What Michael Bloomberg means for the 2020 Democratic field

Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg meets with local business owners and local activists after he toured the Paulson Electric Company on December 4, 2018 in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.

First, he would very much like to be president — and has flirted with running multiple times over the past decade. Second, he is not someone who wastes money or time on flights of fancy. Former Vice President Joe Biden’s candidacy isn’t in a particularly good place these days. Yes, Biden still holds a lead in an aggregate of national More...

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Live updates: The latest on the Trump impeachment inquiry
By Boston Journal On Tuesday, October 29th, 2019
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Live updates: The latest on the Trump impeachment inquiry

The House committees conducting the impeachment inquiry into President Trump are seeking testimony from Robert Blair, an assistant to the President and senior adviser to White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney, More...

Brexit vote setback for Boris Johnson in Parliament - live updates
By Boston Journal On Saturday, October 19th, 2019
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Brexit vote setback for Boris Johnson in Parliament – live updates

Government officials have refused to clarify Boris Johnson’s words that the Benn act does not “compel” him to “negotiate” a delay to Brexit. In a huddle with the UK’s political More...

Syria: Turkey begins military offensive after US pulled back troops
By Boston Journal On Wednesday, October 9th, 2019
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Syria: Turkey begins military offensive after US pulled back troops

“Our aim is to destroy the terror corridor which is trying to be established on our southern border and to bring peace and peace to the region,” Erdogan tweeted. He added that Turkey “will preserve More...

Giuliani's journey to center of Trump impeachment battle started with phone call in 2018
By Boston Journal On Sunday, September 29th, 2019
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Giuliani’s journey to center of Trump impeachment battle started with phone call in 2018

In between, Giuliani conducted a one-man messaging war, going on Fox News at least four times, talking to numerous reporters, and sending more than 50 tweets, many of which were about Joe Biden, his son Hunter, More...

Trump sues to try to stop tax returns from being sent to NY prosecutor
By Boston Journal On Thursday, September 19th, 2019
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Trump sues to try to stop tax returns from being sent to NY prosecutor

“In response to the subpoenas issued by the New York County District Attorney, we have filed a lawsuit this morning in Federal Court on behalf of the President in order to address the significant constitutional More...

Exclusive: US extracted top spy from inside Russia in 2017
By Boston Journal On Monday, September 9th, 2019
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Exclusive: US extracted top spy from inside Russia in 2017

A person directly involved in the discussions said that the removal of the Russian was driven, in part, by concerns that President Donald Trump and his administration repeatedly mishandled classified intelligence More...

Live updates: Hurricane Dorian path and latest news
By Boston Journal On Friday, August 30th, 2019
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Live updates: Hurricane Dorian path and latest news

There are at least nine Trump Organization-owned and Trump personally owned properties in South Florida that are in the path of Hurricane Dorian. There are no evacuation orders in place yet, but CNN has reached More...

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By Boston Journal On Tuesday, August 20th, 2019
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Kamala Harris couldn’t recapture lightning in the second debates

The September debate stage just got its 10th participant: former Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julián Castro. Castro got just 2% in our poll. That, however, is enough. Under rules set by the Democratic More...

Jeffrey Epstein has died by suicide, sources say
By Boston Journal On Saturday, August 10th, 2019
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Jeffrey Epstein has died by suicide, sources say

Epstein, 66, was taken from New York’s Metropolitan Correctional Center on Saturday morning in cardiac arrest and died at an area hospital, the sources told CNN. An ambulance was called at about 6:40 a.m. More...