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Jim Inhofe says wife is ‘progressing nicely’ after minor stroke

Sen. Jim Inhofe, R-Okla., said Tuesday that his wife, Kay, had suffered a “minor stroke” last week but is “progressing nicely.” 

Democracy 2020 Digest: New shots fired in Biden-Sanders Social Security feud

There’s no letup in the brawl between Democratic presidential front-runners Sen. Bernie Sanders and former Vice President Joe Biden over the former’s repeated claims that Biden years ago pushed to make cuts in Social Security.

Majority of Democratic voters support single-day national primary

Nearly six in ten Democrats and Democratic-leaning independents questioned in a new Monmouth University survey supported dramatically changing the current system of choosing their party’s presidential nominee

DHS boss warns caravan migrants will be sent home if they reach US, amid reports of violence

Acting Homeland Security Secretary Chad Wolf on Wednesday warned migrants traveling north through Central America as part of the latest caravan that they will not be allowed into the U.S., and that the safety of Americans is the priority — amid reports of violence from members of the caravan.

Sanders, Biden battle for lead in new national polls

Two new national surveys released Wednesday point to the race for the Democratic presidential nomination turning into a two-candidate battle between former Vice President Joe Biden and Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont.

NRSC releases impeachment trial hype video: ‘The Senate exists for moments like this’

The National Republican Senatorial Committee, the campaign group dedicated to boosting GOP numbers in the Senate, released a slickly produced video Tuesday to mark the start of President Trump’s impeachment trial. 

Trump, in Davos, appears confident of Senate impeachment trial outcome: ‘We have a great case’

President Trump voiced optimism regarding the Senate impeachment trial as he arrived for a breakfast meeting with American CEOs and business leaders at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, on Wednesday morning.

Murkowski says she called Trump to reassure she doesn’t ‘hate’ him

Senator Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, told a home-state newspaper that in late 2019, she called President Trump to reassure him after he reportedly told attendees at an event that the moderate lawmaker “hates” him, the paper reported Tuesday.

Gabbard, Yang, other Democrats slam Clinton remarks on Sanders as petulant, divisive

Democrats including 2020 presidential hopefuls Tulsi Gabbard and Andrew Yang were firing back at Hillary Clinton on Tuesday night, hours after her remarks about Bernie Sanders in an upcoming documentary were published by The Hollywood Reporter.

Los Angeles’ Garcetti to meet with HUD Secretary Carson to talk homelessness: report

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti is reportedly flying to Washington, D.C., late Tuesday to meet with Ben Carson, the head of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, to discuss the homelessness, a report said.

Schumer vows ‘we will not back down’ at Senate’s Trump impeachment trial, as GOP shoots down Dems’ amendments

The Senate entered an unusual closed session late Tuesday, after the chamber handed President Trump a major win by voting along party lines to effectively kill three proposals from Democratic Minority Leader Chuck Schumer to subpoena White House, State Department, and Office of Management and Budget documents — even as Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell made some tweaks that were likely to assuage Democrats’ concerns over scheduling.

Hillary Clinton responds to uproar after bashing Sanders: ‘I will do whatever I can to support our nominee’

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton may have walked back her strong opposition to Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., after she suggested that she would not support her 2016 rival if he were to win the Democratic nomination in 2020 as he did for her candidacy.