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Giuliani backtracks: ‘No knowledge of any collusion’ by Trump campaign
Rudy Giuliani backtracked Thursday after claiming the night before that he “ never said there was no collusion” between the Trump campaign and the Kremlin.
“I represent only President Trump… READ MORE
Government shutdown may upend State of the Union speech
WASHINGTON (AP) — A grand Washington ritual became a potential casualty of the partial government… READ MORE
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Is the Darling of the Left, Nightmare of the Right
(Bloomberg Businessweek) — Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez might not have seen eye to eye with Joseph Overton,… READ MORE
OTHER NEWS From Around The Country
Hawaii rep regrets saying he’s ‘an Asian trapped in a white body’ to those offended
Rep. Ed Case (D-Hawaii) said Wednesday he regrets the comments he made claiming he was “an Asian trapped in a white body” to those that he may have offended.
Case… READ MORE
Border rancher: ‘We’ve found prayer rugs out here. It’s unreal’
LORDSBURG, N.M. — Ranchers and farmers near the U.S.-Mexico border have been finding prayer rugs… READ MORE
Sherrod Brown is going on tour to the first four early presidential states
CLEVELAND, Ohio – Sen. Sherrod Brown will travel to Iowa, New Hampshire, Nevada and South… READ MORE
Florida commissioner: Rep. Rashida Tlaib might ‘blow up’ Capitol, has ‘no place in government’
WASHINGTON – A Florida city commissioner is under fire after calling Rep. Rashida Tlaib, who made history as one of… READ MORE
GOP’s John Kasich is looking to join CNN or MSNBC amid speculation he could run for president in 2020
Republican John Kasich, who is thinking about running for president in 2020, is likely to announce as soon as this… READ MORE
Teachers in Los Angeles want more than a raise—here’s why over 30,000 went on strike today
Over 30,000 teachers went on strike in Los Angeles County today. The Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) serves 640,000… READ MORE
How N.J. could lose out on millions of dollars if it doesn’t legalize weed soon
2018 was supposed to be the year of legal weed in New Jersey.
Gov. Phil Murphy rode into office last… READ MORE
NEWS HEARD AROUND THE WORLD
May’s government survives no confidence vote
Rebel Tory MPs and the DUP – who 24 hours earlier rejected the PM’s Brexit plan by a huge margin… READ MORE
Honduran Caravan Crosses Guatemala, Traveling Toward U.S.
Hundreds of Honduran migrants have crossed the Guatemalan border as they travel in the direction of the United States.
The… READ MORE
Fresh-faced Venezuelan lawmaker emerges as Maduro’s rival
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — When Venezuelans rang in the new year, few in the crisis-wracked nation had even heard of… READ MORE
US trade deficit with China grows to a record and it’s likely even worse than the data shows
Despite U.S. President Donald Trump launching a high-stakes trade war against Beijing last year, China on Monday announced that its… READ MORE