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‘A serious-minded kid:’ Pete Buttigieg aimed high early

November 25, 2019, 4:30pm Politics

SOUTH BEND, Ind. — It was a running joke in his AP U.S. history class at Saint Joseph High School: Would Peter Buttigieg — the smartest kid in class, language whiz and devotee of John F. Kennedy — use his unusual last name in his eventual run for president of the United States? Or would he have a better shot of winning the voters of the future if he went… Read story

As more men run, Klobuchar makes case for female nominee

November 25, 2019, 2:45pm Politics

NEW LONDON, N.H. (AP) — Amy Klobuchar does not want to run for president as a “woman candidate.” Read story

Conan the dog gets hero’s welcome at White House after raid

November 25, 2019, 1:16pm Politics

WASHINGTON — A U.S. military dog that played a starring role in the raid that killed Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi seemed oblivious to the praise that President Donald Trump heaped on it Monday at the White House. Read story

Ruth Bader Ginsburg returns to court after hospital stay

November 25, 2019, 1:16pm Politics

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court says Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has returned to the court after a two-night stay in a hospital. Read story

Harris to propose doubling mental health treatment beds

November 25, 2019, 1:03pm Politics

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris wants to double the number of mental health treatment beds available across the country and increase access to virtual mental health counseling. Read story

Initiative promoter formally announces gubernatorial run

November 25, 2019, 1:03pm Latest News

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Tim Eyman, a career anti-tax initiative promoter, formally announced his entry into Washington’s 2020 governor’s race. Read story

2020 Watch: Can anyone break through the turkey coma?

November 25, 2019, 12:45pm Politics

NEW YORK — Presidential politics move fast. What we’re watching heading into a new week on the 2020 campaign: Read story

New documents show contacts between Giuliani and Pompeo

November 25, 2019, 9:57am Politics

WASHINGTON — Newly released documents show Donald Trump’s personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani was in contact with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in the months before the U.S. ambassador to Ukraine was abruptly recalled. Read story

Esper says Trump ordered him to allow SEAL to keep status

November 25, 2019, 9:56am Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Defense Secretary Mark Esper said Monday that President Donald Trump gave him a direct order to allow a Navy SEAL accused of war crimes to retire without losing his SEAL status. Read story

Russia probe figure to run for Democrat Katie Hill’s seat

November 25, 2019, 9:45am Politics

WASHINGTON — George Papadopoulos, a former Trump campaign aide and key figure in the FBI’s Russia probe, says he’s running for the California Congressional District seat vacated by Democrat Katie Hill. Read story