that Trump had abused his power and...

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Pompeo: NPR Host 'Lied to Me'

Mike Pompeo lashed out at an NPR host and "the media" Saturday after making a testy appearance on All Things Considered, USA Today reports . The Secretary of State accused the host, Mary Louise Kelly, of lying to him, though he didn't deny unloading on her afterward in an expletive-filled rant....

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Journalist: Pompeo Flipped Out When I Asked About Ukraine

Mike Pompeo apparently went off on an expletive-filled rant after an NPR interview didn't go the way he'd planned. Mary Louise Kelly sat down with the secretary of state on All Things Considered Friday for an interview that started off discussing Iran (full transcript here ). Things took a turn...

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Space Force Logo Revealed, Looks a Teensy Bit Familiar

The Pentagon's new US Space Force is not Star Trek's Starfleet Command, but their logos bear a striking similarity, the AP reports. President Trump unveiled the Space Force logo Friday, writing on Twitter that he had consulted with military leaders and designers before presenting the blue-and-white symbol, which features an...

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Impeachment Day 4: Schiff Invokes John McCain

Democratic House impeachment managers are in their final day of arguments against President Trump. Friday's focus: obstruction of justice. The impeachment managers are asserting that Trump withheld crucial documents and blocked the testimony of top White House officials, reports the Wall Street Journal . "The president tried to cheat," said impeachment...

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Trump Joins Rally Against Abortion

President Trump told thousands of anti-abortion marchers Friday that he's their champion, and they agreed—breaking into chants of "four more years" after his speech on the National Mall. "Unborn children have never had a stronger defender in the White House," he said, USA Today reports. Trump is the first...

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