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This new South Carolina poll is very bad news for Joe Biden

This new South Carolina poll is very bad news for Joe Biden

Bernie Sanders just might win the South Carolina primary on Saturday. That’s the real headline out of a new poll conducted by NBC and Marist College that shows Sanders trailing longtime South Carolina front-runner Joe Biden by a narrow 27% to 23% margin, with five days of campaigning remaining. (Several recent polls have suggested a…MORE

Warren targets Bloomberg in new campaign ad airing in Super Tuesday states

Warren targets Bloomberg in new campaign ad airing in Super Tuesday states

Sen. Elizabeth Warren released a new campaign ad Tuesday, hitting Michael Bloomberg in the states that vote on Super Tuesday and attacking the billionaire for his campaign spending and past support of a Republican incumbent whom Warren ousted for her Senate seat. The Warren attack ad comes ahead of the critical March 3 contests, which…MORE

Bloomberg’s partner on allegations of sexist remarks and NDAs: ‘Get over it’

Bloomberg’s partner on allegations of sexist remarks and NDAs: ‘Get over it’

Michael Bloomberg’s longtime partner Diana Taylor has this message for anyone bothered by allegations of sexist comments leveled against the former New York City mayor and the non-disclosure agreements his company has used: “It was 30 years ago. Get over it.” According to CBS News, Taylor made those remarks in an interview in Texas on…MORE

Burr says he supports Grenell for acting director of national intelligence

Burr says he supports Grenell for acting director of national intelligence

Republican Sen. Richard Burr, the chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee, broke days of silence about President Donald Trump’s pick for the acting Director of National Intelligence Ric Grenell, indicating Burr backs the selection even as others have voiced concerns about his lack of experience in the area. Grenell, who is the US ambassador to…MORE

William Barr to meet with Senate Republicans amid surveillance powers fight

William Barr to meet with Senate Republicans amid surveillance powers fight

Attorney General William Barr will meet behind closed doors with Republican senators Tuesday to discuss a set of expiring surveillance tools that have become a linchpin in the fight to reform the FBI after a scathing review of its work in the Russia investigation, according to a Justice Department official and a GOP senator. The…MORE

Oregon Republicans walk out again over environmental bill

Oregon Republicans walk out again over environmental bill

Nearly a dozen Republicans in Oregon’s Democratically-controlled state Senate walked out during a floor vote on an environmental bill on Monday, the latest skirmish in a long-running inter-party fight that’s roiled the statehouse. At issue are disagreements on HB 1530, a cap and trade climate bill that had been approved by a Senate committee earlier…MORE

How to watch tonight’s Democratic presidential debate

How to watch tonight’s Democratic presidential debate

Leading Democratic presidential candidates will take the debate stage Tuesday night in South Carolina, days before the state’s primary. The 10th Democratic National Committee-sanctioned debate will be hosted by CBS News and the Congressional Black Caucus Institute in Charleston. What time is the debate? The debate will start at 8 p.m. ET. How can I…MORE

Donald Trump seems to know very little about the coronavirus

Donald Trump seems to know very little about the coronavirus

President Donald Trump has lots and lots of thoughts about the novel coronavirus that has crippled China and has been spreading worldwide. Unfortunately, most of those thoughts are either wrong or factually questionable. At a press conference during his visit to India on Tuesday, Trump made a number of claims about the virus, which has…MORE

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Dave Says: Playing the lottery robs you of your future

Dave Says: Playing the lottery robs you of your future

Dear Dave, I’ve been struggling financially for the past few months, so I’ve been playing the lottery once a week. To me, the chance to win millions is worth a few dollars a month, even if things are tight. Paula   Dear Paula, You’ve told me you’re having money troubles, and at the same time…

Dave Says: Keep your dignity, and work your way out

Dave Says: Keep your dignity, and work your way out

Dear Dave, My wife and I will both turn 30 next month. We have two young children, and we make a little over $85,000 combined. The problem is we have about $70,000 in debt. Some of it is credit card debt, but nearly $50,000 is in two car loans. Her mom and dad have offered…

How to Budget in the New Year     

How to Budget in the New Year     

We all love a good New Year’s celebration, but with it comes the reminder of goals, responsibilities, and resolutions for the upcoming year. And if you’re like most people, somewhere in the middle of all your resolutions is money—as in, the desire to manage it better.