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New Jersey Democratic Sen. Cory Booker launches 2020 bid

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The New Jersey Democrat, who is the second black candidate in a primary field that’s already historically diverse, delivered his message of unity amid an era marked by bitter political division. Read More
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Pelosi takes hard line against wall money in funding bill

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Her stance came as Trump used Twitter to reiterate his demands on the wall and appeared to sour on the congressional talks aimed at striking a deal with Democrats. Read More

Tulsi Gabbard plans presidential campaign kickoff in Waikiki

Gabbard’s campaign has not released details about the event at the Hilton Hawaiian Village, but says the public can RSVP through her website to receive more details as soon as they are confirmed. Read More
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House-Senate bargainers begin quest for border security deal

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Trump tweeted that lawmakers were “Wasting their time!” if they aren’t considering money for a wall. Read More

City sets April date for special Council election; vote to cost about $250K

Voters in the East Honolulu district will be mailed ballots in the weeks leading up to the decision day. Read More
 
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U.S. intel heads list North Korea, not border, as security threat

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The chiefs made no mention of a crisis at the U.S.-Mexican border for which Trump has considered declaring a national emergency. Read More

Dems fear Trump re-election if ex-Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz runs

Some of the most influential forces in Democratic politics revolted Monday against former Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz’s prospective presidential bid, insisting that an independent run would unintentionally help President Donald Trump win another four years in office. Read More
 
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Acting attorney general says Mueller probe ‘close to being completed’

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Special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into potential coordination between Russia and the Trump campaign is “close to being completed,” the acting attorney general said today. Read More
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Trump accepts Pelosi’s invitation to give State of the Union on Feb. 5

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The formal letter today suggests Trump will reschedule the speech after it was postponed because of the partial government shutdown. Read More
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Shutdown projected to cause $3B permanent hit to economy

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The new Congressional Budget Office Report predicts a $118 billion increase over last year’s $779 billion deficit. Read More

Democrats uneasy about potential bid from former Starbucks Chairman Howard Schultz

For a businessman who grew a small coffee roaster into an inescapable global chain, who ensured that even his part-time workers had benefits and who has given about $150,000 to Democratic campaigns, former Starbucks Chairman Howard Schultz is generating tepid — or even hostile — responses within the party as he weighs a presidential bid in 2020. Read More

Trump sets odds of reaching deal on wall at less than 50-50

As hundreds of thousands of furloughed federal workers prepared to return to work, Trump told The Wall Street Journal that he doesn’t think the negotiators will strike a deal that he’d accept. Read More

Conservatives say Trump caved, but confident he’ll get wall

No retreat, no surrender is how President Donald Trump frames his decision to temporarily reopen the government while still pursuing a border wall deal. Read More
 

Hawaii Supreme Court invalidates Trevor Ozawa’s 22-vote victory over Tommy Waters

City Clerk Glen Takashi, in an email to Council members, said, “While we are still reviewing (the court’s decision), we will be required to re-run the election for Council district IV.” Read More

For many furloughed workers, it’s not quite over yet

Some cried with relief. Their 35-day nightmare of missing bill payments, working without paychecks, asking strangers for money and visiting food pantries was finally ending. Read More

Roger Stone: Political trickster long in Trump’s orbit

It was vintage Roger Stone: The longtime Republican operative flashed a Nixonesque double-armed victory sign after being indicted Friday for lying to federal investigators. Read More

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