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Biden does cleanup with Latinos after ‘get in line’ remark

Former Vice President Joe Biden has been viewed with suspicion at times by immigration reform advocates for his lack of outreach to Latino communities in the past. | Charlie Neibergall)/AP Photo 2020 elections ‘It is unacceptable [...]

Wary of Trump’s Hard Line on Iran, Europeans Decline to Join Escorts in Gulf

BRUSSELS — With tensions rising with Iran, the United States and Britain have been shopping for European support to bolster patrols in the Persian Gulf around the Strait of Hormuz, a vital passage way for global oil supplies. But [...]

The Purell presidency: Trump aides learn the president’s real red line

President Donald Trump’s personal aide carries a bottle of hand sanitizer at all times. | Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images white house A self-described germaphobe, the 45th president is strictly enforcing proper hygiene inside the White [...]

Trump fudges his red line as Iran takes out a U.S. drone

poster=”http://v.politico.com/images/1155968404/201906/967/1155968404_6050469571001_6050470959001-vs.jpg?pubId=1155968404″ true white house People who have consulted with the president say he’s hesitant to get [...]

Hakeem Jeffries, Democratic caucus chairman, toes line on Donald Trump impeachment

Some House Democrats are desperate to begin impeachment. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is reluctant. It’s up to Rep. Hakeem S. Jeffries to try to keep them all working together. Mr. Jeffries was thrown into the middle of power and responsibility [...]

GOP senators line up against Trump’s Mexico tariff plan

WASHINGTON (AP) – In a rare confrontation, Republican senators are declaring deep opposition to President Donald Trump’s threatened tariffs on all goods coming into the U.S. from Mexico. But it’s unclear they have the votes to stop [...]

Election Puts Europe on the Front Line of the Battle With Populism

ROME — Matteo Salvini basked in triumph on Monday after a thumping victory for his far-right League Party in this weekend’s European Parliament elections rendered him the dominant politician in Italy and the strongest claimant to [...]

Trump draws Iran red line over nukes, threats

President Trump tried to set guardrails around his approach to Iran late Sunday, saying there are two things he cannot abide. “I just don’t want them to have nuclear weapons, and they can’t be threatening us,” Mr. Trump told Fox News’ [...]

Taboos fall away as far-right EU candidates breach red line

PLIEUX, France (AP) – Europe’s taboos are falling away. Virulent language castigating immigration and Islam is creeping from extremist fringe groups on social media and the dark web into politics, and getting new visibility in the final [...]

White House messaging falls in line with Trump’s sanctuary cities proposal

“Let’s spread out some of that burden and let’s put it in some of those other locations,” White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said of undocumented immigrants. | Evan Vucci/AP Photo White House Administration [...]