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Politics Jun 27WATCH: Candidates face off in second night of 2020 Democratic debate
Ten 2020 Democratic presidential candidates will face off Thursday in the second night of debates hosted by NBC News.
Politics Jun 20Amy Klobuchar on her top 3 priorities as president
When asked why voters should support her for in 2020, Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., emphasizes her legislative record in an era of political gridlock and her Heartland roots. Although she has a list of 137 policy priorities she would tackle…
Politics Jun 06Why Marianne Williamson thinks she can defeat Trump
Marianne Williamson doesn’t have experience holding elected office, but the activist and author is running for president anyway. According to her, what Democrats need to defeat President Trump in 2020 is someone who can reach the American people not just…
Politics May 14Tim Ryan on China tariffs, environmental policy and immigration
Ohio Rep. Tim Ryan has long been considered a Democratic rising star. After unsuccessfully challenging Nancy Pelosi for her leadership role in 2016, he’s now running for president. In his platform, Ryan emphasizes the need to bring U.S. industry into…
Politics May 13What does Marianne Williamson believe? Where the candidate stands on 8 issues
Presidential candidate and author Marianne Williamson met the donor threshold to participate in the first 2020 Democratic primary debates. Here's where she stands on key issues.
Politics Apr 30‘What’s the end game here?’ Voters in this Virginia district divided over Mueller report
Outside the Beltway, in Charlottesville and other parts of Virginia’s 5th Congressional District, voters appear just as divided Congress as they watch the fight over the Mueller report play out on Capitol Hill.
Politics Apr 24Who isn’t running for president in 2020
With so many declared 2020 candidates, let’s take a look at some of the public figures who many thought might run for president but decided not to throw their hats in the ring.
Politics Apr 17Barr’s decision to eliminate bond for certain asylum-seekers, explained
Attorney General William Barr's ruling, which will take effect in 90 days, acts on President Donald Trump’s frequent calls to end what he calls the “catch and release” policy, officially known as “release on recognizance,” which allows eligible immigrants to…
Politics Apr 17What’s being redacted from the Mueller report, and why
The full Mueller report will have four different types of redactions, including classified information and grand jury material. Here's a guide to the redactions, and what each category means.
Nation Apr 10Essay: What UVA’s national championship means for Charlottesville
The Cavaliers brought that title home to a campus and city in need of a reason to celebrate.