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Trump faces pressure from a federal judge to release detained migrant kids as coronavirus spreads – Vox

A federal judge just told the government to release migrant children or explain why they need to remain in detention. A federal judge on Saturday confronted the Trump administration on its treatment of an especially vulnerable population — migrant children in US custody — as the coronavirus pandemic rages. Judge Dolly Gee of the US […]


Election 2020: Joe Biden sweeps three states as coronavirus changes voting

Biden stays in the driver’s seat, coronavirus changes our elections and other takeaways from Tuesday’s vote WASHINGTON – It was a night of early wins for Joe Biden. Biden swept all three primaries Tuesday night against Sen. Bernie Sanders, who was already trailing the former vice president in delegates. Arizona, Illinois and Florida all held primaries Tuesday, while Ohio, which […]

Courts Current News

Judge James Dannenberg writes John Roberts resigning from the Supreme Court Bar.

In a letter to Chief Justice John Roberts, he detailed why he’s lost faith in the court. Drew Angerer/Getty Images One Simple Way the Next President Can Transform Criminal Justice Trump Can’t Cancel the Election. But States Could Do It for Him. How to Protect the 2020 Election From the Coronavirus The Coronavirus Could Spark […]

Blue Forum

Get Blue Forum tickets, Field Director news

On March 15, we will be hosting our first-ever March convention: the Blue Forum & Fair. The Fair starts at 12pm, and will include speakers, trainings and activities. >> Get your tickets here! Several candidates running for state and county office will have tables at the fair, as well as several of our own Clubs and […]

Current News Healthcare Trump Admin

Official: White House overruled health officials on recommendation concerning commercial air travel

NEW YORK (AP) — Official: White House overruled health officials on recommendation concerning commercial air travel. Source: Official: White House overruled health officials on recommendation concerning commercial air travel

Candidates Current News

Biden’s resurrection was unprecedented – and well-timed

The dominant question going into Super Tuesday was: Did Joe Biden’s sweeping victory in South Carolina come just in time, or was it too late? The answer is now clear. Biden all-but-swept Super Tuesday states, propelled by a tsunami of late-deciding voters. A week ago, prognosticators speculated that Bernie Sanders could emerge from Super Tuesday’s […]

Current News Healthcare Trump Admin

Did Trump try to cut the CDC’s budget as Democrats claim?: ANALYSIS – ABC News

President Donald Trump is taking heat from Democrats for proposing budget cuts to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention amid growing fears about a new coronavirus outbreak in the United States, but administration officials say CDC funding has steadily increased since Trump took office. An ABC News analysis of the president’s budget proposals compared […]

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Federal judge blasts William Barr for Mueller report rollout – CNNPolitics

  Judge Reggie Walton asked if Barr’s actions were a “calculated attempt” to help President Donald Trump and opined the attorney general had a “lack of candor” with the public and Congress. “The Court cannot reconcile certain public representations made by Attorney General Barr with the findings in the Mueller Report,” Walton wrote on Thursday. […]

Candidates Voting & Elections

AP FACT CHECK: Sanders’ shift on delegates needed to win

WASHINGTON (AP) — Bernie Sanders is misrepresenting his stance on how many delegates a Democratic candidate must amass before clinching the party’s presidential nomination. Heading into key Super Tuesday contests and leading the AP delegate count, the Vermont senator argues that the candidate with a plurality of delegates at the end of the primary and […]

Healthcare Opinion

Warren, Unlike Sanders, Makes the Medicare Math Add Up – WSJ

Bernie Sanders speaks at a rally in Columbia, S.C., Feb. 28.  Photo: jim watson/Agence France-Presse/Getty Images Bernie Sanders released an updated plan last week to pay for Medicare for All. The plan is light on details, but leaves the senator at least $12.5 trillion short of covering the cost of his health-care proposal over 10 […]