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Politics Aug 19Warren offers public apology over claim of tribal heritage
The Massachusetts senator said at the start of her appearance at a forum on Native American issues that she was sorry for the harm she caused over claims of her heritage.
Politics Jul 29Warren pitches new trade agenda in Midwest swing
The Massachusetts Democrat and presidential candidate proposed nine preconditions U.S. trading partners would have to meet to participate in agreements.
Politics Jul 23Biden’s criminal justice plan reverses part of 1994 crime bill
The former vice president is endorsing an end to the federal death penalty.
Politics Jul 182020 candidate Warren proposes new private equity constraints
Sen. Elizabeth Warren's plan would hold private equity firms liable for debts and pension promises made by the companies they buy up.
Politics Jul 08Eric Swalwell drops out of 2020 presidential race
Swalwell on Monday became the first major candidate to drop out of the race for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination.
Politics Jul 08Warren raises $19.1 million, topping Sanders during second quarter
The Massachusetts senator's second-quarter contributions leave her behind only Pete Buttigieg, the South Bend, Indiana, mayor who reported nearly $25 million in donations, and former Vice President Joe Biden, who tallied $21.5 million since his candidacy began in late April.
Politics Jul 02Booker unveils immigration plan that relies on executive orders
The proposal includes a shift away from criminal prosecution of border crossings and a new mandate for migrant detention facilities to meet minimum standards.
Politics Jun 252020 hopeful Elizabeth Warren launches election security plan
This is Warren's latest in a series of hefty policy proposals — which have become a trademark as she climbs in the Democratic 2020 presidential primary polls.
Nation Jun 24Medical groups warn climate change is a ‘health emergency’
Public health groups are pressing presidential candidates to strengthen U.S. commitments under the 2015 United Nations climate agreement from which Trump has vowed to withdraw.
Politics Jun 24Sanders unveils bill to cancel all student debt
Sen. Bernie Sanders' effort would cancel $1.6 trillion of debt and save the average borrower about $3,000 a year.