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De Blasio makes DNC debate despite lackluster donations

Mayor Bill de Blasio secured a coveted spot for the first Democratic presidential primary debate later this month — despite his failure to get at least 65,000 donors. The Democrati...

De Blasio makes DNC debate despite lackluster donations

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De Blasio Got Their Donations. Their Votes for President? Not So Much. The Times asked donors to Mayor Bill de Blasio’s federal political action committee if he should be president. Their answers showed why he is viewed as such an outsider....
2019-05-28 13:16

De Blasio says he qualifies for first 2020 debate Mayor Bill de Blasio says he made the cut for the first Democratic presidential candidates’ debate later this month. The long-shot 2020 contender said Wednesday that he received a text from DNC Chair Tom Perez confirming his participation. “We&...
2019-06-13 01:01

De Blasio whines about DNC debate rules that could leave him out Mayor Bill de Blasio whined Monday night that the Democratic National Committee’s rules for September’s presidential debates are so tough that it could make it all but impossible for pipe-dream campaigns like his to qualify. During an appearance on N...
2019-06-11 05:48

O’Neill OK with de Blasio’s debate comments, son Dante’s op-ed New York City’s top cop has no problem with Mayor de Blasio’s debate remarks about teaching his bi-racial son to “protect” himself from the NYPD – or with son Dante writing in USA Today that he felt “fear” of...
2019-07-03 00:00

De Blasio, Gillibrand might just squeak into first Democratic presidential debate Mayor de Blasio and Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand appear to have squeaked in to participate in the first Democratic presidential primary debates later this month. A POLITICO analysis has the pair of New York pols crossing the threshold to get two of 20 cov...
2019-06-07 18:01

De Blasio Impresses in Debate, Then Stumbles by Quoting Che Guevara in Miami The New York City mayor showed he could hold his own in the first Democratic debate, but then angered some in South Florida by quoting the Cuban revolutionary....
2019-06-28 02:00

PBA chief slams de Blasio over ‘anti-police rhetoric’ at debate The head of the NYPD’s biggest union slammed Mayor Bill de Blasio on Thursday for bringing up “anti-police rhetoric” during the Democratic debate in Miami. In response to a question, Hizzoner recalled a conversation he had with his biracial son, Dant...
2019-06-27 22:48

De Blasio’s security detail makes heroic rescue on FDR Drive Three members of Mayor de Blasio’s security detail made a heroic rescue on Wednesday morning when they helped stop a woman from jumping off the FDR Drive, sources said. Two NYPD detectives and one police officer were traveling northbound on the...
2019-05-23 00:48

Florida mom makes daughter hold ‘I lied’ sign near busy intersection, triggers parenting debate The actions of a Florida mother have sparked a parenting debate after the woman and her teenage daughter stood near a busy intersection as the girl held a large sign that read: “I lied. I humiliated myself & my mother."...
2019-06-05 17:16

Tony Awards offered little surprise, a lackluster James Corden A Tony Awards that had the potential to deliver some jaw-dropping upsets delivered nothing but a lackluster telecast hosted by James Corden, who, though he did a brilliant job three years ago, seemed past his sell-buy date. As expected, “Hadestown” w...
2019-06-10 17:48

Uber chief executive laments U.S. trade policy for lackluster IPO Uber Technologies Chief Executive Dara Khosrowshahi said on Tuesday the company's initial public offering last month was hurt by U.S. trade tensions even as he downplayed recent volatility in the stock price....
2019-06-11 20:16

Apple reportedly vows improvements to News+ after lackluster start Apple's News+ service might be in line for a shakeup not long after its debut. Business Insider sources claim that publishers' revenue from News+ is well below what Apple was projecting (ten times what Texture was generating), and that it&...
2019-06-30 11:48

Runners complain Spain's running of the bulls has become lackluster over protective measures At least seven people have been hospitalized and 67 more were tended to by medics during the first five bull runs of this year’s San Fermin festival in Spain but, despite this, some veteran runners are complaining that the tradition is growing increa...
2019-07-11 21:32

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2019-07-02 21:32

US Democrat presidential debate: Candidates battle on gun control, healthcare in high stakes TV debate Donald Trump has branded the US Democratic presidential debate "boring" and slammed the host networks after a technical glitch derailed its second half....
2019-06-27 19:32

AOC is raking in 2020 campaign donations Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has hauled in a wad to support her “Squad.” The freshman Democrat raised $1.2 million from donors across the country in the second quarter of 2019, according to newly released fundraising reports. The haul fo...
2019-07-16 19:48

Sanders scores $18M in donations, but lags behind Buttigieg ​S​en. Bernie Sanders ​raised $18 million for his 2020 presidential bid in the second quarter, putting him behind Pete Buttigieg’s $24.8 million haul during the same period. ​Sanders’ campaign said Tuesday it had also transferred $6 milli...
2019-07-02 20:32

Pete Buttigieg Says He’s Raised Over $24M in 2nd Quarter Donations (WASHINGTON) — Democratic Presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg said Monday that he took in $24.8 million during the second fundraising quarter, more than triple what the South Bend, Indiana, mayor raised during the first three months of the year...
2019-07-01 20:16

Donations to UK PM May's Conservatives fall in first quarter of 2019 Donations to Britain's governing Conservative Party slumped in the first three months of the year as Theresa May's premiership ebbed, data from the Electoral Commission showed on Thursday....
2019-05-30 17:00

PACC looking for donations and fosters for surrendered huskies TUCSON- A local rescue group is spearheading efforts to re-home several huskies after their owner surrendered a handful of them to Pima Animal Care Center. A man in Three Points is living with dozens of dogs and surrendered 10 huskies in the last cou...
2019-05-23 08:48

Congresswoman backtracks on keeping Epstein donations Rep. Stacey Plaskett changed course on Tuesday, vowing to part ways with campaign donations she received from convicted pedophile Jeffrey Epstein. The lawmaker, who represents the US Virgin Islands, said in a statement that she will match the amount ...
2019-07-10 06:32

German doctors want human egg donations to be legalized A group of doctors in Germany is calling for new reproductive health laws. They say the current legislation is outdated, as the science has moved on. They want human egg donations to be legalized and to make IVF safer....
2019-06-04 19:32

Schumer got thousands in donations from Jeffrey Epstein Sen. Chuck Schumer — who called on Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta to resign and said President Trump should “answer” for his friendship with Jeffrey Epstein — accepted thousands of dollars in donations from the alleged pedophile throughout the 1990...
2019-07-10 18:00

Fraudster asks for donations to help him ‘disappear’ after bizarre MS-13 hoax A tall tale about a man who claimed he unwittingly stole from MS-13 has turned into a sob story — if you believe the latest twist. Shane Morris of Nashville penned an elaborate lie on Twitter saying he happened on a brick of heroin owned by the...
2019-05-25 16:32

Plasma donations needed amid nationwide shortage (WBAL) A Baltimore-area mother is pleading for more plasma donors to come forward. A nationwide shortage has people living with immunodeficiency on edge. “People don’t know the diagnosis and therefore they don’t understand the treat...
2019-07-17 20:48

Dr Disrespect's Return To Twitch Brings Big Numbers, Donations Today, after a nearly month-long absence following his E3 bathroom stream suspension, Dr Disrespect returned to Twitch. His suspension lasted two weeks, during which he released a series of trailers for his return and tweeted an awkwardly worded apol...
2019-07-09 00:00

Donations flood in for arrested migrant ship captain Nearly a million dollars has been raised for rescue ship captain Carola Rackete, who was arrested for docking her vessel in Italy without permission on Saturday to ensure the safety of the 40 migrants onboard....
2019-07-01 14:48

Child orphans of ebola helped into school by £1.2m in UK donations Five years after the ebola virus first hit Sierra Leone, the Standard returns to see the effects of Street Child's education appeal. Ben Morgan reports...
2019-05-30 12:32

Donations needed for troops in care package drive TUCSON – For many people, there is no better way to lift ones spirit than receiving a big ol’ box in the mail. This is no different for troops deployed across the world. To help remind the members of the U.S. Armed Forces how much the com...
2019-05-31 02:16

Breast milk donations kept my tiny daughters alive A drop of breast milk – enough to feed a kitten – fed one mother’s twins, but formal support for donations is under-fundedI wanted to donate breast milk even before I had my now four-month-old daughter, Gallia, whose birth has made it possible. It is...
2019-06-29 18:16

Salvation Army hosts Operation Chill Out, donations needed TUCSON – As it’s heating up in southern Arizona, the Salvation Army prepares to help the homeless in the community. The organization is asking the community to participate in Operation Chill Out by donating to their cause. Operation Chill Out will go...
2019-06-03 19:48

Taylor Swift's "You Need to Calm Down" Sparks Influx in GLAAD Donations Taylor Swift's new music is making people feel--and do--good! Hours after the music superstar dropped a fresh tune called "You Need to Calm Down," GLAAD has seen an influx in......
2019-06-14 23:16

Which 2020 Democrats are powering their campaigns on fossil fuel donations? Democrats accept the climate crisis must be confronted – but there’s a split between those who signed a pledge to no longer accept industry money those who haven’t Continue reading......
2019-06-20 14:48

Zakir Naik Got Donations From Unknown ''Well-Wishers'': Probe Agency Controversial Islamic preacher Zakir Naik received crores of funds in his and his trusts' bank accounts from unidentified "well-wishers" over the years for his speeches that spread "hatred and incited......
2019-05-26 18:00

Sacked rugby star accused of 'greed' for seeking £1.6m donations Sacked Australian rugby star Israel Folau has been accused of "greed" by one of his former teammates for launching a crowdfunding campaign to raise $3m (£1.6m) to help him fight his dismissal in the courts....
2019-06-21 14:48

In One Day, Jaime Harrison, Lindsey Graham's Challenger, Raises Six Figure in Donations He’s the son of a single mom and already has an endorsement from Luke Skywalker. (Fine, it’s actor Mark Hamill, who played Skywalker, who showed love—but if I said that Hamill endorsed him, would you even have known who he was?) He’s running a campai...
2019-06-04 07:32

Israel Folau donations page taken down by GoFundMe for breaching terms of service Digital fundraising platform says it is committed to fight for equality for LGBTIQ+ people and will refund donorsIsrael Folau’s fundraising page for his legal challenge against Rugby Australia has been taken down for breaching GoFundMe’s terms of ser...
2019-06-24 04:16

Bernie Sanders defends Medicare for All, denounces healthcare industry donations Sen. Bernie Sanders called on his fellow 2020 Democratic presidential candidates to reject all campaign donations from the healthcare industry during a speech defending his Medicare for All plan Wednesday....
2019-07-18 00:32

Republicans double Democrats in fundraising, majority of donations from small donors The Republican National Committee (RNC) raised a whopping $15.9 million in April, more than double the money the Democratic National Committee managed to raise the same month....
2019-05-21 16:00

Lawmakers score $270K jackpot in campaign donations from stalled gambling bill The only big winners from the state’s stalled sports gambling bill were the lawmakers — they scored a $270,000 jackpot in campaign donations from casinos and gambling apps. Gambling-industry players set to cash in on the mothballed proposal — w...
2019-06-23 00:32

Sanders to urge 2020 rivals to reject health insurance industry donations U.S. presidential candidate Bernie Sanders, pushing an ambitious "Medicare for All" health plan that has split Democratic White House contenders, will urge his rivals on Wednesday to reject campaign donations from the health insurance and pharmaceuti...
2019-07-17 17:00

Body donations are on the rise in Arizona. But what's really happening in the booming cadaver industry? Donating one's body to science is an increasingly popular end-of-life option, but how a business or program uses a body can vary.       ...
2019-06-10 19:32

Donations pour in for captain of migrant rescue ship that struck police boat Carola Rackete remained under house arrest a day after her ship, the Sea-Watch 3, rammed the Italian border police motorboat that was blocking the entry to the port at Italy's Lampedusa island....
2019-07-01 03:32

Israel Folau sets up crowdfunding page to raise $3m in donations to fight Rugby Australia Sacked Wallaby’s case is with Fair Work CommissionFolau says he has already spent $100,000 Sacked former Wallabies star Israel Folau is rattling the tin online to raise $3m for his legal action against his Rugby Australia.Folau is taking his case to ...
2019-06-21 03:48

Twitter's Jack Dorsey maxes out donations to Tulsi Gabbard, Democratic presidential candidate Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey has donated thousands of dollars to U.S. Representative and presidential candidate Tulsi Gabbard, according to Federal Election Commission records....
2019-07-17 05:00

Sanders vows to reject donations from drug and health insurance industry, seeking to pressure Biden Sen. Bernie Sanders promises to reject donations from drug and health insurance executives and lobbyists. Will that give him an edge in his fight with Biden over health care?...
2019-07-17 19:32

Notre Dame donations coming from regular Americans, French billionaires ‘haven’t paid a cent’ The French billionaires who vowed to donate hundreds of millions of dollars to help rebuild the Notre Dame cathedral “haven’t paid a cent,” according to church officials. Instead, regular Americans have been emptying their pockets i...
2019-06-14 23:16

Inside Jeffrey Epstein's press machine: How the financier tried to rehab his image post-conviction with donations and pay-for-play journalism New York state sex offender registry Jeffrey Epstein spent 13 months in jail after being accused of sexually abusing dozens of girls as young as 14 in 2008, but he was able preserve his reputation as a wealthy financier, socialite, and philanthropis...
2019-07-14 07:48

