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March 19, 2018 6:34 PM Longtime leader in Montenegro to run for presidency in April

PODGORICA, Montenegro – Montenegro's ruling party has nominated its leader, who took the tiny Balkan country into NATO in defiance of Russia, to be its candidate in next month's presidential election. The Democratic Party of Socialists' leadership announced the decision to put forward Milo Djukanovic after a meeting Monday. Djukanovic has previously 16

March 16, 2018 10:09 PM Student suspended for staying in class during walkouts

An Ohio high school student says he tried to remain nonpolitical during school walkouts over gun violence and was suspended for a day because he stayed in a classroom instead of joining protests or the alternative, a study hall. Hilliard senior Jacob Shoemaker says school isn't the place for politics, and he wasn't taking sides. The district says some students 30

March 16, 2018 5:36 PM Trump is creating a dangerous echo chamber around himself

Sources: Trump ready to remove McMaster Julian Zelizer is a history and public affairs professor at Princeton University and the editor of "The Presidency of Barack Obama: A First Historical Assessment." He's also the co-host of the "Politics & Polls" podcast. Follow him on Twitter: @julianzelizer. The opinions expressed in this commentary are his own. (CNN)President 29

March 16, 2018 4:28 PM O.J. Simpson Rips Colin Kaepernick, 'Bad Choice Attacking the Flag'

O.J. Simpson says he agrees with Donald Trump -- Colin Kaepernick "made a mistake" taking a knee during the national anthem ... and completely disrespected the American flag. "I think Colin made a mistake," Simpson told The Buffalo News ... "I really appreciate what he was trying to say. I thought he made a bad choice in attacking the flag." "I grew up at a time when deacons 16

March 16, 2018 2:45 PM Eric and Lara Trump on Aspen Vacation

Eric and Lara Trump looked sullen Thursday at a crepe restaurant in Aspen ... just as Donald Trump Jr.'s wife filed for divorce. Eric and Lara grabbed some grub at Creperie du Village during an early night out. As we reported, Eric's brother Donald couldn't make his marriage work, in large part because Vanessa hated politics and the public eye. We're 55

March 13, 2018 10:12 PM Irish Prime Minister Says Conor McGregor Could Have a Future in Politics

Don't laugh off Conor McGregor hitting the campaign trail -- 'cause one of the most powerful members of Ireland's government says the Notorious could totally run for office! We got Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar out at SXSW in Austin ... and he told TMZ Sports it'd be crazy to rule out the UFC megastar parlaying his popularity into a political career 19

March 10, 2018 8:03 PM Trump's ex-aide Bannon sees 'great' future for Le Pen's niece

LILLE, France (Reuters) - Former White House strategist Steve Bannon on Saturday waxed lyrical about Marion Marechal-Le Pen, the young niece of French far-right leader Marine Le Pen, seeing a great future ahead of the “rising star”. The champion of Donald Trump’s “America First” agenda, who was invited to speak at the National Front party congress in northern 21

March 8, 2018 12:34 AM ‘The Watergate’ Review: An Edifice on the Potomac

At the height of the scandal that bears its name, the Watergate Hotel was losing $4,000 a month in stolen, monogrammed towels. Garrett M. Graff reviews ‘The Watergate’ by Joseph Rodota. Watergate didn’t just shake the firmament of politics, redefining political scandal for future public figures. It became the very language of scandal itself. Today, the simple 24

March 5, 2018 8:34 PM Democrats are taking a dangerous gamble in Texas

James C. Moore is a business consultant and principal at Big Bend Strategies, a business development firm. He has authored four books on Texas politics and has written and reported on the state's government and history for four decades. The opinions expressed in this commentary are solely those of the author. (CNN)Texas has endured uncountable insults 43

March 5, 2018 5:07 AM Surge by Populists Leaves Italy Without Clear Victor

About half of Italians cast votes for upstart parties in Sunday’s election ROME—Italy’s national elections yielded no outright winner, initial projections showed, likely ushering in a protracted period of political instability and tension in the eurozone’s third-largest economy. Populist parties staged a strong showing on Sunday, winning about half of all votes 29