Category: Politics News

Explainer: Nevada caucuses present new test to Democrats after chaotic Iowa contest

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Nevada Democrats will host hundreds of caucuses on Saturday, the third contest in the state-by-state presidential nominating process, almost three weeks after the Iowa caucuses caused mayhem when a technical meltdown delayed results. The Democratic race has narrowed to eight candidates vying for their party’s nomination to challenge Republican President Donald Trump […]

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U.S. Border Patrol to send Tactical Unit officers to 'sanctuary cities'

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Trump administration is deploying highly trained officers to boost arrests of unauthorized immigrants in a number of cities, including Los Angeles, Chicago and New York, the latest move in a battle against localities that adopt “sanctuary” policies to protect them from deportation. Members of the U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s (CBP) […]

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Attorney General Barr taps outside prosecutor to review case against ex-Trump adviser Michael Flynn

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Attorney William Barr has tapped the top federal prosecutor in St. Louis to review the Justice Department’s politically-charged case against President Donald Trump’s former national security adviser Michael Flynn, a department official said on Friday. Jeffrey Jensen, the U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Missouri, will be working alongside the […]

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