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Week In Politics: New Hampshire On The Horizon, Proposed Budget And More

MANCHESTER, NEW HAMPSHIRE - FEBRUARY 08: Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) waves to the crowd during the 100 Club Dinner at SNHIU on February 08, 2020 in Manchester, New Hampshire. The 2020 New Hampshire primary will take place on February 11, making it the second nominating contest for the Democratic Party in choosing their presidential candidate to face Donald Trump in the 2020 general election.  (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)
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Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) waves to the crowd during the 100 Club Dinner at SNHIU on February 08, 2020 in Manchester, New Hampshire.

AirTalk’s weekly political roundtable recaps the major headlines you might’ve missed in politics news over the weekend and looks ahead to the week to come.

AirTalk’s weekly political roundtable recaps the major headlines you might’ve missed in politics news over the weekend and looks ahead to the week to come. Here are the headlines what we’re following this week:

  • 2020 Check in:

    • New Hampshire’s primary is tomorrow 

    • Dem candidates debated on Friday in New Hampshire -- who did well? Who didn’t?

    • The latest from Iowa is that Buttigieg leads Sanders in delegates, 13-12. How is the snafu in Iowa impacting the race?

    • What kind of chance does Bloomberg have in the election?

  • Trump proposes a new budget, with more funds for the military and the border wall and cuts to Medicare and Medicaid

  • Post-impeachment:

    • Trump celebrated his acquittal last week

    • The president fired two witnesses who testified in the House inquiry against him: Gordon Sondland and Lt. Col. Alexander S. Vindman

  • Former United States Secretary of State Madeline Albright advocates for the extension of the New START treaty, which limits the American And Russian nuclear arsenal

  • President Trump’s company charged the Secret Service for its use of rooms while protecting Trump at his hotels

Guests:

Trent Spiner, Politico reporter covering the New Hampshire primary, he’s currently in Manchester; he tweets

Amanda Renteria, senior advisor for Emerge America, a national organization that works to identify and train Democratic women who want to run for political office; she is the former national political director for Hillary Clinton’s 2016 presidential campaign and has been a staffer for Senators Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) and Debbie Stabenow (D-MI); she tweets

Rob Stutzman, Republican political consultant and president of Stutzman Public Affairs; former deputy chief of staff to Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger; he tweets

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