Nigel Farage's Brexit Party 'at high risk' of accepting illegal donations, Electoral Commission warns Nigel Farage's Brexit Party is at a "high and ongoing risk" of accepting impermissible donations from supporters, the official elections watchdog has said....
2019-06-12 20:32

De Blasio goes on TV and professes his love for ska Your move, Beto. Mayor Bill de Blasio went on CNN Tuesday and professed his love for ska — the Jamaican music genre that fused with punk in the mid-1990s. Hizzoner let it be known during a “New Day” segment called “Candidate M...
2019-05-22 03:32

De Blasio’s presidential headquarters is near his gym Mayor Bill de Blasio has found the ideal campaign headquarters for his improbable presidential bid — a converted vacuum factory that specializes in short-term leases and is a quick walk to his Brooklyn gym. The term-limited pol’s scant campaign staff...
2019-05-24 08:32

De Blasio says NYC is ‘very jaded’ about Amazon Mayor Bill de Blasio is giving Amazon the cold shoulder, saying the e-tailing giant won’t get any help from the city if they close on plans to move to Manhattan’s West Side. “Look, if Amazon decides — as Google did and as many other tech firms have —...
2019-05-28 23:48

De Blasio nominates new commissioner to head TLC Mayor Bill de Blasio on Tuesday nominated the deputy commissioner for the city’s Department of Veterans’ Services to head the Taxi and Limousine Commission. The mayor said in a statement that the nomination of Jeffrey D. Roth will be subm...
2019-06-19 04:48

De Blasio a hit with Republicans for all the wrong reasons The mayor ranks among the top most-talked-about Democratic 2020 primary candidates online, but the majority of the Web chatter is coming from conservatives mocking his quixotic run....
2019-05-28 08:32

De Blasio takes aim at ‘out of touch’ Joe Biden Mayor Bill de Blasio on Thursday fired a broadside at front-runner Joe Biden, asserting that he was the better candidate to take on President Trump because the ex-veep was “out of touch” with today’s progressive Democrats. “I respect him, but he’s ou...
2019-06-27 22:32

De Blasio says ICE raids on immigrants already underway NEW YORK — New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio says he’s getting reports that a nationwide crackdown on immigrants facing deportation is already underway in his city. The sweeps were expected to start Sunday, but de Blasio tweeted on Saturday th...
2019-07-14 18:48

De Blasio says it’s totally ‘normal’ that everyone is laughing at him Mayor Bill de Blasio had a no-sweat reaction Tuesday to the onslaught of late-night roasts over his presidential bid. The 2020 Democratic long shot was greeted on CNN’s “New Day” with footage from comedians Jimmy Fallon and Stephen ...
2019-05-21 17:32

Cuomo agrees with Post editorial — but won’t ax de Blasio Gov. Andrew Cuomo agreed on Monday with a front-page Post editorial demanding Mayor Bill de Blasio’s ouster for being an absentee mayor — but said he wasn’t ready to “exercise my legal authority” to make it happen. “I understand their point,” Cuomo, ...
2019-07-16 09:16

De Blasio: New York blackout ‘handled well’ though he was away in Iowa Outage left about 72,000 Manhattan residents without powerMayor running ‘quixotic' campaign for Democratic nominationNew York City mayor Bill de Blasio has brushed off criticism that he was in Iowa campaigning for the Democratic presidential nominati...
2019-07-15 08:32

Bill de Blasio refuses to help Amazon return to NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio is giving Amazon the cold shoulder, saying the retail giant won’t get any help from the city if they close on plans to move to Manhattan’s West Side. “Look, if Amazon decides — as Google did and as many other te...
2019-05-28 18:32

De Blasio presidential campaign raises just $1.1M for 2020 bid Mayor Bill de Blasio raised $1.1 million for his quixotic presidential campaign, according to his campaign spokeswoman. That amount is less than half the $2.3 million that fellow 2020 contender and New Yorker Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand brought in. The l...
2019-07-16 00:48

De Blasio: Dems talk too much about impeaching Trump Mayor Bill de Blasio argued that Democrats are talking too much about impeaching President Donald Trump — and not enough about working class issues — during his first appearance as a presidential candidate on Fox News Thursday. “I think there&#...
2019-06-07 02:00

De Blasio vows to reject money from lobbyists — seriously He rose to power off the generosity of high-priced lobbyists seeking access to City Hall, yet Mayor Bill de Blasio now says his pipe-dream presidential campaign won’t be accepting donations from lobbyists with business before the city and federal gov...
2019-05-29 03:48

De Blasio tries to spin absence during blackout as a positive Mayor Bill de Blasio continued to make excuses on Monday for campaigning in Iowa during the Manhattan blackout — and actually tried to spin the blunder in his favor by claiming his role as a “chief executive” of America’s largest city makes him bette...
2019-07-15 20:00

Now de Blasio is calling for Donald Trump’s impeachment Mayor Bill de Blasio flip-flopped on Friday on whether President Trump should be impeached, a week after saying that Democrats are too focused on the topic. “What happened the other day changed my mind because that was treason,” de Blasio...
2019-06-14 17:48

De Blasio is the least-liked Democratic candidate in 2020 race Mayor Bill de Blasio has the highest negative rating among 23 Democratic presidential contenders — a staggering 45 percent of American voters dislike him, according to a new Quinnipiac University poll released Tuesday. That same national survey — the...
2019-05-21 21:48

De Blasio calls for ban on helicopters flying over Manhattan Mayor Bill de Blasio called for a prohibition against helicopters flying over Manhattan in the wake of Monday’s deadly chopper crash in Midtown. “I think we need a full ban on any helicopters going over Manhattan itself,” de Blasio said on WNYC’...
2019-06-14 19:48

De Blasio faces new questions in Che Guevara controversy Mayor Bill de Blasio faced a fresh round of questioning Friday about co-opting a Communist rallying cry made famous by Che Guevara – and offered up the same lame excuse. “You can ask 1,000 times and I will give you the same answer: I had ...
2019-06-28 23:48

Even de Blasio isn’t sold on his 2020 campaign dream Dollar Bill is hedging his bets. Mayor Bill de Blasio, who’s been pleading with people to pledge as little as a buck to support his quixotic bid for the White House, has hired a “lean and mean” presidential campaign team of just fiv...
2019-05-22 03:48

The Latest: De Blasio apologizes for revolutionary slogan MIAMI (AP) — The Latest on New York City mayor and presidential candidate Bill de Blasio shouting a Spanish slogan associated with Cuba’s revolution at a Miami airport workers rally (all times local): 6 p.m. New York City mayor and presidential...
2019-06-28 00:48

De Blasio blasts AOC over ‘concentration camp’ comments Mayor Bill de Blasio criticized Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez for saying the Trump administration is housing immigrants in “concentration camps” at the Mexican border on MSNBC Wednesday. “I respect her greatly and I feel very close to he...
2019-06-20 20:00

Malliotakis trolls de Blasio while he’s campaigning in Iowa ​Republican Assemblywoman Nicole Malliotakis ​trolled Mayor de Blasio as he spent the weekend campaigning in Iowa instead of attending the Puerto Rican Day Parade in Manhattan on Sunday. She retweeted a photo from NY1 correspondent Gloria Pazmino sho...
2019-06-10 02:48

De Blasio will actually be in New York for weekend heat wave He’s hot off the trail! Mayor Bill de Blasio has vowed to stick out this weekend’s heat wave in the Big Apple, rather than hitting the campaign trail — after he took heat for being out chasing his presidential dream in Iowa last weekend when a ...
2019-07-17 22:48

One of the First Outside Spending Pushes for 2020 Goes for Bill de Blasio A New York hotel union is directing donations to the mayor, with an eye on influencing the 2021 mayor’s race in addition to the 2020 presidential contest....
2019-06-20 14:00

Graffiti complaints up more than 50 percent in de Blasio’s New York Graffiti, the scourge that former Police Commissioner Bill Bratton once described as the “first sign of urban decay,” has exploded in New York City in the last five years....
2019-06-30 11:32

New hires drive gender pay gap in de Blasio administration Mayor Bill de Blasio’s decision to splurge on the salaries of his controversial schools chancellor and new public-housing chairman isn’t just costing taxpayers — it’s also led to a glaring gender pay gap at the top of his administration, records reve...
2019-07-08 03:48

De Blasio’s son, Dante, hits campaign trail with his dad Dante de Blasio hit the campaign trail for his father in Indianapolis on Friday, delivering brief remarks in which he praised the mayor and ex-President Barack Obama and took a swipe at President Trump. “Like many people in this room, I spent my form...
2019-07-19 22:32

De Blasio is no one’s choice for president in Iowa: poll Mayor de Blasio didn’t even register in a new Iowa poll that shows former Vice President Biden’s support slipping but Pete Buttigieg surging among the field of Democratic presidential hopefuls in Iowa. De Blasio, who’s been in Iowa ...
2019-06-09 19:32

‘Jaded’ de Blasio has bungled NYC’s relationship with Amazon Last week in an exclusive story in The Post, it was reported that Amazon is looking very closely at a couple of extremely large spaces in Midtown. While most mayors would be thrilled and bending over backward, New York Mayor Bill de Blasio — Bungling...
2019-06-02 08:00

De Blasio blasted over homeless man living near Ground Zero Tourists and New Yorkers around Ground Zero are getting a fresh look at how Mayor de Blasio is handling the homelessness crisis — and they don't like what they see....
2019-05-22 23:48

De Blasio’s net favorability in minus territory – analysis shows Democrats don’t like Mayor Bill de Blasio – they really don’t like him. De Blasio’s net favorability rating is not only the lowest among the crowd of Democratic presidential hopefuls, it also is in negative territory, accordin...
2019-06-04 23:32

De Blasio says DOE official wrong for promoting pro-Carranza rally Mayor Bill de Blasio conceded Thursday that a top Department of Education official erred by urging underlings attend a political rally to support embattled Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza. De Blasio described DOE Community Affairs Director Sadye ...
2019-06-21 09:00

De Blasio wants over three times more teen criminals freed without bail Mayor de Blasio hopes to “more than triple” the number of teens who are released from city jails with no bail on charges as serious as armed robbery, assault and burglary, The Post has learned....
2019-05-28 08:32

Former de Blasio employee sentenced to prison for child porn A former de Blasio administration employee, who was once considered and rising young New York Democrat, will spend up to three years behind bars after pleading guilty to possessing kiddie porn Wednesday. Jacob Schwartz, 31, looked sullen as Justice S...
2019-07-10 23:48

Actor Steve Buscemi among de Blasio’s top 2020 donors “Fargo” actor Steve Buscemi is among the donors who gave the maximum $2,800 to Mayor Bill de Blasio’s struggling presidential campaign. Buscemi, a fellow Park Slope denizen, also helped de Blasio’s mayoral re-election race in ...
2019-07-16 09:16

De Blasio calls Post ‘ludicrous’ for demanding his removal Mayor Bill de Blasio claimed it was “ludicrous” for The Post to demand he be removed or resign from office over his performance during the Manhattan blackout. “It makes absolutely no sense,” de Blasio told Errol Louis on NY1’s “Inside Cit...
2019-07-16 04:16

De Blasio: I’ll pay female athletes equally if elected president Mayor Bill de Blasio on Wednesday said that, if elected president, he would sign an executive order to guarantee equal pay for women and men athletes — despite glaring discrepancies in pay in his administration. De Blasio, speaking on CNN before the ...
2019-07-10 20:32

De Blasio administration’s top lawyer Zachary Carter to retire The head lawyer for the city, Zachary Carter, will be retiring at the end of August after working in Mayor Bill de Blasio’s administration for six years, officials announced Friday. “It has been my privilege to lead the finest government law office i...
2019-07-13 03:32

De Blasio blames his staff for missing 9/11 memorial event Mayor de Blasio placed the blame on his staff Friday after the presidential hopeful failed to appear a memorial event held for those who died from toxic exposure to Ground Zero after 9/11. A spokeswoman for de Blasio said Friday that the mayor was mi...
2019-05-31 23:16

De Blasio ramps up ‘propaganda’ against specialized ‘admit’ exams Ramping up its public-relations blitz against the specialized-high-school admissions test, City Hall enlisted current and former city students to blast the polarizing exam in a 22-minute YouTube video posted Friday to the official NYC Mayor’s Office ...
2019-06-01 05:32

De Blasio insists he was in charge while campaigning during NYC power outage Mayor de Blasio made excuses Sunday for being almost 1,000-miles away as 73,000 New Yorkers went without power on Saturday night. As a 60-block swath of Manhattan suffered a five-hour blackout — with many trapped in elevators or subways, and ev...
2019-07-14 18:48

De Blasio honors fallen US military members at the Intrepid Thousands of veterans, their families and survivors — along with hundreds of active duty members in town for Fleet Week — commemorated Memorial Day today at the Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum....
2019-05-28 00:32

Booker, de Blasio Hit Biden For Reminiscing About Working With Segregationists Sen. Cory Booker and New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio harshly criticized Democratic frontrunner Joe Biden Wednesday over his comments about working with segregationist lawmakers in the past. In a marked contrast from the so-far mostly friendly prim...
2019-06-20 05:16

De Blasio says Trump wants to ‘make America hate again’ with ICE raids Mayor de Blasio blasted President Trump for announcing that Immigration and Customs Enforcement would carry out raids nationally as a political ploy to scare immigrant communities and gin up his base of supporters. “His slogan should be: make A...
2019-07-14 21:16

Contaminated water shutters de Blasio’s gym in Park Slope It’s a good thing he’s out of town on the campaign trial, because Mayor Bill de Blasio’s favorite gym is out of commission. The Prospect Park YMCA in Park Slope — the one that de Blasio frequently travels 11 miles from Gracie ...
2019-07-05 04:48

