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Harris unveils plan to fine companies that don’t achieve pay equity

Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris on Monday unveiled her plan to close the wage gap by fining companies that fail to ensure they are paying men and women equally. The plan seeks to change where the onus falls in the current system: Instead of requiring employees to come forward to complain about equal pay, companies…MORE

GOP throws up impeachment shield around Trump

Republicans are moving fast to squelch Justin Amash’s rebellion against Donald Trump before his conclusion that the President “engaged in impeachable conduct” — the first by a GOP lawmaker — can gather momentum. But Democrats who want a more hardline strategy against the President are seizing on the Michigan congressman’s sudden intervention to pile pressure…MORE

Trump appears to confirm cyberattack against Russian entity during midterms

President Donald Trump appeared to confirm that the United States had conducted a cyberattack against a Russian entity during last year’s midterm elections in an interview aired Sunday on Fox News. “I would rather not say that, but you can believe that the whole thing happened, and it happened during my administration,” Trump told Fox…MORE

Pete Buttigieg slams Fox News hosts while appearing on Fox News

Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg used a Fox News town hall in New Hampshire on Sunday to slam two of the network’s primetime opinion hosts, knocking both Tucker Carlson and Laura Ingraham by name on the network where they each host an hour. The moment came when the South Bend, Indiana, mayor was trying to…MORE

The 5 BIG 2020 storylines to watch this week

5. Abortion emerging as an issue: With Alabama passing legislation last week that effectively banned abortion (with the lone exception of when the life of the mother is in danger), the issue roared back into the conversation on the campaign trail. The two questions now: How long will it last and will one Democratic candidate emerge…MORE

Trump tweets threat at Iran: ‘Never threaten the United States again!’

President Donald Trump on Sunday ratcheted up his rhetoric toward Iran, warning that a fight with the United States would “be the official end of Iran.” “If Iran wants to fight, that will be the official end of Iran,” Trump said in a tweet. “Never threaten the United States again!” The tweet comes amid rising…MORE

Irish FM disputes reports of disagreement over Trump visit

Irish Foreign Minister Simon Coveney is disputing reports that there is disagreement between Washington and Dublin over President Donald Trump’s potential two-day visit to Ireland next month. “Let me just reassure people there is no row [disagreement] that’s the first thing,” he said. However, an Irish government source with knowledge of ongoing discussions told CNN…MORE