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Louisiana's Democratic Gov. John Bel Edwards defeats Trump-backed businessman in close race, CNN projects

Polls closed Saturday at 9 p.m. ET for the Louisiana governor's runoff election, in which Democratic Gov. John Bel Edwards is seeking reelection against Republican businessman Eddie Rispone.

Sun, 17 Nov 2019 05:04:10 GMT

Schiff calls out Mulvaney for not complying with subpoena to testify

House Intelligence Chairman Adam Schiff on Saturday again called on White House acting chief of staff Mick Mulvaney and others to comply with congressional subpoenas and testify before Congress in the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump.

Sun, 17 Nov 2019 00:24:27 GMT

Pete Buttigieg surges to first place in Iowa, new poll shows

There is a new Democratic front-runner in Iowa, and his name is Pete Buttigieg.

Sun, 17 Nov 2019 01:26:52 GMT

Two aides who listened to Trump's July call describe their responses

In newly released testimony, two aides described their concerns as they listened to President Donald Trump discussing political investigations with Ukraine's leader on the July 25 phone call at the heart of the House impeachment inquiry.

Sun, 17 Nov 2019 00:27:55 GMT

Aide gives first details of Pence call with Zelensky

An aide to Vice President Mike Pence told lawmakers that she was on a call between Pence and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky and that it was "similar" to the April 21 call between President Donald Trump and his Ukrainian counterpart.

Sun, 17 Nov 2019 00:36:52 GMT

After private White House meeting, Giuliani associate Lev Parnas said he was on a 'secret mission' for Trump, sources say

Among the many guests who had their pictures taken with President Donald Trump at the White House's annual Hanukkah party last year were two Soviet-born businessmen from Florida, Lev  Parnas and Igor  Fruman. 

Sat, 16 Nov 2019 06:08:07 GMT

The latest on the Trump impeachment inquiry

Sat, 16 Nov 2019 14:00:45 GMT

President Trump's medical exam was unscheduled, source said

President Donald Trump underwent a "quick exam and labs" as part of his annual physical exam on Saturday, out of anticipation of a "very busy 2020," the White House said.

Sun, 17 Nov 2019 03:01:19 GMT

Pelosi to Trump: When you come after the whistleblower, 'you're in my wheelhouse'

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said she told President Donald Trump that he's in her wheelhouse when he attacks the whistleblower, whose complaint initially prompted the House impeachment inquiry of the President.

Sun, 17 Nov 2019 00:57:31 GMT

Ex-NSC official says Trump July 25 call transcript mistakenly moved to classified system

Tim Morrison, the National Security Council's former senior director for Europe and Russia official, testified earlier this month that he was told the transcript of President Donald Trump's July 25 call with his Ukrainian counterpart was moved to a highly classified server by "mistake," according to a transcript of his closed-door meeting with lawmakers released Saturday.

Sun, 17 Nov 2019 00:55:58 GMT

A restaurant called 'Immigrant Food' just opened a block from the White House

As salsa and meringue beats pulse in the background, diners are lining up at one of the newest restaurants in the nation's capital.

Sat, 16 Nov 2019 21:13:33 GMT

The Point: These GOP Senators may vote for impeachment

In this weekend edition of The Point, Chris Cillizza and SE Cupp, host of "SE Cupp Unfiltered," discuss how the ongoing impeachment inquiry will impact the Republican party, and which senators could vote in favor of removing President Trump from office.

Sat, 16 Nov 2019 11:50:56 GMT

Obama warns 2020 candidates about getting out of step with voters: Be 'rooted in reality'

Former President Barack Obama used an appearance at a high-dollar donor confab on Friday to urge the field of Democratic presidential hopefuls to "pay some attention to where voters actually are," warning them about going so far on certain policies that they become out of step with voters.

Sat, 16 Nov 2019 18:51:17 GMT

Analysis: A day that underscored the corruption swamping the Trump presidency

A fateful convergence of events Friday reflected a culture of corruption and intimidation endemic to the circle of a President who vowed to drain the swamp but instead became its incarnation.

Sat, 16 Nov 2019 15:21:05 GMT

White House blames NSC aide for discrepancy between readout and new transcript of Trump-Zelensky April call

The White House placed the responsibility on the top Ukraine expert at the National Security Council on Friday after being asked about the discrepancy between the April readout of President Donald Trump's phone call with the Ukrainian President and the transcript released Friday.

Sat, 16 Nov 2019 01:33:09 GMT

Witness overheard US ambassador tell Trump that Ukraine would investigate Biden

David Holmes, the state department aide who overheard President Donald Trump's conversation with the US ambassador to the European Union Gordon Sondland, said that Sondland told Trump that the Ukranian President would do "anything you ask him to," and that he confirmed the Ukrainians were going to "do the investigation."

