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Iowa poll: It’s Biden vs. Bernie

The survey showed 27 percent supported former Vice President Joe Biden and 25 percent supported Sen. Bernie Sanders — a percentage within the margin of error. | Win McNamee/Getty Images 2020 elections The Des Moines Register/CNN/Mediacom [...]

‘It’s a bit much’: Beto drags out his 2020 tease at South by Southwest

“I’ve got to be on the timeline that works for my family and for the country,” Beto O’Rourke told reporters when asked by POLITICO about the delay. | Matt Winkelmeyer/Getty Images for SXSW 2020 elections The Texas Democrat [...]

Erdogan Tries to Ease the Pain of Turkey’s Bad Economy. It’s Still Hurting.

ISTANBUL — At a recent rally to open the campaign before municipal elections in March, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan was heckled by a group of public workers demanding jobs. But he was having none of it. “Do not expect anything [...]

Germany Dispatch: Where Kale Is King (at Least, When It’s Stewed in Schmaltz and Bacon)

WARDENBURG, Germany — The weather was perfect as the group pulled their wagon — decorated with flashing lights and pumping out German pop songs from an industrial speaker — out into the fading winter afternoon light. Warm enough [...]

110 Dead in Bangladesh Fire: ‘This Isn’t About Poverty, It’s About Greed’

NEW DELHI — The streets were packed Wednesday night when the first explosion ripped through the air. A car powered by compressed natural gas was traveling through a bazaar in Dhaka, Bangladesh’s capital, when the cylinder stored [...]

Huawei Was a Czech Favorite. Now? It’s a National Security Threat.

PRAGUE — For more than 1,000 years, the sprawling castle complex perched high above Prague has been the seat of power for Holy Roman emperors, the kings of Bohemia and, now, the Czech president, Milos Zeman. And for the last four [...]

‘It’s the dance’: Trump milks suspense from shutdown deal

Even as it has become clear that Congress would not yield to him, President Donald Trump has continued to make grandiose claims about erecting the wall that was his signature campaign promise in 2016. | Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images government [...]

It’s Trump vs. Beto in border wall showdown

Beto O’Rourke said he does not interpret President Donald Trump’s visit to El Paso as a personal challenge to him, but rather as “an effort to use this community as a prop to make his case for the border wall.” | Jamie McCarthy/Getty [...]

Ilhan Omar says lawmakers bribed to support Israel: ‘It’s all about the Benjamins baby’

Rep. Ilhan Omar came under fire from for controversial tweets over the weekend that implied U.S. lawmakers are bribed into supporting Israel. Ms. Omar, Minnesota Democrat, retweeted a post from reporter Glenn Greenwald that slammed House Minority [...]

Mueller: It’s time to gag Roger Stone

Roger Stone’s lawyers argue that media coverage of his case “will subside” from the “first wave” tied to his indictment. | AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais Legal Objecting to the court’s potential silencing, Stone’s [...]