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Trump says he is eyeing four candidates for intelligence chief

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump said on Friday he had four candidates under consideration to be the next U.S. intelligence chief and that a decision would be made soon, even as one

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Sanders' 'Trump-like rhetoric' encouraged vandals, Bloomberg camp says

By James Oliphant WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Michael Bloomberg’s presidential campaign on Friday alleged that rival Bernie Sanders’ “Trump-like rhetoric” encouraged supporters to vandalize a Bloomberg

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Nevada Democrats report high early caucus participation

By Sharon Bernstein LAS VEGAS, Nevada - Nearly 75,000 Nevadans participated early in the state's Democratic U.S. presidential nominating contest, the party said on Friday, a sign of a potentially

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‘Tamales for Tío Bernie’: Sanders’ outreach to Latino voters pays off

By Simon Lewis and Tim Reid BELL, California (Reuters) - Violeta Alvarez is so passionate about Bernie Sanders that she becomes emotional talking about the white, 78-year-old senator from Vermont, a

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Trump says four candidates being considered for U.S. intelligence chief

Washington (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday said on Twitter that four candidates are under consideration for the job of U.S.

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Stone sentenced to 3-1/3 years, Trump signals no immediate pardon for adviser

By Sarah N. Lynch and Jan Wolfe WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A federal judge on Thursday sentenced President Donald Trump's long-time adviser Roger Stone to three years and four months in prison and said

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Bloomberg admits company signed NDAs with 3 women who complained about him

Democratic presidential contender Mike Bloomberg announced Friday that he will allow three female former employees of his media company to be released their non-disclosure agreements that were signed "to address complaints about comments they said I had made."

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CPAC aims to turn tables on Democrats after impeachment saga

EXCLUSIVE: CPAC, the premier conservative conference set to kick off outside Washington next week, will aim to turn the tables on Democrats in the wake of both the Russia collusion investigation and impeachment of President Trump.

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Trump accuses ‘crazy’ Dems of ‘disinformation,’ predicts Nevada caucus problems during Vegas rally

President Trump kicked off his third rally in three days Friday afternoon, revving up his supporters in Las Vegas a day before divided Democrats head to the Nevada caucuses to pick their Democratic nominee.

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Former Ukraine diplomat Marie Yovanovitch has a book deal

NEW YORK— Former Ukraine ambassador Marie Yovanovitch, the career diplomat who during the impeachment hearings of President Donald Trump offered a chilling account of alleged threats from Trump and his allies, has a book deal.

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Bloomberg campaign blames Sanders' rhetoric after vandalism at Knoxville office

Mike Bloomberg’s campaign said Friday its campaign office in Knoxville, Tenn., was vandalized overnight with graffiti – and suggested rival Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders’ rhetoric could be to blame.

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Bernie Sanders’ surge has party elders rattled, as Nevada poised to boost momentum

Bernie Sanders’ surge in national polls and success in the early-voting states has Democratic Party elders increasingly concerned about the self-proclaimed democratic socialist’s potential to become their nominee -- as he heads into this weekend's Nevada caucuses with a massive lead and aiming to cement his front-runner status. 

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Sanders condemns Russian influence in election

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders said Friday he was briefed by U.S. officials “about a month ago” that Russia has been trying to help his campaign as part of Moscow's efforts to interfere in the 2020 presidential election.

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McConnell-linked group funds ads helping N Carolina Democrat

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A political committee linked to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is funding ads and other campaign materials designed to meddle in North Carolina's Democratic Senate primary, the group acknowledged on Friday.

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In Nevada, Biden casts Sanders, Bloomberg as party posers

LAS VEGAS (AP) — As the Democratic presidential primary advances toward Super Tuesday, Joe Biden wants voters to choose a loyal Democrat.

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Bright lights, big stakes for Democrats in Nevada

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Just past the roulette wheel and slot machines, the smoky bars and blinking lights, Nevada Democrats are preparing to weigh in on their party's presidential nomination fight.

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Iowa Democrats agree to Buttigieg, Sanders limited recount

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Iowa Democratic Party is agreeing to recount the results in about two dozen of almost 1,700 precinct caucuses as part of the ongoing process to resolve the weeks-long question of who won Iowa's tarnished presidential caucuses.

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Fed officials downplay virus even as markets see rate cuts

WASHINGTON (AP) — When Wall Street expects the Federal Reserve to cut interest rates, should that influence the Fed's decisions? Two Fed officials diverged on that issue in remarks Friday at a monetary policy conference in New York.

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Trump Complains About Foreign Film Winning Best Picture

President Trump hasn't actually seen Parasite , but he is still certain that the South Korean movie should not have won the Oscar for best picture . "How bad were the Academy Awards this year, did you see?" he asked a crowd at a campaign rally in Colorado Springs Thursday night. He...

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Russia Is Working to Reelect Trump, Lawmakers Are Told

American intelligence officials told House lawmakers last week that Russia already is interfering in the presidential campaign in an effort to see President Trump reelected. Republican and Democratic members of the House Intelligence Committee attended the meeting on what a Democratic official called a briefing on "the integrity of our...

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NSC Aide Is Out of White House After 'Anonymous' Rumors

A national security aide who's been rumored to be the author of a tell-all book about President Trump's White House is being moved out of it. Victoria Coates will begin her new job as a senior adviser for the Department of Energy on Monday, Reuters reports. White House officials said...

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Ex-Congressman: Yeah, I Talked to Assange About a Pardon

Former GOP congressman Dana Rohrabacher tells Yahoo News in a new interview that, yes, he did talk to Julian Assange about getting the WikiLeaks founder a presidential pardon if Assange said that Russia was not responsible for the DNC email leak . However, he says he never actually spoke to President...

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Roger Stone Sentenced to 40 Months in Prison

Three years, four months. That was the sentence imposed on Roger Stone Thursday by a federal judge. Whether the longtime Trump ally will spend even a minute in prison, however, remains up in the air. Judge Amy Berman Jackson handed down the sentence in the politically charged case, though the...

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Katie Hill Speaks Out on Scandal, Resignation

Nearly four months after she resigned from the House of Representatives amid a sex scandal and nude photo plot she blamed on her abusive ex-husband, Katie Hill is speaking out. "I strongly feel that I made the right call in stepping down, for several reasons," Hill told George Stephanopoulos in...

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