De Blasio on Trump: I 'get under his skin,' probes will 'lead to impeachment' New York City Mayor and Democratic presidential hoeful Bill de Blasio is trying to fight against negative polls and questions about his likability, while attacking President Trump, hoping that voters will want to see the two clash in 2020....
2019-05-26 18:32

De Blasio is boycotting McDonald’s until it pays $15 minimum wage He’s not lovin’ it. Mayor Bill de Blasio said at a union rally in Des Moines, Iowa Thursday that he and his presidential campaign team — all six of them — are going to boycott McDonald’s until the fast food chain pays a ...
2019-05-23 22:32

Trump’s Competition for Most Unpopular Politician in New York: de Blasio A statewide poll suggests that President Trump is better liked than Mayor Bill de Blasio, who has become more unpopular since declaring his 2020 candidacy....
2019-06-11 00:32

De Blasio didn’t believe Trump’s ICE threats so he stayed in Iowa ​Mayor Bill de Blasio said on Wednesday that he campaigned in Iowa instead of being in the city after President Trump announced mass ICE raids on illegal immigrants because he didn’t believe the administration would carry through on the threat....
2019-07-17 23:48

Trump slams AOC for being ‘disrespectful’ to Pelosi, rips de Blasio on ICE President Trump jumped into the festering feud between Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Nancy Pelosi on Friday — scolding the freshman New York lawmaker for being “disrespectful” to the House speaker. “I think Cortez, who kept Amazon out of New York and ...
2019-07-12 19:48

Mayor de Blasio finally names new NYCHA boss New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio named the head of Minneapolis’s tiny public housing agency, Gregory Russ, as the new top boss of the city’s massive and scandal-rocked Housing Authority, ending a months-long search that blew two deadlines. “In a na...
2019-06-19 04:48

NYC high schoolers follow de Blasio to Iowa to question him Mayor Bill de Blasio, who’s repeatedly ditched the city since launching his quixotic presidential run, may hate hanging around New Yorkers. But some of them are so mad at him, they’re willing to track the derelict mayor all the way to Iowa. At a brea...
2019-06-09 02:48

De Blasio whines about New York Post ‘attacking’ his 2020 bid Mayor Bill de Blasio claims he’s gotten under Donald Trump’s skin by entering the 2020 race — but it seems more like it’s the New York Post that’s ruffled Big Bird’s feathers. The Democratic hopeful was promptly grilled about the ba...
2019-05-21 19:16

De Blasio plans to make NYC’s cap on Uber, Lyft permanent City Hall is putting the cap on Uber and Lyft — again. With the daily app-based for-hire vehicle trips nearing 800,000 per day, Mayor Bill de Blasio has decided to permanently suspend the issuance of new licenses, a limit passed by the City Council i...
2019-06-13 01:01

Cuomo rips de Blasio for being too slow to act in Garner case Gov. Andrew Cuomo injected himself into the roiling debate over the wrongful police death of Eric Garner on Wednesday by attacking Mayor Bill de Blasio for taking five years to bring administrative charges against the cop involved, Officer Daniel Pan...
2019-07-18 02:16

De Blasio defends landmarking of Strand Bookstore building Mayor Bill de Blasio on Wednesday tried to rewrite the narrative on the controversy surrounding a landmark designation of the iconic Strand Bookstore, claiming he knows better than its third-generation business owner, who’s concerned the ruling could...
2019-06-13 01:01

Democrat de Blasio apologizes for Che Guevara phrase in Miami Democratic presidential candidate Bill de Blasio apologized on Thursday for unwittingly quoting Ernesto "Che" Guevara, a Marxist revolutionary reviled by many Cuban-Americans for helping Fidel Castro come to power in Cuba....
2019-06-28 06:48

Beto and de Blasio Not at All Worried About Their Dismal Poll Numbers The Iowa caucus is still eight months away, but because Iowa is Iowa, the pollsters have already descended on the state to find out where the Midwest’s political weathervane is pointing. And according to new polling numbers, it is not pointing toward...
2019-06-10 19:16

De Blasio defends Richard Carranza’s race agenda Mayor Bill de Blasio passionately defended city Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza’s race agenda Monday night, claiming a nine-member bipartisan coalition of city and state pols “should be ashamed of themselves” for demanding Carranza be fired if h...
2019-06-18 09:32

De Blasio orders office towers to lay off AC during heat wave Mayor Bill de Blasio ordered tall office buildings across the city to crank their thermostats up to 78 degrees beginning Friday as a much-feared heat wave approaches this weekend — and officials search for ways to slash power consumption. The emergen...
2019-07-19 06:32

Eric Garner’s mom demands cop’s firing during de Blasio meeting “For the family, no part of the justice process has provided any satisfaction or closure,” de Blasio admitted in a statement. “In effect, they feel that door after door has been closed in their face.”...
2019-07-19 06:32

De Blasio warns heat index could reach 110 degrees Mayor Bill de Blasio alerted New Yorkers that the heat index over the weekend could reach 110 degrees. “We’ve got a really challenging next few days coming and this kind of heat can be dangerous,” de Blasio said on WNYC Friday. “In terms of the...
2019-07-19 20:32

Bill de Blasio stays mum on fundraising data for 2020 bid Mayor Bill de Blasio was keeping silent Monday about funding for his long-shot presidential bid — just hours after his campaign revealed it had yet to rack up 2,000 individual contributions. De Blasio campaign spokeswoman Olivia Lapeyrolerie told The...
2019-07-01 22:48

Dante de Blasio reveals he feared cops in near-encounter Fresh off his dad mentioning “the talk” he had with him about dealing with police, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio’s 21-year-old biracial son, Dante, has penned an op-ed in which he tells of a run-in with cops in San Francisco. &...
2019-07-01 22:48

De Blasio says anti-Semitism is strictly a ‘right-wing movement’ De Blasio said he did not agree with a claim by a reporter that there is also rising anti-Semitism "on the left in the BDS movement and around the world."...
2019-06-05 03:16

NYC veterans group rips de Blasio over Las Vegas event Las Vegas residents paid Mayor de Blasio no mind as he made four stops on his long-odds presidential campaign Saturday. But he still managed to enrage New Yorkers. A nonprofit that advocates for the city’s military veterans slammed de Blasio’s show o...
2019-05-26 06:00

Absent de Blasio blamed for surge in NYC traffic deaths As Mayor de Blasio repeatedly hits the road for his quixotic presidential campaign, the streets of New York City are becoming a bloodbath. Traffic crashes have already killed 71 people this year, up from 58 during the same time period in 2018 — a 22 ...
2019-05-26 03:32

De Blasio taps former FEMA official as new emergency chief Mayor Bill de Blasio has tapped a former official at the Federal Emergency Management Agency to head the city’s Office of Emergency Management – replacing Joseph Esposito, who was bizarrely fired in December only to show up to work the next day. Sour...
2019-06-05 03:16

Top de Blasio campaign adviser fired as Harvard professor One of three senior advisers Mayor Bill de Blasio hired to run his struggling presidential campaign was fired from Harvard University after colleagues found him “difficult to deal with” and his courses “stunningly devoid of any sort...
2019-05-22 23:48

Marco Rubio not buying de Blasio’s Che Guevara ignorance Florida Sen. Marco Rubio said Thursday he did not buy Mayor Bill de Blasio’s claim that he didn’t realize he was quoting a Marxist Cuban revolutionary. Rubio was incredulous that the presidential hopeful appropriated one of Che Guevara’s ...
2019-06-28 06:32

De Blasio gets hotel union endorsement after Airbnb crackdown Mayor Bill de Blasio gained his first major endorsement for his quixotic presidential quest from the New York Hotel and Motel Trades Council– following his administration’s crackdown on union rival Airbnb. De Blasio on Wednesday will join...
2019-06-05 17:32

De Blasio bungles ‘Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde’ attack on Joe Biden Someone needs to teach Bill de Blasio the difference between good and evil. The Big Apple mayor suffered an epic Twitter fail Wednesday when he bungled the classic Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde trope while trying to attack front-running Democratic presiden...
2019-06-06 00:32

De Blasio raked in contributions from hotel owners, developers He lost the battle of the mayors, but his base still came through. Although Mayor Bill de Blasio was crushed by South Bend, Indiana, Mayor Pete Buttigieg in the race to raise money for their presidential campaigns, Hizzoner pretty much cornered the m...
2019-07-17 03:32

Bill de Blasio Tried His Hand at Spanish. He Ended Up in Hot Agua Democratic candidate Bill de Blasio miscalculated the impact of inadvertently quoting Marxist revolutionary leader Che Guevara in Miami, city home to a large population of Cuban refugees who left their home because of said revolution. Following his a...
2019-06-28 07:00

De Blasio will join first night of 2020 Democratic debates Mayor Bill de Blasio will join the first night of Democratic presidential primary debates in Miami on June 26 — along with front-runner Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren — but not other leading candidates Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders or former Vice ...
2019-06-14 19:48

De Blasio announces program to get unruly homeless riders into shelters Mayor Bill de Blasio on Thursday officially announced a summons-diversion program aimed at getting unruly homeless subway riders above ground and into shelters. In the program — first reported by The Post on Tuesday and set to begin July 1 R...
2019-06-13 19:48

Cuomo, de Blasio blow off somber 9/11 ceremony for the Glade memorial They couldn’t be bothered. Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Mayor Bill de Blasio blew off a solemn dedication ceremony Thursday for a memorial to those who died from toxic exposure to Ground Zero — and got blasted by first responders and their families. “They s...
2019-05-31 10:16

Bill de Blasio, Corey Johnson reach deal on $92.8B budget Mayor Bill de Blasio and City Council Speaker Corey Johnson reached a deal on a $92.8 billion city budget– up $300 million from the figure Hizzoner proposed in April. At a City Hall press conference Friday de Blasio said the agreement includes ...
2019-06-15 00:48

Why de Blasio wanted to grant Strand Bookstore landmark status The de Blasio administration tagged the iconic Strand Bookstore’s building with a dreaded Landmark designation Tuesday — a move the owner says was a concession to locals so the mayor can build a tech hub in the area. The Landmarks Preservation Commis...
2019-06-12 11:16

De Blasio to ditch Puerto Rican Day parade to campaign in Iowa Mayor Bill de Blasio plans to ditch his own city’s National Puerto Rican Day Parade — so he can campaign in corn country as part of his long-shot 2020 presidential campaign. The 62nd annual procession up Fifth Avenue — billed as ...
2019-06-06 23:00

De Blasio, Corey Johnson close to deal on city budget Mayor Bill de Blasio and City Council Speaker Corey Johnson are expected to shake hands on a city budget deal Thursday evening, three sources told The Post. Two City Council sources said the mayor was eager to get an agreement done now so he can focu...
2019-06-13 19:48

De Blasio blasts NY1 for ‘sidelining’ Roma Torre at USWNT parade Mayor Bill de Blasio took NY1 to task on Tuesday for “sidelining” veteran anchor Roma Torre during Wednesday’s coverage of the US women’s soccer victory parade amid a discrimination suit against the network. “Keeping one...
2019-07-10 05:32

De Blasio apologizes for quoting Cuban revolutionary Che Guevara in Miami MIAMI — ¡ Que idiota! Mayor de Blasio tripped up on the campaign trail Thursday when he quoted Cuban revolutionary Che Guevara in Miami — and then claimed he was clueless about the origin of the phrase. De Blasio, fresh off a combative but note...
2019-06-28 02:16

De Blasio trashes PBA chief’s Dante barbs as ‘ridiculous, shameful’ Mayor Bill de Blasio ripped a top NYPD union boss Thursday for criticizing his decision to mention during Wednesday’s presidential debate that he had schooled his mixed-race son Dante about how to stay safe during encounters with cops. “Ridicul...
2019-06-27 22:48

Paul Manafort won’t get special treatment at Rikers Island, de Blasio says New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio on Tuesday said Trump’s campaign chairman Paul Manafort will get no special treatment beyond basic security measures at Rikers Island....
2019-06-05 10:00

Judge tosses suit by ‘intimidating’ cop booted from de Blasio security Justice Julio Rodriguez III says in his decision that Alex Pelepelin — then 51-years-old — didn’t prove that he faced adverse consequences as a result of the reassignment....
2019-06-06 02:32

De Blasio blames alarm clock after showing up late to TV interview Mayor Bill de Blasio showed up 41 minutes late for a live TV interview Tuesday morning — because he didn’t set his alarm clock correctly. The persistently unpunctual — and apparently tech-challenged — presidential candidate was set to appear on...
2019-07-02 18:16

De Blasio vows to protect cyclists after 15th death this year Mayor Bill de Blasio declared a recent spate of cyclist deaths an “emergency” while vowing to protect bicycle riders, after a Brooklyn woman on Monday became the 15th to die on city streets this year. “We absolutely have an emergenc...
2019-07-02 10:16

De Blasio claims NYCHA chairwoman testified ‘honestly and accurately’ Mayor Bill de Blasio on Monday defended a top-level appointee against allegations she “omitted material details” during testimony about the lead-paint scandal plaguing the New York City Housing Authority. De Blasio rejected claims by fede...
2019-06-04 00:16

De Blasio tangles with student activist over school diversity efforts An irritated Mayor Bill de Blasio pointedly defended his school diversity efforts on WNYC Friday after a teen caller questioned his sense of urgency. Phoning in to the Brian Lehrer show, student Tiffani Torres chided de Blasio directly for not taking...
2019-06-08 00:32

