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LAS VEGAS (Reuters) – Michael Bloomberg will make a high-risk debut on the Democratic debate stage in Nevada on Wednesday, joining five presidential rivals who have been eagerly awaiting their chance to confront the free-spending and fast-rising billionaire. FILE PHOTO: Democratic presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg attends a campaign event at Buffalo Soldiers national museum in
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(Reuters) – U.S. Attorney General William Barr is considering resigning over President Donald Trump’s tweets about Justice Department investigations, a source familiar with the situation told Reuters, while the department said he was not leaving. “The Attorney General has no plans to resign,” Justice Department spokeswoman Kerri Kupec said in a post on Twitter late
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FILE PHOTO: Democratic presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg attends a campaign event at Buffalo Soldiers national museum in Houston, Texas, U.S. February 13, 2020. REUTERS/Go Nakamura/File Photo WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Democratic presidential contender Michael Bloomberg will sell Bloomberg LP, the financial information company that made him a billionaire, if he is elected to the White House
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FILE PHOTO: U.S. Attorney General William Barr arrives prior to U.S. President Donald Trump’s statement about his acquittal on impeachment charges by the U.S. Senate in the East Room of the White House in Washington, U.S., February 6, 2020. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts WASHINGTON (Reuters) – More than 1,000 former U.S. Justice Department officials on Sunday called
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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. FILE PHOTO: Former U.S. national security adviser Michael Flynn departs after his sentencing was delayed at
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WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. Democratic presidential candidates took aim on Thursday at a rival whose name has not yet appeared on the ballot in the early voting states but whose television ads have blanketed the airwaves: billionaire former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg. Former Vice President Joe Biden and Senator Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts,
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – After chastising the prosecutors and judge in the trial of his longtime adviser Roger Stone, President Donald Trump on Thursday criticized the jury that convicted the veteran Republican operative, raising further concerns about political interference in the U.S. judicial system. FILE PHOTO: Roger Stone, former campaign adviser to U.S. President Donald Trump,
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FILE PHOTO: Roger Stone, former campaign adviser to U.S. President Donald Trump, arrives for the continuation of his criminal trial on charges of lying to Congress, obstructing justice and witness tampering at U.S. District Court in Washington, U.S., November 13, 2019. REUTERS/Yara Nardi/File Photo WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A federal judge has rejected a request by
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FILE PHOTO: Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelenskiy speaks during a joint news conference after a Normandy-format summit in Paris, France December 10, 2019. REUTERS/Charles Platiau/Pool WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Three U.S. senators will meet with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy in Kiev on Friday, seeking to reinforce the importance of his country as a strategic U.S. ally after
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg on Wednesday won endorsements from three Congressional Black Caucus members, a positive sign for his campaign, which has drawn scrutiny lately over his past support for a controversial policing tactic. The three included Democratic U.S. Representative Gregory Meeks of New York City, where Bloomberg was mayor for
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(Reuters) – Andrew Yang, an entrepreneur whose unlikely White House bid evolved into a serious campaign thanks to grassroots enthusiasm, pulled out of the Democratic presidential race on Tuesday after New Hampshire delivered him a second straight poor showing. Yang, 45, who ran for president despite having no political background, surprised many observers by qualifying
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SALEM/ROCHESTER, N.H. – Bernie Sanders and Pete Buttigieg look to seize on their momentum as New Hampshire Democrats go to the polls on Tuesday in a heavily contested primary that could further unsettle the party’s presidential race. FILE PHOTO: Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Senator Bernie Sanders reacts to cheers at a campaign rally and concert
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Attorney General William Barr on Monday confirmed that the Justice Department has received information from President Donald Trump’s personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani ahead of the November election, but that anything originating from Ukraine should not be taken “at face value.” FILE PHOTO: U.S. Attorney General William Barr announces the findings of
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SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Last week, food and travel blogger Alycia Chrosniak got an unusual alert on her phone: Michael Bloomberg’s presidential campaign was inviting her to earn $150 by making content about why she supported the billionaire Democratic candidate in the U.S. election. FILE PHOTO: Michael Bloomberg, the billionaire media mogul and former New
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HUDSON/LEBANON, N.H. (Reuters) – Democratic presidential contenders including Pete Buttigieg and Bernie Sanders, who topped the field in the Iowa caucuses, enter their last full day of campaigning in New Hampshire on Monday as they fight for the chance to seek the White House. FILE PHOTO: Democratic 2020 U.S. presidential candidates (L-R) former Vice President
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Democratic 2020 U.S. presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg speaks at a campaign town hall event at Salem High School in Salem, New Hampshire, February 9, 2020. REUTERS/Jim Bourg (Reuters) – Democratic presidential contender Pete Buttigieg narrowly beat rival Bernie Sanders in Iowa in the race for delegates, according to projected national delegate allocations released by the
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