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Politics Aug 07WATCH: Booker gives gun policy speech at 2015 church slaying site
The speech — following mass shootings in Texas and Ohio that killed 31 people — came as White House hopefuls grapple with how to respond to the violence.
Nation Jul 17Former Rep. Mark Sanford mulls 2020 challenge to Trump
Sanford, known during his Capitol Hill years as a deficit hawk mindful of federal spending, said he would take the next 30 days to decide if he would run against Trump.
Politics Jul 06Rivals Biden, Harris to circle each other in South Carolina
Democratic presidential candidates Joe Biden and Kamala Harris are circling each other again — this time in South Carolina, a crucial early-voting state that will test the depths of their support with black voters.
Politics Jun 22Dems’ presidential field takes spotlight in South Carolina
Almost the entire sprawling Democratic presidential field of more than 20 candidates took the same stage in the South’s first primary state, looking to make connections in a primary battleground that has helped propel the party’s last two nominees.
Politics Jun 21WATCH: 2020 Democratic candidates speak at Clyburn’s ‘World Famous Fish Fry’
Almost the entire sprawling Democratic presidential field of more than 20 candidates took the same stage Friday in the South's first primary state, looking to make connections in a primary battleground.
Politics Jun 10Kamala Harris says her past as a prosecutor will help her defeat Trump
"We've got to hold this guy accountable by prosecuting the case in front of the American people against four more years of this administration," Harris told a gathering of the South Carolina conference of the NAACP.
Politics May 18Bernie Sanders unveils plan to overhaul public education
Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders wants to suspend taxpayer funding of new charter schools and ban those that are for-profit as part of his plan to overhaul public education that he released on Saturday.
Politics May 03Biden to test appeal among black voters in South Carolina
Proving that he can win over black voters would be an essential part of Joe Biden's argument that he is the most electable Democrat in the race.
Politics Apr 26Presidential hopeful Cory Booker offers plan to address environmental inequality
The Democratic presidential candidate says it's time to overhaul environmental policies that unfairly disadvantage minority and impoverished communities.
Politics Apr 22Warren unveils college debt forgiveness plan
The Massachusetts senator says the proposal would eliminate almost all student loan debt for 42 million Americans.