Fed monitor: Mayor de Blasio’s new housing chief misled public Same as the old boss. Mayor Bill de Blasio’s latest choice to head the New York City Housing Authority “omitted material details” while testifying about its lead-paint scandal — including how officials failed to adequately investigate whether kids ar...
2019-06-03 03:32

Have You Learned Nothing, People? Stop Telling Bill de Blasio to Fix the Subway Bill de Blasio is the Mayor of New York, or so we are told. He rarely shows up to work and often appears disconnected and bored from the day-to-day duties of running America’s largest city. He is so disinterested in the city, in fact, that he has de...
2019-06-04 08:16

De Blasio’s first endorsement comes from small town South Carolina mayor Drumroll, please! Mayor Bill de Blasio got his very first endorsement for president of the United States from … wait for it … the mayor of Orangeburg, SC. That’s right — Orangeburg, population 13,000. Hizzoner had to work hard for the end...
2019-06-02 02:16

De Blasio shouts that he ‘hates’ charter schools at campaign event Mayor Bill de Blasio went scorched-earth against charter schools at a teachers union-sponsored education forum for Democratic presidential contenders, bellowing, “I hate the privatizers and I want them to stop them.” De Blasio made the comments...
2019-07-08 20:48

New Yorkers would pick Gillibrand over de Blasio in 2020 — if forced to choose It would be no contest if New York Democratic voters had to choose just between the two hometown candidates running for president — Mayor Bill de Blasio and Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand. Gillibrand trounces de Blasio 56 percent to 25 percent, with the res...
2019-06-10 17:48

De Blasio says he’d restore benefits to discharged LGBT military vets Mayor Bill de Blasio jumped on the bandwagon Sunday in announcing that if elected president, he would restore benefits to dishonorably discharged LGBT military veterans — but offered no proposals he could actually try to enact now. The most noteworth...
2019-07-01 02:48

De Blasio shouts Cuba revolution slogan at Miami rally MIAMI (AP) — New York City mayor and presidential candidate Bill de Blasio shouted a Spanish slogan associated with Cuba’s Communist revolution at a rally with Miami airport workers. That drew criticism in a city heavily influenced by exiles wh...
2019-06-28 00:48

De Blasio, Cuomo no-shows at 9/11 hero Luis Alvarez’s funeral The notable absences came little more than a month after both officials were no-shows at a solemn, May 30 ceremony to dedicate a Ground Zero memorial to the 2,000-plus victims killed by exposure to toxins during the recovery effort....
2019-07-03 23:16

De Blasio blasts Biden over Obama administration's deportation record New York City Mayor Bill De Blasio said on Sunday that former Vice President – and current Democratic presidential primary frontrunner – Joe Biden should “absolutely” answer for the Obama administration’s deportation record....
2019-07-14 17:32

Cuomo rips de Blasio amid power outage fallout ​Gov. Andrew Cuomo chided Mayor Bill de Blasio for being absent during ​Saturday’s ​blackout in Manhattan but wouldn’t say he would remove Hizzoner, as The Post called for in an editorial, leaving that decision up to city voters. “I...
2019-07-15 21:32

De Blasio calls for stiffer penalties against speeding in school zones Mayor Bill de Blasio proposed Friday that the state Legislature pass a new law to stiffen fines — and even yank the licenses — of reckless lead-foot motorists repeatedly nabbed speeding through school zones. The mayor made the pitch after...
2019-05-25 05:16

De Blasio blasted for bumping NYCHA head’s salary to $400K Mayor Bill de Blasio “single-handedly” decided to make new NYCHA boss Greg Russ the highest-paid city official, federal housing honcho Lynne Patton claimed Friday, as she blasted Russ’ $400,000 salary and other job perks. “Wit...
2019-06-21 21:16

De Blasio used state account he controls as campaign slush fund Strapped for cash, Mayor Bill de Blasio turned to a state political account he controls to buy plane tickets, pay rent and purchase digital advertisements for his nascent presidential campaign — potentially violating campaign finance regulations, cam...
2019-07-20 02:01

De Blasio won’t say if Daniel Pantaleo, cop in Eric Garner’s death, should be fired Mayor Bill de Blasio refused to say Wednesday whether NYPD Officer Daniel Pantaleo should be fired for the death of Eric Garner — just a day after the feds declined to file civil rights charges against him. De Blasio claimed Pantaleo’s fate is ...
2019-07-17 22:48

De Blasio headed to Chicago, flew back to NYC after hearing of blackout Mayor de Blasio claimed on Sunday that he rushed back from the campaign trail in Iowa to deal with the Manhattan blackout — by driving four hours to Chicago, where he spent the night and then appeared on CNN before hopping a plane home. City Hall wou...
2019-07-15 07:48

Former de Blasio staffer pleads guilty to child porn charge A former de Blasio administration staffer is expected to spend up to three years behind bars after pleading guilty Tuesday to possessing kiddie porn. Jacob Schwartz, 31, copped to the top count against him, promoting a sexual performance by a child, ...
2019-05-28 19:16

Why Bill de Blasio is New York’s worst mayor in modern history Dear Bill de Blasio, Everyone knows you’re a terrible mayor — maybe the worst in the past 100 years. But can’t you at least pretend that you love us? Like, by showing your face when we’re scared or in need of solace? There’s a low-cost way to make pe...
2019-07-20 16:16

Pete Buttigieg has raised more money from NYC residents than de Blasio got nationwide He’s New York’s favorite mayor — and he works about 700 miles away! The Big Apple showered Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg — the mayor of tiny South Bend, Indiana — with $2.35 million in donations during the past three mo...
2019-07-17 00:00

Dante de Blasio weighs his future in politics after Yale graduation Recent Yale University graduate Dante de Blasio, 21, said in a radio interview Wednesday that he’s interested in a job in politics and supports his mayor dad Bill de Blasio’s presidential bid — but didn’t promise to join the fledgli...
2019-05-22 19:00

De Blasio now supports paid vacation time amidst 2020 bid Mayor Bill de Blasio is finally throwing his support behind paid vacation time — five years after it was first introduced by a city councilman — just as he’s made compensated leave a central component of his presidential stump speech. “This is about ...
2019-05-28 23:48

De Blasio calls for probe of Brooklyn community board for spending $26K on SUV Mayor Bill de Blasio called for a city probe of a Brooklyn community board that shelled out $26,000 in public funds for a hybrid SUV — reportedly for the board manager who lives just four blocks from his office. “I’m really surprised by this and I’m ...
2019-05-24 20:16

Powerhouse law firm is the biggest backer of de Blasio’s White House bid A politically connected law firm that was a big winner in the city’s decision to reform stop-and-frisk policies is leading the charge to fund Mayor Bill de Blasio’s long-shot bid for the White House. At least 52 employees from the powerhouse firm of ...
2019-07-19 06:32

De Blasio calls Florida migrant detention center a ‘prison camp’ HOMESTEAD, Fla. — Mayor Bill de Blasio described the Homestead detention center that’s housing 2,300 unaccompanied migrant children as a “prison camp” during a visit Thursday. The longshot presidential hopeful was the latest 2020 ca...
2019-06-27 22:32

Trump calls London mayor Khan ‘the twin of de Blasio, except shorter’ President Donald Trump lashed out at London Mayor Sadiq Khan on Sunday night — by comparing him to a “shorter” version of Mayor Bill de Blasio. The president made the remarks ahead of his flight to London, where he said has no intention to meet with ...
2019-06-03 06:16

De Blasio blames ‘tabloid media’ for his unpopular elite school scheme Mayor Bill de Blasio on Thursday played the “Fake News” card to try and convince a group of Asian-American parents that they shouldn’t be concerned over his plan to scrap the admissions test for the city’s specialized high schools. At a closed-door m...
2019-06-14 05:16

De Blasio asks Fox News to do town hall after bashing network for so long Mayor Bill de Blasio — who once said “we would be a more unified country” without Fox News — is now courting the network to join one of its town halls to boost his floundering presidential campaign. “We want to talk to all voters ab...
2019-06-04 00:16

With de Blasio campaigning, Cuomo and ‘Mayor Johnson’ rushed to restore power Mayor de Blasio was in an auto workers' union hall in Waterloo, Iowa -- campaigning for president -- when the lights went out in a 60-block swath of Manhattan....
2019-07-14 18:48

De Blasio administration used inaccurate renderings for proposed Bronx jail: study The de Blasio administration is using inaccurate renderings in a bid to sway public support for a controversial new jail proposed for the South Bronx, a new study charges. The 25-story lockup eyed for Mott Haven — which is part of Mayor Bill de Blasi...
2019-07-06 04:48

Cuomo, de Blasio vow to fight ICE raids targeting illegal immigrant families Gov. Andrew Cuomo has joined with a growing number of elected officials across the country in opposing the Trump administration’s reported plan to begin ICE raids early Sunday targeting illegal alien families. Cuomo called the plans “sham...
2019-06-22 08:48

De Blasio gets 2020 filing extension, citing ‘substantial’ mayoral duties Mayor Bill de Blasio received a 45-day extension to disclose his personal finances to the Federal Election Commission citing his “substantial duties” at City Hall — even though he’s said he can juggle his day job with his quix...
2019-06-20 20:00

Mayor de Blasio flubs ‘Miracle Mets’ slogan at team’s Anniversary No hits, no runs — but one error! Boston Red Sox fan Bill de Blasio stuck his foot in his mouth during the 50th Anniversary celebration of the Mets’ first-ever World Series win in 1969, addressing the crowd at CitiField with the wrong-era slogan. “Th...
2019-06-30 11:32

De Blasio defends skipping Puerto Rican Day Parade to campaign in Iowa Mayor Bill de Blasio defended his decision to put his presidential aspirations ahead of his mayoral duties by stumping in Iowa Sunday instead of marching in National Puerto Rican Day Parade on Fifth Avenue. “When you’re running for presid...
2019-06-07 20:48

Bill de Blasio can’t wash groundhog blood off his hands: media analyst It’s Groundhog Day all over again for Mayor Bill de Blasio. The most shared article about the Big Apple Democrat tied to the first primary debate is an Associated Press pickup of a NY Post exclusive from 2014 that ran in The Guardian under the...
2019-06-28 00:16

Bill Maher’s brutal message to Mayor de Blasio: Just quit race now Mayor de Blasio got a scathing rejection from liberal comedian Bill Maher. Hizzoner needs to “get the f—k out” of the 2020 presidential race, Maher said on his HBO show Friday — breaking into song to shoo him out. “And this guy,” Maher condesce...
2019-06-29 23:16

De Blasio tries to defend using taxpayer-funded NYPD security for campaign trips Mayor Bill de Blasio defended the use of taxpayer funds to cover the costs of his NYPD security detail while traveling for his long-shot presidential bid. “I’m obviously in a high-profile situation here,” Hizzoner claimed on WNYC ra...
2019-05-24 20:16

De Blasio nominee won’t give specifics on Taxi and Limousine Commission concerns Meet the new boss — same as the old boss? Mayor de Blasio’s pick to head the city’s Taxi and Limousine Commission — a former deputy of recently-departed chair Meera Joshi — vowed on Thursday to be a “transformative...
2019-07-19 06:32

Mayor Pete pays for his security, but de Blasio sticks NYC taxpayers with bill Mayor Bill de Blasio continues to stick city taxpayers with his security bill while traveling out of state on his quixotic presidential bid, while small-city mayor and rising Democratic star Pete Buttigieg’s campaign pays for his protection. De...
2019-07-19 06:32

De Blasio apologizes for invoking Che Guevara in Miami, admits to not knowing the history New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio was forced to apologize for citing Marxist revolutionary Che Guevara Thursday after he quoted the guerrilla leader to pump up a crowd of SEIU union members. ...
2019-06-28 03:32

De Blasio's attack on Biden backfires, sparking mockery on social media NYC mayor Bill de Blasio was the subject of mockery on Wednesday after attempting to slam his Democratic rival former Vice President Joe Biden over a key issue on abortion. ...
2019-06-06 03:32

Corey Johnson jabs Bill de Blasio for poor communication during blackout Mayor Bill de Blasio kept the Big Apple in the dark during Saturday’s blackout by not communicating enough with city residents amid the confusion, City Council Speaker Corey Johnson said Tuesday. “One of the things that should’ve happened right...
2019-07-17 00:00

De Blasio acts on lead-tainted NYCHA apartments after Post report Confronted with The Post’s damning front-page expose that showed city officials left children in lead-tainted apartments, Mayor Bill de Blasio on Monday promised assistance and additional inspections to help fix what he called a “never-again si...
2019-07-09 06:32

New York bookstore clashes with de Blasio over historic landmark designation: 'It's really no honor' The owner of an iconic bookstore is pushing back on New York City's decision to commemorate it with a historic landmark designation, blasting it as "eminent domain" and a "bureaucratic straitjacket."...
2019-06-15 20:16

De Blasio lists one priority for Albany session ahead of 2020 trip Mayor Bill de Blasio is in a 2020 state of mind. De Blasio, ahead of a presidential campaign trip to South Carolina this weekend, named just one issue when asked by WNYC radio host Brian Lehrer what his “top priorities” are for the end of the legisla...
2019-05-31 23:16

De Blasio defends Carranza against ‘outrageous’ anti-white bias lawsuit Mayor Bill de Blasio defended Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza, calling allegations in a $90 million lawsuit that he demoted white Department of Education officials in favor of less-qualified colleagues of color “outrageous.” “I ...
2019-05-31 23:16

