Harvest Prude

Harvest is a political reporter for WORLD's Washington Bureau. She is a World Journalism Institute and Patrick Henry College graduate. Harvest resides in Washington, D.C. Follow her on Twitter @HarvestPrude.

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Nevada prepares for caucuses

by Harvest Prude
Posted 2/21/20, 12:40 pm

Nevada will offer the country its first official glimpse on Saturday of whom Democratic voters in the West want as their presidential candidate. Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont is the front-runner with 25 percent of the vote, according to a Las Vegas Review-Journal/AARP Nevada poll from last week.

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Intel officials warn Congress of election interference

by Harvest Prude
Posted 2/21/20, 12:32 pm

WASHINGTON—Russia is actively meddling in the 2020 presidential election process, intelligence officers told a bipartisan meeting of House lawmakers on Feb. 13. A New York Times report said officials warned that the Russians are working to help President Donald Trump’s campaign, a conclusion Republicans dispute. They say Trump has been tough on Russia so it doesn’t make sense that the Kremlin would want him reelected.

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Love across the aisle

Politics | How today’s political divisiveness affects dating and marriage
by Harvest Prude
Posted 2/20/20, 03:52 pm

WASHINGTON—She is a liberal psychoanalyst. He is a conservative political journalist. Since getting married in 1980, New Yorkers Jeanne Safer and Richard Brookhiser learned character counts more than politics.

“The most essential thing in a person is not whom they vote for, but do they show up when you need them?” Safer said. When she was in the hospital for a month for cancer treatment, “several people who agree with me perfectly didn’t show up,” she said. But her husband was there every day.

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