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The 5 minutes when Biden and Booker’s simmering fight erupted

poster=”http://v.politico.com/images/1155968404/201908/2739/1155968404_6066411954001_6066411818001-vs.jpg?pubId=1155968404″ true 2020 democratic debates The long-awaited confrontation showed off Booker’s experience [...]

Fight back, pick policy fights, bring Twitter charm to life: What each Dem needs out of Wednesday’s debate

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio has been criticized at home for the time he’s spending away, but he’s still not having much of an effect on the primary conversation. He’s focused heavily on President Donald Trump, who he calls “ConDon” [...]

House Dems pick party unity over ICE fight

Texas Rep. Veronica Escobar and others argue that a must-pass bill to fund DHS would hold more leverage with the Senate than other legislation on the floor. | J. Scott Applewhite/AP Photo Share on Facebook Share on Twitter */ ]]> House [...]

Trump abandons census fight, uses executive order to obtain citizenship data

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Virginia is now election battleground in fight over gun laws

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – Deep-pocketed interest groups and activists on both sides of the long-running fight over gun laws are gearing up for a major clash in Virginia, now a key election battleground in the issue after Republicans on Tuesday [...]

Why Trump will likely lose the census citizenship fight

President Donald Trump’s continued insistence on adding the citizenship question increases the risk of additional disclosures about the White House’s role in the effort. | AP Photo/Alex Brandon 2020 Census The new DOJ team must [...]

‘Our Duty to Fight’: The Rise of Militant Buddhism

GINTOTA, Sri Lanka — The Buddhist abbot was sitting cross-legged in his monastery, fulminating against the evils of Islam, when the petrol bomb exploded within earshot. But the abbot, the Venerable Ambalangoda Sumedhananda Thero, [...]

Joe Biden, Amy Klobuchar, Michael Bennet, fight to reclaim moderate Democratic policies

Centrists in the Democrats’ 2020 presidential field have begun to push back against their party’s leftward drift, warning that voters who would otherwise be ready to oust President Trump will be scared away by some candidates’ liberal [...]

Europe Built a System to Fight Russian Meddling. It’s Struggling.

Mr. Bahrke said officials stand by the analysis in the Austrian case. Lutz Güllner, one of the top European officials overseeing the counter-disinformation campaign, said the absence of an alert had been a reflection of his team’s caution. [...]

Republicans fear campaign arm is stumbling in fight for the House

“The media and DCCC are going to try to separate us and turn us against each other because we’re winning,” said Tom Emmer, National Republican Congressional Committee chairman. | Andrew Harnik/AP Photo Share on Facebook Share [...]