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Politics Oct 18Biden faces pressure from centrist Dems worried about Warren’s rise
Some Democrats have concerns about the rise of Elizabeth Warren, long viewed by current and former elected officials, big donors and veteran strategists as too liberal to beat Trump.
Politics Oct 152020 Democratic candidates challenge Warren on how she’ll fund ‘Medicare for All’ plan
Warren has refused to directly answer when asked how she'd pay for her proposal, and during Tuesday night's presidential debate, she once again dodged, insisting only that "costs will go down" for the middle class.
Politics Oct 15At Democratic debate, all candidates say Congress has no choice but to begin Trump impeachment
Democrats opened Tuesday's largest-ever presidential debate lining up in favor of President Donald Trump's impeachment, hammering him for what they called corruption and lawlessness.
Politics Oct 156 things to watch during Ohio’s Democratic presidential debate
The largest debate group in modern history — 12 candidates — will share the stage less than four months before the first 2020 primary votes are cast.
Politics Oct 13Hunter Biden to step down from Chinese board
Hunter Biden announced on Sunday that he will step down from the board of directors of a Chinese-backed private equity firm at the end of the month as part of a pledge not to work on behalf of any foreign-owned…
Politics Oct 07As impeachment looms, GOP revolts against Trump on Syria
A chief Trump loyalist in Congress called the move "unnerving to the core." An influential figure in conservative media condemned it as "a disaster." And Trump's former top NATO envoy said it was "a big mistake" that would threaten the…
Politics Sep 16Warren unveils plan to crack down on government corruption
Warren's plan would ban lobbyists from many fundraising activities, tighten limits on politicians accepting gifts for government actions and bar senior officials and members of Congress from serving on nonprofit boards.
Politics Sep 12Biden, Sanders, Warren spar over health care in 3rd Democratic debate
An aggressive Joe Biden defended his health care plan against liberal rivals Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders in Thursday night's presidential debate.
Politics Sep 03Democrats still divided on future of party as 2020 race enters next phase
Nine months into the first year of the 2020 campaign season, Democrats are no closer to resolving the big questions dividing their party by race, generation and ideology than they were on the day of Trump's inauguration.
Politics Aug 23Billionaire, conservative donor David Koch dies at age 79
Together with David's older brother, Charles, the Kochs were best known for building a vast political network for conservative causes.