Advisers say Joe Biden to decide on a 2020 run by January

Advisers say Joe Biden to decide on a 2020 run by January

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Advisers say Joe Biden to decide on a 2020 run by January Associated Press 1 hr ago © The Associated Press FILE – In this June 29, 2018, file photo, former Vice President Joe Biden speaks to the media in Cincinnati. Biden is convinced he can beat President Donald Trump, friends and advisers say, and he has given himself until January to deliberate and size up potential competition for the Democratic nomination, according to people who have spoken to the former vice president about his decision making. (AP Photo/John Minchillo, File) DES MOINES, Iowa — Shortly after Joe Biden boarded a recent flight from Washington to New York, a string of passengers began stopping at his seat in coach to deliver some version of the same message: Run, Joe, run.
“We're with you,” one said, according to a Democratic strategist who happened to be on the plane and witnessed the scene. “You've got to do this,” said another.
Biden himself is more conflicted — but he is listening keenly to the suppor..

Trump hits Sessions over GOP indictments

Trump hits Sessions over GOP indictments

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‘Two easy wins now in doubt’: Trump renews attack on Sessions The Washington Post 7 hrs ago Josh Dawsey © Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP In this Aug. 31, 2018 photo, President Trump gestures while speaking at the Harris Conference Center in Charlotte, N.C. President Trump attacked Attorney General Jeff Sessions and the Justice Department on Monday in connection with the indictments of two GOP congressmen on corruption charges, saying they could hurt the Republican Party in the midterm elections.
“Two long running, Obama era, investigations of two very popular Republican Congressmen were brought to a well publicized charge, just ahead of the Mid-Terms, by the Jeff Sessions Justice Department,” he said on Twitter. “Two easy wins now in doubt because there is not enough time.”
“Good job Jeff……” he added, in a sarcastic comment. Calling the agency the “Jeff Sessions Justice Department” is the president’s ultimate insult, Trump advisers say.
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McCain’s final months: ‘A man in a hurry all the way to the end’

McCain’s final months: ‘A man in a hurry all the way to the end’

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John McCain's final months: 'A man in a hurry all the way to the end' USA TODAY 7 hrs ago Dan Nowicki © Charles Dharapak/AP Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., left, talks to longtime political adviser Rick Davis on Feb. 6, 2008. Davis remains in McCain's inner circle, but McCain has yet to name a campaign manager for his 2016 re-election bid. WASHINGTON — Sen. John McCain's life took on a fierce urgency after he was diagnosed with brain cancer in 2017, and he moved quickly to complete his final projects even as his health challenges sequestered him at his family home near Sedona, a close friend told The Arizona Republic.
McCain also never gave up hope that he might someday return to the U.S. Senate and until his April surgery for an intestinal infection related to diverticulitis was plotting a possible Capitol Hill comeback.
Rick Davis, a longtime member of McCain's inner circle who visited McCain frequently this year at the McCains' Cornville property, revea..

Lawyer releases thousands of documents hours before Kavanaugh hearings

Lawyer releases thousands of documents hours before Kavanaugh hearings

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Hours before Kavanaugh nomination hearings, Bush lawyer releases 42,000 pages of documents to Judiciary Committee The Washington Post 3 hrs ago Fred Barbash, Seung Min Kim © Provided by WP Company LLC d/b/a The Washington Post The witness table is prepared for President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh, in the Senate Judiciary Committee hearing room on Capitol Hill in Washington, Monday, Sept. 3, 2018. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite) Hours before the start of hearings on Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination to the Supreme Court, the lawyer for former president George W. Bush turned over 42,000 pages of documents from the nominee’s service in the Bush White House, angering Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer, who issued what is certain to be a futile call to delay the proceedings.
“Not a single senator will be able to review these records before tomorrow,” Schumer (D-N.Y.) tweeted Monday evening.
Taylor Foy, a spokesman for Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Charles..