‘De-facto mayor’ Corey Johnson slams de Blasio for missing blackout City Council Speaker Corey Johnson is not letting his new nickname “de-facto mayor” go to his head, but he took another shot at Hizzoner for being missing in action during last weekend’s blackout. “They say that 90 percent of life is showing up. Well...
2019-07-20 22:32

De Blasio urges New Yorkers to ‘stay inside’ in advance of stormy weather Mayor Bill de Blasio warned city dwellers to prepare for rough weather on Wednesday as heavy storms headed toward the five boroughs. “We’re in for some severe weather this evening, with strong winds, heavy downpours and potentially hail,&...
2019-05-30 13:32

De Blasio’s Brooklyn-Queens streetcar plan faces funding woes Mayor Bill de Blasio’s $2.7 billion streetcar plan to connect the Brooklyn and Queens waterfronts appears headed on a road to nowhere. Reps from the city’s Department of Transportation and Economic Development Corp. testified before a City Council ta...
2019-05-31 10:16

Debt collector preyed on desperate cabbies, posed as city marshal: De Blasio A Staten Island man was busted Tuesday for preying on cash-strapped cabbies by posing as a city marshal to repossess their vehicles, Mayor Bill de Blasio ­announced. Debt collector Anthony Medina, 50, was charged with four counts of criminally impers...
2019-07-03 15:16

De Blasio seeks City Council support for Carranza amid racial divide Mayor Bill de Blasio’s staffers scrambled this week to drum up support for his embattled Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza in response to several Big Apple lawmakers signing on to a letter calling the DOE boss divisive. Two council members told The...
2019-06-19 08:32

Poll says majority of voters oppose de Blasio’s high school admissions plan A poll commissioned by a group opposed to Mayor Bill de Blasio’s specialized high school admissions plan found that 56 percent of respondents favored the current single-test system, the organization said Friday. Education Equity, which wants to...
2019-05-31 23:16

De Blasio slams Biden with N-word tweet after he fondly recalls racist senator Mayor Bill de Blasio on Wednesday bashed Democratic presidential front-runner Joe Biden for citing a notoriously racist Southern senator while touting his ability to work with lawmakers he disagrees with. “It’s 2019 & @JoeBiden is longing for the goo...
2019-06-19 21:48

De Blasio, wife Chirlane McCray share a smooch at Iowa political forum “I am so excited to be here. I also have to share something personal with you. A few weeks ago I had the joy of celebrating my 25th wedding anniversary,” de Blasio began​ in Cedar Rapids​....
2019-06-10 02:48

De Blasio outraged NYPD let Jeffrey Epstein skip judge-ordered check-ins Mayor Bill de Blasio reacted with outrage on Thursday over the revelation in a New York Post front-page story that the NYPD since 2011 failed to make convicted pedophile Jeffrey Epstein report to its sex offender unit, despite a judge’s order. “Somet...
2019-07-11 22:16

De Blasio slams Biden over comments on senator who 'thought my multiracial family should be illegal' De Blasio, whose wife is black, wrote in a post on Twitter that Biden was "longing for the good old days of 'civility' typified by James Eastland."...
2019-06-19 20:00

Ex-de Blasio employee who pleaded guilty to child porn charges sues city This political perv wants to get paid. A former de Blasio administration employee and ex-Young Democrat official who pleaded guilty last month to kiddie porn charges is suing the city for back pay. Jacob Schwartz, 31, faces one to three years behind ...
2019-06-23 05:32

State Senate won’t back de Blasio plan to overhaul high school admissions Mayor Bill de Blasio’s controversial plan to scrap the single admissions test that determines entry into the city’s specialized high schools is dead this year, a key state senator said Tuesday. “The Senate has a number of priorities to finish this se...
2019-06-19 04:48

Bill de Blasio defends expansion of no-bail program for teen suspects in violent crimes Mayor Bill de Blasio on Tuesday defended his plan to triple the number of teens who are freed from city jails without bail on violent charges including armed robbery and assault. “We’re ensuring there are real alternatives to incarceration particular...
2019-05-28 19:16

Police union slams de Blasio’s no-bail program for teens charged in violent crimes New York City’s largest police union on Tuesday slammed Mayor de Blasio’s no-bail plan for teens charged with violent crimes, saying it “flies in the face” of the work cops do and will “doom this city.” “Pand...
2019-05-28 23:48

Andy Biggs: De Blasio, Swalwell making 'outrageous' claims about Trump; it's unclear why they're running in 2020 It's unclear why New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and Rep. Eric Swalwell, D-Calif., are running for president in 2020, according to Rep. Andy Biggs, R-Ariz....
2019-06-15 10:16

Police union calls Mayor Bill de Blasio 'full of sh--' for offering condolences after officer's suicide The Sergeants Benevolent Association attacked New York Mayor Bill de Blasio on Twitter Thursday saying the 2020 candidate is "full of sh--" after he tweeted his condolences for the death of police officer in Long Island, calling the mayor out for com...
2019-06-28 05:48

'Billionaires' Row' New Yorkers continue fight against homeless shelter, accusing Mayor de Blasio of luring vulnerable into 'firetrap' A building on West 58th Street – overlooking Central Park on a pocket of prime Manhattan land at the park's south end dubbed “Billionaires Row” – has become the subject of heated tensions between the city and residents battling Mayor Bill de Blasio’s...
2019-06-05 23:48

Former de Blasio administration employee sues city for unpaid wages after pleading guilty to child porn charges A former New York City employee under the de Blasio administration, who recently pleaded guilty to heinous child pornography crimes, is suing the city for unpaid wages....
2019-06-23 18:16

7 Takeaways from the First Democratic Debate Julián Castro excelled, Elizabeth Warren went from big factor at first to non-factor at times, and Cory Booker and Beto O’Rourke spoke the most but didn’t create singularly memorable moments....
2019-06-27 19:16

Here are 5 key takeaways from the 2nd Demcoratic debate The roster for Thursday night’s Democratic presidential debate demonstrated some of the party’s major divisions — even before candidates started talking....
2019-06-28 21:00

Trump Said He’d Sit Out the Debate, but He Couldn’t Quite Do It Even from thousands of feet in the air, the president could not quite stay out of the fray on a night when prime-time TV was dedicated to prospective 2020 rivals....
2019-06-27 19:16

Highlights from Day 1 of the first Democratic debate NBC NEWS – The Democratic presidential primary has been largely — though not completely feud-free — to date. But during the first night of the primary debate in Miami, some took the opportunity to draw sharp contrasts with their opponents — wit...
2019-06-28 01:32

The 77 Percent: Join the debate 77 percent of Africans are younger than 35. Those 77 percent can shape the continent's future. We join African youths as they share their stories, their dreams and their challenges. Come and join the debate!...
2019-05-29 00:48

The First 2020 Democratic Debate Is Almost Here. Here’s Everything You Need to Know Sen. Elizabeth Warren will have a plan for that. Former Rep. Beto O’Rourke will have to make his case without jumping on a table. And Sen. Cory Booker will seek to reclaim his mantle as America’s favorite Rhodes Scholar-turned-mayor. The ...
2019-06-23 16:48

The biggest takeaways from the first Democratic debate It was a good night for Cory Booker, Julián Castro and Elizabeth Warren. But Beto O’Rourke and others missed their chance to break throughThe big question on everybody’s mind was whether the Massachusetts senator Elizabeth Warren, 70, would continue ...
2019-06-27 22:32

Democrats name 20 U.S. presidential candidates for first debate A sitting U.S. governor and a congressman will be among the four candidates left off the stage when the Democratic Party holds its pivotal first debate in Miami later this month....
2019-06-14 04:32

Viewers in four states review the debate People attending watch parties in New Hampshire, Michigan, Louisiana and Colorado reviewed Thursday night's Democratic presidential debate. Many said Senator Kamala Harris had the best night and Joe Biden had the worst. (June 28)   &#...
2019-06-28 20:00

Debate watchers review the candidates People watching the Democratic presidential debate in several states gave Elizabeth Warren, Cory Booker and Julian Castro high marks. (June 27)        ...
2019-06-27 21:00

Who are the candidates participating in the first Democratic Debate? The Democratic National Committee on Thursday named the 20 presidential candidates who qualified to appear on stage later this month in the First primary debate of the 2020 campaign. They are: Sen. Michael Bennet of Colorado Former Vice President Jo...
2019-06-27 18:32

DNC tightens qualifications for third presidential debate The Democratic National Committee said Wednesday it will tighten qualifications for candidates to participate in the third presidential debate this summer....
2019-05-29 15:32

'Chicken' Johnson was a no-show, but who won the TV debate? When the five Tory leadership candidates arrived for the first TV debate of the campaign at studios in east London, they were greeted by a woman in a chicken costume....
2019-06-17 11:16

Trump on Democratic debate: 'BORING' President Donald Trump dismissed the first Democratic debate as "BORING" on Wednesday night and declared himself above the fray even as his campaign team kept a close eye on the battle to find a challenger to take on Trump in 2020....
2019-06-27 21:00

What to watch for in the first Democratic presidential debate MIAMI (NBC NEWS) — The first debates of the 2020 Democratic presidential race are finally here. Ten candidates — led by Elizabeth Warren, Beto O’Rourke, Amy Klobuchar and Cory Booker — will participate tonight beginning at 9:00 pm ET. And the second ...
2019-06-27 18:32

Fed Begins Debate On Whether to Cut Rate as Soon as June One month ago, Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell played down speculation of an interest-rate cut this summer. Now officials face a darker economic outlook, making such a move possible....
2019-06-06 17:48

Over 15M viewers tuned in to first Democratic debate on NBC The first night of the Democratic presidential debates drew in 15.3 million viewers for NBC, MSNBC and Telemundo, the network said Thursday, citing Nielsen Fast National Data. The two-hour debate, featuring Sens. Elizabeth Warren and Cory Booker and ...
2019-06-27 22:32

GOP opponent says AOC ‘literally ran’ away when challenged to debate US Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez turned tail on Manhattan’s Fifth Avenue to avoid a potential Republican challenger as they both marched in the National Puerto Rican Day Parade on Sunday, her political opponent said....
2019-06-10 06:48

Let’s Play Democratic Debate B-I-N-G-O Tonight! (No, We’re Serious) Nobody won Wednesday night’s first 2020 Democratic Presidential Debate, but a couple of people lost. Rep. Tim Ryan (D-OH) looked confused for half the night and somehow managed to make Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (D-HI) look like a foreign policy expert. Gov....
2019-06-27 22:48

At least one more contender facing the axe following fractious TV debate At least one more contender for the Tory leadership will be eliminated from the race today, following a sometimes fractious, but largely inconclusive TV debate....
2019-06-19 05:32

Boris Johnson will take part in BBC TV debate Boris Johnson has confirmed that he will take part in the BBC TV debate on Tuesdayt after the second round of leadership votes among Conservative MPs....
2019-06-14 22:32

Houston to Host Third Democratic Debate on ABC A smaller field of candidates is expected for the third televised debate sponsored by the Democratic Party, which is finishing plans for the event in September....
2019-07-10 04:48

Democrats clash over 'Medicare for all' in first debate The issue over health insurance marked the first stark divide among the candidates, and sparked a heated back-and-forth between many of the candidates on stage....
2019-06-27 19:16

BBC Conservative leadership debate – the winners and the losers Front-runner Boris Johnson makes debate debut, and avoids any significant damageAfter a second round of voting by MPs, with a third to come on Wednesday, the remaining five Tory party leadership contenders, including the frontrunner Boris Johnson, te...
2019-06-19 00:32

Elizabeth Warren Just Won the Debate Scheduling. Now, for the Debates Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren caught something of a break at Friday’s random dividing of the Democratic debate schedule, emerging as the strongest candidate on the first of two debates and dodging what’s shaping up to be a Joe Biden...
2019-06-14 22:32

Second U.S. Democratic debate sets TV ratings record About 18.1 million television viewers watched Thursday night's debate among 10 Democrats running for U.S. president, a record for a Democratic primary face-off, according to Nielsen data released by NBC News....
2019-06-28 21:16

Newsbook: 3 Novels Explore the Abortion Debate How would life in the United States change for women if terminating a pregnancy was outlawed? A recent novel imagines the outcome, and two others delve into the issue....
2019-05-21 14:48

‘BORING!’ Trump yawns at Democratic debate NBC NEWS – President Donald Trump’s initial reaction to the first 2020 Democratic presidential debate: “BORING!” The presidential tweet landed as candidates on the debate stage in Miami were asked about the crisis at the south...
2019-06-28 00:16

Aretha Franklin’s Sons Debate Whether New Will Is Valid When the singer died last year, her family thought she had no will. But documents have surfaced that detail a specific plan on how to distribute her estate....
2019-05-24 23:48

Conservative leadership debate – be in the audience Sky News is planning to host a live leadership debate between the final two contenders to replace Theresa May as Conservative leader, and you could be in the audience....
2019-06-11 18:16

'Warren's to lose': who won the first Democratic debate? | Panelists Bold ideas on the debate stage in Miami – and an unexpected breakout star. Here’s the verdict from our panelistsGenerously speaking, Democratic presidential candidates tonight spent a little less than 10 minutes after nearly an hour and a half had go...
2019-06-27 20:00

Van Dijk has chance to settle Ballon d'Or debate "Virgil van Dijk can take a massive step towards confirming his status as the world\u0027s finest defender by snuffing out Cristiano Ronaldo in the Nations League final, writes Marcus Foley."...
2019-06-08 23:00

