Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Politics Subscribe Log In Log In Today’s Paper Politics | Inside Our 2020 Candidate Video Project Advertisement Supported by On Politics With Lisa Lerer ByLisa Lerer June 20, 2019 Hi. Welcome to On Politics , your guide to the day in national politics. I’m Lisa Lerer, your host. [Get On Politics delivered to your inbox.] Twenty-one candidates. Eighteen questions. Four months of reporting, traveling, editing and programming by a team of more than two dozen people. The result: Meet the Candidates, a collection of video interviews with nearly everyone in the Democratic presidential primary race, covering topics both political and personal. Today we’re turning over the top of the newsletter to my colleagues Alex Burns and Sydney Ember, the reporters who put together this amazing (and huge!) project, to reflect on their favorite moments and … [Read more...] about Inside Our 2020 Candidate Video Project
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THE boss of an ex-squaddie arrested with his wife over the Gatwick drone chaos has slammed cops for "mentally destroying him" - as the couple are released without charge. Paul Gait, 47, and wife Elaine Kirk, 54, were arrested at their Crawley home on Friday night over the attacks - with Gatwick now offering a £50,000 reward for the real culprit. But Sussex Police confirmed today they are no longer suspects and said a drone found near Gatwick would be taken away for investigation. Paul's boss insisted the dad-of-two was innocent as he was at work while the drones were bringing Gatwick to its knees. Christmas chaos at Gatwick, what we know so far... John Allard, who runs Allard Double Glazing, claimed he had tried to call cops to clear Paul's name but officers never phoned him back. He said: "Obviously the police could have handled it better just by asking the who, when and where. The police have handled this absolutely appallingly, they really have." He explained how … [Read more...] about Gatwick drone – Boss of ex-soldier arrested over chaos reveals agony as he’s released without charge after 36 hours in custody
Border Patrol agents assigned to the Ajo Station apprehended more than 240 Central American migrants who illegally crossed in a 48-hour period this week. The three groups are described as mostly family units. Ajo Station Border Patrol agents apprehend a group of 80 mostly Guatemalan migrants in southern Arizona. (Photo: U.S. Border Patrol/Tucson Sector) Tucson Sector agents assigned to the Ajo Border Patrol Station came upon three large groups of Central American migrants during a 48-hour period that began on Sunday evening. Agents patrolling near the Lukeville Port of Entry came upon the first group of 80 men, women, and children. Officials say most of the group were Guatemalan nationals. During the overnight hours, Ajo Station agents intercepted two additional large groups. In the first incident, the agents apprehended 113–mostly Central American. Later in the shift, agents apprehended another group of 49 generally from the same region. Ajo Station Border Patrol agents … [Read more...] about 240 Migrants Apprehended in 48 Hours by One Border Patrol Station
AUSTIN -- Trailing incumbent Republican Will Hurd and looking to make up votes, Democrat Gina Ortiz Jones is seeking a 48-hour extension of the deadline to make official provisional ballots in the race for the most competitive congressional district in Texas. A week after Election Day, Jones said Bexar County Elections Administrator Jacquelyn Callanen had not made public the list of provisional voters in the race, making it difficult for voters to ensure their ballots officially counted.“We’ve had issues in Bexar County providing information that should be a matter of public record,” Jones said in a news conference. “This includes the list of folks that voted via provisional ballot.”Voters who cast provisional ballots must return to their elections officials and provide valid identification or otherwise provide evidence to remedy their provisional ballot in order to make their votes official.Under state law, a list of provisional voters is public record … [Read more...] about Gina Ortiz Jones, trailing Will Hurd, asks for 48-hour extension of vote counting in Texas’ most competitive congressional district
THERESA May has just 48 hours remaining to secure a Brexit deal or she will have to trigger hundreds of millions of pounds worth of No Deal projects. If she can't get her warring Cabinet to agree a back-up plan for Northern Ireland - that can also get signed off by the EU - then she will have no choice but to start full swing plans for not leaving the EU with a deal at all. The back-up plan for Northern Ireland is holding up a deal, as ministers and the EU can't agree on the specifics of a customs union get-out clause in the event there's no trade deal signed. No progress in the next day or two will mean a chunk of decisions need to be made to make sure that Britain is planning properly for No Deal - and there's just over three months until we leave in March. What happens if we don't get a deal in the next 48 hours? No Brexit summit If Cabinet and the EU negotiators can agree on a deal, it then needs to be signed off by the other 27 leaders in the EU with a special Brexit summit. Mrs … [Read more...] about What will happen in 48 hours if there’s no Brexit deal?