Obama Endorses Justin Trudeau For Re-Election In Canada

TORONTO (AP) — Barack Obama is urging Canadians to reelect Prime Minster Justin Trudeau, an apparently unprecedented endorsement of a candidate in a Canadian election by a former American president. Obama tweeted Wednesday that he was proud to work with Trudeau and described him as a hard-working, effective leader who takes on big issues like […]

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Second Whistleblower Offers Firsthand Account Of Trump Call

A second whistleblower has come forward with information about President Donald Trump’s call with the president of Ukraine, according to attorneys representing that whistleblower and the intelligence official whose earlier complaint set off a series of events that led to an impeachment inquiry. The second whistleblower “has first-hand knowledge” of the events, according to the […]

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Economy Only Adds 136K Jobs, Growing Recession Concerns

September’s closely watched jobs report revealed further cracks in the economy, with just 136,000 jobs added last month, missing economist expectations of 145,000 for the month. The unemployment rate hit a new low of 3.5 percent, and the annual wage growth fell to 2.9 percent, according to the government’s monthly labor market snapshot. The disappointing […]

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Bernie Sanders Has Unexpected Surgery For Blocked Arteries

2020 candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., was hospitalized Tuesday in Las Vegas and underwent a significant medical procedure after a blockage was found in one of his arteries, his campaign said Wednesday. Sanders, who is 78, has canceled all of his campaign events “until further notice.” “During a campaign event yesterday evening, Sen. Sanders experienced […]

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Rob Mueller Takes Job With Top Law Firm

Robert Mueller rejoined the WilmerHale law firm on Tuesday, following a nearly three-year hiatus as he served as special counsel investigating Russian meddling and potential collusion with Trump campaign associates during the 2016 presidential election. Mueller’s role at the prominent Washington D.C. law firm will focus on high-profile investigations and crisis management, similar to his […]