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Arab American Democrats push for ‘uncommitted’ vote in Michigan primary to send message to Biden about Gaza

By Arit John and Dianne Gallagher, CNN Dearborn, Michigan (CNN) — Layla Elabed isn’t ready to think about November. In 2020, the Palestinian American activist and longtime Michigan Democrat backed Joe Biden for president. But like many Arab Americans, she feels betrayed by his response to Israel’s military campaign in Gaza and the rising civilian

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How Trump will seek to pit federal judges against each other to avoid trial

By Katelyn Polantz, CNN (CNN) — Former President Donald Trump’s lawyers see a major opportunity this week to use his criminal document mishandling case in Florida to create an impasse on his calendar for the two federal judges overseeing his major criminal cases. Juggling his campaign and court calendar and playing his cases off one another is a key part of Trump’s legal

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Former consultant for Dean Phillips’ campaign admits to role in fake Biden robocall

By Alison Main, CNN (CNN) — A political consultant previously employed by Democratic Rep. Dean Phillips’ presidential campaign acknowledged Sunday that he was behind the robocall that used an AI-generated voice of President Joe Biden to urge New Hampshire voters not to participate in the state’s January 23 primary. “The evening of Sunday, January 20th,

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Fact check: Haley falsely claims Biden calls everyone who doesn’t support him fascist

By Daniel Dale, CNN Washington (CNN) — Republican presidential candidate Nikki Haley falsely claimed on Saturday that President Joe Biden refers to anyone who doesn’t support him as “fascist.” Haley sought to lump Biden with former President Donald Trump, who pledged in a speech last fall to “root out the communists, Marxists, fascists and the radical

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Migrant crisis looms over governors’ gathering at the White House

By Priscilla Alvarez, Camila DeChalus and Alison Main, CNN (CNN) — The record level of migrants arriving at the US-Mexico border loomed over a gathering of governors at the White House this weekend, revealing how the issue has become prominent in states nationwide and across the political spectrum. The National Governors Association holds a gathering of governors at the

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First on CNN: Top US humanitarian official to travel to Middle East this week

By Jennifer Hansler, CNN (CNN) — The US government’s top humanitarian aid official will travel to Israel, the West Bank, and Jordan this week in an effort to address the humanitarian crisis in Gaza that is veering into catastrophe. US Agency for International Development (USAID) Administrator Samantha Power will meet with Israeli, Palestinian Authority and Jordanian

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