TV ratings increase for second round of Democratic debate The ratings for the second round of the Democratic debate on Thursday night jumped more than 15 percent from the night before, a report said. The audience rose on all three venues — NBC, MSNBC, and Telemundo — for the event featuring front runners Jo...
2019-06-29 03:32

Supreme Court reenters the abortion debate As the public debate over abortion heats up, the Supreme Court has definitively signaled its willingness to weigh in on state efforts to protect human life. As Justice Clarence Thomas emphasized in his concurring opinion in Box v. Planned Parenthood ...
2019-06-08 06:48

Round 2 of Democratic debate is party’s most-watched ever LOS ANGELES (AP) — NBC says round two of the Democratic presidential debate was the party’s most-watched ever. Based on Nielsen figures out Friday, the event including early front-runners Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders averaged 18.1 million viewe...
2019-06-29 03:00

20 Democratic candidates qualify for second primary debate The Democratic National Committee announced on Wednesday the 20 candidates who will take to the stage over two nights this month in the second round of primary debates....
2019-07-18 09:48

First U.S. Democratic presidential debate snags big TV audience The first U.S. Democratic presidential debate, a faceoff without the party's frontrunners, hauled in a surprisingly large 15.3 million viewers across three television networks, according to Nielsen estimates released by NBC News on Thursday....
2019-06-28 01:16

The Debate Over Office Temperatures Just Heated Up, Thanks to a New Study There are new data to throw into the ongoing debate over office thermostats—but they likely won’t settle any arguments. The question of how cold to keep an office often splits workplaces by gender, since women typically prefer a warmer wo...
2019-05-23 01:32

Biden tries to limit the damage from debate blow In an effort to steady his presidential campaign, former Vice President Joe Biden engaged in some furious damage control on Friday, a day after rival candidate Kamala Harris hurt him in the most dramatic clash so far of the 2020 election campaign....
2019-06-29 02:32

EU patiently follows Britain's Brexit debate: EU Commission The European Commission is following the debate in Britain about the country's planned exit from the European Union "closely and patiently", the EU executive's chief spokesman said on Wednesday....
2019-05-22 14:32

As Fed nears rate cut, policymakers debate how deep, and even if With the first U.S. interest rate reduction in a decade expected later this month, two Federal Reserve policymakers sketched out arguments on Tuesday on how deep the cut should be, even as a third said she needs more data before being ready to sign o...
2019-07-17 05:00

Harris goes after Biden on race in U.S. presidential debate Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris confronted front-runner Joe Biden on race during a debate on Thursday, calling his remarks about working with segregationist senators "hurtful" and questioning his 1970s opposition to school busing....
2019-06-28 06:48

Democratic Debate: Will Biden and Sanders Face Off? The candidates on stage will be Joe Biden, Bernie Sanders, Pete Buttigieg, Kamala Harris, Andrew Yang, Kirsten Gillibrand, John Hickenlooper, Michael Bennet, Marianne Williamson and Eric Swalwell....
2019-06-28 02:00

Kamala Harris is back on track after her debate win. Will it last? Within 24 hours of the debate, her team raised more than $2m in online donations, and she moved up in the pollsKamala Harris is charming Iowa. She has more than doubled her campaign staff in New Hampshire and South Carolina. She enthused a crowd of b...
2019-07-11 11:16

The Younger Dryas Impact Debate - Is It Settled Yet? Asteroid Day this year, 30th June 2019, is exactly 111 years after the Tunguska impact event in Siberia, which destroyed an area of pristine forest the size of Tokyo. With blasted and burnt tree trunks leveled and stripped bare over such a vast area,...
2019-06-30 13:48

Iran Threat Debate Is Set Off by Images of Missiles at Sea The photographs fueled fears that Iran would fire missiles at U.S. naval ships in the Persian Gulf. But some said the moves could be defensive acts against Washington provocations....
2019-05-21 16:00

Young Democrats gather for night two of first debate TUCSON — At Gentle Ben’s on Main Gate Square, dozens of young voters watched the second night of the first Democratic Debate as a group. The president of the Pima County Young Democrats, Ciara Carnes, loves politics, but she’s not i...
2019-06-28 18:16

Here’s Which Candidates Have Already Qualified for the Democratic Presidential Debate At least 14 Democratic presidential candidates — from former Vice President Joe Biden to self-help author Marianne Williamson — have already clinched spots on the first primary debate stage. Hosted by NBC News, MSNBC and Telemundo, the de...
2019-06-13 01:32

Democrats look for that old debate magic – but can anyone defeat Trump? Twenty presidential contenders go head-to-head in the opening test of 2020, and the president will loom largeAs he sensed the crowd flagging, Donald Trump switched gears to the all-important question of his re-election slogan. Should the insurgent tu...
2019-06-23 08:48

Explainer: Two nights, 20 Democrats - What you should know about the first 2020 debate When 20 Democrats take the stage next week for the first of 12 prime-time presidential primary debates, they will assemble according to months-in-the-making plans by the Democratic National Committee to accommodate its largest-ever field....
2019-06-20 14:16

Colbert Says Joe Biden Got His Teeth Knocked Out at the Debate “I hope they took dental photographs of Biden before this debate,” Stephen Colbert said. Jimmy Fallon summed up the evening as “Operation Destroy Joe Biden.”...
2019-06-28 15:00

Who were the winners and losers of the Tory leadership debate? Rory Stewart and Jeremy Hunt had good nights, but the missing Boris Johnson loomed over proceedingsFive candidates minus Boris Johnson took each other on in the head-to-head debate televised debate on Channel 4. They stayed mostly civil towards each ...
2019-06-17 00:00

Eric Swalwell rips Joe Biden for being too old during Dem debate MIAMI – Eric Swalwell, a 38-year-old Democratic congressman, had a simple argument against his party’s frontrunner: You’re too old, Joe. Swalwell — one of the presidential hopefuls in the party’s first round of debates — took a shot at the form...
2019-06-28 06:32

Inside debate the Nets are having about Kyrie Irving The Post has reported the Nets’ dream offseason is pairing Kevin Durant with Kyrie Irving, and sources say that hasn’t changed. The question is if they can’t land Durant, do they still want Irving? Especially if they have to lose D’Angelo Russell — t...
2019-06-20 02:32

Mayor's knitting shows men still dominate debate While demonstrations and suffragette memorials may be typical outlets for politicians to rise up against the patriarchy, one Canadian official has taken a decidedly unconventional stand: knitting....
2019-05-21 17:32

Democrats Diverge on Economy and Immigration in First Debate Elizabeth Warren set the tone for the party’s progressive wing, but others among the 10 candidates were more cautious, producing clashes along ideological lines....
2019-06-27 19:16

Trump can't hide from Senate debate on Iran President Donald Trump may not want a high-profile congressional debate on war with Iran, but he might not have much say in the matter. Just as military tensions reach new heights with Tehran, the Senate is taking up its annual defense bill next wee...
2019-06-22 02:48

Biden Comes Under Attack From All Sides in Democratic Debate Senator Kamala Harris confronted the former vice-president in a searing moment over racial equality, and others attacked him on policy and generational divide....
2019-06-28 06:16

Poll boost for Johnson - but he won't turn up to TV debate Boris Johnson's runaway Tory leadership bandwagon is gathering more pace with a surge in support in two opinion polls and a new high-profile backer, Esther McVey....
2019-06-16 08:32

In First Debate, Democrats Say They’re All for Change, but Argue Over How Far to Go and at What Cost In the Democrats’ first presidential primary debate Wednesday night, the candidates each hit on the need for change, but showed differences about how they would achieve such change and on how far such change should go....
2019-06-27 20:32

Factbox: What to watch for at the second U.S. Democratic presidential debate When the Democratic candidates vying for the 2020 presidential nomination convene for the second round of debates this month, there will be one new face and the opportunity for another combative exchange between the two top-tier candidates....
2019-07-19 15:32

Cannabis oil prompts debate about NY marijuana legalization City lawmakers are gearing up to fight the Health Department’s ban on the cannabis oil CBD, saying the compound should be treated the same as pot in the debate over legalization. “We see it as kind of ironic that we are going after CBD while doing a ...
2019-06-02 06:32

Merkel’s Health Intensifies Debate Over Her Succession When the German leader was seen shaking in public twice in a matter of days, it was largely played down. Then she powered her way through a grueling week of travel and meetings....
2019-07-02 22:48

Solicitor becomes second man suspended from job after BBC Tory debate appearance An employment solicitor who questioned the Tory leadership candidates during a televised debate has become the second member of the public to be suspended from their job over controversial historic social media comments....
2019-06-20 05:32

'No Deal' Brexit Returns to Forefront of Debate Most lawmakers oppose it. Business executives are terrified of it. But the favorites jostling to succeed Prime Minister Theresa May are talking up Britain’s abrupt exit from the EU after years of inconclusive wrangling....
2019-05-28 19:16

The strangest moments from night two of the first Democratic debate 2020 Democratic presidential candidates spent the second round of the first debate dishing one-liners, yelling over each other and bashing former president John F. Kennedy’s plans....
2019-06-28 12:48

Two Economists Fuel Democratic Debate Over How Far Left to Go William Darity Jr. and Darrick Hamilton tout slavery reparations and guaranteed jobs to address the racial wealth gap. Their theories on ‘stratification economics’ have helped shape the rhetoric and platforms of several presidential candidates....
2019-07-15 03:48

DNC to require at least one female moderator at each primary debate The Democratic National Committee is implementing a new requirement that each of their 12 upcoming presidential debates feature at least one female moderator, Fox News has confirmed....
2019-06-01 00:00

Andrew Yang claims his mic was turned off during debate Maybe his dog ate the microphone. Presidential contender Andrew Yang, who barely chimed in during Thursday night’s debate, had an even better excuse — saying his mic was “not on” when he tried to speak. “There were also a few times, FYI, where I just...
2019-06-28 19:16

Argentina revisits tense abortion law debate Argentina's parliament is once again debating the liberalization of abortion laws as citizens on both sides of the argument protest en masse. The issue has divided the country for years, could there finally be a change?...
2019-05-29 00:48

Mid-Brexit, Britons Pause to Debate What Really Matters: Tea Alex Morgan’s tea-drinking victory dance has sparked a passionate exchange about a matter of deep concern to Britons: whether to pour tea or milk first....
2019-07-08 23:16

Thursday's Democratic Debate Draws TV Audience of 18.1 Million NBCUniversal says viewership was highest ever for a Democratic primary debate, but still fell short of audience of 24 million for first Republican debate of 2016 cycle....
2019-06-29 05:16

USWNT celebration debate hijacked by death threats Now the full-blown debate over the US Women’s National Team’s blowout of Thailand in its World Cup opener is getting out of hand on both sides. While the Americans have faced plenty of criticism for continuing to celebrate their goals in ...
2019-06-13 03:48

Harris confronts Biden on race during Democratic debate Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris confronted former Vice President Joe Biden over comments he made about working with pro-segregationists when he was in the U.S. Senate, telling him his comments were personal and hurtful....
2019-06-28 06:48

Biden wounded as Democratic tensions boil over at debate For months, the 2020 Democratic campaign seemed mostly placid, even cordial. But tensions over race, gender, age and ideology simmered beneath the surface....
2019-06-28 10:48

Kamala Harris Goes After Joe Biden On Race In US Presidential Debate Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris confronted front-runner Joe Biden on race during a debate on Thursday, saying Biden's remarks about working with pro-segregationist senators were......
2019-06-28 12:32

Harris challenges Biden in breakout U.S. debate performance Presidential candidate Kamala Harris dominated her Democratic rivals in a debate on Thursday, confronting front-runner Joe Biden on race and calling his remarks about working with segregationist senators "hurtful."...
2019-06-28 10:48

Joe Biden goofs again while defending against Harris’ debate barbs Joe Biden was in full damage-control mode Friday, defending his past positions on racial issues a day after he was left speechless when Sen. Kamala Harris slammed his opposition to school busing at the Democratic debate. But the gaffe-prone ex-veep a...
2019-06-29 05:48

McConnell says he was ‘thrilled’ to be frequently mentioned at Democratic debate The 2020 candidates struggled to answer the question of how they would deal with the top Republican if they were president and McConnell remained Senate majority leader....
2019-06-28 02:01

Istanbul mayoral candidates to face off in rare debate ISTANBUL (AP) — The two leading contenders for Istanbul mayor are set to face off in a debate a week before a repeated city election. The debate between Binali Yildirim, the candidate from Turkey’s ruling Justice and Development Party, or AKP, ...
2019-06-16 21:32

Race spurs raw exchanges during second night of Democratic debate The event highlighted fault lines that divide the party even as President Trump’s challengers seek to take on his history of racially divisive rhetoric....
2019-06-28 09:00

Here’s What the Candidates Said During Thursday’s Dramatic Democratic Presidential Debate Ten Democrats faced off Thursday in the dramatic second night of the 2020 Democratic debate in Miami. Front-runner and former Vice President Joe Biden stood center stage alongside high-profile candidates including Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, Califor...
2019-06-28 07:00

July presidential debate could be the finale for up to half the candidates Tougher entry requirements for fall debates have campaigns scrambling for donors and poll numbers, and many candidates are struggling to hit the marks needed....
2019-07-19 12:48

Tucson’s Democratic mayoral candidates square off in debate TUCSON — The three Democrats vying to become the party’s nominee for mayor this fall were on stage together at Rincon High School Thursday night. They were debating for the first time in this campaign with only two weeks to go before ball...
2019-07-20 03:16

