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Joe Biden goes to his secret weapon to close the deal in Iowa

Joe Biden goes to his secret weapon to close the deal in Iowa

With 10 days left before Iowa voters, uh, vote, former Vice President Joe Biden is trying to close the deal with this message: I’m the safe pick. In a new ad entitled “Threat” running across Iowa starting Friday, a female narrator makes the stakes of the Democratic primary plain: “Every day he’s president, Donald Trump…MORE

California banned official travel to Oklahoma, so the Sooner State did the same

California banned official travel to Oklahoma, so the Sooner State did the same

In a tit-for-tat feud between states, a 2018 move by California to ban some official travel to Oklahoma over what officials there say are discriminatory LGBTQ policies has led the Sooner State’s Republican governor to issue a similar ban against the Golden State. Oklahoma’s Republican governor, Kevin Stitt, issued an executive order Thursday that prohibits…MORE

Trump vows support for anti-abortion movement at March for Life rally

Trump vows support for anti-abortion movement at March for Life rally

President Donald Trump on Friday reiterated his support for tighter abortion restrictions, pledging at the annual March for Life rally in Washington that “unborn children have never had a stronger defender in the White House.” Trump, making history as the first President to attend the event since it began nearly a half-century ago, looked to…MORE

Two of four FISA warrants against Carter Page declared invalid

Two of four FISA warrants against Carter Page declared invalid

The Justice Department has declared invalid two of the four surveillance warrants against former Trump campaign associate Carter Page, the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court said Thursday. The acknowledgment to the surveillance court is the latest fallout from December’s scathing inspector general report, which faulted the FBI for a series of misstatements and omissions in the…MORE

Senate GOP uses Trump’s executive privilege threat as rallying cry against subpoenas

Senate GOP uses Trump’s executive privilege threat as rallying cry against subpoenas

A growing number of Republicans are pointing to President Donald Trump’s threat to invoke executive privilege in order to make their case against subpoenas sought by Democrats for key witnesses and documents, a development that could bolster Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s goal of a swift end to the impeachment trial. GOP senators are privately…MORE

US counterterrorism officials warn police to be on alert for ambush attacks

US counterterrorism officials warn police to be on alert for ambush attacks

Federal counterterrorism officials are warning police departments across the country to maintain a heightened state of awareness for the potential for ambush-style attacks against officers. In a new intelligence report viewed by CNN, entitled “PERSISTENT THREAT OF TERRORIST AMBUSH ATTACKS ON FIRST RESPONDERS,” analysts from the National Counterterrorism Center warn that police officers and emergency…MORE

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