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Democratic candidates zero in on Bloomberg as former mayor rises in the polls

Democratic candidates zero in on Bloomberg as former mayor rises in the polls

Democratic presidential candidates are zeroing in on Michael Bloomberg, criticizing the former New York mayor as he rises in the polls. Sen. Amy Klobuchar told CNN’s Dana Bash on “State of the Union” Sunday that the billionaire businessman is “hiding behind airwaves” as he spends millions in TV ads. “I don’t think you should be…MORE

Buttigieg responds to Limbaugh’s homophobic remarks: ‘I love my husband’

Buttigieg responds to Limbaugh’s homophobic remarks: ‘I love my husband’

Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg responded Sunday to Rush Limbaugh’s recent homophobic remarks, saying he doesn’t take “lectures on family values” from the conservative radio host and Medal of Freedom recipient. “Well, I love my husband. I’m faithful to my husband. On stage we usually just go for a hug. But I love him very…MORE

Have momentum, will travel: Klobuchar looks to keep surge going in Nevada

Have momentum, will travel: Klobuchar looks to keep surge going in Nevada

When Las Vegas residents Ken and Jayne Hamm watched Amy Klobuchar tout her surprising third place finish in New Hampshire last week, the Minnesota senator wasn’t someone they had seriously considered supporting. But less than a week later, the couple sat patiently as they waited to see Klobuchar in person at a rally in Las…MORE

How New York became the latest target in Trump’s fight with sanctuary cities

How New York became the latest target in Trump’s fight with sanctuary cities

The Trump administration’s ongoing feud with sanctuary cities reached a fever pitch this month as the Department of Homeland Security sparred with New York, historically one of the department’s strongest partners — resulting in a week of hostile exchanges between the President and New York governor that ended in a White House showdown. The clash,…MORE

Bloomberg is spending his way to the top

Bloomberg is spending his way to the top

First things first: The theme song of the week is “Saturday Night Live.” Poll of the week: A new Quinnipiac University poll shows that Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont is leading the Democratic primary nationally with 25%. He’s followed by former front-runner and ex-Vice President Joe Biden at 17%, former New York City Mayor Mike…MORE