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Streep says ‘We can get through this moment’ at NBR Awards

NEW YORK (AP) - Steven Spielberg's newspaper drama "The Post" took a bow at a politically charged National Board of Review Awards where Robert De Niro lambasted President Donald Trump with an expletive-laden tirade and Meryl Streep took a moment in an awards season rife with gender politics to praise ...

Judge blocks Trump decision to end young immigrant program

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - A federal judge on Tuesday night temporarily blocked the Trump administration's decision to end a program protecting young immigrants from deportation.

U.S. District Judge William Alsup granted a request by California and other plaintiffs to prevent President Donald Trump from ending the Deferred Action for Childhood ...

Judge blocks Trump’s decision to end DACA dreamer program

A federal judge in California blocked President Trump's planned phaseout of the Obama-era DACA deportation amnesty in a ruling late Tuesday that could upend the negotiations on Capitol Hill over "Dreamers" future.

Judge William Alsup, a Clinton appointee to the bench, ruled the DACA program legal — the first court ...

Judge blocks Trump move to end DACA

A federal judge in San Francisco on Tuesday temporarily blocked the Trump administration from ending the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program that protects certain immigrants from deportation.Judge...

Trump voter commission to destroy state voter data after disbanding

The White House says it never did anything with all the state voter roll data it demanded last year as part of President Trump's voter fraud commission and told a federal court Tuesday it plans to destroy the data now that the panel has been disbanded.

The revelations came as ...

Chris Christie: New Jersey better off after tenure

Gov. Chris Christie delivered his last State of the State address Tuesday in New Jersey, saying he'd overseen an economic revolution that left residents far better off than when he was elected in 2009.

The speech ushered Mr. Christie out of power after years on the national political scene that ...

Dem Unicorn Hunt Launches With Some Magical Thinking

Andrew O'Hehir, Salon
I did not realize that in skipping the Golden Globes on Sunday night — a spectacle I strove to avoid even when my principal gig was writing about the movies — I was missing the first important political event of the 2020 presidential campaign. Maybe that isn’t surprising, in the era of Nothing Is Surprising. Nearly 30 years ago, when covering the 1988 campaign, Joan Didion expressed the view that politics was more a subset of show business than the other way around. That was meant to be an unorthodox or cynical thing to say, at the time; now it’s just obvious.

Trump Immigration Meeting Flawlessly Rebuts Wolff Book

Rush Limbaugh
RUSH LIMBAUGH: I want to give you my thought on what happened here today with Trump and this meeting, and I’m gonna go out on a limb. And a lot of you are gonna have a bit of a problem with this, but I really don’t think this meeting was about immigration today. I don’t think that’s what this was. I think the meeting about immigration was the thing, not immigration. I think this was a calculated move.

Trump, lawmakers closer to immigration deal after televised meeting

President Trump and congressional negotiators agreed Tuesday to narrow the outlines of the immigration deal they're working on to four issues: protection of "Dreamers," enhanced border security, limiting family-based chain migration and curtailing the visa lottery.

All sides said they made real progress after an extraordinary meeting at the White ...