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House Democrats seek information on Homeland Security departures, Stephen Miller

Three powerful Democratic congressmen are seeking more information about the recent departures of multiple senior Department of Homeland Security officials, including Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen, as President Donald Trump threatened to shut down parts of the US-Mexico border. The members of Congress wrote acting Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan on Thursday requesting all communications related to…MORE

Coons says Biden’s record should matter more than his identity

After Joe Biden announced his 2020 presidential candidacy on Thursday morning, Delaware Democratic Sen. Chris Coons was one of the first members of Congress to offer his endorsement. “We need leaders who will bring us together instead of tearing us apart, who will focus on the real issue facing American families, and who will restore…MORE

Joe Biden takes Trump head-on over Charlottesville in announcement video

The first words Joe Biden spoke as he announced his presidential campaign on Thursday were “Charlottesville, Virginia.” The former vice president entered the race with a video that framed the 2020 campaign as a battle to redeem the soul of the nation from a Donald Trump presidency he cast as “an aberrant moment in time.”…MORE

Pete Buttigieg, a gay Christian, is driving the religious right nuts

The only Democrat talking at length about his faith in the 2020 primary also happens to be the only gay candidate in the race. And he’s one of the few from a red state. South Bend, Indiana, Mayor Pete Buttigieg is an Episcopalian who can freely quote Bible verses. He’s also a presidential candidate who…MORE

North Korea presented US with $2 million bill for care of Otto Warmbier

The North Korean government presented the United States with a bill for $2 million for the hospital care of Otto Warmbier, the American college student who was held as a prisoner by Pyongyang, and insisted the US sign a pledge to pay the bill before releasing him from their custody in 2017, according to two…MORE