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Recent articles by William:

Trump Federal Reserve pick Stephen Moore once said he's not 'a big believer in democracy'

"I'm not even a big believer in democracy. I always say that democracy can be two wolves and a sheep deciding what to have for dinner," Moore said. → Read More

'Oh my God. This is terrible.': Top quotes from special counsel Robert Mueller's report

"Lawyers don't take notes. I never had a lawyer who took notes," Trump told counsel Don McGahn, who replied he did because he's a "real lawyer." → Read More

Ann Coulter says she would vote for Bernie Sanders – if he 'went back' to immigration stance

"I don’t care about the rest of the socialist stuff," Ann Coulter said. "Just, can we do something for ordinary Americans?" → Read More

Anti-gay protesters shout about Sodom and Gomorrah at Pete Buttigieg rally in Des Moines

"The good news is, the condition of my soul is in the hands of God, but the Iowa caucuses are up to you," Buttigieg responded, pointing at the crowd. → Read More

Anti-gay protesters shout about Sodom and Gomorrah at Pete Buttigieg rally in Iowa

"The good news is, the condition of my soul is in the hands of God, but the Iowa caucuses are up to you," Buttigieg responded, pointing at the crowd. → Read More

After phone call about China, White House says Trump 'always liked' Jimmy Carter

On several occasions, Trump has referred to Carter as the worst president in U.S. history – at least until President Barack Obama came along. → Read More

Bernie Sanders leads Joe Biden in Emerson national poll of 2020 contenders

"Biden has seen his support drop. In February, he led Sanders 27% to 17%, and in March, the two were tied," said Emerson Polling's director. → Read More

Charges dropped in alleged assault of Kellyanne Conway at DC-area Mexican restaurant

The woman allegedly grabbed Conway from behind and shook her by the shoulders while yelling "Shame on you!" police said. → Read More

Ocasio-Cortez gives up Facebook, calls social media a 'public health risk to everybody'

Ocasio-Cortez, who has 3.9 million Twitter followers, said social media causes "increased isolation, depression, anxiety, addiction, escapism." → Read More

'Puff piece': President Trump was not pleased with '60 Minutes' Nancy Pelosi interview

"Thanks for watching!" Pelosi tweeted in response to the president's criticism. "We will continue to do our work." → Read More

This Congress not 'smart enough' to understand Trump's tax returns, Sarah Sanders says

"I don't think Congress, particularly not this group of congressmen and women, are smart enough to look through the thousands of pages," she said. → Read More

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez says Joe Biden run in 2020 election doesn't 'animate me'

Ocasio-Cortez said she understands the appeal of the 'idea that we can go back to the good old days.' But 'I want to go forward,' she said. → Read More

Nancy Pelosi asks Capitol Police to 'safeguard' Rep. Ilhan Omar after 'dangerous' Trump tweet

"The President’s words weigh a ton, and his hateful and inflammatory rhetoric creates real danger," Pelosi said in a statement on Sunday. → Read More

Kamala Harris releases 15 years of taxes, reveals $2 million income; Sanders to release his Monday

Harris' campaign said the release of her tax returns "is a stark contrast with President Trump who refuses to release his tax returns." → Read More

White House looking at 'options' to send migrants to sanctuary cities, Sanders says

The White House earlier said the plan had been rejected, but Sanders said Trump 'likes the idea' and officials are looking to 'make it possible.' → Read More

White House looking at 'options' to send migrants to sanctuary cities, Sanders says

The White House earlier said the plan had been rejected, but Sanders said Trump 'likes the idea' and officials are looking to 'make it possible.' → Read More

White House looking at 'options' to send migrants to sanctuary cities, Sanders says

The White House earlier said the plan had been rejected, but Sanders said Trump 'likes the idea' and officials are looking to 'make it possible.' → Read More

Six big leaks from Julian Assange's WikiLeaks over the years

Julian Assange is considered a champion of freedom of the press by some, while others see him as a dangerous rogue who threatens national security. → Read More

'Great news!': Trump celebrates Fox Business goof that mistakenly added 12% to his approval

The problem: the 55% approval number the graphic cited was actually the president's unfavorable rating. → Read More

'You’re going to get pure Trump off the chain': Steve Bannon predicts 'payback' if Trump re-elected

"You’re going to get pure Trump off the chain," if the president is re-elected, Bannon said. "Four years of Donald Trump in payback mode." → Read More