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Talk of Oprah running for president captivates Democrats

Talk of Oprah running for president captivates Democrats

From Hollywood to Iowa, a sudden wave of enthusiasm for Oprah Winfrey as a potential presidential candidate swept through the Democratic Party Monday, beginning as a social-media sensation after her rousing remarks at Sunday night’s Golden Globes cer...
Published: 01/09/18
Political outsider announces run for Tampa mayor

Political outsider announces run for Tampa mayor

TAMPA – Professional speaker and business owner Topher Morrison has filed to run for mayor of Tampa in 2019. A political outsider making his first run for office, Morrison said Monday he hopes to start "a movement … to take the city of Tampa into the...
Published: 01/08/18
Mueller indicates he will likely seek interview with Trump

Mueller indicates he will likely seek interview with Trump

Washington PostWASHINGTON — Special counsel Robert Mueller has raised the likelihood with President Donald Trump’s legal team that his office will seek an interview with the president, triggering a discussion among Trump’s attorneys about how to avoi...
Published: 01/08/18
Scene quiet before frenzy of big game, planned Trump protests

Scene quiet before frenzy of big game, planned Trump protests

ATLANTA — The scene was relatively quiet Monday morning around the stadium in downtown Atlanta where the College Football Playoff title game was set to be held. A light drizzle fell on some fans milling about, but there were no anti-Trump demonstrato...
Published: 01/08/18
Bannon tries backing away from explosive comments

Bannon tries backing away from explosive comments

WASHINGTON — Isolated from his political allies and cut off from his financial patrons, Stephen Bannon, President Donald Trump’s former chief strategist, issued a striking mea culpa Sunday for comments he had made that were critical of the president’...
Published: 01/07/18
Bannon Issues Apology for Attack on Trump’s Son

Bannon Issues Apology for Attack on Trump’s Son

WASHINGTON — Isolated from his political allies and cut off from his financial patrons, Stephen K. Bannon, President Donald Trump’s former chief strategist, issued a striking mea culpa on Sunday for comments he had made that were critical of the pres...
Published: 01/07/18
Fire that destroyed home of a Roy Moore accuser is being investigated as an arson

Fire that destroyed home of a Roy Moore accuser is being investigated as an arson

The home of Tina Johnson, who accused former U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore of groping her, was destroyed Tuesday in a fire that is being investigated as an act of arson.Johnson’s house on Lake Mary Louise Road in Gadsden, Alabama, caught fire Tuesd...
Published: 01/05/18
William March: Fee or tax? Tampa, hotels fight lawmakers’ efforts to cut marketing money

William March: Fee or tax? Tampa, hotels fight lawmakers’ efforts to cut marketing money

Tampa and the Hillsborough County Hotel & Motel Association are fighting back hard against a lawsuit by House Speaker Richard Corcoran over what he calls an "illegal tax" on a dozen downtown and Ybor City hotels.The city and the association say the $...
Published: 01/05/18
Forget Harry Potter. In D.C., people lined up at midnight for Michael Wolff’s Trump exposé.

Forget Harry Potter. In D.C., people lined up at midnight for Michael Wolff’s Trump exposé.

WASHINGTON — The wind chill hit minus-3 degrees the night "Fire and Fury" came to town.But neither polar vortex nor "bomb cyclone" nor gloom of night could keep Washington’s political gossipmongers from lining up at Kramerbooks Thursday night for the...
Published: 01/05/18
FBI is investigating the Clinton Foundation

FBI is investigating the Clinton Foundation

The FBI has been quietly investigating the Clinton Foundation for months, reviving a probe that was dialed back during the 2016 election amid tensions between Justice Department prosecutors and FBI agents about the politically charged case, according...
Published: 01/05/18