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    Hillary Clinton Gets Role at Queen’s University in Belfast

    Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has a new role: chancellor at Queen’s University in Belfast, the capital of Northern Ireland. The university said Thursday that Clinton was appointed to a five-year term in the largely ceremonial post. “It is a great privilege to become the chancellor of Queen’s University, a place I have great fondness for and...

  • the decade that was Dec 29, 2019

    Very Philly Decade: Highs and Lows of 2010s

    We should be relishing in a decade of success for our city. Philadelphia, after all, served as a destination for pontiffs and presidential candidates. Women took power over Pennsylvania politics. The skyline grew taller. A Super Bowl victory parade really happened on South Broad Street. Still, roughly 1-in-4 city residents live in poverty and a neighborhood once considered one of…

  • Dec 4, 2019

    Mueller Witness Conspired to Conceal Donations: Fed

    The Justice Department on Tuesday charged eight people — including a prominent political donor to both Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump and a Lebanese-American businessman who was a witness in Robert Mueller’s investigation — with conspiring to conceal the source of more than $3.5 million in donations to Clinton. The 53-count indictment unsealed in federal court in Washington detailed efforts…

  • Dec 1, 2019

    Biden Launches Iowa Trip With Focus on Trump, Rural America

    Joe Biden launched an eight-day bus tour of Iowa on Saturday projecting confidence, ignoring his many Democratic presidential competitors and pledging that he will unseat President Donald Trump in 2020. The former vice president pledged first to win the Feb. 3 Iowa caucuses, despite recent polls suggesting his standing there has slipped in recent months. “I promise you, I promise...

  • Dec 1, 2019

    Impeachment’s Influence Hazy as Issue in Congressional Races

    Republicans aim to use the House drive toward impeaching President Donald Trump to whittle down Democrats’ majority by dislodging vulnerable incumbents from swing districts loaded with moderate voters. It could work, especially in Democratic-held districts Trump carried in 2016 with throngs of independent voters who polls shows are closely divided over his removal. Or it could flop, in an era...

  • Nov 21, 2019

    Key Moments From the Democratic Debate

    Watch the ten most memorable moments from the fifth Democratic presidential debate held Wednesday night in Atlanta.

  • Nov 21, 2019

    Democrats Spar at Debate Over Health Care, How to Beat Trump

    Democratic presidential candidates clashed Wednesday in a debate over the future of health care in America, racial inequality and their ability to build a winning coalition to take on President Donald Trump next year. The faceoff came after hours of testimony in the impeachment inquiry of Trump and at a critical juncture in the Democratic race to run against him...

  • Nov 20, 2019

    And the Grammy Nomination Goes To…

    The Grammys are screaming “Cuz I Love You” to Lizzo: The breakthrough singer-rapper scored a whopping eight nominations, including bids for the top four awards, making her the show’s top-nominated act. Lizzo picked up nominations for album of the year with her major-label debut, “Cuz I Love You”; song and record of the year with her anthemic No. 1 hit,...

  • Nov 18, 2019

    House Lawyer Says Committee Investigating Whether Trump Lied

    The House of Representatives’ top lawyer told a federal appeals court Monday that the House is investigating whether President Donald Trump lied to special counsel Robert Mueller, and the attorney urged the judges to order the release of still-secret material from Mueller’s investigation. Two of the three judges who heard arguments at the Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit...

  • Nov 18, 2019

    And the Grammy Nomination Could Go To…

    L may typically stand for “loser” but artists like Lizzo, Lady Gaga, Lil Nas X and Lewis Capaldi are likely to score big next week when the Grammy nominations are unveiled, with expected nods in key categories, from album of the year to record and song of the year.

  • Nov 17, 2019

    2019 Takeaways: Suburb Shift, High Turnout and ‘Socialism!’

    Odd-year elections in Louisiana, Kentucky and Virginia have let Democrats expand their footprint in Southern states where Republicans dominated not long ago. Those outcomes hardly predict national 2020 results: President Donald Trump isn’t suddenly at risk of losing Louisiana because Democratic Gov. John Bel Edwards got re-elected Saturday. And the story wasn’t all good for Democrats: They came up short...

  • Nov 15, 2019

    Diplomat Says He Overheard Trump-Sondland Call About Ukraine ‘Investigations’

    A State Department official told impeachment investigators Friday that he overheard President Donald Trump talking with a U.S. ambassador about “investigations” in Ukraine, according to people familiar with the testimony. David Holmes, the political counsel at the U.S. Embassy in Ukraine, said Trump was talking so loudly that Ambassador Gordon Sondland had to hold the phone from his ear. Holmes...

  • Nov 15, 2019

    Creator of Lizzo’s Signature Slogan Could Receive Grammy Nod

    Mina Lioness’ longstanding battle to finally receive writing credit on Lizzo’s megahit song “Truth Hurts” is paying off in more ways than one: it could win her a potential Grammy Award.

  • Nov 11, 2019

    Still a Chance? 2020 Longshots Insist Race Is Up for Grabs

    Voters cast ballots in less than three months, and the Democratic primary is still crowded with little guys. Roughly a half-dozen candidates in the very bottom tier of the Democratic presidential primary are soldiering on, hoping that even after months of campaigning without catching fire that there’s still a chance. Their resolve reflects, in part, some Democrats’ insistence that the...

  • Nov 10, 2019

    Still Unknown? Many Yet to Form Opinions on Warren

    Warren has risen in the polls for months, among the front-runners now in the 2020 Democratic primary and finding herself portrayed by comedian Kate McKinnon on “Saturday Night Live.” For many people, however, Warren is still a relative unknown, even among those who have begun paying closer attention with voting beginning in under three months.

  • Nov 8, 2019

    Bannon Says Stone Was Trump Campaign Link to WikiLeaks

    Donald Trump’s campaign viewed Roger Stone as an “access point” to WikiLeaks and tried to use him to get advanced word about hacked emails damaging to Hillary Clinton, a former top presidential adviser testified Friday. In reluctant testimony, former campaign CEO Steve Bannon told a federal court that Stone, on trial for lying to Congress and witness tampering, had boasted...

  • Nov 6, 2019

    Prosecutors: Stone Lied Because ‘Truth Looked Bad’ for Trump

    Prosecutors in the trial of Roger Stone told jurors Wednesday that the longtime Donald Trump confidant repeatedly lied to Congress “because the truth looked bad” for the president. The opening arguments in the case against Stone, a longtime Republican operative and provocateur, made clear that the president will be a central figure in the trial, even though the charges aren’t...

  • Nov 5, 2019

    Democrat Beshear Is Apparent Winner in Kentucky Governor Race

    Democrats took full control of the Virginia legislature for the first time in more than two decades on Tuesday while Democrat Andrew Beshear pulled off an apparent upset in the race for governor in deeply Republican Kentucky despite a last-minute boost from President Donald Trump. Beshear — the state’s attorney general and the son of Kentucky’s last Democratic governor, Steve...

  • Nov 5, 2019

    Roger Stone Leaves Day 1 of Trial Early Over Food Poisoning

    The trial of Roger Stone, the flamboyant former confidant of President Donald Trump, kicked off Tuesday amid a host of medical issues involving both the defendant and a spectator. Shortly after jury selection began, the courtroom had to be cleared for more than a half hour when a man sitting in the back row moaned loudly and collapsed on the...

  • Nov 4, 2019

    Washington Nationals Visit White House, Trump Gets Own Jersey

    The World Series champs visited President Donald Trump at the White House on Monday. Washington Nationals player Ryan Zimmerman gave Trump his own Nats jersey, with “Trump” on the back.

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