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Janet has had a long career in journalism, covering at various points entertainment, science and technology and politics. She spent 20 years covering Capitol Hill, the federal agencies and the White House.She even spent brief periods working for the federal government.Although she has her personal political beliefs, Janet's of an age to remember when people in Washington were able to work on a bipartisan basis, even when they, too, had strongly held political beliefs.
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Wallace of Fox News: Kamala Harris Is Not ‘Far Left’ Despite What GOP Will ‘Try to Say’

Wallace of Fox News: Kamala Harris Is Not ‘Far Left’ Despite What GOP Will ‘Try to Say’

Despite the characterizations which Donald Trump and his supporters are trying to make, Sen Kamala Harris of California is not a "far left" choice for Joe Biden's running mate, according to a prominent host on Fox News.
Democratic Leader Stimulus Talks: W.H. Staff Chief Mark Meadows Is the Problem, If It Were Mnuchin and Pelosi, We’d Have a Deal

Democratic Leader Stimulus Talks: W.H. Staff Chief Mark Meadows Is the Problem, If It Were Mnuchin and Pelosi, We’d Have a Deal

With the federal unemployment compensation benefit having expired last month and negotiations over a new economic rescue package having broken down, a top House Democrat is pointing fingers at the one individual responsible for preventing a deal from happening.
BIDEN PICKS RUNNING MATE: IT’S KAMALA HARRIS

BIDEN PICKS RUNNING MATE: IT’S KAMALA HARRIS

Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden made good on his pledge to name a woman as his running mate by selecting his one-time rival, Sen Kamala Harris of California.
Pelosi on Stalled Stimulus Talks: Children ‘Will Become Homeless’ Because of the Republicans

Pelosi on Stalled Stimulus Talks: Children ‘Will Become Homeless’ Because of the Republicans

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi clearly pinned blame on Republicans for a failure thus far of negotiations to produce a new economic stimulus package, which is a goal both sides say that they want.
Fmr. Romney Adviser: Racism Is the ‘Original Sin’ of the Republican Party

Fmr. Romney Adviser: Racism Is the ‘Original Sin’ of the Republican Party

Exploiting racism is the Republican Party's "original sin," and now Donald Trump's taking full advantage of that fact, a former adviser to the 2012 presidential campaign of Republican Mitt Romney wrote in his new book.
Top Democrat Schumer Sides With Trump: ‘I Have Urged That TikTok Be Closed Down in America’

Top Democrat Schumer Sides With Trump: ‘I Have Urged That TikTok Be Closed Down in America’

In a rare show of bipartisanship, the Senate's top Democrat is echoing Donald Trump's call to shut down operations of the social media provider known as TikTok or transfer control to a US company like Microsoft.
Trump’s Threatened TikTok Ban Could Motivate Young Users To Vote

Trump’s Threatened TikTok Ban Could Motivate Young Users To Vote

Trump's threatened action against the provider has its devoted users--particularly among the youngest of voters--ready to vote against Donald Trump.
Obama Pitches ‘John Lewis Act’ to Expand Voting Rights to Felons, Puerto Rico; Scrap Filibuster

Obama Pitches ‘John Lewis Act’ to Expand Voting Rights to Felons, Puerto Rico; Scrap Filibuster

While eulogizing John Lewis Thursday to thunderous applause, former president Barack Obama sought to leave the congressman and civil rights giant a durable political legacy.
Joe Biden: I’m Going To Be the ‘Most Progressive President in American History’

Joe Biden: I’m Going To Be the ‘Most Progressive President in American History’

For the first time, presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden condemned Donald Trump's decision to send unidentified paramilitary federal agents into Portland Ore to take on the Black Lives Matter protesters in that city.
Former Chicago Mayor: Trump ‘Should Be Nationalizing Our Response to Public Health and Localizing Our Response to Public Safety’

Former Chicago Mayor: Trump ‘Should Be Nationalizing Our Response to Public Health and Localizing Our Response to Public Safety’

By nationalizing law enforcement and localizing public health, Donald Trump's gotten his federal responses "backwards," according to a former mayor of Chicago and ex-White House chief of staff.