Politics

Obama and Clinton’s bundlers are betting on these 3 candidates

Big-money Democratic donors have jumped off the sidelines of the presidential race, and three candidates are the clear winners of their support: Joe Biden, Pete Buttigieg and Kamala Harris. More from Politico

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Trump, Democrats reach two-year budget deal that raises debt ceiling

The deal, should it pass Congress as expected, would allow the federal government to borrow more money and avoid a disastrous default in the coming months, while significantly raising budget caps on defense and domestic outlays. More from Yahoo News

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Bernie Sanders Just Destroyed the Case For A $15 Minimum Wage

Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders, for decades an agitator for a government-forced minimum/living wage, announced over the weekend that his campaign’s wage floor will be increased to $15 an hour. To make it work, workers’ hours will be cut. Did he just take the minimum …

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2020 Candidates Delayed Paying Staff to Look Richer on Paper

Whereas Klobuchar’s campaign spent an average of about $55,000 per day through the end of June, according to FEC filings, it dropped a whopping $624,000 on the first day of April, including a $300,000 payment to the campaign’s digital vendor. More from TheDailyBeast

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Biden, Warren, Harris and Sanders top 2020 field — CBS News Battleground Tracker poll

Joe Biden continues to be the first choice among Democratic voters across the 2020 primary states holding contests through Super Tuesday. However, rivals Elizabeth Warren and Kamala Harris are gaining on him and have seen increases in the number of voters at least considering them, …

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The cost of bail for immigrants is surging

Immigration judges have been issuing more bail bonds over the past several years — and more expensive ones, according to data by Syracuse University’s Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse (TRAC). More from Axios

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How Legal Marijuana Is Helping the Black Market

When the new marijuana shop opened up just down the street from his own marijuana shop, Greg Meguerian, owner of The Reefinery in Los Angeles, kept an eye on it. When that shop stayed open past the legal closing time of 10 p.m. and sold …

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How Trump could lose by 5 million votes and still win in 2020

In the wake of President Donald Trump’s tweets suggesting several nonwhite progressive congresswomen “go back” to their countries — three of them were born in the U.S. — it’s tempting for Democrats to believe the comments will backfire with an increasingly diverse electorate and seriously …

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Bernie Sanders campaign announces it will cut hours to pay staffers $15 minimum wage,…

The Washington Post first reported last Thursday that Sanders’ field staffers were upset that Sanders championed a $15 minimum wage on the campaign trail, and made headlines for railing against major corporations who pay “starvation wages” — even as his own employees made “poverty wages.” …

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51% of Voters Support Planned ICE Raids

President Donald Trump’s publicized raids on immigrants illegally residing in the United States reportedly failed to materialize over the weekend, but new polling shows that a slim majority of voters — including nearly half of independents — were in favor of the proposed action, as …

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