GOP convention site in limbo: Here’s where party could go

The search is on as the Republican National Committee (RNC) begins to scout out new locations to hold its August presidential convention. Hours after President Trump tweeted that the GOP is “now forced to seek another” location other than Charlotte, N.C., to host this summer’s Republican National Convention, party officials said Thursday that the event, indeed, “will be held […]

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Biden and Trump all tied up in Texas: poll

It’s been nearly half a century since a Democratic presidential candidate carried Texas. You have to go all the way back to Jimmy Carter in 1976. But a new poll in the Lone Star State suggests that Texans are split right now between President Trump and Democrat challenger Joe Biden, with five months to go until the […]

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Castro comes around, finally backs Biden

Julian Castro – one of the final holdouts from the once-vast field of Democratic presidential candidates who had yet to endorse Joe Biden’s presidential campaign – on Tuesday formally backed the former vice president’s White House bid. Castro, a former San Antonio, Texas mayor who later served as Housing and Urban Development secretary in then-President Barack […]

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Donald Trump Is Trying to Start a Race War

President Trump has not hidden who he is. He started his presidential campaign, after slowly descending his gilded escalator, with a no-holds barred racist attack on Mexicans. Then, he began his time as president by banning Muslims from entering the country. Later that summer, he called white supremacists who terrorized blacks and Jews in Charlottesville, […]

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Joe Biden to Address Floyd Killing and Protests in Philadelphia Speech

When the coronavirus outbreak shuttered the presidential campaign trail this spring, Joseph R. Biden Jr. fell out of the national spotlight for weeks, struggling to drive a proactive message of his own from his home in Wilmington, Del. Now, as the nation plunges into crisis over issues of racism and police brutality, Mr. Biden’s team […]

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The Flynn Calls: His Dismissal of Russian Interference and the Kremlin’s Savvy

WASHINGTON — Russian spy services had just carried out a complex campaign to disrupt an American presidential election. But the man who was set to become the White House national security adviser, speaking to Russia’s ambassador, referred to that effort only as “the cyberstuff.” The ambassador suggested that the “very deplorable” sanctions that the United […]

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Unrest demonstrates Biden’s challenge in breaking through

Democratic presidential candidate and former US Vice President Joe Biden arrives to pay his respects to fallen service members on Memorial Day at Delaware Memorial Bridge Veteran’s Memorial Park in Newcastle, Delaware, May 25, 2020.  | Photo by OLIVIER DOULIERY/AFP via Getty Images After another night of violent protests, the 77-year-old Democrat was meeting with […]

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Joe Biden, wearing mask, visits protest site in Delaware

Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden on Sunday visited a location where protesters have been demonstrating against police brutality and racial inequality, according to a photo Biden posted on Instagram, as protests and riots rage across the U.S. following the death of George Floyd last week. Floyd on Monday died while in the custody of the […]

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Biden Visits Protest Site While Trump Endorses Violent Pushback

The difference between the two presidential candidates played out in stark contrast on Sunday. While Joe Biden was using social media to share a message of understanding, acknowledging the country’s pain, President Trump used the same medium to endorse a call for violence in response to the protests raging across the nation. The Democratic candidate […]

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Exclusive: Mexican broadcaster Televisa to launch mobile phone service, challenging Slim

10/10 © Reuters. FILE PHOTO: JFK Presidential Library celebrates the 50th anniversary of the Moon landing 2/10 By Julia Love MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Mexican broadcaster Televisa said on Sunday it will start offering mobile phone service, a bid to challenge billionaire Carlos Slim’s America Movil (NYSE:), which has long dominated the country’s telecommunications market. […]

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Biden Calls Out Trump for ‘Encouraging Violence,’ Says Floyd Killing Was an ‘Act of Brutality’

In a live address on Friday, presidential candidate Joe Biden said the killing of George Floyd was “an act of brutality” that “denied him of his very humanity.” Biden’s emotional speech came before the arrest of Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin, who was later charged with Floyd’s murder. Before the speech, the candidate spoke with […]

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The week in pictures, May 23 – May 29

https://a57.foxnews.com/static.foxnews.com/foxnews.com/content/uploads/2020/05/918/516/05_AP20146568111906-1.jpg?ve=1&tl=1 Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden wears a face mask to protect against the spread of the coronavirus after placing a wreath at the Delaware Memorial Bridge Veterans Memorial Park, in New Castle, Del., May 25, 2020. AP Photo/Patrick Semansky https://a57.foxnews.com/static.foxnews.com/foxnews.com/content/uploads/2020/05/918/516/05_AP20146568111906-1.jpg?ve=1&tl=1

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Castro launches progressive PAC, but still hasn’t endorsed Biden

