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Trump defies every restraint

Trump defies every restraint

It’s a high bar given the wild swings of his two years in power, but Donald Trump seems more untethered to any traditional notion of the presidency than ever. A profound question when Trump entered the Oval Office was whether his unruly, improvisational nature would be tamed by the magnitude of his new responsibilities and…MORE

Trump talking about John James as frontrunner for UN ambassador

Trump talking about John James as frontrunner for UN ambassador

President Donald Trump has mentioned former Michigan GOP Senate candidate John James as a leading contender for the role of US ambassador to the United Nations, a source close to White House tells CNN. State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert announced Saturday she had withdrawn from consideration as UN ambassador, keeping the position open. The State…MORE

President and CEO of Time’s Up, Lisa Borders, resigns

President and CEO of Time’s Up, Lisa Borders, resigns

Less than two months into the job, Lisa Borders has resigned as the president and CEO of Time’s Up. The announcement came late Monday, first in a tweet by Borders. “As Time’s Up continues to grow, I am proud of the work I have done to shepherd its continued development. Unfortunately, it is with deep…MORE

Elizabeth Warren to release universal child care plan paid by ‘wealth tax’

Elizabeth Warren to release universal child care plan paid by ‘wealth tax’

Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren is set to release a sweeping universal child care plan on Tuesday that would guarantee child care from birth until the time children enter school. The proposal marks the Massachusetts Democrat’s second major policy outline to be unveiled this year as she competes for the 2020 Democratic nomination. Last…MORE

Evidence, witnesses to be presented in Colorado missing mom case

Evidence, witnesses to be presented in Colorado missing mom case

Nearly three months after Colorado mother Kelsey Berreth went missing, evidence will be presented and witnesses will be called Tuesday during a preliminary hearing in Cripple Creek, Colorado, west of Colorado Springs. Berreth, 29, vanished last Thanksgiving near Woodland Park, a city between Denver and Colorado Springs. Authorities charged her fiancĂ©, Patrick Frazee, with murder…MORE

Why our politics can’t handle Jussie Smollett

Why our politics can’t handle Jussie Smollett

When actor Jussie Smollett said he had been beaten and left with a noose around his neck by two men shouting slurs and pro-Trump messages in Chicago last month, Democratic politicians couldn’t issue sweeping condemnations quickly enough. California Sen. Kamala Harris called it “an attempted modern-day lynching.” So did New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker. (He…MORE

Queen to perform at the Oscars

Queen to perform at the Oscars

Less than one week until the Oscars, The Academy is still beefing up its list of performers, and its latest addition, they hope, will rock you. The Academy said on Monday that Queen, the band at the center of best picture nominee “Bohemian Rhapsody,” is set to perform on the host-less telecast. Adam Lambert, who…MORE

Amy Klobuchar Fast Facts

Amy Klobuchar Fast Facts

Here is a look at the life of Amy Klobuchar, US senator from Minnesota and 2020 Democratic presidential candidate. Personal:Birth date: May 25, 1960 Birth place: Plymouth, Minnesota Birth name: Amy Jean Klobuchar Father: Jim Klobuchar, Star Tribune columnist Mother: Rose (Heuberger) Klobuchar, teacher Marriage: John Bessler (1993-present) Children: Abigail, 1995 Education: Yale University, B.A.…MORE

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