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Trump 2020 Manager Brad Parscale Moves to Washington After Criticism

Trump 2020 Manager Brad Parscale Moves to Washington After Criticism

Donald Trump’s campaign manager, Brad Parscale, is temporarily relocating to a Northern Virginia apartment near the re-election headquarters after grumbling among some of the president’s allies about
Why the Far-Right AfD Creates Shock Waves in Germany

Why the Far-Right AfD Creates Shock Waves in Germany

The euroskeptic, anti-immigration and anti-Islam Alternative for Germany party has upended the country’s normally staid politics, demonstrating that Europe’s biggest economy isn’t immune to the
New Yorkers, Travel Industry Slam Trump’s Global-Entry Halt

New Yorkers, Travel Industry Slam Trump’s Global-Entry Halt

The Trump administration’s blocking of time-saving international travel programs for New Yorkers has the governor seething and the travel industry warning of slowdowns, looser security and other
U.S. Weighs Rosneft Sanctions But Wary of Oil Market Chaos

U.S. Weighs Rosneft Sanctions But Wary of Oil Market Chaos

The U.S. is weighing whether to sanction Russia’s biggest oil producer, Rosneft PJSC, for maintaining ties with Venezuela’s Nicolas Maduro, though American officials are wary that the move could cause
Andrew Yang Lays Off Dozens of Iowa Campaign Staffers

Andrew Yang Lays Off Dozens of Iowa Campaign Staffers

Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang’s campaign laid off dozens of Iowa staffers after he came in sixth in the caucuses Monday.
Evacuation of Canadians from Virus Zone Is ‘Underway’ in China

Evacuation of Canadians from Virus Zone Is ‘Underway’ in China

The Canadian government’s evacuation of its nationals from the Chinese city at the epicenter of a deadly viral outbreak has begun and is expected to be fully completed by early next week.
How 2020 Opens the Floodgates for Money in U.S. Politics

How 2020 Opens the Floodgates for Money in U.S. Politics

With three billionaires in the running, campaigns, political parties and outside groups are all likely to break previous spending records, helped by canny consultants who know how to take advantage of
Meet Chancellor Angela Merkel’s Potential Successors

Meet Chancellor Angela Merkel’s Potential Successors

The question of Angela Merkel’s succession was supposed to have long been settled among Germany’s Christian Democrats. When Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer won a hotly contested election to lead the CDU in
Trump’s Trade Policies ‘Do Not Work,’ Says Former Head of WTO

Trump’s Trade Policies ‘Do Not Work,’ Says Former Head of WTO

President Donald Trump’s policies on trade do not work because imposing tariffs on goods from certain countries will result in product being imported from other nations, former World Trade
Republicans’ Fate Tied More Tightly to Trump After Impeachment

Republicans’ Fate Tied More Tightly to Trump After Impeachment

The Republican Party has now fully put its fate in President Donald Trump’s hands.
EU Sees More U.S. Trade Talks After ‘Constructive’ Hogan Visit

EU Sees More U.S. Trade Talks After ‘Constructive’ Hogan Visit

Phil Hogan, European Union (EU) trade commissioner, speaks during an event at the Center for Strategic and International Studies in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Thursday, Jan. 16, 2020. Hogan is due to
Mexico May Really Raffle Off Its $130 Million Presidential Jet

Mexico May Really Raffle Off Its $130 Million Presidential Jet

When Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador first floated the idea of raffling off the luxurious presidential plane he never uses, most Mexicans laughed it all off as a joke.
Sanders Declares Victory in Iowa Despite Close Race

Sanders Declares Victory in Iowa Despite Close Race

Bernie Sanders declared victory in the Iowa caucuses, despite being essentially tied with former South Bend, Indiana Mayor Pete Buttigieg in state delegate equivalents as the count was still ongoing.
Ocasio-Cortez Offers Long-Shot Charging Measure; Tesla Rises

Ocasio-Cortez Offers Long-Shot Charging Measure; Tesla Rises

The Democratic congresswoman who pushed the Green New Deal to prominence aims to build a national network of high-speed chargers for electric cars under legislation unveiled on Thursday. Tesla Inc.
Trump Campaign Loses Fight to Get Ex-Staffer to Pay $50,000

Trump Campaign Loses Fight to Get Ex-Staffer to Pay $50,000

Donald Trump’s 2016 presidential campaign lost a court battle with a former staffer who allegedly violated a non-disclosure agreement by going public with claims she was harassed and defamed by her
Senators Fault Obama for Weak Response on Russian Meddling

Senators Fault Obama for Weak Response on Russian Meddling

Former President Barack Obama’s administration wasn’t “well-postured” to counter Russian meddling in the 2016 election once evidence of the interference surfaced, the Senate Intelligence Committee
Sanders Maintains Lead in New Hampshire Poll, Buttigieg Second

Sanders Maintains Lead in New Hampshire Poll, Buttigieg Second

Bernie Sanders is leading in the final New Hampshire poll from Monmouth University before next week’s primary.
One Thing’s for Sure About Iowa—New Hampshire Is Next

One Thing’s for Sure About Iowa—New Hampshire Is Next

Instead of clarifying anything for the Democratic nomination, it did the opposite.
Democratic Chair Calls for Recanvass of Iowa Caucus Results

Democratic Chair Calls for Recanvass of Iowa Caucus Results

Democratic National Committee Chairman Tom Perez called for a recanvass of Iowa caucus results Wednesday, but Iowa’s top Democrat said he would do so if a presidential campaign requested it.
Trump Basks in Acquittal With ‘Celebration’ and Attacks on Foes

Trump Basks in Acquittal With ‘Celebration’ and Attacks on Foes

President Donald Trump apologized to his family on Thursday for having to endure his impeachment, but in a vindictive and gloating “celebration” of his Senate acquittal he offered the nation no