Trump says Iranian general who was killed in drone strike said ‘bad things about our country’
President Trump gave a new justification for killing Qassem Soleimani, telling a gathering of Republican donors that the top Iranian general was “saying bad things about our country.”
Former US Rep. Collins gets over 2 years in insider trading case
Collins was sentenced on charges of conspiracy to commit securities fraud and lying to law enforcement officials after admitting he helped his son dodge stock market loses.
Justices to consider whether electors are bound to popular vote winner
Supreme Court justices will hear arguments in April and should issue a decision by late June.
Trump to hold Manchester rally on eve of New Hampshire primary
The February 10th rally will be held in Manchester, but the exact location has not been determined.
Former state Republican Party committeewoman now serving jail sentence
Christine Cedrone, a Quincy lawyer who was indicted in 2018 while working for the Baker administration’s Department of Conservation and Recreation, pleaded guilty to charges of stealing tens of thousands of dollars from an elderly legal client.
Ground Game Analysis
Probably no one, not even Trump, is dreading the impeachment trial more than Amy Klobuchar
In the past month, Klobuchar has raised eyebrows as her poll numbers have risen. That momentum may stall if she has to stay in Washington, D.C., for a prolonged trial.
What She Said
Think a woman can’t win the White House? Elizabeth Warren would be happy to discuss.
Warren’s moves on the debate stage pointed to a singular message: Think a woman can’t be tough enough or mean enough to stand up to President Trump on a debate stage? Think again.
The Democratic presidential candidates will debate again tonight. Here are four things to watch
Tuesday night’s debate in Iowa will be the smallest, the whitest, and possibly the most important event of the 2020 campaign.
In Iowa, Elizabeth Warren faces persistent ‘electability’ concerns
For more than a year, Warren and her rivals for the nomination have been assessed by nervous Democratic voters for the hard-to-define and harder-to-quantify attribute of “electability.” Desperate to beat President Trump, Democrats have looked to the polls and pundits to tell them which candidate has the best shot against him, a process that has boosted former vice president Joe Biden and put Warren at a disadvantage.
Bernie Sanders leads new Iowa poll
The poll, conducted by the The Des Moines Register and CNN, showed that Sanders was the first choice for 20% of would-be caucusgoers.
Who will win New Hampshire? Ranking the Democratic primary candidates with a month to go
If the election were held today, Bernie Sanders would win, according to interviews with more than 20 Granite State insiders, and analysis of polling data and candidates’ on-the-ground operations.
Sanders vs. Biden: Primary could narrow into battle between ‘restoring’ America and a revolution
With strikingly different messages and styles, former vice president Joe Biden and Senator Bernie Sanders — white men pushing 80 who have spent the past few decades in Washington — have overcome initial skepticism that either could triumph over fresher faces running for president.
Warren’s bankruptcy plan revives clash with Biden
Senator Elizabeth Warren on Tuesday released a plan to restore protections for bankrupt families she says were stripped away by a 2005 law.
Pompeo says US may attack again if Iran retaliates
The U.S. military may strike more Iranian leaders if the Islamic Republic retaliates for the Trump administration’s killing of Tehran’s most powerful general last week by attacking Americans or American interests, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Sunday.
Amid palm trees at his Florida resort, Trump decided on strike against Iranian commander
President Trump settled on a strong response after the death of an American contractor in Iraq. His decision to authorize a drone strike against Iranian General Qassem Soleimani has sent shockwaves throughout the Middle East and dramatically escalated tensions between the US and Iran.
Small cracks have appeared in GOP unity on Trump impeachment trial
Two Republican senators have criticized the GOP leadership ahead of President Trump’s impeachment trial in the Senate, and other Republican lawmakers are seen as moderate.
Trump puts himself and United States at the center of Mideast uncertainty
With his decision to authorize a drone strike killing a top Iranian commander in Baghdad, President Trump thrust himself into the center of a volatile and unpredictable region — taking his presidency into just the kind of foreign entanglement he pledged to avoid.
Trump’s military strike might help Joe Biden by elevating foreign policy in the Democratic race
In a CNN poll in October, 53 percent of registered Democrats or Democratic-leaning independents said they thought Biden was the candidate they thought could best handle foreign policy.
Elizabeth Warren raised $21.2 million in fourth quarter, lagging her top Democratic competitors
Warren was the only candidate among the highest-polling contenders to raise less in the closing months of 2019 than she did in the previous three-month period, when she raised $24.6 million.
Bernie Sanders posts blockbuster fund-raising haul as Elizabeth Warren’s pace slows
Sanders said that his large donor base, including 300,000 first-time contributors in the fourth quarter, showed voter enthusiasm and his own electability.