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Buttigieg: Now is the only moment in history where my candidacy makes sense

2020 Democratic hopeful Pete Buttigieg believes that now is the only time in history that would make sense for a candidate with his background to run for the White House.Buttigieg, the mayor of South Bend, Ind., said on Sunday that two years ago he wouldn’t even have contemplated running for president, but now he believes that his experience...

March Jobs Report: Market Rebounds, Adding 196,000 New Jobs

Line workers smooth out the metal along the door frames on the flex line at Nissan Motor Co’s automobile manufacturing plant in Smyrna, Tenn., August 23, 2018. (William DeShazer/Reuters) The job market rebounded in March, adding 196,000 new jobs and allaying fears that the ten-year expansion of the U.S. economy was nearing its end. According to Bureau of Labor Statistics...

Mike Leigh & Peterloo Review: Marxist Film Is Dull and Preachy

Tim McInnerny in Peterloo (Simon Mein/Amazon Studios) Mike Leigh delivers an uncharacteristic flop. It’s difficult to suppress a chuckle when you learn that an angry historical film about exploited workers is being distributed in the U.S. by Amazon, but then again, giant corporations have very little to fear from vaguely Marxist films, and stalwart Corbynista filmmakers are of course happy to...

Abortion Movie Posts Strong Opening Weekend, Knocks Captain Marvel Out Of Top Three

The pro-life movie “Unplanned,” which tells the story of a former abortion worker whose pro-choice stance changed after working at a clinic, brought in nearly triple the expected box office numbers at the weekend’s close. The movie hit theaters Friday and brought in over $6.1 million at the weekend’s conclusion over an expected $2-3 million. The film came in...

Despite Ocasio-Cortez Claim, Presidential Term Limits Proposed Well Before FDR

By Luis Arellano Congresswoman Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez may need another history lesson. The rising Democratic star appeared confused about the presidency of her party’s iconic leader, Franklin Delano Roosevelt and constitutional history. “They had to amend the Constitution of the United States to make sure Roosevelt did not get reelected,” she said at an MSNBC network event last week. According to AOC, Congress amended the Constitution...

Sanders, O’Rourke Face off in Iowa; Other Hopefuls in NH, NV

They became notable presidential candidates in Iowa after narrow losses that nonetheless put them on the national political stage. They're competing for some of the same young voters. And this weekend, they've been driving around this first-in-the-nation caucus...

Will Romney Lead Charge Against Trump Fed Choices?

Three months after Mitt Romney was sworn in as U.S. Senator from Utah, the 2012 Republican presidential nominee may soon have his long-anticipated debut as the leading GOP antagonist to President Trump in the Senate. Sources on Capitol Hill...