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Actor Clint Eastwood shows support for Michael Bloomberg and criticizes Trump’s behavior

Actor Clint Eastwood shows support for Michael Bloomberg and criticizes Trump’s behavior

Actor and director Clint Eastwood, a longtime supporter of Republican candidates, appeared to back Democratic candidate Michael Bloomberg for president and criticized President Donald Trump‘s behavior in office in an interview published in The Wall Street Journal Friday. “The best thing we could do is just get Mike Bloomberg in there,” the Hollywood conservative said…MORE

Bernie Sanders just declared war on the Democratic establishment

Bernie Sanders just declared war on the Democratic establishment

Bernie Sanders took his long-running fight with the Democratic Party establishment very public Friday night, hours after news broke that Russia is working to help his 2020 primary bid and hours before the critical Nevada caucuses. “I’ve got news for the Republican establishment,” the Vermont senator tweeted on Friday night. “I’ve got news for the…MORE

Health care emerges as the top single issue among Nevada Democrats

Health care emerges as the top single issue among Nevada Democrats

Health care once again emerged as the single top issue for Democrats in Nevada in Saturday’s caucuses — though as in Iowa and New Hampshire, the vast majority of voters also said they were more interested in defeating President Donald Trump than in any one issue. More than 4 in 10 of Democratic caucusgoers in…MORE

More departures expected at nation’s top intelligence office

More departures expected at nation’s top intelligence office

Some top intelligence officials are looking to leave following the recent upheaval at the office that oversees the 17 intelligence agencies of the US government, including the controversial appointment of Richard Grenell as the nation’s top intelligence official, a US official told CNN. Grenell has said he is only temporarily filling the position of acting…MORE

Bernie Sanders leads in early results from Nevada caucuses

Bernie Sanders leads in early results from Nevada caucuses

Initial results in Nevada show Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders has taken the early lead among Democrats in the Silver State caucuses, demonstrating how he has successfully harnessed the youth vote and now a sizable portion of the Latino vote to power his candidacy. While polling is notoriously difficult in Nevada, Sanders and former Vice President…MORE

6 things to watch in tonight’s Nevada caucuses

6 things to watch in tonight’s Nevada caucuses

Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders is looking for a breakaway win in Saturday’s Nevada caucuses. Everybody else in the Democratic presidential race is trying to keep it close. Just a week from the South Carolina primary and 10 days from Super Tuesday, when 14 states will vote, candidates are running out of time and opportunities to…MORE

Intelligence community feels immediate impact of Trump’s diplomatic ‘disruptor’

Intelligence community feels immediate impact of Trump’s diplomatic ‘disruptor’

Richard Grenell, the newly installed acting director of American spy agencies and loyalist to President Donald Trump, began his temporary tenure by moving aggressively to put his stamp on the intelligence community that Trump has repeatedly attacked. Grenell ousted a veteran intelligence officer on Friday who served as the number two at the Office of…MORE

Roger Stone asks to disqualify judge from his case

Roger Stone asks to disqualify judge from his case

Roger Stone is asking to disqualify Judge Amy Berman Jackson from his case, taking issue with her praise for the jurors at his sentencing Thursday. She is still weighing his request for a new trial after Stone alleged juror misconduct. Stone claims that Jackson’s statement at his two-and-a-half-hour sentencing Thursday — she said jurors “served…MORE