Harvest Prude

Harvest is a reporter for WORLD based in Washington, D.C.

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DOJ, prosecutors at odds over Stone sentence

by Harvest Prude
Posted 2/12/20, 11:56 am

WASHINGTON—Four federal prosecutors quit the case against Roger Stone on Tuesday after the U.S. Department of Justice dialed down its sentencing recommendations for the longtime ally of President Donald Trump. A federal jury convicted Stone last year of lying to Congress and obstructing special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election. Stone was accused of concealing his attempts to discover WikiLeaks’ plans to release stolen emails damaging to 2016 Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton.

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Sanders edges Buttigieg in New Hampshire

by Harvest Prude
Posted 2/12/20, 12:42 am

The two Democrats who finished on top in last week’s technology-challenged Iowa caucuses came out ahead again in Tuesday’s New Hampshire primary—but in reverse order. Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont won with 25.8 percent of the vote, with former South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete Buttigieg, who narrowly won in Iowa, finishing a close second with 24.5 percent, with 98 percent of the vote reported. Each candidate takes home nine delegates.

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New Hampshire primary underway

by Harvest Prude
Posted 2/11/20, 12:29 pm

Bernie Sanders is 7 percentage points ahead of Pete Buttigieg heading into the nation’s first presidential primary, according to an average of statewide polls of Democrats. Voting in New Hampshire began at 6 a.m. EST on Tuesday, and polling places will begin to close at 7 p.m. The state has 24 Democratic delegates to dole out. President Donald Trump is expected to win the state’s Republican primary easily.

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