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Politics Jan 132020 Democratic race is wide open in Iowa as caucuses near
A cluster of candidates, including Sens. Bernie Sanders of Vermont and Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts, along with former Vice President Joe Biden and Pete Buttigieg, the former mayor of South Bend, Indiana, enter the final stretch with a plausible chance…
Politics Jan 10Marianne Williamson ends 2020 White House bid
Williamson has barely registered in the polls and struggled in fundraising since launching her bid for president last January.
Politics Jan 02Marianne Williamson lays off 2020 campaign staff nationwide
Bestselling author and spiritual guru Marianne Williamson has laid off her entire 2020 campaign staff but is pushing ahead with her Democratic presidential bid, two former staffers said Thursday.
Politics Jan 01Pete Buttigieg raised more than $24.7 million in last quarter, campaign says
In a memo from campaign manager Mike Schmuhl, Buttigieg’s campaign said on Wednesday it had received more than 2 million contributions from over 733,000 people and had raised $76 million since he launched his bid for president.
Politics Dec 312020 candidate Deval Patrick hopes his charm can make up for late start
Patrick's reputation is built on his charm and oratorical skills in groups big and small, an appeal that powered his surprise victory over more seasoned politicians in the 2006 Massachusetts governor's race.
Politics Dec 17Doctor’s report calls 77-year-old Biden ‘healthy, vigorous’
Dr. Kevin O'Connor, who has been Biden's primary care physician since 2009, writes in a three-page note that the Democratic presidential candidate is in overall good shape — he’s trim, exercises and keeps his cholesterol at healthy levels with the…
Politics Dec 02WATCH: Biden speaks at campaign event in Emmetsburg, Iowa
Joe Biden spoke at a campaign event today in Emmetsburg, Iowa, as part of his bus tour through the state. Watch his remarks here.
Politics Nov 27Impeachment hearings haven’t changed voters’ minds in battleground Wisconsin
If voters came into the inquiry defensive of Trump, they likely still are. And if they were inclined to think the president abused his power, they didn’t need televised hearings to prove it.
Politics Oct 15Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Ilhan Omar to endorse Bernie Sanders for president, according to his campaign
Democratic Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York is endorsing Bernie Sanders for president and will appear with him at a rally in her home district this weekend.
Politics Oct 07Harris says Iowa’s caucuses can prove she’s electable
"Iowans have the ability to show our country what can be, even if we've never seen it before," Harris said during an event on Iowa State University's campus.