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Rep. Joe Kennedy kicks off primary challenge against Sen. Ed Markey

Rep. Joe Kennedy kicks off primary challenge against Sen. Ed Markey

Democratic Rep. Joe Kennedy III of Massachusetts has announced a run for Senate on Saturday morning at the East Boston Social Center, challenging Democratic Sen. Ed Markey, who has served in Congress for more than 40 years. “We have a Senate that instead of trying to harness the opportunity and potential of every person in…MORE

Confusion and frustration in tent courts along the Texas border

Confusion and frustration in tent courts along the Texas border

Lawyers and legal observers expressed confusion and frustration this week as immigration hearings ramped up at two new tent facilities along the US-Mexico border in Laredo and Brownsville, Texas. The facilities are an expansion of the so-called Migrant Protection Protocols program, which requires some migrants to wait in Mexico for the duration of their immigration…MORE

Trump unleashed: He’s talking more and tweeting more

Trump unleashed: He’s talking more and tweeting more

For better or worse, we’re getting more Donald Trump these days. If you feel like you are hearing the President’s voice all the time, you are not imagining things. Trump is talking and tweeting more in 2019 than he did in 2018 — which was, in turn, far more talking and tweeting than he did…MORE

Warren: ‘Congress is complicit’ by failing to start impeachment proceedings against Trump

Warren: ‘Congress is complicit’ by failing to start impeachment proceedings against Trump

Sen. Elizabeth Warren tweeted on Friday evening that “Congress is complicit” in failing to start impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump after the news broke that Trump had pressed Ukraine’s President to investigate Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden’s son, according to a person familiar with the situation. Warren, who is running for President, first called…MORE

Trump’s interest in Ukraine ramped up as Giuliani pressed on Biden claims

Trump’s interest in Ukraine ramped up as Giuliani pressed on Biden claims

President Donald Trump’s stance on Ukraine has evolved over the past year from one of general uninterest to a more engaged approach as he has discussed allegations of wrongdoing involving former Vice President Joe Biden and his son, people familiar with the matter said. Now Ukraine has become wrapped in the Trump presidency’s many subplots:…MORE

Here’s the guest list for Friday’s state dinner with Australia

Here’s the guest list for Friday’s state dinner with Australia

President Donald Trump hosted Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison at a state dinner Friday night, with guests from both countries. The showcase of White House grandeur and foreign diplomacy is only the second in the Trump presidency, following the one for French President Emmanuel Macron in April 2018. Australian culture was featured in the decor…MORE

Trump’s interest in Ukraine ramped up as Giuliani pressed on Biden claims

Trump’s interest in Ukraine ramped up as Giuliani pressed on Biden claims

President Donald Trump’s stance on Ukraine has evolved over the past year from one of general uninterest to a more engaged approach as he has discussed allegations of wrongdoing involving former Vice President Joe Biden and his son, people familiar with the matter said. Now Ukraine has become wrapped in the Trump presidency’s many subplots:…MORE

President Trump’s international complications

President Trump’s international complications

Those hoping for progress in Congress on gun control proposals this week saw no forward movement at all, as Republicans continued to hold out for a sign from President Donald Trump on what he wanted to see. Trump spent much of the week on the West Coast in a campaign and fundraising swing, but he…MORE

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