Former Democratic presidential candidate Julian Castro on Thursday unveiled a new political action committee that aims to help down-ballot progressive Democrats running for office this year. The former San Antonio, Texas, mayor who later served in then-President Barack Obama’s Cabinet as Housing and Urban Development secretary said he would use the resources of the newly […]

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Scott Baio & Wanda Sykes Get Into War Of Words Over Joe Biden & Roseanne — See Feud Tweets 

Scott Baio called out Wanda Sykes for supporting Joe Biden, after the presidential candidate’s recent comments about African American voters. Baio slammed Sykes as a ‘hypocrite’ after she quit ‘Roseanne’ in 2018 over Barr’s past racist tweets. Scott Baio and Wanda Sykes don’t see eye to eye about a recent interview in which Joe Biden said, […]

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Biden says he hopes to announce VP pick around this date

Presumptive Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden said he hopes to announce his pick for vice president around Aug. 1, just two months before the vice presidential debate scheduled for October. Speaking during a virtual fundraiser event on Wednesday, Biden said his committee has already interviewed the contenders on his shortlist of candidates, which include California Sen. Kamala […]

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Biden says he was too ‘cavalier’ about black Trump backers

Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden | Susan Walsh/AP Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden says he “should not have been so cavalier” in his comments on Friday in which he suggested African Americans who back President Donald Trump “ain’t black.” ATLANTA — Joe Biden declared he “should not have been so cavalier” on Friday after he […]

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Biden Campaign Pledges to Expand Operation, Focusing on Battlegrounds

Joseph R. Biden Jr.’s presidential campaign, which has faced criticism from some Democrats worried about his team’s general election readiness, is planning a substantial expansion of its operation and eying an ambitious battleground map even as the question of when Mr. Biden will resume in-person campaigning remains unclear. In an hour-long briefing with reporters on […]

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Biden tells MSNBC he would not pardon Trump, when asked about hypothetical prosecution

Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden said on MSNBC Thursday night that if President Trump were accused of or charged with a crime during a Biden presidency, he would not issue a pardon for such a hypothetical offense for the purpose of uniting the country. The question came during an appearance on “The Last Word” with […]

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World Health Organization official kicked out of Burundi ahead of country’s election

Burundi’s top World Health Organization (WHO) official has been kicked out of the country ahead of the May 20 presidential election, after voicing concerns about crowded political rallies. WHO representative Walter Kazadi Mulombo was sent a letter by Burundi’s foreign ministry Thursday, declaring him a “persona non grata.” He was ordered, along with three other WHO […]

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Biden ‘not an inspired’ candidate, got help from ‘media cheerleading,’ says writer for liberal magazine The Nation

Left-leaning magazine The Nation published an article on Thursday calling 2020 presidential candidate Joe Biden an uninspiring figure and credited media bias with putting him over the top during his primary fight against Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt. “Joe Biden is not an inspired presidential contender,” author John Nichols writes. “He offers, at best, the promise of normalcy in […]

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In Bid for Party Unity, Biden Moves Beyond Restoring the Pre-Trump Era

Throughout the Democratic presidential primary, Joseph R. Biden Jr.’s rivals criticized his focus on restoring America to the pre-Trump era, accusing him of promoting a backward-looking political vision that ignored the deep-rooted causes of the nation’s problems. Mr. Biden’s message to voters sometimes fueled that perception: He constantly invoked the Obama legacy. He leaned on […]

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AOC named a co-chair as Biden, Sanders set up unity task forces

Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden and Sen. Bernie Sanders – who was the former vice president’s last remaining nomination rival before suspending his campaign last month – on Wednesday morning unveiled six ‘Biden-Sanders Unity Task Forces’ to try and bridge their wide policy divides and seek agreements between the two camps. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, […]

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More than 300 lawmakers urge IMF, World Bank to cancel poor countries’ debt

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Senator Bernie Sanders speaks at the 11th Democratic candidates debate of the 2020 U.S. presidential campaign in Washington By Andrea Shalal WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Over 300 lawmakers from around the world on Wednesday urged the International Monetary Fund and World Bank to cancel the debt of the […]

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Trump lawyer argues for ‘temporary immunity’. Will it work?

President Donald Trump’s lawyer Jay Sekulow made the case for "temporary presidential immunity" before the Supreme Court justices as the Trump administration tries to prevent the president’s financial records from being subpoened. CNN’s Jeffrey Toobin and Elie Honig give their predictions on how the case might turn out. #Trump #CNN #News

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Joe Biden pledges to probe coronavirus stimulus loan program

Democratic presidential hopeful Joe Biden pledged to probe the Trump administration’s coronavirus loan programs if he’s elected this year. The former vice president said he would tap an inspector general on his first day in office to review “every stimulus loan given to any big company or political insider.” He was apparently referring to efforts […]

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