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Rep. Joe Kennedy kicks off primary challenge against Sen. Ed Markey

Rep. Joe Kennedy kicks off primary challenge against Sen. Ed Markey

Democratic Rep. Joe Kennedy III of Massachusetts has announced a run for Senate on Saturday morning at the East Boston Social Center, challenging Democratic Sen. Ed Markey, who has served in Congress for more than 40 years. “We have a Senate that instead of trying to harness the opportunity and potential of every person in…MORE

Confusion and frustration in tent courts along the Texas border

Confusion and frustration in tent courts along the Texas border

Lawyers and legal observers expressed confusion and frustration this week as immigration hearings ramped up at two new tent facilities along the US-Mexico border in Laredo and Brownsville, Texas. The facilities are an expansion of the so-called Migrant Protection Protocols program, which requires some migrants to wait in Mexico for the duration of their immigration…MORE

Trump unleashed: He’s talking more and tweeting more

Trump unleashed: He’s talking more and tweeting more

For better or worse, we’re getting more Donald Trump these days. If you feel like you are hearing the President’s voice all the time, you are not imagining things. Trump is talking and tweeting more in 2019 than he did in 2018 — which was, in turn, far more talking and tweeting than he did…MORE

Warren: ‘Congress is complicit’ by failing to start impeachment proceedings against Trump

Warren: ‘Congress is complicit’ by failing to start impeachment proceedings against Trump

Sen. Elizabeth Warren tweeted on Friday evening that “Congress is complicit” in failing to start impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump after the news broke that Trump had pressed Ukraine’s President to investigate Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden’s son, according to a person familiar with the situation. Warren, who is running for President, first called…MORE

Trump’s interest in Ukraine ramped up as Giuliani pressed on Biden claims

Trump’s interest in Ukraine ramped up as Giuliani pressed on Biden claims

President Donald Trump’s stance on Ukraine has evolved over the past year from one of general uninterest to a more engaged approach as he has discussed allegations of wrongdoing involving former Vice President Joe Biden and his son, people familiar with the matter said. Now Ukraine has become wrapped in the Trump presidency’s many subplots:…MORE

Here’s the guest list for Friday’s state dinner with Australia

Here’s the guest list for Friday’s state dinner with Australia

President Donald Trump hosted Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison at a state dinner Friday night, with guests from both countries. The showcase of White House grandeur and foreign diplomacy is only the second in the Trump presidency, following the one for French President Emmanuel Macron in April 2018. Australian culture was featured in the decor…MORE

13 Marines charged in case related to human smuggling operations

13 Marines charged in case related to human smuggling operations

Thirteen Marines have been formally charged with involvement in human smuggling operations, the US Marine Corps announced Friday. The Marines will face military court proceedings for alleged violations of the Uniform Code of Military Justice, including failure to obey an order, drunkenness, larceny, perjury and transporting and/or conspiring to transport undocumented immigrants. “Two of the…MORE

What’s going on with Trump and Biden and Ukraine

What’s going on with Trump and Biden and Ukraine

As of Friday, it is not exactly clear what led to a mysterious whistleblower complaint filed against President Donald Trump that has taken Washington by storm, but it is clear that the US President wants to use Ukraine against former Vice President Joe Biden. As with so much in the Trump presidency, it all starts…MORE

Deal could allow the US to send some asylum seekers back to El Salvador

Deal could allow the US to send some asylum seekers back to El Salvador

The US and El Salvador signed an agreement on Friday that could prevent some asylum seekers from seeking refuge in the US, but that overall is designed to curb illegal migration by increasing security and economic opportunity in El Salvador, according to acting Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan and El Salvadoran Foreign Minister Alexandra Hill…MORE

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