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White House aide yells at CNN’s Jim Acosta

White House aide yells at CNN’s Jim Acosta

[van id=”politics/2018/07/30/jim-acosta-white-house-aide-trump-giuliani-pkg-tsr-vpx.cnn”]    A White House aide yelled at CNN’s Jim Acosta in the Oval Office, trying to drown out his questions to President Trump.

Late night blasts Trump-Putin summit

Late night blasts Trump-Putin summit

[van id=”cnnmoney/2018/07/17/late-night-reaction-trump-putin-summit-wmj-orig.cnn”]   Late night hosts went after President Donald Trump for his comments made during the summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Helsinki, Finland.

Hillary Clinton celebrates victory, wins California

Hillary Clinton celebrates victory, wins California

Hillary Clinton claimed her place in history Tuesday as America’s first female presumptive presidential nominee but rival Bernie Sanders is refusing to drop his bid despite overwhelming odds.

Yes, it’s time to think about the 2020 presidential race

Yes, it’s time to think about the 2020 presidential race

By Stephen Collinson, CNN It’s never too early to think about the next election. The outrageous, precedent-defying 2016 presidential race still has six months to go, and multiple wild twists and turns to negotiate, before it produces the 45th president. But for the likes of House Speaker Paul Ryan, former candidates like Sens. Ted Cruz and…

Sanders sweeps, Trump tweets and more from Easter weekend

Sanders sweeps, Trump tweets and more from Easter weekend

By Eric Bradner, CNN   Bernie Sanders reeled off three victories on Saturday, but Hillary Clinton still has a big delegate lead — and poll numbers that give her good reason to look forward to November.   Donald Trump, meanwhile, has no plans to quit stirring up controversies on Twitter anytime soon. And Ohio Gov.…

Who is Merrick Garland?

By Ariane De Vogue and Tami Luhby, CNN (WASHINGTON, D.C.) President Barack Obama’s decision to nominate Merrick Garland to the Supreme Court Wednesday morning means that at long last, the oft-short-listed candidate finally gets his shot. Garland is the chief judge for the Washington, D.C. appeals court, appointed by President Bill Clinton. A former clerk for Justice…

Trump rally attendee charged with assault

Trump rally attendee charged with assault

By Jeremy Diamond, CNN (CHICAGO)  A man who attended Donald Trump’s rally in North Carolina was arrested and charged Thursday with assault, disorderly conduct and communicating threats after multiple videos posted online appear to show him punching a protester in the face. John McGraw, 78, was questioned and arrested by the Cumberland County Sheriff’s Office in…

Bernie Sanders upsets Hillary Clinton in Michigan

Bernie Sanders upsets Hillary Clinton in Michigan

By Stephen Collinson, CNN (MICHIGAN) Bernie Sanders has won the Michigan Democratic primary, CNN projects, in an upset that delivers a sharp blow to Hillary Clinton’s hopes of quickly securing her party’s nomination. Sanders’ victory, on the eve of the next Democratic debate that will be simulcast on CNN, will send a jolt of new excitement through…

Trump responds to Hitler comparison

Trump responds to Hitler comparison

By David Wright, CNN (NEW YORK) Donald Trump on Tuesday addressed criticism of a new practice at his rallies that has been compared the “Heil” salute from Nazi Germany, dismissing the controversy as “ridiculous” before saying he would look into ending it. “I don’t know about the Hitler comparison. I hadn’t heard that, but it’s a terrible…

Challengers Gaining Ground In Iowa

By Nick Gale, WLS News (DES MOINES, IA) The latest polls in Iowa show a narrowing lead between the Republican and Democratic presidential front runners and their closest challengers. Donald Trump leads Republicans in the latest Des Moines Register poll with 23 percent support in Iowa….But Dr. Ben Carson is gaining some ground with 18…