The Latest: Police, protesters face off ahead of debate Government officials in Hong Kong are bracing for a showdown as protesters and police face off into the early morning hours ahead of Wednesday’s debate over changes allowing extradition to the Chinese mainland...
2019-06-11 21:00

Democratic Debate: Live Updates Ahead of Night 2 The candidates on stage tonight will be Joe Biden, Bernie Sanders, Pete Buttigieg, Kamala Harris, Andrew Yang, Kirsten Gillibrand, John Hickenlooper, Michael Bennet, Marianne Williamson and Eric Swalwell....
2019-06-28 02:48

Miami, Drowning and Scorching, Awaits Democrats for Debate Activists wanted a Democratic debate focused entirely on climate change. They aren’t getting one, but in Miami this week, the issue will be inescapable....
2019-06-28 05:16

Green activists say climate got buried in Democratic debate Climate activists said they will extend a protest outside the Democratic National Committee headquarters on Thursday to demand global warming gets more attention in the party’s debates, after the issue received just seven minutes in the first two-hou...
2019-06-28 04:48

As Passions Flare in Abortion Debate, Many Americans Say ‘It’s Complicated’ Abortion is anything but a simple issue. But the nuance in how most Americans think about it has all but disappeared from the political conversation, some voters say....
2019-06-15 15:01

Lester Holt, Colleagues To Moderate First Democratic Debate NEW YORK (AP) — Lester Holt and four of his NBC News colleagues will share moderating duties for the first debate of 2020 Democratic presidential contenders. The debate, shown on NBC News networks, will unfold over two nights in Miami on June 26 and ...
2019-06-11 17:32

| Brexit debate draws newcomers into British politics With no previous political experience, Jessica Simor and James Wells are both candidates in the upcoming European elections for rival parties born out of the divisive Brexit debate that is shaking up politics in Britain....
2019-05-22 01:16

Most Dems vow to decriminalize illegal immigration during Night 2 debate The 2020 Democratic presidential hopefuls were asked about their views on decriminalizing illegal border crossings during the party's Thursday debate, and all but two candidates raised their hands....
2019-06-28 05:48

Joe Biden opens up about death of first wife, daughter during debate Joe Biden recalled the 1972 car crash that tragically killed his first wife and one-year-old daughter while speaking at Thursday’s Democratic primary debate. The former vice president was asked about improvements in Obamacare during the debate ...
2019-06-28 06:32

Former DNC chair Ed Rendell: Dems' debate wasn't Biden's best Former Vice President Joe Biden didn't offer his best debate performance, according to former DNC chair Ed Rendell, who also dismissed Rep. Eric Swalwell's, D-Calif. critiques about the former senator's age....
2019-06-29 02:32

Joe Biden denies 'praising racists' at Democratic debate The Obama-era vice president has rejected claims that he commended pro-segregation lawmakers from the civil rights era. One candidate said it was "hurtful" to hear him talk about racist lawmakers in that way....
2019-06-28 09:00

Here Are the Facts Behind Some of Democrats’ Biggest Claims in Thursday’s Debate The second night of the first 2020 Democratic presidential debate was at times a fast-paced raucous affair, with candidates shouting over each other and struggling to be heard. The ten candidates — including front-runner former Vice President J...
2019-06-28 20:16

The Latest: No debate set for Hong Kong bill after protests A Hong Kong Legislative Council official says no time has been set aside for debate on a highly controversial extradition law that has drawn large-scale protests...
2019-06-13 07:48

A Live CNN Drawing Will Determine the Next Democratic Debate Lineups It will have all the excitement of the NBA draft lottery, but with analysis from Anderson Cooper and Wolf Blitzer and less heartbreak for the Knicks....
2019-07-18 19:00

Shooting intensifies debate over future of Colorado school DENVER (AP) — A Colorado school shooting that killed one student and wounded eight others could shape the future of the science- and math-focused charter school. Security procedures at STEM School Highlands Ranch are under scrutiny amid talks about i...
2019-06-28 18:16

UPDATE 2-Second U.S. Democratic debate sets TV ratings record The second debate among Democrats running for U.S. president attracted 18.1 million television viewers across three networks, a record audience for a Democratic primary face-off, NBC News said on Friday....
2019-06-29 00:00

Did Van Gogh shoot himself? Auction of pistol reignites debate. The auction of a pistol said to have been used by the painter Vincent van Gogh to shoot himself has reignited a debate about who actually pulled the trigger: Did Van Gogh commit suicide, or was he shot by someone else?...
2019-06-17 20:01

House floor drama during debate over Trump tweets A dramatic controversy erupted on the House floor Tuesday over Republican objections to Speaker Nancy Pelosi's remarks criticizing President Donald Trump's tweets, resulting in a lawmaker abandoning the chair and storming off. (July 16) &#...
2019-07-17 01:16

Call for national debate over digital ID card plans MPs have called for a national debate over plans in Westminster to develop a "single unique identifier" for individuals accessing government services online - an idea which has reignited concerns about digital ID cards....
2019-07-10 18:00

House debate over Trump’s ‘go back’ comments gets chaotic Tensions flared on the floor of the US House of Representatives Tuesday as the body debated a resolution rebuking President Trump over off-color comments he made telling four non-white lawmakers to “go back” to their countries — and Democrats were ra...
2019-07-17 06:32

Joe Biden takes stage with more debate experience than his opponents Joe Biden is no stranger to the presidential debate stage, but tonight marks the first time he steps foot on that stage as a frontrunner for the Democratic nomination....
2019-06-28 00:16

Biden, in CNN Interview, Says Harris Caught Him Off Guard in Debate Mr. Biden reiterated that Ms. Harris had mischaracterized his position on school busing, prolonging what has been a combative period of the presidential primary....
2019-07-05 17:32

Tulsi Gabbard was most searched candidate after Democratic debate Rep. Tulsi Gabbard — an Army National Guard veteran who served in Iraq — received the most attention in online searches after Wednesday night’s debate. Gabbard, a longshot candidate in the crowded Democratic contest for the 2020 nomination, was...
2019-06-28 00:16

U.S. Senate Republican McConnell says debate should not be about personal attacks U.S. Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell said on Tuesday public debate should be on ideas, not personal attacks, in his first public remarks on a controversy touched off by President Donald Trump's racially charged attacks on four Democratic con...
2019-07-16 22:32

As Fed approaches rate cut, policymakers debate how deep to trim U.S. Federal Reserve policymakers, moving toward their first interest rate reduction in a decade later this month, on Tuesday sketched out arguments for whether rates should be cut by a quarter or a half a percentage point....
2019-07-17 01:16

When ‘Black Lives Matter’ Is Invoked in the Abortion Debate For some black ministers, abortion is both wrong and understandable. “I cannot guilt her,” one pastor said of his discussions with black women considering ending their pregnancies....
2019-07-06 11:16

New poll shows Biden slipping after first Democratic debate Joe Biden may be losing momentum in the 2020 Democratic presidential contest as a new poll shows the former vice president declining in support — and Sens. Kamala Harris and Elizabeth Warren gaining ground. Biden received 22% of support from register...
2019-07-02 03:48

Pelosi: Mulvaney ‘no credibility’ on debt ceiling debate The acting White House chief of staff said the House speaker was holding up negotiations on a budget deal. Pelosi said he mischaracterized her remarks....
2019-06-21 04:48

Jon Jones and Amanda Nunes hold different places in G.O.A.T. debate Only in combat sports can someone proclaim themselves the “Greatest of All Time” and have it be viewed as a positive self-portrayal instead of an egotistical boast. A football player couldn’t get away with such a statement without being called arroga...
2019-07-06 09:48

We Debate The Best And Worst Super Smash Bros. Games Among the greatest video game debates—should hard games lower their difficulties? What’s the best controller?—is one that can make even the most docile Nintendo fan into a belligerent shit: Which Super Smash Bros. games are the very best and the very...
2019-07-17 01:48

BMW grille debate should focus on 7 Series, says design director 7 Series and X7 stand out from BMW's mainstream models because that's what their buyers want Debate over BMW’s ‘over-sized’ grille design should be focused on the BMW 7 Series alone, according to the group’s design director Adrian van Hooydonk. Disc...
2019-06-27 22:00

Jimmy Fallon Thinks the Democratic Debate Was a Bit Overcrowded “To qualify, all a candidate needed was to poll at 1 percent or higher,” the “Tonight Show” host said. “That’s it? One percent? I mean, even O.J.’s at 2 percent.”...
2019-06-27 20:16

Saudis and Russia Debate Response to Oil-Price Swoon Saudi Arabia and Russia—the world’s top crude exporters—disagree about how to respond to a free fall in oil prices, and their energy ministers are set to meet in Russia in the coming days to build a consensus ahead of a key OPEC summit....
2019-06-06 19:32

Malaysia's Mahathir rekindles gold standard debate The Malaysian leader has proposed a gold-pegged common trading currency for East Asia. Experts say returning to the gold standard is easier said than done, especially when the motive is more political than economic....
2019-06-04 19:32

U.S. Fed policy-makers debate merit of a repo facility Federal Reserve officials argued the pros and cons of a possible policy tool that allows banks to borrow from the U.S. central bank using Treasuries and other securities as collateral, minutes of the Fed's June policy meeting released on Wednesday sh...
2019-07-11 00:16

Factbox: Six moments to watch for as Democrats debate in Miami Twenty Democratic presidential hopefuls will hit the debate stage on Wednesday and Thursday nights to square off for the first time in the 2020 nominating contest....
2019-06-27 21:00

Marianne Williamson echoes Andrew Yang, says her mic was 'not on' during NBC debate Marianne Williamson has expressed a similar complaint with fellow 2020 candidate Andrew Yang about her mic not being on during Thursday night's Democratic primary debate, saying "it did happen."...
2019-06-30 10:32

Americas private banking debate: Internationalization is the future Wealthy clients increasingly need international products and services. The opportunities are clear for those who can stomach the regulatory hurdles of cross-border business and who can leverage their retail or investment banking connections. Technolo...
2019-05-24 17:32

Britain's PM hopefuls battle over Brexit in bad-tempered debate Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt, rivals to become Britain's next prime minister, clashed over who could be most trusted on Brexit on Tuesday in a sometimes bad-natured television debate just two weeks before one will be crowned....
2019-07-10 05:00

Primary voters anxiously watch first debate night TUCSON — About two dozen Democrats gathered at a northwest side home Wednesday night to watch night one of the first Democratic Presidential Debate of this election cycle, anxiously hoping someone will emerge from this pack and turn Arizona blu...
2019-06-27 18:32

Trump Says Kamala Harris Got "Too Much Credit" In US Presidential Debate President Donald Trump responded Saturday to criticism from former President Jimmy Carter by calling him a "terrible president" and asserted that Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., got "too much credit"......
2019-06-30 04:48

New Democratic Debate Rules Will Distort Priorities, Some Campaigns Say A threshold of 130,000 donors will force campaigns to spend more on digital ads they hope will go viral, an expensive redirection of resources, some campaigns said....
2019-05-30 23:48

The Cannabis Debate: Ethnic minorities twice as likely to be arrested for possession The disproportionate impact on black communities of the war on drugs is not just an American phenomenon — an Evening Standard investigation reveals the racial disparity in London is just as alarming....
2019-07-04 14:32

Democrats toughen qualifying standards for third presidential debate Seeking to cull its crowded 2020 presidential field, the Democratic Party will make it tougher for candidates to qualify for a third debate scheduled for September....
2019-05-29 17:32

Biden admits busing questions surprised him at debate Vice President Joe Biden attempted to explain away his sputtering debate response to questions about his opposition to federally mandated busing Thursday by claiming the attacks surprised him. “It came out of nowhere,” the longtime politician t...
2019-07-05 01:32

Kamala Harris Raised $2 Million in 24 Hours Following the Debate After calling out Biden for waxing nostalgic about how nicely he played with segregationists on the second night of the Democratic debates, Kamala Harris seems to have won some fans....
2019-06-30 01:48

Netflix removes suicide scene from ‘13 Reasons Why’ following debate Netflix Inc. removed a suicide scene from an episode of the first season of its popular teen drama “13 Reasons Why,” following a debate over whether the show increased the risk of teen suicide....
2019-07-16 10:16

Democratic Debate Ratings Exceed NBC’s Expectations, at 15.3 Million Viewers Even 16 months before Election Day, interest in the campaign is intense. Wednesday’s TV audience nearly equaled the record for a Democratic primary debate....
2019-06-27 23:16

Nepal marks 1st Everest ascent amid debate over permits Nepal commemorated the anniversary of the first ascent of Mount Everest on Wednesday amid a climbing season marred by the highest death toll in four years and a debate on whether the government should limit permits to prevent dangerous overcrowding o...
2019-05-30 07:32

Candidates for Istanbul Mayor Hold Rare Debate on Live TV The head-to-head, the first such event in Turkey in 17 years, pitted Ekrem Imamoglu of the opposition against Binali Yildirim, a government-backed former prime minister....
2019-06-16 21:16

Security at debate didn’t realize John Hickenlooper was a candidate There’s no debate about it — John Hickenlooper has a serious name recognition problem. The candidate had an awkward run-in with security Wednesday as the top 20 Democratic contenders began to arrive at the Adrienne Arsht Center in Miami, Florid...
2019-06-27 22:32

Illegal immigrants should get health care, say Dems in Night 2 debate Illegal immigrants would be eligible for coverage under their respective health care plans, the 2020 Democratic presidential hopefuls taking part in Thursday's second round of debates in Miami agreed....
2019-06-28 05:48

