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At Army-Navy game, Donald Trump touts new pro sports option

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — President Trump used his appearance at the annual Army-Navy football game to pitch to the players an administration policy change that clears the way for athletes at the nation’s military academies to play professional [...]

Italy’s New ‘Sardines’ Movement Packs Piazzas to Protest Far-Right Leader

ROME — A grass-roots movement protesting the populism of the far-right Italian leader Matteo Salvini demonstrated its surging strength on Saturday, drawing tens of thousands of people to a vast square in Rome in its first national [...]

Jeff Van Drew, N.J. Democratic lawmaker, plans to become a Republican

WASHINGTON (AP) — Top House Republicans have been told that Democratic New Jersey Rep. Jeff Van Drew is going to switch parties and become a Republican. That’s according to a GOP official familiar with the conversations who spoke on condition [...]

North Korea Links 2nd ‘Crucial’ Test to Nuclear Weapons Program

SEOUL, South Korea — A second test of what appeared to be an advanced missile engine, part of what North Korea said on Saturday was part of a “reliable strategic nuclear deterrent,” left little doubt that the country is moving [...]

At Army-Navy game, Donald Trump touts waiver that lets military athletes go pro, then serve

President Trump escaped the impeachment hubbub in Washington on Saturday to watch Navy defeat Army in Philadelphia, rubbing elbows with new recruits and touting his waiver for military athletes who want to play professionally before serving [...]

In Johnson Victory, Democrats and Republicans See Lessons for 2020

For Democrats, there are tactical lessons in Labour’s defeat. Mr. Johnson ran a highly disciplined campaign, pounding home his message that he would “Get Brexit Done” and avoiding debates over kitchen-table issues, like health care, [...]

UK election, impeachment, Bernie & Melania

In today’s podcast, we talk about the UK election and what if anything it means for us, how Dems are doing on impeachment, Bernie’s recent brouhaha over his endorsement of Cenk Uygur for Congress, and right wing freakout over Melania not [...]

Iowa Democrats worry ‘Medicare for All’ hurts key industry

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Kim Motl doesn’t work in the health insurance industry. But her friends and neighbors do. So when she saw Sen. Elizabeth Warren recently in Fort Dodge, Iowa, Motl pressed the Democratic presidential candidate about [...]

Democratic impeachment holdout Jeff Van Drew planning to switch parties

Rep. Jeff Van Drew. | Alex Wong/Getty Images */ ]]> Rep. Jeff Van Drew, a moderate Democrat who is strongly opposed to impeaching President Donald Trump, is expected to switch parties and become a Republican, according to multiple sources [...]