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‘Keep your mouth shut’: Dems erupt over Barr’s Mueller report rollout

Democrats are in an uproar after the White House and Department of Justice officials appear to be coordinating ahead of the release of the special counsel’s report. | Mark Wilson/Getty Images congress Lawmakers are accusing the attorney [...]

Yuma declares state of emergency over migrant families

YUMA, Ariz. (AP) – Yuma Mayor Douglas Nicholls has declared a state of emergency to deal with the number of families being released from Border Patrol custody into the city. Nicholls said Tuesday that he hoped not to get to this point [...]

Mueller looms over Dem investigations

Robert Mueller’s findings — and whether they’re damning, benign or too heavily redacted to understand — are certain to be a major factor guiding the direction of Democratic probes. | Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images Share on Facebook [...]

Amid Euphoria in Sudan, a Delicate Dance Over Who Will Lead: Soldiers or Civilians?

CAIRO — The protest outside Sudan’s military headquarters felt more like a counterculture summer festival than a revolution. A famous Sudanese musician, using a car as his stage, stroked his violin. Sufi Muslims wafted about in [...]

‘Stop the bull’: Feud erupts between Rick Scott and Chuck Schumer over Puerto Rico

Sens. Rick Scott and Chuck Schumer have become entangled in a broader fight over stalled assistance for millions of Americans devastated by natural disasters. | POLITICO illustration/AP, iStock Share on Facebook Share on Twitter */ [...]

Ralph Northam cancels appearance over blackface protesters

BURKE, Va. — Virginia’s governor pulled out of an event where he would have faced protesters for wearing blackface in the 1980s. The Washington Post reported that Gov. Ralph Northam cited safety concerns for canceling his appearance at [...]

Trump attorneys warn accounting firm not to hand over financial records

President Donald Trump’s attorneys said they were formally putting Mazars ”on notice” — an implicit threat of legal action. | Alex Wong/Getty Images legal The president’s attorneys urged Mazars USA to not comply with an [...]

Biden struggles to move past the controversy over his physical contact

poster=”http://v.politico.com/images/1155968404/201904/935/1155968404_6022951853001_6022947536001-vs.jpg?pubId=1155968404″ true 2020 Elections The former vice president on Friday cracked jokes about the accusations [...]

Legal marijuana workers blast citizenship denials over work

DENVER (AP) – U.S. immigration authorities blocked two immigrants’ applications for citizenship because of their work in Colorado’s marijuana industry, their attorneys and Denver officials said, accusing the Trump administration of [...]

As Trump rages over border, Kushner quietly plans legal immigration boost

Hawkish immigration activists are worried that the president will be influenced by Jared Kushner’s more moderate views on immigration. | Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images white house Hardline activists are ready to oppose any move to expand [...]