Djokovic-Federer tiebreaker creates drama, confusion and debate Wimbledon's new tiebreaker rule at 12-all in the final set came into play in the most dramatic way possible as Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer battled to the end....
2019-07-16 03:32

WATCH: Night 2 of 2020 Democratic primary debate begins at 6 p.m.  For the latest NBC News coverage, visit nbcnews.com....
2019-06-28 18:16

Italy's Salvini angers Conte by muscling into budget debate Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini met leading economic players on Monday to discuss the forthcoming 2020 budget, angering Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte, who accused him of trespassing onto his own political territory....
2019-07-15 17:32

Should we ban facial recognition? From companies to cities, debate over privacy rages on Facial recognition is spreading to where you live, work, shop and travel. What happens to the data? Would you trade privacy for safety?        ...
2019-05-23 02:32

Democrats clash on healthcare, border in scrappy first U.S. presidential debate Democratic presidential contenders battled over healthcare coverage and border policy on Wednesday during a surprisingly heated first debate that laid bare the party's divisions on whether to abolish private insurance and shift to a Medicare-for-All ...
2019-06-27 21:00

Trump Tunes Into the Democratic Debate From the G20 Summit to Lob Attack at Rivals President Donald Trump took a moment between meetings with world leaders in Japan to check in on the Democratic debate and lob a Twitter attack at his rivals. “All Democrats just raised their hands for giving millions of illegal aliens unlimite...
2019-06-28 07:00

Latest Gucci show wades into debate on US abortion bans Alessandro Michele says his focus was on women’s right to respect and freedom of choiceIf fashion is becoming an increasingly politicised space, Gucci’s creative director, Alessandro Michele didn’t waste an opportunity to make his position clear at t...
2019-05-29 12:32

Corporations are getting dragged into a debate they’ve long sought to avoid: Abortion A confluence of forces could make it more challenging for companies to remain quiet on the sidelines on what is perhaps America's most polarizing social issue....
2019-05-31 18:00

The Point: Here's how a weird DNC rule is setting the 2020 debate stage Earlier this week, with virtually no advance notice, the Democratic National Committee, released its criteria for how the 23(!) candidates running for the party's presidential nomination can qualify for a spot on the stage for the third party-sanctio...
2019-05-31 20:00

"10 Years Of Debate, No Result": India, G4 On UN Security Council Reform India along with the other G-4 nations today strongly criticised the "very frustrating" developments in the UN Security Council reform process this year, expressing their displeasure and......
2019-06-28 08:48

Democrat Bullock seizes spotlight after getting left out of presidential debate (The story corrects the polling number the Democratic National Committee will consider for Bullock for the next debate to 1% instead of 2% in paragraph 18.)...
2019-06-21 09:48

Germany rape case sparks debate on age of criminal responsibility Five boys aged between 12 and 14 held over ‘grave sexual crime’ in MülheimThe alleged rape of a woman by a group of teenagers in the Ruhr city of Mülheim has shocked Germany and sparked a debate about the age of criminal responsibility.Five boys – th...
2019-07-10 13:48

Michigan Republicans Tune In to Democratic Debate. No Conversions Reported. Scouting out the opposition, Republicans viewing Wednesday’s debate were impressed by Tulsi Gabbard and Elizabeth Warren and quick to defend President Trump....
2019-06-27 21:32

Germany: Rape case sparks debate on age of criminal liability Three 14-year-olds and two 12-year-olds are the main suspects linked to the rape of a woman in the city of Mülheim. The case has sparked a debate about when children should be held criminally responsible in Germany....
2019-07-09 13:01

Kirsten Gillibrand meets donor requirement for 2020 debate WASHINGTON – Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand has passed the 65,000 donor threshold, practically ensuring that she’ll be on the Democratic presidential primary debate stage in Miami later this month On Monday, Gillibrand’s spokeswoman Meredith Kelly twe...
2019-06-10 22:16

Hong Kong Lawmakers Cancel Extradition-Law Debate for the Week The city’s legislature scrapped plans to debate a contentious extradition law through Friday, as opponents called for another mass demonstration to keep up pressure against a measure that would expose residents to Chinese law....
2019-06-13 19:16

In photos: Democrats running for president debate issues in Miami Healthcare, immigration and climate change were among the top issues confronting 10 candidates for president in the first of two Democratic Party debates Wednesday in Miami. A second slate of 10 candidates takes the stage on Thursday....
2019-06-27 20:32

Miss India photo stirs debate on social media What began as an innocent collage of this year's Miss India finalists has evolved into a heated social media debate about India's obsession with fair skin....
2019-06-03 10:48

US Democrats In First 2020 Debate, Elizabeth Warren As Top-Tier Candidate Ten Democrats clashed yesterday in the first debate of the 2020 presidential race, with Elizabeth Warren cementing her status as a top-tier candidate and several underdogs using the issue of......
2019-06-27 19:00

Party reveals schedule for 2-night Democratic debate this month Former Vice President Joe Biden and 2016 Democratic candidate Bernie Sanders will go head-on-head in the second night of first-round debates later this month, the party said Friday after holding a draw....
2019-06-14 20:32

US briefing: Harris tops second debate, G20 tensions and supreme court Friday’s top story: Kamala Harris takes Biden to task over race in key debate exchange. Plus, the Guatemalan pastors helping smuggle people to the USSubscribe now to receive the morning briefing by email.Good morning, I’m Tim Walker with today’s esse...
2019-06-28 14:16

In breakout debate performance, Harris challenges Biden on race Presidential candidate Kamala Harris dominated her Democratic rivals in a debate on Thursday, confronting front-runner Joe Biden on race and calling his remarks about working with segregationist senators "hurtful."...
2019-06-28 14:32

Democratic 'spiritual' candidate stands out for quirky remarks at debate Self-help guru and presidential hopeful Marianne Williamson raised eyebrows with her Democratic debate performance. Her plan to "harness love" to beat Trump prompted people to dig out some of her older online adages....
2019-06-28 14:48

Anchors From Fox and Chinese State TV to Hold Live Debate on Trade Experts say the debate between Trish Regan and Liu Xin will help a Communist Party-controlled television network raise its profile in America, where it has struggled to gain a foothold....
2019-05-29 16:32

Bullock joins second 2020 Democratic debate, rest of candidates the same Governor Steve Bullock of Montana will be the only new face on stage for the second round of Democratic presidential debates later this month in Detroit, the Democratic National Committee said on Wednesday....
2019-07-18 00:32

Trevor Noah on Kamala Harris: ‘She bussed Biden right out of the debate’ Late night was chockful of fresh jokes from last night’s Democratic debate, with many of the shows broadcasting liveLate-night hosts focused on the second night of the Democratic debate, discussing Kamala Harris’s comments about Joe Biden and Bernie ...
2019-06-28 23:16

The case for a special Democratic climate debate | Kate Aronoff Housing, immigration, health – there’s no policy area that won’t be touched by the climate crisis. The Democratic candidates should embrace the challengeTwenty candidates – ten candidates per night – will take the stage during this week’s two-part De...
2019-06-27 19:48

Republicans Revel in Biden’s Debate Troubles, but See a New Threat in Harris Trump campaign aides and allies acknowledged that the California senator could be a vexing rival and that the Democratic race will be more unpredictable than they had thought....
2019-06-29 00:16

Tulsi Gabbard pushes anti-war message in first Democratic debate The debate question was about equal pay. But Hawaii Rep. Tulsi Gabbard used the moment to tout her anti-war foreign policy message and her military credentials....
2019-06-28 00:16

Kamala Harris raises $2 million in 24 hours after breakout debate California Sen. Kamala Harris' presidential campaign announced Saturday that it raised $2 million in 24 hours following her breakout moment in Thursday's 2020 Democratic debate....
2019-07-01 05:32

Trump’s harsh attacks produce the debate he wants, on Socialist Democrats Since I’ve been tough on President Trump’s attacks on the Democratic freshmen, and since the media outrage has been deafening, and since all House Democrats (and four Republicans) voted for a resolution condemning his tweets, I’ll begin by giving the...
2019-07-17 12:16

Frenchman at the heart of France's right-to-die debate dies after treatment pulled A quadriplegic man who has been in a vegetative state for more than a decade and became the symbol for the right-to-die debate in France has died, his family announced....
2019-07-11 21:32

Democratic debate highlights: Food fights and racial divisions The front-runners of the crowded Democratic presidential contest jostled on Thursday night over issues of race relations and whether the time had come for a new generation of leaders....
2019-06-28 06:48

Record Ratings for Democratic Debate as America Tunes In to 2020 Nearly 18.1 million people watched Thursday’s debate on NBC, MSNBC and Telemundo, the biggest television audience yet for a Democratic primary debate....
2019-06-29 02:48

Viral debate: Should middle-seat airplane passengers hog both armrests? The internet is up in arms over this airplane etiquette question: “Does the person sitting in the middle seat on the airplane get both armrests?” Twitter users are offered two response choices: “Definitely” and “No way.&...
2019-06-08 01:32

At a Missouri Jail, Bras Set Off the Metal Detector (and a Heated Debate) Some lawyers said they could not enter the Jackson County Detention Center without removing their bras. County officials say it’s for security’s sake....
2019-07-17 17:32

First 2020 campaign debate draws healthy 15 million viewers LOS ANGELES (AP) — The first of a pair of Democratic presidential primary debates drew a robust 15-plus million viewers. Nielsen figures out Thursday show the event’s viewership topped every primary debate for the 2008 and 2012 elections. But W...
2019-06-28 00:48

US Billionaire's Gift To Graduates Fuels Student Debt Debate When the American billionaire Robert Smith announced to students graduating from historically black Morehouse College that he would pay off their student loans, he put himself at the center of one of......
2019-05-22 10:32

An inside look at the insanity of the Spin Room at the first 2020 Democratic debate Carlo Allegri/Reuters There were intense scenes in the Spin Room at the first 2020 Democratic debate in Miami on Wednesday and Thursday. With 20 candidates participating in the debate, the Spin Room was an absolute madhouse. Reporters really had to...
2019-06-30 09:16

Democratic Presidential Debate Night 2: All eyes — and jabs — will be on Biden MIAMI (NBC NEWS) — It’s all about Joe Biden now. The former vice president could solidify his status as the favorite to win his party’s presidential nomination with a strong debate performance here Thursday night. But more than two months...
2019-06-28 00:16

Kate McKinnon of 'SNL' debuts Marianne Williamson impression after debate "Saturday Night Live" cast member Kate McKinnon debuted her Marianne Williamson impression Thursday night after the self-help author’s viral debate performance in Miami....
2019-06-29 15:16

Long-shot 2020 Dem Williamson slams DNC for debate criteria Democratic presidential candidate Marianne Williamson has a message for the Democratic National Committee. The best-selling spiritual author and philanthropist turned Democratic presidential candidate says the DNC’s “job should be to help us get in f...
2019-05-22 23:16

Johnson's domestic dispute fuels debate in Britain over his PM credentials Reports of a heated late-night row between Boris Johnson and his girlfriend sparked a debate on Sunday about whether it would hurt his campaign to be Britain's next prime minister and the front-runner's suitability for the job....
2019-06-23 14:32

U.S. conservative group to launch attacks ads against Biden during Democratic debate Club for Growth, a conservative political group, will launch new attack ads against Democratic presidential front-runner Joe Biden targeting his past statements about race that will run during his first debate appearance next week....
2019-06-22 13:32

Elizabeth Warren's Policy Ideas Dominated the First Democratic Debate Although she didn't talk the most on stage, the Massachusetts senator's bold positions drove the conversation at the first Democratic presidential debate....
2019-06-27 23:00

Harris soars, Biden spirals following Democratic debate: poll California Sen. Kamala Harris nearly tripled her standing in a new Quinnipiac poll released Tuesday compared to one taken earlier this month — and now trails frontrunner Joe Biden by just 2 percentage points. Biden scored his lowest number in a Q pol...
2019-07-03 01:00

Vatican formally opens debate on married priests for Amazon The Vatican has formally opened debate on letting married men be ordained as priests in remote parts of the Amazon where priests are so few that Catholics can go weeks or months without attending a Mass....
2019-06-17 16:00

Rescue-Ship Fracas Revives Europe's Migrant Debate A pitched battle of wills between Italy’s leading nativist politician and the German captain of a migrant-rescue ship has divided European Union governments and highlighted the unresolved problem of Mediterranean migration....
2019-07-03 14:16

2020 Dems use debate to launch broadsides against corporations, profits Self-proclaimed democratic socialist Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., made a name for himself in 2016 by demonizing wealth and corporations, and now several of his Democratic rivals are taking his cue -- launching their own attacks against big business an...
2019-06-27 22:48

U.S. conservative group to launch attack ads against Biden during Democratic debate Club for Growth, a conservative political group, will launch new attack ads against Democratic presidential front-runner Joe Biden targeting his past statements about race that will run during his first debate appearance next week....
2019-06-22 19:48

Pelosi flexes muscle over party in impeachment debate, but ‘dam’ could collapse House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has wielded her power to quash a faction of Democrats rallying for President Trump’s impeachment, but frustrated members within the party say the president is one misstep away from “that dam collapsing,” according to a Sund...
2019-06-17 09:48

Second 2020 Democratic debate to feature Biden-Harris rematch Former Vice President Joe Biden and U.S. Senator Kamala Harris will have the chance for a re-match on the second night of the second round of Democratic presidential debates later this month in Detroit, CNN announced on Thursday....
2019-07-19 10:00