Sat, 16 Nov 2019 02:42:09 GMT

Analysis: An astonishing week closes with a wild new window into Trump's style

Every week feels weird and wild lately, but this one included some particularly difficult setbacks for President Donald Trump.

Sat, 16 Nov 2019 05:06:33 GMT

New York GOP congresswoman in the spotlight at impeachment hearings

Republican Rep. Elise Stefanik of New York, a member of the House Intelligence Committee, has played a key role in this week's public impeachment hearings, ardently defending President Donald Trump, sparring with Democrats on the committee and earning praise from the White House.

Fri, 15 Nov 2019 22:46:46 GMT

Newly released transcript of first Trump-Zelensky call raises additional questions

The White House hopes to show that there was nothing untoward in the US-Ukraine relationship by releasing a rough transcript of President Donald Trump's first call with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky.

Fri, 15 Nov 2019 21:00:45 GMT

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Fact check: A list of 45 ways Trump has been dishonest about Ukraine and impeachment

President Donald Trump is dishonest about a whole lot of things. But he is rarely as comprehensively dishonest as he has been about his dealings with Ukraine and the impeachment inquiry they have triggered.

Sat, 16 Nov 2019 18:30:14 GMT

A complete list of every Trump associate convicted in Mueller-related investigations

Six associates of President Donald Trump have been convicted of crimes since he took office, all stemming from former special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation. Some of the defendants pleaded guilty, and others were convicted after jury trials.

Fri, 15 Nov 2019 19:57:32 GMT

CNN and The Des Moines Register to release 2020 Iowa caucus poll Saturday

CNN and The Des Moines Register will release their fifth Iowa poll on Saturday, providing a look as to where 2020 presidential candidates stand in the crucial early voting state less than three months ahead of the Iowa caucuses.

Thu, 14 Nov 2019 17:01:00 GMT

Pete Buttigieg joins top tier of candidates in new Iowa poll

South Bend, Indiana, Mayor Pete Buttigieg joined the leaders of the Democratic race for president in Iowa, up 14 percentage points since August, according to a new Monmouth University poll of likely caucusgoers out Tuesday.

Tue, 12 Nov 2019 20:06:36 GMT

Biden holds a narrow lead in new New Hampshire poll

A new Quinnipiac University poll in New Hampshire shows former Vice President Joe Biden holding a narrow edge in the race for the Democratic nomination for president in the state.

Mon, 11 Nov 2019 22:56:08 GMT

Bloomberg plans to spend $100 million on anti-Trump ads in key states

Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg plans to spend $100 million on an anti-Donald Trump ad blitz in key 2020 battleground states.

Fri, 15 Nov 2019 15:25:30 GMT

Elizabeth Warren releases plan to implement Medicare for All during first term in office

Elizabeth Warren on Friday rolled out her plan for transitioning the country's health insurance system to "Medicare for All" during her first term as president.

Fri, 15 Nov 2019 17:50:59 GMT

Super PAC vows to spend $1 million to help Cory Booker make December debate

A new super PAC plans to spend $1 million to help Cory Booker as he struggles to gain traction in the Democratic race for president, with the immediate goal of helping the New Jersey Democrat make the cut for the December debate stage.

Fri, 15 Nov 2019 15:48:20 GMT

Deval Patrick announces presidential campaign

Deval Patrick officially announced a late-entry 2020 presidential campaign on Thursday, thrusting the former Massachusetts governor into an already crowded field of Democratic candidates less than three months before the Iowa caucuses and New Hampshire primary.

Thu, 14 Nov 2019 22:20:59 GMT

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Trump fan hit with scooter as protest outside California Democrats convention turns violent: report

Three suspects were arrested Saturday after a fight broke out between Trump supporters and anti-Trump protesters outside the California Democratic Convention in Long Beach.
Sun, 17 Nov 2019 07:34:13 GMT

Buttigieg surges clear of Warren, Biden, Sanders in latest Iowa poll

A new poll of likely Iowa caucusgoers published Saturday shows South Bend, Ind. Mayor Pete Buttigieg nine percentage points clear of Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., indicating the one-time longshot is now a force to be reckoned with in the race for the Democratic nomination.
Sun, 17 Nov 2019 03:11:01 GMT

Trump undergoes tests at Walter Reed as part of annual physical, White House says

President Trump spent more than two hours at Walter Reed National Medical Center on Saturday, undergoing what the White House said were medical tests as part of his annual physical.
Sun, 17 Nov 2019 02:48:58 GMT

Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards projected to win second term, beating GOP's Rispone

Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards held a narrow lead over Republican challenger Eddie Rispone in Saturday's gubernatorial runoff, with more than 91 percent of the state's precincts reporting.
Sun, 17 Nov 2019 02:13:54 GMT

