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Politics Aug 19After Amash dumped Trump, his district may do same to him
Amash's exodus from the GOP has set up a three-way race that could divide right-leaning voters and help the Democratic nominee win what was once a GOP stronghold.
Nation Aug 19Work resumes on Notre Dame Cathedral after fears of lead contamination
Cleanup teams swept, sprayed and vacuumed neighboring streets Monday to scrub away any lead left over from the April blaze that decimated Notre Dame's roof and toppled its spire.
Politics Aug 01Democrats’ divisions test Biden’s front-runner strength
Some of the Democratic presidential contenders dug in their heels with unsupported rhetoric about immigration, the economy and more Wednesday night as they scrambled to stay in contention for the winnowed-down debates to come. Here's at look at their claims.
Politics Jun 28WATCH: Biden defends his civil rights record after 2020 Democratic debate criticism
The former vice president and Democratic White House hopeful made the remarks a day after his 2020 rival California Sen. Kamala Harris delivered a blistering attack at their first presidential debate in Miami. She blasted him for recently highlighting his…
Politics May 14Democratic presidential candidates face economic challenge in Wisconsin
The economy is at the center of the 2020 fight for president, particularly in Midwestern states that supported Trump in 2016.
Nation May 04Illinois governor announces plan to legalize marijuana
Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker said Saturday he’s reached an agreement with key lawmakers on a plan to legalize recreational marijuana in the state starting next year.
Politics May 03Klobuchar releases $100 billion substance abuse, mental health plan
The plan includes funding for early intervention of mental health disorders, a national suicide prevention campaign, and better access to opioid addiction treatment.
Politics Apr 14WATCH: Mayor Pete Buttigieg of South Bend, Indiana, announces presidential bid
Pete Buttigieg, the little-known Indiana mayor who has risen to prominence in the early stages of the 2020 Democratic presidential race, is expected to make his candidacy official during a rally Sunday in the city where he launched his political…
Politics Apr 08LGBTQ donors helping Pete Buttigieg defy 2020 expectations
Money has come from grassroots supporters and big-dollar donors who hope Buttigieg will make history — or at least the summer debate stage.
Nation Apr 03Chicago elects 1st black female and 1st openly gay mayor
Lori Lightfoot, a former federal prosecutor who'd never been elected to public office, defeated Cook County Board President and longtime City Council member Toni Preckwinkle.