Domenico Montanaro

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Happy New Year, 2020 Is Here

Friday, January 04, 2019

The next presidential election doesn't happen for 22 months, but the campaign is now already underway — with plenty of potential candidates making news this week.

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The Top 10 Most Important Political Stories Of 2018, As Chosen By Readers

Wednesday, December 26, 2018

From the Brett Kavanaugh confirmation battle to Democrats winning back control of the House, these were the biggest political stories of the year that you picked.

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Standoff in Washington, D.C.

Friday, December 21, 2018

With the resignation of Defense Secretary James Mattis and a looming government shutdown, a closer look at the chaos in the nation's capital.

Democrats To Hold First Presidential Debate In June, Just 6 Months From Now

Thursday, December 20, 2018

Democrats will hold 12 presidential primary debates. The Democratic National Committee says it will have about one a month through the process.

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Warning To Democrats: Most Americans Against U.S. Getting More Politically Correct

Wednesday, December 19, 2018

An NPR/PBS NewsHour/Marist poll finds that 52 percent don't want the country to become more politically correct and are upset there are too many things people can't say anymore.

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Nancy Pelosi Agrees To Term Limit To Ensure U.S. House Speaker Role

Thursday, December 13, 2018

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi agreed to a deal that limits her tenure as the next speaker of the House to four years in return for the votes to officially install her in the top post in January.

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News Brief: Russia Investigation, Pelosi Term Limit Deal, Migrant Shelters

Thursday, December 13, 2018

Two sources implicate Trump in illegal campaign contributions. Nancy Pelosi agrees to a term limit to secure House speaker job. Government shelters are filled to near capacity with migrant children.

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Poll: Americans Want Trump To Compromise On Border Wall To Avoid Possible Shutdown

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Fifty-seven percent don't think demanding funding for the wall is worth the gridlock, an NPR/PBS NewsHour/Marist Poll finds. Many do not consider the wall a top priority for the next Congress, either.

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Supreme Court Ducks Effort To Defund Planned Parenthood

Monday, December 10, 2018

Two states had tried to block the use of Medicaid money for non-abortion, pregnancy-related health care services at Planned Parenthood. The action is a big win for Planned Parenthood.

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'Absolutely Brutal': Why White House Runs Aren't For Everyone

Sunday, December 09, 2018

Deval Patrick passed on running for president this week, saying the campaign process is too "cruel." He's right — there are a lot of downsides to running for president.

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Poll: Republicans Are Only Group That Mostly Sees Mueller Probe As A 'Witch Hunt'

Friday, December 07, 2018

Most Americans see the special counsel's Russia investigation as fair, but 7 in 10 Republicans don't — and are using the president's terminology to dismiss it, an NPR/PBS NewsHour/Marist Poll finds.

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How The Republican Party Changed During George H.W. Bush's Presidency

Monday, December 03, 2018

President George H.W. Bush presided over the Republican Party during a time of change. Today's GOP is very different than the one that nominated him on a fiscal conservatism and free trade platform.

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George H.W. Bush's Life Has Plenty Of Lessons For Today's Politics

Monday, December 03, 2018

People who worked with Bush valued his character, manners and experience. That, they said, led him to be successful in managing the end of the Cold War — and current leaders could learn from that.

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The Presidential Turkey Pardon's Weird Roots Go Back To The Iran-Contra Scandal

Monday, November 19, 2018

President Ronald Reagan's pivot away from a reporter's question about possibly pardoning those involved in the 1980s arms-sales affair is a key moment in the history of the event taking place Tuesday.

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Judge Rules In Favor Of CNN, Temporarily Restores Correspondent's Credential

Friday, November 16, 2018

The federal judge said the White House cannot revoke reporters' access without due process, as apparently happened in Jim Acosta's case. President Trump said the administration was writing up rules.

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Ranked-Choice Voting Delivers Democrats A House Seat

Thursday, November 15, 2018

Democrats have now gained 35 seats and could get up to 39 as counting continues in close races around the country. There will be no Republicans from New England in the U.S. House next year.

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Trump Versus News Media Lands In Court

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

A federal judge in Washington appointed by the president will hear a case brought by CNN and joined by other outlets about the stripped credentials of a reporter.

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It Was A Big, Blue Wave: Democrats Pick Up Most House Seats In A Generation

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Democrats have picked up 33 seats in the House and could get to 39. While some felt a letdown on election night, Democrats' House gains are their biggest since the wave election following Watergate.

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With More Votes Counted, Democrats Extend Their Gains Substantially

Monday, November 12, 2018

Democrats have been declared the winners in several House races since Election Day, increasing the total number of GOP seats that flipped.

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Key Races Still Undecided; Trump Calls Fraud Without Evidence

Saturday, November 10, 2018

Big races in Florida and Georgia remain too close to call, along with several House races, after days of counting votes.

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