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Politics Aug 04Some critics see sexism in debate over Biden VP
Biden's team had hoped its search effort would stand out for its inclusion and diversity, but there's been negative commentary, too.
Politics Jul 25Trump plays on fears in play for the suburbs
President Donald Trump this week sent a message to “The Suburban Housewives of America,” and in a single tweet summed up his strategy for shoring up support in communities critical to his reelection chances: Scare them.
Politics Jun 19Klobuchar urges Biden to pick nonwhite woman as running mate
Amy Klobuchar is dropping out of vice presidential contention and urging Democrat Joe Biden to select a woman of color instead.
World Apr 25Global death toll from coronvirus surpasses 200,000
Johns Hopkins University researchers say the global death toll from the coronavirus has surpassed 200,000. A tentative easing around the world of restrictions is gathering pace with the reopening in India of neighborhood stores that many of the country’s 1.3…
Nation Apr 17Pro-Trump protesters push back on stay-at-home orders
In places like Oklahoma, Texas and Virginia, small-government groups, supporters of President Donald Trump, anti-vaccine advocates and others have united behind a deep suspicion of efforts to shut down daily life to slow the spread of the coronavirus.
Politics Mar 18Progressive candidate Newman ousts Democratic incumbent in Illinois primary
Marie Newman won a rematch Tuesday with Illinois Rep. Dan Lipinski, unseating one of the most conservative Democrats in Congress in a victory for abortion-rights advocates who have targeted the eight-term congressman for years.
Politics Mar 02Klobuchar is ending her presidential bid, will endorse Biden
Her campaign says she is flying to Dallas and plans to join Biden at his rally Monday night.
Politics Feb 25Medical report shows Klobuchar in ‘very good health’
Klobuchar is trailing Sanders and most of her other rivals ahead of Tuesday night's debate in South Carolina.
Politics Feb 24‘Why would I get out?’ Democratic candidates brush off calls to quit
Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar said during a stop in Arkansas the day after she came in sixth in Nevada that dropping out was "not even a close call" for her. …
Politics Feb 19Super PACs support Warren, Klobuchar whether they like it or not
A super PAC may raise and spend unlimited amounts of money, including from corporations and unions, to campaign independently for candidates for federal office. …