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New Harvard Poll: Young Voters Overwhelmingly Democrat, But Young Republicans More Conservative Than Their Boomer Brethren

Young Republican and Democrat voters are united in their dissatisfaction with Boomer politicians and overwhelmingly believe the country is heading in the wrong moral direction. Those were some of the findings of the new Spring 2019 Harvard IOP Youth Poll, which was released Monday in anticipation of Tuesday’s “youth-focused” CNN town hall featuring a number of 2020 Democrat contenders, including: ...

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CNN’s Chris Cuomo Bashes MSNBC’s Chuck Todd: ‘Chuck Todd Ain’t Jake Tapper’

CNN’s Chris Cuomo, who was the subject of an extensive Hollywood Reporter profile Wednesday, contained some harsh words for his network rival, MSNBC’s Chuck Todd. Cuomo unfavorably compared Todd, who hosts NBC’s Meet the Press, to Jake Tapper: “I would argue that Chuck Todd ain’t Jake Tapper. Jake Tapper has a much bigger footprint in politics than Chuck Todd does.” ...

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Former Obama Aide Indicted For Lying To DOJ

Former Obama White House counsel, Greg Craig, was indicted Thursday on two charges for lying to federal investigators about consulting work his former firm did on behalf of Russia-backed ex-Ukrainian president, Viktor Yanukovych. Craig was accused of lying to the Department of Justice for allegedly making false statements and concealing “material facts,” which were revealed in a settlement announced Thursday. ...

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Kobach: DHS Has Been Unwilling To Execute Trump’s Policies

Former Kansas Secretary of State and Trump ally Kris Kobach discussed the problems within the DHS that resulted in the ouster of Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen, who will step down on April 10th. “Leadership [at the DHS] has been unwilling to execute many of the President’s plans,” Kobach told Tucker Carlson Monday, adding, “I have been in the room when the ...

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State With Most Death Row Inmates Continues History Of Not Executing Them

Democratic California Gov. Gavin Newsom’s signing of an executive order temporarily ended capital punishment in his state, relieving inmates part of the largest death row “in the Western hemisphere” while Newsom is in office. The order impacts 737 inmates on death row, the “largest death row in the Western Hemisphere, the largest death row in the United States of America,” ...

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Trump Considering Appointing Herman Cain To Fed Position

President Donald Trump wants to appoint 2012 presidential candidate Herman Cain to a position on the Federal Reserve Board, two senior administration officials told Axios. Thursday’s Axios report said Cain’s name has been in circulation since at least January when Bloomberg reported that Trump had Cain atop the list of candidates to fill one of two vacancies at the Fed. ...

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Here Are The Most Intriguing Statements From Democrats And 2020 Contenders At Al Sharpton’s National Action Network Convention

2020 Democratic contenders made a number of eyebrow-raising statements about President Donald Trump, identity politics and hot-button policy issues before a largely black audience in New York this week at the National Action Network Convention. The annual conference for the civil rights group founded by Rev. Al Sharpton kicked off Wednesday and runs through Saturday. Democratic A-listers, including every leading ...

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Poll Finds 90% Of Brits Think Brexit Negotiations Have Been A ‘National Humiliation’

Ninety percent of British people said Brexit negotiations and how the government is handling them have been a “national humiliation” in a poll Wednesday. The Sky Data poll’s results come in the wake of news that Prime Minister Theresa May is considering forestalling a Brexit deal until June 30 to avoid the potential automatic withdrawal that was to occur March 29 ...

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Scott Walker Not Ruling Out Another Wisconsin Run

Scott Walker, the former Republican Wisconsin Governor who served in office from 2011-2019, is mulling another bid for statewide office. The Washington Post reported Tuesday that Walker is “not ruling anything out” for 2022 and has his sights set on running for the Senate or governorship should an opportunity arise. Wisconsin’s current governor, Tony Evers, is a Democrat who just ...

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Republican Senators Pushing Members To Stand With Trump’s National Emergency Declaration

Republican senators remain conflicted over the constitutionality of President Trump’s national emergency declaration to secure the southern border. While some are considering joining Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul in his surprise rebuke of Trump’s declaration last weekend, others either support Trump or remain undecided. South Carolina Sen. Tim Scott belongs among those firmly backing the President. He told The Daily Caller ...

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Ivanka Trump Tears Into AOC’s Green New Deal

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First daughter and senior White House adviser Ivanka Trump tore into New York Democratic Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s “Green New Deal,” in an interview with Fox News’ Steve Hilton that will air Sunday. “I don’t think most Americans, in their heart, want to be given something,” Trump said. “I’ve spent a lot of time traveling around this country over the last 4 ...

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Sunrise Movement Activists Storm Russell Senate Office

A group of protesters from the far-left Sunrise Movement stormed the Russell Senate Office Building Monday, resulting in at least 40 arrests as they attempted to demand action from lawmakers on the Green New Deal. Exclusive video from The Daily Caller News Foundation captures dozens of young men and women singing as they are being escorted out of the Russell ...

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Democrats Turn On Bernie: ‘He Is Not Going To Be The Nominee’

Florida Democrats are calling on Independent Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders to backtrack his comments after refusing to acknowledge opposition leader Juan Guaido as Venezuela’s legitimate president. “There are serious questions about the recent election. There are many people who feel it was a fraudulent election,” Sanders, a 2020 Democratic presidential contender, said Tuesday in an interview with Univision. Many Florida Democrats were outraged ...

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Republican Senators Divided On National Emergency, Border Wall

Republican senators were mixed in their opinions on securing border wall funding Thursday, with some calling a national emergency necessary and others saying Congress should just “do its job” to come to a solution. Florida Sen. Rick Scott said a formal national emergency declaration was a necessary consideration given the reality of congressional gridlock and the growing demands by conservatives ...

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