Pence adviser says Trump request that Ukraine open Biden probe was 'unusual and inappropriate'

An adviser to Vice President Mike Pence told House impeachment investigators this month that President Trump's request for Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelensky to open an investigation into Vice President Joe Biden and his family "struck me as unusual and inappropriate."
Sat, 16 Nov 2019 23:50:43 GMT

Nearly 80,000 immigrants approved for DACA have arrest records, USCIS report finds

Nearly 80,000 immigrants approved for the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, which shields those who came to the country illegally as minors from deportation, have an arrest record -- including arrests for violent or sexual offenses.
Sat, 16 Nov 2019 22:03:32 GMT

Trump weighs in on tight Louisiana gubernatorial race as polls open

President Trump urged Louisiana voters to oust Democratic Gov. John Bel Edwards on Saturday, as polls opened in a tight race that Republicans hope will deliver them a vital seat less than a year before Election Day, and show Trump’s own political strength.
Sat, 16 Nov 2019 20:28:45 GMT

Elise Stefanik emerges as main Schiff antagonist in fiery impeachment hearings

Rep. Elise Stefanik, R-N.Y., emerged this week as a central figure on the Republican side of the House Intelligence Committee in the public impeachment hearings -- and a top antagonist of Chairman Adam Schiff, D-Calif.
Sat, 16 Nov 2019 20:02:00 GMT

How impeachment hearings can be best understood using Shakespeare

Words are spilling into digitized pixels, onto blogs and good, old-fashioned newspapers about the impeachment hearings. There are essays on how to watch. Essays on the dramatis personae. Why is it important that Rep. Jim Jordan, R-Ohio, is now on the Intelligence Committee? Why isn’t he wearing a jacket?
Sat, 16 Nov 2019 18:59:31 GMT

Embassy official says he heard Trump-Sondland call about Ukraine ‘investigations’

A State Department official told the House impeachment inquiry on Friday that he heard President Trump talking with E.U. Ambassador Gordon Sondland about “investigations” in Ukraine.
Sat, 16 Nov 2019 16:49:14 GMT

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Trump undergoes exam at Walter Reed

President Donald Trump spent more than two hours at Walter Reed National Medical Center on Saturday.
Sun, 17 Nov 2019 07:27 GMT

Buttigieg tops new Iowa poll of Democratic presidential hopefuls

Pete Buttigieg, mayor of South Bend, Indiana, topped the latest poll of likely Democratic voters in Iowa.
Sun, 17 Nov 2019 07:23 GMT

Democrats hold on to Louisiana governor's seat despite Trump

Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards has stunned Republicans again, narrowly winning a second term Saturday.
Sun, 17 Nov 2019 07:13 GMT

Saudi Aramco will not market IPO in the United States, report says

Saudi Aramco does not plan to market its domestic initial public offering (IPO) in the United States, two sources familiar with the matter said.
Sun, 17 Nov 2019 07:00 GMT

Saudi Aramco IPO set to value company up to $1.7 trillion

The figure is below the $2 trillion that the Saudi crown prince had previously targeted.
Sun, 17 Nov 2019 06:50 GMT

China and US had 'constructive discussions' about phase-one trade deal, state media says

The two sides had "constructive discussions" about "each other's core concerns" and agreed to remain in close contact, Xinhua reported.
Sun, 17 Nov 2019 05:23 GMT

Pence Russia advisor says Trump's call with Ukraine president was 'unusual and inappropriate'

Williams said that the call "shed some light on possible other motivations" for freezing nearly $400 million in military aid to Ukraine.
Sat, 16 Nov 2019 22:15 GMT

Obama warns Democrats against going too far left: 'We have to be rooted in reality'

In an address to wealthy liberal donors, Obama warned that the average American voter does not align with views from "certain left-leaning Twitter feeds or the activist wing of our party."
Sat, 16 Nov 2019 20:59 GMT

Here's what it takes to be a bartender in New York City

The best way to learn is "trial by fire."
Sat, 16 Nov 2019 15:30 GMT

4 ways to avoid the overspending trap this holiday

Last year's holiday tab took months to pay off. Here are some steps you can take this season to ensure you don't end up even deeper in the red.
Sat, 16 Nov 2019 14:45 GMT

The energy industry practices for a 'black swan' cyberattack that could take down the grid

The event is called GridEx, and takes place every two years. It imagines the U.S. under attack from a foreign country, through the power grid.
Sat, 16 Nov 2019 14:30 GMT

Down the street from Starbucks, Atomo is trying to reverse-engineer the coffee bean

Atomo's coffee is made with "upcycled agricultural products" that include sunflower seed husks and watermelon seeds — all waste stream products that are typically discarded by farmers.
Sat, 16 Nov 2019 14:21 GMT

