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2-19-2019 Political Nuggets….

Washington Brief Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) announced he will seek the Democratic nomination for president again. In an interview, Hillary Clinton’s 2016 primary challenger acknowledged that he will encounter a “very different campaign” this go-around, and said 2020’s candidates should be judged “not by the color of their skin, not by their sexual orientation or […]

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2-19-2019 MaddowBlog Campaign Round-Up Nuggets….

by Steve Benen Today’s installment of campaign-related news items from across the country * Sen. Bernie Sanders’ (I-Vt.) nascent presidential campaign said it raised $1 million in just three-and-a-half hours today. That’s an extremely impressive haul, consistent with a candidate who enjoys an enthusiastic base of supporters. * The North Carolina State Board of Elections […]

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2-18-2019 Highlights from Last Week….

Week in Review Government funding Congress sent President Donald Trump legislation to avert a government shutdown, including $1.3 billion for border barriers, a fraction of the $5.7 billion he requested for his proposed wall along the U.S.-Mexico border. He signed it Friday. Trump said he’ll use emergency powers to shift some of the executive branch’s funding […]

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