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FILE PHOTO: Richard Grenell U.S. Ambassador to Germany attends the “Rally for Equal Rights at the United Nations (Protesting Anti-Israeli Bias)” aside of the Human Rights Council at the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland, March 18, 2019. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Richard Grenell, U.S. President Donald Trump’s former ambassador to Germany who was tapped
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FILE PHOTO: Democratic 2020 U.S. presidential candidate Tom Steyer addresses the League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) Nevada Presidential Town Hall in Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S., February 13, 2020. REUTERS/Eric Thayer WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Businessman Tom Steyer poured $64.7 million of his own wealth in January into his bid to win the Democratic presidential
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Democratic 2020 U.S. presidential candidate and former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden departs after delivering remarks as he joined gun violence survivors and activists in Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S., February 20, 2020. REUTERS/Mike Segar WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden raised $8.9 million in January, ending the month with $7.1 million in
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FILE PHOTO: Democratic presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg speaks during a campaign event at the Bessie Smith Cultural Center in Chattanooga, Tennessee, U.S. February 12, 2020. REUTERS/Doug Strickland WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg’s campaign spent $409 million through January, with most of the money funding a TV advertising blitz, according to campaign
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(Reuters) – Roger Stone, a long-time associate of President Donald Trump, was due to be sentenced on Thursday in a criminal case that sprang from former Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation that documented Russia’s interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election. FILE PHOTO: Roger Stone, former campaign adviser to U.S. President Donald Trump, departs after
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A U.S. judge said on Thursday President Donald Trump’s long-time adviser Roger Stone engaged in intolerable intimidating conduct toward her but his lawyer asked that he get no prison time as he awaited sentencing on charges that include lying to lawmakers investigating Russian interference in the 2016 election. U.S. District Judge Amy
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LAS VEGAS (Reuters) – The top six candidates competing for the Democratic nomination to take on U.S. President Donald Trump in November participated in the ninth presidential debate on Wednesday, with one quickly becoming the focus: Michael Bloomberg. Former New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg, Senator Elizabeth Warren, Senator Bernie Sanders, former Vice President Joe
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BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (Reuters) – President Donald Trump on Wednesday named U.S. ambassador to Germany Richard Grenell, a strong supporter of his policies, to be acting director of national intelligence. FILE PHOTO: Richard Grenell U.S. Ambassador to Germany attends the “Rally for Equal Rights at the United Nations (Protesting Anti-Israeli Bias)” aside of the Human Rights
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(Reuters) – A federal judge on Thursday is scheduled to sentence Roger Stone, a long-time adviser to U.S. President Donald Trump, in a criminal case that has roiled the Justice Department and drawn the Republican president’s ire. FILE PHOTO: Roger Stone, former campaign adviser to U.S. President Donald Trump, departs following a pre-trial hearing at
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(Reuters) – Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren will get help in the final days before Nevada’s caucuses from a super PAC, despite her outspoken opposition to such fundraising efforts. FILE PHOTO: Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Senator Elizabeth Warren addresses the Care in Action Domestic Worker Meeting in Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S., February 18, 2020. REUTERS/David
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – As Republican President Donald Trump seeks a second term in November, Americans’ interest in voting is growing faster in large cities dominated by Democrats than in conservative rural areas, according to an analysis of Reuters/Ipsos national opinion polls. FILE PHOTO: A voter leaves a voting booth after casting her ballot in
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(Reuters) – U.S. Attorney General William Barr is considering resigning over President Donald Trump’s tweets about Justice Department investigations, a source familiar with the situation told Reuters, while the department said he was not leaving. “The Attorney General has no plans to resign,” Justice Department spokeswoman Kerri Kupec said in a post on Twitter late
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LAS VEGAS (Reuters) – Michael Bloomberg will make a high-risk debut on the Democratic debate stage in Nevada on Wednesday, joining five presidential rivals who have been eagerly awaiting their chance to confront the free-spending and fast-rising billionaire. FILE PHOTO: Democratic presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg attends a campaign event at Buffalo Soldiers national museum in
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FILE PHOTO: Democratic presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg attends a campaign event at Buffalo Soldiers national museum in Houston, Texas, U.S. February 13, 2020. REUTERS/Go Nakamura/File Photo WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Democratic presidential contender Michael Bloomberg will sell Bloomberg LP, the financial information company that made him a billionaire, if he is elected to the White House
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Roger Stone, a longtime friend of President Donald Trump, on Tuesday lost his bid to delay his sentencing amid speculation that Trump might pardon him. Stone is due to be sentenced on Thursday after he was found guilty in November of seven counts of lying to Congress, obstruction and witness tampering. A
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Michael Bloomberg, a late entry into the Democratic presidential race, has moved into second place ahead of onetime front-runner Joe Biden, according to a Reuters/Ipsos national poll released on Tuesday that showed Bernie Sanders widening his lead over the field. FILE PHOTO: Democratic presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg attends a campaign event
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