The $25 Amazon Echo Flex is great for putting Alexa in tight spaces like your bathroom

The small Amazon Echo Flex plugs right into an outlet, making it a great way to add Alexa to any room where you don't have room for wires, like the bathroom or a workshop.
Sat, 16 Nov 2019 14:15 GMT

Despite gridlock in Washington, these big changes could be in store for your finances

There's a number of bills underway with bipartisan support that could impact your wallet.
Sat, 16 Nov 2019 14:15 GMT

This under-the-radar market trend suggests new record highs through December

CFRA's Sam Stovall builds a positive case on stocks based on a historical pattern dating back to WWII.
Sat, 16 Nov 2019 14:09 GMT

Disney+ isn't really the beginning of the streaming wars — the next year is just a warm-up

Disney+ and Apple+ are here, but the average consumer isn't going to look at a menu of a dozen options and select only three or four, thus determining winners and losers. There are too many complicating factors for such a simple calculation.
Sat, 16 Nov 2019 14:02 GMT

Robocalls hit record levels as phone carriers, lawmakers and start-ups fight back

Americans received a record 5.66 billion robocalls last month, prompting carriers, lawmakers and start-ups to boost efforts to block calls and catch scammers.
Sat, 16 Nov 2019 14:00 GMT

Here are the best analyst calls of the week on Wall Street, including Apple, Live Nation

Here are some of the most interesting analyst calls of the week
Sat, 16 Nov 2019 11:04 GMT

Jefferies has a 'black swan' warning for the video game industry, but investors aren't worried yet

In a new report, Jefferies said that addiction is emerging as a potential threat to the gaming industry, and that investors might not be pricing in the risk.
Sat, 16 Nov 2019 11:04 GMT

This fund manager is up nearly 40% this year by betting on 'misunderstood' ideas

Contrarian fund manager Nick Schommer is up a blistering 36.6% this year with big bets on Crown Holdings and Disney, among other stocks.
Sat, 16 Nov 2019 11:03 GMT

Investing returns are likely to be much lower in the years ahead, so here's what to do

Major averages continue to scale new heights in a year that posed any number of threats, but the good times may not last.
Sat, 16 Nov 2019 11:03 GMT

These 4 mega-cap consumer stocks have crushed fears of disruption and the market in the process

Walt Disney, Walmart, Nike and Starbucks are among a small group of elite consumer companies that have overcome fears of digital disruption.
Sat, 16 Nov 2019 11:02 GMT

Prince Andrew says in BBC interview he has no recollection of meeting accuser

Britain's Prince Andrew said in comments broadcast on Friday that he had no recollection of ever meeting an American woman who alleges she was forced to have sex with him when she was underage.
Sat, 16 Nov 2019 00:54 GMT

AOC and Elizabeth Warren take Taylor Swift's side in feud with private equity firm Carlyle Group

Swift on Thursday plead for help from private equity firm Carlyle Group, which helped finance the deal to acquire her masters that she is protesting.
Fri, 15 Nov 2019 23:20 GMT

2020 Democrats are the most diverse offering in history, but early primaries lack minorities

The Democratic presidential field, currently at 18 candidates, is the largest and most diverse offering in modern American political history. But early primaries lack many of the core minority coalitions that make up the party.
Fri, 15 Nov 2019 22:29 GMT

Trump, Apple CEO Tim Cook set to tour computer plant in Texas Wednesday

The trip will highlight Cook's strong relationship with Trump as he seeks further relief for Apple from U.S. tariffs on imports from China and will be cited by Trump as part of his efforts to convince companies to add more U.S. manufacturing jobs.
Fri, 15 Nov 2019 21:46 GMT

Housing sales, Fed minutes, and other news affecting your money in the week ahead

U.S. economic growth appears stable again, and we'll see if the housing industry remains sluggish.
Fri, 15 Nov 2019 21:37 GMT

The first week of public impeachment hearings just wrapped up. Here are the main takeaways

There were new revelations and an accusation of witness tampering against President Trump during the first week of the House's public impeachment hearings.
Fri, 15 Nov 2019 20:21 GMT

Trump asks Supreme Court to block another subpoena for his tax returns — this one is from Congress

Trump's lawyers are battling Congress and a New York prosecutor to keep the president's tax returns secret, even as he faces an impeachment probe.
Fri, 15 Nov 2019 19:44 GMT

Ford bets on Mustang's reputation with Mexico-made Mach-E SUV

Ford is betting the Mustang name will resonate with consumers and assist the Mach-E, which will be produced in Mexico, in standing out from other EVs. It's a bold decision that could dilute the Mustang name and create political backlash.
Fri, 15 Nov 2019 18:30 GMT