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    Joe Biden almost ran for president in 2016, and he’s not ruling out 2020
    Nov15

    Joe Biden almost ran for president in 2016, and he’s not ruling out 2020

    Biden’s new book shows how close he came to running, and how the death of his son made him reconsider. In 2015, former Vice President Joe Biden had everything lined up to jump into the Democratic primary for president. He had been laying the groundwork for a presidential campaign since 2013, retaining strategists from the Obama campaign,...

    Trump’s latest tweetstorm called Kim Jong Un “short and fat”
    Nov12

    Trump’s latest tweetstorm called Kim Jong Un “short and fat”

    He also defended better ties with Russia. President Donald Trump has mostly stayed on message during his nearly two-week trip to Asia, focusing on trade and the North Korean nuclear threat. But this weekend, from Hanoi, Vietnam, Trump took to his favorite platform — Twitter — to return to some familiar, petulant themes: defending Russia and...

    Trump chooses Putin’s word over the US intelligence community — again
    Nov11

    Trump chooses Putin’s word over the US intelligence community — again

    “I really believe that when he tells me that, he means it.” President Donald Trump just sided with Russian President Vladimir Putin over the US intelligence community. That’s because in one of their conversations during an international summit in Vietnam, Putin denied that Russia interfered in the 2016 presidential election — and Trump...

    Trump chooses Putin’s word over the US intelligence community — again

    “I really believe that when he tells me that, he means it.” President Donald Trump just sided with Russian President Vladimir Putin over the US intelligence community. That’s because in one of their conversations during an international summit in Vietnam, Putin denied that Russia interfered in the 2016 presidential election — and Trump...

    Trump chooses Putin’s word over the US intelligence community — again

    “I really believe that when he tells me that, he means it.” President Donald Trump just sided with Russian President Vladimir Putin over the US intelligence community. That’s because in one of their conversations during an international summit in Vietnam, Putin denied that Russia interfered in the 2016 presidential election — and Trump...

    New data shows how the Trump administration is destroying the State Department
    Nov09

    New data shows how the Trump administration is destroying the State Department

    Sixty percent of State’s equivalent of four-star generals are gone. Imagine a company where, in the past year, 60 percent of its top management quit and applicants to work there dropped by half. You’d assume that corporation would be on the verge of going bankrupt or in the throes of some catastrophe — Enron after the scandal or...

    A Trump Cabinet official has direct business ties to Putin’s inner circle
    Nov06

    A Trump Cabinet official has direct business ties to Putin’s inner circle

    One of those ties includes Putin’s son-in-law. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross has business ties to members of Russian President Vladimir Putin’s inner circle — but he didn’t properly reveal that information to the government. It turns out that Ross’s investment firm has a 31.5 percent stake in Navigator, a British company...

    The Manafort indictment is a historic test for American democracy
    Oct31

    The Manafort indictment is a historic test for American democracy

    Mueller, Manafort, and the Trump era’s biggest crisis. The indictment of former Trump campaign chair Paul Manafort sets the stage for a historic test of the American legal and political systems, which could soon come under new attack from a president who has previously asked his advisers about firing Special Counsel Robert Mueller and...

    Vox Sentences: Documents, pompousness, incompetence, Papadopoulos
    Oct31

    Vox Sentences: Documents, pompousness, incompetence, Papadopoulos

    Vox Sentences is your daily digest for what’s happening in the world, curated by Ella Nilsen. Sign up for the Vox Sentences newsletter, delivered straight to your inbox Monday through Friday, or view the Vox Sentences archive for past editions. Robert Mueller hands down his first indictments; Kevin Spacey is in the middle of the latest...

    What the Manafort and Papadopoulos indictments tell us about Mueller’s strategy
    Oct30

    What the Manafort and Papadopoulos indictments tell us about Mueller’s strategy

    Monday’s big news revealed Mueller’s strategy: treat the Trump campaign like the mafia. Monday’s big Russia-related news shows that special counsel Robert Mueller is treating his probe into election collusion like a mob case — with President Donald Trump potentially playing the role of Al Capone. Early on Monday morning, FBI...

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