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The Sarah Sanders replacement sweepstakes begins

Sarah Huckabee Sanders told reporters Thursday that she did not formally recommend a successor to the president when she told him she was resigning as press secretary. | Alex Wong/Getty Images White House President Donald Trump has [...]

Nikki Haley begins experiment in political life after Trump

Former United Nations Ambassador Nikki Haley is working to redefine herself outside the president’s shadow, emerging as a fundraiser and surrogate for 2020 Republican Senate candidates. | Joe Buglewicz/Bloomberg via Getty Images 2020 [...]

New York canal season begins with launch of new tugboat

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) – Boating season on the Erie Canal is opening with the dedication of a new tugboat named after women’s suffrage movement leader Elizabeth Cady Stanton. An event is planned at Corn Hill Landing along the canal in [...]

South Africa begins voting in presidential, parliamentary elections amid issues of corruption, unemp

JOHANNESBURG (AP) – South Africa begins voting in presidential, parliamentary elections amid issues of corruption, unemployment. Copyright © 2019 The Washington Times, LLC. The Washington Times Comment Policy The Washington Times [...]

POLITICO Playbook: Trump purged DHS. Now, the real fight begins.

Presented by */ ]]> President Donald Trump has been stymied by both the legislative process and his own administration on immigration. | Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images DRIVING THE DAY THE PRESIDENT AND THE WHITE HOUSE are fond [...]

Ukraine presidential vote begins under bribe claim cloud

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) – Voters in Ukraine are casting ballots in a presidential election Sunday after a campaign that produced a comedian with no political experience as the front-runner and allegations of voter bribery. Opinion polls have [...]

Trump begins post-Mueller ‘reset’ by strafing Democrats, media

The completion of special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation marks a potential turning point in Donald Trump’s presidency. | Carolyn Kaster/AP Photo White House The president and his allies see a chance to reconnect with [...]

‘Not one woman got that kind of coverage’: Beto backlash begins

Former Texas congressman Beto O’Rourke speaks to local residents during a meet and greet at the Beancounter Coffeehouse & Drinkery, March 14, in Burlington, Iowa. | AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall 2020 elections Many Democrats [...]

Trial tied to theft of guns from Chicago train begins

CHICAGO (AP) – A trial linked to the theft of 27 handguns and six assault rifles from a train at a Norfolk Southern rail yard in Chicago has started in federal court. Prosecutors began their presentation against Cameron Battiste on Monday [...]

U.S. Begins Syria Withdrawal, Amid Uncertainty Over Strategy

BEIRUT, Lebanon — The United States has started withdrawing its troops from Syria, an American military spokesman said on Friday, further muddling the Trump administration’s plans for disengagement from one of the Middle East’s [...]