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Trump press ban: BBC, CNN and Guardian denied access to briefing

Trump press ban: BBC, CNN and Guardian denied access to briefing

The Guardian, New York Times, CNN and more were barred from ‘gaggle’ hours after Trump once again called much of the media an ‘enemy of American people’

theguardian | 26 February 2017

\'Hanging in the balance\': Democrats set to elect new leader after fierce contest

'Hanging in the balance': Democrats set to elect new leader after fierce...

A devastating election loss and the surge of activism in response to Trump’s presidency have turned this insider affair into a battle for the party’s soul

theguardian | 26 February 2017

Kansas shooting: injured man says suspect asked victims about visas

Kansas shooting: injured man says suspect asked victims about visas

Alok Madasani, who survived attack that killed Srinivas Kuchibhotla, tells New York Times suspect ‘asked us what visa are we currently on’

theguardian | 26 February 2017

Trump\'s media war threatens journalists globally, protection group warns

Trump's media war threatens journalists globally, protection group warns

Committee to Protect Journalists says president is sending a signal to countries such as Turkey, Ethiopia and Venezuela that ‘it is OK to abuse journalists’

theguardian | 26 February 2017

Tom Perez is new Democratic party chair, beating Keith Ellison in tight vote

Tom Perez is new Democratic party chair, beating Keith Ellison in tight vote

Former labor secretary and progressive congressman call for unity against Trump after party race that became symbol of centrist-progressive divisions

theguardian | 26 February 2017

New Orleans: dozens injured after pickup truck ploughs into parade crowd

New Orleans: dozens injured after pickup truck ploughs into parade crowd

Vehicle driven by a man suspected to be ‘highly intoxicated’ drove into a crowd watching the Endymion parade in the Mid-City neighbourhood

theguardian | 26 February 2017

CPAC conservatives drink the Trump Kool-Aid, but who will pick up the tab?

CPAC conservatives drink the Trump Kool-Aid, but who will pick up the tab?

A once-fringe presidential candidate has turned his doubters into cheerleaders. But the spiritual and financial cost of Trumpism has yet to be tallied

theguardian | 26 February 2017

Trump will not attend White House correspondents\' dinner

Trump will not attend White House correspondents' dinner

WHCA cites celebration of first amendment after a week of bad blood between White House and the press culminates in presidential tweet

theguardian | 26 February 2017

How the humble town hall became a battle arena for the Trump resistance

How the humble town hall became a battle arena for the Trump resistance

Across America, a growing number of people are using this small-scale forum to make their voices heard, drawing comparisons to the Tea Party movement

theguardian | 26 February 2017