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Tlaib says political figures ‘need to be very careful’ about their comments after students confront Chelsea Clinton over Omar response

Tlaib says political figures ‘need to be very careful’ about their comments after students confront Chelsea Clinton over Omar response

Democratic Rep. Rashida Tlaib of Michigan expressed concern Sunday about how political figures have criticized fellow freshman Rep. Ilhan Omar of Minnesota after college students clashed with Chelsea Clinton over her comments accusing Omar of using anti-Semitic language. During a vigil Friday for the 50 people killed in a shooting at two New Zealand mosques,…MORE

Beto O’Rourke in talks with veteran Democratic strategist to become campaign manager

Beto O’Rourke in talks with veteran Democratic strategist to become campaign manager

Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke is in discussions with veteran Democratic strategist Jen O’Malley Dillon to become his campaign manager, a source familiar with the discussions told CNN. O’Rourke told reporters in Milwaukee on Sunday that he is “in talks” with someone to become his campaign manager and has offered the job to one person.…MORE

Trump finds plenty to be outraged about — aside from New Zealand

Trump finds plenty to be outraged about — aside from New Zealand

President Donald Trump spent the weekend venting venom at a bewildering list of targets — even as much of the rest of the world was still trying to come to terms with a true outrage — the carnage wrought against Muslims in New Zealand. In a stunning display of personal grievances aired on Twitter, Trump…MORE

Beto O’Rourke’s launch: Big promises, apologies and unanswered questions

Beto O’Rourke’s launch: Big promises, apologies and unanswered questions

The opening days of Beto O’Rourke’s presidential campaign were squarely focused on proving that he is the most electable candidate to take on President Donald Trump — in part because he will show up. But his refusal to answer questions about his campaign’s structure or fundraising, his apologies for his own remarks and voters’ critiques…MORE

The 5 BIG 2020 storylines to watch this week

The 5 BIG 2020 storylines to watch this week

The 2020 field is — almost — set. With former Texas Rep. Beto O’Rourke getting into the contest last week, the only big shoe left to drop is that of former Vice President Joe Biden who — if we’re being honest — is as close to running as you can be without saying the words…MORE