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What Oregon’s conservatives wanting to join Idaho says about our politics

What Oregon’s conservatives wanting to join Idaho says about our politics

When you think of Oregon’s politics, you tend to consider it a liberal enclave, right? And you should! Its governor, both US senators and four of its five House members are Democrats. The Democratic presidential nominee has won the state eight straight times and, as the Almanac of American Politics notes, the state has voted…MORE

Facts First: What to expect when Bloomberg makes his debate debut

Facts First: What to expect when Bloomberg makes his debate debut

Democratic presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg will make his debut on the 2020 debate stage on Wednesday night after hitting the party’s qualification threshold with his standing in a poll released on Tuesday. Since it’ll be the first time Bloomberg has debated his fellow Democratic candidates, the former New York City mayor is likely to be…MORE

Fervent super PAC opponent Elizabeth Warren getting super PAC help in Nevada

Fervent super PAC opponent Elizabeth Warren getting super PAC help in Nevada

Sen. Elizabeth Warren, a fervent opponent of super PACs, is now receiving super PAC support in Nevada. A group of progressive women has formed Persist PAC, a spokesman tells CNN, and the group is currently spending over $1 million to air a biography-focused television ad that links Warren to former President Barack Obama and claims…MORE

How to watch tonight’s Democratic presidential debate

How to watch tonight’s Democratic presidential debate

Six¬†presidential candidates¬†will face off Wednesday night in Las Vegas, days before the Nevada caucuses. Here’s everything you need to know about the ninth Democratic National Committee-sanctioned primary debate. What time is the debate? The debate will air live at 9 p.m. ET from the Paris Theater in Las Vegas. How can I watch it? The…MORE

CNN Poll of Polls: Bernie Sanders tops Democratic field

CNN Poll of Polls: Bernie Sanders tops Democratic field

Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders is well ahead of the rest of the field for the Democratic national primary after strong showings in Iowa and New Hampshire, according to a new CNN Poll of Polls on the race. Sanders, a Vermont independent, is leading the pack as the candidates head to the Nevada caucuses…MORE

Trump just granted clemency to 11 people. Here’s a look at each.

Trump just granted clemency to 11 people. Here’s a look at each.

President Donald Trump on Tuesday granted clemency to 11 individuals, using his presidential pardon power to political advantage in many highly politically sensitive cases. The wave of seven pardons and four commutations, some of which Trump has been considering for years, came amid a post-impeachment flurry of presidential prerogative, from ridding his team of aides…MORE

Why Trump’s attacks on judges matter to Barr and the Justice Department

Why Trump’s attacks on judges matter to Barr and the Justice Department

Fourteen federal judges will convene an emergency meeting Wednesday to discuss concerns about President Donald Trump and the Justice Department’s intervention in politically charged cases. The judges, a mix of Republican and Democratic appointees, who sit mostly on district courts across the country, will meet via conference call in their capacity as members of a…MORE

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