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POLITICO Playbook PM: Bernie Sanders jumps into crowded 2020 field

Presented by */ ]]> Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) speaks to the press on Capitol Hill on Nov. 28, 2018. | Zach Gibson/Getty Images 2020 WATCH — HE’S RUNNING! … HOLLY OTTERBEIN: “Sanders launches second bid for presidency”: [...]

Klobuchar jumps into presidential race

“I don’t have a political machine. I don’t come from money. But what I do have is this: I have grit,” Sen. Amy Klobuchar said Sunday. 2020 Elections The Minnesota senator becomes the first statewide elected Democrat [...]

‘There Is Going to Be a War Within the Party. We Are Going to Lean Into It.’

David Freedlander writes about politics and culture. He lives in New York. */ ]]> Maybe you’ve heard the warning: The country is beset by a menace. A fringe conservative minority is holding Congress hostage, extracting radical policy [...]

Pakistan orders probe into death of activist during clashes

QUETTA, Pakistan (AP) – Pakistan has ordered an investigation into the death of a prominent Pashtun rights activist following a weekend sit-in that dissolved into clashes with police. Friends and family of Arman Loni accuse the police [...]

How your health information is sold and turned into ‘risk scores’

No law prohibits collecting such data or using it in the exam room. The justification for risk scoring is the opioid epidemic, which kills about 130 Americans a day. | AP Photo/Patrick Sison health care Information used to gauge opioid [...]

Harris dives into ‘Medicare for All’ minefield

Like many of her fellow 2020 hopefuls, Sen. Kamala Harris is appealing to both camps, co-sponsoring both full Medicare for All and variations on “Medicare for More.” | Al Drago/Getty Images health care While nearly every [...]

Harris kicks off campaign by laying into Trump

Sen. Kamala Harris wrapped her campaign opener around two broad themes: truth and civility. | Tony Avelar/AP Photo Share on Facebook Share on Twitter */ ]]> OAKLAND, Calif. — Sen. Kamala Harris, formally launching her presidential [...]

Can Macron Talk the Yellow Vests Into Submission? He Will Try

SOUILLAC, France — At 9:23 p.m., after nearly six hours of talk, President Emmanuel Macron took up the subject of nursing homes. At 9:48 p.m., into the seventh hour, he was speaking about France’s “food independence.” Past 10 [...]

Trump claims illegal immigration is ‘humanitarian crisis,’ though crossings into US have declined in

WASHINGTON (AP) – Trump claims illegal immigration is ‘humanitarian crisis,’ though crossings into US have declined in recent years. Copyright © 2019 The Washington Times, LLC. The Washington Times Comment Policy The Washington [...]

Brian Stelter worries CNN isn’t fair with Democrats: ‘Is sexism creeping into the coverage?’

CNN’s Brian Stelter says journalists need to be vigilant in the new year to offer Democrats fair coverage. The host of “Reliable Sources” told his audience Sunday that 2019 would offer the media a fresh start to accurately report on the [...]