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Joe Biden is talking *really* big about the 2020 map

Joe Biden isn’t the Democratic presidential nominee just yet, but that fact didn’t stop him from making a very bold prediction on Monday. “If I’m your nominee, I’m winning Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, believe it or not, and I believe we can win Texas and Florida,” Biden said at the Poor People’s Moral Action…MORE

Manafort moved to Manhattan Correctional Center

Paul Manafort was moved by the federal prison system to the Metropolitan Correctional Center in Manhattan on Monday morning, according to a person familiar with his case. The prison also confirmed on Monday that Manafort was there. Manafort’s move to New York comes because of a case against him from the Manhattan district attorney, which…MORE

US sending 1,000 additional troops to Middle East amid Iran tensions

The US will send 1,000 additional US forces and more military resources to the Middle East amid tensions with Iran, the Pentagon announced Monday. “In response to a request from the US Central Command for additional forces, and with the advice of the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and in consultation with the…MORE

Spotlight on Elaine Chao after public appearances with family members

Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao‘s public appearances with her family members who run an international shipping company have drawn condemnation from government watchdogs and House Democrats who argue Chao appears to have used her office to benefit her family. The criticism has largely focused on the way in which Chao has associated her government office and…MORE

Trump admin considers temporary courts along the southern border

The Trump administration is considering building temporary courts along the southern border as part of an effort to expand its policy of returning some asylum seekers to Mexico for the duration of their immigration proceedings, according to two administration officials. The US recently struck an agreement with Mexico that included expanding the policy, which, the…MORE